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SENNHEISER OFFERS UNIQUE 700 MHz WIRELESS MIC REBATE

OLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – DECEMBER 2008: Sennheiser Electronic Corporation has introduced a rebate program in preparation for the imminent ruling by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) that will restrict the use of wireless mics operating in the so-called 700 MHz band. To receive a rebate, users must purchase new Sennheiser systems and components in an alternate range and trade-in an equal number of old wireless systems or components, including non-Sennheiser brands, that currently operate in frequencies between 698 – 806 MHz. The twelve-month program includes tiered rebates of up to $1,400 or a simple flat rebate. more

TOWSON UNIVERSITY USES AVIOM A-16II PERSONAL MIXERS TO TEACH THE FUNDAMENTALS OF RECORDING

University’s Renovated Recording Studio Reopening December 2008

TOWSON, MARYLAND, DECEMBER 16, 2008—The Recording Studio of the Towson University Department of Music (RSTUDM) has turned to Aviom for assistance in educating the next generation of music professionals. The RSTUDM is a newly constructed facility that was just completed as part of the renovation and expansion of the Towson University Center for the Arts. The Aviom gear in the RSTUDM will be used to teach students the fundamentals of recording, along with the importance of working both quickly and efficiently when dealing with professional recording artists. more

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SI’s New CURVE Reference Fixed Frames Now Shipping

SI Screens CURVE Reference Fixed FramesAustin, Texas, Dec. 16, 2008 – SI (www.sicreens.com) is proud to announce that its new inward-curving 30-foot (radius) CURVE Reference Fixed Frames are now shipping.

“Curved screens have distinct advantages over common ‘flat’ screens, especially in installations where the throw is very short (1.6 or less) and pincushion distortion becomes an issue,? explained Tim Freemyer, SI lead product development manager. “SI’s new CURVE Reference Fixed frames give viewers the most immersive experience available.? more

Panamax/Furman Chosen as Provider of Power Management Solutions by Barretts Home Theater in Chicago

PETALUMA, Calif. — Dec. 15, 2008 — Panamax/Furman, a world-leading provider of AC power management solutions, today announced that both the Panamax and Furman brands have been selected by Barretts Home Theater, a high-end A/V retailer and custom installer based in Chicago, to fulfill the company’s power management needs. Barretts is currently stocking and specifying a wide range of advanced Panamax/Furman power management systems for the protection and maximum performance of A/V components. more

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Air Force One Discovery Center Wins THEA Award

af-one-oval-office.JPGSimi Valley, CA––Designed as a “total immersion? into the Presidential decision-making process for fifth to eighth grade students, the Air Force One Discovery Center at the Reagan Presidential Museum and Library has just won a THEA (Themed Entertainment Association) Award for “Best Learning Experience.? more

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Intelix Releases 2009 Product Catalog

Intelix CatalogMiddleton, WI— Intelix LLC, U.S. manufacturer of audio/video equipment and software, recently released their 2009 Complete Product Catalog.

The Intelix Product Catalog provides intuitive descriptions, system diagrams, and hardware drawings for Intelix products, including: more

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THE BLACK KEYS LEARN NEW TRICKS WITH SHURE

Black KeysAKRON, OH, December 15, 2008 — Based on evidence left in recent times by bands like the White Stripes, guitar-and-drum duos grow best in the fertile soil of the Midwest, a trend further exemplified these days by The Black Keys. more

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NSCA EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS AWARDS DEADLINE APPROACHING

Apply Now to Win Free Registration to NSCA’s Business and Leadership Conference
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, December 15, 2008 — Applications are due December 31, 2008, for NSCA’s prestigious Excellence in Business Awards and the opportunity to receive free entrance to NSCA’s Business and Leadership Conference, sponsored by InfoComm International, February 26-28, in Phoenix, AZ. more

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JCCSF’s Kanbar Hall Installs L-ACOUSTICS

kanbar_hall_1.jpgSAN FRANCISCO – December 2008 – Kanbar Hall at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF), one of the city’s newer performing arts venues, recently upgraded its sound system with the installation of an L-ACOUSTICS ARCS® and dV-SUB loudspeaker setup.

The 468-seat theater now benefits from twin horizontal arrays each comprised of two ARCS enclosures flown above the left and right sides of the stage accompanied by a single dV-SUB enclosure per side down on the deck. L-ACOUSTICS LA Series amplifiers power each of the loudspeakers. more

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Compix Media and DNF Controls Team Up to Provide One-Touch Character Generator Control

IRVINE, Calif. — Dec. 15, 2008 — Compix Media, a developer of professional-quality character generators (CGs) for the broadcast industry, today announced that it has teamed with DNF Controls to provide an integrated solution for completely automated delivery of timely information to air. An intelligent interface between Compix Media’s character generator product line and DNF Controls’ Universal Switch Panel (USP) gives users the ability to generate automatically updated text-based graphics with a single button press. more

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