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Queens of the Stone Age Go Underground With Crest Audio

Queens of the Stone AgeCalifornia desert rockers Queens of the Stone Age went for a radical change of scene recently when they performed an exclusive one-off gig for 300 fans in a German salt mine.

Billed as the world‘s deepest gig ever, fans were transported 2,300 feet underground to hear Queens of the Stone Age perform through a Crest Audio Pro 200™-powered sound system supplied by audio rental and production specialists Complete Audio Berlin.
Complete Audio‘s André Rauhut admitted that the Sondershausen salt mine definitely ranked at the top of his “most unusual venue” list, and was pretty close to earning “most challenging,” as well. The first task was to bring all the components underground, where they were left for 36 hours to adjust to the climatic conditions of the underground chamber. Then his crew handled the massive reverberations coming off the walls. Throughout it all, Rauhut said that his Crest Audio Pro 200 Series amplifiers were a very important part of the signal chain. more

AURALEX ACOUSTICS KEEPS SOUND FLUID AT LIQUID MUSIC STUDIO

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, FEBRUARY 25, 2008 – Auralex Acoustics, Inc., the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, keeps sound flowing at Nashville‘s Liquid Music Studio. A personal and commercial facility, founded in 2006 by former Digidesign Production Specialist Brett Clark, Liquid Music Studio specializes in audio and post-production projects. more

grandMA Accompanies Queen Latifah On Her Trav’lin Light Tour

latifahLighting designer Scott Warner put his grandMA to work on Grammy Award-winner Queen Latifah‘s nine-week Trav‘lin Light tour last fall. The tour, which kicked off September 29 in Dallas and ran through the end of November, supported Queen Latifah‘s new jazz CD of the same name.

Warner had previously used the grandMA to control LED lighting for the Pussycat Dolls, but this was the first tour where his grandMA controlled moving lights. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive North American distributor of the grandMA. more

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LIFT-TECH LT-200 Motorized FlatPanel TV Lifts Designed For Ultra Slim Profile Applications

VALENCIA, Calif., Feb. 21, 2008 — LIFT-TECH (www.televisionlifts.com), the industry leader in motorized flat panel television lifts, has announced that its built-to-order motorized Up/Down LT-200 Series now comes with more available options, including the LT-200-BP. A slim profile backplate allows for even easier installations into ultra thin profile furniture and cabinetry, including mobile cases. more

Video Mount Products’ VH-005 Pipe/Ceiling Mast Electronic Component Holder Makes Debut

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Feb. 21, 2008 — Video Mount Products (www.videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the video, audio, and security industries, is proud to announce that it will debut the VH-005 Pipe/Ceiling Mast Electronic Component Holder at the Spring 2008 Electronic House Expo, held in Orlando, Fla. from March 13-15 at the Orange County Convention Center, booth 2123. more

THIRD TIME‘S A CHARM FOR AURALEX ACOUSTICS AND ABC‘S EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, FEBRUARY 20, 2008 — Auralex has become the go-to manufacturer for acoustical treatments on ABC‘s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. In each episode, the Makeover team undertakes the monumental task of completely rebuilding a family‘s home in a one-week timeframe. NYC dealer Dale Pro Audio once again recommended Auralex‘s state-of-the-art products when acoustical treatments where needed for one of the family member‘s rooms. This episode marks the third time Auralex is involved in an acoustical renovation on the show. more

NEUTRIK CONTINUES TO MAKE CONNECTIONS WITH KONTINUOUS JAMS MEDIA GROUP

Kontinuous Jams LAKEWOOD, NJ – FEBRUARY 19, 2008 – Kontinuous Jams Music, a multimedia AV recording, post and mastering suite located in Boardman, OH continually turns to Neutrik USA, designer and manufacturer of the XX series XLR cable connector, for its connectivity needs.

Kontinuous Jams Music is far more that just a recording studio; it‘s the Mecca of music, offering lessons in just about every instrument, in-house duplication and replication services, and a wholesale retail business for high-end AV products. The company has grown beyond its borders, necessitating a move to a larger facility. more

Extreme‘s EX85 Megapixel IP Imager Now Compatible with OnSSI‘s Open Architecture Solutions

EX85 Megapixel IP ImagerExtreme CCTV announces that its EX85 Megapixel IP Imager is now compatible with products from OnSSI, a leading provider of IP-based video surveillance software solutions. The EX85 is the culmination of today‘s most advanced imaging technologies, incorporating dual megapixel sensors, IP Infrared Imaging (I³)design and Black Diamond™ active-infrared night vision technology into an all-weather enclosure. more

Comcast Launches DVR with TiVo Service in Boston Area

New Service Provides Integrated Search Across Both Television and On Demand For the First Time

Boston – Jan. 22, 2008 – TV fans in the Greater Boston area now have a new choice for recording their favorite programs with the launch of the Comcast Digital Video Recorder (DVR) with TiVo service. The new service combines TiVo‘s award-winning interface and exclusive features, including WishList searches, TiVo Suggestions and Season Pass recordings,with Comcast‘s comprehensive channel lineup and massive On Demand library – which includes the most high-definition viewing choices on the market – in one box. more

FOX Channels Italy Adopts DK-Technologies New ITU Recommended MSD100C Loudness Meter

Rome, Italy: Fox Channels Italy has become the first broadcaster to invest in DK-Technologies‘ new MSD100C Loudness meter, which is designed to tackle the issue of the perceived loudness of audio signals.

The new meter has been installed at Fox Channels Italy‘s studios in Rome where it is being used as part of the Broadcast Content Management chain to meter and normalize the loudness of programmes ingested into the video server, before transmission. FOX Channels Italy has also upgraded the MSD600M++ meters that it is using in its audio post production department to incorporate DK‘s new loudness software. more

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