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SHURE SUPER 55 PACKS MODERN MUSCLE IN A VINTAGE BODY

Super 55NILES, IL, May 13, 2009 — Once in a great while, a product transcends its basic function and becomes an icon – a cultural artifact. Most fade away as they are eclipsed by new technology or changing tastes, but some make such an indelible mark that their appeal never wanes. The Shure model 55SH Series II Unidyne® Microphone is one such icon; it’s the professional audio industry’s answer to the ’65 Ford Mustang or a pair of Levi’s 501 blue jeans.

It’s been 70 years since the original Unidyne – the first single-element unidirectional microphone — debuted in 1939. Now, the model once advertised as ‘The Microphone That Needs No Name’ is getting an upgrade. Shure has taken the iconic 55SH body that has been in production since 1951, dropped in a new supercardioid motor, and added some vibrant blue color. The resulting hot rod has the same retro-cool look as the original when parked on a mic stand but with a contemporary upgrade in performance. more

RGPC Extender IP is Now a Crestron Integrated Partner Product

Extender IP’s useful and time-saving diagnostic features allow Crestron dealers to identify and fix some power-related problems without making costly service calls.

Crestron Integrated Partner LogoRGPC Extender IP

New Orleans, LA – May 12, 2009 – Richard Gray’s Power Company (RGPC) proudly announces that RGPC Extender IP has been certified as the company’s first Crestron® Integrated Partner Program product. Extender IP, RGPC’s first networkable device, provides remote power monitoring and the ability to cycle power for up to eight connected components. more

Projector Lamp Services Increase Manufacturing Output

Projector Lamp Services (PLS) continues to experience tremendous growth and development. Making vast improvements in production PLS has increased relamping capabilities and their product offering to include a variety of replacement lamp options. The recent changes have certainly affected their production. In fact, in the last 6 months PLS has doubled their manufacturing output. more

Echolab InfoComm 09 Preview

Echolab InfoComm 09 Preview
Technologies for Worship Pavilion, Booth 1679

New at InfoComm 09:

Atem™ — Celebrating its 35th year in business, Echolab showcases Atem, the paradigm-busting 1-M/E 3Gbps 1080p/60 production switcher that sets new standards for flexibility, functionality, and utility. Features include four upstream and two downstream keyers, as well as Echolab’s unique SuperSource™ crosspoint and Stinger™ transitions, making it possible to build a composition of as many as 11 layers. Atem also offers maximum flexibility by virtue of 10 mixed-format inputs with built-in synchronization and scaling so that every input accepts SD or HD signals. With two of the inputs also able to accept computer signals, the switcher fits seamlessly into any production environment. Atem includes program, preview, and three auxiliary outputs in the switcher’s native format, as well as two analog auxiliary outputs with internal down/crossconversion for SD distribution. In short, Atem represents everything Echolab has learned from its customers in 35 years — all wrapped up in a 1-M/E switcher and offered at an extremely attractive low price. more

Speco Technologies Introduces Their New Hybrid / H.264 Pentaplex DVR

Speco Technologies TH Series H.264/Hybrid DVRAmityville, NY – May 10, 2009

Speco Technologies new Hybrid, H.264 TH Series DVR features IP and analog camera support as well as advanced H.264 compression algorithms. It is our most advanced series of embedded digital video recorders, yet programming is just like our popular TN Series of DVRs which makes it familiar to use. Pentaplex operation enables simultaneous view live or playback while continuing to record & network transfer. Approximately twice the recorded video can be saved to the hard drive with H.264 compression. The unit is PC and Mac* computer compatible as well. more

Speco Technologies’ Introduces New All Weather EXTREME (AWX) Outdoor Speaker Series

Amityville, NY – May 10, 2009

Speco Technologies announces the launch of their new, high-end outdoor speaker line, the All Weather Extreme (AWX) Series. The AWX Series is the ideal solution where beauty, powerful performance and rugged durability are demanded for both indoor and outdoor, commercial and residential sound installations. more

Pantel Announces 42-Inch Outdoor Weatherproof LCD HDTV Now Full 1080p

Pantel 42-Inch Outdoor Weatherproof 1080p LCD HDTVGARDEN GROVE, Calif., May 06, 2009 — Pantel (www.panteltv.com), the worldwide leader in outdoor weatherproof TV solutions, is proud to announce that its 42-inch (PAN-420) LCD HDTV is now full 1080p compliant, joining the 1080p 52- and 65-inch screen sizes. Pantel’s 1080i 20- and 32-inch screen sizes round out the most complete outdoor weatherproof LCD HDTV line in the industry. more

SHURE EXTENDS REBATES

SHURE EXTENDS REBATES FOR 700 MHz WIRELESS SYSTEMS TO DECEMBER 31, 2009

NILES, IL, May 4, 2009 — Shure Incorporated today announced that the Company is extending its rebate program of up to $1,000 for the trade-in of Shure 700 MHz frequency band (698-806 MHz) wireless systems and for any other manufacturers’ qualifying 700 MHz frequency band wireless systems and their related components until the end of the calendar year – to December 31, 2009. more

L-ACOUSTICS Takes K Platform To The Next Level

l-acoustics_logo.jpgOXNARD, California – April 2009 — L-ACOUSTICS took advantage of Frankfurt’s ProLight & Sound exhibition in early April to showcase a wide variety of new electro-acoustic breakthroughs implemented on its K platform. This platform is comprised of the manufacturer’s new generation of K line source arrays — KUDO and the forthcoming K1 — as well as the LA-RAK touring rack, fitted with LA8 amplified controllers, and LA-NETWORK MANAGER control software.

K platform upgrades will also benefit L-ACOUSTICS’ established XT, ARCS, KIVA, KUDO, dV-DOSC ranges and subwoofers, having a significant impact on their performance, reliability and flexibility. more

HHB CELEBRATES 1,000th FLASHMIC SOLD IN GERMANY

radio_basix.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – APRIL 2009: With more than 10,000 units in use around the world, the HHB FlashMic digital recording microphone is already the interview recorder of choice for leading broadcasters including ABC Radio, Aljazeera, the BBC, Bloomberg, BSkyB, CNN, NHK, NBC, and RAI. Now HHB celebrates the sale of its 1,000th FlashMic in Germany where distributor INNOTON has already added national broadcasters WDR and NDR, and ORF (Austria) to the prestigious FlashMic user list. The 1,000th FlashMic in Germany was sold to Radio BasiX, a web radio project for young people in the Kraichgau region of South Western Germany, whose journalists now enjoy the same recording quality, ease-of-use, and convenient file transfer as their more experienced counterparts in the world’s major broadcasting networks. more

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