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Press Releases For : February 24, 2010

L-ACOUSTICS Strengthens Technical Team With Two New Hires

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David Yates

MARCOUSSIS, France — L-ACOUSTICS has strengthened its technical support team with the appointment of two new staff members: David Yates and Germain Simon.

David Yates has joined as fixed installation manager, with more than 10 years’ experience in acoustics and AV consultancy. Yates has worked on a diverse range of building projects ranging from performing arts centers, art galleries and theatres through to government facilities, airports and transport terminals. (more…)

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PRG takes the field at Super Bowl Halftime

When the legendary rock band The Who took the stage at the Sun Life Stadium in Miami, FL for The Bridgestone Super Bowl XLIV Halftime Show, it was the culmination of months of hard work and collaboration. “The Who is an iconic rock band known partly for a very distinctive and recognizable visual style,? commented Lighting Designer Al Gurdon. “There is a pre-existing visual ‘vocabulary’, which can inform and support the design approach.? Production Resource Group (PRG) provided the lighting package and crew for the Halftime show, one of the most intense twelve minutes in live entertainment. (more…)

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Press Releases For : February 23, 2010

EAW® Loudspeakers Get Tirana Rocking at the New Mumja Nightclub

mumja1Newly-opened nightspot is now the hottest club in the Albanian capital for DJs spinning dance music and bands performing live, all through an EAW® JFL210 Compact Line Array with an EAW LA400 Subwoofer Array

Whitinsville, MA, USA, February 23, 2010 – The opening of the new venue Mumja late last year moved the nightclub scene in Tirana, Albania, up several notches. To cater to the widest audience possible, the club hosts DJs spinning house, groove, electro, progressive, techno, drum’n’bass and more on weekends, while during the week, rock, R&B, Latino and funk bands play live. To get the best possible sound for both configurations, Mumja turned to EAW® loudspeaker technology. (more…)

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AUDIO-TECHNICA U.S. OFFERS REBATES ON UNIPOINT® MICS AND MICROSET® HEADWORN MICS

unipoint— $30.00 “Clear Sound Rebates? offer valid through April 30, 2010 —

STOW, OH, February 23, 2010 — Audio-Technica, a world leader in transducer technology, is offering a $30.00 rebate on all its UniPoint® Installed-Sound Microphones and MicroSet® Subminiature Omni Condenser Headworn Microphones purchased from an authorized Audio-Technica U.S. dealer between February 1, 2010, and April 30, 2010. There is no limit on the number of rebates – registrants will get $30.00 back for each and every qualified product they purchase. For a complete list of products eligible for the $30 rebate, and online registration form, please visit audio-technica.com and click on “Clear Sound Rebates.? (more…)

SYMETRIX AUTOMIX 780 BREATHES NEW LIFE INTO AN AGING SR SYSTEM IN 100-YEAR-OLD STONE CHURCH

THOMASTON, CONNECTICUT: As they were celebrating one-hundred years in their beautiful stone structure, the parishioners of St. Thomas Roman Catholic Church in bucolic Thomaston, Connecticut were trying to ignore a less jubilant anniversary. It had been 18 years since they purchased a sound system that promised much more than it ever delivered, and they were quickly closing in on two decades of poorly reinforced speech and uninspiring vocals. But even during these difficult times a generous benefactor set aside a very special gift for the procurement of an upgrade to the system. (more…)

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Atlona Technologies releases the DP200HD, an HDMI version of their popular DP200, DVI to Mini DisplayPort converter

Coming off the success of one of the most popular products ever to be introduced into the Mac accessory world, the DP200, Atlona Technologies has gone a step further from their DVI to Mini DisplayPort Converter, attempting to further MDP compatibility with other digital formats. Atlona announces today the release of a new version of the DP200 with the ability to convert HDMI sources like the Xbox360, PS3, Cable or Satellite Receiver, Blu-Ray Player, Apple TV into MDP. This USB Powered HDMI to Mini DisplayPort Converter, the AT-DP200HD, is an adapted version of Atlona’s wildly successful DP200, designed to convert HDMI signals from to a Mini DisplayPort Connection featured on popular Mac displays such as the Apple LED 24? cinema display or the iMac 27″. (more…)

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DANLEY GENESIS HORNS RIVAL THE ROAR OF JETS AT THE SINGAPORE AIRSHOW

SINGAPORE – FEBRUARY 2010: Against the bone-quaking roar of F-16 fighter jets, Danley’s Genesis Horns (GH-60s) not only provided adequate volume and coverage at the recent Singapore Airshow on February 2-6, 2010, they did so with clarity that was closer to that of studio reference monitors than to the tinny barking of typical high-volume public address systems. (more…)

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ASHLY NE4400 SEAMLESSLY COMBINES ANALOG, ETHERSOUND, AND AES/EBU FOR ELEVATION CHURCH’S PORTABLE SITE

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – FEBRUARY 2010: In just four short years, Elevation Church has grown from a congregation of 121 attending a portable service in the atrium at Providence High School (PHS) in Charlotte, North Carolina, to a congregation of over 5,000 attending services at a former Ashley Furniture Warehouse, a portable setup in the McGlohon Theatre, and the very same portable PHS location that started it all, only now in the 800-seat auditorium. Outreach Magazine has proclaimed it the fourth-fastest growing church in America, and the technology that delivers the captivating sermons of twenty-something Pastor Steven Furtick has kept pace with the growth. Recently, Elevation donated a permanent sound system to PHS, with the understanding that the church would use it every Sunday. (more…)

NEW SYMNET DESIGNER 9.1 ADDS FIR FILTER FUNCTIONALITY, IMPROVED WAN FUNCTIONALITY, AND TWENTY ADDITIONAL FEATURES

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – FEBRUARY 2010: SymNet, leading manufacturer of powerful open-architecture DSP systems, announces the latest release of its CAD-style design software – SymNet Designer 9.1. Along with a score of minor improvements, the new version adds (FIR) Finite Impulse Response filter functionality and improved (WAN) Wide Area Network functionality. Compatible with all contemporary Windows(r) operating systems, SymNet Designer 9.1 may be downloaded free of charge from the SymNet Designer product page at www.SymNetAudio.com. (more…)

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SOLID STATE LOGIC PROMOTES GEORGE HORTON TO VICE PRESIDENT, WESTERN REGION & LATIN AMERICA

George will Lead Broadcast and Music Console Sales

LOS ANGELES – Solid State Logic is pleased to announce the promotion of George Horton to Vice President, Western Region & Latin America. Horton has had a very successful career with SSL since 1988, with positions in manufacturing, test/quality control, service and sales. (more…)

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