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Press Releases For : August 28, 2009

Available Now: Leon Speakers’ New 1.5-Inch Deep Horizon Soundbar; The High-Fidelity Audio Choice for Ultra-Thin TVs

Extension to Popular Horizon Series is the First Soundbar Available to Match the Depth and Finish of Ultra-Thin LCD Displays, Down to 1.5 Inches

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Aug. 27, 2009 — Leon Speakers, a manufacturer of custom-built, audiophile-grade loudspeakers for flat-panel displays and Living-Space Theater™, today announced that it has extended its Horizon Series with the addition of the new Horizon 212 Ultra-Thin Soundbar. At only 1.5 inches deep, the Horizon 212-UT is the only high-fidelity soundbar available that matches the extremely shallow depth of the increasingly popular ultra-thin LCD displays. This progressive multichannel speaker achieves high-fidelity sound without sacrificing the sleek look that makes these new displays so desirable. (more…)

SENNHEISER HSP 4 HEADSETS AND 2000 SERIES WIRELESS TAKE THE JONAS BROTHERS WORLD TOUR TO NEW HEIGHTS

jonas_brothers_tour09.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – AUGUST 2009: The Grammy nominated and platinum-selling artists, Jonas Brothers, continue to ascend to ever-greater heights of success, with over eight million albums sold, film and TV spots aplenty, and tour after triumphant tour throughout the world charming audiences with their charisma and musicianship. For those with ears tuned to pop music, they’ve been huge for years, and now (more…)

No Doubt About JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays And Sound Image

In one of the highest-profile North American concert events of the season, the 2009 No Doubt Summer Tour culminated August 11 with a show at the Neal S. Blaisdel Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. Building on its successful working relationship with No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani from her solo tours, rental firm Sound Image of Escondido, California supplied a JBL VERTEC® line array system for the tour, which was produced by Live Nation and featured special-guest Paramore and either The Sounds, Janelle Monae or Bedouin Soundclash as the opening act.

Commencing on May 3 at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the 2009 No Doubt Summer Tour reunited one of the most successful rock groups from the 1990s, whose 1995 release Tragic Kingdom has sold more than 16 million copies to date. In recent years, Stefani has enjoyed tremendous success as a solo artist. Sound (more…)

Lencore Sound Masking is on GSA Contract

June 2009 (Woodbury, New York) — Lencore now offers its CrosswaysOne™ Direct Fired Sound Masking and Paging System on GSA Advantage and is proud to announce that it has been awarded a GSA contract for purchase of equipment under FSC Class 5830 – Intercommunication and Public Address Systems.

Lencore is dedicated to providing its government clients with a choice for sound masking systems that address speech privacy and noise issues in office environments. Having worked previously with many government clients off schedule, Lencore’s GSA contract will now make the purchasing of sound masking even easier for government clients. Purchases for Lencore products can be made off of the GSA Advantage website or through Lencore directly.

Lencore Sound Masking Systems are the best acoustical solution for providing speech privacy while minimizing noise and distractions. Accepted as a proven practice for decades, Lencore systems minimize distractions and create (more…)

New House of Blues Boston Has Plenty To Be Happy About With New Soundcraft Vi6™ Consoles

A pair of 64-Input Soundcraft Vi6 digital live mixing consoles for FOH and monitor mixing offer digital signal path advantages with an intuitive analog-style user interface.

BOSTON, Massachusetts — Boston, one of America’s greatest music cities, got a new music venue earlier this year that lives up to the expectations created by bands like the J. Geils Band, The Cars, Aerosmith, Till Tuesday and of course, Boston. Live Nation’s new House of Blues club was christened with a performance by the J. Geils Band, and 2,400 people got to hear the classic rockers with the kind of clarity and power only dreamt of decades ago, thanks to the Soundcraft Vi6™ digital mixing consoles, two of which are installed there to handle front-of-house and monitor mixing duties. The Vi6 is Soundcraft’s first large-format digital live desk and is the flagship of the widely heralded Vi Series of digital consoles from (more…)

Live Nation Expects To ‘Fillmore’ Seats In Charlotte With Soundcraft Vi4™

Two 48-input Soundcraft Vi4 digital live mixing consoles perform flawlessly in FOH and monitor mixing roles.

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — The Fillmore Charlotte, a 20,000-square-foot venue at the North Carolina Music Factory’s entertainment complex in Charlotte, North Carolina’s Fourth Ward neighborhood, stays true to the tradition of the original Fillmore theaters. The venue, which opened on June 19 with Georgia acoustic rocker Corey Smith headlining, has the Fillmore’s trademark red velvet draperies, ornate chandeliers, custom lighting and vintage concert posters. The building, once an historic Charlotte manufacturing site, was reinvigorated by Live Nation, the world’s largest concert promoter, as the latest in its growing chain of clubs bearing the Fillmore name. And it also stays true to one other critical Fillmore legacy: great sound, thanks to the implementation of two Soundcraft Vi4™ digital live mixing consoles at front-of-house and monitor positions. These work in conjunction with a PA system (more…)

Press Releases For : August 27, 2009

AES ADDS APPLE ASSOCIATION MEMBER PURCHASE PROGRAM TO US MEMBER BENEFITS

NEW YORK: Because so many audio professionals use Apple products in their everyday work, the Audio Engineering Society has launched a pilot initiative in conjunction with the Apple Association Member Purchase Program. AES President Jim Anderson reports that an agreement has been reached to provide US AES members with special savings of up to 17% on the latest Apple products and accessories. “We are exploring the possibility of expanding the program to other territories as well,” Anderson said.

AES US Members visiting the Apple Store link at www.aes.org will find a number of exclusive options including:

* Special member pricing on Apple and third-party products
* Exclusive promotions
* Complimentary shipping on all orders over $50
* Free engraving on all new iPod models
* Mac customization
* Flexible business financing options

“The AES is continually seeking new ways to benefit our members,” Anderson (more…)

Dallas’ Hully & Mo Restaurant Taps EAW Loudspeakers for Rich Sound

Upscale sports bar required versatile, powerful and clear audio solutions, and EAW SMS1990’s and CIS400’s did the trick

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Whitinsville, MA, USA, August 20, 2009 – Hully & Mo Restaurant and Tap Room in Dallas, Texas, opened earlier this year, and it features stellar sound thanks to loudspeakers and amplifiers from EAW, a world leader in sound system technology. Gemini Light Sound & Video was the contractor chosen for the project, and they selected a number of EAW products for the restaurant’s unique audio system needs. The sale was made by Cowser-Lee Marketing, EAW’s sales rep for the region.

Hully & Mo, named after the co-owners, former Dallas Stars right wing Brett Hull (a recently-announced NHL Hall-of-Famer) and current Stars center Mike Modano (the leading American-born scorer in NHL history), is Dallas’ newest premier sports bar and restaurant. Located in (more…)

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Langley, British Columbia’s Christian Life Assembly Turns to EAW to Keep Its Sanctuary at the Cutting Edge of Sound

CLAChurch now has a touring-class P.A. system based on the successful EAW KF730 Small Line Array Module

The KF730’s superb dispersion characteristics help keep the sound loud and clear on both sides of the thrust stage

Whitinsville, MA, USA, August 19, 2009 – The Christian Life Assembly (CLA) church in Langley, British Columbia is a tech-savvy multi campus congregation that offers both media streaming and podcast downloads of its services from its website. When the church began an extensive upgrade of its facilities last year, a state-of-the-art sound system for its 1,500-seat sanctuary was high on its list of priorities, and that’s exactly what they got with equipment from EAW, a world leader in audio system technology. (more…)

Nucomm Announces European R&TTE and RoHS Compliance of Signature CamPac2 HD/SD COFDM Microwave Transmitter at IBC 2009

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AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – Nucomm, part of The Vitec Group’s RF Extreme business unit, and a leading provider of digital and analog microwave systems to international broadcast, government and military markets, is exhibiting its second generation lightweight CamPac2 HD/SD COFDM microwave transmitter at IBC 2009 (Stand 1.B31). (more…)

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