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Press Releases For : October 5, 2009

SOLID STATE LOGIC INTRODUCES MAJOR UPGRADE TO DUALITY CONSOLE AT AES 2009

New Edition of SSL’s Ground Breaking Hybrid Analogue Console & DAW Control Surface Makes the Best Even Better

NEW YORK — Solid State Logic, the world’s leading manufacturer of professional digital and analogue consoles, is proud to announce the release of Duality SE at the 127th AES Convention, Booth 321 at the Jacob Javits Center from October 9 to 12. (more…)

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Compix Media HD World Preview

HD World Preview
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Studer Vista 5 SR’s Mix French Opera Singer At Chateau De Versailles

When French opera singer Roberto Alagna performed a one-off spectacular at the Chateau de Versailles recently, supported by the 90-piece Orchestre de Paris (conducted by Michel Plasson), Studer Vista 5 SR digital consoles handled both the house and monitor mixes.

The concert, performed in front of 7,000 people, was held in the middle of La Fontaine de Neptune basin — on a concert stage especially set up for two months in the summer, specifically to stage spectacular events of this nature.

The sound reinforcement system was provided by French distributors, DV2 while the two Vista consoles were loaned by Audiopole, the French Studer distributor.

FOH sound engineer; Jean-Marc Aringoli, was already familiar with the Studer topography having used the Vista 8 for several years to mix ambitious live musical spectaculars for television such as Les Victoires de la Musique at the Paris Zenith.

He wanted (more…)

Fabulous Blue Diamonds Find A Recording Gem In Soundcraft LX7ii

When Mel Patrick decided to re-form his surf-rock outfit, the Fabulous Blue Diamonds, he turned to the Soundcraft LX7ii to bring professional-quality recordings to his home studio setup. Along with lead bassist and lifelong friend Fred Lichota, Patrick set up the LX7ii as the centerpiece to a full recording system in his home studio.

Patrick and Lichota currently stand as the remaining two members of The Fabulous Blue Diamonds, a self-described “1960s instrumental surf band? that got its start playing in night clubs, local TV stations and battles of the bands. Although they had a history as live performers, Patrick and Lichota chose to build on their legacy from the confines of the recording studio. Patrick designed and built the studio’s mixing desk, leaving plenty of room for expansion. “Almost everything from the LX7ii finds its way out to one of four patchbays in the mixing desk,? Patrick says. (more…)

Save 25% on NSCA University Online Learning Courses in October

Security-based classes help improve integrator sales

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, October 5, 2009 — According to NSCA’s 2009 Q3 Market Intelligence Briefing™, Application Trends in the Commercial Electronics Systems Industry, security and life-safety applications are the fastest-growing technology segments in the commercial electronic systems industry. Consequently, throughout the month of October, NSCA University is offering a 25 percent discount on courses designed to improve success in this rapidly growing area of technology.

Convenient, accessible training allows system integrators to increase their customer bases by reaching customers with new products and services. Courses eligible for the discount include:
o CCTV & Digital Video
o Access Control
o Basic Electricity
o Biometric Technology Demystified
o IP Networking
o Fiber Optics Technology
o Wireless Technology

“Well-trained employees in this sector bring opportunities for financial success,? said Chuck Wilson, NSCA executive director. “Many integrators are adding these applications (more…)

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MSI Japan Joins L-ACOUSTICS K1/KUDO Pilot Program

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L to R: Motoshige Nishio, Takashi
Murata, Shuzo Fujii and Takahiro Ueno
(MSI Japan); Sherif el Barbari
(certified trainer, L-ACOUSTICS); Michel
Brouard (L-ACOUSTICS)

KANAGAWA, Japan – October 2009 — MSI Japan is the latest PA rental company to join the L-ACOUSTICS Rental Network and take delivery of a complete K1/KUDO system and LA-RAK touring racks fitted with LA8 amplified controllers.

Originally becoming the first V-DOSC partner in Asia in 1998, MSI has enjoyed a long history with L-ACOUSTICS. For more than a decade the relationship between the companies has flourished, and MSI has become one of Japan and Asia’s leading sound companies. Eleven years after their initial contact, MSI was contacted by L-ACOUSTICS Founder Dr. Christian Heil and invited to France for a meeting about K1. (more…)

EDUCATION EVENTS A MAINSTAY AT AES 127TH CONVENTION

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NEW YORK: An enduring commitment to education has earned Audio Engineering Conventions a reputation for being not just student friendly, but student indispensable. Scheduled for Oct. 9-12 at NY’s Javits Center, the 127th AES Convention will offer another outstanding program of Student Events. Convention Chair Dr. Agnieszka Roginska reports that, “Education Committee Chair, Alex Case; SDA Chair, North & Latin America, Teri Grossheim and our other Education Committee members have pooled their extensive resources to develop one of the most comprehensive programs in AES history. We and the next generation of audio professionals are deeply indebted to them.”

AES Student Program Events Include:

Friday, October 9, 2:30PM – 3:30PM

Student Delegate Assembly-1 Panelists: Teri Grossheim, Chair and Meiling Loo, Vice-Chair will introduce new events and election proceedings, announce candidates for the coming year’s election for the North/Latin America (more…)

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An AV Home Control Retrofit

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The following information is courtesy of the 2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Designers’ Choice Awards. For more information on how to become a member of CEDIA, or information on its awards program please visit www.cedia.org or call (800) 669-5329.

2008 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry: Best Integrated Home, Level II: $150,000 – $200,000

IH11

Date design began: 07-31-07
Date installation was completed: 04-15-08

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FEATURE ESSAY

1. Please provide a short four to six sentence synopsis describing the project goals, special features, or nuances.

This project was part of a large scale renovation to an existing home. The goal was to update the functionality of the home along with the physical makeover. The homeowner wanted to have full integration of his audio, video, lighting, and security systems. He also (more…)

Jünger Audio’s LEVEL MAGIC™ Technology Helps Discovery Communications Achieve Loudness Consistency

Discovery Communications has chosen Jünger Audio’s LEVEL MAGIC™ technology to deliver loudness consistency and peak level management across all programs broadcast from its Discovery Networks Latin America/U.S. Hispanic headquarters in Florida.

The broadcaster has installed 15 rack-mounted 8-channel C8086 LEVEL MAGIC modules and 30 C8402 SDI input modules as part of a general technical upgrade of its Miami facility. (more…)

AKG Delivers Revolutionary Performance With The New Versatile C 414 Microphone Series

AKG showcases its industry leading versatility with the release of the C 414 XLS and the C 414 XL II, one of the most famous recording, live sound and broadcasting microphones since 1971. The legendary C 414 needs no introduction – it is a tool found in most recording studios and has been used on thousands of hit records; it’s been on stage with artists of every musical genre and is also used by leading broadcast facilities the world over. (more…)

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