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Press Releases For : May 27, 2009

Mighty Men Hoist South Africa’s Largest Line Array System

mmc2009_arial.jpgGearhouse deploys hefty L-ACOUSTICS rig for annual event attended by over 130,000 Christian men

GREYTOWN, South Africa – May 2009 — Northwind Recording appointed Johannesburg-based Gearhouse South Africa to design and supply the country’s largest line array PA system to date for the three-day 2009 Mighty Men Conference (MMC) held in late-April.

Staged at the Shalom Farm in Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal, MMC has become an annual pilgrimage drawing men from all denominations and cultural groups across South Africa as well as Australia, the UK and USA. Headed up by Shalom Ministries’ Angus Buchan, the evangelist, writer and farmer who rose to recognition through his movie Faith Like Potatoes, the event has rapidly grown over the last five years to what this year attracted more than 130,000 people — all of whom needed to clearly see and hear the onstage action. (more…)

SunBriteTV Launches New 32″ Weatherproof Touchscreen LCD

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SUNBRITETV LAUNCHES NEW ALL-WEATHER INTERACTIVE TOUCHSCREEN LCD
New 32-Inch Monitor is Ideal for Outdoor Installations Where Interactive Communications is Desired

[Editor’s Note: Please use complete name, “SunBriteTV? when referencing the company]

MOORPARK, Calif., May 27, 2009 — SunBriteTV®, the innovator in all-weather outdoor LCD television technology, has introduced the Model 3220HD-TS, a 32-inch all-weather, touchscreen display designed for permanent outdoor commercial installations where interactive communications may be desired, including interactive directories, promotions, advertising or educational to name a few. (more…)

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TV Magic Strengthens International Presence With Opening of Latin America Office

SAN DIEGO — May 27, 2009 — Broadcast systems integrator TV Magic has continued its growth across the Americas with the opening of a Latin America office. Located in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, the new TV Magic office will provide the region with ready access to broadcast and A/V experts with intimate knowledge of area industry, language, and culture. Benito Behar will serve as vice president and general manager of the newly created company TV Magic SRL, a Mexican business entity and TV Magic subsidiary. (more…)

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Euroshow Purchases L-ACOUSTICS KUDO System

l-acoustics_kudo_array.jpgSAINT PETERSBURG, Russia — One of Russia’s largest rental companies, Saint Petersburg-based Euroshow, has acquired an L-ACOUSTICS inventory comprising 24 KUDO Line Source System cabinets and eight SB28 subwoofers, powered by LA8 amplified controllers housed in the recently launched LA-RAK. 

Euroshow, which was established in 2002, is a multi-discipline equipment rental company providing lighting, sound, audio visual, structures, rigging and power distribution for the Russian market. Last year the company supplied systems and equipment for acts such as Metallica, Patricia Kaas, the Scorpions and 50 Cent on the Russian legs of their international tours. (more…)

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Optoma Taps Peerless for New Universal Mount

MILPITAS, Calif. | May 26, 2009 | Optoma®, the award-winning manufacturer of digital projection and display devices, has introduced its all new universal ceiling mount developed by Peerless Industries. The Optoma Universal Mount by Peerless offers installers a high-quality, feature-rich ceiling mount from two of the leading and most trusted names in projection. The universal ceiling mount will begin shipping at the end of May, and has an estimated street price of $159. (more…)

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CLEAR-COM NOW SHIPPING TEMPEST2400 WORLDWIDE

2.4 GHz wireless intercom system is designed for interference-free communication

ALAMEDA, CALIFORNIA, MAY 27, 2009 ─ Clear-Com® Communication Systems, a Vitec Group brand, is now shipping its Tempest®2400 wireless intercom system worldwide. Tempest2400 operates in a license-free frequency band where it is fundamentally resistant to interference from other wireless devices, ensuring that communications go off without a hitch in even the most crowded RF environments. Easy to configure and use, Tempest is ideal for both indoor and outdoor applications, including touring productions. clear-com-tempest2400.JPG (more…)

ESTABLISHING THE NEXT GENERATION OF INTEGRATORS

Cedar Rapids, IA, May 27, 2009 — The NSCA Education Foundation will award up to ten scholarships, two of which will be $2,500 scholarships named after Robert Bosch to students interested in a career in the commercial electronic systems industry. Scholarships will assist students with the rising costs of education and be applied for tuition in college or a technical school program. (more…)

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Dr. Phil Show Taps Wohler’s RM-2435-HD for Confidence Monitoring

HAYWARD, Calif. — May 27, 2009 — Wohler Technologies Inc. today announced that the “Dr. Phil”® show has installed the company’s RM-2435-HD video monitors as part of an upgrade to the Stage 29 facilities on the Paramount Pictures® Studios lot where the popular CBS® show tapes. The HD upgrade includes a new control room, set modifications, and a state-of-the-art editing facility. The affordable new Wohler RM-2435-HD monitors are being used in the dub room for confidence monitoring of dubs and stage feeds. (more…)

Draper Offers “Green AV? Training Course at InfoComm 2009

(Spiceland, Ind.) –During the 2009 InfoComm trade show, Draper, Inc. is once again presenting the “green? face of AV. Draper will present a manufacturer’s training course during the 2009 show.

“A/V in Green Buildings: What You Need to Know,? will be presented June 17, 12:30 PM – 02:00 PM in room MT32. This class will discuss green buildings, the issues that they represent for A/V conditions and how to overcome these conditions with proper product selections and new product considerations. The session will also cover how to impress your buyer on green A/V products. (more…)

SADiE Seminar Tour Hailed As A Huge Success

sadie-seminar-tour-bournemouth-university.jpgProviding proper training to the producers and engineers of tomorrow is vital for the entire future of the broadcast industry. Not only do they need to learn skills that are applicable to the industry, but they also need to learn about the equipment they will regularly come into contact with. (more…)

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