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Press Releases For : April 7, 2009

Scharff Weisberg Lights G-Star Raw Runway Show At Fall Edition Of Fashion Week

GStarAlthough New Yorkers were distinctly feeling spring feverish it was time for Mercedes-Benz Fall 2009 Fashion Week recently where G-Star Raw showcased its Fall 2009 collection with lighting and audio support from Scharff Weisberg.

Headquartered in the Netherlands, G-Star hired Dutch company Sightline Productions to handle the technical direction for the show with New York City’s Dizon Inc. acting as the onsite production company. The star-studded runway show was held in the Hammerstein Ballroom where Scharff Weisberg was tasked with getting the rig up and working in just one day without disrupting the venue’s house rig. The lighting complement featured more than 100 moving lights. (more…)

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Press Releases For : April 6, 2009

Shure Acquires Crowley and Tripp

SHURE ACQUIRES CROWLEY AND TRIPP RIBBON MICROPHONES

Niles, IL, and Ashland, MA, April 6, 2009 – Shure Incorporated, the venerable manufacturer of microphone legends like the SM57 and SM58®, today announced the acquisition of Crowley and Tripp Ribbon Microphones from Soundwave Research Laboratories of Ashland, Massachusetts. Under a definitive agreement, Shure now owns all intellectual property, microphone process equipment, product designs, and other important assets related to the Crowley and Tripp line. Shure will manufacture ribbon microphones in its Wheeling, Illinois, facility using the revolutionary, patented Roswellite™ shape-memory acoustic ribbon material developed by Soundwave Research. (more…)

ASHLY NOW SHIPPING THREE NEW NE SERIES AMPLIFIERS

ne_series_amps.JPGWEBSTER, NEW YORK – APRIL 2009: Ashly Audio has expanded its NE (Network Enabled) Series of Ethernet-equipped products with three new two-channel power amplifiers that are designed to meet the needs of the performance installed sound and constant voltage markets. The ne800, ne1600 and ne2400 – respectively delivering 400W, 800W and 1200W per channel at four ohms – offer easy setup, control and monitoring using standard 10/100 Ethernet protocol and Ashly’s Protea NE software. They may optionally be factory-fitted with Protea DSP, an AES/EBU digital input module and enabled for CobraNet or EtherSound network audio. (more…)

HME Introduces CL200 Call Light Actuator to Complement Features of WS200 Wireless Speaker Station

cl200_ws200_color_bg.jpgSAN DIEGO — HME recently announced the release of its innovative WS200 Wireless Speaker Station – the industry’s only wireless speaker station with full-duplex, two-way communication capability. HME now introduces the CL200 Call Light Actuator, a practical complement to the WS200, providing added functionality.

The convenient CL200 Call Light Actuator can be used to send and receive “CALL? signals from any two-wire intercom or directly from the CL200’s “CALL? button. Trigger the audio and/or “CALL? light on the WS200 to alert your crew to action. (more…)

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HME Introduces New HS16 Lightweight Headset

hs16_color_bg.jpgSAN DIEGO, CA – HME is pleased to announce the release of its new HS16 Lightweight Headset, an incredibly durable headset with directional microphone, for their DX Series of Digital Wireless Intercom Systems. The HS16 is lightweight for user comfort, sturdy to ensure reliability and prolonged durability, and was engineered for the superior sound clarity required for intercom communication. (more…)

ELECTROGRAPH BIANNUAL CATALOG SPOTLIGHTS TOOLS FOR RESELLER SURVIVAL AND SUCCESS

March 18, 2009 – HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK – Electrograph Systems, Inc. is encouraging resellers to persevere through lackluster times while providing ways to do just that in its 2009 Volume One biannual company catalog. Designed for resellers of consumer, professional, IT and peripheral technology products, the new Electrograph catalog is now available in hard copy, as well as the popular nxtBook format, which has a searchable index for easy online reference. (more…)

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Coldwater Studio Wins an Award for the First Project Mixed on its Rupert Neve Designs 5088 Console

Los Angeles, CA (April 6, 2009)–When Kerry Brown took delivery of a 32-input Rupert Neve Designs 5088 at his Coldwater Studio facility in Los Angeles last year he immediately put it to work on a project that really put the analog mixing console through its paces. “If All Goes Wrong,” a two-disc DVD feature-length documentary film and concert video of the Smashing Pumpkins, was mixed in 5.1 on the stereo Rupert Neve Designs 5088 without the aid of automation — and won the Cinema Audio Society Award for outstanding DVD Original Programming in February. (more…)

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ALTINEX ANNOUNCES AVSNAP™ PROFESSOR

Brea, CA – March 26, 2009… Altinex, recognized globally as a leading manufacturer of Modular AV Solutions™, is pleased to announce AVSnap Professor, a weekly e-newsletter campaign, designed to help users of the popular AV design tool AVSnap become more productive – one week at a time.

AVSnap Professor is a weekly quick-read newsletter based on a single productivity-centric topic and is emailed to subscribers. Altinex supports an Opt-Out email policy to easily remove subscribers from the distribution list should subscribers want to discontinue the free service. AVSnap Professor sample topics include “Building and Inserting AV Objects?, “Creating an AV Library of Objects?, “Snapping Sources to Devices?, and “Generating Product Material Lists?. (more…)

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SnapAV Continues to Embrace the Power of E-Commerce!

SnapAV Continues to Embrace the Power of E-Commerce!

New Website’s Advanced Functionality Saves Dealers Time and Money

Tools include Videos; Auto-Calculated Profit Margins; 24/7 Sales Order History and Account Status

Charlotte, NC – April 6, 2009 – SnapAV — a manufacturer and exclusive source of nearly 550 high-quality products for the custom audio / video channel in the US and Canada — has recently launched a new website (www.snapav.com) to better serve the company’s dealers.

The website provides improved navigation including a streamlined checkout process; improved product information including real-time product stock levels, easy access to supporting documents and videos, and auto-calculated profit margins for every product sold. (more…)

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NAD Launches Top-of-the-Line CD Player With Audio Signal Upsampling and More

c565beefrontweb.jpgNew C 565BEE, Classic Series Flagship, Delivers Premium Features, Performance and Design at a Breakthrough Price

SHARON, MA, Apr. 6, 2009 — NAD Electronics, the highly regarded manufacturer of high-performance audio/video components, has introduced the C 565BEE CD Player, the flagship of NAD’s Classic Series components. The C 565BEE applies the latest in semiconductor design, refined cosmetics and quality construction to achieve breakthrough performance close to NAD’s top-of-the-line Masters Series M5 CD Player at a cost approximately half as much. (more…)

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