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Press Releases For : March 19, 2009

Polar Focus Uses Standard Parts for Custom Design-Uneven Radial Beams Are No Problem for Highly Adjustable Rigging System

Contact: Kathy Patrician
Polar Focus Inc.
Phone: 413-773-3869
Fax: 215-975-2756
kathy@polarfocus.com

Hadley Massachusetts based Polar Focus Audio Rigging recently provided a custom rigging design for installation at the St. John Chrysostom Church in Wallingford, Pennsylvania. The scope of Polar Focus’ work was the complete transition from the attachment to the roof structure down to the hardware that attaches to the loudspeakers, using standard Polar Focus parts put together in a custom design. Broomall, Pennsylvania’s Audio Video Systems Group, a division of Hi Fi House Group, was the installing contractor. (more…)

METRIC HALO ROCKS AT FOH

loomer_devino.JPGBOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – MARCH 2009: Steve Devino, owner of sound production company Granite Rocks Live, relies on three Metric Halo Mobile I/O 2882 units to meet the often-complex demands of theatricals, concerts, and special events. Although he typically pairs them with an analog console to provide outboard processing or with a digital mixer to add routing and submixing capabilities, the flexibility and reliability of Metric Halo’s 2d and v5 upgrades have begun to change that protocol. More and more, Devino finds himself deploying the Mobile I/O 2882s as standalone, computer-operated mixing systems. (more…)

ATK AUDIOTEK PURCHASES FIVE MILLION WATTS OF AMP POWER FROM POWERSOFT

450 DIGAM K-10/AESOP Series Amplifiers Complete Unified Equipment Vision for ATK

VALENCIA, CA, March 19, 2009 – When ATK Audiotek, a high-end audio company servicing such events as the Super Bowl, Dancing with the Stars, and the Democratic and Republican National Conventions, went shopping for five million watts of amplifier power, it chose Powersoft’s DIGAM K-10 amplifier. Each K-10/AESOP offers up to 12,000 watts of power in a one-rack unit space and is designed for high reliability, crystal clear sound, low power consumption and advanced digital control. The initial purchase of 450 units completes a unified equipment vision for the future of ATK. (more…)

DRUMMERS DO DAKING

dave_weckl.JPGLAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MARCH 2009: Geoffrey Daking started his career as the drummer with seminal ’60s psychedelic rock band the Blues Magoos before going on to design and manufacture some of the industry’s most respected music recording equipment. Inspired by Daking’s pedigree and the quality of his audio products, today’s top drummers are integrating Geoffrey Daking & Co. microphone preamps, equalizers and compressors into their recording setups, including, most recently, Dave Weckl, as well as manufacturer Drum Workshop and Billy Ward. (more…)

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ASHLY SIMPLIFIES INTEGRATION WITH JOINT REP AWARDS PRESENTATION

ashly_repawards_08.JPGWEBSTER, NEW YORK – MARCH 2009: Ashly Audio, manufacturer of simple-to-integrate, cost-effective signal processing and power amplification equipment for all segments of the pro audio markets, announces the winners of its 2008 rep awards. The awards were presented during Ashly’s National Sales Meeting at NAMM 2009, Anaheim, California by Tom Knesel, Ashly’s national sales manager that reward hard work, dedication, innovation, and perseverance. Their combined levels of expertise led to increased sales throughout North America during one of the most turbulent economic times. (more…)

Three Times a Charm for SIM2 at EHX

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Miramar, FL—March 19, 2009—SIM2 is pleased to announce that its stunning theater presentation with partners THIEL, Vutec and PS Audio took home an impressive three awards from the recent 2009 Spring EHX Show in Orlando, FL. The first time partners captured Best Video Demo, Best Audio Demo and Most Entertaining Demo in the Best of Demo Alleys Awards. (more…)

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Crestron Mobile Now Available Online

Crestron App Provides Fully Integrated Control From Apple® iPhone™

ROCKLEIGH, NJ, March 19, 2009 – Now available as a free download from the iTunes® App Store, Crestron Mobile for iPhone keeps you Crestron-connected, wherever you are. An intuitive graphical interface enables seamless control and management of climate, lighting, shades and security systems. View room and device status and adjust control features in a primary residence, vacation home, and office in real time, communicating via the 3G or Edge cellular network (or Wi-Fi, where available).

Crestron Mobile on the iPhone talks directly to the home control system without any third-party software or external servers. (A control module is required for communication, and must be uploaded to the Crestron control system the by an authorized dealer.) Any updates or changes to the control program are automatically sent to the iPhone when the app is launched, and new locations are easily added by opening the “Connections” page on the iPhone. Crestron Mobile is compatible with the original iPhone, iPhone 3G and the iPod® touch. (more…)

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Camp Digital Mobile Production Company Hits The Road With Soundcraft Vi4™ Digital Mixing Console

scraftjourneyhd.jpgNASHVILLE, Tennessee – Nashville based television production company, Camp Digital, has included as the centerpiece of its audio capabilities a Soundcraft Vi4 digital console into its new JOURNEY HD mobile production truck. Providing state-of-the-art High Definition production around North America, JOURNEY HD has recently provided video and audio support for a wide range of productions, including the television special ‘Feel That Fire’ for Great American Country starring Dierks Bentley, the 35th anniversary DVD of the band Kansas and a DVD featuring Christian comedian Chonda Pierce. (more…)

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Gefen Releases New 8×4 CAT5 HDMI Matrix

CHATSWORTH, CA – Gefen’s new 8×4 CAT-5 HDMI Matrix performs both matrix switching and signal extension, offering a convenient method of system integration.

Installers seeking an easy, plug and play method of accessing multiple hi-def sources from a few extended displays will find it particularly helpful. (more…)

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Liberty Wire & Cable Enjoys Growing Demand For Its Connectivity Solutions Despite Recession

Promotes James Blumhardt to VP, Sales, and Names Industry Vets Kevin Peterman and Tom O’Hanlon as Territory Managers to Further Strengthen Sales

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, March 19, 2009 — Liberty Wire & Cable, worldwide supplier of a broad range of wire and cable products for the audio/video trade, amid growing demand for its wire and cable products and services, has announced the promotion of James Blumhardt to Vice President of Sales for the Eastern Region, and the appointment of two A/V industry veterans, Kevin Peterman and Tom O’Hanlon, as Commercial Territory Managers. (more…)

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