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Press Releases For : November 21, 2008

Submit your track to Sennheiser’s “My Song? contest:

Enter to win a 10-piece Sennheiser mic kit and star in an ad!

OLD LYME, Conn. – November 2008 – With Sennheiser’s “My Song? contest, the spotlight is on you—and your original song. Now through March 31, 2008, high school students can enter to win a free 10-piece, professional-grade Sennheiser evolution microphone kit and a spot in an upcoming Sennheiser ad! What’s more, you’ll also be featured on the Sennheiser Artist site (www.sennheiserusa.com/artists) alongside such performers as Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and Paramore! (more…)

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Ace Audio Relies On Crown Audio For Guitar Under The Stars Event

gus-performanc1.JPGELKHART, Indiana – Succeeding in an acoustically challenging and unique live sound venue, Ace Audio provided the sound reinforcement system for the “Guitar Under The Stars? event, an outdoor concert held at the Riverfront Recapture in Harford, Connecticut. The “Guitar Under The Stars Event? has become a yearly tradition that draws thousands to the Hartford riverfront for a full day of music. (more…)

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JBL Loudspeakers In Winner’s Circle At 2008 FORMULA 1™ SingTel Singapore Grand Prix

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NORTHRIDGE, California – In a high-profile, international event highlighting the suitability of JBL VERTEC® loudspeakers for demanding applications, global production design and lighting specialty vendor Valerio Maioli SPA was contracted to provide the lighting, CCTV, trusses and public address for the inaugural FORMULA 1™ SingTel Singapore Grand Prix. The event took place on September 28 on a street circuit of public roads around the Marina Bay area in Singapore. The race was the first to be held at night in FORMULA 1 history, with the timing of the night event enabling live broadcasts at a time convenient for European TV audiences. Over 110,000 tickets were made available for this first street race held in Asia, and a full sell-out was achieved. (more…)

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Crown Audio Appoints Vincent Tan Business Developer For Asia

tanvincent.jpgELKHART, Indiana – Crown Audio today announced the appointment of Vincent Tan to the position of Business Developer for the Asia region. In this role Tan will be responsible for supporting the sales within the region and working closely with the customer base to ensure all products are tailored to meet their needs. He will report to Director of Marketing for Installed Sound, Brian Divine. (more…)

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Daktronics And JBL VRX Line Arrays Bring Sound To The Sooners At University of Oklahoma’s Lloyd Noble Center

jbl_lloydnoble.jpgNORTHRIDGE, California – Demonstrating the power and ease of installation of JBL VRX portable line arrays, systems integration firm Daktronics designed and installed a new audio system for the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Oklahoma. The Lloyd Noble Center is home to the University of Oklahoma basketball teams and also serves as one of the largest concert venues in the region.

Built in 1975, the Lloyd Noble Center has a capacity of 11,528, which can vary for theater seating during concerts. Given the variety of events held at the venue, Daktronics installed an equally versatile audio system comprised of JBL VRX line array loudspeakers. (more…)

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Slovenian Broadcasting Company, Radio Murski Val, Celebrates 50th Anniversary By Honoring Studer OnAir 3000

radio1.jpgREGENSDORF, Switzerland- A Slovenian leader in the production of digital broadcasts, Radio Murski val, celebrates its 50th anniversary and credits Studer products for much of their recent broadcasting success. From the modest beginnings of only a few hours of broadcasting per week and Yugoslavian political obstacles, Radio Murski val chose Studer equipment in 1989, which has transformed it into one of the most listened-to broadcasters in the country. In 2007, Radio Murski val made the transition into digital broadcasting and has continued the digital trend with the acquisition of Studer’s OnAir3000. (more…)

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A Divine Performance of Crown Amplifiers at Heaven’s Rehearsal Event

heavenrehersal.jpgELKHART, Indiana – Powering audio in a major live sound application, PA Plus provided live sound reinforcement for “Heaven’s Rehearsal,? a multi-denominational musical event that featured a house band, full orchestra and five-hundred member choir. The event took place on November 1, at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada.

PA Plus utilized 80 Crown I-Tech amplifiers to power the large format JBL VerTec® line array. “In order to maintain both group and independent control over all the arrays, we chose to use the Crown I-Tech amplifiers along with HiQnet™ System Architect™ software to provide all the required processing,? stated Mark Radu, Systems Engineer of PA Plus. “We turned the basic 30,000 seat system within System Architect and stored it as a preset. As we added array sections to attain coverage up to the full 55,000-seat capacity, the system was re-tuned and saved as a preset. The Crown I-Tech amplifiers and System Architect gave us all the processing power and flexibility we needed.? (more…)

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Taher Sound & Lights Bring Power To The People With JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays For Sonia Gandhi Event In India

jbl_soniagandhi.jpgNORTHRIDGE, California – In a historic application of JBL VERTEC® line arrays, Taher Sound & Lights recently provided the live sound reinforcement system for an appearance by Sonia Gandhi, President of India’s Congress political party, in the Anantapur district of the state of Andhra Pradesh. The event, which drew a crowd estimated at more than 750,000 people, was designed to generate support for the ruling Congress party in the upcoming state legislative assembly elections. (more…)

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grandMA Closes The Campaign … Cheers At Obama Victory Speech ’08!

ObamaThe votes are in, and Chicago’s Grant Park will never be the same. Barack Obama’s riveting 2008 victory speech rang through crowds, as MA Lighting’s grandMA consoles (supplied by overall Lighting Contractor – Christie Lites) took front row. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of the grandMA in North America.

States lighting designer Bob Peterson: “The Obama campaign provided the statement for the directive, which was to elegantly transfer from the exuberance of the campaign to the seriousness of the presidency. What that meant to me,” he explains, “was to deem victory night a serious and strong historical evening.” (more…)

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Press Releases For : November 20, 2008

TV Magic Vendor Demo Day to Showcase Miranda, Hitachi, Stantron, and APC

SAN DIEGO — Nov. 20, 2008 — Broadcast systems integrator TV Magic is hosting a vendor demo day Thursday, December 4, with featured presenters from Miranda, Hitachi, Stantron, and APC. Companies will discuss their new and existing product lines, including digital production HDTV cameras, 3Gbps/HD/SD video and audio processors, HD/SD graphics processors, and power distribution and sequencing systems. They will also offer product demonstrations and provide attendees with the opportunity for hands-on product use. (more…)

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