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Press Releases For : March 31, 2008

‘2’ YAMAHA PM5D DIGITAL CONSOLES FOR MAROON 5 TOUR

maroon5crewlow.jpg─Clair/Showco Provides Production for Band’s “It Won’t Be Soon Before Long? Tour─

BUENA PARK, Calif.─With five GRAMMY® nominations, a TV appearance on CMT’s ‘Crossroads’, and a performance at the Pepsi Smash pre-Super Bowl concert February 2 to air on VH1, Maroon 5 continues its successful worldwide tour in support of their latest “It Won’t Be Soon Before Long? CD. (more…)

Hitachi Offers WXGA Resolution And Widescreen Capabilities With New CPX3 3LCD Mobile Short-Throw Projector

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, March 24, 2008 — Bringing widescreen compatibility to presenters in a variety of environments, Hitachi America, Ltd., Ubiquitous Platform Systems Division today introduced the CPX3 3LCD mobile short-throw projector. Offering WXGA (1280 x 800) resolution, the CPX3 is specially designed for widescreen-format laptops and imaging applications that use 16:10 aspect ratios. (more…)

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Ten Years After Audio Serves Major Thai Rock Concert With JBL VerTec Line Arrays

NORTHRIDGE, CALIFORNIA, March 25, 2008 — In a unique application that underscores the continued worldwide adoption of JBL Professional VERTEC® line arrays, Ten Years After Audio (TYAA), one of the leading audio rental firms in Thailand, provided the live sound system for the recent Assanee and Wasan Ram-Rai Concert at Rajamangala National Stadium in Bangkok. TYAA deployed VERTEC line arrays throughout the entire venue. (more…)

John Eargle Posthumously Awarded Technical Grammy

NORTHRIDGE, CALIFORNIA, March 24, 2008 — Industry pioneer John Eargle was posthumously awarded the 2008 Technical GRAMMY® Award at the Special Merit Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on the evening prior to the 50th GRAMMY Awards Telecast. The accomplished engineer, musician and longtime JBL Professional consultant passed away May 9, 2007, leaving a legacy of achievement in the areas of music recording, loudspeaker design, and education. The Technical GRAMMY Award is presented by vote of The Recording Academy®’s National Trustees to individuals who have made contributions of outstanding technical significance to the recording field. (more…)

AKG Launches New Perception Series Professional Condenser Microphones

FRANKFURT, Germany – March 12, 2008 – AKG today announced the introduction of the new Perception Series of professional condenser microphones at the 2008 Musikmesse in Frankfurt, Germany. Designed for a wide range of applications used by ambitious hobby musicians as well as professional studios, the four new models included in the product launch provide superb audio quality and performance at a competitive price. (more…)

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Hit Theatrical Production “Love, Janis” Premieres JBL’s New Powered Full-Size VerTec System

FRANKFURT, GERMANY, 12 March 2008 — Marking the first commercial use of JBL Professional’s new powered full-size VERTEC® VT4889ADP full-range line array element and VT4880ADP companion subwoofer with JBL DrivePack® technology, San Diego-based Meeting Services Inc. is providing audio, lighting and projection needs for the national tour of “Love, Janis.? (more…)

Grandmaster Flash Continues To Make Hip-Hop History With JBL Professional LSR4300 Series Studio Monitors

FRANKFURT, GERMANY, 12 March 2008 — Hip-hop founding father and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Grandmaster Flash is recording his upcoming full-length album, “The Bridge,? with a new JBL Professional LSR4300 Series studio monitor system. (more…)

JBL Professional Builds On Success Of AE Series With New AE Compact Loudspeaker Family

FRANKFURT, GERMANY, 12 March 2008 — Expanding on its immensely popular Application Engineered (AE) Series loudspeakers, JBL Professional today introduced eight new compact AE Series loudspeaker models at Musikmesse 2008. The new AE Compact loudspeaker series provides even more options for system designers and integrators in a variety of applications. (more…)

VTG HOLDINGS INC. (THE RAPCOHORIZON COMPANY) SOLD TO RHC MANAGEMENT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH EQUITY INVESTMENT GROUPS

March 31, 2008 – The RapcoHorizon Company, a whole owned subsidiary of VTG Holdings Inc., announced today that they have signed a definitive sale agreement as of February 29th, 2008, with RHC management, in conjunction with Midwest Mezzanine Funds, and Busch O’Donnell Capitol Partners, both equity investment groups, for the sale of the company’s stock and assets. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. VTG Holdings Inc., stock and all assets have transferred to the newly formed RHC Holding Corporation. The RapcoHorizon Company, www.rapcohorizon.com, is a market leader in audio, video and data cable manufacturing for the audio retail, A/V installation, Home Theater, and Datacom markets. RHC Holding Corp. provides interconnectivity products with revenues exceeding $65 million annually. (more…)

Eventide TimeFactor: Delay Of Choice For Renowned Guitarist Peter Thorn

LITTLE FERRY, NJ, MARCH 19, 2008 — Peter Thorn is one of the world’s most in-demand guitarists, having worked in the studio and toured with the likes of Chris Cornell, Alicia Keys, Brian Ray, Ben Jelen, and many others. He is currently using Eventide’s new effects pedal, TimeFactor, in the studio and will be incorporating it into his touring rig, as well. Eventide, the foremost provider of studio quality effects for more than 37 years, has brought that knowledge to bear on TimeFactor, providing guitarists with a flexible performance tool, delivering studio quality effects in a sturdy, compact package. (more…)

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