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Press Releases For : August 7, 2008

Furman to Offer AC Power Training Session at CEDIA EXPO 2008 in Denver

PETALUMA, Calif.Aug. 7, 2008 — Furman, a world-leading provider of power management solutions, today announced that industry-recognized engineer Garth Powell will conduct a training session at the upcoming CEDIA EXPO 2008 in Denver, Colo. The hour-long seminar, entitled “AC Power — The Foundation of Every Premium Home Theater System,” will be held on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 2:00 p.m. in the Quartz B room at the Hyatt Regency. In his presentation, Powell will share his experience to aid other industry professionals in achieving the highest sound and video quality through smart use of AC power. (more…)

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NuVision® Adds New FX5 120Hz Models to Full Lucidium Series 1080p Deep Black™ LCD Flat Panels Lineup

Scottsdale, Ariz., August 7, 2008 – NuVision® U.S. Inc., a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based manufacturer of high performance 1080p Deep Black™ LCD displays, is proud to announce it will feature three new models within its complete lineup of acclaimed Lucidium Series Deep Black LCD HDTVs at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 950. The 42-, 47, and 52-inch “FX5 120Hz? models will join the Lucidium Series lineup of 22-, 26-, 32-, 37-, 42-, 47-, 52, and 65-inch models, which are now all shipping. The new FX models are scheduled to ship Q4 ‘08. (more…)

THE VITEC GROUP RF SYSTEMS WELCOMES INDUSTRY VETERAN STEPHEN SHPOCK AS PRESIDENT AND MANAGING DIRECTOR

steve_shpock_headshot.JPGHACKETTSTOWN, NJ, AUGUST 7, 2008 – Twenty-four year microwave industry veteran Stephen W. Shpock has recently joined The Vitec Group RF Systems (VGRFS) as the company’s new president and managing director. VGRFS is a business unit of the Broadcast Systems Division of The Vitec Group, plc. It is comprised of the leading wireless link companies Microwave Services Corporation (MSC), a leading microwave repair facility; Nucomm, a major global provider of fixed and wireless links; and RF Central, a leading distributor and integrator of microwave products. In his new position, Shpock will oversee all three of these prestigious U.S.-based companies and be responsible for their operations worldwide. (more…)

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ATLANTIC CITY NEXT STOP AS YAMAHA COMMERCIAL AUDIO SYSTEMS PRESENTS NEXO S12 LINE ARRAY SHOWCASE

nexo-geo-s1230low.jpgBUENA PARK, Calif.─Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. invites all Atlantic City and Southern New Jersey dealers, consultants and end users to attend a NEXO S12 Series Line Array Showcase on Wednesday, August 20 between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm to be held in the Superstar Theater at Resorts International located at 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, New Jersey. (more…)

Coemar Infinity Wash XL, ParLite LED Lights Ignite 311 2008 Tour

The 311 2008 Tour is drawing masses upon masses of dedicated fans, as ICD-distributed Coemar Infinity Wash XL and ParLite Led lights trail-blaze behind — and atop – Sony BMG/Volcano’s alternative punk-funk/reggae-rap group.

The spectacle/cornucopia is the pride and joy of lighting designer/director/programmer Joe Paradise, who is working with 16 Infinity Wash XLs and 36 ParLite Leds, which complement the tour’s layered design. The Coemars play off of the rig’s huge circle with a 60-foot truss running through its middle. (more…)

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Prism Sound Moves To Sretham

The Old School HouseFollowing its acquisition of the SADiE brand, Prism Sound has completed its purchase of SADiE’s former headquarters, where it is now consolidating its entire operation.

Based in the Cambridgeshire village of Stretham, The Old School House began life as a Victorian village school but in recent years it has been transformed into an award-winning building, specifically designed to meet the needs of a modern high-tech organisation while retaining much of its original character. (more…)

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WDR Installs Fairlight Xynergi

Matthias Fischenich at WDRThe speed and flexibility of Fairlight’s Xynergi desktop media creation system has inspired German public broadcaster Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) to install five of the systems at its facilities in Cologne. (more…)

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Press Releases For : August 6, 2008

ONCE YOU USE DANLEY YOU’LL NEVER GO BACK

ga_public_brdcast_1.JPGATLANTA, GEORGIA – AUGUST 2008: Despite the cliché of programs burdened by stodgy talking heads droning on about highfalutin subjects, the bulk of programs aired by PBS use engaging, colorful formats to educate and entertain about compelling subjects. Nevertheless, no previous program has approached the raw and visceral intensity of PBS’s ten part miniseries, “Carrier.” A documentary of life aboard the USS Nimitz, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the show balances the real life struggles and triumphs of the 5000-plus sailors who spend their every moment on the ship with enough roaring take-offs and high technology to have viewers with bona fide home theaters rumbling in their seats! As “Carrier” is the very first program produced by PBS in 5.1 surround sound, Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) revamped their soundstage with a full complement of musically accurate and high SPL Danley loudspeakers and subwoofers. This improved soundstage was used to preview the first two episodes of “Carrier” for the show’s producers, the upper management at PBS, and the station’s highest-tier donors. (more…)

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SOLANGE FOLLOWS FAMILY TRADITIONS IN TOURING WITH SENNHEISER

solange.jpgHOUSTON, TEXAS – AUGUST 2008: Solange Knowles has hit the road for a six-week string of shows in theaters and club venues to promote her second album, “SoL-AngeL and the Hadley St. Dreams.” Opening for co-headliners Raheem DeVaughan and Chrisette Michele on the “Art of Love Tour,” Solange and her two background singers/dancers are equipped with Sennheiser RF microphones and wireless monitor systems, while her four-piece band relies almost exclusively on wired Sennheiser evolution 900 Series microphones. (more…)

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ATC LOUDSPEAKERS MAKE 251 MUSIC

brett_cookingham.jpgLOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – AUGUST 2008: Brett Cookingham and Matt Pavolaitis, founders, owners, and operators of 251 Music, are remarkably busy. In only a few short years, they have placed over 3,000 pieces of original, high-quality music, of every conceivable genre, on network television. On one day, they may be writing and recording a country tune and the next a blazing loud rock anthem, with some folk or jazz in the evening to break things up! They wear the many hats of producer, recording engineer, composer, musician, mix engineer, and mastering engineer – often simultaneously. Ardently opposed to using pre-recorded loops or samples, Cookingham and Pavolaitis record everything themselves in their well-appointed live room/control room/mastering suite. They recently received a significant leg up in that process with a pair of “relentlessly truthful” ATC SCM50ASL powered reference monitors. (more…)

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