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Press Releases For : February 12, 2008

San Francisco Newspaper Captures the Sights and Sounds of the Bay Area with Canon’s XH A1

canon-xh-a1-gonzalez.jpg“The Voice of the West” since 1865, the six-time Pulitzer Prize winning San Francisco Chronicle is now the eyes and ears as well, with online video on its SFGate.com Web site further expanding its comprehensive coverage of the Bay Area. Among the top five newspaper Web sites nationally for daily visitors, the Chronicle‘s staff photographers capture their SFGate.com online video reports using Canon‘s XH A1 HD camcorders, which do double-duty shooting still images for the paper as well. (more…)

MSU’S AUDIO ENTHUSIASTS AND ENGINEERS REVOLUTIONIZE AUDIO WITH NEUTRIK USA

MSU - Phono Stage LAKEWOOD, NJ – FEBRUARY 12, 2008 – A student-run, project-oriented organization at Michigan State University (MSU), the Audio Enthusiasts and Engineers (AEE), have jumped full-force into their ongoing project, Revolution Audio. Through generous donations from Neutrik USA, designer and manufacturer of the XX series XLR cable connector, along with several other manufacturers, the students are able to begin construction on a high-quality turntable, low-noise RIAA phono stage, a hand built tube microphone, rebuild several power amps, as well as redesign the universal power supply and the preamp.

Revolution Audio is an ongoing project that began with the creation of a one-of-a-kind stereo system that allows options of source selection, volume control and audio panning from an LCD touch screen on the preamp. An audiophile type turntable and the phono stage are this semester‘s addition to the Revolution Audio project. AEE will also build an enclosure for a 24-inch subwoofer that will complement Revolution Audio for frequencies as low as 10Hz. Other sponsors include Advanced Circuits, Microsoft, Electric Interconnect, and Linear Systems. (more…)

ClearView Baptist Worship Center Equipped With Auralex’s Custom ProPanels

Clearview Baptist 2Auralex Acoustics, Inc., the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, recently outfitted ClearView Baptist Worship Center with its best-selling Custom ProPanels.

The ClearView Baptist Worship Center, located in Franklin, TN, is a multi-purpose building housing: worship services; worship band and choir practices and performances; social meetings and events; bible school studies; and a preschool. The facility has a wood gym floor and a dry wall finish on all walls, which created slap echoes and an excessive sound decay, specifically within midrange frequencies. (more…)

Universal® Introduces Wireless Keypad — Unique Dual-Use Remote for Home Entertainment

KP-900 from Universal Remote ControlVersatile New KP-900 Custom Keypad Mounts on Walls and Doubles
As a Handheld Remote; Ideal for Both New Homes and Retrofits

HARRISON, NY, Feb. 11, 2008 — Universal Remote Control, Inc., the leader in control system design and manufacturing for home and professional entertainment systems, will introduces the wireless, dual-use KP-900 Wireless Keypad at this Spring‘s Electronic House Expo, beginning Mar. 13 in Orlando, Florida.
The KP-900 is a powerful keypad remote that controls all audio and video equipment in a home, simplifying and automating the operation of even the most complex Home Theater system to achieve an extraordinary combination of power and flexibility. It can be mounted on a wall AND used as a handheld remote, making it ideal for retrofitting into homes with existing entertainment systems, as well as for new homes. (more…)

Verrex Appoints Former AllianceBernstein Global AV Manager to Lead International Expansion

MOUNTAINSIDE, New Jersey, U.S.A. (February 12, 2008) – In direct response to client requests for global support of their AV objectives, Verrex Corporation, a leading audiovisual, videoconference and sound systems integrator, today announced plans for international expansion lead by former AllianceBernstein Global AV Manager, George Massey. (more…)

Press Releases For : February 11, 2008

Legendary Peavey SP™ Loudspeakers Updated For Even More Durability

Peavey SP SpeakersPeavey proudly introduces its new SP™ Series loudspeaker systems, featuring the durable new Hammertex™ covering and newly redesigned exterior with full-front metal grilles. A live-sound standard for more than three decades, the new SP Series features all of the proven technologies that have established the line as one of the audio industry‘s most enduringly popular, reliable speaker systems. (more…)

Peavey Debuts New Versarray™ 212 Line-Array Enclosure

Peavey Versarray 212 Peavey proudly introduces the new three-way Versarray 212 line-array enclosure, featuring planar ribbon drivers, neodymium woofers and exclusive adjustment technology to set a new benchmark for high fidelity, high-level sound reinforcement.

Engineered for optimum coverage in large performance venues with companion Versarray 218 and 118 subwoofers, the new Versarray 212 enclosure offers extreme versatility in the most demanding sound-reinforcement applications. (more…)

Peavey Expands XR® Series Powered-Mixer Line With New Consoles

Peavey proudly introduces two new mixers to the renowned Peavey XR® Series powered-mixer line, the XR 1220 console and rack-mountable XR 1212, featuring patented Peavey technologies and extensive digital signal processing capabilities.

Designed for versatility in live-performance and sound-reinforcement applications, the Peavey new XR 1220 and XR 1212 feature dual 600-watt power amplifiers that can be summed to the main output (1200 watts) or used independently to power mains and monitors at 600 watts each. Each standard channel includes an XLR input and ” line input, as well as a ” channel insert, gain adjustment, 80 Hz low-cut switch, two monitor sends, EFX send, and low, mid low, mid high and high equalization controls. Two stereo channels feature dual ” and RCA inputs, respectively, and XLR inputs.
(more…)

Leadership Change At Electrosonic Group; Jim Bowie Promoted To President

bowieThe board of Electrosonic Group today announced that Jim Bowie has been appointed President. Bowie now oversees the global operations and strategy for Electrosonic‘s combined businesses in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East serving the museum, themed entertainment, command and control, corporate, government, and digital signage markets.

With this change of leadership, the Burbank office becomes the group operational headquarters. Electrosonic maintains offices in Burbank, Minneapolis, New York, Orlando, London, Helsinki, Stockholm, Dubai, and Shanghai. (more…)

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Point Source Audio Re-Launches Website

Company growth spurs website re-design to support expanding dealer network

Novato, Calif., February 11, 2008 — Point Source Audio (PSA), a specialty manufacturer of popular high-end audio accessories announces the re-design of its website to more clearly showcase the first ever complete line of affordable ear-worn microphones and the unique wearing options available for its in-ear monitors. The website allows its network of resellers and end-users to learn more about the company‘s latest offerings and more easily access product information, including wiring schematics for coupling with wireless systems such as Shure, Audio-Technica and Sennheiser. (more…)

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