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Votec is First in Europe to Stock VLX3

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 14, 2009
Sandor Elek, owner of Votec
SZEGED, Hungary — Pro audio sales, rental and distribution specialist Votec has become the first European rental company to stock the new Renkus-Heinz VerSys VLX3 externally powered high power, large format line array system. Read More...

China’s National Day Relies on Gear from Harman, d&b audiotechnik

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 13, 2009
BEIJING — ACE Professional Sound and Lighting used components from JBL Professional, Soundcraft, Crown Audio and BSS Audio and configured using Harman HiQnet System Architect for China’s National Day celebrations.  A team of sound technicians from Zenith also took part with gear from d&b audiotechnik. Read More...

Midas PRO6 Used for Portuguese Artist’s Homecoming Concert

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 12, 2009
FOH engineer Joao Cebolas
CASCAIS, Portugal — Portuguese artist Mariza had embarked on the worldwide Terra tour, named after her recent album, but returned to Portugal for a number of concerts. Upon her return, Mariza’s sound engineer, João Cebolas, got the chance to work with a Midas PRO6 live sound system provided by Audiomatrix, a local rental company owned by Jorge Pina. Read More...

Square Brussels Equipped with Studer Consoles

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 9, 2009
BRUSSELS — Square Brussels, a new event space, recently purchased Studer Vista 5 and Vista 5 SR consoles as part of the sound reinforcement system for its auditorium. Belgium-based company Play installed the consoles, which were purchased through Studer’s Belgian representative, HeynenNV.
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Proel Axiom Gear Put to Use for Tim Cup 2009

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 9, 2009
Tim Cup 2009
PESCARA, Italy — New Sound Service used Proel Sound Reinforcement systems for Tim Cup 2009, a major Italian soccer event. This year’s contest featured Juventus, AC Milan and Inter Milan in a three-way battle for the Cup at the at the Stadio Adriatico. Read More...

MSI Japan Joins L-Acoustics K1/KUDO Pilot Program

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 9, 2009
L to R: Motoshige Nishio, Takashi Murata, Shuzo Fujii and Takahiro Ueno (MSI Japan); Sherif el Barbari (certified trainer, L-Acoustics); Michel Brouard (L-Acoustics)
KANAGAWA, Japan — MSI Japan has joined the L-Acoustics Rental Network and taken delivery of a K1/KUDO system and LA-RAK touring racks fitted with LA8 amplified controllers. MSI Japan’s director, Shuzo Fujii, also met recently with L-Acoustics founder Dr. Christian Heil. Read More...

Soccer Stadium First to Use Harman HiQnet System Architect V 2.0

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 9, 2009
Martin Barbour, ID Networks
BURNLEY, U.K. — The Burnley Football Club was put to the test recently with a match against Manchester United, and the home team playing at Turf Moor stadium scored a David-vs.-Goliath upset victory. That meant the stadium’s recently-upgraded PA system would also need to overcome a worthy opponent — the roar of an excited home-team crowd.
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Merlin PA Adds iLive-T System to Touring Inventory

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 9, 2009
NOTTINGHAM, U.K. — Merlin PA recently purchased an Allen & Heath iLive-T system, comprising an iDR-48 MixRack with iLive-T112 Control Surface, to add to its touring inventory.
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O2 Academy Birmingham Equipped With L-Acoustics V-DOSC System

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 7, 2009
BIRMINGHAM, U.K. — The Academy Music Group (AMG) has once again recruited the production team of Adlib Audio (sound), Utopium (lighting) and Dimension Audio (video projection and distribution) for its latest venue, O2 Academy Birmingham. Read More...

Harman Pro Gear Supports Festinho Festival

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 7, 2009
EAST ANGLIA, U.K. — Festinho 2009, a U.K.-based celebration of Brazilian music that also raises funds to benefit Jimmy Page’s Action for Brazil’s Children charity, has received ongoing and increasing support from Harman Professional.
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Venue at Austrian Lotteries HQ Using DiGiCo SD7 and SD8

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 7, 2009
VIENNA — At the headquarters of the Austrian Lotteries, the Studio 44 venue, originally built for internal use has been put to work for clients such as Ford Motor Company, Coca Cola, BP and Google. A DiGiCo SD7 and two SD8s were recently added to its equipment inventory. Read More...

Teatros del Canal Venues Equipped with Meyer Sound M’elodie

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 7, 2009
MADRID — The Main Theater and the black-box Theater Configurable in the Teatros del Canal, a performing arts complex designed by Spanish architect Juan Navarro Baldeweg, was equipped with Meyer Sound’s self-powered M1D and M’elodie line array loudspeaker systems. Read More...

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