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Meyer Sound Preps for Mexico’s Sound:Check Xpo

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  • International News
• March 3, 2009
MEXICO CITY —Sound:Check Xpo returns to the World Trade Center in  Mexico City on March 8 to 10, and Meyer Sound will be there with an array of audio solutions used on tours, on Cirque du Soleil shows and in major venues such as the 9,590-seat Auditorio Nacional. Meyer Sound instructor Oscar Barrientos will also demonstrate how to use phase and frequency to achieve uniform sound coverage at an AES seminar entitled “Phase Equalizers (selective frequency delay)” on March 10.

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Pussycat Dolls Crew Adapts to European Venues with Butterfly Outlinearrays

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• March 3, 2009
ZURICH, Switzerland — The European leg of the Pussycat Dolls’ Doll Domination world tour traveled with Britannia Row Productions’ Butterfly Outlinearrays. A total of 72 Butterflies joined the pop-dance quintet for the tour, blitzing through 28 dates in just over a month and adapting to a variety of venues.

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Antwerp’s SportPaleis Upgrades with Martin Audio

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  • International News
• March 3, 2009
ANTWERP, Belgium — For its first Martin Audio OmniLine installation in the country, Ampco Belgium has supplied and installed 72 OmniLine micro-line array enclosures in different hang configurations within the five-story high Antwerps Sportpaleis concert and sports arena.

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Errol Brown Tours with Flex Array, DiGiCo

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  • International News
• March 3, 2009
BIRMINGHAM, U.K. — When Errol Brown, former lead singer and songwriter for Hot Chocolate, capped a 40-year career with a farewell tour, audio supplier STS Touring Productions Ltd. used a Turbosound Flex Array system and a new DiGiCo SD8 to deliver every nuance of his slyly flirtatious songs to every seat in venues throughout Britain.

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Proel Takes Part in Moroccan Trade Show

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  • International News
• February 24, 2009
CASABLANCA, Morocco —  Proel teamed up with its distributor, Bedimpex Holding, at Dom & Event, one of the first such events for AV rental companies in this Moroccan industrial and economic center. During the event, staged in late January, Bedimpex Holding displayed a selection of the latest Proel products, including the MUSB mixer series, the new models of lighting moving heads, a range of stage accessories and new items of the DH product line.

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Harman Adds Staff to Asia Field Sales Office

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• February 24, 2009
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia —Harman Professional announced the appointment of several new staff members to the Harman Pro Asia team expanding on their success with channel partners in Asia, Latin America and Canada, including Eric Goh, Kit Roche and Raymond Tee.

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Rhino Sound Korea Working with HK Audio

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  • International News
• February 19, 2009
ST. WENDEL, Germany — Rhino Sound, a relatively new Korean sound rental company, is serving as a demo partner for HK Audio after having crossed paths through a mutually beneficial coincidence. While little more than a year old, Rhino Sound’s two founders had each worked as sound engineers on a freelance basis. The new firm’s director, Sungwon Park, served monitor engineer for Korean standout Cho Young Phil. Read More...

Allen & Heath Ships First iLive-T System

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  • International News
• February 18, 2009
PENRYN, U.K. — Allen & Heath shipped the first batch of its new iLive-T digital mixing systems. Launched at NAMM 2009, the British manufacturer said it has been overwhelmed as distributors have placed orders months in advance to cope with demand.

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EAW Gear Added to Ealing Christian Centre

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• February 16, 2009
LONDON — The Ealing Christian Centre (ECC) recently upgraded its sound system and selected several EAW SM Series stage monitors for vocalist and band use. The Centre already had an existing EAW KF600 Series Compact Three-Way VAT System, both ground-stacked and flown. The recent upgrade to the monitor system was accomplished with the help of EAW's U.K. dealer AA Systems.

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Celestion Reports Growth, New Distributor

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  • International News
• February 16, 2009
IPSWICH, U.K. —Celestion announced a 50 percent increase in sales for its professional audio products. Separately, the company announced the appointment of Miami Parts Imports Inc. as the company’s distributor for Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Suriname, Uruguay and the Caribbean.

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Korean Church Goes Digital with iLive

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  • International News
• February 12, 2009
SEOUL — The Bethel Independent Church has chosen an Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing system for its ability to cater for a diverse range of events, including services, gospel singing and rock concerts. The iLive system includes an iDR10 MixRack loaded with 48 inputs and 24 outputs and iLive-144 Control Surface with 16 inputs and 8 outputs.

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Wyclef Jean Appearance in India Relies on EAW Gear

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• February 6, 2009
PUNE, India — Wyclef Jean made an appearance on stage at the Venkestshawara Farm House in Pune, Maharashtra, Western India, where Mumbai-based Rich Audio had provided EAW’s KF760 Line Array Speaker Systems. “For FOH, we flew two KF760 line array modules, plus two KF761 line array modules per site with optimal angles of boxes,” said Lee Braganza, Rich Audio FOH and system engineer.

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