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Shure UR1M Micro-Bodypack

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• April 23, 2008
Offering wireless audio in an ultra-compact package that is about half the size of most standard bodypacks and weighing just three ounces with two AAA batteries, the Shure UR1M Micro-Bodypack is designed to be easily concealed and worn comfortably by actors, performers, musicians and public speakers.
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Shure Incorporated Makes Two Senior Management Appointments

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• April 22, 2008

 In our April issue's On the Move section, we incorrectly listed Robin Hamerlinck's job title and placed Paul Applebaum's photo in the wrong location.We regret these errors. Below is the correct press release. – ed.

NILES, IL – Shure Incorporated has appointed Robin Hamerlinck to vice president of Global Information Systems and chief information officer.  In this position, she will be responsible for the development and operation of all of the company’s information systems and infrastructure.  Previously, Hamerlinck was chief technology officer at Merisant Worldwide Inc. and before that, she worked at Monsanto, where she held various information technology management positions.

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St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Sets Sail with D.A.S. Audio

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• April 22, 2008
ST. MAARTEN – Home to one of the Caribbean's most exciting vacation destinations, Sint Maarten also has the distinction of being the site of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, one of the biggest sailing events of the Americas and second only to the America’s Cup. This year’s regatta was larger than ever — with over 280 ships participating in the race. For each event, D.A.S. Audio systems provided sound reinforcement—with the final night’s concert being a massive affair that featured Jamaican American reggae artist Shaggy.

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Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight Tour Rocks with XTA

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• April 22, 2008

WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND – Nu metal rap rockers Linkin Park unleashed their third studio album Minutes to Midnight in May 2007. It sold more than 600,000 copies in the first week and went straight to the top of the Billboard 200 Charts. However, as their current world tour reminds us, Linkin Park are also a phenomenal live act — and has XTA very much at the heart of their sound. 

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Celtic Woman Returns to U.S. with Meyer Sound

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• April 21, 2008
EAST RUTHERFOD, N.J. – With record-breaking releases topping Billboard charts and sold-out concerts spanning continents, Ireland’s Celtic Woman is back in the U.S. On its three-month coast-to-coast tour, the all-female group is playing shows ranging from massive to intimate and back again. With settings ranging from 2,000-seat theatres to 9,000-seat arenas, East Rutherford, NJ-based Masque Sound has outfitted the band with a versatile system of self-powered Meyer Sound loudspeakers to cover every contingency.
 
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Drummer Boy Sound Hoops It Up with Dynacord Cobra

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• April 21, 2008
MIAMI – Miami’s Drummer Boy Sound, 99 JAMZ WEDR, Powerade and the City of Miami Gardens recently teamed up to sponsor and host the national touring Hoop It Up 3 on 3 basketball challenge at Calder Race track in Miami Gardens, Fla. DBS deployed their portable Dynacord Cobra line array system for the event, with additional equipment from Electro-Voice, Midas and Klark Teknik.

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Neumann Digital Microphones To Interconnect with DiGiCo Consoles

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• April 18, 2008
LAS VEGAS – Back in 2001, Neumann unveiled its Solution-D generation digital microphones. These conformed to the new AES 42 data transmission protocol to allow its digital microphones to work in conjunction with digital workstations. Now, NAB 2008 sees the fruits of a collaborative effort with UK-based digital mixing console manufacturer DiGiCo to take this groundbreaking technology a stage further, allowing Neumann’s digital microphones to interface directly with DiGiCo’s desks.

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Simon Pro Gives Mission Worship Sound Makeover with McCauley Sound

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• April 17, 2008

RIVERSIDE, CA – The Mission Worship Center in Riverside, Calif., experienced structural damage, which forced them into a position to move their services into their gymnatorium.  Realizing that the gym was not going to handle the make-shift system from the main worship hall, Simon Productions worked with Pastor Justin Frailey of the church to get a new McCauley Sound iDESIGN installation, consisting of four iD112-4s, two iD208-26s, two iD108-26s, two AC288s and two SM72-2s.  Once the sanctuary is rebuilt, Mission Worship Center has already decided to go with a McCauley Sound line array. 

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Balashikha Arena Scores with Outline Sound

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• April 16, 2008
MOSCOW – For sound reinforcement at the "Balashikha,” the home arena of the great "MVD MO" ice hockey team, almost a hundred Outline loudspeaker systems have been permanently installed: the units are a combination of line-array, point source and stage monitor systems.
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NCAA Sweet Sixteen Dunks with Electro-Voice

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• April 16, 2008
HOUSTON – LD Systems (Houston) deployed three sizes of Electro-Voice line array — X-Line, XLC and XLD — for the recent NCAA college basketball South Regional “Sweet Sixteen” playoffs at Reliant Stadium in Houston.
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Dynacord VariLine VL 62

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• April 16, 2008
The new Dynacord Variline range is designed to deliver state-of-the-art acoustic performance and multi-functional hardware accessories for permanent install and mobile applications. The VL 62 full range cabinet (150W RMS & 122 dB max SPL) features a neodymium 6.5-inch woofer and a 1-inch compression driver mounted to a CAD-optimized 90 x 40 rotateable horn for high SPL applications where minimal footprint is a main concern.
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Newseum Takes Museum Experience To New Levels with Electrosonic

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• April 14, 2008
Burbank, CA – Electrosonic has provided most of the video displays and audio systems in the public areas, exhibit galleries and theaters at the Newseum, which opens in Washington, D.C. this month. A seven-level, high-tech interactive museum, the Newseum traces the history of news reporting from the 16th century to the present. With AV systems installed by Electrosonic, the Newseum boasts 250,000 square feet of exhibit space and includes 14 major galleries and a 4D time-travel experience.

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