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• November 27, 2006
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• November 24, 2006
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It's Not All Gibberish at RF Seminar

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• November 24, 2006
OLD LYME, CT -- Audio professionals are seldom at a loss for advice with RF systems, but most of that advice sounds vaguely like, "Set the offending channel to twice the value of your oldest living relative, rub two coins of different value below the receiver, tap the transmitter with a wooden pencil, and chant the name of the person who will use the wireless connection backwards five times." Cut through the hearsay at an RF seminar led by RF engineers Volker Schmitt and Joe Ciaudelli. Read More...

Performing Arts Center Gears Up

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• November 22, 2006
NORTHRIDGE, CA -- Northeastern Production Systems has installed a complete sound, lighting and video system at the Marvin Sands-Constellation Brands Performing Arts Center in Canandaigua, NY. The sound reinforcement system features VERTEC line arrays and SRX712M stage monitors. Read More...

Stone Pony Club Gets Sonic Upgrade

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• November 21, 2006
ASBURY PARK, NJ -- Asbury Audio, headed by Jason Dermer, recently chose to provide the Stone Pony club with a 48-channel APB-DynaSonics Spectra-T mixing console in an upgrade to the existing sound reinforcement system. Read More...

Illegal Eagles Take Flight

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• November 21, 2006
LUTON, UK -- Concert Sound Limited, of Luton, England, has been providing PA for the Illegal Eagles' 10-week tour, and according to FOH engineer Tim Peeling, the new Vi6 has handled life in the fast lane. Read More...

Student Union Kits Out

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• November 20, 2006
CORNWALL, UK -- Loughborough Student Union (LSU) has recently completed an extensive refurbishment, including an overhaul of its audio equipment, to provide a multi-function entertainment venue for its students. All of the audio mixing equipment selected for the six rooms was from Allen & Heath. Read More...

New Cable Hits Market

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• November 20, 2006
NEW YORK -- Altamonte Springs, FL-based Link has introduced its CVS LKSPKAL 12/3 U2A2, a new line of self-powered speaker cables that includes a 12/3 double shielded power cable, two AES individually jacketed and shielded pairs, and two color-coded UTP Ethernet lines, featuring Link's cross-spacer (Cat6 style) construction. The cables are specifically designed for self-powered loudspeaker systems that incorporate Cat5 control and/or signal connectivity. Read More...

Rodeo Moves Over for Rock

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• November 20, 2006
RALEIGH, NC -- The North Carolina State Fair produces nightly concerts featuring country, bluegrass, contemporary Christian and, more recently, R&B/hip-hop and southern rock bands, and one of the principal challenges for integrator RMB Audio is getting the best possible audio quality in a venue originally designed for rodeos, circuses and livestock exhibitions. Read More...

Unholy Alliance Hits Europe

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• November 20, 2006
CANDLER, NC -- The Unholy Alliance tour has recently shipped into Europe from the US and sound service provider Eighth Day Sound elected to send the complete touring package over with them. "It came about in a funny way," said Tim Quinby, soundman for top of the bill Slayer. "When I was originally asked by management to specify this tour I asked for something else. Eighth Day had just purchased a new J-Series system from d&b audiotechnik, and they asked me to come down and check it out." Read More...

A New Day Dawns for Claude Lemay

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• November 17, 2006
LAS VEGAS -- Claude "Mégo" Lemay serves as musical director for Céline Dion and her Las Vegas show, A New Day, and he uses the Soundelux E47C, a recreation of 1950s-era German microphones, when working in his own studio. A cardioid microphone with a transformer balanced output, the Soundelux E47C contains large plate circuitry with a traditional resistive load that provides a vintage amplification curve and dynamics response. Read More...

Bennett Performs American Classic

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• November 16, 2006
LOS ANGELES -- This past November, Tony Bennett recorded a live performance at the L.A. Theatre for broadcast for a TV special, Tony Bennett: An American Classic, which aired November 21 on NBC. The concert featured the live vocals of Bennett, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Christina Aguilera, Diana Krall, Michael Bublé and Barbra Streisand. Read More...

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