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Meyer Sound CEO To Receive Silver Medal Award

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• October 1, 2007

NEW YORK CITY — Meyer Sound CEO/President John Meyer will be presented with the Silver Medal Award in recognition of his achievements in the field of audio engineering, Oct. 5, during Opening Ceremonies at this year’s Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention in New York City.

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AMS Picks Up Turbo

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• September 27, 2007

AGOURA HILLS, CA — After Sennheiser Electronic Corporation announced it will no longer distribute Turbosound products in the United States and Latin America, U.S. distribution of the U.K.-based installed and live sound loudspeaker systems manufacturer was immediately acquired by American Music and Sound, bringing that group — which also distributes pro brands including Allen & Heath and Focusrite — a big step closer to being able to cover the entire signal chain. 

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Rane Granted Patent on Perfect-Q Technology

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• September 26, 2007

MUKILTEO, WA — The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has granted US Patent 7,266,205, “Linearized Filter Band Equipment and Processes,” to inventor Ray Miller and assignee Rane Corporation.  

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Montreal Gala Event Entertains with iLive

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• September 26, 2007

Montreal, Quebec — Allen & Heath's iLive digital mixing system was recently employed to manage a sold-out event, entitled Mom & Company, held in Montreal’s 2,200-capacity performance venue, Theatre St-Denis 1. The variety show was themed as a celebration of parenthood, featuring 2 MC's and live entertainment.

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UPJunior ultracompact VariO loudspeaker

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• September 24, 2007

Meyer Sound presented the UPJunior ultracompact VariO loudspeaker at PLASA 2007.

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Harman Buyout Dead?

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• September 24, 2007

NORTHRIDGE, CA — Harman International’s $8 billion buyout appears to have died Friday afternoon as private equity firms Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. claimed a “material adverse change” and announced their intention to back out of the deal. The move caused Harman stock to plummet. Harman stock peaked at 122 in late April on news of the buyout and was running at about 112 on Friday before news of KKR/GS intentions hit. At press time it was running 80 after starting the day at 78 — a drop of 36% since Friday. 

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Christina Aguilera Gets Back to Basics with JBL

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• September 24, 2007

NORTHRIDGE, CA — Philippines-based sound firm Sound Check Inc. deployed a large, multizone VerTec line array system for Christina Aguilera’s July 6 outdoor performance in Manila. The concert was part of Aguilera’s 2007 “Back to Basics” world tour.

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Vans Warped Tour Rocks Sennheiser

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• September 24, 2007
OLD LYME, CT — Several bands on this year’s Vans Warped Tour used Sennheiser mics. The tour, which combines extreme music and extreme sports, came to an end in late August after a trek through 25 states and four Canadian provinces that began in late June.

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Live Sound Pros to Discuss Digital Audio Networking at AES

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• September 21, 2007

NEW YORK CITY — Renkus-Heinz will present a panel discussion on “Digital Audio Networking in Live Sound” at the 123rd AES Convention, Oct. 5-8, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan. The seminar will run from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Oct. 7 in Room 1E04 at the Javits Center.

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Dream Theater Tour Wakes Up with Yamaha

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• September 21, 2007
BUENA PARK, CA —Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. has announced that the first live use of the new DSP5D expander for the Yamaha PM5D console is taking place on the Dream Theater tour. Hired by Dream Theater, independent engineer Randy Lane is mixing front-of-house. He selected Clair Brothers to handle production for the tour in both the U.S. and internationally.

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beyerdynamic DT 60 PRO In-Ear Headphones

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• September 19, 2007

FARMINGDALE, NY — beyerdynamic introduces the DT 60 PRO In-Ear Headphones.  Designed for use with in-ear monitoring systems, the DT 60 PRO is designed to provide accurate audio reproduction combined with effective sound isolation in loud environments.

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Parnelli Award Dinner Tickets

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• September 19, 2007
ORLANDO, FL — Advance tickets for the Parnelli Awards, held during LDI at The Peabody Orlando Hotel, must be purchased by Tuesday, November 13. For more information, click here. Read More...

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