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Luis Miguel Electrifies Santiago

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• June 28, 2006
BERKELEY, CA--From Luis Miguel's debut album, 1982's Un sol, through his most recent release, Mexico en la Piel in 2004, the Mexican singer's albums have been best sellers throughout Latin America and Europe. Miguel is known to be a perfectionist, personally seeing to the quality of each of his performances. At Miguel's National Stadium of Santiago, Chile, performance last November more than 40,000 people heard him thanks to Stecher Sound, who, along with strategic ally Audiopro, was contracted to provide sound for the memorable concert. They opted for a system of Meyer Sound self-powered loudspeakers to satisfy the show's demanding technical requirements. Read More...

Bosch To Acquire Telex Communications

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• June 28, 2006
MINNEAPOLIS, MN--Telex Communications Holdings, Inc, of Minneapolis, Minn, announced today that it has signed a definitive merger agreement with a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, according to which Bosch will acquire Telex for $420 million, including the assumption of Telex debt. Read More...

Lining Up At Upfronts

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• June 26, 2006
NORTHRIDGE, CA -- Leading sound company On Stage Audio recently provided the audio system for the Fox Broadcasting Company's annual Upfront presentation, held May 18 at the Armory in New York City. The event, during which Fox introduced its Fall programming schedule to a crowd of 4,000 potential advertisers, featured appearances by major stars like Kiefer Sutherland, Simon Cowell, Hugh Laurie and Carrie Underwood. Read More...

Amps Power New Organ Model

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• June 23, 2006
CHESTER, PA--A new organ design based upon digital modeling technology from Innova Organs utilizes Inter-M QD-4480 four-channel power amplifiers at the heart of its paradigm-shifting concept. Read More...

Allen Records Krzysztof

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• June 23, 2006
CORNWALL, UK--The National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra recently employed an Allen & Heath ML3000 live sound VCA console to manage live recording and broadcast during the Penderecki Festival, an annual three day event held this year in Germany, which honours the renowned Polish composer, Krzysztof Penderecki. Read More...

Sounding Great, Even In Emergencies

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• June 22, 2006
BURNSVILLE, MN--EV and Dynacord life safety, paging and pro sound systems are ensuring that the German stadiums used for the FIFA World Cup 2006--the most watched televised sports event in history--are sounding better than ever before, and all in compliance with the stringent European EN60849 standard for the use of sound systems for emergency purposes. Telex Communications is the only major pro audio company in the world able to provide pro sound products with which a stadium can be evacuated and still be compliant with EN60849. Read More...

Audio-Technica Appoints Bruce Vanzo VP/CFO

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• June 21, 2006
STOW, OH -- Audio-Technica US, Inc has named Bruce Vanzo as vice president, finance and chief financial officer. Philip Cajka, Audio-Technica president and CEO, made the announcement. Read More...

Leaders Take New Roles At Meyer/LCS

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• June 20, 2006
BERKELEY, CA--Meyer Sound has announced that LCS Audio co-founders John McMahon (pictured, right) and Steve Ellison (below) have assumed the roles of Executive Director, LCS Series, and Applications Director, LCS Series at Meyer Sound, respectively. In his new role, McMahon will maintain direct involvement with most aspects of LCS Series products, including product development, and management of the Canadian office, while Ellison will work closely with customers, with a particular focus on the consultant community. Read More...

No Yellow Card For World Cup Audio

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• June 20, 2006
NORTHRIDGE, CALIFORNIA-- The 18th FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Assocation) World Cup got underway at the 66,000-seat Allianz Arena Stadium in Munich, Germany with a colorful, imaginative opening ceremony. Sirius Showequipment, with supporting equipment and crew from regional VerTec system owner Crystal Sound, was required to pre-stage the entire portable sound system, and craft a logistics and technical plan that would move the entire sound reinforcement system onto and away from the arena field while preserving critical competition playing greens. Read More...

No Line Is On Island

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• June 19, 2006
OLD LYME, CT--Pink Floyd front man David Gilmour recently celebrated his sixtieth birthday with a number one solo album, On An Island, and a tour of Europe and the United States. Both legs of the tour utilized Turbosound Aspect modular point source loudspeaker systems, which were supplied by Britannia Row for the European leg, and Rat Sound for the U.S. shows. Read More...

New Mic Ships Gold

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• June 15, 2006
SHAWNEE MISSION, KS--Avlex Corporation has started shipping its new Superlux S241/U3, a true capacitor cardioid condenser microphone with a half-inch gold-evaporated 3 micron diaphragm, the S241 features a 0dB, -10dB and -20dB three position attenuation switch and a flat, 75Hz and 150Hz three position low-cut filter switch. Read More...

Monstrous Array Used In Rock Concert

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• June 15, 2006
MILTON KEYNES, UK-- SSE Audio Group rocked more than 60,000 heavy metal and rock fans at the National Bowl in Milton Keynes, reinforcing legendary performers such as Deep Purple, Alice Cooper, Queensryche, Journey, Thunder and Ted Nugent with 85 boxes in a NEXO GEO T line array system at the Monsters of Rock festival. Read More...

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