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Are We On the Same Frequency Here?

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• October 27, 2006
ORLANDO -- Professional Wireless Systems RF software developer Jason Eskew has developed the PWS Intermodulation Analysis System (IAS), and after testing in venues ranging from rock concerts to the Super Bowl, this program, meant to resolve frequency coordination issues, is now available to the industry. Eskew was inspired to develop the program in 1997, after spending hours to construct a large coordination using old software. Read More...

The Dirty Dozen Meet Marvin Gaye

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• October 26, 2006
Burbank, CA -- The effect of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans was catastrophic, and among those who suffered the storm were members of New Orleans' Dirty Dozen Brass Band, some of whom lost their homes, so the group's record management inquired, "So what's going on?" Right there, the idea to cover Marvin Gaye's soulful 1971 hit What's Going On? was born, and Royer Labs helped make it happen. Read More...

A Hotel. A Café. On the Road.

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• October 26, 2006
BURNSVILLE, MN -- Featuring over 25 artists, the Hotel Café Tour 2006 visits 35 cities between October 2nd and November 18th, and the bill includes Columbia Recording artist Joshua Radin, along with Jim Bianco, Cary Brothers (tour organizers), Joe Purdy, Matt Costa, Jessie Baylin and Rachael Yamagata. Special guests along the way have included Jason Mraz and Amos Lee. Read More...

35 Years!

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• October 26, 2006
WATERLOO, CAN –– Martin Audio recently celebrated 35 years in loudspeaker design and manufacturing at the Roadhouse club at The Piazza in London's Covent Garden. Read More...

All The Toys For Girls and Boys

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• October 25, 2006
LAS VEGAS - The upcoming December Product Gallery for FOH won't focus on a particular product, and it won't be decided by marketing flaks. No, for our December Product Gallery we're focusing on cool toys--as decided by you, the FOH faithful. Got a new gadget this year you just can't live without? Found a device that blows your mind every time you use it? We wanna hear about it. Hop on over to the FOH forums (www.fohonline.com/forum) or drop an e-mail to toys@fohonline.com telling us the coolest thing you've found all year. All submissions will be collected and weighed for inclusion in the December issue of FOH, so all your co-workers can beg for them just in time for the holidays. Read More...

A Processor With a Pint Of Gunness

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• October 25, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO – The new EAW UX8800 digital processor provides KF760 and KF730 line arrays and AX Series loudspeakers with access to Gunness Focusing technology. Read More...

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!

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• October 24, 2006
LONG BEACH, CA -- The crew of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C Stennis had been working for almost two months straight without a day off, when the commanders decided to give the crew a full-scale party on July 4th, and the Chuck Alvarez Band got the call, along with the Comics On Duty tour. Read More...

Download At Donnington

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• October 24, 2006
LEICESTERSHIRE, UK -- This year's Download festival, held at the Donnington race track, attracted 70,000 fans over 3 days. All the sound stages were supplied by companies using L-ACOUSTICS systems. SSE took care of the main stage with their new V-DOSC system, SKAN the second stage and STAGE AUDIO SERVICES supplied 5 other stages, all with L-ACOUSTICS loudspeakers and amplifiers. Read More...

Movin' With the Mipro

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• October 24, 2006
KANSAS CITY, MO -- Avlex Corporation announces the introduction of the Mipro MA-101a wireless portable PA system featuring ACT (Automatic Channel Targeting), which includes MA-101a UHF True Diversity, a PLL (phase-locked loop) system with 16 selectable frequencies plus automatic channel scan. It is available in two versions--one with a wireless handheld microphone (MA-101a/ACT-707HE), the other with a body pack transmitter for use with Mipro's headworn and lavalier microphones or the MU-40GX instrument cable (MA-101a/ACT-707TE). Read More...

Wireless At Commonwealth

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• October 24, 2006
RIO RANCHO, NM –A Lectrosonics TM400 Wireless System was recently used for test and measurement on the sound system at the University of Kentucky's Commonwealth Stadium, home to the University of Kentucky's Wildcats football team. Read More...

ADLIB Audio Brings VerTec to Fire Inside

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• October 19, 2006
LIVERPOOL, UK -- ADLIB Audio supplied Californian AFI (A Fire Inside) with a JBL VerTec PA, utilizing 10 flown VT 4889 elements per side, together with eight floor-stacked JBL VerTec 4880 subs. These were run in conjunction with two FD cabinets per side, plus a pair of AA 122s. Read More...

Jan-Al Cases Launches New Website

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• October 19, 2006
LOS ANGELES -- In the first quarter of 2007, Jan-Al Cases will launch a website intended to offer users the ability to design racks by integrating product information and electronics manufacturers' specifications on a searchable database, RackmountCity.com. Live help will also be available during normal business hours. RackmountCity will include guidelines, glossaries, and, according to Muffie Alejandro, Jan-Al president, "explanations that standardize language across products." Read More...

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