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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...

UNICEF Parties For Charity At The Hague

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• June 14, 2006
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS--At the star-studded UNICEF gala in The Hague on March 25, AVEQ Rental & Sales supplied the equipment and expertise for the entire production using systems from Electro-Voice. Celebrities from the cultural, sporting and political worlds thronged the atrium of the town hall to have a good time and donate money to a worthy cause. UNICEF made a net profit of 143,500 euros -- money that will be used for charitable purposes. Read More...

Low Power Gets High Results for Immanuel Baptist Church

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• June 14, 2006
CHESTER, PA--As part of an extensive renovation project, the sanctuary at Immanuel Baptist Church in Baltimore, Md., features a new sound reinforcement system driven by Inter-M L Series power amplifiers. Read More...

Line Array Shreds At Guitar Festival

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• June 14, 2006
DALLAS, TX--Peavey debuted its new Versarray line array at the International Dallas Guitar Festival, held April 20-23 at Dallas Market Hall. An esteemed artist lineup of Gary Hoey, Jerry Donahue and other legends played for the Versarray system's maiden performance on the indoor Peavey Stage. Read More...

Purifying Power Under Any Condition

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• June 14, 2006
ORLANDO, FL--New at InfoComm was Furman Sound's AR-20 II, a 20-amp voltage regulator that filters and purifies AC power, assuring that electronic equipment performs at optimum levels while also providing full protection from spikes and surges with Furman's exclusive SMP+ technology. Read More...

Big Changes In Harman Pro Senior Management

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• June 14, 2006
NORTHRIDGE, CA -- The Harman Pro Group will be undergoing changes to its senior management team that will become effective at the conclusion of the Group's current fiscal year on June 30, 2006. Read More...

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