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Alcons Pro-Ribbons Under (Digital) Control

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• May 18, 2007
Alcons announced that its first Digital Drive Processors are now leaving the factory. The DDP is an exchangeable signal-processing device, designed to complement the Alcons Amplified Loudspeaker Controllers. The device offers speaker-specific processing and controlling options, enabling the ALC to drive all Alcons pro-ribbon speaker systems in any configuration for any application.

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SLS Delisted from Trading Body

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• May 16, 2007
ROCKVILLE, MD — On May 7, 2007, the Over The Counter Bulletin Board trading body, a securities trading organization like NASDAQ, removed SLS International, Inc. from its listings, no longer allowing it to be traded or quoted on their exchange. A call to the company confirmed this information.  Read More...

WorxAudio SR System Plays the Granada Theater

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• May 16, 2007

DALLAS, TX — The Granada Theater recently installed a substantial SR system that features the WorxAudio TrueLine Series line array. The two suspended line arrays, each consisting of eight TrueLine V8 two-way, compact line array elements, flank each side of the venue’s performance stage and are accompanied by a subwoofer system consisting of 14 enclosures formed by a combination of TrueLine TL215SS and WaveSeries 218S sub bass loudspeaker systems. Vertically aligned with the flown line arrays, each side of the stage has four 218S subs, with three TL215SS enclosures on top. 

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Second Baptist Church Hits All Four Corners with Meyer Sound

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• May 16, 2007

HOUSTON, TX — The Second Baptist Church in Houston, Texas, has renovated its West Campus, doubling its existing size. The new 4,500-seat worship center’s design somewhat resembles a plus sign, with the stage in the center and 360-degree seating tapering out to four quadrants. Atlanta-based performance engineering firm Clark ProMedia is the supplier of the new specialized sound system, which incorporates Meyer Sound’s M1D compact curvilinear array loudspeaker.

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SIA Acoustics and Audio Analysts Partner with JBL for New Concert Venue

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• May 15, 2007
LAS VEGAS —The Pearl concert theater at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas recently opened with a performance by Gwen Stefani on April 21. SIA Acoustics designed the acoustics and sound system for the 2,500-seat arena; Audio Analysts installed the system, using the VerTec DP Series powered line arrays. FOH will take you inside the whole install in the June issue, until then here's a little info on the gear.  Read More...

Neumann KM Series Used in Avant-Garde Performance

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• May 14, 2007
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The Neumann KM 100 and KM 180 series of small diaphragm, condenser microphones were used in a recent concert of contemporary classical music performed by the avant-garde Italian pianist Marino Formenti to capacity audiences in the Koret Auditorium of the DeYoung Museum of San Francisco. Read More...

Danley Sound Labs Adds SH-DFA Down-Fill to SH Line

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• May 11, 2007

GAINESVILLE, GA — Danley Sound Labs has introduced a new down-fill loudspeaker to the SH Series. The SH-DFA is an asymmetrical full-range horn designed to integrate with the SH-50 loudspeaker series and fits the exact footprint of the SH-50.  It is nine inches high, with a coverage pattern of 50 x 100 x 50. 

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Jagermeister Mobile Stage Showcases Peavey Versarray Sound System At Ozzfest 2007

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• May 9, 2007
MERIDIAN, MS — Jägermeister has chosen a Peavey Versarray line array sound system and 207,000 watts of Crest Audio power for its mobile stage at Ozzfest 2007. Housed in a 44-foot trailer that opens into a fully self-contained stage measuring 34 feet wide, 16 feet deep and 20 feet high, the Jägermeister Mobile Stage is led by 24 flown Versarray 112 enclosures and 12 Versarray 218 subwoofers. It will be the official second stage at Ozzfest 2007, and will feature The Showdown, Ankla and Daath. Read More...

Grateful Dead Auction Brings in $1.1 Million

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• May 9, 2007
SAN FRANCISCO — The May 8 auction of Grateful Dead memorabilia, including pioneering audio gear collected by Lawrence “Ram Rod” Shurtliff, the band’s longtime road manager, brought in more than $1.1 million for the estate. Read More...

QSC Wideline-8 Line Array Loudspeaker

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• May 3, 2007
COSTA MESA, CA — The QSC Wideline-8 is a compact, high output line array speaker system. It measures less than 20 inches (508 mm) wide and nine inches (229 mm) high. Each tri-amplified WideLine-8 element uses a pair of neodymium magnet, eight-inch low-frequency drivers. Read More...

InfoComm, NXTcomm Events to Co-Locate in 2008

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• May 2, 2007
LAS VEGAS — Executives from InfoComm International and NXTcomm plan to co-locate their tradeshows and conferences, InfoComm and NXTcomm, in 2008 with the intention of co-locating future events. The events will be held in the Las Vegas Convention Center. Read More...

EV ZXA5 Powered Speaker

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• May 1, 2007
BURNSVILLE, MN — The Electro-Voice ZXA5 powered two-way loudspeaker includes a 500-watt DVX3150 15-inch transducer. Handling the HF is the ND2, a two-inch voice coil compression driver based on a neodymium motor structure. The ND2’s phasing plug and titanium diaphragm are meant to provide better HF performance, while the integral heatsink provides cooling for high power output. Read More...

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