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FCC Report States Prototype White Space Devices Not Ready for Prime Time

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 1, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC — The FCC Office of Engineering and Technology test results were released July 31 evaluating the performance of proposed unlicensed devices that would operate in the “white spaces” of the TV broadcast spectrum.  The FCC released the results of the testing yesterday. Read More...

Sensaphonics Launches Ask the Sound Guy Featuring Thom Fiegle

FOH Staff •
  • On the Move
• August 1, 2007

CHICAGO — Sensaphonics Hearing Conservation Inc., a manufacturer of custom-fit earphones for personal monitoring, has announced the hiring of industry veteran Thom Fiegle as Sound Engineering Consultant. Fiegle’s primary responsibility will be to offer expert advice to artists and engineers seeking to optimize their personal monitor experience. The new service, dubbed “Ask The Sound Guy,” is designed to augment Sensaphonics’ audiology expertise with Fiegle’s long experience in system design and live sound mixing. 

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Meyer Sound Melodie Cuts Loose at Dartmouth Hopkins Center

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 1, 2007

HANOVER, NH — The Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College recently upgraded the audio component of its 900-seat Spaulding Auditorium to include a new Meyer Sound system based on the M'elodie ultracompact high-power curvilinear array loudspeaker. 

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Australian Outback Spectacular Mixes with Allen & Heath

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 1, 2007

AUSTRALIA — Warner Village Theme Parks has opened the Australian Outback Spectacular (AOS), selecting two Allen & Heath iDR-8 DSP mixers and a PA12-CP powered mixer as part of the extensive audio installation.  

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Historic Paramount Theatre Sounds New with EAW

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 1, 2007

ABILENE, TX — The Paramount Theatre in downtown Abilene, Tex., a monument to an earlier time of movie palaces and vaudeville performance, now offers a new sound reinforcement system highlighted by EAW KF730 compact line arrays as well as JF50S two-way loudspeakers and SM200iH stage monitors and designed and installed by Gemini Sound of Dallas. 

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HK Audio Live Sound Reference Calculator

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 1, 2007
HK Audio introduces a new tool to calculate key sound reinforcement formulas. Read More...

Hi-Tech Announces Las Vegas Opening

FOH Staff •
  • On the Move
• July 31, 2007
LAS VEGAS — Hi-Tech Rental & Staging, a provider of audio, video, lighting and computer equipment and event staging expertise, announces the opening of operations and its 27,000-square foot facility in Las Vegas.

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Sennheiser Promotes Thom Salisbury to Western Regional Sales Manager

FOH Staff •
  • On the Move
• July 26, 2007

OLD LYME, CT — Sennheiser Electronic Corporation has promoted Thom Salisbury to western regional sales manager, professional products. 

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Bob Heil to Receive 2007 Parnelli Audio Innovator Award

FOH Staff •
  • News
• July 25, 2007

LAS VEGAS—The Parnelli Awards Board of Directors announce that Bob Heil, one of pro sound’s most prolific inventors, will be honored with the Parnelli Innovator Award at this year’s Parnelli Awards. The ceremony will be held during the LDI show in Orlando, Fla., at a lavish event staged at the Peabody on November 16. 

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QSC PowerLight 3 Series Analog Amplifiers

FOH Staff •
  • News
• July 25, 2007

QSC's new PowerLight 3 Series amplifiers are designed to bring flexibility to touring and installed sound reinforcement applications and offer a choice of DSP with remote control and monitoring via BASIS or straightforward analog input operation. The three models range in size from 2,500 to 8,000 watts. 

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Niagra Fallsview Casino Resort Opens New Theatre

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 24, 2007
NIAGRA FALLS, ONTARIO — One of Canada’s leading luxury casino resorts, Fallsview Casino Resort offers a variety of top-tier entertainment every night in its 1,500-seat Avalon Theatre. Recent performers have included Gretchen Wilson, Donna Summer and Lionel Ritchie. To help provide the best sound quality for the theatre’s patrons, and to better accommodate the tour riders of visiting artists and sound engineers, PA Plus Productions of Toronto installed two Midas Heritage 4000 mixing consoles and Klark Teknik EQ and processing systems at the theatre. Read More...

Wolf Trap’s Filene Center Enhances Its Audio for the 2007 Summer Season

FOH Staff •
  • News
• July 24, 2007

VIENNA, VA — The Wolf Trap Foundation's Filene Center enhanced its digital audio control capabilities for the 2007 summer season with the installation of three Dolby Lake Processors to manage main front of house left and right, and the lawn and center cluster speakers. In addition, four Dolby Lake Processors have been installed to optimize all 16 monitor feeds, including the mixer's cue. 

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