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StreetSounds Provides ‘Music on Main Street’ for Historic SC Downtown

Debi Moen
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SMYRNA, GA — AirNetix LLC of Smyrna, GA, recently installed StreetSounds wireless audio system in the historic downtown area of Laurens, SC. The city can use the system to offer ambient holiday music, transmit a live band's performance, make emergency announcements, serve as an alarm system and other situations requiring audio. Because the system can be mounted on existing streetlight poles, the installation was easy and didn't require reconstruction of the Public Square.

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The Liars' Club before and after the upstairs renovation with the new Kling & Freitag system designed by Sven Pro.
The Liars' Club before and after the upstairs renovation with the new Kling & Freitag system designed by Sven Pro.

Sven Pro Installs Kling & Freitag Sound at New Liars' Club

Debi Moen
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BURLINGTON, WI — With an open mic night every week and live music on the weekends, the new Liars' Club needed a high-quality sound system for its space. Sven Pro designed and installed the system from German manufacturer Kling & Freitag for its bar and lounge. Sven Pro is the only Kling & Freitag provider in the United States.

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A WorxAudio system was installed into the First Baptist Church of Springfield, MO.
A WorxAudio system was installed into the First Baptist Church of Springfield, MO.

WorxAudio Injects Vibrancy into First Baptist Church Services

Debi Moen
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SPRINGFIELD, MO – Paragon 260 installed a WorxAudio TrueLine X1i-P line array system into the First Baptist Church to accommodate their needs for speech clarity and musicality. Equally important, the loudspeakers had to blend aesthetically into the space so as not to be distracting, and WorxAudio's design of white grills and hardware allowed the system to disappear into the décor.

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In Memoriam: Genelec Founder Ilpo Martikainen
In Memoriam: Genelec Founder Ilpo Martikainen

In Memoriam: Genelec Founder Ilpo Martikainen

George Petersen
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IISALMI, Finland — Genelec founder Ilpo Martikainen, a pioneer in active audio monitoring, died Jan. 30, 2017, after struggling with a long-term illness. He was 69. While known for recording studio monitor designs, Genelec speakers have also evolved into a popular choice among live sound engineers who incorporate near-field monitors into their FOH and stage monitor mix rigs.

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“The MLA Mini loudspeaker array was the ideal solution.”
“The MLA Mini loudspeaker array was the ideal solution.”

Kola House Opts for Martin Audio

Debi Moen
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NEW YORK CITY - Located in the heart of New York’s meatpacking district, Kola House is a club, restaurant, lounge and event space offering unique food and beverage pairings along with entertainment by leading artists. Given the venue’s need to ensure the highest quality sound reproduction to satisfy the musical requirements of each act, a Martin Audio MLA Mini system was chosen to provide audio.

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“The Warren Theatre was in need of a much-deserved audio upgrade, and we knew we wanted to purchase a system that represented the whole package, versus a grab-bag of mismatched equipment."
“The Warren Theatre was in need of a much-deserved audio upgrade, and we knew we wanted to purchase a system that represented the whole package, versus a grab-bag of mismatched equipment."

TAMU Corpus Christi Upgrades with Shure

Debi Moen
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CORPUS CHRISTI, TX—The Warren Theatre at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi recently overhauled its old, outdated microphones and sound equipment. The school tasked Philip Johnson, lighting designer/technical director and theatre professor at the university, to identify and install a fully digital system setup. Johnson turned his attention to Shure ULX-D Digital Wireless with a combination of handhelds and body transmitters.

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Sun Valley Community Church.
Sun Valley Community Church.

Sun Valley Community Church Team Shines with Klang:fabrik

Debi Moen
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GILBERT, AZ -- Two of Sun Valley Community Church's locations recently became the initial sites for the church’s bold experiment in sound using the Venue Flex surround sound PA system design developed by its AV systems provider, Wave. These two satellite locations of the SVCC will be the first anywhere to integrate Klang:technologies’ Klang:fabrik 3D IEM audio-mixing system with an immersive PA design, bringing the church’s live band into a truly surround sound environment.

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Taylor Chapel in Fort Wayne, IN, recently upgraded its audio with a RoomMatch array loudspeaker system from Bose Professional.
Taylor Chapel in Fort Wayne, IN, recently upgraded its audio with a RoomMatch array loudspeaker system from Bose Professional.

Bose Gives New Life to Taylor Chapel

Debi Moen
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FORT WAYNE, IN – A fire five years ago reduced Taylor Chapel’s min sanctuary to ashes. Adam Henderson, operations manager for Custom Sound Designs, says the church had an astonishingly sage reaction to the fire, seeing it as a disaster but also an opportunity. “It was a chance to create a new, state-of-the-art facility, and they took it,” he says. The Bose RoomMatch system was implemented to enhance the worship experience in the rebuilt sanctuary.

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Live event company CMI AV handles a variety of corporate events and meetings.
Live event company CMI AV handles a variety of corporate events and meetings.

CMI AV Selects Luminex GigaCore Switches for Yamaha Console Packages

Debi Moen
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ROCHESTER, NY – To support the audio needs of a wide array of corporate events and meetings, live event company CMI AV is pairing Luminex GigaCore 14R and GigaCore 12 Gigabit Ethernet switches with their Yamaha consoles. "We’ve been using Luminex GigaCore switches for about two years,” says technician and engineer Steve Farmer. “We install GigaCore switches in every rack we build.” The company is now considering using them for lighting and video control distribution as well.

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