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Luca Lastrucci, general manager; Gino Pellicano, applications engineer and Carlo Lastrucci, president of Powersoft.
Luca Lastrucci, general manager; Gino Pellicano, applications engineer and Carlo Lastrucci, president of Powersoft.

Powersoft Appoints Gino Pellicano as Applications Engineer

Debi Moen
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CAMARILLO, CA - Powersoft has appointed Gino Pellicano to the newly created position of applications engineer. Pellicano will interface with consultants and integrators to raise awareness of Powersoft’s rackmount amplifiers, while expanding the network of Powersoft users in the US and Canada and widening the company’s reach in the touring and installed sound fields. He most recently worked for Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) as an applications specialist.

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New York Public Library.
New York Public Library.

K-array Helps Library Lions Roar at NY Public Library

Debi Moen
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NEW YORK - Library Lions, New York Public Library’s largest annual event, recently recognized outstanding artists and wordsmiths including Harry Belafonte, Hilary Mantel, Javier Marías, Peggy Noonan and Colm Tóibín. L&M Sound & Light provided a K-array system audio in the acoustically-challenged space. Part of the festivities included an 18-piece orchestra playing from the balcony, but because of the audio system, their music was evenly spread throughout the room.

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Gabriel Ramos is currently using the d:vote 4099s for percussion, including the snare top and bottom, hi-hat and toms.
Gabriel Ramos is currently using the d:vote 4099s for percussion, including the snare top and bottom, hi-hat and toms.

FOH Engineer Gabriel Ramos Credits DPA Mics for 'Transparent, Natural' Sound

Debi Moen
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LOS ANGELES — FOH and MON Engineer Gabriel Ramos has been relying for the past 15 years on DPA Microphones. Specifically, he's been using d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphones to take instrument amplification to next level for the many international artists he works with, including Prince Royce, Luis Fonsi and Yandel. Ramos is currently using the d:vote 4099s for percussion, including the snare top and bottom, hi-hat and toms. Ramos plans expand his DPA inventory with other models for the future.

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This year the new Leo Family system made its mainstage debut by powering the sounds of, among others, Billy Idol, Duran Duran, The Lumineers, Brad Paisley and The Red Hot Chili Peppers.
This year the new Leo Family system made its mainstage debut by powering the sounds of, among others, Billy Idol, Duran Duran, The Lumineers, Brad Paisley and The Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Wall Sound's Investment in Meyer Sound Takes Them To Next Level

Debi Moen
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OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada — Wall Sound and Lighting's recent investment in a Meyer Sound Leo Family reinforcement system has allowed the company to grow its business in a new direction by securing larger, more prestigious clients. This year the new Leo Family system made its mainstage debut by powering the sounds of, among others, Billy Idol, Duran Duran, The Lumineers, Brad Paisley and The Red Hot Chili Peppers.

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Commercial Audio Systems recently installed a distributed Danley Sound Labs system in the 2,000-seat Clair Bates Arena.
Commercial Audio Systems recently installed a distributed Danley Sound Labs system in the 2,000-seat Clair Bates Arena.

Van Buren High School Upgrades with Danley Gear

Debi Moen
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VAN BUREN, AR - Van Buren High School's Clair Bates Arena needed a new sound system. When built in 2009, its original budget constraints left the arena's reinforcement system underpowered and lacking intelligibility. Commercial Audio Systems swept in with a demo of Danley OS-Series weatherproof loudspeakers and subwoofers and with approval on the spot, installed it in the requested 10 days' time for the school's first event of the year.

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The entrance of Duke’s Malibu, which recently received an audio upgrade with systems from Bose Professional.
The entrance of Duke’s Malibu, which recently received an audio upgrade with systems from Bose Professional.

Duke's California Restaurants Upgrade with Bose

Debi Moen
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LA JOLLA and MALIBU, CA - Duke's Hawaiian-themed restaurants in La Jolla and Malibu, CA, have both upgraded their house sound systems with Bose Professional. The systems were installed over the course of the last year by San Diego-based AV systems integrator 5 North Media Inc. Its President Bob Bobuk says the Bose DS 40 series loudspeakers were perfect for the dining areas, providing clear, articulate sound with the kind of musical presence that didn’t require high volumes. On the other hand, the DS 100 series speakers were the best for the bar areas, able to reproduce excellent bass with a frequency response down to 60 Hz.

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S.A. Moffett Elementary School recently expressed the upgraded the sound system with Shure.
S.A. Moffett Elementary School recently expressed the upgraded the sound system with Shure.

Shure Upgrades Huntington Beach School District

Debi Moen
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HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA - S.A. Moffett Elementary School upgraded the sound system in a room used for district meetings and other educational gatherings. The district wanted the room to have the look and feel of a city council meeting room. They did not want the mics to be visible and needed a system that complemented the Q&A format and style. Surf City Sound installed Shure Microflex Advance Ceiling Array Microphones (MXA910) with SLX24/BETA58 handheld wireless microphones.

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St. Andrews by-the-Sea United Methodist’s new loudspeaker system was installed in early August.
St. Andrews by-the-Sea United Methodist’s new loudspeaker system was installed in early August.

WorxAudio Sends A Clear Message at St. Andrews by-the-Sea

Debi Moen
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SAN CLEMENTE, CA - St. Andrews by-the-Sea elected to upgrade its sound reinforcement capabilities with new loudspeakers from WorxAudio Technologies. Because of the room’s design, the church needed loudspeakers with wide dispersion and an extremely controlled vertical pattern. PS Audio Video recently installed install two WorxAudio TrueLine X3i-P powered all-in-one compact line arrays and a TrueLine X118i-P/D subwoofer.

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Shawn Turner (second from left) and the Oak Grove Baptist Church production crew with their DiGiCo S21 mixing console at FOH.
Shawn Turner (second from left) and the Oak Grove Baptist Church production crew with their DiGiCo S21 mixing console at FOH.

Texas Church's Technical Director, Volunteer Crew Laud DiGiCo Control Solution

Debi Moen
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BURLESON, TX — Shawn Turner, technical director for Oak Grove Baptist Church in Burleson, TX, cut some stage lighting from the church's recent install to make room in the budget for the DiGiCo S21 mixing console. Turner appreciates DiGiCo’s Flexi channel design, which adds stereo channels while using only single processing channels. Also, the ability to record 48 tracks over MADI to a computer is another boon for an all-volunteer environment. The overall system was sold and installed by Sight and Sound Technologies Inc. of Colorado Springs.

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