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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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  • 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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  • Dan Hernandez Joins FOH as National Sales Manager

    FOH Staff | News | July 24, 2007

    LAS VEGAS — FRONT of HOUSE magazine is pleased to announce that Dan Hernandez has joined its staff as National Sales Manager. Hernandez brings more than 20 years of pro audio advertising sales experience to his new position at FOH, including stints at Live Sound Int’l, Church Sound, EQ, Mix, Pro Sound News and Systems Contractor News. Hernandez will be in charge of advertising sales for FRONT of HOUSE magazine across all its outlets as well as audio sales for sister publication Stage Directions

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  • PRG Reported to Launch $385 Million Buyout Loan

    FOH Staff | News | July 20, 2007

    Jere Harris, PRG
    NEW YORK — According to current postings on forums and newsgroups, Goldman Sachs provided $385 million in financing to back the Jordan Cos.' roughly $600 million purchase of Production Resources Group.

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  • FTC Investigation of Music Product Industry Full of Twists and Turns

    FOH Staff | News | July 19, 2007Manufacturers and retailers of any products that are sold in music instrument stores (or similar online operations) are currently under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Read More...
  • Nominate Your Hometown Hero

    FOH Staff | News | July 18, 2007LAS VEGAS — Each year FOH honors regional soundco's with our Hometown Heroes awards. These awards honor the best regional soundco's in six regions across North America: the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Northwest, Southwest and Canada. The best part about this is that you — the people who actually work with these companies — get to […] Read More...
  • One Systems 212IM-L All Weather Speakers

    FOH Staff | News | July 18, 2007

    The 212IM-L is a three-way, double 12-inch, lightweight line array. The enclosure is a copolymer based all-weather design. The 212IM-L is designed for use in direct weather outdoor installations as well as in indoor applications where high vocal intelligibility and accuracy are required.

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  • San Diego Zoo Programs Electro-Voice XLD for Summer Show

    FOH Staff | News | July 18, 2007
    SAN DIEGO — Talamasca — Jungle Myths and Legends, a jungle-themed acrobatic show, is the main feature at San Diego Zoo’s Nighttime Zoo summer program. CBC Technical Inc. provided sound reinforcement for the show, using Electro-Voice XLD compact line arrays. Read More...
  • Mary Peavey Joins National Board of Afterschool Alliance

    FOH Staff | News | July 18, 2007

    WASHINGTON, DC — The Afterschool Alliance today announced the appointment of Mary Peavey to its board of directors. The Meridian-based Peavey is the President of Peavey Electronics Corporation, a maker of musical instruments and sound equipment. She has been an active supporter of afterschool programs and the Afterschool Alliance since 2005 and helped make history last year when she was part of the team that helped make Mississippi the first state to offer a car tag benefitting afterschool programs. The new tags carry the slogan, "Afterschool Is Key." 

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  • American Cancer Society Partners with Lectrosonics for the Relay for Life

    FOH Staff | News | July 11, 2007

    RIO RANCHO, NM —Lectrosonics, Inc. recently supported the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life event in Rio Rancho in June with the loan of two Long Ranger IV systems for audio coverage. The event was held between at the track & field arena at Rio Rancho High School. Michael Hetmer, event chair for the 2007 relay, contacted Lectrosonics for help with the sound system. 

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  • Dynacord VariLine VL262

    FOH Staff | News | July 11, 2007

    The new Dynacord VariLine VL262 full range cabinet features dual neodymium 6.5-inch woofers and a 1-inch compression driver mounted to a CAD-optimized 90x40 rotateable horn. The VL262 is designed with a compact footprint, an output of 125 dB and 300 W continuous power handling for use in high SPL applications where space is limited. Coupled with Dynacord Power-H remote control DSP amplifiers, FIR presets optimize performance, resulting in linear-phase and equal magnitude response over the operating bandwidth of 990 Hz – 20 kHz.

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