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  • Creative Technology Plays With dV-DOSC At PS3 Opening

    FOH Staff | News | July 7, 2006
    CHATSWORTH, CA--The Los Angeles office of Creative Technology (CT) used their new L-ACOUSTICS products--68 dV-DOSC and 22 dV-SUB enclosures as well as 32 LA Series amplifiers--on Sony's pre-E3 press event announcing the forthcoming November 17 launch of its new PlayStation 3. Read More...
  • No Need For Radar Detector On This Freeway

    FOH Staff | News | July 6, 2006
    AUSTIN, TX-- Audio-Technica has announced the new 700 Series Professional UHF Wireless Systems. Available in handheld, headworn, lavalier, guitar and body-pack configurations, the new 700 Series Freeway systems feature automatic frequency scanning, eight selectable frequency-coordinated UHF channels, diversity operation for interference-resistant reception, and a Tone Lock squelch system that eliminates noise when the transmitter is off. All channels are compatible, so up to eight systems may be used simultaneously. Visual feedback is provided by an LED channel display as well as by antenna and AF Peak indicator lights. Balanced XLR and unbalanced 1/4-inch output connectors allow the 700 Series receiver to interface with the most popular audio inputs. Read More...
  • FOH Has Monster Of A Time At Eurovision 2006

    FOH Staff | News | July 5, 2006
    PLOUGOUMELEN, FRANCE--The Eurovision Song Contest is traditionally one of the biggest media jamborees on the European music calendar, and 2006 was no exception. Held in the Olympic Indoor Hall at the heart of the 2004 Olympic Games complex in Athens, this year's show attained new heights in terms of technical production. Looking after FOH sound for the event was Greek audio production specialists, and InnovaSON distributor, Enttech S.A. Read More...
  • Who Returns Live To Leeds

    FOH Staff | News | July 5, 2006
    LEEDS, UK--"You've got to feel sorry for the English football team," said a tongue in cheek Roger Daltrey, "Having to play for ninety minutes in all that heat." This from a man old enough to be their grandfather, who for two hours, produced a performance that, had this been the world cup final, he'd be bringing home the trophy. Read More...
  • Small Consoles Spice Up Peppers' Gigs

    FOH Staff | News | July 5, 2006
    BURNSVILLE, MN--Dave Rat from US-based Rat Sound Systems used a 32-channel Venice to mix FOH for the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles, then took a 32-channel Verona out on the band's European TV and radio promotion tour. Read More...
  • Calvary Baptist Church Aims At Near-Field

    FOH Staff | News | July 5, 2006
    CLEARWATER, FL--In 1866, the Midway Baptist Church became the first house of worship in Clearwater, Fla., when its founder, Reverend C.S. Reynolds, supervised the construction of a log cabin church. Known today as Calvary Baptist Church, the congregation now worships in a 2,500 seat, state-of-the-art facility on a 28-acre site. Read More...
  • Addressing Power Needs

    FOH Staff | News | July 5, 2006
    CHESTER, PA--The dual-channel PA-2312 public address amplifier from Inter-M offers 120W RMS per channel and is outfitted with individual front panel gain controls and LED indicators displaying output levels of -40 dB, -10 dB, and clipping, as well as activation of onboard protective circuitry. Four-ohm, 70V, and 100V outputs are found at the rear panel, as are balanced XLR inputs, and a high-pass filter switch. A link connector at the inputs facilitates multiple amp operation, while a ground-lift switch offers users the opportunity to separate signal ground from chassis ground. Read More...
  • New UHF Wireless Microphone Systems

    FOH Staff | News | June 28, 2006
    SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- TOA Electronics, Inc is expanding their wireless microphone system lineup with the new 5000 Series and 200/300 Series wireless microphone systems, made for smaller venues such as houses of worship, schools, fitness clubs and many other applications. Read More...
  • Dave Skaff Joins Digidesign

    FOH Staff | News | June 28, 2006
    DALY CITY, CA--Digidesign has announced the appointment of Dave Skaff as Live Sound Product Specialist; Skaff brings over 26 years of experience as a live sound and studio engineer, and as a system designer and audio consultant. He most recently served as a Senior Staff Engineer for Clair Bros. Audio (1983-2006) and now joins multiple TEC Award-winning engineer Robert Scovill as part of Digidesign's live sound team. Read More...
  • Luis Miguel Electrifies Santiago

    FOH Staff | News | June 28, 2006
    BERKELEY, CA--From Luis Miguel's debut album, 1982's Un sol, through his most recent release, Mexico en la Piel in 2004, the Mexican singer's albums have been best sellers throughout Latin America and Europe. Miguel is known to be a perfectionist, personally seeing to the quality of each of his performances. At Miguel's National Stadium of Santiago, Chile, performance last November more than 40,000 people heard him thanks to Stecher Sound, who, along with strategic ally Audiopro, was contracted to provide sound for the memorable concert. They opted for a system of Meyer Sound self-powered loudspeakers to satisfy the show's demanding technical requirements. Read More...
  • Bosch To Acquire Telex Communications

    FOH Staff | News | June 28, 2006MINNEAPOLIS, MN--Telex Communications Holdings, Inc, of Minneapolis, Minn, announced today that it has signed a definitive merger agreement with a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, according to which Bosch will acquire Telex for $420 million, including the assumption of Telex debt. Read More...
  • Lining Up At Upfronts

    FOH Staff | News | June 26, 2006
    NORTHRIDGE, CA -- Leading sound company On Stage Audio recently provided the audio system for the Fox Broadcasting Company's annual Upfront presentation, held May 18 at the Armory in New York City. The event, during which Fox introduced its Fall programming schedule to a crowd of 4,000 potential advertisers, featured appearances by major stars like Kiefer Sutherland, Simon Cowell, Hugh Laurie and Carrie Underwood. Read More...
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