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  • Alcons SR9 Ribbon-fill Loudspeaker

    FOH Staff | News | October 30, 2006
    The SR9 is a passive 2-way ultra-compact loudspeaker, specifically designed for applications where ultimate fidelity response needs to be projected with wide horizontal and precise vertical coverage. Typical (short to medium throw) applications for the SR9 range from low-profile stage-lip/frontfill to upper-/ under-balcony, up to "stealthmounted" system in stair risers or walls. Loaded with the RBN401 pro-ribbon driver, with its patented horizontally controlled dispersion and 800W peak power handling, the SR9 system features 120° horizontal coverage. The narrow 15° vertical coverage offers maximum ìgain-before-feedbackî directly above (on stage) or under (orchestra pit) the speaker. The double 5î woofers are non-vented, for a smooth lowend roll-off; This sealed box tuning enables easily adjustable low-frequency response. Read More...
  • Union Station Team Recognized At TEC

    FOH Staff | News | October 30, 2006
    NORTHRIDGE, CALIFORNIA -- JBL VERTEC system owner SE Systems of Greensboro, NC, has been named the recipient of a 2006 TEC Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Tour Sound Production for the North American tour of Alison Krauss and Union Station, featuring Jerry Douglas. The award was presented to SE Systems, as well as FOH engineer Bernie Velluti and monitor engineer Mark Richards, at the 22nd Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards on Saturday, October 7, at the San Francisco Hilton, held during the recent Audio Engineering Society Convention. Read More...
  • Demystifying MIDI: a Halloween special…

    FOH Staff | News | October 30, 2006
    HIGH WYCOMBE, UK -- The Museum of Techno's technical department has teamed up with Novation to deliver a second series of demystifying tutorials. Read More...
  • 2006 Parnelli Awards Held In Las Vegas

    FOH Staff | News | October 30, 2006
    LAS VEGAS -- Timeless Communications presented the 2006 Parnelli Awards on Friday, October 20, at the Venetian Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Named in honor of production and tour manager Rick "Parnelli" O'Brien, the awards are meant to acknowledge the achievements of the best in the business, and this year's ceremony accomplished precisely that. Read More...
  • Are We On the Same Frequency Here?

    FOH Staff | News | October 27, 2006
    ORLANDO -- Professional Wireless Systems RF software developer Jason Eskew has developed the PWS Intermodulation Analysis System (IAS), and after testing in venues ranging from rock concerts to the Super Bowl, this program, meant to resolve frequency coordination issues, is now available to the industry. Eskew was inspired to develop the program in 1997, after spending hours to construct a large coordination using old software. Read More...
  • The Dirty Dozen Meet Marvin Gaye

    FOH Staff | News | October 26, 2006
    Burbank, CA -- The effect of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans was catastrophic, and among those who suffered the storm were members of New Orleans' Dirty Dozen Brass Band, some of whom lost their homes, so the group's record management inquired, "So what's going on?" Right there, the idea to cover Marvin Gaye's soulful 1971 hit What's Going On? was born, and Royer Labs helped make it happen. Read More...
  • A Hotel. A Café. On the Road.

    FOH Staff | News | October 26, 2006
    BURNSVILLE, MN -- Featuring over 25 artists, the Hotel Café Tour 2006 visits 35 cities between October 2nd and November 18th, and the bill includes Columbia Recording artist Joshua Radin, along with Jim Bianco, Cary Brothers (tour organizers), Joe Purdy, Matt Costa, Jessie Baylin and Rachael Yamagata. Special guests along the way have included Jason Mraz and Amos Lee. Read More...
  • 35 Years!

    FOH Staff | News | October 26, 2006
    WATERLOO, CAN –– Martin Audio recently celebrated 35 years in loudspeaker design and manufacturing at the Roadhouse club at The Piazza in London's Covent Garden. Read More...
  • All The Toys For Girls and Boys

    FOH Staff | News | October 25, 2006LAS VEGAS - The upcoming December Product Gallery for FOH won't focus on a particular product, and it won't be decided by marketing flaks. No, for our December Product Gallery we're focusing on cool toys--as decided by you, the FOH faithful. Got a new gadget this year you just can't live without? Found a device that blows your mind every time you use it? We wanna hear about it. Hop on over to the FOH forums (www.fohonline.com/forum) or drop an e-mail to toys@fohonline.com telling us the coolest thing you've found all year. All submissions will be collected and weighed for inclusion in the December issue of FOH, so all your co-workers can beg for them just in time for the holidays. Read More...
  • A Processor With a Pint Of Gunness

    FOH Staff | News | October 25, 2006
    SAN FRANCISCO – The new EAW UX8800 digital processor provides KF760 and KF730 line arrays and AX Series loudspeakers with access to Gunness Focusing technology. Read More...
  • Wireless At Commonwealth

    FOH Staff | News | October 24, 2006RIO RANCHO, NM –A Lectrosonics TM400 Wireless System was recently used for test and measurement on the sound system at the University of Kentucky's Commonwealth Stadium, home to the University of Kentucky's Wildcats football team. Read More...
  • MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!

    FOH Staff | News | October 24, 2006
    LONG BEACH, CA -- The crew of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C Stennis had been working for almost two months straight without a day off, when the commanders decided to give the crew a full-scale party on July 4th, and the Chuck Alvarez Band got the call, along with the Comics On Duty tour. Read More...
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