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  • Northeastern Production Systems Celebrates 35th

    FOH Staff | News | February 27, 2007
    ROCHESTER, NY -- Northeastern Production Systems, of Rochester, NY, is celebrating its 35th Anniversary in 2007, having evolved from a local sound production supplier to a full service audio/lighting/video systems providers. Read More...
  • Event Tech Hails New Governor with New Consoles

    FOH Staff | News | February 27, 2007
    HANOVER, MD -- Event Tech brought out their Yamaha PM5D-RH and LS9 mixing consoles at the Maryland Governor's Inaugural Ball on January 17 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Event Tech rolled out their two Yamaha PM5Ds on the 3rd Floor Main stage, using one for front of house duty and one to mix monitors for Eddie Palmieri and his band. Event Tech also managed to snag some of Yamaha's new digital mixing boards the LS9-16 and LS9-32, which they put to use for the acts on the Cultural and Local Band stages, respectively. Read More...
  • Klein + Hummel Release M 52

    FOH Staff | News | February 27, 2007
    LAS VEGAS -- The Klein + Hummel M 52 is a portable control monitor featuring a three-inch driver and built-in amplification that measures 4 3/4" x 6 7/8" x 4 5/8" and weighs 5.7 lbs. The M 52 is intended for situations where space is at a premium, such as small studios, broadcast vans, and mobile rigs. Control of volume and power are located on the front. In addition to new switching AC mains powering (85 - 230 V), the M 52 can be DC powered by a 12-20 volt battery via a four-pole XLR connector. The M 52 includes magnetic shielding and an all-aluminum enclosure. It features a transformer-balanced, +6 dBu XLR analog input and can be mounted with optional hardware to most surfaces, as well as rack-mounted. Read More...
  • Glass Cactus Smoothes Out with JBL VerTec

    FOH Staff | News | February 27, 2007
    GRAPEVINE, TX -- Clair Brothers Systems recently installed a WJHW-designed audio system at the new Glass Cactus nightclub in Grapevine, Texas, that includes JBL VerTec line arrays, AE Series loudspeakers and Control 29AV speakers. Read More...
  • Kellogg Auditorium Gets "Lift" with JBL VRX Line Array

    FOH Staff | News | February 26, 2007
    NORTHRIDGE, CA -- BAi, LLC, of Austin, Texas, recently designed an upgraded audio system at the WK Kellogg Auditorium in Battle Creek, Mich to include VRX line arrays installed within a new stage eyebrow invisible to the audience. Read More...
  • Bosch Invests in Dynacord, Electro-Voice Facilities

    FOH Staff | News | February 26, 2007STRAUBING, GERMANY and MORRILTON, ARKANSAS -- During the same financial quarter in which Bosch completed their acquisition of Telex Communications (resulting in the formation of Bosch Communications Systems), substantial cash investments were put into effect at the Straubing, Germany and Morrilton, Ark. facilities manufacturing the Dynacord and Electro-Voice product lines. Read More...
  • EV Rides in Amarillo

    FOH Staff | News | February 23, 2007
    AMARILLO, TX -- Appropriately enough for one of the top rodeo venues in Texas, the Amarillo National Center Tri-State Fairgrounds has received a new Electro-Voice sound system. Designed by Little Orchard Sound, Inc. (Newcastle, Okla.), the system uses 18 EV ZX5 15-inch two-way speakers and eight EV QRx218S dual-18-inch subwoofers aimed over the audience bleachers, with 10 ZX5s aimed over the arena floor. Read More...
  • REDDI to Get Through?

    FOH Staff | News | February 21, 2007
    WEST HILLS, CA -- The A-Designs Audio REDDI tube direct injection box features a 1/4-inch Switchcraft input jack on the faceplate, replacing the heavy-duty power toggle switch that has now been relocated to the product's rear panel. It also includes a 6NIP vacuum tube and massive custom wound output transformer coupled with a toroidal power transformer. Housed in a vented metal casing sporting, the enhanced REDDI features a Neutrik Combo XLR 1/4-inch input connector, balanced XLR output connector, rotary level knob and blue LED power indicator on its faceplate in addition to the new Thru. Aside from the on/off power switch's new placement, the rear panel continues to feature a ground lift switch and IEC AC power connector. The REDDI is intended for basses, guitars, keyboards/synths and other electronic instruments that require a direct box for both recording and live performance applications. MSRP: $795.00. Read More...
  • Police Nab Sennheiser at Grammys

    FOH Staff | News | February 20, 2007
    LOS ANGELES, CA -- For their return performance at the Grammy Awards, The Police made use of two Sennheiser e865 vocal mics, as well as an HSP4-EW headset and an SK500G2 bodypack. The show also made use of Sennheiser RF PM systems. Read More...
  • Adamson Aids Spread of Gospel

    FOH Staff | News | February 20, 2007
    BOGOTA, COLOMBIA -- Alex Campos recently recorded a live DVD named "El Sonido Del Silencio-Acoustic/Unplugged-2007," and the concert took place at the Iglesia Filadelfia Puente Largo in Bogota, Colombia. Campos was joined by some guest stars, including Marcos Witt, a Latin Christian artist and Hispanic pastor at Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas; Lilly Goodman, a female vocalist from the Dominican Republic; and Dr. P a Hip-Hop artist hailing from Puerto Rico. Read More...
  • Don’t Want to Lose Your Wireless Mics? Then Read This and Get Involved.

    FOH Staff | News | February 20, 2007LAS VEGAS -- Over the last couple of months, FOH has reported on the impending opening up of the bandwidth used for wireless mics and monitoring systems to a new class of unlicensed consumer devices. Backed by some political heavy-hitters and a ton of consumer electronics lobbying dollars, the Communications, Consumer's Choice and Broadband Deployment Act of 2006 (S. 2686, H.R. 5252) includes a provision called the Wireless Innovation Act of 2006 ("WIN Act"), which is intended to permit unlicensed, non-exclusive use of unassigned television broadcast channels ("white space," also known as the space where our wireless systems live). Read More...
  • Danley Climbs Matterhorn

    FOH Staff | News | February 20, 2007GAINESVILLE, GA -- Tom Danley will unveil a new subwoofer at the NSCA Expo 2007 in Orlando, Fl in March, which was initially designed for the military and dubbed the "Matterhorn" by Danley Sound Labs, the subwoofer is housed in a shipping container measuring 8' x 8' x 20' and generates 40,000 watts. Read More...
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