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  • Sennheiser Wireless Celebrates 50 Years

    FOH Staff | News | January 19, 2007
    WEDEMARK, GERMANY -- Sennheiser wireless products celebrate their 50th anniversary this year, as the first Sennheiser transmitter (Photo above), which had a short life span because it required a tube and far too many batteries, was created in 1957. The follow-up, the Sennheiser SK 1002 pocket transmitter, introduced in 1958, was considerably smaller thanks to transistors. Read More...
  • Harman Products Debut at Primal Twang

    FOH Staff | News | January 18, 2007ANAHEIM, CA -- The world premiere of Primal Twang, a theatrical music production that highlights the legacy of the guitar, debuted at San Diego's North Park Theatre September 7-10, 2006. Rental sound company Meeting Services provided a HiQnet sound reinforcement system for the performance, which included JBL Professional's new VP (Venue Performance) Series loudspeakers, as well as the Soundcraft Vi6 digital console. Read More...
  • Wicked, Cadac Hit West End

    FOH Staff | News | January 17, 2007
    LONDON -- Detailing the untold story of the witches of Oz, Wicked is directed by Joe Mantello, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and sound design by Tony Meola, with equipment supplied by London's Autograph Sound Recording and including an 84-slot Cadac J-Type Live Sound Production Console. Read More...
  • Lectrosonics IFBT4 Interruptible Transmitter

    FOH Staff | News | January 17, 2007
    RIO RANCHO, NM -- The Lectrosonics IFBT4 (Interruptible Fold Back) base-station transmitter replaces the analog IFBT1 unit and is a 250 mW Digital Hybrid Wireless transmitter for IFB and other types of radio links such as camera hops, relay stations and delayed loudspeakers. It is compatible with all Lectrosonics 100, 200, 400 and IFB receivers, along with receivers from two other manufacturers (contact Lectrosonics for details). In 400 mode, the IFBT4 and associated receivers operate without analog companding artifacts. The IFBT4 is designed for use in broadcast, motion picture, theatre and stage applications. The IFBT4 can be used as part of a stand-alone system or patched directly into intercom systems. A "tuning" mode is included so that the transmitting frequency can be selected without broadcasting. Read More...
  • Meyer Expands Berkeley Manufacturing Facilities

    FOH Staff | News | January 17, 2007
    BERKELEY, CA -- Meyer Sound has brought a new manufacturing facility, named Phoebe, online in Berkeley, Calif. Since being founded by John and Helen Meyer in 1979, Meyer has dictated that manufacturing take place at the company's headquarters in Northern California. The company's first years were spent at a location in San Leandro, but since 1984, manufacturing has been performed at the company's base in Berkeley. Read More...
  • d&b Gets Congregation to Feet at Chilhowee Hills

    FOH Staff | News | January 16, 2007
    KNOXVILLE, TN -- Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church's main sanctuary has just been tripled in size and volume, as designed by architect Bill Denton, and worship pastor David Stewart selected Audio Ethics to perform the install. Read More...
  • Just for Him Ministries Selects Worxaudio

    FOH Staff | News | January 15, 2007
    GREENSBORO, NC -- Just for Him Ministries is a faith-based ministry that travels nationally and serves as an outreach program to assist families in need by helping them connect with their local church, and in addition to carrying its own staging and lighting equipment, the organization recently purchased a sound reinforcement system featuring TrueLine line array elements from WorxAudio Technologies. Read More...
  • QSC Licenses CobraNet Technology

    FOH Staff | News | January 15, 2007COSTA MESA, CA -- QSC Audio Products has extended a licensing agreement with Cirrus Logic that will allow the manufacturer of power amplifiers, loudspeakers, signal processing and digital signal transport systems to begin producing products employing Cirrus Logic's gigabit Ethernet-based CobraNet technology. CobraNet technology is designed for delivering uncompressed digital audio via Ethernet networks. Read More...
  • HK Audio Powers Sugababes

    FOH Staff | News | January 12, 2007
    LONDON -- The Sugababes recently played at the 100 Club in London's Oxford Street, and Concert Sound (Luton), the show's equipment organizer, chose HK Audio's ConTour Array, brought in from London-based ConTour users, Euroscope TV and Picture It Facilities Ltd. FOH engineer was Chris Madden. Read More...
  • TRUE Systems Orders Now at Tucson Headquarters

    FOH Staff | News | January 12, 2007
    TUCSON, AZ -- As of January 1, 2007, all orders for TRUE Systems products are to be placed directly with TRUE Systems through their Tucson headquarters, as Sennheiser Electronic Corporation (SEC) is no longer the exclusive U.S. distributor for TRUE. Read More...
  • Digidesign Appoints Ritland Worldwide Public Relations Manager

    FOH Staff | News | January 11, 2007
    DALY CITY, CA -- Digidesign has announced the appointment of Kyle Ritland to the position of worldwide public relations manager, in which role he will be responsible for leading artist relations and public relations efforts across all Digidesign product lines and market segments, including home and project studio, professional recording and mixing for post and music, and live sound products. Read More...
  • Sennheiser GmbH Electronic Restructures

    FOH Staff | News | January 10, 2007OLD LYME, CT -- Sennheiser Electronic GmbH has restructured their corporate leadership, with a number of employees shifting positions within the company. The shareholders of Sennheiser Electronic GmbH & Co KG have decided to separate with Rolf Meyer, president marketing and sales and speaker of the executive committee with immediate effect. Read More...
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