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Articles Tagged Atk Audiotek

  • Wednesday, September 24, 2014
    mike stahl
    PSW Staff 09/24/14 04:19 AM,
    Legendary sound engineer and businessman Michael Stahl passed away on Saturday, September 20, 2014, after succumbing to an extended illness. He was 68 years old. Michael was raised around music from an early age growing up in the greater Washington DC area. He was fascinated as a child by sound and how every “noise” has its own unique and distinct collection of frequencies. “When I was growing up, I had no idea as to how these sounds could be changed… View this story
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  • Friday, February 21, 2014
    PSW Staff 02/21/14 04:47 PM,
    For the 17th straight year, ATK Audiotek provided audio services for the National Football League’s championship game, Super Bowl XLVIII, the first ever in an outdoor cold-weather stadium. ATK Audiotek deployed its custom-designed, cart-based audio system for the game’s prestigious halftime show, held at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Once again, ATK Audiotek outfitted their system with Harman’sJBL VerTec line array loudspeakers.  In a battle between the league’s top-ranked offense and defense, Super Bowl XLVIII, broadcast via FOX,… View this story
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  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    PSW Staff 02/11/14 01:58 PM,
    ATK Audiotek of Valencia, CA, production sound provider for the annual Grammy Awards telecast for the past 14 years, augmented its audience PA system for this year’s ceremony with prototype subwoofer cabinets utilizing Powersoft’s innovative M-Force transducer technology. The proprietary sub bass system, designed and developed by ATK in collaboration with consultant Mario Di Cola of Audio Labs Systems in Italy, offers a package that significantly outperforms conventional subwoofers and produces a natural and controlled sound with negligible power compression… View this story
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  • Monday, April 01, 2013
    PSW Staff 04/01/13 01:45 PM,
    American Idol reigns on as one of the most successful shows in television history. For the show’s upcoming live episodes, Valencia, California-based ATK Audiotek revamped the American Idol set with a variety of Harman’s JBL Professional loudspeakers. Baltzell designed some novel loudspeaker arrangements for the new American Idol system. “We had to accommodate a number of needs for the new set at CBS Television City in Hollywood, and they can’t be accommodated by a one-size-fits-all system,” said Pat Baltzell, sound… View this story
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  • Friday, March 08, 2013
    PSW Staff 03/08/13 10:39 AM,
    Valencia, California-based audio system provider ATK Audioteck deployed the sound reinforcement system for the 85th Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The system was designed by Pat Baltzell of Baltzell Audio Design and included Harman’s JBL VerTec line arrays. One of the biggest nights in entertainment, the 85th Annual Academy Awards were broadcast live on ABC and were hosted by Seth MacFarlane. The main PA system included 30 JBL VerTec VT4889 fullsize line array elements, suspended… View this story
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  • Friday, February 08, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/08/13 11:51 AM,
    Providing audio services for the Super Bowl for the 16th straight year, ATK Audiotek deployed its custom-designed, cart-based audio system for Super Bowl XLVII, held at the Superdome in New Orleans. Once again, ATK Audiotek equipped its carts with JBL VERTEC line array loudspeakers for the Halftime Show of the National Football League’s championship game. The carts were also used for the rendition of “America the Beautiful” featuring the Sandy Hook Elementary School Choir and Jennifer Hudson, as well as… View this story
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  • Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/25/12 11:48 AM,
    Leading production company ATK Audiotek has named Michael MacDonald to take over as president and the leadership of the company’s business development, sales and marketing programs, coincident with the retirement of outgoing president Michael Stahl. MacDonald joins ATK Audiotek with over three decades of experience in the professional audio industry, most recently having served for five years as vice president of sales and marketing at Harman Professional. Prior to Harman, he operated a successful consulting business at Pilot Business Strategies,… View this story
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  • Tuesday, April 21, 2009
    sennheiser blake shelton
    PSW Staff 04/21/09 08:48 AM, 0 Comments
    Both Shure and Sennheiser microphones were utilized in abundance at the recent 44th Annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards show, which was broadcast on CBS from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. ATK Audiotek provided production for the show, with monitor mixer Michael Parker working alongside Robert Brogden, who handled all of the wireless personal monitor assignments for 16 stereo mixes and 32 receiver packs. Artists utilizing Sennheiser wireless and wired microphones included Miley Cyrus, Blake Shelton… View this story
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  • Monday, March 23, 2009
    powersoft atk audiotek
    PSW Staff 03/23/09 10:45 AM, 0 Comments
    ATK Audiotek, noted for its sound reinforcement work at events such as the Super Bowl, Dancing with the Stars, and the Democratic and Republican National Conventions, recently chose to invest in 450 units of Powersoft DIGAM K-10 power amplifiers, with each K-10/AESOP (AES Ethernet Simple Open Protocol) offering up to 12,000 watts of power in a one-rack unit space. “We specialize in large, technically difficult special events for television,” says Scott Harmala, VP of Engineering at ATK Audiotek. “The reason… View this story
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  • Friday, February 20, 2009
    grammy awards
    PSW Staff 02/20/09 03:07 PM, 0 Comments
    ATK AudioTek of Valencia, California, supplied live audio production for the recent 51st Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center arena in downtown Los Angeles, with a live performance bill featuring considerably more nominees and performers than in the past. Of particular note, more than 50 wireless microphone systems were in use, with frequency coordination provided by Dave Bellamy of Burbank-based Soundtronics Wireless. House Audio Mixer Ron Reaves notes that “there were absolutely no RF failures that I was aware… View this story
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