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  • Thursday, November 03, 2011
    PSW Staff 11/03/11 12:44 PM, 0 Comments
    Extron Electronics has announced the opening of a new 8,500-square-foot regional sales office in Washington, D.C., showcasing the company’s switching, fiber, video processing, control, and streaming technologies. With two fully equipped training rooms, a video teleconferencing room, and a multimedia break room, this office is able to demonstrate a variety of AV products and applications. The new facility features a full fiber optic FOX Matrix 3200 switching system controlled by an Extron TLP 1000TV TouchLink Touchpanel. The largest training room… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessEducationManufacturerAudio

  • Wednesday, November 02, 2011
    PSW Staff 11/02/11 11:37 AM, 1 Comment
    Louis Adamo joined Hi-Tech Audio back in 1989, when the company’s rental stock comprised only a few single analog consoles. Nearly 20 years later, Hi-Tech’s inventory is brimming with 50-plus consoles and has become one of the largest live-sound, wholesale rental companies specializing in predominately digital consoles and multitrack hard-disk systems to meet the demands of the audio industry—from houses of worship throughout the U.S. to concert tours and music festivals around the world. Adamo recently added a slew of… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductBusinessConsolesDigitalAudio

  • studer
    PSW Staff 11/02/11 10:35 AM, 0 Comments
    Studer has appointed Simon Roome to the position of technical sales manager. Based in Potters Bar and reporting directly to Karl Chapman, Roome’s primary task will be technical sales support for UK-based systems integrators and the UK broadcast market and will support Studer sales across the European region as required. “I am very pleased to have someone of Simon’s technical ability join the Studer sales team,” says Adrian Curtis, vice president of sales, Soundcraft Studer. “Simon brings many years of… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessConsolesManufacturerAudio

  • Tuesday, November 01, 2011
    PSW Staff 11/01/11 11:26 AM, 0 Comments
    Signal Audio, a new distributor for Midas and Klark Teknik products in Denmark, has placed its very first order for a large quantity of the new Midas PRO2 and PRO2C compact live audio systems. “The very competitive price of PRO2 and PRO2C has obviously created a lot of interest in itself, but the really interesting thing is that customers are now looking at Midas systems in a wider perspective,” says Morten Uldbaek, sales manager, pro audio at Signal Audio. “Instead… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVBusinessConsolesDigitalManufacturerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • audio-technica
    PSW Staff 11/01/11 11:14 AM, 0 Comments
    Audio-Technica is offering upgrades for its ATCS-60 IR (infrared) Conference System from its contractor-exclusive Engineered Sound range of meeting/conference room offerings. The ATCS-60 is a self-contained wireless distributed audio system using infrared communications technology, designed for corporate, government and educational applications, with new upgrades including a voting module (model ATCS-V60) and updated software (ATCS-C60MAG-REG). The new ATCS-V60 is a modular voting unit with five-button configuration that offers versatile voting options. In addition to Yes/No and Yes/No/Abstain votes, the unit can… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollProductAVBusinessMicrophoneNetworkingWirelessAudio

  • microphones
    PSW Staff 11/01/11 10:46 AM, 0 Comments
    Blue Microphones is now offering a second, bonus capsule with the purchase of the Bottle Rocket Stage Two tube microphone, in addition to the included B8 capsule. Designed with a compact form factor, the Bottle Rocket Stage Two offers Blue’s vacuum tube microphone with an interchangeable bayonet-mount capsule system.  Effective November 1 (2011), the new bundle with an updated MSRP of $2499.99, includes the Bottle Rocket Stage Two and a bonus capsule in addition to the B8 capsule. Designed for… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductBusinessManufacturerMicrophone

  • Monday, October 31, 2011
    PSW Staff 10/31/11 11:04 AM, 0 Comments
    Sennheiser has announced two key executive appointments within its U.S. and Latin American regions, completing the company’s leadership team in the Americas. Effective January 1, 2012, Sennheiser veterans Greg Beebe and Markus Warlitz will be appointed to the positions of president, Sennheiser Electronic Corporation and general manager of Sennheiser Latin America, respectively. Meanwhile, Jean Langlais remains president of Sennheiser Canada. All three executives will report directly to John Falcone, president and CEO of Sennheiser Electronic Corporation, who heads Sennheiser’s business… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessManufacturerSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • Friday, October 28, 2011
    PSW Staff 10/28/11 11:03 AM, 0 Comments
    The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) announced today its support for new legislation introduction by U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper (TN-05) that will clarify a broad federal law so that musical instrument manufacturers, retailers and resellers—among many others including musicians—would not be subject to penalties for unknowingly possessing illegal woods. The Retailers and Entertainers Lacey Implementation and Enforcement Fairness (RELIEF) Act clarifies the Lacey Act, which Congress updated in 2008 in an effort to disrupt illegal logging. “In theory, anybody… View this post
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  • electro-voice
    PSW Staff 10/28/11 09:44 AM, 3 Comments
    Bosch Security Systems, Communications Systems Division, recently assigned Nicolas Betancur as its new field sales engineer, Communications – South. Betancur, who has worked for Bosch since 2006, will be based in Houston, and his responsibilities will include system design and sales support for Bosch Public Address and Conferencing, Electro-Voice, and Telex Intercom and Radio Dispatch customers in the Houston, San Antonio, and the Southern Louisiana area. “My goal is to provide a more focused effort in applied sales in this… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturer

  • Thursday, October 27, 2011
    PSW Staff 10/27/11 08:36 AM, 1 Comment
    Symetrix has named industry veteran Jeff Sondermeyer as director of engineering and chief technology officer. Sondermeyer brings almost 20 years of experience to his new role. He split the first decade between Peavey Electronics and Mackie Designs as the digital design leader for products, and spent the most recent decade with integrated circuit manufacturer Analog Devices (ADI) as senior field apps engineer. During his tenure at ADI, Sondermeyer helped Symetrix integrate ADI’s Sharc and Blackfin chips into Symetrix products. “For… View this post
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