Archive for June, 2011

CLEAR-COM’S CONCERT VERSION 2.6 TO MAKE DEBUT AT INFOCOMM 2011

Updates Help to Streamline Installation and Improve User Experience

ORLANDO, FL ─ Clear-Com, a global leader in critical voice communication systems will demonstrate its Clear-Com Concert Version 2.6 Intercom-over-IP Communications Solution at InfoComm 2011 (Booth 349). Concert, which provides professional voice conferencing and intercom capabilities over the Internet or a standard Local Area Network, is enhanced with several new features to expand upon its compatibility, intelligibility and ease of use. clear-com_concert-2_6_infocomm-2011.jpg more

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NCAC Announced As Association Sponsor for WFX Dallas 2011

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, JUNE 13, 2011 — The National Council of Acoustical Consultants (NCAC) announced today that it will be an Association Sponsor for the Worship Facilities Conference and Expo (WFX) Dallas 2011, taking place November 9-11 at the Dallas Convention Center. more

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Cerwin-Vega! Introduces XD3 Powered Desktop Speakers

A New Compact Solution for Desktop Reference Monitoring

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DEERFIELD BEACH, FL, JUNE 13, 2011 – Cerwin-Vega! Inc., a member of the Stanton Group of companies and a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of loudspeakers for the home and professional audio markets, is pleased to announce the new XD3 Powered Desktop Speaker, a compact sound solution that delivers large performance.

With the explosion of media content being created from desktop computer applications, the need is great for a compact speaker system that delivers clarity, accurate imaging and in-your-face bass. The XD3 fulfills this monitoring mandate by transforming any desktop work area into a capable listening environment for music lovers, gamers, those enjoying online videos and musicians.

Initially available in June at all U.S.-based Best Buy retail and online outlets, the XD3 employs Cerwin-Vega!’s engineering DNA of more more

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PRODUCER / ENGINEER RYAN HEWITT FINDS MUCH TO LIKE WITH MOJAVE AUDIO

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Image of producer / engineer Ryan Hewitt.

Los Angeles, CA… Be it instrumental or vocal tracking, the recording process starts with the microphone. As the first element in the engineer’s signal chain, finding the right tool to accurately capture the source is a huge consideration. For producer / engineer Ryan Hewitt, Mojave Audio microphones have become an important part of the recording process and, when it comes to using a microphone with the flexibility to adapt to the nature of the project, Mojave Audio’s MA-300 Multi-Pattern Vacuum Tube Condenser microphone is frequently Hewitt’s microphone of preference. more

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Boston Ballet Acquires Soundcraft Vi1â„¢ Digital Mixing Console

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BOSTON, Massachusetts — Founded in 1963, the Boston Ballet has become one of the leading dance companies in the world. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Executive Director Barry Hughson, the Company maintains an internationally acclaimed repertoire and the Boston Ballet School, the largest ballet school in North America. The Boston Ballet recently upgraded its audio system, including the installation of a Soundcraft Vi1 digital mixing console.

Talamas Broadcast Equipment of Newton, Massachusetts provided the Soundcraft Vi1 console in time for the recent holiday production of ‘The Nutcracker.’ “We required a console that could handle a number of diverse elements including mixing the chorus and orchestra, and splitting the live feed for archiving,� said Nick Jabour of Talmas Broadcast Equipment. “We looked at various consoles and found that the Vi1 was ideally suited to the requirements of Boston more

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UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS STUDENT SHANE KANTER RECEIVES NCAC STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD

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NCAC Immediate Past President Russ Berger presents University of Kansas Architecture graduate student Shane Kantor with the one of the organization’s first four Student Travel Awards.

The National Council of Acoustical Consultants (NCAC) announced that Shane Kanter of Leawood, KS, a student in the University of Kansas’ Architecture Master’s program is one of the first four recipients of the organization’s new Student Travel Award. Kanter received $500 in travel assistance to present his technical paper, “Architectural Acoustics and Noise: Acoustics of Green Buildings,� at the 161st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), which took place May 23-27 in Seattle, WA. (for Local Papers only: Kanter is the son of Edward and Rochelle Kanter of Leawood, KS). more

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RPI STUDENT PHILIP ROBINSON RECEIVES NCAC STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD

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NCAC Immediate Past President Russ Berger presents Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Architectural Acoustics undergraduate student Philip Robinson with the one of the organization’s first four Student Travel Awards.

The National Council of Acoustical Consultants (NCAC) announced that Philip Robinson of Gallup, NM, a student in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Architectural Acoustics undergraduate program, is one of the first four recipients of the organization’s new Student Travel Award. Robinson received $500 in travel assistance to present his technical paper, “Quantitative and Qualitative Effects of Diffusion in Rooms,� at the 161st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), which took place May 23-27 in Seattle, WA. more

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L-ACOUSTICS KARAi at Home in Jesus House

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LONDON — SFL Group has carried out the first UK install of the L-ACOUSTICS KARAi modular WST line source system for permanent installation at Jesus House, a 2,000-capacity church in North London owned by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

SFL Group chose the system because, according to technical director Mark Payne, “It presents a significant saving for the customer as the boxes don’t have fixed touring rigging, which isn’t necessary in a fixed installation. As an installation product it looks really neat; I’m very pleased with it and so is the customer, it sounds absolutely phenomenal. more

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$100 End User Rebate For CAD Variable Pattern Microphones

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Solon, OH––CAD is offering special sales incentives such as an $100 end user rebate from June 1 through September 30, 2011 on the popular 1600VP, 1700VP and 1800VP microphones featuring Remote Variable Pattern Control™.
Already found in leading commercial and House of Worship venues, the Remote Variable Pattern Control™ feature enables a user the unique ability to control the polar pattern of each microphone from a remote location up to 2,000 feet away via standard mic cable. The series of microphones are available in three different configurations; hanging (1600VP), 56� boom (1700V) and 18� gooseneck (1800VP).
Asked to comment about the CAD move, Gary Dixon, National Sales Manager for commercial products said, “In addition to representing unique new technologies from CAD, the quality and competitive pricing of the Variable Pattern mics makes them an industry leader. Our goal is to offer an additional incentive for our customers to continue to more

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MLA Training Session At On Stage Audio

Las Vegas, NV––Martin Audio and On Stage Audio will be hosting a special training session for the breakthrough MLA (Multi-cellular Loudspeaker Array) system.

The training session will be in Las Vegas from June 28 through June 30th 2011 at On Stage Audio’s Las Vegas Office.

Martin Audio MLA Training Manager Ferrit Rowe will be conducting these in-depth sessions on the system.

Cost for the three-day session will be at an introductory price of $500.00-A savings of $250.00, and lunch will be provided. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis. Please contact Jim Risgin at OSA to confirm seating availability.

Since its introduction, the MLA system has distinguished itself in major tours around the world and the U.S., most notably the Zac Brown Band amphitheater tour and, most recently, the Oprah Winfrey Show Surprise Spectacular finale at Chicago’s United Center.

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