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August 19, 2004

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2004 AES New Products Guide
Alcons Sneak Preview of Q Series, More
DPA 4003 Microphones Featured at World Piano Competition
Singer Aimee Mann Tours With InnovaSon, Sennheiser, Neumann

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2004 AES New Products Guide
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TEC Awards, San Francisco
The Mix Foundation for Excellence in Audio's 20th Annual Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2004, at the Marriott Hotel in San Francisco. For more information, visit mixfoundation.org.

Alcons Sneak Preview of Q Series, More
At the upcoming PLASA show (September 12-15, 2004, London), Alcons will be present a new product range -- including the yet-to-be-released LR16 pro ribbon line array module and the recently launched LR16B, double 15-inch NeoDymium driver bandpass supplement -- and highlights of its current line-up. MORE

Crest MLM-2, MLS-2
Crest Performance, a division of Crest Audio, introduced the mono MLM-2 (MSRP: $599) and stereo MLS-2 ($799) studio microphone and line input intelligibility processors. These units are designed to optimize audio signals in recording, broadcasting and live applications, and process input signals via EQ and dynamics sections. MORE

Meyer Sound 700-HP
Meyer Sound's self-powered 700-HP's power subwoofer has bandwidth that can handle continuous high operating levels and transient information with minimal distortion in its operating frequency range. MORE

RCF SpA HC Series
The new RCF HC Series features three compact models: the HC3200, which offers up to 1,600 watts per channel into 2 ohms (700W per channel into 8 ohms); the HC2000 provides 1,000W per channel into 2 ohms (500W per channel into 8 ohms); and the HC 1600 gives 800W per channel into 2 ohms (350W per channel into 8 ohms). MORE

Roland CM-30 CUBE
The new CM-30 CUBE Monitor delivers 30 watts of audio through a 6.5-inch coaxial two-way speaker with stereo preamp. The CM-30 is geared for the home studio and wide-ranging monitoring applications, but it can be used for live monitoring onstage, as well. MORE

Now Shipping: Symetrix SymNet Express
Symetrix's SymNet Express will be available in two versions: Express and Express Cobra. The Express Series includes seven new audio processors. Express (non-Cobra) is available in three models:12x4, 4x12 and 8x8. They are targeted at stand-alone applications in which a single DSP unit is sufficient to handle all of the processing between the source gear (all inputs are line- or microphone-selectable) and the amplifiers. MORE

DPA 4003 Microphones Featured at World Piano Competition
A series of performances at the World Piano Competition (Cincinnati) were accompanied by a 47-piece orchestra and recorded live using a pair of DPA 4003 microphones. The World Piano Competition hosts150 contestants chosen from more than 500 applicants, representing more than 14 countries for the junior division. The accompanying adult competition offered a grand prize of $45,000 and a performance at Lincoln Center in New York City. The youth competition was for a prize of $1,500 and a performance at Carnegie Hall. MORE

Future Sonics Reveals Summer Discounted Pricing
Future Sonics announces its "Live Listening, Listening Live" summer special pricing. The Future Sonics Ears (model EM3), which is regularly $159 and discount priced (online) at $143.10, is now available for $99. MORE

KC2, Koola Club Partners in New System Install
KV2 Audio's Andy Austin-Brown, and Phil Soltys and Dave Charman of PSD Electronics (Newquay, UK) met at the Koola Club -- a club, bar and restaurant located in the Southern United Kingdom -- to discuss the club's new discrete audio system, which was installed in mid-June. MORE

Dance Connection Entertainment Delivers Independence Day
Jeff Blugrind, owner of DJ and sound reinforcement company Dance Connection Entertainment (Ladera Ranch, Calif.), provided a sound system for the city's Independence Day celebration and parade. As Blugrind recounts, "Our dilemma arose when we realized that we not only needed a system for the staging area at the beginning of the parade route, but we also needed a system for the carnival area at the end of the parade route before the parade's conclusion. MORE

Special Offer: QSC Extended Warranty on RMX, PLX, PowerLight 2
From July 17, 2004, through December 31, 2004, U.S. domestic customers who purchased QSC's RMX, PLX and PowerLight 2 Series amplifiers can qualify for a six-year extended warranty (valued at $99) by registering their purchases online at www.qscaudio.com. MORE

Rat Sound Debuts the PM5D at Staples Center
Rat Sound recently debuted its Yamaha PM5D-RH console at the ESPN X Games, held at Los Angeles' Staples Center. Rat Sound's Jon Monson says, "One week before the event, we got a call from X Game's production asking if we had both V-DOSC and the new PM5D-RH. Ironically enough, we'd also been hearing great things about this piece and had just gotten one in that same day. The timing was perfect! MORE

Singer Aimee Mann Tours With InnovaSon, Sennheiser, Neumann
Aimee Mann and her band relied on an InnovaSon digital console and a host of Sennheiser Evolution and Neumann wired microphones during a recent string of East Coast tour dates. With a DVD recording taking place at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., the mini tour traveled to 1,000 to 2,000-capacity theaters and clubs across the U.S. MORE

Matchbox Twenty Chooses SRS Circle 5.1 For Live Concert DVD
Pop rockers Matchbox Twenty's concert DVD, SHOW -- A Night in the Life of Matchbox Twenty, showcases SRS Labs' Circle Surround 5.1 technology. With Circle Surround, audio professionals can produce 5.1 channels of music and video content for distribution or storage over a standard 2-channel medium. MORE

It's AudioLease, Adamson for Sean Paul on UK Tour Dates
East Anglia, UK--based sound rental specialist AudioLease has just completed three major arena dates with Sean Paul. For each of the concerts, held at G-Mex Machester, Wembley Arena and N.E. C. Birmingham, AudioLease used an Adamsom Y-Axis Y10 line array system. MORE

Chapman Takes Audio-Technica Mics on Tour
Steven Curtis Chapman, a contemporary Christian recording artist, is touring after a nearly two-year hiatus. Supporting a new album due in stores on September 21, 2004, Chapman has performed at a series of festivals back in late June and will be on the 70-city tour, entitled All Things New, in October. MORE

Metallica Performs With Help From BSS Audio
BSS Audio FDS-366T Omnidrive Compact Plus loudspeaker management systems were used to drive the JBL VerTec line array systems on Metallica's recent 23-date European and UK stadium tour. This was the first high-profile outing for the FDS-366T's new Version 2.0 firmware used with VerTec. MORE

DiscLive Record, Release Devo's "Live" Album
DiscLive has recorded and released CDs in custom-designed packaging and NetBurn downloads of this summer's sold out New York City concerts of Devo and the jazz and funk group Soulive. MORE

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