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September 8, 2004

Table of Contents
TEC: Don't Forget to Vote!
A.R.T. SLA2 Studio Linear Power Amp
AES Keynote Speaker Announced: A&M Records' President Ron Fair
Soundweb Answers Prayers of Lough Derg's St. Patrick's Basilica


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ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM MIX
TEC: Don't Forget to Vote!
If you are a Mix subscriber in the U.S. or Canada, your September issue should have arrived with a TEC Voter's Ballot attached to the cover. Follow the TEC Voter's Guide inside the issue or find out more at www.mixfoundation.org.

Plan to visit the Remix Hotel during AES SF? Haven't booked your room yet? Host hotel the W San Francisco is offering discounted rooms to RHSF attendees. Rooms are available on a first-come basis and can be booked here..

The Liquid Channel Starts Flowing
The talk of the show during its launch at last year's AES, Focusrite's Liquid Channel is now shipping. To find out why this advanced channel strip -- with its replicas of 40 classic mic preamps and 40 compressors, combined with Focusrite digital EQ and sparking 192kHz clarity -- is turning heads, click here.

Announcing Audio Production Seminars on Demand!
Audio Production Seminars on Demand are an exciting new medium for presenting new products, applications and techniques to those interested in audio and music production. Streaming video, audio and narrated presentation tools teamed with downloadable files, live links and supplemental info make a complete online demo viewable on your own time. For more information, visit www.mixonline.com/sod.

Coming Soon: Mix eClassifieds!
Coming soon, the Mix magazine eClassifieds will provide Mix's readers and the pro audio community with an efficient way to buy and sell gear, find employment and much more.


NEW SOUND REINFORCEMENT PRODUCTS
A.R.T. SLA2 Studio Linear Power Amp
Applied Research and Technology's (ART) SLA2 is a 2-channel, single-rackspace power amplifier that delivers 200 watts per channel and is based on the SLA1. For fixed installs, a Euroblock barrier strip and front panel tamper proof cover are included. The SLA2 is also suitable for moderate live performance needs. MORE

Crest CPT Series Loudspeakers
Crest Performance introduced two new floor monitors to its CPT Series loudspeakers: the CPT M and CPT 2M. These monitors are ideal for small- to medium-sized performance venues. MORE

DB Technologies DWS2400 Digital Wireless System
DB Technologies announced the release of digital wireless system DWS2400, which operates in the 2.4GHz range. With the digital wireless system, the analog signal is converted through a high-profile Delta Sigma 20-bit A/D converter in the transmitter into digital data. The data packages are then sent to the receiver and converted back into an analog signal. MORE

JBL SRX700
JBL Professional announced the SRX700 Series (seven system configurations available) of mid-sized portable P.A. loudspeakers. The SRX700 Series offers JBL Professional's patented Differential Drive(R) woofers with neodymium magnets. MORE

Road Ready Cases RREMXE, RREMX5000
Road Ready Cases announced two new cases for Yamaha. The RREMXE is designed to fit Yamaha's EMX 62M, 68S and 88S powered mixers, and RREMX500012 is designed to fit Yamaha's EMX5000 12-channel powered mixer. MORE

Turbosound Class-D Digital Power for Q-Light
Turbosound has released a new range of digitally powered systems in its QLight Series. The three new models -- the TQ-445DP three-way design in a trapezoidal cabinet, the TQ-310DP two-way system in a trapezoidal enclosure and the TQ-308DP trapezoidal two-way design -- all employ new-generation Class-D power amplifiers, which incorporate DSP technology using a 96kHz sample rate. MORE



NEWS
AES Keynote Speaker Announced: A&M Records' President Ron Fair
Ron Fair, veteran record man, six-time Grammy nominee and president of A&M Records, will present the keynote speech at the 117th AES Convention at noon on Thursday, October 28, 2004, at San Francisco's Moscone Center. "In his more than two decades as an outstanding hitmaker, Ron Fair has exhibited a rare combination of creative and technical prowess and remarkable business acumen," said AES 117th convention chair John Strawn. "Considering the multiplicity of his talents, we anticipate an extremely interesting presentation." MORE

Hi-Tech Audio Delivers Yamaha PM5Ds to Touring Companies
Hi-Tech Audio of South San Francisco delivered three new Yamaha PM5D mixing consoles in companies across the country for upcoming concert tour departures, including Rat Sound and See Factor. MORE

Meyer Displays Self-Powered Loudspeakers at PLASA
This year, Meyer Sound Laboratories will turn 25 years old, release three new products and institute a new network of dealers in the UK. Meyer Sound will be at stand E30 at the 2004 PLASA exposition at London's Earl's Court from September 12-15, 2004, showing a full range of loudspeakers suitable for all installations and touring sound applications. MORE

Peavey's Seminar for Church Leaders
Peavey Electronics Corporation hosted an educational seminar for a group of church leaders and volunteers at its international headquarters (Meridian, Miss.) on August 19, 2004. The group, comprising pastors and church volunteers, learned the basics of audio and how to properly set up and run church audio systems. Senior Peavey clinician Marty McCann conducted the seminar with Peavey mixer engineer Tom Stuckman. MORE

Phonic Give-Away With Purchase Through October
Phonic is running a sales promotion during September and October, offering a free pair of speaker stands with every purchase of RoadGear with coupon. MORE

Sennheiser Supports Friends of Madison Youth
Sennheiser has come to the aid of the Friends of Madison Youth with a charitable contribution of Sennheiser Evolution Series wired microphones and Turbosound HiLight Series and TFM stage monitor loudspeaker systems with TMC amplification. MORE



INSTALLATIONS
Soundweb Answers Prayers of Lough Derg's St. Patrick's Basilica
BSS Audio's proprietary digital SoundWeb engine has been installed as a solution to the eight-second reverberation time in the large St. Patrick's Basilica, Lough Derg, in the county of Donegal, Ireland. Acoustician Martin Grainger, of Omagh-based Grainger Communication, has been working at Lough Derg for almost 20 years. "The Basilica was built around 1910 and the sound has been like this for years," Grainger said. "We are looking at providing a complete acoustic treatment via systematic upgrade, but I knew that SoundWeb would immediately provide a level of control." MORE

Hard Rock Las Vegas Brings in dbx ZonePro
The Body English nightclub, a new addition to the Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel, has installed the new dbx ZonePro 640 Digital Zone processor. Body English, which opened earlier this summer, installed two of the ZonePro 640 systems, as well as seven dbx Zone controllers. The state-of-the-art system was designed by John Lyons, president of Boston-based firm Moonlighting Inc. MORE

Mohegan Sun Resort/Casino Has New ISIS WideLine System
The Mohegan Sun Resort/Casino's (Uncasville, Conn.) live performance venue, the Wolf Den, has recently installed a QSC ISIS WideLine system. Mohegan Sun Lead audio engineer, Eugene "Gino" Mulcahy, and Jeff Mele, president of Waterbury, Conn.-based North American Theatrics Ltd., contributed to the design of the Wolf Den audio system. "Everyone from Alice Cooper and the Blues Brothers to Cheap Trick and Chick Corea play this place," Mulcahy says. "That's why one of our main objectives with QSC's WideLine boxes was to supply serious sound that is so good that visiting acts can feel free to leave their own systems on the truck. If anything, this system is effectively a full-tilt touring rig come home to roost." MORE

SLS Loudspeakers Hit NYC's New Nightclub: 17
SLS Loudspeakers announced that 17, one of New York's newest nightclubs, installed multiple SLS speakers. "We decided to do everything high end with this club and wanted the sound system to match," says JP, owner of 17 and its sister club, Suite 16. "A friend of mine highly recommended the SLS units after he installed them in his Miami nightclub. These are by far the best speakers I've ever listened to. The sound detail is amazing, especially with the incredible bass and high end." MORE



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