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October 5, 2004

Table of Contents
AES San Francisco: Surviving the City, the Convention in Style
Celestion FTR Series Loudspeakers
Industry Mourns Loss of Bruce Martin
Allen & Heath iDR Series Makes Itself Heard in Auckland


Sabine Ships 2.4 GHz Smart Spectrum&174; Wireless!
The new SWM7000 Series Wireless Microphones are changing expectations of how wireless should perform. With 70 channels of crystal clear audio, absolutely no interference from TV or DTV, built-in digital signal processing (including the patented FBX Feedback Exterminator), extended-life rechargeable batteries, and optional digital audio output, this is the first truly complete wireless microphone system. Click www.sabine.com for the whole story.

AES San Francisco: Surviving the City, the Convention in Style
Where can you find great sushi at 1 a.m. in San Francisco? Find out by logging on to Mix's AES Survival Guide, our special Website designed to help you navigate the city by the Bay like a true insider. P.S. Don't call it "Frisco!" To check it all out, go to mixonline.com/aes2004guide.

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.

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. Currently Live: Taylor Guitars' Rupert Neve Expression System and K4 Preamp and Mix Presents Drum Miking Techniques. Find the Seminars On Demand at www.mixonline.com/sod www.emusician.com/sod or www.remixmag.com/sod.

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.

Now Available: Mix eClassifieds!
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. For more information, go to mixonline.com/emarketplace.


Hear Technologies announces the launch of their new Talk Back 600 MV that adds talk back, monitor master volume, monitor switching, and monitor dimming capability to recording consoles, digital hard disc recording systems, and portable audio workstations. The 600 MV replaces the successful Talk Back model 600. Intended applications include professional and project recording studios and post-production facilities.


Celestion FTR Series Loudspeakers
FTR, Celestion's next generation of cast-aluminium chassis professional loudspeakers are now shipping to dealers worldwide. MORE

JBL Professional's New V3 DSP Preset Library, Array Calculator
JBL Professional announced the availability of a new suite of system design and operation tools for use with Vertec line array systems. All-new DSP presets, expanded array DLL's for use in Ease 4.0 acoustical modeling software and an upgraded version of JBL's Line Array Calculator are included in the package. MORE

A-Line Acoustics AL10 Line Array
A-Line Acoustics AL10's compact size and 2x10-inch AL10 two-way enclosures feature Line Source Replication for maximum projection and detail. Integrated patent pending EZAL hardware positions each enclosure from zero to 19 degrees, whole flying or stacked. Four stacked wheel boards (four high, up to 16 boxes) can be loaded inside the width of a standard trailer taking up approximately three feet in length. The AL10 features power at160W HF/800W LF, a maximum SPL of 129 dB and a response of 75 to18k Hz. MORE

Nady Systems Encore 200 Bass Wireless System
Wireless microphone manufacturer Nady recently introduced a new, specially customized VHF wireless system for bass guitars: the Encore 200. The Encore 200 began shipping in September of 2004. MORE

Mackie Introduces New Onyx Live Consoles
Mackie recently introduced the Onyx 80 Series, featuring all-new analog circuitry, a full complement of Mackie's flagship Onyx microphone preamps and 4-band Perkins EQ. The Onyx 80 Series will begin shipping in mid-2005. MORE

Radial Engineering Convertible V12 Modular Snake System
The Convertible V12 modular snake system features 64 input channels, four zoned sub snakes, three-way transformer split, cross-patching and separate XLR outs in a 12-space, 19-inch rack. Based on 8-channel modules with front and rear rails, the V12 can be configured to suit with choice of multi-pins, breakouts and sub snakes. Its modular design lets users reconfigure the snake as system requirements change. MORE

Industry Mourns Loss of Bruce Martin
Martin Audio founder Bruce Patrick Martin died accidentally on September 23 while performing his duties with the Ocean Bay Park Water Company. MORE

Sound Image Acquires dB Sound to Create dB Sound Image
David Shadoan and Harry Witz announced the acquisition of dB Sound shares by Sound Image. Both companies have had long histories in both the tour sound and contracting segments of the professional audio market. The name of dB Sound will change and be known as dB Sound Image. MORE

Klark Teknik Celebrates Its 30th Birthday
Klark Teknik celebrated its 30th birthday at PLASA 2004 (September 11-14, 2004). Founded as Klark Teknik Research by brothers Phil and Terry Clarke in 1974, the company became known for their approach to design and development, a vision and principle that Klark Teknik continues today. MORE

BSS Lowers Soundweb Pricing on DSP Models
BSS Audio USA announces that it reduced the retail prices of all of its Soundweb DSP models by an average of 15 percent. MORE

NSCA Releases New Grassroots Legislative Tool
To help systems professionals target federal, state and local officials and stay informed on important issues, NSCA has launched a new Grassroots Legislative Action Center. Accessed at www.nsca.org, the new advocacy resource solution has been released in time for individuals to influence the 2005 legislative session. MORE

Meyer Sound Co-Sponsored 2004 Boston Music Awards
Meyer co-sponsored the Boston Music Awards' 17th annual presentation on September 29, 2004, at the Avalon club (Boston). A Meyer Sound MILO high-power curvilinear array provided sound reinforcement for the awards ceremony and the musical performances. MORE

L-Acoustics Expands V-DOSC, dV-DOSC Network Owner Base
L- Acoustics US announces the addition of more five companies to its list of V-DOSC(R) and dV-DOSC™ network owners. MORE

Allen & Heath iDR Series Makes Itself Heard in Auckland
Allen & Heath's distributor, Jansen Sound & Lighting (New Zealand), recently installed iDR systems in two Auckland locations, including an A&H iDR-8 at the Cock & Bull public house (Lynfield) and an iDR-4 in the Rocks Bar & Grill (Waiheke Island). MORE

Lutheran Church of Hope Uses Martin Audio W8LCs
The Lutheran Church of Hope (near Des Moines, Iowa) enjoyed a service delivered via Martin Audio's W8LC Compact Line Array system. MORE

San Jose's Convention Center Receives Upgrade
The San Jose Convention Center, which features housing acres of column-free exhibit space, an elegant ballroom and a sizable number of meeting rooms capable of accommodating almost 2,500, recently received an upgrade to a QSControl network audio system. MORE

Sennheiser Included in Florida's Ruth Eckerd Hall Re-Design
The renovation of Ruth Eckerd Hall (pictured), part of the Richard R. Baumgardner Center for the Performing Arts, was funded in part by the city of Clearwater, Fla. All except the outer shell of the Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired building was ripped apart and redesigned. Improvements included new restrooms, a connecting lobby between the east and west sides of the building, an educational wing and a studio theater. MORE

Budapest's Palace of Arts Chooses Four Studer Consoles
Hungary's new national arts center, the Palace of Arts in Budapest, has decided to purchase four Studer Vista digital mixing consoles from BaSys Multimedia, Studer's distributor in Hungary. One Vista 7 and three Vista 8 digital desks will be delivered to the Palace of Arts soon, making this one of the biggest orders for a cultural center in Studer history. MORE

Virginia's Wolf Trap Park Upgrades to Yamaha DM2000, V-DOSC P.A.
Wolf Trap's 128 acres comprises the only national park dedicated to the performing arts in the U.S. Donated to the federal government in the late 1960s by owner Catherine Filene Shouse, the park now houses The Barns of Wolf Trap, a 400-seat venue; the Educational Center, which provides space for the renowned Wolf Trap Opera Company; and the 7,028-seat indoor-outdoor Filene Center. MORE

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