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From Mix Magazine | A PRIMEDIA Property    January 5, 2006  
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Why buy a Sabine FBX Feedback Exterminator to do nothing to your sound? Because that is exactly what your feedback controller should do. New Sabine SMARTFilter technology improves on the industry standard in transparent feedback control. Sabine's automatic parametric filters are placed faster and with one Hz resolution, while leaving your sound untouched. Get maximum gain and the real story on feedback control at www.Sabine.com.

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At CES (Consumer Electronics Show, January 5 to 8, 2006, in Las Vegas), don't miss demos from Cakewalk and Gibson Guitar featuring Intel 64-bit Dual Core platforms. Learn how Cakewalk Music Creator on an Intel-powered PC will let you tap your full creative potential. Professional musicians, producers and composers use Cakewalk's SONAR 5 to create recordings for CD, DVD, film, TV and games. Learn how to apply pro techniques in your home studio. And, check out a Gibson Les Paul HD-6X Pro, the Ultimate Digital Guitar-the biggest advance in guitar technology since the electric guitar!


Register now for NSCA Expo 2006! The new exhibits, events and education will draw an even more diverse group of commercial electronic systems professionals. The first IP Product Showcase, Consultant-Manufacturer Forum, Architect Panels and Reception, Technology Tours of the Las Vegas Monorail and Wynn Resort, and the just announced Houses of Worship Educational Summit are only a few of the new events at Expo '06, in Las Vegas, NV March 16 - 18. Go to www.nscaexpo.org to register.

Adding to its L Series, Alcons introduces the LR14Bass, a high-output bass system designed as a low-frequency extension to the LR14 ultra-compact ribbon line array module. The LR14B can be flown, stacked or serve as a basis for a stand-mount triple-LR14 arrays. MORE

NTI TalkBox
The TalkBox from NTI is an acoustically calibrated sound source that also includes digital playback of intelligibility and other test signals without reling on optical discs, hard disks or any other moving parts. When combined with the portable STI-PA speech intelligibility measurements in the AL1 Acoustilyzer, sound systems may be tested for STI-PA speech intelligibility from end to end. MORE

Audio-Technica Import Series Headphones
Previously available only in Japan, Audio-Technica's Import Series comprises 15 different models designed for audiophiles, DJs or portable listening applications. For the audiophile, Audio-Technica has developed a range of circumaural headphones comprising three open-air and two closed-back models. These reference-quality headphones deliver natural high-quality sound with deep resonating bass and vocal projection. MORE

Turbosound announces the large-format TSW-218, a Turbo-loaded sub-bass enclosure, capable of delivering very high SPLs. Designed to complement Turbosound's Aspect series as well as the larger models in the QLight(tm) range, this double 18-inch, modular coupling-horn enclosure offers a dramatic sensitivity increase when multiple units are coupled, with 104 dB from a single unit, and eight coupled cabinets delivering up to 110 dB. MORE

Expanding Soundcraft's UREI DJ mixer line, the new 1601E's digital effects section has a core of five effects (filter, delay, pan, cutter and flanger), but with 25 combo presets in five banks for unique chained effects, such as a combination of filter, flanger and delay effects. MORE

During the ABC televised broadcast of the 33rd Annual American Music Awards (November 22, 2005, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles), Audio-Technica endorsers Los Lonely Boys, Hilary Duff and Kenny Chesney gave dramatic performances using a wide selection of the company's wired and wireless microphones. MORE

Francis Cabrel Puts on Benefit Concert With InnovaSon
French singer/songwriter Francis Cabrel has put on a benefit concert at the Palais des Congrès in Paris for the musicians in New Orleans. Once the extent of the damage in New Orleans became clear, Cabrel wasted no time in creating the non-profit organization SOS Musiciens de la Nouvelle Orleans with friend and fellow musician Zachary Richard with the sole objective of putting together a benefit concert in aid of the city's community of musicians. MORE

Norway's Hydro Parties With Meyer Sound
When Hydro celebrated its 100th birthday this year, the company generously opened the festivities to everybody (with more than 120,000 local residents attending) in the capital city of Oslo. The main attraction was a free concert featuring a-ha, the Oslo Symphony and guest soloist Sissel performing soundtrack music from The Lord of the Rings. A massive reinforcement system based on Meyer Sound M Series self-powered arrays with onhand for the festivities. MORE

SW Audio Visual Purchases VerTec DP System
Event support company SW Audio Visual of Kelowna, B.C., has recently upgraded its touring sound inventory by purchasing a JBL VT4888DP full-range line array system with supporting VT4882DP subwoofers. MORE

Vancouver Nightclub Upgrades
Nominated for Nightclub of the Year in the annual Pollstar Concert Industry Awards for the first time in 2005, Vancouver's Commodore Ballroom has undergone significant technical upgrades, which includes two new MIdas consoles. Click here for Mix's profile on the venue in the July 2005 issue. MORE


The Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts (Melbourne, Fla.) has reopened following major renovations totaling $1.3 million to improve the sight lines and concert sound system at the main theater, including installing four Lake Contour digital speaker processors and two Lake Mesa Quad EQ digital matrix processors. The six Lake Technology processors, which were supplied along with a wireless touch pad and access point, control multiple zones of loudspeakers at the 2,000-seat performing arts hall. MORE

Church Builds Hope on A&H Board
The new House of Hope Worship Center has opened on Chicago's South Side with an 80-channel Allen & Heath ML5000 automated VCA mixing console installed in its broadcast studio. The Allen & Heath console was supplied and installed by Audio Analysts Inc. (www.audioanalysts.com) as part of a $1.4 million custom sound system. MORE

Danley Sound Outfits Performance Center
Danley Sound Labs' SH-100 and DTS-20 form the backbone of the cutting-edge sound system in the new Badon H. Brown Performance Pavilion in the Aiken Center for the Arts in Aiken, S.C. The SH-100 is a wide-dispersion, fully horn-loaded full-range loudspeaker, and the Danley DTS-20 is a high-output, extreme low-frequency response subwoofer. MORE

Furman Protects Grace Church
Grace Church, a large non-denominational house of worship serving the Twin Cities metropolitan area of Minnesota, has completed an upgrade of its audio/video system that incorporates several Furman products. Performed by Audio Logic Systems (www.audiologicprosound.com), the installation included the purchase of six new PL-8 Pro Series II 20 amp power conditioners and the reinstallation of an HDS-16 headphone/audio distribution system and eight accompanying HRM-16 headphone/audio remote mixers for a new Yamaha PM1D monitor desk. MORE

New Zealand Founders Theatre Sings With Meyer
Founders Theatre is home to a broad array of performances and gatherings for the roughly 160,000 residents of Hamilton and their neighbors in the surrounding Waikato region of New Zealand. Recently, the theater's management upgraded the 20-year-old sound system to a contemporary design that would, as technical officer Kelvin Ballard describes, "deliver consistent level and quality to every seat in the house, with both a high level of musicality and uncompromised clarity of vocal reproduction." MORE


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