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From Mix Magazine | A Prism Business Media Publication    February 7, 2006  
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Sabine's Smart Spectrum wireless systems offer 70 channels and operate in the license-free 2.4 GHz band - they are immune to interference from all TV signals and easily coexist with all UHF and VHF products. Built-in recallable processing provides features usually associated only with digital mixers. And cell phone-style battery charging makes these the only systems that can pay for themselves. Get the whole story at www.Sabine.com.

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Mix's NAB Audio Products Guide
NAMM: Mackie M Series
Crown Adds Networking to CTs Multichannel Models
Auditorium Jumps Into Digital Realm With Biamp
Mix's NAB Audio Products Guide
This year, from April 24-27, more than 1,500 exhibitors and 90,000 attendees from all over the world will descend on Las Vegas. The Mix NAB Audio Products Guide, produced in the same format as the popular Mix AES New Products Guide, will help showgoers focus on all things audio. All basic manufacturer product listings are FREE and bound into show copies. Plus, this year we've added a unique NAB 2005 Audio Products Guide Website to reach those professionals who can't make it to Las Vegas. Click here to submit your products.

pcAudioLabs "Love Machine"
Tired of trying to figure out what to do for Valentine's Day? Here's a good idea: This year, spend your Valentine's Day winning some new gear! pcAudioLabs is giving away the "Love Machine," a custom AudioBOX (3.4GHz Pentium 4, 1GB RAM, 2x SATA hard drives) fully equipped with the M-Audio AudioPhile 24/96 audio interface and NI Essentials virtual instrument pack. Enter now and also receive three free issues of Mix, Remix and Electronic Musician! To enter, visit www.pcAudioLabs.com.

Mix Presents: eDeals!
Get first dibs on hot gear deals with edeals, the new bi-weekly e-newsletter from Mix, Electronic Musician and Remix. edeals brings you product †updates and blowout deals on manufacturer overstock equipment, demo gear, †discounted products and more. In addition, edeals includes a services and employment section of interest to musicians and audio pros everywhere. Shop now and buy anytime. edeals sends the best buys to your inbox so they're only a click away! Click here to subscribe.


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.

NAMM: Mackie M Series
Mackie's new M Series line of power amplifiers is designed to deliver high-efficiency stereo power with stellar audio performance. The M Series is available in three configurations: the M-2000, M-3000 and M-4000 (pictured), delivering 2,000W, 3,000W and 4,000W of Class-H power, respectively. MORE

NAMM: Celestion TN Series
Celestion has created the TN Series, a cost-effective and versatile range of neodymium magnet pressed-steel loudspeakers, which is now available as part of the standard Celestion range. MORE

NAMM: Sennheiser 300 Series
The 3000 Series wireless monitor transmitters and receivers comprises the SR3254-U single-channel transmitter, SR3256-U dual-channel transmitter and EK3253-U bodypack receiver, which are compatible with Sennheiser Evolution Series wireless G2 monitor products. The new units offer extended tuning flexibility and 100mW output. MORE

Peavey SP 5.5P
The SP 5.5P is an updated and powered version of Peavey's SP 5 loudspeaker enclosure. The SP 5.5P features a 15-inch Peavey Black Widow loudspeaker with a 4-inch voice coil and field-replaceable basket. These enclosures also feature RX 22 compression drivers with ferrofluid cooling and patented Quadratic Throat Waveguide technology, which yields reduced horn distortion and clearer sound. In addition, the horn's asymmetrical design aims the sound down to the audience, not over their heads. MORE

NAMM: Soundcraft Live 8
Soundcraft's new Live 8 is aimed at front-of-house mixing for venues and touring bands. The desk's high input and output count also puts the board ready for multitrack recording work. MORE

Link Audio SB Snake System
The SB (stage box) audio distribution snake system has been designed for live applications where a single mixer is used. It comprises stage extensions that permit separate in and out channels by running one cable from the stage to the mixer (black color for mixer in and red for mixer out). MORE

Crown Adds Networking to CTs Multichannel Models
Crown has added HiQnet and CobraNet™ networking options for its CTs 4200a and CTs 8200 amplifier models. These models ordered with the networking option can connect to a 100Mbps Ethernet network using standard Ethernet hardware (switches, network interface cards and cables), allowing them to be remotely controlled and monitored via Harman Pro System Architect software. MORE

InnovaSon Explores Christopher Columbus Musical
Datemi Tre Caravelle, an extravagant musical inspired by the life of Genovese explorer and mariner Christopher Columbus, from Oscar-winning designer Gianni Quaranta, debuted in Italy where it is currently playing all major Italian cities before heading to New York and Broadway in October 2006. Italian rental company and theater specialists Fox Sound Service furnished all the audio and lighting equipment for the show, including an InnovaSon Sy48 compact digital console for monitoring requirements. MORE

Lectrosonics Helps Out Vegas Theater
While readying the sound system for Wynn Las Vegas' new Aqua Theatre, theatrical audio specialist Pascal Van Strydonck, head of audio for the venue and also the show's sound designer, was presented with a significant problem. The 2,087-seat, in-the-round home of Franco Dragone's Le Reve: The Show was suddenly not the same venue acoustically as originally designed. Fronted by a Yamaha DM2000 digital console, the house P.A. -- a 5.1 surround, 360-degree, six-zone system by Meyer Sound -- was already ordered and installed, yet architectural and rigging changes significantly affected its performance. MORE

New Distribution Company Created
Scott Schumer (pictured) has created a new distribution company, In2Out Audio. "In forming this company, we are making pristine audio, flexibility and reliability our prime directives," says Schumer, "folding U.S.-brand management and innovative strategies into top and bottom line growth, while providing superior solutions to our customers. MORE

Meyer Outfits Japan Theater
Osaka, Japan's Theatre BRAVA!, which opened its doors in March of 2005, has undergone a substantial renovation, including new décor, revamped lighting and a new state-of-the-art sound system featuring Meyer Sound self-powered loudspeakers. MORE

VER Adds VerTec to Inventory
Video Equipment Rentals (VER), an A/V, broadcast and audio equipment rental company in the U.S. with 16 offices nationwide, recently purchased a new JBL VerTec system, adding to its extensive audio equipment inventory available for rent to sound reinforcement firms, corporate show designers and special-event audio teams. MORE


Auditorium Jumps Into Digital Realm With Biamp
Located on the St. Paul Campus of The College of St. Catherine, The O'Shaughnessy Auditorium plays host to concerts, lectures and theatrical performances every year since it first opened its doors more tan 35 years ago. Stage manager Kevin Jones and production manager Greg Morisseyturned to Bloomington, Minn.--based Audio Logic Systems to design and install a new digital audio network that could outperform the auditorium's current system. MORE

Sound Image Specs Lake for Gibson Amphitheater
The Gibson Amphitheater at Universal CityWalk, formerly known as the Universal Amphitheater, recently brought in Sound Image of Escondido, Calif., to perform a complete sound system renovation. Critical to the new setup at the well-known Los Angeles--area venue is a multichannel Lake Mesa Quad EQ™ digital matrix processor system, which has been installed to provide front-of-house main system and onstage monitor loudspeaker processing. MORE

Nexo Array for Oregon Church
System designers and integrators Delta Systems Integration of Portland, Ore., recently completed installation of a NEXO sound reinforcement system at Rolling Hills Community Church in Tualatin, Ore. This spacious sanctuary becomes the first worship venue to use a combination of NEXO GEO T tangent arrays with a NEXO ALPHA cluster. MORE

Temple Gets Sabine Wireless Treatment
SHOWORKS (Atlanta) recently spec'd Sabine's wireless system for Temple Sinai. "Many of our small- and medium-sized houses of worship do not have the luxury of a trained staff for running their sound systems," says Rex Garrett from SHOWORKS. "Sabine's wireless system is the key that makes Temple Sinai's system as simple to use as flipping a switch." MORE

SLS Hangs From Catholic Parish
St. Martha's Catholic Parish (Murietta, Calif.) has installed an SLS Loudspeakers sound system for its 1,600-seat sanctuary. Jeff Miller of Sound Technology Consultants specified the design and Tim Carlson of AMT Systems completed the installation. MORE

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