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From Mix Magazine | A Prism Business Media Publication    July 19, 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

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Allen & Heath GL2800M
A-Line Announces Affiliate Program
James Brown Tours With Focusrite

Available in 24, 32, and 40 channel frame sizes, the Kensington Series mixing consoles from Inter-M are now shipping. With stylish looks, an ergonomic layout, rugged mechanical design, and high-quality circuitry throughout, the Kensington product group is ideally suited for live sound reinforcement, theatre, houses of worship, or any other application requiring a full-featured console with true L-C-R mixing capabilities.

Allen & Heath GL2800M
The new GL2800M desk is a dedicated live sound monitor mixer that includes a built-in mic splitter, can provide up to 16 mixes and has a comprehensive dual-output engineer's wedge/IEM monitoring system. MORE

Bag End Minima One
Bag End's second-generation Minima One amplifier module features THAT Corporation's ( new, patented InGenius input stage chip. The Minima One is a 1,000-watt, high-fidelity, high-efficiency amp module. MORE

Hear Technologies Mix Back
Hear Technologies is now shipping the Mix Back ($2,495) monitor mixer, which is designed to reside at the stage, providing 16 inputs, passive mic split, 4-band EQ and 16 channels of analog, Hearbus and ADAT output simultaneously. MORE

Mackie SWA2801z
Introduced at Summer NAMM, Mackie's SWA2801z combines dual 18-inch drivers, a built-in 800-watt FR Series power amplifier and Mackie's Active onboard electronics. MORE

Peavey SP 5.5P
The SP 5.5P is an updated and powered version of Peavey's SP 5 loudspeaker enclosure, and features a 15-inch Peavey Black Widow loudspeaker with a 4-inch voice coil and field-replaceable basket for quick, easy on-the-gig repair. These enclosures also feature RX™ 22 compression drivers with Ferrofluid cooling and patented Quadratic Throat Waveguide technology, which yields dramatically 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

Tapco Series 69 Loudspeakers
At Summer NAMM, TAPCO previewed its new Series 69 passive loudspeakers. These passive, all-wood sound reinforcement speakers are loaded with pro features such as Nuetrik and TRS inputs for maximum hookup options, pole-mountable for greater crowd coverage and supertough wear-resistant textured black PVC vinyl covering. MORE


The Venue Receiver is designed to operate with Digital Hybrid Wireless™ transmitters, and a variety of analog transmitters. If your staging requirements demand superior sound, count on Lectrosonics and raise your wireless standards. To find out more, call Location Sound (, an authorized dealer at (818) 980-9891 or visit

Check out all of the hottest products to be shown at this year's Summer NAMM show. Click here.

What time is it? That's right, it's Remix Hotel time again! Our traveling music-production event is heading to Atlanta for three days of interactive workshops for studio pros and bedroom beatmakers alike. This year we're partnering with the Billboard R&B Hip-Hop Conference Awards! How sweet is that?

Remix Hotel Atlanta
September 6-8 | 1-8 p.m. daily 2450 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta
Registration Now Open! And if you missed Remix Hotel NYC, you can view pictures and listen to podcasts from the event at


Having built our reputation in professional amplifiers, our line of HPR powered speakers had to exceed expectations. Like exceptional sound quality. Legendary reliability. And clear, dazzling sound even when driven to their limits. Sound that can only come from powered speakers built with QSC professional amps. Now, turn that speaker around. And turn up the volume.

A-Line Announces Affiliate Program
A-Line Affiliates is a preferred network of customers who are not only users, but also marketers of A-Line Acoustics speakers. The program is unique in that instead of selling through territorial sales representatives, A-Line shares profits with its best customers who help sales and marketing efforts. MORE

The Topanga Days Country Fair
Along a narrow, 15-mile winding road linking the scenic Pacific Coast Highway to the 101 freeway as it cuts through Southern California's San Fernando Valley lies the sleepy town of Topanga. Actually, this area in the Santa Monica mountains is only quiet for 362 days each year. MORE

Fits & Starts Announces Next Leg of HOW-TO Workshops
Fits & Starts Productions announced new tour dates through December 2006 for its HOW-TO workshops, and will include sites in Maryland, Indiana, Virginia, Texas and California. The HOW-TO workshops will now include a Friday evening, three-hour "Podcasting for Worship" workshop, featuring recording, editing and more. MORE

InnovaSon Shows at Eurovision
The Eurovision Song Contest is traditionally one of the biggest media jamborees on the European music calendar, and 2006 was no exception. Held in the Olympic Indoor Hall at the heart of the 2004 Olympic Games complex in Athens, this year's show attained new heights in terms of technical production. Looking after front-of-house sound for the event was Greek audio production specialists and InnovaSon distributor Enttech S.A. MORE

Jerry Placken Joins Meyer Sound
Jerry Placken joined Meyer Sound as sales manager for LCS Series products. The newly created position makes Placken the primary contact at Meyer Sound for all LCS Series product sales. In this position, he will foster customer relationships and work with all Meyer Sound departments on LCS Series issues. MORE

National Theatre Brings In Sennheiser
Comprising three theaters totaling more than 2,300 seats on the South Bank in London, the National Theatre presents an eclectic mix of new plays and classics, with seven or eight productions in repertory at any one time. The theater has upgraded its Sennheiser wireless microphone system and increased its facility to 40 channels. Twenty-four channels of EM1046 receivers have been installed across the three theaters, while the remaining 16 can be added wherever they are required. MORE

James Brown Tours With Focusrite
Front-of-house engineer Gavin Pearce is currently on tour with James Brown, and records each night's performance using the Focusrite Saffire mobile DAW interface. MORE

E-V On Tour With Ministry
A Ministry show is not something an audience forgets in a hurry: Al Jourgensen and company take the stage to administer a riot of intense energy, insanity-inducing lighting and massive SPLs, all driven by a relentless barrage of industrial rhythms layered with roaring samples and instrumentation. MORE

RHCP Take Midas On the Road
Dave Rat from Rat Sound Systems is a big Midas fan, and has no reason to compromise, even when mixing in smaller venues. Having chosen a 32-channel Venice to mix front of house for the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles, he was more than confident about taking a 32-channel Verona out on the band's European TV and radio promotion tour. MORE

Metallica in Berlin With TSE
Metallica's only solo show in Germany so far in 2006 (June 6 at the Waldbühne in Berlin) proved a spectacular occasion, with more than 22,000 fans of the legendary heavy-metal group treated to sound of superlative quality, thanks to sound company TSE AG and team leader Marcel Fery's decision to deploy Electro-Voice X-Line, Midas consoles and Klark-Teknik controllers. MORE

Monks Surround Audience With JBL
As part of their recent 2005-06 inter-continental tour of major performing arts venues, the Shaolin Monks included a stop at the Madinath Jumeirah MPV Arena (Dubai, U.A.E.). The production is based upon the historical Shaolin Monks who practiced martial arts as devoted Buddhist monks, living in the Shaolin Temple that has become popular in Chinese history, folklore, literature and movies. MORE

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