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From Mix Magazine | A Prism Business Media Publication    September 19, 2006  
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Cadac S-Digital
2006 TECnology Hall of Fame
Dynacord Smokes at Hookaville
GWAR Rock With E-V

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.

Cadac S-Digital
Cadac's S-Digital mixing console was designed from the ground up for theater sound applications. Conceived to reflect the surface architecture of Cadac's J-Type analog console, the new board combines J-Type's hallmark audio quality, tools and features with the operational benefits of audio manipulation and control in the digital domain. MORE

Digidesign D-Show Profile
Digidesign added D-Show Profile to the VENUE live sound environment family. This compact mixing console is a size-conscious alternative to the D-Show™, the flagship console of the VENUE line. D-Show Profile offers full compatibility with all existing VENUE hardware components, total file portability and a compact footprint. MORE

Lab.gruppen FP+ Series
Lab.gruppen has added four amplifiers in its new FP+ Series: The flagship FP 13000 provides two channels of 6,500 watts @ 2 ohms, FP 10000Q delivers four channels of 2,500W @ 2 ohms, FP 7000 offers 2x 3,500W @ 2 ohms, and the FP 6000Q supplies 4x 1,500W @ 2 ohms. MORE

Peavey XR 8600, 8300
Peavey updates its new XR Series powered mixer design with the XR 8600 (600W/channel @ 4 ohms; pictured) and 8300 (300W/channel @ 4 ohms) models. Geared for clubs, rehearsal rooms, and schools and churches, these powered mixers offer a host of DSP effects, dual power amps and rugged casing, among other features. MORE


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2006 TECnology Hall of Fame
Set your time machine (analog, of course) waaaay back and enjoy this magic carpet ride through the annals of audio. MORE.

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LDI 2006
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Dynacord Smokes at Hookaville
Dynacord Cobra-4 line arrays were recently brought out for Hookahville 25, the spring 2006 installment of the bi-annual jam band festival held at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio. Formerly known as Buckeye Lake, the outdoor venue was a favorite Eastern U.S. show stop for the Grateful Dead. MORE

Fontana Uses Meyer for Millennium Bridge
Perhaps because he lives in San Francisco, sound sculptor Bill Fontana (pictured) has come to regard suspension bridges as living structures that should be heard and seen. Fontana creates works in which he puts microphones and sensors in interesting locations and transmits the sounds they pick up to equally interesting locations some distance away, where they are reproduced in real time by carefully placed loudspeakers. MORE

Howieson Mixes, Records With Lectrosonics
In addition to using Lectrosonics' TM400 wireless system for test and measurements, veteran sound engineer Jamie Howieson recently used it to record ambient sounds at a concert. MORE

E-V Speakers Out at Music Summit
From August 10 to August 14, 2006, indie rock bands from around the U.S. descended on Indianapolis to take part in the city's Midwest Music Summit, comprising 15 venues playing host to more than 100 bands. The festival's main stage, located in the city's Broad Ripple neighborhood, featured nearly 30 bands, all performing through the newest loudspeaker system offering from Electro-Voice, Phoenix. MORE

Neutrik Helps Battle of Bands
Neutrik provided Silent Plug cabling assemblies to up-and-coming bands participating in the East Coast Indie Stage's Battle of the Bands at the historic CBGB nightclub in New York City. Six bands packed the house, with the winner of the contest, Millsted, earning the chance to perform on the East Coast Indie Stage (ECIS) as presented on the 2006 Vans Warped Tour. MORE

Adams Named NSCA Instructor of the Year
In recognition of his dedication to educating the audio community, R Bob Adams, director of technical communication for SLS Loudspeakers, has been named Instructor of the Year: Systems Sales by the National Systems Contractor Association (NSCA). MORE

GWAR Rock With E-V
Sounds of the Underground's current tour, which is featuring opening act GWAR, is bringing out an Electro-Voice X-Line loudspeaker arrays. MORE

James Gang Rides With Heil Sound
Joe Walsh has teamed up with the original members of the James Gang for their first U.S. tour, James Gang Rides Again, in more than 30 years. With Jimmy Fox on drums, Dale Peters on bass and Walsh on guitar, the James Gang kicked off their 17-date tour on August 10 after extensive rehearsing in Burbank, Calif. MORE

JBL Tours With Scorpions
Scorpions has been touring Europe throughout 2006 in support of a recently released live concert DVD (One Night in Vienna). The band's July 23 outdoor show at Tsirium Stadium in Limassol, Cyprus, was handled by rental firm MKG Touring Technologies, who brought out its JBL VerTec VT4888 mid-size line array system. MORE

Britannia Row Takes Dolby for Williams
Britannia Row Productions has purchased 13 Dolby Lake Processors for loudspeaker management on the Robbie Williams: Close Encounters worldwide stadium tour. MORE

Martin Heats Up With Lectrosonics
Ricky Martin's monitor engineer, Raphael Alkins, collaborated with guitar tech Tim Wright in choosing Lectrosonics IS400 wireless beltpack instrument system for use with the band's guitarists. MORE

Mellencamp Out With WorxAudio
While Clair Bros. Systems handle the hardware for sound reinforcement, it's not uncommon to find WorxAudio Technologies' TL.218SS Sub Bass System filling in the bottom end for John Mellencamp's tour. MORE

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