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November 19, 2003

Table of Contents
Announcements From Mix
New Sound Reinforcement Products
News You Can Use
Recent Installs


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ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM MIX
Announcements From Mix
We know how helpful advice and information from fellow audiophiles can be, so we've decided to re-energize our forums page to better serve you. MORE

Gear Mix Giveaway 2003
Roland, Remix magazine and Mixwell have joined forces to present Gear Mix Giveaway 2003: an online giveaway where participants can win a new Roland MV-8000 Production Studio, Mixwell gift certificates for online shopping and subscriptions to Remix magazine. Check out the complete rules and details at www.RolandUS.com/giveaway.

Entertainment Technology Show-LDI 2003 will be held November 21-23, 2003, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Features include a week of intensive workshops, hands-on training sessions and backstage tours; session presentations by working professionals; in-depth overview of ESTA technical standards; hands-on training opportunities; and special convergence sessions on lighting, audio and projection. MORE




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Sleep Soundly and Practice Safe Sound
The new Drawmer SP2120 Speaker Protector is making its AES debut at stand number 856.
As its name suggests the 1U processor eliminates the possibility of 'unauthorized' excessive sound pressure levels on speaker systems which could result in damage to both chassis drivers and electronics. The unit also gives venues the opportunity to comply with the local legislation regarding noise levels. The SP2120 front panel features an integral security keylock to ensure that adjustments to maximum volume levels are implemented by key holders only. Click below for more information www.drawmerusa.com/SP2120


NEW SOUND REINFORCEMENT PRODUCTS
New Sound Reinforcement Products
Allen & Heath Upgrades iDR Software Manager
Allen & Heath has launched the latest version of the Windows-based iDR Software Manager that configures iDR hardware components into an integrated audio distribution system. Version 3.3 supports the new iDR-4 signal processor and PL-9 "hub" unit. MORE

Cerwin Vega Offers ProStax Line
The new ProStax™ line from Cerwin Vega offers three-way systems at two-way prices, with 2-inch HF compression drivers and cast-frame 6-inch cone mids mounted on a horn/proprietary waveguide, combined with cast-frame 12/15/dual-15 woofers. MORE

Midas Upgrades Heritage Line
The Midas Heritage 4000 console -- designed for front-of-house or monitor duties -- builds on the Heritage 3000 but adds eight more stereo auxes, for a total of 40 aux sends. MORE

Opticore Releases Fiber-Optic Snake
Now distributed in the United States by Group One Ltd., Opticore's LX4 Optical Digital Multicore Network System converts digital and analog audio signals for long-distance transmission over a flexible and scalable (up to 196 audio channels), dual-redundant ring structure with 24-bit/96kHz clarity. MORE

Peavey Adds to CS Amplifier Series
Peavey Electronics introduced four newly redesigned CS Series power amplifiers -- the CS 800H, CS 1200H, CS 2000H and CS 3000H -- with power points ranging from 800 watts to 3,000 watts. MORE

Radial Intros JD6 Direct Box
The Radial JD6 6-channel, rackmountable direct box is a single-rackspace DI that uses Jensen Transformers to convert the high impedance from keyboards and drum machines to a balanced, low-impedance mic level for use in concert snake systems. MORE

QSC Announces New Flagship to RMX Series
The RMX 5050 is the newest addition to the RMX Series power amplifier line and features a three-tier, Class-H design, allowing for 25% higher peak power than its smaller counterpart, the RMX 4050HD. MORE


NEWS
News You Can Use
TC Auctions Amplifier on eBay to Benefit John Muldowney Memorial Fund
TC Electronic will put up for auction on eBay a gold anodized collector's edition Lab.gruppen fP6400 power amplifier and will donate the proceeds to the John Muldowney Memorial Fund. The auction will be held from Monday, November 17, to Wednesday, November 26, and can be found by searching for "Lab.gruppen fP6400." MORE

SPL, Yorkville, Yorkville Sound Announce Licensing Agreement
This agreement allows Yorkville Sound the use of Sound Physics Labs patented Unity™ Summation Aperture Horn Technology and the name Unity™ in conjunction with Yorkville's new Unity™ family of products. MORE

Allen & Heath Special Event
On December 11, 2003, at 6:30 p.m., Allen & Heath -- and special guest Richie Hawtin -- will host the VIP World Launch Party at cargo London of its new Xone. For more information, visit www.xone.co.uk.

SSE Adds InnovaSon Boards to Inventory
Birmingham-based SSE Hire Limited has ordered five InnovaSon Sy80 digital live consoles to supplement its extensive digital console inventory. SSE has been using InnovaSon Sensory series consoles for more than two years with clients such as David Gray, UB40, BBC Top of the Pops, Stereophonics, Massive Attack, Faithless, Sting and many more. MORE

Peavey Receives UK Music Industry Award
The UK-based Music Industries Association awarded Peavey Electronics' Escort 2000 portable sound system as the Best Overall Live P.A. System. Additionally, recently retired managing director Ken Achard was awarded for Individual Contribution to the Music Industry. MORE


INSTALLATIONS
Recent Installs
QSC Rigs Up Stiefel Theatre
Resuscitated by generous contributions from the International Fine Arts Conservation Studio (IFACS), the Stiefel Theatre of the Performing Arts (Salina, Kan.) hosts the Salina Symphony, as well as local and national theatrical productions, who are amplified through eight ISA Series amplifiers from QSC. MORE

Chicago Orchestra Hall Installs Soundcraft Consoles
A 32-channel KS Theatre console (front of house) and 40-channel/20-bus SM20 board (monitors) were installed into Chicago's Orchestra Hall by db Sound as part of a full audio system retrofit. MORE

Actors' Playhouse Upgrades With Allen & Heath
Located at the Miracle Theatre in South Florida, the Actors' Playhouse has installed a 48-input Allen & Heath ML5000 27-bus live sound VCA console in its 600-seat main stage auditorium. MORE

ATI PII, JBL Vertec Installed in Grand Ole Opry
Gaylord Entertainment Center has commissioned ATI to custom-manufacture a 64-input Paragon II Production live sound mixing console to replace the Grand Ole Opry's ATI P40 desk. MORE

ATC Loudspeakers Power Living Room Club
The Living Room, located in Manhattan's Lower East Side, has long been a favorite venue for aficionados of folk, country and pop/rock singer/songwriters. Co-owner Steve Rosenthal recently installed studio-quality ATC reference monitors as the sole speaker system. MORE



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