Frankfurt Opera Shines with new HARMAN Studer Vista X Digital Console


FRANKFURT, Germany – The Frankfurt Opera recently added a new HARMAN Studer Vista X digital console for use in its famed opera house. The console surface is equipped with 32 faders and is built for an extension of 10 more faders. With the new console, approximately 400 DSP channels can be processed, optionally in 48


DNP’s New DS620A Brings Social Media To Print For South Beach Photo Booth Company


COOPER CITY, Florida — Quickly becoming one of the premier providers of photo booth technologies for the event photography market, South Beach Photo Booth Company (SoBe) works over 200 events a year for its clients—including several luxury brands and celebrity clientele. For Sobe, constantly pushing the limits of what photo booths can offer its clients


HARMAN’s Martin Professional Announces Immediate Availability Of Martin® M-DMX And New Controller Bundles


COPENHAGEN, Denmark – HARMAN’s Martin Professional is pleased to announce that the Martin® M-DMX is now shipping. The interface hardware is ideal for connecting lighting software and DMX universes as well as several new controller solution bundles, including the M-PC 2U bundle and the LightJockey 2 and M-PC+ Controller kit. The Martin M-DMX is a


HARMAN Announces Immediate Availability of the Martin® M-Touch


COPENHAGEN, Denmark – HARMAN’s Martin® M-Touch lighting control system is now shipping. With touch technology, the Martin M-Touch introduces a new form of interaction to the lighting industry, only previously seen between a musician and electronic instruments. With precise touch encoders and command keys for the most commonly used operations, the Martin M-Touch is a


BBC Studios and Post Production Upgrades with HARMAN Studer Vista X


ELSTREE, United Kingdom – The ever-increasing production challenges (and I/O requirements) of popular prime-time entertainment shows such as Strictly Come Dancing have led to a reevaluation of the audio mixing architecture. As a result, BBC Studios and Post Production has replaced the HARMAN Studer Vista 8 at the George Lucas stages at Elstree with a


John Delf Moves to New HARMAN Soundcraft Vi Consoles for 5 Seconds of Summer

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POTTERS BAR, United Kingdom – In-demand FOH sound engineer John Delf has spent the past few years working with a succession of leading artists, ranging from Plan B to The Script and The Feeling—while maintaining his own Edge recording studios in Manchester. During that time he was never been far from HARMAN’s Soundcraft Vi platform


HARMAN Martin Professional’s VC-Strips And MAC Viper Profiles Act As Key Set Elements In Swan Lake At The Royal Danish Opera


COPENHAGEN, Denmark – This spring, the Royal Danish Opera staged Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet, Swan Lake, in a new production under the direction of Nikolaj Hübbe, Chief of the Danish Opera, and Silja Schandorff, Director. Staged for the first time almost 150 years ago, countless versions of the tragic love story of Swan Lake have since


HARMAN’s Martin Professional Launches JEM™ ZR Series of Fog Machines at ABTT

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LONDON, UK — Underscoring its commitment to the theatre and stage market, HARMAN’s Martin Professional has introduced its new JEM™ ZR fog machines at the 2015 ABTT Theatre Show. JEM ZR is a family of powerful fog machines designed to deliver superior and uninterrupted performance in demanding professional applications. Equipped with 1,150–2,000 W heat exchangers


Gov’t Mule And Trombone Shorty Double Up at The Big Easy With HARMAN Professional


NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – Gov’t Mule and Trombone Shorty recently took the stage at the Saenger Theatre in the heart of New Orleans, where live production company Premier Production & Sound Services (PSS) provided a sound reinforcement system featuring HARMAN’s JBL loudspeakers, Crown amplifiers and Soundcraft mixing consoles. PSS designed and provided the PA system


HARMAN’s Crown Audio Adopts Common Amplifier Format for DriveCore Install Series Amplifiers


ELKHART, Indiana — HARMAN’s Crown Audio today announced it has adopted the Common Amplifier Format (CAF) for DriveCore Install (DCi) Series Amplifiers. Developed by SynAudCon, the CAF is a report for presenting specifications and measured performance metrics of audio power amplifiers. Effective July 2015, Crown DCi Series amplifier specifications will be available in the CAF.


HARMAN Professional Audio Installation Takes Off At Alaska Airlines Center Sports Complex


ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Completed in September 2014 at a cost of $109 million, the new Alaska Airlines Center is located on the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) campus and hosts the UAA Seawolves basketball and volleyball teams as well as concerts and other events. The sports complex includes a 5,000-seat arena, a 1,200-seat gymnasium and


French Electro Festival Crowds Revel in HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays Across Five Stages


PARIS, France – As part of a major HARMAN Professional package, over 100 JBL VTX V25 line array elements were deployed across five stages at the recent 4-day Weather Festival of electronic music in Paris. Celebrating its third year, the promoters chose a 100,000-square-meter site in the Bois de Vincennes in order to pursue its


HARMAN’s Martin Professional VDO Sceptron 10 LED Video Fixture Now Shipping


AARHUS, Denmark — HARMAN’s Martin Professional today announced the shipping of its VDO Sceptron LED Video fixture with 10 mm pixel pitch. Martin’s VDO Sceptron family is a line of outdoor-rated LED video fixtures for the touring and rental market. “The feedback we received on the VDO Sceptron has been truly amazing,” said Wouter Verlinden,


LSAV Delivers Theatrical Production Quality for Corporate Events With HARMAN’s Soundcraft Mixing Consoles


CHICAGO, Illinois – Equipped with HARMAN’s Soundcraft Si Expression, Si Performer and Vi3000 mixing consoles, LSAV is one of the premier full-service live event solutions companies for corporate events in the United States. The company’s corporate theater services include meetings, conferences, exhibits and trade shows. In addition, dedicated onsite technicians are always available to provide


Firehouse Productions Gives iHeartRadio Country Festival A-List Treatment with HARMAN’s JBL VTX V25-II Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech 12000HD Amplifiers

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AUSTIN, Texas – For the second year in a row, Firehouse Productions provided sound reinforcement for the iHeartRadio Country Festival, held at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. And just like last year, Firehouse used its HARMAN’s JBL VTX line array system for the event. This year’s system, however, featured Firehouse’s V25 loudspeakers, now


HARMAN’s Martin Professional Atmospheric Effects Bring the Set Alive in UC Irvine Production


IRVINE, California — University of California, Irvine’s (UCI) Claire Trevor School of the Arts presented The Electra Project, famed Romanian director Mihai Maniutiu’s reimagining of the classic Electra story. This stunning and avant-garde piece followed Maniutiu’s minimalist style, using very little scenery to create a provocative production. Under Maniutiu’s direction, Lighting Designer Martha Carter and


AKG by HARMAN Delivers World-Class Clarity, Reliability and Versatility with New DMS800 Wireless Microphone System


ORLANDO, Florida – At InfoComm 2015, AKG by HARMAN is showcasing its DMS800 reference digital wireless microphone system. Building on the incredibly successful DMS700 V2, the new DMS800 offers everything that made its predecessor an outstanding performer, while adding features that deliver more versatility than ever before. The DMS800 features two digital audio outputs for


AKG by HARMAN Provides Precise Mixing and Scalability with DMM8 U and DMM14 U Reference Digital Microphone Mixers


ORLANDO, Florida – At InfoComm 2015, AKG by HARMAN is introducing the DMM8 U and DMM14 U reference digital microphone mixers. Ideal for large meeting rooms and conferencing applications, these mixers offer advanced DSP functionality, multiple routing options and tremendous versatility. DMM8 U and DMM14 U feature built-in DSP to ensure precise mixing of up to 80


New D5 C Dynamic Directional Microphone from AKG by HARMAN Offers World-Class Sound and Durability to Withstand the Rigors of the Road


ORLANDO, Florida – Building on the success of the popular D5 vocal microphone, AKG by HARMAN is pleased to announce the new D5 C dynamic directional microphone. Designed specifically for intensive stage applications, the D5 C provides the dependability and sonic quality required for all live sound environments—from small gigs to large concert halls. “Since


AKG by HARMAN Supports Annual Life Ball Charity Event for the 10th Consecutive Year


NORTHRIDGE, California – On May 16, 2015, Vienna’s City Hall Square was transformed into a gold-drenched fantasy world as it hosted Life Ball, Europe’s biggest AIDS charity event. As thousands of celebrities, musicians and revelers came together to raise awareness for the cause, AKG provided world-class audio to complement the stunning visuals. Gold – Ver