ARTHUR HOLM will unveil two new motorized monitor products at ISE next month in the form of the DYNAMIC1H TALK and DYNAMICNAMETAG. The DYNAMIC1H TALK is a motorized, foldable and “unfoldable” monitor, where the screen is always visible. It is constructed with milled aluminum and the multi-touch screen is covered with a protective, edge-to-edge glass. […]

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Turbosound Debuts iQ Series Acoustic Integration Loudspeakers


Turbosound launched its all-new iQ Series networked loudspeaker product line. The iQ Series features what Turbosound is calling “Acoustic Integration”, enabling digital mixers, personal monitor systems and loudspeakers to communicate directly with each other via the company’s proprietary ULTRANET Technology. Acoustic Integration allows users to change the sound system without ever leaving the mixing desk. […]

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dbx Intros 500 Series Processors


HARMAN subsidiary dbx is introducing its 500 Series processors — five half-rack-space recording studio signal processors. The new 500 Series models include the 560A Compressor/Limiter, 530 Parametric EQ, 580 Mic Pre, 520 De-Esser and 510 Sub Harmonic Synth. The dbx 560A Compressor/Limiter provides control of dynamics including threshold, compression ratio and output gain. It offers […]

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ARTHUR HOLM to Show New DynamicX2 and Dynamic3 Design at ISE


ARTHUR HOLM’s DynamicX2 has been re-designed with what the company is calling a new ultra-thin design — they say it makes it the slimmest retractable monitor on the market. The DynamicX2 is a retractable monitor that literally can be installed to completely silently retract into the table surface. Using a patented automatic tilting system, ARTHUR […]

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Behringer Intros Small Format Mixer With MP3 Player


The Behringer XENYX QX602MP3 is a 6-input/2-bus small format mixer with XENYX Mic Preamps, British EQs, a built-in MP3 player and a Multi-FX engine. The ultra-compact mixer’s six inputs (two mic, two stereo) feature onboard studio-grade XENYX Mic Preamps with available phantom power, as well as the Company’s so-called “British” channel EQs, which are modeled […]

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Stealth Acoustics Ships SA255 350W Mono Amp


Built as a replacement of Stealth Acoustics’ 255R model, the new SA255 includes Stealth’s new blue back-lit front panel graphics and features a variable low-pass filter for use with Stealth, or other passive subwoofer speakers, and provides 350 watts of power at 4 ohm loads. The filter stage can be bypassed to allow for full […]

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dbx Introduces DriveRack VENU360 Loudspeaker Management System


HARMAN brand dbx has announced the introduction of its DriveRack VENU360 Loudspeaker Management System, which enables a live or installed sound speaker system to be optimized from anywhere in a room. Successor to the DriveRack 260, the new VENU360 adds a host of additional features including mobile device control, additional input channels, improved DSP and […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up | A Microsoft scoop, AV People: Anthony Coppedge and a couple blogs


What happened this week? Well, a lot happened. Every week we give you some of the top stories we think deserve a second look. This week there was a lot of news so we packed a lot into this edition of the Weekly Wrap-Up. Some ISE 2015 news, a blog from InfoComm’s David Labuskes and […]

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Audio-Technica Introduces System 10 PRO Rack-Mount Digital Wireless System


Audio-Technica just launched a new System 10 PRO rack-mountable Digital Wireless System, the latest addition to the growing range of A-T System 10 wireless solutions. Like all System 10 models, the System 10 PRO Rack-Mount operates in the 2.4 GHz range and the rack-mount chassis houses one or two receiver units that can be operated […]

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Midas Introduces New M32 Digital Console Series and a Stage Box


Midas’ new M32R and M32C are both digital consoles while the DL32 is a 32×16 stage box. Both the M32R and M32C are 40-input / 25-bus digital mixers with a host of connectivity options — and the M32R features the same Midas microphone pre-amplifiers and “1-million cycle” motorized faders as the PRO Series consoles. The […]

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DENON Launches Audio Extractor — DN-271HE


The new DN-271HE is an audio extractor that essentially isolates the encoded audio content from HDMI so it can be routed separately — for example, to a mixer or sound reinforcement system. With support for ultra-high definition signals, the DN-271HE enhances the flexibility of any display-plus-speakers system up to 4K2K video with 192kHz audio. Unique […]

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SpinetiX Does Digital Signage, Again, at ISE


SpinetiX will be at Integrated Systems Europe 2015 showcasing its latest product developments, including the release of a new strategic cloud-based service. SpinetiX will be joined on the stand by its European Distribution Partners, giving all visiting dealers an opportunity to meet their local country representative. During this year’s ISE show, SpinetiX, along with its […]

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Microsoft Will Fill Its ISE Show Stand with 84″ Surface Hub Monitors


Microsoft is officially in the AV market, launching an 84” LED-lit LCD display called the Surface Hub. Surface Hub is integrated with the brand-new Windows 10 that launched today and is a multi-touch 4K resolution 84-inch display that it’s aiming to have AV integrators (yes, you read that right — a source told us that […]

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Manley Introduces FORCE Mic Preamp


Manley Labs just announced the Manley FORCE mic preamp — a four-channel high voltage vacuum tube microphone preamplifier that lists for $2,500. The FORCE incorporates the same proprietary hand-wound Manley Iron mic input transformers and 12AX7 vacuum tube amplifying stage operating from 300 V rails. Each channel includes a high-impedance, ¼” instrument input as well […]

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InfoComm Announces ISE 2015 Activities


InfoComm International, co-owner of the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE 2015) tradeshow, is doing four special sessions you should know about. This year, InfoComm Members and Guest Members receive free entry to 30 InfoComm seminars at ISE, as well as member discounts for a Master Class taught by legendary instructor Robert Simpson of Electrosonic and a […]

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HARMAN’s Crown Audio Announces “Empower by Crown” Amplifier Program


HARMAN’s Crown Audio today announced Empower by Crown, a new embedded amplifier program to provide third-party active loudspeaker manufacturers of elite consumer electronics (CE) and customer integration (CI) finished product with special access to the Crown Audio portfolio of amplifier technology. Built on Crown’s proprietary DriveCore platform, all Empowered by Crown Amplifiers are designed for […]

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VUE Audiotechnik Introduces h-5 Flagship Ultra-Compact h-5 Loudspeaker


VUE Audiotechnik has unveiled the latest addition to its h-Class family of high-definition, full-range loudspeakers. The compact and lightweight h-5 combines two precision-engineered, 5-inch low-frequency transducers with a 1-inch exit compression driver that features a Truextent beryllium diaphragm at its core. VUE says beryllium technology allows the compression driver to deliver dramatic improvements in high-frequency […]

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Origin Acoustics Launches New ThinFit Loudspeakers


The team that invented the in-wall loudspeaker (at SpeakerCraft) have a new company, Origin Acoustics, and they’ve announced the release of three models in their ThinFit Collection. Designed specifically for installations with limited depth requirements, all three models feature an integrated back-can with a mere 70mm depth. The TF34 and TF36 share a similar driver […]

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Audinate Announces 5th Annual Dante AV Networking World at ISE 2015


For the fifth consecutive year, Dante’s AV Networking World series of informative presentations and hands-on workshops will be held Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 at the Amsterdam Holiday Inn near the RAI Convention Center. The free all-day event will feature presentations, training workshops and interactive panel discussions led by industry design consultants, AV installation contractors and […]

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Women of InfoComm to Host Breakfast at ISE


InfoComm International, co-owner of the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE 2015) tradeshow, announced this week its very first Women of InfoComm Network Breakfast at First Lounge restaurant, 8:00-9:30 a.m. on 11 Feb. 2015, at the Amsterdam RAI. The cost to enter is 40 Euros. The Women of InfoComm Network (WIN) is a global network of individuals […]

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Smart Building Conference: Last Chance for 50% ‘Early Bird’ Discount


Attendees at ISE 2015 can still take advantage of the early bird registration rate for the Smart Building Conference Amsterdam, taking place at the RAI, the day before the ISE 2015 exhibition opens. At the Smart Building Conference delegates will have the have the chance to join Europe’s leading experts on smart rooms, smart buildings, […]

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AMX to Exhibit With HARMAN For the First Time at ISE in Amsterdam


Earlier today, I caught up with AMX VP of Global Marketing Joe Andrulis via a podcast and learned that the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) would, in fact, be the company’s first international trade show exhibiting integrated into the HARMAN Group. The stand, located in Hall 1 E12-E16, will include JBL, AKG, Crown, SoundCraft and a […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up | An ISE 2015 Blog, Christie & Dolby Co-Development and more!


With the holidays now over, we are beginning to get back into the swing of things and here is a second look at anything you may have missed. This week we are featuring a couple blogs, Christie’s co-development with Dolby Cinema and more. Like it? Love it? Hate it? Let us know. Oh, and let […]

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Ten Years: Pro AV Integrators in a Networked World


By Bob Snyder Editor, rAVe Europe Editor’s Note: This story was taken from our European publication (rAVe Europe) from last week’s issue. Wow, it doesn’t seem long ago but rAVe EUROPE is finishing 10 years of publishing with its original tagline still in place: pro AV integrators in a networked world. Ten years on and […]

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Audinate to Hold AV Networking World Conference Again at ISE


Dante AV Networking World is taking place Feb. 9 at the Amsterdam Holiday Inn starting at 9 a.m. This event will feature panel discussions, presentations and workshops showing Dante in action. The interactive panel discussions and presentations will be conducted by leading industry design consultants, AV installation contractors, IT networking experts, and well-known professional audio […]

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