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Q-SYS Level Two: Get Hands On Training From The Experts

SFM has recently announced their Canadian training dates for QSC's Q-SYS Level Two course. The Q-SYS Level Two course is designed for advanced application engineers and trainers in the AV industry who specialize in a wide variety of installations. Building upon lessons learned in Q-SYS online Level One training, the Q-SYS Level Two in-classroom course gives trainees hands on-experience, deployment techniques, user control interface creation, advanced paging application and a brief introduction to networking and control. Each student will work on dedicated Q-SYS Core processors and control peripherals. The class conducts with a comprehensive troubleshooting exit exam drawn from [...]

2019-10-09T09:28:49-05:00September 25, 2019|Pro Audio|

Alan Parsons chooses Genelec for listening event

In this age of technological development, famed audio engineer, singer, and musician Alan Parsons understands the impact and importance of legacy. Having worked with famed acts such as Pink Floyd, The Beatles, and of course his own formation, The Alan Parsons Project, Parsons has a deep understanding of the education, history, and musicianship that has both upheld and inspired the technology in the modern-day studio space. It is with this backdrop of Parsons' great significance that sixty music lovers gathered at a recent event in Montreal, Quebec—curated by Canadian financier and Parsons' business partner, M. France—to hear Parsons himself lecture [...]

2019-07-23T09:32:25-05:00July 23, 2019|Pro Audio|

QSC’s CP-Series loudspeakers: audio rental’s best kept secret

When you're in the live sound equipment rental business, you're in the business of providing the proper audio solutions to your meet clients' live sound needs even though those requirements can vary greatly from one project to the next. In the majority of cases, your clients look to you to be the authority on the matter, helping them choose the right system/fit for their event. Maintaining a versatile product offering requires keeping a wide range of inventory on hand, and that means dealing with all the issues that stem from that. It's here that features like weight, size, quality, [...]

2019-07-23T09:03:50-05:00July 9, 2019|Pro Audio|

QSC Expands AcousticDesign™ Series with New Column Surface-Mount Loudspeakers

QSC introduces an exciting line extension of the AcousticDesign™ Series column surface-mount loudspeaker with the new AD-S402T. It consists of four weather-treated 2.5-inch transducers and is capable of 70 V / 100 V or 8 ohm bypass loads, making it highly optimized for delivering high quality sound performance within challenging acoustic environments.“Column loudspeakers are ideal for highly reverberant rooms or rooms with high ceilings that need a narrow vertical beam directed toward the ear of the listener,” says Travis Nie, Product Manager, Installed Loudspeakers, QSC. “In addition, they provide a more aesthetically pleasing look and blend with any environment. We [...]

2019-07-23T08:24:31-05:00July 9, 2019|Product Launches & Updates|

QSC launches firmware v2.0 for its acclaimed TouchMix-30 Pro digital mixer

New firmware v2.0 update provides expanded versatility and connectivity for the acclaimed TouchMix-30 Pro digital mixer.QSC is pleased to introduce a major firmware v2.0 update to its highly acclaimed TouchMix-30 Pro compact digital mixer. Quickly becoming the new standard for performance in a compact digital mixer, the TouchMix-30 Pro with firmware v2.0 now further satisfies the needs of the most demanding professionals with a comprehensive list of the most-requested feature enhancements including:New custom fader banks function supporting 3-fader banks assignment, each for eight channels that are saved as part of a mixer sceneCapability to interface with third-party external [...]

2019-07-09T10:29:04-05:00July 9, 2019|Product Launches & Updates|

QSC Introduces CX-Q Series Network Amplifiers for the Q-SYS Ecosystem

QSC announced new network power amplifiers for the Q-SYS Ecosystem. The CX-Q Series amplifiers feature four- and eight-channel models that combine the QSC legacy of high-performance and reliable amplifier design with the native network transport, control and monitoring capabilities of the Q-SYS Ecosystem. As a native peripheral of the Q-SYS Ecosystem, The CX-Q Series network amplifiers can take advantage of network routing capabilities as well as advanced processing, control, monitoring and loudspeaker output load. These amplifiers also assist Q-SYS in deploying signature QSC technologies like Intrinsic Correction™, which maximizes QSC loudspeaker performance and protection. [...]

2019-07-09T10:18:11-05:00July 9, 2019|Pro Audio|

Introducing the Q-SYS™ NV Series (NV-32-H) network video endpoint for the Q-SYS Ecosystem

Introducing the Q-SYS™ NV Series (NV-32-H) network video endpoint for the Q-SYS Ecosystem. This native, multi-stream, software-defined HDMI encoder/decoder enables network-based video distribution, optimized specifically for the meeting room. It features the new QSC Shift™ video compression codec, which provides low latency video streaming with resolutions up to 4K60 4:4:4 over a standard gigabit network by dynamically adjusting network bandwidth consumption based on video content. This provides flexible and network efficient compression and distribution of common meeting room video content without sacrificing the ability to stream full motion video. As a single SKU solution, the NV Series [...]

2019-05-14T08:12:11-05:00May 14, 2019|Pro Audio|

Shure Introduces TwinPlex™: Pristine Performance for Any Stage

Premium Subminiature Omnidirectional Lavalier and Headset Microphones Feature Unbeatable Audio Clarity and Best-In-Class Durability Montreal, Quebec, April 9, 2019—Shure unveiled TwinPlex™, the Company’s new line of premium subminiature (5 mm) omnidirectional lavalier and headset microphones at the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Designed to stand up to the toughest conditions, TwinPlex provides natural audio at both high and low frequency when professional vocal performance is a must. The new patent pending capsule technology offers best-in-class sound in an easy-to-conceal package, ideal for quick costume changes or discreetly placed under wardrobe with no impact on sound quality. Developed [...]

2019-04-10T12:49:42-05:00April 10, 2019|Pro Audio|

QSC Introduces CX-Q Series Network Amplifiers for the Q-SYS Ecosystem

Trusted legacy amplifier design leadership combined with the native Q-SYS integration.QSC has recently announced new network power amplifiers for the Q-SYS Ecosystem. The CX-Q Series amplifiers feature four- and eight-channel models that combine the QSC legacy of high-performance and reliable amplifier design with the native network transport, control and monitoring capabilities of the Q-SYS Ecosystem.As a native peripheral of the Q-SYS Ecosystem, The CX-Q Series network amplifiers can take advantage of network routing capabilities as well as advanced processing, control, monitoring and loudspeaker output load. These amplifiers also assist Q-SYS in deploying signature QSC technologies like Intrinsic Correction™, which maximizes [...]

2019-03-27T10:39:43-05:00March 27, 2019|Pro Audio|

Touring season is right around the corner. Get your cabling ready!

It’s March, which means meanwhile some are celebrating Saint Patrick and his banishment of snakes from Ireland, we’re starting to get our snakes ready for touring season! March is the ideal time to start getting your cabling ready so that you’re all set and ready for April / May. If you’re ever feeling a little lost about how to go about your cabling needs for this upcoming season, we’ve got you covered with this quick reference guide choosing from which types of snakes we offer. Stage Management A clean stage is a happy stage! From the smallest [...]

2019-03-13T08:18:03-05:00March 6, 2019|Pro Audio|