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  • May 2015
  • May 20, 2015

    One Direction Electrifies Manila’s SM Mall of Asia Open Grounds With HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amps

    They may be named One Direction but the pop boy band is heading to stadiums everywhere as they continue their unstoppable success with their “On the Road Again” tour. One Direction thrilled their fans in the Philippines during two recent sold-out appearances at the 20,000-seat SM Mall of Asia open grounds in Pasay, with audio for the concerts provided by Manila tour sound contractor SoundCheck and a HARMAN Professional system featuring JBL VTX line arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Series amplifiers.
  • May 2015
  • May 20, 2015

    HARMAN’s JBL Professional SRX800 Series Portable Loudspeakers Support Humanitarian Movement at Holi On The Beach

    Celebrating the Spring Festival of Colors, Holi On The Beach is a community event that engages a culturally diverse range of attendees with dance and music provided by a DJ and supported with HARMAN’s JBL Professional SRX800 Series portable loudspeakers. The event took place on March 7 at the seaside lagoon of Redondo Beach, and was hosted by the Association for India’s Development (AID) non-profit group.
  • May 2015
  • May 19, 2015

    “I’m A Believer”: Neil Diamond Takes New HARMAN’s JBL VTX V25-II Line Array Loudspeaker On Its Maiden Voyage Throughout America, Europe & Australia

    Neil Diamond is back on the road and is the first artist to perform with HARMAN’s new JBL Professional VTX V25-II line array loudspeakers. Sound Image is providing the live sound reinforcement for the tour, which is scheduled to extend through to the end of 2015. Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers are powering the system, while stage microphones come courtesy of AKG.
  • April 2015
  • Apr 15, 2015

    HARMAN’s JBL Professional Unveils JBL HiQnet Performance Manager™ Version 1.8.4 at Prolight & Sound 2015

    FRANKFURT, Germany – At Prolight & Sound 2015, HARMAN’s JBL Professional is announcing the availability of JBL HiQnet Performance Manager™ version 1.8.4, providing complete support for the recently-launched VTX V25-II and V25-II-CS line array loudspeakers as well as full integration of JBL VERTEC® DrivePack® DP-DA (DrivePack Digital Audio) V5 processing.
  • April 2015
  • Apr 15, 2015

    New VERTEC® DrivePack® DP-DA V5 Loudspeaker Presets from HARMAN’s JBL Professional Offer Significant Audio Improvements for VERTEC DrivePack Owners

    FRANKFURT, Germany – At Prolight & Sound 2015, HARMAN’s JBL Professional is announcing the release of Version 5 preset support for the VERTEC® DrivePack® DP-DA input module for all fullsize, midsize and compact powered VERTEC models (VT4889ADP-DA, VT4888DP-DA, VT4887ADP-DA) and subwoofers (VT4880ADP-DA, VT4882DP-DA, VT4881ADP-DA). Bringing together V5 DSP technology and the DP-DA (DrivePack Digital Audio) input module, this new update guarantees superior horizontal coverage, refined tonal balance, and pristine sound quality through the use of sophisticated multi-stage limiting and phase linearization.
  • April 2015
  • Apr 15, 2015

    HARMAN’s JBL Professional Enables Accurate and Powerful Coverage with VTX V20-DF Down Fill Adapter

    FRANKFURT, Germany – HARMAN’s JBL Professional is introducing its VTX V20-DF Down Fill Adapter, allowing users to cover audiences more accurately, powerfully and economically in terms of VTX V25-II and V20 cabinet counts. The adapter frame is purposefully designed and engineered as an easy attachment of up to six V20 loudspeakers to larger V25 line arrays.
  • April 2015
  • Apr 15, 2015

    HARMAN’s JBL Professional Offers High Output and Precise Directivity Control with new Intellivox HP-DS130 Active Beam Shaping Loudspeaker Array

    FRANKFURT, Germany – HARMAN’s JBL Professional is introducing the new Intellivox HP-DS130 active beam shaping loudspeaker array, offering high output and unmatched directivity control for a loudspeaker in its category. The HP-DS130 is a very compact 1.3 meters (4.3 feet) in height and has an output capability of 105 dB at 30 meters (100 feet), along with a frequency response that extends to 18 kHz. The horizontal dispersion is 100 degrees and the typical throw is around 25 meters (80 feet), enabling an area of approximately 775 square meters (8300 square feet) to be covered by a single device.
  • April 2015
  • Apr 15, 2015

    Beam Shaping Has Never Been Easier Thanks to HARMAN’s JBL Professional Rapid DDS Software for Intellivox

    FRANKFURT, Germany – HARMAN’s JBL Professional has introduced a new simple and intuitive method for controlling its range of Intellivox Beam Shaping (DDS) loudspeaker arrays. The new software is called “Rapid DDS” and can be used with Intellivox DS and DSX ranges. Rapid DDS allows users to manipulate the DDS beam settings directly from WinControl for the first time.
  • April 2015
  • Apr 15, 2015

    HARMAN’s JBL Professional VTX V25-II Shows Commitment to Keeping VTX Customers on the Cutting Edge

    FRANKFURT, Germany – At Prolight & Sound 2015, HARMAN’s JBL Professional is announcing VTX V25-II: the successor to the revolutionary V25 line array loudspeaker that features a brand-new waveguide for improved long-throw performance, improved wavefront control and improved power matching with the companion Crown I-Tech 4x3500HD 4-channel amplifier.
  • April 2015
  • Apr 13, 2015

    Sonic Wizardry: Legendary Rock Band Toto Records New Album at The Treehouse Using HARMAN’s JBL LSR6300 Series Studio Monitors

    LAS VEGAS, Nevada – With sales of more than 35 million albums, mega-hits like “Hold The Line,” “Rosanna” and “Africa” and numerous GRAMMY® awards to its credit, Toto is one of the most successful bands in music history. Its triple-platinum Toto IV was one of the records that defined the sound of 1980s rock. On March 20, the band released what it considers to be the rightful heir to that landmark LP: Toto XIV, recorded at Hollywood’s The Treehouse using HARMAN’s JBL LSR6300 Series studio monitors.
  • March 2015
  • Mar 30, 2015

    Gem Center in Vietnam Launches with HARMAN Professional For Inspiring Events

    HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam – Recently opened in the heart of the largest city in Vietnam, the premier event venue Gem Center is designed with as much architectural elegance as its name implies, and equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. Complementing the high-end atmosphere of the venue, local HARMAN distributor Basao Investment installed HARMAN’s JBL loudspeakers, Crown amplifiers, Soundcraft mixing consoles, dbx processing, Lexicon effects and AKG microphones
  • March 2015
  • Mar 26, 2015

    Kenny Mixx Steps Up His Game with HARMAN’s JBL M2 Master Reference Monitors

    ATLANTA, Georgia – Atlanta-based mastering engineer Kenny “Mixx” Daniels of Patchwerk Studios in Atlanta has a list of credits that reads like a “who’s who” of the hip-hop industry: Prince, Ludacris, Nelly, T.I and Rick Ross, to name a few. In his control room at Patchwerk Studios, Kenny Mixx recently installed a pair of JBL M2 Master Reference Monitors in his mastering room.
  • March 2015
  • Mar 19, 2015

    Auckland International Airport Upgrades Baggage Hall with HARMAN’s JBL Intellivox Digital Beam Steering Loudspeaker Arrays

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Auckland International Airport is the biggest and busiest airport in New Zealand—and it just got bigger with the completion of the first stage of an extension to its international baggage hall. The 300-foot extension is capable of housing more than 500 passengers and is one of several construction projects for the airport’s new combined international and domestic terminal. Auckland systems integrator Bartons Sound Systems installed the PA for the new space, which employs HARMAN’s JBL Intellivox DC280 digitally steerable, self-powered loudspeaker arrays.
  • March 2015
  • Mar 12, 2015

    HARMAN Professional Spotlights Emerging Bands With The Wild Honey Pie and On The Mountain

    STRATTON MOUNTAIN, Vermont – The Wild Honey Pie, a Brooklyn-based media and experiences company that produces and records live performances, recently released its latest season of On The Mountain, an original music video series recorded on location at Stratton Mountain in Vermont. With all options available, The Wild Honey Pie recording team chose a HARMAN Soundcraft Si Performer 2 digital audio console and JBL EON portable loudspeakers for extreme sessions.
  • March 2015
  • Mar 11, 2015

    ATK Audiotek and HARMAN’s JBL Professional VERTEC® Line Arrays Shine at the 87th Academy Awards

    The 87th Academy Awards took place on Sunday, February 22, once again being held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. While it marked the first year with Neil Patrick Harris as the host, it was yet another year of ATK Audiotek providing the live sound reinforcement system, highlighted by HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line arrays.
  • February 2015
  • Feb 23, 2015

    Firehouse Productions Shoots for the Stars at NBA All-Star Weekend with HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers

    NEW YORK, New York — Madison Square Garden in New York City and the Barclays Center in Brooklyn recently hosted the NBA All-Star Weekend, a celebration of the most talented professional basketball players in the world. To match the talent on the court, Firehouse Productions supplied world-class sound reinforcement systems at both venues, relying on HARMAN’s JBL Professional VTX and VERTEC® line arrays and Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers.
  • February 2015
  • Feb 18, 2015

    HARMAN’s JBL Professional 7 Series Studio Monitors and VERTEC®

    LOS ANGELES, California – For Sunday’s 57th Annual GRAMMY® Awards, HARMAN’s JBL loudspeakers were once again a major part of the live sound and broadcast elements of the event, with ATK Audiotek providing a JBL VERTEC® line array system at the STAPLES Center, and JBL’s brand-new studio monitors used in the Television Committee Room and Audio Post Studio
  • February 2015
  • Feb 15, 2015

    Cape Audio College Adds HARMAN’s JBL Professional and Crown to its Live Sound Curriculum

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Cape Town, South Africa’s Cape Audio College has been training newly minted sound engineers for more than 18 years. Boasting 52 fully equipped multitrack recording studios, mixdown and editing suites and live sound work areas, the school takes a practical approach to audio training and has offers a diploma in sound technology and production among its courses of study. Recently Cape Audio College acquired a complete HARMAN JBL VRX loudspeaker system and Crown I-Tech HD Series amplifiers that will be used when training student sound engineers.
  • February 2015
  • Feb 10, 2015

    HARMAN’s JBL Professional Adds to its EN54-Certified Line-up with the JBL Control 10C-VA Series and CSS-15C-VA Ceiling Loudspeakers

    AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands — HARMAN’s JBL Professional continues to provide the systems integration community with EN54-compliant solutions with the introduction of new ceiling loudspeakers at ISE 2015. The JBL Control 10C-VA Series features three new models that are EN54-certified versions of the JBL Control 10 Series, while the CSS-15C-VA is ideal for voice announce applications
  • February 2015
  • Feb 09, 2015

    ATK Audiotek Provides Championship Sound at Super Bowl XLIX with HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Array Loudspeakers

    In one of the most exciting Super Bowls in history, ATK Audiotek once again provided sound reinforcement for Super Bowl XLIX, which took place at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. ATK Audiotek deployed its custom-designed, cart-based audio system, equipped with HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line array loudspeakers, for the game’s halftime show and pregame performances of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and “America the Beautiful.”
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