NORTHRIDGE, California — HARMAN’s JBL Professional today announced the launch of its VTX Field Evaluation
Program, making a complete JBL VTX/Crown Audio VRack system available for sound contractors and potential clients to
audition in the US. The VTX National Field Evaluation System includes twenty-four JBL VTX V25 line array speakers,
eighteen VTX S28 and eight VTX G28 subwoofers, four Crown VRack4x3500HD and four VRack12000HD pre-configured
amplifier racks, a 64-channel Soundcraft Vi1 digital mixing console, dbx 4800 loudspeaker management system, including
all cables and accessories with system control provided by JBL HiQnet Performance Manager™ software.
“With the launch of our VTX Field Evaluation Program, sound contractors now have an unprecedented opportunity to listen
to a turnkey large-scale JBL VTX sound reinforcement system,” said Paul Bauman, Senior Manager, Tour Sound, JBL
Professional. “Since its introduction, the JBL VTX Series has established itself as the new industry-standard line array and
now people don’t have to travel far to hear VTX—we’re bringing it to them.”
Brian Pickowitz, Business Segment Manager for Crown International added, “The VTX Field Evaluation Program is a great
opportunity for people to hear VTX in action and experience the power, sonic accuracy and tight system integration that
Crown Audio VRack and Performance Manager software provide as part of the turnkey VTX package.”
The VTX National Field Evaluation System will be available from December 1, 2012 through June 1, 2013 and will be
complemented by a number of Regional VTX Evaluation Systems that will be available for audition in East, Central and
Western US regions. Types of evaluations include regional 1- to 2-day listening events at larger venues; individual client
evaluations at their facilities or a pre-determined location; evaluations at a live event, concert or trade show. Raul
Gonzalez, Field Engineer, Tour Sound, JBL Professional will coordinate the VTX National Field Evaluation Program and
inquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To launch the VTX National Field Evaluation program, a complete
system consisting of nine JBL VTX V25 per side, complemented by
ten VTX S28 subwoofers, four VTX G28 subwoofers and a center
cluster of six VERTEC® VT4887A is currently installed at the Madison
Square Garden Theater until December 7. VTX Listening Experience
events will be hosted by Sigmet Corporation on December 4 and
December 6—for further details and to register for either session,
please contact Clif Barkalow at email@example.com.
The VTX National Field Evaluation System will then be deployed to
provide partial support for “12.12.12 The Concert For Sandy Relief”
at Madison Square Garden with featured artists including Bon Jovi,
Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Paul McCartney, Bruce
Springsteen & The E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters,
Kanye West and The Who.
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HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment
solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets — supported by 15 leading brands, including
AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® and Mark Levinson®. The Company is admired by audiophiles
across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform.
More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems.
HARMAN has a workforce of about 13,400 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported sales of $4.4 billion for
the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.