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September 2012- Bothell, Washington, USA – MUSIC Group, one of the largest holding companies for pro audio and music product brands, and the corporate parent of MIDAS, KLARK TEKNIK, TURBOSOUND, BEHRINGER and BUGERA announces today that it has joined the ever growing list of professional audio companies to invest in Syn Aud Con’s corporate sponsorship program.
MUSIC-Group will use SynAudCon’s web-based training for their internal tech support staff with the intention of elevating their skill level in the realm of distributed audio systems.
“SynAudCon is hands down the most comprehensive audio training solution in the world,” explains Steven Young VP, Installed Sound Division for the Music Group states. “We feel support of SynAudCon is a great investment for our collective future.”
BEHRINGER recently debuted their new EUROCOM installed sound products which include a comprehensive line up of commercial grade mixer amplifiers, power amplifiers, ceiling and surface mount loudspeakers that deliver a rich feature set and highest energy efficiency for commercial installers.
The MUSIC Group develops, manufactures and distributes sophisticated audio technology, found world-wide in professional and project recording studios, video and broadcast suites, post-production facilities, sound reinforcement applications including houses of worship, stadiums, nightclubs, retail locations and on major musical concert tours.
“We are pleased to welcome MUSIC Group as a SynAudCon Sponsor,” concludes Pat Brown, president of SynAudCon. “Sponsorship demonstrates a company’s commitment to training and technical excellence. We look forward to collaborating with MUSIC Group.”
10/29/2012 Seattle, WA-BEHRINGER is pleased to announce its EUROCOM AX Series Amplifier Control Software is available for immediate download here.
A must for AX Series installations-AX Remote Connect V1.1 provides the ideal way for integrators to set up, control and monitor all EUROCOM AX Series DSP models with a local PC via the front panel USB connector, or remotely over a network via the rear panel Ethernet port. A convenient front panel LCD display also allows setup and adjustments directly at the amplifier, no PC required. Additionally, AX Remote Connect V1.1 allows full access to the AX Series’ onboard test section, which includes pink noise, white noise and a fixed/sweeping sine wave generator. This allows the installer to verify system operation without the need to connect an external source generator or use the AX series amplifier as a powerful sound masking processor.
- Plug and play PC Remote Editor Software for AX DSP Series running on the following systems: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
- Plug and Play connectivity over USB
- Graphic control over all DSP parameters
- Realtime, on-screen Input and Output metering
- Precise I/O Level Control via 22 virtual LED indicators
- Graphical feedback for Filter/Crossover, Parametric EQ and Dynamic EQ (level dependent equalization)
- System can be locked to restrict unauthorized access, a must for contractors and rental companies
- Access to Limiters, Delays, EQ, Crossover and Dynamic EQ
- Store and recall settings in 20 Preset Locations
- Name amplifiers and presets for simple recall
MUSIC Group has announced that the EUROCOM family of installed sound products will be distributed in the UK and Ireland by Polar Audio. EUROCOM is a groundbreaking range of commercial and installed sound products developed and manufactured by BEHRINGER, a MUSIC Group brand.
The EUROCOM product range was developed over a period of 2 years by BEHRINGER’s engineering and product management team in an effort to bring true innovation to an otherwise neglected product segment. “We invested heavily in new, green technologies in order to build the most energy-efficient electronics the installed sound industry has ever seen” commented Costa Lakoumentas, the line’s chief architect.
EUROCOM products span the range from utility integrated amplifiers to digital automixers, DSP powered and Ethernet controlled power amplifiers and nearly 30 different models of loudspeakers from in-ceiling to front-of-house configurations. Designed to work together as a family, this lineup allows integrators to successfully deploy systems found in a variety of venues including retail, hospitality, performing arts, worship and sports. Packing high performance with BEHRINGER’s legendary value proposition, EUROCOM is destined to become a go-to range for many integrators across the UK and Ireland.
Commenting on the appointment, Global VP of Sales for the MUSIC Group, Paul Wright, said, “We’re delighted to enter into this relationship with Polar Audio. This is a very important new venture for MUSIC Group. We have invested over two years of development time and incredible resources into producing the initial EUROCOM line. What we have delivered is the industry’s most innovative and forward-looking commercial install product range, and yet another benchmark in our drive to deliver outstanding solutions to our ever expanding user-base. We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with Polar Audio.”
Polar Audio’s MD John Midgley added, “We’re very excited by the potential that EUROCOM offers. This range sits well in the core areas of our business and we can see the opportunity that exists for both companies to work closely together and develop our growing aspirations in this important and consistently expanding area of the market.”
Visit behringer.com/eurocom for more information on the full range of EUROCOM products.
We are proud to have been a part of the 2012 Dallas AV Expo. The MA6000 series, SN2408 and SN2108 Mixer Amplifiers, the AX Series of Power Amplifiers, as well as the CL, ST, and SL series of speakers were all showcased.
Four years ago, three prominent rep firms in the Dallas area joined forces to put together an event where their collective customers could see and hear the newest technology available in the industry. Regional customers of all types have come to appreciate this gathering for the quality of it’s content and the economic advantage it presents compared to sending personnel to national trade shows. Manufactures also benefit as they can see a large number of current and potential customers in a centralized, comfortable setting. Over October 3rd & 4th, The 2012 expo hosted over 30 audio video manufacture exhibits and attracted more than 150 decision making customers, consultants and end users.
“The Dallas AV Expo is a perfect way for Music-Group to showcase new technology to a regional audience”, said Steve Young, VP of Installed Sound for Music-Group. “Consultants and Integrators can come together reps and manufacturers without the stress and expense of travel to spend quality time learning how new technology can grow their business.”
“We are proud to feature Music-Group’s Eurocom product as part of the Dallas AV Expo”, says Michael Austin of Native Media, Manufacturer’s rep for Starin Distributing and a cosponsor of the event. “Eurocom is a such a diverse product line that it applies to nearly every integrator and consultant in attendance.”
“Steve comes to us with what I would consider an ideal background in installed sound, spending nearly 16 years as a sound contractor designing and installing systems before serving 12 years at Atlas Sound, most recently as VP Sales & Marketing,” exclaims Costa Lakoumentas, Senior VP Marketing at MUSIC Group. Lakoumentas continues, “I am thrilled to have a person of Steve’s experience and integrity take over the management of Eurocom and take it to the next level.”
Eurocom products have been designed to take an immediate leadership role in installed sound, employing new technologies, designs and feature sets. From the stunning industrial design that acknowledges today’s more sophisticated consumer to the industry-leading “energy eco” efficiency of the brand’s electronics, everything about Eurocom is new. Comprising over 50 products, the line has been hailed as the first major advancement in installed sound in decades.
“I am very excited to begin telling the story of Eurocom” says Young, “The commercial audio marketplace deserves to experience the quality and amazing feature sets of these products and I will personally strive to ensure that Eurocom’s quality, reliability, support and availability will constantly exceed our customers’ expectations.”