Crown Audio Awarded ISO 9001:2008 Certification At Elkhart Manufacturing Facility

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

November 30, 2010 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana — Crown Audio today announced it has been approved for conformance of quality assurance in accordance with the International Organization for Standards (ISO) 9001:2008. Operating at such standards allows Crown to respond more quickly to marketplace and customer demand while maintaining consistently high levels of quality in all facets of its amplifier production.

Commenting on what ISO 9001:2008 registration will mean from the end-user’s p...

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Church on the Move Keeps Sound Consistent With A Complete Harman Solution

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

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November 16, 2010 – For Immediate Release

NORTHRIDGE, California – Leading audio systems provider Maryland Sound (MSI) deployed an extensive JBL VERTEC® line array system for the recent “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear.” Co-hosted by Jon Stewart of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show and Stephen Colbert of The Colbert Report, the “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear” took place at the National Mall in Washington D.C. Designed as a satirical comedic response to prior rallies that have been built a...

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Church on the Move Keeps Sound Consistent With A Complete Harman Solution

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

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June 22, 2010 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana — Demonstrating the comprehensive range of audio solutions available from Harman Professional, North Carolina-based system designer Strategic Connections recently upgraded the sound system for the newly expanded Church on the Move in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  The new sound reinforcement system features JBL loudspeakers, Crown amplifiers, and BSS processing.

Already the largest church in the region, the 12,000-member church chose to remodel its existin...

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Crown Audio Introduces ComTech DriveCore™ Series Amplifiers

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

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June 9, 2010 – For Immediate Release

LAS VEGAS, Nevada —Providing sound integration professionals with high performance, energy efficient amplifier technology that will redefine the way amplifiers are designed and built, Crown Audio today introduced the ComTech DriveCore™ series of amplifiers. The new line – consisting of four models, are all one rack, convection cooled, ultra-energy efficient amplifiers.

Offering up to eight channels and 150 watts per channel in a one-unit chassis without a fan, ...

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Harman Professional Links With Com-Net Software

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

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Launch IDX Information Delivery Systems
That Couple Harman Audio Networking And Performance
With Com-Net Software’s Market-Proven Interface And Control

June 9, 2010 – For Immediate Release

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Realigning expectations for high-performance, easy to integrate communication systems, Harman Professional today announced a partnership with information display and paging specialist Com-Net Software to launch a series of new communication technologies starting with the co-branded IDX Informat...

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HiQnet™-enabled Crown Audio CTs Series amplifiers with USP4AVB cards, dbx SC 32 Digital Matrix Processor, BSS Audio / NETGEAR® AVB bridges, and HiQnet System Architect™ were employed by On Stage Audio to create a topography for the future of A/V at the Compuware national sales meeting.

May 26, 2010 – For Immediate Release

NORTHRIDGE, California — In a highly advanced, yet-remarkably simple audio system design that points to the future of professional-grade integration, On Stage Audio (OSA) this mo...

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May 26, 2010 – For Immediate Release

In a move to drive growth in China and increase its support of customers and channel partners in the Chinese market, Harman Professional today appointed three veteran audio executives to its sales team in Shenzhen. All three appointees will work closely with existing partners in China and with Harman’s brand-level sales and engineering teams to develop the company's market presence in China including developing market communication, product development and sal...

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Harman Professional Concert Sound Powers Historic HAMPI UTSAV 2010 Music Festival

Monday, April 12, 2010 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

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April 12, 2010 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – Three Regional Sound Companies, V&P Sound Pvt. Ltd., Sound & Light Professionals and SoundEffects.Com Collaborate for Sound Reinforcement of Major Music Festival. India started its new year in style, with one of January’s most exciting events being the Hampi Utsav 2010, taking place in the south of the country.  A regular annual event in Karnataka at Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage site, this year’s three-day Festival was held on a grand sc...

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Crown Begins Shipping Highly Anticipated XLS Series Amplifiers

Thursday, April 1, 2010 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

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April 1, 2010 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – After receiving rave reviews at its Winter NAMM introduction in January, Crown today began shipping its new line of XLS Series amplifiers. The new line – consisting of four models and offering an unprecedented level of performance and configuration flexibility, will usher in a new era of power amplification at the entry level.

The XLS series amplifiers implement a flexible PureBand™ Crossover System.  A user can select crossover points from ...

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March 25, 2010 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – In an introduction that redefines the category of affordable and high-quality power amplifiers, Crown today announced the next generation line of XLS Series amplifiers, providing a new benchmark for amplifiers in the MI category. The new line – consisting of four models and offering an unprecedented level of performance and configuration flexibility will usher in a new era of power amplification at the entry level.

The XLS series amplifiers...

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March 24, 2010 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – In an introduction that provides touring professionals with a complete turnkey, out-of-the-box amplifier management solution, Crown today introduced VRACK, a complete amplifier management rack system solution.   The VRACK features three built-in Crown I-Tech 12000HD amplifiers, immediately providing an easy-to-configure, plug-and-play solution that eliminates the need to build amplifier racks.   Designed to work in conjunction with JBL Ver...

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Harman Professional Backs Ultima Limited In Award-Winning Television Productions

Thursday, March 4, 2010 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

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March 4, 2010 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – As Nigeria’s foremost provider of television content and production, Ultima Limited has been using Harman Professional products to drive some of Nigeria’s most successful programs. For five seasons of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” and two seasons of “Project Fame,” Ultima Limited has used JBL loudspeakers, AKG microphones, Crown amplifiers and dbx processors installed by ET Quake Multimedia to become Nigeria’s premier television productio...

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January 28, 2010 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – For their market category and price points, Crown’s new XLS Series of amplifiers offer an unprecedented level of performance, configuration flexibility, and user-friendly features. The following points summarize key technology breakthroughs and refinements behind these benefits.

Integrated Digital Crossover and Limiter

Most amplifiers in this market category provide limited facilities, if any, for input signal filtering and driver protecti...

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Crown Introduces PIP-USP4 Processor For CTs Series Amplifiers

Monday, January 25, 2010 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

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January 25, 2010 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – Delivering unprecedented power and flexibility while offering clear sound and the widest dynamic range possible, Crown today introduced the PIP-USP4, the fourth generation DSP-based PIP™ (programmable input processor) module for CTs Series 2-channel amplifiers.  The USP4 is a Harman HiQnet™ series component and connects to the audio control/monitor network using 100MB Ethernet hardware.  The single plug solution contains audio distributi...

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Crown Amplifies Tour Sound For The Biggest Names In Music Throughout The World In 2009

Thursday, January 21, 2010 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

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January 21, 2010 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – With artists like Bruce Springsteen, Taylor Swift, U2 and Metallica deploying Crown amplifiers live in concert this year, 2009 proved to be another landmark year for Crown International. Crown reaffirmed itself as the leading provider in high-end amplifiers for the touring market with the introduction of I-Tech HD and laid the groundwork for success that will carry throughout 2010.

Nowhere was Crown more influential than the concert for t...

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Crown’s HiQnet™ Band Manager™ Breaks The 10,000 Download Barrier

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

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January 19, 2010 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – Over the past year, 10,000 users have experienced Crown’s ground-breaking HiQnet™ Band Manager™ system configuration and control software and are deploying it in a number of portable PA applications from DJs, to bands and singers. The free-of-charge application provides an intuitive user centric, function-driven interface designed to simplify system setup and management while enabling audio professionals, musicians, and engineers to conf...

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January 5, 2010 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – Building on the new workflow principles and operational paradigms offered with its HiQnet System Architect™ 2.0, Harman Professional recently made its new System Architect 2.1 available to HiQnet™ users worldwide. The upgrade, which was made live on Thursday, December 17th, allows System Architect to automate many of the more time consuming system design tasks based on the application’s greater, embedded understanding of how a user constr...

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