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October 7, 2011 – For Immediate Release

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — The Spanish Fly Mexican Beach Club is Scottsdale, Arizona’s newest hot spot day and night, thanks to its resort-style pool, indoor and outdoor bars, private cabanas, day beds, restaurant and extensive indoor/outdoor sound system featuring more than 20 HARMAN JBL Control® Series loudspeakers and Crown Audio amplifiers and zone controllers. With plans to stay open 365 days a year, the Spanish Fly Mexican Beach Club ...

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October 4, 2011 – For Immediate Release

NORTHRIDGE, California – ZTwo, one of Staten Island's newest restaurants, offers its patrons a wide selection of food, drinks and activities—everything from providing a relaxing coffee shop atmosphere in the morning to showing sporting events on 22 big-screen monitors and a 96-inch video wall to pumping up the volume for late-night DJ partying.

To accommodate this social and sonic variety, ZTwo installed a sound system with more than 13...

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September 11, 2011 – For Immediate Release

LONDON, United Kingdom – At PLASA 2011, HARMAN's Crown Audio today announced the introduction of its PIP-BLU Programmable Input Processor (PIP) card for the Crown CTs Series power amplifiers. The PIP-BLU adds BSS Audio Soundweb London digital audio bus functionality to Crown CTs Series amplifiers, offering a simple, cost-effective way to get digital audio all the way to the amplifiers.

"The PIP-BLU adds BSS Audio's Soundweb London di...

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September 1, 2011 – For Immediate Release

NORTHRIDGE, California – The L.A Rising festival was one of the major events to date for the North American summer concert season, hosting more than 60,000 people and featuring a rare appearance by Rage Against the Machine in the band’s only concert of the year to date. The concert took place July 30 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and also featured performances by Muse, Rise Against, Lauryn Hill, Immortal Technique and El Gran ...

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September 1, 2011 – For Immediate Release

NORTHRIDGE, California – The L.A Rising festival was one of the major events to date for the North American summer concert season, hosting more than 60,000 people and featuring a rare appearance by Rage Against the Machine in the band's only concert of the year to date. The concert took place July 30 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and also featured performances by Muse, Rise Against, Lauryn Hill, Immortal Technique and El Gran ...

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HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays to the Fore at Serbia’s Exit Festival

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/New_York


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August 23, 2011 – For Immediate Release

NOVI SAD, Serbia – HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line arrays were out in force at this year’s 4-day Exit 2011 Festival in Serbia, which saw bands such as Arcade Fire, Jamiroquai, Pulp, Portishead and Grinderman among the headliners. Held at the picturesque 18thcentury Petrovaradin Fortress of Novi Sad, on the banks of the Danube, Studio Berar's long-standing and highly experienced rental department has been servicing this event since its incept...

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August 22, 2011 – For Immediate Release

MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina — Located in Surfside Beach, part of South Carolina's Myrtle Beach resort area, the 950-seat Celebration Music Theatre opened earlier this year as a home to world-class live entertainment. The Theatre features the artist tribute show SUPERSTARZ! Live! with entertainers performing hits from Elvis, Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, Cher, Barbra Streisand and many other stars.

The Celebration Music Theatre occupies the...

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August 12, 2011 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana — HARMAN’s Crown Audio I-Tech HD Series amplifiers have been selected for use in the Ultra Electroncs HyperSpike Mass Notification Systems that are found in both civilian and military applilcations to deliver loud, long-range acoustic voice and alarm communications.

Designed by Wattre Corporation and manufactured by Ultra Electronics – USSI, the MA-1 HyperSpike devices deliver extremely loud, highly intelligible voice c...

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May 26, 2011 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana — In a move that reaffirms its commitment to product reliability and customer satisfaction, HARMAN's Crown Audio today announced that it is extending its industry leading warranty on I-Tech HD Series, CTs Series and Macro-Tech i Series amplifiers from three years to five years, effective May 1, 2011.

The new 5-year warranty applies to Crown I-Tech HD Series, CTs Series and Macro-Tech i Series amplifiers purchased on or after May 1, 2011. The "n...

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Detroit’s EMCEE Audio Production Relies On HARMAN JBL Loudspeakers

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

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May 25, 2011 – For Immediate Release

NORTHRIDGE, California – Founded on a mission to provide local acts and events with professional-grade equipment and knowledgeable engineers who truly care about providing excellent service, Detroit, Michigan-based EMCEE Audio Production has relied on HARMAN’s JBL Professional loudspeakers for more than five years. Co-owners Gerald "Curly" Wonch and Matt Ma...

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Swiss Federal Office For Sport Auditorium Receives Complete HARMAN Upgrade

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

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May 25, 2011 – For Immediate Release

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The Swiss Federal Office for Sport has recently undergone a major renovation including a complete HARMAN professional audio solution featuring components from BSS Audio, Crown and JBL. The office is a center of excellence for all sport-related issues, situated as one of four such sites across Switzerland.

All audio equipment used in the installation was supplied by HARMAN Professional distributor, Dr.W.A.Günther Audi...

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Gerald Stanley Celebrates 45 Years At HARMAN’s Crown Audio

Thursday, May 12, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

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May 12, 2011 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana — Gerald Stanley, senior vice president of research and development at HARMAN's Crown Audio, is celebrating 45 years of service with the company. One of the leading authorities in amplifier design in the professional audio industry, Stanley is responsible for 42 patents during his tenure with Crown.

Stanley joined Crown part-time in 1964 while still an undergraduate at Michigan State University and served as a tape recorde...

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HARMAN HiQnet Performance Manager™ Software

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

April 6, 2011 – For Immediate Release

FRANKFURT, Germany – At Prolight + Sound 2011, HARMAN Professional announced the introduction of its HiQnet Performance Manager™ software, a highly-refined user interface that facilitates the design of touring and live performance venue sound reinforcement systems. Designed especially for touring and theatrical sound engineering, HiQnet Performance Manager is an application-specific iteration of the category-leading HARMAN HiQnet System Architect 2 connectivi...

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HARMAN’s Crown Audio Showcases DSi 6000 Series Cinema Amplifier At CinemaCon 2011

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

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March 30, 2011 – For Immediate Release

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — HARMAN's Crown Audio is showcasing its DSi 6000 Series Amplifier at CinemaCon 2011. The DSi 6000 is the latest addition to Crown’s line of cinema amplifiers and is designed to work in conjunction with JBL ScreenArray® loudspeakers.

The DSi 6000 features automatic presets for JBL cinema speaker systems for quick and easy setup. An intuitive LCD front panel guides installers through the process of choosing loudspeake...

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March 29, 2011 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana — In a unique and challenging expansion project, HARMAN Crown amplifiers and JBL loudspeakers were chosen for the new expanded sound reinforcement system at the Indiana Convention Center. The Convention Center is now integrated with Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts. The system was designed by Bowen Technovation and installed by Fairchild Communications.

The area of expansion features a battery o...

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John Batliner                    Matt Bush                         John Fitzgerald

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January 13, 2011 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana — In a series of appointments to improve its organization and its end-product, Crown Audio today announced decisive steps to reinforce its senior management team.  New leaders have been added as the company implements continual improvement initiatives in fundamental disciplines including sales, operations and general management...

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January 13, 2011 – For Immediate Release

ANAHEIM, California — Resetting the standards for portable sound amplification, Crown Audio today introduced the XTi 2 Series of amplifiers. Offering increased control, an enhanced feature set and a sleeker design, the XTi 2 Series amplifiers bring together features and performance never before available in an amplifier designed for portable PA applications. Providing a complete suite of integrated speaker processing, the new XTi a...

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January 13, 2011 – For Immediate Release

ANAHEIM, California – Redefining the category of affordable and high-quality power amplifiers, Crown is showcasing the next generation line of XLS Series amplifiers, The line – consisting of four models and offering an unprecedented level of performance and configuration flexibility ushers in a new era of power amplification at the entry level. 

The XLS series amplifiers implement a flexible PureBand™ Crossover System. A user can se...

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January 13, 2011 – For Immediate Release

ANAHEIM, California – Providing touring professionals with a complete turnkey, out-of-the-box amplifier management solution, Crown is showcasing 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 ...

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January 13, 2011 – For Immediate Release

ANAHEIM, California — Underscoring the comprehensive integration value of its long-term commitment to a standards- based Ethernet backbone for its winning amplifier lineup, Crown Audio today announced the addition of the “Powered By Crown” iPad/iPhone App, designed to provide users with enhanced control and configuration of its amplifiers. The new application can be deployed to control and monitor amplifiers by setting the basic ...

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