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December 14, 2009 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – Daktronics recently completed an installation at the Allen Event Center in Allen, Texas, using 25 JBL AM4215/95 loudspeakers placed every 30 feet to deliver even sound throughout the bowl seating area. The sound system is powered by Crown CT1200 amplifiers and uses an assortment of Harman products in to reach into the Arena’s bar and lounge area.

One of the largest manufacturers of LED video boards, Daktronics has used JBL loudspeakers ...

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December 14, 2009 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – Taking advantage of the power of Crown’s I-Tech HD series amplifiers and flexibility of the Studer Vista 5SR console, California-based Sound Image deployed 80 I-Tech HD amplifiers and a Studer Vista 5SR for use on country music star Taylor Swift’s tour throughout North America.

The 2009 tour, which included 52 concerts, sold out within minutes, prompting a second leg of the tour to be added for 2010. Sound Image’s FOH engineer on the Ta...

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November 12, 2009 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – In a historic two day concert event featuring some of the biggest names in the history of rock and roll, Red Hook, New York-based Fire House Productions provided a JBL VERTEC® line array system with Crown I-Tech HD power amplification for live sound reinforcement at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concerts on Thursday, October 29th and Friday, October 30th.

The event took place at New York City’...

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October 6, 2009 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – Designed by AMS Acoustics and installed by ETA Sound, new audio system is world’s 
first deployment of Harman HiQnet™ System Architect V 2.0.

As Burnley F.C. gain promotion to England’s elite, new fully integrated PA/VA compliant Harman Professional public address system puts Turf Moor system in the same league as Europe’s greatest stadium systems.

BURNLEY, England — Harman International Industries (NYSE: HAR), a leading provider of branded ...

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Crown Expands Groundbreaking Cinema Amplifier Series With New DSi 6000

Monday, September 14, 2009 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

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September 14, 2009 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – Building upon the success of its groundbreaking line of amplifiers dedicated for use in cinema sound, Crown Audio today introduced the DSi 6000. The newest addition to the DSi series, the DSI 6000 is designed to provide further support for the JBL line of cinema loudspeakers.

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

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Crown Expands Range Of Class Leading Fixed Installation Amplifiers With CDi 6000

Monday, September 14, 2009 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

September 14, 2009 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – Further proving its ability to offer sound integrators the best available solutions for power amplifiers in fixed installation applications, Crown Audio today introduced the CDi 6000 amplifier, the fourth amplifier in the CDi series.

“The CDi 6000 provides an unmatched combination of processing, power and a competitive price that makes it the clear leader in its class. The new CDi 6000 is a reflection of our commitment to providing inte...

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Sirius Showequipment AG Upgrades Tour Capabilities With Crown I-Tech HD

Monday, September 14, 2009 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

September 14, 2009 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – Having used several generations of Crown products over a number of years, German sound company Sirius Showequipment AG has upgraded its fleet of Crown amplifiers with 16 of the new I-Tech 12000 HD’s to drive the company’s monitor system.

Wolfgang Neumann, CEO of the Niederdorfelden-based company, explained that the I-Tech HDs were deployed for the five-month “Machmalauter” tour by Die Toten Hosen, where monitor engineer Dirk Happel has ...

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Crown Introduces PIP-USP4 Processor For CTs Series Amplifiers

Monday, September 14, 2009 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

September 14, 2009 – 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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September 14, 2009 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – Continuing a heritage of sonic integrity and quality that has spanned over two decades, Crown today announced the latest update to its Macro-Tech i series of amplifiers, featuring increased power and new dual port capability. Comprised of three models, the MA-5000i, MA-9000i, and MA-12000i, the Macro-Tech i series features patented Class-I circuitry, which delivers greater power while reducing the amplifier’s weight by more than half.

T...

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August 6, 2009 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – Reinforcing its position as the leading amplifier technology manufacturer for professional sports arenas, Crown CTs series amplifiers and PIP-Lite modules were deployed for the redesigned sound system at Camden Yards, in Baltimore, Maryland.  Home to the professional Major League Baseball team the Baltimore Orioles, the 48,000-seat stadium, opened in 1992, has received consistent praise as one of the best ballparks in the country.

Sound int...

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August 3, 2009 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – In a unique fixed installation where high performing sound systems are critical, North Shore Cinemas, a Marcus Theatres® Cinema in Mequon, Wisconsin has chosen Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers to power its UltraScreen® theaters.  The theater is the first to deploy I-Tech HD to power its audio systems. 

Mark Collins, Director of Projection Technology for Marcus Theatres, explained the decision to go with I-Tech HD’s for this environment was a logi...

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July 13, 2009 – For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – In a move that immediately extends its sound reinforcement capabilities, Florida-based systems integration firm Multi Image Group has purchased 110 Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers.  MIG, which specializes in corporate A/V projects for clients such as CitiGroup, Deutsche Bank, and Proctor and Gamble, upgraded its entire amplifier inventory from the original I-Tech amplifiers.  

“MIG was not using Crown amplifiers when I joined the company.  I didn...

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June 17, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ORLANDO, Florida -- In one of the most highly anticipated tours of the year, Audio Analysts and Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers are now on the road with Bruce Springsteen.  Currently Springsteen and the E-Street Band are in the middle of a 45-show U.S. tour to promote his new album, Working on a Dream. Audio Analysts is one of the first tour sound companies to make use of I-Tech HD amps for a full-scale tour and provide tour sound reinforcement for some of the big...

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Crown Introduces PIP-USP4 Processor For CTs Series Amplifiers

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

June 17, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ORLANDO, Florida -- 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 distribution...

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June 17, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ORLANDO, Florida -- Continuing a heritage of sonic integrity and quality that has spanned over two decades, Crown today announced the latest update to its Macro-Tech i series of amplifiers, featuring increased power and new dual port capability.  Comprised of three models, the MA-5000i, MA-9000i, and MA-12000i, the Macro-Tech i series features patented Class-I circuitry, which delivers greater power while reducing the amplifier’s weight by more than half.

The ...

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Crown Expands Range Of Class Leading Fixed Installation Amplifiers With CDi 6000

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

June 17, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ORLANDO, Florida -- Further proving its ability to offer sound integrators the best available solutions for power amplifiers in fixed installation applications, Crown Audio today introduced the CDi 6000 amplifier, the fourth amplifier in the CDi series. 

“The CDi 6000 provides an unmatched combination of processing, power and a competitive price that makes it the clear leader in its class. The new CDi 6000 is a reflection of our commitment to providing integra...

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TSI-Global Hits It Out of The Park With Crown and BSS Audio At New Citi Field

Monday, April 27, 2009 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

April 27, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana -- Succeeding in a challenging and historic fixed sound installation, TSI-Global installed a battery of Crown CTs amplifiers and BSS Audio Soundweb London processors as well as advanced audio networking via Harman’s HiQnet™ configuration and control protocol for the new Citi Field in Queens, NY.  Home to the New York Mets of Major League Baseball, Citi Field officially opened on April 14, 2009 to a capacity crowd of 42,000 spectators.     

TS...

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Pictured, from left: Paul Bauman, JBL; Bryan Olson and Mark Dittmar, Firehouse Productions; 
and Brian Divine, Crown Audio.

April 7, 2009 - For Immediate Release

NORTHRIDGE, California -- In a star-studded evening showcasing some of the most accomplished artists in rock and roll history, Red Hook, New York-based Firehouse Productions provided a VERTEC® line array system with Crown I-Tech HD power amplification for live sound reinforcement at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Satu...

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PA Plus Continues Long Standing Heritage With Purchase of Crown I-Tech HD

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

April 1, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – Known as a leader in the sound reinforcement industry, PA Plus has continued its successful relationship with Crown by purchasing 130 I-Tech HD amplifiers.  PA Plus, one of Canada’s leading sound reinforcement companies, has over 25 years of experience working with major concert tours, nationally televised award shows, and special events.

“The new I-Tech HD series is not only the most advanced amplifier on the planet, its new DSP capabilitie...

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Crown Expands Groundbreaking Cinema Amplifier Series With New DSi 6000

Monday, March 30, 2009 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

March 30, 2009 - For Immediate Release

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- Building upon the success of its groundbreaking line of amplifiers dedicated for use in cinema sound, Crown Audio today introduced the DSi 6000.  The newest addition to the DSi series, the DSI 6000 is designed to provide further support for the JBL line of cinema loudspeakers.

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

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Firehouse Productions Puts Tour Sound Into High Gear With Crown I-Tech HD

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

March 25, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana -- Firehouse Productions, a leader in the sound reinforcement industry has taken notice of the new Crown I-Tech HD amplifier, announcing they will purchase 100 I-Tech 12000HD amplifiers for its tour sound projects.  Firehouse has gained a reputation of excellence providing sound for some of the music’s biggest acts including Radiohead, Nine Inch Nails, David Bowie, Peter Gabriel, and Hannah Montana.  They have also handled major television a...

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PA Plus and Crown Amplifiers Help “Howie Do It” On NBC’s New Comedy Series

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

March 24, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana -- Canadian-based sound company PA Plus recently deployed Crown amplifiers in a unique live sound application for “Howie Do It,” an upcoming unscripted comedy television series, commissioned by NBC starring Howie Mandel. PA Plus provided the sound for the live studio audience at the Colosseum at the Caesars Windsor casino in Ontario, as well as the broadcast portion of the production. The Colosseum is a 5,000-seat venue that was utilized for...

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Crown and JBL Release VerTec® V4 DSP Presets For New I-Tech HD Series Amplifiers

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

March 11, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana -- In an example of co-engineering between Crown and JBL that ultimately benefits the entire worldwide VerTec® system owners’ community, JBL Professional’s V4 DSP presets are now available for Crown’s I-Tech HD series amplifiers.

“The V4 release for I-Tech HD is an important milestone that will provide immediate benefits to users due to improved sound quality and a 2dB increase in maximum SPL output thanks to new industry-standard setting Lev...

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Audio Analysts Continues A Tradition Of Excellence...With Crown I-Tech HD

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

February 17, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – For Audio Analysts, excellence in tour sound is a tradition that began over 35 years ago. The company’s commitment to excellence and delivering the highest quality sound has made it the choice for sound reinforcement for the biggest names in music including Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Shania Twain, Sammy Hagar, Norah Jones, The OffSpring, No Doubt, and Ringo Starr.  It’s with this mission in mind that Audio Analysts has chose...

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The Boss Delivers A Big Game Performance With Audio Analysts and Crown I-Tech

Thursday, February 12, 2009 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

February 12, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – In a unique and challenging live sound application, Audio Analysts of Colorado Springs, CO utilized Crown I-Tech amplifiers for the monitor system at the Super Bowl XLIII Halftime Show featuring Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band held at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL on February 1, 2009. This year’s Super Bowl was broadcast to 230 countries worldwide and was viewed by a total of 94.5 million people in the United States alone.

“...

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Sound Image To Put 10 Million Watts of Crown I-Tech HD Power On The Road

Monday, February 9, 2009 12:00:00 AM America/New_York


L-R: Dave Shadoan - President of Sound Image, Mark Graham - President of Crown International

February 9, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – The introduction of the Crown I-Tech HD series amplifier has caught the attention of the entire tour sound industry.  Most notably, Southern California-based Sound Image Inc. has agreed to purchase over 800 I-Tech HD amplifiers for its tour sound business.  “Our customers are extremely demanding and I-Tech HD gives Sound Image the ability to take ...

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Crown Audio Appoints Guillermo Sanchez Business Developer For Central and South America

Thursday, January 22, 2009 12:00:00 AM America/New_York

January 22, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana -- Crown Audio today announced the appointment of Guillermo Sanchez to the position of Business Developer for Central and South America.  In this role Sanchez will be responsible for supporting the sales within the region and working closely with the customer base to ensure all products are tailored to meet their needs. He will report to Director of Marketing for Installed Sound, Brian Divine. 

Previously, Sanchez served as Chief Sound Desi...

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January 21, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – In a show of powered sound for one of the most watched events in history, Crown amplifiers were utilized by Baltimore-based Maryland Sound Industries (MSI) at the presidential inauguration of Barack Obama on January 20th, in Washington D.C. The event drew the largest civic-event audience ever served by an outdoor sound reinforcement system in the United States, with a crowd of as many as two million people.

Baltzell Audio Design designed ...

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January 19, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana -- In a move to address the needs of both its contractor and end user communities in all vertical markets, Crown audio today introduced its 660A commercial sound amplifier with a re-engineered high bandwidth filter that provides comprehensive system reliability in the most demanding fixed installation environments.  The 660A represents a renewed commitment to providing the highest quality amplifiers for commercial and industrial audio. 

“Th...

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January 15, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ANAHEIM, California — In an introduction that dramatically resets expectations of what a professional-grade touring amplifier should deliver in terms of performance, processing, integration and ease of use, amplifier pioneer Crown Audio today introduced the new I-Tech HD Series amplifiers that have been meticulously engineered to advance every criteria by which an amplifier is judged. At its core, I-Tech HD features a new user-inspired DSP engine co-develo...

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January 15, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – Delivering an unprecedented sound management solution to the portable PA market, Crown Audio has introduced HiQnet™ Band Manager™ software.  The free-of-charge application provides a sleek function-driven interface designed to simplify system setup and management while enabling audio professionals, musicians, and engineers to configure and control a rack of Crown XTi series amplifiers.  Band Manager unlocks all loudspeaker processing cap...

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January 15, 2009 - For Immediate Release

ELKHART, Indiana – Reprising the broad market success of its XTI Series of portable sound amplifiers for live sound and fixed applications. Crown Audio is introducing the next generation XTI6000 that features advanced power performance, improved system reliability, and a new breakthrough user interface for configuration and control in Crown’s HiQnet™ Band Manager™. 

The Crown XTI Series has earned a formidable reputation in the portable sound market place, ...

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