GRENAA STRAND, Denmark — Power Music of Denmark recently added HARMAN’s JBL VTX line arrays and Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers to its inventory. A longtime HARMAN customer, Power Music is a leading regional provider of sound and lighting systems for applications of all sizes. The company recently put its new VTX system to the test at ABC Beach Party, a 12-hour event organized by Danish broadcaster ABC Radio, featuring approximately 25 artists. Held at Grenaa Strand, in Denmark, ABC Beach Party drew ...Read More
Power Music of Denmark Takes Newly Purchased HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers to ABC Beach Party
Thursday, July 31, 2014 4:25:10 PM America/New_York
USO’s 4th of July Pitbull Concert at the White House Celebrates Veterans with Event Tech and HARMAN Professional
Thursday, July 31, 2014 4:21:59 PM America/New_York
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Contracted by the United Service Organizations, Inc. (USO) for the sixth year to integrate the sound at the 4thof July concert on the South Lawn of the White House, live production company Event Tech deployed HARMAN’s JBL VTX line arrays, Crown amplifiers and dbx signal processing to meet the strict demands of the venue and to deliver high-quality sound to the honorable audience.
International pop star Pitbull gave an hour-long performance for the 1,200 US servicemen and servic...Read More
Dreamsound Is Poland’s First Post-Production Studio to Adopt Dolby Atmos Powered By HARMAN’s JBL and Crown
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 4:15:20 PM America/New_York
WARSAW, Poland — Since 2007 Warsaw-based Dreamsound (www.dreamsound.pl) has been one of Poland’s top film post-production studios, offering a complete range of services from recording sound on set through sound editing, mixing and audio mastering. Since its inception Dreamsound has been committed to offering its clients the very latest in film sound technologies, as evidenced by the fact that it’s the first post-production house in Poland licensed to produce film soundtracks using the leading-ed...Read More
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 4:13:14 PM America/New_York
NAPA, California — Billing itself as the Ultimate Celebration, the 3-day BottleRock Napa Valley Festival offered the best in music, wine, beer and gourmet food, accompanied by stellar sound courtesy of HARMAN Professional audio systems featuring JBL’s VTX Series line array loudspeakers and Crown I-Tech HD Series amplifiers. The festival, which took place on three stages at the Napa Valley Expo, hosted an unusually diverse lineup including Outkast, Eric Church, The Cure, Weezer, Heart, The Fray, ...Read More
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 4:10:51 PM America/New_York
LONDON, United Kingdom – Taking place in Dalston, a northeastern district of London, the Kopparberg Urban Forest Festival will run for a full month from 2nd July until 3rdAugust, featuring a complete sound reinforcement system comprising HARMAN’s AKG microphones, Crown amplifiers, JBL loudspeakers and Soundcraft mixing consoles all provided in partnership with HARMAN Professional’s UK and Ireland distributor Sound Technology Ltd. Sponsored by the UK’s premium cider brand Kopparberg and promoted ...Read More
HARMAN Professional India Takes 2014’s An Ode to the Blues Festival To a Higher Level with Stunning Sound and Lighting
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 4:00:29 PM America/New_York
BANGALORE, India — The blues has growing appeal as evidenced by the popularity of India’s An Ode to the Blues festival, now in its fourth year. Held at Bangalore’s CounterCulture performance space/restaurant, the festival featured international and Indian blues artists including Guitar Shorty, Soulmate, Blackstratblues, Ministry of Blues and many others, who performed on two stages outfitted with a complete HARMAN Professional live sound system and Martin lighting.
“With every event we do, our pr...Read More
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 3:54:44 PM America/New_York
ELKHART, Indiana — HARMAN’s Crown Audio announced that it now offers an online certification program for its DriveCore Install (DCi) Series amplifiers. Available free of charge, the program offers instruction covering Crown’s DCi Analog, Network and Network Display amplifier models and information about the company’s exclusive DriveCore technology that is at the heart of the amplifiers’ powerful and efficient operation.
The course is available online at: http://www.crownaudio.com/usa/drivecore-in...Read More
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:21:00 PM America/New_York
SAN DIEGO, California – Petco Park, home to Major League Baseball’s San Diego Padres, recently took a bold step toward delivering on its dedication to “Creating Major League Memories” as systems integrator Daktronics installed an all-star lineup of standard-setting audio equipment featuring HARMAN components. The facility, which opened in 2004, seats 42,445 and calls itself “The World’s Best Ballpark in America’s Finest City,” is now equipped with HARMAN’s JBL Professional loudspeakers, Crown am...Read More
HARMAN’s Crown DCi Network Display Amplifiers: The World’s First AVnu Alliance® Certified AVB Endpoint
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 9:32:21 AM America/New_York
LAS VEGAS, Nevada – HARMAN’s Crown Audio today announced its DCi Network Display Amplifiers are the first professional audio endpoints to receive AVnu certification for Audio Video Bridging (AVB) interoperability from the AVnu Alliance, the professional audio industry’s only organization dedicated to driving open, standards-based AV networking through the certification of AVB products for interoperability.
“This certification underscores our long term commitment to AVB and HARMAN Professional’s s...Read More
HARMAN’s Crown Debuts Its XLC Series Power Amplifiers Featuring DriveCore™ Technology at InfoComm 2014
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 9:27:51 AM America/New_York
LAS VEGAS, Nevada — HARMAN’s Crown Audio today announced the introduction of its XLC Series XLC2800 and XLC2500 Power Amplifiers, two cost-effective 2-channel models that offer a host of useful features for installed sound applications. The new amplifiers incorporate proprietary DriveCore™ technology for high efficiency with lighter weight and are on exhibit at InfoComm 2014.
The XLC2800 and XLC2500 can operate into impedances from 8 ohms to 2 ohms using stereo, parallel or bridged mono outputs. ...Read More
Thursday, May 22, 2014 9:39:27 AM America/New_York
Multi Image Group has been a HARMAN Professional dealer and user for nine years. “I’ve always been a fan of JBL and have used their loudspeakers since 1981,” said MIG Audio Department Manager Andy Kakas. “I’ve been blown away by their VERTEC® line arrays, especially the way they maintain a stable sonic image in a variety of situations. I really wanted to put the newer VTX line arrays through their paces because in my experience JBL loudspeaker systems just keep getting better.”
Kakas’ interest do...Read More
HARMAN’s Crown Introduces Its DCi Network Display Amplifiers With Front Panel Display and AVB Connectivity
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 5:44:19 AM America/New_York
ELKHART, Indiana — HARMAN’s Crown Audio today announced it is expanding its DriveCore Install (DCi) Series amplifier range with the introduction of its DCi Network Display 8|600ND and 4|1250ND power amplifiers, featuring front-panel status displays and AVB (Audio Video Bridging) connectivity. The new eight- and four-channel DCi Network Display amplifiers will be the first professional audio amplifier to be certified by the AVnu Alliance. DCi Network Display amplifiers will deliver reliable audio...Read More
Atkinson Sound Upholds Reputation for Excellence with HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 12:47:14 PM America/New_York
KAMAS, Utah – Leading regional sound company Atkinson Sound recently bolstered its audio system inventory with HARMAN’s new JBL VTX V20 line array loudspeakers and Crown I-Tech HD 4×3500 amplifiers. The company will be using its new system for a variety of events beginning in May.
Founded in 1980 by Hoyt Atkinson, the company has evolved its business from a small provider of DJ systems to one of the region’s most successful sound contractors, providing rental and production services for concerts,...Read More
Indonesian Exhibitor Cinemaxx Taps HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers and Crown Amplifiers for Cinema Audio Systems
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 11:16:57 AM America/New_York
JAKARTA, Indonesia – HARMAN Professional today announced that Indonesian cinema exhibitor Cinemaxx has partnered with HARMAN to equip more than 300 new screens with JBL Professional ScreenArray® loudspeakers, powered by Crown amplifiers, over the next 12 months. In the years ahead, Cinemaxx may outfit up to 1,000 screens throughout Indonesia with JBL and Crown.
Cinemaxx is a new cinema exhibitor that is planning 150 locations across 77 cities. The HARMAN systems at these theaters will feature JBL...Read More
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:21:24 AM America/New_York
RISHON LEZION, Israel – As if vibrating chairs, gusts of wind, thunder and lightning was not enough, the Israel Theaters Group which owns Cinema City International, recently added a Barco Auro-3D advanced sound system to the three largest theaters at the Yes Planet complexes in Rishon LeZion. This next-generation multi-dimensional sound system features HARMAN’s JBL loudspeakers and Crown DSi 2000 amplifiers.
“We are using JBL loudspeakers in the movie theaters we set up in Israel and abroad, and ...Read More
AV Vegas Rocks Marathon With HARMAN’s JBL Professional VTX Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers
Friday, April 18, 2014 11:27:31 AM America/New_York
LAS VEGAS, Nevada – As it has in years past, AV Vegas Concert Sound and Lighting provided the audio/lighting system for the world-famous Las Vegas Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. However, for the first time, AV Vegas supplied HARMAN’s JBL VTX line arrays and Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers for the event’s sound reinforcement system.
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon is a yearly event that draws more than 30,000 runners. For a few hours a year, Las Vegas Boulevard is closed to all traffic and becomes the best-...Read More
Friday, April 11, 2014 11:34:51 AM America/New_York
DENVER, Colorado — Known to Denver denizens as “The Can,” the 20,000-plus capacity Pepsi Center is home of the NBA Denver Nuggets, NHL Colorado Avalanche and the National Lacrosse League Colorado Mammoth, and is also host to concerts and special events. The arena opened in 1999 and has been in continuous use since then – including its original sound system. When the Pepsi Center decided to upgrade to a massive new state-of-the-art scoreboard in 2013, management determined it would also be a good...Read More
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 11:38:54 AM America/New_York
DÜSSELDORF, Germany — German upscale retailer Breuninger recently opened a 172,000-square-foot (916,000 square meters) department store in Düsseldorf, located in the city’s Kö-Bogen downtown office and retail complex. The striking new facility merges glass surfaces, steel, stone and curving, organic shapes with trees that are inset into the sides of the building and a grass roof. Shoppers can peruse Breuninger’s luxury selection of fashion, accessories and premium goods – the shoe department alo...Read More
From Outdated to Outstanding: Clair Brothers Updates Audio System at NYCB Theatre At Westbury with HARMAN’s JBL Professional Loudspeakers and Crown Amplifiers
Monday, March 31, 2014 11:43:30 AM America/New_York
WESTBURY, New York – The NYCB Theatre at Westbury is one of Long Island’s best-known music venues, growing from its less-than-glamorous origins in 1956 as an unheated outdoor tent to the premier Live Nation-owned concert hall it is today. Formerly the Westbury Music Fair, the current 3,000-seat venue was built in 1966 and has since undergone multiple renovations—the most recent being an upgrade to its audio system with HARMAN’s JBL Professional VERTEC® line arrays powered by Crown I-Tech HD ampl...Read More
Himmelstalundshallen Is Largest Arena In Sweden to Install HARMAN’s Crown DRIVECORE™ Install (DCi) Series Network Amplifiers
Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:03:50 PM America/New_York
NORRKÖPING, Sweden — Himmelstalundshallen is an indoor arena in Norrköping, Sweden that is home to the HC Vita Hasten ice hockey team. The 4,480-seat facility also hosts concerts and other sporting events. The oval-shaped arena opened in 1977 and even then its audio system would hardly be mistaken for state of the art—making it overdue for an upgrade by Sound contractor Micab (www.micab.se) under the direction of installation specialist Mikael Bergvall. The arena is the largest in Sweden to in...Read More
Thursday, March 20, 2014 11:58:00 AM America/New_York
ROYAL OAK, Michigan – Detroit has always been a city of resiliency, and that was resoundingly evident at the Valentine’s Day opening of Bistro 82 in the city’s Royal Oak suburb. Completely remodeled and renovated, the 2-story establishment offers superlative French cuisine in its restaurant while its Sabrage ultra lounge is a chic addition to the area’s nightclub scene. Bistro’s clean, contemporary design is accented by an open, spacious layout with splashes of color and plenty of natural lighti...Read More
HARMAN’s BSS Audio, Crown and JBL Professional Provide Acoustic Atmospherics at The Island In Pigeon Forge Entertainment and Retail Center
Monday, March 17, 2014 1:50:41 PM America/New_York
PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee – The Island at Pigeon Forge is a brand-new entertainment and retail center located in Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains. It’s on an actual island in the Little Pigeon River and offers a wide variety of rides, shopping, restaurants and attractions, with a 132-room hotel to be completed in spring 2014. Providing the audio solution was sound contractor Clair Brothers Audio who installed a system featuring HARMAN’s JBL Professional loudspeakers and Crown amplifiers, all tied toget...Read More
Miller Pro Audio, HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers Add Pop to Fun Fun Fun Fest
Thursday, February 13, 2014 2:03:21 PM America/New_York
NORTHRIDGE, California – For the eighth straight year, Miller Pro Audio supplied a HARMAN’s JBL line array system, powered by Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers, at the Fun Fun Fun Fest in downtown Austin, Texas. The system was deployed for the festival’s main (Orange) stage, which hosted performances by Snoop Dogg, MIA, MGMT, Slayer, Television and more.
The main PA system featured a left-right configuration of 10 VTX V25 fullsize line array elements per side, with an additional six V25 elements for fro...Read More
HARMAN’s Crown DCi Series Amplifiers and JBL ScreenArray Loudspeakers Highlight Germany’s Haus Zoar Dolby Atmos™ Movie Theater
Thursday, February 13, 2014 1:59:23 PM America/New_York
MÖNCHENGLADBACH, Germany — Located in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Mönchengladbach has a history that goes back to the 10th century—but the city’s newly completed movie theater boasts up-to-the-second technology. Haus Zoar is Germany’s first cinema to feature a Dolby Atmos™ Connect interface with HARMAN’s Crown DCi Series network amplifiers. The cinema has also deployed JBL ScreenArray loudspeakers in an installation that takes surround sound realism to new heights – literally.
Dolby Atmos is...Read More
Thursday, February 13, 2014 1:55:01 PM America/New_York
ELKHART, Indiana — Nestled in the heart of the Minnesota Zoo, the Wessner Family Amphitheater hosted the Subway Music in the Zoo 2013 Concert Series in an idyllic setting that was named “The Best Outdoor Concert Venue” byMpls.St.Paul Magazine. This year’s series hosted over 30 national recording artists including Lyle Lovett, Brian Wilson, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Willie Nelson, Carly Rae Jepsen and many more, with sound reinforcement provided by Minneapolis-based Farber Sound consisting of HARMAN...Read More
HARMAN Professional Powers NAMM 2014 GoPro Stage: Line-up Includes AKG, Soundcraft And Crown Technologies With Martin Lighting And Worldwide Debut Of JBL VTX Series V20 Line Array
Monday, January 20, 2014 2:07:21 PM America/New_York
ANAHEIM, California — At The NAMM Winter Market 2014, a complete HARMAN Professional concert audio and lighting system has been selected by Greg Herreman Productions to support the NAMM GoPro Stage at the Grand Plaza. The system includes the new JBL VTX Series V20 line array system and S25 subwoofers. The stage will feature headlining performances by world-renowned percussionist Sheila E. and blues-rock guitarist Jonny Lang, with events beginning 6:00 PM nightly on Wednesday, January 22 through ...Read More
Mumbai’s YRF Studios Equips its Latest Dolby Atmos™ Film Mix Theatre with HARMAN Professional’s JBL and Crown Cinema Systems
Friday, January 17, 2014 2:15:53 PM America/New_York
MUMBAI, India — YRF (Yash Raj Films) Studios is one of India’s premier film studios and entertainment companies, well known for producing many of the country’s biggest blockbusters and as the number one film distribution house in India. Located in Mumbai, YRF Studios is one of the world’s most well equipped film production studios, boasting three sound stages, two recording theaters, a film mixing studio/theater, dubbing, Foley and tracking suites and a full complement of technical facilities an...Read More
How Sweet It Is! New Live Music Venue SRB Brooklyn Is Equipped With HARMAN Professional Audio System
Thursday, January 16, 2014 2:25:01 PM America/New_York
BROOKLYN, New York — Brooklyn, the music-soaked borough that brought us Barbra Streisand, Foxy Brown, Barry Manilow, Jay-Z and many others now boasts SRB Brooklyn, a brand-new venue dedicated to live music, dancing and bringing back the energy of the clubs from the ‘60s and ‘70s. “SRB” stands for Soul, Rhythm and Blues, all of which can be heard with the help of SRB Brooklyn’s HARMAN Professional sound system featuring AKG, Crown, dbx, JBL and Soundcraft components.
“When we bid on the project, t...Read More
Thursday, October 31, 2013 3:25:20 PM America/New_York
MONGOLIA — Most audio/video projects involve a single location and anything from a conference room to a domed stadium. That’s a major endeavor by anyone’s standards – but a project that involves equipping an entire countrywith a network of cinemas? That’s exactly what the Mongolia Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism (MCST) is currently undertaking in conjunction with systems integrator Cinema of Sound LLC and Kinoton Korea, Inc.
In their effort to provide professional high-quality cinemas to M...Read More
Firehouse Productions Finds the Pulse at 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival with HARMAN’s JBL Professional VTX Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers
Thursday, October 17, 2013 11:50:42 AM America/New_York
LAS VEGAS, Nevada – For the third year in a row, Firehouse Productions turned to JBL Professional and Crown Audio for the sound reinforcement system at the iHeartRadio Music Festival, deploying JBL VTX line arrays powered by Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers. The 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and featured performances by Paul McCartney, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Muse and more.
This year’s system featured a total of 36 JBL VTX V25 ful...Read More
Thursday, October 3, 2013 2:36:46 PM America/New_York
NORTHRIDGE, California – Legendary rock band Journey recently completed a series of concerts with HARMAN’s JBL VTX line arrays, powered by Crown I-Tech HD 12000 amplifiers. The VTX system was deployed for five performances, including two with Rascal Flatts (with a system provided by Sound Image) and other dates in Lake Tahoe, Aspen and San Francisco.
According to Jim Yakabuski, Journey’s front of house engineer, the band has few stipulations when it comes to its sound. “Journey is pretty hands-of...Read More
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 2:31:49 PM America/New_York
NORTHRIDGE, California – Drawing approximately 600,000 fans over seven days, Rock in Rio was once again a rousing success, taking place at the City of Rock, a specially built venue on the site where the Olympic Village will be located for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Gabisom Audio Equipment, a longtime HARMAN JBL customer, deployed JBL VTX line arrays powered by Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers for this year’s festival, marking the first time it has used VTX and I-Tech HD at the Rock in Rio festival.
As i...Read More
VER Tour Sound Perfectly Captures the Essence Music Festival with HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers
Friday, September 20, 2013 10:37:01 AM America/New_York
NORTHRIDGE, California – For the 19th year, the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans hosted some of the biggest names in pop, R&B and hip-hop music, including Beyoncé, Maxwell, New Edition, Keyshia Cole, LL Cool J and Jill Scott. For the main stage in the Superdome, VER Tour Sound (VER) provided a massive HARMAN JBL VTX line array system powered by Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers.
With a ceiling height of more than 250 feet above the front-of-house position and a total volume of 125 million cubic fee...Read More
Linkin Park Rocks the Philippines’ SM Mall of Asia Arena With HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays and Crown VRACK Amplifier Systems
Thursday, September 19, 2013 10:32:51 AM America/New_York
PASAY, Philippines — Touring in support of its new albumLiving Things, Linkin Park brought its high-powered alt-metal-rap-rock to the Philippines’ for only the second time in its career, performing at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on August 13. Audio for the 20,000-seat arena was supplied by Manila-based tour sound contractor SoundCheck (www.soundcheck.com.ph), with a massive sound system featuring 128 HARMAN JBL VTX Series line array loudspeakers and subwoofers powered by 30 Crown VRACK amplifier s...Read More
Friday, July 26, 2013 4:25:03 PM America/New_York
SANTA ROSA, California – Santa Rosa’s Rock Star University (www.rockstaruniversity.com) teaches students how to play like the pros. The “House of Rock” offers instruction in guitar, bass, drums, keyboards and vocals and stage performance. Located in an 8,000-square-foot music and media production building, the school is equipped with a 1,000-square-foot stage complete with stacks of amplifiers, drums, audio and video recording facilities and a complete pro audio system including HARMAN’s JBL VER...Read More
HARMAN’s New Crown DriveCore™ Install Series Amplifiers Debut In Denmark’s First Dolby Atmos™ Movie Theater
Monday, July 22, 2013 5:11:49 PM America/New_York
STRUER, Denmark — The Cinema Apollon in the Danish town of Struer has long been associated with offering moviegoers the latest and best in cinema technology. In 2013 the Cinema Apollon continues its commitment to the cutting edge with the installation of the first Dolby Atmos surround-sound system, powered by the first of HARMAN’s Crown DriveCore Install (DCi) Series amplifiers in Denmark.
Dolby Atmos is a new surround-sound technology that employs overhead loudspeakers as well as traditional sur...Read More
Thunder Audio Electrifies The Crowd at the Movement Electronic Music Festival With HARMAN’s JBL VTX Series Line Arrays
Friday, June 28, 2013 4:08:43 PM America/New_York
DETROIT, Michigan — Detroit is one of the cities where electronic dance music originated, and it’s only fitting that one of the genre’s biggest festivals is held in Detroit’s Hart Plaza every year. The Movement Electronic Music Festival kept more than 100,000 electronic dance music (EDM) fans grooving over Memorial Day weekend with performances by Detroit techno pioneers Derrick May, Kevin Saunderson and Carl Craig, plus Moby, Squarepusher, John Digweed, Francois K, Big Gigantic and many more. L...Read More
Thursday, June 13, 2013 3:55:43 PM America/New_York
ORLANDO, Florida – Providing even more comprehensive and cost-effective audio solutions for environments such as restaurants, retail stores, conference rooms and smaller houses of worship, HARMAN’s JBL Commercial is expanding its lineup with the introduction of its CSMA mixer/amplifiers, five models that incorporate Crown’s exclusive DriveCore™ amplifier technology for improved performance, lower cost, reduced size and weight and efficient operation.
The JBL Commercial mixer/amplifiers include th...Read More
Thursday, June 13, 2013 3:41:53 PM America/New_York
ORLANDO, Florida — At InfoComm 2013, HARMAN’s Crown Audio is showcasing its DriveCore Install (DCi) Series power amplifiers. Successor to the company’s acclaimed CTs Series, the DCi amplifiers incorporate a host of improvements including HARMAN’s exclusive DriveCore™ technology to set new industry standards in reliability, sound quality, flexibility and efficiency.
Twelve models in the DCi Series are available ranging from 300 watts to 600 watts (into 4 and 8 ohms and 70Vrms and 100Vrms). The fir...Read More
HARMAN Architectural Media Systems Debut At InfoComm 2013: Provides Consultants, Contractors, End-users With Superior Experience, Premium Sound, Global Support
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 3:35:19 PM America/New_York
ORLANDO, Florida — In an exciting introduction that will immediately transform the design experience for integrated systems consultants and contractors by providing ease of deployment and seamless integration, HARMAN Professional today debuted its new Architectural Media Systems program at InfoComm 2013. Elegant, streamlined and powerful, HARMAN Architectural Media Systems combine the processing power of BSS Audio and Crown Audio’s category leading amplifier technology with the configuration and...Read More
Atlantic City’s New Revel Hotel Is Outfitted With Massive HARMAN Audio System Featuring BSS Processing, Crown Amplifiers and JBL Loudspeakers
Thursday, May 23, 2013 5:30:53 PM America/New_York
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey – The new Revel Resort and Casino in Atlantic City has raised the stakes for the area’s luxury hotels—it’s the tallest structure in the city and boasts a 150,000-square-foot casino, 13 restaurants, four nightclubs, 1,900 hotel rooms—and approximately 125 audio/video systems all installed within a 335-day project schedule throughout a sprawling 44-story facility, highlighted by HARMAN’s JBL loudspeakers, along with BSS processing and Crown amplifiers.
“Our firm has succes...Read More
Firehouse Productions Rocks the Nokia Theatre LA LIVE at 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony with HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers and Crown Amplifiers
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 3:31:00 PM America/New_York
LOS ANGELES, California – The 28th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was held on the west coast for the first time in 20 years at the Nokia Theatre LA LIVE in Los Angeles. This year’s inductees included Public Enemy, Heart, Albert King, Randy Newman, Rush and Donna Summer, with Lou Adler and Quincy Jones each receiving an Ahmet Ertegun non-performer award. Sound for this year’s ceremony featured more than 50 of HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line array loudspeakers powered by Crown I-Te...Read More
Radio Stars: CTS Audio Provides Sound for Nashville’s CRS 2013 with HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers
Friday, April 26, 2013 5:42:42 PM America/New_York
NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Nashville’s Country Radio Seminar (CRS) is an annual showcase week for the industry where new artists and music that will be released over the course of the year is presented to top country radio people and industry heavyweights. This year’s CRS took place at the Nashville Convention Center, February 27 through March 1 and wowed the more than 5,000 attendees with live performances by Brad Paisley, Vince Gill, Darius Rucker, Gary Allan, Kellie Pickler and many more–all hear...Read More
HARMAN’s JBL Professional and Crown Power Dolby® ATMOS™ South African Theater Chain Ster-Kinekor’s Gateway Cinema
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 4:10:24 PM America/New_York
LAS VEGAS, Nevada--Underscoring its commitment to the increasingly popular Dolby® ATMOS™ platform, South African cinema chain Ster-Kinekor recently deployed HARMAN’s JBL Professional cinema loudspeakers and Crown amplifiers at its flagship Gateway Cinema in Durban. The system was unveiled in December at a premiere for Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. South Africa professional audio distributor Wild & Marr supplied all the HARMAN components for the installation.
The theatre featu...Read More
HARMAN’s Crown Audio Introduces USBX at Pro Light and Sound 2013, Enhancing Control and Monitoring Through Wireless Connectivity of Amplifiers
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 11:58:26 PM America/New_York
FRANKFURT, Germany--At Pro Light and Sound 2013, HARMAN’s Crown announced the introduction of the USBX, an accessory that enables Crown XTi, CDi and DSi Series amplifiers with a USB port to be operated via an Apple iPad/iPhone using the “Powered by Crown” App.
“Our new USBX greatly expands the control options available to users of our XTi, CDi and DSi amplifiers by adding iPad/iPhone operation and wireless connectivity,” said Marc Kellom, Director of Marketing, Crown. “It’s perfect for setting up...Read More
Monday, April 1, 2013 1:03:18 PM America/New_York
ELKHART, Indiana - HARMAN's Crown Audio today announced that it is now shipping its new DriveCore Install (DCi) Series power amplifiers. Successor to the company’s acclaimed CTs Series, the DCi Analog two, four, and eight channel amplifiers incorporate a host of improvements including HARMAN’s exclusive DriveCore™ technology to set new industry standards in sound quality, flexibility and efficiency.
Twelve models in the DCi Series are available ranging from 300 watts to 600 watts of minimum guara...Read More
Ten Years After Audio Ensures Every Voice is Heard with HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays and Crown VRack Amplification Systems
Thursday, March 28, 2013 1:00:06 PM America/New_York
BANGKOK, Thailand - Rajamangala National Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand recently drew a huge turnout of fans for Coca-Cola Thailand’s “Real Voice, Real Talent” concert, featuring performances from all 59 contenders of The Voice Thailand television series. For the event, Ten Years After Audio (TYAA) deployed its new HARMAN JBL VTX line array system and Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers.
The “Real Voice, Real Talent” concert featured a large, square stage set up in the middle of the stadium, with loudspeake...Read More
HARMAN’s Crown Audio Amplifiers Power the Public Address/Life Safety System In Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 12:54:19 PM America/New_York
POINT LEPREAU, New Brunswick - The Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station, a power plant located near New Brunswick, Canada, recently underwent a complete audio upgrade featuring HARMAN’s Crown CTs Series Amplifiers. Point Lepreau, which began operating in 1983, has been redesigned to meet all current nuclear facility standards including its public address and life safety systems.
“Since 9/11, much closer attention has been paid to life safety systems,” said Steve O’Rourke, Audio Division Manag...Read More
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 12:47:45 PM America/New_York
SAPPHIRE, Nevada - Sapphire bills itself as the world's largest nightclub, all 71,000 square feet of it – and it’s about to get even bigger. March 2013 will see the opening of the Sapphire Pool and Day Club, a place to relax, party and enjoy music courtesy of a HARMAN Professional audio system featuring JBL, Crown and BSS Audio components. An extension of the main Sapphire complex, the club will be able to accommodate more than 700 guests with amenities that include a pool, two hot tubs, an indo...Read More
HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers and Crown Amplifiers Team Up to Provide Slam-Dunk Sound for Indiana Hoosiers’ Assembly Hall
Monday, February 25, 2013 3:21:19 PM America/New_York
NORTHRIDGE, California - Indiana University's Assembly Hall, a 17,000-seat indoor arena is the home to the Indiana Hoosiers—one of the most storied teams in college basketball. The arena, which opened in 1971, was recently retrofitted with a new audio system featuring HARMAN’s JBL loudspeakers and Crown amplifiers. Pensacola, Florida-based All Pro Sound in conjunction with Sweetwater, Inc. of Ft Wayne, IN., handled the installation in coordination with New York-based Acoustical Design and consu...Read More
HARMAN’s BSS Audio, Crown and Soundcraft Take Pole Position at New Circuit of the Americas Grand Prix Racetrack
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 1:25:18 PM America/New_York
AUSTIN, Texas - It's enough to set any motorsports enthusiast’s pulse racing – the newly completed Circuit of the Americas (COTA) is the first purpose-built Grand Prix racetrack in the U.S. The complex hosted the 2012 Formula One United States Grand Prix, and upcoming races will include the MotoGP, FIA World Endurance Championship and American Le Mans Series. The 300-acre Austin, Texas facility is built around a state-of-the-art 3.4-mile circuit track with a capacity for 120,000 fans. An integra...Read More
Thursday, February 14, 2013 12:12:02 PM America/New_York
NORTHRIDGE, California - Situated close to the Bulgarian seaside town of Varna on the Black Sea coast, a new 2,000-seat amphitheater has opened in the Kamchia Resort, with the ocean providing a stunning backdrop. Spanning a total area of 3,105 square meters, the classic design has been treated to a first-class technical infrastructure, with installation company Factor TC specifying a HARMAN’s JBL VRX/SRX sound reinforcement system—part of a complete HARMAN Professional deployment—as well as desi...Read More
Anaheim Convention Center’s New Grand Plaza Outdoor Stage Kicks Off Winter NAMM 2013 With HARMAN Professional Live Sound System
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 3:18:00 PM America/New_York
NORTHRIDGE, California - Winter NAMM 2013 marked the debut of the Anaheim Convention Center’s new 100,000-square-foot Grand Plaza outdoor space, where Herreman Productions coordinated a HARMAN-equipped stage to present numerous acts including Tower of Power, The Living Legends Jam and CTA. Rental sound specialists Meeting Services Inc. of San Diego and VER (Video Equipment Rentals) collaborated to field a comprehensive HARMAN Professional concert sound system for all performances held at the te...Read More
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 1:20:37 PM America/New_York
ELKHART, Indiana - HARMAN's Crown Audio today announced that after 37 years of continuous production the company is discontinuing its D Series power amplifiers. In a run that’s unprecedented in the history of professional audio amplifiers, the Crown D Series became ubiquitous worldwide for its outstanding sound and unshakable reliability, and as the D Series era draws to a close, its legacy is embodied in every current Crown product.
“Little did the 1977 engineering development team know that the...Read More
HARMAN’s Crown Introduces Its DriveCore Install Series Power Amplifiers: The New Standard for Installed Sound
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 11:38:06 AM America/New_York
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - In a move that reaffirms its position as the leading provider of professional audio power amplifiers, HARMAN’s Crown Audio today announced the introduction of its DriveCore Install (DCi) Series power amplifiers. Successor to the company’s acclaimed CTs Series, the new DCi Analog stereo and multichannel amplifiers incorporate a host of improvements including HARMAN’s exclusive DriveCore™ technology to set new industry standards in reliability, sound quality, flexibility a...Read More
HARMAN’s Crown Audio Introduces USBX at NAMM 2013, Enhancing Control and Monitoring Through Wireless Connectivity of Amplifiers
Thursday, January 24, 2013 11:34:34 AM America/New_York
ANAHEIM, California - At NAMM 2013, Harman's Crown announced the introduction of the USBX, an accessory that enables Crown XTi, CDi and DSi Series amplifiers with a USB port to be operated via an Apple iPad/iPhone using the “Powered by Crown” App.
“Our new USBX greatly expands the control options available to users of our XTi, CDi and DSi amplifiers by adding iPad/iPhone operation and wireless connectivity,” said Andy Flint, Business Segment Manager, Portable PA, Crown. “It’s perfect for setting ...Read More
Monday, January 21, 2013 3:13:23 PM America/New_York
NORTHRIDGE, California -- In a unique and compelling installation, World of Beer, Inc., a national franchise that offers craft beers and live music in a casual setting, decided to go all out in supporting its live entertainment by equipping its Arlington, Virginia location and corporate headquarters with all-HARMAN audio systems that include JBL, Crown, BSS Audio, Soundcraft and AKG products. Orlando, Florida-based American Audio Visual (AAV) performed the installation.
The system had to be high-...Read More
Maryland Sound International and HARMAN Provide Stellar Sound at New Jersey’s First-Ever Orion Music + More Festival
Monday, January 14, 2013 3:04:43 PM America/New_York
NORTHRIDGE, California -- The 2-day Orion Music + More Festival, held at Bader Field in Atlantic City, New Jersey, featured a host of major acts on four stages including Arctic Monkeys, Avenged Sevenfold, Cage the Elephant, Modest Mouse, Baroness and more than 20 other bands, capped by Metallica performing their pivotal Ride the Lightning and Metallic albums in their entirety on successive nights. More than 64,000 attendees enjoyed hearing their favorite bands through a HARMAN sound system that ...Read More
Firehouse Productions Rings In the Holiday Season at Z100’s Jingle Ball 2012 With HARMAN’s JBL Professional Loudspeakers and Crown Amplifiers
Thursday, December 27, 2012 2:54:00 PM America/New_York
NEW YORK, New York -- When New York contemporary hit radio station Z100 throws a holiday party, it pulls out all the stops—Z100’s Jingle Ball 2012 was held in Madison Square Garden and hosted performances by Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, One Direction, Ne-Yo, Jason Mraz, Cher Lloyd and others. The sellout crowd enjoyed an immersive sonic experience, courtesy of more than 100 of HARMAN’s JBL VTX Series and VERTEC® line array enclosures and Crown I-Tech HD Series amplifiers.
“For Jingle Ball 2012 we...Read More
HARMAN’s Crown Amplifiers Provide Power and Flexibility In Dale Horton Auditorium at Pensacola Christian College
Monday, December 17, 2012 2:52:00 PM America/New_York
ELKHART, Indiana -- Located at Florida's Pensacola Christian College, the Dale Horton Auditorium (DHA) recently underwent a complete audio system upgrade featuring HARMAN’s Crown CTs series amplifiers with PIP-BLU programmable input processor cards. The DHA, one of the largest performing arts venues in the Southeast, has a seating capacity of 3,500 and features a stunning interior that artfully blends angular and curved surfaces, fabric and wood and multi-level seating and houses a full working ...Read More
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 2:30:22 PM America/New_York
ORLANDO, Florida -- Harman's Crown Audio CTs Series multichannel power amplifiers are built for the most demanding conditions of continuous professional use, and offer versatile multizone networking and control features that make them ideal for amusement parks, theme parks and indoor and outdoor attractions.
CTs Series networkable power amplifiers are the workhorses of the pro audio industry for installed sound applications. Six models are available in eight-, four- and two-channel configurations...Read More