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  • May 8, 2015

    Announcement

    QSC complete audio solution at Estonian Pavilion-EXPO Milano 2015

    Estonian company RGB Baltic installed a complete QSC audio system for the Estonian Pavillion at EXPO Milano 2015.  The Q-SYS controlled audio system includes a variety of Acoustic Design surface and flush mount installation loudspeakers: AD-S82-s and AD-S52-s for the ground floor, AD-C42T-s for the first floor and AD-S32T-s for the second floor, plus AD-Ci32-s for the restrooms. The loudspeakers are powered by CX an PL3 series amps over Dataport.  There is also a mobile PA system with TouchMix-16 mixers and K-Sub and K12 loudspeakers and monitors. The ground floor background music system is programmed to be used as a delay speaker system when there is a performance on the stage.  An iPad user interface provides all required control functions for the operator. Here is a gallery of the installation together with some shots of the user interface layouts.

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  • April 29, 2015

    Announcement

    Dynamo Stadium in Georgia goes Live with QSC

    In the run-up to the Germany vs. Georgia match, the Dynamo Stadium in Tbilisi, Georgia required a complete overhaul of its sound system. In collaboration with their Georgian partners Mifasi, PAXT Ltd designed and commissioned a comprehensive Q-SYS networked audio system for the stadium. As with all Q-SYS systems, this allowed for a large channel count and near-limitless audio processing and routing. PAXT Ltd Product and Technology Specialist James Martin travelled to Tbilisi to help with programming the Q-SYS system, and provided on-site support and training to Mifasi and the stadium’s staff. The sound operators now have a system that is tailored specifically to their needs, and the option of controlling the entire system from a computer or iPad, with custom user interfaces created for each. Connected to the core were twelve CXD4.5Q amplifiers for the main stadium…

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  • February 16, 2015

    Announcement

    AES-67 and the Future of Interoperability

    Nowadays, all integrators (and manufacturer, for that matter) desire to offer their customers platform interoperability between the various system components they install and support.  David Fuller,Sr. Director of New Product Development,  says “Unfortunately the prevailing perception within the industry is that ‘proprietary’ systems are closed for interoperation with other protocols and technologies.  This is simply not the case.” QSC’s Q-SYS™ Platform was designed to follow prevailing IT standards and function with off-the-shelf, non-proprietary Ethernet switches. Its network protocol, Q-LAN, transports audio using the same layer 3 networking protocols that IT professionals worldwide already understand and support with all their other TCP/IP networked based systems.  In addition, it also offers discovery, monitoring, real-time diagnostics and control of the entire…

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  • January 8, 2015

    Announcement

    South Point Hotel Expands Q-SYS Network throughout Entire Resort

    Costa Mesa, CA (January 8, 2015) — South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa, located south of McCarran Airport on the Las Vegas Strip, recently completed their new bowling facility specifically designed for professional bowling tournaments and competitions. The new facility is part of a larger project that also includes two new equestrian arenas located below the bowling center that serve as overflow for their existing main Arena and Equestrian Center and direct access to 1,200 air-conditioned horse stalls. South Point chose Q-SYS™, QSC amplifiers and loudspeakers for their new addition based on their previous experience with QSC products and the ability to integrate all the audio systems across the entire property.  “This is a fairly large facility and we have a lot of different kinds of events that come through throughout the year,” Jason Lein, South Point’s production…

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  • December 12, 2014

    Announcement

    QSC Named 2014 Top Workplace in Orange County

    Costa Mesa, CA (December 11, 2014) – QSC Audio Products, LLC has been named a 2014 Top Workplace, according to the local daily newspaper, The Orange County Register. The company has earned this distinction in four of the last five years and ranks at the top of mid-sized manufacturers in the region. Employees of select Orange County based businesses were asked to anonymously respond to 22 statements regarding their workplace experiences and company leadership. Using information and assessments provided directly by personnel from participating companies, the employee survey firm Workplace Dynamics evaluated employee opinions and feedback and rendered results on overall organizational health, employee perceptions and employee-employer relations. "Our employees are a remarkable group of people," says QSC CEO Joe Pham. "The talent across the entire company is top-notch and…

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  • October 30, 2014

    Announcement

    Trinity Sound Company Builds for the Future with Q-SYS

    Costa Mesa, CA (October 29, 2014) - Building for the future is a trademark of Southern California-based Trinity Sound Company and when it comes to larger scale audio installations, Trinity Sound Company’s go to network audio solution is the QSC Q-SYS™ network audio platform. Two recent Trinity Sound Company installations that utilize Q-SYS are found at Vineyard Church of Anaheim Hills and Yucaipa Christian Church which have both benefitted from using Q-SYS as their sound system’s foundation.  In both cases, system owners cited the Q-SYS’ ability to grow as the needs of the congregation grow and centralized control as key requirements.   “As a company, we have been incorporating Q-SYS into many of our designs because of the Q-sys’ powerful processing capabilities and flexible options,” says Devin Devore at Trinity Sound Company.   “With predictable and consistent…

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  • October 9, 2014

    Announcement

    Q-SYS™ Network Audio Platform Plays Integral Role in Knott’s Berry Farm’s Annual Knott’s Scary Farm Event

    Buena Park, CA, (October 9, 2014) - For over 40 years, Knott’s Scary Farm has provided guests with the largest and most haunted theme park experience via their annual Scary Farm event.  For this year’s celebration, Knott’s is using dual redundant Q-SYS Core 500i processors to manage sound effect prompts and audio distribution needs in five of the park’s themed walk-through mazes.  The use of technology and audio has always played an important role in creating and enhancing any entertainment experience helping guest get closer to the action and Halloween Haunt is prime example. “One of our goals with our Knott’s Scary Farm haunted attractions is to transform our guests from simply being observers to becoming interactive participants in the experience,” says Lawrence McCoy, Audio Specialist, Entertainment Design, Knott’s Berry Farm.  “With Q-SYS we have the precision…

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  • September 29, 2014

    Announcement

    Erin & the Project On the Road with QSC

    Introducing Erin & The Project, an original music duo combining soul, R&B, pop, funk and jazz influences. All E & the P songs feature powerhouse female vocals (comparative to Adele and Joss Stone) and melodic grooves that leave you in the afterglow. They are a full-time touring act, and big fans of QSC.Paul and Erin Ezekiel have been entertaining audiences around the US since 2008. They play at all different types of venues: rock clubs, wine tasting rooms, breweries, restaurants, festivals and everything in between. In most recent months they have signed with Track Shack Records/House of Hansen Productions, located in Sacramento, CA. This exciting new project is in collaboration with, and being produced by, Jeff Tamelier (guitarist from Tower of Power) and Peter de Leon (Petey Wunder). They have also launched a new online video series called, “On The Road w/ Erin & The…

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  • September 24, 2014

    Announcement

    TouchMix-16 Firmware Release

    QSC is pleased to announce the release of TouchMix-16 compact digital mixer firmware version 1.0.3583. This maintenance release improves performance, adds enhancements and fixes a number of bugs. Click here to DOWNLOAD the TouchMix-16 firmware version 1.03583. Click here to view the list of fixes and enhancements. Click here to view the release notes.

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  • September 11, 2014

    Announcement

    QSC on Set of ABC's Hit Series "Nashville"

    Matt Andrews, On-set Pro Tools and Music Engineer with the ABC TV hit series, Nashville, talks about using QSC K Family powered loudspeakers for music performance and concert scenes for the show. K Series Powered Loudspeaker Information KW Series Powered Loudspeaker Information Visit the Nashville TV Series Website

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  • September 9, 2014

    Announcement

    Defrock and DJ Miles Maker with K Series Powered Loudspeakers

    Defrock and DJ Miles are a father and son hip hop duo known throughout the north east. To date, the duo have become regulars in the Bronx and Harlem at the “Art of Lyrics” Showcase. Host, Rhino calls them “one of the best father/son duos in the history of Hip hop.” It is hard to argue after seeing them seamlessly play funk, break beats, rap, soul, classic R&B in one set — similar to the sets Defrock would spin at the Muddy River during a two year residency (“The Way Back Laid Back Mix Show) in Portsmouth before Miles was old enough to set foot in the clubs. Defrock and DJ Miles recently played at Alto Music’s customer appreciation event in Middleton, New York - playing four, thirty minute sets between live bands through QSC KLA's. "We love the sound that the QSC K series delivers. A pair of K12’s & Ksub’s is the ultimate live rig for us, compact in design, yet super…

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  • September 2, 2014

    Announcement

    QSC TouchMix Training 06: Gain Wizard

    The Gain Wizard is an ingenious feature on the QSC TouchMix that automatically monitors the channel inputs for clipping, and advises the user on how to adjust the preamp settings for optimal performance. This feature is perfect for bands that are mixing themselves while performing and cannot continuously monitor the input meters.     Visit the TouchMix-16 product page Visit the Touchmix-8 product page

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  • August 19, 2014

    Announcement

    QSC TouchMix Training 05: Advanced Effects

    This installment of the TouchMix Training series focuses on using the on-board Advance Effects in TouchMix including reverb, delay, chorus and pitch shift.     Visit the TouchMix Microsite Visit the TouchMix-16 product page Visit the TouchMix-8 product page

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  • August 19, 2014

    Announcement

    QSC Full-Line Product Guide Available for iPad

    QSC proudly introduces its full line pro and systems product catalog in an interactive, self-contained app for your iOS tablet device available for free in the Apple iTunes store. Browse key features, essential product specifications and high-resolution imagery for every QSC professional and systems product line. The app also features a full library of product introductions and demonstration videos, and downloadable PDF spec sheets (when an internet connection is available). Simple controls and a built-in app tutorial make finding the right information as easy as possible. The app will be updated as new QSC products become available, ensuring that users always have the most common QSC product information. (Make sure that “Updates” are turned on in your “iTunes & App Store” Automatic Download Settings.) Click here to view more information from Apple App Store web…

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  • August 13, 2014

    Announcement

    Nevada Smith’s Sports Bar Recreates Realistic Stadium Sound with QSC

    New York, NY (Aug 12, 2014) – Nevada Smith’s, a Manhattan mecca for fans of European soccer, contracted design-install firm AV/NY to install a high-tech, audio-visual system for its relocation to 100 Third Avenue, just a block north of its former 20-year home. The new multi-million-dollar megapub features QSC K Series active loudspeakers and AcousticDesign in-ceiling loudspeakers driven by RMXa Series amplifiers throughout, delivering larger-than-life audio quality experience to match the two massive projection screens and numerous flat-screen HD displays installed throughout the venue. “It was important for us to design a system that made Nevada Smith’s fans feel like they were right in the football stadium,” says Daryl Kral, a former Broadway sound engineer and owner of AV/NY. “During our initial meetings it was evident that Nevada Smith’s wanted to go big, offering…

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  • August 8, 2014

    Announcement

    PLD/CXD Firmware Release

      As part of our ongoing research and development we are proud to announce the release of a new firmware version V1.4.5 which is available now from the QSC website to download and install via USB using the free the Amplifier Navigator software:(http://www.qsc.com/resources/software/amplifier-navigator/).   The CXD/PLD has gained praise from users around the world for its versatility, power and sheer audio quality. Now we are taking the platform even further forward and are delighted to announce a number of improvements: NEW Intrinsic Correction loudspeaker tunings (AD-S6T, AD-S12sw, AC-C4T) Updated and enhanced Intrinsic Correction loudspeaker tunings (Wideline, ILA) New loudspeaker tunings for Martin Audio products. Our list of supported third party brands now includes: B52, Cerwin Vega, Classic Pro, EV, JBL, Martin Audio, Nexo, Peavey, and Yamaha (Note: All…

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  • August 1, 2014

    Announcement

    TouchMix Training Series - 04 FX Wizard

    If you are new to incorporating effects like reverb, chorus, delay, pitch correction and pitch change, this tutorial will shows you how to use the FX Wizard to utilize the TouchMix’s enormous amount of effects processing power in your next mix.       Visit the TouchMix microsite Visit the TouchMix product page

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  • July 15, 2014

    Announcement

    Line Array Technologies Seminar

    The following video is a Line Array Technologies Seminar held during the QSC Meyer Marketing Audio Expo at Full Sail University.  

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  • July 9, 2014

    Announcement

    TouchMix Training Series - 03 Preset Libraries and Mixer Scenes

    The following is the third installment of the TouchMix Training Series covering the comprehensive library of Presets and Mixer Scenes available in the TouchMix-8 and TouchMix-16 compact digital mixers.     Visit the TouchMix microsite for more information on TouchMix.

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  • June 26, 2014

    Announcement

    QSC WideLine-10 System Constantly Out On Hire In Chennai

    Chennai, India, June 2014 — AV Express, an audio-visual equipment hire company based in Chennai in India, recently added a QSC WideLine-10 system to their sound reinforcement inventory comprised of 16 three-way WL2102-w modules with six GP218-sw subwoofers. For a decade, AV Express on India's East coast, has been one of the city's premier audio-visual events hire companies, handling audio, video and lighting for everything from live bands and DJ sets to corporate shows. "When we were looking for a new system to upgrade our existing audio inventory, we would not compromise," comments Mr Murugesh, one of AV Express's principal partners. "We had a lot to choose from, but only the QSC WideLine system matched our parameters of quality and performance. Plus, QSC’s representative, Pro Visual Audio, walked us through the entire operation and workflow of the system during our…

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