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  • 26 April, 2016

    Press Release

    Calvary Chapel South Bay Lifts Up their Sound with QSC WideLine

    Gardena, CA  (April 26, 2016)— Quiet Voice Audio (QVA) recently performed a major upgrade to the sound system at Calvary Chapel South Bay (CCSB), installing QSC WL3082 WideLine 8 Series Line Arrays with GP 118 and GP 218 Series Subwoofers, and dedicated PLD Series Processing Amplifiers. The line array loudspeaker system, installed in a left, center, right configuration, is designed to support the church’s three Sunday services, featuring a dynamic, contemporary Christian music program, and replace a 20-year-old system. Jon Bart, QVA’s Owner and Senior Design Engineer, reports that the company has enjoyed a nearly decade-long relationship with Senior Pastor Jeff Gill at CCSB. “Our first few meetings with Pastor Jeff and Worship Leader Kevin Click gave us insight into the scope of the music department's role in services and also the complexity of the coverage of the…

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  • 25 April, 2016

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    Absolute Music’s Studios Warms Up with QSC K Series Loudspeakers

    Bournemouth, UK,   (April 2016) — Absolute Music, one of the UK’s premiere retailers of musical instrument equipment, features a massive recording and rehearsal complex as part of  their 34,000 square foot headquarters, with 10 dedicated rehearsal rooms, 5 practice rooms, a recording studio and a café. As the mission for Absolute Music’s Studios is to provide their customers with conveniently located recording and rehearsal facilities along with the best equipment available, they chose QSC K Series loudspeakers for each of their rooms. Absolute Music’s Rehearsal Studios were created after the company saw that the area was not offering their customers adequate rehearsal spaces with a full complement of gear.  In selecting the equipment, Absolute Music’s goal was to furnish the rooms with the best high end gear, and chose premiere brands such as AKG and Sennheiser…

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  • 21 April, 2016

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    Acoustic Design™ Series wins top honors at ISE 2016

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (April 21, 2016) – QSC, LLC is honored to accept the “BEST of ISE” 2016 Award from rAVe [Publications] in both the Best New Meeting Room Speaker category and Best New Live Mixer for Rental and Staging for the new AcousticDesign Series Ceiling Mount Loudspeakers (AD-C). QSC was also recognized with the 2016 Top New Technology (TNT) Award from EH Publishing, which was presented at the show. “We are thrilled to see that these new ceiling-mount addition to our award-winning AcousticDesign™ Series is already turning heads in the loudspeaker business,” said Patrick Heyn, Director of Marketing for QSC Systems. “They are unquestionably best-in-class in performance, and when you pair it with a Q-SYS™ platform and gain access to custom limiting, crossover and monitoring, this series becomes an unbeatable sonic value proposition.” rAVe BEST of…

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  • 18 April, 2016

    Press Release

    SXSW Gear Expo and QSC Sightings in Austin

    QSC displayed and demonstrated the TouchMix compact digital mixer along with K Family powered loudspeakers at this year’s SXSW Music Gear Expo in the Austin Convention Center. The TouchMix and K Family are the perfect sound system for gigging bands, DJ’s, rappers, clubs and venues who want to sound their best!

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  • 1 April, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC Wins Best Online Training Award from Systems Contract News

    COSTA MESA, CA., April 1, 2016 – QSC, LLC, is honored to accept a 2016 SCN Stellar Service Award for Best Online Training Program. Readers of Systems Contract News voted for their favorite online training programs. QSC has worked to change the online training game entirely with their unique brand of short, impactful, and entertaining courses that leave users wanting more. Q-SYSTraining.com translates challenging concepts into highly visual videos, like this explanation of acoustic echo cancellation.  Q-SYS™ Level 1 Training balance real-world scenarios with powerful visuals, and its well-known humor. All videos are designed to keep the viewer’s attention because they last no more than 5 minutes. QSC professionals provide clear instructions and walk users through actual use cases. Product courses are broken into modular, bite-size searchable segments so users can…

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  • 23 March, 2016

    Press Release

    Strange Brew, Lounge Side Wins AMA Sound Awards with QSC K and KW Series

    “We’ve been an all-QSC venue everywhere since we opened, including outside on our patios and in the coffee house. Our guest artists—and it seems like everyone else too—have always raved about our sound right from when we first opened the doors.”   Austin, TX (March 23, 2016) —In a town known for its all-encompassing music scene and more than 250 live sound venues, Strange Brew, Lounge Side distinguishes itself with an eclectic calendar of acts ranging from local favorites to renowned artists like Patty Griffin, Christopher Cross, and the Glenn Miller Orchestra. In recent years, Strange Brew has also scored big at the Austin Music Awards, an event that kicks off the South by Southwest Music Festival here every year. With a dozen AMA awards under its belt including Best Live Music Venue, Best Acoustic Venue, Best Venue to Play, and this year’s award for Best Club…

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  • 4 March, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC Announces New Cinema Trailer

    “Many theatre owners are quite proud of the fact that they have invested in a QSC Cinema sound system, and they want to share this fact with their patrons,” says Barry Ferrell, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for QSC. “In fact, our customers have been asking for a QSC trailer for a number of years. We are extremely happy to be able to finally deliver it to them.” The new QSC trailer, entitled “Underwater Symphony”, is available as a DCP (Digital Cinema Package) in 4k resolution, both Scope and Flat.  Initially, 5.1 and 7.1 audio formats will be available; versions with immersive formats will also offered in the near future. “Underwater Symphony” features full animation and an original soundtrack. For image production, QSC selected Imaginary Forces, a creative studio and full service production company specializing in branding content for commercial…

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  • 4 March, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC K Series Loudspeakers Provide the Sound Inspiration for Spartan Race

    “The K Series is ideal for sound people like me on the move, who are setting up events for large groups, moving from stop to stop and throwing them in a truck over and over again. I’ve put them through abuse and rugged situations over and over again, and they always sound excellent.” Across the USA (February 2016) — Reebok Spartan Race, the global leader in obstacle racing, has been innovating the fast-growing sport and lifestyle event industry since 2010. With races held in various environments and in all sorts of weather around the world, and having various degrees of distance, challenge levels and obstacles to overcome, the music is carefully orchestrated to provide the inspiration to keep the participants going in the festival area and along the race route, that sound inspiration is delivered by QSC K Series Loudspeakers.  “When participants are running the…

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  • 26 February, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC TouchMix Mixers and K and KW Series Loudspeakers Keep Sound on Track for NAMM’s TEC Tracks Sessions

    Anaheim, CA  (February 2016) — At this year’s winter NAMM Show, where thousands of audio industry professionals gather each year, “TEC Tracks” was introduced, which featured a variety of sessions with well-known musicians, engineers, producers, designers and other industry notables. The entire sound system for the TEC Tracks sessions was designed using QSC TouchMix Compact Digital Mixers as well as K Series and KW Series Loudspeakers. “For TEC Tracks, my job was to design the sound systems to ensure that everything sounded great, especially for an event of this kind held for pros in the audio industry,” says Audio Supervisor Mark Frink. The TEC Tracks sessions, held throughout the day for four days in three different rooms, featured panel style tracks, roundtable discussions, Q&A segments and musical performances.  Among the most notable sessions was a panel…

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  • 10 February, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC debuts new AcousticDesign™ Series Ceiling mount loudspeakers

    Amsterdam, Netherlands (February 9, 2016) - QSC introduces the four new ceiling mount loudspeakers to the award-winning AcousticDesign™ Series at ISE 2016. The innovative design of the QSC AcousticDesign™ Series ceiling loudspeakers (AD-C) has the most consistent off-axis ceiling speaker available today. Using a QSC design philosophy called Directivity Matched Transition (DMT™), these loudspeakers deliver pristine audio reproduction for installations requiring a refined audio experience. QSC Product Manager for Installed Loudspeakers Travis Nie says that “the real benefit for the integrator comes when you use the new AD-C loudspeakers in the same installation as the existing AcousticDesign Surface Mount loudspeakers (AD-S).”  There is remarkable consistency in the sonic signatures of the surface mount and ceiling mount version, as governing design philosophies are…

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  • 20 January, 2016

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    A/V Matters Adds Dozens of QSC TouchMix Compact Digital Mixers to its Fleet

    Orlando, FL (January 2016) —AV Matters, a full-service audio-visual production company located in Orlando, Florida, recently added an additional 13 new QSC TouchMix-16 compact digital mixers to its rental equipment inventory. The company’s services include pro audio, lighting, video, projection and staging rental for applications such as corporate conferences, sales meetings, business events, theater, social galas and charity benefits. ““For us, TouchMix-16 is a great, versatile little piece of gear, and we just ordered 13 additional units, so we have a couple dozen now,” reports Mike Evans, President of AV Matters. “I don’t know what we could use that would be more flexible. They go out on almost every event.” AV Matters may be based in Orlando but its corporate audio-visual clients, including many Fortune 500 companies, produce events all over the country and even…

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  • 20 January, 2016

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    Reel Rock Productions Adds QSC TouchMix to its Production and Rental Arsenal

    Tallahassee, FL (January 2016) - Reel Rock Productions, the audio, video and lighting production company for clients including event planners, corporations, nightclubs, churches, museums and many others, together with its service arm, Production Support Group, recently added a number of  QSC TouchMix Compact Digital Mixers to their production and rental arsenal. According to owner Larry Schmidt, Reel Rock selects equipment that includes the features, function and fit to meet the creative goals that they need to accomplish for their clients. One of the biggest determining factors in the decision to choose a mixer is how much real estate is available at the FOH mixing position. “Ideally, we need to be able to have the smallest equipment footprint possible for a space and still have all the functionality and all the bells and whistles that we need to accomplish the…

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  • 20 January, 2016

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    QSC Performs for Taylor Guitars on the NAMM Stage and in their Nashville Showroom

    Anaheim, CA (January 21, 2016) —Taylor Guitars has become well known for the array of eclectic artists over the years who have performed on the company’s stage, including Taylor Swift, Jason Mraz, Coheed & Cambria, Night Ranger, Plain White T’s, Steven Curtis Chapman, Barenaked Ladies, Christopher Cross, Blondfire, Vintage Trouble and many others. For several years as well as this year, Taylor has chosen QSC as their live sound solution of choice at Winter NAMM, with two hangs of KLA active line array loudspeaker systems and KW122 active loudspeakers.   “After trying several different systems over the years with mixed results, our sound engineers suggested using QSC loudspeakers for our NAMM room, and we couldn’t be happier,” says David Kaye, Tradeshow Manager at Taylor Guitars. “QSC brings out the nuances of our guitars and provide incredible detail either with a…

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  • 20 January, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC Celebrates a Milestone with 750,000 K Family Loudspeakers Sold

    Costa Mesa, CA (January 2016) - QSC is very pleased to announce that as of January 15th, 2016, the company has sold 750,000 units of K Family Loudspeakers since the initial launch of the K Series in 2009. The popular K Family of Loudspeakers, which include the K Series and KW Series powered loudspeakers as well the as KLA Series active line array loudspeakers are used the world over in a wide variety of applications such as musicians/bands, DJs/dance, performance venues, A/V rental, production and houses of worship. “When we introduced the K Series, QSC truly set a new standard for powered portable loudspeakers,” says Gerry Tschetter, QSC Vice President, Professional Product Management.  “The combination of sound quality, portability, reliability and industrial design really struck a chord with many different types of customers, and the K Family continues to grow in…

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  • 20 January, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC Introduces the E Series Range of Passive Loudspeakers

    Costa Mesa, CA  (January 2016) - QSC is very pleased to introduce the new E Series range of passive loudspeakers, designed for sound reinforcement in entertainment applications, such as live performance, DJ and dance music, karaoke and stage monitoring and production. With their high-capacity continuous power ratings, the E Series loudspeakers will perform well with any quality, professional power amplifier. And when used as part of the complete E Series Entertainment System – with the company’s powerful PLD and GXD amplifiers and TouchMix Digital Mixers, the E Series takes advantage of advanced DSP settings in these latest generation products, for an even higher level of performance. “QSC is dedicated to building products that help even an inexperienced user get professional results that would otherwise require a far more skilled operator.” Says Gerry Tschetter,…

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  • 18 January, 2016

    Press Release

    Gene Joly Named Vice President of QSC Professional Division

    Costa Mesa, CA (January 19, 2016) – QSC, LLC. is pleased to announce that Gene Joly has been named Vice President of QSC Professional Division which offers live performance solutions including mixers, power amplifiers, and loudspeakers for musicians, bands, DJs, mobile entertainers, clubs and live music venues as well as for A/V rental and production.     “I am very excited to have such an experienced, well-respected industry executive as Gene Joly join our team,” says QSC President and CEO Joe Pham. “With his exceptional product, retail and business management experience, Gene is the ideal leader for the QSC Professional Division as we move the company forward in building the future.” Gene Joly brings a rich career of experience to QSC, with almost 40 years of sales and executive management roles in the Professional Audio and MI marketplaces. He has spent the past…

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  • 8 January, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC Founder Pat Quilter Receives 2016 Beryllium Lifetime Achievement Award from ALMA International

    Las Vegas, NV (January 6, 2016) - QSC is very pleased to announce that company founder Pat Quilter is the 2016 recipient of the Beryllium Lifetime Achievement Award from ALMA International, the professional association that is the source of standards, news, networking, and education for technical and business professionals in the acoustics, audio, and loudspeaker industry.  The Beryllium Lifetime Achievement Award is given by the ALMA Board of Directors in recognition of significant and sustained contributions to the loudspeaker industry over the lifetime of a career. Pat Quilter, along with business partners Barry Andrews and John Andrews, formed Quilter Sound Company in 1968 and began building power amplifiers and guitar amplifiers for local musicians and artists. Today that company is QSC – one of the leading global manufacturers of professional audio products,…

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  • 23 December, 2015

    Press Release

    New TouchMix Control Android APP

    http://www.qsc.com/news-events/news/detail/qsc-releases-new-touchmix-control-android-app/

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  • 22 December, 2015

    Press Release

    New Systems Case Study for Government/Command Centers

    http://wwwdev.qsc.com/systems/resources/case-studies/chicago-police-department/

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