• 6 May, 2022

    Announcement

    QSC Q-SYS Receives DNV Type Approval Certification

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (May 6, 2022) – [Es, Fr] – QSC is pleased to announce DNV Type certification for marine PA/GA applications for the Q-SYS cloud-manageable audio, video and control Platform. The DNV Type Approval Programme 848.22 – Public Address / General Alarm System (Feb 2017) certification - comprises of the Q-SYS Enterprise Core 3100, PS-1600 Series network paging stations and CX-Q Series amplifiers.   With the approved Q-SYS Designer Software v9.4.1, integrators have tremendous flexibility to design the most complex systems for PA/GA applications on super-vessels, and all the modern communication and entertainment amenities people expect on cruise ships. Q-SYS Designer Software enables luxury suite/cabin entertainment, cinema and immersive audio applications, conference areas, background music, video distribution, and cloud-based monitoring & management of the…

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  • 5 May, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC Expands Sales Leadership Team in Asia Pacific

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (May 5, 2022) – QSC  is pleased to welcome Nat Cha and Jason Tay as Country Managers for Singapore and Indonesia. Cha and Tay will work closely with system integration partners in their regions.   “We are thrilled to expand our APAC sales team with two industry veterans,” says Andy Pearce, Senior Director Southeast Asia & Pacific, QSC. “With their sales and integration expertise, we can better proliferate the Q-SYS audio, video, and control Platform and its surrounding Ecosystem to more customers in the region, guiding customers to take advantage of its full potential.”  Cha has over 14 years of experience in IT and AV industries and has held several sales management positions. He worked closely with system integrators to develop solution strategies and assist with project design. He most recently served as sales manager for Sennheiser Electronic…

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  • 22 April, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Announces Divestiture of its USL Accessibility Line of Products to Moving iMage Technologies

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (April 22, 2022) – QSC and Moving iMage Technologies (MiT) (NYSE American: MITQ), a leading digital cinema technology company, today announced an agreement in which MiT will assume manufacturing, sales, distribution and servicing of the USL Accessibility line of products from QSC. As of April, 22, 2022, QSC is no longer accepting new purchase orders for these products and will work with customers on a case-by-case basis to make deliveries of existing orders by May 13, 2022. For orders not been fulfilled by May 13, QSC and MiT will work together to ensure a successful transition for customers.  “As cinemas evolve to multipurpose, multi-venue entertainment centers, there is a need to take a holistic view of the audio, video and control needs of each site,” says Jatan Shah, President and Chief Operating Officer, QSC. “Since the Q-SYS Platform offers…

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  • 11 April, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC Mourns the Passing of Scott Lombardo

    Costa Mesa, CA (April 11, 2022) – It is with deep sorrow that QSC announces the passing of our friend, former colleague and industry veteran, Scott Lombardo on Wednesday April 6, 2022 after a long illness. During his nine-year tenure at QSC, Scott led key initiatives for the company, both as Director, Global E-Commerce  and most recently as Regional Director, Live Sound. A skilled and highly regarded senior leader in the company’s sales efforts, Scott will be most fondly remembered for his strength, kindness to others and his boundless passion for building and nurturing lasting relationships. Over his more than 30-year career in the professional audio and music industries, Scott held a variety of sales and executive positions at companies including Fishman Acoustic Amplification, Gibson, Fender, Mesa Boogie, Sam Ash Music and Scotch Plains Music Center. “Scott and I…

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  • 5 April, 2022

    Featured Case Studies

    The Indian Music Experience Museum Chooses QSC for Fully-Equipped Performance Theatre

    Bangalore, India (April 5, 2022) - [De] - The Indian Music Experience Museum (IME), supported by Brigade Group, has chosen leading sound solution provider QSC to fully equip its performance theatre at the museum with a TouchMix-16 Compact Digital Mixer, K.2 Series Active Loudspeakers as mains and CP Series Compact Powered Loudspeakers for stage monitors. The upgrade is in line with IME’s philosophy to help performance artists truly enjoy the process of creating music and its vision of not just making music more accessible and inclusive for all, but also making it a memorable experience. Musicians can now not only perform but also record compositions in this soundproof intimate theatre space, which is now available for both half and full-day rentals. The multi-purpose theatre, which can accommodate up to 100 audience members, is ideally suited for intimate…

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  • 21 March, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Brings Q-SYS Control to Google Meet Hardware Ecosystem

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (March 21, 2022) – [Fr, De, Es] – QSC is pleased to announce new Q-SYS Control solutions for Google Meet. Now, integrators and IT end users can take advantage of the robust Q-SYS Control engine to deliver Q-SYS user control interface (UCI) on Google Meet-supported controller consoles with the new third-party control integration. In addition, Google Cloud has certified Q-SYS video capabilities and Google Meet will now support the integration of multiple Q-SYS conference cameras, with automatic switching capabilities. “Technologies that provide collaboration equality in the hybrid workplace are incredibly important to how teams work today,” says Dave Citron, Director of Product for Google Meet. “We’re pleased to have the QSC in-room control capabilities available on Google Meet so customers have access to the tools they need to connect and…

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  • 3 March, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC Premieres House of Worship Audio Training Series

    Costa Mesa, CA (March 3, 2022) – QSC is pleased to share the success of their online House of Worship Audio Training Series, which offers basic knowledge and techniques for sound production in houses of worship. The training series is offered free to all participants, and is AVIXA accredited, with 4 AVIXA CTS Credits awarded upon completion of each section and subsequent quiz. In houses of worship across the world, it is commonplace that audio duties are often fulfilled by volunteers and church members who may not be formally trained as sound technicians. “These tutorials are presented in an easy-going, simple-to-understand format,” says Golden Preciado, worship leader, audio engineer and Series host. “A new volunteer can take this training course before stepping into an actual audio situation and be better prepared for the many nuances that await them. Those with…

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  • 1 March, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC Celebrates Prime Connections’ 30th Anniversary as A Distribution Partner in China

    Sinsheim, Germany (March 1, 2022) – [Zh] – QSC is pleased to announce that Beijing Oriental Prime Connections Film/TV Technology Co. Ltd. (PCI) is celebrating its 30th anniversary as QSC distributor. PCI was appointed as a distributor in China by QSC founders – Pat Quilter, Barry Andrews, and John Andrews – back in 1992. Starting with selling amplifiers only, PCI followed the path QSC has travelled over the years. Today, it offers customers in China the full line of QSC and Q-SYS product portfolio to serve various vertical markets. “It is indeed exciting to have PCI celebrate its 30th year as a QSC distributor in China,” says William Chan, Managing Director, North Asia, QSC. “Since then, the China market has evolved and grown significantly. PCI has done an excellent job in helping QSC to grow its market share in China and has exhibited a strong passion and dedication…

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  • 22 February, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC Appoints NMK Electronics as Distribution Partner in GCC Region and Iraq

    Sinsheim, Germany (February 22, 2022) – QSC is delighted to announce the appointment of NMK Electronics Trading LLC as its new distribution partner in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) area, as well as the Republic of Iraq. NMK will offer the company’s full line of professional audio products as well as the renowned Q-SYS™ cloud-manageable audio, video and control Platform. The collaboration will commence on April 1, 2022.  “With more than 30 years of experience in AV distribution in the region, NMK has strong connections with partners and a deep understanding of the market,” says Chant Utukian, Director MEA at QSC. “Together, we will further strengthen the QSC brand in the Middle East region and offer customers technology to fit various markets and applications. Whether it’s a high-value conference space, expansion of lecture halls in higher education or deployments…

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  • 16 February, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Introduces Q-SYS Scaling Licenses

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (February 16, 2022) [De, Fr, Es, Zh] – QSC is pleased to announce Q-SYS Scaling licenses, enabling integrators and IT administrators to expand DSP processing power and application-specific features on the Q-SYS Core Nano and Core 8 Flex. By utilizing the flexible software-based architecture of the Q-SYS Platform, Q-SYS users can upgrade and customize these Q-SYS Cores to meet the evolving needs of specific applications and use cases.  “The Q-SYS Core OS was designed to utilize the processing power of an Intel-based hardware platform, which continues to increase processing power and headroom to support current and future features and capabilities. As we introduced our latest Q-SYS Core processors, including the Core Nano and Core 8 Flex, we were able to once again take advantage of the latest improvements in hardware speed, performance and overall…

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  • 16 February, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Launches First Network Microphone and Loudspeakers Native to Q-SYS

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (February 16, 2022) – [De, Fr, Es, Zh] – QSC announces the NM Series tabletop network microphone and the NL Series network loudspeakers for the Q-SYS cloud-manageable audio, video and control platform. Powered by the Q-SYS OS, these new products join the recently introduced Q-SYS NC Series conference cameras and Q-SYS TSC Series Gen 3 network touch screen controllers to provide a complete suite of native IP-based Q-SYS collaboration products for designers, consultants, integrators and IT end users. Q-SYS NM Series network microphones The Q-SYS NM Series NM-T1 is a tabletop PoE network microphone that features advanced beamforming technology with four software-configurable zones and up to 360° coverage, allowing designers to minimize noise and refine intelligibility for optimal collaboration experiences. The NM-T1 enables users to easily manage…

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  • 16 February, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Introduces Network I/O Expanders for Q-SYS

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (August 24, 2021) – [De, Fr, Es, Zh] – QSC announces the QIO Series network I/O expanders for the Q-SYS cloud-manageable audio, video and control Platform. These new I/O expanders provide simple and scalable I/O customization for users who need to easily add non-networked audio and control connectivity to a Q-SYS system without complicated programming. The QIO Series includes three Audio I/O models and three Control I/O models, each supporting a specific connectivity type. Designed to support distributed, centralized or hybrid networks and processing architectures, these I/O expanders enable designers to decouple the location of device I/O from the audio, video and control processing. This expands the I/O customization possibilities of the newer Q-SYS Core processors that have fewer onboard I/O options, including the Core Nano, Core 8 Flex and…

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  • 16 February, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Adds Premium Outdoor Landscape Loudspeaker System to its AcousticDesign Series

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (February 16, 2022) – [De, Fr, Es, Zh] – QSC introduces the AcousticDesign™ Series Direct Weather Landscape (AD-DWL) loudspeakers featuring a sleek, elevated bollard enclosure design that allows sound to travel above obstructions while providing a rugged, impact-resistant solution for customized outdoor installations, all without comprising sound quality. The Direct Weather Landscape Series includes the AD-DWL.180 loudspeaker (180° directional coverage) and the AD-DWL.360 loudspeaker (360° directional coverage), enabling designers to address individual space requirements by directing sound where it’s needed most, while the companion AD-DWL.SUB subwoofer enriches and extends the low-frequency sound profile. All models feature tamper-resistant base support and a subtle green enclosure to match most landscaping aesthetic, which is also paintable to…

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  • 9 February, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC Promotes Bart Wood and Ray Biba to Key US Senior Management Roles

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (February 9, 2022) – QSC is pleased to announce the promotion of Bart Wood to Senior Director, Strategic Accounts and Ray Biba to Senior Director, US AV Channel. Working in collaboration, these two roles will support the company’s evolving go-to-market strategy in the US to better serve partners and end users. In Wood’s new role, he will lead the Strategic Accounts team and focus on increasing business with large, multinational integration partners while expanding US field training efforts to create a greater adoption of Q-SYS and its Ecosystem. Biba will lead the US AV Channel team focusing on channel management sales and scaling up its regional channel management team. “Both Bart and Ray have made significant contributions to QSC over the last several years, which has led to incredible sales growth throughout the US,” says Frank West, Vice…

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  • 13 January, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC Promotes Ron Marchant to VP EMEA Sales and Marketing

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 13, 2022) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC is pleased to announce the promotion of Ron Marchant to Vice President EMEA Sales and Marketing. In his new position, Ron will oversee the company’s sales and marketing activities and initiatives throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. “Ron has played an instrumental role in the development and growth of QSC throughout the EMEA region,” says Markus Winkler, Senior Vice President, EMEA & APAC, QSC. “During his tenure, he has driven the regional growth strategy which includes several office expansions, strategic distribution changes, and customer and sales restructuring. In addition, he has helped build a strong sales and marketing team as well as a go-to-market model to enable future growth in the region.” Ron joined QSC in 2017 as Senior Director EMEA Sales. Prior to QSC, he held several senior sales and…

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  • 11 January, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    QSC KLA Line Array Uplifts the Audio Experience at Resurrection Church

    Corsicana, TX (January 11, 2022) – [De, Fr, Es] – When pastors Jeremy and Catherine Teague arrived at Resurrection Church, they faced an immediate challenge in engaging their congregation with their sermons and the music of the church’s praise band - a woefully inadequate P.A. system. Jeremy, who is well versed in audio, knew a complete AV makeover was in order. After consulting with account manager Derrick Ramirez of Irving, Texas-based Sound Productions, he went all in on a QSC active line array system consisting of a total of four KLA12 cabinets and two KLA181 subwoofers. “I came to the church a little over a year ago,” recalls Pastor Jeremy. “We were in the process of replacing everything from the board to the loudspeakers. There had been no investment in anything tech-wise in over 20 years, so of course the first priority during the pandemic was to get some sort…

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  • 6 January, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC Names Ichi Katsumoto National Sales Manager, Japan

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 6, 2022) – QSC  is pleased to welcome Ichi Katsumoto as National Sales Manager located in Japan. In this new role, Katsumoto will manage channel partner relationships and market development, reporting to Alan Chang, Director of Country Development, Japan and Korea. “We are very excited to have Katsumoto join the APAC sales team as the first QSC employee located in Japan,” says William Chan, Managing Director and Senior Director, North Asia. “Katsumoto is a highly-respected professional audio industry veteran and brings tremendous knowledge and sales expertise to QSC, and will play an instrumental role in our growth efforts throughout the Japanese market.” Previously, Katsumoto held several management positions at various professional audio companies, including Roland, Shure Japan, and Yamaha. Most recently, he served as Sales Director of…

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  • 4 January, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC Named 2021 MMR Dealer’s Choice Sound Reinforcement Line of the Year

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 4, 2022) – QSC  is proud to announce that it has been named Sound Reinforcement Line of the Year in the 29th Annual Musical Merchandise Review (MMR) Magazine Dealers’ Choice Awards. This is the third time QSC has been recognized by musical instrument retailers as the top sound reinforcement brand, which is a reflection of the company’s efforts to maintain its reputation as a trusted supplier during a period of extraordinary turbulence. In 2021, the ever-changing landscape of supply & demand due to volatile parts and finished goods availability, shipping and transportation bottlenecks as well as increased costs across the supply chain made for a “perfect storm” for suppliers and dealers alike. The readers of MMR recognized QSC for providing “consistency amidst the chaos” according to the December 2021 announcement. “We are honored to accept…

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  • 21 December, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Names Jatan Shah President and Chief Operating Officer

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (December 21, 2021) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC is pleased to announce the promotion of Jatan Shah to President and Chief Operating Officer. In addition, Joe Pham has been named Chairman and CEO. “Jatan has made a tremendous impact on QSC and the AV industry, working smartly with leaders across QSC to build new capabilities, increase scale and guide many strategic initiatives to success across our growing multi-national organization,” says Pham. “His persistence, patience, and vision have not only guided our company but also our people to become stronger and more resilient. Jatan exemplifies the company’s core values, which guide our thinking and actions, and is the ideal person to help lead QSC into its next chapter of success.” Jatan joined QSC in 2010 as Chief Financial Officer and has since taken on additional responsibilities in various aspects of…

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  • 9 December, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Appoints Loud Technologies Asia as Live Sound Distribution Partner in Singapore

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (December 9, 2021) – QSC is pleased to announce the appointment of Loud Technologies Asia (LTA) as its distribution partner in Singapore for the company’s Live Sound division. LTA brings a history of success and a reputation for excellent customer service, support and training in the region. "We are extremely pleased to welcome and partner with Loud Technologies Asia as a distribution partner for QSC,” says Paul Lee, APAC Business Development Manager at QSC. “Their expertise in online retail, logistics and their commitment to customer experience make them a great fit for QSC in the region.” “The young, dynamic and ecommerce-savvy team at LTA is very excited to be able to partner with QSC in Singapore and support growth in both the online and traditional sales channels,” says Colin Evan Quek, Managing Director at Loud Technologies Asia. “We look…

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