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  • September 6, 2016

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    QSC Live Sound Solutions Power the Roland Stage for the Worldwide Launch of “The Future. Redefined.” 24-Hour Musical Instrument Festival

    Los Angeles and Costa Mesa, CA -- (September 6, 2016) — On September 9, 2016, Roland will premiere their first ever, 24-hour online music festival, “The Future. Redefined,” which will debut more than 30 Roland products via streaming video broadcasts from Los Angeles, New York, Toronto, Brussels, Paris, Tokyo and other major cities around the world starting at 4:00pm UTC.  This unique musical instrument festival will span six time zones and feature live performances, new product debuts and demonstrations and interviews with leading artists. Roland chose QSC as the preferred PA system for the event and will feature QSC speakers on three stages including the KLA 12 active line array loudspeaker systems, KW181 18” powered subwoofers, K10 and K12 active loudspeakers and  KSub dual 12” active subwoofers. During Roland’s festival on September 9 (#909day), the company will…

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  • August 1, 2016

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    QSC Announces the Release of Powerful New Tunings for the Acclaimed E Series Passive Loudspeakers

    Costa Mesa, CA (August 1, 2016) –QSC is very pleased to announce the release of powerful new software and firmware for the GXD and PLD amplifiers to support the new E Series range of passive loudspeakers. Amplifier Navigator 2.2.5 and GXD Firmware Updater, offer the advantages of next generation advanced DSP settings, providing an optimum level of performance as part of a complete E Series Entertainment System. “The E Series range of loudspeakers have been so well-received by our customers that it’s pretty hard to imagine actually improving their performance,” says Dale Sandberg, Senior Product Manager, QSC. “But with the deployment of these new advanced DSP tunings, a system of E Series loudspeakers paired with GXD or PLD power amplifiers offers a complete entertainment solution that delivers performance far beyond expectations.”   Amplifier Navigator V2.2.5 adds…

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  • July 20, 2016

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    QSC Professional Appoints Equipos y Cintas as Distribution Partner in Mexico

    Costa Mesa, CA (July 20, 2016) —QSC, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Equipos y Cintas S.A. de C.V. as its distribution partner in Mexico, representing the QSC Professional division and providing the company’s renowned portfolio of professional live sound products and solutions to customers throughout the region.  Equipos y Cintas brings three decades of experience as premiere distributor of pro audio and MI products in Mexico. “QSC is a brand which has both superior products and great people,” says Ing. Roberto Ham Briseño, Sales Manager of Equipos y Cintas. “We are very excited to partner with them, as both of our companies share common values – putting people first, delivering outstanding customer service, and a passionate commitment to providing superior audio solutions.” For nearly 30 years, Equipos y Cintas has worked with dealers and end users…

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  • June 22, 2016

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    “Frontmen” FOH Engineer Geno Mulcahy Sets Sail with QSC TouchMix to Entertain Navy Troops

    Berlin, CT (June 22, 2016) — Production manager and front-of-house engineer Eugene “Geno” Mulcahy was carrying his mixing console in his backpack when he and country music super-group The Frontmen of Country Music flew onto an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf on the band’s tour earlier this year. Armed with his QSC TouchMix compact digital mixer and a selection of microphones, Mulcahy was able to provide consistently great live sound and also archive every show during the tour, which visited U.S. Navy vessels and military installations in the Middle East and Europe. “Space is extremely limited on military aircraft, so I had the monumental task of having to travel lightly but still have powerful audio tools to support my clients,” says Mulcahy, who has worked with The Frontmen since 2009. “I need the ability to archive every show and also produce a consistent sound…

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  • June 6, 2016

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    QSC Staff Engineer Luis Esparza Named to Board of Directors of ALMA International

    Costa Mesa, CA (June 2,  2016) - QSC is very proud to announce the appointment of Staff Engineer Luis Esparza to the Board of Directors of ALMA International, the professional association that is the global source of standards, networking, and education for the acoustics, audio, and loudspeaker industry.  A key member of the QSC engineering team for more than 11 years, Esparza has been a leader in transducer development for the company’s acclaimed loudspeaker products and solutions. “I’m very honored to join the board of ALMA, who has a long standing tradition of supporting both the loudspeaker manufacturers of the world as well as the loudspeaker engineering profession,” says Esparza. “I hope I can share my own experiences as a loudspeaker and transducer engineer to assist ALMA further in being a worldwide resource for knowledge and standards in the global…

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  • May 10, 2016

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    Chris Humphrey Joins QSC as Vice President, Marketing

    Costa Mesa, CA (May 10, 2016) – QSC, LLC. is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Humphrey as Vice President, Marketing. In his new  role, Humphrey will oversee all of the company’s global marketing activities and initiatives for the Professional, Systems and Cinema Divisions of QSC.    Chris Humphrey  brings a rich career of global marketing experience in technology oriented businesses to QSC, with more than 20 years of executive marketing roles at companies which focus on IT related services, including enterprise software, embedded computing, storage networking, scientific instrumentation and security.  “I am very excited to have Chris Humphrey join the QSC Executive Team,” says QSC CEO Joe Pham. “With his vast IT and technology related experience, Chris brings a wealth of sophisticated marketing expertise that will complement the further expansion of our…

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  • April 26, 2016

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    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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  • April 25, 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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  • April 18, 2016

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    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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  • March 4, 2016

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    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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  • February 26, 2016

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    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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  • January 20, 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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  • January 20, 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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  • January 20, 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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  • January 20, 2016

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    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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  • January 20, 2016

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    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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  • January 18, 2016

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    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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  • December 23, 2015

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    New TouchMix Control Android APP

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

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