• 23 July, 2021

    Featured Installations

    Virginia Tech selects the Q-SYS Platform to standardize for the future

    As a public land-grant university, Virginia Tech remains committed to teaching, learning, research, and outreach. In 2007, they articulated their long-term future vision with their Advancing Beyond Boundaries ethos. One of the main strategic objectives was to ensure institutional excellence by continually developing “the physical campus and technology infrastructure”. A part of this upgrade in technology infrastructure is the standardization of their audio, visual and control systems across campus. Rob Viers, New Classroom Building AV Manager and Building Manager, explains, “Our system was starting to age. Some of our auditoriums didn’t even have digital signal processing – we still needed to cobble together a USB integration solution for presentations. We knew this was an opportunity for standardization, and we already had a building leveraging the Q-SYS Platform…

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  • 20 July, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Consolidates Distribution in Australia

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (July 20, 2021) - [De] - QSC announces TAG is the exclusive distributor of its entire portfolio throughout Australia, including its systems, live sound and now cinema solutions. “As the modern cinema entertainment complex is expanding beyond the traditional auditorium into adjacent areas for dining, bowling, gaming and more, it makes perfect sense to empower a single distributor like TAG to serve the entire complex with a unified QSC solution,” says Andy Pearce, Senior Director of Sales, Asia Pacific, QSC. “As one of our longest-standing partners, TAG is well equipped to fuse their deep technology knowledge of the Q-SYS Platform with this ever-expanding opportunity for cinema customers.” “We now offer our customers full access to the QSC portfolio, giving them the opportunity to explore cinema-quality solutions in multi-purpose auditorium,…

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  • 8 July, 2021

    Alliances & Partnerships

    QSC Offers Meeting Room Solutions for Zoom Rooms

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (July 8, 2021) - [De, Es] - QSC announces new Meeting Room Solutions, which have been fully certified for use with Zoom Rooms. QSC has worked with Zoom Video Communications, Inc. and Q-SYS™ Ecosystem partner Sennheiser to create a solution that simplifies integration complexity and allows users to easily scale their Zoom Rooms deployment in high value spaces, while providing an intuitive and consistent user experience. The QSC Meeting Room Solutions for Zoom Rooms centers around the Q-SYS Core 8 Flex processor, which uniquely combines audio, video and control capabilities into a single integrated appliance. It also includes the QSC SPA Series two- and four-channel power amplifiers and the QSC AcousticDesign™ Series AD-C4T ceiling loudspeaker delivering unmatched sonic fidelity and ease of installation. QSC and Sennheiser have also partnered to…

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  • 6 July, 2021

    Alliances & Partnerships

    Double A Productions Draws Raves From Artists and Clients Alike With High Performance Systems From QSC

    Pensacola, FL (June 6, 2021) — [De, Fr, Es] — Double A Productions is a one-stop shop for medium to large events across the U.S. Southeast. They’ve provided audio-visual support to country stars, theatre-sized rock revues, political inaugurations, and worship services — always to rave reviews from clients and attendees. Notably, they were able to keep socially distanced productions afloat while observing Covid precautions. Owners Chris Albrecht and Greg Adams, along with Production Pros Chip Thompson and Wes Rutland credit their integration of QSC active and passive line arrays. On the passive side, WideLine 10 and WideLine 8 array loudspeakers pair with GP218 subwoofers, all of which are powered by PLD4.5 multichannel amplifiers. Active elements include KLA12 array loudspeakers, KLA181 and KW181 subwoofers, with KW122 as wedges and K10.2 loudspeakers for fills and…

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  • 1 July, 2021

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Announces NS Series Gen 2 Network Switches

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (July 1, 2021) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC introduces the Q-SYS NS Series Gen 2 enterprise-grade, NETGEAR-manufactured AV network switches. These switches are pre-configured to meet the requirements of the Q-SYS audio, video and control Platform, providing an out-of-box solution for faster, more reliable deployment of stand-alone AV networks. These new network switches provide real-time transport of Q-LAN, AES67, and Dante audio streams in addition to Q-LAN video streaming and distribution, simultaneously within the same VLAN, without the need to manually configure or adapt QoS settings. Each Q-SYS NS Series Gen 2 network switch features standard PoE on each of its ports (excluding the uplink and SFP ports) providing combined power, data, and control for your Q-SYS devices. Furthermore, two NS Series Gen 2 models support PoE ++ for use with Q-SYS devices…

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  • 23 June, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC EMEA Names Algam Nordic as Distributor

    Sinsheim, Germany (June 23, 2021) - [De] - QSC announces Algam Nordic as its new Live Sound distribution partner for Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland, effective July 1, 2021. “We are pleased to partner with Algam Nordic given their market expertise, well-established reseller network and experienced staff,” says Ron Marchant, Senior Director Sales & Marketing, QSC EMEA. “They are a great fit for QSC.” “For over 50 years, QSC has been a leading Pro Audio manufacturer, and its Live Sound portfolio will be a wonderful addition to our distribution offering,” says Örjan Kylhammar, CEO, Algam Nordic. “We look forward to representing QSC and providing our customers with their innovative amplifiers, digital mixers and loudspeakers.” Algam Nordic is part of Algam Group, the largest MI and Pro Audio distribution company in Europe, and distributes musical…

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  • 16 June, 2021

    Corporate

    Alan Chang joins QSC as Director of Sales and Business Development

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (June 16, 2021) - [De] - QSC is pleased to welcome Alan Chang as Director of Country Development in Japan and Korea, working out of QSC Asia offices located in Hong Kong. In this new role, Chang will be responsible for driving sales, developing business, and building local go-to-market teams and strategies. “As we continue to grow our team and presence in APAC, we are thrilled to have Alan join the QSC team,” says William Chan, Senior Director, North Asia. “With his extensive knowledge of the QSC product portfolio, he will be an invaluable asset as we focus on bolstering the influence of QSC in this region.” Previously, Alan worked at QSC as Asia Sales Manager, making significant contributions towards building the sales network in APAC. With his new role, he brings over 25 years of sales and channel management experience and 16 years of leadership…

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  • 15 June, 2021

    Featured News

    Bentley University chooses Q-SYS

    Bentley University scales the hybrid teaching and learning experience to all classrooms on campus with Q-SYS.

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  • 14 June, 2021

    Featured News

    Remote monitoring & management demo

    Watch QSC demonstrate a real-world use case for Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager, a monitoring and management platform for your campus IT/AV system administrators.

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  • 13 June, 2021

    Featured News

    Q-SYS scores in University of Wisconsin Stadium

    Wide-area audio and paging distribution as well as software-based control for Camp Randall and other University of Wisconsin athletic facilities.

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  • 12 June, 2021

    Featured News

    Yale addresses multiple audio zones with single Q-SYS system

    Q-SYS adds multi-zone network audio distribution to Yale University.

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  • 7 June, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Consolidates Distribution in South Africa

    Sinsheim, Germany (June 7, 2021) – [De] – QSC announces TOMS Sound & Music (Pty) Ltd will become the exclusive distributor of its entire portfolio of solutions throughout South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique, effective July 1, 2021. “We are pleased to partner with TOMS in the South Africa region. By consolidating distribution we expect to accelerate our growth within the region while continuing to deliver great customer experiences,” says Ron Marchant, Senior Director Sales & Marketing, QSC EMEA. “We would like to thank Stage Audio Works for their partnership distributing our Systems portfolio in South Africa the last few years.” Wild & Marr and MIDI Music, which are the distribution divisions of TOMS Sound & Music, distribute market-leading MI, pro audio, commercial audio, music production, DJ, and broadcast audio brands. Headquartered in…

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  • 25 May, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Names Chant Utukian as Director MEA

    Sinsheim, Germany (May 25, 2021) - [De] - QSC is pleased to welcome Chant Utukian as Director MEA. He is based in Dubai and is responsible for managing and developing the Middle East and Africa region. “It is wonderful to have Chant join QSC,” says Markus Winkler, Senior Vice President, EMEA & APAC, QSC. “With his knowledge and experience in the pro AV industry, we are confident that we will be able to accelerate the growth of QSC while building closer relationships with local customers and provide even more support.” Prior to joining QSC, Chant held positions as Regional Sales Manager at Sharp, Project Manager at Cyviz and, most recently, as Senior Sales Manager at Shure MEA. “I’m very eager to start this new chapter at QSC,” adds Chant Utukian. “I’m looking forward to deepening the relationships with our partners and helping them achieve new levels of success with…

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  • 19 May, 2021

    Featured Installations

    Russia’s Leading Luxury River Cruiser Chooses the Q-SYS Ecosystem from QSC

    [De] - Vodohod Cruises is one of the premier operators of luxury voyages along Russia’s Volga and Neva rivers and in the Sea of Azov. The M.S. Mustai Karim — named after the Bashkir poet, playwright, and national hero — is their newest and most luxurious ship, sailing between Moscow and St. Petersburg. Accommodating up to 329 passengers, this new ship required a networked AV system for all decks plus localized reinforcement for live and recorded music, and system integrator SMS Pro turned to the QSC Q-SYS Ecosystem and Premium Business Music solutions. SMS Pro consulted with MixArt, the QSC distribution partner for Russia, and chose Q-SYS to drive the Panorama Bar which is the social hub of the ship and host to nightly live performances. A Q-SYS Core 110f unified processor was deployed to manage both audio/video distribution and DSP processing for the space, while two…

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  • 18 May, 2021

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Communities for Developers Goes Live

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (May 18, 2021) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC is excited to launch a new online worldwide developer platform, “QSC Communities for Developers”. It enables an engaged and scalable technical community of professionals and organizations to come together to collaborate, create and deliver on the “art of the possible” with the Q-SYS Ecosystem. Through this new platform, a community of active “citizens” will have access to a wide array of unique development tools, direct access to QSC engineers and valued ecosystem partners, and an online forum to exchange ideas with colleagues around the world. QSC Communities for Developers is a one-stop shop with fully searchable access to any Q-SYS development resources including a growing library of approved plugins, code exchange, sample scripts, design files, and user components, as well as an advanced Q-SYS SDK help system.…

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  • 13 May, 2021

    Corporate

    Bernd Friedel joins QSC as Director

    Sinsheim, Germany (May 13, 2021) – [De] – QSC is pleased to announce Bernd Friedel has joined QSC as Director Retail and Distribution Management, working out of QSC EMEA headquartered in Sinsheim, Germany. In this new role, Friedel will be responsible for managing direct dealer retail accounts and retail distributors in the Central and Northern European regions. “It’s exciting to have Bernd join the growing QSC EMEA team,” says Ron Marchant, Senior Director Sales & Marketing, QSC EMEA. “He is a seasoned audio industry professional with decades of retail channel management experience which makes him an outstanding fit for this role.” Previously, Bernd Friedel held various positions at Shure EMEA, most recently in Market Management, where he was responsible for managing key accounts. "In my previous roles, I worked with QSC and know of the strong brand recognition and…

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  • 11 May, 2021

    Featured Installations

    QSC KLA Line Array Makes the Honor Roll at Concordia University Irvine

    Irvine, CA (May 11, 2021) — [De, Fr, Es] — Orange County-based Concordia University Irvine needed a powerful and flexible P.A. system that could cover everything from lectures to live music to worship services. It had to be loud and clear, but also portable enough to move and share among multiple auditoriums and chapels on campus. Their chief engineer Mario Gonzalez — a lifelong audio professional— immediately knew QSC was the solution. He assembled a KLA active line array system consisting of six KLA12 array loudspeakers, two KS118 subwoofers, and six K12.2 plus four K10.2 powered loudspeakers, all integrated with a TouchMix-30 Pro digital mixer. “I’ve used QSC for most of my audio career,” begins the affable Gonzalez. “When I worked at San Diego State University, we used the original K10 and K12 loudspeakers on ten to fifteen shows every semester. They always…

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  • 31 March, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Promotes Frank West to VP, Systems Americas

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (March 31, 2021) – QSC is pleased to announce the promotion of Frank West to Vice President, Systems Americas (US, Canada and Latin America). In his new position, Frank will play a critical role in continuing to maintain positive sales momentum while helping QSC realize its vision to become a leading AV software platform company. “Frank has been a key driving force in developing and implementing a successful Systems business strategy with the Q-SYS audio, video and control Ecosystem at its fulcrum, which has led to tremendous growth and momentum for QSC,” says Anna Csontos, Executive Vice President, Chief Market Officer, and Chief of Staff. “His business insights, growth mindset, and people leadership skills have become invaluable to shaping our existing market presence and positioning QSC for future go-to-market models.” “QSC is a special place, a…

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