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  • July 25, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Introduces Q-SYS Small-Format Touch Screen Controller

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (June 25, 2017) - QSC, LLC, is pleased to introduce the TSC-47W-G2, a 4.7” in-wall touch screen dialer/controller. The new touch screen combines capacitive LCD touch technology with a 960x540 high-definition display and Power over Ethernet (PoE) for simplified single cable installation. The TSC-47W-G2 can operate in both portrait or landscape mode providing integrators even more design flexibility when installing in a wall, lectern or a similar flat surface. In addition, these units include accessories for mounting to US and European standard wall and junction boxes. “The new TSC-47W is the perfect control accessory for nearly any Q-SYS installation,” says Mike Brandes, Product Manager of Installed Systems, QSC. “It gives integrators a go-to device when they need a small-format screen that installs easily, and offers a fully…

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  • June 27, 2017

    Award

    QSC Wins Global Presence Alliance Vendor Excellence Award for the Second Year

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (June 27, 2017) - QSC, LLC, is proud to accept the Vendor Excellence Award from the Global Presence Alliance (GPA) for the second year in a row. This award recognizes leading AV and UC manufacturers/vendors for their commitment to delivering a superior experience to GPA members and global customers. “It is a real honor to win this award again and receive recognition for QSC’s commitment to customer service, quality and technology innovation,” said Joe Pham, President and CEO, QSC. “We are proud to be part of the GPA network, which has helped QSC expand our global reach and offer an increased level of local support our customers have come to expect from us.” The GPA surveys its members each year to rate vendors in five categories: product innovation, technical support, sales and marketing programs, commercial flexibility and commitment…

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  • June 21, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC AcousticDesign Series Ceiling-Mount Loudspeakers Now EN 54-24 Type A Compliant

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (June 21, 2017) – QSC, LLC, is pleased to announce the AcousticDesign™ Series AD-C4T and AD-C6T ceiling-mount loudspeakers are now EN 54-24 type A compliant. This European standard specifies strict requirements, test methods and performance criteria for loudspeakers intended to broadcast a voice alarm warning as part of a fire detection and fire alarm system. Both loudspeakers are specified for indoor use. “Having our loudspeakers EN 54-24 compliant provides European integrators an option to utilize one system for both performance audio and voice alarming. This will help to reduce costs in the field and provide a safer and more reliable emergency notification system for their customer,” said Markus Winkler, Senior Vice President, QSC Systems. "In addition, integrators can take advantage of AcousticDesign Series’ unique features and…

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  • June 19, 2017

    Press Release

    Markus Winkler Named Senior Vice President, QSC Systems

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (June 19, 2016) – [Fr, Es] –  QSC, LLC, announces Markus Winkler as Senior Vice President, QSC Systems. Based in Sinsheim Germany, Winkler will lead QSC’s rapidly expanding global Systems business and oversee efforts to expand QSC’s operational presence in EMEA. Markus Winkler joins QSC following his long and successful role as Managing Director of Shure EMEA, and brings over 20 years of executive leadership experience in the audiovisual industry. During his tenure with Shure, Winkler led the expansion and growth of Shure’s thriving business and organization in EMEA. “Traditional audio, video and control markets are in an era of unprecedented change with traditional ecosystems being disrupted by rapidly evolving channels and technologies, managed by a unified AV and IT organization,” said Joe Pham, President and CEO, QSC. “We are…

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  • June 14, 2017

    Press Release

    Q-SYS Provides the Processing Backbone for Orange County Convention Center and InfoComm 2017

    Orlando, FL (June 14, 2017) – QSC announces its Q-SYS™ Platform provides the backbone for the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) and its 7.2 million square feet of exhibition space. Renowned as the largest convention center in the U.S., the OCCC is home to a wide range of flagship events including the InfoComm professional AV show. Throughout InfoComm 2017 and beyond, all audio within the OCCC is processed, routed and controlled by Q-SYS. InfoComm attendees can monitor the entire Q-SYS infrastructure in realtime via a master user control interface at the QSC booth (5645). During its recent 35th anniversary, OCCC upgraded its system to handle the demands of modern audio routing and the ability to easily integrate and control audio between its West Hall and North/South Hall. The OCCC worked with two locally-based specialists – Pro Sound & Video and Matern…

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  • June 12, 2017

    Press Release

    Q-SYS Platform Offers Integration with Atlona Solutions

    Costa Mesa, CA and San Jose, CA - (June 12, 2017) – QSC, LLC, and Atlona today announce a collaboration to co-develop plug-ins for the Q-SYS™ Platform. These plug-ins provide networked audio stream compatibility with Atlona OmniStream™ AVoIP products, and offer direct system control for CLSO Series video switchers. This integration will be on display in the QSC booth (5645) and Atlona booth (3961) at InfoComm 2017. The OmniStream plug-in allows the Q-SYS Platform to ingest a direct audio stream from encoders as it does for any other input, and Q-SYS can process, route and mix those audio channels anywhere on the network. The CLSO Series plug-in enables direct control of switcher operations from within Q-SYS user control interface. “Atlona is an ideal partner for QSC as they offer a solid and reliable video distribution infrastructure that pairs perfectly with Q-SYS,”…

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  • June 8, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Joins Logitech Collaboration Program

    Costa Mesa, Calif. - (June 8, 2017) – [Fr, Es] – QSC, LLC, today announced that it has joined the Logitech Collaboration Program (LCP) as a Integration partner in the program’s Complementary Technology Provider track. The companies have joined forces to integrate the QSC Q-SYS™ Platform and Logitech SmartDock for Skype Room System meeting room solution. When SmartDock is combined with the Q-SYS Platform, meeting room users can launch a meeting with a single touch while taking advantage of the enterprise capabilities found in the Q-SYS Platform. Q-SYS uses standard networking technology to add scalability and install flexibility to the best-in-class in-room meeting experience provided by Logitech SmartDock. Network-based processed audio, including discrete acoustic echo cancellation, noise reduction and meeting room specific automixer technology are presented from…

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  • June 8, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Elevates Compact Mixer Category to Unprecedented Level with TouchMix Series Updates

    Costa Mesa, CA (June 8, 2017) -- Taking small-format mixing to the next level for both professional and novice users alike, QSC is pleased to introduce Version 3.0 for the TouchMix-8 and -16 Series and Version 1.2 for the TouchMix-30 Pro. The new firmware is available as a free download for current users and will be factory-installed in new production units going forward. Version 3.0 for TouchMix-8 and -16 includes twenty significant enhancements, making these models far and away the most powerful and comprehensive, yet easy-to-use compact mixers available. Many features previously available exclusively on the Series’ flagship TouchMix-30 Pro are now implemented, including Anti-Feedback and Room-Tuning Wizards, Real-Time Analyzer (RTA), Copy-and-Paste, playback of MP3 files on a USB drive, Input Delay, Output PEQ, 15 dB Digital Gain, Channel Overview, USB Drive…

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  • June 6, 2017

    Press Release

    Q-SYS Platform Offers Control and Monitoring Integration with Attero Tech Dante and AES67 Endpoints

    Costa Mesa, CA and Fort Wayne, IN - (June 6, 2017) – [De] – QSC, LLC, and Attero Tech, LLC, are excited to announce the availability of Q‑SYS plug-ins for specific Dante and AES67-enabled devices from Attero Tech. Developed and supported by Attero Tech, the plug-ins provide comprehensive audio and control integration with QSC’s Q-SYS Platform. Plug-ins will be available for a range of Attero Tech devices including the unHX2D HDMI audio-to-Dante de-embedder/embedder, the unD6IO-BT and the new unAX2IO+ wall plates, which will be showcased at InfoComm 2017 in Orlando, Florida. By using these new Q-SYS plug-ins, integrators and end users will have the ability to remotely control and monitor the Attero Tech devices from within the Q-SYS system allowing for tight integration with remote source and output devices. Audio streams from Attero Tech’s Dante-enabled devices can be…

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  • June 1, 2017

    Press Release

    Abdul Chaudhri Joins QSC as Director, System Solutions

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (June 1, 2016) – QSC, LLC, announces Abdul Chaudhri as Director, Systems Solutions. In his role, Chaudhri will play a pivotal role in growing QSC’s enterprise solutions, strategies and cultivating end user relationships. Abdul Chaudhri joins QSC from AMX by Harman where he was Vice President Sales – Eastern Region. In that position, he led the channel sales team and multiple sales representative companies for Harman Pro. Prior to that, he spent eight years as the company’s Director of Sales - Global Accounts, where he created, developed and deployed the enterprise business and audio, video and control standardization strategy. “We are thrilled to have Abdul as part of our team,” said Joe Pham, President and CEO, QSC. “QSC sees a significant opportunity to take advantage of the new era of AV&C and we believe that includes focusing on…

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  • May 31, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Introduces Eight-Channel CXD-Q Series Network Processing Amplifiers for the Q-SYS Platform

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (May 31, 2017) – [De] – QSC, LLC, is pleased to introduce the CXD-Q and CXD-Qn eight-channel network processing amplifiers. Designed specifically for integration with the Q-SYS Platform, these amplifiers can take advantage of a “whole system” design philosophy where they can be configured and managed like all other elements of a Q-SYS system. The CXD-Q Series also features the QSC-exclusive Flexible Amplifier Summing Technology™ (FAST), which enables the ability to combine up to four channels for higher output power – all with optimal energy and rack space efficiency. “The release of an eight channel version of our popular CDX-Q Series amplifiers is a natural progression of our amplifier portfolio,” said Dale Sandberg, QSC Senior Product Manager. “We built on the four channel platform to create a more robust design and implementation.…

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  • May 31, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Debuts New AcousticDesign Column Surface-Mount Loudspeakers

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (May 31, 2016) - QSC, LLC, announces the addition of column surface-mount loudspeakers to its AcousticDesign (AD) Series. This premium line extension, which will debut at InfoComm 2017, is ideal for a wide variety of foreground and background applications and solves reverberant issues in high-ceiling spaces.   The new AD-S802T has eight 2.5” vertically-oriented drivers while the AD-S162T has sixteen 2.5” vertically-oriented drivers, both are high quality, 70/100V or 8 ohm bypass, full-range systems. They come equipped with a unique pan/tilt mounting system that offers multiple positioning locations, allowing the loudspeaker to remain close to the wall while offering the flexibility to deliver up to a -20° downward tilt. This makes installation even easier and reduces “live load” labor time while on the ladder. As part of the…

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  • May 31, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Announces Next-Generation Q-SYS Enterprise Core Processors

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (May 31, 2017) – [De, Fr, Es] –QSC, LLC, is excited to announce new additions to the Q-SYS™ Enterprise Core category. Running exclusively on Dell server hardware, these industry-first solutions combine the processing capabilities of the Q-SYS realtime operating system with the Dell R730XL hardware platform. The result is the only IT-grade solution available on the market that brings audio, video and control (AV&C) processing into the datacenter. These new Q-SYS Enterprise Core processors represent the first fully integrated AV&C solution demonstrating the future of the industry and its shift towards standards-based IT platforms. The use of standard, mainstream hardware reflects a typical enterprise IT environment and provides several benefits, particularly for corporate clients and global enterprises, including: Centralized Shared…

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  • May 26, 2017

    Announcement

    Pirates 5 Has Grand Premiere in Shanghai

    Last March at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, one of the highlights of the cinema industry’s largest annual trade event was a screening of Disney’s upcoming blockbuster, “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”, the latest in the Pirates franchise. Each year, the aptly-named 4,000 seat Colosseum at Caesars Palace is transformed into the world’s largest movie theatre, a colossal joint effort between QSC, Dolby, Boston Light and Sound and the Colosseum technical crew. Disney executives were so thrilled with the outcome that they invited QSC and Dolby to Shanghai to do it again – this time for the worldwide premiere of the film in the Grand Theatre at the Shanghai Disney Resort. Like the Colosseum at Caesar’s, the Grand Theatre was not originally designed to be a movie theatre; it is normally used for theatrical stage productions. At over 1,000 seats, it’s larger than…

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  • May 17, 2017

    Press Release

    [AV] Irvine Offers Their Clients Endless Possibilities in Event Sound with QSC

    Irvine, CA (May 2017) — Kris Plourde, president/CEO of N-Effect Productions, recently opened a state-of-the-art 25,000-sq.-ft. event, meeting and production facility in Southern California’s Orange County that offers clients endless possibilities in an event space with the best in sound, lighting and video technologies. [AV] Irvine, a 9,000-plus-sq.-ft. configurable space housed within N-Effect Productions’ headquarters, features nearly 200 lighting fixtures and a 30-foot LED wall, with sound systems from QSC including WL3082 WideLine-8 line array loudspeakers and GP218-sw subwoofers powered by PLD4.5 processing amplifiers. After years of having to make compromises in rented venues for his event clients, Plourde purchased the land near Irvine Spectrum Center and Irvine Meadows Amphitheater and designed, developed and built [AV] Irvine from the ground up. “I’ve been in…

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  • May 11, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Announces New Online Training Platform

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (May 11, 2017) – QSC, LLC, is excited to announce the launch of its new online training platform. This site offers several new features to help improve end user experience and make learning simpler for the company’s award-winning training programs. The launch coincides with the release of Q-SYS™ Level 1 Training in German and French adding to the existing English, Spanish and Mandarin versions. The platform also provides training on the QSC TouchMix digital mixers as well as several other of its loudspeaker and amplifier lines. Best of all, QSC online training content is open to the public and free-of-charge. New User Profiles and Updated AssessmentsThe new QSC online training platform features new user profiles, allowing customers to easily track progress through courses, submit final designs for certification, access prior…

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