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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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  • April 17, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Introduces K.2 Series Loudspeakers

    Costa Mesa, CA (April 17, 2017) – QSC, LLC is pleased to introduce the K.2 Series, the highly anticipated next generation of the company’s global best-selling K Family line of powered loudspeakers. The new K.2 Series, which is comprised of the 8-inch K8.2, 10-inch K10.2 and 12-inch K12.2 full-range loudspeakers, offers a number of significant feature upgrades, establishing an entirely new standard in powered loudspeaker technology. QSC is also announcing the introduction of the KS212C, a first-in-class, single-box powered cardioid subwoofer.  Each loudspeaker model in the K.2 Series is equipped with a 2000-watt power module carefully matched to high-performance woofers and compression drivers. DMT™ (Directivity-Matched Transition) ensures smooth coverage across the entire listening area. On-board DSP provides Intrinsic Correction™ voicing and advanced system…

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  • March 27, 2017

    Press Release

    The Hard Rock Café Rocks on in Tbilisi with a Complete QSC Sound System

    Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia (March 22, 2017) -- The Hard Rock Café in the capital of the Republic of Georgia recently opened its doors in a former wine factory here in the historic Vera district. The newly designed multi-level venue features a restaurant, several indoor and outdoor bar areas and a live performance stage. Companies Mifasi and PAXT teamed up to design and implement the sound system for the entire venue, which features K Series powered loudspeakers, KLA Series powered line array loudspeakers, Acoustic Design loudspeakers, and CXD Series amplifiers, with all audio routing, management and processing controlled by the Q-SYS™ integrated system platform. The management team at the Tbilisi Hard Rock Café chose Mifasi, also based in the Georgian capital, who have enjoyed a high profile in the country in for their system design and installation work at…

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  • March 27, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Announces TMS Support for USL CMS-2200

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (March 27, 2017) – QSC is pleased to announce Theatre Management System (TMS) support for the USL CMS-2200 media server. On Friday March 24, 2017, comScore’s Hollywood Software released a software patch for its Theatre Command Center (TCC3) TMS which includes full integration with the USL CMS-2200 Media Server.  comScore’s TCC3 connects theatres, centralizes content management and automates the transfer of features, trailers and encryption keys. TCC manages more than 15,000 screens worldwide through its partnerships with several of the leading cinema Network Operations Centers (NOCs). “The integration of our media server with comScore’s TCC marks yet another very significant milestone for QSC,” says Barry Ferrell, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for QSC.  “Since our acquisition of USL in September of last year, the…

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  • March 27, 2017

    Press Release

    Steve Hatton Joins QSC as Cinema Product Specialist

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (March 27, 2017) – QSC is pleased to announce that experienced cinema technician Steve Hatton has joined the QSC Cinema team.  Steve has nearly 20 years of experience in all phases of cinema sound and projection system design, installation, and servicing.  As president of his own service company, Sound and Imaging Concepts, Steve oversaw the installation of hundreds of cinema projects throughout the United States.  Prior to running Sound and Imaging Concepts, Steve worked for Shaver Sound Inc., troubleshooting and maintaining 35mm projection systems and coordinating digital cinema conversions. As Cinema Product Specialist, Steve will provide assistance to QSC customers requiring technical support both pre- and post-sales. “As the QSC product catalog continues to expand and our technology offering becomes more complex, customer…

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  • March 21, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Introduces TouchMix DAW Utility Version 2.0

    QSC is pleased to announce the release of the TouchMix DAW Utility Version 2.0. The TouchMix Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) Utility is a free software application for TouchMix owners that enables and simplifies two-way migration of digital audio wave files between TouchMix and DAW software on either Windows or Apple Mac computers. Version 2.0 offers this capability to users of all three models of TouchMix digital mixers, including the TouchMix-30 Pro. The TouchMix Series' flagship TouchMix-30 Pro already offers users direct-to-DAW interface capability with computers running Apple Mac DAW applications. With this new software release, audio file migration between TouchMix and DAW software is now also possible, in both Mac and Windows environments.   TouchMix DAW Utility Version 2.0 can be downloaded from QSC.com.

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  • March 8, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC WideLine Line Arrays Take the Stage with Chris Stapleton, Meghan Trainor and KISS at the Allentown Fair

    Allentown, PA (March 8, 2017) —Chris Stapleton, Meghan Trainor and KISS were just a few of the highlights on the outdoor Grandstand stage at this year’s Great Allentown Fair, a week-long annual event owned and operated by the non-profit Lehigh County Agricultural Society for over 150 years. At this year’s fair, Duttera Sound Services, which has been supplying production sound and lighting on the Grandstand for more than a quarter-century, once again provided a QSC WideLine Series Line Array Loudspeaker system, comprised of a mix of WideLine10 and WideLine 8 arrays, powered by PowerLight 3 Series amplifiers. “We had 20 WideLine 10 Series boxes hung per side,” says Jon Roth, whose Duttera Sound Service, based in Oxford, PA, has been offering clients WideLine systems since 2006. “We had four WideLine 8s per side for out fill and four WideLine 8s as front fill. We’ve been…

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  • February 23, 2017

    Press Release

    Canada’s Cosmo Professional Services Counts on QSC K Family Loudspeakers for a Reliable Rental Fleet

    Toronto, Ontario (February 23, 2017) – When Cosmo Music, the largest single location retailer of musical instruments in Canada, built their destination location in the Richmond Hill section of Ontario nearly a decade ago, they decided to expand their budding rental department.  Today, Cosmo Professional Services provides full scale audio, video, lighting staging and backline services to an expansive client base which includes individuals, musicians, producers, concerts, festivals and shows of every size and scale. And QSC K and KW Series Loudspeakers are their go-to solution for performance and reliability. “Our rental department offers everything from a pair of speakers over the counter to accommodate someone having a backyard barbeque to full scale concert production for 10,000 people,” says Ryan McLeod, Manager of Professional Services at Cosmo Professional.  “And…

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  • February 2, 2017

    Announcement

    Accessibility Technology Requirements for Cinema

    QSC announces the availability of a new white paper which details new requirements recently announced by the United States Department of Justice on equipping cinemas with specialty access systems for the hearing and visual impaired.

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