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  • April 20, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Announces New Products at CinemaCon 2018

    QSC, Costa Mesa, CA (April 20, 2018) – QSC, a leading global manufacturer of cinema solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of seven new products to the most comprehensive line of cinema products in the industry. New products include additions to the Media Server, Test and Measurement, Loudspeaker, and Digital Cinema Monitor categories. CMS-5000 Cinema Media Server The CMS-5000 is a next-generation media server that combines all of the functions of an integrated media block with onboard solid state storage. It offers several ways to quickly ingest content and integrates seamlessly with Q-SYS™, a sound, picture, and control platform. The CMS-5000 features include two terabytes of reliable onboard solid-state storage, dual HDMI 2.0 ports for alternate content, and a 10Gb Ethernet port for exceptionally fast DCP ingest of content and live streaming ¬– up to 10…

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  • April 20, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Announces Q-SYS™ Ready CMS-5000 Cinema Media Server

    QSC, Costa Mesa, CA (April  20, 2018) — QSC,  a leading global manufacturer, expands its comprehensive catalog of cinema solutions by introducing the next-generation cinema media server, the innovative CMS-5000. The CMS-5000 combines the functions of a full-featured media server while bringing new capabilities to the category including exceptionally fast DCP ingest and seamless integration with Q-SYS™, an integrated sound, picture, and control platform for the networked digital cinema complex. The CMS-5000 features include two terabytes of reliable onboard solid-state storage, dual HDMI 2.0 ports for alternate content, and a 10Gb Ethernet port for exceptionally fast DCP ingest of content and live streaming — up to 10 times faster than other servers. Operating at typical ingest speeds of 80 MB per second, the 10Gb Ethernet port allows full-length motion picture DCP…

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  • April 5, 2018

    Press Release

    Jay Wyatt Joins QSC as Sales Engineer

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (April  5, 2018) – QSC, LLC, a leading global manufacturer of cinema solutions, is pleased to announce that Jay Wyatt has joined the QSC Cinema team as Sales Engineer.  In his new role, Jay will be primarily responsible for pre-sales technical support, product training, and cinema system design consulting.  Jay graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo with a degree in Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies, where he concentrated in Audio Engineering and completed coursework on electrical engineering, computer science, and music theory. He most recently worked at GDC Technology as a sound engineer contributing to the rollout of immersive sound products and providing cinema sound support.  Prior to GDC, Jay got his start at Ultra-Stereo Labs (USL) in San Luis Obispo as an assistant engineer, where he became…

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  • April 3, 2018

    Press Release

    Southwest Invasion Rocks Austin with QSC Professional

    Austin, TX (April 3, 2018) — Southwest Invasion, presented by Schwinn, featured a concert series and lifestyle village held in downtown Austin, TX, during the city’s annual 10-day film, interactive media and music festival this month. The three-day Southwest Invasion featured dozens of artists, such as Larkin Poe, In the Valley Below, A Place to Bury Strangers, Dashboard Confessional’s Chris Cabbarra and DMC, performing on two outdoor stages equipped with gear from QSC Professional, including WideLine 10 Series and KLA Series line array loudspeaker systems, KW Series and the new K.2 Series loudspeakers, PLD4.5 amplifiers, with a TouchMix-30 Pro compact digital mixer at front of house. Southwest Invasion is curated and produced by Quantum Collective, a consortium of music industry leaders including Liz Leahy, founder and CEO of Tech Company Section 101, and Dan Silver,…

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  • March 7, 2018

    Press Release

    Rotterdam Celebrates World Port Days 40th Anniversary Festival with QSC

    Rotterdam, NL (March 7, 2018) - [NL] - World Port Days (Wereldhavendagen in Dutch) is an annual event, the largest maritime festival in the Netherlands, held in the fall each year and organized by the Port of Rotterdam authorities to celebrate the city's position as the largest commercial port in Europe. Centered around Rotterdam port's main piers, the three-day festival features demonstrations in, around and on the harbor by representatives of the port authorities, commercial shipping pilots, the Dutch navy, and the city police and firefighters, culminating in a large-scale live music event on the final night. For the sixth year in a row, the massive sound system supporting the event for the 300,000-plus visitors was comprised of 60 QSC KLA12 line array loudspeakers with 60 KLA181 Subwoofers. 2017 marked the 40th anniversary of the festival, and the final Saturday…

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  • March 6, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Names New Director Sales and Marketing in India

    Costa Mesa, CA (March 6, 2018) – QSC announces Rajesh Mittal as Director Sales and Marketing, QSC India. In this role, Rajesh will lead the local sales and marketing team that serves the Systems, Live Sound and Cinema businesses for QSC. Rajesh joins QSC following his career at Samsung India Electronics where he served as General Manager of Visual Display Solutions. During his tenure, Rajesh played a key role in developing Samsung into a market leader in Large Format Displays. “We opened offices in India last year to offer a local and dedicated sales and support team to our customers in the SAARC region,” said Ron Marchant, Senior Director Sales, QSC Systems, EMEASA. “Rajesh brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to QSC, and we look forward to his integral role in helping us further develop our sales and marketing capabilities in the region.” “I am honored to…

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  • March 5, 2018

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    PCI China and RSL Present Beijing “Rock School” Seminar and Concert with QSC

    Beijing, China (March 5, 2018) —The focus on music as an essential part of education in China, not an extra, is well-known around the world. Recently, Prime Connections International (PCI), distributor of QSC in Asia, recently partnered with British-based organization RSL, purveyor of the Rock School educational system, to bring the power and appeal of Rock School to China. Two important special events were held — a training seminar on digital mixing for the Rock School franchisees and a performance by bands featuring young talent led by renowned drummer Paul Elliott — utilizing TouchMix-8, TouchMix-16 and TouchMix-30 Pro compact digital mixers, four KLA12 active line array loudspeakers, four KW181 active subwoofers, as well as a number of  K10.2 and K12.2 active loudspeakers. Rock School, the first organization to offer certificates and qualification tests in…

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  • March 1, 2018

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    QSC Professional Appoints the INTERTON Group as Distribution Partner in Austria

    Costa Mesa, CA (March 1st, 2018) — [DE] — QSC is pleased to announce the appointment of the INTERTON Group as its Austrian distribution partner for the company’s Pro division. The company already represents the QSC Professional portfolio of live sound products and solutions throughout Hungary and will now expand their territory to include Austria. The INTERTON Group brings a history of success and a stellar reputation for unsurpassed customer service and support in the region.  "The INTERTON Group has done an excellent job representing QSC Professional in Hungary and have consistently set the bar in Europe for their outstanding service and support of customers,” says Mark Bailey, Director of Sales for QSC Professional in EMEA, “We are therefore delighted to expand their territory and to introduce them as the authorised distributor for QSC Professional in Austria.” …

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  • February 27, 2018

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    Hollywood’s Famed Catalina Jazz Club Asks Musicians and the Answer is QSC

    Hollywood, CA (February  27, Day, 2018) — When Catalina Popescu and her late husband, Bob, launched their Catalina Bar & Grill on Easter weekend in 1987, it was with the dream of reviving the Los Angeles jazz scene by attracting international artists and nurturing local talent. In late 2017 one of those musicians returned the favor by making an introduction to QSC that resulted in a major upgrade of the venue’s sound system, which now features QSC E Series E12 12-inch, two-way passive speakers and E18SW subwoofers all driven by PLD4.5 power amplifiers. “I’m a regular performer there and knew the system needed a serious overhaul,” says L.A.-based musician J. Wayne Linsey, who uses QSC speakers in his keyboard rig. “I like the clarity and footprint of QSC speakers. I thought the company might have something that would fit the needs of the club, so I made the…

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  • February 6, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Introduces New Distribution Model for Systems Business in EMEA

    Sinsheim, Germany (6 February 2018) – [De, Es]– Following the opening of its regional headquarters in Sinsheim, Germany and the announcement of new business development offices in the UK and Germany, QSC today announces the introduction of its new systems distribution model for the EMEA region. “The corporate market is a major focus of long-term growth strategy for QSC,” says Markus Winkler, Senior Vice President, QSC Systems and Managing Director, QSC EMEA. “Multinational companies, in particular, will be a significant driver of that growth and our distribution model is evolving to align with how those clients want to conduct business.” Winkler adds, “With AV/IT convergence long underway, multinational clients and their regional subsidiaries increasingly expect direct contact from manufacturers to inform both technology investment decisions and to support global…

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  • February 6, 2018

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    QSC Expands EMEA System Sales Team

    Sinsheim, Germany (6 February 2018) – [De, Es] – QSC, LLC, names Duncan Savage as the Director UK and Ireland, QSC Systems and Torsten Haack as the Director Germany and Austria, QSC Systems. In their new roles, they will help support local distribution channels while working to expand QSC’s reach with multinational end users. “We are very excited to add these two seasoned AV sales professionals to our growing Systems team in EMEA,” says Markus Winkler, Senior Vice President, QSC Systems and Managing Director, QSC EMEA. “As we continue to expand our capabilities and offerings worldwide, we are happy to provide our customers with more access to local sales and support resources, and more importantly we strive to develop relationships and establish deeper brand recognition with key customers in the region. Duncan and Torsten’s collective knowledge, relationships and…

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  • February 6, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Establishes EMEA Headquarters in Germany

    Sinsheim, Germany (6 February 2018) – [De, Es] – QSC, LLC, a globally recognized manufacturer of audio, video and control (AV&C) solutions, is pleased to announce the opening of its EMEA headquarters in Sinsheim, Germany. The office will serve as the management and support hub for its Systems business in the Europe, Middle East, Africa and SAARC sub regions, and is a central element to the company’s international growth strategy. “QSC maintains a leading position in North America as a solutions provider for corporate meeting rooms, hospitality, large-scale performing and sports venues, government applications and more. Establishing a regional headquarters in Europe brings us closer to key geographic markets and enables us to expand in-region services to better serve our distributors, channel partners, influencers and end customers,” says Markus Winkler, Senior Vice…

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  • February 1, 2018

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    QSC Recognized With Three Prestigious Awards at NAMM 2018

    Costa Mesa, CA (February 1, 2018) – QSC, LLC is proud to announce that it has received three best product awards during the recent annual 2018 NAMM Show, including two Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards for outstanding technical achievement in product design, innovation and production, as well as top honors as The Music & Sound Retailer ‘s Product of the Year. The new K.2 Series loudspeakers won the TEC Award for Best Sound Reinforcement Loudspeaker as well as MSR’s top award, while additionally; the company’s Q-SYS™ Core 510i Integrated processor earned a 2018 TEC Award for Best Signal Processing Hardware. “We are honored to have received these three prestigious awards,” states Joe Pham, QSC President and CEO. “This recognition from the industry as well as the dealer channel is a big win and a testament to the hard work and dedication of the many QSC…

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  • January 31, 2018

    Press Release

    QSC Founders Honored with NAMM Milestone Award for 50 Years of Service in the Music Products Industry

    Anaheim, CA (January 31,  2018) – QSC founders Pat Quilter, John Andrews and Barry Andrews were honored at the 2018 Winter NAMM Show with the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Milestone Award for 50 years of service in the music products industry. Presented by NAMM President and CEO Joe Lamond, the Milestone Award  recognizes music businesses that have flourished through changing business environments to reach a noteworthy anniversary. “Everyone at QSC is extremely grateful to Pat, Barry and John for their vision, leadership and management through many years of transformation at QSC,” says Joe Pham, QSC President and CEO. “We  congratulate the company Founders on receiving the NAMM Milestone Award in 2018 as QSC celebrates 50 Years and Forward.” Starting out in a small industrial building in Costa Mesa, California  as “Quilter Sound Things”, the original…

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