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  • November 15, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC CEO Named President-Elect of 2018 AVIXA Board of Directors

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (Nov. 15, 2017) – QSC, LLC, is proud to announce that Joe Pham, President & CEO, QSC has been named President-Elect of the 2018 Board of Directors for AVIXA (formerly InfoComm International). This will be Pham’s fourth year serving on the board where he served as Secretary-Treasurer in 2017. “Part of AVIXA’s rebranding is to reinvigorate the market and focus more on the user experience,” says Pham. “As this industry shifts into a world of convergence, AVIXA is looking to grow the AV industry globally and offer additional support and programs to its members. It really is an exciting time in our market and I’m thrilled to be part of this transformation.” About QSC QSC is a globally recognized manufacturer of audio/video/control solutions for huddle rooms to stadiums—and everything in between. Our systems make it easy for your team to…

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  • November 15, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Earns Three Award Nominations From The Readers Of Music & Sound Retailer Magazine

    November 15, 2017 - QSC, LLC is proud to announce that it has been nominated by the readers of The Music & Sound Retailer for a record three Music & Sound Awards for 2017. Nominations include the TouchMix Series for Best Digital Mixer, The K.2 Series for Best Loudspeaker and the K.2 Series once again for the prestigious Product of the Year award. “Receiving three Music & Sound nominations from the retail dealer channel is incredibly rewarding for our entire organization,” states Ray van Straten, QSC Sr. Director of Marketing for the company’s Pro division. “We are grateful for the dealers’ recognition of our efforts and their consideration of us for these most-esteemed awards.” The Music & Sound Retailer describes itself as the pulse of the musical instrument industry, touting the most subscribers among music trade publications. Now in its in 32nd Year, the Music &…

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  • November 13, 2017

    Press Release

    Rome’s Officina Pasolini Arts and Culture Center Sets High Standards for Sound
    with QSC

    Rome, Italy (November 13, 2017) — [It] — Officina Pasolini, named for the famous Italian film director, poet, novelist and intellectual playwright Pier Paolo Pasolini, is a center for arts and culture in all forms, including theatre, film, music and multimedia. A project of "Regione Lazio" with FSE, Officina Pasolini provides higher education courses in music, drama and theatre studies, as well as hosting a wide range of public events such as conferences, arts and literary festivals, photo exhibitions, and both classical and contemporary music performances. As part of the total renovation of the facility’s 200-seat auditorium, the venue has installed a completely new sound system featuring a QSC KLA Series active line array loudspeaker system, with additional K Series active loudspeakers for stage monitors and sidefills. Last year, the old auditorium, which had not…

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  • October 24, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Announces the Availability of the TouchMix-30 Pro Windows® Driver

    Costa Mesa, CA (October 24, 2017) -  QSC is pleased to announce the release of the TouchMix-30 Pro Microsoft Windows Driver for the acclaimed TouchMix-30 Pro compact digital mixer, the powerful, 32-channel mixer with advanced professional features. The new driver provides Windows users with the capability to utilize the TouchMix-30 Pro as a high fidelity, studio-grade 32 x 32 channel DAW interface. Previously, this functionality was only available to users of macOS systems. “We are pleased to offer the new Pro Audio Driver for TouchMix-30 Pro to Windows DAW users throughout the world,” says QSC Professional Vice President Product Management, Gerry Tschetter. “Now, the powerful DAW interface capabilities of the mixer can be enjoyed by our recording studio clients in either Mac or Windows environments.” In addition to serving as a 32-channel DAW interface, the…

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  • October 23, 2017

    Press Release

    New Q-SYS™ for Cinema interface from QSC

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (October 23, 2017) – QSC, LLC announces the new DCIO (Digital Cinema Input/Output) for their popular Q-SYS network and control platform for cinema. The DCIO provides a simple and cost-effective way to route inputs from the projector IMB and alternate content sources to a Q-SYS Core over Q-LAN, QSC’s network technology. “For over ten years, Q-SYS has been used extensively in many types of commercial applications, including airports, meeting spaces, sports venues,” says Barry Ferrell, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for QSC.  “Increasingly, Q-SYS is becoming more common in cinemas too, as a way of optimizing and monitoring sound system performance.  But the real power of Q-SYS is in its capability to control, monitor, and manage many other systems within the theatre complex.  The new DCIO, combined with our Core 110c and…

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  • September 28, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Nominated for Three 2018 TEC Awards for Outstanding Technical Achievement

    Costa Mesa, CA (September, 2017) – QSC, LLC is proud to announce that it has been nominated for three individual 2018 Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards for outstanding technical achievement in product design, innovation and production for its TouchMix-30 Pro compact digital mixer, K.2 Series Loudspeakers and Q-SYS™ Core 510i Integrated processor. Presented annually by the NAMM Foundation at The NAMM Show, the NAMM TEC Awards recognizes the individuals, companies and technical innovations behind the sound of recordings, live performances, films, television, video games and other media. “QSC is extremely honored to receive the recognition of these three nominations for technical achievement awards this year,” says Chris Humphrey, QSC Vice President of Marketing. “Our aim is to continue to develop innovative products and solutions which set new standards for…

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  • September 26, 2017

    Press Release

    YouTube Sensation Jam in the Van Keeps the Show Going on with QSC TouchMix-30 Pro and K Series Loudspeakers

    Everywhere, USA (September 26, 2017) — Jam in the Van may have had its humble beginnings as a self-described “backyard fun project,” but it has now evolved into one of the most innovative and engaging music discovery and A&R vehicles around. This psychedelic-painted RV contains a full recording studio powered by the sun, which in turn relies on gear from QSC, including a TouchMix-30 Pro digital compact mixer as well as K10 and K12 powered loudspeakers and a KSub subwoofer. “The whole idea of Jam in the Van started because we were music fans who used to go to the Bonnaroo festival in an RV,” says Jam in the Van Co-Founder Dave Bell. “One day we thought, why not get our own RV, film some live bands playing in it, and take it around? So what started as a backyard fun project has turned into a full-time job and a company with a full-time staff.  We can literally film a…

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  • September 25, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Bolsters Presence in the SAARC Region

    QSC Regional Office, Bangalore, India (September 25, 2017) – QSC, LLC, announces its expanded presence in the SAARC region with a regional office in Bangalore, India and its first appearance at InfoComm India. QSC offers full operations, sales and support, system application design, as well as training throughout the region. At this upcoming InfoComm show, QSC (booth D55) will show the full capabilities of the Q-SYS™ Platform and demonstrate how it fully integrates audio, video and control (AV&C) for applications ranging from meeting rooms to theme parks. “With the rapid growth of the SAARC region, we have put dedicated resources to help support our customers with local operations, local stock and hands-on training,” said Mandy Spencer, Senior Director of Sales Operations & Services, QSC. “By exhibiting at InfoComm India, QSC is able to connect with even more…

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  • September 15, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Wins Third Consecutive Cinema Manufacturer of the Year Award

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (September 15, 2017) - For the third year in a row, QSC Cinema was honored with the prestigious “Teddy” Award, an annual award voted by dealer members of the International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA).  The award recognizes the ICTA Manufacturer who best exemplifies the progressive principles of product development, and provides the dealers with service and up-to-date technical and sales information, while supporting the status of their product without qualification.  The Teddy Award was presented to QSC at the recent annual ICTA Convention in Berlin, Germany. “It is extremely gratifying to be recognized by our loyal Dealers in this way,” says Barry Ferrell, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of QSC.  “Excellence is something we strive for at QSC, and this type of recognition is an indication that we are…

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  • August 22, 2017

    Press Release

    The Sound Of Paradise - Hawaii’s HI*Sessions Popular YouTube Channel Relies on QSC TouchMix

    Honolulu, Hawaii (August 22, 2017) — When a group of friends got together in 2011 to create HI*Sessions, a YouTube music video channel featuring intimate live performances of local Hawaiian musical talent, they had one main goal – the video and audio had to be absolutely the best quality. HI*Sessions’ YouTube channel currently has over 140,000 subscribers and features 660 videos, some of which have been viewed over one million times. Most recently, the HI*Sessions team has relied on the pristine audio quality and easy-to-use workflow of the of the QSC TouchMix-8 compact digital mixer as an integral part of their production process. HI*Sessions was founded six years ago by Jon Yamasato, an award-winning Hawaiian musician, and Dave Kusumoto, a fellow singer-songwriter now working in web and video production. Yamasato won five Na Hoku Hanohano Awards from the Hawaii…

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  • July 27, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC and WyreStorm Announce Software Partnership for Easy Integration Between the Q-SYS Platform and NetworkHD Products

    ALBANY, NY – 27th July 2017 – [De, Es] - QSC, LLC and WyreStorm, a leading specialist in AV signal management and control over IP, HDBaseT and HDMI, have announced integration between the QSC Q-SYS™ Platform and WyreStorm’s award-winning NetworkHD™ AV over IP solutions. This technical partnership enables two distinct technologies to seamlessly integrate WyreStorm Video over IP distribution with the Q-SYS Platform. First, the Q-SYS Media Stream Receiver software component within Q-SYS Designer Software has been updated to allow for simple connection to the audio stream generated by any NetworkHD 100 and 200 Series AV over IP encoder. This allows Q-SYS to ingest the audio content presented to the encoder by its HDMI source device, and then process and route to any destination on the network. Second, QSC will release plug-ins for the NetworkHD Series to allow for…

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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) - [De, Fr, Es] - 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…

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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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