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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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  • January 23, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Announces First QSC Certified Theatres

    Costa Mesa, CA (January 23, 2017) – QSC, the cinema industry’s leading supplier of cinema exhibition solutions, announces the first “QSC Certified” theatres. QSC Certified Theatres are equipped with complete sound systems from QSC, and meet a set of technical guidelines for equipment, projection, acoustics, and room design, to ensure an outstanding moviegoing experience. The very first QSC Certified Theatre was screen 6 of the Kinopolis Mathäser Filmpalast in Munich, Germany, which opened in August, 2016.  The first two U.S.-based QSC Certified Theatres are Goodrich Theatres Kendall 11 GDX in Oswego, Illinois and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema theatre in Ashburn, Virginia. The QSC Certified Theatre at the Mathäser Filmpalast also happens to be one of the world’s largest Dolby® Atmos® cinemas, with 835 seats and a 20.6-meter wide screen, providing an outstanding image and…

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  • January 23, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Provides Glimpse into the Future of Audio, Video and Control Processing at ISE Amsterdam

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (January 23, 2017) – QSC, LLC, announces a groundbreaking technology demonstration that will run existing 4th generation Q-SYS™ software on a high-performance standard Dell EMC PowerEdge R730 server. This industry-first demonstration provides a glimpse into the future of the market where larger installations use centralized data center processing. The demonstrations will take place at the Integrated Systems Conference (ISE) Show, February 7-10, 2017 at stand 7-Q170. The Q-SYS Platform is centered on audio, video and control (AVC) solutions that take advantage of existing IT hardware, protocols and standards. The Q-SYS Platform uses standard Intel™ processing, Linux™ operating system services and IEEE networking protocols. The technology demonstrated at ISE is the next evolution of this design paradigm, decoupling existing Q-SYS…

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  • January 16, 2017

    Press Release

    Christophe Anet Joins QSC Professional as Product Specialist, EMEA

    Costa Mesa, CA (January 16, 2017) – QSC, LLC. is pleased to announce the appointment of Christophe Anet as Product Specialist, EMEA, for the company’s Professional Division. In his new role, Anet will be responsible for providing demonstration, training and education of QSC Pro products across the region, as well as pre- and post-sales technical support for the company’s channel partners. Fluent in French, English, Italian and German, Anet is an acoustic engineer with extensive experience in training/teaching and providing customer support services with end users, dealers and distributors worldwide. He joins QSC from Genelec Oy, where he held several positions over the years, including Education and Training Manager and Technical Editor. Prior to that, Anet worked as Project Manager for Walters-Storyk Design Group (WSDG), the architectural acoustics consulting…

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  • January 12, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Premieres New Version 1.1 Firmware for the Acclaimed TouchMix-30 Pro Compact Digital Mixer

    Costa Mesa, CA (January 12, 2017) – QSC is pleased to announce the release of firmware Version 1.1 for the TouchMix-30 Pro Compact Digital Mixer, the powerful, 32-channel mixer with advanced professional features which is the latest in the acclaimed series of TouchMix digital mixers. Version 1.1 firmware adds a variety of significant product enhancements, including Direct Download for Upgrades, Parametric EQ improvements, Channel Safe functions, and a number of other enhancements. Topping the list of new features, Version 1.1 firmware enables the mixer to have Direct Download for Upgrades. Once the TouchMix-30 Pro is updated to v1.1, it will thereafter be able to check for and download all future firmware updates. All that is needed is an internet connection and a USB memory device to store the download, and then the update may be installed from the USB device at any…

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  • January 10, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Announces New Q-SYS I/O Flex Channel Expander

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (January 10, 2017) – QSC, LLC, is pleased to introduce the Q-SYS I/O-8 Flex Channel Expander. Featuring eight flexible audio I/O channels, a QSC exclusive technology first seen on the award-winning Q-SYS Core 110f Processor, I/O-8 Flex allows users to easily configure each channel via Q-SYS Designer Software as either a fully balanced mic/line input with phantom power or a line level output. It also offers PoE+ support for simple, single-cable deployments plus an auxiliary DC power input that can be used for redundancy where required. With the same chassis and mounting solution as the QSC SPA Series power amplifiers, the I/O-8 Flex is ideal for mounting under the table in a conference room, on the wall or in a rack. Acting as a Q-SYS peripheral, the I/O-8 Flex Channel Expander offers local Audio-to-USB bridging for integration with…

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  • January 10, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Introduces Q-SYS Core 510i Integrated Core Processor

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (January 10, 2017) – QSC, LLC, introduces the Q-SYS™ Core 510i Integrated Core processor. An evolution of the Q-SYS Platform, the Core 510i processor leverages the latest Intel™ platform using a QSC-developed Linux™ realtime operating system (RTOS) to deliver the most powerful audio/video/control (AVC) solution available. The Core 510i processor offers the most flexible audio I/O configuration options of any processor in the Q-SYS catalog, with card-based I/O as well as native Q-LAN network channel and AES67 capabilities. It is ideal for applications that require a diverse mixture of analog, digital and networked audio connectivity, including mid- to large-sized meeting spaces and hospitality applications. Two Modes for Maximum FlexibilityUnlike any other Q-SYS processor, the Core 510i can be deployed in two different software…

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  • January 10, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC "Keeps Bass in Its Place" with the K Cardioid Subwoofer

    Costa Mesa, CA (January 10, 2017) – As QSC, LLC approaches the celebration of nearly one million K Family loudspeakers sold since their introduction in 2009, the company is pleased to announce the newest member of the family, the K Cardioid Subwoofer. Deploying innovative design, legendary QSC amplification and advanced DSP in a single, compact enclosure, the K Cardioid Subwoofer represents the world’s first-in-class single-box powered cardioid subwoofer solution for highly portable entertainment and installation applications. Typically, subwoofers radiate sound equally in all directions, resulting in troublesome, unwanted low-frequency build-up on stage as well as undesired, wasted LF energy at the rear of the system. In more recent years, concert sound providers have been able to create cardioid (heart-shaped) coverage of their subwoofer arrays through some clever…

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  • January 10, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Expands E Series Lineup with Two New Models

    Costa Mesa, CA (January 10, 2017) – Further strengthening the company’s position as a brand leader in the global pro audio sound reinforcement market, QSC, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of two new models to the company’s highly popular E Series loudspeaker line, first introduced one year ago at NAMM 2016. The E218SW dual 18-inch subwoofer and E215 dual 15-inch full-range cabinet now bring the model count of the Series to six. Designed to meet the high-output, low frequency reproduction requirements of production professionals in larger indoor or outdoor venue applications, the E218SW subwoofer features two 18-inch die-cast frame woofers with 4-inch voice coils. Power handling of the subwoofer is 1800W continuous (6400W peak), delivering a whopping 132 dB Max SPL and LF extension down to 32 Hz @ -10 dB.  Ground stacking is made easy due to the cabinet’s…

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  • January 10, 2017

    Announcement

    QSC Named Sound Reinforcement Line of the Year

    QSC has been named Sound Reinforcement Line of the Year in the 23rd Annual Musical Merchandise Review "MMR" Magazine Dealer's Choice Awards. According to MMR Magazine, “Our voters decided this year that QSC is delivering on their mission statement to be the ‘leading and most trusted provider of high quality professional audio/ video systems.’ The company’s ‘work hard/have fun’ motto has trickled down to its buyers who are abundantly enjoying QSC mixers, power amplifiers, and loudspeakers as their favorite high-end sound systems.” “We are honored to be recognized by MMR readers as the best-in-class sound reinforcement brand,” said Gene Joly, Vice President of QSC Professional. “QSC is fully committed to delivering high performance, high value products and solutions to professional customers worldwide. This award is the result of a team effort by a great many people…

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