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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 30, 2018

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    QSC Adds Visionary Solutions to Strategic Partnership Program with Native Q-SYS Control & Audio Integration

    Costa Mesa, CA and Santa Barbara, CA - (January 30, 2018) – QSC, LLC, and Visionary Solutions, Inc. are excited to announce native control and audio integration options for the Q-SYS Platform. The integration for Visionary Solutions PacketAV™ Matrix Products includes a video control plugin as well as multiple options for audio integration via native AES67, Dante or Q-SYS Media Stream Receivers. Developed and supported by Visionary Solutions, the PacketAV plugin includes pre-configured components for switching, virtual matrix routing, videowall control and advanced grouping options, as well as live video previews for at-a-glance confidence monitoring. Q-SYS Designer Software allows system designers to drag-and-drop any plugin component (including video previews) onto custom user control interfaces for native Q-SYS touch screen controllers, all without any custom…

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  • January 22, 2018

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    QSC Expands Q-SYS Platform Control Portfolio

    QSC, Costa Mesa, CA (January 22, 2018) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC, LLC, today announced expanded control capabilities for its award-winning Q-SYS™ Platform. Designed for the IT and AV professional, the Q-SYS integrated audio, video and control platform offers a reimagined software-focused control paradigm including full-featured contemporary programming tools, native touch screen controllers, drag-and-drop visual programming capabilities, as well as flexible and scalable management and monitoring capabilities needed for today’s enterprise. Technology Announcement for Q-SYS Reflect™ – Q-SYS Reflect is a powerful, simple-to-use monitoring and management platform built using modern web technologies for local and remote management of Q-SYS systems. Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager simplifies the management of multiple Q-SYS systems and is architected to evolve with the…

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  • January 22, 2018

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    QSC Introduces Four New Q-SYS Touch Screen Controllers

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (January 22, 2018) – [Fr, De, Es] – QSC, LLC, is pleased to introduce new additions to the TSC-G2 Series of touch screen controllers for the Q-SYS Platform: TSC-47w-G2 – 4.7” (119mm) touch screen with 960x540 resolution TSC-55w-G2 – 5.5” (127mm) touch screen with 1280x720 resolution TSC-80w-G2 – 8.0” (203mm) touch screen with 1280x800 resolution TSC-116w-G2 – 11.6” (295mm) touch screen with 1920x1080 resolution The TSC-G2 Series combines capacitive touch technology with a bright, high-resolution LCD display, in-plane switching (IPS) technology for better off-axis viewing and Power over Ethernet (PoE) connectivity for simplified single cable installation. Because Q-SYS consolidates audio, video and control processing into a single platform, the TSC-G2 Series touch screen controllers operate without dedicated control hardware, and…

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  • January 8, 2018

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    QSC Adds COMM-TEC as System Distribution Partner for Austria

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (January 8, 2018) – QSC, LLC, today announced that COMM-TEC, one of the largest and most renowned distribution companies for AV media technology in Europe, will begin distributing QSC Systems portfolio in Austria, starting 1 January 2018. Markus Winkler, Senior Vice President, QSC Systems says, “COMM-TEC is a competent partner with local roots and international relevance capable of serving both national and multinational customer needs. We look forward to enlisting this partnership to provide local distribution and product support to our Austrian customers.”   “We are thrilled to offer the Q-SYS Platform as the flagship for the QSC Systems portfolio,” says Carsten Steinecker, Managing Director at COMM-TEC. “This market-leading, software-based audio, video and control (AV&C) platform significantly reduces required hardware and helps…

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  • January 4, 2018

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    QSC Celebrates 50 Years and Forward

    Costa Mesa, CA (January 04, 2018) – 1968 was a year of seismic change across the globe. Fifty years ago, unrest was fueled by civil rights movements in the United States and protests and revolutions in Europe. Technological innovations included the introduction of the 747 jumbo jet and the first humans to orbit the moon, in Apollo 8. In music, as the Beatles sang ‘Hey Jude’ and the Rolling Stones rocked ‘Jumping Jack Flash’, the company known today as QSC was born as Quilter Sound Things in a small industrial building in Costa Mesa, California.   The original focus for QSC was hand-built guitar amplifiers; the company only later transforming and evolving to become a world-leading brand in power amplifiers. “Our early vision was to take over the world with high-powered, giant guitar amps, but we missed that boat and refocused our efforts on power amps,” said Pat…

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  • December 14, 2017

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    QSC Announces New AcousticCoverage Ceiling-Mount Loudspeaker

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (December 14, 2017) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC, LLC, today announced a new AcousticCoverage™ Series loudspeaker. The AC-C2T is a 2.75" full range loudspeaker with 70/100V transformer and 8 ohm bypass making it ideal for lower ceiling environments such as distance conferencing reinforcement, wide area paging and business music applications.  “This new addition to our loudspeaker lineup provides integrators a cost-effective option that not only provides exceptional voice coverage, but also improves musicality not typically found in products designed for background music,” said Travis Nie, Product Manager for QSC Installed Loudspeakers. “It also provides a much wider conical coverage which reduces the number of loudspeakers needed in low ceiling applications.” To further enhance performance and create a complete QSC systems solution,…

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  • November 15, 2017

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    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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  • September 28, 2017

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    QSC Nominated for Three 2018 TEC Awards for Outstanding Technical Achievement

    Vote Now 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…

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  • September 25, 2017

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    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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  • July 27, 2017

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

    ALBANY, NY – 27th July 2017 – [De, Fr, 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 plugins for the NetworkHD Series to allow for…

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  • July 25, 2017

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    QSC Introduces Q-SYS Small-Format Touch Screen Controller

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (July 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

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    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

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    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

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    Markus Winkler Named Senior Vice President, QSC Systems

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (June 19, 2017) – [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

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    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

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    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 plugins for the Q-SYS™ Platform. These plugins 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 plugin 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 plugin 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

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    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 6, 2017

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    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 plugins for specific Dante and AES67-enabled devices from Attero Tech. Developed and supported by Attero Tech, the plugins provide comprehensive audio and control integration with QSC’s Q-SYS Platform. Plugins 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 plugins, 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

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    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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