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  • June 1, 2016

    Blog

    There’s a Time and a Place for USB

    AV Integrators typically respond negatively to USB for a variety of reasons, but should that perception change? We think so.

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  • May 23, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC Debuts New AcousticDesign™ Series Pendant Loudspeakers

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (May 23, 2016) - QSC, LLC, a leading manufacturer of digital signal processing, IP conferencing cameras, networked signal transport, audio/video control systems, power amplifiers, and loudspeaker products for nearly five decades introduces two new pendant mount loudspeakers to the award-winning AcousticDesign™ Series at InfoComm 2016. The new QSC AcousticDesign Series pendant loudspeakers (AD-P) utilize the same design philosophy as the recently launched, award-winning ceiling models (AD-C). Directivity Matched Transition (DMT™) has been implemented across platforms for surface, ceiling, and now pendant applications, allowing these loudspeakers to deliver pristine audio reproduction for installations requiring a refined audio experience. QSC Product Manager for Installed Loudspeakers Travis Nie says that “applying the sound physics of…

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  • May 23, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC To Unveil New Q-SYS AV-to-USB Bridging Solution at InfoComm 2016

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (May 23, 2016) - QSC, LLC, a leading manufacturer of digital signal processing, IP conferencing cameras, networked signal transport, audio/video control systems, power amplifiers, and loudspeaker products for nearly five decades, is pleased to introduce its AV-to-USB Bridging solution, which includes the Q-SYS I/O-USB Bridge and two PTZ-IP Conferencing cameras—the Q-SYS PTZ-12X72 and Q-SYS PTZ-20X60. The new Q-SYS PTZ-IP Cameras and Q-SYS I/O-USB Bridge will solve the problem of the meeting room geography when integrating soft codec conferencing with camera feeds and audio by introducing IP-based cameras and USB bridge into the Q-SYS platform. Soft codec and BYOD integration – Forget the hassle of downloading drivers and USB extenders. This new AV-to-USB Bridging solution fully integrates with the Q-SYS platform, changing the way…

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  • May 23, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC Expands SPA Series Amplifier Offerings

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (May 23, 2016) – QSC, LLC, will expand its amplifier solution with the introduction of new SPA Series amplifiers. QSC is introducing two new models to the SPA Series amplifiers, well suited for use in corporate AV applications. The SPA2-200 and SPA4-100 offer 2x200W or 4x100W per channel into 8Ω and 4Ω outputs, with the ability to bridge channels for 70V and 100V capability. These amplifiers are ENERGY STAR compliant, with fast and quiet power-up circuitry. These half-rack size amplifiers offer a unique mounting system for flexible options, such as under the table, wall-mounted behind a display, or side-by-side in a credenza rack. They have an aesthetic design that easily blends into a corporate environment, and they include remote control capabilities for applications such as fire and safety paging. “The SPA2-200 and SPA4-100 are two…

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  • May 10, 2016

    Press Release

    Chris Humphrey Joins QSC as Vice President, Marketing

    Costa Mesa, CA (May 10, 2016) – QSC, LLC. is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Humphrey as Vice President, Marketing. In his new  role, Humphrey will oversee all of the company’s global marketing activities and initiatives for the Professional, Systems and Cinema Divisions of QSC.    Chris Humphrey  brings a rich career of global marketing experience in technology oriented businesses to QSC, with more than 20 years of executive marketing roles at companies which focus on IT related services, including enterprise software, embedded computing, storage networking, scientific instrumentation and security.  “I am very excited to have Chris Humphrey join the QSC Executive Team,” says QSC CEO Joe Pham. “With his vast IT and technology related experience, Chris brings a wealth of sophisticated marketing expertise that will complement the further expansion of our…

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  • April 26, 2016

    Press Release

    Calvary Chapel South Bay Lifts Up their Sound with QSC WideLine

    Gardena, CA  (April 26, 2016)— Quiet Voice Audio (QVA) recently performed a major upgrade to the sound system at Calvary Chapel South Bay (CCSB), installing QSC WL3082 WideLine 8 Series Line Arrays with GP 118 and GP 218 Series Subwoofers, and dedicated PLD Series Processing Amplifiers. The line array loudspeaker system, installed in a left, center, right configuration, is designed to support the church’s three Sunday services, featuring a dynamic, contemporary Christian music program, and replace a 20-year-old system. Jon Bart, QVA’s Owner and Senior Design Engineer, reports that the company has enjoyed a nearly decade-long relationship with Senior Pastor Jeff Gill at CCSB. “Our first few meetings with Pastor Jeff and Worship Leader Kevin Click gave us insight into the scope of the music department's role in services and also the complexity of the coverage of the…

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  • April 21, 2016

    Press Release

    Acoustic Design™ Series wins top honors at ISE 2016

    QSC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (April 21, 2016) – QSC, LLC is honored to accept the “BEST of ISE” 2016 Award from rAVe [Publications] in both the Best New Meeting Room Speaker category and Best New Live Mixer for Rental and Staging for the new AcousticDesign Series Ceiling Mount Loudspeakers (AD-C). QSC was also recognized with the 2016 Top New Technology (TNT) Award from EH Publishing, which was presented at the show. “We are thrilled to see that these new ceiling-mount addition to our award-winning AcousticDesign™ Series is already turning heads in the loudspeaker business,” said Patrick Heyn, Director of Marketing for QSC Systems. “They are unquestionably best-in-class in performance, and when you pair it with a Q-SYS™ platform and gain access to custom limiting, crossover and monitoring, this series becomes an unbeatable sonic value proposition.” rAVe BEST of…

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  • April 1, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC Wins Best Online Training Award from Systems Contract News

    COSTA MESA, CA., April 1, 2016 – QSC, LLC, is honored to accept a 2016 SCN Stellar Service Award for Best Online Training Program. Readers of Systems Contract News voted for their favorite online training programs. QSC has worked to change the online training game entirely with their unique brand of short, impactful, and entertaining courses that leave users wanting more. Q-SYSTraining.com translates challenging concepts into highly visual videos, like this explanation of acoustic echo cancellation.  Q-SYS™ Level 1 Training balance real-world scenarios with powerful visuals, and its well-known humor. All videos are designed to keep the viewer’s attention because they last no more than 5 minutes. QSC professionals provide clear instructions and walk users through actual use cases. Product courses are broken into modular, bite-size searchable segments so users can…

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  • March 14, 2016

    Blog

    Better Loudspeaker Design Is Pure Physics

    While it’s true that typical rectangular horns can deliver some useful pattern control at higher frequencies, issues arise at lower frequencies. QSC’s solution to this design problem is Directivity Matched Transition™ (DMT) which leverages the principles of physics, rather than fighting against them.

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  • February 10, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC debuts new AcousticDesign™ Series Ceiling mount loudspeakers

    Amsterdam, Netherlands (February 9, 2016) - QSC introduces the four new ceiling mount loudspeakers to the award-winning AcousticDesign™ Series at ISE 2016. The innovative design of the QSC AcousticDesign™ Series ceiling loudspeakers (AD-C) has the most consistent off-axis ceiling speaker available today. Using a QSC design philosophy called Directivity Matched Transition (DMT™), these loudspeakers deliver pristine audio reproduction for installations requiring a refined audio experience. QSC Product Manager for Installed Loudspeakers Travis Nie says that “the real benefit for the integrator comes when you use the new AD-C loudspeakers in the same installation as the existing AcousticDesign Surface Mount loudspeakers (AD-S).”  There is remarkable consistency in the sonic signatures of the surface mount and ceiling mount version, as governing design philosophies are…

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  • February 2, 2016

    Blog

    Lessons from the Fathers of Configurable DSP

    After Rich Zwiebel and his team's success with CobraNet® they decided to join forces with QSC to develop software-based DSP, thus eliminating the need for proprietary DSP chips and the processing limitations of those chips altogether.

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  • January 4, 2016

    Blog

    Traditional AV Designs and Networked AV Designs

    The AV industry needs a robust, expandable, and universally usable networked media format. To that end, QSC has designed the Q-SYS Platform to be fully networked and work with an open system architecture that enables AV designers, integrators, and end users to have the best-of-breed audio capabilities, fully-networked control options, and fully-networked processing devices with plenty of room to grow.

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  • December 22, 2015

    Press Release

    New Systems Case Study for Government/Command Centers

    http://wwwdev.qsc.com/systems/resources/case-studies/chicago-police-department/

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  • December 10, 2015

    Blog

    Is Your Company Smart About Smart Devices?

    Legacy conferencing solutions aren’t built to easily connect to an employee’s own laptop or tablet. Fortunately, there are now conference room solutions like the new Q-SYS Core 110f and TSC-7t conferencing tabletop touchscreen from QSC that support "BYOD"

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  • November 18, 2015

    Press Release

    Derek Black Joins QSC as Sales Manager for Canada

    QSC, LLC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (November 18, 2015) – QSC is pleased to announce the appointment of Derek Black as Sales Manager for Canada. In this role, Black will focus on QSC’s systems and live sound business units. Derek’s focus will be on business development, strategic accounts management and continued efforts in building our brand in Canada. Black brings more than 30 years of audio industry experience, with background in both technical and sales management, and more than a decade of experience in independent sales rep force management. “Canada is a strategic region for QSC and we will continue investing in the region in manners that ensure our long term success and also allow us to work closely with both our distribution partner (SF Marketing) as well as dealers and end users by having in-region presence” said Jatan Shah, QSC’s Chief Operating…

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  • November 6, 2015

    Press Release

    Cory Schaeffer Joins QSC as Director of Systems Solutions

    QSC, LLC Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA (November 6, 2015) – QSC is pleased to announce the appointment of Cory Schaeffer as Director of Systems Solutions for QSC Systems. Schaeffer has been tasked with strengthening QSC’s presence in the systems market. In her new role, she will be applying her vision and thought leadership to the development and execution of end user strategies and forging relationships with consultants. In addition, she will be a key contributor to QSC’s product development efforts and various marketing initiatives to ensure QSC’s continued success in the AV space. She will join recently hired Joey D’Angelo, who is also working as Director of Systems Solutions. Schaeffer has been in the professional audio industry for over twenty five years. She is the co-founder of Listen Technologies Corporation. In her role there, Schaeffer brought assistive…

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