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Beyerdynamic’s TG 1000 Digital Wireless System

Beyerdynamic’s TG 1000 Digital Wireless System

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Dan Ferrisi If you have any connection to the audio products industry, you’re almost guaranteed to be familiar with beyerdynamic, the family-owned audio equipment manufacturer, founded in 1924 and based in Heilbronn, Germany, that’s known for its headphones, microphones, wireless systems and more. Here in the United States, beyerdynamic products are distributed by American [...]

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JBL’s PRX400 Passive Portable Speaker Series

JBL’s PRX400 Passive Portable Speaker Series

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Dan Ferrisi One of the companies I’ve followed from the beginning of my career (with sister publication Sound & Communications) right up to the present here at The Music & Sound Retailer is JBL. The company’s clearly always been associated with innovative technology and high quality, covering a wide range of market segments. Although [...]

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Under The Hood

Under The Hood

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Dan Ferrisi Over the last three decades, HK Audio has built a solid reputation in the European market as a designer of sound reinforcement in stadiums and arenas; installation audio; compact PAs; and more. Recently, though, HK Audio engineers thought the time was right to push sound reinforcement to a new level. The existing [...]

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Chauvet’s Freedom Series

Chauvet’s Freedom Series

| October 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Dan Ferrisi The word “freedom” is among the most powerful in the English language, calling to mind philosophical principles of liberty and the very human desire to be unchained; however, less lofty but just as meaningful, it also refers to the idea of mobility and being able to roam about without having to be [...]

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Peavey’s AT-200 Guitar

Peavey’s AT-200 Guitar

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Dan Ferrisi At the most recent Winter NAMM show, dozens of press conferences touted a near-countless number of music product innovations that are sure to ring retailers’ registers for many months—perhaps years!—to come. In this writer’s eyes, though, no NAMM press conference was more impressive, and no product more attention grabbing, than Peavey’s showcasing [...]

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DJ Tech’s SL1300 MK6 Turntable

DJ Tech’s SL1300 MK6 Turntable

| August 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Dan Ferrisi One of the reasons—in addition to the camaraderie and passion that infuse the music products business—that all of us in this community are lucky is that the music industry, perhaps more than any other, exudes that “cool” factor. There just aren’t many things cooler than electric guitars, pounding drums and rock ‘n’ [...]

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Casio’s XW-P1 And XW-G1

Casio’s XW-P1 And XW-G1

| July 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Michelle Loeb The name “Casio” has become synonymous with high-quality products over its long and storied MI history. So, when the brand marked not only its return to the synthesizer market but also its first foray into the DJ market, The Music & Sound Retailer took notice. We spoke with Mike Martin, General Manager [...]

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THE U-MOUNT MOUNTING SYSTEM

THE U-MOUNT MOUNTING SYSTEM

| June 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Dan Ferrisi In the brief time since its creation, Under The Hood has profiled everything from a wireless guitar controller to a speaker and sub series to a touchstrip DJ controller. Well, as the Monty Python troupe might say, “And now for something completely different.” This month, we spotlight the On-Stage u-mount Mounting System, [...]

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FISHMAN’S TriplePlay: Wireless Guitar Controller

FISHMAN’S TriplePlay: Wireless Guitar Controller

| April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Dan Ferrisi At this year’s Winter NAMM show, a number of impressive and exciting product debuts got MI retailers talking and ready to write orders, but perhaps none generated buzz quite equal to that created by Fishman, a company whose three decades of innovation now ascend to an entirely new level with the Triple [...]

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Fender’s  Select Series

Fender’s Select Series

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Dan Ferrisi With more than 60 years of experience, a name that is truly iconic in the world of music and a reputation among players of all stripes for innovative, great-sounding instruments, it is fair to say that, when Fender speaks, the world listens. And, when Fender goes to NAMM announcing a product series [...]

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