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Add NAS Online shortcut to your iOS or Android home screen6/3/23A simple step-by-step-guide.
NAS awarded 'Top 5 Distributor of the Year' by MSE Audio at ISE Barcelona21/2/23We are proud to receive this award – thank you to Ken and the MSE audio team!
Rüfüs du Sol Live: GSL is an 8th Day Wonder20/2/238th Day Sound’s Simon Farrell talks us through the PA package.
Pliant Announces Dual Listen for MicroCom XR13/2/23Dual Listen gives users the ability to listen to two intercom channels simultaneously. This provides the benefit of monitoring communications on both the A and B channels, while also allowing users to switch between talking on either channels A or B independently.
Peavey Commercial Audio® Announces NAS as Distributor for Australia and New Zealand3/2/23Peavey Commercial Audio is proud to announce that NAS Solutions has been selected as the new distributor for PCA brands in Australia and New Zealand.
Listen Technologies awards NAS with 'International Distributor of the Year' at ISE3/2/23A huge thank you to Listen Technologies from all of us at NAS!
SCN Hall of Fame 2023: Ralf Zuleeg27/1/23You’ve probably enjoyed Ralf Zuleeg’s contributions to the Pro AV world, though you may not know it. He is the mastermind behind d&b Soundscape, the object-based mixing system from d&b audiotechnik that revolutionised live audio.
Merivale Group take AV seriously18/1/23Merivale is a pioneer of the Australian hospitality industry and its in-house AV department has been an integral part of that journey, with the help of distributor NAS and d&b audiotechnik. We get a look inside the multimillion dollar business with Group Technical Manager Glenn Rayner.
IsoAcoustics New Mobile App Now Available!18/1/23The IsoAcoustics App makes it easy to find the right products and adapters for your system, learn about the features and benefits of the product, and stay connected with access to the latest IsoAcoustics news.
Kali Audio Announces IN-UNF Ultra Nearfield monitoring system22/11/22Kali Audio has announced a brand-new speaker: the IN-UNF. Based on technology found in their acclaimed IN-5 and IN-8 studio monitors, the IN-UNF presents an ultra nearfield solution for producers and enthusiasts working and listening in desktop environments.
New MMP-1 USB/BT/Line Control Panel from inDESIGN10/11/22The MMP-1 is a universal remote wall panel featuring three input modes: BT, Line input and USB audio file playback.
New V120 Ceiling and Wall Isolation Mount from IsoAcoustics4/11/22IsoAcoustics new V120 system provides an aesthetically pleasing and cost-effective means to markedly enhance the sound clarity and transparency of wall or ceiling-mounted professional audio speakers.
Listen EVERYWHERE Helps Attendees Hear “Silent” 4 Wide Rock Concert3/11/22Australian cover band, 4 Wide performed an unwired “silent” sensory rock concert at Emmanuel College Warrnambool using Listen EVERYWHERE. The Warrnambool City Council supported acquiring the technology with funds from their “Activate Warrnambool” campaign.
New Pliant 6-Port USB Charger for Wireless Packs31/10/22Pliant Technologies is excited to announce the release of their PAC-USB6-CHG 6-Port USB Charger.
d&b audiotechnik V-Series delivers big box sound at private The Killers gig5/10/22Melbourne’s Front of House Productions provided full production for a corporate gig for Liberty Financial Group’s 25th company anniversary at Reunion Park, headlined by US band The Killers and supported by Ben Lee and The Veronicas.
d&b NoizCalc 3.0 update15/9/22A bug fix update for NoizCalc 3.0 is available via the integrated update function.
Unilumin Makes Big Impact Over Perth Markets Entry14/9/22Brand Dynamics was contracted to provide a large advertising screen in a prominent location at the market. As part of a “concept to create a platform that the little guy could reach,” Managing Director, Brian Robeson, designed a package that gives great signage at a keen price.
NAS New Zealand Welcomes Euan Mackenzie into the role of Pro Audio Technical Sales8/9/22NAS New Zealand Welcomes Euan Mackenzie into the role of Pro Audio Technical Sales.
Review: inDESIGN iDR/iDT 640 Wireless Microphone System5/7/22As restrictions begin to lift and crowds can gather again, Chris Downer tests out inDESIGN’s wireless microphone range and has a sound experience.
The Magic of Theatre20/6/22Soundscape, d&b’s object-based immersive audio platform, is put to full use at the relaunch of the Mary Poppins musical in Sydney’s Lyric Theatre.
d&b introduces the compact 5D amplifier19/5/22New compact amplifier with integrated audio networking will deliver the d&b difference to a wide range of installations.
Pliant MicroCom 900XR Provides Wind-Proof Performance for Geraldton Events Business18/5/22Although the circumstances of the past few years have been tough for many businesses, you might agree that a lot of the adaptations we’ve seen in AV services were going to happen anyway.
ISE 2022: Interview with d&b’s David Claringbold13/5/22David Claringbold, d&b audiotechnik’s CMO, talks exclusively to Chris Holder at ISE 2022 about Soundscape and, more generally, where immersive audio and object-based mixing is headed.
ISE 2022: Listen Technologies12/5/22Listen Technologies’ Sam Nord give us a tour of their stand. Featuring new Dante-enabled Listen EVERYWHERE, ListenTALK’s new True Interpretation mode, and more!
d&b Soundscape UI for DiGiCo Consoles22/3/22German audio technology and solution company d&b audiotechnik has partnered withDiGiCo, industry leader in digital mixing solutions, to advance the accessibility and ease of use of the immersive audio system platform that is Soundscape.
Listen EVERYWHERE now available with Dante21/3/22The new LW-150P-02-D is a Listen EVERYWHERE two-channel server with Dante® onboard.
Audio & Lighting Services QLD provides excellent performance with VIO18/2/22Written by Wayne Dunnett, Audio & Lighting Services QLD
On September 17th and 18th 2021 Audio & Lighting Services provided production for the local, growing Under the Trees Music and Arts Festival right here in my back yard; namely Boyne Island, Central Queensland.
ListenTALK: Clear Communication in Higher Education17/2/22ListenTALK is an easy-to-use and portable two-way communication system designed by professional audio engineers. It allows staff and students to hear clearly and effectively communicate while wearing masks and staying physically distant.
Ashly releases AquaControl Portal software13/12/21Ashly Audio is releasing its cutting-edge AquaControl software – first launched as part of the company’s groundbreaking integrated mXa-1502 mixer amp – to all PC users as AquaControl Portal.
CX Market Roundup: dBTechnologies ES 1203 ‘Stick PA’1/11/21By Steve McDonald, Airlie Beach Music, published in CX 175.
Steve McDonald is the CEO of Queensland’s Airlie Beach Music Centre, the largest supplier of pro audio and AV equipment in The Whitsundays.
Kali Audio IN-8-II: Improved transient response with new DSP22/10/21Words by Sam McNiece, Mixdown Mag.
Californian based Kali Audio have unveiled the newest version of their Independence IN-8 studio monitor. The new iteration improves on transient response, signal to noise ratio and features a new DSP for better optimisation of the loudspeaker.
CrewCom CB2 Wireless Intercom with Shawn McLoughlin – Audio Biz27/9/21Adding to the success of its renowned CrewCom digital wireless intercom system, Pliant Technologies announces the CrewCom CB2 Professional Wireless Intercom system.
d&b introduces the XSL System compact line array22/9/21d&b audiotechnik’s top of the range line array family, the SL-Series, is delighted to announce the arrival of its smallest sibling – the XSL System.
Pliant® Technologies releases Headset Adapter for MicroCom® XR21/9/21Offering a solution to enhance the flexibility of its MicroCom XR wireless intercom system, Pliant Technologies announces the new 4-Wire In/out, Two-way Radio Headset Adapter.
AudioTechnology Review: Kali Audio IN-523/8/21By Preshan John, AudioTechnology.
I have reviewed more than my fair share of studio monitors in the last 18 months but the excitement of unboxing a new pair never wears thin.
d&b Provides Electrifying Sound to Record-Breaking Crowds at Christchurch’s Biggest Outdoor Summer Festival23/7/21After a year of extreme uncertainty and flux, New Zealand put on a show with one of the country’s biggest outdoor summer music festivals, Electric Avenue, supported by powerful dynamic sound from d&b audiotechnik.
Mandurah Performing Arts Centre calls on Pliant® Technologies MicroCom® XR14/7/21Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, also known as ManPAC, is a national leader in the curation and presentation of quality arts and cultural experiences that appeal to local artists and the community as a whole.
Introducing the D40 amplifier; the next stage of applied evolution.29/6/21Dynamic new amplifier delivers economical mobile amplification without compromising on performance or power.
Mega Vision First to Purchase Pliant MicroCom XR in Australia15/6/21Perth-based production and AV hire business Mega Vision Sound & lighting was on the hunt for a reliable comms system to keep the crew connected during events.
Crowded House back on tour with d&b audiotechnik26/5/21Crowded House have just completed the scaled-down To The Island tour in their homeland, having planned to spend 2021 touring globally. A d&b audiotechnik was chosen for the tour, one of the first national outings by any act since the pandemic hit.
Pliant Technologies Updates MicroCom XR26/5/21Pliant Technologies has announced the addition of two new operating modes — Repeater Mode and Roam Mode — to its MicroCom XR digital wireless intercom system and has also unveiled the new MicroCom 900XR receiver with a 2-channel that allows unlimited listen-only users to stay connected.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Casting Audio Magic to Every Seat in the House26/5/21Award-winning sound designer Gareth Fry relies on d&b audiotechnik to bring the magic of Harry Potter to life for audiences and theatres around the world.
AJS with KSL at RCC14/5/21Adelaide Fringe Festival’s open-air party hub RCC (Royal Croquet Club) returned to its spiritual home in Tarntanyangga (Victoria Square) for the 2021 festival through February and March, after spending the last couple of festivals at Adelaide University.
dBTechnologies New IS Series14/5/21New passive installation for background music features coaxial cube speakers, larger 3-way speakers and subs; Phoenix plugs throughout range.
inDESIGN ZM Series Digital Mixers9/4/21The inDESIGN ZM Series are high-quality mixers for commercial and industrial audio applications.
d&b A-Series Chosen to Meet High Sound Expectations at Yarra Valley Grammar School10/3/21Yarra Valley Grammar School, in Melbourne, Australia, chose a d&b audiotechnik system to meet the needs of their performing arts centre.
Pliant® Technologies expands its range of Professional Intercom offerings with new CrewCom® CB219/2/21Adding to the success of its renowned CrewCom digital wireless intercom system, Pliant Technologies announces the CrewCom CB2 Professional Wireless Intercom system.
Kali Audio Announces new IN-5, updated IN-8 Coincident Studio Monitors16/2/21Kali Audio has announced the IN-5, a new 3-way studio monitor with a 5-inch woofer, and concentric 4-Inch midrange and 1-inch tweeter.
Fitness Audio: Pedal to the Metal14/10/20The days of heading out on two wheels for peace and solitude are over. Two Sydney-based cycling studios have created high SPL environments for their members to break sweat to at breakneck speed without having to venture beyond the spot they are rooted.
ISO-Puck 76 Nominated for 2021 TEC Awards8/10/20IsoAcoustics is honoured to announce that the ISO-Puck 76 has been nominated for the Outstanding Technical Achievement, Production Essentials category at the 36th Annual TEC Awards.
Mixdown’s Picks: Kali Audio IN-830/9/20Released in May of this year, Kali’s powered, Class-D IN-8 monitors seek to offer a slightly more premium offering to the brand’s own LP-8 models; a monitor we praised in excess upon test-running a pair back in June 2019.
The new d&b audiotechnik 44S loudspeaker16/9/20d&b audiotechnik continues loudspeaker innovation leadership with the new flush mountable, high-performance, flexible 44S loudspeaker.
AudioTechnology Review: Kali Audio LP-8 Active Studio Monitors4/9/20Kali Audio is the new kid on the monitor block but its LP-8 isn’t afraid to go up against the big boys.
Chill ‘n’ Chat with NAS, Episode 44/9/20Greetings from the home office for our next instalment of Chill ‘n’ Chat!
d&b Soundscape Upgrades20/7/20Driven by a dedication to innovation, customer feedback and with a sharp focus on continuous improvement, these latest updates to the d&b Soundscape platform further enhance a user’s ability to deliver stand-out multi-dimensional audio imaging, resolution and emulated acoustics.
Chill ‘n’ Chat with NAS, Episode 319/7/20We are back with another instalment of Chill ‘n’ Chat!
Chill ‘n’ Chat with NAS, Episode 217/7/20We are back with another instalment of Chill ‘n’ Chat!
It’s Time to Trade-in Your Old Intercom and Upgrade with Pliant Technologies24/6/20Trade-in a current wireless intercom and receive up to $250 per device.
Chill ‘n’ Chat with NAS, Episode 116/6/20Join a few of the familiar NAS crew for a relaxed chat about business not as usual and how NAS is tackling some of the issues presented by the current business climate and what some of the team have been up to.
SoundTube STNet IP-Addressable and Dante Series2/6/20The SoundTube STNet system is a IP-addressable speaker system with proprietary 40 watts PoE (Power over Ethernet) to each of its speakers.
d&b Product Warranty Extension Program22/5/20d&b audiotechnik has announced a Product Warranty Extension Program to support customers into the future.
Online Training from Our Brands22/4/20While everyone’s cooped up at home many of our vendors are staying active online by creating tutorials, webinars and training sessions.
Listen Technologies to Create Inclusive Guest Experiences Everywhere16/3/20Listen Technologies is collaborating with Disney to deliver enhanced guest experiences at Disney Parks & Resorts through technology.
d&b delivers high performance installation with the new KSLi System at ISE 202013/2/20German audio technology and solution company d&b audiotechnik today announced the introduction of the KSLi System at ISE 2020.
Kali Audio Announces New WS-12 Subwoofer29/1/20Kali Audio has announced the WS-12, a 1000 Watt, 12-Inch subwoofer meant for both studio and live use.
MSE at ISE: SoundTube STNet Sound Bar28/1/20Dante-enabled sound bar designed for conferencing and video installations with MSE Audio’s award-winning sound quality.
d&b Introduces KSL-SUB27/1/20In the lead up to NAMM 2020, d&b has introduced the new KSL-SUB which joins its SL-Series line array family.
dBTechnologies at NAMM: VIO C Series26/1/20dBTechnologies launches VIO C, a complete series of 2-way active line-source speakers for the widest range of venues and applications, from installed PA systems to sound reinforcement for touring.
Inside the New MPA120MK2 from Cloud13/11/19The Cloud MPA Series is the world-class; premium integrated Mixer Amplifier which provides a complete audio solution for Houses of Worship, Retail Outlets, Hotels, Licensed Premises and other single zone space applications where music, announcements and/or flexible paging are required.
Brent Greenwood steps up to the role of Integrated Systems Account Manager12/11/19With the introduction of Riki to the New Zealand team, Brent Greenwood is stepping up to the role of Integrated Systems Account Manager.
Riki Willis joins NAS New Zealand in the role of Internal Operations12/11/19NAS is happy to announce the addition of a new staff member to our team at NAS Solutions New Zealand.
Sanctuary for Life25/10/19New Zealand’s Life Church relocated its Mount Eden campus to a new building. James Cooke from Worship AVL speaks with those involved in developing the audio setup.
Audio Source announced as exclusive WA sub-distributor for Parallel Audio7/10/19NAS are pleased to announce the appointment of Audio Source as the exclusive, West Australian sub-distributor for all Parallel Audio, commencing October 1st, 2019.
d&b Staff Meet Customers Across Australia30/9/19Earlier this month, NAS Solutions director Shane Bailey took a trip around Australia with a few key d&b audiotechnik staff. From the perspective of NAS’s long-standing relationship with the premier audio manufacturer, the tour was meaningful for a couple of reasons.
Listen Technologies Acquires AudioConexus20/9/19Listen Technologies Corporation, the leading provider of assistive listening systems for 21 years, has acquired AudioConexus, Inc., the leader in creative, multilingual and accessible tour solutions.
NAS welcomes Aaron Lee as NSW/ACT Integrated Systems Account Manager20/8/19NAS is very pleased to announce and welcome the addition of Aaron Lee, who has joined the NAS team as Integrated Systems Account Manager for NSW/ACT.
Reviewed: Kali Audio LP-8 Studio Monitors30/7/19Kali Audio are relative newcomers to pro audio. After launching at the start of 2018 they have already begun to shake up the market in budget studio monitors, mostly because the sound and quality of speaker doesn’t scream budget.
Flagship dBTechnologies VIO L212 Line Array Hits Aussie Market29/7/19Marco Cantalu and Manuele Poli from dBTechnologies were back in town to sing the praises of their company’s products and vision. As demonstrated at the APAC launch in Bali last September, dBTechnologies has worked tirelessly to create an extremely capable line array system that pitches a premium offering to a market hungry for performance and value.
Matthew Dixon joins NAS as SA/NT Regional Manager19/7/19NAS is proud to welcome Matthew Dixon to the role of SA/NT Regional Manager.
VIO L212 Official Australian Launch and Training – Presented by dBTechnologies’ Marco Cantalu8/7/19NAS invites you to attend our VIO L212 Launch and Training Sessions, to be held in Sydney.
d&b audiotechnik A-Series: An augmented array21/6/19Discover how the A-Series bends the rules of what a sound system can do, while maintaining the familiar d&b focus on directivity and system unity, sitting comfortably in the gap once filled with compromises.
CV Series Amplifiers – An Introduction by Simon Curtis21/6/19An introduction to the new CV Series of digital amplifiers by Simon Curtis from Cloud Electronics.
NAS NSW Welcomes Peter Astley to the Team20/6/19With the opening of the NAS NSW office, we are pleased to announce the addition of a new staff appointment, Peter Astley, who has joined the NAS team in the role of Internal Sales NSW/ACT, based out of our Rydalmere office.
Garry Farmer joins NAS as VIC Integrated Systems Account Manager10/6/19We are very pleased to announce the addition of Garry Farmer in the role of Victorian Integrated Systems Account Manager.
Review: dBTechnologies Opera Unica 1227/5/19When I was researching for purchase, I was lent some Opera Unica 12s to do some comparisons against other speakers, and I felt the throw, clarity, feedback rejection, and low weight made them a very attractive proposition; almost a no brainer.
NEW 4-Zone Mixer Amplifier: 46-80T20/5/19Following on from the outstandingly successful 46-50 – 4 Zone Mixer Amplifier, Cloud Electronics are pleased to announce that from JULY 2019 the 46-80 & 46-80T 4 Zone Mixer Amps will replace the 46-50.
KSL Calls Australia Home28/4/198th Day Sound fast tracked a 24-box d&b KSL rig for an Australia Day gig. We line up J with K for a fascinating comparison.
How to Make Great Artwork for Listen EVERYWHERE’s App8/4/19Best in streaming audio? Check. Best personal listening experience? Check. Customisable app? Check. Now, what about the artwork?
PL+S 2019: d&b audiotechnik Introduces the Bitesized B8-SUB3/4/19Standing only 170mm tall, the B8-SUB keeps a remarkably low profile yet boasts an exceptionally high performance to size ratio that provides a low frequency extension down to 43Hz.
Matt Strath Takes On New Brisbane-Based Role at NAS26/3/19NAS has appointed Matt Strath as its second Queensland Integrated Systems Account Manager.
NAS receives 2018 Distributor of the Year award from Listen Technologies15/3/19During ISE 2019, some of the NAS Team caught up with Listen Technologies, who presented us with this very shiny award for Distributor of the Year in 2018!
d&b audiotechnik Launches First Milan Product: DS20 Audio Network Bridge + Touch Control and Revit8/2/19ISE 2019 sees the launch of the d&b audiotechnik DS20 Audio network bridge, the company’s first product offering for connecting its loudspeaker systems to the open standards based Milan protocol.
Ashly announces integrator-focused solutions at ISE 20195/2/19The first solution in Ashly’s next generation of pro AV products is the mXa-1502 Mixer Amp – an integrated product bringing four zones of mixing and DSP, plus 2 x 150W of power and programmable mic preamps, all made simple in a single, compact rack-mountable unit.
Listen Everywhere to be launched at ISE 20194/2/19Listen Everywhere replaces Audio Everywhere and features upgraded hardware, a streamlined finish and a new server with professional audio outputs.
K is the new J24/1/19In a secret September Stuttgart meet up, d&b showcased the successor to J. Audio Technology was there for the big reveal.
The Sibyl Centre employs Listen Technologies17/12/18‘The Listen Technologies products are unbelievably easy to install and use. The deployment is just a single cable run to an antenna. You plug it in, turn the volume up, and it works. It took about an hour to unbox and set up.’
d&b Grows SL-Series with KSL31/10/18Now d&b adds to the SL-Series with a smaller system sharing the same DNA — KSL.
dBTechnologies L212 APAC Launch21/9/18dBTechnologies hosted a special event in Bali last week to launch its flagship L212 line array and S218 subwoofer to the Asia Pacific market. Marco and Manuele talk about the technology and expertise that’s gone into the system.
Pliant Technologies Expands Presence in New Zealand20/9/18Growing Partnership with NAS Solutions Brings Wireless Intercom Systems to Wider Customer Base.
NAS Awarded at dBTechnologies APAC Distributor Meeting, Bali13/9/18Held at a resort in sunny Badung, the three-day event brought together representatives from a number of dBTechnologies distributors who flew in from Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, China, Singapore, India, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam, French Polynesia, Japan and more.
Steve Devine joins NAS3/7/18National Audio Systems is pleased to announce that industry veteran Steve Devine will be joining the company in a national business development role.
New ISO Line from IsoAcoustics29/5/18The new contemporary design has a lower profile and all new isolators. Building on the success the L8R Series stands, the ISO line offers marked acoustic isolation and decoupling so you can get better performance from your speakers.
It’s Showtime: dBTechnologies Sydney Showroom11/5/18dBTechnologies has a new retail home in Sydney. Showtime Productions in Moorebank, NSW, has a dedicated showroom where a host of premium dBTechnologies loudspeakers are plugged in and on display, ready for you to see and hear (and buy).
dBTechnologies Shows Off VIO at PL+S17/4/18dBTechnologies has used the Prolight + Sound stage to showcase the latest elements of its VIO line of products — the VIO L212 full scale active line array system designed for large touring applications, the VIO S218 subwoofer, and the VIO X point source series.
NAS Welcomes Thomas Kelly to the Projects Team6/4/18NAS is delighted to welcome Thomas Kelly to his new role on the Projects Team as a Consultant Liaison, Engineer and Support.
d&b Launches GSL Array System at PL+S28/3/18d&b is heading to Prolight + Sound. Not only does the major show take place on d&b’s home territory in Frankfurt, Germany, but it is a fantastic opportunity to introduce the SL-Series, GSL System.
Pliant Now Shipping CrewCom19/3/18Pliant Technologies has released the next generation of wireless intercom, CrewCom, which is now shipping.
Ashly introduces digiMIX1818/3/18Ashly Audio introduced its new digiMIX18 digital mixer at the NAMM show in California.
NAS receives Top Global Sales award from Listen Technologies17/3/18During ISE 2018, some of us from NAS caught up with Listen Technologies, who presented us with this very shiny award for Top Global Sales in 2017!
d&b Soundscape16/3/18The product marks the beginning of a new era of sound experience – for the sound designer, for the engineer, for the artist, and for the audience.
The New VIO L208 from dBTechnologies15/3/18Offering lighter and faster rigging elements, featuring an unique acoustic design, combining long throw and detailed audio performance, the new VIO L208 is both a powerful yet compact stand-alone line array system, and a fully compatible down-fill for VIO L210+ VIOL208 hybrid systems.
Listen Technologies acquire Audio Everywhere13/3/18NAS are excited to announce that Listen Technologies have acquired the Audio Everywhere brand and products.
Review: dBTechnologies VIO Line Array12/3/18National Audio Systems had a full system firing at Festival Hall in Melbourne for VIO’s Australian launch. To cover the venue, NAS hung eight boxes a side, with two stacks of three triple 18-inch S318 subs in a central cardioid configuration.
Review: dBTechnologies ES1203 – Giving it some stick13/2/18The ES1203 is the new two-top box, one sub, portable stick PA from dBTechnologies.
First Ever dBTechnologies Training Sessions at NAS Headquarters1/2/18Late May 2017 saw the first ever dBTechnologies Training Sessions happening at the NAS Training Facility.
Pliant® Technologies Continues to Expand Globally with National Audio Systems as New Australian Distributor8/11/17Pliant Technologies, the professional intercom division of CoachComm®, announces National Audio Systems Pty Ltd. as its new distributor in Australia. National Audio Systems will provide Pliant with regional support throughout the South Pacific.
ListenTALK wins Product of the Year award at INTEGRATE 20172/11/172017 Products of the Year winners by Systems Contractor News includes Listen Technologies ListenTALK – showcased at INTEGRATE 2017.
NAS Hosts dBTechnologies VIO Launch25/9/17VIO is a two-way active system that’s a step up from dBTech’s successful DVA range. It’s an exciting product that delivers huge value for money, especially for touring and rental applications.
Cloud MA40 Series & FPA-1 – ARRIVING SOON!13/9/17The new MA40 Mini Amplifier provides a perfect solution for adding zones simply and cost effectively.
ListenTALK – ARRIVING SOON!11/9/17Listen Technologies, a leading provider of assistive listening products for more than 17 years, announced that its newest product offering, ListenTALK, is available globally and will arrive in Australia soon.
Visit NAS Today and Tomorrow at Integrate 2017!30/8/17Be sure to visit us at Stand C10 at any point during the show to claim your free sample of the new inDESIGN EZ-MK2 Series ceiling speakers.
Behind SoundTube: A Word with Andy Lopez21/8/17At InfoComm17, AV Magazine caught up with Andy Lopez, Director of International Sales for MSE Audio. Andy shared his thoughts on the history and direction of one of MSE’s primary brands, SoundTube.
In Profile: Dave Jacques17/8/17Dave Jacques is a familiar face to the Australian audio community, currently heading up National Audio System’s Project Team, which provides application support, engineering, and training for brands like d&b audiotechnik and Midas. Others may know of his extensive background in US touring.
NAS Receives Excellence Award at APAC Partner Summit 201716/8/17We at NAS are honoured to have received the award for Commitment and Dedication to Excellence at APAC back in July.
SoundTube Brightens Up The Collective, Palm Beach15/8/17A positive culinary experience is enhanced with an appropriately positive auditory one too. That’s to say, a good sound system can take the vibe of a hospitality space to the next level.
NAS Training Goes International!28/7/17In June we hosted another 3 days of d&b audiotechnik training sessions at NAS headquarters – with some trainees attending from as far as Fiji!
SoundTube Adds Pendant Dante™ Speakers to Line11/7/17SoundTube is adding three pendant speakers to its Dante™-enabled line of installed speaker products.
Integrate Product Showcase: ListenTALK6/6/17ListenTALK is a smart two-way tour guide and wireless communication system that extends beyond traditional tour applications.
dBTechnologies Updates DVA T Firmware2/6/17dBTechnologies DVA T users can benefit from a new updated version of DVA T8 and T12 firmware.
Listen Technologies President & CEO Russell Gentner awarded at InfoComm 201715/5/17NAS would like to extend our congratulations to Russell Gentner over at Listen Technologies, who was awarded the Adele De Berri Pioneers of AV Award at InfoComm 2017!
d&b Launches New Software Tools at PL+S 20171/5/17Thanks to d&b’s new ArrayCalc Viewer app, live sound engineers and techs can monitor a d&b loudspeaker systems right from a smartphone.
Introducing ListenTALK31/3/17ListenTALK is ideal for noisy, crowded or mobile environments where you’d like to communicate without shouting or whispering — such applications include training and collaboration, presentations, guided tours, event production, and language interpretation in worship services or international business events.
Aurora net sound reinforcement control software by dB Technologies29/3/17Cross-platform developed (Win, Mac OS and Linux) by dBTechnologies Software Department in order to guarantee maximum reliability, Aurora Net is more than an evolution of the previous dBTechnologies Network.
Beaumonde On The Point28/3/17Carl Blewett, Installations Manager at PAV, worked with Kerry Panara from NAS to install 21 SoundTube RS600i pendant speakers in Beaumonde’s function areas.
The new BT-1F Bluetooth Wireless Audio Module from Cloud24/3/17The BT-1F enables compatible portable devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones to stream audio wirelessly to the interface, and there into the audio system of the Zone where the interface is installed.
Cloud Unveils New Mini Amps5/3/17The Cloud MA40F and MA40T Mini Amplifiers are aimed at decentralised solutions and where requirements exist for adding additional audio zones to legacy installations.
d&b audiotechnik Training is Live at NAS!1/3/17With one more day to go in this series, the sessions so far have been a great success!
Cloud & Ashly: Get in the Zone28/2/17Audio zoning in the world of commercial AV is now a non-negotiable, must-have. Even a café or small bar will want a handful of zones to independently control the level on the balcony, the bathrooms, the VIP area, and the main room. A venue manager will want easy control of those levels.
IsoAcoustics Iso-Puck31/1/17At NAMM 2017, IsoAcoustics released the all-new Iso-Puck — the same concept as the bigger stands, yet in a low-profile, flexible, scalable version.
dBTechnologies debuts BH Series & new OPERA models30/1/17dBTechnologies has replaced its Cromo range with the brand new BH powered speaker series. dB Tech also introduced three new Opera series models at NAMM 2017.
DCAP Sound and Lighting picks up first VIO line array in Australia!22/12/16After a lengthy process of researching, testing and demo-ing different systems, DCAP went with the VIO line array option and are very excited to bring this fantastic new PA into their production inventory.
IsoAcoustics: Bringing the Best Out of Your Speakers14/12/16Starting manufacturing and distribution in 2012, the Canadian company’s award-winning monitor isolation stands have obtained rave reviews and a presence in over 60 countries. How do plain ol’ speaker stands make such an impression?
MIDAS Proves the Right Mix for Sydney Opera House29/11/16Jeremy Christian, head of sound AV services at the Sydney Opera House, says: “We do upgrades all the time and are actually going to be doing a complete overhaul in the near future. But the last project was specifically for upgrading the consoles.
d&b conducts spatial audio workshop at Sydney Opera House9/11/16Ralf Zuleeg and John Taylor from d&b audiotechnik conducted the sessions with support from our own Shane Bailey and Dave Jacques from National Audio Systems (NAS). Gert Sanner from d&b Singapore office also provided backup and support.
Award Success: NoizCalc receives 2016 PLASA Award for Innovation1/11/16Hans Metger from the d&b GB EAS team presented the far field noise immission modelling software to the judges: “Noise sensitivity in communities around open air events is a big issue,” he commented. “Receiving this award shows just how important solving this issue is for the industry.”
ArrayCalc: Predicting Audio11/10/16Gone are the days when rigging or commissioning a PA meant pointing the speakers in the right general direction and relying on a good ear.
The NAS Projects Team6/10/16The sophistication of today’s equipment makes it hard for smaller installers and dealers (and even the larger ones) to stay abreast of the complex technology often incorporated into products. The Projects Team offers that specialised knowledge as a service to help extract the best possible result from NAS-brand gear like d&b audiotechnik, dBTechnologies, Ashly, SoundTube, Listen and more.
d&b audiotechnik introduce new loudspeaker solutions for permanent installation5/10/16These latest additions to the established xS-Series re-set the performance level for installation specific point sources, and along with the arrayable xA-Series, all feature redesigned front grills making them more unobtrusive than ever before.
A journey to the heart of d&b. The d&b Film.13/9/16The international loudspeaker systems manufacturer welcomes you inside its Backnang headquarters to see what Made in Germany means to d&b.
Listen Technologies: Helping You Listen19/8/16If you thought Assistive Listening was simply a ‘hearing loop’, then read on, as things have moved considerably in recent years.
d&b audiotechnik launches software plug-in for QSC Q-SYS at InfoComm 20166/7/16At InfoComm 2016 d&b audiotechnik introduced its software plug-in for the Q-SYS™ platform from QSC®, LLC enabling the comprehensive control and monitoring of d&b amplifiers and loudspeakers from any Q-SYS Core.
The New WS Series Installation Speakers from InterM1/7/16Unlike the previous versions that were mainly used as a monitor or an auxiliary speaker, the new WS series is acoustically optimised to play high quality BGM with extreme accuracy in the vocal range. Plus, it has a useful line-up of powerful output levels from 15W to 80W.
d&b launches NoizCalc: the far field immission modelling software tool4/5/16In recent years the prediction and control of far field noise immission from live open air events has become a serious topic. Gaining permission and licensing to stage such productions often requires an official statement, predicting how the noise will impact on surrounding areas.
InAVation Awards 2016 name Vi7P/Vi10P Best Loudspeaker12/4/16After months of public voting the winners were announced on the opening night of the ISE exhibition in Amsterdam last month.
Listen Technologies: ListenIR Product Overview2/3/16Delivering exceptional sound in a variety of venues, Infrared Assistive Listening products from Listen Technologies are simply brilliant.
The classic: reinvented by d&b16/2/16The B22 is a new take on an old friend: the d&b audiotechnik B2-SUB.
The next step in the d&b system approach: the DS10 Audio network bridge29/1/16Introducing the DS10 Audio network bridge from d&b audiotechnik, the next advance in the d&b system approach.
dBTechnologies declares ‘new way of thinking’ with InGenia13/12/15The InGenia range boasts four models encompassing power ratings from 400W to 900W, all driven by the manufacturer’s Digipro G3 amplifier modules.
d&b V7P/V10P Point Source Speakers3/12/15Building on the 3-way passive design of the well known V-Series line array modules, the V7P and V10P point sources house two 10” drivers in a dipolar arrangement with a rear mounted 8” MF driver attached to a dual chamber horn.
Cloud Electronics MPA Series/Z8 MK4 Mixer Product Update19/11/15Cloud Electronics announces the immediate availability of two new products.
National Audio Systems’ New Projects Department17/11/15PA and AV systems are becoming increasing sophisticated. And often the level of specialist knowledge required to advise a client is beyond most resellers who already have their hands full.
Inter-M launches audio-over-IP PA system7/10/15The Inter-M AOE212N is ideal for retail outlets, banks, university campuses and other large-scale PA / BGM applications, the system connects via standard TCP/IP to a LAN or WAN, and is simple to operate and offers compatibility with a wide range of audio sources.
Partners meet in Melbourne to catch up with d&b and friends1/10/15From across the country, consultants, production companies, venue owners, systems integrators and houses of worship, new and old to d&b, gathered together for the day.
ArrayProcessing offers listening à la carte at Sydney Opera House26/8/15Vivid LIVE at Sydney Opera House (SOH) has always pushed the boundaries, whether in performance style, musical content, or the support structures that underpin it.
dBTechnologies Launches its New ES 503 Entertainment System5/8/15ES 503 is the first born of brand new Entertainment System series, specifically created by Italian manufacturer dBTechnologies in order to pack its long time active speaker expertise into a multifunctional, portable, space-saving, user-friendly yet powerful system.
The Laycock Street Community Theatre invests in d&b29/7/15The Theatre is unique in the Central Coast area of New South Wales as the only professional proscenium arch venue in the locality, with its tiered seating comfortably accommodating audiences up to three hundred and ninety.
Ashly now offers 42 amplifier configurations featuring Dante™ connectivity15/7/15Ashly Audio is now shipping Dante™ digital media networking solution with all their nXe, nXp, Pema and NE Series networkable amplifiers and signal processors.
New Product Launch: The D20 Amplifier from d&b audiotechnik1/7/15The d&b D20 joins the D80 as part of the four channel, two rack unit (2RU) amplifier family.
The new d&b audiotechnik MAX2 stage monitor offers clarity and consistency17/6/15Stepping up to the stage at Prolight + Sound 2015 in Frankfurt, the new MAX2 stage monitor from d&b audiotechnik provides clarity to performing artists in every genre.
iDSP IR: Clearly the Best30/4/15Why does Listen Tech have such great performance? The plastic they use is transparent to IR so the pickup of the system is AMAZING.
Inter-M Announce the New D-3000 Power Amplifier28/4/15The D-3000 is a high power professional amplifier specially designed for the sound re-enforcement market also referred to as SR, which incorporates a DSP, Digital Signal Processor and Audinates’s Dante™ digital audio network.
40 Years and 1 Billion Connectors22/4/15What began 40 years ago as a two-man endeavour in the backyard of an old farm house in Schaan, Liechtenstein is today the leading provider of innovative electrical and electronic interconnection products and systems for the professional entertainment industry.
Listen Technologies Quick Tour: LT-84 ListenIR Radiator/Transmitter Combo8/4/15The LT-84 ListenIR Transmitter/Radiator Combo provides the most exceptional, versatile, and economical IR for assistive listening available.
NAS new exclusive distributors of Inter-M!21/3/15Inter-M, who are based in Seoul, Korea offers an extensive line of audio products including: amplifiers, matrix systems, mixer/amps, mixers, digital signal processing, network audio, line sources, speakers, and speciality products.
Introducing ListenIR: Exceptional IR – Twice the Power! Featured at ISE13/3/15These advanced IR products are simple to use, cost-effective, designed to blend in to any environment, and offer twice the amount of IR power of similar, more costly products.
DVA MINI awarded as Best Line Array System at NAMM 20155/2/15The winners were announced just before the opening of NAMM Show, the world’s largest trade-only event for the music products industry, which was held in Anaheim, California, from January 22nd to 25th 2015.
Michael Prestipino Returns to NAS!15/12/14Michael is not new to NAS, having worked with the firm for some years up until the late 2000’s. Michael says that the appointment “Feels like coming home!