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ZXA1-Sub wins Pro Audio Review Excellence Award for Best Portable PA/Powered Speakers!

December 18, 2013
ZXA1-Sub has won another industry award, this time a

Integrated Electro-Voice sound system solution for Lincoln’s Pinnacle Bank Arena

October 29, 2013
In today’s world of sound reinforcement systems, a PA might be anything from a collection of disparate parts to an integrated whole in which each component is designed to interact seamlessly with all others.
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Sonic rejuvenation at W Hotel, Singapore

October 23, 2013
EVID ceiling and surface-mount speakers are excellent for playing background music and also offer ample headroom to cater for live performances . Tour X speakers in the ballroom cater to larger events . Underwater UW30 speakers create a unique underwater experience for guests. The W Singapore-Sentosa Cove Hotel is a five star hotel nestled in the eastern cove of Sentosa, offering an unobstructed view of the South China Sea.
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Exceptional sound quality for Frangipani Restaurant & Bar, Kuala Lumpur

October 22, 2013
EVID ceiling loudspeakers distribute quality sound throughout the bar . Live X loudspeakers in the lounge fill the dance floor with music to keep clubbers dancing all night long . A darling of the Kuala Lumpur night scene, Frangipani Restaurant & Bar is a two-floor establishment with a fine dining area on the ground floor and lounge on the second floor.

Electro-Voice at the British Grand Prix 2013

October 3, 2013
120,000 spectators enjoyed exciting Formula One motor racing accompanied by a high-quality fringe program at Silverstone. For the PA systems, Electro-Voice XLC and XLE line arrays were used, along with Xsub bass units and TG amps. Electro-Voice NetMax N8000 controllers and a Dante network made sure the sound reinforcement system ran like clockwork. The use of digital audio lines made a further contribution to efficiency and the quality of the sound.   The end of June at Silverstone saw the running of the oldest race in the Formula One calendar: the British Grand Prix, which was witnessed by 120,000 fans at trackside and millions more on television.

Allianz Riviera, Nice – the first DIN EN 54-certified stadium with Electro-Voice, DYNACORD and Bosch

September 24, 2013
New Allianz Riviera in Nice (France) is first stadium in Europe to be fully equipped with DIN EN 54-certified sound reinforcement equipment from Electro-Voice, DYNACORD and Bosch. Installation features EVH1152D loudspeakers and CPS amplifiers as well as both N8000 and DPM8016 digital matrix managers. French system integrator Manganelli Technology was responsible for the installation  .   The new Allianz Riviera arena in Nice is the first stadium in Europe to comply in full with the new DIN EN 54 standard, which is mandatory in France.
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Providing quality sound for 51 Restaurant and Bar, Kuala Lumpur

September 24, 2013
EVID surface-mount loudspeakers were installed to distribute exceptional quality sound throughout the venue. Live X speakers were installed to provide quality sound for live band performances. 51 Restaurant and Bar is a new and exciting restaurant and bar at the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s entertainment street Chankat Bukit Bintang.

System Snapshot: Intelligent Sound and Event Gear

September 24, 2013
South Africa's Intelligent Sound and Event Gear recently deployed an EV sound system at the 8,000-capacity Bloemfontein Showgrounds for a concert by American R&B star Anthony Hamilton.

MAD Productions scores hat trick with Electro-Voice EVID and ZX loudspeakers at Gateway Ice Centre

July 26, 2013
Canadians love hockey. Put a couple of thousand of them in front of an ice hockey game and you can count on some serious noise.

Electro-Voice at InfoComm 2013 -- photos & video!

July 9, 2013
Electro-Voice brought its latest installed audio solutions to the recent InfoComm trade show in Orlando, Florida – the biggest InfoComm ever! We were also pleased to be the official audio sponsors of the show, with our XLD line-array system serving as the main PA in the convention center's Valencia Ballroom.

Qatar Cricket Stadium equipped with Electro-Voice sound system

June 28, 2013
The new Qatar Cricket Stadium in Doha can accommodate up to 13,000 spectators. Helmet Trading and Contracting installed a powerful Electro-Voice sound reinforcement system in the stadium. The system includes Sx600 loudspeakers, CPS amplifiers and an N8000 controller.   Doha, the capital of the State of Qatar, is fast establishing a reputation as one of the Middle East’s leading sporting metropolises.

System Snapshot: Carnival City Ultra Sports Lounge, Gulf City, Trinidad

June 26, 2013
Carnival City Ultra Sports Lounge in Gulf City, Trinidad is the latest ultralounge installation by

Swedish national stadium with new sound reinforcement system from Electro-Voice

June 17, 2013
The Friends Arena in Solna (Sweden) is one of Europe’s most modern stadiums. The 65,000-seat multi-function stadium is equipped with a sound reinforcement / evacuation system from Electro-Voice and Bosch. British company LBI Projects Ltd was responsible for the planning and implementation of the installation.   In the Friends Arena in Solna (near Stockholm), Sweden has a new national stadium.
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Electro-Voice brings state-of-the-art sound to historic Minneapolis theaters

June 14, 2013
Built in the heyday of ornate design and lavish detail, vaudeville theaters and movie palaces are often among the few remaining landmarks that bear witness to the history of their surrounding communities.
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Electro-Voice XLD system earns high marks at the Varsity Theater

June 6, 2013
Celebrating a nearly 100-year history as a venue for live entertainment, the Varsity Theater is a Minneapolis landmark.

System Snapshot: Suwon World Cup Stadium, Korea

May 28, 2013
Notable for hosting World Cup soccer matches in 2002, the stadium seats 43,000.
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Cool sound for Icehouse

May 24, 2013
One of the hottest new venues in Minneapolis’s thriving live music scene,

Dublin church equipped with Electro-Voice sound system

May 10, 2013
The church of St. John the Evangelist in Dublin was recently equipped with a sound system from Electro-Voice. The installation includes EVH and ZX1i loudspeakers, Q1212 power amplifiers and a DC-One sound system processor. Sound Engineering by Design of Dublin was responsible for the installation.   The church of St.

Electro-Voice brings super sonics to MTS Centre for Winnipeg Jets

May 9, 2013
The new sound system at MTS Centre immediately generated a considerable amount of positive feedback on social media from fans and sports/broadcasting professionals alike, including the Tweets below (used by permission):   Great to have NHL Jets back! Also, great new sound system! Bass at MTS Centre with no crackling!! – Alex Snell @JHendrix70 Well the new sound system at the MTS Centre rather kicks some a** – Jerrad Peters @JerradPeters   Can really notice the difference with the new sound system at MTS Centre.

University of Limerick invests in XLVC line array from Electro-Voice

May 6, 2013
The University of Limerick is one of Europe’s leading universities. In time for its 40th anniversary celebrations, the university invested in an Electro-Voice line array combining XLD and XCS312 cardioid bass elements. Murt Whelan Sound Ltd.

Congrats to our first Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp winner!

April 24, 2013
Congratulations to Ernie Taylor, winner of the first Electro-Voice Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy Camp contest on Facebook! Ernie flew out to Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy Camp HQ in Las Vegas to live the rock star life for a week, bringing his bass along for the ride.

Exquisite sound with Electro-Voice in Courchevel

April 23, 2013
Cape Horn restaurant in the VIP ski resort of Courchevel equipped with an extensive Electro-Voice sound system. „Installation was performed by the Paris-based audio specialists Concept One. Along with St.

56th GRAMMY® Awards program book reaches 1.5M – EV a proud participant

April 1, 2013
Electro-Voice was pleased to be a part of the 56th GRAMMY® Awards program book – a souvenir from the music industry's biggest night that this year reached 1.

EV releases the RCM-28 module with OMNEO networking technology

March 26, 2013
Electro-Voice is pleased to present the newest enhancement for Tour Grade power amplifiers: the RCM-28 DSP and network module.

Murdock Event & Media covers the Hahnenkamm for the tenth time with Electro-Voice

March 26, 2013
„This year’s Hahnenkamm races were attended by up to 100,000 spectators. „Murdock Event & Media provided the sound reinforcement for the 10th year running. Electro-Voice XLC line arrays formed the core of the sound reinforcement solution. For decades, the Hahnenkamm Downhill in the exclusive Austrian ski resort of Kitzbühel has been the highlight of the international alpine skiing calendar.

Electro-Voice at Luhrs Center – high-definition sound for top regional venue

March 25, 2013
With a clean modern design and well-appointed 1500-seat interior, the Grove Theatre at the H.

EV sound for Oxford Ice Rink

March 19, 2013
Lancelyn Theatre Supplies equipped Oxford Ice Rink with a sound reinforcement system from Electro-Voice. First assignment for the new system was the Christmas Ice Show. Installation features ZX5 and SX300 loudspeakers, EVF-1181S subs, CPS amplifiers and a DC-One controller. Since 1984, Oxford Ice Rink has been a magnet for skating fans within and beyond the boundaries of the university town.

Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp announces April lineup!

March 13, 2013
Electro-Voice is a proud sponsor of the

EV at the biathlon skiing world cup, Ruhpolding, Germany

March 11, 2013
XLVC line arrays provided sound reinforcement at the Chiemgau Arena in Ruhpolding during this year's biathlon skiing world cup. MSE-Tontechnik GMBH handled sound for the main grandstand. EV systems used includedXLD281 line arrays and TG-7 amplifiers equipped with RCM-26 IRIS-Net modules. From the 8th to the 13th January, this season’s Biathlon World Cup was contested in the Chiemgau Arena in Ruhpolding, Germany.

System Snapshot: EV-Innovation for Hachinohe Public Hall, Uchimaru, Japan

February 22, 2013
Hachinohe Public Hall serves its local community as a venue for various activities, classes and performances.

System Snapshot: Electro-Voice enhances sound system in Ajinomoto Stadium, Tokyo

February 21, 2013
Ajinomoto Stadium in metropolitan Tokyo is a multi-purpose venue with a capacity of 49,970.

Palais Omnisports Marseille Grand-Est equipped with Electro-Voice EVA sound reinforcement system

February 20, 2013
The new ice stadium of the Palais Omnisports Grand-Est in Marseille boasts a sound reinforcement system from Electro-Voice. Despite problematic acoustics, the EVA line arrays provide homogeneous coverage throughout the hall. Objectif Plus was responsible for the installations in both the ice stadium and the adjacent skating park.   The Palais Omnisports Marseille Grand-Est is the latest and most modern competition venue in a city known for its love of sporting entertainment.

EV at NAMM 2013!

February 12, 2013
EV made a big impact at the NAMM 2013 trade show with a new-look booth, the launch of

New ZLX portable powered loudspeakers launch at Winter NAMM 2013

January 24, 2013
The next generation of portable powered loudspeakers from EV. Stunning new EV industrial design meets legendary EV sound quality and reliability at an unprecedented price point. Innovative features including single-knob DSP control with LCD display and application/location presets. Electro-Voice announced the Americas launch of the ZLX line of portable powered loudspeakers at Winter NAMM 2013, marking the latest milestone in EV’s resurgence into the retail arena.

System Snapshot: Paprika Restaurant and Lounge, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad

January 21, 2013
The original Paprika Restaurant and Lounge featured Electro-Voice EVID 4.

EV wins SIX 2013 ProSoundWeb Readers' Choice Awards!

January 16, 2013
The largest on-line community in the pro audio industry has just elected its “products of the year” for 2013. Electro-Voice systems won in six categories, making EV the most successful brand overall. Comments Robert Hesse, Vice President Sales Communication EMEA and Managing Director of EVI Audio GmbH: “From loudspeaker systems to microphones to complex networking technologies … one could wish for no finer recognition!”.   For six years now, ProSoundWeb, the largest on-line community in the pro audio industry, has been organizing its “Readers’ Choice” awards, whereby several thousand Internet users vote online for their preferred pro audio products.

Heavy metal in South Tyrol with Electro-Voice

January 3, 2013
10,000 heavy metal fans attended the 20th Rock im Ring festival in the province of South Tyrol in northern Italy. Headline acts were Volbeat, Suicidal Tendencies and Heaven Shall Burn. Spacelights-Veranstaltungstechnik of Bolzano was company charged with sound and light production. Main PA consisted of 32 Electro-Voice XLD281 line-array elements flanked by a variety of XLC and Xsub systems.   Among the rock and heavy metal fraternity, the Rock im Ring festival in the South Tyrolean town of Klobenstein am Ritten is increasingly acquiring cult status.
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RTS serves an ace at the French Open in Paris

January 2, 2013
France Télévisions relied on intercoms from RTS to coordinate coverage of the French Open tennis tournament this year from Roland-Garros. An ADAM matrix assured production communications, as well as event sound and images, were broadcast worldwide. Comments Lionel Dubois of France Télévisions: “Fortunately the topology of the intercom network allowed us to ensure that all those who required it were plied instantly with the latest information as soon as it became available.