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Electro-Voice sets the stage for Eurovision Song Contest with Malta’s largest concert sound system

November 25, 2014
Junior ESC and Maltese national finals draw 5,500 viewers each to Malta Shipbuilding. Besteam-Audio installs Malta’s largest concert sound system. System included XLC and XLD loudspeakers, TG7 and P3000 amps and Dx46 and N8000 controllers. Marsa/Straubing, November 2014 Initiated 1956, the Eurovision Song Contest is the largest music competition in the world.

The Broilers’ jubilee tour with Electro-Voice

November 25, 2014
German Punk rock band The Broilers commences second leg of triumphant 30-concert jubilee tour on November 20th, 2014. Sold out venues in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Rental company Audio Service Rheinland relies on X-Line and XLC enclosures from Electro-Voice for the production. Neuwied/Straubing, November 2014 For twenty years, The Broilers has numbered among the most popular and successful punk bands in all of Europe.

Electro-Voice PA systems light up the Music Masters Camps at Full Moon Resort

October 28, 2014
The American tradition of sleepaway summer camp dates all the way back to the Civil War era, when a Connecticut schoolmaster began taking students on character-building trips into the great outdoors.

Electro-Voice sound systems pump up the spinners at Zengo Cycle

October 16, 2014
It’s a safe bet that sound isn’t a top priority for the builders of retail space in the typical commercial building.

ETX Powered Loudspeakers nominated for a TEC Award

October 7, 2014
ETX Powered Loudspeakers have been nominated for a

EV Road Show photo update: Montreal, QC

October 7, 2014
Photos from the recent EV Road Show event at

Mordeo Bistro & Bar: Recipe for success with great cuisine, architecture, and a sound system from Bosch and EV

October 3, 2014
Situated in the heart of the Assembly of Deutsche Bank Place in Sydney is Mordeo Bistro & Bar, which brings a slice of Southern European cuisine to Sydney’s CBD.

EV at the Bluetone Festival

September 25, 2014
This summer, the five-day Bluetone Festival drew over 11.

Santander British Grand Prix at Silverstone – with the Kaiser Chiefs and Electro-Voice

September 23, 2014
Spectacular Formula One racing at Silverstone thrilled 120,000 spectators. The high-quality fringe programme featured the Kaiser Chiefs. Electro-Voice systems, including XLC DVX and Xsub bass units, TG amps and NetMax controllers, provided powerful sound reinforcement. An OMNEO network and digital audio lines further contributed to the excellent acoustic performance. Silverstone/Straubing, September 2014 At the beginning of July, the English county of Northamptonshire played host to one of the highlights of the international motor racing calendar: the British Grand Prix from Silverstone.

New UAE flagship stadium Hazza Bin Zayed with Electro-Voice sound reinforcement system

September 22, 2014
Hazza Bin Zayed stadium in Al Ain is one of most modern stadiums in the Middle East. The 25,000-seat stadium is equipped with sound reinforcement system from Electro-Voice and Dynacord. JBK Controls International and Prosonic were responsible for installation. Mohammed Nazzar, JBK Controls International’s Director – Sales: “The sound reinforcement system is fantastic.

Dave Notch joins Bosch/EV as District Sales Manager

September 17, 2014
Bosch Security Systems, Inc., Communications Systems Division is pleased to announce that Dave Notch has joined the company as District Sales Manager for the Upper Midwest U.

Derrick Zieba passes

September 16, 2014
The Electro-Voice team would like to express its deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of UK-based sound engineer Derrick Zieba, who passed away on September 15, 2014.

King’s Church in Amersham (UK) equipped with Electro-Voice

September 4, 2014
Electro-Voice sound solution graces new King’s Church in Amersham, England. Installation features EVA, EVF, and EVID loudspeakers, CPS and PA amps, and a NetMax N8000 System Controller. HOW experts Creative Audio-Visual Solutions were responsible for the installation. In 2010 – after a search of over 30 years for an affordable building site – the parish of King’s Church Amersham chose to construct an entirely new building on a newly available site.

“Reclaimed” Electro-Voice system delivers top-notch sound at Lancaster’s Tellus360

August 15, 2014
First settled in the early 1700s, Lancaster, Pennsylvania is a small city with a long history.

Electro-Voice upgrade pays off for Soaring Eagle Casino

August 15, 2014
Photos coming soon! America’s gaming industry has long recognized the value of live entertainment in drawing guests to its properties.
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Electro-Voice celebrates 30 years in China with anniversary event at Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center

August 11, 2014
 More than 200 people attended the event from across the nation, including architectural acoustics experts, important end-users, dealers, and journalists.

Sky-high sound at QANTAS HQ

August 11, 2014
Bosch, Dynacord, and Electro-Voice systems are providing intelligible sound throughout the innovative Qantas HQ hub in Sydney, Australia thanks to Wood & Grieve.

Bosch Security Systems names Brian Wiser president of sales for North America

August 1, 2014
FAIRPORT, N.Y. – Brian Wiser has been named president of sales – North America for Bosch Security Systems, Inc.

ETX Powered Loudspeakers reviewed in Soundcheck magazine

July 22, 2014
Review reproduced with permission from Soundcheck magazine, July 2014.
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EV everywhere at the Ramada Paramaribo Princess Hotel, Suriname

July 18, 2014
Trinidad-based Streamline Systems was approached to design and install sound, video, acoustic treatment, and lighting systems for the new Ramada Paramaribo Princess Hotel – the largest construction project in Suriname, with five levels of entertainment and accommodation.

ZLX featured in Pro Audio Review article: Portable PA for Houses-of-Worship

July 15, 2014
The following excerpt reproduced from Make A Joyful Noise: Portable PA for Houses-of-Worship by Strother Bullins, Editor of Pro Audio Review.

EV at InfoComm 2014!

June 27, 2014
Electro-Voice had big news to share at this year's

Mike Mason passes

June 24, 2014
The Electro-Voice team would like to express its deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of our friend Mike Mason, who passed away on June 16, 2014.

Electro-Voice Introduces ETX Powered Loudspeakers to the pro AV marketplace at InfoComm 2014

June 18, 2014
The next generation of professional powered loudspeakers from Electro-Voice, designed for portable and installed applications. A breakthrough combination of intelligent technology and innovative design delivers superior power and performance. Unique features include a single-knob DSP interface with LCD, FIR-Drive performance optimization, and Signal Synchronized Transducers (SST) waveguide design.   Las Vegas, NV, June 18, 2014: Introduced to the pro AV marketplace at InfoComm 2014 (booth C9708), the new ETX Powered Loudspeaker family builds upon the industry-leading innovation and 85-year heritage of Electro-Voice audio engineering to offer the most advanced professional powered loudspeakers available today for both portable and installed applications.
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Electro-Voice previews next generation X-Line line-array loudspeakers at InfoComm 2014

June 18, 2014
The next generation of line-array loudspeakers from EV offer an unprecedented performance-to-size ratio for installed and concert sound applications. Advanced audio quality and control via a host of new EV-engineered technologies, including  improved Hydra wave-shaping devices, high-output transducers,  and proprietary FIR-Drive optimization. New-look EV industrial design and innovative new Integrated Rigging System offer streamlined appearance and simplified setup. Las Vegas, NV, June 18, 2014: Electro-Voice is pleased to announce the first preview of the next generation of its legendary X-Line line-array loudspeaker family at InfoComm 2014.

EV & Bosch public address systems at soccer stadia in Brazil

June 13, 2014
Public address systems from Electro-Voice and Bosch are ensuring both excellent sound quality and safety for spectators at multiple soccer stadium venues in Brazil.

Michael Doucot appointed Product Marketing Manager, Electro-Voice Portable Sound – North America.

June 12, 2014
Bosch Security Systems, Inc., Communications Systems Division is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Doucot to the position of Product Marketing Manager, Electro-Voice Portable Sound – North America.

New ETX Powered Loudspeakers launch onstage in Sydney – underneath an XLD line array

June 9, 2014
Wenty Leagues Club, located in the centre of Sydney, and one of the largest sport and social clubs in the state of NSW, played host to the official Australian launch of ETX Powered Loudspeakers.

New ETX Powered Loudspeakers make an impact at the Calgary Canadian DJ Show

May 27, 2014
Instead of cubicles and conference rooms, many attendees of the recent

EV impresses at springtime shows Down Under

May 8, 2014
ETX Powered Loudspeakers debut on Diesel gig ETX Powered Loudspeakers made what might be their Australian concert debut at a recent show by Diesel at Revesby Workers Club in Sydney.

Electro-Voice EVA line-array loudspeakers fill Moncton First Baptist Church’s traditional sanctuary with contemporary sound quality

May 5, 2014
When it comes to HOW installations, it’s the traditional sanctuaries that often pose the greatest challenges.

EV at Sound:Check Xpo 2014, Mexico City

April 9, 2014
Electro-Voice had a strong presence at the

EV Fixed Install Academy – thanks to all attendees!

March 21, 2014
The latest EV Fixed Install Academy took place at EV HQ in Burnsville, Minnesota from March 11-13.

EV sponsors Hard Rock Rising - The Global Battle of the Bands 2014

March 21, 2014
Electro-Voice is proud to be a sponsor of Hard Rock Rising - The Global Battle of the Bands 2014.

OMNEO rings clear for EV and Dynacord at the Circolo Christmas Circus

March 19, 2014
„Zirkus Circolo in Freiburg, Germany celebrated a record combined attendance this holiday season of around 25,000 circusgoers. MAMMAGAMMA Licht & Ton Service relied on Electro-Voice and Dynacord systems for the sound reinforcement. „Sound engineers Uwe Schmitz and Krishan Kaiser used OMNEO network technology for the first time.   The Zirkus Circolo was one of the highlights of the annual Christmas and New Year’s celebrations in Freiburg, with this season’s total attendance of around 25,000 spectators.

Electro-Voice EVA line-array loudspeakers selected for new sanctuary at Trinity UMC in Arlington, Texas

March 18, 2014
For decades, the Trinity United Methodist Church of Arlington, Texas was based in a facility featuring an 800-seat sanctuary and adjoining classrooms.

EV supports the Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands "Rock on the Range" contest!

February 26, 2014
Electro-Voice is very pleased to announce our partnership with Ernie Ball Guitar Strings' Battle of the Bands program to give one lucky band a chance to perform at this year's

System Snapshot: KAVA Restaurant, St. Clair, Trinidad

February 25, 2014
Streamline Systems was approached to design and install an audio system for a trendy new restaurant being opened in the lobby of the Kapok Hotel in St.

EV end-user snapshot: David Jacobson, TrivWorks

February 14, 2014
“As a trivia event host and team building professional, I need a dependable vocal microphone that can project my voice across a room, be it to groups of 30 or 300.

EN54-certified Electro-Voice system for new French cycling complex

February 12, 2014
The Vélodrome National in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines is equipped with a combined sound reinforcement and voice alarm system. The EVAC and pro sound components satisfy the demands of EN54 certification. Tech Audio of St.

EV starts 2014 with SIX industry awards!

January 30, 2014
In addition to the Pro Sound Network "Best-in-Show" award presented for the new ETX Powered Loudspeaker family at the recent NAMM show, EV products have won five more industry awards: Electronic Musician Editors' Choice Award: ZLX series (Best Portable Speakers) ProSoundWeb Readers’ Choice Awards: ZLX (Loudspeakers – Active); EVH-D (Loudspeakers – Passive); RE320 (Microphones – Dynamic Type, Performance) Pro Audio Review Excellence Award: ZXA1-Sub (Best Portable PA / Powered Speakers) The main photo shows Rick Belt, global product manager for EV wired and wireless microphones, accepting the ProSoundWeb Readers’ Choice award for the RE320.

World’s largest student ski trip with Electro-Voice

January 29, 2014
Oxford and Cambridge students organize largest student snow sports event worldwide in Tignes, France. Around 2750 students experienced performances by acts such as Katy B and Rudamental at opening and final night parties. Okoru and Production Audio provided sound reinforcement.   Each year, thousands of British students visit the Alps for the largest student snow sports event in the world – the Varsity Trip.

BRAINPOWER: Electro-Voice Introduces ETX Powered Loudspeakers at NAMM 2014

January 23, 2014
The next generation of professional portable powered loudspeakers from Electro-Voice. A breakthrough combination of Brains (intelligent technology, innovative design) and Power (performance beyond the reach of the competition). Unique features include a single-knob DSP interface with LCD, FIR-Drive performance optimization and Signal Synchronized Transducers (SST) waveguide design. Anaheim, Cal.

EV sound for Hits-on-Wheels by Hitcom Indonesia

January 15, 2014
Hits-on-Wheels is a mobile advertising concept featuring a quality sound system that delivers an impeccable outdoor audio experience. The fully EV-powered Hits-on-Wheels trucks are generating a great deal of buzz and are becoming an increasingly popular mobile advertising concept. Hits-on-Wheels is a newly mobile advertising concept by Hitcom Indonesia.
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Industry sales leader Jennifer Carr joins EV reps PAG Canada in Western Canada

January 15, 2014
Winnipeg, Manitoba: Just in time for the NAMM show in Anaheim, California, John McArthur, Vice President of Sales & Marketing of PAG Canada, Ltd.

Electro-Voice XLC line-array system covers concerts and corporate for Rhode Island’s Ambient Sound

January 13, 2014
For a sound reinforcement rentals company, deciding on a new system sometimes involves taking a step back from the technical details and focusing instead on a very important big-picture question: what does it take to get the job done? Sound quality is a given; today’s digitally-aware listeners are conditioned to expect clarity and fidelity, and to accept nothing less.

Electro-Voice supplies the sound for “Opera on Ice”

January 10, 2014
Electro-Voice systems provided the sound reinforcement for “Opera on Ice” in Verona’s historic amphitheater. 12,000 spectators enjoyed the spectacle live . The sound system was the responsibility of Backstage PA. Among the systems used were XLD line-array elements, Xsubs, CP3000S and CP4000S power amps, and DC-One and Dx46 controllers – all from Electro-Voice.   Sporting excellence and the high art of opera presented in a historic setting – such is the concept of “Opera on Ice” in the Arena di Verona.

Electro-Voice brings sweet sound to the Dunkin' Donuts Center

January 6, 2014
Home of the American Hockey League's Providence Bruins and Providence College Men’s Basketball, The Dunkin’ Donuts Center is the major sports and entertainment venue of the Providence, Rhode Island metro area.