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QSC APPOINTS JANDS AS AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTION PARTNER

QSC APPOINTS JANDS AS AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTION PARTNER

QSC has announced the appointment of Jands as its Australia distribution partner for the company’s Pro division. The QSC portfolio of live sound products and solutions will be represented by the company throughout the country. Jands brings many years of expertise as leading distributors in the region and will be responsible for providing and enabling
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January 18, 2018 News

JANDS SIGNS ON L-ACOUSTICS DISTRIBUTION

JANDS SIGNS ON L-ACOUSTICS DISTRIBUTION

In December 2017, Jands announced it was cutting ties with all Harman brands in its distribution portfolio effective February 1st 2018. The list of brands, some of which have dwelt in the Jands house for quite some time, includes names like JBL, Soundcraft, dbx, Lexicon and more. Yesterday, Jands made a new announcement stating its
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January 12, 2018 Industry

JANDS REALIGNS DISTRIBUTION STRATEGIES

JANDS REALIGNS DISTRIBUTION STRATEGIES

Jands has announced one of the outcomes of a strategic review of its business. This review commenced early in 2017 with the purpose of developing a company structure and product strategy that will see Jands best positioned for the future. This process encompassed a company-wide review of both Jands’ business strengths and the strengths of
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December 8, 2017 Industry

GEARING UP WITH AXIENT DIGITAL

GEARING UP WITH AXIENT DIGITAL

Gearhouse Broadcast’s Event Communications Division has scored a world first by rolling out Shure’s Axient Digital premium RF microphone platform in Australia. It all began when Gearhouse was approached by Shure and Jands to sign an exclusive R&D partnership that gave Gearhouse direct access to Axient Digital’s product roadmap and provide input on future feature
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September 7, 2017 News

BREAKING CONVENTIONS

BREAKING CONVENTIONS

The new $1.5b International Convention Centre Sydney is open. It’s a monster AV job. We take an exclusive tour. Text:/ Christopher Holder Priorities have changed. Go back 10 years and ask any SCEC exhibitor what their highest priorities were and at the top of the list would be ‘Clean Toilets’ closely followed by ‘Fresh Sandwiches’.
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February 28, 2017 Projects

GEELONG CHRISTMAS TREE A BRIGHT SPECTACLE

GEELONG CHRISTMAS TREE A BRIGHT SPECTACLE

The Floating Christmas Tree in Geelong has been a hit among the local community. Last year, personalised lighting shows brought the experience to a whole new level. Geelong-based Total Events began the installation at the start of November with the Christmas Tree operating from 11th November to 7th January. The lights ran from 6:30pm to
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January 24, 2017 News

SHURE WIRELESS KEEPS AIRWAVES UNDER CONTROL AT SKYCITY NZ

SHURE WIRELESS KEEPS AIRWAVES UNDER CONTROL AT SKYCITY NZ

The Skycity in Auckland, NZ, is a premiere entertainment hub comprising the iconic Sky Tower, casino, 700-seat theatre, convention centre, award-winning restaurants, and two luxury hotels. Due to the spectrum change that took effect in NZ on March 11th 2015, the Skycity AV operations team partnered with authorised Shure Distributor, Now Sound, to upgrade the
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June 2, 2016 News

AVT: MUCH MORE THAN A REBRAND STORY

AVT: MUCH MORE THAN A REBRAND STORY

AMX Australia/AMX New Zealand has rebranded to avt. But this is more than a story about a new logo and the reprinting of business cards. “We’re not some specialist, solo, standalone, cosseted industry anymore. We’re very much part of the day-to-day fabric.” Peter Swanson is Head of Sales & Marketing for avt (née AMX Australia) and has seen
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March 18, 2016 Industry

Explore The Space

Explore The Space

Not just another school hall. Text:/ Christopher Holder The time had come. Geelong Grammar’s previous drama studio had burnt down in the late ’70s and the department had outgrown the rebuilt digs it had found itself in. A larger, more modern replacement was required… and what a replacement! But this is more than a story
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February 18, 2016 Projects

JBL CONTRACTOR SERIES LINEUP EXPANDS WITH NEW-AND-IMPROVED MODELS

JBL CONTRACTOR SERIES LINEUP EXPANDS WITH NEW-AND-IMPROVED MODELS

More speakers are coming from JBL’s direction, not long after the release of the VTX M Series stage monitors were released. The company has introduced three new Control commercial loudspeakers — Control 23-1, Control 25-1 and Control 28-1. The update brings with it new features, styling and competitive pricing. JBL also says the new speakers
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February 15, 2016 News