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AV Technik expands VUE al-Class inventory with full-day training

AV Technik, one of VUE’s busy rental partners, has a philosophy that “great event experiences are born from great partnerships”. It’s this approach to business that has contributed to AV Technik’s and VUE Audiotechnik’s continued success. AV Technik’s president, Daniel Willis, decided to expand his inventory of VUE products to include al-8 Acoustic Linearity Line array elements to add to the al-4 arrays already in his arsenal.

VUE’s al-Class & h-Class powers the Imperial Ball 2020 featuring Johnny Depp

The Imperial Ball 2020 Charity Concert was once again held during the weekend of the NAMM show. The concert benefits The Sweet Stuff Foundation that was founded in 2013 to provide assistance to career musicians and families struggling with illness and disability.

Past Imperial Ball performers have included Steven Tyler, Joe Walsh, Alice Cooper, Joe Perry, Johnny Depp and more. Over the last 3 years, VUE Audio has co-sponsored the Ball by providing sound reinforcement needs through our rental partners. Most notably, Neptune Productions provided their VUE al-Class line arrays and h-Class for monitors and side-fills.

VUE celebrates award winning success at The NAMM Show 2020

Like clockwork, the music industry descends upon the Anaheim convention center in mid-January for the winter NAMM Show. The National Association of Music Merchants has a 100+ year history and all music product manufacturers consider winter NAMM to be “THE” show to exhibit.

VUE’s booth in the North Hall, showcased the al-Class line arrays, h-class point source loudspeakers as well as the e-class POE speakers which were bestowed awards from Front of House magazine and Pro Sound Web & Live Sound International Reader’s Choice Awards.  The e-351 POE and es-369 ACM Subwoofer both received Reader’s Choice Awards. Online voting yielded 2 awards for VUE which reinforces the industry’s recognition by the end user. The entire e-Class series received the Gold Star Product Award from Front of House.

VUE NAMM Demo and Party

For the 2019 Holiday Season, The Magic Of Christmas is taking place at the Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine and the 82 piece orchestra will be performing over a 3 week period. In the past, Daniel Willis of AV Technik reports having used Dynacord Cobra and Meyer fill speakers mounted in the auditorium. When asked why he switched to VUE Audio al-4 he stated “We have always used Dynacord Cobra for this event – we felt that for how detailed the VUE al-4 is, it would be perfect for a large orchestra and vocalists.” 

AV Technik’s system engineer, Nick Pires, utilized Ease Focus to spec out 12 al-4s per side and ensure the rig was deployed properly. After the first performance, Willis explained “The system has exceeded our expectations for this application…Sound Killer…Our client (PSO) is thrilled. The coverage in the 2200 seat auditorium including the balcony, was crystal clear to the last row.”

VUE al-4s help provide The Magic Of Christmas in Portland ME

For the 2019 Holiday Season, The Magic Of Christmas is taking place at the Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine and the 82 piece orchestra will be performing over a 3 week period. In the past, Daniel Willis of AV Technik reports having used Dynacord Cobra and Meyer fill speakers mounted in the auditorium. When asked why he switched to VUE Audio al-4 he stated “We have always used Dynacord Cobra for this event – we felt that for how detailed the VUE al-4 is, it would be perfect for a large orchestra and vocalists.” 

AV Technik’s system engineer, Nick Pires, utilized Ease Focus to spec out 12 al-4s per side and ensure the rig was deployed properly. After the first performance, Willis explained “The system has exceeded our expectations for this application…Sound Killer…Our client (PSO) is thrilled. The coverage in the 2200 seat auditorium including the balcony, was crystal clear to the last row.”