Published Date February 13, 2023
Dual 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 ...Read more
Published Date February 3, 2023
Peavey Commercial Audio is proud to announce that NAS Solutions has been selected as the new distributor for PCA brands in Australia and New Zealand.Read more
Published Date January 27, 2023
You’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.Read more
Published Date November 22, 2022
Kali 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 envir...Read more
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.
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.
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 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 NoizCalc 3.0 update15/9/22A bug fix update for NoizCalc 3.0 is available via the integrated update function.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pliant Technologies Expands Presence in New Zealand20/9/18Growing Partnership with NAS Solutions Brings Wireless Intercom Systems to Wider Customer Base.
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.
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.
Listen Technologies acquire Audio Everywhere13/3/18NAS are excited to announce that Listen Technologies have acquired the Audio Everywhere brand and products.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.