NAB2005 Photo Blog - April 20

April 20, 2005

Radio magazine brings NAB2005 to you in photos from the convention.

SRS Technologies is one of the companies providing a surround-sound system.

Genelec built its trademark wall of sound system to demonstrate the various models available for stereo and surround sound.

Wheatstone was busy showing its new console surfaces, router enhancements and new audio processor.

Continental Electronics made waves with its 816HD single-tube transmitter that can transmit a low-level combined IBOC signal at a reasonable efficiency.

Eddie Fritts, president of the NAB, address the crowd during the Technology Luncheon.

Mager Kizziah and his associate, Kathie Jacobsen, behind the new studio furniture that will be dismantled after the NAB and shipped to the Jefferson Pilot Oldies station in Miami. The riser in the center of the guest surface can be raised and lowered when the multi-person morning show crew no longer needs those additional controls.

The rack holds the rackmounted phone hybrids that JK Audio offers, including a new two-line unit that was released just before the NAB Convention.

Vegas songbird "Jenny" does a super-karaoke bit with the Efron Computerized Studios equipment In the LVCC North Hall. Bob Valentino, the recording engineer in the back, usies the SAWStudio software in the system to mix Jenny's voice with the instrumental tracks.

Larry and Dave at Kay Industries' Phasemaster booth are in a jovial mood - which could be due to an excellent convention turnout, or perhaps the approaching end of the show!

Pristine Systems had an assortment of options in its NAB Booth, from the digital automation system to the Black Box audio logger.

Hey, PrimeLED! Got any more bright ideas?

Sometimes when the bright lights of Vegas bring on fatigue, the guys at KD Kanopy pitch a digitally-printed awning inside the North Hall, and watch the world go by.

"Hey everybody, look down here." This group found something intriguing on the southwest corner of the Sierra Automated Systems booth - and it's not the plush carpet.

Nearly a thousand "hams" signed-in at the ARRL booth just outside the North Radio Hall of the NAB Convention.

CQ, CQ, CQ ; hundreds of amateur radio operators packed into the Hilton's Ballroom A for free hors d'oevres, some "ragchewing", and, of course, a table full of free door prizes at the annual ARRL Ham Radio Reception, which was sponsored again this year by Heil Sound.

The big payoff: As a thank you to emcee John Marino, Bob Heil presented the Heil PR-40 microphone that had been used at the annual Ham Radio Reception to the guy who used it to make announcements and award prizes to the multitude of amateur radio operators at the Wednesday night event.

The Pick Hits of NAB2005

The Pick Hits of NAB2005 were awarded on Wedenesday afternoon. Here are the winners accepting their awards.

Potomac Instruments PI 4100

Day Sequerra M2 and M4

Radiosophy Multistream

Digigram UAX220

SAS Rubicon SL

Translantech Ariane Sequel

Digital Radio Express FM Extra

Comrex Access

AEQ DR-100

Bird Electronic BPM-E

Aphex 230

Marantz PMD660

Broadcast Electronics 4MX50

Harris Flexstar

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