ListenPoint Microphone/Media Interface Kit

ListenPoint Microphone/Media Interface Kit

The LPT-M1 ListenPoint Microphone/Media Interface Kit (M1) provides the ability to interface external sources wirelessly such as laptops, iPads, MP3 players or be used as a microphone with the ListenPoint system. It offers exceptional audio quality, ease of use and years of dependable service. The intuitive design allows the user to control volume. The M1 uses advanced lithium ion battery technology and intelligent battery management to maximize battery life, minimize battery charging time and increases the time between battery replacements. The included drop in charger makes charging simple and fast.

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Listen ADA Standards Update – Assistive Listening

In addition to this video, Listen Technologies has several resources to help you understand the requirements of the new standards.This table is taken from Section 706 Assistive Listening Systems of the 2010 ADA Standards and provides an overview of the number of receivers required based on the seating capacity. It also shows how many receivers must be hearing-aid compatible.
Table 219.3 Receivers for Assistive Listening Systems

Capacity of Seating
in Assembly Area
Minimum Number of
Required Receivers
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Minimum Number of
Required Receivers Required
to be Hearing-aid Compatible
(using Listen LA-166)
50 or less
51 to 200
2, plus 1 per 25 seats
over 50 seats*
201 to 500
2, plus 1 per 25 seats
over 50 seats*
1 per 4 receivers*
501 to 1000
20, plus 1 per 33 seats
over 500 seats*
1 per 4 receivers*
1001 to 2000
35, plus 1 per 50 seats
over 1000 seats*
1 per 4 receivers*
2001 and over
55 plus 1 per 100 seats
over 2000 seats*
1 per 4 receivers*
*Or fraction thereof

2010 Changes to Assistive Listening Systems

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RDL Introduces HD Series 35 Watt Power Amplifiers at NAB 2011

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Roland M300: Video Testimonial

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Roland Systems Group Announces the M-480 48 Channel Live Digital Console

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Roland Systems Group Announces Two Exciting Additions to the V-Mixing System!

M-480 – 48 Channel Live Digital Mixing Console



The Flagship Console of the V-Mixing System

With superb sound quality, powerful functions, expandability and intuitive operation; the V-Mixing System continues to introduce new possibilities to the live mixing market. Now after its 2007 debut and as a direct response to actively listening to our users, the next generation V-Mixer has arrived. Equipped with a newly developed mixing engine, the M-480 provides an enhanced level of powerful and flexible audio processing.

The M-480 is the first V-Mixer to support a cascade connection that enables 96 channels of mixing by connecting a second unit – all via one simple Cat5e/6 cable. Supporting live events, mobile production, broadcasting, and sound installation the V-Mixing System with the M-480 V-Mixer at its heart provides a premium level of innovation for any live mixing venue.

The M-480 V-Mixer features:

  • 60 Mixing Channels: 48 mixing channels and 6 stereo returns
  • 16 Aux Busses, 8 Matrices
  • Full support for Mono, Stereo or LCR configurations.
  • Supports  90 inputs with up to 330 inputs using the S-4000M REAC Merge
  • 214 audio patch points including direct post pre-amp splits assignable to up to 90 discreet outputs
  • 4 Band “Advanced” Parametric EQ, Compressor, Gate and Delay on each Mixing Channel.
  • 4 Band “Advanced” Parametric EQ, Limiter and Delay on all Mix Busses
  • 6 Stereo Effects Processors including Roland Vintage Effects with dedicated effects returns
  • 12 Dedicated GEQ with 12 additional available from Effects Processors
  • 300 Scenes
  • User Layers, User Buttons and User Access Settings
  • M-48 Management


R-1000 48 Track Recorder/Player

Summer 2011!

The R-1000 is an intuitive stand alone, dedicated hardware recorder/player designed to fully integrate with the V-Mixing System in any live event or production. The R-1000 can also be digitally connected and used with any digital console that has MADI output capabilities by pairing it with the Roland S-MADI REAC MADI Bridge.

Use the R-1000 as a recorder for live events to capture up to 48 channels of discrete audio all as separate broadcast wave files (BWF) that are recorded to removeable hard disk drive (HDD) or solid-state drive (SSD) and are fully compatible with the DAW of your choice. In addition, recorded audio files can also be transferred via USB to a connected drive.

Virtual Sound Checks have become standard industry practice. The R-1000 greatly reduces sound check time for bands/productions travelling from venue to venue. Using a song previously recorded on the R-1000 or transferred from another DAW, simply switch to playback mode when arriving at a new venue and all the sources play back through the appropriate channels on the console. When integrated with the V-Mixing system, adjustments of the preamp gains on the console include gain compensation to the Digital Snake pre-amp.

The integrated playback functionality is also a powerful training tool for new console operators. Recordings of the actual band in the venue are used to practice mixing technics and learn the art of audio mixing. Playback functions are used to rehearse and perfect Scene settings in the console and tweak effects and other settings.

In a live performance, the R-1000 is the ideal playback device to augment the performers and musicians by selecting pre-recorded tracks and/or playing along to a click-track.

With the ability to sync to video with SMPTE (LTC), black burst and RS-232 make the R-1000 an ideal choice for large channel count location sound recording as well as providing high channel count playback in theaters and amusement parks.

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Lowell Lay-In Tile Speakers

Lowell Lay-in Tile Ceiling Speakers

Quality. Simplicity. Flexibility.

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Lowell Lay-in Tile Ceiling Speakers feature exceptional Audio and Aesthetic QUALITY, far surpassing the competition.  SIMPLICITY – The speaker system assembly ships ready-to-install with speaker leads exiting through a Romex clamp for easy field connections.  With multiple speaker, transformer, backbox, and even sound masking options, the Lowell Lay-in Tile Ceiling Speakers offer design FLEXIBILITY not seen in any other lay-in tile ceiling speaker line.

LT-Series (Pro):

  • Two Sizes – 1’x2′ or 2’x2′
  • Coaxial speakers options –  8″(50watt), 6″ (40 watt), 4″ (30 watt) models
  • 3 70 volt Transformer options – tap selections vary from 1 watt – 32watts
  • 1’x2′ assembly features patented integral T-bar to save time and labor during installation

LT-Series (Music/Paging):

  • Two Sizes – 1’x2′ or 2’x2′
  • 8″ and 4″ speaker options – dual cone or coaxial
  • 3 70 volt transformer options – tap selections vary from 1 watt – 16 watts
  • 1’x2′ assembly features patented integral T-bar to save time and labor during installation

SMTGM-Series (Sound Masking)

  • 1’x2′ assembly only
  • 8″ or 4″ dual cone speakers
  • included transformer – tap selections from .25 watts – 5 watt
  • Optional Rotary Switch transformer tap selector and shaft adjust Volume Control


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Highway Marketing Hosts the Square Stage @ 35 Conferette Music Festival

Highway Marketing is providing the PA system for the only free stage at the 35  Conferette – a local area Music Festival in Denton, Tx  –  this March 10-13, 2011. We’ll be showcasing the QSC KW Active Loudspeaker Series exclusively for PA and stage monitors, along with Shure microphones and the Roland Systems Group M-300 Digital Console. Please feel free to come visit and listen @ the Courthouse Stage (band schedule below) located on the lawn of the Historic Denton County Courthouse.  Clayton will be on hand the entire time as Audio Engineer and other Highway Marketing Reps will be around  throughout the festival.

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