Theatre Sound

Cinemark Signs Three-Year Harman Deal

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 10:44 -- Nick Dager

Cinemark has signed a three-year agreement to equip its theatres throughout North America, Central America and South America with Harman cinema audio solutions. Following an extensive review process that involved testing six demo systems from different manufacturers, Cinemark chose Harman’s JBL speakers and Crown amplifiers for their superior sound quality and reliable operation.

ArcLight Chooses Meyer Sound

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 09:27 -- Nick Dager

ArcLight Cinemas has selected Meyer Sound cinema audio systems for three screens at new upscale multiplex theaters in Chicago, Illinois; Bethesda, Maryland; and Santa Monica, California. A fourth Meyer Sound system was installed earlier at ArcLight Cinemas’ La Jolla, California location.

Schulman Theatres Installs GDC SX-4000

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 11:48 -- Nick Dager

Schulman Theatres is installing GDC Technology’s SX-4000 Standalone IMB and XSP-1000 Cinema Processor in its newest venue, the Schulman Film Alley in Weatherford, Texas. The new Schulman Film Alley is scheduled to open to the public on October 28. Schulman Theatres partnered with Sonic Equipment Company for the system integration.

GDC SX-4000 IMB Completes DCI Tests

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 12:06 -- Nick Dager

GDC Technology has completed the full range of tests necessary to receive compliance from the Digital Cinema Initiative for its SX-4000 Standalone integrated media block. "We are committed to investing in technology and evolving our company to meet the needs of exhibitors worldwide,” said Man-Nang Chong, founder, chairman and CEO of GDC Technology Limited. “Achieving DCI compliance for our next generation SX-4000 IMB is another step forward toward achieving our goal of ensuring cinemas are equipped with future proof products.”

QSC Announces DPM Series Digital Processor/Monitors

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 11:11 -- Nick Dager

QSC has announced the new DPM Series of digital signal processors/monitors, which build on the company’s legacy of products to provide all signal processing and monitoring functions for digital cinema in a single integrated system. Designed to be used with QSC’s digital cinema amplifiers and featuring advanced Intrinsic Correction settings for QSC’s digital cinema speakers, the DPM optimizes QSC loudspeaker and amplifier performance while simplifying cinema sound system wiring and configuratio

CinemaxX Mannheim Focuses on Sound

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 12:12 -- Nick Dager

With 700 seats, the Kino 10 of CinemaxX Mannheim is among the largest cinemas in Baden-Württemberg. And at nearly 280 square meters, the screen is definitely the largest. Years ago Filmtheaterbetriebe Spickert Entertainment, operator of the CinemaxX installed an Alcons Cinemarray pro-ribbon system. The theatre has converted to Dolby Atmos and new Alcons technology has taken center stage.

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