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With system installation and service support through our vast national dealer network, we are able to take your audio system concept through design, supply and installation; and provide ongoing service throughout the region.

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Alex Alvarez is best known as Lenny Kravitz' guitar tech but after 25 years, he is in many ways Kravitz' right-hand man. For tours, he's the crew chief, responsible for hiring the crew, maintaining the equipment, and much more. Off tour, he manages Kravitz' studios in Paris and the Bahamas. Wherever Kravitz and his band go, you'll find a Mackie mixer in use.

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We are excited to announce that the Mackie AXIS Digital Mixing System has been given a Commercial Integrator BEST Award during InfoComm 2016!

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26 May 2016: CX Mag discusses HK Audio Linear 5 LTSA on Gearbox 114 - Ep4

CX Magazine recently published an extensive review of the Linear 5 LTSA and recorded a detailed video review of the system.

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6 May 2016: HK Audio targets installation market with new Business Solutions Division

HK Audio has formed a new Business Solutions division, offering highly efficient and acoustically outstanding packages worldwide for installation projects which require special custom solutions.

With a focus on the hospitality sector, HK Audio Business Solutions delivers... read more


18 April 2016: Hillsong Partners With Adamson For Worldwide Sound Reinforcement

Hillsong, a multi-site church with campuses in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Newcastle, Gold Coast, Hobart, Darwin and Noosa as well as numerous international campuses around the world, has announced a partnership with Adamson Systems Engineering to provide sound reinforcement to multiple Hillsong venues worldwide.

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HK Audio has bolstered its flagship PREMIUM PR:O range of modular, musician-friendly speakers with five new active fullrange cabinets featuring advanced DSP technology.

Known as PREMIUM PR:O D, the new models boast all the beloved features that have enabled the series to sell more than 150,000 units in the past decade...

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The notable UK indie rock band Kaiser Chiefs have reinvented their rehearsals, thanks in no small part to their new Mackie DL32R digital mixer. The band, known for a string of UK hits including I Predict a Riot and Ruby, are currently using the compact 32-channel mixer as the heart of a new dedicated rehearsal set-up...

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5 April 2016: Adamson E Series rigging video - a new set of videos demonstrating how to set up the flagship E series PA

A couple of informative new videos have surfaced from Adamson on how to set up the rigging on the E series flagship line array systems.

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1 April 2016: 'Introducing The Soundmakers'. New corporate video for HK Audio

HK Audio have a released a new corporate ad spot and new vision statement for their new tag line - The Soundmakers.

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HK Audio is set to reveal a host of new products and customer-focused solutions at the 2016 Prolight + Sound show in Frankfurt, Germany, on April 5.

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8 March 2016: AT Magazine features DC16, part of the Mackie Axis mixing system

Audio Technology Magazine reports on the new Mackie AXIS DC 16 with exclusive video preview...

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2 February 2016: Tascam NAMM Products

Check out a couple of hot new products from Tascam - released at this year's Winter NAMM.

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22 January 2016: LUCAS NANO 608i - BEST OF ALL. IN ONE

HK Audio's LUCAS NANO 608i is the world's first compact PA with an iPad-enabled wireless mixer on board. Featuring eight channels, seven high-quality reverb programs, powerful EQ and compressor functions, and the latest in Bluetooth streaming...

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22 January 2015: NEW VIDEO!
Mackie AXIS Digital Mixing System - First Look

The Mackie AXIS Digital Mixing System delivers unmatched speed, visibility and customization for professional production and install. With full Dante® interoperability, the modular AXIS system combines the power of the 32-channel DL32R digital mixer and innovative...

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22 January 2015: New Mackie Products from NAMM

Check out this quick rundown of hot new stuff from Mackie, being released at this year's Winter NAMM!

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4 January 2016: Deep Purple choose HK Audio

HK Audio's CONTOUR series continues to be the stage monitor of choice for Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice, who used his favored pair of CT 112 speakers and CT 118 subs on the band's mammoth 2015 fall/winter tour.



4 January 2015: CX report on Adamson S-Series launch

CX Magazine's online 'Extended Conversation' section features an extensive report on November's Adamson S Series launch.

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11 December 2015: New Adamson Behind The Curtain video

The Ushuaia Club on Ibiza, one of the Balearic islands in the Mediterranean Sea located between Spain's coastline and the larger island of Majorca, recently installed a new Adamson sound reinforcement system. Ibiza has become famous for its nightlife and electronic music dance scene...

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11 December 2015: Mackie Launch Master Fader v4.0

The Mackie Master Fader app provides complete wireless control over your Mackie DL32R, DL1608 or DL806 wireless digital mixer. Proven at more than 5 million live mixes worldwide, the incredibly intuitive Master Fader control app is packed with powerful processing and a rich set of mixing tools for any professional application.

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7 December 2015: Tascam Announce DR-701D

The DR-701D is TASCAM's flagship recorder for single-shooter video production. A timecode generator is included for location reference, which can be jam synced from a SMPTE generator, camera, or smart slate. The HDMI in and out allows a DSLR camera to start recording on both devices, and video clock prevents drift between sound and picture.

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7 December 2015: Mackie announce Reach-the ultimate all-in-one PA

Mackie Reach is the ultimate self-contained PA system. With Reach, users can deliver their best performance ever thanks to powerful technology like the ARC array, which provides clear, high-fidelity sound to the everyone in the audience and the built-in EarShot personal monitoring system giving performers true...

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7 December 2015: The Power of Dante

The Mackie DL Dante Expansion card connects the DL32R to any Dante-enabled audio network. Dante has become the standard in digital audio networking, delivering unmatched audio quality, extremely flexible routing and significant cost savings compared to traditional analog cable runs. Featuring automatic discovery of devices...

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2 November 2015: Adamson S Series Launch and Technical Seminar 

CMI Music & Audio, has officially launched the manufacturer's S Series to the Australian market. The distributor recently invited sound companies, consultants, technicians and integrators to its headquarters in Melbourne for a live outdoor demonstration of the new line array and a seminar on Adamson's Blueprint AV software.

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22 September 2015: The New Command Fusion Solo

The New Command Fusion Solo has landed. After months of anticipation the latest device form Command Fusion is here. The Solo when added to a network via Ethernet is used to create an integrated automation system for your devicesTVs...

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18 September 2015: Hyped Media Chooses Nano 300

A new form of promotion is hitting the streets of Australia through a company called Hyped Media. Hyped Media specialize in but not limited to sporting and corporate events, product launches, commercial advertising and private parties and functions...

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15 September 2015: HK Audio's COHEDRA the perfect solution for major German reggae festival

HK Audio's COHEDRA proved to be the ideal sound reinforcement system for the 2015 edition of the renowned Reggae Summer Night festival in Hamm, Germany.

The outdoor festival, now in its 18th year, was headlined by German reggae superstar Gentleman, who performed with his band in front of a capacity crowd of 3,000 fans...

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16 September 2015: Windows 10 compatibility for Tascam

Tascam have been hard at work making sure their range of computer interfaces are compatible with the latest operating systems. We are pleased to announce that the following interfaces are fully compatible with Windows 10.

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16 September 2015: New Tascam DR-22WL and DR-44WL firmware

TASCAM has updated the revolutionary DR-44WL and DR-22WL portable recorders with Wi-Fi to Version 1.2. The free upgrade introduces several new features, including XRI -Extended Recording Information with GPS coordinates, auto markers around overloaded recordings, and other useful features...

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10 September 2015: Come check out Mackie's new website

Mackie are extremely excited to announce the launch of the new Mackie website!

Built from scratch to deliver the best possible experience for any Mackie user or those just getting more product info, the new Mackie website is slick and easy-to-use...

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Recording and live sound engineer Dan Kury refers to himself as an old school engineer, having logged more than 40 years mixing and recording a wide variety of musical genres in all sorts of venues. But after years of hauling around a big console, outboard racks...

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31 July 2015: DL32R Delivers Perfect Solution for Shepherd of the Hills Church

With multiple campuses across greater Los Angeles, Shepherd of the Hills is a modern church with a bustling congregation. In addition to their main campus in Porter Ranch, Shepherd of the Hills runs three satellite locations in suburban Los Angeles locations...

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31 July 2015: Sound City Rehearsal Studios

Sound City is the latest rehearsal space to open in Melbourne. Located in Spotswood just 15 minutes from the CBD Sound City features 6 rehearsal rooms, stage area, chill out lounge, gear storage and rental and even a recording studio. Created by Tone Polimeni and Maree Pallisco this modern rehearsal space offers a lot more than dark, drafty rooms...

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Master Fader v3.2, now available for free download, brings powerful new features to DL32R in addition to performance and workflow enhancements for DL1608 and DL806 users.

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28 July 2015: HK Audio at Siksa-dong Catholic Church in Korea

A comprehensive Elements system has been chosen to provide sound reinforcement at the recently completed 500-capacity Siksa-dong Catholic Church in Korea...

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28 July 2015: Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art choose HK Audio

Premium PR:O and the IL Series are the new sound systems of choice for the cutting edge BALTIC center for contemporary art in Gateshead, England...

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Master Fader v3.2, now available for free download, brings powerful new features to DL32R in addition to performance and workflow enhancements for DL1608 and DL806 users.

With Master Fader v3.2, the DL32R now allows a full 32-channels of both recording and playback via USB hard drive giving users the ability to...

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6 July 2015: TASCAM Hi-Res Editor Released

TASCAM Hi-Res Editor has been released, a free application that supports up to 11.2MHz DSD files or 384k WAV. The software allows playback and export of DSD files without intermediate conversion to PCM audio. It is available now as a free download for Windows.

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15 June 2015: Eighth Day Sound Adds Adamson E-Series To Global Inventory

Eighth Day Sound, headquartered in Highland Heights, Ohio, with offices in the UK and Australia, has announced that more than 200 Adamson E-Series loudspeakers will be joining their inventory to ensure system availability worldwide.

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4 May 2015: DL32R Dante Card Shipping | Master Fader v3.1 Released

The much-anticipated DL Dante Expansion Card for the Mackie DL32R 32-Channel Wireless Digital Mixer is now shipping! Dante is the clear choice for AV networking. It allows the DL32R to connect to hundreds of Dante-enabled audio devices with seamless interoperability and ease of use. Dante networking is simple and complete. It takes the mystery out of networking while delivering incredible performance.

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4 May 2015: Linear 5 range expanded with new long-throw satellite and subwoofer

HK Audio has unveiled the latest additions to its class-leading Linear 5 loudspeaker range, the L5 LTS A long-throw satellite and the L SUB 4000 A subwoofer.

An enticing alternative to conventional compact line arrays in terms of both price and audio performance, the L5 LTS A is an exceptionally efficient, easy-to-handle sound reinforcement tool for professional hire companies, and is sure to impress when installed in clubs.

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1 May 2015: HK Audio Key Racks

HK Audio has announced a series of Key Rack package solutions for rental, touring and professional musicians, as well as IPD passive speaker system solutions for audio installers.

Developed by HK Audio's application specialists, the Key Rack packages feature...

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15 April 2015: New Mackie ProFx V2 Series Released

Mackie announces the launch of ProFXv2 Series Professional Effects Mixers. The redesigned ProFXv2 series features an all-new preamp design and powerful new effects engine, delivering unmatched sonic performance for live sound applications. 

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9 April 2015: CG-2000 Broadcast Clock Generator Keeps All Media In Sync

Award-winning remote facility Music Mix Mobile chose TASCAM's CG-2000 as their reference clock for the 57th Grammy Awards broadcast. The mobile facility is trusted with high-profile events like the CMA awards, Emmy Awards, I Heart Radio festival, NBA All Star Game and The Late Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

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27 March 2015: Introducing Master Fader Classic

Mackie are taking a big step towards providing solutions for all Mackie DL1608 and DL806 customers with the introduction of Master Fader Classic.

Master Fader Classic is essentially the v2.1 build and is available as a completely separate download from the App Store. Many of you and your customers have been asking for this for various reasons... Read more


23 March 2015: Adamson to Launch New S-Series Line Array Family

Adamson Systems Engineering will introduce the S-Series at Prolight + Sound from April 15-18 in Frankfurt, Germany. The new sub-compact line array system consists of the S10 line array enclosure, S119 subwoofer, Blueprint AV and the E-rack; Adamson's new unified rack solution.

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12 March 2015: My Fader V3 is Here

Mackie announces the immediate availability of My Fader v3 for DL806, DL1608 and DL32R.

The Mackie My Fader app gives you pocketable control over your Mackie DL Series Digital Live Sound Mixer and version 3 is now compatible with Mackie Master Fader v3.

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27 February 2015: Behind The Curtain - Adamson Energia

"We had engineers everywhere really excited about all of the loudspeakers -- the E15 and E12 line array modules and the E218 and E219 subwoofers and decided we should share their thoughts about the system with users everywhere."



Mackie took the opportunity to unveil some awesome new audio products at the recent Anaheim Winter NAMM show. Check them out here


6 February 2015: DL32R Dante card released at NAMM

Mackie and Audinate, developers of the industry-leading Dante media networking solution, have joined forces to bring high performance networked audio to the DL32R wirelessly controlled digital live sound mixer with the new DL Dante Expansion Card. Read more


14 January 2015: Mackie DL32R nominated for 2 awards!

Mackie have been honored by the Pro Sound Web Reader's awards 2015 with two nominations.  The first is in small mixer format category for the highly anticipated DL32R. The 32 input iPad controllable rack is set to... Read more


27 November 2014: One Systems Upgrades University Of Indianapolis Key Stadium For Football Fans

The University of Indianapolis (UIndy), a private university located minutes from downtown Indianapolis, recently upgraded Key Stadium with a One Systems sound reinforcement system.
As a NCAA Division II school...

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27 November 2014: HK Audio adds EASE Focus 2 data for Linear 5

HK Audio is pleased to announce that EASE Focus 2 GLL data is now available for its Linear 5 tops.

The Linear 5 range joins HK Audio's Elements, ConTour Array, Cadis, Cohedra and Cohedra Compact systems in the EASE Focus 2 database.

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24 September 2014: Fed Square Selects Adamson Metrix for Edge

CMI Music & Audio and Corporate Vision Australia have recently delivered an Adamson Metrix-i front-of-house system to be installed Federation Square's renowned Edge theatre.

The Edge theatre, which has been sponsored over the years by... Read more


9 September 2014: DC Productions chooses Adamson to assist growth

An Adamson SpekTrix line array has become the latest addition to the rental stock of DC Productions, a fast-growing hire company based in the Perth suburb of Welshpool. Supplied by CMI Music and Audio Pty Ltd, the system is intended to help the company cater for larger events and was reportedly chosen following a period of evaluation. Read more


4 September 2014: Control Everything from Anywhere - Mackie DL32R

Here's a teaser abou the exciting new Mackie DL32R! Stay tuned for more details!


19 August 2014: CommandFusion to Demonstrate New LAN Product Range at Integrate Expo 2014

CommandFusion will be demonstrating two of their upcoming products in their new hardware range, the "LAN" series at the Integrate Expo in Sydney August 26th - 28th 2014. CommandFusion will be attending the show and displaying the new products as well as the CFLink bus powered "Pro" range at their Australian Distributor, CMI's stand B26. Read more


15 August 2014: Adamson Behind The Curtain episode - Jon Lemon

Recently Adamson had the pleasure of connecting with Jon Lemon, a noted, seasoned mix engineer who has handled front-of-house mix duties for numerous top artists, among them ... read more


31 July 2014: HS-2 and HS-2000 New upgraded version 1.20 of Firmware Released

The Professional Solid State Recorder HS-2 and HS-2000 has released the latest version 1.20 for its firmware. Read more


30 July 2014: Seattle's Iconic Comet Tavern is Reborn with Mackie DLM Series Sound

Since 1935, the Comet Tavern has been a fixture of Seattle's storied Pike/Pine corridor. The well-worn wood bar of this venerable Capitol Hill pub has bent the elbows of generations of locals and visitors, and its stage has played host to multiple decades of Seattle music and culture. Read more


17 July 2014: NEW XTA APA Series four-channel Class D amplifiers

The APA Series Adaptive Processing Amplification are four channel Class D amplifiers with extensive processing, connectivity and control capabilities. The new power and DSP platforms have been designed to interact intelligently and adapt to prevailing conditions, protecting drivers, and significantly enhancing performance from all speaker systems.

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7 March 2014: HK and Dream Catcha at Japan Festival

Dream Catcha Productions was using HK Elements at the recent Japan Festival, held outdoors in the city centre of Perth (known as Forrest Place) on Saturday 22nd Feb 2014. Read more


6 March 2014: Luther College adopts Adamson & One Systems

Luther College in Croydon VIC recently undertook a major audio upgrade of their school chapel, appointing Factory Sound to install an Adamson & One Systems based loudspeaker system, powered by MC2 amps and XTA processors. Read more


17 February 2014: Adamson Scoops 3 honors in the ProSoundWeb Readers Choice Product awards.

The Fifth Annual ProSoundWeb Readers Choice Product Awards announced at NAMM had some great news for Adamson. Three of their products won in a poll of both industry manufacturers and end users. With the final tally reaching over 24,000 votes there was some stiff competition for Adamson but they won out in three categories...

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January 2014: HK Shines on New Years eve

This year saw HK Audio bring in the New Year at two of Australia's most notable locations. First being down at St Kilda beach in Melbourne with the Riva Party where everyone danced... Read more


6 January 2014: Bernie's Bar goes Mackie

It's not often that an audio professional will purchase gear without ever having heard it, particularly for an entire stage setup blasting high profile hard rock and punk bands like Dope, The Misfits and Soil. Read more


13 December 2013: Fusion Entertainment Choose New SRMs

Fusion entertainment have chosen the new Mackie SRM550 as the latest box in their production line up. Fusion are a boutique technical production company specialising in theatrical and event lighting, event audio, and visual design, management and supply for special, live and large events.  Read more


19 November 2013: Adamson Hawthorn Town Hall Installation

As part of the redevelopment of the new Hawthorn Arts Centre Project, an Adamson Metrix line source system was selected as the P.A system of choice for both the Main Hall and Chandelier Rooms at Hawthorn Town Hall. Read more


13 November: Duran Audio Digital Directivity Analysis Update

Big News from Duran Audio at Infocomm 2013 Duran Audio have announced a major update to their DDA (Digital Directivity Analysis) Acoustic Prediction Software which now includes support for the popular cLF loudspeaker format. Read more


13 November 2013: HK Audio Linear 5 Packages

Fully Powered, All-in-One Systems for Discerning Musicians, Bands, DJs and Hire Companies. Featuring the new Linear 5 series active components, Linear 5 systems offer a professional and versatile package. Available in four configurations these all-in-one powered systems are ready to go right out of the box. Read more


HK Nano reviewed by CX TV

CX Magazine's online video portal - CX TV - has featured the groundbreaking new HK Audio LUCAS Nano for review. View it below!


HK Audio continues to grow in corporate Australia

In Australia, HK Audio continues to be the audio system of choice for corporate AV companies. One such company is CMS Australasia who are the latest to join the HK Audio Partners network. CMS joins the likes of AV24/7, Be Productions, Microhire, Vast AV, Dream Catcha Productions, Bright Black AV and AV Partners (who recently tripled their Contour Monitor System) just to name a few. Read more


HK Contour, MC2 and XTA running by The Clock

A 5.1 surround system consisting of HK Contour CT-115 and CT-108 mid/high cabinets, CT-118 subwoofers, MC2 amps and XTA processing was recently installed by SOS Communications into Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art for Christian Marclay's groundbreaking 24-hour video work, The Clock. Read more


HK Audio CADIS, MC2 and XTA impresses at St Phillip's

St Phillip's Christian College Newcastle has recently completed work on a brand new 400-seat auditorium at their Waratah campus.
Scott Travis of Castle Acoustic Productions was engaged by the school to design the venue's audio systems... Read more



HK Audio, MC2 & XTA at Port Life Church

Portlife Church is situated between the Port River and Semaphore in Adelaide, South Australia. 
With a very strong focus on young adults within the fellowship, a huge love of music has led to the need to upgrade the PA system within their main auditorium. Read more


Norwest & Energia

Early last year, Adamson Systems Engineering embarked on a project that they felt could possibly change the face of concert touring. The project was named Energia. Read more


Biloela Sporting Complex now with OneSystems

Biloela is a rural town in Central Queensland that is situated 120 kilometres inland from the port city of Gladstone at the junction of the Burnett and Dawson highways.* Recently the town has been treated to a new sporting complex. Read more

Adamson chosen for Hillsong Church upgrade

Hillsong Church is among the largest and best recognised churches in the world with branches in London, Stockholm, Paris, Moscow and New York City, though Australia's Baulkham Hills Campus remains the organisation's flagship. Its audio system has to cope with a wide variety of content, ranging from quietly spoken program material right through to full-blown... Read more

The Commodore Hotel: One Systems & HK Audio in audio upgrade

Situated in Blues Point Rd North Sydney, The Commodore Hotel is indeed one of the town's finest and most beautiful places to enjoy a beverage and a bite. Having recently undergone extensive renovations, the time was right to upgrade their audio systems using HK and One Systems. Read more


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