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					PR AGENCY CONTACT:                                                        COMPANY PRESS CONTACT:
Clyne Media, Inc.                                                         Kati Naish
Tel: 615.662.1616                                                         Tel: 425.402.6108
Email: eaw@clynemedia.com                                                 Email: kati.naish@eaw.com
Web: www.clynemedia.com/EAW                                               Web: www.eaw.com


                                         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

South Africa-Based Northwind Recording Selects EAW® Loudspeakers for CTMI
                        Church in Trianon, Mauritius

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Whitinsville, MA, USA, February 17, 2010 – EAW , a world leader in audio system solutions, was recently
chosen as the loudspeaker of choice for a house-of-worship installation at CTMI Church in the town of Trianon,
near Port Louis in the island nation of Mauritius. Durban, South Africa-based Northwind Recording provided the
system design, analyzed the space’s acoustics and performed the installation. EAW’s South African distributor
Surgesound supplied the equipment and managed all processing and system alignment. Further consultation was
provided by EAW’s Whitinsville, Massachusetts-based Application Support Group (ASG), under the management
of Joe Fustolo.

EAW loudspeakers selected for the space included 15 EAW AX366 and AX344 Arrayable Install Loudspeakers,
six EAW JF50S Compact Full-Range Loudspeakers, eight EAW SB1000z Large Format Subwoofers, five EAW
MW12 MicroWedge Stage Monitors and two EAW UX8800 Digital Signal Processors. Amplification was provided
by ten Lab.gruppen FP+ Series amplifiers and one Lab.gruppen PLM 10000Q Powered Loudspeaker
Management System. The EAW AX Series models were arranged in a low-profile, aesthetically pleasing design in
two arcs following the contour of the church. The JF50S units were used as lip fill. Four SB1000z subs were
ground stacked, and the remaining four were flown, using different high pass filter (HPF), low pass filter (LPF) and
delays to create a constant low frequency response throughout the church. The MicroWedge 12 monitors were
spaced along the edge of the stage.

Northwind Recording principal Niklas Fairclough is a firm supporter of the EAW brand, having completed three
previous installations in South Africa using EAW AX Series Arrayable Install Loudspeakers. Fairclough
commented, “When we tested the system, we were blown away. With an SPL of 110 dB at the front-of-house
position, the system sounded superb and very clean, and we still had massive headroom available.”

Ruan Joubert from Surgesound, the Distributor of EAW in South Africa, was at the final stages of the installation
to act as the System Engineer and represent EAW South Africa. After using Smaart to make fine-tune
adjustments to the system, he commented, “With the combination of detailed acoustic design, carefully planned
EAW Model selections, the Pre-Install Planning and system design with help of EAW ASG, everything came
together, culminating in very a successful project with outstanding audio performance, which exceeded all the
client’s expectations.”

For more information, please visit www.eaw.com.

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Photo Caption 1: EAW AX Series loudspeakers, being installed at CTMI Church in Trianon, Mauritius, by Durban,
South Africa-based Northwind Recording.

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Photo Caption 2: EAW AX Series loudspeakers and SB1000z Large Format Subwoofers, being installed at CTMI
Church in Trianon, Mauritius, by Durban, South Africa-based Northwind Recording.
About EAW
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Founded in 1978 and celebrating over 30 years of excellence, Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW ) is a global leader
in producing high-performance professional audio equipment trusted by the most discerning professionals for
every possible sound reinforcement application.

About LOUD Technologies Inc.
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As the corporate parent for world-recognized brands Alvarez , Ampeg , Blackheart , Crate , EAW , Mackie and
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Martin Audio , LOUD engineers, markets and distributes a wide range of professional audio and musical
instrument products worldwide. Our product lines include sound reinforcement systems, analog and digital mixers,
guitar and bass amplifiers, and acoustic and electric guitars. These products can be found in professional and
project recording studios, video and broadcast suites, post-production facilities, sound reinforcement applications
including houses of worship, stadiums, nightclubs, retail locations, and on major musical concert tours. The
Company distributes its products primarily through retail dealers, mail order outlets and installed sound
contractors. The Company has its primary operations in the United States with operations in the United Kingdom,
Canada and China. For more information, please see our website: www.loudtechinc.com.

EAW is a registered trademark of LOUD Technologies Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of
their respective owners.



                            EAW • One Main Street • Whitinsville, MA 01588 • USA
        Phone: (425) 402-6108 • Fax: 425-487-4337 • Email: kati.naish@eaw.com • Internet: www.eaw.com

				
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