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Sennheiser 600 MHz Wireless Trade-in

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

FCC Restricting Wireless Mic Frequencies

The FCC announced in early 2017 that they will begin prohibiting customers from operating wireless microphones in the 600 MHz frequency band. Your system may be affected. If your current wireless system is affected we will help you trade in your old 600 MHz gear towards new wireless gear from Sennheiser.

Sennheiser Is Offering Up To $600 Rebate On Wireless Mic Systems When You Trade In Your Affected System.

Offer Ends June 30, 2018!

Sennheiser 600 MHz Wireless Trade-in Offer

1. Check The Operating Frequency Range

To check if your current wireless will be affected, look for a printed sticker on your equipment indicating its frequency range.

Wireless mics and monitoring systems are currently allowed to operate from 470 – 698 MHz.  In the next few years, FCC will limit operation to 470 – 608 MHz.  While the majority of wireless systems in use today will be unaffected, customers with systems that operate above 608 MHz will, unfortunately, need to discontinue use and migrate to new frequency ranges.

2. Purchase New Wireless From S&L

Sennheiser offers a wide range of wireless mics and monitoring systems for any budget, which fully complies with current and future FCC rules and regulations.

Choose from the following wireless series:

  • XS Wireless | Recommended Frequency: A
  • Evolution wireless G3 | Recommended Frequency: A1| A | G
  • Evolution wireless D1 | Recommended Frequency: 2.4 GHz
  • AVX and SpeechLine DW | Recommended Frequency: 1.9 GHz
  • 2000 Series | Recommended Frequency: Aw
  • 3000 / 5000 Series | Recommended Frequency: L
  • Digital 6000 | Recommended Frequency: A1 – A4

3. Send In Your Old 600 Mhz Wireless Gear

Along with the old system send the following information:

  • A copy of your dated sales receipt. Purchases must be made from June 14th-Dec 31st 2017.
  • UPC codes off the sides of your new Sennheiser boxes (no photocopies accepted)
  • Trade-In form available below.
  • Send your old wireless sales receipt with the UPC code and completed trade-in form to the address listed on the form.
  • To be eligible your traded wireless equipment must operate in the 600 MHz band. Any manufacturer make or model will be accepted for trade-in rebate provided it operates in 600 MHz.
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Tech Tips – Managing Monitor Feedback

Managing Monitor Feedback

Floor vs Ceiling Monitors

Audio feedback occurs when the output signal loops back into the input device, resulting in unwanted ringing, squealing and generally unpleasant noise. In the illustration below, feedback is represented by the output coming from a ceiling mounted monitor feeding back into a microphone with a

In this illustration, feedback is represented by the output coming from a ceiling mounted monitor feeding back into a microphone with a cardiod pattern. Although feedback can’t be completely eliminated, it can be managed by using a properly placed loudspeaker designed specifically as a floor monitor or using an in-ear type personal monitor system.

There are multiple factors that contribute to audio feedback. The next Tech Tip issue will address microphones.

For more information regarding proper placement of stage monitors please feel free to contact S&L Integrated at (229) 378-8866 or info@slintegrated.com

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S&L Named 2016 North American Partner of the Year by StarLeaf

SL Integrated North American Partner of the Year 2017

S&L Named 2016 North American Partner of the Year by StarLeaf

May 9, 2017 London, United Kingdom

In May, at StarLeaf’s Annual Partner Conference in London, England, S&L was named North American Partner of the Year for 2016. Jason Jones, President and CEO of S&L Integrated was at the conference to accept the award from StarLeaf Chief Technology Officer William MacDonald.

“StarLeaf selected S&L based on dedication to the brand, seeking out innovative technology solutions for clients and being the top reseller in North America,” said William MacDonald, StarLeaf.

S&L is the leader in sales and integration for StarLeaf products in the U.S. and continues to demonstrate the greatest potential for growth with the brand.

“We are excited to be named Partner of the Year,” said Jones. “Recognitions and partnerships help S&L provide better technologies to our clients.”

StarLeaf is an international company offering reliable hardware and integrated video conferencing and voice in the cloud. The StarLeaf Cloud was developed from the ground up and doesn’t rely on third-party products, ensuring customers have a reliable and feature-rich user experience.

“Many of our customers need video teleconferencing and StarLeaf provides several options that are simple to deploy, look great and work well,” said Jones. “We lead with StarLeaf products over other VTC solutions.”

StarLeaf solutions are compatible with many existing endpoints and connect to other web-based VTC solutions, which is also appealing to customers.

S&L continues to invest significant time into developing relationships with partners such as StarLeaf.

“We believe that strong relationships with our business partners give us an advantage in the industry, which in turn helps provide better solutions to our clients,” said Jones.

S&L is excited to have StarLeaf as a valuable business partner and to continue using StarLeaf products to develop reliable customer technology solutions..