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The Biggest and (still) the Best

QSC’s SC-444 Screen Channel Loudspeaker System Ever since it was first introduced over 14 years ago, no other screen channel loudspeaker has come close to matching the performance and utility of QSC’s SC-444 Screen Channel Loudspeaker system.  It was, and is still, simply the best large room cinema system available.  From top to bottom, here … Read More

Cinema Support At-A-Glance

Ever struggle to find answers on a company’s website? Even simple questions like, “How do I cancel this gym membership?” can lead to a potential aneurism. Vague menus, confusing navigation, chat-bots named Zayden. Ughh! So what about QSC? Is it any easier to find answers to your questions or get support here? Well, any time … Read More

Good to Great

The Cinema industry has been hit hard by the COVID 19 shutdown. While we are optimistic about an eventual recovery, the industry will be changed by all that has occurred. Studio release patterns and theatrical windows are changing. Cinemas need other income streams that don’t rely so completely on major studio releases. Cinemas also need … Read More

Cinema Audiovisual Solutions

Technology Convergence Brings New Opportunities Q: When is a movie theatre not a movie theatre? A: When the content appears to be feature film or custom created content, but you don’t smell popcorn as you walk in, and you didn’t have to buy a ticket. The venue might be a high school or college auditorium, … Read More

How Loudspeakers Work

How the Beatles influenced my line of work Did you ever wonder how a loudspeaker works? So did I, at a very young age – but I was more interested in understanding the electric guitar after seeing the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan show. It turns out the two operate on very similar (yet opposite) … Read More

Getting Started with Q-SYS

In this blog I’d like to share some of the things that were, at first, confusing to me about Q-SYS. It is specifically for those who are just starting their journey with this incredible, yet intricate and ever-expanding program. Disclaimer: If you are a Q-SYS Super-User you might want to skip this blog. It really … Read More

Q-SYS Keeps Expanding

It’s been a busy few weeks at QSC, with the announcement of two major new developments that further solidify the expanding role of Q-SYS in movie theatres. You may remember that early on in the journey of Q-SYS for Cinema, we were saying “If it can be controlled, it can be controlled by Q-SYS.” There … Read More

New Cores for Cinema

If you haven’t noticed, QSC has been slowly changing the paradigm of cinema sound.  This past week, another milestone was reached with the introduction of two new Q-SYS Core processors, expanding the Q-SYS Ecosystem both as a product line and as a practical application scenario throughout the modern cinema complex – and beyond. Over 20 … Read More

It’s Time for ATOT!

We’re only beginning to come to terms with the fundamental changes in many industries in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic. While no one can accurately predict the future, one thing is for certain: the cinema exhibition industry will be anything BUT a return to “business as usual”. The pandemic is not the only … Read More

Dynamic Pairing in Cinema

Dynamic Pairing is a special feature in Q-SYS Designer software that allows you to link a virtual peripheral device in your design to a new physical hardware device on your network, like an I/O-8 Flex or the new NV-32-H. This means you can build your Q-SYS design to include an I/O device that perhaps you … Read More