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Paris Loudspeakers sound off at Miller Central Speedway

Every Saturday night throughout the spring and summer, South Dakota auto-enthusiasts head to the bleachers of the Miller Central Speedway to watch the Green Flag fall and to root for their favorite drivers. Miller Central Speedway is a half-mile oval dirt track located in central South Dakota. Home to WISSOTA Auto Racing events, the Speedway features Late Model, Street Stock, Superstock, as well as Pump-N-Pak Purestocks. MSC is a longstanding institution in the Miller community and the Speedway celebrated its 50th racing seaon in 2015.

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Several improvements have been made to the Speedway since new owners Dale and Susan Hargens took charge. Pit work, track re-shaping, and an improved concession selection were the first upgrades on the to-do list. An enhanced audio experience has been the most recent. In spring of 2018, the Miller Speedway team worked with Jeff Hanson of Unique Sound Installations to upgrade the horns that had been broadcasting track events since 1975. Jeff pointed the MSC team towards Technomad’s Paris loudspeakers. The Paris loudspeakers are compact, completely weatherproof and powerful enough to compete with the ever-present roar of engines at the Speedway. Four Paris Loudspeakers were installed on the Miller Speedway press box.

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“I included an easy-to-operate sound processor with a strong amp and microphone. They loved the sound quality!” says Mr. Hanson.

A week before the first big race of the season, Jeff received a call from Dave. The audience for the first race was going to be larger than expected, could they add two more Paris speakers?

“With short notice, I contacted Technomad and explained my situation,” says Jeff. “Without hesitation, you guys shipped the speakers that day and I was able to install the additional two speakers the day of the big race. Thanks to the people at Technomad. You helped me secure a customer and make a few friends along the way.”

We’re proud to know that the Paris loudspeakers are going strong at Miller Central Speedway and appreciate partners like Jeff and Unique Sound Installations that invite us to be a part of cool projects like this one.

Have a sound installation that needs high-quality, quick turn-around results? Contact us now!


More Information:

Miller Central Speedway: Website or Facebook

Unique Sound Installations

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Technomad speakers withstand harsh Marshall Island environs for 7+ years

In the middle of the Pacific Ocean, about halfway between Hawaii and Australia, lie the Marshall Islands. The Republic of the Marshall Island’s is spread out over 29 coral atolls, made up of over 1,000 individual islands and islets. Technically part of Micronesia, history buffs will recognize the Marshall Islands campaign from World War II. The turquoise waters and white sand beaches of the Marshall Islands are also infamous for nuclear testing sites such as the Bikini Atoll.

On one of 1,000+ islands, sits the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Kwajalein Missile Range (USAKA/KMR) and on the Kwajalein base sits a range of Technomad products. The Technomad collection is perched on the roof of a three-story building and where the Berlin loudspeakers and PowerChiton amplifiers broadcast sound over a 1 mile by 0.5 mile radius.

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The system which ran uninterrupted for more than 7 years, withstanding heavy wind, salt spray, and everything else the tropical environs throw its way, was upgraded in early 2018.

Even after 7+ years you can see minimal rust and no structural damage on the Technomad Berlin despite years spent in one of the world’s most extreme environments.

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Looking for a weather-proof audio solution for your next installation? Since 1994 Technomad has been manufacturing high-fidelity, IP56 weatherproof loudspeakers and rugged, reliable outdoor speaker systems for a wide range of clients. At Technomad, we combine proprietary weatherproofing and rainproof technology with military-specification enclosures and first-rate loudspeaker drivers to produce best in class solutions for any sound application.


PowerChiton Weatherproof Amplifier

Berlin Loudspeaker

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Berlin Loudspeakers blast Caribbean beats at Club Med Punta Cana

If you’re one of the thousands of people who have enjoyed a Club Med experience, you might have also unknowingly enjoyed audio broadcast to you from Technomad loudspeakers. To date, Technomad loudspeakers can be found in four international Club Med locations, the most recent being Club Med Punta Cana.

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Located on the gem-colored waters of the Caribean, Club Med Punta Cana boasts colonial architecture, white sand beaches, and a palm tree-studded coast. Guests can relax like VIP’s in Tiara, a 5-Trident luxury area; be pampered in the Zen Oasis, an adults-only hideaway; or experience Creactive, a Cirque-du-Soleil staffed circus playground for adults and kids.

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If you’re enjoying a game of beach volleyball in the ocean-side courts or a fruity drink in your private thatched-roof cabana, you’ll hear the beats of meringue pulsing through the property, broadcast by Technomad’s very own Berlin loudspeakers. These powerful, full-range loudspeakers are IP56 weatherproof making them impermeable to the ocean-spray and strong wind-gusts of the Carribean coast.

Club Med Sandpiper installed Berlin loudspeakers in their location 5+ year ago. Oliver De Kegel, owner of systems integration firm Axxentos, who handled the Sandpiper install had this to say about why he chose Technomad:  “I’ve learned what gear can survive in harsh environments over the years, and from all the outdoor installations I have done, only one company reliably endures the elements — and that is Technomad…They also produce great sounding audio.”

The Berlin loudspeakers broadcast crystal-clear sound and can be seen mounted on palm-trees throughout the Dominican Republic Club Med property.

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Looking for a weatherproof audio solution for your next project? Contact us now.


Products:

Technomad Berlin Loudspeakers

Club Med Punta Cana

Other Technomad Club Med Projects:

Noho Loudspeakers at Club Med Sandpiper

Technomad Loudspeakers at Club Med Cancun

Technomad Vernal Speakers Celebrate 10 Years Aboard Marine Cruise Boat

Climb aboard one of Sarasota Bay Explorers Sea Life Encounter Cruise’s and you’ll be in for a treat. The marine biologist led tours take visitors on a 1-hour 45-minute cruise through Sarasota and Roberts Bay, where tourists observe manatees, bottlenose dolphins, puffer fish and more. The tours are broadcast over Technomad’s very own ultra-compact and waterproof, Vernal speakers. Six Vernal speakers are strategically placed throughout the 40-foot pontoon boats ensuring that every passenger can clearly hear announcements on wildlife sightings and learn from the expert biologists on the intricacies of the bay ecosystem.

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Bob Heere, Director of Operations at Sarasota Bay Explorers, originally heard about the speakers via a word of mouth recommendation. The original Vernals were installed in 2007 along with a Lanolin electric paste to protect the terminals.  “They performed wonderfully,” says Bob, “they did exactly what they were supposed to do and lasted 10+ years despite daily exposure to salt water, fog, and sea spray.”

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In 2018, the original Vernal’s were finally retired and replaced by a half-dozen brand new Vernal’s which were installed by sound technicians from Prime AV. Even though they spent their life at sea, when disassembled, the Vernal’s showed no evidence of internal damage or salt intrusion, a testament toTechnomad’s rugged, weatherproof designs.

“If you have a need for an outdoor speaker in any environment, these speakers will meet that need,” Mr. Heere attests. “If they can sit out in salt conditions for 10 years, they can survive anywhere.”

Interested in learning more about the Vernal speakers? Contact us now or check out other examples of Vernal installations throughout the world.

Vernal’s at SkiStar in northern Sweden

Vernal’s in Chicago River Sightseeing Boats

Vernal’s in Club Med, Mexico


Products and Partners:

Technomad Vernal Ultra-compact, Waterproof, Full-range Loudspeaker

Sea Life Encounter Cruise by Sarasota Bay Explorers

Prime Audio/Video- Sarasota Audio Experts

Turn-Key Stadium PA System in Dakar, Senegal

Dakar, Senegal. The westernmost city in the Old World and on the African mainland. Dakar, which was once a quiet settlement on the Cap-Vert peninsula, is now a thriving capital city, home to more than one million people.

On the central western coast of the peninsula, in the Mermoz Sacre-Coeur district, sits Ebbets Field.  Here people gather for baseball tournaments, basketball games, concerts, and community celebrations. Powering all these events, is one of our very own Technomad turn-key stadium PA systems. Our fully weatherproof, super durable Noho CI loudspeakers were installed effortlessly on the existing light posts and blend in seamlessly with the tropical environs surrounding the dug-out.

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An additional Noho CI system is perched above the concession stand for extra insurance that no one will miss out on any game coverage or announcements.

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Our outdoor audio systems are designed for extreme environments and we love seeing them at stadiums, concert venues, and parks across the world. Contact us now to discuss which Technomad system would be the perfect fit for your needs.


Products Featured:

Turn-Key Stadium PA System (IPA2)

Noho CI weatherproof loudspeaker