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Seattle, Washington (July 10, 2017) — On Thursday, August 17, 2017, Clear-Com, DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics, Sound Devices, and K-Tek, will host The Sound Summit Seattle at the Columbia City Theater in Seattle. This event is part of The Sound Summit series of informal networking and educational presentations for audio professionals to gather, collaborate, and discuss their techniques and tools for audio production.

With the cooperation of some of the industry’s most well-respected audio professionals, attendees will benefit from a one-on-one social experience with members of the community as well as these leading manufacturers who specialize in audio production. Clear-Com, DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics, Sound Devices, and K-Tek will also showcase their newest products, including Clear-Com’s FreeSpeak II wireless intercom system; DPA’s d:vice™ digital audio interface; Lectrosonics’ Duet Digital Wireless IEM/IFB Monitor system; Sound Devices’ MixPre-3 and MixPre-6 audio recorders; as well as K-Tek’s Boom Box microphone boom stand/apple box and the Sidekick KTA2B compact wireless transmitter adapter.

The Sound Summit Seattle will be held from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., opening with a networking social hour, followed by short informational presentations from each of the manufacturers from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and concluding with a few additional hours of networking time. Representatives from all five manufacturers will be available throughout the event to discuss best practices for utilizing their equipment.

"The Sound Summit series has been a very successful way for these manufacturers to come together with the professional audio community and learn about the industry’s needs,” says Karl Winkler, VP of Sales and Service at Lectrosonics. “We are excited to have Clear-Com join us as we share ideas with the professionals in the Seattle community.”

The Columbia City Theater is located at: 4916 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98118. Convenient parking for the event is located across the street, for $2. To sign up for this free event, please register at thesoundsummit.org

About Clear-Com
Clear-Com, an HME company, is a trusted global provider of professional real-time communications solutions and services since 1968. The company was first to market portable wired and wireless intercom systems for live performances. Since then, their history of technological advancements and innovations has delivered significant improvements to the way people collaborate in professional settings where real-time communication matters. For the markets they serve -- broadcast, live performance, live events, sports, military, aerospace and government-- their communication products have consistently met the demands for high quality audio, reliability, scalability and low latency, while addressing communication requirements of varying size and complexity. www.clearcom.com

About DPA Microphones
DPA Microphones is the leading Danish Professional Audio manufacturer of high-quality condenser microphone solutions for professional applications. DPA’s ultimate goal is to always provide its customers with the absolute finest possible microphone solutions for all its markets, which include live sound, installation, recording, theatre and broadcast. When it comes to the design process, DPA takes no shortcuts. Nor does the company compromise on its manufacturing process, which is done at the DPA factory in Denmark. As a result, DPA’s products are globally praised for their exceptional clarity and transparency, unparalleled specifications, supreme reliability and, above all, pure, uncolored and undistorted sound. For more information on DPA Microphones, please visit www.dpamicrophones.com.

About Lectrosonics
Well respected within the film, broadcast, and theatre technical communities since 1971, Lectrosonics wireless microphone, IFB and IEM systems and audio processing products are used daily in mission-critical applications by audio engineers familiar with the company's dedication to quality, customer service, and innovation. In 2017, Lectrosonics received an Academy Award® for technical achievement, for the development of the Digital Hybrid Wireless® technology. Lectrosonics is a vertically integrated US manufacturer based in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Visit the company online at www.lectrosonics.com.

About Sound Devices
Founded in 1998, Sound Devices designs and engineers premiere audio equipment used by sound professionals/enthusiasts around the world. The audio manufacturing pioneer, offers portable audio mixers/recorders – including the all-new MixPre Series – and related equipment for feature film, episodic television, documentary, news gathering, live-event, podcasting, SFX, musical and acoustical test and measurement applications. Sound Devices is headquartered in Reedsburg, Wisconsin with offices in Madison and Chicago. For more information, visit the Sound Devices website www.sounddevices.com.

About K-Tek
Since its’ founding in 1996 by Manfred N Klemme, K-Tek has been supporting the audio world with innovative tools to make the job of the sound engineer and boom operator just a bit smoother. With a passion for audio, Manfred’s first mission was to design and manufacture a line of U.S. made boom poles that were both lightweight yet super strong and so audio friendly that folks took notice. Mission accomplished. In 1999 K-Tek won a Technical Achievement Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the Klassic Boom Pole. Since then, K-Tek has earned a slew of other awards and the reputation of making an array of elegantly designed and beautifully constructed, audio-centric products. Visit them at: www.ktekpro.com.