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News 2004


 GERMANY: NEXO WINS SHOOT-OUT AT PFORZHEIM CONGRESS CENTRUM
December 2004 - In the architecturally impressive Grand Hall of the Pforzheim Congress Centrum, near Stuttgart, a major sound reinforcement installation has been completed. The 2000-capacity auditorium has been equipped with a new NEXO GEO S tangent-array system, supplied by NEXO's German distributors CAMCO GmbH. Read more...



 BORDEAUX FITS CAMCO IN NEW CONVENTION CENTRE
December 2004 - The prestigious new Convention Centre of Bordeaux has chosen to install CAMCO amplifiers with NEXO loudspeakers in its two largest auditoria. Read more...



 CAMCO VORTEX BEHIND KITARO IN THE ARENA OF STARS, MALAYSIA
December 2004 - Japanese musician Kitaro played a 2-hour a sell-out concert at the Arena of Stars in Genting Highlands, Malaysia. Read more...



 CAMCO BRINGS LIFE TO THE ROMAN RUINS OF TRIER
November 2004 - The 'Kaiserthermen', or Roman Imperial Baths, is one of the city of Trier's most famous attractions. Every year, the venue plays host to the 3-night Kaiserthermen Open Air music festival, this year featuring a diverse roster of artists, from heavy metal specialists In Extremo and Schandmaul to the yodelling alpine rock of Hubert von Goisen. Read more...



 CAMCO WAS THERE WHEN JAZZ MET TRALLALERO
November 2004 - For the unusual musical proposition 'Jazz Meets Trallalero', sound rental company PRO MUSIK had to choose a high-quality sound system that would meet the demands of the music, the expectations of an international audience and the challenges of an auditorium not designed for flown PA. Read more...



 CAMCO ON THE WATER AT THE EMSFESTIVAL IN RHEINE
October 2004 - Sound rental company audiokonzept of Gronau faced a different challenge at this year's Emsfestival in Rheine. For the first time at the biannual riverside festival, a floating stage was constructed, taking the entertainment onto the water itself. Read more...



 CAMCO TOURS WITH THE TEN TENORS
October 2004 - One of Australia's unique exports, The Ten Tenors, is about to start a series of dates in Germany, with rental company Sound Linear GmbH providing a CAMCO-powered NEXO GEO S rig. Read more...



 T-MOBILE CAMPUS IS SHOWCASE FOR CAMCO
October 2004 - The head office of the T-Mobile telecommunications group is a massive 123,000 m2 complex in Bonn, accommodating around 5,000 employees. Its impressive entrance hall, itself covering an area of 2,300 m2, houses Europe's largest indoor LED wall, and a powerful surround sound system powered entirely by CAMCO amplifiers. Read more...



 SARAH BRIGHTMAN TOURS EUROPE AND USA WITH CAMCO
October 2004 - The original star of 'The Phantom of the Opera', and now a British diva in her own right, Sarah Brightman has been touring arenas in the USA and Europe since the beginning of the year. Carrying full production, a NEXO GEO T and CAMCO rig provided by Birmingham-based hire company SSE, the tour has criss-crossed the Atlantic and will end the year with more shows in America Read more...



 NY'S MASQUE SOUND SHAKES UP ITS V-DOSC RIGS WITH CAMCO AMPS
September 2004 - New York City's longest-established sound rental company Masque Sound has taken swift and decisive action following a power amplifier shoot-out, held on behalf of Masque's new Concert Division. The results of the shoot-out were so conclusive that Masque Sound has ordered more than 100 Vortex 6 amplifiers from German manufacturer CAMCO, with further orders in the pipeline. The new amps are being specified for live concert and touring events, and will play a key role in Masque's system design for 'We Will Rock You', a new musical opening at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. Read more...



 CAMCO'S TECTON SERIES NOMINATED FOR MIX AWARD
July 2004 - The Tecton Series of amplifiers has been nominated for one of the prestigious Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards, or TEC Awards as they are better known, handed out annually by The Mix Foundation in the USA. Now in their 20th year, these Awards honour outstanding technical and creative achievement in professional audio production and product design. Five companies have been nominated in the category of Amplifier Technology. CAMCO will have to wait until the end of October to find out if we have been successful! Read more...



 SSE HIRE STOCKS UP ON CAMCO AMPLIFIERS
July 2004 - British PA company SSE Hire has substantially increased its inventory of CAMCO power amplifiers, with the purchase of more than 100x Vortex V6 and 32x Tecton 32.4 models. Read more...



 MTV ASIA AWARDS NIGHT
June 2004 - MTV Asia has again held its Annual Awards ceremony in Singapore at the Indoor Stadium. Award presentations alternated with live performances by Asian and international recording artists from the West, like Sugarbabes, Stacie Orrico and Black Eyes Peas. The show also featured a surprise guest appearance by international diva, Mariah Carey, and was broadcast across cable and television. Read more...



 BOB DYLAN IN LONDON WITH CAMCO
June 2004 - The legendary Bob Dylan has made a rare outdoor appearance, in front of 30,000 fans, at the Finsbury Park Fleadh. This one-day festival was the only London appearance for the founding father of folk-rock, the headline act on a bill that included The Charlatans and The Counting Crows. Read more...



 CAMCO POWER FOR HIGH POINT SERVICES IN DALLAS
June 2004 - Nashville-based sound and lighting system design-build contractors Maxx Technology has completed the installation of a ground breaking sound reinforcement system for High Point Church in their new 400,000 sq. ft. building in Dallas. The system features radical new audio technologies from CAMCO and NEXO, used in a configuration never seen before in the USA. Read more...



 ADLIB AUDIO MAKES LONG-TERM INVESTMENT IN CAMCO AMPLIFIERS
June 2004 - UK: Liverpool-based audio and lighting services company Adlib Audio has made a major commitment to CAMCO, the German amplifier manufacturer, taking delivery of more than sixty new Vortex 6 amplifiers for use with its JBL VerTec system. The equipment is being supplied by CAMCO's UK distributor Fuzion plc, and is being seen by Adlib Audio as ''an initial purchase, and part of a major long-term investment''. Read more...



 CAMCO SUPPLIES SIGNATURE BASS SUPPORT FOR METALLICA
June 2004 - The world's most famous heavy metal band Metallica is famous for the levels of sub-bass they put out at live shows. Their 6-week European tour features CAMCO Vortex 6 amplifiers on the large numbers of NEXO subs that are being used. Read more...



 CAMCO CHOSEN FOR NEW HARD ROCK CAFÉ IN KUWAIT
June 2004 - The new Hard Rock Café is to have a NEXO PS Series sound reinforcement system, powered by CAMCO, installed into its high-tech glass and steel interior by local sound contractor ElectroLynx. More than half the construction budget is being spent on the audio-video system, reflecting the central importance of music and entertainment in the Hard Rock concept. Read more...



 GERMANY: ULTRASCHALL ADDS TECTON INTO RENTAL STOCK
January 2004 - Ultraschall, the equipment rental company based in Kassel, near Hanover, has increased its rental stock of CAMCO amplification, ordering new 38.4 models from the Tecton range to add to its inventory of more than 50 x Vortex 6 units. Read more...