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Keegan O'Brien
Film Handler

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From: Eugene, Oregon, United States
Registered: Sep 2011


 - posted 12-30-2011 12:39 PM      Profile for Keegan O'Brien   Email Keegan O'Brien   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Sorry if a question like this has been asked before. I know that, at least in all or most Regal theaters built in the past few years, that they've been installing Klipsch speakers in all of their non-IMAX theaters. What brands do chains such as AMC, Cinemark, etc... primarily use?

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Monte L Fullmer
Film God

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From: Nampa, Idaho, USA
Registered: Nov 2004


 - posted 12-30-2011 05:34 PM      Profile for Monte L Fullmer   Email Monte L Fullmer   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Seen a lot of JBL installs....

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David Zylstra
Master Film Handler

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From: Novi, MI, USA
Registered: Mar 2007


 - posted 12-30-2011 06:06 PM      Profile for David Zylstra   Email David Zylstra   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
We use QSC for new builds and upgrades, older buildings are JBL - we have 7 locations in Michigan.

If I recall correctly the AMC ETX auditorium used for ShowEast had QSC speakers.

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Jeff Taylor
Jedi Master Film Handler

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From: Chatham, NJ/East Hampton, NY
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The last one I built was a Showcase 16. JBL's were spec'd along with Ashly amps.

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Dominic Espinosa
Phenomenal Film Handler

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From: Boulder Creek, CA.
Registered: Jan 2004


 - posted 02-11-2012 11:52 AM      Profile for Dominic Espinosa   Email Dominic Espinosa   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
We are converting to Crown and QSC amps and getting away from ancient EV's and older QSC's.
All JBL screen channels and surrounds mostly with a few EV surrounds.
Pretty much all the other junk has been pulled.

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