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AC-ET to host more Channel 38 open days

A.C. Entertainment Technologies Ltd will hold more events in conjunction with Shure and Sennheiser this month in preparation for the switch to Channel 38, writes Paul Watson

Following massive interest last year, AC-ET’s audio division A.C. Audio will hold two more of its dedicated digital switchover open days at AC-ET’s UK offices. The first will take place on March 9th with Shure in High Wycombe; and the second on March 17th with Sennheiser in Leeds. A.C. Audio is a distributor of wireless and IEM brands and has been following the Ofcom ruling closely, advising users on the best way to prepare for next year’s switch to Channel 38 (606-614 MHz). After much positive feedback the last time round, the format of the March events will be exactly the same, including a Q&A session with members of the BEIRG committee and demos of the manufacturers’ Channel 38 compliant equipment. “We’ve attended a couple of seminars previously at AC-ET,” says director of Futurist Sound & Light James Hudson, “as we are keen to learn as much as possible about the ramifications of the digital switchover.” A.C. Audio has also launched a 2012 digital switchover microsite ( which is dedicated to providing all relevant information to users regarding the switchover including an FAQ. With the 2012 deadline fast approaching, A.C. Audio is now in a position to supply wireless equipment brands and models so that companies can begin future proofing their investments. This includes a stock of Sennheiser’s G3 GB 100, 300 and 500 Series, 2000 Series, and 300 Series IEMs; and Shure’s UHF-R, SLX, and PSM900 IEM Channel 38 compliant products; plus a range of other pro audio manufacturers’ products including Beyerdynamic, AKG and Audio Technica. To register for one of the March 2011 open days visit, call +44(0)113-255-7666, or email