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July e-news online. Win a pair of Sennheiser HD25-II headphones

                   Welcome to July's e-news

                    Next week we move shop

Opening date is Wednesday July 21st. More details here!
Every client who makes a purchase between July 21st and July 31st 2010 goes in a draw for a pair of Sennheiser HD25-II headphones. Drawn August 4th, 2010
Read on, click the links, ask us questions and keep an eye on our website for the latest breaking news on new products, upgrades and developments here and abroad…
PS No images were harmed in the making of this e-news, due to a technical issue.
In this e-dition
New premises. We’re on the move to Unit 3, Ambury Court, 1 Porters Ave, Eden Tce.
Opening specials and Sennheiser HD25-II headphone giveaway
TASCAM launches portable HS-P82 8-track recorder
New in store: Alfa Case boom and mic cases
And more…
We move this week
Sound Techniques has leased new premises at Unit 3, Ambury Court, 1 Porters Ave, Eden Tce, Auckland, 1024
Phone, fax numbers remain the same
We will open there on Wednesday July 21st. We’ll be closed for Monday July 19th and Tuesday July 20th as we make the move. Please forward any orders for sales or rentals by 4:00pm Friday July 16th.
We’re directly below Eden Tce Dental Care and in a block of units alongside the Green Party, Cyclone Computers, and more. Parking is available around the back of the building. It’s just down New North Rd from our current home.
How to find us.
From the city/current location
Get on to the top of Symonds St and branch right on to New North Rd. 500m down the road and immediately prior to the underpass turn left in Porters Ave. It’s in front of the big Kennards self storage place. Immediately turn right and drive down the alleyway behind the first set of units. If you cross the railway line you’ve gone too far.
Sound Techniques is the last unit away from Porters Ave and parking is at the rear of the building at the end of the driveway alongside the building. Walk to the front of the building and enter the door downstairs from the dentist
From West Auckland.
Take the NW Motorway to Western Springs turn into St Lukes Rd and left into New North Rd. Proceed through Kingsland and under the overpass. Once out of the underpass immediately turn right into Porters Ave and right into no 1. and drive down the alleyway behind the first set of units. If you cross the railway line you’ve gone too far.
Sound Techniques is the last unit away from Porters Ave and parking is at the rear of the building at the end of the driveway alongside the building. Walk to the front of the building and enter the door downstairs from the dentist
Opening specials (available from July 21st until July 30th , limited quantities)
Sennheiser HD202 headphones 25% off list price $53.25 + GST. Stock up now.
Sennheiser Evolution G3 bodypack radio mic system 2 only @ $1,050 + GST were on special at $1,195 + GST. (list price $1,485 + GST)
ADAM Audio A7 speakers, 2 pairs only, 20% off, only $1,995, GST inclusive
ADAM Audio A5 speakers, 2 pairs only 20% off, only $1,395, GST inclusive
Lectrosonics SMA transmitter with UCR411A receiver on block 25, 25% off list, 1 only $4,736 + GST
NB Sennheiser HD25-II headphones, now only $428 + GST per pair (were $535 + GST)
St Benedicts St has been a great location to work from but the emporium of sound is bulging at the seams. There are a few more things we’d like to do with more room, parking, (and we’re looking into the night box).
Note we have warehouse space to spare. We are looking to sublease to anyone who needs warehouse space for storage or for a small workshop.
Just arrived Alfa Case Professional microphone, Softie, and boom pole case samples.
We have samples of the Combo-Case, Boom tube, MicTube and Softie-case from Alfa Case in store.
Combo-Case: Finally! A case for audio professionals that is designed to accommodate a full windshield/windjammer kit, plus an ENG-length boom pole. Made from sturdy, high-density molded plastic, the Combo-Case™ uses sturdy ATA-style draw-latch closures.   No foam is used in this case. It is formed to fit the windshield basket, furry cover and mounting handle.
A boom pole fits in its own moulded cradle. No foam to flake, rot or replace. A heavy-duty rubber seal keeps out dirt and moisture. Its double-wall construction minimizes shock and vibration, keeping your equipment safe. The Combo-Case™ comes with a removable shoulder strap.
The Softi-Case is designed to safely carry your favourite shotgun microphone in a Rycote Softie or other brand of furry windshield. A Softie microphone boom mount will also fit inside the Softi-Case.
Softi-Case is lightweight, yet rugged enough to withstand the normal abuse of ENG, EFP and filmmaking shoots. Made from tough ABS plastic, the Softi-Case withstands shock and vibration. 
Its lid is designed to keep out moisture and dust. With the optional mounting kit, you can attach the Softi-Case to a Boom Tube boom pole case. Now, you have a lightweight and very portable storage and carrying system, leaving your hands free.
Softi-Case is available in 3 lengths and four colours: Black, Blue, Yellow and Silver.
Tascam HS-P82 8-track recorder
We had a brief look at the new Tascam HS-P82 8-track recorder.
TASCAM's HS-P82 offers 8 tracks of up to 192kHz/24-bit WAV format recording with timecode. It’s built for location television and film production audio, with eight microphone inputs for big shoots or reality programs. The standard XLR microphone inputs include phantom power and analogue limiting, with trims controlled from recessed front-panel controls. In addition to the eight individual tracks, a stereo mixdown can be recorded for instant use during editing. The touch screen is a novel addition though screen size would be an issue for large fingers.
Audio is recorded to a pair of Compact Flash cards. This solid state media is completely reliable with no moving parts, and you can record to both cards simultaneously for extra security. The Broadcast WAV files include iXML metadata for quick import into nearly any video or audio editing system, either via the USB 2.0 connection or a standard card reader.
For further information email us
Grab-a-deal (until July 31st & while stocks last)
Grab-a-deal #1ADAM A7 speakers new, 5 year warranty (2 pairs only) now 20% off.
Grab-a-deal #2ADAM A5 speakers, 1 pair piano black, 1 pair matte black now 20% off.
(psst also a couple of ex demo pairs available at ex demo prices)
Grab-a-deal #3HHB CDR80SIP – blank 80 min recordable CDR silver, inkjet printable, in jewel case, secure archival life in excess of 200 years
20% off for boxes of 10; 25% off for 5 boxes or more
Grab-a-deal #4Alpine MusicSafe earplugs $36 per set, GST inclusive. List price $55.95. 5 pairs only.
Would you like your invoices or statements by email?
We can save paper, time, postage and hassle if we send out your invoices and statements by email.
If you want this service please email Sound Techniques with your name, business name, contact phone number and email address.
When you don’t want to pay the full price upfront or are concerned about the lifetime cost of equipment start an operating lease or lease to own with Flexirent.
It's a simple process. Your eligibility and approval can be determined quickly.
• Flexibility to upgrade during or end of lease term
• Ideal for rapidly depreciating equipment
• Payments are an operating expense & typically 100% tax deductible
• Can extend term and upgrade when ready
• When ownership is preferred at the end of the lease
• For assets that have a longer usable life (typically 3 years plus)
• Asset & liability – interest & depreciation claimed as a tax deduction.
Contact us for more information.
We give thanks to:
TVNZ Auckland, Paul Hedges, Marcel Van Drongelen; Alexander Turnbull Library; Gabriel Muller; Richard Flynn; Public Service Association; Mercy Hospice; Sinistral Holdings; Myk Farmer; Tim Balme;
Our sympathy goes to the family of Manfred Klemme, the man behind K-Tek, who died 2/7/10
Our standard hours
                   Monday, Wednesday, Thursday Friday 08:30 – 17:00.
We open at 9:30 am on Tuesdays to allow us time for a team meeting & training.
We only open on weekends and public holidays by prior arrangement.
Terms of trade
Our principal terms of trade are:
1.     All invoices are to be paid COD unless agreed in writing.
2.     Claims arising from invoices must be made within 53.     All goods remain the property of Sound Techniques Ltd until paid in full.
4.     All overdue invoices bear interest at 20%5.     In the event of default of payment when due, all costs of collection, including legal fees and court costs, shall be paid by the debtor.
Buy or rent gear from Sound Techniques and we promise:
·         We will deliver the appropriate gear for your application to achieve the best quality of audio.
·         We will support all products sold to the best of our ability.
·         We will always make time to discuss equipment requirements with our customers.
Who do you know who would like to know more about our products and services?
Introduce a new customer to Sound Techniques and we’ll give you 5% of any resulting sale back as a credit, up to $50 total. Just tell the client to let us know you sent them
Contact Sound Techniques
Unit 3, Ambury Court, 1 Porters Ave, Eden Tce, Auckland, 1024 (from July 21st)
P O Box 68 594, Newton, Auckland 1145
phone 09 366 1750; fax 09 366 1749
Open 08:30 - 17:00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
09:30 – 17:00 Tuesdays
Other times by appointment
www.soundtq.co.nz; phone 09 366 1750; fax 09 366 1749
Email Us
Stephen Buckland, General Manager stephenb@soundtq.co.nz
Matt Livingstone, Sales Manager mattl@soundtq.co.nz
Suda Badrinarayanan, Sales and Rentals Assistant sudab@soundtq.co.nz
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Unit 3, 1 Porters Ave
Eden Tce, Auckland 1024
PO Box 68-594, Auckland, 1145
New Zealand
Fax +64 9 366 1749