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PROFESSIONAL SOUND SERVICES ANNOUNCES FT. LAUDERDALE LOCATION

New York, NY – December 1st, 2014; Professional Sound Services (www.pro-sound.com), one of the nation's most respected dealers of professional audio equipment, providing technical support, sales, service and rentals to professional sound mixers, proudly announces the opening of it’s new Ft. Lauderdale area location.

The expansion to the Southern Florida market will provide professional sound solutions to the large and growing number of film, video and sound productions in the area and fill the current market void to offer a one stop shopping approach for sound mixers.

Under the management of seasoned audio professional Eric Toline, who has amassed in studio, on site and technical directing experience, Professional Sound Services Ft. Lauderdale will provide the same outstanding sound services as the existing New Orleans and New York offices.
Top audio equipment brands including Zaxcom, Lectrosonics, Sennheiser, Schoeps, Pelican Denecke, Ktek, Orca, PSC, Motorola, Ambient, IDX, Remote Audio and Rycote will all be represented at the new location.

According to Rich Topham Jr., Founder and President of Professional Sound Services, "We have had an independent sales associate in the southern Florida market for about two years and he has been handling a large number of sales to Latin America. Now he along with our staff of experienced audio professionals are able to welcome these and all clients on site to utilize our services. As more and more productions from all over the world choose the beautiful scenery of southern Florida for their shoots, we know the time is right to open in this market." Mr. Topham went on to say, "With three locations, Professional Sound Services wants our clients to know that we are readily available and committed to them whenever they need services and equipment.”


Plans in the near future for the Ft. Lauderdale location include hosting educational equipment lectures and an in house exchange board for sound mixers to post their availability and for productions to search for crew members.
 

Professional Sound Services is located less than 1 mile from Interstate I-95 at:
4549 Powerline Road
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309-3836
954-289-4770 or toll free 844-307-6863


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About Professional Sound Services
Professional Sound Services (PSS) located in New York, NY and New Orleans, LA and Ft. Lauderdale, FL is dedicated to providing the best in audio equipment sales, service and rentals throughout the US and the World. For a number of years PSS has brought a concern for service to a loyal clientele in production sound for motion pictures, broadcasting, and video production. They also serve recording studios, schools, universities, and government agencies worldwide.

Owner Rich Topham Jr. is a leader in bringing "sound education" to many throughout the years. With experience in just about all aspects of sound and recording in productions and post-productions, Rich Topham Jr. has worked with many major films, televisions series, sitcoms, commercials and industrial videos. Rich Topham Jr. himself has been awarded six Emmy Awards for technical support in sound. Rich is a member of Cinema Audio Society (CAS), Society of Motion Pictures Technicians and Engineers (SMPTE), Audio Engineering Society (AES), National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and National Technical Investigators’ Association (NATIA).

Rich Topham says "Education is fundamentally the most important part of the audio business" Professional Sound Services NYC workshops cover the tools, techniques, and procedures used in the professional sound business. Students gain an appreciation of the aesthetic aspects of sound recording, learn tricks for creating an audio design and explore how to manipulate room tone, dialogue, and effects tracks for a realistic sound presence. Pre-production planning, boom and wireless microphone operation, microphone planting, tape-deck signal setup, and other techniques are also addressed. In addition, students are introduced to the latest recording equipment, inter-format recording for music videos and commercial production, time code and other management tools for postproduction. Each month PSS holds at least two workshops, either on-site in the NYC store or on-location at various colleges, universities or private businesses. Rich added, "It's great to speak with and exchange personal stories and anecdotes with fellow audio technicians."

Rich also makes sure the technical staff at PSS is always up-to-date. "In this ever changing environment, sound mixers need the latest gear and knowledge about running that gear." Clients are assured that they can rely on the PSS staff to answer all their questions without waiting for someone to get back to them.

Professional Sound Services has an extensive website located at www.pro-sound.com offering the largest inventory of professional sound equipment on the web. If you aren’t near any of the PSS locations, purchasing online is easy and convenient. The PSS monthly newsletter features the most up-to-date news from the field and we want your "On Location" pictures for inclusion. Please email us at admin@pro-sound.com

New York, NY -- May 6, 2013 -- Professional Sound Services (www.pro-sound.com), one of the nation's most respected dealers of professional audio equipment providing sales, service and rental to professional sound mixers, announces the new management of our new office in New Orleans, LA.

Professional Sound Services is helping rebuild the sound of New Orleans, one mixer at a time. We are doing this by providing sound mixers with a one stop shop for audio equipment in the Bayou area, as well as hosting educational lectures.  Any job, big or small, Professional Sound Services  is there to help. We are committed to helping mixers every step of the way during a production. Our experienced staff has been in the field before, and knows what it takes to get the job done right.

Professional Sound Services is helping mixers network with each other to form new bonds and share industry knowledge at our Free Food Friday events. Production companies looking for a sound mixer can also make use of these events to scout for a crew.

The New Orleans, LA office of Professional Sound Services is located at 1515 South Salcedo Street, Suite #130. The new location will provide the same outstanding technical support in sales, service and rental as the New York office.

"We are excited about our new New Orleans, LA office location," said Rich Topham Jr., Founder and President of Professional Sound Services, "It is representative of our growing business, and our commitment to our client base." Mr. Topham went on to say "this new office in conjunction with our New York office puts us in front of our clients and lets them know we are available, 24/7."


About Professional Sound Services

Professional Sound Services (PSS) located in New York, NY and New Orleans, LA is dedicated to providing the best in audio equipment Sales, Service and Rentals throughout the US and World.

For a number of years PSS has brought a concern for service to a loyal clientele in production sound for motion pictures, broadcasting, and video production. They also serve recording studios, schools, universities, and government agencies worldwide.

Owner Rich Topham Jr. is a leader in bringing "sound education" to many throughout the years. With experience in just about all aspects of sound and recording in productions and post-productions, Rich Topham Jr. has worked with many major films, televisions series, sitcoms, commercials and industrial videos. Rich Topham Jr. himself has been awarded six Emmy Awards for technical support in sound. Rich is a member of Cinema Audio Society (CAS), Society of Motion Pictures Technicians and Engineers (SMPTE), Audio Engineering Society (AES), National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)and National Technical Investigators’ Association (NATIA).

Rich Topham says "Education is fundamentally the most important part of the audio business" Professional Sound Services workshops cover the tools, techniques, and procedures used in the professional sound business. Students gain an appreciation of the aesthetic aspects of sound recording, learn tricks for creating an audio design and explore how to manipulate room tone, dialogue, and effects tracks for a realistic sound presence. Pre-production planning, boom and wireless microphone operation, microphone planting, tape-deck signal setup, and other techniques are also addressed. In addition, students are introduced to the latest recording equipment, inter-format recording for music videos and commercial production, time code and other management tools for post production. Each month PSS holds at least two workshops, either on-site in the NYC store or on-location at various colleges, universities or private businesses. Rich added " It's great to be with fellow audio technicians and share with them my personal stories and anecdotes."

Rich also makes sure all the tech staff at PSS are technically up-to-date. "In this ever changing environment, sound mixers need the latest gear with the latest knowledge on the way to best run that gear." Recently a client called PSS and stated " I can always rely on the PSS staff to answer all my questions without having to "get back to me". Their knowledge is up to the minute and immediate."

Professional Sound Services Rental Department carries a wide range of the latest equipment for all of your audio needs. From a Sound Device Mixer to a Lectrosonics Combo System to a Sennheiser Microphone, PSS offers you a three day Rental Week, a deal that can't be beat. Speak with Matt Zimmerman the Rental Manager and let him put together a package kit that is just right for you.

As a Factory Authorized Service Center for many manufacturers in the audio business, Professional Sound Services provides prompt and reliable service on a wide variety of professional audio equipment, both in and out of warranty. Rich Topham Jr. says "I know that the investment in your production audio equipment is important to you. Regular care and maintenance is an important step in prolonging the life of that investment... my Service Manager, Vlad Tarasov, is one of the best audio technicians around."

Professional Sound Services recently added a brand new post-production studio.  The studio is equipped with the best in professional equipment for both audio and video.  Need audio clean up, an audio transfer with time code, or just a basic audio dub?  No Problem. Open 24/7? No Problem. The technical staff is highly qualified and respected.

Professional Sound Services has an extensive website located at www.pro-sound.com. The largest inventory of professional sound equipment on the web. You can directly buy on-line or even better, stop by the NYC office and chat with the staff. Pizza is always available on a Friday at noon and discussions of the latest technologies and personal experiences abound. And don't forget to send them your "On Location" pictures. The PSS monthly newsletter has the most up-to-date news with many pictures and stories in the field.

If you ever have a question about audio equipment or our services, don't hesitate to call upon me personally. ― Rich Topham, Jr. ― President ― PSS



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