News Archive

November 2020

From Drive-In Audio to In-Car Food & Beverage Delivery
From Drive-In Audio to In-Car Food & Beverage Delivery
OrderBoard is the Latest Dynamic Addition to Orbital's Car-Link Series

August 2020

Drive-In Entertainment Sound
Drive-In Entertainment Sound
Car-Link is a hit!

June 2020

London's Broadcast Hire Centre
London's Broadcast Hire Centre
On-line or in-person

May 2020

Learn More about CSC
Learn More about CSC
What is CSC?

April 2020

Nemesis InSight goes to 1.1
Nemesis InSight goes to 1.1
Your free Ver1.1 update for Nemesis InSight application

March 2020

Join the NHS Volunteer Responders
Join the NHS Volunteer Responders
Your NHS needs YOU - Join the NHS Volunteer Responders
Training & Education
Training & Education
Due to Covid-19 Orbital has understandably rescheduled its practical education program

February 2020

Micing The Actor training course (September 2021)
Micing The Actor training course (September 2021)
New Dates Announced September 10th 2021
Micing The Actor training course (October 2021)
Micing The Actor training course (October 2021)
New Dates Announced October 8th 2021

September 2019

Nemesis Research launches InSight application
Nemesis Research launches InSight application
The essential download for every audio engineer.

June 2019

Fringe Fundamentals For Sound - Edinburgh Edition
Mixing for Musicals training course (October 2021)
Mixing for Musicals training course (October 2021)
New Dates Announced October 6th & 7th 2021

April 2019

January 2019

Elekron
Elekron
The Most Electrifying Stunt Show In The World - Studio City, Macau

October 2018

Why Axient Digital is a game-changer
Why Axient Digital is a game-changer
The future of high-tier digital wireless technology
Nemesis Research Appoints Pro-Sound as Distributor for the Americas

August 2018

April 2018

New products from Nemesis Audio
New products from Nemesis Audio
Audio tools for use in theatre, AV, live music and more.

March 2018

November 2017

Bryanston School, doing it properly
Bryanston School, doing it properly
In the rolling Dorset countryside

September 2017

Orbital and the Gorden Craig Theatre
Orbital and the Gorden Craig Theatre
Convinced the ULXD system would fit the bill.

June 2017

Mixing For Musicals training course (October 2017)
Nemesis Research and the full redundant DANTE switcher
Nemesis Research and the full redundant DANTE switcher
The DANTESW-1 is designed to provide full A/B redundancy switching for DANTE computer playback systems

May 2017

Why Axient Digital is a game-changer
Why Axient Digital is a game-changer
The future of high-tier digital wireless technology
Mixing For Musicals training course is back (June 2017)
Mixing For Musicals training course is back (June 2017)
June 26th & 27th training course is now full

March 2017

The Palace Hastings gets the Orbital treatment
The Palace Hastings gets the Orbital treatment
The Palace now benefits from new NEXO installation
Bird College campus demands the best ' Orbital to the Rescue!
NEXO NeMo - Version 2.0 available for macOS and iOS
NEXO NeMo - Version 2.0 available for macOS and iOS
NeMo is beautifully integrated into the Mac OSX and IOS

February 2017

Orbital appointed as an Allen & Heath dLive Principal UK Dealer
Orbital appointed as an Allen & Heath dLive Principal UK Dealer
It became clear that this new is a serious contender in the digital console market.

November 2016

Orbital invests in multiple Avid Venue S6L systems
Orbital invests in multiple Avid Venue S6L systems
42nd Street, Bat Out Of Hell, Wind In The Willows

October 2016

Lion King & the Leopard Family
Lion King & the Leopard Family
The Lion King welcomes Orbital to the Leopard Family
Yamaha QL/CL Consoles & Demystifying Dante (October 2016)

September 2016

Biting Vampires in Moscow, Russia
Biting Vampires in Moscow, Russia
An entirely brand new KV2 Audio sound system

July 2016

Orbital embraces DiGiCo with fleet-wide Stealth Core-2 Upgrade
Nexo - Footloose and Fancy sound
Nexo - Footloose and Fancy sound
Compact yet extremely Powerful

June 2016

Nexo ETC1 Training Course
Nexo ETC1 Training Course
Orbital Sound will be hosting a two day Nexo ETC1 course on July 5th & 6th at their HQ in London.

February 2016

Chicago tours with Flare
Chicago tours with Flare
Rick Clarke has consistently innovated ....
Powersoft - the power amplifier X Factor
Powersoft - the power amplifier X Factor
Contact Orbital Sales for a demo of these revolutionary amplifiers
Shrek goes global
Shrek goes global
Global tour kicks off from West End and Broadway super-musical
It's all in the <b>communication</b>
It's all in the communication
For Orbital's expert Event Communications team, handling demanding events and solving communications challenges are our forte!
Our spring newsletter - The Spin - is published
Our spring newsletter - The Spin - is published
Sales, installation, hire and product news

January 2016

A pointedly perfect sound
A pointedly perfect sound
- with the new d&b audiotechnik V7P on the Rocky Horror UK tour
Central Saint Martins' Platform Up
Central Saint Martins' Platform Up
After initial surveys and product demonstrations it was a Nexo PS series integrated system that won the day.

December 2015

Orbital and <b>Nexo</b> go to the Pantomime
Orbital and Nexo go to the Pantomime
Vocal projection is very important and these cabinets sound natural even at high SPL
Aladdin <b>breaks records</b> at Birmingham Hippodrome with <b>d&b audiotechnik V7P</b>

November 2015

Nexo unveils new <b>ID Series</b> of super-compact loudspeakers
Nexo unveils new ID Series of super-compact loudspeakers
ID Series intended as problem-solvers for the toolkits of system designers and installers in all areas of the audio business
Shaping the future of Imaging
Shaping the future of Imaging
at Canon Expo Paris 2015

October 2015

The Spin Newsletter - Autumn 2015
The Spin Newsletter - Autumn 2015
Read the full copy of The Spin here
Battersea Arts Centre chooses Nemesis
Battersea Arts Centre chooses Nemesis
Getting BAC under control
<b>CATS</b> roam the Paris streets
CATS roam the Paris streets
The hit musical makes it to Paris, opening at the Mogador Theatre
<b>On the world stage</b> - Singin' in the Rain
On the world stage - The Bodyguard
On the world stage - The Bodyguard
Another hit musical at the Beatrix Theatre in Utrecht
<b>On the world stage</b> - Top Hat
On the world stage - Top Hat
International tour includes stopover in Japan
Breaking records for <b>Jaguar's 80th in Frankfurt!</b>
Breaking records for Jaguar's 80th in Frankfurt!
A new Guinness World Record and a stunning stunt
<b>Women In The World's</b> high profile London summit

September 2015

Event Sound & Light breaks the UK monitor mould
Event Sound & Light breaks the UK monitor mould
Investing in revolutionary NEXO 45 N-12 Wedges
Installed PA system is right on Q
Installed PA system is right on Q
Assembly Hall's big sound on a tight budget!
Gordon Craig Theatre invests in Nemesis Audio and <b>d&b audiotechnik</b>
Gordon Craig Theatre invests in Nemesis Audio and d&b audiotechnik
Installing a T-Series system, Yamaha mixing consoles and essential show control from Nemesis Audio
In Frankfurt with <b>Jaguar</b> and <b>Imagination</b>
<b>Nemesis</b> at the Edinburgh Festival
Nemesis at the Edinburgh Festival
- with sound designer Gareth Fry
Nexo - Training - Wednesday September 9th
Nexo - Training - Wednesday September 9th
11am on Wednesday September 9th

August 2015

Gilded Balloon adds <b>Flare</b> to its 30th Season
Gilded Balloon adds Flare to its 30th Season
Flare Audio debuts at the Edinburgh Fringe with X2A/Q18 system
Nemesis and CSC Product Workshop
Nemesis and CSC Product Workshop
Tuesday October 20th 2015 - Book Now!

July 2015

<b>Flare Audio X0As</b> pack a perfectly diminutive punch for Tiffany @ Selfridges
Flare Audio X0As pack a perfectly diminutive punch for Tiffany @ Selfridges
Featuring in the innovative New York soundscape
11 Years at the Glamour Awards!
11 Years at the Glamour Awards!
Timebased Events commission Orbital Sound for 11th successive year!

June 2015

<b>A Complete Theatre Picture</b> at ABTT 2015
A Complete Theatre Picture at ABTT 2015
Including first UK showing for NEXO ID24 compact full range speaker, latest additions to Nemesis range of playback and control solutions
Luna Cinema selects <b>Nexo</b> for premium PA
Luna Cinema selects Nexo for premium PA
One of Luna Cinema's main system criteria was that the new system needed to throw the sound at least 80m in the open air.
<b>Stunning X2As</b> - complementing the Ford Vignale branding in Valencia
Stunning X2As - complementing the Ford Vignale branding in Valencia
Imagination select X2As for high profile launch

May 2015

Marking <b>14 years<b> of successful <b>"sound" education</b>
Marking 14 years of successful "sound" education
- with Sound Fundamentals for Theatre training week

April 2015

NEXO under the spotlight at PLASA Focus in Leeds
NEXO under the spotlight at PLASA Focus in Leeds
Showcasing audio innovation on Stand No: R-D14
NEXO welcomes Orbital Sound to the family
NEXO welcomes Orbital Sound to the family
Orbital appointed as UK's full-service Main Dealer and Approved Rental Partner.
Mixing Musicals training course is back (May 2015)
Mixing Musicals training course is back (May 2015)
Register your interest now in this unique two day training course on May 5th & 6th

March 2015

<b>The Spin Newsletter</b> - Spring 2015
The Spin Newsletter - Spring 2015
Read the full copy of The Spin here
<b>Return to the Forbidden Planet</b> blasts around the UK on 25th Anniversary Tour
<b>Musical Double Bill</b> as The Sound of Music and Jesus Christ Superstar tours
Musical Double Bill as The Sound of Music and Jesus Christ Superstar tours
- major new productions from Bill Kenwright Ltd
Derby Arena opens with a new sound system
Derby Arena opens with a new sound system
- Region's largest new 5000 capacity, multi-use arena and velodrome
<b>Cool Corporate Culture</b> in Barcelona
Cool Corporate Culture in Barcelona
- high profile corporate event takes over the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya
A perfect refit at Wolverhampton's Arena
A perfect refit at Wolverhampton's Arena
- comprehensive data network installation with d&b E-Series
Revolutionary Amplifier training
Revolutionary Amplifier training
Monday 16th March at Orbital, Brixton, SW2 5TN

February 2015

<b>Sound Fundamentals for Theatre Training Week</b> set for 14th successful year
Orbital's Right Royal Sound for <b>Prince's Trust</b>
Orbital's Right Royal Sound for Prince's Trust
raising £1.5 million at The Savoy in a single night

January 2015

<b>Can you hear me clearly at the back?</b>  Oh yes we can! - thanks to <b>Flare Audio</b>
Can you hear me clearly at the back? Oh yes we can! - thanks to Flare Audio
Theatrical firsts for Flare Audio, as X5/Q18 and X2/Q18/X0 systems feature on the 2014 Pantomime Season
<b>Theatrical Clarity</b> from Flare Audio
Theatrical Clarity from Flare Audio
Flare Audio makes its theatre debut with sound design legend Rick Clarke

November 2014

Meet the Orbital team at <b>PLASA FOCUS</b> in Glasgow!
Meet the Orbital team at PLASA FOCUS in Glasgow!
2nd and 3rd December, Glasgow SECC
Yamaha announce <b>RIVAGE PM10</b> console
Yamaha announce RIVAGE PM10 console
The RIVAGE PM10 is coming, launching a new generation of PM consoles.

October 2014

Orbital's <b>Essential Mix</b>
Orbital's Essential Mix
Innovation + Passion + Expertise!
<b>Jersey Boys</b> heads out on <b>first tour of UK and Ireland
Jersey Boys heads out on first tour of UK and Ireland
High octane show sound with Meyer Sound M'elodie
Musical Magic from <b>Memphis the Musical</b>
Musical Magic from Memphis the Musical
Bon Jovi scored musical comes to town
<b>Clear-Com's communications innovation</b>
Clear-Com's communications innovation
Spotlighting FreeSpeak II
Roman Polanski's <b>Dance of the Vampires</b> haunts Paris
<b>UMT-2Di</b>  - latest addition to the <b>Nemesis</b> range
UMT-2Di - latest addition to the Nemesis range
Multi-Button with integrated program controls
<b>Rock 'n' Roll Heaven takes Flare</b> into theatre
Rock 'n' Roll Heaven takes Flare into theatre
X5A and Q18 combination packs a punch on the show's UK tour
Orbital Sound opens new <b>London demonstration facility with Flare Audio</b>
Orbital Sound opens new London demonstration facility with Flare Audio
A dedicated centre of excellence for Flare Audio's growing line-up of loudspeaker systems

September 2014

<b>d&b audiotechnik Y-Series</b> point source and line array <b>** in stock now **</b>
Orbital puts new d&b sound into Anna Valley
Orbital puts new d&b sound into Anna Valley
London-based corporate AV specialist Anna Valley Displays invests in large-scale d&b audiotechnik T-Series loudspeaker system
<b>Yamaha QLs</b> enjoy a Pleasance time at the Edinburgh Fringe
Yamaha QLs enjoy a Pleasance time at the Edinburgh Fringe
Six QLs enjoyed a month of exceptionally hard work throughout August with multi-venue operator Pleasance.

August 2014

Festival Fringe Mania 2014 Style!
Festival Fringe Mania 2014 Style!
It's August and that means the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the Orbital Sound team,

July 2014

All About Lake - Training Course November 2014
All About Lake - Training Course November 2014
November 4th 2014 - Register your interest NOW

June 2014

Award-Winning Nemesis!
Award-Winning Nemesis!
Orbital's new audio playback and control solution line wins ABTT 2014 Sound Product of the Year award
<b>Flare Audio</b> packs a compact punch with <b>X Series</b> launches
Flare Audio packs a compact punch with X Series launches
X2A Compact Vertical Point Source system, X0 delay speaker and Array Calculation software join the line-up
Orbital launches new <b>Nemesis show control hardware</b> solutions range
Orbital launches new Nemesis show control hardware solutions range
Latest addition to Orbital's distribution line-up

May 2014

Showcasing Audio Innovation at <b>ABTT 2014</b>
Showcasing Audio Innovation at ABTT 2014
New arrivals from Flare Audio and d&b audiotechnik, the latest HME and Clear-Com wireless comms solutions, and the Nemesis playback and control range
<b>20th Century Boy</b>, the new Marc Bolan musical
20th Century Boy, the new Marc Bolan musical
The musical genre is looking in great shape this year as yet another brand new musical sets off on tour before its West End debut.
The Laundry adds new <b>Flare</b>
The Laundry adds new Flare
Take an old commercial laundry, a big dose of creativity and imagination, mix in a new Flare Audio sound system and you get The Laundry!

April 2014

Orbital's Spring Newsletter - <b>The Spin</B>
Orbital's Spring Newsletter - The Spin
d&b audiotechnik, Flare Audio, Clear-Com, HME, Theatre Pro, CSC, sales news, installation news, tours, theatre and much much more ....
Introducing <b>d&b audiotechnik's xC-Series</b> column loudspeaker range
Introducing d&b audiotechnik's xC-Series column loudspeaker range
d&b audiotechnik's new xC-Series encompasses three column loudspeakers for deployment within permanently installed applications.
A unique design perspective for<b> I Can't Sing</b>
A unique design perspective for I Can't Sing
The Spin interviewed sound designer Gareth Owen about the irreverent new musical
<b>War Horse</b> tours Europe with Orbital
War Horse tours Europe with Orbital
featuring a d&b audiotechnik C-Series and E-Series system
Orbital's <b>World-Class Focus for Leeds</b>
Orbital's World-Class Focus for Leeds
PLASA Focus - first showing for Flare Audio's SM15 and X5, plus latest from d&b audiotechnik, Clear-Com, HME, CSC Show Control and TheatrePro

March 2014

Shane Filan tours with <b>Flare Audio X5A Vertical Point Source Array</b>
Shane Filan tours with Flare Audio X5A Vertical Point Source Array
Former Westlife front man on debut solo tour.
Double Touring Bill for Orbital's <b>Yamaha CL5 Consoles</b>
Double Touring Bill for Orbital's Yamaha CL5 Consoles
Happy Days, A New Musical and Tonight's The Night - The Rod Stewart Musical traverse the UK

February 2014

<b>London's Half Moon</b> converts fully to <b>Flare Audio</b>
London's Half Moon converts fully to Flare Audio
First installation for Flare Audio's new SM15 Stage Monitors

January 2014

Flare Audio appoints Orbital Sound as <b>UK & Ireland Distributor</b>
Flare Audio appoints Orbital Sound as UK & Ireland Distributor
Orbital expands its portfolio with the award-winning British loudspeaker technology company
Orbital's new-look Sound Studio
Orbital's new-look Sound Studio
The great news is that the major refurbishment and refit of our studio complex is finished.

December 2013

November 2013

d&b Audiotechnik - London Training - June 2015
d&b Audiotechnik - London Training - June 2015
Sound System Optimisation Seminar
Orbital returns to <b>The London Palladium</b>
Orbital returns to The London Palladium
Orbital is delighted to be returning to The London Palladium with the mega production of I Can't Sing! -The X-Factor Musical
Iconic musical <b>West Side Story</b> takes to the UK roads
Iconic musical West Side Story takes to the UK roads
Featuring the d&b T-Series loudspeaker system
Communications product focus - <b>HME's DX210</b>
Communications product focus - HME's DX210
The perfect blend of digital wireless intercom with wired-system compatibility
Orbital becomes a Founder Supplier for the new <b>NSA Backstage Centre</b>

October 2013

d&b audiotechnik's brand new <b>D80 amplifier</b>
d&b audiotechnik's brand new D80 amplifier
4 Channel, 2U high, touch screen display, new addition to the d&b family
The Interview:  Karen Koren
The Interview: Karen Koren
Artistic director and managing director of The Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh
20 years with <b>Pleasance</b>. Marking a great working partnership!
Delay away at <b>The Mayflower, Southampton</b>
Delay away at The Mayflower, Southampton
New 24-way d&b audiotechnik delay system
<b>Jersey Boys</b> take on Holland!
Jersey Boys take on Holland!
Steve Kennedy's sound design revolves around an impressive Meyer MICA sound system
Perfecting the sound at the <b>City of Grace Church in Arizona</b>
Perfecting the sound at the City of Grace Church in Arizona
- Orbital design & install a state of the art d&b audiotechnik sound system to create perfect harmony at the downtown campus house of worship in Phoenix

September 2013

A winning system installation for <b>Winners Chapel International</b>
A winning system installation for Winners Chapel International
d&b and Yamaha are on cue for the large house of worship
Rolling out the red carpet for <b>GQ Men of the Year</b> with <b>d&b audiotechnik</b>
Orbital celebrates <b>20th year at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival Fringe! </b>
Orbital celebrates 20th year at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival Fringe!
As the 67th Edinburgh Festival Fringe comes to an end, the Orbital crew is counting back in the huge amount of sound gear used across the multiple Pleasance and Gilded Balloon venues.

August 2013

<b>2013 Mixing Musicals</b> course completes second successful year
2013 Mixing Musicals course completes second successful year
Orbital's two-day Mixing Musicals training course concluded yesterday and was voted a hit by all 16 students!

July 2013

Orbital turns on the <b>communications at the Royal Albert Hall</b>
Orbital turns on the communications at the Royal Albert Hall
UK installation first for Clear-Com's digital HelixNet partyline system

May 2013

Orbital tours with<b> <i>Dreamgirls</i> in the US and Japan
Orbital tours with Dreamgirls in the US and Japan
- delivering a big sound with the d&b audiotechnik V-Series
Essential <b>easiHIre</b> at ABTT 2013
Essential easiHIre at ABTT 2013
presenting Orbital's online easiHire rental service on Stand No: 129a
Orbital's sound of <b>makeup for Saint Lauren</b>
Orbital's sound of makeup for Saint Lauren
Creating an elegant system with d&b audiotechnik, Yamaha and Sennheiser

April 2013

Clear-Com's new <b>HelixNet 1.1 Release</b> brings expanded networking
Clear-Com's new HelixNet 1.1 Release brings expanded networking
Now including system-linking for improved efficiency
<b>Product Focus</b> - Communications
Product Focus - Communications
Clear-Com and HME's one-stop shop ups the comms game with HelixNet 1.1
<b>TheatrePro</b> extends range with complete suite of theatre-specific microphones
TheatrePro extends range with complete suite of theatre-specific microphones
Introducing the TheatrePro E-60MP, E-45SP and L-45

March 2013

Orbital brings <b>d&b audiotechnik</b> flexibility to <b>Battersea Arts Centre</b>
Orbital brings d&b audiotechnik flexibility to Battersea Arts Centre
d&b audiotechnik T-Series performs universal role for London's renowned arts centre
<b>Burn the Floor</b> heats up London
Burn the Floor heats up London
Orbital has once again provided the production's sound
Coming up at <b>ABTT 2013</b> – A full house from Orbital
Coming up at ABTT 2013 – A full house from Orbital
International brands taking centre stage on Orbital's stand include Clear-Com and HME, d&b audiotechnik, CSC and TheatrePro
<b>Welsh National Opera</b> speaks freely on tour with <b>Clear-Com</b>
Welsh National Opera speaks freely on tour with Clear-Com
WNO select Clear-Com's flagship FreeSpeak wireless comms system
On the Road with <b>Cher Lloyd</b>
On the Road with Cher Lloyd
Orbital provides a compact solution, featuring the Shure UHF-R system and Sennheiser EK300 G3s
Orbital Sound Hosts Association of Sound Designers' Audio and Computer Networking course
Orbital Sound Hosts Association of Sound Designers' Audio and Computer Networking course
When: Sunday 24th March 2013 Where: Orbital Sound in Brixton, South London
Orbital are now on <b>Twitter</b>, tweet away
All cabled up with <b>Virgin Media!</b>
All cabled up with Virgin Media!
Orbital's Events team provide the sound and communications for the Virgin Media Cable Congress Gala Party
d&b audiotechnik release <b>ArrayCalc V7</b>
d&b audiotechnik release ArrayCalc V7
d&b audiotechnik release ArrayCalc V7
Create an <B>Orbital Account</b> today & reap the benefits
Create an Orbital Account today & reap the benefits
Click the links on the right to continue

February 2013

Orbital sets out the agenda for its 12th <b>"Sound Fundamentals for Theatre" week</b>
Orbital sets out the agenda for its 12th "Sound Fundamentals for Theatre" week
Dates announced for Orbital's annual Easter training course
L&SI Online News: <b>Cabaret with d&b at the Savoy Theatre, London</b>
L&SI Online News: Cabaret with d&b at the Savoy Theatre, London
Jim Evans reports on Cabaret's return to the London stage

January 2013

Orbital's Yamaha CL5 consoles perform on the festive stage
Orbital's Yamaha CL5 consoles perform on the festive stage
2013 pantomime season sets new records

October 2012

Celebrating The Beatles' 50 years with <b>Let it Be</b>
Celebrating The Beatles' 50 years with Let it Be
V-Series makes its theatrical debut on the West End
<b>d&b audiotechnik V-Series</b> sets the sound for Oval Space
d&b audiotechnik V-Series sets the sound for Oval Space
Exciting multi-use arts and events space turns up the volume with largescale new sound system from Orbital
<b>Training feature: <i>Mixing Musicals 2012</i> course is a hit!
Theatrical perfection - TheatrePro E-60MP low profile earset mic is perfect for panto
Theatrical perfection - TheatrePro E-60MP low profile earset mic is perfect for panto
The first miniature microphone designed specifically for theatre
Bringing clarity to <b>Fairfield Halls</b>
Bringing clarity to Fairfield Halls
Acclaimed classical music venue installs a state-of-the art sound system - deploying d&b audiotechnik's Q-Series loudspeakers and a Yamaha M7CL console
Post summer special with Clear-Com communications products
Orbital extends studio complex with new programming suite
Orbital extends studio complex with new programming suite
Studio complex at London HQ expands
Behind the scenes at the <b>Range Rover launch</b>
Behind the scenes at the Range Rover launch
Orbital deploys d&b audiotechnik V-Series, Yamaha CL5 and Clear-Com Tempest comms at the unveiling of the new Range Rover at the Royal Ballet School

September 2012

An <b>educational angle on multi-channel radio systems</b>
An educational angle on multi-channel radio systems
Orbital's RF abilities stretch much further afield than the West End, with a host of schools and colleges taking advantage of our expertise in this area.
<b>d&b White Range is the perfect choice for Ravensbourne School</b>
d&b White Range is the perfect choice for Ravensbourne School
Listed 1920s main hall gets a face lift with the White Range
Educational communications Clear-Com and HME solutions hit the mark!
Educational communications Clear-Com and HME solutions hit the mark!
2013 has been a great year for wired and wireless communications installations in the educational sector for Orbital.
A perfect sound for the <b>Royal College of Surgeons' Banqueting Hall</b>
A perfect sound for the Royal College of Surgeons' Banqueting Hall
d&b compact 5S provides the perfect blend of quality and aesthetics
<b>L-Acoustic & Orbital</b> push forward with new European production of <b>Saturday Night Fever</b>
L-Acoustic & Orbital push forward with new European production of Saturday Night Fever
L-Acoustics KARA and KIVA speakers feature in Jeroen ten Brinke's sound design, with Orbital's specially designed flight cases minimising load-in times

August 2012

<b>New iPad App</b> for CSC Show Control
New iPad App for CSC Show Control
CSC tRemote iPad app now available as free download from Apple's App Store

July 2012

<b>Yamaha CL Series</b> digital mixers join our fleet
Yamaha CL Series digital mixers join our fleet
Orbital announces that it has just received its first consignment of the new Yamaha CL Series digital mixing consoles, with the high performance mixers now available for a host of rental duties.
Orbital becomes <b>Shure Axient </b>Partner
Orbital becomes Shure Axient Partner
Orbital engineers complete intensive training to be among the UK's first certified Axient Wireless specialists.
<b>CSC </b>audio playback software maximises <b>Starlight Expression</b>
CSC audio playback software maximises Starlight Expression
Starlight Express pushes the boundaries of Show Control

June 2012

<b>White Aura over Mayfair</b> - exclusive members' club install
White Aura over Mayfair - exclusive members' club install
New d&b audiotechnik White Range system for exclusive members' club Aura

May 2012

Investing in futures Orbital partners with National Skills Academy for Creative & Cultural
Investing in futures Orbital partners with National Skills Academy for Creative & Cultural
Apprentices join Orbital to gain skills in the entertainment industry
<b>d&b audiotechnik V-Series</b> line array now in stock!
d&b audiotechnik V-Series line array now in stock!
Introducing the d&b audiotechnik V-Series
Product Focus: Clear-Com and <b>HelixNet</b> Partyline
Product Focus: Clear-Com and HelixNet Partyline
Clear-Com defines the future of wired comms
UK first as Orbital shows <b>Clear-Com HelixNet</b> plus three new lines at ABTT 2012
UK first as Orbital shows Clear-Com HelixNet plus three new lines at ABTT 2012
Orbital adds Yamaha CL Series mixers, d&b audiotechnik V-Series speakers, and Shure Axient radio mics to hire and sales stock
Rental Feature: Bollywood comes to <b>Sadlers Wells</b><USA> in London</USA>
Rental Feature: Bollywood comes to Sadlers Wells in London
Sparkling new musical featuring sound design by Simon Baker
Training tops the bill with Orbital's 11th
Training tops the bill with Orbital's 11th
Orbital's training count passes an impressive 250 students with successful 2012 course

April 2012

The Spin Interview - with Ben Harrison
The Spin Interview - with Ben Harrison
Sound designer Ben Harrison has a string of impressive credits to his name, the most recent being the spectacular UK tour of Starlight Express.
Going green at Bill Kenwright
Going green at Bill Kenwright
Bill Kenwright Limited initiate a new green policy on equipment batteries.
Orbital among early pre-orders for Yamaha's new CL Series
Orbital among early pre-orders for Yamaha's new CL Series
Launched on the first day of this year's ProLight+Sound trade show, early pre-orders for Yamaha's much-anticipated CL series of digital mixing consoles have massively surpassed even the company's most optimistic expectations.

March 2012

New Wolsey Theatre pointing at the source
New Wolsey Theatre pointing at the source
To maintain its edge in rock 'n' roll musicals, New Wolsey Theatre specified a d&b audiotechnik T-Series system, installed in a point-source configuration
<b>International Technical Support Focus</b> - Addams Family in Brazil
International Technical Support Focus - Addams Family in Brazil
- First International Production of The Addams Family Opens in Brazil

February 2012

A night at the 2012 TPi Awards
A night at the 2012 TPi Awards
Orbital delivers the sound for the industry
The sound and communications behind the Nokia Lumia launch
The sound and communications behind the Nokia Lumia launch
Backstage with Orbital's Eric Simpson
Absolutely on Q
Absolutely on Q
Triggered by the need to address projects in larger venues, Absolute AVS chose a d&b audiotechnik Q-Series system as the best fit
Grove Theatre Goes Digital with Yamaha
Grove Theatre Goes Digital with Yamaha
Orbital's rapid delivery of a Yamaha LS932 console ensured that the Grove Theatre could go digital in time for its panto season
Sound Fundamentals For Theatre course (10-13 April)
Sound Fundamentals For Theatre course (10-13 April)
Stop Press: Sound Fundamentals for Theatre Course (10-13 April)

January 2012

Interview with a Master -	Jon Gottlieb on "Master Class"
Interview with a Master - Jon Gottlieb on "Master Class"
The Tony Award-winning play Master Class by Terrence McNally has just transferred from Broadway to the West End for a short run at the Vaudeville Theatre, with Cagney and Lacey star Tyne Daly as the diva Maria Callas.
Exercising Panto Control Synchronising Cinderella
Exercising Panto Control Synchronising Cinderella
- CSC Show Control Deployed on 20+ Simultaneous Panto Productions

December 2011

Orbital's Musical Takeover in Manchester!
Orbital's Musical Takeover in Manchester!
Three Hit Musicals Run Simultaneously
Rental Feature: Wicked Witches Move into Holland
Rental Feature: Wicked Witches Move into Holland
Orbital's First Outing with Wicked

November 2011

Rental Feature: <i>Sister Act's</i> Double Act
Rental Feature: Sister Act's Double Act
Interview with Sound Designer Gareth Owen
Training News
Training News
Planning for 2012

October 2011

Miss Saigon Turns Twenty with New Dutch Production
Miss Saigon Turns Twenty with New Dutch Production
Ten years in the planning, the new Dutch language production of Miss Saigon opened this September at the Beatrix Theatre in Utrecht.

August 2011

Designing a Better Mousetrap
Designing a Better Mousetrap
Rethinking the show's sound design with CSC Show Control

July 2011

Orbital Rescues <i>We Will Rock You</i> in Antwerp with HME Digital Comms
Orbital Rescues We Will Rock You in Antwerp with HME Digital Comms
HME's 2-channel DX210 system is deployed to overcome an escalating radio-frequency problem.

June 2011

Zaxcom Wireless Wins with the Royal Opera House Muscat
Zaxcom Wireless Wins with the Royal Opera House Muscat
Orbital ships £150,000+ order to Oman

May 2011

Performed to a T
Performed to a T
Orbital equips The Most Incredible Thing with d&b audiotechnik T-Series for Paul Arditti's innovative sound design.
Tango Tours with Orbital's T
Tango Tours with Orbital's T
Orbital tours d&b audiotechnik T-Series on Midnight Tango, with sound design by Gareth Owen.
Orbital's "Sound Fundamentals" Training Week Strikes Ten
Orbital's "Sound Fundamentals" Training Week Strikes Ten
Annual Easter training course marks a successful decade

April 2011

Orbital Raises the Curtain on ABTT 2011
Orbital Raises the Curtain on ABTT 2011
Unveiling the latest products from Orbital's extensive range of distributed brands
easiHire is Open All Hours at ABTT 2011
easiHire is Open All Hours at ABTT 2011
Online easiHire rental service from Orbital will be open for business on Stand No: 125
New Face for Rental Desk and easiHire
New Face for Rental Desk and easiHire
Lucy Jenkins is the new face on Orbital's Rental Desk and 24/7 easiHire service.

March 2011

High-Octane La Soir Celebrates London Success
High-Octane La Soir Celebrates London Success
Evolution of the La Clique show takes a break from London's South Bank Big Top
Da-Cappo Takes to the High Seas with Orbital
Da-Cappo Takes to the High Seas with Orbital
Orbital supplies Da-Cappo micro microphones to Celebrity Cruise Line and Qdos Entertainment

February 2011

A New Sound for the Theatre Royal Bath
A New Sound for the Theatre Royal Bath
- Orbital supplies a d&b audiotechnik Q7 system for the Main House

January 2011

Clear-Com Names Orbital as Newest Distributor
Clear-Com Names Orbital as Newest Distributor
Partnership to Focus on Live Event Production in the UK

December 2010

Cinderella Revival Surrounds UK with New Tour
Cinderella Revival Surrounds UK with New Tour
Orbital supplies state-of-the-art sound system for Matthew Bourne's revival, featuring an innovative surround sound design by Paul Groothuis.

November 2010

Orbital Arrayed in Amber
Orbital Arrayed in Amber
Orbital supplies rental company Amber Audio with d&b audiotechnik Q1 line array system and Digidesign VENUE consoles.

October 2010

Orbital's Sound of Steam - The Railway Children at Waterloo
Orbital's Sound of Steam - The Railway Children at Waterloo
Orbital supplies d&b audiotechnik multi-system sound, to help bring the classic story of The Railway Children to life, in the spectacular setting of London's Waterloo Station.

September 2010

Orbital Lines Up PLASA Firsts for 2010
Orbital Lines Up PLASA Firsts for 2010
Launches easiHire online hire service, and introduces new loudspeaker, microphone and digital wireless products
PLASA Innovation Award for d&b B4-SUB
PLASA Innovation Award for d&b B4-SUB
PLASA News: d&b audiotechnik's recently launched B4-SUB – shown at PLASA on the Orbital Sound stand on a PLASA Innovation Award.
Orbital Supplies the Hidden Sound of Streatham
Orbital Supplies the Hidden Sound of Streatham
New d&b audiotechnik sound system supplied to the Hideaway, a thriving south London jazz club

August 2010

10th Annual Sound fundamentals For Theatre Training Course
10th Annual Sound fundamentals For Theatre Training Course
2011 Dates for UK Drama School Technical Student Sound Training are 26th to 28th April 2011
Orbital Gets Set for the New Season in Europe
Orbital Gets Set for the New Season in Europe
With New Directors, ISO 9001 and Strategic European Partnership

July 2010

Orbital awarded ISO 9001 certification
Orbital awarded ISO 9001 certification
It's Official – Orbital is ISO 9001-Certified!

June 2010

Da-Cappo Micro Microphones Win ABTT Sound Product of the Year Award for Orbital
Da-Cappo Micro Microphones Win ABTT Sound Product of the Year Award for Orbital
Orbital's Nomination for Da-Cappo Wins Sound Product of the Year Award at ABTT 2010 for the microphones' sweat resistance and innovative head-worn mounting system
Orbital Demonstrates Latest Microphone Technologies at ABTT 2010
Orbital Demonstrates Latest Microphone Technologies at ABTT 2010
Orbital puts emphasis on affordable and resilient wireless microphone systems, with cost-performance advances from Da-Cappo Micro Microphones and Zaxcom's new digital transmitter
Orbital Solves Critical Communications in Medical Simulation Training
Orbital Solves Critical Communications in Medical Simulation Training
Orbital equips Leicester Royal Infirmary's Clinical Skills Unit with HME digital wireless communications equipment.

May 2010

Orbital's Exclusive with Award-Winning Da-Cappo Micro Microphones
Orbital's Exclusive with Award-Winning Da-Cappo Micro Microphones
UK distribution deal brings innovative Australian micro microphones to UK theatre and broadcast markets
Orbital Sound Strikes an Ecclesiastical Note
Orbital Sound Strikes an Ecclesiastical Note
St George's Cathedral, Southwark, and Westminster's Emmanuel Evangelical Church benefit from Orbital's sound installation expertise
London's 229 and Concorde 2 in Brighton invest in major new sound systems from Orbital
London's 229 and Concorde 2 in Brighton invest in major new sound systems from Orbital
The UK club scene has been a key area for Orbital's sales activity this year, including new systems to London's up and coming 229 Club in Great Portland Street, and Brighton's premier club, Concorde 2

April 2010

Orbital's Sound Fundamentals Training Week Hits a 9-Year High!
Orbital's Sound Fundamentals Training Week Hits a 9-Year High!
Annual 4-day training course runs to full capacity

February 2010

Orbital Sound Turns up the Volume in the Club Sector
Orbital Sound Turns up the Volume in the Club Sector
London's 229 and Concorde 2 in Brighton invest in major new sound systems from Orbital

January 2010

The Sound of Music Tour
The Sound of Music Tour
Orbital Sound Tours UK with The Sound of Music

December 2009

Professional Sound For The Amateur Stage - 2010 weekend training courses
Professional Sound For The Amateur Stage - 2010 weekend training courses
Theatrical sound can be a demanding subject, but many of its mysteries can be unlocked by learning a few tricks of the trade.

November 2009

Orbital Sound Training - Developing Sound Skills for the Theatre
Orbital Sound Training - Developing Sound Skills for the Theatre
Orbital Sound announces the success of its annual autumn training course, "Developing Sound Skills for the Theatre", held at the end of October.
OC Events' Extreme 40 Sailing Series Concludes in Europe and Moves to Asia
OC Events' Extreme 40 Sailing Series Concludes in Europe and Moves to Asia
Orbital builds on success of European series, providing integrated event communications for inaugural Asian tour

September 2009

Orbital Sound focuses on Audio and Comms Innovation at PLASA 2009
Orbital Sound focuses on Audio and Comms Innovation at PLASA 2009
Orbital showcases latest T-Series loudspeakers from d&b audiotechnik, plus digital wireless systems from HME and Zaxcom

August 2009

Compliance with Noise at Work Legislation Orbital Sound Highlights the Issues at the ABTT Show
Compliance with Noise at Work Legislation Orbital Sound Highlights the Issues at the ABTT Show
Orbital Sound provides expert insight into the issues, aiming to raise the theatre industry's awareness of Noise at Work legislation

July 2009

<b>Training Dates Announced</b> - Developing Sound Skills course already heavily subscribed
Training Dates Announced - Developing Sound Skills course already heavily subscribed
Orbital Sound Announces Autumn Theatre Sound 2-Day Training Course in October, Orbital focuses on putting theory into practice with latest training course.

June 2009

Orbital Sound Shows Control at ABTT 2009
Orbital Sound Shows Control at ABTT 2009
Orbital showcases latest CSC show control software
Light & Sound International magazine correspondent Claire Beeson reports on Orbital Training Course
Light & Sound International magazine correspondent Claire Beeson reports on Orbital Training Course
Orbital's annual sound fundamentals training course aims to provide a grounding in the basics of sound engineering.

May 2009

Sadler's Wells Resounds to Flamenco Festival with d&b T-Series
Sadler's Wells Resounds to Flamenco Festival with d&b T-Series
Orbital Sound provides sound equipment and support for 4th year.

April 2009

Full House for Orbital Sound's Training Week
Full House for Orbital Sound's Training Week
Annual 4-Day course fully subscribed, as Orbital focuses on developing next-generation theatre sound skills

March 2009

Orbital Sound Launches Battery Recycling Scheme for UK Theatres
Orbital Sound Launches Battery Recycling Scheme for UK Theatres
Helping theatres go green by making the case for a responsible attitude to waste-battery recycling
Orbital Sound Takes d&b audiotechnik's T-Series Out in Triplicate
Orbital Sound Takes d&b audiotechnik's T-Series Out in Triplicate
T-Series makes its UK debut on three major productions after Orbital invests in 100+ units

February 2009

Orbital Sound's European Debut for HME Digital Wireless Intercom
Orbital Sound's European Debut for HME Digital Wireless Intercom
HME's DX121 enables quick and easy one-to-one wireless comms.
Orbital Sound – Broadcasting Communications at BVE 2009
Orbital Sound – Broadcasting Communications at BVE 2009
Orbital highlights the benefits of Zaxcom's digital wireless mic transceiver.
Orbital Sound Amplifies 2009 TPi Awards at Grosvenor House
Orbital Sound Amplifies 2009 TPi Awards at Grosvenor House
Successful 2nd year for Orbital's event sound & comms at TPi Awards
Orbital Retains The iShares Cup ...
Orbital Retains The iShares Cup ...
OC Events look for expansion in 2009

January 2009

Orbital Sound At the Event's show
Orbital Sound At the Event's show
Orbital's Flexible Comms Networks Inspire Event Show Visitors
Training At Orbital
Training At Orbital
Training Dates Announced - Sound Fundamentals Course already heavily subscribed

December 2008

Noise At Work
Noise At Work
Orbital First With Noise At Work Initiative
Isle of Wight Festival
Isle of Wight Festival
Orbital Supply Complete Communications infrastructure for the Isle of Wight Festival
High School the Musical
High School the Musical
High School the musical bobs to the top with PM1D

November 2008

Total Control @ Matter nightclub
Total Control @ Matter nightclub
Yamaha is at the heart of the matter
Scott Myers turns to Orbital for Kings Place fit-out
Scott Myers turns to Orbital for Kings Place fit-out
New '100m Kings Cross office and arts centre blasts into life

October 2008

Training at Orbital
Training at Orbital
Orbital training seminar a big success
i-Share Cup
i-Share Cup
Orbital ensures iShares cup runs without a hitch

September 2008

BBC Radio Theatre
BBC Radio Theatre
BBC upgrades Radio Theatre and portable rigs with Orbital D&B systems

August 2008

"Sound Skills For Theatre" course dates announced
"Sound Skills For Theatre" course dates announced
Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd October 2008
"d&b's Electro Acoustics" seminar dates announced ...

July 2008

d&b audiotechnik at the National Theatre
d&b audiotechnik at the National Theatre
Cottesloe upgrades its D&B system with Orbital

June 2008

Zaxcom at Studio 54
Zaxcom at Studio 54
Digital Wireless Audio Takes the Stage in Broadway
Give that man an award!
Give that man an award!
Orbital's Sebastian Frost Nominated For a Tony Award

May 2008

Meet Orbital at this years ABTT Show
Meet Orbital at this years ABTT Show
Stands 114 & 115, The Lawrence Hall, 11th & 12th June 2008, The Royal Horticultural Halls, London SW1

April 2008

Noise at Work
Noise at Work
Orbital Offers Noise Risk-Assessment Program
Zaxcom's Broadway Debut
Zaxcom's Broadway Debut
Zaxcom Debuts on Broadway on
HME Releases New WS200 Wireless Speaker Station
HME Releases New WS200 Wireless Speaker Station
The only wireless speaker station designed for two-way intercom communication.

March 2008

Breathing Trees
Breathing Trees
Orbital Breathes Life Into Potters Fields With Creatmosphere

February 2008

Orbital Event Communications helps launch Liverpool City of Culture
Orbital Event Communications helps launch Liverpool City of Culture
Orbital are called in for their experience in major integrated site communications.
Event Communications Division
Event Communications Division
Orbital Expands And Introduces Event Communications Division

January 2008

Ten years with Chicago
Ten years with Chicago
Orbital Sound celebrates a decade of decadence with Chicago The Musical

December 2007

Latest CSC News ...
Latest CSC News ...
CSC triumphs nationwide this Christmas - the new audio playback standard

November 2007

8th Annual Sound Training Week Announced
8th Annual Sound Training Week Announced
2008 Dates for UK Drama School Technical Student Sound Training are 7th to 11th April

October 2007

CSC Show Control Hits Las Vegas
CSC Show Control Hits Las Vegas
Hans Klok - The Beauty of Magic - Planet Hollywood Resort, Theatre for Performing Arts

September 2007

Disney's Tarzan® in Holland - An In-Depth Look at the Sound
Disney's Tarzan® in Holland - An In-Depth Look at the Sound
A Technical and Logistical Triumph for Orbital!

July 2007

Orbital Training Available for August 2007
Orbital Training Available for August 2007
Four Courses Offered in a Week of Training

June 2007

Zaxcom and ZedAlpha win ABTT Best New Audio Product 2007!
Zaxcom and ZedAlpha win ABTT Best New Audio Product 2007!
An amazing win - for the 5th year running!

May 2007

Yamaha Digital Training at the ABTT Theatre Show 2007
Yamaha Digital Training at the ABTT Theatre Show 2007
Orbital Sound Sponsors Yamaha Digital Mixing Training Sessions at The ABTT Theatre Show 2007
Yamaha DSP5D Digital Mixing System Launched
Yamaha DSP5D Digital Mixing System Launched
Yamaha DSP5D Expands Capabilities Of PM5D Console

April 2007

Scooping Second HME Award
Scooping Second HME Award
It's a Double Whammy for Orbital!
Continued Success for Orbital and The National Theatre Annual Training Scheme

March 2007

Two Day Course in Theatre Sound Announced
Two Day Course in Theatre Sound Announced
Tuesday 17th & Wednesday 18th April 2007
1 Day Seminar on Electroacoustics and Sound System Design Announced
1 Day Seminar on Electroacoustics and Sound System Design Announced
d&b audiotechnik seminar to be held on Thursday 19th April 2007

January 2007

Orbital Counters Threat From OFCOM...
Orbital Counters Threat From OFCOM...
with Zaxcom's TRX 900 Digital Radio System

December 2006

HME ComLink All-in-One Digital Comms Headset
HME ComLink All-in-One Digital Comms Headset
WH200 listed in Audio Media's "Gear of the Year 2006"
Orbital - BECTU Training
Orbital - BECTU Training
Report on Orbital Designed "Sound Fundamentals" Course for BECTU Members

November 2006

Orbital to supply Disney's new production of <b>Tarzan®</b>
Orbital to supply Disney's new production of Tarzan®
Tarzan - A major European production of the Broadway blockbuster!
Massive Warehouse Improvement
Massive Warehouse Improvement
Orbital Completes Massive Warehouse Reorganisation Program
d&b at the Junction
d&b at the Junction
d&b goes to Cambridge; she's intelligent, neat, sweet and petite, oooh but she's a sexy little beast!
HME Add More Flexibility to DX Series Wireless Intercom Systems
HME Add More Flexibility to DX Series Wireless Intercom Systems
Two Innovative Accessories Added to DX Range

October 2006

Orbital and d&b at the Young Vic
Orbital and d&b at the Young Vic
Orbital Supplies De-Facto Industry Standard d&b System to London's Young Vic Theatre
CSC Software Chosen for Dirty Dancing
CSC Software Chosen for Dirty Dancing
Orbital supply CSC Audio Playback Solution to Dirty Dancing and other theatre shows

September 2006

Orbital add LR16 to their already considerable Alcons range
Orbital add LR16 to their already considerable Alcons range
Orbital Celebrates Rembrandts 400th Anniversary with Alcons.
Training Schedule for October 2006
Training Schedule for October 2006
Orbital Offers 4 × One & Two Day Training Sessions During October!

August 2006

Comlink receives Big Thumbs Up!
Comlink receives Big Thumbs Up!
Orbital Provides a Total Comms Solution with HME's Revolutionary ComLink
Sunday In The Park With George - A Rave Review for Zaxcom & HME ComLink
Award Winning CSC Show Control builds on success
Award Winning CSC Show Control builds on success
CSC is being used by a host of productions and installation venues

June 2006

Orbital Sound Takes On Zaxcom's Revolutionary TRX900 Radio Mic System
Orbital Sound Takes On Zaxcom's Revolutionary TRX900 Radio Mic System
Audio experts Orbital Sound is delighted to announce that it has been appointed as the exclusive UK Dealer for Zaxcoms revolutionary TRX 900 wireless radio mic system.
Silence Is Blue
Silence Is Blue
A voiceless trio relies on split-second audio support to create one of the most sophisticated sounds you'll hear in the West End or Broadway
Orbital Scores a Hat-Trick at The ABTT Theatre Show 2006
Orbital Scores a Hat-Trick at The ABTT Theatre Show 2006
Theatre sound specialist Orbital is pleased to announce another hugely successful showcase as part of The ABTT Theatre Show

May 2006

Orbital Deploys Digidesign's VENUE on New West End Musical - FOOTLOOSE
Orbital Deploys Digidesign's VENUE on New West End Musical - FOOTLOOSE
Orbital have used their skill and experience to make the regenerated Novello Theatre music-ready, allowing the Tristian Baker & Mark Goucher production of Footloose to take up residency in the West End following its successful provincial tour.

April 2006

Continued Success for Orbital & National Theatre Training Program
Continued Success for Orbital & National Theatre Training Program
Theatre sound specialist Orbital and The National Theatres sound department have combined forces to deliver their sixth four-day course for stage management and technical theatre students keen to pursue sound as a career.
Orbital Sound Introduces HME's Revolutionary ComLink
Orbital Sound Introduces HME's Revolutionary ComLink
UK distributor for HME's range of advanced wireless intercom products, audio experts Orbital Sound, is delighted to announce the expansion of its fleet of HME solutions with the addition of the new WH200 ComLink.
Orbital are absolutely delighted to be appointed as sound & communications supplier to Evita
6th Orbital and National Theatre Sound Course for Drama School Students
6th Orbital and National Theatre Sound Course for Drama School Students
Monday 10th April to Thursday 13th April 2006

March 2006

Orbital Sound Awarded HME's European Distributor of the Year
Orbital Sound Awarded HME's European Distributor of the Year
As the UK distributor of HME's range of advanced wireless intercom products audio experts Orbital Sound is delighted to announce that it has been awarded HME's European Distributor of the Year.

February 2006

Olivier Awards 2006
Olivier Awards 2006
Orbital invited to design industry's premeir award show
Orbital audio guide excels again with GuidePORT
Orbital audio guide excels again with GuidePORT
Orbital transcribes Guide Dogs For The Blind exhibition

January 2006

Major New Installation At Cardiff Saint David's Hall
Major New Installation At Cardiff Saint David's Hall
Orbital Augments Sonic Capacity of Cardiffs St Davids Hall

December 2005

Orbital's Venue Provides Annie With A Real Smokin' Gun
Orbital's Venue Provides Annie With A Real Smokin' Gun
Close co-operation between theatre specialists Orbital Sound and the Californian-based live team at Digidesign ensured that the VENUE digital console was up to the task on its first UK provincial theatre tour with the musical, Annie Get Your Gun

November 2005

HME DX100 Launched
HME DX100 Launched
Orbital Launches Fully Mobile Wireless Solution from HME
Orbital is wired to sound with Telex EVI
Orbital is wired to sound with Telex EVI
Orbital announced as a joint UK distributor of the RTS 2-wire comms products
Orbital Delivers SFX Solutions to Glyndebourne's Contemporary Tangier Tattoo
Orbital Delivers SFX Solutions to Glyndebourne's Contemporary Tangier Tattoo
Orbital's PC Audio Workstation used to great effect
Orbital appointed first Alcons Audio UK Ribbon Partner
Orbital appointed first Alcons Audio UK Ribbon Partner
Alcons Audio is pleased to announce the appointment of London based Orbital Sound as its first UK Ribbon Partner

October 2005

Orbital Sales up-grade Riverside Studios' sound system
Orbital Sales up-grade Riverside Studios' sound system
Riverside Studios announce a major technical refurbishment program for sound

September 2005

Orbital Supplies ATG with d&b Ci System in Richmond Theatre
Orbital Supplies ATG with d&b Ci System in Richmond Theatre
"d&b's range impresses me greatly..."
Orbital Upgrade PM1Ds to Version 2.02 Software
Orbital Upgrade PM1Ds to Version 2.02 Software
Orbital Sound became the first European users of Version 2.02 software when they started to convert their fleet of consoles during August 2005.
HM Electronics Announces PLASA Success with UK Distributor Orbital Sound
HM Electronics Announces PLASA Success with UK Distributor Orbital Sound
As a first time exhibitor, audio communications specialist HM Electronics enjoyed its debut at PLASA, exhibiting in conjunction with their UK distributor Orbital Sound.
Digital Mixing Console M7CL - Easy digital at last!
Digital Mixing Console M7CL - Easy digital at last!
Orbital's Tom Byrne (L) and Luke Hyde (R) usher in the first M7CL
Annie Get Your Candy Floss
Annie Get Your Candy Floss
Prestigious musical tours with latest technology

July 2005

Busy Year For The Creatives .....
Busy Year For The Creatives .....
Gareth and Seb go head to head in a Corporate versus Theatre battle of the Sound Designs!
Digidesign appoints Orbital
Digidesign appoints Orbital
Digidesign Venue joins Hire & Sales stock
Results of our i-pod shuffle competition
Results of our i-pod shuffle competition
A delighted Racky Plews receives her i-pod from Orbital's Drew Mollison

June 2005

HME DX200 Scoops ABTT Sound & Comms Product of the Year Award for Orbital
HME DX200 Scoops ABTT Sound & Comms Product of the Year Award for Orbital
Uk's Association Of British Theatre Technicians vote DX200 this coverted prize.
Fame in the West End gets a new mixing desk
Fame in the West End gets a new mixing desk
Amek Recall 56 retires - Yamaha PM5D takes over ...
Tshari King joins Orbital for Eight Week Placement
Tshari King joins Orbital for Eight Week Placement
Tshari joins Orbital as a Work Placement from LAMDA

May 2005

Gravity conquered with Theatre O's Astronaut
Gravity conquered with Theatre O's Astronaut
Astronaut features as part of this year's BITE season at the Barbican Pit and is the third Theatre O production to have been co-commissioned by BITE.
SFX Training
SFX Training
Having been appointed by Stage Research as a UK Dealer for SFX Software Orbital are proud to now offer comprehensive training in this product.
Orbital & HME
Orbital & HME
HME Pro Audio Appoints Orbital as exclusive UK Distributor

April 2005

Alcons Audio arrives in UK theatre
Alcons Audio arrives in UK theatre
With the arrival of the musical The Far Pavilions at London's Shaftsbury Theatre Orbital introduced Alcons ribbon loudspeakers to the West End stage.
Orbital Teams Up With Logic System
Orbital Teams Up With Logic System
Leading UK loudspeaker manufacturer Logic Systems Pro Audio is pleased to announce the expansion of its UK dealer network, appointing central London based audio expert Orbital as its Southern UK dealer.

March 2005

Orbital Sales Appointed SFX Main Dealer
Orbital Sales Appointed SFX Main Dealer
Orbital Sales has been appointed as an official UK dealer for the internationally acclaimed Stage Research show control software.

February 2005

Orbital collaborate with The Mousetrap Foundation and present TechTaster Training for Teachers.
Orbital collaborate with The Mousetrap Foundation and present TechTaster Training for Teachers.
Orbital collaborate with The Mousetrap Foundation and present TechTaster Training for Teachers.

November 2004

The Producers
The Producers
Springtime for Hitler comes to London.
Starlight Express
Starlight Express
Orbital Supplies SFX On Starlight Express Tour and London's West End

October 2004

The Woman In White
The Woman In White
To design the sound for the Woman In White, Andrew Lloyd Webber turned to Mick Potter, following successful collaborations on Tell Me On A Sunday and Bombay Dreams.
Orbital's Sales and Installation Division leads the way for Yamaha?s PM5D
Orbital's Sales and Installation Division leads the way for Yamaha?s PM5D
As a main Yamaha Commercial Audio Dealer, sound expert Orbital is pleased to announce two sales of Yamaha's award winning PM5D FOH console.
Orbital Expand Potential for BTR Systems from Telex
Orbital Expand Potential for BTR Systems from Telex
As the exclusive UK dealer for Telex Radiocom's BTR 700 and BTR 800 intercom systems,
Orbital's Installation division supplies d&b system to Watford Palace Theatre
Orbital's Installation division supplies d&b system to Watford Palace Theatre
Orbital's Installation division supplies d&b system to Watford Palace Theatre

July 2004

Motors & Shows 2004
Motors & Shows 2004
Ford uses its imagination  Steve Moles reports
Jesus Christ SuperStar at Porchester Castle
Jesus Christ SuperStar at Porchester Castle
Jesus Christ SuperStar at Porchester Castle
Orbital augments sound potential in Theatre Royal, Nottingham
Orbital augments sound potential in Theatre Royal, Nottingham
Orbital augments sound potential in Theatre Royal, Nottingham
Grease in Cyprus 2004
Grease in Cyprus 2004
Grease in Cyprus 2004

June 2004

Orbital Champions Yamaha's PM5D winning "ABTT  Best New Sound Product of the Year 2004".
Orbital Champions Yamaha's PM5D winning "ABTT Best New Sound Product of the Year 2004".
Orbital Champions Yamaha's PM5D winning "ABTT Best New Sound Product of the Year 2004".
PM5D wins ABTT Best Sound Product Award 2004
PM5D wins ABTT Best Sound Product Award 2004
Orbital Champions Yamaha's PM5D winning ABTT Best New Sound Product of the Year 2004.

May 2004

Orbital and The National Theatre's annual advanced audio training scheme takes the next step
Orbital and The National Theatre's annual advanced audio training scheme takes the next step
Orbital and The National Theatre's annual advanced audio training scheme takes the next step
Orbital augments service potential in 

Museum and Heritage Market.
Orbital augments service potential in Museum and Heritage Market.
Orbital augments service potential in Museum and Heritage Market.

April 2004

Chester Cathedral Launches New Interactive Audio Tour
Chester Cathedral Launches New Interactive Audio Tour
Majestic landmark and major visitor attraction, Chester Cathedral has introduced an outstanding audio tour, which provides visitors with a new perspective on its 1,000-year history.
Orbital augments its operation introducing three new support roles.
Orbital augments its operation introducing three new support roles.
Theatre sound specialist Orbital is pleased to announce three new appointments to its Technical Support, Accounting and Stores divisions.

February 2004

Orbital stars at 28th Laurence Olivier Awards
Orbital stars at 28th Laurence Olivier Awards
Theatre sound specialist Orbital was appointed by The Society of London Theatre (SOLT) to design and supply a sophisticated system for the 28th Laurence Olivier Awards

November 2003

Orbital Take Delivery Of First UK d&b audiotechnik Q Series Speakers
Orbital Take Delivery Of First UK d&b audiotechnik Q Series Speakers
Orbital Take Delivery Of First UK d&b audiotechnik Q Series Speakers
Tonight's the Night
Tonight's the Night
Tonight's the Night
Orbital Plunges to the Watery Depths of Creative Theatre
Orbital tours UK with Digico on Summer Holiday
Orbital tours UK with Digico on Summer Holiday
Orbital tours UK with Digico on Summer Holiday
Orbital takes guidePORT to new Limits
Orbital takes guidePORT to new Limits
Orbital takes guidePORT to new Limits
Orbital pushes creative boundaries using guidePORT
Orbital pushes creative boundaries using guidePORT
Sound expert Orbital has been appointed by The Museum of London
Trantec's S6000 takes centre stage in London's West End
Trantec's S6000 takes centre stage in London's West End
Earlier this year, RF specialist Trantec launched its revolutionary S6000 miniature wireless microphone system (patent pending).
Orbital pioneers advanced audio guide solutions for Leisurebuild applications.
Orbital pioneers advanced audio guide solutions for Leisurebuild applications.
Orbital pioneers advanced audio guide solutions for Leisurebuild applications.
Orbital and The National pool expertise for advanced training
Orbital and The National pool expertise for advanced training
Orbital and The National pool expertise for advanced training

July 2003

Trantec Wins ABTT Product of the Year Award
Trantec Wins ABTT Product of the Year Award
Leading UK manufacturer Trantec Systems in conjunction with theatre sound specialist Orbital
Orbital FIXES IT
Orbital FIXES IT
Orbital has recently expanded and refurbished its Brixton based HQ and announced the launch of a distinct but complementary division FIXIT

May 2003

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER'S TELL ME ON A SUNDAY WITH DENISE VAN OUTEN
ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER'S TELL ME ON A SUNDAY WITH DENISE VAN OUTEN
A resounding message has been sent out to the industry by Orbital Sound after purchasing their fifth Yamaha digital PM1D mixing console from dealers, Marquee Audio.

February 2003

ORBITAL WIN PRESTIGOUS guidePORT CONTRACT
ORBITAL WIN PRESTIGOUS guidePORT CONTRACT
Being Awarded Coveted Museum In Docklands Contract ....

January 2003

December 2002

Starship Enterprise boldly goes...to the park
Starship Enterprise boldly goes...to the park
The Starship Enterprise is landing in London's Hyde Park.

November 2002

Orbital to install first UK guidePORT System for Peter Pan Experience
Orbital to install first UK guidePORT System for Peter Pan Experience
First UK installation of this revolutionary tourguide system from Sennheiser

October 2002

First Two Digico D5 Live Consoles Go To Orbital
First Two Digico D5 Live Consoles Go To Orbital
Underlining our commitment to advanced digital audio solutions we have swiftly added two of the much-heralded DiGiCo D5 LIVE mixing consoles to stock
guidePORT - Personal Wireless Tour Guide
guidePORT - Personal Wireless Tour Guide
Sound specialist, Orbital, has recently been appointed by Sennheiser as it's UK partner for guidePORT – a revolutionary RF wireless Personal Tour Guide System tailored to the Cultural, Heritage and Museum Industries.

September 2002

Orbital purchase DiGiCo Consoles
Orbital purchase DiGiCo Consoles
Central London based Orbital Sound, specialising in the design and supply of audio systems for theatre and Musical productions, underlined their commitment to advanced Digital audio solutions with the acquisition of two new Digico D5 LIVE mixing consoles.

July 2002

Orbital and LCS win gold at The Jubilee and provide complex communications support
Orbital and LCS win gold at The Jubilee and provide complex communications support
Sound specialists, Orbital, has recently been appointed by UK production house, Unusual Services Ltd, to supply a sound and communications systems for the massive Golden Jubilee weekend celebrations.

April 2002

Aura Sound Design Champion New Technology
Aura Sound Design Champion New Technology
The past year has seen a close working relationship develop between two leaders in the field of theatre sound design.
Orbital Purchase Meyer M3D system
Orbital Purchase Meyer M3D system
18 Cabinets of M3D Line Array have been added to Orbital's rental stock
Orbital and The National Theatre combine resources for advanced training.
Orbital and The National Theatre combine resources for advanced training.
Central London based Orbital Sound combined forces with The National Theatre to deliver their second annual advanced training course for students wishing to pursue a career in Theatre sound.

March 2002

State Of Grace (The Musical)
State Of Grace (The Musical)
This winter saw the opening of an extraordinary multi-national production in a brand new, purpose built theatre in Amsterdam. Mike Mann reports

February 2002

Bombay Dreams
Bombay Dreams
ORBITAL win Major New London Musical Contract For The Really Useful Group

January 2002

Orbital Rolls and Rocks the Face of Sound
Orbital Rolls and Rocks the Face of Sound
Dan Parton with some rocks
  Orbital launch new Sound and Communications division
Orbital launch new Sound and Communications division
Orbital Sound have expanded their central London headquarters and launched a dedicated sound and communications division for Film and Television.

December 2001

Orbital's New Brochure Is Launched
Orbital's New Brochure Is Launched
Orbital brochure wins Award of Excellence
Orbital reinforce their commitment as Eric Simpson joins their Brixton based facility.
Orbital reinforce their commitment as Eric Simpson joins their Brixton based facility.
Central London based Orbital Sound have appointed Eric Simpson as their Senior Warehouse Manager.He has joined their central London based team to further streamline the operations of their busy warehouse situated at the heart of the Brixton based facility

November 2001

Sound Reinforcement
Sound Reinforcement
LCS MATRIX 3 MAKES WEST END DEBUT AND AUGMENTS THE ACOUSTIC POTENTIAL OF LONDON'S SHAFTESBURY THEATRE

October 2001

Metal Mayhem
Metal Mayhem
Special Report

September 2001

Robot Wars
Robot Wars
Chainsaws, angle-grinders, axes and flame throwers-just some of the impressive weaponary being demonstrated by participants in this summer's Robot Wars tour.

July 2001

Orbital In Paradise
Orbital In Paradise
Orbital Sound recently supplied Opera North with a sound reinforcement system for Paradise Moscow, a new version of Shostakovich's Cheryomuski.
Orbital Pioneers LCS Technology
Orbital Pioneers LCS Technology
London based Orbital Sound recently specified audio systems for two major European trade shows: Ford's exhibit at the Geneva Motorshow and for Motorola's showcase at CeBIT in Hanover.
Orbital and NT combine for theatre sound training.
Orbital and NT combine for theatre sound training.
London-based audio specialist Orbital Sound recently combined forces with the National Theatre's sound department to stage the first of an annual advanced training programme aimed at students intent on pursuing a career in theatre sound.

June 2001

News From Theatreland
News From Theatreland
The New 'FACE' of Mixing
"Working With The Sound"
"Working With The Sound"
Orbital brochure wins Award of Excellence.

May 2001

Some Sound Advice
Expo Showcase
Expo Showcase
Total Production looks at the activites of two key technology suppliers to the recent CeBIT Expo in Hanover.
Orbital Specify For Ford and Motorola

April 2001

ABTT 2001
ABTT 2001
The ABTT Show is proving to be one of the best networking events for the theatre industry.

March 2001

Leader Of The Pack
Leader Of The Pack
A 60s rock and roll musical.
ABTT Update
ABTT Update
New Digital Mixing Console - Yamaha PM1D

February 2001

Out Of The Closet
Out Of The Closet
The recently re-opened Sadlers Wells Theatre played host to the RSC's production of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe over Christmas - and was also the first sighting in the UK of Yamaha's new digital mixing console.

January 2001

Sound Bites
Sound Bites
According to research, sound can play a major role in the way that customers respond to products and services.

November 2000

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - PM1D launched
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - PM1D launched
Orbital take the pre-production of The Lion, The witch and The Wardrobe to unprecedented limits
The Orchestral Sound for The Donkey Show
The Orchestral Sound for The Donkey Show
The Pleasance's newest addition
Orbital introduce the Yamaha PM1D to the theatre industry

September 2000

ABTT Update
ABTT Update
Orbital Sound is the first audio company to join ABTT!

August 2000

Orbital Sound supply Edinburgh's Festival Fringe
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre hosts the musical production of Pirates of Penzance.
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre hosts the musical production of Pirates of Penzance.
Orbital brings their expertise to Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Art Of Noise
Art Of Noise
Orbital sponsors sound artist Kate Tierney for Year of the Artist as part of the Millennium Festival.

July 2000

Orbital re-launch web site with online sound equipment ordering
Orbital re-launch web site with online sound equipment ordering
This second generation site makes sound hire easier

June 2000

ABTT Show 2000
ABTT Show 2000
A Haven For Theatre Techs

May 2000

Notre Dame The Musical Spectacular
Notre Dame The Musical Spectacular
Orbital supply major new London musical

March 2000

Orbital supply Vocaleyes
Orbital supply Vocaleyes
- working to make Theatre accessible to the Blind-
Orbital delivers the sound, and breaks ground at Sadlers Wells
Orbital delivers the sound, and breaks ground at Sadlers Wells
London based Orbital Sound have supplied the stunning new Sadlers Wells with a very sophisticated pro-audio system for their own production of Dick Whittington, which refines and adapts the Pantomime tradition, taking it forwards into the 21st Century.

January 2000

Orbital In The Millennium Dome
Orbital In The Millennium Dome
Dramatic sound effects make you want to dodge speeding cars, roaring trains and aircraft overhead

November 1999

Orbital Expansion
Orbital Expansion
Orbital Sound have expanded to offer a state-of-the-art facility highly
Spend, Spend, Spend
Spend, Spend, Spend
Orbital Sound supply Spend, Spend, Spend and pioneer a new standard within Theatre Sound Design

February 1999

Expansion forces Orbital to move
Expansion forces Orbital to move
Orbital Purchases New London Base

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