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Eurohire Sound and Light, a long established turnkey supplier for Europes events
and entertainments industries, recently expanded its EAW inventory with the
addition of 16 KF740 Three-Way Line Array Modules. The Basingstoke, Hampshire,
England-based company is the latest professional sound and lighting company in
the U.K. to add the KF740 modules to its extensive inventory of products, which
also includes EAW KF760/KF761 Line Array Modules, KF850 Series Virtual Array
Modules, KF853 Three-Way Virtual Array Modules, SB850z High-Output Subwoofers,
BH853 Virtual Array LF Systems, SB250z Medium-Format Subwoofers, MicroWedge Series
MW15 and MW12 Stage Monitors, and UX8800 Digital Signal Processors.

When EAWs UK Sales Manager Kevin McNally first mentioned they were coming out with
the KF740 and gave us the rough dimensions of the box, being smaller and more
manageable than some of our current inventory, I knew this would be something we
would be interested in, stated Eurohire Owner Mervin George. Weve had the KF760s for
some time, which are great for outside in the summer, long-range or arena-type
shows, but we wanted to get into a new system opening up the possibility of an
additional client base  and I thought the 740 could be that box.

After finally hearing a KF740 system at the Anvil Theatre in Basingstoke, both
Mervin George and Eurohires Operations Manager Jools Warren were significantly
impressed. When we heard the 740 system, I was really taken aback, really surprised,
stated George. One of the benefits I see is that although its only a three-way box,
the low-end on the 740 is particularly strong, going down to 50Hz according to EAW,
yet when I heard it, it sounded even lower to me. That is a real benefit, because
some shows, some acts, where youve got sight line problems and you only want a
little bit of sub, you can just put the 740 system up and away you go.

Outside of the clean sound, Im amazed at the amount of sub-bass when you just run
the box three-way. The amount of bottom-end out of the boxes is phenomenal,
commented Warren. We already have the 740 system booked starting next month for the
European tour of Australian guitarist Tommy Emmanuel. And the great thing is he will
be doing venues that range between 800- to 3200-seat capacity, mainly theaters
indoors. With the 740s, we can fly them in certain venues, and if they need to be
used in a ground-stack configuration, we know that regardless of the venue, were

Eurohire initially purchased 16 KF740s, but George feels expansion is inevitable.
Were starting off with 16 boxes, but were hoping to get up to 24, which is where we
want to be. The clarity of the 740 is excellent, absolutely excellent, and Im
really, really pleased. I think as we play with the 740s more, were going to be even
more surprised and pleased.

Established over 25 years ago, Eurohire has in recent years provided equipment and
services for such varied events as rock and pop concerts by UB40, Status Quo,
Katherine Jenkins, Steve Winwood, Dionne Warwick, The Kooks and classical showcase
by the likes of the Royal Philharmonic and NSO, along with a number of festivals,
musicals and corporate events.

For more information, please visit www.eaw.com


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