Group One Adds Cadac To Its Audio Lineup Farmingdale, NY distributor Group One Ltd. has added to its line of audio products - and significantly increased its presence in the theatre sound market - by taking on the Cadac console. The lighting and sound supplier will handle the full range of consoles and products from the UK-based manufacturer, including the J-Type and F-Type live production consoles, the C-Type location recording console, and the M-Type monitor board.
Cadac has long been a fixture on Broadway, but in the last year several other consoles - the LCS CueConsole, the InnovaSon Sensory - have entered the theatre market. The move to Group One has occurred not only at the height of this new competition, but also at a time when Cadac prepares to launch a new touring console at AES in Los Angeles.
"It is gratifying that the Cadac name has earned a high profile on the Broadway and musical production circuit," says Cadac managing director Clive Green, "but there is still a huge and as yet untapped market for our products, particularly in the fixed installation sector, and in line with imminent product launches, in the touring sector. We have known Jack Kelly and his team over a number of years, and feel confident that they will do an excellent job for us in North America."
"Cadac consoles have superb reputation for quality and reliability, representing the pinnacle of audio engineering design for live applications," says Kelly, president of Group One. We believe that there is enormous potential for their products as a whole across North America. This is a very exciting appointment for us, and we look forward to working with the entire Cadac team."
Group One's other audio clients include XTA and Celestion; lighting companies include Clay Paky and Pulsar.
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