Mediatech proudly welcomes Wild and Marr’s JBL Professional and Shure brands as Gold Sponsors for this year’s technology exhibition. As forerunners in the distribution and installation of professional audio and video equipment in Southern Africa, Wild and Marr are committed to showcasing quality brands, top service capabilities and innovative technologies.

“Mediatech is a great platform to network with professionals from all over Africa and provides an opportunity to impart knowledge and market trends of our brands to visitors and industry professionals,’ says Wild and Marr’s systems engineer, Gustav Tietge. This will be Wild and Marr’s first year as sponsors, having exhibited at Mediatech in previous years. Visitors can again look forward to top cutting-edge technology products and services at their stands (G34, G35 and G36) on the exhibition floor.

JBL Professional, the world’s most innovate developer and manufacturer of line array loudspeaker technology will show its M2 Master Reference Monitor – a free-standing, 2-way system that can be placed in any environment to provide an exceptionally accurate monitoring experience. The JBL VTX Line Array Series will also appear at Mediatech, having earned a 2013 MIPA Award in the PA system category at the Prolight & Sound show in Frankfurt. Bridging the space between light-duty portable PA speakers and flown full-size line array tour sound systems will be the STX800 Series.

Shure will show its capabilities as a forward-thinking technology innovator with the ULXD Digital Wireless System for professional installed sound reinforcement. Shure ULXD Digital offers a premium 24-bit/48kHz digital audio quality combined with spectrum-efficient and intelligent RF performance, meeting the needs of demanding installed applications. The Axient Wireless Management Network will also be on display for visitor to engage and experience. Axient features new-to-the-world technologies that drive a range of innovative wireless system capabilities. Individually compelling, these features collectively realise the most complete vision yet for the integration of RF management and control solutions in a single wireless platform.

From the Soundcraft range, Wild and Marr will be displaying the Si Expression compact digital mixer and Vi Series digital live sound mixers along with the new Mini Stagebox range. Representing the latest in amplifier technology, The DriveCore™ install series from Crown will be on display. This next generation of PWM technology uses cutting edge Class D amplifier topologies. Be sure you don’t miss these exciting brands, as well as technology from Studer, DBX, Tascam, and Directout Technology, at Mediatech this year. Wild & Marr will also have the new Studer Vista 5 M3 on display and will be hosting a well-respected international broadcast engineer and conduct operational training on this brilliant workhorse.

Don’t miss out on Africa’s largest and most successful technology trade show, between 17 and 19 July at The Coca-Cola Dome. Doors open at 10.00 am to a world of entertainment, leading products and services, interactive experiences and educational workshops. Register free online at to avoid paying R50 at the door.