National Public Radio recently purchased 25 Neumann U87 Ai/Set Z large-diaphragm condenser microphones for its new Los Angeles facility. In the final stages of construction, the new facility is scheduled to go on the air in September 2002…Home to the Seattle Symphony Orchestra for the past four years, Benaroya Hall recently installed 10 Soundweb 9088ii digital signal processors as part of a discrete, new vocal reinforcement system for its 2,500-seat S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium. CCI Systems of Olympia designed and installed the system…Shure Incorporated has upgraded the P4800 System Processor's software and hardware, adding DSP processing power and more feature-rich Windows XP-compatible software. Version 4.0 software also includes two new audio processors: a ducker for paging applications and a peak stop limiter. Version 4.0 users can also now import and view data from SIA-Smaart and TEF directly.