UK rental company SSE Hire Ltd. has purchased multiple Klark Teknik DN9848 system controllers for use in SSE monitor systems. SSE senior tech Steve Dando notes that the DN9848 allows him to reconfigure his amplifier racks via the controller's front panel without re-patching. Dando also praises the system's Preset Editor, which enables him to program, save and e-mail complete system information using Microsoft Excel…Eighth Day Sound recently purchased a second ATI Paragon II monitoring console. Headquartered in Cleveland, Eighth Day Sound is currently providing equipment and personnel for Barry Manilow, 311, Slayer, Everclear, Roxy Music, Julio Iglesias, Macy Gray and Bjork…Dave Rosenbloom of Dancetronics, an Allentown, PA, design/install company, chose D.A.S. Audio's R-212 speakers for a new sound system at the Evolution club at Pennsylvania's famed Woodlands Inn and Resort. The D.A.S. R-212 box features a 4-inch compression driver coupled to a 90°×45° horn for mid/highs and two 12-inch woofers for the low end. Two D.A.S. Audio DS-8 speaker systems, powered by a Crown CE-1000 amplifier, serve as monitors in the DJ position, which also features a Rane MP2016 “rotary” mixer…Midas Consoles has ceased production of the famed XL3; the last console manufactured had serial number 1000 and, along with numbers 999 and 998, has been shipped to Philing Live, a Belgian full-service production company. Meanwhile, the first XL3 off the production line is still in use as the FOH console at The Forum in Kentish Town, London…CTS Audio of Franklin, TN, has installed a Funktion-One sound system at the 15 North Café, West Chester, PA. The system includes Funktion-One Resolution 2 speakers coupled with F218 bass bins. The system also includes QSC PowerLight 2 amplifiers, DSP-3 signal processing and a Midas Venice 320 console.