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  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015
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    PSW Staff 09/01 08:19 AM,
    As Singapore celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first National Day, Riedel Communications equipment supported all communications for technical and production-oriented coordination of the National Day Parade (NDP). Supplied and deployed as a complete solution, the Riedel Artist digital matrix intercom system, Performer digital partyline intercom system, RockNet real-time audio network, and a variety of keypanels, beltpacks, and radios supported cueing of the cast members, as well as the light, sound, pyrotechnics, and other departments contributing to the Aug. 9… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConcertDigitalEngineerManufacturerMonitoringSystemWireless

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    PSW Staff 09/01 07:03 AM,
    The ListenWiFi Personal Listening System from Listen Technologies Corporation was recently installed at the new 80,000 square-foot student recreation center at the University of California, Riverside. The center serves as the hub of recreational, intramural, and club sports on campus, offering a 21,000-square foot weight area, 100 cardio machines, a wide variety of fitness and recreational classes, a 237,000-gallon pool, drop-in basketball, volleyball and badminton games, intramural sports and clubs, and a 32-foot climbing wall called “The Rock.” Clovis, California-based… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalInstallationManufacturerMonitoringSystemWireless

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    PSW Staff 09/01 06:51 AM,
    John Harris, music mixer for the Stravinsky Hall at the Montreux Jazz Festival and partner in Music Mix Mobile, along with head technician Jerome Blondel and technician Rene Weis, use Waves SoundGrid technology and Waves plugins for mixing the Montreux Jazz Festival 2015 in the “Le Voyager” Broadcast Truck.  Jerome Blondel says, “The configuration we used in Le Voyager for mixing the Montreux Jazz Festival’s broadcast for the Stravinsky Hall was a SSL C200 HD console.” “In order to run… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConcertConsolesDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerMonitoringProcessorSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/01 06:35 AM,
    In an unprecedented staff increase, Vintage King Audio has added four talented sales reps to its Los Angeles team: Matt Knobel, Bill Learned, Dylan Wood and Thomas O’Conor. Born in Florida and raised in Queens, Matt Knobel started out as a rock drummer, but soon chose engineering as his career path. After studying at The Center for Media Art, he began working at studios around New York, including Media Sound, Platinum Island and Power Station. He next took to the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessEngineerTechnician

  • Monday, August 31, 2015
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    PSW Staff 08/31 03:12 PM,
    Auralex Acoustics is now shipping enhanced “v2” models of the Sustain Bamboo Sound Diffusors. The new and improved design is based on customer input and extensive testing.  These handmade, environmentally friendly bamboo sound diffusors offer craftsmanship and aesthetics to complement any space. They feature sharper angles and updated construction that enhances the premium performance that these diffusors are known for.  In addition to enhanced v2’s of the popular Sustain Prism, Sustain Lens, Sustain QuadraTec and Sustain Pyramid, Auralex is offering… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInstallationManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 08/31 12:31 PM,
    Bose Professional expands its portable P.A. offerings with the introduction of the F1 model 812 flexible array loudspeaker and F1 subwoofer. Designed to serve an even broader set of applications than L1 systems, F1 Model 812 is the first powered portable loudspeaker that lets users optimize sound by creating up to four different vertical coverage patterns. The F1 system provides versatility for a wide range of applications and venues, easy setup, aesthetically pleasing design, and rugged durability. With the F1… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 08/31 12:01 PM,
    SynAudCon has announced that registration for the three-day Sound Reinforcement for Technicians (SRT) seminar, held in the Chicago metropolitan area October 5-7, is now open. SRT utilizes a multi-media presentation that will instruct attendees on how to understand the audio signal chain, establish the proper gain structure, maximize the signal-to-noise ratio, and equalize the system. During SRT, the measurement of voltage, impedance, polarity, SPL and STIPA will be demonstrated. More importantly, attendees will learn what these measurements mean and how… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsTrainingAVBusinessEducationEngineerSound ReinforcementSystemTechnician

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    PSW Staff 08/31 10:37 AM,
    The Special Olympics World Games, recently held at the Los Angeles Coliseum, drew athletes and coaches from 165 countries, along with 30,000 volunteers and 500,000 spectators. Valencia, California-based ATK Versacom, responsible for all onsite communications, provided Radio Active Designs UV-1G wireless intercoms along with RAD packs to aid communications during the event. “The UV-1G base stations were invaluable in freeing up RF spectrum for wireless microphones and in-ear monitor systems,” explains Jim Fay, general manager at ATK Versacom. “The Coliseum… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneMonitoringRemoteSystemWireless

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    PSW Staff 08/31 09:01 AM,
    Fully certified, all-weather loudspeaker enclosures from Harman’s JBL have been specified and installed at the Stade de la Source in the French city of Orléans. Home to the Union Sportive Orléans Loiret football club (US Orléans 45) — the stadium has evolved since being built in 1976. Today its capacity has been extended to 12,000 with extensions to the Marc Vagner tribune and the Tribune of Honour as well as a temporary/mobile stand. Following the most recent upgrade program, the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

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    08/31 08:46 AM,
    The Pan American Games are the world’s third largest international multi-sport Games, surpassed in size and scope only by the Olympic Summer Games and the Asian Games. For the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Lawo provided all audio integration and distribution systems for support for the international feed. The main mix was provided with a 48 fader Lawo mc²66 console and a secondary console, a Lawo mc²56 with 32 faders, handled sub mix duties for over… View this story
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