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  • Thursday, May 28, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/28 08:46 AM,
    Capturing pre-recorded materials for a fast-paced reality production, like the 20th anniversary season of Dancing With the Stars (DWTS), is never short of challenging. When production sound mixer/supervisor Daniel McCoy, CAS, owner of California-based audio production company ToneMesa was given the task, he turned to DPA Microphones. Calling on 28 d:screet 4060 omnidirectional miniature microphones, one of the first applications in the U.S., and his tried and trusted d:dicate 4017B shotgun microphones, McCoy utilized the mics to record the audio… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVManufacturerMicrophoneMonitoringRemoteWireless

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    PSW Staff 05/28 07:31 AM,
    Less than a year after purchasing its Meyer Sound MINA and MICA line array loudspeakers, Snob Productions of Grand Junction, Colorado reports a steep climb in business activity, profitability, and customer satisfaction. It has become a popular sound company in western Colorado and eastern Utah, and for events in the nearby resort town of Telluride. “I can honestly say that, from the first time we brought MINA to Telluride, our business exploded,” states David Wall, ceo of Snob Productions. “After… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 05/28 07:16 AM,
    Neutrik USA, supplier of professional connectivity solutions for audio, video, and data, announces 14 new horizontal and vertical PCB-mount Cat 5e chassis connectors. Available in Neutrik’s A and B series, the connectors all offer Cat 5e performance according to ISO/IEC 11801 and TIA/EIA 568-C.2. The new vertical-mount products adopt the industry-standard 24 mm spacing to the front panel. This length makes it easy for designers to add these etherCON connectors to the same circuit boards that hold their XLRs, quarter-inch… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEthernetInstallationInterconnectManufacturerNetworkingSignalSystem

  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/27 01:23 PM,
    Lectrosonics announces the retirement of long-time company president Larry Fisher as well as the promotions of Gordon Moore to president and Karl Winkler to vice president sales/service, effective June 1, 2015. Retiring president Larry Fisher, who has been with the company for 43 years, will remain active with Lectrosonics as chairman of the board of directors, and will continue his presence on industry-related social media sites where he has become known as a valuable contributor. During Fisher’s leadership at the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneWireless

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    PSW Staff 05/27 12:35 PM,
    ESP/SurgeX announces the Axess Manager Platform, a mobile power monitoring and management system that pairs with every IP enabled device on a network, including SurgeX Axess, Axess Elite and Axess Ready products. SurgeX is also announcing shipping of its Axess Elite for international markets, with support for 16 amp CEE7/7 and 10 amp AS3112 electrical standards. The new solutions will be unveiled at InfoComm 2015 in booth 2153. The enhanced platform from SurgeX includes Axess Manager and Axess Manager Mobile,… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationManufacturerPowerSoftware

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    PSW Staff 05/27 07:54 AM,
    The new Gannon Recreation and Wellness Center features nearly 52,000 square feet of subdivided indoor space for year-round athletic, intramural, open recreation, and fitness activities. The $14.5 million project is state-of-the-art in every way and is equipped with loudspeaker systems drawn from the catalog of Valencia, Spain-based D.A.S. Audio. Erie, PA-based Grisé Audio Visual Center, a design / build AV integration firm that also has a live events division, was contracted to design and install the new sound system. Greg… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 05/27 07:33 AM,
    In what has been one of the largest and most complex wireless audio system deployments in the Middle East, the Sheraton Doha, a five-star hotel in the capital of Qatar, has successfully leveraged Sennheiser solutions to roll out wireless conference and translation system across its entire meeting and conferencing facilities. The project, which was handled by the DOUMMAR Group, ensures that the Sheraton Doha can offer the very best event, meeting and conference facilities to its customers. “The Sheraton Doha… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessDigitalInstallationManufacturerMicrophoneNetworkingRemoteWireless

  • Tuesday, May 26, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/26 01:57 PM,
    SuperMegaUltraGroovy has introduced FuzzMeasure 4, an update to its professional audio and acoustic measurement software designed for OS X Yosemite that provides more than 50 new features and improvements. In addition, many of FuzzMeasure’s calculations have been improved in terms of both accuracy and performance. “When customers first experience FuzzMeasure, their initial reaction is to the design and approachability of the software,” says Chris Liscio, SuperMegaUltraGroovy president and chief developer of FuzzMeasure. “I have a deep respect for FuzzMeasure users’… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVMeasurementProcessorSignalSoftwareSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 05/26 08:44 AM,
    Audient announces that the bus-powered interface, iD14 is now shipping worldwide and available at all Audient dealers. Launched at this year’s MusikMesse in Frankfurt, iD14 offers two channels of Audient’s console mic pres delivering 10 in/4 out with Burr-Brown AD/DA converters, all in a compact desktop package. “The mic pres are exactly the same as those found in our flagship ASP8024 console and throughout the rest of the product range, delivering unbeatable audio quality for the price,” says Tom Waterman,… View this story
    Filed in: AVRecordingNewsAVDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsManufacturerProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 05/26 08:23 AM,
    Looking for a great position in pro audio? Seeking the most qualified candidates? It all starts with the ProSoundWeb Jobs Center.   Audio Precision announces the appointment of Jayant Datta as chief technology officer, with responsibilities that will focus on the organization’s technology strategy, product platform evolution, and innovation efforts. In his role as cto, Datta will collaborate closely with Tom Kite, Ph.D., vp of engineering, and Bruce Hofer, co-founder and chief analog engineer. “We’re delighted to have Jayant as… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessEngineerManufacturer