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  • Friday, September 30, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/30 11:17 AM,
    VUE Audiotechnik has announced the release of its latest technical documentation in form of a white paper for the al-Class, covering the development of line array loudspeakers from the 1930’s work of Wolfe, I. and Malter, L. on “Directional Radiation of Sound,” through Continuous Source Topology (CST) technology as applied in the VUE al-Class systems. The paper offers an in-depth view of VUE’s guiding engineering principles used to build upon the existing body of work to bring line array design… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsWhite PaperAVEducationEngineerLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 09/30 10:31 AM,
    Montreal-based Cavalia’s production of Odysseo combines equestrian arts, stage arts, and high-tech theatrical effects. The traveling production, which is produced in a 125-foot tall white big top tent, is currently touring the United States utilizing communications provided by Radio Active Designs UV-1G wireless intercom systems. “When we first came to the States we used a rented intercom system that proved to be unreliable – we had a lot of frequency issues,” explains Nicolas Michel, head of sound/front of house engineer… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVConcertSystemWireless

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    PSW Staff 09/30 10:02 AM,
    PLASA London 2016 proved to be the best UK show yet for Current RMS. The team provided demos of the online rental system that has helped over 750 rental businesses in 2 years, manage all inventory, labor and transport, from any device and platform.  There was a definite buzz on the Current booth surrounding all of the new features released off the back of feedback received from last year’s show and their customer wishlist. The wishlist is open for all… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVBusinessSoftware

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    PSW Staff 09/30 08:02 AM,
    Audio-Technica announces the formation of a new subsidiary company, named Alteros. The creation of this new company will allow for dedicated focus and flexible action to provide a wide range of technically advanced solutions that directly address the issues surrounding the ever-shrinking frequency spectrum, affecting the operation of wireless products used in live audio production, broadcast studios, sporting events, theaters and other applications. The announcement of the formation of Alteros, an Audio-Technica company, was made by Philip Cajka, Audio-Technica U.S.… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneWireless

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    PSW Staff 09/30 07:27 AM,
    Radial Engineering introduces a compact, desk-top talk-back/cue system with the new Studio Q. Radial CEO Peter Janis: “With more and more recording happening in smaller studios, the need for a simple talk-back system has become evident. Yes, there are other cue systems on the market, but most either have too many features, are too costly, or are too large. The Studio-Q manages to do it all in a super compact design.” The Studio-Q begins with a simple cue switch that… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAVMicrophoneMonitoringStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/30 07:05 AM,
    Norwegian pro audio dealer and rental supplier, Kultur Support, has chosen Allen & Heath’s dLive as its leading rental system. Based in Sandefjord, the company purchased the flagship dLive S7000 control surface and DM64 MixRack system. “Having many years’ experience with iLive and GLD as reliable big players in their portfolio, choosing dLive was a natural step forward. Stability and reliability are extremely important factors for our business. After 7 years with iLive never once letting me down, it wasn’t… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConsolesDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 09/30 06:51 AM,
    Focusrite announces the launch of Red 8Pre. With 64 inputs and 64 outputs (including a total of 16 analog inputs and 18 analog outputs) and eight of Focusrite’s specially-developed digitally-controlled mic preamps, the Red 8Pre answers the need for more microphone inputs and a higher I/O count. In addition, in common with the Red 4Pre, the Red 8Pre includes two front-panel high-headroom instrument inputs, dual Thunderbolt 2, dual Pro Tools | HD DigiLink and Dante network audio connectivity. The eight… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftware

  • Thursday, September 29, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/29 02:39 PM,
    Audio-Technica (booth 503) is displaying its new ATM350a microphone systems. Offering clear, well-balanced response even in very high SPL applications, the ATM350a cardioid condenser instrument microphone comes in six specially designed systems that provide discreet mounting solutions for a host of instruments, including woodwinds, strings, brass, percussion, drums and piano. Following in the footsteps of the ATM350, the ATM350a is capable of handling 159 dB max SPL, a 10 dB increase over its predecessor. This allows the mic to cope… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/29 02:19 PM,
    To enhance the service it provides to customers in the Los Angeles area, All Mobile Video (AMV) West Coast has upgraded its NYLA mobile production truck with a new Artist digital matrix intercom system from Riedel Communications. Integrated into NYLA by the AMV West Coast Field Shop, the Artist system is familiar to many AMV West Coast customers because of its pervasiveness in production control rooms and other technical facilities. Equipped with this Riedel intercom system, NYLA can easily be… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessDigitalInstallationStudioSystem

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    PSW Staff 09/29 01:39 PM,
    Sennheiser has enhanced its HD 280 PRO monitoring headphones with a new design and improved comfort for the wearer. Visitors to the AES Convention will be the first to try out the upgraded model. “The closed, circumaural HD 280 PRO headphones enjoy an excellent reputation for any monitoring application,” says Jannik Schentek, portfolio manager, Live Performance & Music at Sennheiser. “We have now given them a careful design update while fully preserving their much praised audio properties.” The most visible… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMonitoringStageStudio



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