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  • Friday, February 05, 2016
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    PSW Staff 02/05 05:13 PM,
    An open control and monitoring standard for professional audio and AV media network devices has been officially standardized by the Audio Engineering Society Standards Committee (AESSC) in the newly published AES70-2015 standard for audio applications of networks – Open Control Architecture. With the ratification of OCA as AES70, it is now an official public open standard. Originally proposed as a field-tested specification by the OCA Alliance – a not-for-profit association of leading professional audio and AV industry manufacturers invested in… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsAVDigitalEthernetInterconnectNetworkingSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 02/05 03:00 PM,
    Sound reinforcement systems from Bay Area audio innovator Meyer Sound are playing a supporting role in Super Bowl 50 festivities, the biggest Super Bowl week ever celebrated and one that the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee calls “uniquely Bay Area.” In their quest to make the game-day sound for this Super Bowl the best ever, NFL production leaders tapped Meyer Sound to help enhance the February 7 experience between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos. Meyer Sound’s technical team… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 02/05 01:56 PM,
    Prestonwood Baptist Church, with two campuses in Texas, recently selected the Roland M-48 live personal mixers for its Plano home base campus, installed by Clair Solutions. With a large number of musicians every Sunday, not to mention an expanded orchestra performing throughout the holiday season, serving the different monitoring needs and preferences of so many musicians has been challenging to say the least. “Some players just want to adjust volume, and others want to adjust the EQ and add reverb… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsAVDigitalMonitoringNetworkingSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 02/05 11:15 AM,
    Loudspeaker manufacturer RCF has named Cower Marketing’s manufacturer representative John Fedorko as the 2015 Rep of the Year during an awards presentation at the company’s annual rep breakfast at the 2016 NAMM Show. Fedorko handles the northern Texas and Oklahoma region for Cowser Marketing. “John goes above and beyond in not only sales, but his skills and knowledge of our products, always finding the opportunities to insert our products into projects, providing solutions for his RCF partners in the territory,”… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturer

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    PSW Staff 02/05 10:24 AM,
    Richie Hawtin and British product developer Andy Rigby-Jones have spoken about their upcoming technology collaboration and revealed more details about the project, “PLAYdifferently.” After 25 years of working at Allen & Heath and being an integral part of their Xone DJ division, Andy Rigby-Jones left the company in 2014 and partnered with Richie Hawtin to combine their expertise and unique vision to create new instruments for the DJ and electronic music market. Over the past two years, the pair have… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVManufacturerStage

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    PSW Staff 02/05 09:51 AM,
    At this year’s annual NAMM Show, the “TEC Tracks” sessions made their debut, featuring more than 70 sessions including music technology master classes, live interviews and panel discussions with a variety of musicians, producers, designers and industry professionals. Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless Technology was on hand to meet the challenges in this environment, including LMa Transmitters, HH Handheld Microphones and Venue Receivers. Taking place throughout each day for four continuous days in three different rooms with sessions happening concurrently, the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 02/05 08:10 AM,
    Synthax has debuted the new Ferrofish A32 Audio Format Converter. The new Ferrofish A32 employs a 400 MHz Sharc processor to handle all digital format conversion with support for 32 audio channels on both input and output and versatile options for handling digital audio. The new Ferrofish A32 was designed for MADI (optical and coaxial), supporting as many as 64 channels using a pair of fiber or coaxial cables for a distance of up to 1.2 miles. With its MIDI… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAVDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEthernetInterconnectNetworkingStudioSystem

  • rational acoustics
    PSW Staff 02/05 07:59 AM,
    Rational Acoustics has just published the Smaart v.7 User Guide, available for free download (PDF) from the company website. The new 180-plus-page document covers virtually every aspect of working with the Smaart v.7 measurement and analysis platform. In addition, it supplies considerable information on fundamental audio measurement concepts, industry standards, measurement rig set-up, sound source characteristics, and other system measurement “geekery.” Also included is the entire Impulse Response Guide published in 2015, as well as the entire licensing and installation… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsTrainingAVEducationLoudspeakerManufacturerMeasurementSignalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/05 07:52 AM,
    GIK Acoustics announces the expansion of the Alpha Wood Series to include larger panels as well as corner bass traps. GIK first introduced the Alpha Wood Series last fall with the launch of the 4A Alpha Panel. The Corner CT Alpha Bass Trap, the large 2A Alpha Panel with freestanding supports as well as the 6A Alpha Panel were on display at the NAMM show and are now available for sale directly worldwide on all our websites. There are three… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInstallationMeasurementSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 02/05 06:42 AM,
    VUE Audiotechnik announces the expansion of avon lydinstallasjon (AS) to exclusive distributor for the Nordic countries for all VUE Audiotechnik product lines. Having established and maintained a strong presence for VUE in Norway for the past several years, avon’s distribution of VUE products will now stretch to include Sweden; Denmark, including Greenland and the Faroe Islands; Iceland; and Finland, including the Åland Islands, directly and with the help of local vendors. “Part of avon’s expansion plan includes increasing VUE’s presence… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturer



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