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A/V products

  • Monday, January 07, 2013
    PSW Staff 01/07 06:35 AM,
    Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems has announced the worldwide launch of the Yamaha Ri8-D and Ro8-D input and output rack units that will maximize the live sound experience by using the same Dante audio network protocol as that found in the new CL Series digital audio consoles. The 1U rack-mount units provide additional options for flexible system design and implementation, while maintaining the excellent sound quality found in the CL Series and Rio3224-D and Rio1608-D I/O racks. Both sound quality and… View this story
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  • Thursday, January 03, 2013
    PSW Staff 01/03 03:03 PM,
    Kramer Electronics is pleased to introduce the C-HM/HM/PRO high-speed HDMI cable with Ethernet capability.  Kramer’s C−HM/HM/PRO is designed for advanced equipment installations that require high speed cable connections to ensure a high definition experience with maximum audio and visual impact. Kramer’s C-HM/HM/PRO is a high speed HDMI cable that supports the HDMI Ethernet Channel (HEC) as well as all the latest-generation features in the HDMI version 1.4 standard, including Audio Return Channel, 3DTV, and 4K resolution capability. The C-HM/HM/PRO features… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInstallationSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, December 18, 2012
    church sound
    PSW Staff 12/18 06:22 AM,
    The second edition of The Ultimate Church Sound Operator’s Handbook by Bill Gibson, just published by Hal Leonard, is written to specifically address the concerns and needs of the sound person who serves ministries and churches. The modern church uses many of the same presentation tools that have become common in television, movies, and concerts, placing a unique set of technical expectations on its eager, willing, and primarily volunteer force. This updated handbook blends the relational and technical aspects of… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVEducationSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, December 17, 2012
    PSW Staff 12/17 07:03 PM,
    When Midas developed its digital mixing platform, the goal was to create a system that offered the full sonic advantage of the company’s analog consoles, most notably the XL4 microphone preamps. To transport the digital audio signals efficiently and without loss in quality, Midas turned to the AES50 interface, which allows bidirectional transport of 24 channels of digital I/O at 96 kHz, 24-bit accuracy via a single Cat-5e or Cat-6 cable. Realizing the potential of this high quality signal, Lynx… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAnalogAVConsolesDigitalEthernetInterconnectNetworkingSignal

  • Friday, December 14, 2012
    PSW Staff 12/14 09:01 AM,
    Music Group has announced that, effective immediately, Starin has been appointed to distribute Turbosound products in the United States. Headquartered in Chesterton, IN, Starin services the needs of professional audio resellers and systems integrators in North America from its 10 staffed offices and through associated rep firm alliances across the country. Jay Easley, AVP of customer support for Music Group’s Professional Division, states: “We are very excited to have Starin handle Turbosound products in our market. Starin’s thoroughly professional organization… View this story
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  • Thursday, December 13, 2012
    PSW Staff 12/13 05:58 PM,
    Avid has announced VENUE Mix Rack compatibility with VENUE Stage 48 and VENUE Ethernet Snake Card. Current VENUE Mix Rack owners can easily add I/O flexibility to their systems through Avid’s Stage 48 Ethernet AVB remote box via the Avid Ethernet Snake Card option. These new integration capabilities will give current VENUE Mix Rack system customers the option to significantly reduce cable clutter and expense as they distribute their system I/O more effectively throughout the performance venue. Highlights: —Stage 48… View this story
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  • Wednesday, December 12, 2012
    PSW Staff 12/12 12:05 PM,
    AVnu Alliance, an industry forum that certifies Audio Video Bridging (AVB) products for interoperability, has added broadcast infrastructure equipment developer Axon Digital Design to its membership roster. In addition, Jan Eveleens, CEO of Axon, will serve as chairman of the newly-formed AVnu Alliance Pro Video Subgroup. Axon joined the AVnu Alliance as a result of the growing need for the professional video industry to adopt Ethernet – and specifically AVB – as its primary networking interface. The interoperability and functionality… View this story
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  • Tuesday, December 11, 2012
    PSW Staff 12/11 03:06 PM,
    Extron Electronics has introduced the HFX 100 HDMI fiber optic extender, an economical transmitter and receiver set for long distance transmission of HDMI video and embedded audio signals over one fiber optic cable. It extends HDCP-compliant HDMI signals over a multimode cable at lengths up to 300 meters (984 feet), ideal for use in applications that require long distance transmission of HDMI video and embedded multi-channel digital audio signals. The compact extender uses all-digital technology to deliver pixel-for-pixel transmission of… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundProductionNewsProductProductionVideoAVDigitalEthernetInterconnectSignal

  • Thursday, December 06, 2012
    alcons audio
    PSW Staff 12/06 08:30 AM,
    Alcons Audio has introduced the QR24, a modular 2-way column loudspeaker to be used as vertical array system for both permanent and (limited) portable applications. The QR24 combines a natural, dynamic sound reproduction with intelligibility and throw, without the need for DSP-based beam shaping. Due to its modularity, the QR24’s throw and low-frequency directivity (“near field”) can be increased just by extending the array length; multiple individual mid-high frequency lobes can be made by using the QM low-mid fill columns.… View this story
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  • Wednesday, December 05, 2012
    PSW Staff 12/05 09:40 AM,
    German pro audio manufacturer d&b audiotechnik has announced the introduction of the next version of their ArrayCalc simulation software at ISE in Amsterdam (January 29-31). “This is the planning tool that makes that target of fullness complete,” said Ralf Zuleeg from the d&b Education and Application support department. “For any installer or integrator the new ArrayCalc Version 7 offers the ability to perform acoustic simulations quickly, easily and intuitively. “One can now choose from a selection of d&b point source… View this story
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