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  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    PSW Staff 01/24 12:15 PM,
    Held in downtown Oklahoma City at the Cox Convention Center Arena on January 2 – 5, the Student Mobilization Conference (SMC) is a 4-day program designed to build spiritual leaders for Christ from among the area’s college campuses. Relevant Audio + Visual of Wichita, KS, selected loudspeakers from the Event and Action Series catalogs of D.A.S. Audio to provide sound reinforcement services for the event. Chris Derstein, the company’s CEO / operations manager, also served as the head production manager… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 01/24 10:41 AM,
    Midas consoles have been deployed for Clutch at front of house and monitors on the Psychic Warfare Tour. Front of house sound engineer Lee Brintnall, has been mixing Clutch for 16 years. During that time he’s come across some fine mixing consoles, but Midas eventually made the final cut. It’s been three and a half years since Clutch made the choice to buy their own monitor and front of house consoles, and they’ve never looked back. Watch our interview with… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, January 23, 2017
    cerwin vega
    PSW Staff 01/23 04:22 PM,
    Cerwin Vega has introduced the new CV Series, comprised of three lines of powered loudspeakers for a range of portable as well as installed sound applications. The lines include CVE, where portability and light weight are paramount; CVX, packing more punch while still relatively light in weight and high in portability; and CVXL, for larger applications requiring more output. All three lines include a variety of models. CVE offers single 10-, 12- and 15-inch full-range boxes joined by an 18-inch… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 01/23 09:56 AM,
    Sound engineers Laurent Midas and Stéphane Plisson have both adopted Allen & Heath’s dLive digital mixing system as their mixer of choice. Both engineers selected dLive S Class systems, comprising the flagship S7000 surfaces and DM64 MixRacks, for the live tour of TV show, Dancing with the Stars. “The first word that comes to mind is ‘modern,’” says monitor engineer, Midas. “The menu and surface designs are really effective, and being able to simply drag ‘n drop your own layout… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, January 20, 2017
    PSW Staff 01/20 05:28 PM,
    PreSonus is shipping the ULT10, the newest model in the company’s ULT line of active loudspeakers, which combines very wide horizontal dispersion with a focused vertical dispersion for long, controlled throw. Designed for both mobile use and permanent installations, the ULT10 joins the ULT12 and ULT15 full-range systems and the ULT18 subwoofer in the line. PreSonus’ proprietary, rotatable Pivot X110 constant-directivity horn provides 110-degree horizontal dispersion and 50-degree vertical dispersion. The horn’s large size (11 x 11 inches) also enables… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • roland
    PSW Staff 01/20 05:11 PM,
    Roland has announced Rubix, a new line of three audio interfaces for Mac, PC, and iPad. They’re on display at the NAMM show this week in Anaheim, Room 300A, Level 3). The new audio interface line consists of the Rubix22, 24 and 44. All offer low noise mic preamps and support for audio resolutions up to 24-bit/192 kHz. Highly visible indicators clearly show the presence of a good signal or an overloading input, even from a distance. Extensive shielding and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductInterconnectSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • neumann
    PSW Staff 01/20 04:53 PM,
    On display at this week’s NAMM show in Anaheim (Booth 6577, Hall A), the new Neumann KH 80 DSP is the company’s first studio monitor with digital signal processing. “Our DSP engine is an in-house development that primarily takes a formerly unknown variable and makes it calculable: the room. Expect clear, high-precision sound wherever you are monitoring,” explains Wolfgang Fraissinet, president of Neumann. With upcoming “Neumann.Control” software, the 2-way, nearfield KH 80 DSP will be able to fully calibrate itself… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

  • qsc
    PSW Staff 01/20 04:44 PM,
    QSC has introduced the Q-SYS I/O-8 Flex Channel Expander providing eight flexible audio I/O channels, with users able to configure each channel via Q-SYS Designer software as either a fully balanced mic/line input with phantom power or a line level output. I/O-8 Flex also offers PoE+ support for simple, single-cable deployments plus an auxiliary DC power input that can be used for redundancy where required. With the same chassis and mounting solution as the QSC SPA Series power amplifiers, it… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsProductAVEthernetInterconnectNetworkingSignal

  • radial engineering
    PSW Staff 01/20 04:35 PM,
    Primacoustic has introduced Honeycombs, a range of acoustic absorbers designed to give users more aesthetic options in their rooms via a hexagonal shape and beveled edges that allow the panels to be installed in unique patterns and clusters. The 16-inch (406-mm) Honeycombs are 1.5 inches (3.8 cm) thick, and are constructed from 6-pound high density glass wool for enhanced broadband absorption. As with all Primacoustic panels, Honeycombs have been tested to achieve stringent Class-A fire ratings, making them safe for… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductMeasurementSignalStudio

  • eminence
    PSW Staff 01/20 01:09 PM,
    Eminence has introduced the N151M-8, a 1-inch-exit ring radiator compression driver designed to deliver dynamic performance. It’s on display at the Eminence booth at this week’s NAMM show in Anaheim. Weighing just 1.7 pounds, the N151M-8 utilizes a phase plug design that is intended to improve the distribution of forces over the diaphragm surface, which results in a driver with lower distortion, smoother frequency response, and increased sensitivity. The new driver incorporates a 4.5-ounce neodymium magnet, a 1.5-inch voice coil,… View this story
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