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  • Thursday, July 18, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/18 09:51 AM,
    Special Event Services (SES) deployed an Outline GTO-based sound system for the 2013 Justin Moore Outlaws Like Me concert tour, presented at major arenas and concert venues across the country.  With Outline’s exclusive OpenArray 3D Simulation Software, SES employed the company’s integrated flying hardware system to achieve audience coverage and uniform, sound quality at each stop. A mix of GTO, GTO-DF, Butterfly, Mantas, LIPF and Lab 21 speakers deliver the excitement of Justin Moore’s country rock and emotional ballad performances.… View this story
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    PSW Staff 07/18 09:06 AM,
    A different sound reinforcement approach and re-oriented stage provided the right recipe for the AEG-Barclaycard British Summer Time festival at London’s Hyde Park, as Bon Jovi and the Rolling Stones kicked off the 10-day season attracting crowds of 65,000. Historically, Hyde Park concerts have been dogged by off-site noise problems, leading to neighborhood complaints and the need to reduce sound levels on site — meaning that the audience couldn’t hear the performances. New tenants AEG/Loud Sound chose to look to… View this story
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  • Wednesday, July 17, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/17 02:57 PM,
    In Hollywood, entrepreneurial brothers Jonnie and Mark Houston are reinventing the nightlife scene from bottle service nightclubs to cocktail-focused themed venues. They currently operate a number of nightspots including the Cuban rum bar-themed La Descarga, the atmospheric Paris-themed Pour Vous and the Hollywood Piano Bar. Their latest incarnation is No Vacancy at 1727 Hudson Av., Los Angeles, California, paying homage to Old Hollywood with a historic renovation of what the bar once was – a Victorian period house built in… View this story
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    PSW Staff 07/17 02:40 PM,
    Popular international reggae star Sean Paul recently toured Germany with an Adamson Energia E15 line array PA provided by Hamburg, Germany-based COBRA sound light. The compact, 10-date tour took place in arenas across the country. COBRA sound light, a full-service provider for pro audio and event technology equipment, recently added the Energia E15 PA for its sound quality, scalability and simple rigging. “The tour was very compact—Sean Paul played at 10 venues in 12 days with seating ranging anywhere from… View this story
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    PSW Staff 07/17 02:18 PM,
    Las Vegas’ brand new MGM Grand nightclub Hakkasan is rocking the famous strip with high performance Turbosound loudspeakers installed throughout the main room and five additional levels. At the heart of Hakkasan is a 10,000 sq ft multi-tiered nightclub kitted out entirely with 24 TFA-600HW Flex Array modules and 12 TFA-600L low frequency loudspeakers, flown in four arrays of three low frequency cabinets with six wide dispersion mid/highs. Twelve RACKDP-50 4-channel amplifiers power the 24 Flex Array cabinets. In addition,… View this story
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    PSW Staff 07/17 02:07 PM,
    Two Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing systems managed FOH and monitors for a special performance by the band, People’s String Foundation, held at the Minack open-air theatre in Cornwall to mark a forthcoming album launch. The 12-strong band debuted all tracks from its new album, due for release this summer, accompanied by a ten-piece orchestra. “Positioned on a cliff top, the open-air amphitheater was a logistical challenge, requiring a mixer that would fit with the rest of the PA… View this story
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  • avid
    PSW Staff 07/17 01:25 PM,
    Avid has released EuControl Version 3.0 software, a free download that offers significant speed, performance, and reliability enhancements to Artist Series control surfaces. It also supports Pro Tools 11. EuControl 3.0 offers deep, tactile control over various audio and video software using Avid EUCON (Extended User Control) high-speed open control protocol, to speed up editing and mixing tasks. EUCON has been adopted by many leading software developers. EuControl Version 3.0 Software is available for free download now here. Avid View this story
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  • renkus-heinz
    PSW Staff 07/17 12:46 PM,
    Parker Memorial Baptist in Anniston, AL, is one of the area’s most storied churches, with a history dating back to shortly after the Civil War. The landmark 19th century building and its 300-seat sanctuary have been lovingly preserved over the years, with its ornate columns and woodworking detail meticulously maintained.  As with many older structures, its picturesque beauty is somewhat offset by troublesome acoustics. “It’s pretty typical of the architecture of that era,” explains Glen Ford of Oxford, AL-based Sound… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, July 16, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/16 02:24 PM,
    Extron Electronics has introduced the SMD 101, a compact, high performance H.264 streaming media decoder used with Extron SME 100 encoders to provide end-to-end AV streaming systems. The SMD 101 is designed specifically for use in professional AV streaming applications to decode live AV streaming content from SME 100 encoders or to play back AV media files available from network shares. It accepts streaming resolutions up to 1080p/60 and outputs a variety of resolutions, from 640 x 480 up to… View this story
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  • sennheiser
    PSW Staff 07/16 01:35 PM,
    Sennheiser has announced the new “Trade In, Trade Up” promotion in which customers can trade in their old wireless equipment from any manufacturer and receive a credit of up to $200 toward the purchase of a new Sennheiser wireless system. Rebates are valid on select Sennheiser XS and EW G3 wireless systems purchased from an authorized U.S. Sennheiser dealer between now and September 30, 2013.  Following are trade-in rebate values for the various products that are included: —XS Wireless -… View this story
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