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  • Friday, January 31, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/31 01:56 PM,
    Behringer has introduced a new family of universal control surfaces, a trio of controllers consisting of the X-Touch Universal Control Surface and its siblings, the Compact and Mini. The X-Touch offers 9 high-quality and touch-sensitive motor faders, 8 LCD scribble strips for instant overview of track names and parameters plus 8 rotary controls with LED-collars for on-the-fly parameter adjustments. Built-in Ethernet, USB and MIDI interfaces provide direct access to PC or Mac computers, a MIDI device and future X32 remote… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductConsolesInterconnectMixerNetworkingRemoteSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Thursday, January 30, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/30 02:25 PM,
    Presented by Ray of Light Theatre from October 4th - November 2nd at The Victoria Theatre in San Francisco, Carrie The Musical—Based on Stephen King’s best-selling novel—kept its audiences on the edge of their seats. To ensure the utmost clarity for both dialog and the musical performances, Countryman E6i Omnidirectional Earset microphones were deployed. San Francisco-based Sound Productions was contracted to provide sound for the West Coast premiere of Carrie The Musical. For this project, Anton Hedman, owner of San… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 01/30 02:11 PM,
    It was a double pass for optical fiber at Sunday’s NFL Pro Bowl game at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. Copper cabling took a beating due to excessive moisture buildup from the rain.  “The issue with copper wasn’t noise for a change, it was water,” said Jeff Kang with Custom Audio, Kaneohe, Hawaii, which has been providing sound reinforcement for Pro Bowl for over 10 years. Fortunately, this year, Kang had contacted FiberPlex Technologies about a MADI-to-optic conversion box for his… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsDigitalInterconnectNetworkingSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 01/30 12:49 PM,
    The Cougars football team of Washington State University plays all of their home games in 33,500-seat Martin Stadium. Recent additions to the stadium necessitated relocating the scoreboard to the opposite end zone, and that in turn inspired a full upgrade to Martin Stadium’s sound reinforcement system. Three Danley Sound Labs J3-64 Jericho Horns, two J4-31 Jericho Horns, and four TH-812 “Rock Monster” subwoofers now fill Martin Stadium with high-fidelity sound. Washington State University called in Anthony James Partners of Richmond,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/29 02:15 PM,
    Adding to its VTX Series line arrays, Harman’s JBL Professional has introduced the VTX V20 dual 10-inch line array loudspeaker and VTX S25 cardioid-arrayable dual 15-inch subwoofer. Both products offer the same sonic clarity, high power density and precise coverage as their predecessors (the V25, S28 and G28) but in more compact form factors, providing rental sound companies, event sound designers and system integrators even more flexibility when building live sound reinforcement systems. “In its short history, the VTX Series… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/28 04:27 PM,
    Behringer has introduced new Europort PPA2000BT, PPA500BT and PPA200 portable PA systems, offering a wide range of capabilities that include built-in Bluetooth connectivity (available on BT models) that allows users to stream music directly from smart-phones, tablets or other Bluetooth-equipped devices. The largest system, the PPA2000BT, has 2,000 watts of audio power onboard as well as an integrated 8-channel mixer and enough inputs for 4 microphones, 2 musical instruments, an MP3 player. It’s also “wireless-ready” for Behringer’sULM Series digital microphones.… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAmplifierAVLoudspeakerMixerProcessorSound ReinforcementSystem

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    PSW Staff 01/28 04:27 PM,
    Behringer has introduced new Europort PPA2000BT, PPA500BT and PPA200 portable PA systems, offering a wide range of capabilities that include built-in Bluetooth connectivity (available on BT models) that allows users to stream music directly from smart-phones, tablets or other Bluetooth-equipped devices. The largest system, the PPA2000BT, has 2,000 watts of audio power onboard as well as an integrated 8-channel mixer and enough inputs for 4 microphones, 2 musical instruments, an MP3 player. It’s also “wireless-ready” for Behringer’sULM Series digital microphones.… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAmplifierAVLoudspeakerMixerProcessorSound ReinforcementSystem

  • qsc audio
    PSW Staff 01/28 02:54 PM,
    QSC Audio Products announces the introduction of its much-anticipated digital mixer line, the TouchMix Series, offering live performance venues, production professionals and musicians the power and capability of a large-format console in a highly portable, fully integrated, affordable and easy to use product. The TouchMix-8 (12 input channels) and TouchMix-16 (20 input channels) provide the user a choice of Advanced Mode operation that offers total control over all parameters or Simple Mode that provides only the most essential controls. TouchMix… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsVideoProductAVConsolesDigitalMixerSoftwareSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 01/28 09:45 AM,
    Recording industry legends, musicologists and titans of the audio universe came together for an evening of musical celebrations and honors at the 29th Annual NAMM TEC AWARDS (Technical Excellence & Creativity). Winners were announced in 30 technical and creative categories at the show, which was held at the Anaheim Hilton in Anaheim, Calif., January 24, 2014. The awards event recognizes the individuals, companies and technical innovations behind the sound of recordings, live performances, films, television, video games and other media.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessEngineerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 01/28 09:35 AM,
    Behringer has developed three new high-performance expansion cards, the X-ADAT, X-MADI and X-Dante – making the Company’s award-winning X32 Digital Mixing Console compatible with even more digital and audio distribution networks. The X-Dante Expansion Card brings 32-channel, 48 kHz bi-directional audio interface, making it ready for integration with Dante-enabled IP networks using either standard 100Mbit/s or Gigabit Network infrastructure with DSCP-based QoS, with support for mixed sample and bit rates coexisting on the same network. The X-Dante card utilizes 24-bit… View this story
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