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  • Monday, September 24, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/24 03:25 PM,
    Universal Audio (UA) is pleased to announce the release the Thunderbolt Option Card for the award-winning Apollo High Resolution Audio Interface. Compatible with Intel’s new Thunderbolt technology on the latest generation of iMacs, MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs, and Mac minis, the Thunderbolt Option Card provides greater UAD plug-in instances, improved performance at higher sample rates, and reduced UAD plug-in latency versus Apollo’s standard FireWire connection. “We’re really excited to be the first company to provide true integrated Thunderbolt connectivity in… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollDigitalProcessorSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 09/24 01:18 PM,
    Studio at the Palms, a Las Vegas-based, high-end recording studio with a client roster including Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Maroon 5, has completed a wall-to-wall installation of three Avid HDX systems and 176 channels of HD I/O to give artists the unprecedented ability to create bigger, better sounding projects faster than ever. With the upgrade, artists at Studio at the Palms will get more tracks, more headroom, and up to five times more dedicated DSP power to undertake even… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollDigitalSoftwareStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 09/24 01:04 PM,
    IK Multimedia announced that the iRig PRE universal XLR microphone interface is now available from retailers worldwide and from the IK Multimedia online store. iRig PRE has the essential features found in professional studio microphone preamps like an adjustable gain control, 48-volt phantom power and an audio/headphone output jack for real-time monitoring. Plus, iRig PRE comes ready to go with two free apps for download from the App Store: iRig Recorder Free, a simple-to-use audio field recorder, and VocaLive Free,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • Friday, September 21, 2012
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    PSW Staff 09/21 09:09 AM,
    Klark Teknik has introduced the DN9610, which extends AES50 multichannel digital audio network connections (Cat-5e/Cat-6 cabling) over very long distances. Specifically. the DN9610 is capable of extending two AES50 streams by up to 330 feet (100 meters). Provision is made for dual redundant power supplies, with automatic recovery in the unlikely event of a power supply failure. Power supplies are multi-region and feature locking DC connectors to ensure against inadvertent disconnection. The DN9610 is capable of both 24-bit 48 kHz… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAVDigitalEthernetInterconnectNetworkingSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Thursday, September 20, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/20 12:15 PM,
    Aviom is pleased to announce its first Facebook contest: the Show Us Your Aviom in Action contest. The company is collecting users’ Aviom photos to share with others on Facebook and Twitter. Launched in part because the number of photos that users share online of their A-16II Personal Mixers—everything from the classic Instagram shots of the labeled A-16II to on-stage shots of people performing—the contest has to date drawn photos of all different types of Aviom gear. “We began to… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollBusinessManufacturerNetworkingSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 09/20 10:13 AM,
    Delivering a greater level engagement that ever for customers and visitors, Soundcraft Studer is taking to the road with its newly refurbished truck, featuring a range of Soundcraft Studer digital mixing consoles, JBL Professional LSR Series studio monitors and AKG microphones and headphones. The Salon area of the truck now features a unique and versatile “workstation” setup where any combination of three Soundcraft and Studer consoles (a Soundcraft Vi1, a Soundcraft Vi4 and a Studer Vista 5) can be matched… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalEducationMicrophoneSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/19 09:45 AM,
    When Sound Mixer Bob Tiwana sought a new boom microphone to record the seventh season of National Geographic’s Border Wars, he turned to DPA Microphones’ 4017B Shotgun Microphone. Already familiar with the quality of the DPA brand, Tiwana connected the microphone to his Sound Devices 788T digital audio recorder to record and profile U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents as they patrol the nation’s southern ports of entry from the air and on boats and horseback. Tiwana records on location… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Monday, September 17, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/17 10:56 AM,
    Few production environments are harder on electronic equipment than those commonly encountered by location sound professionals. From sun and sand to snow and ice, the gear must keep working—failure brings a project to its knees. For independent filmmaker Andrew Garrison, C.A.S., an assortment of challenging conditions put his Lectrosonics wireless transmitter and receiver systems to the test during the filming of his documentary feature TRASH DANCE, the story of a choreographer who finds beauty and grace in garbage trucks, and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollAVMicrophoneTechnicianWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 09/17 06:15 AM,
    Country music singer / songwriter Jim Lauderdale has a well-deserved reputation for his music, which ranges from hard country, slick pop, rock and roll, blues and R&B to folk and bluegrass. In addition to his own record projects, his work has also been recorded by George Strait, Patty Loveless, Vince Gill, and other well-known artists. With a track record like this, it comes as no surprise that Lauderdale works with top tier production talent—and much of that success is attributable… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • Friday, September 14, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/14 03:06 PM,
    Lowell Manufacturing Company has expanded its range of surge suppression products with three new models: ACR-1509-S and ACR-1509-SD (rackmount panels) and ACS-1505-SW-SD (power strip). All three were developed to provide system integrators with high quality, cost-effective surge suppression solutions. The ETL-listed ACR-1509-S and ACR-1509-SD are 1U 19-inch EIA rackmount panels with a total of nine 15A outlets (3 switched, 6 unswitched), front rocker switch, and nine-foot power cord with NEMA 5-15P plug. The ACR1509-S offers single-stage surge suppression, while the… View this story
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