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  • Thursday, November 10, 2011
    PSW Staff 11/10 05:51 AM, 0 Comments
    Radial Engineering has introduced the MC3 studio monitor controller, a “straight wire” passive monitor switcher and headphone amplifier designed to provide smaller production studios with a cost-effective yet high-performance monitor, sub and headphone management system. Designed for active nearfield monitors, the MC3 is equipped with two stereo outputs and a separate send to feed a sub-woofer. Each may be precisely set using a trim control thus allowing seamless switching between loudspeakers. Separate on-off switches allow any or all to be… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVInterconnectMonitoringSignalStudioAudio

  • Tuesday, November 08, 2011
    PSW Staff 11/08 10:14 PM, 0 Comments
    Lawo is pleased to announce the new Version 4.14 software update for the company’s highly acclaimed mc² Series consoles, including the flagship mc²90, mc²66, mc²66 MKII, and mc²56. Featuring loudness metering, downmix functionality, full support for the company’s Extra Faders option, and more, V4.14 is packed with a brilliant set of new tools designed to enhance a sound engineer’s workflow. For some time, an ongoing deterioration in the ‘Loudness war’ has been taking place in television broadcasting. The result: TV… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalSoftwareSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Sunday, November 06, 2011
    PSW Staff 11/06 10:52 AM, 0 Comments
    As part of the official edition of “The Smile Sessions,” Capitol Records is issuing vinyl pressings comprised of three mono LPs, one stereo, and two 45rpm singles.  Long-time Brian Wilson recording engineer Mark Linett, who also served as co-producer on the project, was on hand in the cutting room at Bernie Grundman Mastering with co-producer Alan Boyd and mastering engineer Chris Bellman. A comprehensive reissue project containing out-takes, original takes, and an extensive historical booklet, the album is available as… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollStudio

  • software
    11/06 10:45 AM, 0 Comments
    Minnetonka Audio Software has released a major new version of their SurCode for Dolby™ E family of encoding and decoding products. SurCode for Dolby E provides easy integration of Dolby E elements into existing workflows on a wide variety of industry–leading audio workstations. Linear PCM, with complete metadata support, can be encoded and decoded in real time and in the background at faster than real time speeds with convenient, familiar, cross–platform plug-ins. Version 2.0 of SurCode for Dolby E brings… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudio

  • Friday, November 04, 2011
    PSW Staff 11/04 02:08 PM, 0 Comments
    Millennia Music & Media Systems have introduced the high-performance NSEQ-4 parametric equalizer. It is designed for the engineer that doesn’t need the versatility of having the company’s NSEQ-2’s Valve and Solid State circuitry in the same unit. “The NSEQ-4 combines the musicality of the NSEQ-2 with a substantial increase in soundstage,” comments engineer Bruce Leek. NSEQ-4 features: • World’s first (and only) all-discrete, true differential Class-A input buffer/amplifier. • Selectable balanced or unbalanced input. • Greatly improved 3rd generation FSA-03… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductProcessorStudio

  • digico
    PSW Staff 11/04 12:45 PM, 0 Comments
    The new DiGiCo MINI and NANO racks offer a wide range of input and output options for any DiGiCo SD audio system. Multiple DiGiCo mixing consoles can be positioned in an Optocore 2G optical loop, ideally suited to complex live or broadcast productions where multiple consoles need to share and sub-mix I/O. An example of how this can work in the real world is a scenario of front of house, monitors and a live broadcast feed. Where the MINI and… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductConsolesDigitalEthernetInterconnectNetworking

  • studer
    PSW Staff 11/04 07:53 AM, 0 Comments
    Earlier this year, broadcast sound specialist Red TX commissioned its new RED II mobile recording unit, which has been designed specifically to cater for 3D and 7.1 surround sound productions. Based at Pinewood Studios, the truck was pressed immediately into service at a Linkin Park concert in Moscow’s Red Square, followed by the Download Festival and other high prestige events such as the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ worldwide launch of their new album in Cologne—which was filmed and broadcast live… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConsolesDigital

  • klark teknik
    PSW Staff 11/04 07:40 AM, 0 Comments
    Klark Teknik has announced it will be investing significantly in research and development, staff additions and strengthening both the product line and the brand in general. The effort, enabled by parent corporation the MUSIC Group, will see KT recruiting key personnel in marketing, research and development, as well as customer support and manufacturing. The company also has ambitious plans to enter new market sectors with a raft of new high-quality products, including high-performance, feature-enhanced amplifiers and loudspeakers, specialist audio mixers… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessManufacturerProcessorAudio

  • Thursday, November 03, 2011
    PSW Staff 11/03 02:00 PM, 0 Comments
    Yamaha Commercial Audio Training (YCATS) and the Rolling Showroom will be parked in Newton, Massachusetts on November 16 and 17 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Scheduled sessions include Yamaha M7CL and LS9 digital audio console Tips and Tricks, Introduction to Digital Audio Networks, Multi-Track Recording and Virtual Sound Check with ASIO Streamer, Introduction to DME Designer, and DM1000-VCM Applications and Operation. Classes are open to all audio professionals and free of charge. Registration deadline is November 13. For more… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollConsolesEducationNetworkingAudio

  • lab.gruppen
    PSW Staff 11/03 01:46 PM, 0 Comments
    Lab.gruppen has announced the appointment Jon Alkhagen as its new managing director. He brings a strong pedigree in high-end technology manufacturing to the role, which will see him lead both Lab.gruppen as well as its subsidiary Lake brand. Alkhagen joins the business at an important time of growth and development, with Lab.gruppen having recently launched the new 1U install-centric E Series amplifier platform, a departure from their success in high-power 2U touring amplification products, in addition to continuing to develop… View this story
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