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Articles Tagged 500 Series

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016
    radial engineering
    PSW Staff 01/26/16 08:35 AM,
    Radial Engineering has announced the new Jensen Twin-Servo 500 series preamplifier, a remake of a renowned, popular preamp of the past. According to Jensen chief technology officer Bill Whitlock, “When Deane Jensen first put his mind towards building the finest microphone amplifier possible, the development process began with the now famous 990 op-amp. Part of the magic was maximizing the gain-margin so that no matter what the input, the lowest possible distortion would be realized. “The unique design essentially cruises… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAnalogInterconnectProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • harman
    PSW Staff 01/26/16 07:07 AM,
    At NAMM 2016 in Anaheim, dbx by Harman debuted seven additions to its 500 Series line of signal processing modules for studio, live sound and mobile recording applications. The new 540 is a single-slot tube microphone preamp with a Class A tube preamplifier, switchable phantom power and a fast in-line optical compressor. The interchangeable 12AX7 preamp tube allows users to experiment with a variety of modern and vintage tubes for creating a customized sound. The new 565 is a dual-channel… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductAnalogProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Monday, February 16, 2015
    PSW Staff 02/16/15 04:00 PM,
    Noted New Orleans-based producer/engineer Jack Miele (Blues Traveler, Zac Brown Band, John Oates, Better Than Ezra, Ani DiFranco) works out of Music Shed Recording Studios as well as his own project studio, both of which are now well stocked with Daking equalizers and compressors, both distributed in the U.S. by TransAudio Group. Also a multi-instrumentalist with several Grammy nominations and Emmy and Silver Telly wins to his name, part of Miele’s success derives from his ability to clearly articulate his… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsAnalogEngineerProcessorSignalStudio

  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015
    PSW Staff 01/28/15 05:28 PM,
    Harman’s dbx Professional has introduced new 500 series processors, including the 560A compressor/limiter, 530 parametric EQ, 580 mic pre, 520 de-esser and 510 sub harmonic synth. The 560A compressor/limiter provides flexible control of dynamics including threshold, compression ratio and output gain. It offers selectable classic hard-knee compression or exclusive OverEasy mode incorporating dbx’s musical program-dependent attack and release times. The compression ratio is variable from 1:1 through infinity:1 to -1:1 and the 560A also has a unique Infinity+ compression mode… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductAnalogProcessorSignalStudio

  • Monday, January 26, 2015
    PSW Staff 01/26/15 01:28 PM,
    Solid State Logic has announced the release of the VHD Pre Module for the 500 format modular rack platform, making the VHD-based preamp technology from the large-format Duality console more widely available for studios of all sizes. VHD Pre is a versatile recording and processing device that delivers SSL SuperAnalogue-grade recordings, and it also offers a switchable VHD mode. SSL’s patented Variable Harmonic Drive (VHD) system uses a 100 percent analog signal path to generate rich harmonic distortion. As VHD… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductAnalogInterconnectProcessorStudio

  • Friday, January 16, 2015
    PSW Staff 01/16/15 06:51 AM,
    Rupert Neve Designs has introduced the new RNDI active transformer direct interface (DI) and R6 six space 500 series rack, and both will be on display at the upcoming 2015 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim (booth 6498). The RNDI’s signature sound is the product of new custom Rupert Neve-designed transformers and class-A biased, discrete FET amplifiers. The carefully orchestrated union of these two elements is key to the RNDI’s unique response. Low end tonality is thick and powerful, with musical… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductInterconnectProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Monday, September 22, 2014
    crane song
    PSW Staff 09/22/14 12:13 PM,
    At the upcoming AES convention in Los Angeles, Crane Song (booth 1013) is introducing the new Avocet II discrete class A monitor controller as well as the new INSIGNA tube equalizer. The Avocet II, functionally and operationally identical to its predecessor, is a stereo monitor controller capable of operating in surround configurations up to 7.1, supporting three digital inputs, three analog inputs and a headphone system. It utilizes the latest generation 32-bit component from microprocessor manufacturer AKM in the digital-to-analog… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductInterconnectMonitoringProcessorSignalStudio

  • Thursday, July 31, 2014
    PSW Staff 07/31/14 11:51 AM,
    LaChapell Audio has released the new 583s MK2 single-bay tube preamplifier, replacing the company’s first 500 series tube preamp, the 583S, after a successful run. The 583s MK2 improves on the original while retaining identical microphone and Hi-Z topologies. Noted as the only true 500 series high-voltage vacuum tube preamp that accommodates mics and Hi-Z instruments, it incorporates a Cinemag input transformer and Jensen JT-11 output transformers. A convenient handle is provided for easy insertion and removal. “Our users have… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductAnalogInterconnectMicrophoneProcessorStudio

  • Friday, May 30, 2014
    PSW Staff 05/30/14 12:15 PM,
    Chandler Limited has released the new TG2-500 preamp for 500 series racks, building upon the company’s TG2 preamp/DI to deliver the classic sound of the EMI TG12428 preamp used in EMI/Abbey Road recording and mastering consoles in the late 60s and early 70s. Using the identical TG2 circuit, transistors, and transformers, the new TG2-500 delivers 10 – 60 dB of gain and uses a coarse gain control and a fine gain control as found on EMI consoles. The unit provides… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductAnalogProcessorSignalStudio

  • Thursday, May 29, 2014
    PSW Staff 05/29/14 11:03 AM,
    Eventide has announced the immediate availability of its new digital delay for 500 series racks, the DDL-500. It provides 10 seconds of delay at a 192 kHz sample rate and a unique design that strictly limits the amount of digital circuitry to the bare minimum. Soft saturation clipping, low-pass filter, feedback, insert loop, relay bypass, and +20 dB boost are all analog. “500 series is, by and large, analog and we thought long and hard about introducing a digital product… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsAVDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorStudio

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