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Articles Tagged Acoustics

  • Monday, August 03, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/03/15 09:29 AM,
    Built less than ten years ago, Sao Paolo’s Basilica Nosa Senhora do Rosario boasts Gothic-style architecture inspired by such medieval grand cathedrals as Notre Dame and Saint Chapelle in Paris. Diego Nascimento Brito and the team at systems integrator AMI Music of Sao Paulo created a sound system for the interior of the basilica, to overcome the reverberant and complex acoustics with Renkus-Heinz Iconyx technology. “Masses at the basilica are very traditional, with no instrumental music but a lot of… View this story
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  • Wednesday, July 29, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/29/15 12:44 PM,
    Established in 1987 in New York City, Yamaha Artist Services (YASI) provides a wide range of professional services exclusively for performing artists, concert venues, performing arts organizations and educational institutions. In 2005, it relocated to the heart of midtown Manhattan, to a historical landmarked 1925 building that originally served as Aeolian Hall, the headquarters of the Aeolian Piano Company. Occupying over 4,000 square feet, the YASI Piano Salon features an elegant performance venue housing a large selection of concert-ready premium… View this story
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  • Monday, July 27, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/27/15 10:01 AM,
    Sound design and audio facility Factory has expanded its offering to incorporate two new audio studios, including one of the first Dolby Atmos certified mix rooms for commercials & trailers. Acoustic consultancy White Mark was called in to handle the design of both rooms on the basis of Factory’s previous experience with the company. This is the fourth time the consultancy has undertaken work for Factory. “White Mark was instrumental in designing our existing studios, which have proved to be… View this story
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  • Thursday, July 23, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/23/15 07:45 AM,
    Following a £5m renovation of Liverpool University’s Senate Drum building, a new teaching facility, complete with advanced AV infrastructure, has been opened under the new name of the Brett Building. Pure Audio Visual was awarded the contract for the upgrade, and the challenge of providing consistent audio in an acoustically awkward cylindrical shaped building has been met by specifying Martin Audio’s DD6 Differential Dispersion technology enclosures. Pure AV’s systems integration specialist Colin Hasted regularly turns to Martin Audio for his… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, July 22, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/22/15 09:58 AM,
    Colorado Springs, CO based AV company Sight + Sound Technologies recently installed a five-panel PL-11 Distributed Mode Loudspeaker (DML) system in Shove Memorial Chapel at Colorado College. The process from live demo to final installation relied on virtually every unique capability that Tectonic panels provide. The design mandate was to provide a speaker system that was highly intelligible, feedback resistant, providing equal frequency and volume coverage to all areas of the space and respectful of the architecture. The chapel is… View this story
    Filed in: AVChurch SoundNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, July 02, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/02/15 08:30 AM,
    Eric Smith, founder and president of Auralex Acoustics will give a special lecture at The Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, at the convention’s TEC Tracks. The hour-long lecture, on the subject of Home and Project Studio Acoustics, will take place at 4:00 p.m., Friday, July 10, at the TEC Tracks exhibit space, Booth 354.  Presentation abstract: From the project studio to mobile situations to recording in your bedroom, there are now a variety of portable, cost-effective acoustical treatment options that… View this story
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  • Wednesday, July 01, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/01/15 03:17 PM,
    Matanuska-Susitna College (MSC) has installed Alaska’s first Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system in its new Glenn Massay Theater, a 523-seat facility purpose-built for Constellation. The goal of the design was in accommodating a broad range of educational activities and arts performances in a single venue. The venue uses the system to provide ideal acoustics for all its events, including orchestral and choral concerts, student assemblies, lectures, fine arts performances, and amplified rock music. “We’re blown away by how great the… View this story
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    PSW Staff 07/01/15 09:38 AM,
    Auralex Acoustics offers its Hemisphere Model 180 3D Sound Diffusors, which combine shape and high-impact hardness to diffuse sound evenly across the room to control “flutter & echo” effects. The Auralex Hemisphere is a great choice for tracking spaces, control rooms or any environment in need of control of sound reflections. Hemisphere helps maintain a “live” sound and a 3D sense of openness to the room by randomly scattering mid-to-high frequencies to provide a pleasing listening experience. In addition to… View this story
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  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/30/15 10:50 AM,
    Auralex Acoustics showcases its range of acoustical isolation products for construction, providing contractors with comprehensive solutions for room isolation in both new construction and remodeling. Five products in particular are essential tools for contractors to achieve the most solid acoustical isolation performance: Mineral Fiber Insulation, SheetBlok Sound Isolation Barrier, RC-8 Resilient Channel, U-Boat Floor Floaters and StopGap Acoustical Sealant. The best way to tighten up a room’s sound, and make it more soundproof in the process, is to design it… View this story
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  • Monday, June 29, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/29/15 08:00 AM,
    Auralex Acoustics is now shipping its ProPanel ProKit-1 and ProKit-2 kits. Auralex’s newest all-in-one acoustical room treatment systems are designed to address the acoustic and aesthetic needs of a variety of applications and installations, including schools, offices, government buildings, retail, and much more, as well as small and medium-sized project studios and the most demanding professional mix/mastering environments. Based on the Auralex Class A fire-rated, fabric wrapped fiberglass ProPanels, these kits provide absorption performance and aesthetics. Each kit contains beveled-edge… View this story
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