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Articles Tagged Acoustics

  • Monday, March 14, 2011
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    Bob McCarthy 03/14/11 12:52 PM, 0 Comments
    In his book Sound Systems: Design & Optimization, McCarthy focuses on loudspeakers and their interaction with each other, and the rooms in which they are installed. From chapter two of his book, McCarthy takes us through a detailed tutorial of acoustic addition and subtraction.     Video by Focal Press. View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollDigitalInstallationMixerMonitoringSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Tuesday, March 08, 2011
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    Ethan Winer 03/08/11 08:16 AM, 0 Comments
    When building or renovating a studio, most people have no way to hear what diffusors do or how they sound in a room. This video aims to change all that by explaining diffusion in plain terms with no math and allowing you hear an acoustic guitar recorded in close proximity to five different surface types - a QRD diffusor, a poly diffusor, absorption, a bare wall, and a typical bookcase.     Video by Ethan Winer of RealTraps. View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollVideoDigitalInstallationMeasurementSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Monday, March 07, 2011
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    Bobby Owsinski 03/07/11 10:58 AM, 1 Comment
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Now more than ever, a lot of people are building their own studios. That’s great! However, there are some things to take care of before throwing up the studs. Here is an excerpt from my newly released book, The Studio Builder’s Handbook, on permits for your studio. Permits Before you begin construction, check to see if you need any permits for the job. A construction or building permit is required in most… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogPollEducationMeasurementMonitoringSignalStudioSubwooferSystemAudio

  • Tuesday, March 01, 2011
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    Ethan Winer 03/01/11 11:05 AM, 0 Comments
    Taken at the 2009 AES show in New York City, today’s featured video is an abbreviated version of the Conference’s Audio Myths workshop. This video is only Part 1 of the presentation which includes merely a portion of the live event that also featured James Johnston and Poppy Crum. In this video you will hear what phase shift sounds like, compare high- and low-end converters, learn about proper test methods, understand why hearing is not as reliable as test gear,… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollVideoAnalogInstallationInterconnectMonitoringPowerSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Friday, February 25, 2011
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    PSW Staff 02/25/11 07:05 AM, 0 Comments
    Primacoustic has announced that Sean Weijand will oversee business development for Canada. Sean brings extensive experience in manufacturing, contracting, and design to our Primacoustic team.  He is responsible for Canadian business development for several markets including New Construction (Commercial/Residential), Contractor, Video Conferencing and Education. Sean became involved with Primacoustic as a supplier and then ultimately assisting in the development of Primacoustic’s Reflex range of products including the FullTrap, MaxTrap and FlexiVoice. “Sean was already well versed in both the product… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductManufacturerMonitoringStudioSystemAudio

  • Friday, February 18, 2011
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    PSW Staff 02/18/11 08:04 PM, 0 Comments
    Sunset Christian Center in Rocklin, CA, has come a long way since it was founded in a small warehouse by Greg and Kathy Fairrington more than 20 years ago. It recently opened the doors to an updated sanctuary featuring improved acoustics and a state-of-the-art audio system aimed at attracting major Christian recording artists. The campus, originally constructed in 1994, presently includes a main auditorium that seats 1,200, as well as six other worship venues, themed children’s spaces, a preschool, and… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAmplifierAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwooferAudio

  • Tuesday, February 08, 2011
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    PSW Staff 02/08/11 03:07 PM, 0 Comments
    Primacoustic will be conducting “Studio Acoustics Made Easy” educational seminars in Florida this coming March, including dates in Orlando, Tampa and Miami. Product specialist of Primacoustic Jay Porter notes that anyone can turn any room into an effective recording workspace, with the seminars intended to take the mystery out of acoustic design. Porter has has worked on rooms for artists including Tommy Lee, John Rzeznik (Goo Goo Dolls), David Bottrill (U2, Silverchair), and David Rideau (Janet Jackson, Sting). Highlights: •… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVInstallationManufacturerMeasurementSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Wednesday, February 02, 2011
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    PSW Staff 02/02/11 08:50 AM, 0 Comments
    Primacoustic will be conducting “Studio Acoustics Made Easy” educational seminars over the coming month in several cities in Canada and the U.S. Product specialist of Primacoustic Jay Porter notes that anyone can turn any room into an effective recording workspace, with the seminars intended to take the mystery out of acoustic design. Porter has has worked on rooms for artists including Tommy Lee, John Rzeznik (Goo Goo Dolls), David Bottrill (U2, Silverchair), and David Rideau (Janet Jackson, Sting). Highlights: •… View this story
    Filed in: AVRecordingNewsPollAVEducationManufacturerMeasurementStudioAudio

  • Wednesday, January 12, 2011
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    PSW Staff 01/12/11 10:10 AM, 0 Comments
    Auralex Acoustics, Inc. has announced the introduction of an addition to its line of products at Winter NAMM 2011; the SonoLite fabric wrapped StudiofoamPro panels. The latest entry-level SonoLite fabric wrapped StudiofoamPro panels allow the company to expand its customer base by reaching everyday musicians who want to treat a variety of studio spaces. “Auralex is thrilled to offer this type of product at such an affordable price to both our loyal customers and to those who may be new… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductBusinessMonitoringStudioAudio

  • Tuesday, December 07, 2010
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    PSW Staff 12/07/10 07:20 AM, 0 Comments
    Rational Acoustics has announced today that it has appointed ModsArt as the exclusive distributors for all Rational Acoustics and Smaart branded products for Italy. Founded by brothers Davide and Luigi Lombardi, ModsArt provides Italian distribution for a select group of lighting and equipment including Jands lighting consoles and Outline loudspeakers.  They also provide training classes for audio professionals including Outline’s Certified System Engineer course and, in the future, Rational Acoustics Smaart Training Classes.  Davide Lombardi comes from a successful career… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollProductAVDigitalSignalSoftwareSound ReinforcementSystemAudio





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