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  • Thursday, November 14, 2013
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    Los Teignos 11/14/13 04:35 PM,
    This article is provided by AudioFanzine.   The goal of this guide is to help develop knowledge of basic acoustic principles, in order to provide further understanding of the techniques of sound engineering and recording. Each section has a theme that is first defined in technical terms and then further explained in practical terms with respect to audio. Timber Timber (pronounced /tam-ber’/) is a sound’s identity. This identity depends on the physical characteristics of the sound’s medium (the matter or… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallDigitalEducationMixerSignalStudioSystem

  • Monday, September 23, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/23/13 07:59 AM,
    Lowell Manufacturing Company has introduced its new LRS Series desktop rack stand. Made in the USA with 100% certified U.S. steel, the LRS has a small footprint with just enough rack space (8 or 12 rack units) to hold smaller AV or IT equipment arrangements where space is limited and a full sized cabinet is not needed.  The compact design works as a freestanding rack or it can be bolted to a desk. Either way, it’s ideal for convenient access… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVBusinessInstallation

  • Friday, September 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/20/13 11:29 AM,
    Riedel Communications and Harman’s Studer have announced a joint development which promises to deliver Studer customers a unique and highly scalable audio routing system offering I/O capacities in excess of 10,000 x 10,000 inputs and outputs, and providing direct integration with the Riedel MediorNet system over Studer’s new proprietary A-Link digital interface. Studer is the first company to enter into a distribution agreement with Riedel, whereby Studer will be able to supply complete systems including consoles and routers. A-Link, developed… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesStudio

  • Wednesday, September 11, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/11/13 12:57 PM,
    Harman Professional has appointed Amanda Divine to the position of Associate Director, Sales Information/Systems. In this position, Divine will be responsible for the development, implementation and retention of sales information and the systems used to operate the business, overseeing all aspects of the sales organization’s quality and business improvement efforts. She will report to Jaime Albors, Senior Director, Global Sales Operations, Harman Professional. Divine began her career in January 1999, when she joined Crown Audio as a Sales Agent. In… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsBusinessInstallationManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, July 19, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/19/13 06:31 AM,
    Registration is now open for the first AES international conference on Sound Field Control, slated to take place at the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, September 2-4, 2013. Held within a short distance of London’s major international airports, this conference aims to bring together engineers and perceptual scientists from around the world to share their research in this fast-moving field, and to discuss the numerous interactions between acoustics, signal processing, psychoacoustics and auditory cognition. “This is an unmissable event for… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsEducationManufacturerSound ReinforcementStageStudioTechnician

  • Monday, July 08, 2013
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    John Murray 07/08/13 05:34 AM,
    Question: A while ago, I wondered what caused a constant directivity (CD) horn to exhibit a roll-off different from any other. I made the assumption the phenomenon existed after seeing numerous processing products that include “CD horn compensation.” I was told that no such thing existed, and that the roll-off exhibited was due to the break point associated with the diaphragm mass of the driver. Could you please elaborate on what the truth is here? And what is this break… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallEducationLine ArrayLoudspeakerMeasurementSignalSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, June 21, 2013
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    PSW Staff 06/21/13 10:30 AM,
    Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the 3G-AE 100, a high performance audio extractor for 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, and SDI digital video signals. It automatically detects the incoming 3G-SDI/HD-SDI/SDI data rate, de-embeds up to eight channels of digital audio, and then converts it to line level, analog audio. The 3G-AE 100 features an equalized 3G-SDI/HD-SDI/SDI input and eight analog audio outputs that are switch-selectable to support audio groups 1 through 4. A buffered and reclocked 3G-SDI/HD-SDI/SDI loop-through allows two 3G-AE 100… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductProductionAudioAVDigital

  • Monday, June 03, 2013
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    Tom Lubin 06/03/13 06:23 AM,
    For the purposes of introduction, the gramophone and the phonograph have been considered a single invention since the former evolved out of the latter to eventually replace it. Both were inscribing, groove based systems. The gramophone/phonograph was the keystone innovation on which the record industry was invented. A good place to begin an exploration of the technological development of the record and the industry it spawned is in the early 1860s. This was when a Frenchman named Leon Scott, working… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallAnalogEducationEngineerSignalStudioSystemTechnician

  • Friday, May 31, 2013
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    Ken DeLoria 05/31/13 11:14 AM,
    As the world continually progresses, new technologies and methodologies inevitably present themselves. Most developmental efforts are intended to aid technology users improve their work output in respect to quality and efficiency, while also aiming to make a profit. This cycle occurs in every industry from heavy construction to microscopic surgery. We, as the providers and operators of entertainment and communication equipment, are constantly in the midst of it all. And we must adapt to these changes if we wish to… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionFeatureOpinionTrainingProductionAudioLightingProduction SoftwareRecordingVideoBusinessConcertConsolesDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsInterconnectNetworkingSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, May 28, 2013
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    PSW Staff 05/28/13 02:07 PM,
    British manufacturer Prism Sound has announced that the first Lyra audio interfaces are now shipping to its worldwide dealer network. “We were hoping to ship Lyra earlier in the year but due to some manufacturing issues this was delayed until now,” says Prism Sound’s Sales and Marketing director Graham Boswell. “Testing Lyra on all of the software and hardware platforms took longer than anticipated, but now we have commenced deliveries. “I am confident that this new family of audio interfaces… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductDigitalInterconnectStudio