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  • Monday, May 13, 2013
    PSW Staff 05/13/13 01:49 PM,
    Following a record year for sales in the Asia and Pacific regions, DPA Microphones hopes to continue its success by opening a new regional office in Hong Kong, China. Headed by Ken Kimura, DPA APAC general manager, the new office signals DPA’s commitment to its partners and customers by acting as a hub for sales, marketing and after-sales service.  The office will also enable the company to expand its sales network and develop new business channels in market sectors. The… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsBusinessConcertInstallationManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Friday, May 10, 2013
    equipment endorsements
    Karl Winkler 05/10/13 04:43 PM,
    One of my favorite stories about endorsements comes from a trade show in Las Vegas. I was having lunch with a friend and happened to overhear some guys from Sony talking at the table next to us. They were describing a guy who had walked into the booth saying, “Hey, can I get an endorsement deal with you guys?” So they replied, “What product are you interested in?” And the guy replied, “It doesn’t matter.” As someone representing a manufacturer,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollProductionAudioBusinessEngineerManufacturerSound ReinforcementTechnician

  • Thursday, May 09, 2013
    PSW Staff 05/09/13 03:11 PM,
    AVnu Alliance, the industry consortium that certifies Audio Video Bridging (AVB) products for interoperability, has introduced four new member companies: Bose, LG, Arrive Systems, and Revolabs. Standing at 55 global members, AVnu Alliance is a consortium of professional A/V, automotive, and consumer electronics companies working together to drive certification and interoperability of open AVB standards and to enable interoperable platforms. The alliance has recently announced new AVB educational programs and new partnerships, as well as created the AVnu Alliance Broadcast… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessDigitalEthernetInterconnectNetworking

  • Wednesday, May 08, 2013
    PSW Staff 05/08/13 01:32 PM,
    Avid is currently running a promotion for audio professionals to save up to 20 percent on any new VENUE D-Show, Profile, Mix Rack, SC48 or SC48 Remote System. Trade in old analog or digital consoles to save on new, more advanced systems with enhanced sound quality, more streamlined Pro Tools integration and support for industry-standard plug-ins. This promotion is for audio professionals within the U.S. and APAC looking to upgrade to the latest versions of any VENUE System. Avid VENUE… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVBusinessConsolesDigitalManufacturer

  • pro production
    PSW Staff 05/08/13 10:15 AM,
    Westbury National, the Toronto-based show services and AV systems integration firm, has launched a fully redesigned company website. Accessible at, the company’s goal for the site is to better communicate its service offerings to current and potential clients, drive sales of new and used equipment, share company information, and showcase the achievements of the company’s show services and systems integration divisions. Designed by Toronto’s Climax Media, whose clients include Acura, Honda, and Astral Media, the site offers a number… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundProductionNewsProductionAVBusinessEducation

  • Monday, May 06, 2013
    PSW Staff 05/06/13 11:37 AM,
    Established in 1982, Ruehling Associates, Inc. is a premier rental and sales provider of lighting equipment to a diverse clientele. Based in Maple Grove, MN, the company has been a loyal dealer and staunch supporter of High End Systems products since the Intellabeam 400HX’s debut in 1988. Much to the delight of their clients, Ruehling Associates recently augmented their High End Systems inventory with a smorgasbord of new gear, including SolaSpot LED, Trackspot Bolt, TechnoArc, Technospot and Intellaspot fixtures and… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingAVConcertConsolesStage

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    PSW Staff 05/06/13 11:00 AM,
    Rat Sound, located in Camarillo, CA recently purchased 16 RCF TTS56-A powered subwoofers for their expansive rental inventory. “We’ve been seeing an increase in client demand for a 21-inch based subwoofer product capable of reproducing very high SPL levels at very low frequencies,” explains Dave Rat, owner of Rat Sound. “After some testing we found that the RCF TTS56’s self powered design, high output levels and competitive price point were an excellent solution to fill that demand.” The testing showed… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Friday, May 03, 2013
    PSW Staff 05/03/13 02:44 PM,
    Optocore has announced the appointment of Rhode Island-based David Dalzell & Company as it’s sales representative for New England (CT, RI, ME, MA, NH, VT) and New York (NY, NJ) territories. Dalzell is offering sales and technical assistance in design and implementation for Optocore networking technologies for the company’s three core markets – installation, performance systems. He will work directly with recently appointed U.S. sales manager Allan Nichols (based at the Optocore Nashville office) and North America director Bill Coons… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessDigitalEthernetInterconnectNetworkingSignal

  • Thursday, May 02, 2013
    PSW Staff 05/02/13 02:29 PM,
    Alcons Audio has named independent rep firm Griffith Sales to handle sales and support in the Southeastern U.S. states of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North and South Carolina, and Tennessee.  The response to Alcons systems has been positive on all fronts since the inception of Alcons Audio in North America, notes sales manager David Rahn. “Part of our approach is to have a small community of dedicated dealers to whom we can provide a high level of service and commitment,” Rahn… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturer

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    PSW Staff 05/02/13 11:42 AM,
    Riedel Communications, provider of pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks, today announced the appointment of Daniel Huard as sales manager for Canada. In this role with Riedel, Huard will work to increase awareness and adoption of the company’s products in broadcast, entertainment, and sports event applications, and to continue the growth of Riedel’s rental services. “Daniel has been actively involved in audio and video production for more than 25 years, with an exclusive focus on A/V equipment sales… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationManufacturer