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Articles Tagged Cables

  • Thursday, October 09, 2014
    PSW Staff 10/09/14 11:38 AM,
    The new GaffGun, introduced at the 2014 WFX Show in Dallas last week, saves valuable time and simplifies the job of laying gaffer’s tape over cables. The device was created by GaffTech, a Seattle-based company “made up of some people who hated laying gaffer’s tape,” according to a company statement. Using patent-pending CoreLok technology, it can be used with any type or size of GaffGun tape via the same device. Cables don’t have to be straight—a special cable guide on… View this story
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  • Monday, August 25, 2014
    PSW Staff 08/25/14 06:06 AM,
    Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the all-new Cable Cubby 202, the latest addition to the company’s benchmark Cable Cubby Series/2 line of cable access enclosures for AV connectivity and AC power. The compact Cable Cubby 202 is equipped with one fixed, unswitched AC outlet and is available in versions for the US, Europe, and other world markets. The removable Cable Pass-Through Bracket accommodates up to four AV cables, allowing cables to be installed or serviced… View this story
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  • Friday, August 15, 2014
    PSW Staff 08/15/14 08:40 AM,
    Custom runs of RapcoHorizon RoadHog and SilverHog touring cables are serving a variety of needs for the current Soundtrack of Summer Tour featuring Foreigner, Styx and special guest Don Felder.  As the group began to prepare for the tour, Lorenzo Banda, monitor engineer for Foreigner and a long-time RapcoHorizon user, recommended the cables to the Styx and Felder audio teams. Though Foreigner and Styx are co-headliners and Felder is the opening act, each band required its own unique cabling requirements.… View this story
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  • Sunday, June 22, 2014
    church sound
    PSW Staff 06/22/14 11:40 AM,
    Operating the sound system from the mix position during a recent Sunday worship service, it all began when the first note from our grand piano was distorted. Hmm… We’d checked the piano channel and sound prior to the service, and all was fine. My first reaction to the distortion being produced was to reduce the gain on that console channel, thinking perhaps the piano player was nailing the keys very hard. Yet the problem remained. Next, I did a pre-fade… View this story
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  • pro co data
    PSW Staff 06/22/14 10:50 AM,
    Pro Co Data has introduced new DURACAT solid-core Cat-6 cables for digital transmission of data signals in portable, permanent and live audio/data applications. It can be used for connectivity between consoles, amplifiers, DMX lighting control and digital snakes, among other computer data signal equipment.  Available in single (DURACAT), double (DURACAT2X) and four-time (DURACAT4X) run options, each solution can be custom cut from one to 330 feet. The interiors are comprised of one, two or four 23AWG solid bare copper cables… View this story
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  • Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    neutrik usa
    PSW Staff 06/11/14 02:51 PM,
    Neutrik USA has appointed David Kuklinski to the position of applications manager, where he will focus on the broadcast market and new solutions offered by Neutrik and its channel partners. With a background of sales and professional services management in the technology sector, Kuklinski is a good fit for this newly created position. He will be based out of Neutrik USA’s Charlotte, NC offices. In his new position, Kuklinski will oversee Neutrik USA’s Certified opticalCON Cable Assembler (COCA) program, and… View this story
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  • Tuesday, May 06, 2014
    PSW Staff 05/06/14 01:26 PM,
    Extron Electronics has announced the immediate availability of the BUC 202, a 2-channel balanced and unbalanced audio converter and audio line driver. The BUC 202 includes two balanced or unbalanced inputs and outputs, both on captive screw connectors, and provides two independent channels of signal matching between unbalanced and balanced audio equipment. Two rotary switches provide precise trim adjustment from -21 to +21 dB in clearly-labeled 3 dB steps. In addition to serving as an interface from consumer products to… View this story
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  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    sound tools
    PSW Staff 04/23/14 01:06 PM,
    SoundTools debuted its latest product, the new CAT Snake, in prototype form at the recent 2014 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, CA. CAT Snake units create a quick and cost-effective 4-channel analog snake that can alternatively carry up to four AES/EBU digital feeds utilizing common Cat-5 cable. “The CAT Snake is a wonderful solution for the analog lines we run to delay clusters at Coachella,” says Dave Rat, president of Rat Sound Systems, the primary audio vendor… View this story
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  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    PSW Staff 02/11/14 11:22 AM,
    L-com, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has released a brand new line of 45° angled D-Sub cable assemblies. These 45° D-Sub cables are designed for use in enclosures, cabinets or other confined applications where straight or 90° D-Sub connectors will not fit. With the increasing popularity of its 45° angled USB and HDMI cables, L-com now offers a D-Sub version for those customers whose application may require it. These rugged… View this story
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  • Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    PSW Staff 01/21/14 04:19 PM,
    Extron Electronics has introduced the Cable Cubby 500 and the Cable Cubby 700, the latest additions to the company’s new Cable Cubby Series/2 line of cable access enclosures for AV connectivity and AC power. The compact Cable Cubby 500 and mid-size Cable Cubby 700 join the previously-announced Cable Cubby 1200 low-profile enclosure and Cable Cubby 1400 double-sided enclosure, offering four unique, conference room cable management solutions that complement any furniture style or room décor. The modular enclosures support the AV… View this story
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