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Articles Tagged Cabling

  • Thursday, April 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/28/16 10:14 AM,
    Switchcraft/Conxall has expanded its Mini-Con-X line of sealed circular connectors to add a right angle PCB mount option for all panel mount configurations. The Con-X line, original developed by Conxall in the 1980’s for the marine industry, is a series of waterproof connectors in a variety of sizes and configurations. The 18mm Mini-Con-X is one of the most popular sizes in sealed connectors, and although it has been available with PC contacts, mounting the connector perpendicular to the board required… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInterconnectManufacturerSystem

  • Friday, March 25, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/25/16 09:36 AM,
    Composer/producer/engineer Rob Arbittier, a longtime Stevie Wonder collaborator and sound designer, has wired his LA studio with cabling from Germany’s Sommer Cable, which recently established its US headquarters in California. Arbittier has written and produced the music and sound-design for hundreds of albums, commercials, movie trailers, TV shows, films and games, and has received numerous awards, including Grammy recognition for engineering. “When I built my first studio here in 2003,” he explains. “I wanted a cable that would work for… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerInstallationInterconnectManufacturerStudioSystem

  • Monday, March 14, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/14/16 01:02 PM,
    TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik has expanded its Stage Series line of microphone cables. Alongside the popular microphone line, the new cables are being introduced March 17, 18, and 19 at the SXSW Gear Expo, Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 4, Level 1. Open to all registrants, showcasing artists and the general public, the Expo has become the key destination for musicians, buyers, gear and tech aficionados at SXSW. Three new cable lengths are now available, including 1m, 2m and 5m cables: SGMC-1,… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Friday, March 04, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/04/16 09:37 AM,
    Blues Alley is one of the country’s most prestigious jazz clubs. Since 1965 the Washington, D.C. venue has hosted a who’s who of jazz greats including Sarah Vaughan, Sonny Rollins, Tony Bennett, McCoy Tyner and dozens more. For around 360 nights a year, aficionados can hear the greatest stars in jazz in an intimate setting that feels like a large living room. Until recently, however, the venue was using an older sound system that needed an upgrade, which was achieved… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAmplifierAVConsolesDigitalInstallationLoudspeakerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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    PSW Staff 02/16/16 12:19 PM,
    Sommer Cable‘s EMC-Quad and Carbokab cables have been certified by the Music Engineering and Technology Alliance (METAlliance).  METAlliance co-founder Frank Filipetti commented, “A lot of people say there’s no difference among cables, but this new Sommer cable just wipes everything else off the map.” Based on Sommer’s multicore line, the German company has packed four wires into one jacket, which allows them to be connected in a crossover mode to reduce capacitive value. The wires are 100% shielded by a… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVEngineerInterconnectSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Thursday, January 14, 2016
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    PSW Staff 01/14/16 11:10 AM,
    Hosa Technology introduces two new series of power cords, designed specifically for gear outfitted with Neutrik powerCON connectors. When properly installed, these connectors forge a secure connection that prevents accidental disconnects due to tripping over cables or bumping of equipment. PWN-200 Series Power Cords are designed to carry power from a normal wall outlet to a powerCON-equipped device. For those using power distribution boxes equipped with powerCON outputs, PCN-200 Series Power Cords feature powerCON connectors at both ends and are… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVPowerStage

  • Wednesday, January 13, 2016
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    PSW Staff 01/13/16 07:34 AM,
    Switchcraft has introduced a new Mini XLR connector that is waterproof to IP66. Mini XLR connectors were invented by Switchcraft in an effort to help wireless microphone manufacturers shrink down their bodypacks.  They have since become an industry standard, even being used for non-audio applications such as medical devices.  With the expertise gained from their harsh environment connectivity products, Switchcraft has developed the first truly sealed Mini-XLR. IP stands for “ingress protection” and IP66 means it is completely protected against… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInterconnectManufacturerMicrophoneWireless

  • Monday, January 04, 2016
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    PSW Staff 01/04/16 07:09 AM,
    Neutrik USA announces the XIRIUM PRO wireless digital audio system, intended as a cable replacement system in providing low-latency, compression-free audio signal to and from devices without cable runs. It will be on display at the upcoming NAMM show in Anaheim (booth 6320). XIRIUM PRO is designed for live sound applications such as concert, theatrical performance, worship, and presentation/conference. Central to the system is what the company calls DiWA (Digital Wireless Audio) technology, which offers compression-free, FCC license-free wireless transmission… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalInterconnectManufacturerRemoteSignalWireless

  • Tuesday, December 22, 2015
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    PSW Staff 12/22/15 02:02 PM,
    Extron Electronics announces the immediate availability of the AXI 22 AT D, a single-gang Decora-style audio interface for integrating two mic/line sources onto a Dante-enabled audio system. It features two XLR audio inputs and switchable 48 volt phantom power for connecting and powering condenser microphones, plus gain controls for each input. The AXI 22 AT D also features two line outputs on the back for routing any two Dante channels from the network to an amplifier, or connecting into an… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalInstallationInterconnectNetworkingSystem

  • Tuesday, December 15, 2015
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    PSW Staff 12/15/15 08:38 AM,
    Hosa Technology introduces the CMM-800 Series Unbalanced Patch Cables. Packaged in sets of 8 multi-color cables and available in various lengths, Hosa’s patch cables are ideal for connecting synthesizer modules equipped with 3.5 mm Tip/Sleeve (TS) inputs and outputs. Featuring nickel-plated plugs for durability and efficient signal transfer, CMM-800 Series Patch Cables stand up to the needs of today’s electronic musicians. Audio chains can be disconnected and reconnected as often as necessary to create unique sounds without ever worrying about… View this story
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