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  • Thursday, May 15, 2014
    church sound
    Mike Sessler 05/15/14 01:16 PM,
    This article is provided by ChurchTechArts.   We started off this article series (here) talking about when AVL (audio-video-lighting) people should be brought into a project, as well as how to develop some system objectives and how to get started on a ballpark budget. Now let’s get to the fun stuff: choosing key technologies and system design. This is the point in the process that we start to pick out the big picture items of the project. Sometimes the church… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallAVBusinessConsolesEngineerInstallationSound ReinforcementSystemTechnician

  • Monday, March 24, 2014
    PSW Staff 03/24/14 12:32 PM,
    Audio Precision, the recognized standard in audio test, announces a significant investment in Audio Precision test instruments by MUSIC Group for use in the design and production of Turbosound products. Following in the footsteps of Music Group’s other industry-leading pro audio brands Midas and Klark Teknik, British loudspeaker icon Turbosound has purchased Audio Precision (AP) test instruments for use in their new UK research, development and manufacturing facility in Kidderminster. APx audio analyzers will now test every single Turbosound product,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, March 07, 2014
    commercial integrator
    Chris Neto 03/07/14 01:27 PM,
    This article is provided by Commercial Integrator   One of the many challenges facing commercial audiovisual professionals today is the lack of space for installed equipment. The move to open space in the corporate world has burdened many design engineers with the challenge of where to put the gear. In many cases, the traditional equipment rack is being removed from the room or eliminated altogether. Today’s office spaces are taking on the characteristics of living rooms, home-style kitchens and dens.… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAVBusinessInstallationSound ReinforcementSystemTechnician

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    PSW Staff 02/11/14 02:57 PM,
    Harman’s JBL Professional has announced the VRX Line Array Calculator (LAC) for its popular and widely used VRX Constant Curvature Series loudspeakers. The VRX LAC offers an accurate and easy-to-learn design tool that allows configuration of VRX systems prior to deployment. “Since JBL introduced the first VRX loudspeakers, they have been used in virtually every imaginable environment, from theaters to houses of worship, sports facilities to schools, as portable or permanent sound reinforcement systems,” said Jon Sager, Senior Manager, Market… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsProductLine ArrayLoudspeakerSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, January 30, 2014
    vance breshears
    Vance Breshears 01/30/14 06:58 PM,
    Most of us think we have it together, at least most of the time. We try to have a balance on all things “life” – work, family, time management, enjoying the “little” moments, and so on. It’s all the stuff that you can read about in some magazine found in the check-out line at the grocery store—“How To Get Your Life Together,” or something like that. Then again, if we take a closer look (some of us don’t even have… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogEducationEngineerMeasurementSignalSound ReinforcementTechnician

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2013
    prosoundweb production
    Richard Cadena 06/25/13 02:59 PM,
    Calculating Illuminance Most manufacturers of automated lighting provide photometric data showing the throw distance, the beam, and field width as well as the illuminance in lux and foot-candles (fc). (1) By referencing the chart below (Figure 1),  the designer can quickly gauge whether or not an instrument will provide the target illuminance and field width at a given throw distance. A chart like this will get you in the ballpark, allowing you to select lighting instruments and rough in the… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionFeatureBlogStudy HallProductionLightingEducation

  • Thursday, May 23, 2013
    pro production
    Richard Cadena 05/23/13 02:34 PM,
    We eat light, drink it in through our skins. With a little more exposure to light, you feel part of things physically. I like feeling the power of light and space physically because then you can order it materially. Seeing is a very sensuous act; there’s a sweet deliciousness to feeling yourself see something. — James Turrell, artist known for his use of light in art Designing with automated lighting is really not much different than designing with conventional fixtures.… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionFeatureBlogStudy HallProductionLighting

  • Monday, April 22, 2013
    PSW Staff 04/22/13 12:25 PM,
    Software provider has announced a significant enhancement to their most sophisticated design/documentation product yet, the award-winning Stardraw Design 7 software package. The upgrade follows a period of intense beta testing by a select group of Stardraw Design 7 “Power Users”. The principal object of the beta was to test a new version of SD7 with optimized memory handling for a noticeably faster, smoother and better overall experience, particularly when working with very large project files. The new version offers… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundProductionChurch SoundNewsProductAVBusinessInstallationSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, March 29, 2012
    PSW Staff 03/29/12 11:47 AM,
    Musician/producer Alex Campos founded Noisematch Studios in Miami’s hip Wynwood Arts District in 2010. “I did a lot of research on where to locate the studio and also dug into the gear – my business started with just a small project and it grew from there,” Campos notes. And business has been booming – to the point where Campos has all the work he needs despite never having yet officially opened the studio to the public. Word-of-mouth has brought him… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollBusinessConsolesDigitalProcessorStudioAudio

  • Thursday, December 08, 2011
    PSW Staff 12/08/11 07:38 AM, 0 Comments
    Altinex has announced the release of AVSnap Version 5, the latest revision to the company’s AV systems design and control software. Designed to facilitate a complete development environment for any size AV system, the new AVSnap V5 offers numerous enhancements designed to make AV system sales professionals, design engineers, installers, and programmers more productive. AVSnap V5 offers a design interface tailored to both advanced users and beginners. Built-in and user-defined libraries make it easy to use any manufacturer’s equipment, highly… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVInstallationSoftwareSystem