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Articles Tagged Di

  • Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/27/16 01:37 PM,
    Radial Engineering announces the BT-Pro is now shipping. The BT-Pro is a Bluetooth direct box designed to capture the wireless transmission from a Bluetooth enabled device and convert the signal to a balanced line for use in a PA system. According to Radial president Peter Janis: “It seems that today, Bluetooth wireless technology is everywhere. You can connect your phone to your car, your laptop to your house and tablet to your TV. It only makes sense that Bluetooth wireless… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInterconnectSignalWireless

  • Wednesday, April 13, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/13/16 08:45 AM,
    Jensen Transformers announces the Jensen JIK-DB1 Iso-Kit, a Jensen transformer equipped direct box that comes in an easy-to-assemble kit form, developed specifically for recording schools and other higher education facilities that teach professional audio as part of their curriculum. According to Jensen’s production manager Larry Hathaway: “For nearly 40 years, Jensen has held the pole position as the most sought after direct box transformer. The Jensen JT-DB-EPC is incredibly accurate with a frequency response that spans from 10Hz to 50kHz,… View this story
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  • Wednesday, March 30, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/30/16 07:41 AM,
    For the past eight years, the challenge of bringing Maroon 5’s studio sparkle and sheen to the live stage has been trusted to veteran front of house engineer Jim Ebdon, who is also well known for his many tours with Aerosmith, Annie Lennox and Matchbox Twenty. Recently, Ebdon has been carrying several products from A-Designs Audio, including a KGB-1tf instrument preamplifier, REDDI all-tube direct inject box and electrodyne 501 mic preamp (from sibling company Pete’s Place Audio), and been delighted… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsEngineerInterconnectManufacturerProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, February 08, 2016
    direct boxes
    Mark Frink 02/08/16 01:32 PM,
    In audio there are inputs and outputs, sometimes called sources and destinations. Audio input sources break down into two basic types: microphones and direct inputs (DI), which also stands for “direct injection.” We commonly refer to the devices that perform this function as a direct box, a DI box, or a DI for short. The various kinds of microphones utilized in pro audio are acoustic-to-electric transducers that convert sound waves in the air into electrical signals. A DI, on the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallAnalogDigitalInterconnectSignalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, January 14, 2016
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    PSW Staff 01/14/16 12:19 PM,
    Switchcraft has added an inline, phantom powered, Bluetooth audio receiver to their line of AudioStix products. This new 318BT allows instant introduction of wireless audio to your system with no software, cables or batteries needed.  The 318BT is a small, wireless audio receiver that utilizes the 4.0 Bluetooth technology to stream audio from any Bluetooth enabled device.  The AudioStix is powered by phantom power. If phantom power is not available the 318BT is equipped with an Aux 5V, Micro USB… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInterconnectManufacturerProcessorSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Tuesday, January 12, 2016
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    PSW Staff 01/12/16 10:20 AM,
    Following numerous requests over the years for a rack-mount version of its stand-alone all-tube DI, A-Designs has introduced the REDDI V2, a new dual-mono-channel, 19-inch, 2RU direct box. “Quite simply, there is no better sounding way to convert an instrument, or line level signal, to XLR. And the new REDDI V2 faithfully brings the exact same warmth, transparency and clean, airy high end to the rack, with the added benefit of featuring two separate 6N1P tube-driven mono channels for stereo… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInterconnectSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Thursday, October 15, 2015
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    PSW Staff 10/15/15 06:04 AM,
    Radial Engineering announces the Headload Prodigy is now shipping. The Headload Prodigy is a combination load box and DI that enables one to drive a guitar amp at a higher output in order to maximize the tone, yet produce a lower stage volume when needed. Like the original Headload, the Prodigy employs custom made cement-encrusted resister coils to convert the excessive power from the amplifier to heat and is able to withstand up to 100 watts RMS. The Prodigy may… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInterconnectManufacturerProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, April 17, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/17/15 09:07 AM,
    Radial Engineering announces the Headload Prodigy - a combination load box and DI that enables one to drive a guitar amp at a higher output in order to maximize the tone, yet produce a lower stage volume when needed. Like the original Headload, the Prodigy employs cement-encrusted resister coils to covert the excessive power from the amplifier to heat and is able to withstand up to 100 watts RMS. The Prodigy may be used in three different ways, depending on… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundManufacturerPowerStage

  • Friday, April 03, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/03/15 07:57 AM,
    The new Radial Engineering  JDI stereo passive direct box is now shipping. The first unit was delivered to the Commodore Ballroom, a music venue in Vancouver. “The new stereo JDI allows the Commodore to offer yet another high quality Radial DI option to our visiting engineers and artists,” states Paul Way, front of house at the Commodore. “A stereo solution in a single package, very useful on a crowded stage or pedal board.” The JDI stereo passive direct box includes… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundManufacturerSignalStageStudio

  • Friday, March 27, 2015
    old soundman
    Old Soundman 03/27/15 02:49 PM,
    Somebody has been feeding misinformation to our pal Roy here. He wrote in twice and I have taken the liberty of mixing and matching excerpts from both his missives. Good Sir - Yes, Roy! I was hoping you would grace us with your suggestions on miking guitar amps, placement and such. When you go to concerts, do you ever see the taped “X” on some poser’s 4 x 12 cabinet? Either he or his guitar tech has painstakingly determined that… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBusinessEngineerMicrophoneSound Reinforcement



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