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Articles Tagged Digital Consoles

  • Monday, March 07, 2016
    digital console
    Craig Leerman 03/07/16 03:29 PM,
    Today’s digital consoles have an enormous amount of features already built in, but that’s not the end of the story. Many can be expanded even further with additional I/O (input and outputs) via stage boxes as well as networking with various other devices like monitor consoles, personal monitoring systems, and recording/broadcast trucks. In addition, there’s often basic (at least) recording to USB onboard, various ways to interface with digital audio workstations (DAW) and recording units, and more. All of this… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundFeatureProductAVConsolesDigitalProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, November 18, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/18/15 08:18 AM,
    The Cirkus Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, has become the first venue to install Allen & Heath‘s new dLive digital mixing system. Originally established as a circus in the 19th Century, today Cirkus is one of Stockholm’s key entertainment venues, hosting concerts, conferences, TV recordings and musical shows, including visiting Broadway shows and currently, the Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus’ musical, Kristina. The venue recently expanded with the launch of a brand new building, the Skandia Scenen theatre, requiring all new… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConsolesDigitalEngineerInstallationSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, September 24, 2015
    PSW Staff 09/24/15 10:13 AM,
    With appearances at the summer’s biggest music festivals and sold out concerts around North America, Southern rock group Alabama Shakes is currently on tour promoting its latest album, Sound & Color. To best feature the group’s unique sound - courtesy of lead singer and guitarist Brittany Howard - front of house and production engineer Shane Haase searched for the most “natural-sounding” equipment, including a Solid State Logic Live L500 Console. Formed in Athens, Alabama in 2009, the group has had… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerMixerProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, July 07, 2015
    Mike Sessler 07/07/15 05:15 AM,
    This article is provided by ChurchTechArts.   A while back I wrote a post on virtual sound check. Simply put, virtual sound check is a mechanism for capturing the inputs to your board as close to right after the mic pre as possible, then being able to easily play that back, in the same inputs as the real band. Digital consoles have made this process relatively easy, though the exact implementations vary. The other day I was asked to recommend… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollConsolesDigitalMonitoringSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, March 26, 2015
    PSW Staff 03/26/15 03:06 PM,
    Both the Royal Theatre and McPherson Playhouse in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, have upgraded to a range of DiGiCo consoles. “In 2002, we decided that we were going to have some of the most technologically equipped theatres in Canada,” states Warren Busby, head of audio and assistant technical director for both venues. “We undertook a multi-million dollar renovation of the 1,416-seat Royal Theatre.and with that, purchased new technical equipment. We continued to be state-of-the-art for many years and then, in… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalInstallationInterconnectMixerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, May 02, 2014
    PSW Staff 05/02/14 12:12 PM,
    Here Lies Love, which officially re-opened May 1 at Public Theater’s LuEsther Hall on New York City’s Off-Broadway circuit, tells the story of Imelda Marcos, the widow of former Philippine president Ferdinand Marco, in song with lyrics by Talking Heads founder David Byrne and music by both Byrne and Norman Cook, a.k.a. DJ Fatboy Slim. The production was born as a music recording with performances by artists including Cyndi Lauper, Tori Amos and Allison Moorer, and the music propels the… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalInstallationInterconnectMixerNetworkingSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, April 28, 2014
    PSW Staff 04/28/14 12:13 PM,
    Audio at an EDM festival can be a bigger challenge than it would first appear. It’s more than cranking up the volume and tripling the number of subs.EDM shows require a specific kind of flexibility and complete reliability as evidenced by Miami’s Beachsound understands that EDM shows require a specific kind of flexibility and complete reliability. As a result, the sound company relies exclusively on DiGiCo consoles for one of the EDM world’s biggest annual events, Ultra Music Festival. “We… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, March 17, 2014
    PSW Staff 03/17/14 11:30 AM,
    The SoundPad plug-in with touchscreen operation brings new playback functionality to the Innovason Eclipse GT mixing console’s M.A.R.S. multitrack recorder. SoundPad enables the preparation and triggering of up to 64 audio files containing up to eight audio channels each. Audio files can be triggered in various ways, including via time code, MIDI, touchscreen operation, fader start, mute key, etc. They can be imported into the M.A.R.S. removable SATA HDD or read-out in real time from any USB device connected to… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductConsolesDigitalProcessorSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, February 27, 2014
    digital consoles
    Andrew "Fletch" Fletcher 02/27/14 05:12 PM,
    I remember the first time I used a digital console for a live show, at a corporate event that was taking place on an airfield in the California desert. I was mixing in a tent with the “talking heads” on lavalier micro­phones, standing in front of a para­bolic set, and rented air conditioning units giving off about 90 dB of noise. Outside, professional drivers were racing the cars of the company put­ting on the show. A tight corner on the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollConcertConsolesDigitalMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, August 15, 2013
    PSW Staff 08/15/13 12:36 PM,
    DiGiCo and Event Tech are teaming up to present a free 2-day Masters Series training event that will take new and advanced DiGiCo users from the very start to everything needed to get a show going. The training sessions will be presented at Event Tech, located at 7601 Brandon Woods Blvd in Baltimore, MD. Day 1—Tuesday August 27, 2013 9 am to 5 pm DiGiCo “Mix Training” is designed to give mix engineers and systems designers comprehensive training on the… View this story
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