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Articles Tagged Digital

  • Tuesday, March 17, 2009
    clear-com concert
    PSW Staff 03/17/09 09:10 AM, 0 Comments
    Clear-Com Communication Systems has introduced the latest version of its software-based intercom solution, Clear-Com Concert Version 2.0, and will be showcasing it at the upcoming at NAB 2009 (Booth C6521) in Las Vegas.  Via its “soft-panel” mode, Concert V2.0 provides access to a customizable user interface that emulates a traditional intercom station. When combined with Clear-Com’s Eclipse digital matrix system, Concert V2.0 forms the industry’s first hybrid Time-Divisional Multiplexed (TDM)/IP server network, blending the reliability of traditional TDM-based architecture with… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundProductDigitalEthernetSoftware

  • steve miller yamaha
    PSW Staff 03/17/09 07:54 AM, 0 Comments
    On the upcoming Steve Miller Band concert tour, slated to kick off in May, the band’s monitor engineer, Ira Malek, will be utilizing a Yamaha PM5D digital console. With most of his mix years spent at front of house, Malek began using a Yamaha PM5D when it first became available for a Good Charlotte show in New York’s MTV Studio. “There is always something new to learn on the PM5D, and when I find a new function or technique, I… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, March 16, 2009
    Mark Frink 03/16/09 02:03 PM, 0 Comments
    While Congress voted in February to extend the deadline to June 12, 2009 for U.S. television stations to covert to all-digital transmission (DTV), the transition is well underway, with digital transmission already common in major markets. There’s also a movement to provide analog “nightlight” broadcasts, providing a looped “infomercial” to the 30 million who can still only receive analog TV. Thus what we’re left with: digital transmissions have begun while analog also continues in many markets, and it all could… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsMicrophoneWireless

  • fender amplitube
    PSW Staff 03/16/09 01:36 PM, 0 Comments
    IK Multimedia and Fender Musical Instruments Corporation have announced that the new AmpliTube Fender is now shipping. AmpliTube Fender offers a selection of 45 of the most sought-after classic and modern Fender guitar and bass amps, cabinets, stompboxes and rack effects, including the ‘65 Twin Reverb, ‘59 Bassman LTD, ‘57 Deluxe, ‘64 Vibroverb Custom, ‘65 Deluxe Reverb, Vibratone, Super-Sonic, Metalhead, Fender Blender, Phaser, Fuzz-Wah, and many others. AmpliTube Fender is the result of two years of collaboration between Fender and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingProductDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStageStudio

  • soundcraft kennedy center
    PSW Staff 03/16/09 12:08 PM, 0 Comments
    The John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts has recently upgraded its audio system with the installation of Soundcraft and Studer digital mixing consoles into nine performance spaces. . The Opera House holds nearly 2,300 guests and is recognized as the official home to the Washington National Opera and the annual Kennedy Center Honors.  Also, the establishment conducts ballets, operas and a variety of Broadway road shows. The Terrace Theater, a much smaller venue containing 513 seats, is used… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalInterconnect

  • Friday, March 13, 2009
    PSW Staff 03/13/09 03:41 PM, 0 Comments
    Sennheiser is launching two new products to enhance its 2020-D-US assistive listening system for installed applications - the new SR 2020-D-US rack-mount transmitter and the L 2021-40 charging unit, both additions to the HDE 2020-D-US stethoset receivers. In addition to assistive listening, the 2020-D-US can also be utilized for visual description and language transmission in conferences, museums, theaters, and houses of worship. The digital system transmits on up to eight license-free frequencies and is ready for operation immediately with minimal… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundProductInstallationSystem

  • midas metallica
    PSW Staff 03/13/09 08:22 AM, 0 Comments
    After three months in North America, Metallica’s Death Magnetic tour has rolled into Europe with front of house engineer Big Mick Hughes at the helm of his Midas XL8 live performance system, creating what he describes as “the best sound it’s been, ever. The XL8 has been absolutely flawless, it hasn’t missed a beat once.” It’s been 18 months since Mick first took the XL8 out on European summer dates with Metallica. “You use analog for so long you get… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsSlideshowConcertConsolesDigitalNetworking

  • Thursday, March 12, 2009
    soundcraft nba allstar
    PSW Staff 03/12/09 10:32 AM, 0 Comments
    The recent 58th annual All-Star Game in Phoenix featured a weekend of competition and events, including the three-point and dunk contests as well as the Rookie Challenge. Two Guys Audio Services Inc. of Rainbow City, Alabama, through Volume Inc., provided front of house audio console support and mixed sound for the weekend’s events on two Soundcraft Vi6 digital consoles. Engineers Jerome Fox and Dave Zammit independently operated the desks and provided top-shelf audio quality. Fox utilized one Vi6 to drive… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalNetworkingSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2009
    aviom rep firms
    PSW Staff 03/11/09 11:37 AM, 0 Comments
    Aviom has announced that Fault Line and Mac West Group have joined the company’s team of rep firms. Both firms provide sales teams with extensive experience in systems contracting, sales, design, studio recording, and live production work in the pro audio industry. Fault Line will represent Aviom in northern California and Hawaii, while Mac West Group will cover southern California and southern Nevada. Rocky Giannetta, Fault Line’s principal, says, “We are excited to add Aviom to our portfolio because of… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessDigitalManufacturerMonitoring

  • soundfield darts
    PSW Staff 03/11/09 10:46 AM, 0 Comments
    UK-based high-definition broadcast specialists Bow Tie Television has installed a SoundField DSF-2 and DSF-3 digital 5.1 microphone system into its refurbished and rebuilt outside 5.1 studio truck with the cooperation of Sky’s satellite broadcaster for Sky Sports’ premier league darts coverage. “We recorded the world championship darts event to multi-track at Alexandra Palace using two analog SoundField systems,” explains Keith Lane, Sky’s operations manager. “The broadcast itself was in stereo, but we took the multi-track recordings back to HQ to… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStudio