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  • Tuesday, March 11, 2014
    PSW Staff 03/11/14 02:39 PM,
    Beyma has introduced the new MC500 family of ferrite-magnet woofers, available in 10-, 12-, and 15-inch sizes, primarily designed for active loudspeaker systems and line arrays as mid-range or low-frequency components. All three models—10MC500, 12MC500 and 15 MC500—incorporate 2.5-inch voice coils with ceramic magnet as well as Maltcross technology, Beyma’s propietary cooling system, which allows them to handle up to 1,000 watts of program power while dramatically reducing loss due to power compression effect. Further, MC500 models offering large displacement… View this story
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  • Tuesday, January 28, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/28/14 07:41 AM,
    Eighteen Sound is now shipping the NCX high performance neodymium coaxial speakers. The family is comprised of two models, the 12-inch 12NCX750 and the 15-inch 15NCX750. NCX coaxial speakers have been designed for compact reflex enclosures and stage monitor applications, and each has a nominal dispersion of 80 degrees. The 75 mm (3 inch) LF copper voice coil employs Eighteen Sound’s Interleaved Sandwich Voice coil (ISV) technology, implementing a high strength former with windings on both the outer and inner… View this story
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  • Thursday, January 16, 2014
    PSW Staff 01/16/14 10:50 AM,
    One year ago Steve Hutt joined Eighteen Sound (18Sound) as the manager of R&D and immediately began focusing his team on design for manufacturing, quality and production excellence. Last June the company moved to a new facility which allows for production, sales, R&D and administration to share the same building, adding even more efficiency to the design and development process. “In the last year we have redefined our internal development procedures, organized our customer response practices for fast and thorough… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    PSW Staff 01/14/14 06:46 PM,
    Designing a loudspeaker system is a lot easier today than it was in the past. It used to be that only a limited number of drivers were available, and there was a lot of trial and error involved in making the boxes. Now we’re blessed with two major improvements. First, we have computers to help us, and programs like BassBox Pro and Hornresp make it easy to design and make changes to the design without ever having to cut a… View this story
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  • Thursday, December 19, 2013
    PSW Staff 12/19/13 11:29 AM,
    FaitalPRO has introduced the 18HW1070, a new heavy-duty 18-inch ferrite rawframe subwoofer. It offers a new cast aluminum, 8-spoke frame designed to reduce rear reflections, as well as enhance structural strength and contain basket weight. The 18HW1070 is equipped with triple demodulation for lower THD, with an inductance reading of 1.68 mH. With a maximum physical excursion of +/- 30mm, which combined with the Thiele & Small parameters, especially EBP, Vas and BL, make it very well suited for very… View this story
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  • Monday, November 04, 2013
    PSW Staff 11/04/13 02:44 PM,
    Roland Corporation U.S. has announced that new Windows 8.1 and Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9) USB drivers are available for a wide range of Roland products including audio interfaces, MIDI interfaces, MIDI keyboard controllers, recorders, and more. Roland’s engineering teams forge strong links with Microsoft and Apple to build and test new drivers alongside beta OS releases. Starting with the original MPU-40 in 1984, the company has nearly 30 years of experience creating interfaces for computer music applications. Drivers for… View this story
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  • Friday, September 06, 2013
    PSW Staff 09/06/13 01:26 PM,
    Eminence Speaker has introduced the PSD:2013, a new 85-watt compression driver offering a smoother frequency response through an improved voice coil design that reduces moving mass and increases high-frequency extension. With a sensitivity rating of over 108 dB, the PSD:2013 has a 1-inch throat and 2-inch voice coil as well as a 34-ounch ferrite magnet. It has a sensitivity rating of over 108 dB and a usable frequency range of 1.5 kHz to 20 kHz. “It can be argued that… View this story
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  • Tuesday, August 06, 2013
    PSW Staff 08/06/13 06:20 AM,
    FaitalPRO has introduced two new neodymium compression drivers, the HF146 and HF106. The new HF146 driver is a “technologically evolved” version of the current HF144 model, offering a more linear frequency response and different tonal balance. (Note that the HF144 is still available.) The HF146 has an AES power rating of 80 watts (maximum power 160 watts), sensitivity of 109 dB (1W/1m), and suggested crossover frequency of 0.9 kHz (12 dB/oct.). Like the HF144, the magnet assembly of the HF146… View this story
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  • Tuesday, July 09, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/09/13 08:12 AM,
    FaitalPRO has introduced three new ferrite woofers: the 18-inch 18HW1070, the 12-inch 12FH530, and the 10-inch 10FH530. The new 18HW1070, dubbed the “high-performance subwoofer,” is outfitted with a 4-inch (100 mm) voice coil. It has a rated nominal power handling specification of 1,600 watts AES, with maximum power handling of 3,200 watts. “We wanted to create an 18-inch loudspeaker for subwoofer use that would be similar to our 18XL1600 in terms of acoustic characteristics, power, frequency response, Thiele & Small… View this story
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  • Tuesday, July 02, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/02/13 12:48 PM,
    Riedel Communications announced that Barracuda Racing of the IZOD IndyCar Series has debuted its Riedel Communications equipment at the Indianapolis 500. Throughout the 97th running of the renowned 500-mile race, held May 26, Riedel’s innovative solutions provided the Bryan Herta Autosport (BHA) team with a comprehensive and reliable radio package connecting all Barracuda Racing team members, including the pit crew and driver. “Riedel has long been a communications system provider in major motorsports throughout the world, so we were confident… View this story
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