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Articles Tagged Headphones

  • Thursday, January 22, 2015
    PSW Staff 01/22/15 09:48 AM,
    Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.’s Professional Sound and Visual Division today introduced the HRM-7 studio headphones intended for home and private studio listening, providing excellent audio reproduction with maximum comfort.  Pioneer’s latest headphones incorporate a newly developed HD driver suited for high-resolution audio sources and capable of reproducing frequencies up to 40 kHz.  Its “dual chamber” bass reflex enclosure also helps produce lower bass response as well as provide better control for increased audio accuracy.  The incorporated hybrid memory-foam ear pads… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductStudioTechnician

  • Wednesday, December 17, 2014
    PSW Staff 12/17/14 01:52 PM,
    The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles recently added 200 customized Harman’s AKG headphones for its exhibits and programs. Part of the LA LIVE downtown complex, the museum is an interactive celebration of the power of music, occupying four floors and 30,000 square feet of exhibits, interactive experiences and films that provide museum-goers with perspective on the history of music, the creative process, the art and technology of recording, and the history of the Grammy Awards. To deliver clear and immersive… View this story
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  • Wednesday, December 10, 2014
    PSW Staff 12/10/14 03:00 PM,
    MOTU has debuted Monitor 8, a 24 x 16 x 8 monitor mixer, 6-channel headphone amplifier and USB/AVB audio interface with console-style 48-channel mixing and DSP effects. It’s shipping now. With analog audio quality based on the award-winning design of MOTU’s 1248, 8M and 16A AVB interfaces, Monitor 8 can serve as a primary audio interface and monitor mixer in the studio, as a complete monitoring solution for live performance, or as a dedicated monitoring component of a MOTU AVB… View this story
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  • Monday, December 01, 2014
    PSW Staff 12/01/14 06:14 AM,
    Breaking down language barriers for international guest speakers and officials, the 300-seat roundtable conference hall at the Beijing Workers’ Service Center in China was recently equipped with a Harman’s AKG CS5 conferencing system and K99 Perception headphones. Audio supplier and integrator Beijing Respectful Electronic Technology Company specified and installed the components, which help enable seamless translation and interpretation capabilities as well as improve voice clarity during meetings. The conferencing system includes two AKG CS5 VU voting units, 39 CS5 DU… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInstallationInterconnectLoudspeakerMicrophoneNetworkingSoftware

  • Monday, November 17, 2014
    cad audio
    PSW Staff 11/17/14 12:26 PM,
    CAD Audio has expanded its studio headphone line with new MH210 headphones, offering a closed-back, circumaural design. MH210 are equipped with high-output 40 mm neodymium drivers for a powerful sound and an extended frequency response with exceptional clarity. Available in black (MH210) and white (MH210W), MH210 headphoones have soft leather earpads with high-density memory foam to foster fatigue-free listening comfort and effective isolation from external noise. Specifications Frequency Response: 15 Hz – 22 kHz Sensitivity: 100 dB Driver: 40 mm… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Friday, September 19, 2014
    PSW Staff 09/19/14 10:17 AM,
    Audio-Technica is proud to be the microphone of choice for Snarky Puppy, a Brooklyn-based instrumental fusion band led by GRAMMY Award-winning bassist, composer and producer Michael League. Since joining with the Snarky Puppy crew around 2007, engineer/mixer Eric Hartman has been behind the console for several acclaimed albums from the ensemble, including We Like It Here, which the band released this year. A key element of these albums’ success has been Hartman’s extensive use of Audio-Technica microphones in the band’s… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConcertMicrophoneStage

  • Monday, September 08, 2014
    PSW Staff 09/08/14 02:32 PM,
    Taking advantage of new opportunities in the music industry, alternative rock band Squint recently transitioned from touring to recording an album funded through Kickstarter. Despite the shift in priorities, the band continues to utilize Harman’s AKG microphones and headphones to produce the sound they’re aiming for. Squint used to perform over 200 nights per year, building a considerable following in the process. Hoping to keep up with its audience in the digital era, the band turned to studio recording projects… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioWireless

  • Tuesday, August 26, 2014
    blue microphones
    PSW Staff 08/26/14 09:58 AM,
    Blue Microphones has introduced Mo-Fi headphones (, outfitted with a built-in amplifier matched to high-powered precision drivers The onboard 240 milliwatt amplifier takes the burden of power off of mobile devices, improving their performance in the process and helping to bridge the gap between mobility and high fidelity. “When studio monitors transitioned from passive to active, everyone benefitted, and now we’re bringing that innovation to headphones,” says John Maier, CEO of Blue. “With a built-in amp and high-powered drivers, Mo-Fi… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAmplifierLoudspeakerPowerSoftwareStudio

  • Wednesday, August 13, 2014
    PSW Staff 08/13/14 07:25 AM,
    TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik has introduced new THP-29 Extreme Isolation headphones, designed for both studio and live sound environments. The new headphones are designed to protect eardrums from damage while improving the recording, performing and listening experience. They incorporate high-fidelity, high-input 40 mm drivers with proprietary TruSound Tonal Accuracy, joined by 29 dB of natural passive isolation. Suggested applications include live mixers who need to block out monitor loudspeakers, drummers who need to be able to hear the mix without setting their… View this story
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  • Friday, August 08, 2014
    harman professional
    PSW Staff 08/08/14 03:59 PM,
    Harman Professional has announced a significant investment in marketing and customer service and the concurrent decision to place professional microphone and headphone operations under the management of Bryan Bradley, GM, Loudspeaker Strategic Business Unit.  The decision will see the appointment of a general manager reporting to Bradley as well as marketing and sales leads for Harman Microphones & Headphones in Northridge, CA. Harman Pro president Blake Augsburger notes the success of the loudspeaker business unit and the opportunity to provide… View this story
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