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Articles Tagged Headphones

  • Monday, April 11, 2016
    Joe Gilder 04/11/16 05:55 AM,
    This article is provided by Home Studio Corner.   Editor’s note: This article originally ran in 2011, but the information is still just as useful and relevant today. A question I’m often asked is “Do You Mix With Headphones”, which I think is something worth discussing. To start, here are a few comments I’ve received in response to this very question: David S. I cater to the most popular form of listening. So far, I’ve found that mixing to headphones… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogProductionAudioAnalogEducationLoudspeakerMonitoringSignalStudioSystemTechnician

  • Thursday, April 07, 2016
    PSW Staff 04/07/16 01:37 PM,
    At the Prolight + Sound show in Frankfurt, AKG by Harman has introduced the flagship closed-back K872 reference headphones, designed for audio engineers and musicians who require accuracy and detail for critical recording, mixing, mastering and live sound engineering applications. The K872 utilizes a 53 mm transducer, the largest AKG has ever built. This driver was developed from the K812 transducer and helps deliver very high headroom and dynamic range. Each K872 transducer employs a 1.5 Tesla magnet system, the… View this story
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  • rupert neve designs
    PSW Staff 04/07/16 06:58 AM,
    Rupert Neve Designs has announced the new RNHP: Precision Headphone Amplifier, on display at the Prolight + Sound show in Frankfurt. Based on the headphone output circuitry of the 5060 Centerpiece desktop mixer, the RNHP is a dedicated 24-volt reference-quality headphone amplifier with level and impedance-calibrated +4 dBu line, unbalanced RCA, and 3.5 mm inputs, housed in a rugged VESA-mountable steel chassis. It’s designed with near-zero output impedance and high-power, high-headroom circuitry to drive any headphones on the market. From… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductAmplifierInterconnectMonitoringSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Wednesday, March 30, 2016
    Chris Huff 03/30/16 09:53 AM,
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   Personal monitoring systems, aka IEM systems, come in all shapes and sizes but which is best for a particular band?  There are five levels of these systems which drive product selection and a few brands have been highlighted. Level 1: Basic IEM System This is as simple as it gets. The Rolls PM351 has been the go-to minimalistic monitor system for years. Each unit works by plugging the musician’s microphone or… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureStudy HallAVMixerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Tuesday, March 29, 2016
    PSW Staff 03/29/16 09:01 AM,
    Abbey Road Institute, the educational arm of the recording studios has announced a partnership with Gibson Brands. Under the terms of the mutually supportive relationship, Gibson and Epiphone Guitars, NEAT Microphones and KRK studio equipment have all been supplied to support education at the Abbey Road Institutes across Europe. Luca Barassi, managing director of the original Abbey Road Institute in London, comments: “We’re honored to be working with a manufacturer of Gibson Brands’ quality and standing, and are delighted that… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEducationLoudspeakerManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Tuesday, March 15, 2016
    PSW Staff 03/15/16 08:19 AM,
    As part of the company’s “Fit for Future” strategy, beyerdynamic announces Alan Feckanin as the director for the Americas. This new role accompanies a series of recent appointments for the company throughout the world. With his accomplished experience building sales and marketing strategies, Feckanin will lead a growing team in the Americas to effectively promote the use of beyerdynamic consumer and professional audio products, as well as conference audio systems. Feckanin takes on this new challenge after sixteen years working… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophone

  • Friday, February 05, 2016
    PSW Staff 02/05/16 01:56 PM,
    Prestonwood Baptist Church, with two campuses in Texas, recently selected the Roland M-48 live personal mixers for its Plano home base campus, installed by Clair Solutions. With a large number of musicians every Sunday, not to mention an expanded orchestra performing throughout the holiday season, serving the different monitoring needs and preferences of so many musicians has been challenging to say the least. “Some players just want to adjust volume, and others want to adjust the EQ and add reverb… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsAVDigitalMonitoringNetworkingSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, February 03, 2016
    PSW Staff 02/03/16 03:29 PM,
    Audio-Technica announces that its ATH-R70x Professional Open-Back Reference Headphones have received a NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement in the Headphone/Earphone Technology category. Presented by the NAMM Foundation, the awards celebrate the best in professional audio and sound production. The 31st Annual TEC Awards were presented Saturday, January 23, 2016, at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. “It is a distinct honor that our ATH-R70x has received top honors in its category at the 31st… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016
    PSW Staff 01/26/16 08:11 AM,
    The new TH-900mk2 headphones from Fostex offer the same design, construction and appearance of the original TH-900, with the addition of a detachable cable system, and an optional balanced cable for improved dynamic range and reduced crosstalk. The TH-900mk2’s neodymium magnet and Biodyna diaphragm provide high-resolution audio reproduction at any sound level.  Its rigid, non-resonant housing and its supple Japanese leather cups offer comfort with acoustic isolation.  The TH-900mk2 is finished with a Japanese Urushi lacquer and includes the ST300… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Monday, January 25, 2016
    PSW Staff 01/25/16 10:14 AM,
    Yamaha recently showcased the new MT Series professional studio monitor headphones, the HPH-MT7, at The 2016 NAMM Show. Drawing from the same philosophy that inspired the development of the NS-10M studio monitor loudspeakers, MT7 headphones are designed to deliver flat, high-resolution sound with precise stereo imaging and faithful source signal reproduction. They also provide isolation and comfort for extended listening sessions where fatigue is a primary consideration. The MT7 headphones feature custom drivers equipped with CCAW voice coils and neodymium… View this story
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