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  • Friday, April 12, 2013
    PSW Staff 04/12/13 09:50 AM,
    AKG has introduced the K612PRO reference class and K712PRO reference studio headphones at the Prolight+Sound 2013 show in Frankfurt. The Vienna-manufactured headphones with 2-layer diaphragm proprietary Varimotion technology provide exceptional imaging and distortion elimination.  The K612PRO is an open-back, circumaural dynamic headphone, delivering brilliant details for a full, spacious sound. The visual components of the self-adjusting glove-leather headband with aluminum arches and solid rivets provide a lightweight, maximum comfort fit. The K712PRO is the new top-of-the-line reference headphone, as the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Tuesday, March 19, 2013
    PSW Staff 03/19/13 01:41 PM,
    Audio-Technica is the microphone manufacturer of choice for the WKSU Akron News Bureau’s newly completed Main Street Studio. WKSU news bureaus located in Cleveland, Canton, and Akron, Ohio, along with the station’s main news operations housed at the WKSU Broadcast Center on the main campus of Kent State University, provide in-depth regional news coverage to complement NPR-delivered news reports. With the Main Street Studio positioned in the shadow of the Federal Building in downtown Akron and around the corner from… View this story
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  • Wednesday, March 06, 2013
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    Jon Tidey 03/06/13 03:13 PM,
    This article is provided by Audio Geek Zine.   This little box has been so helpful and it didn’t really cost anything to make. It’s a box that takes one stereo signal and splits it into two, or vice versa. While the design is not perfect, it’s invaluable for me and my one-room studio. Parts: —A box (I used a Hammond box, I think, but an Altoids tin would work just fine) —Three unswitched TRS (tip/ring/sleeve) stereo 1/4-inch jacks —Wire… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogInterconnectLoudspeakerSignalStudio

  • Friday, March 01, 2013
    PSW Staff 03/01/13 06:19 AM,
    Nominated for a GRAMMY for Best Classical Compendium in 2013, producer John Schneider has relied on Harman’s AKG K240 headphones. For the last five years Schneider has been recording and mixing the unique music of Harry Partch with his band, PARTCH in his studio with the help of the K240 headphones. The band’s most recent 3-disc album – Partch: Bitter Music – was produced by Schneider with AKG headphones as they offer the “most realistic sound” available. Harry Partch was… View this story
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  • Friday, February 15, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/15/13 03:11 PM,
    AKG’s celebration of its 65 anniversary continues with the release of redesigned, limited editions of its K702 headphones and C451 microphone. With a Titan semi-gloss finish and blue highlights, the limited edition pieces make a nice addition to any studio, whether for show or performance.  AKG’s C451 65th Anniversary Edition condenser embodies sound from the popular C451 EB with the CK1 capsule delivering high quality and precision accuracy.  Since its introduction in 1969, the C451 has been continuously improved and… View this story
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  • Friday, February 01, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/01/13 09:11 AM,
    Audio-Technica has introduced the ATH-M50RD professional studio monitor headphones, a stylish red limited-edition version of the company’s flagship ATH-M50 headphones. Based on input from end users looking for an alternative to the ATH-M50’s existing color schemes, the ATH-M50RD headphones offer the exact same comfort and superior audio quality for professional monitoring and mixing as their standard counterparts. Audio-Technica U.S. marketing director Gary Boss states, “We decided to inject some color into the studio with the limited-edition ATH-M50RD. Discerning engineers and… View this story
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  • Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    PSW Staff 01/30/13 04:43 AM,
    The new CUSTOM ONE PRO is a professional quality headphone concept for studio or home that allows the user to experience a completely interactive listening session. An all-in-one solution for any desired acoustic scenario, the versatile new headphones feature Beyerdynamic’s specially designed CUSTOM Sound Slider, which allows the user to switch the audio mix of their music between 4 completely unique mix profiles. The mix profiles range from a more analytical sound to the contemporary “heavy bass” sound, and can… View this story
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  • Wednesday, January 16, 2013
    PSW Staff 01/16/13 12:47 PM,
    Fostex has introduced the TH-900 dynamic headphones and the HP-A8C 32-bit DAC/headphone amplifier, sold separately but optimized to work together. The TH-900 headphones include specially engineered driver unit with a 1.5 tesla magnetic circuit that allows the unit to achieve significantly wider range, as well as the company’s proprietary “Biodyna” 50mm biodynamic diaphragm for purity of sound reproduction. The headphones are crafted with Japanese Cherry Birch housings, which offer a rigid and extremely dense texture that creates a robust acoustic… View this story
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  • Tuesday, December 11, 2012
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    PSW Staff 12/11/12 12:01 PM,
    CAD Audio has introduced new Sessions MH510 professional headphones, designed for recording and live audio environments. MH510 headphones produce a wide frequency response (10 Hz – 24 kHz) with extended lows, smooth mids and articulate, life-like highs for accurate and natural reproduction. High SPL capability delivers ample volume while the design provides exceptional isolation ensuring a private listening experience that eliminates bleed through into the playback environment. MH510 headphones are available in a distinct and modern cosmetic design with four… View this story
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  • Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/19/12 09:24 AM,
    AKG continues to grow and expand from its founders’, physicist Dr. Rudolf Görke and businessman Ing. Ernst Pless, original visions. Professionals worldwide have learned to associate the highest standards in quality, performance and dependability with the 65-year-old name of AKG.  Discovering trends has always been a strong suit for AKG, from patenting more products, designs and pieces than all of its competitors combined, to originally recognizing the need for a wider range of equipment for various levels of recording. Celebrating… View this story
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