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Articles Tagged Heil

  • Wednesday, January 13, 2016
    PSW Staff 01/13/16 11:05 AM,
    Heil Sound is marking 2016 as “50 Years of Maximum Rock & Roll” with a year-long celebration kicking off at the upcoming Winter NAMM show as well as a commemorative podcast series of interviews with company founder Bob Heil debuting this month that will highlight the history of the company and its innovations. Founded by Bob Heil in 1966, the company was first known as Ye Olde Music Shoppe, a music store located in Marissa, IL. The store had a… View this story
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  • Monday, January 04, 2016
    PSW Staff 01/04/16 06:22 AM,
    Heil Sound is marking 2016 as “50 Years of Maximum Rock & Roll.” The yearlong celebration will kick off at the Winter NAMM show in January. A commemorative podcast series of interviews with company founder Bob Heil is also scheduled to debut in January. This series will highlight the history of Heil Sound as well as the many innovations in live sound that Heil brought to the industry. Founded in 1966, the company was first known as Ye Olde Music… View this story
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  • Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    heil sound
    PSW Staff 04/25/12 12:36 PM,
    Heil Sound has released an upgraded version of its PR 35 handheld dynamic microphone. Changes include a new chassis, resulting in cosmetic differences with the old model. In addition, rear rejection has been increased to -42 dB with the upgrade. A concealed two-position roll off switch replaces the former thumb switch. The PR 35 ships with three interchangeable colored trim collars that can be mixed and matched. The new PR 35 will be priced the same as the current model… View this story
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  • Monday, June 06, 2011
    PSW Staff 06/06/11 02:05 PM, 0 Comments
    Guitar virtuoso Tommy Emmanuel, best known for his complex finger picking style, energetic performances, and the use of percussive effects on the guitar, now brings his high-energy show to the US for a series of summer dates. Along for the entire voyage has been a full package of Heil Sound microphones. The show uses a total of 30 inputs and all but a handful—keys and acoustic guitars are on DIs—take a Heil mic. The drum kit uses a combination of… View this story
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  • Wednesday, April 07, 2010
    heil sound sarah
    PSW Staff 04/07/10 11:54 AM, 0 Comments
    Sarah Heil has been named president of Heil Sound Ltd, the company that her husband and company CEO Bob Heil founded in 1966. She now heads up the two divisions, Pro and Amateur Radio, and will oversee all aspects of Heil Sound’s financial management as well as long-term strategies. Sarah Heil began working at Heil Sound, first in IT, in 1999 and has played in increasingly active role in the company’s activities. Increasingly, she has been a familiar face at… View this story
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  • Monday, November 02, 2009
    heil sound alice in chains
    PSW Staff 11/02/09 08:23 AM, 0 Comments
    Alice in Chains, which has re-formed with new singer William DuVall replacing the late Layne Staley, did a promotional concert circuit for its new album “Black Gives Way To Blue” throughout September, with front of house engineer Tom Abraham deploying Heil Sound microphones for the band. “Switching to Heil mics has allowed me to get the greatest gain before feedback of any other microphone that I have ever used, ” explains Abraham. Heil Sound PR 30 microphones are housed in… View this story
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  • Friday, August 14, 2009
    heil sound microphone
    PSW Staff 08/14/09 01:38 PM, 0 Comments
    Heil Sound has introduced the PR 48 large diaphragm dynamic microphone, designed for kick drum use.  The PR 48 features a 1.5-inch diameter element, and is mounted in a vulcanized double shock mount, which offers complete isolation within a rugged cast metal housing, which is designed with a slanted entrance to the 3-pin XLR so the cable assembly is easier to connect. A specially designed low pass filter sets the -3 dB hinge points at 30 Hz and 8kHz with… View this story
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  • Friday, July 24, 2009
    heil frampton
    PSW Staff 07/24/09 11:04 AM, 0 Comments
    Thirty-five years ago, Bob Heil built one of his now famous talk boxes and gave it to Peter Frampton as a Christmas present. Audio history shows that the talk box played a huge roll with Frampton’s first solo album, the landmark “Frampton Comes Alive!” Released in 1976, the release went on to become the all-time best-selling live album to this point in time. Heil and Frampton went their separate ways over the years, with Heil guiding his company, Heil Sound,… View this story
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  • Tuesday, May 05, 2009
    heil sound pr 20
    PSW Staff 05/05/09 10:33 AM, 0 Comments
    Heil Sound has introduced the PR 20 UT (Utility) dynamic microphone, a low cost version of the successful PR 20 and intended for live sound, commercial broadcast, and recording applications. Specifications and performance characteristics are identical to the PR 20: wide frequency range, the ability to handle +140 dB SPL, -35 dB of rear rejection and natural articulation. The difference is a stripped down packaging scheme putting the UT in the price range of any musician, recordist or sound company.… View this story
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  • Wednesday, April 22, 2009
    danley sound labs church
    PSW Staff 04/22/09 02:40 PM, 0 Comments
    East West Church in Marietta, Georgia recently moved its dynamic, contemporary worship services to a family life center, with Nashville-based Pro Audio Solutions contracted to put together a high-end sound reinforcement system worthy of the church’s technically-polished and inspired services. Pro Audio Solutions Director of Contracting Scott Oliver notes that his firm’s overall design goals for East West Church were not unlike those for recording studios, and he has found that Danley Sound Labs loudspeakers and subs backed up by… View this story
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