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  • Thursday, October 08, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/08/15 11:07 AM,
    The SkyWay at Mont Blanc has been equipped with an evacuation system manufactured by RCF, and specified by installation company CED Impianti. An RCF DXT 9000 digital system, certified in accordance with the new EN54-16 standard, was used for this engineering challenge. “We already knew the DXT 9000 products,” explains the installer Jacopo Franchin. “The central system is powerful, reliable and it conforms to sector regulations. It was a great choice from both the technical and commercial points of view.”… View this story
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    PSW Staff 10/08/15 10:51 AM,
    LE DIV4S, an Italian ensemble of four female sopranos have switched to DPA‘s d:facto vocal microphone for their live performances. Front of house sound engineer Simone ‘Zeta’ Saccomandi introduced the artists to the microphones during a recent concert organised by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in Azerbaijan, which took place at the National Theatre of Baku Philharmonic. “Prior to the concert, LE DIV4S spent several days in my studio rehearsing, so I took the opportunity to compare the d:facto… View this story
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    10/08/15 10:19 AM,
    Morimoto Naniwa Sound Projects of Tokyo has designed numerous professional-grade sound reinforcement systems for schools, including Wakasugi Nursery School in Nichinan-City, Miyazaki Prefecture. To give the school great sound that would be easy for the staff to operate, Masaki Morimoto, co-owner of Morimoto Naniwa Sound Projects, specified an Ashly Audio ne24.24M processor with an Ashly FR-16 remote fader controller for adjusting input and output levels along with Ashly’s iPad control for scene selection. Wakasugi Nursery School’s sound reinforcement system is… View this story
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  • Wednesday, October 07, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/07/15 03:03 PM,
    Global hire company, Wigwam Acoustics, has purchased Allen & Heath’s Qu-Pac rackmount digital mixers as the hub of new shout systems, which were used throughout the 2015 festival season. Wigwam initially purchased two Qu-Pacs but soon purchased another four. Installed in several new rack shout systems, the Qu-Pacs manage communications between front of house and monitor position on the main stages of many of the season’s top festivals, including the Isle of Wight and the Big Church day. Qu-Pac is… View this story
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    PSW Staff 10/07/15 09:31 AM,
    British manufacturer Audient has appointed Lexon Distribucion SA as the new distributor for its compact product range, including the 8-channel mic pre and ADC, ASP800, which recently started shipping worldwide. Based in Barcelona, Lexon is headed up by Eva Thullen, who says, “Audient has been a highly respected brand in the pro audio field for over 18 years, and we at Lexon Distribucion S.A. are proud to be the distributor for the newer additions to their portfolio, the iD range… View this story
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    PSW Staff 10/07/15 08:38 AM,
    Dublin’s Bord Gáis Energy Theatre hosted Crosby, Stills & Nash in early September as part of their 2015 European tour; utilizing loudspeakers from Outline to support the performance. Accompanied by their backing band, the trio performed songs from their extensive cataloge, as well as new material from each member. More than forty years since they started out in Los Angeles, the band continues a creative partnership that is one of the most influential and enduring in music. David Crosby, Stephen… View this story
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    PSW Staff 10/07/15 08:15 AM,
    SH Acoustics was recently enlisted by NYC-based exhibition design firm Thinc Design for the audio installation for the USA Pavilion at Expo Milano, the first world’s fair since 2012, which is taking place in Italy from May 1 to October 31, 2015. SH Acoustics selected Symetrix to support multi-zone audio distribution for the event. In such a complex installation, “we knew that Symetrix SymNet Radius DSPs would be reliable and flexible – in short, one less thing for us to… View this story
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    PSW Staff 10/07/15 06:36 AM,
    Albanian artist Anri Sala recently selected Meyer Sound for his multimedia installation, The Present Moment, commissioned at Munich’s Haus der Kunst. With sound design by Olivier Goinard, the installation contrasted the large, cold architectural space of Haus der Kunst with the intimacy of chamber music by Arnold Schoenberg. “In order to accurately convey a sense of space in the conception of this work, I needed to rely on very sensitive, accurate, and reliable tools, and working with Meyer Sound has… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVLoudspeakerManufacturerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, October 06, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/06/15 08:03 AM,
    Japan’s national broadcasting network NHK, has commissioned two API Vision consoles for their primary recording facilities. The first 64 channel console was commissioned in February, 2014, and was so well-received that NHK was installing its second 64 channel Vision less than a year later. Both consoles were built with a variety of custom features designed to facilitate NHK’s special applications, which include both recording and live broadcasts of performances ranging from small ensembles to large orchestral groups. The first console… View this story
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  • Monday, October 05, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/05/15 01:45 PM,
    Way Out West festival in Gothenburg, Sweden offered an immersive showcase for the recently expanded LEO Family systems from Meyer Sound. With the newest LEOPARD linear sound reinforcement loudspeakers leading a family of LEO and LYON systems, Meyer Sound covered all four festival stages, supporting headliners such as Beck, Patti Smith, Florence and the Machine, Belle & Sebastian, and Pet Shop Boys. Stockholm-based Starlight provided all sound, lighting, and staging systems. “LEOPARD is a sound revolution at its extreme limit,”… View this story
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