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Articles Tagged Lectrosonics

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/24/12 11:53 AM,
    Lectrosonics is pleased to introduce the release of Version 5.1 firmware for the company’s Venue Wideband modular receiver system. The V5.1 firmware provides an important enhancement that will be most beneficial to broadcast, location, and sound reinforcement professionals—the capability of a “TalkBack” function compatible with the newly introduced HH handheld transmitter. When the transmitter is set to TalkBack mode and the function is engaged (activated when the user presses the multi-function button on the HH transmitter), the audio will switch… View this story
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  • Tuesday, April 10, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/10/12 07:52 AM,
    Lectrosonics has introduced the WM Watertight Transmitter, the company’s newest addition to its line of Digital Hybrid Wireless microphone systems offering compandor-free audio. An extension of the SM series Super Miniature transmitter family, the new WM Watertight Transmitter employs a specially designed aluminum alloy case with sealed battery doors, antenna port, and microphone connector. This fully watertight transmitter with a feature set similar to Lectrosonics’ popular SMQV beltpack unit runs on two AA batteries and can take remote commands from… View this story
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  • Monday, April 09, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/09/12 11:12 AM,
    Xanti Salvador, a location sound recordist who is also a college level instructor of audio, relies on wireless technology from Rio Rancho, NM-based Lectrosonics. “My professional life is divided between Europe and South America,” Salvador reports. “In addition to my faculty position at the Facultad Experimental de Artes FEDA-LUZ in Maracaibo, where I teach sound editing and other aspects of audio, I am also active as a location sound recordist for TV and film.” Salvador’s credits include work on the… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

  • Thursday, March 15, 2012
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    PSW Staff 03/15/12 04:05 PM,
    Lectrosonics is saddened to announce that Matt Robertson, the West Coast face and voice of the company for 12 years, passed away suddenly March 9, 2012 at the age of 59.  A company communication states, “Matt’s easy going personality, professionalism, and easy smile will be sorely missed by all who knew him. Our prayers and condolences go out to his family and friends. The professional audio and music community has lost a true gentleman and great guitarist.” The memorial service… View this story
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  • Tuesday, February 21, 2012
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    PSW Staff 02/21/12 10:25 AM,
    Recently renewed for its third season, A&E’s popular police drama The Glades is preparing to return to production. Capturing the location sound is no easier than solving the crimes the show is built around. That’s precisely why the show’s production sound mixer uses an arsenal of wireless equipment from the catalog of Rio Rancho, NM-based Lectrosonics. Mark Weber CAS is a veteran film & television production sound mixer and responsible for the location sound on The Glades. In this line… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollMicrophoneTechnicianWirelessAudio

  • Sunday, February 12, 2012
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    PSW Staff 02/12/12 02:46 PM,
    Lectrosonics has recently implemented several steps to minimize the company’s power consumption, lessening the impact of its environmental footprint. The replacement of lighting fixtures throughout both the corporate offices and manufacturing facilities is an important step toward the company’s goal of being more environmentally friendly. In the company’s manufacturing areas, forty-eight 400 watt metal-halide fixtures have been replaced with forty-eight 4-lamp 52 watt fluorescent fixtures. Additionally, the machine shop offices had new bulbs and electronic ballasts installed in their 32… View this story
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  • Thursday, February 02, 2012
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    PSW Staff 02/02/12 07:50 AM,
    The use of wireless technology from Lectrosonics provided benefits for the recent production of the musical “Gypsy” by the University of Evansville Department of Theatre. “‘Gypsy’ is a story about vaudeville performers turning to burlesque to make a living,” explains Richard Ingraham, a Cleveland, OH-based free-lance sound designer operating under the name RBI Computers and Audio who was brought in to work with the production. “There’s a strip routine in the show and the main character—Gypsy—had the most revealing part.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertMicrophoneWireless

  • Thursday, January 26, 2012
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    PSW Staff 01/26/12 05:09 AM,
    Prospect Theater Company in New York frequently re-interprets classic plays and musicals when creating new works, and such is the case of The Iron Curtain, a new musical comedy set in New York City, Moscow, and Berlin in 1954 about two struggling songwriters kidnapped by the KGB to fix a clunker propaganda musical. Performances of The Iron Curtain late last year took place in The Rose Nagelberg Theatre at the Baruch College Performing Arts Center, with Andy Leviss, a New… View this story
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  • Thursday, January 12, 2012
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    PSW Staff 01/12/12 08:09 AM, 0 Comments
    In conducting demonstrations of the Quadra IEM (in-ear monitoring) system at the upcoming NAMM 2012 show in Anaheim, Lectrosonics notes that its booth - 6329 - will be an oasis of quiet amidst the usual show floor noise. The use of the Quadra IEM will highlight the effectiveness of the product while simultaneously enabling the company to be a “good neighbor” to others in attendance. Consisting of the M4R belt-pack diversity receiver and the M4T half-rack transmitter, the Lectrosonics Quadra… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductMonitoringWireless

  • Friday, December 16, 2011
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    PSW Staff 12/16/11 02:40 PM, 0 Comments
    As any field production professional knows, electronics and liquids simply don’t get along very well. And yet, there are those occasions when the gear simply can’t avoid taking a hit. Such was the case during a post game interview in August when the Houston Astros stunned the Chicago Cubs by coming behind with a major play in the bottom of the 9th inning. As the team celebrated, a large beverage cooler had its contents emptied on the player who made… View this story
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