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Articles Tagged Loudspeakers

  • Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/27/16 08:33 AM,
    A unique ‘free concert’ took place recently at Florence’s Piazza della Signoria, an L-shaped square in front of the historic Palazzo Vecchio. The idea was conjured up by Powersoft, who sensed that by taking over this famous square with an impromptu ‘orchestra’ — all ‘playing’ their Deva sensor-equipped multifunctional device that enables audio messaging and video capturing — they would be staging something unique. The event coincided with the company’s pre-Frankfurt, Germany distributor meeting. The idea was to showcase and… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConcertLoudspeakerNetworkingRemoteSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 04/27/16 07:32 AM,
    Quiet Voice Audio (QVA) recently performed a major upgrade to the sound system at Calvary Chapel South Bay (CCSB), installing QSC WL3082 WideLine 8 Series Line Arrays with GP 188 and GP 218 Series Subwoofers, and dedicated PLD Series Processing Amplifiers. The line array loudspeaker system, installed in a left, center, right configuration, is designed to support the church’s three Sunday services, featuring a dynamic, contemporary Christian music program, and replace a 20-year-old system. Jon Bart, QVA’s owner and senior… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsAmplifierInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 04/27/16 06:47 AM,
    For more than 20 years tribute band BABBA has been selling out halls across Australia, Asia, and New Zealand, transporting spellbound crowds back to the heady days of the 1970s with tight harmonies, stunning costumes, and razor-sharp choreography. The band’s authentic musical tribute is all the more impressive thanks to their compact Fulcrum Acoustic PA rig. The band’s audio director, Simon Stavenuiter, has long been an advocate of Fulcrum loudspeakers. Stavenuiter, or “Stav” as his friends call him, employs a… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/26/16 12:01 PM,
    At Pro Light + Sound 2016, FBT launched the next step in the PROMAXX range of portable PA enclosures. With a specially developed polypropylene cabinet and full grille aesthetic. Equipped with custom FBT speakers complete with B&C’s compression driver technology, PROMAXX combines true made-in-Italy quality and style. At its heart is a purpose-built FBT amplifier module with a switch-mode power supply. For the low frequency section, 700W RMS is driven via a Class-D topology, boasting low THD. For HF, meanwhile,… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 04/26/16 09:42 AM,
    Encompass AV recently deployed CDD and a range of other Martin Audio loudspeakers for the newly built Tangled Roots Brewing company, a complete gut and remodel in a historic building site that includes a high end restaurant/bar with a performance space alongside a brewery, adjoining tasting room and private meeting spaces. The Lone Buffalo restaurant on site specializes in “slow food” from the Brewery’s own farm with a variety of home crafted beers and has a small stage for local… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 04/26/16 08:04 AM,
    In the hands of Wicklow-based systems rental house Sound Design, NEXO’s STM Series line arrays have played a prominent role in Dublin’s month-long official commemorations of the 1916 Easter Rising, the long and bloody rebellion of the Irish people against British rule. ‘Ireland 2016’ was an ambitious and wide-ranging national commemoration with an extensive program of music and speech, theatre and sport. As in 1916, some of the most significant events took place in Dublin, where large crowds attended ceremonial… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertConsolesDigitalLine ArrayLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 04/26/16 06:46 AM,
    Genelec is expanding the SAM (Smart Active Monitoring) series with five additions: the new 8340 and 8350 monitors, combined with new 7360 and 7370 subwoofers, offer system flexibility for demanding monitoring needs, for both analog and digital audio applications. SAM subwoofers are also complemented by the new 9301 AES/EBU Multichannel interface, which allows connection to any 7.1 digital audio sources.  “Broadcasters have widely embraced Genelec monitor systems, from studio to remote production vehicles. We are delighted to bring five new… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudioSubwoofer

  • Monday, April 25, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/25/16 12:29 PM,
    The American Airlines Center recently provided the setting for Placido Domingo’s first performance in the Miami area in over a decade. Locally owned Mix3 Sound was tapped to provide sound reinforcement for the sold out event, providing a full PA that featured Anya and Anna Adaptive Systems from Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW.). Jerry Eade, front of house engineer, notes, “It provided a really clean, pure vocal and a very natural, open sound—that’s the mark of a great system. It was… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 04/25/16 10:00 AM,
    For the past ten years, Roselle Park, New Jersey-based Audio Incorporated vice president Mike Sinclair and partner Stephen Tolve have provided the sound for the annual Freifhofers Saratoga Jazz Festival, with Sinclair mixing front of house for many of the acts. The system Sinclair selected for the 2015 Saratoga Jazz Festival consists of a 12-cabinet Renkus-Heinz VL3 “J” array on each side of the stage. “Jazz audiences are totally unforgiving,” notes Sinclair. “With jazz, it’s especially important that the PA… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Friday, April 22, 2016
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    Live Sound Staff 04/22/16 02:56 PM,
    The definition of which characteristics make a line array small- or large-format, is somewhat arbitrary. Is it how wide or high each element is, how much it weighs, how many components each houses, the diameter of the components, or how loud it gets? For this overview, we’ve based the selection on the size of the largest LF driver within the array, considering those with 8-inch to 10-inch cones to be medium-format. Even within the medium-format category, there’s a lot of… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureSlideshowAVLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement



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