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Articles Tagged Loudspeakers

  • Sunday, January 06, 2013
    Michael Adams & Ken Berger 01/06/13 11:52 AM,
    Since its formation, VUE Audiotechnik has been engaged in a strategic development partnership with Materion Electrofusion, the world’s leading supplier of genuine beryllium. VUE’s goal is to develop an expanding family of high performance compression drivers that benefit from beryllium’s unique ability to dramatically improve HF performance. Note: Go here to learn about the latest implementation of this driver technology in the new VUE al-4 subcompact line array. The first results of this collaboration were revealed last June in the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogLoudspeakerManufacturerMeasurementSignal

  • Friday, January 04, 2013
    PSW Staff 01/04/13 03:58 PM,
    Constructed in 1923-1924, the Rialto Theatre in Montreal was inspired by the Neo-baroque-style of the Paris Opera House, and has come to be recognized as one of the most iconic buildings in the city, designated as a National Historic Site of Canada. The Louis XVI style interior was designed by Emmanuel Briffa, designer of more than 60 Canadian movie houses. Despite its glorious design, the Rialto ceased operation as a cinema in 1990, and has since undergone many transformations. Over… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundProductionNewsProductionAudioAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 01/04/13 01:25 PM,
    Sound engineer James “Jimbo” Neal recently selected a pair of VUE Audiotechnik h-15 active loudspeakers for the final leg of the Brian Setzer Orchestra’s Christmas Extravaganza tour. Neal’s objective was to augment the existing Sound Image stage monitors with a compact, high-output side fill system.  “I’ve used many different configurations for side fills over the years, but have always struggled to achieve sufficient coverage and sound quality from a compact footprint,” explains Neal. “My contact at Sound Image recommended that… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, December 21, 2012
    PSW Staff 12/21/12 06:26 AM,
    L-Acoustics Certified Provider Audio Video Electronics (AVE) of Maple Grove, Minnesota, reports that it recently installed an L-Acoustics KIVA loudspeaker system at St. Andrews Lutheran Church in nearby Mahtomedi. According to AVE Vice President Kevin Crow, “St. Andrews has a beautiful 1,200-seat sanctuary with a nearly five second reverb time, so going into this project, we knew that speech intelligibility was one of our primary issues of concern. Furthermore, with an 80-member choir, chamber group and huge pipe organ, St.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 12/21/12 05:14 AM,
    Florida Power & Light (FPL) headquarters in Juno Beach, Florida, features a large atrium that is often used for annual meetings, announcements and gatherings for employees. An expansive room – approximately 175 feet long by 70 feet wide and 50 feet tall – it features glass walls, a metal roof and tile floor. A second floor balcony overlooks the area and is often used as an additional viewing area for such events. In the past the company has relied upon… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, December 20, 2012
    Alan B. Shirley & Paul Fidlin 12/20/12 02:05 PM,
    Design Objectives The Professional Systems Division of Bose Corporation has recently introduced additional coverage patterns for the RoomMatch loudspeaker series, to expand the configurations for the Progressive Directivity Array concept.  This article will review the technologies of the RoomMatch series and examine how they can be deployed to improve the overall sound quality for both live music performance and spoken word in many different room sizes, shapes, or acoustic conditions.    Product development for the RoomMatch series began more than… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureProductAmplifierLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwooferSystem

  • Wednesday, December 19, 2012
    danley sound labs
    PSW Staff 12/19/12 01:28 PM,
    Danley Sound Labs has tapped pro audio manufacturing veteran Jonathan “JP” Parker for the role of national sales manager. Parker more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience to the position, having worked with working with pro audio manufacturers such as Bose, Crown, TOA, and Martin Audio. Although he will focus on the domestic market with Danley, Parker’s background provides him with a global perspective. Reporting to company president Mike Hedden, Parker will be responsible for growing domestic sales… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, December 18, 2012
    PSW Staff 12/18/12 02:12 PM,
    For nearly 60 years Milne Stadium has been home to generations of Albuquerque’s local sporting events. Recently the 6500-seat arena received a wide-ranging makeover, including a new playing surface, new paint and stucco, and a new audio system featuring Community R-Series loudspeakers. As Sound and Signal Systems’ William Hartley explains, the stadium’s previous sound system had been problematic for some time. “A few years ago they installed a new scoreboard behind the end zone, complete with a long-throw, single-point line… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    Ken DeLoria 12/18/12 06:31 AM,
    In the previous segment, we looked at the basic process of using a high-resolution FFT (Fast Fourier Transform) analyzer to view the frequency and phase response of a 12-inch cone driver in a typical 12-inch/2-way loudspeaker. In that segment, we established that the 30-degree off-axis response of the cone driver is substantially lower in level (12 to 18 dB), as well as highly irregular in phase and frequency above approximately 2 kHz, when compared to the driver’s on-axis response (Figure… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureStudy HallLoudspeakerMeasurementProcessorSignalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 12/18/12 06:00 AM,
    Renkus-Heinz has announced the appointment of a new distributor for France, signing an agreement with leading distribution company SoundCo to handle the distribution of Renkus-Heinz products for the French market. SoundCo will also cover the North Africa countries Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia on a non-exclusive basis. With offices in the Paris suburbs and a sales agent team, the company works in all of the entertainment technology sectors, including the live sound/PA rental market, the MI market (including both online and… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement