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Articles Tagged Loudspeakers

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Bobby Owsinski 04/17/12 07:36 AM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Christine Lavin recently sent in the following question: “Where do headphones fit in the mix for you, or do you listen just to the speakers? I’ve been in studios where they have 3 sets of speakers—small medium and large—and the producer or mixer (if it’s someone else) listen on all three. But I’m a headphone person. Wonder what your opinion of that is?” I’m a firm believer that you can get great… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollStudy HallDigital Audio WorkstationsMixerStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/17/12 07:04 AM,
    The new Jet Blue Park in Fort Myers, FL, spring training home of the Boston Red Sox, is outfitted with a sound reinforcement system headed by a selection of Community Professional WET and R-Series weather-resistant loudspeakers. The audio system for the 11,000-capacity venue was designed by Gary White of WJHW, based in Dallas, and installed by Jupiter, FL-based Peerson Audio. The new venue’s architecture presented a few minor challenges to the project, according to Peerson Audio president Don Peerson. “The… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, April 16, 2012
    PSW Staff 04/16/12 09:02 AM,
    Belgian rental company Soundfield has become the latest L-Acoustics Rental Network Agent, having placed a substantial initial order from ASC Audio, the local distributor in Belgium. Soundfield now boasts an inventory of 24 KARA, 24 x KIVA and 24 x KUDO WSTline source cabinets; 14 x SB18 and 24 x SB28 subwoofers; 12 x 115XT HiQ active monitors; 12 x 12XT coaxials; 6 x LA4 amplified controllers and 36 x LA8A controllers in LA-RAKs. The company runs an installation arm,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/16/12 08:31 AM,
    LMG, Inc., an Orlando-based full-service provider of audio, video and lighting support, recently added a quantity of L-Acoustics K1 WST line source enclosures and accompanying K1-SB subs to its arsenal for live event production. Designed with superior SPL, LF and throw capabilities for large venue applications, plus a captive rigging system for exceptional accuracy and quick setup, the large-format K1 seamlessly complements LMG’s current inventory of KUDO enclosures used for fill and delay, SB28 subwoofers, and other audio gear. LMG… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollBusinessLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwooferAudio

  • Thursday, April 12, 2012
    PSW Staff 04/12/12 06:17 PM,
    Originally making its debut in 1959, and recently celebrating its 50th birthday, the legendary Second City Comedy Theatre has opened the UP Comedy Club, a new theatre in the Piper’s Alley area of Chicago. With resident stages in Chicago, Toronto, and Touring Ensembles, Second City entertains over 1,000,000 guests each year. It was the training ground for a host of famous alumni including John Belushi, Mike Myers, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, John Candy, Catherine O’Hara, Tina Fey, Steve Carell, Stephen… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVConsolesInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/12/12 04:42 PM,
    Line 6 has announced the availability of the new StageSource L3t loudspeaker, outfitted with Smart Speaker mode that optimizes output for a variety of performance scenarios: front-of-house PA, floor monitor, personal PA, keyboard and acoustic guitar backline. The L3t can also be used with Line 6 POD multi-effect processors as a high-performance electric guitar speaker system. Smart Speaker modes can be set manually or automatically via built-in orientation sensors that detect whether the loudspeaker has been pole-mounted or rotated and… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVLoudspeakerMixerProcessorSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 04/12/12 09:18 AM,
    The Fachhochschule (technical college or University of Applied Sciences in English) in Münster, Germany has installed KLA Series fixed arcuate active line arrays loudspeaker system to deliver sound reinforcement at Audimax Hall, one of the school’s largest largest lecture theatres. Located in the nearby town of Steinfurt, Audimax Hall, with a capacity of 200, has pitched rows of seating, rising towards the back of the chamber in classic lecture theatre fashion. It presents an acoustic challenge to any PA system,… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeaker

  • Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    PSW Staff 04/11/12 03:26 PM,
    Following its launch at the recent Prolight + Sound 2012 in Frankfurt, VUE Audiotechnik has announced a development partnership with Materion Electrofusion, the world-leading supplier of beryllium and other advanced materials for high-end acoustic applications. VUE Audiotechnik and Materion are currently developing a family of compression drivers based around Materion’s Truextent acoustic beryllium. Extremely stiff and lightweight, beryllium offers a unique combination of properties that dramatically reduce mechanical deformation (breakup), shifting the resonant frequencies inherent in more conventional materials outside… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollProductAVBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/11/12 11:00 AM,
    When legendary Dutch cinematographer and film director Jan de Bont was approached to produce an art project which promotes the country’s HSL-Zuid high speed rail project, his concept of a 3D film of the route was technically challenging. But with the assistance of an Alcons Audio system, audiences of the finished film, Surfing on Light, enjoyed a complete sensory experience. De Bont has worked on many high profile films, including Twister, Basic Instinct, Die Hard and Lara Croft Tomb Raider.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/11/12 08:30 AM,
    With 14 campuses in and around the city of Chicago and 25 weekend worship services each Sunday, New Life Community Church is one very active non-denominational Christian church. Until recently, their Midway Campus sanctuary faced a number of speech intelligibility and related challenges with their sound reinforcement system. The situation is now resolved—thanks in large part to the new sound system consisting of Variant Series installation line array loudspeakers from D.A.S. Audio. West Chester, OH-based Troubadour Solutions, an A/V design… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio