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  • Wednesday, January 16, 2013
    limiter loudspeaker
    Charlie Hughes 01/16/13 08:39 AM,
    While it’s nothing new to place a limiter immediately in front of a power amplifier to keep it from clipping, there is more that can be accomplished with a limiter to squeeze a bit more low-frequency performance out of a loudspeaker while keeping it within its safe operating area. Most loudspeaker systems have a limited excursion capability. The voice coil and cone assembly can travel only so far before the motor strength significantly decreases, the suspension (surround and/or spider) reaches… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureStudy HallAmplifierAVEducationLoudspeakerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, January 15, 2013
    martin audio
    PSW Staff 01/15/13 12:11 PM,
    Martin Audio has appointed Dominic Jacobson to the new role of EMEA export account manager in order to streamline the company’s continuing expansion into global markets. Jacobson will be applying his extensive experience and skills acquired in the film, broadcast TV and music production industries to the live sound and contracting markets, where he will be responsible for the EMEA territories. “I’m relishing the challenge of promoting a brand that is so highly regarded in each of its core market… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundProductionNewsProductionAudioAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • community
    PSW Staff 01/15/13 11:06 AM,
    The Athletics Hall and Gymnasium At Ocean County College (New Jersey), a multi-use facility used for games, practices, classes, and other events, was recently treated to a new sound system to replace its aging 1970s era system. The design-build project was handled by Blackwood, NJ-based JD Sound and Video, and includes Community Professional R-Series loudspeakers and iBOX subwoofers. “The original system, which was installed in the early 1970s, featured some of Community’s first hand-molded horns,” explains JD Sound’s Joe DiSabatino.… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, January 14, 2013
    image
    PSW Staff 01/14/13 06:05 PM,
    Argosy Console has debuted the new line of Bioacoustics-enhanced Spire Speaker Stands, which provide an attractive and stable solution for studio monitor isolation. Two models are offered in the line—the Spire 420i with a height of 42 inches, and the Spire 360i, which is 36 inches tall. The Spire Stands, which are comprised of 5/4-inch powder-coated substrate for stability and resilience, offer a modern design with die-cut side panels and beveled edges to present high-tech look and feel. The patented… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

  • celestion
    PSW Staff 01/14/13 12:41 PM,
    Celestion will be unveiling new additions to its next-generation CF Series of high-end ferrite magnet drivers at the upcoming Winter NAMM show in Anaheim (booth 4676). The new 18-inch, cast aluminum frame, ferrite magnet, low-frequency drivers are well-suited to use in high-end, professional sound reinforcement. The CF1830E is designed to be a multi-purpose loudspeaker driver for reflex, scoop bass or horn-loaded subwoofers as well as a bass unit in a large multi-way system. The CF1830E hass a 3-inch/75mm multi-layer voice… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsProductAVLoudspeakerSubwoofer

  • Friday, January 11, 2013
    renkus-heinz
    PSW Staff 01/11/13 10:41 AM,
    Renkus-Heinz has announced the appointment of Scott Leslie to the position of president. Leslie comes to Renkus-Heinz from JBL Professional, where he served as vice president of engineering. His industry background includes stints at a wide range of technology leaders including Sun Microsystems, Tektronix, and Altec Lansing. Leslie is also founder of Evidant Corporation, providers of business intelligence for IT solutions, where he has held executive level positions since 2002. He joins Renkus-Heinz as the company is experiencing unprecedented growth,… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundProductionNewsProductionAudioAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturer

  • Tuesday, January 08, 2013
    gain structure
    Chuck McGregor 01/08/13 03:02 PM,
    Although this is not a rigorous treatment of the subject, the following are general guidelines that may be helpful in setting the gain structure for an audio system and making final adjustments to it for best results. A Basic Procedure As a minimum, you need to use at least a voltmeter along with the maximum output voltage specification for each piece of electronics. The preferable tool is an oscilloscope that can be used to observe the signal directly. If neither… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogPollStudy HallAmplifierAVLoudspeakerMixerProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementSystem

  • image
    PSW Staff 01/08/13 06:50 AM,
    The Village Theater, located in historic downtown Danville, California, has been a community fixture for more than 150 years. Originally built as a barn, it has served as many things, including a movie theater.  When the city purchased the venue in 1987, it opened its doors as a performing arts theater for the community. The city leaders recently decided it was time to remodel the interior and upgrade the sound system. They contacted Leo’s Professional Audio of Oakland, to design… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, January 07, 2013
    fostex
    PSW Staff 01/07/13 11:14 AM,
    Fostex has announced that the PMO.3, the company’s first 2-way powered studio monitor, is now shipping. Offered in three color styles that include gray, white and classic black, the PMO.3 combines a dedicated 3-inch LF fiberglass cone woofer and 3/4-inch HF silk dome tweeter drivers together with a built-in class D amplifier.  Compact in stature, yet efficient and robust in accuracy, the PMO.3 system fits well into any home studio environment. The versatile color options and elements such as a… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

  • american audio
    PSW Staff 01/07/13 09:29 AM,
    At the upcoming Winter NAMM show in Anaheim (booth 6330), American Audio is introducing the new ELS15A 2-way active loudspeaker and ELX Series of class A/B amplifiers. The ELS15A has a 15-inch low-frequency driver and titanium high-frequency compression driver, as well as high power handling capability and efficiency. The unit includes a high-efficiency switch mode power supply with a class A/B LF power amplifier and a class A/B HF amplifier. Other facilities include: —Active signal limiting system with LED indicator… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAmplifierLoudspeakerPowerSound Reinforcement