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  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015
    sound myths
    Harvey Gerst 08/26/15 07:03 AM,
    Over the years, I’ve heard people tell me a lot of things that they believe to be true, but aren’t. They hear it from other musicians and pass it on and pretty soon, people start accepting it as absolute fact. The actual truth gets buried in history and that’s the way legends are born. It’s charming, but inaccurate. Let’s examine some of these beliefs. Bass drum ports There are a lot of drummers that cut a small hole (usually around… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureOpinionProductionAudioAnalogDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerMicrophoneStudioSystem

  • Tuesday, August 11, 2015
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    PSW Staff 08/11/15 01:08 PM,
    Audio-Technica is now shipping its AT2020USBi Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone featuring iOS compatibility. Modeled after the AT2020, this digital output mic features an A/D converter with a 24-bit/96 kHz sampling rate to deliver articulation and intelligibility for home studio recording, field recording, podcasting and voiceover use. The AT2020USBi works with both USB and Lightning cables (included), so users can digitally capture audio on the device of their choice: PC, Mac or iOS. The integrated gain control allows users to adjust… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingDigitalManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

  • Wednesday, July 22, 2015
    shure mixer
    Shure Incorporated 07/22/15 11:00 AM,
    Every time the number of open or active microphones in your church system increases, the system gain (or volume) also increases. The effect of this is greater potential for feedback as more microphones are added, just as if the master volume control were being turned up. In addition, unwanted background noise increases with the number of open microphones. Here, the effect is a loss of intelligibility as the background noise level rises closer to the level of the desired sound.… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollProductionAudioMicrophoneMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, June 23, 2015
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    PSW Staff 06/23/15 12:31 PM,
    AKG by Harman has introduced the DMM8 U and DMM14 U reference digital microphone mixers offering advanced DSP functionality and multiple routing options. DMM8 U and DMM14 U feature built-in DSP to ensure precise mixing of up to 80 and 140 channels, respectively, by cascading up to 10 units. Stereo audio outputs and USB connections offer additional routing options for both models.  DSP functions such as EQ filters, compressor/limiter, and routing make the DMM8 and DMM14 effective for a variety… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVDigitalInterconnectManufacturerMicrophoneMixerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, May 28, 2015
    microphones
    Bruce Bartlett 05/28/15 10:50 AM,
    Suppose you’re going to mike a singer, a sax, or a guitar. Which mic should you choose? Where should you place it? Your mic technique has a powerful effect on the sound of your recordings. In this article we’ll look at some general principles of miking that apply to all instruments. Which Mic Should I Use? Is there a “right” mic to use on a piano, a kick drum, or a guitar amp? No. Every microphone sounds different, and you… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallProductionAudioMicrophoneSignalStudioSystem

  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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    PSW Staff 05/27/15 01:23 PM,
    Lectrosonics announces the retirement of long-time company president Larry Fisher as well as the promotions of Gordon Moore to president and Karl Winkler to vice president sales/service, effective June 1, 2015. Retiring president Larry Fisher, who has been with the company for 43 years, will remain active with Lectrosonics as chairman of the board of directors, and will continue his presence on industry-related social media sites where he has become known as a valuable contributor. During Fisher’s leadership at the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneWireless

  • Thursday, April 16, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/16/15 01:35 PM,
    Audio-Technica (NAB booth C1745) offers the System 10 Camera-Mount Digital Wireless System, a digital wireless system designed for ENG/EFP and other broadcast applications along with easy setup. Featuring a compact design, the system is available in handheld, lavalier and body-pack configurations. Operating in the 2.4 GHz range, far from TV and DTV interference, this system offers easy operation and channel selection. Up to eight channels may be used together without frequency coordination problems or group selection issues. System 10 Camera-Mount… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVMicrophoneRemoteWireless

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/15/15 03:13 PM,
    For Musikmesse 2015, Antelope Audio [hall 5.1, booth E41] introduces a new addition to its family of class-A mic preamps: the MP8d eight-channel mic preamp with A/D conversion. During exhibition hours between April 15 and 18, Antelope Audio will showcase all the latest products and feature limited time show specials including a special 5% discount on any of its current portfolio, valid until May 15, 2015. MP8d is an eight-channel class-A microphone preamplifier, which boasts Antelope Audio’s integrated A/D conversion.… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingAnalogDigitalProcessorSignalStudio

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/14/15 09:15 AM,
    Apogee Electronics introduces MetaRecorder, a two-channel audio recording App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Apogee’s MetaRecorder is an audio recording app for iPhone offers multi-take recording, tagging and file organization for field recording scenarios. The companion to Sennheiser’s digital clip-on microphones powered by Apogee, MetaRecorder features 24 bit/96kHz recording quality plus software control of input level and recording presets. Features of MetaRecorder on iPhone can be controlled from Apple Watch – start and stop recording, Favorite a Take, add… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingDigitalManufacturerMicrophoneSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/14/15 07:55 AM,
    Expanding control for networked wireless audio systems, Shure Incorporated announced the forthcoming release of Wireless Workbench 6.11, which will be available for download in late April. This version includes several new features to help manage wireless system performance over the network, from pre-show planning to live performance monitoring. Wireless Workbench 6.11 includes inventory batch edits, enabling parameters to be modified for a group of devices or channels at the same time. Users can control configuration of naming, color-coding, and other… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundAVDigitalMeasurementMicrophoneNetworkingSoftwareStage