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  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015
    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

  • Thursday, April 09, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/09/15 01:35 PM,
    Tascam’s new TM-80 is a condenser microphone designed and priced for home recording. The mic features an 18mm aluminum diaphragm with a cardioid pickup pattern for capturing anything from vocals to acoustic instruments. Internal circuitry is optimized to reduce noise and distortion while retaining sound quality. Included with the TM-80 are a tabletop stand, six-foot XLR cable, and a elastic shockmount to reduce rumble and noise during recording. And at a street price under $60, the TM-80 is priced less… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

  • Friday, March 20, 2015
    PSW Staff 03/20/15 12:19 PM,
    As a percussionist, singer and songwriter for Rúckatan, Carlos Elizalde combines Latin and Reggae dance-oriented music with highly energetic and crowd-electrifying moves. On Friday, March 27, the band will celebrate its 5-year anniversary with a show at Club Fox in Redwood City, California, where Elizalde will rely on Harman’s AKG microphones to support his mesmerizing vocals and percussions. Elizalde’s AKG live setup includes an AKG WMS4500 Wireless Microphone System with a D7 microphone and an IVM 4500 In-Ear Monitor Set,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Thursday, March 19, 2015
    PSW Staff 03/19/15 09:22 AM,
    Audio-Technica is now shipping its new System 10 PRO Rack-Mount Digital Wireless System, the latest addition to the growing range of A-T System 10 wireless solutions. Like all System 10 models, the System 10 PRO Rack-Mount operates in the 2.4 GHz range, keeping it free not only from TV interference but also from the uncertain regulatory future facing the TV bands. Its durable rack-mount chassis houses one or two receiver units that can be operated locally within the chassis or… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsProductConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Monday, February 02, 2015
    PSW Staff 02/02/15 02:20 PM,
    As part of the Comcast Programming Group, Golf Channel operates in partnership with the PGA Tour and showcases the biggest and the best of everything related to the sport for the television news show, Golf Central. Because capturing the magic of this sport must be done efficiently and without distracting the competitors, Digital Hybrid Wireless technology from Lectrosonics plays a central role in location sound recording for the show’s production. Los Angeles-based Stef Butler serves as the show’s camera operator… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsMicrophoneTechnician

  • Thursday, January 22, 2015
    PSW Staff 01/22/15 11:25 AM,
    Sennheiser has launched evolution wireless D1, a range of digital wireless microphone systems that lets bands go wireless the easy way. The announcement was made at the 2015 NAMM show in Anaheim.  With systems for vocals or for instruments, a band’s life is made simpler: transmitters and receivers automatically pair and select suitable transmission frequencies, while multiple D1 systems can automatically coordinate themselves. ew D1 operates in the 2.4 GHz range, which is license-free worldwide. “D1 instantly readies you for… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneWireless

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    PSW Staff 01/22/15 07:15 AM,
    Following on the success of their acclaimed CORE reference channel strip, Manley Labs announces the Manley FORCE, a four-channel high voltage vacuum tube microphone preamplifier carrying a retail price of only $2,500 USD. From the CORE, the FORCE incorporates the same proprietary hand-wound Manley Iron® mic input transformers and 12AX7 vacuum tube amplifying stage operating from 300 V rails. Each channel includes a high-impedance, ¼-inch instrument input as well as an XLR microphone input. On the front, each channel features… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneProcessorStudio

  • Tuesday, November 25, 2014
    Ted Morgan 11/25/14 02:35 PM,
    It’s a Monday afternoon and I get a phone call from a local production company to work a press event the following day at a local race track (local being an hour and half away). I accept the gig and the next day hop on my bike (the motor-driven type) and go to the track, and specifically, the large circus-type tent where the event is being staged. No equipment truck in sight, of course. A quick phone call to my… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureOpinionPollProductionAudioConsolesInterconnectLoudspeakerMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementSystemTechnician

  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014
    PSW Staff 10/21/14 11:00 AM,
    As a globetrotting trumpeter for such renowned artists as Bootsy Collins, Jill Scott and Jarrod Lawson, it’s hard to imagine Farnell Newton having any time to focus on his own solo career. However, his new album, Ready to Roll, is a testament to his non-stop commitment to his craft, while the songs within the album showcase Newton’s musical versatility. Whether it’s in the studio or on the road, Newton is a committed user of Harman’s AKG microphones. Recorded in his… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsMicrophoneStudio

  • Friday, August 29, 2014
    PSW Staff 08/29/14 10:41 AM,
    Next Level Church in Fort Myers, Florida, has been steadily increasing its attendance since it held its first service for 35 people at Bell Tower 20 Theaters in 2002. After moving to multiple services in the local high school and then to its first permanent location on Plantation Road, the church has now opened a second campus on Gateway Boulevard. Aviom began the journey with the Next Level Church congregation when they first began using A-16II Personal Mixers in the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsConcertInstallationMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless