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Articles Tagged Microphone

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/11/14 02:41 PM,
    To produce more than 1,100 events over the course of a year, Jonathan Sage—who leads the Audio and Event Services area of the Media Technology Services department at Boston College—needs an inventory stocked with professional audio equipment that is easy to move around campus and is extremely versatile. Whether preparing for one of the university’s high-profile speaking engagements—which have featured a wide range of guests including then-Senator Barack Obama, Boston Mayor, Marty Walsh, actress Amy Poehler and poet Maya Angelou,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, February 10, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/10/14 04:16 PM,
    Opened in 1998, The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Center is part of the Park City School District, Park City, Utah. The venue serves as the anchor facility of the renowned Sundance Film Festival and is host to a wide range of student and professional cultural events. With the facility’s diverse program schedule, wireless microphone technology is integral to many of the performances that take place here. Recently the venue invested in Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless technology to ensure… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, February 03, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/03/14 09:37 AM,
    When Atlanta, GA-based Production Sound Mixer Whit Norris, CAS, was tasked with capturing location sound for “Anchorman 2 The Legend Continues” he utilized Digital Hybrid Wireless technology from Lectrosonics. With a pedigree that spans twenty-five years, Norris’ background encompasses industrials, documentaries, commercials, independent films, and episodic television in addition to his work on feature films. For Anchorman 2 The Legend Continues, Norris used a sizeable amount of Lectrosonics gear, including six SMQV and four SMa Super-Miniature transmitters, and two UM400… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneWireless

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/28/14 09:10 AM,
    IK Multimedia has announced iRig Mic HD, the first high-quality digital handheld microphone for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac. iRig Mic HD improves on IK’s groundbreaking and highly popular iRig Mic, by offering pristine digital audio quality and multi-platform compatibility for all generations of iOS devices and Macs, in addition to its practical handheld form factor and other convenient features. Thanks to a high-quality electret condenser capsule and a precise gain control, iRig Mic HD is equipped to handle… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalMicrophoneStudio

  • Friday, January 24, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/24/14 11:12 AM,
    Engineer David Bock has yet again captured the unmistakable tone of a cherished vintage microphone. The newly introduced Bock iFet phantom-powered condenser microphone possesses the sonic signature of a classic fet47 mic plus deeper bass and higher highs. The iFet also features two completely separate amplifier circuits. The first circuit uses one FET and four transformers to beautifully capture high-SPL sources, such as drums and electric guitar. The second circuit uses one FET only and is ideally suited for quieter… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductMicrophoneStudio

  • Thursday, January 23, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/23/14 11:12 AM,
    Apogee Electronics is pleased to introduce MiC 96k, a professional digital microphone for iPad, iPhone and Mac. The MiC 96k can be used to record vocals, voice overs, acoustic guitar, piano, drums or anything in-between. Inspired by the most revered and classic microphones in history, MiC 96k is designed to sound amazing and be easy for anyone to use with their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac. Introduced in 2011, the original MiC has become the mobile microphone of choice… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalMicrophoneStudio

  • Monday, January 13, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/13/14 03:10 PM,
    Knowing “you’re only as good as your last successful project,” the location sound crew behind the scenes of “Oprah’s Next Chapter”—the immensely popular primetime television show on The Oprah Winfrey Network—relies on Digital Hybrid Wireless Technology from Lectrosonics. Chicago-based freelance location sound mixer Matt Vogel is one of the principal sound engineers on the program, and reports that Lectrosonics equipment is used extensively in the production of the show. “We use a lot of Lectrosonics gear to make the show… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneRemoteStageStudioWireless

  • Friday, January 10, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/10/14 12:19 PM,
    Provided by Sweetwater.   Q: I’ve been recording some acoustic guitar lately and have been having some difficulty. The problem is that I just don’t seem to be getting the low-end reproduction I was hoping for. I know I can probably boost this later with EQ, but is there something I can do? Maybe a different mic technique? A: There’s no doubt about it, recording an acoustic guitar can be tricky. There are several ways to bring out more of… View this story
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  • Friday, December 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 12/20/13 02:20 PM,
    The Stereophonics, one of Britain’s most instantly recognizable bands, have just completed a major UK arena tour to promote their new album Graffiti On The Train. The equipment list for the tour included three Royer Labs R-121L ribbon microphones, which were supplied by Royer’s UK distributor Funky Junk. Royer’s R-121 Ribbon Microphone is known for its ability to bring an extremely natural and realistic analog sound to digital recording and live stages. The TEC Award winning R-121L, the ruggedized and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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    PSW Staff 12/18/13 09:11 AM,
    The James Douglas Show, a six-time Grammy considered funk band, consists of James Douglas (lead vocals), Mike Cee (keyboards, vocals), Zach Fowler (bass, vocals), Marco Nunez (drums, vocals), Delmone Taylor (saxophones, EWI, keyboards, vocals), and Jessie Martinez (lead guitar), recently completed production of their new video, Vegas Hot. During the video’s shoot, the producers of SyFy Network’s Naked Vegas TV show crossed paths with the band and were so impressed with what they saw that they asked to incorporate a… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless