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Articles Tagged Microphones

  • Friday, January 20, 2017
    PSW Staff 01/20/17 08:37 AM,
    The new AKG by Harman C636 master reference handheld condenser microphone, designed for live applications, is outfitted with a custom-tuned capsule with hand-selected components and is also engineered to reject feedback, handling noise and pop noise. It’s at Booth 7800 at this week’s NAMM show in Anaheim. “A singer’s voice is their single most important instrument, and the AKG C636 captures their sound in the most unfiltered, uncompressed and natural way possible,” states Erich Gaertner, product line manager, Harman Professional… View this story
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  • Thursday, January 19, 2017
    PSW Staff 01/19/17 03:45 PM,
    Shure has announced new GLX-D Advanced Digital Wireless products and accessories at the NAMM show this week in Anaheim, and they can be viewed at Booth 6540, Hall A. The latest addition to the GLX-D Digital Wireless line, the new GLX-D Advanced suite of products includes the GLX-D Advanced Frequency Manager, rack-mount receiver system, remote antennas, and accessories. The Frequency Manager is designed to allow users to confidently operate up to nine simultaneous systems in typical conditions (11 channels in… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Wednesday, January 18, 2017
    Greg DeTogne 01/18/17 01:05 PM,
    Traveling to more than 50 cities last fall for live dates in support of its 10th studio album, after a brief hiatus Switchfoot has returned to the road this month for a second leg of the Looking for America Tour, with stops scheduled through mid-February that will wind east from Knoxville, TN to Rochester, NY. The San Diego-based alt-rock band, comprised of Jon Foreman (lead vocals, guitar), Tim Foreman (bass guitar, backing vocals), Chad Butler (drums, percussion), Jerome Fontamillas (guitar,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogConsolesEngineerMicrophoneProcessorSound ReinforcementTechnician

  • samson
    PSW Staff 01/18/17 10:17 AM,
    Samson Technologies has introduced the AirLine 88 Wind Instrument wireless system, a frequency-agile UHF system specified with an operating range of up to 300 feet that is designed for saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and other wind instruments. It is on display at the NAMM show this week in Anaheim, Booth 6900, Hall A. The AirLine 88 Wind Instrument system is supplied with a clip-on transmitter that includes a shock-mounted microphone and adjustable gooseneck. The transmitter provides infrared sync to match the… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017
    PSW Staff 01/17/17 02:21 PM,
    DPA Microphones will showcase its range of modular microphones and accessories at the 2017 NAMM Show (Hall A, Booth 6013). Also at DPA’s booth will be Trout Steak Revival, a Colorado bluegrass band who will demonstrate DPA mics during their performance throughout the show. “We are excited to return to NAMM this year,” says Anne Berggrein, vice president of Marketing, DPA Microphones. “The NAMM show gives us the opportunity to highlight our microphones for musicians and their instruments, including our… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • lauten audio
    PSW Staff 01/17/17 01:02 PM,
    At this week’s NAMM show in Anaheim, Lauten Audio (Booth 7117, Hall A) is announcing new accessories for its Series Black and Signature Series microphones. First is a pair of attenuator pad adapters for the Series Black LA-120 small-diaphragm condenser microphones, joined by premium suspension mount bands for the Atlantis FC-387, Clarion FC-357, and Oceanus LT-381 Signature Series spider shock mounts. The pad adapters are sold as a pair and offer 10 dB of attenuation, installing between the capsule and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductMicrophoneProcessorStudio

  • live sound
    Bob McCarthy 01/17/17 08:20 AM,
    A few years ago, I attended two “straight” plays, i.e., the kind without musicians. Such events are all about the dialog (and the lighting, of course). One production had no discernible sound reinforcement and the other had totally overt and apparent microphones, loudspeakers and amplification, thereby opening an opportunity for me to compare and contrast. One play was Shakespeare’s King Lear. Historians still dispute the identity of Shakespeare, but all agree that these plays were written without a sound system… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogOpinionConsolesEngineerLoudspeakerMicrophoneProcessorSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Thursday, January 12, 2017
    PSW Staff 01/12/17 08:38 AM,
    Ellen’s Stardust Diner is known for its Broadway-themed decor, retro 1950’s decor and singing waitstaff. Located just footsteps away from the stages of The Great White Way, tourists from around the world come to experience the Diner’s Broadway-bound singers first-hand. Recently, the diner stepped up its audio quality, opting for Sennheiser’s XS wireless system. With hundreds of patrons partaking in the Diner’s menu fare and singing talent each day, Ellen’s Stardust needed a reliable wireless system that could deliver clean… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 01/12/17 08:14 AM,
    Audio and video media are an increasingly vital way of communicating in business, science, education, and government. A new degree program at the Northwestern University School of Communication utilizes Shure microphones to help students learn field recording techniques. The MA in Sound Arts and Industries is a one-year Master’s program for media storytellers, artists, and others that emphasizes the application of sound in storytelling, whether for information or entertainment. Students build skills by producing podcasts, documentaries, audio essays, and film… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEducationMicrophoneMonitoringStudio

  • Tuesday, January 10, 2017
    PSW Staff 01/10/17 10:20 AM,
    Countryman Associates announces the availability of an assortment of detachable connectors for the company’s B6 omnidirectional lavalier microphone. The new detachable connectors address the company’s single most common request: to enable the B6 to quickly and easily switch between different brands of transmitters, recorders, and other audio equipment. The connectors span more than 400 models of equipment from AKG, Shure, Sennheiser, Lectrosonics, Sony, Wisycom, and many additional equipment manufacturers. The connector types include 3.5 mm, Hirose, TA3F, TA4F/Tiny QG, TA5F,… View this story
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