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Articles Tagged Microphones

  • Monday, June 20, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/20/16 12:42 PM,
    Independent engineer and scoring mixer Tommy Vicari CAS has a resume which includes film credits such as Walt Disney’s Bridge of Spies and Finding Nemo. He also handles audio for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Oscars award show every year. This two time Grammy Award-winner and six time Emmy Award-winner selected ribbon microphones from Royer Labs and condenser microphones from Mojave Audio for use on his latest project, Finding Dory. Finding Dory is a 3D computer-animated comedy… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerMicrophoneStudio

  • Thursday, June 16, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/16/16 03:08 PM,
    13-year-old Juliana Wilson will be performing at this year’s Summer NAMM “She Rocks” showcase. Wilson has been developing her unique musical style for two years with producer Matty Amendola of 825 Records and his TELEFUNKEN AK-47 MkII large diaphragm tube microphone. “In 2014 I was given a song and immediately put in a room and asked to sing into a bunch of different microphones,” Wilson explains. “As nervous as I was, I felt relieved the second I heard my voice… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStudio

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    PSW Staff 06/16/16 01:36 PM,
    DPA Microphones’ new d:facto linear vocal microphone, which was officially launched at Prolight + Sound 2016, has already made its on-stage debut with Tool, Jess Glynne and Fun Lovin’ Criminals. Front of house Engineer Alan ‘Big Nobby’ Hopkinson works with all three acts and was one of the first live sound professionals to try out the new VL capsule for d:facto, which was recommended by John Tinline, director of PA hire company, Encore. Hopkinson immediately put it to use on… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    Ken DeLoria 06/16/16 11:18 AM,
    When it comes to microphones, there are a thousand flavors. While some manufacturers seek to advance the state of the art, others work to recreate the classic designs of the 1940s, 50s, 60s and 70s. It goes to show that new isn’t always synonymous with better. Look no further than the popularity of various plugins that model the tonality (i.e., distortion and other imperfections) of tape machines. The plugins – and even the use of actual tape machines themselves –… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallTrainingMicrophoneSignalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 06/16/16 09:26 AM,
    With the forthcoming changes in spectrum allocation in the USA and Canada, Sennheiser is anticipating future customer needs with the release of a new frequency variant of its evolution wireless ew 100 G3 and ew 300 IEM G3 series. To accommodate the increasing demand for mobile broadband services in North America, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Department of Industry of Canada (IC) have agreed on a future reallocation of spectrum in the UHF band. The 600 MHz… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVMicrophoneMonitoringSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/16/16 06:26 AM,
    The team of fanatics at Lectrosonics have launched the ‘Sound of the Fanatics” contest, in which participants worldwide are invited to submit a soundtrack or sound effect creation to accompany Lectrosonics animated logo, to be used in the future with the company’s video tutorials and online content. One winner will be selected at the company’s choosing from all the qualified entries and will receive a Lectrosonics SSM (super slight micro) bodypack transmitter – the smallest, full-featured micro transmitter available on… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneWireless

  • Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/15/16 02:51 PM,
    Like restaurateurs around the country, Bill Russell-Shapiro, proprietor of The Absinthe Group, is acutely aware of how crucial sonic ambience is to its diners’ experience and satisfaction. When he set out to achieve an elegant Spanish restaurant in San Francisco, he made sound a priority. That’s why his company’s new Bellota has become the latest Bay Area restaurant to install a Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system, to provide a creative solution for restaurant noise. Constellation balances the buzz of a… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerMicrophoneProcessorSound ReinforcementSystem

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    PSW Staff 06/15/16 12:39 PM,
    DPA Microphones introduces the GSM4000 gooseneck shock mount accessory and MMP-G modular active cable for MicroDot to give the d:dictate microphone series a completely wireless setup The MMP-G modular active cable is a preamplifier with active drive for impedance balancing to reject frequency interference. It permits the modular d:dicate capsules to connect to wireless systems with its fixed MicroDot connector that works with the wide range of DPA adapters suited for all professional wireless systems. The many d:dicate capsules, ranging… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/15/16 09:33 AM,
    Earthworks expands its FlexMic Series of podium microphones to include the FMLR models, which feature a single color LED light ring at the top of the microphone. The LED light ring can be programmed via an external media control system to indicate on/off status. The FMLR microphones are available with either a green or red LED light ring. The FMLR models feature a fully flexible gooseneck and are available in 13- and 19-inch versions, while the FMRLR models have a… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, June 14, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/14/16 03:06 PM,
    The 2016 Billboard Music Awards on May 22 were fueled by performances by P!NK, Madonna, Blake Shelton, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes and Gwen Stefani – all of whom used Sennheiser microphones and wireless systems. Adele, who is currently on tour with Sennheiser’s Digital 9000 wireless system, captured the evening’s top accolade: Billboard Artist of the Year. Once again, ATK Audiotek provided audio services during the awards show, which was broadcast live to a national U.S. audience by ABC, reaching 9.6… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertDigitalMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless



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