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  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/14/15 07:03 AM,
    Today at the NAB Show, Shure debuted the MOTIV MVL Lavalier Microphone, the latest addition to the Company’s MOTIV line of digital recording solutions. Designed for capturing audio for field recording, dictation, news reporting, audio/video recording, and more, the MVL omnidirectional condenser lavalier microphone connects to any iOS and Android device for convenience and mobility. Connecting directly to tablets and smartphones, the MVL is designed to be used with Shure’s iOS app, ShurePlus MOTIV Mobile Recording App, which is loaded… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingDigitalManufacturerMicrophoneSignalSoftwareStudio

  • Monday, April 13, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/13/15 02:19 PM,
    ClipMic digital and MKE 2 digital combine Apogee’s A/D conversion with Sennheiser’s microphone design to give users quality sound for their recordings. Especially designed for iOS devices, both microphones feature a Lightning connector to directly connect to iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, to create portable solutions for recording speech. Wolfgang Fraissinet, director audio recording at Sennheiser says “Capturing audio with a high-quality microphone directly at the source will add a new dimension to your videos. Speech intelligibility will increase tremendously… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingDigitalManufacturerMicrophoneSignalSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/13/15 12:30 PM,
    Audio-Technica (booth C1745) is debuting its BP40 Large-Diaphragm Broadcast Microphone at the 2015 NAB Show in Las Vegas, NV. A dynamic vocal microphone for a variety of applications including radio, overdubs, post-production, podcasting and more. The mic’s hypercardioid polar pattern provides isolation of the desired sound source, and off-axis rejection when working in close production environments. Its capsule placement helps maintain a vocal presence even at a distance, while the multistage windscreen and switchable 100 Hz high-pass filter provide pop… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

  • Friday, April 10, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/10/15 02:38 PM,
    Looking for a great position in pro audio? Seeking the most qualified candidates? It all starts with the ProSoundWeb Jobs Center.   Earthworks has announced the appointment of S.E.A. Vertrieb and Consulting GmbH as the company’s new distributor in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. Founded in 2000 by engineer and pro audio veteran Uwe Kirchfeld, S.E.A. Vertrieb and Consulting currently employs 30 professionals with expertise in studio recording, live sound, broadcast audio, and installed sound. “I’m very pleased that S.E.A. is… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

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    Bruce A. Miller 04/10/15 02:12 PM,
    This article is provided by   Once upon a time I was doing the typical thing of going with what I was told worked or what I watched the engineers I had assisted do.  Specifically, I was recording piano with a pair of matching microphones in an XY pattern around the hammers. I knew about many approaches (another mic at the far end of the piano and then pan that mic over to the bass side of the stereo… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallEngineerMicrophoneMixerProcessorSignalStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/10/15 10:21 AM,
    Sanken Microphones is introducing at NAB 2015 the new CSR-2 shotgun microphone.  The CSR-2 combines a long acoustic tube and proprietary rectangular capsule design for directivity with a switchable rejection of the mid and low frequency range on the side and rear. In the off position, the switch provides a wider image. Sanken’s square capsule design and long acoustic tube focuses on the sound source, even at some distance. This directionality and flexibility is accomplished by using line microphone technology… View this story
    Filed in: AVRecordingAVManufacturerMicrophoneStage

  • Thursday, April 09, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/09/15 02:45 PM,
    The new M60 FET (Field Effect Transistor) small diaphragm microphone from TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik is making its Prolight + Sound debut at the upcoming show in Frankfurt, hall 5.1, booth E51. Telefunken’s first non-vacuum tube, FET-based solid-state condenser mic, it utilizes a proprietary circuit topology. This re-interpretation of the classic FET mic amplifier produces an exceptional transient response and SPL handling capabilities. Carefully selected and tested components are hand-plugged into gold-plated circuit board traces to provide an clean true Class A… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Monday, April 06, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/06/15 09:47 AM,
    Paloma Faith’s appearance at the 2015 BRIT Awards was a major achievement - especially for DPA Microphones. After winning the award for Best Female Solo Artist, Faith performed Only Love Can Hurt Like This, using DPA’s d:facto Vocal Microphone, while singing the last verse and chorus in the pouring rain. “We knew the water effect was going to soak her microphone,” Faith’s monitor engineer James Neale explains. “It was definitely more of a downpour than a shower. To minimize the… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundAVConcertEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Thursday, April 02, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/02/15 02:00 PM,
    For Grammy-nominated Latin American sound engineer Gabriel Pinheiro, capturing the best audio possible is critical to the success of his work. Pinheiro relies on DPA Microphones’ d:screet 4061 Miniature Omnidirectional Microphones. Pinheiro purchased his first two pairs of DPA microphones, the d:screet 4061 miniature omni mics, about three years ago after taking a tour of the DPA factory in Denmark. He has been using them ever since, including a soon-to-be finished feature film on the life of Brazilian musician, Chico… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingConcertEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 04/02/15 01:11 PM,
    A range of Sennheiser microphones and wireless system were utilized at the recent 2015 Juno Awards, supporting Canadian recognition for technical and artistic achievement in music. The event was broadcast on CTV Television Network and hosted by Jacob Hoggard, lead singer of pop-rock group Hedley, regular users of Sennheiser products and honored with three nominations, including “Album of the Year” for Wild Life. The broadcast reached 1.6 million viewers in Canada and presented an array of talent, featuring live performances… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundAVConcertEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless