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Articles Tagged Microphones

  • Monday, August 08, 2016
    Greg DeTogne 08/08/16 11:57 AM,
    True, they may have begun as a group of art school, experimental rockers from the UK that quickly rose to superstardom in the 1980s on a wave of polished good looks and MTV-driven hits, but those that initially dismissed Duran Duran as simply another manufactured, throw-away pop group got it dead wrong. Still going strong today with four of its five original members intact, the band has placed 21 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 to date, sold over 70… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureConcertConsolesEngineerLine ArrayMicrophoneProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwooferTechnicianWireless

  • Friday, August 05, 2016
    PSW Staff 08/05/16 09:32 AM,
    The Federal Assembly, the constitutional body of the Federal Republic of Germany that’s headquartered in the former Prussian Manor House in Berlin, recently received an audio upgrade in the form of beyerdynamic Revoluto vertical array microphone technology. Long-standing beyerdynamic partner Fleischbauer was commissioned to install more than 70 beyerdynamic Classis RM 31 Q microphones to enhance speech intelligibility while being inconspicuous and space-saving. The horizontal polar pattern of the microphones provides a larger area for speech reception. People speaking do… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInstallationMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

  • auralex
    PSW Staff 08/05/16 08:34 AM,
    Auralex Acoustics is now shipping its updated MudGuard v2 microphone shield, which isolates mics by helping to eliminate external noise bleed and filtering out external overtones. The design utilizes Auralex Studiofoam to reduce excessive room ambience and off-axis sound. It offers a unique, patent-pending multi-radii convex shape designed to direct unwanted and off-axis acoustic energy away from the mic. In addition, the non-perforated, solid back on the MudGuard v2 provides additional isolation by blocking sound from the recording environment, through… View this story
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  • shure
    PSW Staff 08/05/16 07:38 AM,
    The annual Shure Montreux Jazz Voice competition promotes and nurtures young vocalists around the world, with Latvian vocalist Arta Jekabsone named this year’s winner at the 2016 finals in July at the Petit Theìâtre at Montreux Palace during the Montreux Jazz Festival. A former violin student and graduate of the Riga Choir cathedral school in the Latvian capital, Jekabsone is currently studying on a scholarship at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York. She says that… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsBusinessEducationManufacturerMicrophoneWireless

  • Thursday, August 04, 2016
    lauten audio
    PSW Staff 08/04/16 01:30 PM,
    Lauten Audio has announced two additions to its new line of microphones aimed at budding recordists that’s dubbed Series Black. The new LA-220 is a solid-state, large-diaphragm true condenser studio vocal mic, while the new LA-120 is a pair of solid-state, small-diaphragm FET instrument condenser mics. The two models will ship starting in August and internationally in October. The LA-220 incorporates a U.S.-made low-noise JFET amplifier, a 1-inch pressure gradient, large diaphragm, and a condenser capsule with cardioid polar pattern.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

  • dpa microphones
    PSW Staff 08/04/16 10:53 AM,
    As a production sound mixer for reality shows, documentaries, commercials and scripted productions, Rado Stefanov needs versatile mics, with his long-time go-to solution being DPA Microphones. As one of the first to push for and beta-test the company’s d:screet Slim microphone, Stefanov turned to the mic for his various projects requiring near invisible miking solutions. Stefanov’s primary line of work is mixing reality-style television like Pawn Stars, Counting Cars and Deadly Possessions. He also works on documentaries for Vice, HBO,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsAVMicrophoneMixerSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Friday, July 29, 2016
    dpa microphones
    PSW Staff 07/29/16 08:56 AM,
    Production sound mixer and recordist Rashad Omar has been utilizing DPA d:screet minature microphones and d:dicate recording mics to capture dialogue for a number of high-profile films, including American Honey, which recently won the 2016 Jury prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Directed by Andrea Arnold and starring Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf and Riley Keough, the film is set in the American Midwest and tells the story of a teenage girl who joins a traveling magazine sales crew. A great… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsEngineerInterconnectMicrophoneSignalSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, July 28, 2016
    PSW Staff 07/28/16 09:30 AM,
    CAD Audio has introduced the new StageSelect 1600 Series UHF wireless system. The StageSelect system features frequency agile UHF operation for maximum operating range along with CAD ScanLink technology to precisely scan, select and link to the optimum channel in any RF environment. The system also includes True Diversity operation to minimize multipath interference along with CADLock Automatic Tone Encoded Squelch that eliminates unauthorized transmissions in the signal path. Optimized XLR and ¼-inch TRS outputs on the WX1600 receiver provide… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 06:37 AM,
    When production on the upcoming action thriller Altitude took flight, Jesse Parker, a production sound mixer from Los Angeles-based location and post-production audio company ToneMesa, was on board. Using his tried-and-true trio of sound recording equipment from DPA Microphones, Sound Devices and Wisycom, Parker captured audio for the upcoming feature film. Starring Denise Richards, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Liddell and Greer Grammer, Altitude is about a team of thieves who hijack an airliner in search of diamonds stolen from them by… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVMicrophoneMixerWireless

  • Tuesday, July 26, 2016
    Leslie Watts 07/26/16 12:36 PM,
    This article is provided by L M Watts Technology   I’ve always admired ribbon microphones, having built them in my high school years from gum wrapper foil, surplus magnetron magnets, and filament transformers. Much Later after research and design engineering stints at Shure, Electro-Voice, and other places I wanted to add a ribbon mic to my new microphone company. But I wanted something a little different from a standard figure 8 design. I was fascinated with the multi pattern/non figure… View this story
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