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Articles Tagged Microphones

  • Friday, November 06, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/06/15 04:09 PM,
    Audio-Technica supplied more than 150 vocal and instrument microphones for the 49th Annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, presented Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Broadcast live in 5.1-channel surround sound on the ABC Television Network, the awards show featured an extensive selection of Audio-Technica hard-wired microphones, plus Artist Elite 5000 Series UHF Wireless Systems with AEW-T6100a and AEW-T5400a Handheld Microphone/Transmitters. The CMA Awards presentation is recognized as Country Music’s Biggest Night and represents the pinnacle of… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVConcertDigitalEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneMonitoringProcessorSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 11/06/15 09:13 AM,
    On August 29, a natural wonder best known for its dramatic tides, sandy beaches, and lush greenery was the site for a concert by performing artist Serena Ryder. The concert, held ‘on the ocean floor’ at low tide in Fundy National Park near the southeast coast of Canada, was performed to more than 1,000 attendees using Sennheiser wireless headphones as part of Parks Canada and CBCMusic’s Quietest. Concert. Ever. The event was organized in close collaboration with Serena Ryder, Sennheiser,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVConcertManufacturerMicrophoneMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 11/06/15 07:49 AM,
    Mojave Audio announces the MA-1000 Large-diaphragm Multi-pattern Tube Condenser Microphone, the first model in the company’s new Signature Series line of products. Designed by Technical Grammy award winning microphone designer David Royer, the MA-1000 features an original new old-stock 5840 tube, a 251-style capsule, and a custom-designed transformer built by Coast Magnetics. Among its notable attributes, the MA-1000 includes a remotely controlled, continuously variable polar pattern selector that is located on microphone’s power supply. The MA-1000 also offers a switchable… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAVManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Thursday, November 05, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/05/15 02:12 PM,
    Radial Engineering announces the McBoost, a 100% discrete, class-A dual FET signal booster for low output dynamic and ribbon microphones. According to Radial’s Jay Porter:  “At Radial, we are constantly being tasked to come up with solutions to problems that audio engineers face as part of their daily routine.One such problem is elevating the signal level of a low output microphone so it can perform better with a typical mixing console.” “The problem is that most mic preamps and mixing… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAmplifierAVInterconnectManufacturerMicrophoneProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 11/05/15 01:36 PM,
    Point Source Audio (PSA), manufacturer of the SERIES8 miniature microphones, will return to the Worship Facilities Conference and Expo (WFX) in Nashville, Tennessee to showcase the world’s first modular intercom headset on November 18th and 19th, 2015 in booth #911. The CM-i3 Intercom Headset will be on demo for the first time at WFX 2015 where attendees will be offered a FREE SERIES8 lavalier microphone with purchase. Paul Alan Clifford, church tech guru and founder of had this say… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Wednesday, November 04, 2015
    R Maxwell 11/04/15 02:20 PM,
    Gibson Brands announces the launch of the “Widget” mic line by Neat Microphones. Henry Juszkiewicz, CEO and chairman of Gibson Brands, states “The time for entirely new thinking in how microphones are designed, manufactured, and applied is overdue—not only to benefit professionals, but also to create products that improve the audio experience of all consumers.” Since joining Gibson Brands, Neat has released their Bee Microphone line for professional audio applications and now, with more people turning to computers for voice… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

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    PSW Staff 11/04/15 11:17 AM,
    Lectrosonics introduces the latest edition of their Digital Hybrid Wireless handheld transmitters – the HHa. The HHa features a wide tuning range of 75 MHz or 3 standard Lectrosonics blocks, selectable RF power of 50 or 100 mW, IR sync for quick setup, and a USB port for firmware updates in the field. The HHa is ideal for a variety of wireless microphone applications including speech, live vocal performance, theatre, broadcast, AV rental and houses of worship. The HHa transmitter… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalManufacturerMicrophoneWireless

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    PSW Staff 11/04/15 10:33 AM,
    Roland announces the WEARPRO Mic, a wearable device that provides high-quality audio capture for the HERO3, HERO3+, and HERO4 video cameras from GoPro. Specially designed for the popular camera series, the WEARPRO Mic supports both binaural and standard stereo recording, and plugs directly into the HERO with no conversion cables needed. GoPro users can easily record immersive first-person soundtracks that put viewers right in the middle of the action. Versatile and affordable, the WEARPRO Mic is the ideal audio upgrade… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMicrophone

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    PSW Staff 11/04/15 09:23 AM,
    The Grand Ole Opry began as a simple radio broadcast and evolved into a live entertainment phenomenon, not missing a Saturday night radio broadcast since 1925. For 90 years, the Opry has served as the center stage for country’s greatest artists, and has maintaining an partnership with Shure, also celebrating 90 years in 2015. With a multitude of performers each week, quick artist changeovers between commercial breaks and nearly 180 shows a year, the Opry’s monitor engineer Mark Thomas has… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVDigitalEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneMonitoringProcessorSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Friday, October 30, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/30/15 09:00 AM,
    DPA Microphones has introduced the d:screet Slim, a microphone incorporating the company’s omnidirectional capsule element in a flat head, combined with a slender cable and a button-hole mount accessory. The mic’s new button-hole mount, which comes as an enclosed accessory, provides a 90-degree sound input angle, allowing the cable to lay flat against a surface rather than sticking straight out. It is also designed to fit into a space as small as two millimeters. “After speaking with our users and… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementWireless