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  • Thursday, October 18, 2012
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    Chris Huff 10/18/12 02:46 PM,
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   Microphone sensitivity becomes a topic of discussion as soon as it becomes a problem.  I’d hazard a guess that most people don’t think about microphone sensitivity until the moment when a microphone picks up a sound that explodes out of the house speakers, to which someone says, “that microphone’s really hot!” The Definition Microphone sensitivity is the measure of the microphone’s ability for converting acoustic pressure into an electric voltage. The… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallMeasurementMicrophoneSignal

  • Monday, October 15, 2012
    Karl Winkler 10/15/12 04:17 PM,
    Our friend Karl Winkler of Lectrosonics came up with these microphone inspired “Twenty Questions” quiz. Click on the box below each question for its respective answer. In addition, we’ve provided all answers at the end of the quiz. Good luck!   1.) Which has more overall rejection: cardioid or figure 8?   A.) Cardioid.   B.) Figure 8.   C.) They’re about the same.   D.) Omni has more rejection.   2.) Why would you choose a cardioid over a… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollMicrophoneSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Friday, October 12, 2012
    PSW Staff 10/12/12 03:53 PM,
    Audio-Technica microphones were utilized for both candidates as well as the moderator at the 2012 Vice Presidential debate on October 11 at Centre College in Danville, KY. Products used included A-T’s Engineered Sound ES935ML6 MicroLine condenser gooseneck microphones on vice president Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan. Two AT898cW Subminiature cardioid condenser lavalier microphones with 5000 Series wireless were used for moderator Martha Raddatz, while BP4071 Line + Gradient condenser mics were used to capture room… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsMicrophoneWireless

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    PSW Staff 10/12/12 10:57 AM,
    In early September, ABC Family Television (in conjunction with Evolution Media) aired Beverly Hills Nannies: Nannies Tell All, a reunion of the popular reality show that focuses on a group of young nannies working for the higher-class wealthy in the world’s most unreal neighborhood. Keeping up with the action meant having a substantial number of wireless microphone systems that offered the sound quality, flexibility, and dropout free performance necessary to capture it all. That’s precisely why LA-based Production Sound Mixer… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollMicrophoneSignalTechnicianWirelessAudio

  • Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    PSW Staff 10/10/12 05:26 PM,
    The Hålogaland Theatre in Tromsø, Norway, is putting its new DPA d:fine Headset Microphones through their paces on a production of Les Misérables, which opened on September 6th 2012. The theatre has replaced its old stock of DPA 4060 omnidirectional miniature microphones with 40 directional d:fine Headset Microphones and 40 d:fine omni microphone booms, which are being used with a new 32 channel Shure Axient wireless system. The microphones were supplied by sound company Lydproduksjon Tromsø AS, in conjunction with… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageAudio

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    Jamie Anderson 10/10/12 03:03 PM,
    Feed The Brain. The primary job of a measurement rig is to acquire electrical and acoustical signals and feed them to the processor so that it can analyze, compare, slice, dice, fold, spindle and mutilate those signals and produce multi-colored charts, graphs and the all-important squiggly lines. “But my software can produce squiggly lines all by itself without all those bothersome wires, preamps and microphones. Isn’t that enough?” Maybe. It depends on whether you are getting paid to pose or… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureStudy HallAVDigitalMeasurementMicrophoneSignalSoftwareSound ReinforcementSystem

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    PSW Staff 10/10/12 02:10 PM,
    Shure Incorporated has announced it is offering fall rebates of up to $40 back on select wireless microphone systems and microphones. Customers who purchase a SM57, SM58, DMK 57-52, PGX digital wireless system, PGX wireless system, or a Performance Gear wireless system between October 1, 2012, and December 31, 2012, are eligible to receive the rebate. Also included in the promotion is Shure’s X2U XLR-to-USB signal adapter bundles, available with the SM57 or SM58. Providing outstanding performance, reliability, and application… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollInstallationMicrophoneSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Friday, October 05, 2012
    PSW Staff 10/05/12 05:45 AM,
    The Producers & Engineers Wing of The Recording Academy has announced that its relationship with Harman Professional audio brands AKG Acoustics, JBL Professional and Lexicon has been increasingly successful in its efforts to promote quality in audio. As official “P&E Wing Sustaining Partners,” AKG, JBL and Lexicon have participated in a wide variety of activities, including being the title sponsor of high-profile regional Academy Chapter events, having a presence on the P&E Wing section of the Grammy 365 member Web… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsAVLoudspeakerManufacturerMicrophoneProcessorStudioAudio

  • Monday, October 01, 2012
    PSW Staff 10/01/12 10:29 AM,
    Audio-Technica recently held a product demonstration and networking event in Boston in collaboration with Parsons Audio/ The session took place at The Record Company, a community-based studio committed jointly to the innovation and revitalization of youth music education and the advancement of independent record-making. The event was a hands-on product demonstration featuring Audio-Technica headphones and microphones used in a mock session, such as ATH-M30 headphones, AT4047/SV studio microphone, AT4060 tube microphone, ATM450 instrument microphone, ATM510 dynamic vocal microphone and AT4081… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsTrainingAVBusinessEducationManufacturerMicrophone

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    PSW Staff 10/01/12 07:27 AM,
    Bud Raymond, a location sound professional who works in TV and film, has been utilizing Digital Hybrid Wireless technology from Lectrosonics on a wide range of recent projects. Raymond got his start in film work as a utility sound technician and boom operator roughly 12 years ago, and for the past three years, he’s been working as a sound mixer for TV and film and counts his contributions to the comedy film A.C.O.D. (Adult Children of Divorce) and Lifetime TV’s… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVEngineerMicrophoneWireless