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Articles Tagged Microphones

  • Monday, July 30, 2012
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    Craig Leerman 07/30/12 06:25 AM,
    You never know what you’ll come across at a yard sale – a few months ago, I found this little beauty, a Kent DM-17 microphone. Kent was a brand established by Buegeleisen & Jacobson musical instrument distributors, which was based in New York City in the early 1960s. It was known primarily as a guitar brand, with some of the early guitars made by Guyatone and Hagstrom. In addition to guitars and basses, the Kent name was on amplifiers, guitar… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogProductStudy HallMicrophone

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    PSW Staff 07/30/12 04:50 AM,
    Alternative rock act Neon Trees (Tyler Glenn, Elaine Bradley, Branden Campbell and Chris Allen) has endorsed Audio-Technica microphones and wireless systems, and is utilizing numerous A-T models on its current tour, which kicked off in early July. The band’s A-T roster includes the Artist Elite 5000 Series UHF wireless system with AEW-T6100a transmitter, used for lead vocals, as well as the following hardwired models: AE6100 hypercardioid dynamic handheld microphone, ATM250 hypercardioid dynamic instrument microphone, AE4100 cardioid dynamic handheld microphone, ATM450… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertMicrophoneStageWireless

  • Thursday, July 26, 2012
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    PSW Staff 07/26/12 12:28 PM,
    After 14 months of development, the Earthworks WL40V wireless vocal microphone capsule is now shipping. The WL40V is a wireless microphone capsule head suitable for use in a variety of live sound applications. The capsule head has a 3-ring bulls-eye connector and is interchangeable with any of the screw-on-type handheld transmitters that receive a 31.3 mm / pitch 1.0 mm. The WL40V delivers a detailed and realistic vocal sound that requires little to no EQ. Its hypercardioid polar pattern and… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductMicrophoneWireless

  • Friday, July 20, 2012
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    PSW Staff 07/20/12 08:27 AM,
    Peavey will reward the lucky winner of its Rehearsal Room Makeover online promotion with a free 1,000-watt sound system that includes a professional mixer, loudspeakers, microphones and more, totaling thousands of dollars in gear (U.S. MSRP). The Peavey Rehearsal Room Makeover prize package includes a Peavey TriFlex II portable sound system with two speaker stands; a Peavey PV 14 USB mixer with direct USB output for recording; a Peavey PV-1 wireless handheld microphone; and three PV MSP2 XLR microphone and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAmplifierLoudspeakerMicrophoneSubwooferAudio

  • Wednesday, July 18, 2012
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    Matthew Weiss 07/18/12 10:59 AM,
    This article is provided by the Pro Audio Files.   Strings are arguably the most expressive instrument next to the human voice. Knowing how powerful string instruments can be, it’s often intimidating recording them. It’s impossible to give an exact formula for the best string sound – but I have a few key tips that will really help you get that beautiful singing string sound. A Sense of Space Figure out where the strings will be in the mix, and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogConsolesMicrophoneProcessorStudio

  • Monday, July 16, 2012
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    PSW Staff 07/16/12 08:44 AM,
    Audix has expanded the f50 Fusion Series of microphones by adding two models, f50CBL and f50SCBL, both packaged with low-impedance XLR-XLR mic cable.  The f50 and f50S are designed for such applications as stage performance,  karaoke, schools, commercial AV, presentations, churches, rehearsal studios and home recording.  Both models have a cardioid polar pattern that helps to provide vocal isolation for room noise and other sounds on stage.  The die cast zinc body and steel mesh grill provide durability.    The… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAVMicrophone

  • Monday, July 09, 2012
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    PSW Staff 07/09/12 06:55 AM,
    Earthworks has upgraded its measurement microphones to include electronic calibration files in addition to the accessories previously offered at no additional cost. With the purchase of any Earthworks measurement microphone beginning on July 1, 2012, customers will receive an electronic calibration file, mic clip, ½ inch calibrator adapter and case. Customers will receive their ECF via email after registering their Measurement Series microphone on the Earthworks website. Together with the provided sensitivity of your individual microphone, the ECF can be… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Friday, July 06, 2012
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    PSW Staff 07/06/12 10:49 AM,
    For the eleventh year in a row, tens of thousands of excited music fans descended upon Manchester, Tennessee, for the Bonnaroo Music and Arts festival, held June 7-10, 2012. Bonnaroo 2012 was filled with memorable moments from its dozens of performing acts, including Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phish, Skrillex, Dispatch, The Roots and many more. Backstage, several of the festival’s acts were asked to lay down tracks in a purpose-built recording studio, outfitted with the help of Guitar Center… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConcertMicrophoneSoftwareSound ReinforcementStageAudio

  • Thursday, July 05, 2012
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    PSW Staff 07/05/12 08:26 AM,
    Audio-Technica is offering rebates on select Artist Elite, Artist Series and 20 Series handheld vocal microphones from July 1 through December 31, 2012. Launched as part of its “Get Your Own Mic” campaign, the rebates will further empower singers to embrace Audio-Technica quality (and hygiene) with new microphones. All customers who purchase any of these handheld vocal microphones from an authorized U.S. A-T dealer during the rebate period will be eligible for either a $10, $20 or $30 rebate. As… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Tuesday, July 03, 2012
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    Bruce Bartlett 07/03/12 12:51 PM,
    Take a breath of fresh air on a country morning. That’s the sensation you get from a well-amplified acoustic ensemble. Guitar, upright bass, mandolin, dulcimer, banjo – all produce a sweet, airy sound that can be captured with the right approach. Acoustic music heard over a sound reinforcement system is all about beauty and naturalness, not hype. Listen to a number of well-recorded CDs of old-time country, bluegrass and acoustic jazz. In most cases you’ll hear no effects except some… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureStudy HallMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage