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Articles Tagged Microphones

  • Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/22/15 08:08 AM,
    Audio-Technica provided wireless solutions for the 50th Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards, broadcast live on the CBS Television Network from the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, April 19, 2015. Three Audio-Technica endorsers – Male Vocalist of the Year winner Jason Aldean, New Artist of the Year winner Cole Swindell, New Artist of the Year nominee Thomas Rhett, - each performed using Audio-Technica’s Artist Elite 5000 Series UHF Wireless System with the AEW-T6100a Hypercardioid Dynamic Handheld Transmitter during the… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 04/22/15 07:50 AM,
    Camera operators in the world of extreme reality television production need their equipment to be robust, reliable and lightweight. For High Noon Entertainment, a content creator specializing in unscripted formats and docu-series, Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless audio equipment covers offers solutions without weighing operators down. “Lectrosonics SR series receivers have been huge for us,” says Andy McDonald, director of photography at High Noon Entertainment, which was founded in 1997 in Denver, CO, with offices now also in Los Angeles. “As… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVMicrophoneRemoteTechnicianWireless

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/21/15 11:13 AM,
    Blue Microphones announces the availability of Hummingbird, a versatile Class A small-diaphragm microphone. With a diaphragm based on Blue’s B1 capsule, Hummingbird delivers extended frequency response for drum overheads, acoustic guitar, strings, harp, or any other instrument with fast transients and rich overtones. Hummingbird features an adjustable pivoting head that allows for 180 degrees of rotation so users can set the mic at any angle. Featuring a pressure gradient cardioid capsule based on Blue’s “B1” capsule—from the “interchangeable” Bottle Caps… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Monday, April 20, 2015
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    Craig Leerman 04/20/15 03:10 PM,
    Microphones come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, but many of us typically categorize them in two basic groups: vocals and instruments. And the truth is that many models can excel at either task. Take the ubiquitous Shure SM57. It’s a “go-to” instrument mic found in almost every live and studio mic kit yet it also handles vocals and speech quite well. Ever see the podium for the president of the United States? It’s long incorporated a pair… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureSlideshowMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, April 17, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/17/15 07:37 AM,
    AKG by Harman announces the introduction of its D112 MKII kick drum microphone, successor to the company’s D112. The D112 MKII improves upon its predecessor with a new integrated flexible mount. “The D112 has earned a well-deserved reputation as one of the best kick drum microphones ever made, for its high SPL capability, punchy EQ and bulletproof construction,” said Erich Gaertner, product line manager, AKG. “However, its rigid mount sometimes made it a little tricky to place in the optimum… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Thursday, April 16, 2015
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    Chris Huff 04/16/15 01:37 PM,
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   Resolving line check problems can be quick and easy when you use the following three-step approach. It’s simple, it follows a logical flow, and it can be done in a very short period of time. A line check is the process of checking that all instruments and microphones on the stage are sending signals to the sound board. This process happens before a sound check or might be considered part of… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesInterconnectMicrophoneMixerSignalSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 04/16/15 09:57 AM,
    AKG by Harman has introduced the C314 dual-diaphragm condenser microphone, designed for studio environments ranging from home to professional studios. “The C214 holds the distinction of being the top-selling recording microphone in the United States, and the C314 is the latest model in this family of microphones,” says Erich Gaertner, product line manager, AKG. “We expect the C314 to achieve even greater success thanks to its affordability, versatility and world-class audio quality.” Other models with the new C314 in the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductMicrophoneSignalStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/16/15 09:16 AM,
    sE Electronics has announced two new products debuting at the 2015 Musikmesse show in Frankfurt, Germany: the RNT, a large-diaphragm multi-pattern tube microphone designed with Mr. Rupert Neve, and the guitaRF, Reflexion Filter created specifically for double-miking and recording guitar amp cabinets. Over ten years in development, the RNT combines a high-voltage tube circuit within the microphone itself, a floor box with a discrete, class-A amplifier circuit using the same custom op-amps as Rupert Neve Designs’ 5088 analogue mixing console,… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingAVManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/16/15 07:17 AM,
    At NAB in Las Vegas, Sennheiser [Booth C2055] is introducing its AVX wireless microphone systems for video cameras. The compact AVX receiver plugs directly into the XLR of a camera, where it automatically pairs with the microphone and switches on when the camera does. The system automatically adjusts the correct audio levels and transmits using a specially protected link in the license-free 1.9 GHz range. “Whether you’re a journalist compiling a show report, a professional videographer filming a documentary or… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVMicrophoneRemoteStudioSystemWireless

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    PSW Staff 04/16/15 06:59 AM,
    Rocking gypsy folk troubadours Caravan of Thieves have a new album, “KISS KISS,” which relied heavily on large diaphragm tube condenser mics from Telefunken Elektroakustik.  “Once we got our hands on the ELA M 251E and the U47,” explained co-founder Fuzz Sangiovanni, “we hooked up an Apogee Mini Me into our Pro Tools rig with a Telefunken V276 mic pre, and wound up getting the best vocal sounds we have ever recorded.” Wife and co-founder Carrie Sangiovanni added, “Both our… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingMicrophoneStageStudio



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