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Articles Tagged Monitors

  • Monday, December 07, 2015
    PSW Staff 12/07/15 07:27 AM,
    Mackie announces the immediate availability of their Reach Professional PA System. Reach is an all-in-one professional PA system that delivers wide coverage and built-in personal monitoring. Featuring Bluetooth music streaming, a full-featured 6-channel digital mixer, and a control app for iOS and Android, Reach delivers capability and flexibility for a wide range of applications. With Reach, users can deliver their best performance ever thanks to powerful technology like the ARC array, which provides clear, high-fidelity sound to everyone in the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringProcessorSoftwareSound Reinforcement

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    Mark Frink 12/07/15 06:49 AM,
    Sharing is the very definition of a multi-act music festival, though some shares are bigger than others. Various performing artists or groups take turns with a venue’s audience and stage, as well as its sound, lights and video production. Multi-act festivals provide more entertainment than the usual concert headliner with one or two support acts, using two or more festival stages to ensure continuous live music. A festival’s added draw allows headliners to perform before larger crowds and openers to… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConcertConsolesDigitalInterconnectMixerSignalSoftwareStage

  • Friday, December 04, 2015
    PSW Staff 12/04/15 09:10 AM,
    Following the abrupt cancellation of Culture Club’s 2014 US/UK tour due to front man Boy George’s throat polyp diagnosis, 2015 finally saw the popular ’80s group return to the road on its North American Tribes trek in support of the band’s first album of new material in 15 years. Escondido, California-based Sound Image provided the audio equipment complement for the tour, which included a DiGiCo SD7 console at monitor position, much to the delight of the desk’s operator, Nikoma “Niko”… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerMonitoringProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, December 02, 2015
    PSW Staff 12/02/15 01:58 PM,
    Gregory Allen, an award-winning composer, senior sound designer and director with more than 25 years of experience in the fields of game audio and cinematics, feature trailers, television and motion picture marketing, has installed the latest generation Blue Sky 5.1 monitoring system—the Star System One—at his personal studio in Austin, Texas. Allen’s surround sound speaker system comprises five of Blue Sky’s new Sat 6D active monitors, a Sub 12D subwoofer and a brand new Audio Management Controller (AMC). Allen, who… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringProcessorSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 12/02/15 10:44 AM,
    British loudspeaker manufacturer PMC Speakers has produced a unique pair of its MB2-XBD studio monitors that are allowing the new owner of a one-off musical work of art created by the Wu-Tang Clan to experience the audio exactly as its producers intended. The album, entitled Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, was recorded and mixed on an identical pair of PMC loudspeakers. It was made exclusively available in a private sale to one single collector – there is no physical… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Tuesday, December 01, 2015
    PSW Staff 12/01/15 12:47 PM,
    AKG by Harman introduces the new K182 professional monitor headphones. The foldable, closed-back K182 headphones provide sonic clarity, comfort and portability for musicians and engineers—all at an affordable price point. The K182 drivers ensure high output while the 10 Hz – 28 kHz frequency range provides a truly balanced mix. The K182’s high-sensitivity 50mm transducers ensure professional-quality sound even with mobile devices. In addition, the closed-back, over-ear design provides great performance for every instrumentalist, and comfort during long sessions. Providing… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMonitoringStageStudio

  • Monday, November 30, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/30/15 01:25 PM,
    The 43rd Annual American Music Awards were broadcast on ABC on Sunday night, November 22. Hosted by Jennifer Lopez at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, the program presented the fan-voted honors along with a series of performances, highlighted by a vocal interpretation of the classic John Williams theme to Star Wars by Pentatonix, and a water-soaked closing medley by Justin Bieber, both using Shure UHF-R wireless microphones. Throughout the show, the AMA telecast relied on wireless microphones and in-ear… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneMonitoringSoftwareSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 11/30/15 11:15 AM,
    Media production company msm Studio Group has expanded its studio and services in Munich, Germany, to offer the immersive Dolby Atmos format with PMC. Opened in 1991, msm has been a PMC user for many years, with the company’s MB2S, IB2S and DB1S loudspeakers installed throughout the facility. As well as working daily with clients such as Universal Music, Deutsche Grammophon and Sony Music, msm has grown from a CD mastering facility into a complex that now also offers DVD… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Wednesday, November 25, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/25/15 11:55 AM,
    Welcome to our quiz featuring 20 questions about stage monitoring and related issues. This is somewhat subjective and largely intended for entertainment purposes—better known as FUN for short—although there is fact and/or truth in many of the “correct” responses. Time for the obligatory non-apology: “We apologize if this quiz offends anyone. That is… er, is not... our intention. Besides, if you don’t like it, we’ll just claim you took it out of context.” Enjoy! 1) Why do vocal acts prefer… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureStudy HallConcertLoudspeakerMixerMonitoringSignalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, November 23, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/23/15 03:23 PM,
    Genelec is now offering 16 models in its Smart Active Monitoring (SAM) range of products. From the Compact SAM 8320 – 8330 – 7350 Series, to the NEW flagship 1236 SAM system and accompanying individually calibrated RAM-XL Remote Amplifier Module, Genelec is now offering a comprehensive range of professional automatic calibration monitors and subwoofers.  The acoustical performance of SAMs can be optimized with automatic calibration for a given listening environment and for different working styles or client demands, in stereo… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAmplifierAVLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudioSubwoofer

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