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Articles Tagged Power

  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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    PSW Staff 05/27/15 12:35 PM,
    ESP/SurgeX announces the Axess Manager Platform, a mobile power monitoring and management system that pairs with every IP enabled device on a network, including SurgeX Axess, Axess Elite and Axess Ready products. SurgeX is also announcing shipping of its Axess Elite for international markets, with support for 16 amp CEE7/7 and 10 amp AS3112 electrical standards. The new solutions will be unveiled at InfoComm 2015 in booth 2153. The enhanced platform from SurgeX includes Axess Manager and Axess Manager Mobile,… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationManufacturerPowerSoftware

  • Thursday, May 14, 2015
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    Pat Brown 05/14/15 11:42 AM,
      Could anything be more confusing than a “power rating?” The question “How many watts” can have many answers, depending on whether we are talking about amplifiers or loudspeakers. There are also many variables regarding how power is measured and specified. The numerous variables have rendered “face value” power ratings virtually useless. Why is “power” so hard to quantify? One reason is because it is time-dependent and constantly changing - much like the “value” of the stock market. We can… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeaturePollStudy HallAmplifierAVPower

  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015
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    PSW Staff 05/05/15 11:38 AM,
    At InfoComm 2015, ESP/SurgeX will host Electrical Protection of Digital Signage, AV & IT Equipment (Session MT26), a training course for consultants, integrators, distributors and attendees interested in raising their energy intelligence and learning about the fundamentals of electricity, power protection and ESP/SurgeX smart energy solutions. This training course will be held on Thursday, June 18th from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT at the Orange County Convention Center W306A and is worth 1RU. In the training, SurgeX will provide… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEducationInstallationPower

  • Wednesday, April 29, 2015
    audio power
    Pat Brown 04/29/15 06:03 AM,
      Trying to characterize amplifiers or loudspeakers only by power ratings is akin to trying to completely characterize a person by a photograph. There is always much more than meets the eye. Few subjects generate more confusion in the audio world than power. There is a very good reason for this—it’s a confusing subject, and one that can easily fool our intuition. Most of us are on a power trip—our attitude is that “more is better.” We want bigger amplifiers… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAmplifierAVInterconnectLoudspeakerMeasurementPowerSignal

  • Thursday, April 16, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/16/15 11:12 AM,
    Harman’s dbx today announced the introduction of the PowerRack8 power supply for its new 500 Series processors. The PowerRack8 is an 8-slot, 19-inch rack-mount power source designed to hold up to eight 500 Series processors in a vertical configuration. 

“Our new PowerRack8 provides a convenient, easy way to house, power, connect and configure the dbx 500 Series modules,” said Jason Kunz, market manager, portable PA and recording & broadcast. “It’s the perfect add-on for integrating our 500 Series processors into… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingAVDigitalInterconnectPowerSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015
    powersoft
    PSW Staff 03/31/15 01:30 PM,
    The National Automobile Museum in Reno, offering an extensive exhibit consisting of four galleries and over 200 vehicles, called on Sparks, NV-based Pro AV & Electronics to upgrade its audio system with Powersoftt amplification to complement the HD video system that had recently been installed in its theater.  The museum, which was named one of America’s Five Greatest Automobile Museums by AutoWeek in 2012, includes an assemblage of spectacular cars within its four galleries — each representing a different epoch… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAmplifierAVInstallationInterconnectProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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    Bill Whitlock 02/25/15 02:09 PM,
    If electrical wiring, from main breaker panel to outlet, consists of Romex and plastic J-boxes, an “isolated” or “technical” ground system is already in place. This is the case In most, but not all, residential wiring. However, when wiring consists of metallic conduit and J-boxes, as in most commercial buildings, an isolated safety-grounding scheme can sometimes reduce audio system noise. It is most applicable in situations where conduit may come in contact with building steel, water pipes, gas pipes, or… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAVInterconnectMeasurementPowerSignalSystem

  • Monday, January 26, 2015
    radial engineering
    PSW Staff 01/26/15 06:58 PM,
    Radial Engineering has introduced the IceCube IC-1, a compact balanced line isolator designed to fit inside a technician’s tool kit to eliminate hum and buzz caused by ground loops in audio systems. Radial sales manager Roc Bubel: “The use of isolators to solve noise problems is not new; small plastic units have been around for years. But the problem with these is that they were designed years ago - back when audio systems had limitations both with respect to signal-to-noise,… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAVInterconnectSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • crown audio
    PSW Staff 01/26/15 10:36 AM,
    Harman’s Crown Audio is now shipping the XLi Series, comprised of four new power amplifier models designed for entry-level professional live and installed sound applications. The XLi3500, XLi2500, XLi1500 and XLi800 deliver 1,000, 500, 330 and 200 watts per channel respectively (into 8 ohms; 2,700, 1,500, 900 and 600 watts in bridged mode into 8 ohms). All models have user-selectable input sensitivity to accommodate a variety of program sources that have low output signals and include balanced XLR and unbalanced… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAmplifierAVPowerSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, January 19, 2015
    multichannel amplifiers
    Frederick Ampel 01/19/15 09:09 AM,
    Using our Stephen Hawking approved design for a real time machine, we journey to the dawn of the last century. It’s the summer of 1905 and in under a year the mechanical age will give way to the dawning of the electrical age. At this time the world is dominated by giant machines that can truly be called “heavy iron.” Machines like this: These 200-plus-ton behemoths are the quintessential embodiment of the leading edge of engineering and technology, and have… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAmplifierAnalogAVDigitalPowerProcessorSound Reinforcement