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  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/15/15 03:13 PM,
    For Musikmesse 2015, Antelope Audio [hall 5.1, booth E41] introduces a new addition to its family of class-A mic preamps: the MP8d eight-channel mic preamp with A/D conversion. During exhibition hours between April 15 and 18, Antelope Audio will showcase all the latest products and feature limited time show specials including a special 5% discount on any of its current portfolio, valid until May 15, 2015. MP8d is an eight-channel class-A microphone preamplifier, which boasts Antelope Audio’s integrated A/D conversion.… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingAnalogDigitalProcessorSignalStudio

  • Monday, April 13, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/13/15 02:42 PM,
    Focusrite (booth C9147) is displaying four second-generation models from its extended RedNet line of products based around the Dante audio-over-IP networking system. Now shipping are the MP8R 8-channel remote-controlled mic pre and the D16R AES interface; the new HD32R HD Bridge for Pro Tools and D64R MADI Bridge will be shipping shortly. Interoperable with all other Dante-compatible units, these RedNet interfaces are designed for live sound and broadcast applications, due to their power supply and network-redundancy, locking Ethernet connectors, and… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingAVDigitalEthernetManufacturerProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, April 08, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/08/15 11:35 AM,
    Mercury Prize-winning producer Charlie Andrew, who rose to fame producing Alt-J’s first two albums has recently added an Audient ASP880 eight-channel mic pre to his setup. Currently in his Brixton studio, working on an album with four-piece Mancunian band Money, he is using the new mic pre alongside his old ASP008 8-channel mic pre. “I’m a big fan of simplicity,” continues Andrew. “The gain is basically pretty much all I put my hands on, and the phase buttons to make… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingAnalogDigitalEngineerProcessorSignalStudio

  • Thursday, January 22, 2015
    PSW Staff 01/22/15 07:15 AM,
    Following on the success of their acclaimed CORE reference channel strip, Manley Labs announces the Manley FORCE, a four-channel high voltage vacuum tube microphone preamplifier carrying a retail price of only $2,500 USD. From the CORE, the FORCE incorporates the same proprietary hand-wound Manley Iron® mic input transformers and 12AX7 vacuum tube amplifying stage operating from 300 V rails. Each channel includes a high-impedance, ¼-inch instrument input as well as an XLR microphone input. On the front, each channel features… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneProcessorStudio

  • Monday, October 28, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/28/13 12:25 PM,
    The Earthworks 521 ZDT Preamps for 500 series racks are now in stock and shipping. Based on the ZDT Preamp technology designed by David Blackmer, the Earthworks 521 brings the exacting standards of the ZDT Zero Distortion Preamplifiers to the convenient 500 series format, providing a amplification option to the 500 series rack. “Earthworks is continually developing precision audio products that elevate the audio chain,” says Heidi Blackmer Robichaud, President/CEO of Earthworks.  “We are thrilled to introduce the new 521… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Friday, August 23, 2013
    PSW Staff 08/23/13 08:56 AM,
    PreSonus has unveiled the RC 500, a top-of-the-line channel strip for professional recording engineers and recording musicians. The RC 500 combines an ultra-low-distortion, high-gain, solid-state Class A preamplifier with the same custom-designed FET compressor and semi-parametric EQ circuitry found in the highly lauded PreSonus ADL 700 tube channel strip. The result is consistent, transparent, detailed audio, suitable for a wide variety of applications, and reminiscent of classic, vintage solid-state preamp designs. The newest member of the PreSonus family of preamps/processors,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductProcessorSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Thursday, February 17, 2011
    PSW Staff 02/17/11 10:00 AM, 0 Comments
    Foreigner is currently out on their first tour of India with 48 channels of ARX MSX 48 Mic Line Splitters, part of the complete audio production package supplied by Mumbai based The 5 date Tour consists of shows in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Bangalore. Foreigner are being joined on stage by renowned Indian musician Niladri Kumar, the young Electric Sitar (Zitar) Maestro who is opening the nights performance and joining the Band on stage for the evenings encore.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAmplifierConcertInterconnectMicrophoneMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    a-designs audio
    PSW Staff 01/12/11 08:09 AM, 0 Comments
    Designed for both studio recording and live sound use, the new JM-3001 from A-Designs Audio is a versatile preamplifier, equalizer and instrument input housed in a single-rack-space frame. It will be introduced at the 2011 Winter NAMM show and on display in booth 6280. Hand-built in the U.S., the new A-Designs device features three inputs—microphone, instrument and EQ/insert—which may be used together or independently. The product is also equipped with a highly musical three-band parametric EQ and high/low filters, as… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductAmplifierProcessorSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    PSW Staff 09/28/10 05:08 AM, 0 Comments
    Buzz Audio has announced the release of the Series 20 QSP, a new 4-channel microphone and instrument preamplifier. The QSP utilizes the Buzz Audio proprietary BE41 True Class A amplifiers coupled to Lundahl audio output transformers, a combination that produces a clean and open high end with a nice touch of bass warmth.  The transformerless non-reactive input means the QSP interfaces well with all microphone types and yields a multi-purpose preamp that delivers sound always complimenting the source. Up to… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingPollProductAnalogProcessorSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    focusrite mkii
    PSW Staff 07/27/10 10:35 AM, 0 Comments
    New to Focusrite’s ISA range of pro audio hardware is the ISA428 MkII, a premium four-channel mic preamp and A-D converter. The ISA428 MkII supersedes the existing ISA428 and is available at a much more affordable price. Like its predecessor, the ISA428 MkII features four of Focusrite’s transformer-based ISA preamps. These are the same as those found in the Forte console, used on countless hit records over the past two decades. Each channel has phantom power and phase-reverse controls, plus… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundPollProductAnalogDigitalProcessorSound ReinforcementStudioAudio