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  • 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

  • Wednesday, March 24, 2010
    PSW Staff 03/24/10 10:28 AM, 1 Comment
    Universal Audio announced a new addition to its line of analog recording hardware: the 4-710D Four-Channel “Twinfinity”Mic Preamp & DI with Dynamics. The newest member of UA’s analog product lineup, the 4-710D combines UA design with modern technology. At the core of the 4-710D are four channels of “Twin-finity” mic preamps with true-bypass 1176-style compression. Based on the original award-winning 710 Twin-Finity preamp each of the four mic preamp channels allows for continuously variable tone between 100% tube and 100%… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAmplifierAnalogBusinessDigitalProcessorStudioAudio

  • Tuesday, September 15, 2009
    focusrite octopre
    PSW Staff 09/15/09 08:12 AM, 0 Comments
    Focusrite has announced the imminent arrival of the OctoPre MkII, which features eight channels of Focusrite pre-amplification and a built-in 24-bit/96 kHz ADAT output, providing an affordable input upgrade for a Pro Tools system or any digital audio workstation. OctoPre MkII combines award-winning Saffire PRO pre-amps with high quality digital conversion and JetPLL jitter elimination technology. The digital output allows users to make the most of often-neglected ADAT inputs; ideal for expanding the number of mic-pres for interfaces like the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • Friday, September 04, 2009
    fishman di
    PSW Staff 09/04/09 11:55 AM, 0 Comments
    Fishman Amplification is now shipping the Aura Spectrum DI instrument preamp/direct box, with combines a high quality direct box with award-winning Aura Acoustic Imaging technology that restores the pristine sound of a studio-miked instrument to undersaddle and soundhole pickups. It features128 pre-loaded images of the most popular acoustic instruments; a 3-band EQ; built-in chromatic tuner with bypass/mute, one-knob compressor, volume, blend and image controls, automatic feedback suppression with up to three notches, an effects loop, a high-quality balanced XLR DI… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsInterconnectProcessorSound ReinforcementStageAudio

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