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Articles Tagged Preamps

  • Tuesday, May 17, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/17/16 09:08 AM,
    Radial Engineering announces the Jensen Twin-Servo 500 series preamplifier is now shipping. According to Jensen’s chief technology officer Bill Whitlock: “When Deane Jensen first put his mind to building the finest microphone amplifier possible, the development process began with the now famous 990 op-amp. “Part of the magic was maximizing the gain-margin so that no matter what the input, the lowest possible distortion would be realized. The unique design essentially cruises along in Class-A mode and then transitions to Class-AB… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductProcessorStudio

  • Wednesday, May 04, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/04/16 01:02 PM,
    PreSonus is now shipping the new Studio 192 Mobile USB 3.0 22 x 26 audio interface and studio command center. Studio 192 Mobile delivers the same low-latency monitoring, software integration, and studio command center functionality introduced in PreSonus’ Studio 192 audio interface but in a smaller form factor suitable for both mobile and studio use. The Studio 192 Mobile records at up to 192 kHz and combines 2 digitally controlled XMAX Class A, solid-state mic preamps and Burr-Brown converters with… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 05/04/16 09:48 AM,
    Boasting two brand new studios, fully kitted out with two Audient analog mixing consoles, two iD22 audio interfaces and three 8-channel mic pre ASP880s, Kingston College’s Creative Industries Centre was opened at the beginning of this academic year. As they advance into their second term, Music Technology instructor and studio technician, Chris Winter has noticed how the students have been enjoying the recent studio upgrade. “They love using both the ASP4816 and progressing to the ASP8024 with Dual Layer Control,”… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesEducationStudio

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/03/16 09:00 AM,
    As a founding member and producer of the Orlando-based Hip Hop group Solillaquists of Sound, DiViNCi first gained notoriety by using drum machines and sequencers in ways the world had never seen before. The virtuosity in his frenetic performances and popular YouTube clips set inspiring precedents for the now popular “Controllerism” scene. His work caught the attention of numerous music industry luminaries, including Grammy Award-winning artist Ms. Lauryn Hill, who tapped DiViNCi to join her band and studio team. DiViNCi… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerInterconnectProcessorStudio

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016
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    Dennis A. Bohn 04/19/16 11:47 AM,
    This article is provided by Rane Corporation.  ; While selecting a power amplifier for a specific loudspeaker is often rather easy, selecting a preamp for a specific microphone is not. Terminology is the problem. At one end we find power amplifier and loudspeaker manufacturers speaking the same language, or at least using the same vocabulary. Power amps are rated in watts and ohms, while loudspeakers are rated in ohms with a maximum power handling capability stated in watts. Unfortunately, at… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementSystem

  • Wednesday, March 30, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/30/16 07:41 AM,
    For the past eight years, the challenge of bringing Maroon 5’s studio sparkle and sheen to the live stage has been trusted to veteran front of house engineer Jim Ebdon, who is also well known for his many tours with Aerosmith, Annie Lennox and Matchbox Twenty. Recently, Ebdon has been carrying several products from A-Designs Audio, including a KGB-1tf instrument preamplifier, REDDI all-tube direct inject box and electrodyne 501 mic preamp (from sibling company Pete’s Place Audio), and been delighted… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsEngineerInterconnectManufacturerProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, March 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/28/16 11:50 AM,
    With more than four decades of engineering and production experience and a long list of noteworthy credits, Ed Stasium knows a thing or three about sound. Today, the former member of New York’s Power Station studio works at his Southern California home, relying on a DAW as his main production tool and Manley Dual Mono two-channel and FORCE four-channel tube preamplifiers as his analog front end. “In this digital world, we have to get the best analog going into the… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogEngineerProcessorStudio

  • Monday, March 21, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/21/16 01:14 PM,
    Sylvester Stallone was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his reprised role as Rocky Balboa in Creed, the seventh installment in the series. This was his first Academy Award nomination since he was nominated for Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay for the original Rocky. Swedish composer Ludwig Göransson wrote the musical score for Creed and veteran audio engineer Chris Fogel recorded and mixed it on the TransAudio Group-distributed ATC SCM25A Pro near-field monitors and A-Designs Pacifica mic preamps and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringProcessorSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Wednesday, March 09, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/09/16 08:29 AM,
    In the throes of a UK and European tour, The Maccabees are currently showcasing their latest album Marks To Prove It, which was written and recorded in their Elephant & Castle studio. Described by music magazine, NME as ‘Grand, sumptuous’ and ranked 9th in its 50 top albums of the year, the chart-topping record was produced by the band’s guitarist and Audient iD22 owner, Hugo White. “We spent a lot of time in that place.” says White, explaining that this… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsManufacturerStudio

  • Tuesday, March 08, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/08/16 07:12 AM,
    Starting as a DJ when he was just 12 years old, music producer/DJ Dwayne (Supa Dups) Chin-Quee eventually traveled the world with his DJ group named Black Chiney. His first big break in music production occurred when he was called to work on Turnin’ Me On for American R&B duo Nina Sky. Since then, he’s worked with Akon, Collie Buddz, Sean Paul, Rihanna, John Legend, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Drake, and many more. Since November 2015, Supa Dups has relied on… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerMonitoringProcessorStudio



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