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Articles Tagged Production

  • Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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    Bill Sapsis 10/15/13 04:02 PM,
    Stage rigging involves machinery. The various components of the system move and, because of that movement, the parts of the system will eventually wear out. That is the primary reason for having your stage rigging inspected. If that’s not motivation enough, there are several other reasons for an annual safety inspection. The people using the equipment may not know how to operate it properly, and therefore may cause damage to some of the parts. The equipment may not have been… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionFeatureBlogStudy HallProductionRiggingStagingBusinessEducationStageSystem

  • Friday, September 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/20/13 09:46 AM,
    Don’t be surprised if you start “spotting” more LED spot fixtures on stages and at concerts . . . namely, the Satura Spot LED Pro from Elation Professional. This 300-watt RGBW moving head from Elation breaks new barriers as an LED spot, because its color-mixing engine produces an output in all colors that’s as bright and powerful as a traditional 575-watt discharge fixture. Not only does the Satura Spot LED Pro consume half as much energy as comparably bright traditional… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionProductProductionLighting

  • Friday, August 02, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/02/13 10:19 AM,
    Music producer, writer and mastering engineer Paul Grundman has installed a pair of IsoAcoustics ISO-L8R155 acoustic-isolating monitor stands at his project studio to optimize the performance of his nearfield monitor speakers and ameliorate some of the control room’s acoustic irregularities. IsoAcoustics innovative speaker stands have a unique, patented isolation technology which effectively eliminates the transfer of energy to surrounding surfaces, providing better focus across the frequency spectrum along with enhanced stereo imaging. Grundman frequently collaborates with EDM artists Celeste and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMixerStudio

  • Monday, July 08, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/08/13 12:44 PM,
    Avid today announced the new Mac Mini with Magma Express Box 3 (EB3T) is compatible with Pro Tools|HDX support and/or HD Native. Pro Tools|HDX provides more power, higher audio quality, and easier ways to record, edit, and mix the most demanding productions. Get more tracks, more headroom, and up to five times more dedicated DSP power to tackle even the most massive music and post-production projects with the confidence that comes with guaranteed performance. Users of the new Mac Mini… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2013
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    Richard Cadena 06/25/13 02:59 PM,
    Calculating Illuminance Most manufacturers of automated lighting provide photometric data showing the throw distance, the beam, and field width as well as the illuminance in lux and foot-candles (fc). (1) By referencing the chart below (Figure 1),  the designer can quickly gauge whether or not an instrument will provide the target illuminance and field width at a given throw distance. A chart like this will get you in the ballpark, allowing you to select lighting instruments and rough in the… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionFeatureBlogStudy HallProductionLightingEducation

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    PSW Staff 06/25/13 12:51 PM,
    Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH has released Cubase Elements 7, the newest addition to the Cubase 7 line-up. Cubase Elements 7 is feature-rich, moderately priced music production software that throws open the doors to the world of Cubase. “Cubase Elements 7 is the choice for aspiring producers and musicians looking for a complete package which doesn’t break the bank while offering a whole lot of features right out of the box,” said Carlos Mendoza Rohde, product marketing manager at Steinberg. After… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 06/25/13 07:26 AM,
    A key factor to consider when selecting a projection display is understanding the minimum Total Environmental Dynamic Range required to achieve killer imagery in the target venue. The term Total Environmental Dynamic Range (TEDR) describes the actual contrast ratio achieved in a venue, including the impact of ambient light. Thus, the TEDR value defines the dynamic range, or contrast, the viewers actually perceive. You will see, even in venues with a minimal amount of ambient light, the TEDR value will… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionFeatureBlogStudy HallProductionVideoDigitalSignal

  • Thursday, June 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 06/20/13 02:00 PM,
    Group One Ltd’s lighting division just got a major boost with the addition of Avolites to its distribution roster. In addition, the diversified domestic importer and distributor of professional audio and lighting equipment has appointed Brad White as National Sales Manager to head up the Avolites division. Avolites is dedicated to producing the very best control solutions for all aspects of the professional lighting industry. Avolites equipment utilizes cutting-edge technology while retaining the accessible, intuitive, hands-on familiarity for which Avolites’… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingBusinessManufacturer

  • Monday, June 17, 2013
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    PSW Staff 06/17/13 11:03 AM,
    Clear-Com released its RS-701 Beltpack, the first model in a new line of RS-700 Series wired, analog partyline beltpacks, at InfoComm 2013. The new beltpacks feature state-of-the-art performance and superior audio clarity for partyline communications. With its rugged ergonomic housing and high-performance audio, the RS-701 beltpack is ideal for use in a variety of environments or applications, such as rental/staging, performing arts centers and houses of worship. The new RS-700 Series beltpacks are designed to be rugged and reliable to… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundProductionChurch SoundNewsProductAnalogInterconnectSound ReinforcementTechnician

  • Friday, June 14, 2013
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    PSW Staff 06/14/13 01:28 PM,
    SurgeX announces the new 1U Sequencer (SEQ-1U), a single rack unit power management surge protection, conditioning, and sequencing solution for audio, video, broadcast and computer equipment. The SEQ-1U offers advanced protection for any size AV or IT installation. Proprietary SurgeX technology in the SEQ-1U includes Advanced Series Mode surge elimination, a zero let-through technology that stops all surges up to 6,000 volts / 3,000 amps (unlimited surge current) without producing harmful side effects such as ground contamination or common-mode disturbances.… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductProductionAVConcertInstallationSound Reinforcement