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Articles Tagged Production

  • 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

  • Monday, June 10, 2013
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    PSW Staff 06/10/13 07:58 AM,
    Having worked with the ever-talented Paul McCartney team for over twenty years, Tait was privileged to provide yet another staging solution for the legendary artist’s current North American tour. To maximize the visual impact of the stage, Set Designer, LeRoy Bennett, utilized TAIT’s 30mm LED MagDecks downstage. Working alongside Production Manager, Mark Spring, the entire staging concept, which also included a band riser package, was configured to work within both stadium and arena environments. One of the key elements provided… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionStagingVideo

  • Thursday, May 30, 2013
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    PSW Staff 05/30/13 08:29 AM,
    Riedel Communications today announced that the Red Bull X-Fighters World Series, the biggest freestyle motocross tour on the planet, is using Riedel radio and intercom systems to ensure clear communications throughout live event production, including the tour’s May 11 stop at California’s Glen Helen Raceway. The Riedel gear ensures that, even against the roar of motocross bikes on the track and flying through the air, crew and staff have the communications tools necessary to maintain the quality of the show,… View this story
    Filed in: AVProductionNewsProductionTechnician