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Articles Tagged Ribbons

  • Thursday, October 20, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/20/16 09:59 AM,
    In September 2016, the open air festival “Rock im Bergbad” celebrated a successful premiere in Bückeburg in the Netherlands’ Lower Saxony. In the unique backdrop of the local mountain swimming pool, four high-profile acts performed in front of the landscape panorama of Harrl and the Weser mountains. Auditiv GmbH, based in Kassel, set up an Alcons Audio LR18 pro-ribbon line array as technical service provider for the event. The line-up of the festival consisted of the former Genesis front man… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Monday, October 10, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/10/16 10:55 AM,
    With greater than 30 years working as a studio musician on motion pictures, TV shows, jingles, record dates, and live TV shows—including the Academy Awards and the Grammys—trumpeter Wayne Bergeron has amassed an enviable list of impressive accomplishments. He served as lead trumpeter and featured soloist with Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band, played on Disney’s The Incredibles soundtrack, performed on the last six Michael Bublé CDs, and has been a featured soloist on the motion pictures The Perfect Game and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStudio

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016
    PSW Staff 09/28/16 02:13 PM,
    From its origins as a single wine store, San Francisco’s PlumpJack Group has grown into a multi-faceted hospitality and lifestyle business. In late 2015 it opened Verso, an event space and night club where sound quality had to be guaranteed for all events. PlumpJack wanted something better than what major US nightclubs were delivering, selecting loudspeakers from Alcons Audio. PlumpJack Group’s business now includes wineries, luxury resorts, restaurants and clubs, as well as retail outlets. Established in a former printing… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Friday, September 09, 2016
    PSW Staff 09/09/16 10:07 AM,
    At the end of September, Alcons Audio USA will be exhibiting at the AES Convention in Los Angeles for the first time. In a joint presence with Astro Spatial Audio, Alcons will be demonstrating three-dimensional sound technology. Alcons’ AES debut follows a recent series of 3D sound demonstrations with Astro in LA and Las Vegas, as well as an imminent second year showcasing the Alcons Pro-Ribbon Immersive Experience at the CEDIA home technology show in Dallas. Demonstrating in AES demo… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVLoudspeakerManufacturerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, May 31, 2016
    PSW Staff 05/31/16 07:37 AM,
    Peavey Electronics is now shipping the new RBN 112 full-range loudspeaker and RBN 215 subwoofer, both driven by onboard amplifiers designed specifically for powered loudspeakers. The RBN 112, a two-way design, incorporates the company’s proprietary 120 mm ribbon high-frequency driver on a low-coloration waveguide. This is joined by a 12-inch, dual-voice coil neodymium Scorpion woofer with Peavey’s field replaceable basket technology. The onboard amplifier provides up to 1,500 watts of power and also incorporates DSP. Each input includes digital infrasonic… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAmplifierAVLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Wednesday, March 16, 2016
    PSW Staff 03/16/16 11:46 AM,
    Released on Christmas Day 2015, the 20th Century Fox film Joy is a story of a family across four generations, centered on the girl who becomes the woman (Jennifer Lawrence) who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right. The film was one of the big hits of this past holiday season and capturing the various performances that form the music score was a huge undertaking, prompting the selection of ribbon microphones from Burbank, CA-based Royer… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

  • Friday, January 08, 2016
    PSW Staff 01/08/16 08:45 AM,
    Founded in 1788 and occupying an Art Noveau building in Nybroplan, Stockholm since 1908, the Royal Dramatic Theatre - or Dramaten - is Sweden’s National Theatre. After several years of renting Alcons loudspeakers for events, in 2015 the theatre has installed a permanent system in its main space. The state-owned venue produces classical theatre, new Swedish and international productions and is also a hub for child and youth theatre. Dramaten has seven stages in three different buildings. Located in the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAmplifierAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerMonitoringProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Thursday, October 29, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/29/15 07:31 AM,
    Alcons has released the CRMS Cinema Reference Monitor System. 8 years after the introduction of the original, Alcons launches the mkII version of its successful CRMS Cinema Reference Monitor System. The CRMS is a 3-way sound system design to offer natural 1:1 Digital Cinema and HD audio sound reproduction. Featuring the patented RBN401 pro-ribbon driver, the CRMS combines clarity and intelligibility, with high headroom SPL. The Alcons pro-ribbon drivers have up to 90% less distortion than other conventional mid/high transducers,… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Wednesday, September 02, 2015
    PSW Staff 09/02/15 09:26 AM,
    Linkin Park’s latest release, The Hunting Party, carries the band’s tradition of excellence forward yet again, with microphones from Royer Labs and its sister company Mojave Audio featured prominently in the project’s production. Los Angeles, CA-based mixer, recording engineer, and producer Ethan Mates served as the engineer in the production of The Hunting Party, which was released in June of 2014 on the Warner Brothers label. In addition to his work with Linkin Park, Mates has also worked on projects… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

  • Wednesday, May 21, 2014
    Mesanovic Microphones
    PSW Staff 05/21/14 12:25 PM,
    Mesanovic Microphones has introduced the Model 2, a microphone outfitted with a 1.8-micron-thick, 2-inch-long ribbon at the heart of its design, suitable for use on vocals, guitar amps, drums, strings, brass, piano, and more. A combination of custom designed resonator plates and a narrow ribbon motor gives the Model 2 an extended high-frequency response, while retaining classic ribbon midrange and a rich low end that reaches flat out to 20 Hz. The Model 2 also includes a custom toroidal transformer… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsProductAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

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