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Articles Tagged Shure

  • Monday, March 02, 2015
    PSW Staff 03/02/15 05:15 PM,
    At the Trinidad campus of the University of West Indies, the largest and longest standing higher education provider in the English-speaking Caribbean, the Caribbean Interpreting and Translation Bureau (CITB) recently selected a Shure DCS 6000 digital conference system in offering translation services in 12 different languages, as well as interpreters and audio conferencing for regional meetings. Working with political clients such as Trinidad & Tobago Bureau of Standards, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Caribbean Agro-Economic Society, and the Ministry of Planning… View this story
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  • Thursday, February 12, 2015
    PSW Staff 02/12/15 04:59 PM,
    Shure wireless microphone systems, wired mics, and in-ear monitoring systems were a near-constant presence at last Sunday’s 57th Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, which features 23 live musical performances. As usual, musicians were permitted to use their preferred microphones for their performances. Although artists brought their own custom earphones, all in-ear monitoring systems were Shure PSM1000, with 24 channels split between two stages, marking the fourth consecutive year that the Grammy production team chose Shure… View this story
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  • Monday, February 09, 2015
    PSW Staff 02/09/15 07:43 AM,
    Popular southern gospel group the Gaither Vocal Band , winners of two Grammy Awards and 17 Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, is now utilizing Shure digital wireless and vocal microphones for live performances. With changes in FCC wireless audio regulations and growing channel congestion, the band’s lead audio engineer, Eddy Houk from Majestic Productions, started a search for reliable wireless systems that would support advanced frequency management. With a touring show featuring 10 artists and numerous wireless audio channels to… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Monday, February 02, 2015
    PSW Staff 02/02/15 01:49 PM,
    Throughout his career, Lenny Kravitz has always insisted on accuracy in his guitar tone, sticking with a wired microphone solution as none of the wireless systems met his expectations. All that changed during production rehearsals for Kravitz’s European tour in support of his latest album, Strut. After a demo of multiple high-end wireless systems arranged by Tour Supply, Lenny, Alex, and guitarist Craig Ross agreed that Shure Axient Wireless Management Network was the one system that could deliver his sonic… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015
    PSW Staff 01/27/15 05:57 PM,
    Shure has introduced PG ALTA microphones, a new line of entry level microphones that include advanced design features for professional sound at a budget-conscious price. The complete family includes 14 new products—including vocal and instrument microphones, drum kits, and a studio kit—designed for small venues, aspiring musicians, and home recording sessions. “PG ALTA microphones are designed for anyone seeking great sound, durability, and style. They are easy to use and help produce great results across the board,” says Matt Engstrom,… View this story
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  • Monday, January 26, 2015
    PSW Staff 01/26/15 11:05 AM,
    Shure has introduced MOTIV, a new plug-and-play microphone line suited to capture high-quality audio for vocal/acoustic recording, podcasts, YouTube videos, field recording, and more. MOTIV products include four new Apple MFi (made for iPhone, iPod, iPad) Certified devices, including three condenser microphones and a digital audio interface that can connect directly to any iOS device without additional adapters or connection kits. Specifically the MOTIV line offers the MV5 digital condenser microphone, MV88 iOS digital stereo condenser microphone, MV51 digital large-diaphragm… View this story
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  • Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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    PSW Staff 01/14/15 12:38 PM,
    Chicago engineer/producer and sound designer Freddie Breitberg recently utilized Shure KSM ribbon microphones in recording the debut album of big band jazz artists The Great Postmodern Nightmare. With some of his collection of classic RCA ribbon mics were due for ribbon refurbishing, Breitberg decided that the time was right to try Shure’s distinctly modern ribbon technology. “Ribbon microphones are like old friends: You love them for their warmth and personality,” he says. “They have always been a key tool for… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsEngineerMicrophoneSignalStudio

  • Monday, December 22, 2014
    PSW Staff 12/22/14 06:52 AM,
    Symetrix has launched SymNet Composer 3.0, an update to the manufacturer’s open architecture design software that has built upon the native support of Audinate’s Dante media networking technology for select third-party devices in earlier releases, now extending that support to products from Shure and Audio-Technica. Integrators can streamline their set-up procedures and achieve network discovery, Dante signal routing, and audio set-up of supported third-party devices from the two new manufacturers alongside Attero Tech and Stewart Audio with a single piece… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVDigitalEthernetMicrophoneNetworkingProcessorSoftware

  • Friday, December 05, 2014
    Tim Vear 12/05/14 02:18 PM,
    Instruments and other sound sources are characterized by their frequency output, by their directional output, and by their dynamic range. Frequency Output Frequency output is the span of fundamental and harmonic frequencies produced by an instrument, and the balance or relative level of those frequencies. Musical instruments have overall frequency ranges as found in the chart below. The dark section of each line indicates the range of fundamental frequencies and the shaded section represents the range of the highest harmonics… View this story
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  • Tuesday, December 02, 2014
    PSW Staff 12/02/14 02:41 PM,
    In January 2014, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) presented Shure with the Milestone Award for its Unidyne technology, placing the microphone developer in the same company as famed inventors such as Guglielmo Marconi, Nikola Tesla, Michael Faraday, and Benjamin Franklin.  To mark this achievement and to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the development and availability of the 55 Unidyne microphone, Shure has announced a new Limited Edition Unidyne model, the 5575LE Unidyne Limited Edition cardioid dynamic microphone.… View this story
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