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Articles Tagged Sound Reinforcement

  • Monday, October 20, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/20/14 12:46 PM,
    Founded in 1953, Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University today enrolls over 35,000 students in a campus network that spans across Saudi Arabia’s capital city. Islamic tradition specifies that men and women attend school separately, so the University has a campus for each. Most of the university’s multiple lecture halls and auditoriums on both the men’s and women’s campuses have long struggled with intelligibility and reverberation issues. University officials recently embarked on a massive, multi-year retrofit of the school’s sound… View this story
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  • Friday, October 03, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/03/14 12:46 PM,
    Famous for being the hotel where American bank robber John Dillinger was captured in 1934, the Hotel Congress is an extraordinary location that has hosted a variety of events and banquets since its construction in 1919. Its main nightlife property, Club Congress, recently received a new Harman sound reinforcement system made up of Soundcraft, JBL and Crown components. The small 45 x 40-foot live music venue hosts many national touring acts and local dance nights. To ensure optimal sound coverage… View this story
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    PSW Staff 10/03/14 12:19 PM,
    Italian manufacturer dBTechnologies presents their new high performance DVX TH theater series stage monitors. The initial introduction includes the DVX-DM12 TH and DVX-DM15 TH active two-way stage monitors. The stage monitors feature either 12-inch or 15-inch neodymium woofers with 4-inch voice coil coupled with 1.4-inch exit HF neo compression driver with 2.5-inch voice coil. The high output (136 dB max SPL) are ideal for most stage applications. The cabinets feature rotatable HF driver (for left or right configuration), double EQ… View this story
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  • Thursday, October 02, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/02/14 11:40 AM,
    Fox Sound Service has purchased the first Meyer Sound LYON linear sound reinforcement system in Italy. Adding to Fox Sound’s large Meyer Sound inventory of more than 170 loudspeakers, the LYON system has supported a range of classical, rock, and dance events across the country. “I was extremely impressed with the technical advantages of linear sound reinforcement offered by Meyer Sound’s LEO™ linear large-scale sound reinforcementsystem, but we had been waiting for a more compact version better suited to the… View this story
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    PSW Staff 10/02/14 11:24 AM,
    Corey Hart hung up his sunglasses for good at an emotional sold-out farewell concert for 13,500 hometown fans at Montreal’s Bell Centre, supported by an SSL Live console at front of house. A 1980s phenom, Hart has had nine consecutive Top 40 hits, with “Sunglasses at Night” being his most recognizable. Outfitted with sound services by Solotech in Canada, it was another local Montreal hero, Denis Savage, who mixed the show and the week-long rehearsal. For Hart’s Farewell concert, the… View this story
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    PSW Staff 10/02/14 11:02 AM,
    It’s the world’s oldest and most prestigious tennis championship – Wimbledon – held at the All England Club In London since 1877. Although steeped in tradition, the facility takes a decidedly modern approach to its audio and communications network, evaluating and updating its installation every year. Prior to the 2014 tournament, Wimbledon-based systems contractor RG Jones Sound Engineering knew that the scope of work would be much more involved than in the past. Because of building renovations, the Broadcast Center… View this story
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  • Wednesday, October 01, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/01/14 10:31 AM,
    As a fundraiser for the Thurgood Marshall School music program in San Francisco, The Beatles tribute band Glimr staged a private concert and video shoot at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The venue is where The Beatles held their final concert in 1969, and is slated for demolition. Staging, sound and video production was provided by the Tracy, California-based Trinity Productions. According to Trinity owner John Moore, the RCF TTL11-A active column array was chosen for the event, “due… View this story
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    PSW Staff 10/01/14 09:58 AM,
    With the opening of a thoroughly refurbished 1907-vintage Union Garage Building facility, the Los Angeles College of Music (LACM) in Pasadena, California, wanted to provide its students with a state-of-the-art live performance environment. The school’s recent expansion includes new programs and majors for students, new celebrity faculty, and an exclusive “Let’s Talk Music Series,” which provides students with on-on-one access to top professional musicians. With ongoing performances from students, faculty, and alumni, the college needed a modern performance, rehearsal and… View this story
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  • Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/24/14 12:33 PM,
    d&b GB has announced the launch of the Y-Series at the upcoming PLASA London show, stand D80. The Y-Series loudspeakers provide flexible and configurable solutions for venues with small to medium sized sound reinforcement requirements. Selected products from the Y-Series will be at the stand, along with members of the d&b team to explain why Y is such an exciting new product. At stand D40, SSE Audio Group will also be exhibiting d&b products. Visitors to the SSE booth will… View this story
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  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/23/14 02:04 PM,
    When Rome’s DNA Concerti decided to launch a brand new festival in a small picturesque town on the Aburzzo Adriatic coast of Italy, they contacted Blackout to provide the audio, lighting and video for the four-day festival. Blackout in turn delivered Outline PAs for each of the stages at the festival. “We worked for months on ensuring the success of the festival, which involved approximately forty bands from Italy and abroad,” explains Blackout owner Gaetano. “Meeting everybody’s requirements was no… View this story
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