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Articles Tagged Sound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, April 11, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/11/12 11:00 AM,
    When legendary Dutch cinematographer and film director Jan de Bont was approached to produce an art project which promotes the country’s HSL-Zuid high speed rail project, his concept of a 3D film of the route was technically challenging. But with the assistance of an Alcons Audio system, audiences of the finished film, Surfing on Light, enjoyed a complete sensory experience. De Bont has worked on many high profile films, including Twister, Basic Instinct, Die Hard and Lara Croft Tomb Raider.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/11/12 08:30 AM,
    With 14 campuses in and around the city of Chicago and 25 weekend worship services each Sunday, New Life Community Church is one very active non-denominational Christian church. Until recently, their Midway Campus sanctuary faced a number of speech intelligibility and related challenges with their sound reinforcement system. The situation is now resolved—thanks in large part to the new sound system consisting of Variant Series installation line array loudspeakers from D.A.S. Audio. West Chester, OH-based Troubadour Solutions, an A/V design… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Monday, April 09, 2012
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    Adam Shulman 04/09/12 01:31 PM,
    An understanding of the sound reinforcement system optimization process as described in my previous article (here) leads to what may be a startling conclusion: with relatively little effort, this technology could be leveraged immediately. A number of products are currently on the market that begin to leverage this technology. These range from stand-alone beam-steering column loudspeakers from companies such as Renkus-Heinz, Tannoy and EAW to higher-power arrayable products such as Martin Audio MLA, Duran Audio Target, and Renkuz-Heinz IC Squared.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollStudy HallLoudspeakerMeasurementProcessor

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    PSW Staff 04/09/12 12:46 PM,
    When Yes Events Ltd purchased a major RCF Theatre & Touring (TT+) system nine months ago they were determined to standardize on RCF components from that point forward. Their recent purchase of eight-enclosure TTL33-A compact, 3-way active line array system and two additional TTS28-A subwoofers was a good start on that commitment. In addition, they have invested in six TT25-SMA touring 15in stage monitors and RCF’s proprietary RDNet system software, to integrate with the TTL33-A. According to Yes Events director,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollBusinessConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/09/12 10:40 AM,
    A new audio system under control of the Q-Sys Integrated System Platform has been installed at the Ospedale Martini hospital in Turin, Italy as part of an upgrade to its communications network, courtesy of the exclusive QSC distributor in the region, AudioLink. Based around a Core 1000 processor, the Q-Sys platform controls the call and paging systems, routing audio to twin CX204V and CX302V amplifiers, as well as AcousticDesign surface-mount and in-ceiling loudspeakers strategically placed around the hospital. Like any… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsPollAmplifierAVInstallationLoudspeakerAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/09/12 10:17 AM,
    SynAudCon is pleased to announce that SurgeX International has joined the organization’s sponsorship program. SurgeX International was created by the original SurgeX founders after North American distribution of SurgeX products was sold to Electronic Systems Protection (ESP) in 2009. SurgeX International now serves the global marketplace with patented 230V AC power protection, conditioning and management products. The SurgeX and SynAudCon relationship began in 1995 when Michael McCook and Andy Benton founded SurgeX, while simultaneously Pat and Brenda Brown became the… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollBusinessEducationManufacturerAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/09/12 10:07 AM,
    Florence and the Machine’s current European dates to promote her Ceremonials album were recently upsized for a three-night run at London’s Alexandra Palace, with the band joined by a 12-piece choir and 12-piece string section. A new Midas PRO2 live audio system supplemented monitor world for these gigs, joining the stalwart XL8 at FOH. Both consoles were provided by Britannia Row Productions. Engineer Mike Gibbard was using the PRO2 to provide monitor mixes for the choir and string section, and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/09/12 09:47 AM,
    Jimmy’z d’Hiver nightclub in Monaco has recently undergone a renovation, during which the 300-capacity club has been equipped with an L-Acoustics ARCS constant curvature WST system. The new sound system was supplied and installed by L-Acoustics Certified Provider, system integrator and distributor Services Électroniques & Sonorisation (SES). It comprises two hangs of three ARCS, one 115XT HiQ and two 112P coaxials, one SB28 subwoofer, one LA48 and two LA8 amplified controllers. The owner of Jimmy’z d’Hiver, the Societe des Bains… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Thursday, April 05, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/05/12 01:10 PM,
    Harman has appointed Paul Shorter to the position of Technical Services Manager for its Soundcraft, Studer and AKG brands. A 22-year veteran of the pro audio industry, Shorter joined Harman in 2009 as Field Applications Engineer, specializing in support for the Soundcraft and Studer digital console ranges. In addition to his new position of Technical Services Manager, Shorter continues as an active field engineer throughout the continental United States and provides technical sales support. Shorter was one of the first… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollBusinessInstallationManufacturerSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • Wednesday, April 04, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/04/12 11:24 AM,
    Dai Kyung Vascom, Renkus-Heinz distributor for South Korea, recently installed a pair of Iconyx digitally steerable array loudspeakers as part of an overall audio system upgrade for the Donam-dong Catholic church in Donam-dong, Seoul, South Korea. Used for both the spoken word and music, the system was designed to improve acoustic intelligibility and musical clarity in this 400-seat local church. Patrick Han of Day Kyung Vascom comments: “The church wanted to upgrade their system, and after assessing the space and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio



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