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  • Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/22/15 11:08 AM,
    Sound designer, Alan Chang recently described his first experience using Point Source Audio’s SERIES8 earset microphones. Chang was retained as live sound engineer for the world-premiere of “SEVEN” a one-time-only theatrical reading staged in recognition of International Women’s Month in February, sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women Sacramento Section at the Congregation B’nai Israel. SEVEN tells the true stories of remarkable women and their extraordinary achievements. The occasion featured playwrights telling inspirational stories through the words of the… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/21/15 08:02 AM,
    d&b Audiotechnik introduced the new MAX2 stage monitor at Prolight +Sound 2015 in Frankfurt. The passive unit can be pole mounted on a d&b subwoofer and used as a small full range system or perform stage monitoring duties as originally intended. The MAX2 provides a frequency response extending from 55 Hz to 18 kHz with a conical dispersion of 75°. In a marine plywood enclosure and protected by a metal grill, the 15” neodymium LF driver and the coaxially mounted… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, April 17, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/17/15 09:07 AM,
    Radial Engineering announces the Headload Prodigy - a combination load box and DI that enables one to drive a guitar amp at a higher output in order to maximize the tone, yet produce a lower stage volume when needed. Like the original Headload, the Prodigy employs cement-encrusted resister coils to covert the excessive power from the amplifier to heat and is able to withstand up to 100 watts RMS. The Prodigy may be used in three different ways, depending on… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundManufacturerPowerStage

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/14/15 09:00 AM,
    When Neptune Productions was tasked with designing the sound, lighting and video for Armenian-American singer Harout Balyan’s recent concert at the Dolby Theatre, the company utilized its new VUE Audiotechnik h-class hm-112 High Definition Stage Monitor System. Neptune Productions provided one dozen hm-112 stage monitors, with VUE’s V4 Systems Engines—amplifier/DSP processors, and just as many monitor mixes. “It was an excellent show with a lot of energy,” says Neptune Productions founder and president Raffi Ganoumian, a 30-year veteran of concert… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundAVConcertLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, April 10, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/10/15 10:21 AM,
    Sanken Microphones is introducing at NAB 2015 the new CSR-2 shotgun microphone.  The CSR-2 combines a long acoustic tube and proprietary rectangular capsule design for directivity with a switchable rejection of the mid and low frequency range on the side and rear. In the off position, the switch provides a wider image. Sanken’s square capsule design and long acoustic tube focuses on the sound source, even at some distance. This directionality and flexibility is accomplished by using line microphone technology… View this story
    Filed in: AVRecordingAVManufacturerMicrophoneStage

  • Tuesday, December 23, 2014
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    PSW Staff 12/23/14 03:48 PM,
    One of the longest running folk festivals in the world, the Cambridge Folk Festival recently celebrated its 50th anniversary, drawing an audience of approximately 10,000 people. Taking advantage of this historical occasion, SSE Hire provided Harman Soundcraft Vi6 digital consoles for the main and second stage, while also using the Soundcraft Realtime Rack on the second stage. The result of a unique collaboration between Soundcraft and renowned plugin manufacturer, Universal Audio, the Soundcraft Realtime Rack brings industry-standard UAD studio plugins… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSoftwareSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, October 02, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/02/14 10:48 AM,
    Shure has unveiled a new addition to its widely-used line of PSM personal monitor systems, the PSM 300 Stereo Personal Monitor System. The PSM 300 introduces the clarity and precision of stereo, 24-bit digital audio to personal monitoring while bringing the custom mix control for which Shure PSM is known. PSM 300 has two offerings, one easy-to-use system designed for entry-level users (P3TR112GR), and a professional system (P3TRA215CL) with advanced features and performance. The P3TR112GR system delivers detailed digital audio… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductConcertManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/20/14 06:36 AM,
    DPA Microphones played an integral role during the Aspen Opera Theater Center (AOTC) program held at the historic Wheeler Opera House during the recent Aspen Music Festival in Colorado. The AOTC relied on the d:dicate 4006C Omnidirectional, 4011A Cardioid and 4015C Wide Cardioid Microphones, as well as the d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphone 10-piece Classic Touring Kit for their pristine recording capabilities. Supplied by DPA, Inc. — the company’s U.S. branch, these mics were used primarily to record and broadcast AOTC’s… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, August 04, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/04/14 09:02 AM,
    Hillbarn Theatre’s The Color Purple utilized a combination of wireless microphone, DSP, and audio networking technology from Lectrosonics to ensure the production was an audio success. Sound Designer Alan Chang of San Francisco, CA-based Coral Canopy, was brought in to serve as the sound designer and mix engineer for the show. Chang deployed a combination of twenty-three Lectrosonics SMV and SMQV Super Miniature beltpack transmitters as well as LMa beltpack models for wireless microphones. On the receiving end, he utilized… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsDigitalEngineerMicrophoneProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 08/04/14 07:37 AM,
    In choosing its touring sound reinforcement system, the Wanderlust Yoga Festival had very specific requirements: to provide both pristine vocal clarity for yoga instruction in the daytime and high-impact musical reinforcement for evening revelries. With the tour’s truck space and trussing constraints, the production also needed a system with an exceptional power-to-size ratio and versatility. All of this has led to the selection of a Meyer Sound MINA line array loudspeaker system, supplied by DBS Audio Systems of Coatesville, Penn.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage