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  • Monday, February 21, 2011
    Bobby Owsinski 02/21/11 09:38 AM, 2 Comments
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Most engineers know that raw speaker transducers sound different from one another, but few know exactly why. Each speaker has a wide variety of parameters, and most aren’t that obvious unless you’re a transducer engineer. The one that is obvious is the speaker magnet. Speaker magnets come in all sort of different sizes and shapes, but the materials that they’re made of really makes a difference in the way the speaker sounds.… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogPollLoudspeakerMonitoringSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Monday, February 14, 2011
    Bobby Owsinski 02/14/11 10:00 AM, 3 Comments
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   The way you act at a session many times counts for so much more than your performance. If you make anyone uncomfortable in the slightest way, you can bet that you probably won’t be asked back, so being aware of proper studio etiquette is extremely important. Studio etiquette applies to before, during and after a session as well. In part one, we’ll look at what’s expected before the red light is turned… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogPollEducationMixerSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Friday, February 11, 2011
    Kyle P. Snyder 02/11/11 12:30 PM, 17 Comments
    It’s been said by IT professionals around the world that there are two kinds of people - those who have experienced a hard drive failure and those who will. Unfortunately, we surely all know at least one person who’s lost data in a catastrophic failure. Personally, I’m a believer in the 3-2-1 backup strategy which has been expanded upon greatly by Richard Anderson in his article aimed at digital photographers. Put simply, for every file you intend to preserve you… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogPollDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationSoftwareStudioSystemAudio

  • Monday, January 31, 2011
    tech tip
    PSW Staff 01/31/11 08:42 AM, 0 Comments
    Provided by Sweetwater.   Q: I’m looking for a few microphones for location recording. Since most of my source material isn’t very loud I’ve decided I want to get a mic with very low self-noise. Most good mics have a rating for this, and I assume lower numbers are better, but I don’t really understand the specification so I thought I should check. A: If the listed spec is for self-noise then yes, lower numbers are better. In many cases… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollMicrophoneSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/12/11 10:10 AM, 0 Comments
    Auralex Acoustics, Inc. has announced the introduction of an addition to its line of products at Winter NAMM 2011; the SonoLite fabric wrapped StudiofoamPro panels. The latest entry-level SonoLite fabric wrapped StudiofoamPro panels allow the company to expand its customer base by reaching everyday musicians who want to treat a variety of studio spaces. “Auralex is thrilled to offer this type of product at such an affordable price to both our loyal customers and to those who may be new… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductBusinessMonitoringStudioAudio

  • blue mics
    PSW Staff 01/12/11 07:02 AM, 0 Comments
    Blue Microphones has unveiled Reactor, a new multi-pattern, large diaphragm condenser microphone combining large-format capsule technology from Blue’s mic line-up with an approach to professional multi-pattern flexibility in one custom-designed microphone.  Reactor unites an innovative pattern selection method with a swiveling capsule head for precise positioning. Featuring Blue’s premium condenser capsule and proprietary pre-amp circuit, Reactor allows for noiseless live switching between the three distinct patterns (cardioid, omni or bi-directional). “Reactor takes microphone technology and design to the next level,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductMicrophoneStudio

  • Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    transaudio group
    PSW Staff 01/11/11 04:27 PM, 0 Comments
    The TransAudio Group is introducing the new BOCK 241 mid-priced vocal tube microphone at the 2011 Winter NAMM show, and it will be on display at booth 6945. The BOCK 241 updates the performance level of BOCK 151, bringing it closer to the top-selling BOCK 251. The 241 will replace the 151, at exactly the same price point. The new mic features a high frequency flat or minus switch, dedicated cardioid operation, and outboard inductor based power supply to drive… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductMicrophoneStudio

  • Wednesday, January 05, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/05/11 03:29 PM, 0 Comments
    Mackie has announced a complete redesign of its line of affordable self-powered studio monitors – the MRmk2 Mackie reference monitors. The new monitors will be on display at the 2011 Winter NAMM show in the company’s demo room, 209A/B. MRmk2 studio monitors are outfitted with new professional transducers specifically designed to match their respective amplification. Both models employ a 1-inch neodymium magnet-driven soft dome tweeter featuring ferro-fluid cooling to help protect against power compression during wide dynamic playback. The 5.25-inch… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductAmplifierLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

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    PSW Staff 01/05/11 07:21 AM, 0 Comments
    Vintage King Audio has announced the latest hire for their National Sales Team, musician and engineer Drew Townson. Townson previously owned and operated the web-based pro audio sales, service and consultation firm, Analog Planet, before officially accepting his position with Vintage King Audio. The addition of Townson will provide Boston and New England based clients of Vintage King with additional opportunities to connect for in-person for demos, installs and customer support. Drew Townson brings over 27 years of experience to… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollAnalogBusinessDigitalSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, December 01, 2010
    PSW Staff 12/01/10 10:42 AM, 0 Comments
    Hosa Technology has announced the introduction of the new PPC-100 Series Powered Speaker Cables. As a ‘snake’ that incorporates both shielded power and shielded audio lines into a single cable, the new PPC-100 Series Powered Speaker Cables provide a convenient solution for interconnecting mixing consoles and powered studio reference monitors. Offering XLR3F and NEMA 5-15P to XLR3M and IEC C13 connectivity, Hosa’s new PPC-100 Series Powered Speaker Cables combine quality cable and workmanship to create the ideal solution to the… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductMixerMonitoringPowerStudioSystemAudio