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  • Sunday, August 19, 2012
    Microphone Mysteries
    PSW Staff 08/19/12 12:08 PM,
    Variable polar patterns can actually be good for several things. Before we go into them, we should probably briefly discuss what the main polar patterns are. The three “main” polar patterns are cardioid (or unidirectional), figure-eight (or bidirectional), and omnidirectional. In a nutshell a cardioid microphone picks up sound from the “front” only. A figure-eight microphone picks up sound from the front and rear of the microphone. An omnidirectional microphone picks up sound from all around. There are also a… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingFeatureStudy HallMicrophoneAudio

  • Thursday, March 25, 2010
    Shure Beta 27
    PSW Staff 03/25/10 12:51 PM, 0 Comments
    Shure Incorporated announced at Prolight + Sound 2010 the introduction of the side-address, supercardioid Beta 27. The Beta 27 is unique in the industry as the only side-address, supercardioid condenser microphone designed for sound reinforcement. It was developed in response to audio engineers’ desire for a condenser mic that offers better isolation of the sound source. “Live acts have been using cardioid large diaphragm condenser mics for years, on drum overhead and guitar/bass cabinets,” says Chad Wiggins, Shure’s Category Manager… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundProductConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Thursday, August 06, 2009
    sennheiser evolution
    PSW Staff 08/06/09 05:43 AM, 0 Comments
    The evolution e 965, the unique Sennheiser dual-diaphragm condenser microphone, is now available as a wireless version. The MMK 965-1 microphone capsule attaches to both Sennheiser 2000 Series and evolution G3 Series SKM handheld transmitters in seconds, allowing users of both series to enjoy the unique dual-diaphragm advantage of Sennheiser’s e 965 microphone. The Sennheiser ew 500-965 G3 system is based around the MMK 965-1 and ships with the EM 500 G3 receiver, a GA 3 rack-mount kit, and the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundProductInstallationMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageAudio

  • Monday, July 27, 2009
    sennheiser neumann ultra sound
    PSW Staff 07/27/09 12:27 PM, 0 Comments
    Ultra Sound Rehearsal Studios in New York City is among the most well-appointed rehearsal spaces in the world, with high-profile acts now making it a mandatory stop before heading on the road or to the recording studio. Each of its 21 rooms boast TEF-analyzed and corrected acoustics, the finest equipment and instruments, high-end boutique amplifiers, and audiophile sound reinforcement. Ultra Sound recently upgraded and extended its expansive line of Sennheiser and Neumann microphones for vocals, piano and acoustic instruments including… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsInstallationMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • barteltt microphones
    PSW Staff 07/27/09 08:16 AM, 0 Comments
    In response to requests by sound contractors and sound designers, Bartlett Microphones is offering their latest model TM-125C stage-floor microphone for area pickup of actors and dancers in drama or musicals. It includes a rugged 6-foot permanently attached cable which prevents connector damage if an actor steps on the cable. The supercardioid polar pattern of the TM-125C helps gain-before-feedback, and provides isolation from sounds behind the mic, such as a pit orchestra. Further, it picks up sound while rejecting mechanical… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundProductInstallationMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, July 16, 2009
    cad microphone
    PSW Staff 07/16/09 01:33 PM, 0 Comments
    Engineered and built in the USA, the new CAD Equitek E100S large-diaphragm supercardioid condenser microphone has an exceptionally low noise floor (3.7 dBA) while providing a smooth vintage tone and full-bodied low end. The E100S features a bootstrapped, full differential Quadra-FET front-end to ensure high sensitivity and low distortion. A nickel-plated one-inch capsule delivers accurate phasing when miking instruments and a full, rich tone for vocals that is enhanced by the microphone’s extended low-end frequency response. CAD’s proprietary circuitry preserves… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingProductMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2009
    sennheiser mzd 8000
    PSW Staff 06/16/09 05:22 AM, 0 Comments
    At 2009 InfoComm in Orlando, Sennheiser (Booth #5733) is introducing the MZD 8000 digital module for its MKH 8000 Series microphones. Specifically, the MKH 8000 Series can now be digitalized directly at the microphone head, ensuring a natural sound without any loss of quality. “A warm, natural, yet fantastically clear and powerful, sound is what makes the MKH 8000 series really stand out,” explains Dawn Birr, Sennheiser’s product manager for professional products. “The new digital module ensures that this sound… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingProductDigitalMicrophoneStageStudio

  • Friday, May 29, 2009
    bartlett microphones
    PSW Staff 05/29/09 01:14 PM, 2 Comments
    New. U.S.-based company Bartlett Microphones has introduced the TM-125, a supercardioid condenser boundary stage-floor microphone designed for use on the theater stage to pick up actors in drama or musicals, capturing the footwork of dance groups, and picking up speech in boardrooms, conferences, pulpits, and altar tables. Designed by Bruce Bartlett and Steve Mills, who have 57 years of combined engineering experience at Shure and Crown International, the TM-125 utilizes miniature capsule technology that prevents phase cancellations due to sound… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundProductConcertInstallationMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageAudio

  • sennheiser wireless
    PSW Staff 05/29/09 11:13 AM, 1 Comment
    The new administrative complex at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in California, one of the largest tribal gaming facilities in the nation, incorporates a wide range of A/V technology to facilitate productive meetings, including Sennheiser wired and wireless microphones. Neil Shaw of Menlo Scientific Acoustics, Inc., of Topanga, California, designed the A/V system, and Daryl Ballou of Muzak Systems Division, in Fort Mill, South Carolina, installed it. Each of the twelve individuals at the dais has a microphone and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVInstallationMicrophone

  • Tuesday, May 19, 2009
    sennheiser dancing with the stars
    PSW Staff 05/19/09 08:47 AM, 0 Comments
    ABC Television’s “Dancing with the Stars” program continues to be a ratings juggernaut, pulling in 22.5 million viewers for the premier episode of the reality show’s eighth season in March, and also this season, the show has made a number of refinements to its complement of Sennheiser equipment, with production mixer Evan Adelman adding 11 MKH 8000 Series condensers for coverage of the 18-piece orchestra. Further, two of the new Sennheiser crystallized SKM 5200 RF handheld microphones have also been… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertInstallationMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage