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  • Thursday, April 09, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/09/15 09:52 AM,
    Simple Minds, the pop-rock band that first made waves in the 1980s, is currently in the midst of a UK and European tour, “Big Music + Greatest Hits 2015,” with front of house engineer Olivier Gerard (aka Gg) utilizing an Intelli-X 2 48 loudspeaker processor and system management device from Apex. “On tour you need to be both reliable and efficient,” explained Gerard, who’s been working with the band since 2009. “That means you need good tools. The Intelli-X 2… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundAVConcertDigitalEngineerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, August 30, 2013
    signal path quality
    Jamie Anderson 08/30/13 02:21 PM,
    Editor’s Note: Be sure to see the related article by Jamie entitled “Anatomy Of A System Measurement Rig: Probes, Preamps & Processors”. While it may be counter-intuitive, for 99.52367 percent (roughly speaking) of common applications, the signal quality that our system measurement/analyzer rigs require to produce good measurements is, by pro audio standards, not really that high—particularly when compared to the signal quality demanded for studio recording or even simple listening. What we require from the signal transmission path in… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAVMeasurementProcessorSignalSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, July 16, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/16/13 12:41 PM,
    Liverpool based Adlib has designed, specified and supplied an L-Acoustics KIVA system complete with Soundcraft console and line system to R&B Group. The Newcastle-based R&B Group, established 22 years ago, specializes in high end corporate and live events. Adlib has worked with the company for five years, supplying sound equipment for some of their larger events. R&B Group Development Director Antony Crerar explains, “When the time came to undertake an extensive audio upgrade, we asked Adlib to assist in providing… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, August 27, 2012
    PSW Staff 08/27/12 08:04 AM,
    World leading British audio company Linn has produced the Kiko music system. The systems combines the stylish Kiko DSM network music player – with built-in pre- and power amplification and a digital crossover – with the compact, fully active 2-way Kiko speakers.  Beautifully designed, sleek and compact, Kiko is small enough to find a place in any living room, kitchen or bedroom. Kiko is also available in a range of six bespoke colors – with all finishes created in-house –… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsPollAVLoudspeakerSoftwareAudio

  • Monday, December 12, 2011
    Tim Vear 12/12/11 01:30 PM,
    An important consideration in microphone use is acoustic interference, which can occur whenever delayed versions of the same sound are mixed together, acoustically or electrically. With mics, this may happen in several ways: mics of reverse polarity picking up the same sound, multiple mics picking up the same sound from different distances, a single mic picking up multiple reflections of the same sound, or any combination of these. The results are similar in each case, and include audible peaks and… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollStudy HallEducationEngineerMicrophoneStudioSystemAudio

  • Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    PSW Staff 06/21/11 07:15 AM, 0 Comments
    Biamp Systems released Vocia 1.3 at InfoComm 2011. Designed for facilities where audio reliability and scalability are paramount, the EN 54- and ISO 9001:2008-compliant Vocia 1.3 adds increased functionality to its decentralized, network-based system architecture. With these new features Vocia 1.3 continues to be a solution for a critical paging system in North America and critical paging and life safety paging systems elsewhere in the world. Vocia 1.3 introduces four new amplifiers to the full family of paging product line.… View this story
    Filed in: AVChurch SoundNewsPollInstallationSystemAudio

  • Monday, June 06, 2011
    Measurement Software and Microphones
    Pat Brown 06/06/11 07:46 AM, 1 Comment
    If you are tooling up to do sound system work, you are doing it at a good time. There are many excellent acoustical measurement platforms to pick from. It is not so important which one you use, as to how you use it. Plan on lots of study, practice, experimentation and head scratching. In addition to software, you will need some associated goodies to round out your measurement rig. Since this question comes up often in the seminars, I decided… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeaturePollProductAnalogAVEducationEngineerInterconnectMeasurementMicrophoneSignalSoftwareSound ReinforcementSystemTechnicianAudio

  • Monday, May 16, 2011
    PSW Staff 05/16/11 01:32 PM, 0 Comments
    Pulsar has announced that its newest product, the Pulsar Wireless DMX Transmitter and Receiver, is now shipping. Pulsar’s Wireless DMX Transmitter and Receiver Interfaces provide an extremely cost-effective and flexible solution for interconnecting industry-standard DMX controllers and fixtures. Pulsar Wireless DMX (PWDMX) Receivers and Transmitters incorporate the latest Wireless Solution Sweden AB W-DMXTM G4 receiver and transmitter cards. PWDMX units transmit and receive in the global 2.4GHz ISM band. The use of an Adaptive Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum technology ensures… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductDigitalInstallationInterconnectMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Friday, April 29, 2011
    PSW Staff 04/29/11 12:45 PM, 2 Comments
    The National Theatre of Costa Rica (Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica) is one of the country’s most beloved buildings, brimming with cultured operas, concerts, and dance, and it now features a new high-end sound reinforcement system carefully integrated within its historic infrastructure. Located in the central section of San Jose, the National Theatre opened to the public in 1897 with a performance of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s Faust. Since then it has hosted many of the great theatre companies of… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeaturePollSlideshowAVDigitalInstallationInterconnectLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementSystemTechnicianAudio

  • Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    church sound budget
    Curt Taipale 04/13/11 08:42 AM, 0 Comments
    How do you establish priorities for your operating budget each year? Do you have a five year plan for your ministry, a solid idea of where you want to be in the future, and a way to stay on task? Do you find yourself constantly putting out fires, using duct tape and tin foil solutions, and never quite hitting the mark? Consensus In preparing to write this article, I enlisted the help of our ChurchSoundcheck Discussion Group. I found their… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeaturePollAVBusinessEngineerInstallationInterconnectMixerMonitoringSystemTechnicianWirelessAudio