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Articles Tagged Wireless Systems

  • Monday, January 20, 2014
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    Ken DeLoria 01/20/14 02:48 PM,
    Theatrical productions have been staged in many forms and venues over the years, ranging from traditional proscenium arch theatres to outdoor Shakespearian-inclined stages, from theaters-in-the-round to “black boxes,” and plenty more. But I recently checked out something altogether different, a new avant-garde opera production entitled Invisible Cities that was staged inside the general transit area of Union Station in downtown Los Angeles. The show, which ran twice nightly for about a month late last year, was the result of a… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogConcertMicrophoneMonitoringRemoteSignalSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Friday, January 17, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/17/14 03:28 PM,
    In a unique supply agreement, RF Venue remote antennas, RF distribution equipment, and other accessory products for wireless microphones, in-ear monitors, and intercoms are now available through Professional Wireless Systems, a Masque Sound company. “The Professional Wireless team is among the elite groups in wireless audio system configuration, coordination, and management worldwide,” states RF Venue CEO Chris Regan. “We’re thrilled to add our products to their RF toolkit and now be able to offer our customers the best in class… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneMonitoringSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Thursday, January 16, 2014
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    Danny Abelson 01/16/14 05:29 PM,
    Imagine a wildly successful blue-eyed soul group of the 1960s, pushing back against the British Invasion with many chart-topping hits including “Good Lovin’” and “Groovin.” They became household names thanks to Top 40 radio, The Ed Sullivan Show, and the power of television. They performed to sold-out audiences across North America and Europe, and would eventually be inducted into the Songwriters Hall and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Yet they were unable to escape the disillusionment that came… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogConcertConsolesEngineerMicrophoneMonitoringSound ReinforcementTechnicianWireless

  • Tuesday, January 07, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/07/14 06:03 PM,
    By now, we should all be well aware of the fact that our production audio “RFscape” is changing dramatically due to the introduction of digital consumer devices within the wireless microphone spectrum. The next two years will separate the women from the girls and the men from the boys when it comes to wireless audio operation in the United States. It’s becoming more and more difficult to operate multiple wireless systems, including microphones, in-ear monitors, IFB, and intercoms, on events… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogProductBusinessMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Thursday, December 19, 2013
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    Mike Wireless 12/19/13 07:05 PM,
    One of the topics that I’ve seen poorly understood, and even deliberately used to mislead people, is the issue of wireless microphone transmitter power and the effects said power has on system performance. Let’s start with the basics: all things being equal, more transmitter power = more range for the system, but not in a linear way. In broad terms, when discussing analog wireless systems, the receiver wants to see a signal from a transmitter (carrier) that is at least… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallAnalogMeasurementMicrophonePowerSignalWireless

  • Friday, December 06, 2013
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    PSW Staff 12/06/13 10:26 AM,
    Masque Sound, which has been working with Broadway and numerous large-scale touring productions for more than 75 years, recently took delivery of a new Sennheiser Digital 9000 wireless system. Masque Sound counts timeless productions such as The Lion King, MAMMA MIA! and The Phantom of the Opera among its clients. “There has been overwhelming demand among key designers and theatrical sound professionals to demo and use the Digital 9000 wireless system from Sennheiser,” notes Scott Kalata of Masque Sound. “We… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVMicrophoneSignalWireless

  • Wednesday, November 27, 2013
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    PSW Staff 11/27/13 11:56 AM,
    The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center of Memphis opened its doors earlier this year, complete with a 300-seat theater, fitness center, church, meeting rooms, classroom facilities, and a unique “Challenge Center” designed to promote teamwork and collaboration among young people of diverse backgrounds. A facility that services multiple activities simultaneously, the new venue required an intelligent wireless microphone system that could support 34 channels of audio seamlessly across a number of different rooms, and under this… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVInstallationMicrophoneWireless

  • Tuesday, November 26, 2013
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    PSW Staff 11/26/13 01:55 PM,
    Sennheiser has announced that it has recently filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in light of the pending spectrum auction scheduled to take place in 2014. The government auction, which jeopardizes the future use of wireless microphones and monitors operating in the 600 MHz range, will force many U.S. based content creators — including live production, broadcast, and film professionals — to attempt to stage their shows using little more than half of the currently available UHF spectrum.… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundFeatureNewsProductAVBusinessMicrophoneSignalWireless

  • Friday, November 15, 2013
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    PSW Staff 11/15/13 05:55 PM,
    Riedel Communications is sponsoring Monash Motorsport (MMS), a team of students from Australia’s Monash University that each year designs, builds, tests, and races an open-wheeled formula-style racecar in the renowned Formula SAE (FSAE) series. Using two-way Motorola radios and headsets supplied by Riedel, MMS team spotters, engineers, and drivers communicate with one another to ensure safe and effective testing and racing of the team car. “The radios provided by Riedel have been fantastic, and the reception is clear and crisp,”… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsInterconnectMonitoringSystemWireless

  • Thursday, November 14, 2013
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    PSW Staff 11/14/13 02:11 PM,
    Bridgestone Arena in Nashville was host to the 2013 CMA Awards, known as “Country Music’s Biggest Night,” with a live ABC telecast and a venue packed with fans. Top artists Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley co-hosted the awards, which honored both youth and experience with a three-hour string of hit songs and unusual collaborations. With the show’s fast pace and multiple stages, most vocal mics and in-ear monitor systems were wireless, provided by ATK Audiotek. Using an artist-friendly approach, performers… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertMicrophoneMonitoringSound ReinforcementWireless