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Articles Tagged Wireless

  • Wednesday, January 13, 2016
    PSW Staff 01/13/16 07:34 AM,
    Switchcraft has introduced a new Mini XLR connector that is waterproof to IP66. Mini XLR connectors were invented by Switchcraft in an effort to help wireless microphone manufacturers shrink down their bodypacks.  They have since become an industry standard, even being used for non-audio applications such as medical devices.  With the expertise gained from their harsh environment connectivity products, Switchcraft has developed the first truly sealed Mini-XLR. IP stands for “ingress protection” and IP66 means it is completely protected against… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInterconnectManufacturerMicrophoneWireless

  • Tuesday, January 12, 2016
    Bruce Bartlett 01/12/16 04:49 PM,
    Headworn and bodyworn microphones serve many valuable roles in live sound reinforcement. The two most common are headset/earset and lavalier designs, both allowing performers/presenters to roam freely around the stage/platform, hands free, with impressive sound quality and good gain-before-feedback. Nearly all are condenser designs; some are wired and some are wireless. The headset/earset category is defined by light weight and comfort. Earsets have a mount that wraps around one ear, while headsets further stability by using an adjustable band that… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureProductAVManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Wednesday, January 06, 2016
    PSW Staff 01/06/16 10:59 AM,
    Revolabs announces that its next-generation Executive Elite wireless microphone system has been integrated into the large multipurpose meeting space in the Big Ten Conference headquarters and conference center in Rosemont, Illinois. Installed by Frequency Audio-Visual Services, the microphone solution allows the Big Ten to provide audio intelligibility for meeting participants within a challenging acoustic environment. “Because of its large dimensions, amplification requirements, and high participant count, the Big Ten’s modular meeting space was a difficult setting for implementing voice lift,”… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalInstallationMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 01/06/16 10:31 AM,
    Highland Heights, Ohio-based Eighth Day Sound provided a Radio Active Designs (RAD) UV-1G wireless intercom base station and 12 RAD packs along with sound reinforcement and production support for the recent Beyoncé “On The Run” tour. “The belt packs were used by lighting, video, audio and carpenter departments as well as by the stage manager and production manager,” explains system tech Christopher Bellamy. “The base station was located in a rack with the other wireless RF and hardware gear back… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConcertDigitalManufacturerStageWireless

  • Monday, January 04, 2016
    PSW Staff 01/04/16 07:09 AM,
    Neutrik USA announces the XIRIUM PRO wireless digital audio system, intended as a cable replacement system in providing low-latency, compression-free audio signal to and from devices without cable runs. It will be on display at the upcoming NAMM show in Anaheim (booth 6320). XIRIUM PRO is designed for live sound applications such as concert, theatrical performance, worship, and presentation/conference. Central to the system is what the company calls DiWA (Digital Wireless Audio) technology, which offers compression-free, FCC license-free wireless transmission… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalInterconnectManufacturerRemoteSignalWireless

  • Wednesday, December 30, 2015
    PSW Staff 12/30/15 01:38 PM,
    Jetwave Wireless, located in Alexandria, Virginia, recently installed two Radio Active Designs UV-1G wireless intercom systems in the NBC studio facilities in Washington, D.C. They provided a third unit for use during remote broadcasts. “As a wireless dealer we provide a lot of value-added services including the installation of fairly sophisticated distributed antenna systems,” explains Jim Dugan, owner of Jetwave Wireless. “With the upcoming 600Mhz spectrum changes looming and an existing wireless intercom that they were not happy with they… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationWireless

  • Tuesday, December 22, 2015
    PSW Staff 12/22/15 08:53 AM,
    As a sound supervisor/mixer and president of Mic’d Up Productions, Joshua Baggett takes pride in providing his clients with top-notch audio. With applications ranging from documentaries, reality shows and commercials, to sports features and corporate projects, Baggett relies on Sound Devices to handle whatever job comes his way. As a long-time user of Sound Devices, his first brush with the brand was in 2005, when he first used the 442 field production mixer. Since then, he has markedly expanded his… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalEngineerMicrophoneMixerWireless

  • Thursday, December 17, 2015
    PSW Staff 12/17/15 03:26 PM,
    Japan-based rock band Crossfaith has built quite a name for itself in Japan and abroad since its founding in 2006. The band has a dedication to great audio and quality gear, and they have come to rely on products from Audio-Technica both on stage and in the studio. In fact, Crossfaith is one of the most recent additions to Audio-Technica’s roster of artist endorsers.  Crossfaith proudly uses a variety of A-T mics, including the ATM25 Hypercardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone, the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsDigitalManufacturerMicrophoneProcessorSound ReinforcementStageStudioWireless

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    PSW Staff 12/17/15 11:34 AM,
    John Grasso, managing owner of ACIR Professional was tasked with supplying microphones for the adaptation of the musical Ruthless. Due to the Off-Broadway production’s fast-paced costume changes, Grasso, whose company also determines its customers’ rental or installation needs, introduced St. Luke’s theatre to DPA Microphones’ d:screet Necklace Microphone, which he calls a game-changer for the audio industry. Grasso served for more than two decades as an engineer in live and touring applications with the likes of such artists as Liza… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, December 14, 2015
    PSW Staff 12/14/15 03:41 PM,
    For the third year in a row, Firehouse Productions (NY) has provided audio production for the NBC December live events of The Sound of Music, Peter Pan, and this year, The Wiz. With a celebrity-heavy ensemble, including Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, Uzo Aduba, Common, Ne Yo, Elijah Kelley, and David Alan Grier, this year’s production again included three Yamaha CL5 Digital Audio Consoles, each utilizing two Rio3224-D input/output racks. “The CL5s worked great, states Mark Dittmar, Firehouse Productions, who… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerProcessorStudioWireless

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