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Articles Tagged Wireless

  • Monday, March 07, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/07/16 12:33 PM,
    For the 16th time, Radio Active Designs’ chief technology officer James Stoffo was contracted to handle all wireless systems for the on-field portion of the festivities at the Super Bowl. For the most mission-critical microphone on the field, worn by the referee, Stoffo selected Shure Axient wireless “I love the Axient system; there is literally nothing else that compares to it,” he says. “It’s got a much more robust front end than any other wireless mic out there, which is… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEngineerMicrophoneMonitoringSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Friday, March 04, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/04/16 09:37 AM,
    Blues Alley is one of the country’s most prestigious jazz clubs. Since 1965 the Washington, D.C. venue has hosted a who’s who of jazz greats including Sarah Vaughan, Sonny Rollins, Tony Bennett, McCoy Tyner and dozens more. For around 360 nights a year, aficionados can hear the greatest stars in jazz in an intimate setting that feels like a large living room. Until recently, however, the venue was using an older sound system that needed an upgrade, which was achieved… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAmplifierAVConsolesDigitalInstallationLoudspeakerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 03/04/16 09:17 AM,
    When the Lifetime Network’s hit show Project Runway: All Stars hit the catwalk for its fourth season, A1 and lead board mixer Sergio Reyes-Sheehan and audio supervisor Adam Howell turned to DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics and Sound Devices to create an audio equipment package for the show. Project Runway: All Stars is a spin-off series based on Project Runway. Season 5 featured 14 of the most talented Project Runway designers who returned to compete in the biggest and most competitive season… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalMicrophoneMixerProcessorStudioTechnicianWireless

  • Thursday, March 03, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/03/16 09:08 AM,
    Point Source Audio (PSA) announces a new addition to its collection of miniature microphones that make it easy for mic wranglers and A2s to custom fit ear mounted microphones at a fraction of the time and expense of traditional methods. The all-new EMBRACE Microphone replaces the laborious and sometimes dangerous task of constructing makeshift ear rigs that can take anywhere from 20 to 40 minutes per mic. The patent-pending EMBRACE earmount is paired with the company’s microphone technology to allow… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 03/03/16 07:28 AM,
    The Blue Angels, the famed Navy aerial demonstration squadron that’s wowed airshow audiences since 1946, recently improved the range and reliability of their wireless audio system with antennas from RF Venue and design from Atlanta-based In Concert Productions. The Blue Angels’ routines are carefully choreographed, highly precise movements that partially rely on radio communication between pilots in the air and a pilot on the ground, who in turn communicates events to the announcer. “Back in 2013, new members for the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVManufacturerMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Tuesday, March 01, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/01/16 12:40 PM,
    Encino, CA-based ‘Preditor’ (producer / video editor) and audio engineer Jacob Voelzke’s work takes him around the world. As part of his equipment arsenal, he relies on the audio performance and reliability of EMW omnidirectional lavalier microphones from Countryman Associates of Menlo Park, CA. Since graduating from Full Sail University with a degree in Recording Arts, Voelzke has worked with the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, where he spent 3 years touring the country and recording several Grammy-winning artists, including… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVManufacturerMicrophoneWireless

  • Monday, February 29, 2016
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    Peter Janis 02/29/16 11:40 AM,
    The majority of electric guitar players will tell you that they much prefer the sound of “hard-wired” guitars versus going wireless. When you “radio” a signal, there is not only a sense of disconnect, but the tone never seems quite right. I noticed this years ago when testing a guitar splitter. One of our engineers sent me a prototype, and after a few minutes of testing, I called him up and said that it worked well but was not quite… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureProductionAudioProcessorSignalStageWireless

  • Friday, February 26, 2016
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    PSW Staff 02/26/16 09:05 AM,
    In an evening of moving musical tributes and memorable live stage performances, audio manufacturer Sennheiser came through to deliver reliable wireless audio for the duration of the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards. With more than 18,000 celebrities and music fans in attendance and a viewership of more than 24 million, featured artists including Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Adele and The Weeknd each delivered performances using Sennheiser wireless microphone technology, with Taylor Swift performing the show’s opener “Out of the Woods” on… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 02/26/16 08:47 AM,
    When the third season of the amateur culinary competition series MasterChef Canada airs on CTV beginning on Sunday, February 14, all of the dialog will have been captured using Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless transmitters, receivers and antenna systems. The show’s audio director, Jan McCharles, and technical director, Brent Marchenski, are employing a total of 64 channels of Venue receivers and 16 channels of UCR411a compact receivers together with dozens of SMQV belt pack transmitters on the 15-episode series, which is… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneStudioWireless

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    PSW Staff 02/26/16 08:30 AM,
    Juan Carlos Coronel has earned himself the nickname, “The Latin Crooner,” for his soft and low voice, which has dazzled audiences for decades. Most recently, the Colombian singer, songwriter and producer was on the hunt for a new microphone to highlight his voice when he discovered DPA Microphones’ d: facto vocal microphone. Since then, Coronel has adopted the mic to help him bring to life a repertoire of classics by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole and Tony Bennett,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless



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