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  • Wednesday, January 18, 2012
    PSW Staff 01/18/12 10:44 PM,
    Electro-Voice launched the ZXA1-Sub at NAMM 2012 – the matching subwoofer for its best-selling ZXA1 compact self-powered loudspeaker. The ZXA1-Sub is designed to provide the ultimate combination of portability, performance, and power in a lightweight, stylish, small-format package. Though equipped with a heavy-duty EV-engineered 12” woofer, a state-of-the-art 700-W amplifier, a durable 15-mm wood enclosure, and a maximum SPL rating of 126 dB, the ZXA1-Sub weighs-in at just 46 lbs and sports a trim 15.75” x 17.5” x 18” profile.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertSound ReinforcementSubwooferAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/18/12 10:10 AM, 0 Comments
    Biamp Systems has introduced Vocia 1.4. with new features and enhancements that provide streamlined call prompt options and greater control, along with expanded programming and customization enhancements. These newly added features, coupled with Vocia’s existing network-based architecture, make it ideal for public address systems. Vocia 1.4 adds to Vocia’s existing functionality and provides new options for system integration. These features include an enhancement of the VoIP telephone paging interface for simpler, faster emergency pages; control options for General Purpose Input/Output… View this post
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    PSW Staff 01/18/12 09:01 AM, 1 Comment
    Just in time for the 2012 NAMM Show, Behringer unveils three small format premium mixers that directly interface with the ever-popular iPad. Drawing on the power of the most ubiquitous mobile digital device, the XENYX iX Series mixers are designed to handle live performance and provide state-of-the-art tools to create professional recordings. Users can also sync performances to video by utilizing the iPad‘s video out capability. The new XENYX iX Series, which include the XENYX iX3242USB, iX2442USB and iX1642USB, feature… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollDigitalMixerStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 01/18/12 08:43 AM, 0 Comments
    Clear-Com is pleased to announce that Vatican Television Center (CTV), the official broadcaster of Vatican City, has selected Clear-Com Eclipse-Median digital matrix and Tempest2400 digital wireless intercoms to help cover the official activities of Pope Benedict XVI as well as the ongoing religious events and services held at the Vatican. The extensive communication capabilities offered by the four connected Eclipse-Median, six I-Series intercom panels, two Tempest BaseStations and four Tempest BeltStations assure that CTV broadcasts have fast access to reliable,… View this post
    Filed in: AVRecordingNewsPollAVEngineerRemoteAudio

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2012
    PSW Staff 01/17/12 11:56 AM, 0 Comments
    RØDE Microphones is extremely proud to announce the VideoMic HD, a high-fidelity, precision RF bias shotgun microphone with integrated digital recording, designed for use with DSLR and large-sensor video cameras. The VideoMic HD’s audio DNA is directly inherited from RØDE’s flagship NTG3 professional shotgun microphone. Incorporating the same capsule and sharing much of the electronic design of the NTG3, the VideoMic HD is a true condenser super-cardioid shotgun microphone with RF bias technology. This makes it virtually immune to RF… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollDigitalMicrophoneStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/17/12 11:45 AM, 0 Comments
    Auralex Acoustics, Inc., unveils its new SonoLite Bass Trap at the 2012 NAMM Show (Hall A, Booth 6798). A cost-effective, easy-to-install low-frequency sound solution, Auralex’s new SonoLite Bass Trap is a 3” thick, 2′ x 2′ fabric-wrapped Studiofoam Pro core absorption panel. The core of each panel is made of Auralex’s StudiofoamPro acoustical foam; the panel is then covered in a velour fabric to add a stylish appeal to accent the decor of any room. SonoLite Bass Traps are reverse-beveled… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollAVInstallationStudio

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    PSW Staff 01/17/12 11:28 AM, 0 Comments
    Country music legend Kenny Chesney is recording and mixing new material at Ocean Way St. Barths, the recording studio at the famed Eden Rock resort in the heart of the Caribbean.  Chesney is working with producer and songwriter Buddy Cannon (Reba McEntire, George Jones, George Strait) on his first album since 2010’s hit “Hemingway’s Whiskey.” The Ocean Way St. Barths studio is located at The Eden Rock, an exotic resort destination since the 1960s for such celebrities as Greta Garbo,… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesMixerStudio

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    PSW Staff 01/17/12 11:17 AM, 0 Comments
    SANUS is now shipping high-speed HDMI cables that feature a special 180° pivoting connector, making it possible for HDMI connection in tight spaces, such as behind mounted TVs and inside crowded media cabinets. The SANUS Pivoting HDMI Cables are offered in three lengths: 3.3 ft (model ELM4203), 6.6 ft (model ELM4206) and 9.5 ft (model ELM4210). The cables are compatible with 3D TVs and components, and include an integrated Ethernet channel for high-speed Internet connectivity to compatible devices, which eliminates… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsPollAVInstallationManufacturerStudio

  • Monday, January 16, 2012
    PSW Staff 01/16/12 05:47 PM,
    Panamax/Furman has named Joe Manning of International Sales as its new manufacturer’s representative for the Asia-Pacific region. Under the agreement, Manning will help Panamax/Furman expand its presence in the Asia-Pacific market by establishing distribution networks and managing sustained growth for the company’s consumer and pro A/V lines of power and energy management solutions. Manning founded International Sales in 1993 to provide a bridge between U.S. manufacturers and professional distributors and dealers around the world. For the last 18 years, the… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessManufacturerPowerAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/16/12 04:41 PM,
    Audio-Technica (at the NAMM 2012 Show in booth 6740)  is marking “50 Years of Passionate Listening” with its yearlong 50th Anniversary Celebration in 2012, including several limited edition commemorative products, special events and promotions for customers, such as the chance to win Audio-Technica 50th Anniversary Limited Edition products. From its early beginnings as a manufacturer of phonograph cartridges, Audio-Technica has expanded over the years to become a leading innovator in the design of microphones, wireless microphone systems, headphones, turntables, phono… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneWirelessAudio