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  • Thursday, September 15, 2011
    akg
    PSW Staff 09/15/11 06:48 AM, 0 Comments
    AKG has launched the IVM 4500 IEM in-ear monitoring package for touring and installed sound. The IVM 4500 offers a manual radio signal attenuator for more RF dynamic, enhanced frequency setup to show the number of free channels and supported TV channels, and quick frequency change functions to support monitors. Battery life for IVM receivers has been tested up to 10 hours. Antenna diversity, with two matched antennas and a new reference radio electronic design, contribute to the stable signals… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • line 6
    PSW Staff 09/15/11 06:22 AM, 0 Comments
    The new Line 6 Mobile In digital input adaptor and Mobile POD guitar tone app allows guitarists to connect an electric guitar to their iPhone or iPad. The new Mobile POD app brings Line 6 tone and technology to its most portable level.  The free app includes generous collections of 64 models of celebrated modern, vintage and boutique guitar gear including amps, cabinets, stomp boxes and rack effects.  Users can mix and match the fully adjustable models to build a… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductInterconnectSoftware

  • Wednesday, September 14, 2011
    audio software
    PSW Staff 09/14/11 04:21 PM, 0 Comments
    Korg announces the release of version 2.2.0 of its free AudioGate software, which enables the real-time playback of DSD/SACD files on any computer system, with any audio hardware. AudioGate provides powerful dithering algorithms, along with convenient editing tools such as divide, merge, normalize, fade-in/fade-out and DC cut. Users can convert from 5.6 MHz or 2.8 MHz 1-bit audio files to any other format, including 16- or 24-bit PCM (up to 192 kHz sample rates), Apple Lossless or AAC, FLAC, Broadcast… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductSoftwareAudio

  • pro audio
    PSW Staff 09/14/11 04:10 PM, 0 Comments
    TC Electronic has announced the appointment of HHB as a Premium Certified HD Dealer in the UK.  HHB’s high level of technical and operational knowledge with TC Electronic and Dynaudio Acoustics products has qualified them to become a Premium Certified HD Dealer.  Building on a business relationship spanning 25 years, this new and extended partnership was a natural step forward that will benefit both companies, as well as existing and future customers. “I am very pleased that HHB has agreed… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductBusinessManufacturerAudio

  • live sound
    Kevin Young 09/14/11 03:45 PM,
    It’s fair to say that Bob Goldstein loves a challenge, and the bigger, the better. “We do really, really big, really, really well. Everyone puts in the effort. There’s no quit,” he says. Consequently, when Goldstein talks about his life and career, he does so by relating anecdotes that focus on the challenges – personal and professional – that he and MSI have proudly met over time. Some are a result of the incredibly complex jobs he delights in taking… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundProductionFeatureSlideshowProductionAudioBusinessEngineerMixerSound ReinforcementSystem

  • church sound
    David McLain 09/14/11 02:49 PM, 1 Comment
    An important note: Equalization is the last step that should be taken in tuning a sound system. Unless a system is correctly designed and carefully set up, the equalization may not accomplish much, and could actually degrade the sound. Make sure your gain structure is correct before working through this process. There’s a podcast on the subject here. There are three basic approaches to tuning the system. The easiest method is the use of an automated room equalizer such as… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollMeasurementProcessorSystem

  • rupert neve consoles
    PSW Staff 09/14/11 02:33 PM, 1 Comment
    Producer, mixer and musician Mark Plati has installed a 16-channel Rupert Neve Designs 5088 discrete analog mixing console, outfitted with 10 Portico 5032 mic pre/EQ, a 5042 tape emulator and two 5042 dual compressor/limiter modules, plus Tonelux ShadowMix fader automation, at Alice’s Restaurant, his private studio in New York City’s East Village. Plati, who is probably best known for his long working relationship with David Bowie, both in the studio and on the road, upgraded to the 5088 desk in… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductAnalogConsolesStudio

  • image
    PSW Staff 09/14/11 11:00 AM, 0 Comments
    Lambeau Field, home to the reigning NFL champion Green Bay Packers, has implemented a new $2.5 million sound system overhaul that centers on Danley Sound Labs loudspeaker technology. Sixteen Danley Genesis Horns, model GH-60, combine with 19 Danley SH-100s, 56 Danley SH-micros and 14 Danley TH-118 subwoofers, to deliver clear, impactful sound to 73,000 impassioned Packers fans at every game. In addition, six universities have joined Brigham Young University and Northwestern University in implementing Danley-centered sound reinforcement solutions for their… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollInstallationSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • crossovers
    John Lenard Burnett 09/14/11 10:03 AM,
    This article is provided by Lenard Audio.   Read John’s introduction to crossovers here and his discussion of passive crossovers here. Active systems can be 2-way, 3-way, or 4-way.  The line level signal from the preamplifier or mixer is electronically filtered into the correct frequency bands to be sent to independent amplifiers that drive the bass loudspeaker, mid loudspeaker and tweeter separately.  The auditory difference between an active and passive loudspeaker system is noticed by everyone. A correctly set up… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeaturePollAVEducationProcessorSignalAudio

  • audio-technica
    PSW Staff 09/14/11 09:29 AM, 0 Comments
    Award winning country music artist Clay Walker is now an endorser of microphones from Audio-Technica, and since the beginning of this year, he and his backing vocalists have used A-T microphones during their touring performances across the U.S. and Canada. Walker, who has won Radio & Records Best New Male Artist, Top New Male Vocalist from the Academy of Country Music, and Country Song Roundups’ Best New Male Vocalist Awards, is using A-T 5000 Series Frequency-agile True Diversity UHF wireless… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless