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  • Wednesday, October 27, 2010
    PSW Staff 10/27/10 06:20 AM, 0 Comments
    QSC Audio Products, LLC is pleased to announce that company founder Pat Quilter will be a featured panelist at the upcoming 129th AES Convention held in San Francisco. Quilter is scheduled to appear at “The Greening of Live Audio for Medium and Small Operators” live sound seminar held on Thursday, November 4 and the “Audio Manufacturing in a Global Economy” product design seminar held on Sunday, November 7. “It’s an honor to be asked to share my insights, trials and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAmplifierAnalogAVDigitalEducationSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Friday, October 22, 2010
    PSW Staff 10/22/10 06:21 AM, 0 Comments
    BTX Technologies has announced a major update to its free Pro Plate and Panel Designer software. To make it easier than ever for customers to configure, specify, and order the company’s professional line of custom wall plates and panels, the software solution has been improved with a convenient new quoting feature, powerful alignment and connector distribution tools, and more than 100 new connector symbols in its drag-and-drop library. “Often, the person designing a custom panel is not the same person… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsPollAnalogAVInstallationInterconnectSignalSystem

  • Thursday, October 21, 2010
    PSW Staff 10/21/10 08:40 AM, 0 Comments
    Beyma has announced a new iteration if its X60 subwoofer family, well known by many users worldwide. The new family of products within the LX60V2 family includes the 12LX60V2, 15LX60V2 and 18LX60V2. This update brings improvements in technology, materials and the manufacturing processes itself to the new line. The new units deliver the same response and have equivalent parameters as the previous versions (1400 W power capacity). New features include: • A waterproof treatment for both sides of the cone.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductAnalogBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementSubwooferSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 10/21/10 06:20 AM, 0 Comments
    The Music Industry & Technology program at California State University, Chico gives its students an education that is quite different from the one offered by the mass of competing technical schools. Rather than focus on technology – either hardware or software – Cal State Chico focuses on the underpinnings of great audio that never change:  specifically, building ideal signal flow, listening, understanding music, and inspiring great performances. Thus, the department’s recent purchase of an API 1608 fully-analog, 32-channel console for… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollAnalogConsolesInstallationMixerSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Monday, October 18, 2010
    PSW Staff 10/18/10 11:35 AM, 0 Comments
    In September TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik fans were encouraged to submit suggested names for the company’s new tube microphone that will be introduced at AES in San Francisco on November 4. The response was overwhelming, with thousands of individual suggestions coming from across the globe and from dozens of countries, including Morocco, Greenland, New Zealand, Denmark, and Thailand. Below is a list of names in alpha-numeric order that have been chosen as the best suited for TELEFUNKEN’s new R-F-T microphone. Voters will… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductAnalogMicrophoneStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 10/18/10 09:59 AM, 0 Comments
    THAT Corporation’s Chief Technology Officer, Gary Hebert, aims to unlock the secrets of designing cost effective, high-performance microphone preamplifiers at a tutorial during the 129th Audio Engineering Society Convention in San Francisco. Mr. Hebert’s tutorial, “Designing Microphone Preamplifiers”, addresses many of the challenges faced in this critical, largely analog part of the audio signal chain. Hebert will present a sampling of amplifier topologies and circuit details, and discuss design tradeoffs among cost, size, power consumption, noise, distortion, and other factors.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollAmplifierAnalogMixerPowerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • tech tip
    PSW Staff 10/18/10 07:53 AM, 0 Comments
    Provided by Sweetwater.   Q: I just finished building my project, complete with some swanky dimmable lighting, and I’m all set to start mixing. However, there’s a buzz in my signal chain I just can’t chase down. Any advice? A: Anyone who has ever played a gig at the hotel ballroom has probably fought this battle at one time or another, but it’s really frustrating when it happens in your own studio. There are several problems that cause this, and… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollStudy HallAnalogDigitalMixerPowerStudioSystemAudio

  • Friday, October 15, 2010
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    PSW Staff 10/15/10 09:42 AM, 1 Comment
    CharterOak Acoustic Devices has announced that the new PEQ-1 program equalizer has begun shipping. The PEQ1 is a switchable 16-band program equalizer with center frequencies ranging from 20 Hz to 50 kHz that is intended for use as a finishing tool on the mix bus or in mastering. The design of the PEQ-1 is very intuitive, as the carefully chosen switchable center frequency points, overlapping bands, and contoured cut and boost are well suited for music production. The equalizer is… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingProductAnalogProcessorStudioAudio

  • Wednesday, October 13, 2010
    PSW Staff 10/13/10 07:04 AM, 0 Comments
    The New England School of Communications (NESCOM) has announced the installation of a 48-channel API Vision large-frame surround sound analog console in Studio D. Like all large-frame API consoles, NESCOM’s Vision was built to specification and includes hand-selected bird’s eye maple trim, compressors on every channel and 560 Graphic EQs in the options bucket. “Classes only started a few weeks ago, but already we’re in love with the new Vision,” said Dave MacLaughlin, executive director of audio for NESCOM. “I,… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollAnalogConsolesMixerStudioSystemAudio

  • Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    PSW Staff 10/12/10 07:35 AM, 0 Comments
    Zaolla Silverline has announced the introduction of a new microphone cable. The Zaolla Silverline microphone cable combines the performance of the company’s silver-core conductors with Neutrik XX-14 Series XLR connectors. The result is a cable in which sonic quality combines with durability to deliver a superior sounding, rugged cable for today’s recording and performing artists. The new Zaolla Silverline microphone cable is intended for professional studio musicians, serious home recordists, live performers, and anyone seeking qualityperformance from their microphones.  The… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductAnalogInterconnectStudioSystemAudio