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  • Wednesday, February 16, 2011
    PSW Staff 02/16/11 08:40 AM, 1 Comment
    Maag Audio has announced the introduction of the PREQ4 Microphone Preamplifier with AIR BAND (shelf boost from 2.5 to 40kHz) in a 500 Series one channel compatible configuration. Compatible with the API 500-6B lunchbox and 500VPR rack systems. The PreQ4 offers 65dB adjustable gain, phase reverse capability, 70Hz high pass filter, +48V phantom power, and -20dB PAD. As one of the newest members of the VPR Alliance, the PREQ4 will be available March 1st. The PREQ4 follows its predecessor, PreQ3,… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductAnalogMixerProcessorSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Thursday, February 10, 2011
    PSW Staff 02/10/11 07:30 AM, 0 Comments
    Big Head Todd and the Monsters were the first group to embrace the M80 dynamic microphone from TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik, now a favorite stage mic for bands such as Green Day and ZZ Top.  For the recording of their new album, “100 Years of Robert Johnson,” the band chose a selection of TELEFUNKEN large diaphragm condenser tube mics, including the U47, AK-47 MkII, ELA M 260, and the stereo AR-70. The band recorded the new album with producer Chris Goldsmith and… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollAnalogMicrophoneRemoteStudioSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, February 02, 2011
    PSW Staff 02/02/11 05:45 PM, 0 Comments
    SSL Inc., the U.S. operation for Solid State Logic, has announced that Mike Franklin has joined the SSL team as vice president business development. “We are very happy to welcome Mike Franklin to the SSL team,” says Piers Plaskitt, CEO of SSL Inc. “Mike worked for SSL many years ago as a freelance maintenance engineer, then moved into the console industry at large with great success. He will work closely with our broadcast sales team, George Horton and Steve Zaretsky,… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogBusinessConsolesDigitalManufacturerAudio

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    PSW Staff 02/02/11 05:54 AM,
    Editor’s Note: So many of us in the pro audio world are distressed at the news that Bruce Jackson was killed this past weekend, when the plane he was piloting crashed in Southern California. To say that Bruce was a major force in professional audio is insufficient, as is noting that he was a consummate gentleman, always gracious, generous with his time, engaging but truly humble. Yet these are the words that come to mind, at least to my mind,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureProductionAudioAnalogBusinessConcertConsolesDigitalInterconnectProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Chris Huff 01/25/11 09:40 AM, 0 Comments
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   A long time ago, in a sound booth far far away, I once asked myself the simple question; where is the chart that tells me the perfect EQ settings for each instrument and vocal? I assumed that setting EQ, being based on known frequencies, was as simple as doing basic math. Then I learned it (obviously) wasn’t like that at all. However, I get this question on my blog or via… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollAnalogDigital Audio WorkstationsMixerProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Thursday, January 20, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/20/11 09:55 AM, 0 Comments
    Radial Engineering has announced they have come to an agreement for the purchase of the Reamp brand and patent from producer-engineer John Cuniberti, the originator of Reamp. Said Radial president Peter Janis, “Over the past several years, we have been strong advocates of the Reamping process and have produced a number of very successful products such as the X-Amp, ProRMP, JD7 and JX44 that employ John’s patent.” “During this time, we have wholeheartedly supported John by paying him a royalty… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductAnalogBusinessInterconnectSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    The Tell-All Tech 01/20/11 09:35 AM, 1 Comment
    Some would say we’re taken for granted. Others might say we’re misunderstood. Still others occasionally say “thank you.” Who are we? Your humble servants, equipment service technicians – or “service techs” for short. Is it true that we stick pins in power amp dolls while dancing naked under the full moon with bones through our noses in order to get your gear repaired to working order? Or how about the rumor that we collect large bags of cash for a… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollAnalogBusinessEducationInstallationInterconnectPowerSignalSystemTechnicianAudio

  • Thursday, January 13, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/13/11 03:27 PM, 0 Comments
    Solid State Logic has announced the introduction of the new X-Rack Stereo Dynamics Module. The new X-Rack Module delivers the same sonic signature as the channel strip processing of SSL’s large format Duality console and the mono X-Rack SuperAnalogue Dynamics Module in a stereo configuration. The module is intended for stereo tracking or stem mixing and further extends the availability of SSL’s sonic heritage to studios of all sizes. “When we first conceived of the AWS 948, we completed work… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductAnalogProcessorSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/13/11 07:15 AM, 0 Comments
    TransAudio Group has introduced the new Drawmer 4x4R Active Signal Splitter at this year’s NAMM show. The 4x4R offers four inputs, each switchable between a mic and line. Each of four input sections offers a six LED meter, 48v phantom switch, 66 dB of mic gain and a “listen” function to monitor any of the four input sections through the front panel headphone amp. In addition, each input section can be linked to the adjacent input section offering four different… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductAnalogInterconnectMixerSignalStageSystemAudio

  • Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/11/11 08:45 AM, 0 Comments
    A-Designs Audio has announced the availability of a new two-channel rack-mounted version known as the EM-EQ2. Intended for tracking, mixing and even mastering applications, the EM-EQ2 is a dual-mono equalizer housed in a rugged, all-metal 2U chassis. Sonically modeled after the classic Pultec EQP-1A sound, the EM-EQ2 utilizes the same discrete Class AB amplifier found in A-Designs’ popular solid-state EM-PEQ and Pacifica mic pres, putting a slightly unique twist on the classic filter design. The EM-EQ2 faithfully preserves the EQ… View this post
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