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  • Friday, March 12, 2010
    charlie wicks pro co
    PSW Staff 03/12/10 04:02 PM, 1 Comment
    Charlie Wicks, founder, owner and CEO of Pro Co Sound,  passed away on the morning of March 11, 2010 due to complications related to his battle with cancer. Charlie, 65, was an icon in the audio industry. He formed Pro Co in the early 1970’s to manufacture loudspeakers, and shifted to manufacturing cables and interconnect products in 1974.  From that starting point he successfully led the company over the next four decades to become a global presence in the audio… View this post
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  • Corey Congilio
    PSW Staff 03/12/10 08:55 AM, 5 Comments
    Fishman has appointed Corey Congilio as a Marketing/Artist Relations Specialist, focusing on social networking, online content, video demonstrations, sales events and training, marketing promotions and artist relations. Based in Pittsburgh, Congilio is a working musician, composer, producer and guitar teacher. Corey began doing projects for Fishman in 2008 as a demo artist and clinician before being hired to handle a broader scope of responsibilities this year. “Corey is not only a brilliant and versatile musician, but is also excellent at… View this post
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  • Solid State Logic C10
    PSW Staff 03/12/10 07:40 AM, 0 Comments
    Solid State Logic has announced the installation of a new 32-channel C10 HD Digital Broadcast Console by Fox NE&O The installation includes two Alpha-Link Live and two 8-channel Alpha-Link RMP (Remote Mic Pre) units. The console addresses the multi-format audio needs of Fox Sports International. The C10 HD affords Fox the flexibility to take multi-lingual audio stems from international games and configure the feeds for delivery to local audiences. The console is helping to facilitate the station’s move into full… View this post
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  • Thursday, March 11, 2010
    ilive pope
    PSW Staff 03/11/10 09:55 AM, 0 Comments
    An Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing system was recently employed at the head of a system deployed for the celebration of Mass held during an official visit by Pope Benedict XVI to Brno, the Czech Republic’s second largest city. The event was attended by 120,000 members of the public and VIP’s including Czech President Václav Klaus. The ceremony was held in the grounds of the city’s airport, and included seating for the public worshippers, a VIP stage for the… View this post
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  • Alex Carlin
    PSW Staff 03/11/10 05:35 AM, 0 Comments
    Using a TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik M 80 vocal mic and a Gibson J-45 acoustic guitar, Alex Carlin performed for 32 hours, earning him the new Guinness World Record for “Longest Concert by a Solo Artist.” The extended show took place at the Pub Bourbon Street, Radomsko, Poland, and broke the previous record of 27 hours, 3 minutes and 44 seconds by the French-Canadian known as “Gonzales” in Paris. By the end of his show, Carlin had performed 500 songs, including the… View this post
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  • Wednesday, March 10, 2010
    USB IO
    PSW Staff 03/10/10 01:50 PM, 0 Comments
    ARX Systems has introduced the USB I/O, a plug-and-play USB analog audio interface with balanced inputs and outputs. The USB I/O offers full transformer balanced inputs and outputs, providing isolation to eliminate earth loops and other extraneous. USB I/O is bus powered, and is plug-and-play compatible, requiring no additional drivers to operate properly on Mac and Windows operating systems. The front panel of USB I/O has stereo balanced analog XLR inputs and outputs, and the rear panel has a Type… View this post
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  • Turbosound Flex Array
    PSW Staff 03/10/10 11:15 AM, 0 Comments
    Spectra Audio Systems, a St. Louis based event production company specializing in over-the-top electronic music events, has expanded their inventory to include a Turbosound Flex Array system. Partner Tim Kresko explained the company’s decision to invest in a Turbosound Flex Array system. “The cost of the system was what sparked our initial interest – it seemed very fairly priced considering its lineage.” “Of course price alone could never be a deal maker,” he says, “and the choice was sealed by… View this post
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  • Vancouver Film School
    PSW Staff 03/10/10 10:09 AM, 0 Comments
    Canadian post-secondary entertainment arts institution, the Vancouver Film School, has integrated Neyrinck Mix 51 software into their Sound Design for Visual Media program. Each student is supplied with a Pro Tools LE notebook system with the Mix 51 plug-in installed. This allows every student to edit and mix surround audio with their portable Pro Tools LE system prior to coming in to the school’s main Pro Tools HD studio. VFS Sound Design for Visual Media Senior Instructor Shane Rees says,… View this post
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  • image
    PSW Staff 03/10/10 09:15 AM, 0 Comments
    Furman has a long history of recognizing the efforts of top-performing teams. In keeping with this tradition, the company honored several of its Pro A/V division manufacturing representatives with 2009 awards which recognize exceptional sales performance. The following firms were recognized by Furman for their contributions in 2009: Pro A/V Representative of the Year: The D.L. Henderson Company, Inc. (New England Territory) International Manufacturer’s Representative of the Year: World Marketing Associates (EAME) International Pro A/V Distributor of the Year: Nihon… View this post
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  • John F Anderson
    PSW Staff 03/10/10 08:35 AM, 0 Comments
    Bosch Security Systems, Inc. has announced that John F. Anderson has assumed the role of Product Marketing Manager, Intercom. Anderson will support the Americas region in his new role, applying his substantial industry experience and strong marketing background to develop and implement marketing strategies for RTS and Telex intercom products. Acting as the focal point for the voice of the customer in this segment, Anderson will report to Daniel Gundlach, VP Marketing – Americas. Bosch Security Systems, Inc. Website View this post
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