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  • Friday, June 07, 2013
    qsc
    PSW Staff 06/07/13 12:08 PM,
    Audio-visual systems integrator CCS Presentation Systems recently upgraded the Murphy Canyon Chapel, located in the Aero Ridge community of the Murphy Canyon Military Housing complex in San Diego, CA, with a package of equipment from QSC Audio. The upgrade includes a Q-Sys Core 250i integrated system platform controlling KLA line arrays and K Series K10 active monitors in the main chapel, with AcousticDesign surface and ceiling-mount loudspeakers powered by ISA Series amplifiers in a smaller chapel and a community room.… View this post
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  • mediamatrix
    PSW Staff 06/07/13 09:10 AM,
    Peavey MediaMatrix has introduced the new Claro audio processor, designed for a wide range of applications, including boardroom. Claro is a 1RU unit providing 12 balanced inputs, each of which can be configured as a microphone or line input, including phantom power, and four line outputs. Inputs and outputs are connected via Phoenix Euroblock connectors. Each input has its own dedicated Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC) processor, allowing up to 12 mics to be managed during a teleconference. Claro also supports… View this post
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  • l-acoustics
    PSW Staff 06/07/13 05:43 AM,
    Salt Lake City’s 21,000-seat LDS Conference Center, the main meeting hall for conferences of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and summer and Christmas holiday home to the famed Mormon Tabernacle Choir, recently expanded its sound reinforcement system with the addition of new L-Acoustics KARAi, SB18i and KIVA arrays. Installed by Poll Sound, L-Acoustics’ local Certified Provider for install, rental and distribution channels, the new systems—which are primarily used for speech reinforcement and musical augmentation—complement an existing dV-DOSC… View this post
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  • Thursday, June 06, 2013
    gain structure
    Chuck McGregor 06/06/13 05:01 PM,
    Realistically, audio signals at or near the noise floor of a system are not useful because the signal will not be significantly louder than the noise. Therefore, some minimum usable level must be assumed below which the electronic noise is considered objectionable. A signal to noise ratio of 20 dB is considered minimally acceptable for good intelligibility. For a high quality system 30 dB would be a better figure to use. Using this value, the range from this minimum signal… View this post
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  • audinate
    PSW Staff 06/06/13 02:03 PM,
    The new Audinate Dante Ultimo networking platform is now shipping. Ultimo is an integrated, cost-effective 13 x 13 mm chip, targeted for low-channel networked audio equipment, and as a result, extends Dante networking to a wide range of audio devices. Dante integrates media and control for your entire AV system over a single IP network. Set-up is easy, with devices that automatically discover one another and one-click signal routing with user-editable names. Dante has now been adopted by more than… View this post
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  • yamaha
    PSW Staff 06/06/13 01:51 PM,
    Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) has announced the appointment of Nithin Cherian to the position of marketing manager for the Live Sound department, effective immediately. Nithin will report to Athan Billias, director of marketing, Pro Audio & Combo Division at YCA. “Nithin’s knowledge of the live sound landscape and his product marketing background will help Yamaha continue to grow this important market segment in the future,” says Billias. Before joining Yamaha, Nithin held the position of territory manager at AudioPros,… View this post
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  • eaw
    PSW Staff 06/06/13 09:14 AM,
    Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) has announced that the new QX300 range of full-range loudspeaker systems is available for order. “EAW customers have quickly fallen in love with the unique combination of high output, tremendous pattern control and focused fidelity found in the surprisingly compact QX500 range,” says EAW President Jeff Rocha said. “But they have challenged us to design the same core feature set into an even smaller package. The EAW team has once again delivered and is now thrilled… View this post
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  • meyer sound
    PSW Staff 06/06/13 09:04 AM,
    Meyer Sound has released version 3.0 of its Compass software program, providing a centralized platform for controlling the new Compass RMS remote monitoring system, in addition to the Galileo and Galileo Callisto loudspeaker management systems and CAL column array loudspeakers. Compass 3.0 will be shown at the Meyer Sound booth (1143) at InfoComm 2013 in Orlando, and is available for free download from the company website (here). The streamlined user interface in Compass 3.0 makes achieving top-notch system performance much… View this post
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  • lectrosonics
    PSW Staff 06/06/13 08:53 AM,
    Lectrosonics recently launched the ASPEN Certified Dealer Program, created with the goal of ensuring higher standards of technical expertise when deploying the company’s ASPEN Series products. The program is a three-fold initiative designed to help integrators gain the technical expertise necessary to ensure top-quality AV system deployments. ASPEN dealer certification constitutes the following requirements: 1) Someone on staff at the AV integration firm must have successfully completed Lectrosonics’ ASPEN Factory Training Program. 2) The AV integration firm must have at… View this post
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  • Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    image
    PSW Staff 06/05/13 03:38 PM,
    The University of California, Irvine is home to a celebrated Sound Design program created in 2006. Under the umbrella of the Drama department at the university’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts, the program is spearheaded by Mike Hooker along with Vincent Olivieri, who is the head of the undergraduate sound design program. Late in 2012, the department added a DiGiCo SD9, DRack and UB MADI into its inventory, which made its debut on a series of student-designed programs this… View this post
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