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  • Monday, February 25, 2013
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    PSW Staff 02/25/13 12:16 PM,
    Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce two new, larger HDMI distribution amplifiers as part of its HDMI DA Series product line. The HDMI DA4 with four outputs, and HDMI DA6 with six outputs, are HDCP compliant and support HDMI specification features including data rates up to 6.75 Gbps, 12-bit Deep Color, 3D, Lip Sync, and HD lossless audio formats. Both units also support HDTV 1080p/60 and PC resolutions up to 1920x1200. For ease of integration and reliable operation, the HDMI… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAmplifierInstallationSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, February 22, 2013
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    PSW Staff 02/22/13 02:00 PM,
    London-based Capital Sound Hire has become the first UK company to take delivery of a NEXO STM Series modular line array system, and Wigwam Acoustics has also confirmed its purchase of a STM system. Both companies have been involved for two years in the development of STM. The initial STM touring range incorporates three elements; the M46 Main cabinet, B112 Bass cabinet and S118 Sub-bass cabinet, which allow users to build systems for audiences from 200 to 100,000. “With profit… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundProductionNewsProductionAudioAVBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/22/13 11:13 AM,
    A selection of wide-dispersion loudspeaker models designed and built by British manufacturer Turbosound have been installed in one of Beirut’s most happening new nightclubs. “Ora is first and foremost an after-work and night bar, with great music and an amazing vibe,” explains club co-owner Vivian Shallop. “A crucial part of our club’s reputation is secured on the ambience of the environment. The quality of the sound is a huge part of creating that. “The other element is the design of… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/22/13 10:59 AM,
    The Institute of Acoustics (IOA), the UK’s professional body for those working in acoustics, noise and vibration, has presented SynAudCon President Pat Brown with the 2012 Peter Barnett Memorial Award.  The Peter Barnett Memorial Award, which is made annually, recognizes advancements and technical excellence in the fields of electro-acoustics, speech intelligibility, and education in acoustics & electro-acoustics. Institute of Acoustics, Sam Wise comments “Pat Brown’s contribution to electro-acoustics is measured by his gut level and study-enhanced understanding of audio and… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingProductionChurch SoundNewsProductionAudioAVBusinessEducationManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • vue audiotechnik
    02/22/13 08:35 AM,
    VUE Audiotechnik has announced the completion of three distribution agreements that will extend the company’s reach into key territories throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Amber Technology is now VUE’s exclusive distribution partner in Australia and New Zealand, Chungbo Sound signs on as VUE’s distributor in South Korea, and PT Sarana Generasi Bintang assumes distribution duties in Indonesia. “Since launching early last year there has been tremendous interest in VUE throughout the Asia-Pacific,” explains Jim Sides, VUE’s executive vice president. “In fact,… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturer

  • Thursday, February 21, 2013
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    PSW Staff 02/21/13 04:30 PM,
    The new Kitchen & Bar Van Rijn adjoins the famous Escape Club on Amsterdam’s fashionable Rembrandtplein, and is owned by entrepreneurs Ton and Dick Poppes. Recently opened, the restaurant is laid out similar to a grand café, with a terrace and upstairs area. Inspired by the beauty and the masterpieces of Rembrandt van Rijn, guests can enjoy authentic Dutch cuisine in a cosmopolitan atmosphere with open kitchen and sound reinforcement from RCF.  The Poppes tapped 24/7 Audio, a locally based… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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    Jeff Kuells 02/20/13 05:33 PM,
    For years, power amplifiers with multiple channels (generally defined as more than two) were for either multiple headphones in studios or low-power-per-channel commercial applications. But are multichannel amps viable for mainstream professional sound reinforcement? You bet. Times have changed, and once again with regard to equipment, the change is for the better. Units with 3 to 6 channels have actually been around since the early 1980s. However, these either had a rather low power-per-channel rating or were fraught with design… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogProductAmplifierAVPowerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/20/13 02:28 PM,
    QSC Audio has announced that Mark Mayfield has joined the company as cinema marketing manager. In his new role, Mayfield will be responsible for developing and executing marketing programs as well as providing sales and technical support for the QSC cinema line of products. Mayfield has had a long career working in the audio industry, working as a recording/live sound engineer, as well as extensive experience in cinema product marketing for firms including Bose Corporation, Harman International (JBL Professional), and… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAmplifierAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturer

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    PSW Staff 02/20/13 01:01 PM,
    Looking for the right microphone to rectify the inadequacies of a previously installed sound system in its conference rooms, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) in Washington, D.C., contacted local full-service audio-visual equipment supplier and integrator Metropolitan Audio Visual Company (Metro AV). David Wilkins, CTS, Vice President of Metro AV, with the assistance of mid-Atlantic regional rep firm Lienau AV Associates, proposed the ideal solution: a SpectraPulse Ultra Wideband (UWB) Wireless Microphone System from Audio-Technica. “They called… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationMicrophoneWireless

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    PSW Staff 02/20/13 12:51 PM,
    The award-winning Bella Sky Comwell hotel in the Danish capital Copenhagen chose the Q-Sys integrated platform from QSC  to route and manage much of its extensive audio infrastructure, from background music to conference audio. The instantly recognizable hotel, with its dual ‘leaning towers’ design, was built in late 2011 as part of the Bella Center Conference venue on Amager, the island off Copenhagen where the city’s main airport and the Danish access to the international bridge and tunnel across the… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsInstallationLoudspeakerNetworkingSubwoofer