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  • Tuesday, April 30, 2013
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    PSW Staff 04/30/13 02:10 PM,
    Community Professional Loudspeakers introduces the new Commercial Design Series, a comprehensive family of ceiling, surface mount and pendant loudspeakers designed to meet the needs of installations requiring high performance at a competitive price. Commercial Design models deliver a cost-competitive choice of 4.5-inch, 6.5-inch and 8-inch driver sizes, while retaining Community’s legendary sonic quality, exceptional speech intelligibility and proven reliability.  The entire Commercial Design family features uniform sound quality throughout the series, providing excellent consistency from model to model. The Commercial… View this post
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  • Friday, April 26, 2013
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    PSW Staff 04/26/13 07:43 AM,
    For a tour stop on the current Gary Allan concert tour at the American Music Venue in Lancaster, PA, Bauder Audio of Horsham, PA supplied NEXO GEO S12 line arrays. The tour is also carrying a Yamaha PM5000 console, supplied by Sound Image of Nashville. Specifically, the system included 24 NEXO GEO S12s over eight RS18 Ray Subs were all powered and processed with NXAMP4X4 amplifiers. “Besides the fact that the GEO S12 sounds great, it is easy to set… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAmplifierAVConcertConsolesLine ArrayProcessorSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 04/26/13 06:54 AM,
    Soundcraft continues its Mixing with Professionals (MwP) educational series with a stop in Dallas this coming May 15. MwP offers tips and tricks about using Soundcraft Vi Series consoles from some of live sound’s most accomplished engineers. Ken Newman, front of house engineer for Barry Manilow and owner of Newman Audio will conduct the Dallas sessions. Currently on tour with Manilow, Newman has done live sound for Chris Isaak, Anita Baker, Stevie Nicks, Liza Minnelli, Paul Anka and other top… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsTrainingAVBusinessConsolesEducationEngineerMixerTechnician

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    PSW Staff 04/26/13 06:01 AM,
    Meyer Sound has appointed Marc Goossens to the newly created position of business development manager, installation markets. Goossens will serve as a key point of contact supporting principal players in the global installation market, identifying growth opportunities and coordinate company efforts to ensure that consultants are equipped with the necessary tools for all stages of their Meyer Sound projects, from initial systems concept through to final commissioning and user training. Working as part of the company’s sales team, Goossens will… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessInstallationLoudspeaker

  • Thursday, April 25, 2013
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    PSW Staff 04/25/13 11:15 AM,
    Besides their corporate headquarters in southern California, MannKind Pharmaceuticals maintains two other campuses, including their technical operations team, located in Danbury, CT. It’s a busy campus, hosting several hundred employees involved in the company’s manufacturing, engineering, and quality assurance divisions. The campus’  central meeting point is a large, multipurpose room used for everything from lunches to corporate meetings and all types of presentations. It’s a bright, airy, and welcoming space, but as Richard Trombitas of New York-based Cardone, Solomon and… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEducationInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 04/25/13 10:52 AM,
    Allen & Heath has appointed ARS as its exclusive distributor in Argentina. Established for 12 years, the company already distributes leading brands, such as Turbosound, Sennheiser and TC Electronic. “ARS is a profitable and healthy business operating in a tough financial climate. The company has great sales and support networks in place, and are technically very proficient. ARS complements the A&H brand well and we are looking forward to working with the team,” explains A&H sales and marketing manager, Debbie… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessConsolesInstallationManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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    PSW Staff 04/24/13 11:46 AM,
    In order to allow lessons to be streamed via the Internet at the University of Torino in Italy, integrator Leading Technologies srl (LTech) recently designed a technical AV infrastructure for more than 30 classrooms (and main assembly hall) in the Law & Political Science faculty. At the heart of the network is a complete Harman BSS Audio Soundweb London system, which allows for seamless management of the classroom’s audio and video control.  The facilities include six lecture rooms, each containing… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationPowerProcessorSystem

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    PSW Staff 04/24/13 11:33 AM,
    Audio-Technica U.S. announces the appointment of industry veteran Gary Dixon to the position of Sales Engineer – Installed Sound, reflecting the company’s continued dedication to the installed sound market sector. The announcement was made by David Marsh, Audio-Technica U.S. Director of Sales & Marketing, Installed Sound and Broadcast. In his new position, Dixon will work closely with and report to Marsh. He will also work along side his counterpart, Mark Donovan, Sales Engineer – Installed Sound, and serve as an… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEngineerInstallationManufacturer

  • Tuesday, April 23, 2013
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    John Lenard Burnett 04/23/13 04:33 PM,
    This article is provided by Lenard Audio.   Three octaves or 3.2 octaves (1 decade) is the optimum bandwidth for a loudspeaker (a topic which we’ll touch on later). The crossovers function is to decrease power at a given rate from either or both sides of a given bandwidth. The slopes rotate phase in opposite directions. In some passive crossovers this is adjusted for by reversing the polarity of adjacent loudspeakers. Electronic active crossovers can have extra compensating circuitry. Crossover… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAnalogAVDigitalLoudspeakerProcessorSignalSystem

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    PSW Staff 04/23/13 10:44 AM,
    Symetrix announces delivery of the SymNet Radius AEC, a core acoustic echo-cancelling device for deployment in teleconferencing installations of any size. The 1U rack unit contains eight mic/line wideband echo cancellers, eight line outputs, and four auxiliary line inputs. Application specific input or output expansion of a single Radius AEC is facilitated with a configurable slot supporting any SymNet I/O card including the recently released 2 Line Analog Telephone Interface. As a building block in larger systems Radius AEC uses… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalInstallationProcessorSound Reinforcement