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  • Wednesday, May 08, 2013
    instrument cable
    PSW Staff 05/08/13 04:41 PM,
    See Part 1, Microphone Cable here and Part 2, Loudspeaker Cable here. Are instrument cables used for high-impedance or low-impedance lines? Generally, the source impedance is the determining factor in cable selection. Instrument cables are used for a wide range of sources. Many keyboard instruments, mixers, and signal processors have very low (50 to 600 ohm) source impedances. On the other hand, typical electric guitar or bass pickups are very inductive, very high impedance (20,000 ohms and above) sources. Typical… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAVInterconnectSignal

  • ashly
    PSW Staff 05/08/13 01:53 PM,
    Ashly Audio has introduced the new nX family of Class D amplifiers, which deliver up to 12,000 watts while drawing less than 1 watt in sleep mode. These latest amplifiers are back by a heritage stretching back to Ashly founder Billy Thompson’s invention of the “Loud Amp” in the early 1970s and the introduction of its MOS-FET amplifier technology in the early 1980s. nX amplifiers are offered in four- or two-channel versions with selectable high-Z (70/100-volt) or low-Z output on… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAmplifierAVPowerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • avid
    PSW Staff 05/08/13 01:32 PM,
    Avid is currently running a promotion for audio professionals to save up to 20 percent on any new VENUE D-Show, Profile, Mix Rack, SC48 or SC48 Remote System. Trade in old analog or digital consoles to save on new, more advanced systems with enhanced sound quality, more streamlined Pro Tools integration and support for industry-standard plug-ins. This promotion is for audio professionals within the U.S. and APAC looking to upgrade to the latest versions of any VENUE System. Avid VENUE… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVBusinessConsolesDigitalManufacturer

  • danley sound labs
    PSW Staff 05/08/13 01:07 PM,
    Danley Sound Labs brings its Synergy Horn technology to the great outdoors with the introduction of the new OS80 loudspeaker. The OS80 is housed in an enclosure that is impervious to weather, making it well suited for outdoor installations at sports venues, arenas, athletic fields and complexes, theme and recreational parks, public gatherings, race tracks, community centers, cruise ships, hockey rinks, water parks, swimming areas, and more. “The Danley OS80 brings high fidelity to outdoor loudspeakers,” states Mike Hedden, president… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • yamaha
    PSW Staff 05/08/13 12:50 PM,
    As it has for the past 26 years, SE Systems of Greensboro, NC recently provided sound reinforcement and support for the annual MerleFest in Wilkesboro, NC, deploying its new NEXO STM line arrays as well as Yamaha CL5 digital consoles. This year’s roster of artists at MerleFest included long-time roots artists like Leon Russell, The Charlie Daniels Band, Avett Brothers, Del McCoury Band, Donna the Buffalo, Jim Lauderdale, Michael Martin Murphey, Peter Rowan, Jerry Douglas, Sam Bush, and the Nitty… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertConsolesLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • pro production
    PSW Staff 05/08/13 10:15 AM,
    Westbury National, the Toronto-based show services and AV systems integration firm, has launched a fully redesigned company website. Accessible at, the company’s goal for the site is to better communicate its service offerings to current and potential clients, drive sales of new and used equipment, share company information, and showcase the achievements of the company’s show services and systems integration divisions. Designed by Toronto’s Climax Media, whose clients include Acura, Honda, and Astral Media, the site offers a number… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundProductionNewsProductionAVBusinessEducation

  • Monday, May 06, 2013
    PSW Staff 05/06/13 04:20 PM,
    An hour southeast of Vancouver and mere minutes from Canada’s southern border, the town of Aldergrove is home to Living Word Fellowship. The church purchased a “fixer-upper” and began major upgrades to prepare the building for services. The 550-seat sanctuary recently underwent a long-needed expansion and renovation that included new acoustical treatment, audio, and video systems designed and installed by Langley, BC-based Pro Sound and Stage Lighting Ltd. As Pro Sound’s John Drake explains, “the sanctuary was built in 1982,… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • music group
    PSW Staff 05/06/13 03:31 PM,
    Midas/Klark Teknik (MKT) has appointed Dhanashree Electronics Ltd. as it’s new distributor for India. As the subcontinent’s leading pro-audio wholesaler, Dhanashree’s dealer network will enable MKT to capture a larger share of India’s growing analog/digital market. All MKT products distributed by Dhanashree are covered by MUSIC Group’s 3-year limited warranty program. MKT brand development manager Richard Ferriday states, “This provides a huge opportunity for growth due to our new competitive pricing policy — and Dhanashree are the perfect partner to… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessManufacturerSound ReinforcementStudio

  • kaltman creations
    PSW Staff 05/06/13 01:00 PM,
    Kaltman Creations has introduced the new RF-Vue, a handheld touch-tablet RF analyzer under the company’s Invisible Waves brand, and it will be on display at the upcoming InfoComm 2013 show in Orlando. RF-Vue is offered in several versions, with the RF-Vue T10 serving as the flaship model. This handheld unit is integrated into a 10-inch touch-tablet with the Windows 8 operating system. It covers the standard wireless microphone and IEM frequency range of 470 MHz to 700 MHz. Additional models… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVMeasurementMicrophoneMonitoringSignalWireless

  • digico
    PSW Staff 05/06/13 12:35 PM,
    Karlheinz Stockhausen’s electronic masterpiece Oktophonie entitled “Licht” (“Light”) recently made its New York premier at Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan. Oktophonie is a musical experience where the audience is surrounded by eight groups of loudspeakers, enveloping them in a sonic environment. The piece was performed by Kathinka Pasveer, an early Stockhausen collaborator, and Igor Kavulek, Stockhausen’s personal sound technician. A DiGiCo SD8 digital console and Meyer Sound self-powered loudspeakers and digital processing was specified by Kavulek for the show and… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement