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  • Tuesday, March 26, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/26/13 01:23 PM,
    Clear-Com is pleased to announce that the Astana Media Center has taken delivery of a wide range of Clear-Com intercom solutions. Production personnel at the newly opened broadcasting complex in Kazakhstan rely on Clear-Com’s Eclipse-Median and Eclipse-PiCo digital intercom matrices along with FreeSpeak digital wireless intercoms to communicate across the 75,500-square-meter facility.  The Clear-Com systems provide production staff with reliable, high-quality communications throughout the 24-story Astana Media Center. Eight Eclipse matrices with hundreds of V-Series desktop and rack-mounted intercom panels… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationSound ReinforcementStudioTechnicianWireless

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    PSW Staff 03/26/13 01:16 PM,
    Meyer Sound has announced the appointment of Chris Mead as the company’s Middle East Technical Support Manager. Based at the Meyer Sound Middle East office in Dubai, Mead will be responsible for providing technical support to customers throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and Indian sub-continent. “Meyer Sound’s growth opportunities in the Middle East lie in our quality products as well as our ability to provide timely and knowledgeable technical support for customers in the territory,” says Mauricio Saint Martin,… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessInstallationManufacturerSound ReinforcementTechnician

  • Friday, March 22, 2013
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    John Eargle & Chris Foreman 03/22/13 08:49 AM,
    Compression drivers and the horns that comprise the horn loudspeaker system have been a part of the audio industry from the very beginning of product development in sound reinforcement systems. As is true for cone loudspeakers, most of the early development in horn loudspeakers began when sound was first put to picture back in the 1930s when the first “talking films” were released.  Since that time, compression driver technology coupled with horn development advances have been in the areas of… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureStudy HallAVLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 03/22/13 07:45 AM,
    Guitar Center has announced the appointment of Mike Pratt as its new chief executive officer, effective April 1, 2013. He also joins the company’s board of directors. Pratt succeeds Marty Hanaka, the company’s interim CEO, who will remain on the board and assist in the transition. Since 2008, Pratt has served as president and chief operating officer of leading Canadian consumer electronics retailers Best Buy Canada and Future Shop. He began his career more than 20 years ago with Future… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVBusinessManufacturer

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    PSW Staff 03/22/13 07:25 AM,
    The new Behringer EUROPORT EPS500MP3 PA system includes an 8-channel, 500-watt powered mixer with built-in MP3 player as well as wireless microphone capability; two loudspeakers, each with an 8-in woofer and 1-in compression driver; and a storage compartment for the included XM1800S mic and cabling. The 8-channel powered mixer can be left attached to the back of the speaker or detached for easy positioning and access. Channels 1 - 4 include XENYX mic preamps, accept balanced XLR mics, as well… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVLoudspeakerMixerSoftwareSystem

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    PSW Staff 03/22/13 07:13 AM,
    Northview High School in Grand Rapids, MI has a dedicated music and arts building, the Max Colley Jr. Performing Arts Center, which has been open since 1998 and houses a 750-seat auditorium used for concerts, plays, musicals and other events. After 15 years, the limitations of the center’s original live sound console were becoming all too apparent, prompting an upgrade to a Soundcraft Si Performer 3 32-channel digital console with built-in DMX lighting control. The school wanted to make the… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, March 21, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/21/13 11:34 AM,
    Accell announced the newest addition to the company’s expanding product line, the ProUltra Thin cable series.  Featuring a thin, flexible cable design and a compact connector, the ProUltra Thin cable series boast High Speed with Ethernet HDMI functionality and enhanced connectivity for home theater systems.  Accell’s ProUltra Thin cable series support all video resolutions, including 1080p, 4K and 3D video and color depths up to 48-bits.  In addition, they also include a built-in Ethernet and Audio Return Channel (HEAC) and… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallation

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    PSW Staff 03/21/13 10:29 AM,
    Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro) recently provided key video technology and installation services to the Canaan Baptist Church of Wilmington, Delaware. The large church wanted to add video capability for its services and turned to GC Pro for a turnkey, single-source solution. GC Pro called upon Koko Brothers Entertainment, a veteran of its innovative and hugely successful Affiliate Program, which provides GC Pro customers with access to highly experienced AV systems designers ands integrators. Koko Brothers, based in the Baltimore… View this post
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    PSW Staff 03/21/13 09:29 AM,
    Kramer Electronics is pleased to introduce the high−performance VS−808TP 8X8 Twisted Pair Matrix Switcher for analog twisted pair signals. The VS−808TP features eight inputs and eight outputs for remote connection with compatible TP transmitters and receivers. The switcher is designed to work with the auto−adjusting TP−133/TP−134 transmitter/receiver pair. An additional, switchable VGA, stereo audio and RS−232 local input (built−in transmitter) and output (built−in receiver) allows direct connection of the signals (analog video up to WUXGA, audio and RS−232) with these… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInstallationProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, March 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/20/13 09:51 AM,
    Sound Devices is pleased to announce that Dr. Steve Popovich has joined its engineering team as Staff Firmware/Algorithm Engineer. Popovich will work directly with the Sound Devices research and development team to further enhance the company’s range of firmware and software algorithms for its audio and video products. Popovich brings with him a strong background in audio, systems engineering and software algorithm creation—a unique skill set that will further bolster Sound Devices’ software development efforts. “Steve is a very talented… View this post
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