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  • Wednesday, January 20, 2016
    PSW Staff 01/20/16 08:14 AM,
    Renkus-Heinz announces a new version of their Iconyx Gen5 Series integrating Dante media networking technology from Audinate. All Gen5 Series models including Iconyx and IC Live (ICL-F-RN) will be available with Dante control. The Brooklyn-based Dante implementation features dual RJ45 connections for fully redundant operation, and a single cable carries both Dante and RHAON II control data for streamlined connectivity. Iconyx Gen5 represents the fifth generation of Renkus-Heinz’s Iconyx Series, incorporating UniBeam Technology for more uniform coverage, increased output, and… View this post
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    PSW Staff 01/20/16 08:02 AM,
    One of Vienna’s finest concert houses, the Konzerthaus, recently upgraded the public address system serving its Great Hall and Mozart Hall, selecting Allen & Heath’s iDR installation matrix mixers. Installed by ATEC Pro, the new system is designed specifically for voice reinforcement. The iDR DSP systems comprise an iDR-4 matrix mixer for the Great Hall, and an iDR-8 for the Mozart Hall, with a PL10 8-channel rotary panel for remote control, and a PL-8 logic box installed in the Mozart… View this post
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    PSW Staff 01/20/16 07:53 AM,
    QSC announces that Gene Joly has been named vice president of QSC Professional Division which offers live performance solutions including mixers, power amplifiers, and loudspeakers for musicians, bands, DJs, mobile entertainers, clubs and live music venues as well as for A/V rental and production.  “I am very excited to have such an experienced, well-respected industry executive as Gene Joly join our team,” says QSC president and CEO Joe Pham. “With his exceptional product, retail and business management experience, Gene is… View this post
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  • Tuesday, January 19, 2016
    Jim Brown 01/19/16 03:11 PM,
    Courtesy of The Rane Library.   This article is provided by Rane as part of the Rane Library and originally appeared in the Syn-Aud-Con Newsletter, vol. 31, nos. 2 & 3, 2003 In his landmark 1994 AES paper, Neil Muncy described a common equipment design error that allows current flowing on the shields of audio wiring to enter equipment and cause audible interference. He called this design error “the Pin 1 problem,” because it was an improper connection of the… View this post
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    PSW Staff 01/19/16 02:24 PM,
    Middlesex Sound & Light (MSL) recently completed the latest in a long line of technical renovations for London-based restaurant and nightclub operators, the Columbo Group, with the opening of the latest The Blues Kitchen in Brixton. At the same time it extended both the client’s (and MSL’s) relationship with Martin Audio sound reinforcement, a regular go-to solution for MSL project director Darrel Olivier, who had also specified the brand at its predecessor, Blues Kitchen Shoreditch. This time, faced with live… View this post
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    PSW Staff 01/19/16 01:55 PM,
    At the 102nd Rose Bowl games in Pasadena, CA, communication systems specialist ATK Versacom became an early adopter of Lectrosonics new IFB-VHF System, fielding a pair of IFBT4-VHF frequency agile compact transmitters and IFBR1a-VHF receivers at the event. Newly introduced in December 2015, the new IFB-VHF System (interruptible foldback) operates across 239 frequencies in the less-trafficked VHF broadcast band, improving the ability of audio production and communication systems providers to coordinate larger systems even in a dense RF environment. “The… View this post
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    PSW Staff 01/19/16 10:03 AM,
    iZotope has added John Bigay to the executive team as chief marketing officer. Bigay will lead the strategic development and execution of global marketing, e-commerce, and education initiatives to accelerate the company’s rapid growth. Bigay has successfully led marketing teams at high-growth companies including Lavastorm Analytics, Datto Backupify, BzzAgent and Captivate. Bigay has also served as a digital marketing consultant, where he developed strategy and executed programs for B2B and B2C brands, nonprofits and digital startups. “As iZotope celebrates our… View this post
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    PSW Staff 01/19/16 08:37 AM,
    Apogee Electronics introduces a second generation of their flagship audio interface, Symphony I/O Mk II. Symphony I/O Mk II is a multi-channel audio interface featuring Apogee’s latest AD/DA conversion, modular I/O (up to 32 inputs and outputs), touchscreen display and optional microphone preamps. The new Symphony I/O Mk II comes with direct connectivity to one of three different platforms – Thunderbolt, Pro Tools HD or Waves SoundGrid network. Since its release in 2010, the first generation Symphony I/O continues to… View this post
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    PSW Staff 01/19/16 08:16 AM,
    The new HDL50-A line array will be introduced to the U.S. market at the RCF Product Launch Party during the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. An expansion to the HDL Series, the HDL50-A is an active three-way line array module, designed specifically for large events — both indoors and outdoors. Equipped with two 12-inch woofers, four symmetrical 6.5-inch midrange transducers and two 2-inch high frequency compression drivers, it offers excellent playback quality and high sound pressure levels with a built… View this post
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    PSW Staff 01/19/16 07:39 AM,
    Antelope Audio [Hall A - Booth 6596 at NAMM 2016] brings two new products – an HD master clock and a prototype of a Thunderbolt compatible audio interface. The company will also introduce a new remote control concept for both studio and live performance rigs, as well as a brand new set of DSP effects that will be unveiled in a soon to be announced partnership. The Antelope booth at NAMM will feature a demonstration of several Orion32+ units playing… View this post
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