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  • Tuesday, December 08, 2015
    PSW Staff 12/08/15 01:36 PM,
    Location sound engineer Michal Holubec, C.A.S., based in Prague, has been using Lectrosonics wireless equipment for more than 20 years, ever since working on his first feature film. Now equipped with Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless technology, including the VR Field Modular Receiver and SRb transmitters, Holubec has recently completed work on a period adventure film, Emperor, starring Adrian Brody, and an absurdist comedy, Lost in Munich, starring an African gray parrot. “In difficult situations on the set, where there is… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalEngineerMicrophoneWireless

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    PSW Staff 12/08/15 10:39 AM,
    As part of an expansion and upgrade project, Bosnia’s Al Jazeera Balkans has installed a Calrec router core, two Artemis audio consoles, and a Summa console. The router core provides the hub for a centralized audio network that allows resources to be shared among all of its studios. “Al Jazeera Balkans started in November 2011 with one studio and one stand-alone digital audio console. When we decided to expand our facility, we chose Calrec because they offer very powerful, rock-solid… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessConsolesDigitalEthernetInstallationManufacturerNetworkingStudio

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    PSW Staff 12/08/15 10:23 AM,
    Roland announces that its M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console has been nominated for a Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement in the Large Format Console Technology category. The 31st TEC Awards will be presented Saturday, January 23, 2016, at The NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. “It is a tremendous honor that our M-5000 has been nominated by industry professionals for outstanding technical achievement,” stated Christian Delfino, vice president of sales and marketing for the Roland Professional… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVConsolesDigitalManufacturerMixerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 12/08/15 07:55 AM,
    Francisco Dean is a music instructor at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, a pre-K-through-12 private school affiliated with the U of C that is considered one of the top preparatory schools in the U.S. He’s also a long-time client of Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the business-to-business (B2B) division of Guitar Center. About two years ago, a trip to the nearby Hobart, Indiana Guitar Center location resulted in the store’s equipping the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools’ brand new… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAVDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationMicrophoneMonitoringNetworkingProcessorSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 12/08/15 07:14 AM,
    Riedel Communications announces the appointment of Graham Taylor as the company’s U.K. broadcast sales manager. With this new appointment, Riedel significantly enhances the resources available to the company’s growing broadcast user base in the U.K. and across Europe. Prior to joining Riedel, Taylor was sales director, EMEA, for Wohler Technologies, where he managed sales and marketing for EMEA and managed the company’s range of MPEG products worldwide. Taylor earlier served as broadcast test and measurement sales manager for systems integrator… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessManufacturer

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    PSW Staff 12/08/15 07:02 AM,
    The 31st annual NAMM Technical Excellence and Creativity (TEC) Awards will take place during the upcoming NAMM 2016 Show, and Mackie‘s DL32R digital mixer with iPad control has been nominated in the category of Small Format Console Technology (Studio, Broadcast, Sound Reinforcement). Since its introduction early in 2015, the DL32R has been embraced by professional and casual users in live sound and recording, including project studios, small and mid-sized clubs, houses of worship, boardrooms, and a wide range of other… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVConsolesDigitalManufacturerMixerSoftwareSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    Craig Leerman 12/08/15 06:55 AM,
    A lot of my work is with conferences and corporate meetings. The approach is slightly different in comparison to traditional music gigs, particularly when it comes to microphones. Wireless lavalier and headworn/earset microphones are common in “corporates,” visually discreet while allowing presenters to move about the stage and use their hands to demonstrate products or operate controls of computers and AV equipment. When the feed is going to a PA system, lavalier mics with a directional pattern should be used… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallAVInterconnectMicrophoneSignalSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, December 07, 2015
    PSW Staff 12/07/15 02:29 PM,
    Fort Knox is perhaps best known for the gold bullion depository that the U.S. Department of the Treasury maintains there, in northwestern Kentucky. But the huge base’s 100,000-plus acres also house the U.S. Army Human Resources Department’s Command Center of Excellence, the Army Cadet Command and the Army Accessions Command. Over 12,000 people reside and work on the base, bringing enormous diversity in all areas of life, including worship. Four chapels on base serve many of them, and they were… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsAmplifierAVEngineerInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerProcessorSoftwareSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 12/07/15 01:24 PM,
    Studio Technologies has begun shipping its Model 46A and 47A audio interfaces. Building on the strengths of the units’ predecessors, the new versions offer improved circuitry and software in a more compact and lightweight package. “From the start, the overriding design goal for both products was to create a ‘new breed of cat’ that fundamentally changed how broadcast 2- to 4-wire interface equipment performed in actual applications,” says Gordon Kapes, president of Studio Technologies. “We can describe these products in… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalInstallationManufacturerProcessor

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    PSW Staff 12/07/15 08:27 AM,
    Following the recent launch of the ZEDi-8 hybrid mixer / interface, Allen & Heath has released two more ZEDi models, the ZEDi-10 and ZEDi-10FX, from its ZED analog console range. Designed for recording/gigging artists and AV rental and installation companies, the new ZEDi models combine a compact mixer with a 24-bit/96 kHz 4x4 USB interface, which enables multitrack recording and playback to a Mac or PC or to an iOS device (using a Camera Connection Kit). The units also have… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVConsolesDigitalManufacturerMixerProcessorSound Reinforcement

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