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  • Thursday, December 01, 2011
    PSW Staff 12/01/11 10:19 AM, 0 Comments has announced the launch of Stardraw Design 7, an all-new system design/documentation tool is available for download from The move follows the initial unveiling of the software at InfoComm 2011 in June, which marked the debut of a public beta phase. The application is’s seventh-generation software solution for systems integrators. Drawing on nearly two decades of market experience, and exploiting the latest in software technologies, Stardraw Design 7 offers audio and video system designers/installers unparalleled speed, ease… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVInstallationSoftwareSystem

  • audix
    PSW Staff 12/01/11 10:05 AM, 0 Comments
    Audix has introduced the TM1 Plus, a combination kit that includes the TM1 measurement microphone, threaded acoustic windscreen, shock mount clip, 1/2-inch calibrator adapter and microphone calibration data on CD.  The data files are a numeric representation of the TM1 frequency response. Together with the provided sensitivity of the microphone, they can be used with a variety of popular software measurement systems to correct the response curve of the microphone.  “The TM1 has earned very high acceptance among sound engineers… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductMeasurementMicrophoneSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, November 30, 2011
    PSW Staff 11/30/11 10:42 AM, 1 Comment
    Hosa Technology has announced the introduction of Mogan Microphones, a new brand of subminiature mics, with the first offering under the new brand being the Mogan Standard omni earset microphone. The new Mogan Standard omni earset mic is designed to deliver high-quality audio at a price that will appeal to budget-conscious presenters. The new mic offers a 3.0 mm omni-directional capsule, with -45 dB nominal sensitivity, that is designed to be positioned near the corner of one’s mouth. It offers… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVMicrophoneWireless

  • Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pat Brown 11/29/11 01:04 PM,
    The device commonly referred to as a “speaker” is more correctly referred to as a loudspeaker system. It is comprised of some transducers, a crossover network, an enclosure, and a few additional parts. Loudspeaker system designers must be familiar with the complicated interactions of the components that form the system. An assemblage of good parts does not guarantee a good system. (Note: For the remainder of this article I will refer to a loudspeaker system as simply a “loudspeaker.”) If… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollProductStudy HallInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • personal monitors
    Gary Zandstra 11/29/11 07:39 AM, 1 Comment
    I regularly hear complaints from musicians about being too isolated with they use personal monitor mixers with headphones: “I feel like I’m in a studio” and/or “I feel like I’m in my own separate world.”  These complaints often have merit because the only thing available to mix into their phones is the dry signals from the other instruments. To solve this issue I’ve tried - with good success - a few techniques. 1) Add a feed from an audience response… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollMixerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • loudspeakers
    PSW Staff 11/29/11 06:09 AM, 0 Comments
    ALMA, the International Loudspeaker Association, has announced its upcoming Winter Symposium program, “The Future of Loudspeakers.” The symposium will be held in Las Vegas on January 13 and 14 at the Riviera Hotel & Casino. (It begins on the last day of the CES show in Vegas.) The largest event held in the world dedicated to the loudspeaker industry, the symposium will feature training courses covering various aspects of loudspeaker modeling, test and measurement and manufacturing. In addition, there will… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollEducationLoudspeaker

  • Monday, November 28, 2011
    PSW Staff 11/28/11 12:22 PM, 0 Comments
    Now in its 37th season, the PBS concert series Austin City Limits has captured an incredible variety of artists from every corner of the musical spectrum. Long-time audio director David Hough of originating station KLRU-TV, Austin PBS, notes that one constant across those decades of television’s longest-running music series has been the use of Shure microphones. “For all 37 years I’ve been with Austin City Limits, we’ve always had Shure vocal mics downstage, and they’ve always worked great,” Hough notes.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductMicrophoneStageWireless

  • image
    PSW Staff 11/28/11 11:40 AM, 0 Comments
    OBEDIA, a leader in training and technical support, is offering a free trial training session to new OBEDIA customers who upgrade to, or purchase, PreSonus Studio One Professional 2 or Studio One Producer 2 between now and December 31, 2011. This joint promotion celebrates the release of PreSonus Studio One 2, the latest version of this easy-to-use digital audio workstation (DAW). This trial session will allow new users to get a jump on the exciting new features in version 2… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductConsolesDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudio

  • Wednesday, November 23, 2011
    allen & heath
    PSW Staff 11/23/11 12:41 PM, 0 Comments
    Following the recent launch of the Waves Audio M-Waves option module for the Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing system, the two companies are staging interactive online seminars to provide information and technical understanding about the module and the Waves SoundGrid protocol in general. The sessions will be held on Thursday December 1, 2011 and are aimed at engineers, audio consultants, rental companies and installation firms. Sessions will start by giving an overview of the iLive Series, followed by a… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVConsolesEducationProcessorSoftwareAudio

  • digital consoles
    PSW Staff 11/23/11 09:22 AM, 0 Comments
    In the wake of a lengthy restructuring process, the France-based Innovason SAS has been dissolved, with Lawo AG now owning all Innovason product and trademark rights. The move, which follows Lawo’s acquisition of the majority shareholding back in April 2008, marks the end of a juridical process which resulted in the liquidation of Innovason SAS earlier this month (November, 2011). The Innovason brand will be managed from Lawo headquarters in Rastatt, Germany. According to Marcel Babazadeh, Innovason international sales director,… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessConsolesDigitalManufacturerSound ReinforcementStudioAudio