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  • Thursday, December 22, 2011
    PSW Staff 12/22/11 12:31 PM, 1 Comment
    The new Roland R-26 portable recorder, a handheld device that provides up to six simultaneous channels of pro-quality audio recording to SD/SDHC media, is now shipping. With two types of built-in stereo mics, XLR/TRS combo inputs, USB audio interface functionality, and much more, the compact R-26 is well-suited for applications such as solo and ensemble music recording, environmental sound capture, broadcasting, and audio/video production. Two stereo mic types are omnidirectional and X/Y, and they’re both integrated into the R-26 chassis.… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVDigitalRemoteStudioAudio

  • meyer sound
    PSW Staff 12/22/11 09:59 AM, 0 Comments
    Meyer Sound has added Mac Johnson and Ana Lorente to the Constellation team. Johnson has been named Constellation project manager, transferring from his prior position as education programs coordinator for the company. Lorente, formerly with the projects department of Meyer Sound Spain, will now serve as Constellation project designer. “Both Mac and Ana already have extensive experience with Constellation,” states John McMahon, Meyer Sound executive director, digital products. “The success of the projects they worked on is a major factor… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessDigitalManufacturerProcessorAudio

  • Tuesday, December 20, 2011
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    PSW Staff 12/20/11 01:56 PM,
    The HOW-TO ASSIST Tour (Academy of Sound System Integration, Setup & Troubleshooting) is a training tour designed to provide sound and electrical contractors and sound system installers with the best possible training on how to setup, integrate and troubleshoot live sound systems of any size. Installing a sound system in a modern facility is not as simple as just running a few wires anymore. Customers expect perfect room coverage, no hums or buzzes and volume levels that may approach concert… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureNewsPollEducationEngineerSound ReinforcementTechnician

  • microphones
    Bruce Bartlett 12/20/11 11:07 AM,
    This article is provided by Bartlett Microphones.   Condenser microphones need phantom power to operate their internal circuitry. Phantom power is supplied to the mic through its 2-conductor shielded cable. The power can be supplied either from a stand-alone device or from a mixing console (at each mic connector). The microphone receives power from, and sends audio to, the mixer along the same cable conductors. It’s called “phantom” because the power does not need a separate cable; it’s “hiding” in… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollProductMicrophone

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    PSW Staff 12/20/11 10:42 AM, 0 Comments
    Giveon Electronics Ltd. is celebrating 75 years as a distributor of Shure products. Based in Tel Aviv, Israel, Giveon has marketed quality audio products in Israel since 1934, and began its affiliation with Shure Incorporated just two years after being founded. Ahinoam Giveon, managing director and son of company founder Joseph Giveon, says the relationship began when his father sent Shure a postcard in response to enjoying a Shure catalog. He was impressed by Shure’s quick response, and the relationship… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneAudio

  • community
    PSW Staff 12/20/11 10:31 AM, 0 Comments
    Community Professional Loudspeakers has introduced the DP6, the newest addition to the company’s Distributed Design Series of ceiling and surface mount loudspeakers. Featuring identical componentry to the D6 ceiling model, the new DP6 pendant loudspeaker offers the sound quality and exceptional intelligibility of the rest of the Distributed Design Series. A true coaxial loudspeaker with an HF compression driver, the DP6 offers Community’s patented Carbon Ring Cone Technology and Tru-Phase high-frequency waveguide for consistent, wide dispersion up to 16 kHz.… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • apps
    PSW Staff 12/20/11 10:09 AM, 0 Comments
    IK Multimedia has announced that SampleTank 1.1 for iOS is now available as a universal app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, through the iTunes App store. The update, for both regular and free versions, is available as a free download to existing users, and also adds a 4-track MIDI recorder, a new beat-making interface, an expanded set of instruments and patterns, more compatibility with third party docks and more. SampleTank is a pro-quality, sample-based sound and groove workstation available… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductInterconnectSoftwareStudio

  • aes
    PSW Staff 12/20/11 09:33 AM, 1 Comment
    Long-time Audio Engineering Society (AES) member and officer Bob Moses has been named executive director of the AES, replacing Roger Furness. Moses will assume his new role on January 1, 2012. “An exhaustive search was undertaken for the best possible candidate for this pivotal AES position,” states AES president Jan Abildgaard Pedersen. “Bob Moses is eminently qualified to address the multi-faceted demands of our 14,000 plus member organization. He brings enthusiasm, technical acumen, leadership and communications skills to this critical… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessEducationAudio

  • church sound staff
    Bobby Owsinski 12/20/11 07:31 AM,
    (Click here to go to part 2 of this article.) As a staff sound operator, your fundamental charge is to make sure the best possible audio is available for every church function—that seems fairly obvious. However, unlike most of the rest of the world, churches thrive because of the efforts of volunteers. With help from God, they achieve great things and do good works. In the workforce, an employee commits to fill a job position, understanding that there will be… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollBusinessEducationEngineerSound ReinforcementSystemTechnicianAudio

  • Monday, December 19, 2011
    PSW Staff 12/19/11 11:52 AM, 1 Comment
    Experienced international production and operations executive Harry McGee has joined the Harman Pro Mixer, Microphones and Headphones business unit, encompassing Soundcraft, Studer, and AKG, and based in Potters Bar, UK. McGee, who holds a BSc in Business and Management from the University of Maryland, started his career in the US Air Force heading up operations and later moved on to US Defense Contract Management Command as group operations director, Northern Europe, before taking on civilian roles running operations for DeLaRue… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessConsolesManufacturerMicrophoneAudio