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  • Wednesday, July 06, 2011
    PSW Staff 07/06/11 07:24 AM, 4 Comments
    This calculator provides the required electrical power (power output from the amplifier) to produce a desired Sound Pressure Level (SPL) at a given distance, along with an amount of headroom to keep the amplifier(s) out of clip.  Example: You are designing a system where the farthest listening position from the loudspeaker is 100 meters, and the desired Sound Pressure Level is 85 dB SPL. The loudspeaker chosen for the job has a sensitivity rating of 95 dB. With the minimum… View this post
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  • Tuesday, July 05, 2011
    PSW Staff 07/05/11 03:00 PM, 0 Comments
    Announcing the first US Master Class Training Session in Los Angeles on July 22-23 2011 at which a select group of attendees will make a record with multi-Platinum engineer, producer and artist Alan Parsons and the crème de la crème of LA’s session musicians at the legendary Village Studios in Los Angeles. Based at Village Studios, where such classic records as Steely Dan’s Aja and Fleetwood Mac’s Tusk were recorded, the Level 3 (advanced) Master Class Training Session will comprise… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollDigitalEducationEngineerStudio

  • Friday, July 01, 2011
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    PSW Staff 07/01/11 09:25 AM, 0 Comments
    Worship Facilities Conference and Expo (WFX) has announced a partnership with Church Technical Leaders, formerly CTDRT and CTAN, to establish the Church Tech Leaders Retreat, an annual conference for technical leaders taking place November 8 in conjunction with WFX Dallas 2011 at the Dallas Convention Center. The Church Tech Leaders Retreat has been developed by a dedicated group of leading church technical directors from progressive, innovative, and influential churches nationwide to equip attendees with strategies, solutions, and support in the… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessEducationManufacturerAudio

  • Thursday, June 30, 2011
    PSW Staff 06/30/11 08:41 AM, 0 Comments
    The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) today announced its NAMM University educational session schedule for the upcoming 2011 Summer NAMM show, which takes place July 21-23 in Nashville, Tenn. Kicking the show off each morning will be the popular “Breakfast Session” held in the Grand Ballroom in the Renaissance Nashville hotel adjacent to the Nashville Convention Center. Each Breakfast Session begins with a free, hot breakfast at 8 a.m. and continues with in-depth presentations and panel discussions on the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollEducationSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Monday, June 27, 2011
    PSW Staff 06/27/11 08:02 AM, 0 Comments
    Listen Technologies Corporation today announced the availability of four new assistive listening systems to meet the requirements of the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards for accessible design. Compliant with today’s Department of Justice Title III of the ADA for assistive listening systems, each of the Listen ADA systems provide all the necessary components to meet the new standards for the minimum number of receivers/ALDs required based on the capacity seating of assembly areas. And, they also meet the… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVEducationInstallationWireless

  • Friday, June 24, 2011
    PSW Staff 06/24/11 10:15 AM, 0 Comments
    Sennheiser has announced that it will be offering its popular RF Wireless Sound Academy Seminar in three major US cities: Tuesday, June 28, 2011, in Richmond, Virginia; Thursday, July 21, 2011, in New York, New York; and Thursday, September 15, 2011, in New Orleans, Louisiana. This single-day workshop is designed to teach attendees how to plan for trouble-free operation of multi-channel wireless microphones and wireless personal monitoring systems in even the toughest environments. Alongside its popular presenters, Joe Ciaudelli and… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollTrainingEducationMicrophoneWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/24/11 08:16 AM, 0 Comments
    It is with deep regret that Martin Audio announces the passing of its former sales & marketing director (and chairman of PLASA’s European Regional Board), Rob Lingfield, who has lost his fight against cancer at the age of 59.  Highly respected in pro audio, Lingfield’s name became synonymous with Martin Audio. He served as a director until taking on a consultancy role, where he was actively involved in the development and launch of the award-winning Multi-cellular Loudspeaker Array (MLA) system. … View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsEducationLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/24/11 06:30 AM, 0 Comments
    In 2010, Dr. Charles Limb infiltrated Baltimore’s Hip Hop scene for a study on the parallels between that free form art and “traditional” jazz. On Thursday, October 20th, Dr Limb will detail his findings with a Keynote address at the 131st AES Convention at NY’s Javits Center. Sound, Hearing and Music: A Journey From The Ears to The Brain, will explore the physical and intellectual intricacies of musical creativity; its inception and perception. In announcing the address, 131st Convention Chair… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollBusinessEducationEngineerStudioAudio

  • Thursday, June 23, 2011
    PSW Staff 06/23/11 03:56 PM, 3 Comments
    Hey Old Soundman: I keep up with all of your writing, and I’ve got to say: you sure seem to hate us youngster sound guys. You know, the ones who go to expensive schools, so we can be brainwashed into believing 5.1 surround is the best thing for music, and louder is better. You said it, not me. As a spokesperson for us young sound guys, I must say this. We are not the idiots you make us out to… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollEducationEngineerSound ReinforcementTechnician

  • Monday, June 20, 2011
    PSW Staff 06/20/11 02:45 PM, 0 Comments
    Peavey proudly announces that participants in its MediaMatrix Certification training courses now earn renewal unit credits for InfoComm Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) and Certified Technology Specialist – Design (CTS-D) professional credentials upon completion of the MediaMatrix Basic or Advanced courses. “Peavey Electronics has educated thousands of AV system designers, integrators and end users from around the world since MediaMatrix revolutionized the professional audio industry in 1993,” said Hartley Peavey, founder and CEO of Peavey Electronics Corporation. “Peavey and InfoComm share… View this post
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