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  • Friday, January 20, 2017
    PSW Staff 01/20/17 01:09 PM,
    Eminence has introduced the N151M-8, a 1-inch-exit ring radiator compression driver designed to deliver dynamic performance. It’s on display at the Eminence booth at this week’s NAMM show in Anaheim. Weighing just 1.7 pounds, the N151M-8 utilizes a phase plug design that is intended to improve the distribution of forces over the diaphragm surface, which results in a driver with lower distortion, smoother frequency response, and increased sensitivity. The new driver incorporates a 4.5-ounce neodymium magnet, a 1.5-inch voice coil,… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsProductLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • ultimate ears
    PSW Staff 01/20/17 12:57 PM,
    Ultimate Ears Pro has introduced UE Pro Sound Tap, a personal monitoring system that plugs directly into any on-stage loudspeaker and taps into the mix, passing sound through without impacting the system. “Before UE Pro Sound Tap, not a week would go by without a musician asking us how to use their new in-ear monitors on stage,” said Philippe Depallens, vice president and general manager of Ultimate Ears Pro. “The entire ecosystem can be complex and intimidating when you first… View this post
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    PSW Staff 01/20/17 12:34 PM,
    Avid has announced several upgrades to the MediaCentral Platform, including Pro Tools 12.7 making its music industry debut at the NAMM show in Anaheim. (The Avid booth is in Hall A of the Anaheim Convention Center.) Pro Tools 12.7 enhancements include powerful new loop-based music creation and collaborative Revision History workflows, as well as improvements that simplify editing and post production. In addition, new Avid Marketplace features and partnerships are intended to provide artists and media professionals with instant “in-the-moment”… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductDigital Audio WorkstationsNetworkingProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • namm
    PSW Staff 01/20/17 12:21 PM,
    At this week’s 2017 NAMM show in Anaheim, C.V. Lloyde Audiovisual of Champaign-Urbana, IL was honored with the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Milestone Award for 150 years of service in the music products industry. Presented annually by NAMM president and CEO Joe Lamond, the Milestone Award recognizes music businesses that have flourished through changing business environment to reach a noteworthy anniversary. “NAMM’s recognition of the Lloyde family business simply punctuates the pride and passion of serving customers musically… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessSound Reinforcement

  • harman
    PSW Staff 01/20/17 11:36 AM,
    JBL Professional by Harman has announced the new 7 Series Powered studio monitors, building on the legacy of the 7 Series line and incorporating patented driver and waveguide technologies developed for the flagship M2 Master Reference Monitor. The new monitors are on display at the NAMM show this week in Anaheim, Booth 7800. Models in the new series include the 705P and 708P. Both models include the 2409H high-frequency compression driver, which incorporates a low-mass annular diaphragm to deliver highoutput… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

  • lynx studio technology
    PSW Staff 01/20/17 11:21 AM,
    Lynx Studio Technology has introduced the Aurora(n) line of A/D and D/A converters, with the initial 14 models offering up to 32 channels and connectivity options that include Thunderbolt, USB, Dante and ProTools | HD all in a single rack space. The Aurora(n) has an I/O platform that can be configured using different modules. The first three of these modules include a pre-amp, an analog summing and a digital (AES3+ADAT) module to be released in 2017. As with current Lynx… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductAnalogDigitalInterconnectSignalStudio

  • dBTechnologies
    PSW Staff 01/20/17 10:57 AM,
    dBTechnologies has introduced the B·H Series of compact powered loudspeakers, comprised of four models all driven by onboard class D amplification. They’re on display at the NAMM show this week in Anaheim at the American Music & Sound booth in Hall A. The 2-way designs incorporate a 1-inch compression driver feeding an asymmetrical horn designed to provide wide, uniform coverage. Woofer choices include 8, 10, 12 and 15 inches. Onboard DSP provides a choice of two EQ presets, flat or… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • yamaha
    PSW Staff 01/20/17 09:51 AM,
    In 1987, Yamaha unveiled the DMP7, a digital mixer equipped with channel parametric EQ, dual internal effects processors, a stereo compressor, scene memory that allowed instant recall of multiple mix setups, and unique motorized faders that moved with each recall. The DMP7 also represented a significant company milestone – its first digital mixer, providing a new tool not only for professional keyboard players, but also for mixing in both live and studio situations. In the intervening 30 years, Yamaha has… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalMixerSound Reinforcement

  • harman
    PSW Staff 01/20/17 08:37 AM,
    The new AKG by Harman C636 master reference handheld condenser microphone, designed for live applications, is outfitted with a custom-tuned capsule with hand-selected components and is also engineered to reject feedback, handling noise and pop noise. It’s at Booth 7800 at this week’s NAMM show in Anaheim. “A singer’s voice is their single most important instrument, and the AKG C636 captures their sound in the most unfiltered, uncompressed and natural way possible,” states Erich Gaertner, product line manager, Harman Professional… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

  • interconnect
    Pat Brown 01/20/17 07:21 AM,
    Almost every SynAudCon seminar has attendees from other technical fields that need to learn about sound systems and audio. These fields include networking, telephony, lighting, electrical and others. Many tell us that audio is the most confusing thing they have encountered in their technical careers – and it is no wonder. Consider the input types that may exist on a mixing console. I found all of these on units sitting around the shop (shown in the photo below). There are… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureStudy HallAnalogAVDigitalEthernetInterconnectNetworkingSignal

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