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  • Monday, January 31, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/31/11 07:35 AM, 0 Comments
    Located at the outskirts of Columbus, Ohio, Cypress Wesleyan Church (CWC) is an anchor of the community. Its congregation, which now stands in excess of 2,000 members, appreciates a spirited service, with an accomplished contemporary orchestra and thirty-voice choir. However, for years the church limped along with an imperfectly implemented DIY sound system in a room that was far from ideal, in any respect. With capital funds raised, CWC recently constructed a new 1,200-seat sanctuary adjacent to its existing facilities.… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsPollInstallationInterconnectLoudspeakerPowerSignalSound ReinforcementSubwooferSystemAudio

  • Friday, January 28, 2011
    Brian Smithers 01/28/11 02:20 PM, 0 Comments
    So what happens when most of your “gear” is actually software? What good is that stack of freshly soldered MIDI cables when you’re trying to send timing signals from your digital audio workstation (DAW) to your virtual drum machine? What if you want to route the audio output of your software synthesizer to your sequencer so that you can apply a virtual gate to it? In that case, neither a balanced nor an unbalanced cable will do you much good.… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollInterconnectSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 01/28/11 09:04 AM, 0 Comments
    Atlona Technologies has announced the release of three custom installation testing kits designed to diagnose 99-percent of all digital connectivity issues in moments, saving both time and overhead. The AT-KIT-HD1, AT-KIT-PROHD2, and AT-KIT-PROHD3 kits combine an HDMI signal generator and seven-inch HDMI monitor in a high-quality Pelican case, while the AT-KIT-PROHD3 also features the AT-HDSync HDMI EDID emulator and AT-BAT-DIS7PRO monitor battery. “Now more than ever, integrators are looking to lower installation costs without sacrificing quality or reliability.” “To meet… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsPollProductAVDigitalInstallationInterconnectProcessorSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/28/11 07:48 AM, 0 Comments
    Lab X Technologies has issued a solution integration license of its AVB Audio IP Platform to Avid for development of an IEEE 802.1 Audio Video Bridging (AVB)-based technology. After a successful integration of Lab X MADI IP into its arsenal, Avid is positioned for future growth in its AVB portfolio throughout multiple industries, including professional sound. Showcasing their AVB proof of concept at Integrated Systems Europe at the AVnu Alliance Pavilion (#6H136), Avid and Lab X will preview the possibilities… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollDigitalInterconnectPowerSignalSystemAudio

  • Thursday, January 27, 2011
    tech tip
    PSW Staff 01/27/11 08:49 AM, 0 Comments
    Provided by Sweetwater.   Q: I’ve been working in the industry for quite a while now, and recently, I’ve been repairing a lot of cable. One thing I’ve never really had a grip on is that there seems to be lots of different ways to shield a cable. Is any one way better than another? Does it even matter, or is it just the choice of the manufacturer. A: A very interesting question! Each cable is always shielded in a… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeaturePollStudy HallAVInstallationInterconnectSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/27/11 07:35 AM, 0 Comments
    Gefen has announced that its ToolBox USB 2.0 Extender Long Range (LR) is shipping. The new 4-port USB 2.0 hub powers multiple computer devices at long distances. Up to 330 feet (100m) can be traveled by portable sender and receiver units that easily fit into any integrated system. Full bandwidth capability offers an instant delivery of multiple USB signals over a single CAT-5 cable. Ideal for professional environments that access computer data remotely, the USB 2.0 Extender LR works with… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsPollProductAVDigitalInstallationInterconnectNetworkingSignalSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/26/11 07:15 AM, 0 Comments
    VidaBox LLC has announced that the company is shipping the iPCX charger extender kit for its on-wall iPad mounting solutions. The iPCX allows for the integration of iPads into any home environment for complete system control. In addition to being compatible with VidaBox-branded iPad mounts, the kit works with other iPad mounts on the market and provides reliable charging over long distances of up to 100 feet via a single CAT5 cable. Consisting of a specially engineered USB cable and… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsPollProductAVDigitalInterconnectPowerSignalSystemAudio

  • Monday, January 24, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/24/11 04:01 PM, 0 Comments
    As its first conference since David Cameron became prime minister, the 2010 Conservative Party Conference was of particular importance to the party, and it provided a considerable test for the DiGiCo SD9 digital console as well. Sound reinforcement for the event, held at Birmingham’s ICC’s Symphony Hall, was provided by RDC Audio for the third year running, working with conference production company Blueway. With the world’s media providing extensive coverage on radio, television, online and in the newspapers, it was… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalInterconnectSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Friday, January 21, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/21/11 02:59 PM, 0 Comments
    VidaBox has announced the upcoming release of the new LiivController, a rackmount or stand-alone system that runs the new vAutomation 2.0 control platform. Any iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch can access the LiivController units running vAutomation 2.0 via Wi-Fi, turning the devices into the ultimate touch screen interfaces for control over any and all components — from cable boxes and displays to receivers — all via IR, TCP/IP, and RS-232 commands sent from LiivController. LiivController is available in an entry-level… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsPollProductDigitalInstallationInterconnectNetworkingSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Thursday, January 20, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/20/11 09:55 AM, 0 Comments
    Radial Engineering has announced they have come to an agreement for the purchase of the Reamp brand and patent from producer-engineer John Cuniberti, the originator of Reamp. Said Radial president Peter Janis, “Over the past several years, we have been strong advocates of the Reamping process and have produced a number of very successful products such as the X-Amp, ProRMP, JD7 and JX44 that employ John’s patent.” “During this time, we have wholeheartedly supported John by paying him a royalty… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductAnalogBusinessInterconnectSignalStudioSystemAudio