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  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/27/14 01:29 PM,
    Biamp Systems announced that Tesira, the company’s flagship digital signal processor (DSP)-based media system, was selected for the Queensland University of Technology’s (QUT) state-of-the-art The Cube project, a cutting-edge interactive learning and display space. Installed in the foyer of the Australian university’s Science and Engineering Centre, the colossal two-story video wall provides visitors, students, and staff with real-time animations and soundscapes that bring a world of scientific exploration to life. Designed to showcase the university’s science and technology capabilities, the… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationProcessorSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 08/27/14 01:19 PM,
    Full Sail University’s flagship recording arts degree program commissioned a fully-loaded, 64-channel API Vision analog console that was placed in Studio B of the university’s extensive studio complex just over a year ago. Since then it has been used for hundreds of session recording courses. In addition to providing students with clear-cut examples of signal flow, the console provides the classic analog sound that continues to be revered as a benchmark of excellence in professional audio. “The Vision a great… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesEducationManufacturerStudio

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    PSW Staff 08/27/14 01:09 PM,
    Located at Dyckman Marina in upper Manhattan, the newly rebuilt La Marina NYC sports a restaurant, bar, lounge, and events space that covers more than 75,000 square feet of Hudson River waterfront. To ensure a high level of speech intelligibility and music reproduction for all their events, the venue’s management recently took delivery of a new D.A.S. Audio sound reinforcement system. North Bergen, NJ-based E&A Sound LLC was contracted to design and install the sound system for La Marina NYC’s… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 08/27/14 12:51 PM,
    Held at Henry W. Maier Festival Park on the city’s scenic Lake Michigan shoreline, the 47th annual Summerfest bash hosted some of the world’s biggest artists, including Bruno Mars, Outkast, Lady Gaga, Usher, Brad Paisley, OneRepublic, Dave Matthews Band, Luke Bryant, Nas and Ludacris to name just a few. Summerfest’s longtime production provider, Clearwing Productions, chose to rely on DiGiCo consoles to run the FOH mix for six of the festival’s seven largest park stages. This tally comprised SD5s at… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 08/27/14 12:39 PM,
    dBTechnologies has recently upgraded their active subwoofer offerings with the new SUB H Series of 15-inch and 18-inch hybrid horn-loaded cabinets. The new design provides extended low-frequency range and high performance output while reducing the cabinet weight and increasing power efficiency. With a hybrid horn-loading designed cabinet, dBTechnologies was able to achieve a one octave lower frequency response then their previous offerings. The enclosure features a front sound wall that is slanted in the direction of the bass reflex ports.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductConcertManufacturerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/26/14 09:58 AM,
    Blue Microphones has introduced Mo-Fi headphones (www.mofiheadphones.com), outfitted with a built-in amplifier matched to high-powered precision drivers The onboard 240 milliwatt amplifier takes the burden of power off of mobile devices, improving their performance in the process and helping to bridge the gap between mobility and high fidelity. “When studio monitors transitioned from passive to active, everyone benefitted, and now we’re bringing that innovation to headphones,” says John Maier, CEO of Blue. “With a built-in amp and high-powered drivers, Mo-Fi… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAmplifierLoudspeakerPowerSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 08/26/14 09:48 AM,
    With nearly 500 Meyer Sound loudspeakers already installed aboard its ships, AIDA Cruises of Rostock, Germany has recently added Meyer Sound UPA-1P loudspeaker systems in four performance rehearsal spaces in Hamburg. In addition to exceptional sound quality and reliability, the design team has named accurate sonic translation as a primary reason for the system choice. “Since Meyer Sound’s goal with all products is neutrality, performers will hear the same sound on the shipboard stage as they hear in rehearsals,” says… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessInstallationLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementStudioSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 08/26/14 09:39 AM,
    Swiss rental and event production company show-concept.ch has recently purchased a Harman JBL VTX V20 line array system and additional Crown amplifiers from Harman Professional distributors Dr. W.A. Guenther Audio Systems AG. The purchase will help show-concept.ch broaden the range of services they offer. They are the first company in Switzerland to invest in JBL’s new generation, smaller format VTX system. Known for their work in the corporate sector, their aim now is to migrate further into concert touring with… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 08/26/14 09:27 AM,
    Novation is now shipping Launch Control XL, a new hands-on controller for Ableton Live. It’s similar to Launch Control but provides twice as many buttons, an extra row of knobs, and eight 60 mm faders for high-precision level control in integrating seamlessly with Live. The knobs are laid out in three rows of eight, just like Ableton’s mixer interface. They also have multi-colored LEDs that illuminate to distinguish between sends, EQs or any other device. Buttons, knobs and faders can… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsVideoProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsMixerProcessorSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 08/26/14 09:20 AM,
    Bay Audio has announced the introduction of a new invisible Live-Wall speaker model, the LW1210. Live-Wall offerings now include three invisible models—the LW1218 and LW1210 loudspeakers along with the LWSub invisible subwoofer. Performance, versatility and value highlight the strengths of the new Bay Audio Live-Wall LW1210. Live-Wall’s latest model offers a three-layer design that employs a woven fiberglass diaphragm along with advanced aeronautical adhesives and an asymmetrical star pattern that, based on complex algorithms to eliminate standing waves, delivers a… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement