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  • Wednesday, July 31, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/31/13 10:59 AM,
    Austin’s Circuit of the Americas (COTA) is America’s first purpose-built Formula One racing track.  Completed in late 2012, COTA’s campus includes the Main Grandstand with VIP Lounge, the Grand Plaza with food court and shops, a 251 foot (77m) Observation Tower and the Pit Building with an adjacent Media Center.  The track includes bleachers at several locations to supplement the Grandstand seating.  Although the Formula One and other races are the site’s main attractions, A/V systems play major supporting roles. … View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 07/31/13 10:10 AM,
    H.A.S. Productions, based in Las Vegas, NV, has acquired a dozen Powersoft K3 KAESOP amplifiers to drive a monitor system comprising Adamson M15 and Radian Audio Apex wedges. The company is already using 30 Powersoft K10 KAESOP and K20 KAESOP amplifiers to power a main rig of EAW KF740 line array modules and SB2001 subwoofers According to Larry E. Hall, Jr., president, H.A.S. Productions, the original decision to purchase Powersoft K Series amplifiers came as the result of their unanimous… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertDigitalProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/30/13 06:33 PM,
    Earthworks has announced Peavey Electronics as its Asia Pacific master distributor. As a result, Peavey Electronics will be responsible for overseeing all sales, marketing and technical support for Earthworks audio products along with their local distributors in the Pacific Rim region. The region includes the People’s Republic of China, Macau, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Singapore, New Zealand, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Oceania. Heidi Blackmer Robichaud, president and CEO of Earthworks, states,… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophone

  • bose
    PSW Staff 07/30/13 06:23 PM,
    The new line of ControlSpace ESP engineered sound processors from the Bose Professional Systems Division consists of three models of networkable digital signal processors, each configured, controlled, and monitored using Bose’s ControlSpace Designer software.  The Bose ControlSpace ESP-880 (a fixed 8x8 analog I/O configuration), ESP-1240 (12x4 analog I/O) and ESP-4120 (4x12 analog I/O) engineered sound processors all include a rear-panel expansion slot that accommodates optional networking cards including Dante and AVB network audio. Networking cards support combined audio and control… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAnalogAVDigitalEthernetNetworkingProcessor

  • personal mixers
    Mike Sessler 07/30/13 06:14 PM,
    It’s hard to believe that just a few short years ago the entire personal mixing market belonged to just a few companies, replaced by a seemingly ever-expanding landscape of these systems. The concept is simple: feed some number of inputs, typically16 to 40, to the system’s input module, connect the personal mixers to the distribution hub, and let the musicians put together their own monitor mix. Ideally, each musician gets what they want without the need for a monitor engineer.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogEthernetMixerMonitoringNetworkingStage

  • electro-voice
    PSW Staff 07/30/13 04:04 PM,
    Celebrating a nearly 100-year history as a venue for live entertainment, the Varsity Theater is a Minneapolis landmark. Originally built for vaudeville in 1915, the theater featured a compact auditorium that inspired the nickname “The Dinky” and later led to the surrounding neighborhood – today a hive of restaurants, bars and venues on the north side of the University of Minnesota’s East Bank campus – being dubbed “Dinkytown.” The venue was upgraded and expanded in the 1930s into a 900-seat… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAmplifierAVInstallationLine ArrayProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • qsc
    PSW Staff 07/30/13 03:02 PM,
    After fire, smoke and water caused considerable damage to the sanctuary of the First Baptist Church of Elkhart in northern Indiana in late 2012, the fully restored worship space recently reopened with new audio, video and lighting systems designed and installed by CSD Group of Ft. Wayne, IN. The new audio system includes QSC Audio KLA active line arrays, with 13 KLA12 12-inch, two-way elements deployed in a left-center-right (LCR) configuration, as well as a pair of KLA181 18-inch subwoofers.… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVInstallationLine ArraySound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 07/30/13 03:01 PM,
    Guitar Center has appointed Christopher Ian Bennett to the newly created position of Vice President, Communications and Corporate Affairs. This announcement comes as part of a new set of initiatives at GC, which includes a formalized and dedicated communications/corporate affairs department. In his previous role, Bennett led Best Buy Canada’s Corporate Communications department under Mike Pratt, now Guitar Center’s new Chief Executive Officer. A graduate of a Performing Arts School in Canada, Bennett’s passion for music and new media make… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessManufacturerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 07/30/13 02:14 PM,
    St. John’s University in New York City is one of the world’s leading Catholic institutions of higher education and serves over 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university recently updated its welcome center which included new A/V presentation technology underpinned by a standalone Symetrix SymNet Solus 16 open-architecture DSP. Shadowbox Design Management of Hicksville, New York designed and installed the new system. “The school wanted to invest in newer presentation technology to create a good impression for prospective students and… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVDigitalInstallationProcessor

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    PSW Staff 07/30/13 02:04 PM,
    The term “mega church” might have been coined to describe Tulsa, Oklahoma’s 12,000-member Church on the Move. At services, the church’s message is delivered on a scale that rivals major rock concerts, with full-scale lighting, sound and video in a sanctuary that’s bigger than many top music venues. The rock concert analogy is appropriate in more ways than one – the church’s audio and video staff rent rather than purchase most of their lighting, giving them access to the latest… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundProductionChurch SoundNewsProductionAudioLightingConcertLoudspeakerNetworking



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