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  • Monday, May 06, 2013
    kaltman creations
    PSW Staff 05/06/13 01:00 PM,
    Kaltman Creations has introduced the new RF-Vue, a handheld touch-tablet RF analyzer under the company’s Invisible Waves brand, and it will be on display at the upcoming InfoComm 2013 show in Orlando. RF-Vue is offered in several versions, with the RF-Vue T10 serving as the flaship model. This handheld unit is integrated into a 10-inch touch-tablet with the Windows 8 operating system. It covers the standard wireless microphone and IEM frequency range of 470 MHz to 700 MHz. Additional models… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVMeasurementMicrophoneMonitoringSignalWireless

  • digico
    PSW Staff 05/06/13 12:35 PM,
    Karlheinz Stockhausen’s electronic masterpiece Oktophonie entitled “Licht” (“Light”) recently made its New York premier at Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan. Oktophonie is a musical experience where the audience is surrounded by eight groups of loudspeakers, enveloping them in a sonic environment. The piece was performed by Kathinka Pasveer, an early Stockhausen collaborator, and Igor Kavulek, Stockhausen’s personal sound technician. A DiGiCo SD8 digital console and Meyer Sound self-powered loudspeakers and digital processing was specified by Kavulek for the show and… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 05/06/13 11:06 AM,
    A Solid State Logic C100 HDS Digital Broadcast Console has been chosen to make classical music sing for the new Musik und Theater (MuTh) Concert Hall, the permanent home for the Vienna Boys’ Choir (VBC). The 400-seat facility is also home to many other institutions and hosts performances ranging from the Vienna Philharmonic to dance and jazz presentations. The C100 is used for front of house live sound mixing, DAW capture, post production and live-to-air broadcast/streaming. The choice of the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 05/06/13 11:00 AM,
    Rat Sound, located in Camarillo, CA recently purchased 16 RCF TTS56-A powered subwoofers for their expansive rental inventory. “We’ve been seeing an increase in client demand for a 21-inch based subwoofer product capable of reproducing very high SPL levels at very low frequencies,” explains Dave Rat, owner of Rat Sound. “After some testing we found that the RCF TTS56’s self powered design, high output levels and competitive price point were an excellent solution to fill that demand.” The testing showed… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 05/06/13 10:55 AM,
    After twelve studio albums, numerous international concerts, and developing the well earned reputation as ‘one of the premiere bands in Canadian music history,’ Blue Rodeo kicked off 2013 with their celebratory 25 Years Tour. Playing theatres and small arenas around Canada, the production needed a show pack that could adjust to a range of audience sizes, while still remaining manageable for a relatively small crew. With the help of Apex Sound & Light, in Toronto, and d&b audiotechnik, Blue Rodeo… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, May 03, 2013
    microphone
    Gary Parks 05/03/13 04:31 PM,
    The crowd waits impatiently for the lights to come up, to hear a single voice rise in song, riding above the instruments. The vocal microphone in the singer’s hand, reinforced by the rest of the signal chain, carries a voice to thousands of eager listeners that would scarcely reach the first rows unaided.  Of course, mics have reinforced vocals for many decades, and by allowing singers to be heard, they’ve played an integral role in the rise of the popular… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • alchemy
    PSW Staff 05/03/13 03:06 PM,
    Camel Audio has announced the availability of Alchemy Mobile v2, an update to its free iOS synthesiser for iPad/iPhone. Alchemy Mobile is the mobile version of Camel Audio’s Alchemy soft synth, which can be heard on thousands of records and films by world-class artists. Due to the most powerful synthesis engine on iOS, discover an almost limitless palette of musical instruments created from samples, VA, granular and additive synthesis — from fat basses and evolving soundscapes to lush pads and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftware

  • dpa
    PSW Staff 05/03/13 02:21 PM,
    DPA Microphones has launched new podium microphones specifically designed for the installation market, including models offering modular capsules from the company’s d:dicate Recording Microphone Series (formerly known as Reference Standard) as well as a cost-effective, directional microphone based on the 4060/d:vote 4099 miniature mics. d:dicate microphones are noted for their exceptional linear frequency responses, high SPL and superior gain before feedback. These new podium mics combine the capsules with newly introduced modular active booms . A number of different capsules… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVMicrophoneWireless

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    PSW Staff 05/03/13 09:42 AM,
    New Zealand’s oldest and largest public art gallery, the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, recently underwent a massive restoration that transformed the building into a world-class cultural facility that now features a world-class audio system with Harman’s JBL loudspeakers. The upgrade was designed and installed by two New Zealand-based companies, Jands and Provision, working together to provide a networked audio system as part of the AV upgrade. Opening in February 1888, the gallery has increasingly become a focal point… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsInstallationLoudspeakerNetworkingProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • dante
    PSW Staff 05/03/13 09:37 AM,
    Xilica Audio Design and Audinate have announced the launch of Xilica’s new Dante-enabled Neutrino and Uno Series digital processor models. Neutrino is an open architecture-drag and drop based DSP while Uno is a hybrid architecture/apps based DSP.  Neutrino and Uno digital processors are available in 8x8, 8x16, 16x8 and 16x16 I/O models.  Dante enabled models provide an additional 32 channels (16x16) of I/O via Audinate’s Dante network solution. Note that Neutrino and Uno Series Dante-enabled models not available in North… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsProductDigitalEthernetInterconnectNetworkingProcessorSignal



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