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  • Monday, February 20, 2012
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    PSW Staff 02/20/12 09:24 AM,
    It was evident from the beginning that the attendees to the 2012 AV Networking Congress were in for a unique day. The event tackled some of today’s most pressing digital media networking topics with leading AV Networking AV design consultants, and manufacturers.  Derrick Zieba, sound designer and moderator of the “Stadiums and Large Venues” panel discussion commented, “With the increasing use of networked audio in one-off concerts, installations and theatres, a forum such as this is becoming an essential requirement… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVBusinessEducationEthernetManufacturerNetworkingSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/20/12 09:17 AM,
    Community Professional Loudspeakers has applied for EN54-24 Certification of many of its large-scale loudspeaker systems. EN54-24 Certification will enable its loudspeakers to be used in voice alarm systems in venues across Europe. The international laboratory network of European Notified Body, Intertek, will be conducting the testing. Intertek’s newly opened Life Safety & Security testing facility in Leatherhead UK had been developed to accommodate larger products used in fire detection and evacuation and had the capacity to test Community’s loudspeakers (which… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollBusinessInstallationLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/20/12 08:24 AM,
    Saginaw Valley State University is one of Michigan’s fastest-growing universities. The university’s main athletic complex, the Ryder Center, comprises a number of venues, including the 3700-seat James E. O’Neill Arena, which is home to the university’s Cardinal basketball teams. The multipurpose facility can be segmented using movable walls, accommodating not just basketball, but everything from baseball practice, pole vaulting and shot putting to convocations, and even the occasional swap meet. The arena recently received a major sound system upgrade, overseen… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollEducationInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/20/12 08:09 AM,
    Hosa Technology is pleased to announce that their new Hosa Pro Speaker Cables are now shipping. Combining first-rate cable for enhanced signal transmission and audio quality, world-class REAN connectors by Neutrik AG, the new Hosa Pro Speaker Cables re-define the landscape for professional quality cables at a midline price. Cable quality is crucial to signal transmission and sound clarity—these cables feature 14 AWG Oxygen-Free Copper (OFC) conductors for enhanced signal clarity and a black PVC jacket for durability, flexibility, and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Friday, February 17, 2012
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    PSW Staff 02/17/12 02:54 PM,
    A beautifully renovated museum boasting Europe’s largest collection of street organs has had its central space turned into a live performance area, attracting top Dutch artists, with its acoustics tamed by a Renkus-Heinz IC Live system installed by TM Audio. Dedicated to Europe’s largest display of street organs, Museum Speelklok was founded in 1956 in Utrecht, the Netherlands. In 1984 the museum acquired a large church, whose restored interior now houses the collection Visitors are given a guided tour with… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • loudspeakers
    PSW Staff 02/17/12 02:40 PM,
    The Cultural Park Theatre, a Cape Coral, FL-based venue that hosts more than 50 events a year, including exhibits, musicals, concerts and recitals, recently upgraded its sound reinforcement system with new loudspeakers from WorxAudio Technologies. Creative Sound Solutions, also located in Cape Coral, was contracted to revitalize the theatre’s sound system, specifying a combination of WorxAudio Technologies Wave Series 12Ai and 6Ai loudspeakers. “This venue is approximately 40 wide feet by 80 feet long—with stadium-type seating for 189 people,” explains… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/17/12 02:16 PM,
    Mexico City’s Condesa neighborhood is the center of nightlife for the area’s upwardly mobile residents.Over the past six years, Condesa’s music tastemakers and club-goers have flocked to a cluster of five chic nightspots where Meyer Sound loudspeaker systems have proven a key ingredient in a successful formula. Completed in 2005, the AM club was the first to install Meyer Sound products and has recently added MM-4XP miniature self-powered loudspeakers and a UMS-1P subwoofer as part of a remodeling project. The… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwooferAudio

  • allen & heath
    PSW Staff 02/17/12 12:25 PM,
    German electro house duo Digitalism has been touring internationally this year with Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing systems for front of house and monitors. “Early on in the tour, the band only carried one iLive system, to keep monitors consistent,” explains house engineer Daniel MacBean. “However, we were so impressed with how easy the system is to tour with and set up that we decided to get a second system in for front of house. It literally takes 30… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalMonitoring

  • Thursday, February 16, 2012
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    PSW Staff 02/16/12 09:03 AM,
    Out Post Sound has been working closely with the team behind the Batman Live World Tour to create fully synchronized dubbed version of the show for foreign language audiences. Ros Cranmer, General Manager for the production said: “Having never even seen a live theatrical performance dubbed into another language, I was nervous about how it would work for our arena production of Batman Live.  The final result, however, was fantastic, and it became clear that a foreign language voice-over actually… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConcertSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 02/16/12 07:12 AM,
    UK-based digital console manufacturer, DiGiCo, was the live music console of choice at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, as specified by longtime show production partner ATK AudioTek. The 3-1/2 hour music celebration and ceremony garnered the second highest ratings of any GRAMMY airing with approximately 41 million viewers. A combination of five of DiGiCo’s newer SD10 consoles along with one of its larger format SD7s handled FOH and monitor duties—for a total of 400+ I/O’s and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement