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  • Monday, January 23, 2012
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    PSW Staff 01/23/12 09:30 AM,
    Music Group announces the release of the S16 Digital Snake I/O interface featuring Klark Teknik SuperMac Technology.  Although the S16 was initially designed for use with the flagship X32 and X16 digital consoles, any mixing board with AES50 networking capability can tap into the S16’s powerful feature set.  The S16 provides 16 fully programmable, remotely controllable high-end mic preamps plus 8 analog, balanced XLR returns at the stage end and connects to the FOH via a single CAT5 cable without… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertDigitalInterconnectSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/23/12 07:15 AM,
    Turntablism is alive and more creative than ever. Rane  and Serato are proud to be supporting partners in that creativity with the introduction of the Rane Sixty-One and Sixty-Two mixers for Serato Scratch Live. For more than a decade, artists have chosen innovative Rane instruments to advance their art, and three generations of TTM series mixers have been the top pick for many of the world’s best performers. These mixers more tightly integrate performer, music, software, and hardware. The artist… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollDigitalMixerSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 01/23/12 06:30 AM,
    Sennheiser  launched its brand new XS Wireless Series at the 2012 NAMM Show. Designed for users who want to easily go wireless, this entry-level series offers complete sets with sturdy units, simple operation and high quality sound. The transmitters have a battery life of up to 10 hours, while a switching bandwidth of up to 24 MHz allows for flexibility in the choice of frequencies. The series is comprised of two vocal sets, an instrument system and presentation sets with… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsVideoConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/23/12 06:00 AM,
    Avid (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced the VENUE SC48 Remote System, a compact digital live sound system that delivers the revered sound quality, deep Pro Tools integration, and direct plug-in support of the award-winning VENUE SC48, now with remote I/O functionality for increased flexibility. Consisting of the SC48 console and new VENUE Stage 48 remote box, Ethernet Snake Card, and VENUE 3 software, the SC48 Remote System is an alternative to the all-in-one SC48, enabling engineers to place the I/O away… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalInterconnectSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, January 20, 2012
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    PSW Staff 01/20/12 04:55 PM,
    Powersoft M30D DSP+ETH amplifiers were recently installed at Eugene First Church of the Nazarene to power a new sound reinforcement system designed and installed by AGI Professional, also of Eugene, Oregon. In the midst of fund-raising efforts to build a new 900-seat church, the leadership at Eugene First Church of the Nazarene was committed to providing the very best worship experience at their current 400-seat church. As a result, the new system was designed for the existing location with the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAmplifierDigitalInstallationManufacturerSound Reinforcement

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    James Cadwallader 01/20/12 02:42 PM,
    So I’m standing in the kitchenette at Imperative Studios, my hair still wet from the shower taken in the ladies’ bathroom, when in comes one of the studio interns - a really good kid at heart, but heavily steeped in the “overconfidence” of youth. He catches me retrieving my container of coffee beans from the freezer. A half-smile crosses his face as he declares with an air of absolute authority, “You know, coffee beans shouldn’t be put in the freezer.”… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureConcertEducationEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageSystemTechnician

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    PSW Staff 01/20/12 01:30 PM,
    Shure Incorporated is introducing the ULX-DTM Digital Wireless system, offering unmatched sound quality, improved spectral efficiency, robust encryption, and intelligent rechargeable batteries for professional sound reinforcement applications. The system is designed for use in corporate, education, worship, and live performance facilities. “Until today, digital wireless microphone users have had to accept trade-offs,” said Erik Vaveris, Category Director for Wireless products at Shure. “No digital wireless system has come close to meeting the performance standard set by Shure’s industry leading analog… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/20/12 01:10 PM,
    Crown Audio has announced the introduction of its new flagship I-Tech HD Series 4x3500HD DriveCore Series 4-channel power amplifier. The 4-channel I-Tech 4x3500HD incorporates Crown’s sixth-generation Class I engine with DriveCore technology to deliver 3,500 watts per channel burst into four or two ohms, and offers a host of Crown’s most advanced features. The amplifier offers a 4.3-inch TFT LCD with capacitive touchscreen, exclusive Harman HiQnet System Architect 2.0 control functionality and Version 5 DSP preset support for JBL Professional’s… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAmplifierConcertInstallationSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 01/20/12 11:41 AM,
    Yamaha has announced the DXR Series of active loudspeakers. The four full-range models—the DXR8, DXR10, DXR12 and DXR15—deliver exceptional sound pressure levels and high-definition sound in a more compact, versatile design. High-efficiency 1100W Class-D amplifiers and Yamaha-mastered DSP, combined with an intelligent onboard mixer with flexible IN/OUT connectivity, a very functional enclosure design, makes the DXR Series ideal for front-of-house, floor-monitoring, rigged applications, and a multitude of commercial applications. The DXR is quite advanced in that it features a three-channel… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwooferAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/20/12 08:03 AM,
    Soundcraft’s popular small-format digital console Si Compact has received a major upgrade with the V2 software release. The new free upgrade provides more than 23 major new features, updates and enhancements; the first welcome addition being eight additional DSP channels expanding the Si Compact 16 and Si Compact 24 to 32 and 40 inputs to mix, respectively. Of particular note is the new user configurable fader layers allowing input channels to be reassigned anywhere on either input layer and any… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalManufacturerSound Reinforcement