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  • Wednesday, June 19, 2013
    PSW Staff 06/19/13 02:19 PM,
    Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems has added a new 8-channel amplifier line to its Commercial Installation Solutions (CIS) product line. The new XMV amplifiers are 8-channel versions of the 4-channel XMV amps and share the same features and power ratings of 140 watts and 280 watts per channel, available in either YDIF or Dante versions. The four new models also support low-impedance and 70/100-volt modes. The Yamaha YDIF cascade bus provides a simple intra-rack connection utilizing inexpensive Cat-5 cabling for an… View this post
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  • eminence
    PSW Staff 06/19/13 02:02 PM,
    Eminence Speaker has added the PSD:3014, a 1.4-inch-exit compression driver, to its line of HF products. With a 100-watt continuous AES power rating, the PSD:3014 has a 3-inch voice coil and a recommended minimum crossover frequency of 800 Hz. “Sporting the same family resemblance of the PSD:3006, you would be hard pressed to find a compression driver that reliably plays as low and as loud as the PSD:3014,” says Matt Marcum, design engineer at Eminence. “It’s a large, robust, and… View this post
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    PSW Staff 06/19/13 10:30 AM,
    The independent non-profit group the Hennepin Theatre Trust and their managing partner the Historic Theatre Group operate three historic theaters in downtown Minneapolis’ thriving cultural district. With the recent installation of Electro-Voice line-array loudspeaker systems in both the State and the Pantages theaters, this partnership has left no doubt of its commitment to maintaining both the highest possible production values and the character of the places it preserves. The State and the Pantages have each been through multiple incarnations over… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 06/19/13 10:19 AM,
    Bader Field, Atlantic City was the site for the first VetRock concert, held in honor of those forgotten that served in the Vietnam War.  Held the first Saturday in June, the concert featured memorable bands from the 70s including headliners Mark Farner from Grand Funk Railroad, Mitch Rider, the Buckinghams, the Traamps, Soul Survivors, as well as local area bands. Special guest speaker was Lt. Oliver North with Joe Piscopo acting as the event’s emcee. The day’s festivities lasted every… View this post
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    PSW Staff 06/19/13 10:06 AM,
    Every year, Orphei Drängar, the world famous male choir formed in 1853, puts together a show called Caprice in their hometown of Uppsala, Sweden. Caprice is a must for music lovers of all kinds. Each performance features guest artists who are never revealed to the audience in advance. The show is held in such high regard that the five concerts, totaling 8500 tickets, are sold out in only a few minutes. This year, the secret artists were opera singer Elin… View this post
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  • Tuesday, June 18, 2013
    PSW Staff 06/18/13 04:22 PM,
    At InfoComm 2013 in Orlando, QSC Audio showcased the addition of the S8T, S10T and S12 loudspeakers to the AcousticDesign Series line of premium surface mount loudspeakers.  Suited for a wide variety of foreground/background sound reinforcement applications, the new models offer both constant voltage (70/100V) and low impedance operating modes.  Ease-of-installation is the driving principle behind the new loudspeakers. The patent pending X-Mount (included with every loudspeaker) enables the loudspeakers to be quickly and securely deployed either vertically or horizontally… View this post
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    PSW Staff 06/18/13 03:51 PM,
    Behringer has checked off another milestone on their expansion into installed sound with the announcement that the CL Series of loudspeakers are now shipping to all markets, globally. Hailed as the premier sound reinforcement speaker series in the company’s EUROCOM product line, the CL Series combines acoustically-inert cabinets, custom-designed transducers and a subtle designer aesthetic into a package that should prove as flexible as it is affordable. Spanning 19 models from the bookshelf-sized CL106 up to the 3-way CL3564 and… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsProductAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • audio-technica
    PSW Staff 06/18/13 12:57 PM,
    Audio-Technica has debuted the new AT-DMM828 digital matrix mixer, the next generation of the company’s SmartMixer family of automatic mixers. The AT-DMM828 is a microprocessor-controlled, programmable, automatic-switching 8-channel matrix mixer. Designed for a variety of applications, including installed sound/sound reinforcement, houses of worship, broadcast, recording and more, the AT-DMM828 is designed to improve audio quality through a number of sophisticated methods. One way it achieves this is by keeping the number of open microphones to a minimum, thus reducing background… View this post
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    PSW Staff 06/18/13 10:34 AM,
    Crown Audio showcased its DriveCore Install (DCi) Series power amplifiers at InfoComm 2013. Twelve models in the DCi series are available ranging from 300 watts to 600 watts (into 4 and 8 ohms and 70Vrms and 100Vrms). The first number in the model is the amount of channels and the second number indicates the watts-per-channel power rating. All amplifiers are just 2U rack spaces high, to conserve valuable installation space. “In introducing the DCi series we had to exceed the… View this post
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  • soundcraft
    PSW Staff 06/18/13 07:22 AM,
    Soundcraft has announced a software update for Si Compact consoles. It includes several new features, support for the new Soundcraft Mini Stagebox 16 and 32, as well as support for the forthcoming Soundcraft Dante and BSS BLU link interface option cards. “This latest software update to the Si Compact line demonstrates our commitment to our large customer base of Si Compact owners,” says Keith Watson, marketing director, mixing, Harman Professional. “As a company, we know that industry-leading customer service and… View this post
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