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  • Thursday, March 08, 2012
    PSW Staff 03/08/12 03:19 PM,
    Extron Electronics is now manufacturing its Flat Field and SoundField ceiling tile loudspeakers at the company’s new 146,000 square foot East Coast regional headquarters in Raleigh, NC. The new manufacturing and testing facility is equipped with custom-designed machinery to ensure that the speakers are built to meet Extron’s standards for quality and performance. In addition, the facility has received full authorization by Underwriters Laboratories to manufacture these products as UL 1480 certified loudspeakers for commercial and professional audio applications. “With… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/08/12 03:08 PM,
    EAW loudspeakers played a major role in the celebration of Black History Month at the White House. “In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues” brought together some of the greats of the Blues genre, including B.B. King, Jeff Beck, Mick Jagger and more for a once-in-a-lifetime concert. Anderson Audio of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is the long-time sound reinforcement provider for this auspicious series of concert events. The PA system consisted of two arrays of four EAW NTL720 Self-Powered… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollConcertLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • loudspeakers
    PSW Staff 03/08/12 12:13 PM,
    Penn-Elcom has reached an exclusive distribution partnership with U.K. loudspeaker manufacturer Fane, with the Fane line of now available to OEM and retail customers in North America. To foster and support this effort, Penn-Elcom has named pro audio industry veteran David Logan to the position of North America sales manager for Fane. Logan brings more than 40 years of pro audio and MI experience to the position, previously having held management positions at Hollywood Sound Systems, Westlake Audio, Alpine Car… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

  • line arrays
    PSW Staff 03/08/12 07:37 AM,
    Germany-based Fohhn Audio AG will be previewing the new PT-6 compact line array at the upcoming Prolight + Sound/Musikmesse show in Frankfurt (hall 8.0, stand K90). In addition, Fohhn will be introducing the new Linea Focus Modular, the latest addition to the company’s flagship electronically steerable Linea Focus series. The PT-6 line array unit has been specially developed to offer both powerful coverage and easy set-up. Sporting a twin coaxial speaker construction, it contains 6 x 6.5-inch long-excursion neodymium and… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollProductLine ArrayLoudspeaker

  • Tuesday, March 06, 2012
    Gerry Tschetter 03/06/12 01:15 PM,
    The terms +/-3 dB and -6 dB are frequently (and erroneously) used interchangeably to characterize the frequency response of a loudspeaker system. This has led to understandable confusion among consumers who may believe that a +/-3 dB specification is more rigorous than a -6 dB specification. The purpose of this document is to explain the meaning of both specifications as they are commonly used (or misused) in pro audio today, and to provide a basis for comparing loudspeakers with differing… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeaturePollStudy HallAVLine ArrayLoudspeakerMeasurement

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    PSW Staff 03/06/12 10:32 AM,
    The M/S Rosella, one of seven cruise ships in the Viking Line, recently renovated their night club with RCF TT++ line arrays. Because the renovation included expanding the room vertically to a height of two stories, Jouni Sironen, the AV Manager of Viking Line, was looking for a new sound reinforcement system. The system would need to support the varied live music and entertainment that the cruise line offers guests on each cruise while also providing even coverage to the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, March 05, 2012
    meyer sound
    PSW Staff 03/05/12 03:01 PM,
    At a capacity of almost 110,000, Michigan Stadium, a.k.a., “The Big House,” is the largest stadium in the U.S. and third largest in the world. To address the sound reinforcement needs on such a scale, the PA system includes 28 Meyer Sound MILO 60 line array loudspeakers, eight SB-3F sound field synthesis loudspeakers, four MSL-4 loudspeakers, a Galileo loudspeaker management system with two Galileo 408 processors, and an RMS remote monitoring system. Ann Arbor, Mich.-based TeL Systems and Dallas-based consulting… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, March 02, 2012
    PSW Staff 03/02/12 03:10 PM,
    Christ the King Church in Bellingham, WA recently completed an overhaul of its sound system, awarding the installation contract to Clarity Media Group of Portland, which outfitted the 1,500-seat church with NEXO GEO S12 line arrays. “The church wanted a system capable of accommodating a worship service and in addition, have rider acceptability to bring in concerts,” states John Harrel, project manager, Clarity Media Group. “The NEXO GEO S12, consisting of eight S1210 boxes per side, is configured as an… View this post
    Filed in: AVChurch SoundNewsPollInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, March 01, 2012
    atlas sound
    PSW Staff 03/01/12 05:16 PM,
    Atlas Sound has announced the acquisition of A-Line Acoustics, a company specializing in the design and manufacture of powered and non-powered professional loudspeaker systems using a variety of technologies, with an emphasis on line array systems. A-Line will be incorporated into the Atlas Sound family of products under the Atlas A-Line Acoustics product category. A-Line Acoustics was founded in 2001 by Tony Faranda, an audio professional with over three decades of experience in the pro audio industry, and the company… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • hk audio
    PSW Staff 03/01/12 01:27 PM,
    Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia’s premier institution for interpreting the art and culture of the region, recently introduced a Friday Night Jazz Series live music performances that pay tribute to legendary jazz artists. The events are held in Woodmere’s rotunda gallery—a two-level structure with a promenade ring that forms a balcony on the second level, and a solid hard floor. In addition to posing a number of acoustic challenges, the space is an active art gallery, so the visual distraction of… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement