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  • Thursday, March 29, 2012
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    Brian English 03/29/12 12:48 PM,
    Many regional sound companies today have made the strategic decision to invest in smaller mid-size line arrays as their main speaker systems of choice (the “A” rig), as oppose to making the huge investment of owning a large-scale “big box” line array system.  One of the reasons for this is a smaller box system is much easier to “scale up” for larger events, than it is for a large box system to “scale down” for smaller events.  And we all… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollLine ArrayLoudspeakerMeasurementProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 03/29/12 12:46 PM,
    SLS Audio of Ozark, MO has appointed Charles (Chuck) Mulhearn to take the reins of their growing Commercial Cinema division. As Director of Cinema Sales Worldwide, Mulhearn will focus his years of experience in the Cinema industry towards managing the expanding channel to market success SLS is experiencing. Mulhearn has been in the Professional Audio Industry for over 35 years and spent 30 years with Klipsch Audio Technologies developing many different domestic and international market segments for their company. He… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/29/12 12:06 PM,
    The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) is part of the state’s 17-school university system and currently enrolls over 14,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. Basketball is big in the Tar Heel state, and UNCW’s Seahawks basketball team draws crowds composed of students and locals to the 6,100-seat Trask Coliseum. Constructed in 1977, Trask recently benefitted from a $2 million makeover that included a new high-intelligibility sound reinforcement system featuring Danley Sound Labs loudspeakers. South Dakota-based Daktronics designed and installed the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/29/12 11:40 AM,
    Get more of the latest news from the 2012 PL+S show.   L-Acoustics is pleased to announce the release of the new LA Network Manager 2 software and its suite of interactive tutorials. Completely rewritten from scratch on both network communication and GUI standpoints, LA Network Manager 2 features: An application-driven approach taking the user efficiently through the workflow steps of Setup, Tuning, and Live by implementing the tools required for each task into their own dedicated page A purely… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductLoudspeakerMeasurementSoftwareSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Wednesday, March 28, 2012
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    PSW Staff 03/28/12 01:09 PM,
    The Groove Cruise, the world’s largest fully charted dance music cruise experience, is geared toward those who love dance music and live by the mantra to ‘Work Hard and Play Harder’. Involving 2,200 people, 40-plus artists, two islands, plus a massive cruise ship—with everything taking place over a period of 72 hours, the Groove Cruise is one of numerous vacation packages offered by Miami Beach, FL-based Whet Travel.  With crowds like these, the sound reinforcement systems need to pack plenty… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Tuesday, March 27, 2012
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    PSW Staff 03/27/12 10:35 AM,
    Get more of the latest news from the 2012 PL+S show.   The newly debuted L-Acoustics ARCS WIDE and ARCS FOCUS systems are based on two constant curvature enclosures holding distinct directivity pattern and SPL capabilities. Intended for medium-throw applications in rental productions and fixed installations, these line sources deliver remarkable acoustic properties and unmatched versatility for many applications, including FOH L/R systems, central clusters, side-fill monitors, distributed systems and complementary fills. The main systems components consist of the following:… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/27/12 09:57 AM,
    Get more of the latest news from the 2012 PL+S show.   Italian loudspeaker manufacturer dBTechnologies unveiled a selection of new and augmented professional audio products at Pro Light & Sound 2012. Amongst the professional audio offerings, comes the upgraded Opera DX line, billed as the next chapter of the celebrated Opera series’ 12-year success story. With a level of reliability that is expected of the well-established range, Opera DX benefits from the latest available technology, and has been augmented… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVConcertLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwooferAudio

  • Monday, March 26, 2012
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    PSW Staff 03/26/12 01:59 PM,
    Get more of the latest news from the 2012 PL+S show.   Celestion announces the introduction of TF1530SL, the first of a new type of “reduced weight” ferrite magnet, pressed steel LF driver.  This 15” loudspeaker delivers 300Wrms power handling and 98dB sensitivity. It also boasts a significantly lower weight than many standard 15” ferrite magnet LF drivers currently available.  The design of TF1530SL uses sophisticated FEA (finite element analysis) techniques to make the most efficient use of the magnet… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Thursday, March 22, 2012
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    PSW Staff 03/22/12 11:15 AM,
    The Gallery is one of Las Vegas’ newest and most lavish nightclubs capable of accommodating up to 1,000 people as well as private parties and corporate and special events. The Gallery was built from the bare walls up and includes an all-new JBL loudspeaker system with more than 90 AE Series and Control Contractor Series speakers, powered by Crown amplifiers. R2W, Inc. of Las Vegas designed and installed the Gallery’s audio system. R2W owner Jeremy McConnico and account manager David… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAmplifierInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, March 21, 2012
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    PSW Staff 03/21/12 02:33 PM,
    Get more of the latest news from the 2012 PL+S show.   Meyer Sound has announced the 1100-LFC low-frequency control element, a new self-powered loudspeaker defined by its sonic linearity in reproducing the operating range of 28 Hz to 100 Hz. The ultralow distortion, coupled with exceptional headroom and optimized rigging options, makes the 1100-LFC a flexible tool for low-end directional applications for large-scale tours and installations. “As an industry, we are accustomed to subwoofers carrying a distinct harmonic tone.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementAudio