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  • Monday, January 30, 2012
    PSW Staff 01/30/12 02:00 PM,
    Summit Ridge Christian Fellowship located in Spokane, Washington, recently upgraded their worship services with a new sound system powered by Powersoft amplifiers. The church leadership worked closely with AGI Professional, located in Eugene, Oregon, to design a system that would accommodate not only their contemporary services but also their requirement for the system to be portable with easy set-up. “Summit Ridge is part of a growing segment of churches that doesn’t own a brick and mortar building but instead leases… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAmplifierInstallationProcessorSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 01/30/12 01:24 PM,
    Supporting New Wave Entertainment in its content production for creative marketing campaigns and original TV programming is Fairlight’s EVO and Xynergi consoles. New Wave Entertainment, located in Burbank, California, specializes in the creation of content, which spans the realm of creative marketing for TV networks and major motion picture studios to original TV programming. Their work has supported campaigns for blockbuster movies such as Avatar, Harry Potter, The Hangover Part 2, Happy Feet Two, and Alvin and the Chipmunks. Some… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalStudio

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    PSW Staff 01/30/12 12:40 PM,
    Systems integration firm Axxentos of Fort Lauderdale, Florida turned to Technomad upon evaluating the outdoor audio needs of Club Med Sandpiper in nearby Port St. Lucie.  The new outdoor audio systems, featuring 14 Technomad weatherproof loudspeakers, comprise part of a property-wide renovation alongside indoor AV upgrades and general construction projects. Club Med Sandpiper’s 400-square-mile resort property exists in southern Florida’s sweltering climate, requiring durable outdoor audio systems that can withstand the year-round heat, humidity and moisture.  The resort also required… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerPowerSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, January 27, 2012
    sound level meters
    Tom Young 01/27/12 02:56 PM,
    A sound level meter (SLM) is a device used to make frequency-weighted sound pressure level measurements displayed in dB-SPL. 0.0 dB-SPL is the threshold of hearing, and is equal to 20uPa (microPascals). This correlates to what one would aurally perceive when in a deep cave or in a large anechoic chamber. Packaged as a single-function handheld test device, SLMs are intended to be held at arm’s length during measurements (to reduce the effects of the body on the measurements) or… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureStudy HallTrainingAVEducationInstallationMeasurementProcessorSignalSoftwareSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • microphones
    PSW Staff 01/27/12 09:56 AM,
    At the NAMM 2012 Show, Lauten Audio and its North America distributor, Audio Plus Services , introduced the FC-387 Atlantis microphone, a solid-state multi-functional, large-diaphragm condenser outfitted with multiple switches for three different polar patterns, gain, and unique timbre settings. The FC-387 is for recordists seeking a diverse and useful modern FET studio microphone, offering a blends of full and rich low and mid-range, as well as smooth and unique high-mid and high-frequencies. The multiple switches located on each side… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductMicrophoneStudio

  • recording
    PSW Staff 01/27/12 09:42 AM,
    At the NAMM 2012 Show, Dangerous Music announced its newest monitor controller, the “Dangerous Source” - a portable and desktop unit designed for portable applications or to fit a limited space on the desktop, a complement to any DAW for its centralized control of loudspeakers, headphones, and more. Dangerous Source fits beneath a 13-inch laptop computer, and it can also sit unobtrusively on the desktop within arms reach to provide easy control of volume, input selection, loudspeaker switching, and headphone… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductDigitalInterconnectMonitoringRemoteAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/27/12 09:17 AM,
    The Western North Carolina Agricultural Center (WNCAg) in Fletcher, NC, hosts a wide range of events, such as equestrian shows, dog shows, and gun shows that may run in parallel with conventions, meetings, and workshops. WNCAg recently updated the Davis Arena, which offers 45,000 square feet of exhibition space plus meeting rooms and hospitality suites, with upgraded sound reinforcement. Local A/V integrator B&R Audio deployed Ashly Audio amplifiers and signal processors, including a Pema multi-channel amplifier with on-board Protea DSP… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAmplifierAVInstallationProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • microphones
    PSW Staff 01/27/12 09:01 AM,
    Mojave Audio has introduced the MA-301fet, a solid-state, large-diaphragm condenser microphone with a hand-selected, 3-micron thick, 1-inch (diameter) gold sputtered capsule. Based upon the MA-201fet designed by company founder David Royer, the MA-301fet’s multi-pattern capabilities - cardioid, omnidiectional, and figure-eight (bi-directional) - makes it well suited for numerous applications, including vocals, voice over and broadcast, electric guitar, piano, acoustic instruments, both drum overheads and room mics (drum ambience), and high SPL sources such as kick drums and bass guitar amps.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollMicrophoneSoftware

  • Thursday, January 26, 2012
    PSW Staff 01/26/12 08:18 AM,
    Rich Trombitas of Cardone Solomon & Associates and Vic Palmer from Quest Marketing were presented with “Outstanding Service” awards at the annual Powersoft rep meeting held at the 2012 NAMM show. “Rich and Vic have gone above and beyond for our customers during 2011,” explains Ken Blecher, EVP of Powersoft Advanced Technologies Corp. “It was only appropriate that we acknowledge their efforts and our appreciation with the Outstanding Service awards.” During the meeting Blecher also announced the addition of Jonathan… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAmplifierManufacturerPowerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • namm 2012
    PSW Staff 01/26/12 05:55 AM,
    Welcome to ProSoundWeb’s ongoing coverage for the NAMM 2012 Show. Held January 19-22 at the Anaheim Convention Center, the show drew more than 95,000 attendees from the world of professional audio and music, coming from more than 100 countries. The show floor hosted exhibits from 1,400-plus manufacturers, with hundreds of new products expected to make their debut. NAMM also provides an ever-growing slate of educational courses and programs. In addition, the show offered well over 100 live performances and events… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollBusinessEducationSound ReinforcementStudioAudio