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  • Thursday, June 30, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/30/16 01:03 PM,
    Flatirons Community Church in Colorado attracts an average weekly attendance of about 20,000 people to multiple weekend services at its three Denver area campuses. The non-denominational evangelical church upgraded the wireless microphone systems in the 4,000-seat auditorium at its main campus in Lafayette earlier this year, expanding its Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless equipment list with the addition of 12 channels of Venue2 receivers paired with HH handheld and LT belt pack transmitters. “I’ve always respected Lectrosonics for its ruggedness and… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsAVDigitalInstallationMicrophoneSoftwareSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/30/16 06:16 AM,
    Professional Wireless Systems (PWS), a Masque Sound Company that supplies and supports wireless systems for live and broadcast events, announces the unveiling of its new company website presenting a user-friendly interface with a contemporary look. The new site features a straightforward navigation system, detailing the services PWS offers to the professional audio industry, as well as company news and gear highlights. An enhanced eCommerce section catalogs products and lists detailed information and specs. Frequent users can create accounts to easily… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/30/16 05:00 AM,
    The public auction begins today (June 30th) for the assets of the former Burst Sound & Lighting Systems, ending on Wednesday, July 6th. Burst Sound & Lighting was a full service sound and lighting systems company specializing in the rental, design, and installation of professional production systems. This unreserved auction sale includes mixing consoles, professional lighting and effects, loudspeakers, amplifiers, subwoofers, processors, equalizers, turn tables and microphones. It includes equipment from such manufacturers as Avid Technology, Midas, Adamson, EAW, Mackie,… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductionCases & AccessoriesCurtains, Pipe & DrapeLightingAmplifierAVBusinessConsolesDigitalLine ArrayLoudspeakerMicrophoneMixerMonitoringPowerProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSubwooferSystemWireless

  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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    Daniel Keller 06/29/16 11:46 AM,
    Courtesy of Universal Audio.   You’ve prepared for this recording for months. Your guitarist has spent hours, even days, agonizing over the tone for her solo. Your singer has wrestled over and over again with what now amounts to an awesome vocal. Your drummer’s locked in to the click track tighter than a proverbial gnat’s posterior. And yet, somehow, something’s still not right. The tracks just don’t pop the way they do in your imagination. While you’ve been working hard… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureStudy HallDigital Audio WorkstationsMicrophoneMixerSignalSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 06/29/16 10:22 AM,
    Jamie Gambell started out in his native England as a trainee 15 years ago, before becoming a boom operator, and finally a sound mixer. In 2008, Gambell moved to the United States, where he works primarily on feature films and television productions including The Fosters, and Maron, Marc Maron’s IFC comedy series. As a production sound mixer, Gambell is the person on set that helps protect the audio for the director and editors. In order to capture this dynamic audio… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalMicrophoneMixerWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/29/16 08:25 AM,
    Audio-Technica has introduced its new ES931 six-inch condenser gooseneck microphone, available in multiple configurations to meet the varied needs of system integrators and their end users.  Broadly, there are three classifications under the ES931 umbrella: the ES931PM gooseneck microphone with standard AT8534 wall/ceiling plate power module; ATND931 Dante model with ATND8734 Dante wall/ceiling plate power module; and ES931/MIC basic model (microphone only). Each of these iterations is available in one of three distinct polar patterns (cardioid, hypercardioid and MicroLine), with… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInstallationMicrophoneNetworkingSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, June 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/27/16 03:26 PM,
    K-8 schools have lately been embracing the “A” in “AV” more, and the St. Hilary School, in Fairlawn, Ohio, offers the perfect example of that, with a 32-classroom integration of 32 ATW-1301 System 10 PRO digital wireless systems from Audio-Technica. Part of a larger overall classroom audio/video/computer integration, the wireless systems included 32 ATW-1301 UniPak body-pack systems with AT831cW unidirectional lapel microphones, and two ATW-1302 handheld systems with handheld microphone/transmitters for both hearing and speaking assistance. The System 10 PRO… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalInstallationMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/27/16 10:29 AM,
    Slovakian violinist and producer Filip Jancik is rapidly gaining an international reputation as one of the best young classical musicians to cross over into the world of pop and rock. One of the keys to Jancik’s sound is DPA Microphones’ d:vote 4099V instrument microphone for violin, which he uses for all of his live performances and also for any recording projects he undertakes. Now based in Vienna, where he has his own studio, he often plays with top musicians as… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Friday, June 24, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/24/16 07:12 AM,
    The Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences recently hosted Blue Microphones during a training clinic on proper microphone techniques and placement during recording sessions for the school’s students at its Gilbert, Ariz. campus. “We joined a class being led by CRAS instructors Mike Jones and Tony Nunes,” explained Blue Regional Sales manager Ben Thompkins, who has been with Blue for more than seven years. “Specifically, we worked with the students on mic placement and choosing what mics would be good… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEducationManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

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    Karl Winkler 06/24/16 06:19 AM,
    Our friend Karl Winkler of Lectrosonics came up with these microphone inspired “Twenty Questions” quiz. Click on the box below each question for its respective answer. In addition, we’ve provided all answers at the end of the quiz. Good luck!   1.) Which has more overall rejection: cardioid or figure 8?   A.) Cardioid.   B.) Figure 8.   C.) They’re about the same.   D.) Omni has more rejection.   2.) Why would you choose a cardioid over a… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureProductionAudioMicrophoneSound Reinforcement



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