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  • Friday, July 29, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/29/16 08:56 AM,
    Production sound mixer and recordist Rashad Omar has been utilizing DPA d:screet minature microphones and d:dicate recording mics to capture dialogue for a number of high-profile films, including American Honey, which recently won the 2016 Jury prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Directed by Andrea Arnold and starring Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf and Riley Keough, the film is set in the American Midwest and tells the story of a teenage girl who joins a traveling magazine sales crew. A great… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsEngineerInterconnectMicrophoneSignalSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, July 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 09:30 AM,
    CAD Audio has introduced the new StageSelect 1600 Series UHF wireless system. The StageSelect system features frequency agile UHF operation for maximum operating range along with CAD ScanLink technology to precisely scan, select and link to the optimum channel in any RF environment. The system also includes True Diversity operation to minimize multipath interference along with CADLock Automatic Tone Encoded Squelch that eliminates unauthorized transmissions in the signal path. Optimized XLR and ¼-inch TRS outputs on the WX1600 receiver provide… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 06:37 AM,
    When production on the upcoming action thriller Altitude took flight, Jesse Parker, a production sound mixer from Los Angeles-based location and post-production audio company ToneMesa, was on board. Using his tried-and-true trio of sound recording equipment from DPA Microphones, Sound Devices and Wisycom, Parker captured audio for the upcoming feature film. Starring Denise Richards, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Liddell and Greer Grammer, Altitude is about a team of thieves who hijack an airliner in search of diamonds stolen from them by… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVMicrophoneMixerWireless

  • Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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    Leslie Watts 07/26/16 12:36 PM,
    This article is provided by L M Watts Technology   I’ve always admired ribbon microphones, having built them in my high school years from gum wrapper foil, surplus magnetron magnets, and filament transformers. Much Later after research and design engineering stints at Shure, Electro-Voice, and other places I wanted to add a ribbon mic to my new microphone company. But I wanted something a little different from a standard figure 8 design. I was fascinated with the multi pattern/non figure… View this post
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  • Monday, July 25, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/25/16 08:43 AM,
    Having earned fame as the co-founder and front man of ‘80s Australian pop band Men at Work (“Down Under,” “Overkill,” “Who Can it Be Now?”), singer/songwriter Colin Hay went on to craft a career as a solo artist, with twelve solo albums to date. Men at Work evolved out of an acoustic duo, and Hay’s passion for recording vocal and acoustic guitar sounds made him an obvious candidate for Manley‘s preamplifiers and processors. While getting great sounds is the primary… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

  • Friday, July 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/22/16 09:17 AM,
    DPA Microphones welcomes René Mørch as the company’s new product manager. Mørch previously worked for DPA Microphones from 2006 until 2009 as the Research & Development manager. “We are thrilled to bring René back in this new role,” says Thorsten Reuber, interim CEO of DPA Microphones. “DPA has been experiencing exceptional growth and success in presenting new products to the public, and we are excited to continue this prosperity with René. We look forward to leveraging his knowledge and experience… View this post
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  • Thursday, July 21, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/21/16 01:48 PM,
    Sanken microphones has introduced the new CU-51 cardioid condenser microphone as part of the Sanken Chromatic range of professional studio microphones. The CU-51’s dual-capsule design provides a cardioid pattern for vocals and a wide range of musical applications. The low proximity effect and ability to withstand high SPLs insures clean, distortion-free response when recording instruments with wide dynamics. A very special characteristic of the CU-51 is its ability to maintain uniform response in both on-axis and off-axis positions. It is… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAVMicrophoneStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/21/16 06:31 AM,
    Danish singer Lukas Forchhammer, the frontman of the band Lukas Graham, has chosen the new d:facto linear vocal microphone from DPA Microphones for the band’s current European tour. Lukas Graham’s production manager and front of house engineer Frank Grønbæk says that the microphone has made it possible to significantly reduce the amount of processing needed. “I’m a big fan of d:facto vocal microphones and I’ve had very good experiences using them with other artists,” Grønbæk says. “When I started working… View this post
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  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/20/16 12:03 PM,
    Editor’s Note: Here’s an interesting thread from the PSW Live Audio Board (LAB) forums. It’s lightly edited for grammar and formatting. Enjoy. Posted by JC I’m going to set up some mics to record the impending “weather-pocalypse” tonight. What should I use? Here’s what I have available: 2x AT3035 2x AT3031 1x SM57 1x Audix i5 1x R0DE NT2A 2x dBx RTA-M 3x Audio-Technica handheld dynamic mics. Unfortunately, I don’t own any kick drum mics. Reply by David I’d put… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureMicrophoneSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 07/20/16 10:41 AM,
    ClearOne announces that it has been awarded a new patent relating to ClearOne’s beamforming technology. On March 22, 2016, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) issued United States Patent No. 9,294,839 entitled “Augmentation of a Beamforming Microphone Array with Non-Beamforming Microphones.” The ’839 patent covers a system for beamforming of audio signals in which beamforming is performed in a bandpass frequency window by a set of microphones while at least one microphone is used to augment the low frequency… View this post
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