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  • Friday, September 30, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/30/16 08:02 AM,
    Audio-Technica announces the formation of a new subsidiary company, named Alteros. The creation of this new company will allow for dedicated focus and flexible action to provide a wide range of technically advanced solutions that directly address the issues surrounding the ever-shrinking frequency spectrum, affecting the operation of wireless products used in live audio production, broadcast studios, sporting events, theaters and other applications. The announcement of the formation of Alteros, an Audio-Technica company, was made by Philip Cajka, Audio-Technica U.S.… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneWireless

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    PSW Staff 09/30/16 07:27 AM,
    Radial Engineering introduces a compact, desk-top talk-back/cue system with the new Studio Q. Radial CEO Peter Janis: “With more and more recording happening in smaller studios, the need for a simple talk-back system has become evident. Yes, there are other cue systems on the market, but most either have too many features, are too costly, or are too large. The Studio-Q manages to do it all in a super compact design.” The Studio-Q begins with a simple cue switch that… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAVMicrophoneMonitoringStudio

  • Thursday, September 29, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/29/16 02:39 PM,
    Audio-Technica (booth 503) is displaying its new ATM350a microphone systems. Offering clear, well-balanced response even in very high SPL applications, the ATM350a cardioid condenser instrument microphone comes in six specially designed systems that provide discreet mounting solutions for a host of instruments, including woodwinds, strings, brass, percussion, drums and piano. Following in the footsteps of the ATM350, the ATM350a is capable of handling 159 dB max SPL, a 10 dB increase over its predecessor. This allows the mic to cope… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/29/16 09:49 AM,
    Soundelux USA has released the U195 cardioid fet P48 microphone. Based on the original Soundelux U195 in production from 1996-2006, and the Bock 195 in production from 2007-2014, the Soundelux USA U195 features a new improved k67 capsule while maintaining the “FAT” switch low-frequency control and it’s output transformer. The U195 is a versatile phantom-powered single, low-noise, wide-band fet mic coupled with Soundelux USA’s new k67 capsule.  “The U195 can satisfy a wide range of applications for engineers and studios… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductMicrophoneStudio

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/28/16 09:12 AM,
    The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Harman International Industries have extended their longstanding relationship with a multi-year partnership including the addition of Harman’s audio and lighting products supporting an ambitious expansion project. As part of the expanded relationship, Harman becomes the official sound of The Kennedy Center. JBL Professional loudspeakers, AKG microphones, Crown amplifiers, AMX receivers, digital lighting from Martin and sound editing equipment from its Soundcraft, BSS Audio and dbx brands will continue to amplify… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAmplifierAVInstallationLoudspeakerMicrophoneMixerProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSystem

  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/27/16 10:21 AM,
    For this year’s AES Show in Los Angeles, sE Electronics announces the X1 A, a new entry point to its X1 Series designed for home recordists and bringing the heritage of the X1 Series to an expanded user base worldwide. On the live sound front, sE has also announced a pair of dynamic microphones – a first for the company, known primarily for their Reflexion Filters and hand-crafted condensers. According to sE, the new V7 supercardioid dynamic and V3 cardioid… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Monday, September 26, 2016
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    M. Erik Matlock 09/26/16 11:06 AM,
    As I waited patiently through dozens of random items donated for a local auction, the moment finally came… A box of microphones donated from a local music store. The previous hour or so had been nerve-wracking. I didn’t dare leave my seat for fear that the mostly unorganized charity fund-raiser crew would decide to pull it up when I wasn’t looking. “Here we have a mixed box of microphones and cables. Let’s start the bidding at five dollars,” the auctioneer… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureAVBusinessEducationMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 09/26/16 08:42 AM,
    When sound designer for The Hubble Cantata, Garth MacAleavey, began to plan his sound setup for this year’s live event, he knew that DPA Microphones needed to be part of the show. What he wasn’t expecting, was how essential DPA would become to the overall performance. “I was first introduced to a DPA representative through a mutual friend and Grammy winning sound engineer Marc Urselli,” says MacAleavey. “I told him about this wildly ambitious gig, and how I really wanted… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, September 23, 2016
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    Old Soundman 09/23/16 12:47 PM,
    Greetings, Old Soundman, from the Great North Woods— And greetings to you from my secret location! I’m not all that old, only been riding the faders for a few years now. Ride ‘em, soundman! Yee-ha!! Hey, did you ever hear of the X Bar X Boys? The calluses are just about right on my fingers and in my ears. What a bizarre viewpoint. I don’t really like to think about calluses. But whatever floats your boat! I was one of… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogOpinionEducationEngineerMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, September 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/22/16 02:25 PM,
    At the 141st AES Convention, which will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from September 29th to October 1st, Sennheiser and Neumann [Booth 411 / Demo Room 503] will highlight a wide range of new and legacy microphones for various recording applications. Recently introduced models will include the Collectors Edition U 47 fet and versatile TLM 107 from Neumann, as well as the new MK4 digital and the upcoming AMBEO VR Mic from Sennheiser. A full complement of… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMicrophoneStudio



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