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  • Friday, July 17, 2015
    jazz festival
    Bruce Bartlett 07/17/15 11:52 AM,
    Festivals always serve to teach new tricks to even the most experienced of sound professionals among us, as I learn every year when setting up microphones and mixing sound for the annual Elkhart Jazz Festival. Over a three-day weekend and joined by my colleagues Mark Darnell and Dave Engstrom, we handle all sound duties for 16 performances at the historic Elco Theater in downtown Elkhart, Indiana. Artists range from 1920s-style orchestras to “modern jazz” combos. Over the years we’ve had… View this post
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  • Thursday, July 16, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/16/15 02:15 PM,
    Professional Wireless Systems (PWS), a Masque Sound company, announces it has named Brice Helman as the company’s new senior application engineer. In his new position, Helman will be responsible for project-specific design and development, including software development, design services, drawing packages, mock-ups and high-fidelity prototypes.  He will also support and enhance PWS’ existing software products and in-house software tools, including its Intermodulation Analysis Software System (IAS).  In addition, Helman will work with project managers and sales team members to translate… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneTechnicianWireless

  • Wednesday, July 15, 2015
    Kirsty Gillmore 07/15/15 12:40 PM,
    This article is provided by   Wherever you are in your career, I believe there’s always something new you can learn. It’s a bit of a buzz when you encounter a new skill, then master it for the first time. At the start of this year, near the top of my list of skills-to-learn was mixing large-scale (West End, Broadway or touring) musicals. The majority of my experience as a theatrical sound designer and operator so far has been… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesDigitalEducationEngineerMicrophoneMixerProcessorSound ReinforcementStageTechnicianWireless

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    PSW Staff 07/15/15 12:31 PM,
    Wisycom announce that the first user of its MCR42 UHF camera receiver with new firmware, Jesse Parker is having great results with the product. The updated firmware allows a collaboration with Sound Devices 688 mixer/recorder and its SL-6 SuperSlot powering and wireless accessory. Parker, a production sound mixer at Los Angeles-based ToneMesa, finds the MCR42 with new firmware update to be an asset on projects ranging from reality television to episodic to full-length feature films all over Hollywood and Los… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneMixerMonitoringProcessorStudioTechnicianWireless

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    PSW Staff 07/15/15 08:41 AM,
    Radio Active Designs has announced a range of new accessories for the recently introduced UV-1G wireless intercom system. The intercom system is equipped with a range of proprietary technologies, including belt packs (RAD packs) that operate in the relatively unused VHF frequency range. “While the UV-1G sets a very high standard in terms of audio quality and wireless performance, we’re providing professionals with additional options to meet the increasing challenges of working in today’s RF environment,” explains James Stoffo, chief… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMicrophoneMixerNetworkingStudioTechnicianWireless

  • Tuesday, July 14, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/14/15 01:19 PM,
    The Florida International Bankers Association recently added a video conferencing room to their Miami headquarters, equipped with the IM6-W gooseneck microphones from Earthworks. The room was to serve as a forum for video teleconferencing, local presentations, streamed trainings and recorded trainings. Among the chief requirements for the room was accurate intelligibility, in addition to an aesthetically pleasing microphone that was ceiling mounted. Mark Templeton, technical operations manager at Casaplex, who designed and installed the system, explained the main audio challenges… View this post
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    PSW Staff 07/14/15 01:06 PM,
    Downers Grove North High School recently kicked off its springtime musical, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. For this and every production, DGN relies on DPA Microphones’ d:fine single-ear directional and single-ear omnidirectional headset microphones to support on-stage talent, favoring the durability and superior audio of the company’s microphones compared to other leading brands.  “Before switching to DPA, our previous microphones would break or crack over the ear, the cords would go bad, or they just didn’t hold… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 07/14/15 12:51 PM,
    CAD Audio is shipping the second series of CADLive vocal and instrument microphones as part of an ongoing expansion of the mic series. Designed for miking electric guitar amps and cabinets, drums, brass and strings, the CADLive D89 supercardioid dynamic instrument mic is equipped with a Trueflex diaphragm and PowerGap high gauss Neodymium magnets. Also equipped with a Trueflex diaphragm and PowerGap high gauss Neodymium magnets, the CADLive D90 supercardioid dynamic vocal mic is designed and engineered for high SPL… View this post
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  • Monday, July 13, 2015
    Craig Leerman 07/13/15 02:03 PM,
    The new Audio-Technica System 10 PRO digital wireless system (not to be confused with the System 10, released a couple of years ago) offers numerous advanced features, including dual channel units, the ability to remotely locate the receivers/antennas, rack-mounting, and a total of 10 units that can be used together. A durable metal body, half-rack-sized chassis unit can house two receiver units, and the receivers can also be located up to 328 feet away from the chassis, linked via standard… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogProductDigitalInterconnectMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 07/13/15 11:19 AM,
    When the six-time Tony Award-winning show Kinky Boots recently made its Canadian premiere at Toronto’s Royal Alexandra Theatre, Masque Sound provided a custom audio equipment package for the musical. This marks the third time Masque Sound worked on a production of Kinky Boots with sound designer John Shivers and associate sound designer David Patridge. The two first worked together for the original Broadway show, for which Shivers won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Musical. Having… View this post
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