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  • Saturday, November 03, 2012
    PSW Staff 11/03/12 10:01 AM,
    Audio-Technica celebrated its 19th year of supporting the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards by providing an extensive selection of vocal and instrument microphones for its annual awards show. The 46th Annual CMA Awards aired live in 5.1-channel surround sound last week on ABC from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, and included more than 200 Audio-Technica microphones, including an array of hard-wired mics and Artist Elite 5000 Series UHF wireless systems. The team responsible for the audio at this year’s CMA’s… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductionAudioMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Friday, November 02, 2012
    PSW Staff 11/02/12 08:39 AM,
    British microphone brand Sontronics has announced the launch and immediate availability of SONORA 2, a dual-channel solid-state preamp/DI that has been designed, developed and manufactured in the UK. At the same time, Sontronics has also released two new all-in-one recording packages – the STC-20 PACK and STC-3X PACK – each including a condenser mic and accessories. The SONORA 2 preamp features Sontronics’ proprietary Class A vintage circuit design and is capable of delivering an high standard of audio reproduction. It… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductAmplifierMicrophoneProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 11/02/12 07:03 AM,
    Audio-Technica is launching its flagship 50 Series of elite studio microphones with the debut of the new AT5040 cardioid condenser microphone. The hand-built AT5040 side-address condenser offers musical high-fidelity performance, with profound realism and depth, presence and purity of sound. Featuring a proprietary element design, the AT5040 employs four ultra-thin (2 micron) rectangular diaphragms that function together providing combined surface area that is unachievable in a standard round diaphragm. Designed as a first-choice vocal microphone with smooth top end and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductMicrophoneStudio

  • Thursday, November 01, 2012
    11/01/12 01:38 PM,
    Behringer is now shipping the new EUROLIVE B115D and B115MP3 active 2-way loudspeakers outfitted with a dedicated USB-style 3.0 input that provides seamless integration with the company’s upcoming ULTRALINK Series wireless microphones The new EUROLIVE B115D and B115MP3 also include an integrated dual-channel mixer with 2-band EQ, built-in sound processor and 1,000 watts of Class-D bi-amplification. Each weighs 38.9 pounds. The unique enclosure design allows them to be pole-mounted, stacked, or placed horizontally for floor monitor wedge applications. B115D and… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAmplifierAVLoudspeakerMicrophoneMixerProcessorSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 11/01/12 01:05 PM,
    Shure has launched the new Centraverse line of installed sound microphones, available in gooseneck, boundary and overhead models, as an economical complement to its existing Microflex series for the sound contracting market. The Centraverse CVG12 and CVG18 are professional gooseneck electret condenser microphones that are suited for use in a variety of locations, including podiums and desktops. Additional features include: —Cardioid polar pattern with tailored response for speech —Available in 12-inch (30.4 cm) and 18-inch (45.7 cm) gooseneck lengths —Black… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVInstallationMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    PSW Staff 10/31/12 09:42 AM,
    Audio-Technica has introduced the System 10 Digital, a new digital wireless microphone/instrument system. System 10 Digital operates in the 2.4 GHz range, making it immune to TV and DTV interference. Up to eight channels may be used together without frequency coordination problems or group selection issues The new system also offers instantaneous channel selection, sync and set-up. Receivers and transmitters offer an easy-to-read digital ID display. System 10 offers three levels of diversity: frequency, time, and space. Frequency diversity sends… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Monday, October 29, 2012
    PSW Staff 10/29/12 01:39 PM,
    TELEFUNKEN Electroakustic of South Windsor, CT is introducing the new M81-WH wireless capsule head at AES 2012 in San Francisco. Designed for use with the Shure brand wireless microphone transmitters, the M81-WH features the same physical and sonic characteristics as the M81 Universal Dynamic. In comparison with the M80-WH, the TELEFUNKEN M81-WH retains the same minimal proximity effect, superior feedback rejection, and articulate mid-range, however, the top end is pulled back a bit, yielding a flatter overall frequency response. This… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStudioWirelessAudio

  • Friday, October 26, 2012
    PSW Staff 10/26/12 10:38 AM,
    The International Space Orchestra is the world’s first orchestra of space scientists. Blending space exploration with musical performance; the International Space Orchestra’s members are individuals drawn from NASA Ames Research Center, SETI (Search for Extra-terrestrial Intelligence), Singularity University, and the International Space University. The world premiere of Ground Control: An Opera in Space— a staged concert inspired by mission control rooms—was performed live by the International Space Orchestra on September 13th. Produced by the Nelly Ben Hayoun Studio with the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertDigitalMicrophoneWirelessAudio

  • Thursday, October 25, 2012
    PSW Staff 10/25/12 10:34 AM,
    Professional Wireless Systems (PWS) was backstage when the 11th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival took place in the eclectic city’s Zilker Park earlier this month. PWS set up and coordinated the performers’ wireless microphones, along with other communication elements, for the three-day music spectacular. Responsible for managing 350 frequencies per day across eight stages for artists and the media, PWS’ four-person crew worked closely with the festival’s producer, C3 Presents, to ensure all wireless microphones, in-ear monitors and show… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneMonitoringStageWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 10/25/12 05:50 AM,
    Millennia has introduced the HV-37 microphone preamp, based on the company’s HV-3 preamp circuit. The new HV-37 incorporates a pair of 500 Series HV-35 preamp cards housed in a rugged 16 gauge steel, single rack-space package with an onboard universal power supply. The panel front has an instrument input jack, DC coupled ribbon microphone switch with 10 dB gain boost setting, 80 Hz roll-off filter, 48 volt phantom switch, 15 dB pad, polarity flip, signal present and overload LEDs, and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductMicrophoneProcessorStudio

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