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  • Friday, March 08, 2013
    Tim Vear 03/08/13 01:04 PM,
    Sound Waves Sound moves through the air like waves in water. Sound waves consist of pressure variations traveling through the air. When the sound wave travels, it compresses air molecules together at one point. This is called the high pressure zone or positive component (+). After the compression, an expansion of molecules occurs. This is the low pressure zone or negative component (-). This process continues along the path of the sound wave until its energy becomes too weak to… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallEducationLoudspeakerMeasurementMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementSystem

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    PSW Staff 03/08/13 10:30 AM,
    Based in St. Petersburg, FL, TrueFire is a leading provider of video-based guitar instruction. The company produces a wide variety of interactive music education materials and distributes them to over 500,000 students via the internet, video software discs and mobile apps. Recently, TrueFire upgraded their production studios by adding Line 6 XD-V75 headset wireless microphones for on-camera use. The change provides total freedom of movement for guest instructors, without compromising sound quality. “We’re constantly in production mode, and we’re known… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsEducationMicrophoneStudioWireless

  • Thursday, March 07, 2013
    PSW Staff 03/07/13 02:40 PM,
    Oakland-based production sound mixer Nelson Stoll has seen a lot of changes in the world of location audio recording for motion picture and television, a high-stakes field requiring a fail-safe approach to reliability and quality. One significant upgrade he has made over the past several years is the addition of Shure UHF-R as the default wireless system on his audio cart. “I’ve been using Shure UHF-R for a few years now,” says Stoll, “most recently on Chasing Mavericks, a surfing… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneTechnicianWireless

  • Monday, March 04, 2013
    PSW Staff 03/04/13 06:52 PM,
    Enter to win Electro-Voice loudspeakers, subwoofers and microphones in the latest PSW Sweepstakes. ProSoundWeb is giving away Electro-Voice prizes in March, April and May. Specifically, for each drawing, we’re giving away: March: Two RE320 premium dynamic microphones valued at $998. April: Two ZLX-12P 12-inch, 2-way powered loudspeakers valued at $1,958. May (Grand Prize): Two ZLX-15P 15-inch, 2-way powered loudspeakers and two ELX118P subwoofers (with poles) valued at $3,285. Three prizes in all — awarded at the end of March, April… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundFeaturePollProductionAudioAVBusinessMicrophone

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    PSW Staff 03/04/13 10:56 AM,
    PreSonus is celebrating the release of Universal Control 1.7 with integrated Rational Acoustics Smaart audio analysis and optimization software by offering a free PRM1 precision reference microphone with the purchase of a StudioLive 24.4.2 digital mixer. The offer runs from March 1 to May 31, 2013. The PRM1 mic normally lists for $99, U.S. Smaart Measurement Technology provides a spectrograph and real-time analyzer (RTA) that lets the user see, graphically, what’s going on with the mix, fostering quick fixes of… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVBusinessConsolesMeasurementMicrophoneMixerSignalSoftware

  • Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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    Chris Huff 02/27/13 09:48 AM,
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   Guitar amps, on the stage, can be a burden for the sound tech. They can be too loud and even blast out the people who are in front of the guitar’s amplifier. You can take control of these stage amps and still meet the needs of the musician. Getting a handle on stage amps isn’t too hard as long as you keep a few things in mind: 1) Musicians want a… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallAmplifierLoudspeakerMicrophoneMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Bruce Bartlett 02/26/13 04:45 PM,
    From 1957 to 1962, pop and rockabilly star Rick Nelson recorded a string of number 1 hits such as Be Bop Baby, Believe What You Say, Poor Little Fool, Lonesome Town, It’s Late, Stood Up, Hello Mary Lou, and Travelin’ Man. Although these hits were produced before multitracking and digital recording, their sound quality is incredible—powerful and punchy, wide range, with extremely low hiss. What a sound they got 50 years ago. By studying the recording techniques used back then,… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollEngineerMicrophoneStudio

  • Monday, February 25, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/25/13 12:47 PM,
    After a live test of DPA Microphones’ original d:facto Vocal Microphone at London’s Royal Festival Hall, sound production and rental company RNSS has placed an order for six of the new d:facto II Vocal Microphones. Prior to the purchase, RNSS specified DPA d:facto Vocal Microphones as part of the audio equipment for the London Jazz Festival, an annual event produced in association with BBC Radio 3. Hailed as the capital’s biggest pan-city music festival, The London Jazz Festival featured artists… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Friday, February 22, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/22/13 02:22 PM,
    To ensure he delivers the best audio quality possible—with minimal down time—location sound mixer/engineer Joe Cantor relies on wireless microphone technology from Lectrosonics. Operating primarily throughout the tri-state area (encompassing parts of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut), Cantor works primarily in film, though he also has plied his expertise to television and commercial projects. Recently, Cantor deployed seven UM400 Digital Hybrid Wireless beltpack transmitters and two Lectrosonics UM200c beltpack transmitters for a forthcoming project with the working title Air… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneWireless

  • Thursday, February 21, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/21/13 07:57 AM,
    Royer Labs is pleased to announce that the company received the prestigious Technical GRAMMY Award for its ribbon microphones and the profound impact those microphones have had on the recording process. Technical GRAMMY Award recipients are determined by vote of The Academy’s Producers & Engineers Wing Advisory Council and Chapter Committees, as well as The Recording Academy’s National Board of Trustees. The award is presented to individuals and companies who have made contributions of outstanding technical significance to the recording… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

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