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  • Monday, July 08, 2013
    wireless microphones
    Gary Parks 07/08/13 05:26 PM,
    One fact about the wireless landscape is inevitable – it will continue to be more congested with a variety of devices, and available space for wireless microphone systems, in-ear monitors, and intercoms will be even harder to find. In a recent webinar on ProSoundWeb, noted RF expert James Stoffo warned of the coming effects of new FCC rulings that will allow consumer wireless devices to operate in the UHF bandwidth, with the exception of two 6 MHz bands just below… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallEthernetMeasurementMicrophoneSignalSoftwareWireless

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    PSW Staff 07/08/13 10:57 AM,
    RØDE Microphones is excited to announce its purchase of the acclaimed FiRe audio recording application for Apple iOS devices, from leading US based developer, Audiofile Engineering. Audiofile are considered one of the world’s best audio software development studios across all iOS platforms. This acquisition now makes RØDE the world leader in iOS based audio recording innovation and expertise. Under the terms of the agreement, RØDE has taken complete ownership of the app as well as the fundamental code to continue… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneSubwoofer

  • Friday, July 05, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/05/13 09:20 AM,
    Audio-Technica is offering a special bundle addressing two key links in the audio signal chain for professional studios and home recordists. From July 1 through December 31, 2013, any customer purchasing a qualifying Audio-Technica 40 Series studio microphone will have the chance to redeem an offer for a free pair of ATH-M50 professional studio monitor headphones (black version). Qualifying microphones include the AT4033/CL (classic version of the AT4033), AT4047/SV (silver), AT4047MP (silver, multi-pattern), AT4050 (multi-pattern), AT4050ST (stereo), AT4060 (tube), AT4080… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingProductionChurch SoundNewsProductionAudioAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

  • Wednesday, July 03, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/03/13 11:44 AM,
    When professors in Berklee College of Music’s Music Production and Engineering (MP&E) department decided to outfit its microphone lockers, they sought equally top-of-the-line recording technologies. For that reason, they selected a variety of DPA Microphones from the company’s d:dicate Recording Microphone line, including the 4006 and 4007 Omnidirectional Mics and 4011 Cardioid Mics. Having the advantage of Berklee’s musical community of more than 4,500 hand-picked musicians to refine their engineering skills, MP&E students spend an enormous amount of time learning… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Monday, July 01, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/01/13 01:48 PM,
    TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik is adding two new models to its popular dynamic microphone lineup.  The new “Shorty” compact M80-SH provides the bright, open sound of the standard M80, while the new low profile “Shorty” M81-SH produces the darker, richer tones of the M81. Both the M80 and M81 are available in standard and wireless capsule formats.  Starting this summer, the “Shorty” M80-SH and M81-SH will be offered in these alternative, lower profile versions, with built in mic clips, making them ideal… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/01/13 01:15 PM,
    This year the Country Music Association (CMA) held its 42nd annual Fan Fair in Nashville, TN. The four-day music festival consisted of dozens of country performances including current, chart-topping Sennheiser users such as Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum and Zac Brown Band to ‘heritage’ artists including Kenny Rogers and Oak Ridge Boys. Sennheiser supported the production with wireless equipment consisting of eight channels of EM 3732-II receivers, coupled with SKM 2000-XP handheld wireless transmitters and MMD 935-1 cardioid microphone… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2013
    Bobby Owsinski 06/25/13 03:23 PM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Today everyone is conditioned to go direct with the bass guitar that many times miking a bass amp is completely overlooked. That’s too bad because it can bring something to the track that you just can’t get any other way. Here’s an excerpt from my Audio Recording Basic Training book that provides an exercise for bass amp miking. —————————— Back in the 60s and 70s, the way engineers recorded the electric bass… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallLoudspeakerMicrophoneStudio

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    PSW Staff 06/25/13 02:58 PM,
    As the third largest hotel in the world and the largest hotel resort complex in the United States, the MGM Grand Las Vegas is one of the true cornerstones of Las Vegas entertainment. With its broad assortment of clubs, conference centers, and arenas, the MGM Grand is one of the most in-demand venues for entertainment of all types. To ensure the best audio performance at its many events, Countryman microphones and direct boxes (DI’s) are in regular use. Jerome Lee,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, June 21, 2013
    PSW Staff 06/21/13 01:24 PM,
    LazyTown Entertainment in Iceland is using DPA miniature microphones to capture the audio for the multi-award winning LazyTown pre-school television show, which is now shooting its fourth series in Iceland. LazyTown is a leading and highly respected children’s entertainment brand comprising an award-winning TV series, live stage shows, sports events, publishing, and more. The LazyTown concept is entertainment for children and the whole family, dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle in a fun and engaging way. The TV show has… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Thursday, June 20, 2013
    PSW Staff 06/20/13 04:17 PM,
    Studer VistaMix is a new software upgrade for the range of Vista digital mixing consoles, offering automatic microphone mixing that removes the need for an operator to manually adjust all the faders all the time, leaving the microphones of talking participants open while closing the mics of silent participants in order to reduce spill and background noise. Mixing sound for houses of worship in particular can pose a unique set of challenges, particularly when services involve large choirs, musical ensembles… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductConsolesDigitalMicrophoneMixerSoftware

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