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  • Thursday, January 13, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/13/11 10:19 AM, 0 Comments
    At the NAMM Show in Anaheim Sennheiser is presenting the new MK 4, a large-diaphragm true condenser microphone. This cardioid microphone, which is manufactured in Germany, is Sennheiser’s first large-diaphragm side-address microphone. It provides a powerful yet warm sound that is both direct and tight with fine treble resolution. The MK 4 was developed for professional users in project studios, but is equally well suited for other recording environments and is tough enough for use on stage. It is also… View this post
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    PSW Staff 01/13/11 09:04 AM, 0 Comments
    Concluding a successful international tour with Billy Idol, guitar players Steve Stevens and Billy Morrison credit AKG for clear, fat-sounding guitars and sound that doesn’t drop out.  With an AKG DSR700 wireless system receiver, the two acclaimed artists brought Billy Idol’s music to life in front of hundreds of thousands of fans worldwide.  While reviewing three sets of wireless microphone systems on tour, Stevens and Morrison were unable to find their ideal sound without experiencing frequent dropout. After Stevens read… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollDigitalMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementSystemTechnicianAudio

  • readers choice awards
    PSW Staff 01/13/11 08:04 AM, 0 Comments
    The votes have been tallied and the results are in for the Second Annual ProSoundWeb/Live Sound International Readers Choice Product Awards. Click here to view the winners! The participation of both manufacturers as well as our audience proved exceptional, with thousands upon thousands of ballots cast since voting started less than a month ago. The races in each category were close and competitive, owing to the overall strength of every product entered combined with the distinct yet varied preferences of… View this post
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  • Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    blue mics
    PSW Staff 01/12/11 07:02 AM, 0 Comments
    Blue Microphones has unveiled Reactor, a new multi-pattern, large diaphragm condenser microphone combining large-format capsule technology from Blue’s mic line-up with an approach to professional multi-pattern flexibility in one custom-designed microphone.  Reactor unites an innovative pattern selection method with a swiveling capsule head for precise positioning. Featuring Blue’s premium condenser capsule and proprietary pre-amp circuit, Reactor allows for noiseless live switching between the three distinct patterns (cardioid, omni or bi-directional). “Reactor takes microphone technology and design to the next level,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductMicrophoneStudio

  • Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    transaudio group
    PSW Staff 01/11/11 04:27 PM, 0 Comments
    The TransAudio Group is introducing the new BOCK 241 mid-priced vocal tube microphone at the 2011 Winter NAMM show, and it will be on display at booth 6945. The BOCK 241 updates the performance level of BOCK 151, bringing it closer to the top-selling BOCK 251. The 241 will replace the 151, at exactly the same price point. The new mic features a high frequency flat or minus switch, dedicated cardioid operation, and outboard inductor based power supply to drive… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductMicrophoneStudio

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    PSW Staff 01/11/11 08:10 AM, 0 Comments
    Earthworks, Inc. has announced the introduction of the company’s new logo. With a new color and a bold new look, the new Earthworks logo reflects a number of changes within the organization. Timed to coincide with the company’s 15-year anniversary, the new logo presents a dynamic, more visually commanding presentation of the company name. It is designed to increase brand awareness as the company expands into new markets both domestic and global. With recent changes in its personnel—including a new… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollBusinessMicrophoneSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Friday, January 07, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/07/11 08:15 AM, 0 Comments
    Lectrosonics has announced that rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose will be in attendance at Lectrosonics’ booth # 6329, Hall A on Friday, January 14th, starting at 3:00 PM. Montrose is well known for his work with Herbie Hancock, Van Morrison, The Edgar Winter Group, Boz Scaggs, The Neville Brothers, and his own group Montrose. After getting his first big break being offered the opportunity to play in Van Morrison’s band and play on the classic Tupelo album, Montrose later joined the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollBusinessDigitalMicrophoneSystemWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/07/11 07:20 AM, 0 Comments
    Two Notes Engineering will be exhibiting its Torpedo VB-101 and Torpedo VM-202 emulators to Winter NAMM 2011. Distributed in the USA and Canada by Diffusion Audio Inc., Two Notes Torpedo emulators are intended for a range of live performance and studio recording applications. Unique technology allows real time variation of the virtual microphone positioning, just like having a studio assistant move the microphone in the tracking room. The Torpedo VB-101 connects directly to the speaker output of the user’s favorite… View this post
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  • Wednesday, January 05, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/05/11 04:21 PM, 0 Comments
    Hosa Technology has announced the introduction of the new Hosa Pro Microphone Cables, combinging first-rate cable, REAN connectors by Neutrik, and quality workmanship. They will be on display at the upcoming 2011 Winter NAMM show at booth 5590. The new cables have 20 AWG Oxygen-Free Copper (OFC) conductors for enhanced signal clarity, conductive PVC to absorb handling noise, a 90-percent OFC braided shield for effective EMI and RFI rejection, and a beefy 6.8 mm outside diameter (OD) jacket for exceptional… View this post
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    PSW Staff 01/05/11 12:20 PM, 0 Comments
    Blue Microphones has announced Yeti Pro, the world’s first USB microphone combining 24 bit/192 kHz digital recording resolution with an analog XLR output. Yeti Pro, the highest resolution USB microphone on the market, offers XLR recording with Blue’s custom condenser capsules set in a proprietary triple array, providing the flexibility of four recording patterns (cardioid, omni, stereo, bi-directional) for studio or desktop recording. “We are excited to extend our triple capsule array and four recording patterns from computer-only and into… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductDigitalMicrophoneSignalStudioSystemAudio