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  • Friday, April 15, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/15/16 10:03 AM,
    Countryman Associates introduces the A3 Podium Microphone line. Consisting of four models, the new A3 Podium Microphone line features a unique dual-element design that delivers a step forward in terms of audio quality, together with robust Active Plus Vibration Cancellation, RF and breath noise suppression, and the choice of either fixed or switchable polar patterns. With these and additional features, the Countryman A3 Podium Microphone line makes an outstanding choice for a wide range of venues, including Houses of Worship,… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 04/15/16 09:02 AM,
    Audio-Technica has a long association with Kent, Ohio-based WKSU-FM, an NPR affiliate serving 22 counties in Northeast Ohio. Recently, WKSU redesigned its newsroom, and Audio-Technica was selected to help outfit the studios and reporter workstations with microphones and professional headphones. The newsroom redesign was finalized during WKSU’s 65th anniversary year. Along with expanded space and an open floor plan layout, the reporters’ desk stations were configured with voice recording capability, allowing for quick audio capture and freeing studios for more… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVMicrophoneStudio

  • Wednesday, April 13, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/13/16 07:43 AM,
    Noel Dannemiller has become a go-to location sound mixer for major sports networks, national advertising creatives and television production companies, regularly covering much of the Midwest from his home base in Akron, Ohio. One night he might be capturing post-game interviews courtside at a Cleveland Cavaliers game for ESPN, the next day he’s working on a Safelite AutoGlass commercial being shot in Columbus, then back to Cleveland for a reality segment on the Steve Harvey Show. Wherever the work takes… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalMicrophoneRemoteWireless

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/12/16 09:50 AM,
    True Memoirs of an International Assassin stars Kevin James as an accountant who writes a book about a fictional killer-for-hire, which his publisher mistakenly prints and sells as a true story, thrusting him into a life of danger and hiding in Belize. As it is a satirical action flick, True Memoirs features several helicopter and car chase scenes. These conditions often prove difficult for audio capture due to the need for a high-quality, easily concealed audio solution, which the production… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVMicrophone

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    PSW Staff 04/12/16 07:03 AM,
    NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Audio-Technica to provide microphones, broadcast headsets and monitor headphones for its production of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, which take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 - August 21, 2016. The announcement was made today by Karl Malone, director, Sound Design, NBC Sports & Olympics and Michael Edwards, vice president, Product and Market Development, Audio-Technica U.S.  Audio-Technica products will capture and monitor the audio aspects… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVMicrophoneMonitoringStudio

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    Bruce Bartlett 04/12/16 06:40 AM,
    This article is provided by Bartlett Microphones.   Some time ago I decided I wanted to find out how the location of a microphone near a banjo affects the tone quality you hear. To make these tests scientific as well as subjective, I measured the spectrum of the banjo in several different mic locations. The spectrum of a musical instrument is its output vs. frequency. It affects the tonal balance or timbre. It is the relative levels of the fundamental… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureStudy HallEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Monday, April 11, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/11/16 02:58 PM,
    Sanken is introducing at NAB the new CSS-50 short stereo shotgun microphone. The CSS-50 is Sanken’s new and more affordable, easy to operate and flexible stereo shotgun, 3-diaphragm electret condenser for use in broadcasting and film. The selectable CSS-50 clearly captures stereo center-targeted sound with moderate ambience. To achieve this, Sanken developed the three-capsule CSS-50 to capture the center sound like a normal shotgun with the addition of two mic capsules for variable stereo imaging. The CSS-50 offers three distinct… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVMicrophoneStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/11/16 12:23 PM,
    After eleven years on the road with Widespread Panic, Chris Rabold has been in the front of house booth mixing for major artists such as Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Kenny Chesney and The Fray since 2011. While the venues, artists and rider may change with each tour, Rabold never leaves home without his Earthworks M30 measurement microphone. “I have an Earthworks M30 that travels with me in my backpack, which is the only piece of gear I own that travels with… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertEngineerManufacturerMeasurementMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, April 08, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/08/16 08:24 AM,
    The 51st annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards show, held last weekend at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, saw backline audio and wireless system provider ATK Audiotek (Valencia, CA) deploy a variety of Shure microphones and wireless systems. Hosted by country stars Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, the live three-hour event was also broadcast live on CBS, with multiple stages positioned in the large arena that’s in the heart of the hostile RF environment of Las… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertMeasurementMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Thursday, April 07, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/07/16 04:28 PM,
    At the Prolight + Sound show in Frankfurt, Sennheiser is introducing an app for remotely controlling its evolution wireless D1 radio microphone systems. The WSR app converts iPad and iPhone into a remote control for digital D1 systems, assisting in the configuration, management and monitoring of radio links. The app is available from the Apple App Store as of now. “The free WSR app allows bands and musicians to conveniently control their D1 systems remotely,” says Martin Fischer, product manager… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVDigitalMeasurementMicrophoneProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementWireless



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