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  • Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/22/15 06:57 AM,
    The recent Prolight+Sound 2015 in Frankfurt provided the first look at the new NEXO ID (InSpace Definition) Series of loudspeakers, designed for a variety of portable and install applications.  At launch, the ID Series is comprised of the ID24 compact full-range loudspeaker and two low-profile subwoofers, the ID S110 (single 10-inch) and ID S210 (dual 10-inch). The full-range ID24 incorporates twin 4-inch drivers in a V formation in combination with a compression driver offering two preset directivity options. A user-adjustable… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/21/15 08:02 AM,
    d&b Audiotechnik introduced the new MAX2 stage monitor at Prolight +Sound 2015 in Frankfurt. The passive unit can be pole mounted on a d&b subwoofer and used as a small full range system or perform stage monitoring duties as originally intended. The MAX2 provides a frequency response extending from 55 Hz to 18 kHz with a conical dispersion of 75°. In a marine plywood enclosure and protected by a metal grill, the 15” neodymium LF driver and the coaxially mounted… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, April 20, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/20/15 11:22 AM,
    AKG by Harman is introducing the new K181 DJ UE reference class DJ headphones, developed based on input from professional DJs. The K181 DJ UE (Ultimate Edition) headphones are built for professional DJ use in club environments. The K181 DJ UE headphones feature a closed back design and a 50 mm transducer, delivering power to withstand PA speakers, especially for pre-fader listening. For loud working conditions, the Bass Boost will help DJs better hear low frequencies, while the headphones’ coiled… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundAVMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, April 16, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/16/15 10:47 AM,
    PreSonus announces the Studio 192 USB 3.0 Audio Interface and Studio Command Center. The new 26 x 32 interface records at up to 192 kHz and combines eight digitally controlled XMAX Class A solid-state mic preamps and premium Burr-Brown converters with StudioLive Fat Channel signal processing. The Studio 192 also acts as your studio’s command center, managing speaker switching and talkback (with onboard condenser microphone) and featuring main mix Mute, Mono, and Dim. PreSonus’ UC Surface touch-ready control software for… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsInterconnectMonitoringNetworkingProcessorSignalSoftwareStudio

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/15/15 08:51 AM,
    At Prolight + Sound 2015 in Frankfurt, L-Acoustics has announced the launch of the X Series, a new line of coaxial loudspeakers for the installation and rental markets. The three new enclosures in the X Series family—X8, X12 and X15—represent the most recent engineering advances at L-Acoustics and directly benefit from the research and development effort that led to the launch of K2 last year. X Series improvements include high-excursion neodymium drivers, ellipsoid directivity, laminar vented ports and up to… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVLoudspeakerMonitoringSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/14/15 09:23 AM,
    Shure Incorporated unveiled its new BRH50M Premium Dual-Sided Broadcast Headset at the 2015 NAB show. The BRH50M introduces a modern design for on-camera use and sound quality, suitable for broadcast and media production professionals. The Shure BRH50M is constructed to meet the needs of professional users throughout the broadcast industry. “Designing an on-camera product is a bit of a balancing act,” said Matt Engstrom, category director for wired products at Shure. “Although on-camera aesthetic appeal is certainly a critical factor,… View this post
    Filed in: AVAVManufacturerMicrophoneMonitoringRemote

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    PSW Staff 04/14/15 09:00 AM,
    When Neptune Productions was tasked with designing the sound, lighting and video for Armenian-American singer Harout Balyan’s recent concert at the Dolby Theatre, the company utilized its new VUE Audiotechnik h-class hm-112 High Definition Stage Monitor System. Neptune Productions provided one dozen hm-112 stage monitors, with VUE’s V4 Systems Engines—amplifier/DSP processors, and just as many monitor mixes. “It was an excellent show with a lot of energy,” says Neptune Productions founder and president Raffi Ganoumian, a 30-year veteran of concert… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundAVConcertLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, April 13, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/13/15 12:51 PM,
    Genelec (booth C3258) is launching the new 7040A, a compact subwoofer designed to complement the company’s 8010, 8020 and M030 active monitors. The 7040A is the latest addition to Genelec’s line of active monitors, and like the rest of the product line, all electronics, amplifier circuitry, drivers and enclosure have been designed and assembled, tested and calibrated individually in the Genelec factory in Finland. The 7040A incorporates the company’s Laminar Spiral Enclosure (LSE) technology, with the enclosure design the result… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/13/15 11:26 AM,
    IsoAcoustics will show the Aperta in its first European debut at Musikmesse (Hall 5.1 A68). The new line of sculpted aluminum acoustic isolation stands designed for medium-sized professional studio monitors and speakers. Aperta, (á-pair-tah) the Italian word for “open,” describes the stands’ design. “We are very pleased to be able to show the IsoAcoustics Aperta to the attendees of Musikmesse,” says Dave Morrison, ceo of IsoAcoustics, “IsoAcoustics continues to achieve new levels of high-design as well as outstanding performance in… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingMonitoringStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/13/15 10:22 AM,
    We recently came across this interesting thread on the Live Audio Board (LAB) forum here on ProSoundWeb, and present it here with a very light copy edit and trim for space. Perhaps you’ll actually want to experiment with the concept discussed here… Question posted by John L Nobile: I’ve done a search on this and found a few things, but wanted to know if delaying the mains to the backline will cause any problems for the performers. I’m planning on… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallEducationEngineerMonitoringSignalSound ReinforcementStage

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