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  • Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/28/16 07:17 AM,
    Yamaha Corporation of America, Professional Audio Division has announced the promotion of Paul Furtkamp to director of commercial audio (CA) sales. “Paul has shown great skill leading the commercial audio sales team for North America,” states Alan Macpherson, general manager, Yamaha Professional Audio. “As we grow the division, his strategic vision will be invaluable.” Furtkamp began his career at Yamaha Corporation of America as a district manager in 1986 and by 2004 had ascended to the position of national sales… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusiness

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    PSW Staff 06/28/16 06:50 AM,
    EAW and Mackie are touring the U.S., showing their new end-to-end audio solution designed for production and system integration. Featuring stops at all key U.S. markets, the L3 Tour kicks off on July 11, 2016, running through Labor Day. If you are interested in pre-registering for a stop near you, please sign up for more info at L3 Tour Registration. The L3 Tour features a powerful new audio system designed to speed up setup time, reduce system costs and deliver… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVConsolesDigitalLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerMixerSoftwareSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Monday, June 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/27/16 03:26 PM,
    K-8 schools have lately been embracing the “A” in “AV” more, and the St. Hilary School, in Fairlawn, Ohio, offers the perfect example of that, with a 32-classroom integration of 32 ATW-1301 System 10 PRO digital wireless systems from Audio-Technica. Part of a larger overall classroom audio/video/computer integration, the wireless systems included 32 ATW-1301 UniPak body-pack systems with AT831cW unidirectional lapel microphones, and two ATW-1302 handheld systems with handheld microphone/transmitters for both hearing and speaking assistance. The System 10 PRO… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalInstallationMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/27/16 12:36 PM,
    Estudio Sacramento, founded by Daniel Saiz, has been operating as a commercial recording studio for 20 years. Saiz still owns and runs the facility and has recently installed a 48-channel Solid State Logic Duality δelta SuperAnalogue console. “It is like an injection of adrenaline for my business,” says Saiz. “I’m receiving a lot of calls just because I have changed the desk… The clients love it.” Saiz recalls that when he first started the studio, it was rare for a… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesStudio

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    PSW Staff 06/27/16 11:45 AM,
    CCI Solutions of Olympia, WA recently installed Martin Audio CDD loudspeakers in the main worship space of the new StoneBridge Millard Campus. A new build at the site of a former outlet store, the campus is built around a worship space in a small rectangular 50 ft. by 80 ft. room with its own set of unique challenges. As Mike Sessler, project lead for CCI explains, “It’s an unusual space with a corner-loaded stage and a low ceiling with lots… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsAmplifierInstallationLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 06/27/16 10:29 AM,
    Slovakian violinist and producer Filip Jancik is rapidly gaining an international reputation as one of the best young classical musicians to cross over into the world of pop and rock. One of the keys to Jancik’s sound is DPA Microphones’ d:vote 4099V instrument microphone for violin, which he uses for all of his live performances and also for any recording projects he undertakes. Now based in Vienna, where he has his own studio, he often plays with top musicians as… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 06/27/16 10:11 AM,
    The Coachella Festival, held on the grounds of the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, saw recent attendance records topping 200,000 and Camarillo, California-based Rat Sound again deploying an Eastern Acoustics Works Adaptive system in the festival’s Gobi Tent. Rat Sound has been providing sound reinforcement for Coachella since 2001 when the festival was in its infancy. Company president, Dave Rat explains, “The adaptive control of the system allows us to minimize reflections off of the walls of the tent… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 06/27/16 10:03 AM,
    Auralex Acoustics is now shipping the GeoFusor, a versatile sound diffusor based on the geodesic dome pattern. The GeoFusor’s dimensional shape offers smooth, even diffusion and allows back filling with absorptive material for enhanced low-end control. The GeoFusor is wall- and ceiling-mountable and is offered in two sizes (12 x 12 and 24 x 24-inches). The 24 x 24-inch GeoFusor is sized to fit in ceiling grids and offered in fire-rated and non fire-rated variations. The GeoFusor’s contemporary aesthetic complements… View this post
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    PSW Staff 06/27/16 09:45 AM,
    The roots of St. Mary’s Seminary in Baltimore date back to its original charter, established in 1856. The seminary’s 50-acre campus, opened in 1954, recently received an extensive renovation with the gymnasium reborn as a multi-purpose facility that hosts sporting events as well as meetings, performances, and other large gatherings. The makeover included new acoustical treatment, large screen video, and a new audio system centered on Renkus-Heinz Iconyx Gen5 digitally steered arrays. “The interior had been gutted and completely rebuilt,… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSoftwareSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 06/27/16 08:34 AM,
    The World of Speed museum, located near Portland, Oregon features classic race cars, motorcycles, and boats, along with a wealth of educational exhibits and hands-on activities. Inspired and informed by the racing tradition of the Pacific Northwest, the nonprofit museum offers automotive classes, race car simulators, and interactive exhibits, as well as event spaces. Throughout the museum are audio and video systems managed with Symetrix Radius 12x8 EX digital signal processors. “Currently the museum has 11 spaces, and they are… View this post
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