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  • Thursday, May 31, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/31/12 11:18 AM,
    The recent launch of a luxury yacht outfitted with more than 50,000 watts of Powersoft K Series amplification validates the familiar saying that everything is bigger in Texas. The 61-ft. Sea Ray 610 Sundancer yacht, owned by Lance Crosby, chairman/CEO of SoftLayer, sports a total of 47 loudspeakers – including a giant subwoofer weighing more than 370 pounds – and generates a sound pressure level equivalent to a rock concert. Gemini Light Sound & Video of Dallas, TX supplied the… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsPollAmplifierAVInstallationPowerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/31/12 10:59 AM,
    Wohler Technologies, the U.S. distributor for SoundField, announced that it has provided mix engineer Jonathan Freed with the SoundField DSF-2 microphone and DSF-3 digital surround processor for his work on NBA games and Monday-night NFL match-ups. “I’ve known about SoundField microphones since they were invented, and I have always wanted to experiment with one,” said Freed, who has been mixing audio for broadcast for more than 25 years. “The SoundField capsules have an extraordinarily smooth and wide response, at least… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollMicrophoneSound ReinforcementAudio

  • presonus
    PSW Staff 05/31/12 10:53 AM,
    Carl Jacobson has joined PreSonus in the newly created position of director of business development and strategic marketing. In this role, Jacobson will be responsible for forging strategic business relationships and driving co-marketing initiatives with key music and technology providers. Previously he has been vice president of marketing for Nimbit, the leading fan-commerce and promotion platform for musicians, and vice president of marketing for Cakewalk. In the 1990s, he worked with A&M and New World Records, and launched Soundsbig.com, the… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessConsolesManufacturerProcessorAudio

  • outline
    PSW Staff 05/31/12 10:14 AM,
    Outline has announced the appointment of Martech as its new distribution partner for Canada, aligning the two companies to deliver the unique advantages of Outline’s loudspeaker and associated product lines to Canadian clients. Established in 1989, Martech has sales offices and shipping points serving the entire country of Canada. “Our job is to align manufacturers with core clients in Canada. The best way for us to do that is by helping our customers successfully provide solutions to their customers,” states… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

  • microphones
    PSW Staff 05/31/12 09:58 AM,
    The new IK Multimedia iRig Mic Cast, an ultra-compact portable voice recording microphone designed specifically for recording podcasts, interviews, lectures, voice memos, speeches and more, is now shipping. iRig MIC Cast provides a tight unidirectional pickup pattern that minimizes background noise making it ideal for single-source audio recording. Features: —Stereo mini-jack headphone output which enables real-time monitoring of what is being recorded using headphones or speakers.—Mini-switch that provides two different sensitivity settings to record close-up or distant sources.—Adjustable desktop stand… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductMicrophone

  • harman
    PSW Staff 05/31/12 08:58 AM,
    At the upcoming InfoComm 2012 show in Las Vegas, Harman has announced that it will unveil the next state in the continually evolving HiQnet configuration and control software, stating it will be “the single-most comprehensive audio networking solution for professional sound applications.” HiQnet was designed with the active participation of leaders in the professional systems integration community and has been deployed successfully on some of the largest audio integration projects including the Olympic, NFL, MLB, EPL and World Cup stadia,… View this post
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  • l-acoustics
    PSW Staff 05/31/12 08:38 AM,
    Novatech Creative Event Technology of Underdale, South Australia, has purchased the first L-Acoustics KARA line source loudspeakers in Australia. “As an L-Acoustics Rental Network Agent, we felt there was a spot in our inventory that KARA has filled perfectly,” states Leko Novakovic, Novatech managing director. “It ticks all the right boxes in terms of performance, size, weight, rigging and flexibility and compliments our extensive range of hire inventory, which now exceeds more than 300 cabinets.” Novatech’s recent purchase of a… View this post
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    PSW Staff 05/31/12 07:00 AM,
    Alfred Music Publishing launches its Celebrate 90 Years in 90 Days Sweepstakes today, and invites everyone to join in on the fun in commemorating Alfred’s 90 years of helping the world experience the joy of making music. The sweepstakes will culminate on August 26, 2012 with one (1) lucky winner receiving a Grand Prize music pack that contains everything needed to learn, play, and share music: • Yamaha PDX-11 portable player dock for iPod® and iPhone® • The Complete Idiot’s… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollBusinessInstallationSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/31/12 06:59 AM,
    Okinawa, the most southerly isle of the Japanese archipelago, is home to the Ryukyu Golden Kings (RGK) one of the leading basketball teams on the island and a member of the Western Conference of Basketball Japan. Recently in an effort to further increase income, the team sought to expand its audience by upping the excitement level at matches by increasing the production value of the sporting events. At the heart of the mobile system was d&b audiotechnik Q-Series loudspeakers. “What… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwooferAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/31/12 06:53 AM,
    Industry veteran Danny Abelson announced today the formation of Zeehi LLC, a new entertainment technology company dedicated to developing solutions to improve the workflow of global entertainment production professionals everywhere. Zeehi’s management team consists of industry engineering and marketing veterans with a combined 75 years of experience in professional product design, portable system design, stage lighting, audio engineering, production management and fixed installations in some of the largest entertainment facilities in the world. Abelson was the U.S. partner and distributor… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollBusinessConcertSound ReinforcementAudio