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  • Tuesday, June 05, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/05/12 03:28 PM,
    RCF has announced the sale of its first D-Line HDL 20-A active line array system to Leicestershire-based Chameleon Pro Audio & Lighting Ltd in the United Kingdom. Given the vast spectrum of events for which the company provides production support, Stewart Duckworth’s long-standing sales, rental and installation operation sensed the time was right to invest in its own line array system after previously hiring in. As a result, this month they took delivery of an initial 12 HDL 20-A full… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/05/12 03:22 PM,
    Within days of the launch of DiGiCo’s  SD10 console in 2010, Indian rental company Sound.com had invested in one, its first DiGiCo console. Two years later, the desk is a regular fixture on events serviced by the company, the latest an orchestral tour celebrating the work of composer AR Rahman. Purchased via DiGiCo’s Indian distributor Rivera International, the SD10 was the ideal product to give Sound.com the edge in the competitive Indian market. “I always wanted to be a part… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/05/12 03:16 PM,
    Fishman and American Songwriter magazine are teaming up to offer a lucky singer-songwriter the chance to win a 10 to 12 show Coffee House Tour of the Northeast United States. The Grand Prize also includes the cost of a Nashville booking agent to handle tour scheduling, a $1500 travel budget and a free Fishman SA220 Solo Performance System. Fishman will also feature the winner in a special SA220 print and online advertisement scheduled to run later in the year. American… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollBusinessManufacturerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/05/12 10:12 AM,
    Holding dear its mission to supply the world’s performers, engineers, producers and fans of music the most trusted and reliable sound, Harman’s AKG proudly celebrates its 65th company anniversary in June, 2012.  Founded in 1947 by two Viennese, physicist Dr. Rudolf Görike and engineer Ernst Pless, Akustische und Kino-Geräte Gesellschaft mbH, shortened to AKG in 1965, is among the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality headphones, microphones and wireless systems for professional users.  Since 1993, AKG has been a part of… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/05/12 09:55 AM,
    Community Professional has announced the retirement of Chris Foreman from his position as chief operating officer of the company. Foreman came to Community in 2007 from Electronic Contracting in Lincoln, Nebraska, and has held the position of VP/COO since 2008.  Prior to joining Community, he held positions at Altec Lansing, Panasonic and JBL.  “It has been a distinct privilege to be a part of this great company and I am proud of what Community has achieved during these difficult times,”… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/05/12 09:43 AM,
    PESA will showcase its new easyPORT series of “throw down” multi-format converter boxes at InfoComm 2012 (Booth N1327), which runs June 13-15 in Las Vegas, Nev. At the heart of the easyPORT concept is PESA’s compact four-port utility switch, which incorporates standard SFP-type pluggable module card cages. The easyPORT card cages can be populated to fit practically any combination of input and output signals, including HDMI/DVI, 3G-SDI, ASI, NTSC/PAL, and IP-to-ASI conversion. An internal switch fabric allow users to select… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsPollProductAVInterconnectManufacturerAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/05/12 09:21 AM,
    SurgeX Axess, an IP addressable, surge eliminating and power conditioning management system that allows integrators to monitor and control power distribution platforms via the Internet, 24/7. It will be on display at the upcoming InfoComm 2012 show in Las Vegas at booth C9536. The system can customize, synthesize, and monitor individual outlets and power settings on integrated IP-enabled devices via remote access. Custom sequences can be created across the entire network with e-mail notifications sent about various power phenomena, based… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVNetworkingPower

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    PSW Staff 06/05/12 09:05 AM,
    It’s no secret that water and electronics aren’t a ‘match made in Heaven,’ and yet location sound professionals frequently find themselves having to contend with wet surroundings. Compound those water-logged environments with saltwater, heavy surf, wind, and ice and the prospect of acquiring production level sound becomes all that much more daunting. For Doug Stanley, 7-year producer and director of photography for Discovery Channel’s popular show Deadliest Catch, this sort of production issue might very well be viewed as just… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollAVMicrophoneSystemWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/05/12 08:58 AM,
    The BOSS VE-5 Vocal Performer, a compact and mobile personal effects processor and looper for vocalists, is now available. Featuring a simple-to-use tabletop design that can be easily attached to a mic stand for performing, the VE-5 is perfect for singers, rappers, beatboxers, webcasters, and anyone that wants to have fun with processing vocal sounds. The VE-5 inherits high-quality effects from BOSS’ popular VE-20 Vocal Performer pedal, including reverb, delay, double/harmony, and dynamics processing. Also onboard is real-time pitch correction… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollManufacturerMicrophoneStudioAudio

  • Monday, June 04, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/04/12 03:35 PM,
    When the United Church of Christ was damaged by fire, they took advantage of the situation and called in Audio-Video Group of Frederick, MD to redesign and upgrade their sound system as part of the renovation. Fortunately, the church sanctuary hadn’t been too badly damaged, with the chancel and the area above it requiring the repairs that mostly involved new wiring. Audio-Video Group president Eric Johnson adds, “The church specified that no acoustical treatment was to be added, and since… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer