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  • Friday, June 01, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/01/12 08:10 AM,
    Elite Sound and Lighting of Canberra and the Australian capital’s premier audiovisual production and installation supplier, has a wide variety of clients from dry-hire to rock’n’roll to corporate and conferencing. Consequently whenever the company purchases new equipment, the key element is versatility. “We always spend a lot of time researching products, which is exactly what we did when we recently decided to invest in some compact digital audio consoles,” commented Darren Russell, Elite’s managing director. “We looked at what all… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductionLightingAnalogConsolesDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementStudio

  • qsc audio
    PSW Staff 06/01/12 07:22 AM,
    Skully’s Music-Diner, a hip hop and rock night spot in Columbus, OH that is consistently voted the best place for dancing and live music over the past decade by several local entertainment magazines, has upgraded its sound system with new QSC Audio KLA Series active line array loudspeaker systems. According to the venue’s house engineer, Luke Wells, Skully’s prides itself on having the best and latest technology in audio, video and lighting systems, with the new KLA loudspeakers significantly improving… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, May 31, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/31/12 02:40 PM,
    Extron Electronics has introduced the XTP System Certification program for AV system designers and integrators. The program consists of online and instructor-led training for design and implementation of enterprise-wide digital systems based on Extron’s XTP CrossPoint Systems. XTP CrossPoint is a flexible, reliable signal switching and distribution system for local and remote devices that provides a completely integrated solution for multiple digital and analog formats. Achieving this manufacturer certification is an industry-recognized way to demonstrate acquired expertise related to digital… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsTrainingAVEducationInstallationManufacturerAudio

  • martin audio
    PSW Staff 05/31/12 01:38 PM,
    The Sweetlife Music and Food Festival combined the best of both worlds for an enthusiastic overflow crowd at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland, half way between Washington and Baltimore. Presented by the local Sweetgreen restaurant group, Sweetlife showcases a range of organic foods on site along with performances by EDM artist Avicii, Hip Hop artist Kid Cudi, The Shins, Explosions in the Sky, Fitz and the Tantrums, A$AP Rocky, Fun, Delta Spirit, Zola Jesus and a host of… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • avid
    PSW Staff 05/31/12 01:29 PM,
    Avid will be showcasing the VENUE SC48 Remote digital mixing console, Pro Tools software and interfaces, as well as the ISIS 5000 system for real-time shared media storage at the upcoming InfoComm 2012 show in Las Vegas (Booth C9944). Suitable for a variety of installed sound applications, Avid’s range of VENUE systems feature integrated VENUE/Pro Tools recording and playback for archiving and performing Virtual Soundchecks, MADI connectivity between front of house and monitor systems, as well as a variety of… View this post
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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