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  • Thursday, April 26, 2012
    peavey
    PSW Staff 04/26/12 10:50 AM,
    Peavey Commercial Audio will host a two-day MediaMatrix NION Certification training course in New Orleans during May, where AV designers, consultants, contractors and end users can learn best practices for designing, deploying and implementing MediaMatrix audio distribution, processing and control systems. The MediaMatrix NION Certification training course instructs AV professionals on the fundamentals of MediaMatrix, the most flexible and scalable audio networking system on the market, as well as how to design and program projects in nWare; how to set… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductTrainingAVBusinessEducationManufacturerNetworkingProcessorSound ReinforcementAudio

  • avid
    PSW Staff 04/26/12 07:17 AM,
    Avid has announced the release of Sibelius First, combining the Sibelius Student and Sibelius First notation products into a single easy-to-use, powerful, and fun music composition tool. The new Sibelius First takes advantage of the features introduced by Sibelius 7, including a task-oriented UI specifically designed to guide the user through the creative process, along with quality sound, 64-bit technology and support for the latest operating systems. It also offers new video export functionality, online publishing, and direct sharing to… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    clear-com
    PSW Staff 04/25/12 02:38 PM,
    Clear-Com has announced the worldwide release of the HelixNet Partyline, the industry’s first networked partyline intercom system with a set of unique capabilities for achieving greater efficiency, cost-savings and flexibility from set up to operation and maintenance. HelixNet Partyline provides digitized Clear-Com sound and central administration of the entire system (firmware upgrades and maintenance) from the Main Station with a single cable and flexible cable options, with the ability to leverage an existing cable infrastructure. The initial release of HelixNet… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVInterconnectNetworkingRemoteSignalSoftwareSystemAudio

  • lab.gruppen
    PSW Staff 04/25/12 01:53 PM,
    With the addition of Lab.gruppen C 48:4 amplifiers at the University of Minnesota’s Ted Mann Concert Hall, the U of MN School of Music has dramatically improved the clarity and quality of sound within the venue. Dedicated in 1993, and located in the Minneapolis West Bank Arts Quarter, the 1,126-seat theatre/concert hall is a multi-purpose venue, hosting lectures, School of Music ensemble concerts, performances and master classes by the likes of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAmplifierAVInstallationSound Reinforcement

  • heil sound
    PSW Staff 04/25/12 12:36 PM,
    Heil Sound has released an upgraded version of its PR 35 handheld dynamic microphone. Changes include a new chassis, resulting in cosmetic differences with the old model. In addition, rear rejection has been increased to -42 dB with the upgrade. A concealed two-position roll off switch replaces the former thumb switch. The PR 35 ships with three interchangeable colored trim collars that can be mixed and matched. The new PR 35 will be priced the same as the current model… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductMicrophone

  • ashly audio
    PSW Staff 04/25/12 09:44 AM,
    One of the primary event spaces at the Detroit Institute of Art (DIA), the second-largest municipally-owned museum in the nation, is benefitting from a sound system upgrade that centers on an Ashly Audio PEMA integrated processor/amplifier and FR-16 network fader remote control. “The walls, floors, and ceiling of the event space are solid stone,” observes Dennis Phillips, owner of Phillips Pro Audio, the company that designed and installed the new audio system. “It’s an art institute, after all. But solid… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAmplifierAVInstallationProcessorAudio

  • danley sound labs
    PSW Staff 04/25/12 08:18 AM,
    Like a “miniature Red Rocks” nestled amid the raw scenic splendor of Southwest Utah, Tuacahn Amphitheater is an outdoor venue that hosts off-Broadway theatrical runs, as well as national and regional musical acts. The nearly 2,000-seat venue occupies the end of a red rock box canyon and draws visitors from nearby communities, as well as escapees from Las Vegas. Because the shows at Tuacahn – which have included Tarzan, Grease, Cats, and Annie, among many others – are held to… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • image
    PSW Staff 04/25/12 07:19 AM,
    The recent National Achiever’s Congress meeting brought together entrepreneur/billionaire Donald Trump, peak performance coach Tony Robbins, best-selling authors Robert Kiyosaki (“Rich Dad, Poor Dad”), Harv Eker (“Secrets of the Millionaire Mind”) and a number of other motivational speakers to San Jose’s McEnery Convention Center. Audio production and staging for the unique event was handled by Stanco Productions of St. Louis, with technical director Sam Wehrmeyer heading up a crew that included A1 and system designer Justin Slazas, system tech and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    image
    PSW Staff 04/24/12 11:53 AM,
    Lectrosonics is pleased to introduce the release of Version 5.1 firmware for the company’s Venue Wideband modular receiver system. The V5.1 firmware provides an important enhancement that will be most beneficial to broadcast, location, and sound reinforcement professionals—the capability of a “TalkBack” function compatible with the newly introduced HH handheld transmitter. When the transmitter is set to TalkBack mode and the function is engaged (activated when the user presses the multi-function button on the HH transmitter), the audio will switch… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollInstallationMicrophoneSound ReinforcementAudio

  • image
    PSW Staff 04/24/12 11:34 AM,
    When North Carolina State University’s athletic administration decided to build the Dail Outdoor Tennis Stadium and renovate its Paul Derr Track and Soccer Field; they needed to install new sound systems as well. For their new facilities, they chose speakers from One Systems, a leading manufacturer of high-intelligibility, high-output, direct weather loudspeakers.  Davidson Audio Visual, Inc. of Winston-Salem, NC designed and installed the new audio systems. The installations include a number of One Systems’ CrossField Array (CFA) speakers,  a high… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio