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  • Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    PSW Staff 04/11/12 03:52 PM,
    Currently on an extensive 8-month tour with Grammy Award-winning country act Lady Antebellum, southern California-based Sound Image is deploying a Soundcraft Vi6 digital mixing console at the monitor position. Sound Image chose a Vi6 as the monitor console for its sonic quality and ease of use. Peter Bowman, monitor engineer for Lady Antebellum, was new to the Soundcraft Vi6 when he first started the tour, but has quickly adapted. “I didn’t care about a learning curve,” he states. “If it… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 04/11/12 03:26 PM,
    Following its launch at the recent Prolight + Sound 2012 in Frankfurt, VUE Audiotechnik has announced a development partnership with Materion Electrofusion, the world-leading supplier of beryllium and other advanced materials for high-end acoustic applications. VUE Audiotechnik and Materion are currently developing a family of compression drivers based around Materion’s Truextent acoustic beryllium. Extremely stiff and lightweight, beryllium offers a unique combination of properties that dramatically reduce mechanical deformation (breakup), shifting the resonant frequencies inherent in more conventional materials outside… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollProductAVBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

  • stagetec
    PSW Staff 04/11/12 02:14 PM,
    At the upcoming NAB 2012 Show, Stagetec is unveiling a new interface board for the NEXUS network system that can be used in new and existing networks. The new XDIP board connects NEXUS to networks running Audinate Dante networking, which enables powerful audio and media networks to be created on existing standard Ethernet infrastructure using TCP/IP. Dante also complies with the emerging AVB standard IEEE 802.1BA. XDIP supports up to 64 bidirectional audio channels with different sampling rates. SRCs are… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductEthernetInterconnectNetworking

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    PSW Staff 04/11/12 11:07 AM,
    Genelec has announced the appointment of California-based firm Image Marketing West to the position of Sales Representative for the Northern California region. John Conard, Genelec USA National Sales Manager, Professional Products, made the announcement. Image Marketing West principals Chuck Rufkahr and Chris Miller will lead the rest of their sales team in their efforts. Established in 2001, Image Marketing West serves as manufacturers representatives for the professional sound, musical instrument, professional DJ and production lighting industries. They service over 200… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollBusinessInstallationManufacturerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/11/12 11:00 AM,
    When legendary Dutch cinematographer and film director Jan de Bont was approached to produce an art project which promotes the country’s HSL-Zuid high speed rail project, his concept of a 3D film of the route was technically challenging. But with the assistance of an Alcons Audio system, audiences of the finished film, Surfing on Light, enjoyed a complete sensory experience. De Bont has worked on many high profile films, including Twister, Basic Instinct, Die Hard and Lara Croft Tomb Raider.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/11/12 10:55 AM,
    RTS is pleased to present the VLink (Virtual Linked Intercom) system at NAB 2012, a new, fully interconnected, DHCP-compliant virtual communications solution for RTS intercom systems. VLink enables remote users to interface with RTS matrix intercoms via the Internet using a simple PC-based application, allowing an unprecedented degree of control and flexibility from anywhere in the world. VLink supports SIP to provide enhanced connectivity. Two VLink systems are available: the basic VLink-LE system comprises a standalone software/server-based intercom providing limited… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsPollAVInstallationInterconnectWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/11/12 09:02 AM,
    Clear-Com will unveil two additions to its Eclipse digital matrix intercom family, including a new line of V-Series rotary panels and the Eclipse MADI (E-MADI) card at the NAB Show (Booth C8008). The new V-Series rotary panels provide users with optimal control over audio level adjustments while the E-MADI card supplies 64 MADI channels per card from the Eclipse-Median or Omega digital matrix frames to achieve higher levels of connectivity during production. V-Series Rotary Panels The addition of the V-Series… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInstallationInterconnectAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/11/12 09:00 AM,
    One Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of high intelligibility direct-weather capable speaker systems, has announced the new CrossField Array-2 (CFA-2), which delivers a unique combination of very high acoustic output and superior sound quality. The CFA-2 is a 55-degree x 30-degree vertical array that features a fully rotatable high-frequency waveguide that enables the system to be oriented vertically or horizontally for installation flexibility, while still achieving optimum coverage. Its transducer compliment consists of two large-format compression drivers coupled to… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • studer
    PSW Staff 04/11/12 08:46 AM,
    The new Studer Vista 1 Compact is a true Vista console in a compact and low-cost configuration. Being unveiled at the upcoming NAB 2012 Show in Las Vegas, the new desk comes complete as a single chassis, with control surface, I/O connections and DSP all integral, considerably reducing weight and footprint. The Vista 1 Compact is suited to both fixed and portable systems, while its compact size makes it a natural choice for OB and ENG vans, with a price… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductConsolesDigitalProcessorSoftwareSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/11/12 08:30 AM,
    With 14 campuses in and around the city of Chicago and 25 weekend worship services each Sunday, New Life Community Church is one very active non-denominational Christian church. Until recently, their Midway Campus sanctuary faced a number of speech intelligibility and related challenges with their sound reinforcement system. The situation is now resolved—thanks in large part to the new sound system consisting of Variant Series installation line array loudspeakers from D.A.S. Audio. West Chester, OH-based Troubadour Solutions, an A/V design… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio