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  • Tuesday, February 03, 2015
    PSW Staff 02/03/15 03:15 PM,
    The National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) has announced Jack Toerner as the association’s annual Per Haugen Lifetime Achievement Award winner. Toerner will be recognized on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, during NSCA’s 17th annual Business & Leadership Conference in Tampa, FL. “We’re honored to pay tribute to yet another individual who has been instrumental in moving the industry forward,” says NSCA executive director Chuck Wilson. “Jack served as NSCA’s president from 1993 to 1995; he has been supporting the systems integration… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessEducationSound Reinforcement

  • cad audio
    PSW Staff 02/03/15 01:26 PM,
    CAD Audio has introduced precision-built, multipurpose MH100 headphones, designed for studio, DJ and general playback use. The MH100 offers a closed-back, mid-sized desig with high-output 40 mm neodymium drivers that offer increased power and an extended frequency response of 20 Hz to 18 kHz with detail and clarity. Color choices are black (MH100) and red (MH100R). Overview: Frequency Response: 20 Hz—18 kHz Sensitivity: 98 dB Driver: 40mm neodymium Impedance: 38 ohms Power Handling: 500 mW CAD Audio View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductLoudspeakerMonitoringRemoteSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • meyer sound
    PSW Staff 02/03/15 12:55 PM,
    To meet the growing demand for high-profile artists and productions in Prescott, AZ, a Meyer Sound MINA line array loudspeaker system has been installed as part of a major renovation at the 1,100-seat Yavapai College Performing Arts Center (YCPAC). Since YCPAC’s re-opening, the new system has supported productions from Peter Frampton, Magic of Motown, and the Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir to the Manhattan Short Film Festival. “With the new MINA arrays, the YCPAC has an amazing system for live… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Monday, February 02, 2015
    PSW Staff 02/02/15 04:03 PM,
    The response to their first Yamaha CL5 digital audio console has been tremendous, so Event Pro, Inc. (Hastings, MN), recently made the decision to purchase a second through Metro Sound & Lighting (St. Paul, MN). Event Pro company owner, Neal Wallace, sights high demand, sound quality, and great support from Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, as key reasons for the purchase. Event Pro, Inc. is no stranger to Yamaha having an array of the company’s consoles in its stable. “The ‘two… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 02/02/15 03:11 PM,
    Offering closed-back performance and open-back sound for monitoring, mixing and mastering, Harman’s AKG today introduced its K553 PRO closed-back studio headphones. The K553 PRO provides an optimal balance of noise-isolating qualities of closed-back headphones and the spacious, multi-dimensional sound of an open-back design. The K553 PRO headphones feature 50mm drivers for a strong, yet accurate and distinguished bass response as needed for monitoring and mastering contemporary music. The extra-large soft ear pads and lightweight over-ear design ensure stress-free listening over… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsManufacturerStudioTechnician

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    PSW Staff 02/02/15 02:42 PM,
    With more than 100 VUE Audiotechnik loudspeaker boxes added to their rental stock, Las Vegas based H.A.S. Productions has embarked on a partnership with VUE, which brings the largest all-VUE system to date to the world’s live entertainment capital. H.A.S. Productions has become the backbone of VUE’s Southwestern rental network. Initial inventory comprises a mix of 48 al-8 line array elements and 32 sub-compact al-4 elements, powered by VUE’s V6d and V4d systems engines which include dedicated DSP and networking… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 02/02/15 02:20 PM,
    As part of the Comcast Programming Group, Golf Channel operates in partnership with the PGA Tour and showcases the biggest and the best of everything related to the sport for the television news show, Golf Central. Because capturing the magic of this sport must be done efficiently and without distracting the competitors, Digital Hybrid Wireless technology from Lectrosonics plays a central role in location sound recording for the show’s production. Los Angeles-based Stef Butler serves as the show’s camera operator… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsMicrophoneTechnician

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    PSW Staff 02/02/15 02:05 PM,
    Audinate is taking its successful Dante AV Networking World events on the road to six North America cites. These free, full-day training events are geared toward anyone involved with the design and installation of networked audio systems, including design consultants, system integrators and sound engineers.  The interactive sessions will introduce attendees to the benefits of Dante and audio over IP networking, showcase example Dante installations, and feature of a full afternoon of hands-on training.  The events are co-sponsored by Audio-Technica,… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsBusinessDigitalEducationNetworkingSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/02/15 01:49 PM,
    Throughout his career, Lenny Kravitz has always insisted on accuracy in his guitar tone, sticking with a wired microphone solution as none of the wireless systems met his expectations. All that changed during production rehearsals for Kravitz’s European tour in support of his latest album, Strut. After a demo of multiple high-end wireless systems arranged by Tour Supply, Lenny, Alex, and guitarist Craig Ross agreed that Shure Axient Wireless Management Network was the one system that could deliver his sonic… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015
    PSW Staff 01/28/15 05:28 PM,
    Harman’s dbx Professional has introduced new 500 series processors, including the 560A compressor/limiter, 530 parametric EQ, 580 mic pre, 520 de-esser and 510 sub harmonic synth. The 560A compressor/limiter provides flexible control of dynamics including threshold, compression ratio and output gain. It offers selectable classic hard-knee compression or exclusive OverEasy mode incorporating dbx’s musical program-dependent attack and release times. The compression ratio is variable from 1:1 through infinity:1 to -1:1 and the 560A also has a unique Infinity+ compression mode… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductAnalogProcessorSignalStudio

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