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  • Monday, May 07, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/07/12 10:52 AM,
    When Pope Benedict XVI recently visited the Cuban capital of Havana, the government of Cuba chose RCF TT+ (Touring & Theatre) series to broadcast the Papal Mass. Hundreds of thousands of Cubans from the capital and neighboring provinces filled Havana’s José Martí Plaza de la Revolución — at 72,000 sq. metres one of the biggest squares in the world. The system consisted of four TTL55-A line arrays—two 16 module arrays were hung to the left and right of main stage… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/07/12 10:47 AM,
    Crown Audio today began shipping its new flagship I-Tech HD 4x3500HD DriveCore Series 4-channel power amplifier. The 4-channel I-Tech 4x3500HD incorporates Crown’s sixth-generation Class I engine with DriveCore technology to deliver 3,500 watts per channel burst into two ohms, and offers a host of Crown’s most advanced features including a 4.3-inch TFT LCD with capacitive touchscreen, exclusive Harman HiQnet System Architect 2.0 control functionality and V5 DSP preset support for JBL Professional’s newly-launched VTX Series V25 plus VERTEC Series line… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAmplifierInstallationSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/07/12 10:42 AM,
    Biamp Systemshas announced that Patrick Prothe has been named the company’s new Marketing Communications Director. In this role, Prothe will oversee Biamp’s marketing efforts worldwide with a focus on enhancing the company’s online presence, digital marketing assets and creative resources. Prothe will be based in Beaverton, Oregon and will report to Graeme Harrison, Executive Vice President of Marketing, Biamp Systems. As Marketing Communications Director, Prothe will be responsible for Biamp’s strategic marketing direction, including developing and driving the global marketing… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessManufacturerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/07/12 09:59 AM,
    The Latin Quarter—commonly known these days as LQ Nightclub—has a storied history that dates back to 1942 when Lou Walters, father of renowned TV journalist Barbara Walters, first founded the popular nightspot. While much has changed over the years, there remain two constants: the desire to have superior sound quality and vibrant entertainment. Recently, the popular club upgraded its sound reinforcement capabilities and, to ensure world-class audio quality for both the performers and the clientele, a new loudspeaker system featuring… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/07/12 09:53 AM,
    Audio-Technica today announced the introduction of its ATH-ANC9 QuietPoint active noise-cancelling over-ear headphones, the company’s new top-of-the-line active noise-cancelling (ANC) model. The ATH-ANC9 offers new features including exclusive Tri-Level Cancellation selectable noise-cancellation settings, an inline microphone and controller for answering calls and controlling music, and additional enhancements. The ATH-ANC9 blocks up to 95% of outside noise—the highest ANC performance ever achieved by Audio-Technica QuietPoint headphones, while delivering superlative sound quality. Audio-Technica’s new Tri-Level Cancellation provides three preset filters for noise… View this post
    Filed in: AVRecordingNewsPollAVStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/07/12 09:11 AM,
    Renkus Heinz has announced two major changes to their sales management force. Industry veteran Phil Van Peborgh has joined the company as Eastern Regional Sales Manager, while Technical Sales Manager Ladd Temple has been promoted to Western Regional Sales Manager. Van Peborgh comes to Renkus-Heinz after several years as a manufacturers’ representative with Highway Marketing and TechRep. He was also Director of Marketing for social media portal Knetwit.com, and General Manager of video games magazine Polygon. Prior to moving to… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsVideoBusinessManufacturerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/07/12 08:26 AM,
    Stage Electrics has chosen a DiGiCo SD9 console to control an all-new audio system, designed for both live performance and digital cinema, at the Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge Wells, UK.  Built in the mid 19th century, the Holy Trinity was Tunbridge Wells’ first parish church. After its final religious service in 1972 its Grade 1 listed status ensured safety from demolition, and by 1975 a public petition had secured permission from the Church Commissioners to produce a plan for community… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalSoftwareStageAudio

  • Friday, May 04, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/04/12 01:02 PM,
    The National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) is hosting a two-day boot camp featuring keynote speaker, Scott Klososky, from the 2012 NSCA Business & Leadership Conference (BLC). The boot camp will be held June 11-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. Coming off of the most popular BLC, of which many topics centered around social media and marketing techniques, this boot camp will provide strategy-based curriculum on social and digital marketing strategies for marketing professionals and senior executives.… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollTrainingAVBusinessDigitalEducationAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/04/12 11:20 AM,
    Solid State Logic has announced that Mark Davidson has joined the company in the newly created role of global systems and solutions business development manager. Davidson a wealth of industry experience, making him a valuable addition to the SSL team. Based in Munich, Germany, he will be responsible for the SSL global strategic business development strategies in relation to the SSL Integration I/O and Workstation Partner Products (WPP) product portfolio, with a focus on, but not restricted to, the broadcast… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollBusinessConsolesMeasurementStudio

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    PSW Staff 05/04/12 10:01 AM,
    Shure has announced that a team from Middle Tennessee State University is this year’s Grand Prize Winner of the eighth annual “Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition.” The three-student team of Taylor Bray, Jeff Braun, and Grant Hartford—with faculty advisor associate professor Michael Fleming—won this year’s contest with an original composition by aspiring singer-songwriter Rebecca Roubion entitled “Falliday.” “We congratulate the winning team from MTSU and thank all of the students who participated in this year’s contest,” says Dave Mendez, market development… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneStudio