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  • Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    PSW Staff 01/31/12 11:27 AM,
    Line 6 has introduced the XD-V75, XD-V55, and XD-V35 series digital wireless microphone systems.  Featuring microphone modeling technology, XD-V systems offer 24-bit, 10 Hz–20 kHz, compander-free performance. The new flagship XD-V75 line includes handheld, lavalier, headset and bodypack digital wireless systems. The family offers a full complement of professional features including signal encryption, dynamic filters, gain control, channel scanning and more. Utilizing the same 4th-generation digital wireless platform as the XD-V75, the XD-V55 family offers handheld, lavalier and headset systems… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 01/31/12 11:17 AM,
    Extron Electronics has introduced the FOX AEX 108, an eight-port fiber optic audio extractor for independent processing and routing of audio signals in a fiber optic AV distribution system. Each port accepts signals from a FOX Series transmitter to extract a two-channel analog audio signal for processing, and then re-transmits the original signal to a FOX Series receiver. To simplify integration with mixers, DSP devices, and audio amplifiers, the FOX AEX 108 provides both balanced and unbalanced stereo. Buffered loop-throughs… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollProductEthernetInstallationInterconnectMonitoringSignal

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    PSW Staff 01/31/12 08:31 AM,
    Belgium-based AV rental system provider AED Rent has signed on as the first adopter of the just-introduced JBL Professional  VTX V25 line array loudspeaker, as well as a strategic partner in the VTX Network. AED Rent is known in Europe as a market leader and a total system provider. “Our mission statement is quite simple: To develop and maintain a flexible group of companies on a Pan-European base that offers a total solution for the professional in the AV industry,”… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollProductAVBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 01/31/12 07:41 AM,
    Earlier this year, the staff of Milwaukee’s Northern Lights Theater at Potawatomi Bingo Casino decided to embark on a console upgrade in its intimate, 500-seat theater. Production manager Jamie Cobb called upon Kerry Miller and the integration team at Clearwing Productions to help. Wanting to upgrade the sound and make the move to digital, the group collaborated on selecting a DiGiCo SD10 and SD Rack at FOH—handling the basic room feeds (L, R, balcony, and subs), hearing assist, green room… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, January 30, 2012
    PSW Staff 01/30/12 03:49 PM,
    A basketball arena at the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point has been decked with 20 dBTechnologies Arena 15 loudspeakers. Beside sporting events, Quandt Fieldhouse is also the venue for commencement ceremonies and hosts a multitude of concerts and assemblies—which can ask a lot of the sound system and the design/build team. Brian Baumann and Kent Laabs of Soundworks Systems Inc. handled the design and installation. They explain, “The audio system needed to be capable of high SPL’s for UWSP… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductionAudioInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 01/30/12 03:30 PM,
    Internationally renowned guitar duo, Rodrigo Y Gabriella, recently embarked on their EU tour, cutting out the big production and stripping back to just two people and two guitars. Performing in a handful of intimate venues across Europe, the tour also carried a compact Allen & Heath iLive digital system, comprising the iDR-16 MixRack and iLive-R72 rackmount Control Surface, with a Dante audio interface card for virtual soundcheck. “We kept all the gear down to just what we could carry,” comments… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalMixerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 01/30/12 02:00 PM,
    Summit Ridge Christian Fellowship located in Spokane, Washington, recently upgraded their worship services with a new sound system powered by Powersoft amplifiers. The church leadership worked closely with AGI Professional, located in Eugene, Oregon, to design a system that would accommodate not only their contemporary services but also their requirement for the system to be portable with easy set-up. “Summit Ridge is part of a growing segment of churches that doesn’t own a brick and mortar building but instead leases… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAmplifierInstallationProcessorSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 01/30/12 01:24 PM,
    Supporting New Wave Entertainment in its content production for creative marketing campaigns and original TV programming is Fairlight’s EVO and Xynergi consoles. New Wave Entertainment, located in Burbank, California, specializes in the creation of content, which spans the realm of creative marketing for TV networks and major motion picture studios to original TV programming. Their work has supported campaigns for blockbuster movies such as Avatar, Harry Potter, The Hangover Part 2, Happy Feet Two, and Alvin and the Chipmunks. Some… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalStudio

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    PSW Staff 01/30/12 12:40 PM,
    Systems integration firm Axxentos of Fort Lauderdale, Florida turned to Technomad upon evaluating the outdoor audio needs of Club Med Sandpiper in nearby Port St. Lucie.  The new outdoor audio systems, featuring 14 Technomad weatherproof loudspeakers, comprise part of a property-wide renovation alongside indoor AV upgrades and general construction projects. Club Med Sandpiper’s 400-square-mile resort property exists in southern Florida’s sweltering climate, requiring durable outdoor audio systems that can withstand the year-round heat, humidity and moisture.  The resort also required… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerPowerSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, January 27, 2012
    PSW Staff 01/27/12 09:56 AM,
    At the NAMM 2012 Show, Lauten Audio and its North America distributor, Audio Plus Services , introduced the FC-387 Atlantis microphone, a solid-state multi-functional, large-diaphragm condenser outfitted with multiple switches for three different polar patterns, gain, and unique timbre settings. The FC-387 is for recordists seeking a diverse and useful modern FET studio microphone, offering a blends of full and rich low and mid-range, as well as smooth and unique high-mid and high-frequencies. The multiple switches located on each side… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductMicrophoneStudio