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  • Monday, April 19, 2010
    The Vienna State Opera Ball.
    PSW Staff 04/19/10 01:31 PM, 0 Comments
    Sound designer Wolfgang Fritz recently outfitted the Vienna Opera House with a complete AKG package in preparation for Vienna’s Opera Ball. The package - which included the WMS4500 high-end wireless system, 19 bodypacks and various microphones - was used to support all live sound needs during the opulent promenade, and also drove the live recordings of the Opera Ball Orchestra to ensure clear, memorable reproductions.  Vienna’s Opera Ball is widely considered to be one of Europe’s largest and most elegant… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConcertDigitalInterconnectMicrophoneSound ReinforcementSystemWirelessAudio

  • Radford University's Dedmon Center
    PSW Staff 04/19/10 12:31 PM, 0 Comments
    Founded in 1910, Radford University celebrates its centennial anniversary this year as one of the state’s most vibrant and well-respected colleges. The school’s Highlanders basketball team boasts an enviable Division I NCAA record, and the team’s potential NBA first-round draft pick has sparked national and local attention, easily filling the 5,000-seat Dedmon Center. When it opened its doors in 1981, the Dedmon Center was among the first venues in the United States to boast an air-supported roof. The Center recently… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • The EAW NTS250 Powered Subwoofer
    PSW Staff 04/19/10 12:00 PM, 0 Comments
    EAW has unveiled the NTS250 Powered Subwoofer. The NTS250 is designed to serve as a companion subwoofer for any EAW system However, as the product name suggests, it is best paired with the NTL720 compact line array. This integrated system is an ideal solution for sound reinforcement or fixed installation for corporate A/V, clubs, ballrooms, theaters, performing arts centers, houses of worship and more. The NTS250 is a high output, compact and lightweight subwoofer that unites a push-pull pair of… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductEthernetInterconnectLoudspeakerNetworkingSound ReinforcementSubwooferAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/19/10 09:58 AM, 0 Comments
    The University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada recently upgraded the audio system in its University Theatre with a Yamaha M7CL-32 digital audio console and SB168-ES Stage Box. Installation assistance was provided by Wavetech Sound & Lighting located in Southern Alberta. The University boasts one of the fastest-growing post-secondary student populations in Canada with more than 8,000 students from 62 countries – one of the most geographically diverse student populations in Alberta. The University Theatre seats 500 and is a multi-use… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalInstallationSound ReinforcementSystem

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    PSW Staff 04/19/10 09:30 AM, 0 Comments
    DTS, Inc. today announced significant news that it is entering into a partnership with Pantech Co., Ltd., to integrate DTS digital surround audio decoding technology into select models of Pantech smartphones. The first line of Pantech products to feature DTS technology will launch in Korea in April 2010. This partnership teams one of Korea’s largest mobile phone manufacturers with the leading audio technology provider for HD entertainment.  Most importantly, it will further enhance the consumer entertainment experience by matching DTS’… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductAVDigitalNetworkingProcessorSignalSoftwareAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/19/10 08:01 AM, 0 Comments
    Recently, the visual department of Majestyk Visionz directed, filmed, and edited the world’s first music video powered entirely by green energy sources. For this project, Majestyk Visionz utilized Xtreme-grid from Mobile Green Power. The Xtreme-grid features both solar grids and a backup wind generator which charge an onboard battery for a 24 volt system with a 46kwh capacity. The Xtreme-grid also carries a 5.5kw biodiesel backup generator. The video was created for South Central Cartel’s “I’m on My Gangsta” as… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConcertInstallationInterconnectPowerRemoteSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/19/10 06:57 AM, 0 Comments
    Altinex has announced the YZ810-106 VGA Stereo Wallplate with Local Out. This announcement expands the company’s Showtime AV presentations system with a convenient option for computer connectivity. The Altinex YZ810-106 is designed to make the process of connecting a desktop computer AV presentation systems quick and easy. The wallplate enables video and audio from a computer to be presented through the Showtime system. The audio input uses a 3.5 mm mini jack (typically used on both laptop and desktop computers)… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsPollProductAVDigitalEngineerInstallationInterconnectSystem

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    PSW Staff 04/19/10 06:51 AM, 0 Comments
    L-ACOUSTICS has appointed Marc Bénard to the newly-created role of technical support manager, amplified controllers. This new position reinforces the L-ACOUSTICS technical support department which now is divided into three areas: fixed installation, rental, and amplified controllers and LA Network Manager products Bénard joins the company with 10 years’ experience in pro audio industry, working mainly in digital product management and technical support. His new role will be to educate and support touring and fixed installation clients in the use… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollBusinessDigitalInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwooferSystemAudio

  • Friday, April 16, 2010
    PSW Staff 04/16/10 12:24 PM, 0 Comments
    Pro Co Sound has introduced iTweak, an iPhone/iPod Touch application to complement the mo8me personal monitor mixer, a component of their Momentu Digital Audio Distribution Network. With the iTweak app, your iPhone becomes the handheld wireless interface to “tweak” your personal monitor mix.  The App allows you to control your mix, and make all the settings for the Momentum mo8me mix system right from your iPhone or iPod touch.  Multiple iTweaks can be used at the same time, so anyone… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAVDigitalMixerMonitoringNetworking

  • Ministry Of Sound's Soundcraft Si2
    PSW Staff 04/16/10 09:00 AM, 0 Comments
    Ministry of Sound London’s Technical Manager Alex Barrand recently commissioned a Soundcraft Si2 digital sound desk for the famous main dance room, The Box. At the PLASA Show last September he was introduced to the Soundcraft Si1 by Harman UK/ROI distributor Sound Technology’s Dave Bradshaw. “There are so many digital desks on the market — but I realised that this was the easiest analogue-to-digital conversion desk money can buy,” commented Alex. Ministry opted for the larger Si2 model due to… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementSystem