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  • Saturday, April 10, 2010
    eventide broadcast
    PSW Staff 04/10/10 01:34 PM, 0 Comments
    Eventide has announced the V1.6 software upgrade for its flagship broadcast delay units, the BD600 and the BD600E.  Available as a free download at for registered owners and released to production for new units in May of 2010, the upgrade enhances the functionality of the BD600 series in two key areas.  In MicroPrecision mode, the delay will extend to 20 seconds.  This mode is ideal for syncing analog with digital signals in an HD radio broadcast chain or for… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingPollProductProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Friday, April 09, 2010
    Mark Frink 04/09/10 02:44 PM, 1 Comment
    From the smallest van tours to the biggest worldwide touring attractions, digital consoles have established themselves for convenience, consistency and ease of workflow. The modern sound system has neatly divided itself into two major products: loudspeakers and consoles. Most analog consoles have the advantage these days of having been paid for, along with sonic quality and a familiar knob-per-function single-page control surface. However, any production manager can tell you the advantages of digital consoles: footprint, size, weight, repeatability, consistency and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollConsolesDigitalEngineerMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Producer/Engineer Jason Goldstein
    PSW Staff 04/09/10 11:20 AM, 0 Comments
    Whether tracking lead vocals, instrumentals, or overhead drums, GRAMMY Award Winning Producer/Engineer Goldstein has been turning to one microphone that he knows will bring him a rich, accurate sound: AKG’s Perception 820 Tube.  Goldstein learned his craft from some of the most widely respected producers and engineers in the recording industry, including George Massenburg, Mike Schipley, Rick Ruben and more. Working with high-profile producers and GRAMMY winning musicians, Goldstein learned that having the right equipment for the right recording scenario… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductEngineerMicrophoneStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/09/10 10:40 AM, 0 Comments
    Fulcrum Acoustic has introduced a new addition to their Prophile series, the US212 subwoofer. The US212 is the smallest direct-radiating dual 12 inch subwoofer enclosure on the market and the smaller version of Fulcrum’s US221 dual 21 inch subwoofer that began shipping in Q4 2009. Measuring 13.8 x 24.0 x 21.0 inches, its size is ideal for installations in nightclubs, restaurants, museums and other showcase venues where high performance sound reinforcement products are required. The US212 subwoofer is lightweight (31.3… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwooferSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/09/10 09:55 AM, 0 Comments
    Neyrinck has announced that SoundCode For Dolby E version 2.0 is now shipping for Mac and Windows systems. Version 2.0 is a major update to the Dolby E software tools making it easier and faster to work with Dolby E. Version 2.0 features a highly accelerated Dolby E encoding engine for faster encodes, a new Final Cut encoding plug-in, Audio Unit and VST decoding plug-ins, and hot folder Dolby E decoding. Also, version 2.0 features a new Mac utility called… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudioAudio

  • Gavin Lurssen
    PSW Staff 04/09/10 09:22 AM, 0 Comments
    Three-time Grammy-winning mastering engineer Gavin Lurssen added the finishing touches to both the score for the Pixar animated feature Up and the theme song from Crazy Heart and pieces at Hollywood-based Lurssen Mastering using a system consisting of three-way active ATC SCM150ASL monitors. Lurssen explained the philosophy that guides his work, “A great piece of music never gives you the impression that someone sat down to write it. It is as if it always existed. A great recording is the… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollLoudspeakerMonitoringStudioAudio

  • genelec monitor
    PSW Staff 04/09/10 08:20 AM, 0 Comments
    Genelec announced it is now shipping the 8260A three-way DSP system, with mechanical, acoustical and signal-processing designs are linked closely together. The 8260A features advances in audio driver technology, integrated with a sophisticated enclosure design, and Genelec’s Minimum Diffraction Coaxial (MDC) Mid/High driver technology. The MDCTM coaxial driver design provides accurate imaging and improved sound quality, both on and off-axis. The frequency response leads to clarity and definition of the music. The 8260A combines a coaxial driver (MDC) with a… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductAmplifierLoudspeakerMonitoringStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/09/10 07:55 AM, 2 Comments
    DPA Microphones has appointed Sound Team as its new distributor for India. Based in Mumbai, the film and music capital of India, Sound Team has built up a strong reputation as a pro audio distributor over 15 years, with the primary focus of providing solutions for music, post production and film applications. “With the increase in number of private broadcasters and live rental companies, we are excited to take on a product like DPA, which is at the forefront of… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneStudioAudio

  • Soundcraft Si3 Console in The Edge
    PSW Staff 04/09/10 07:20 AM, 0 Comments
    The Edge, one of New Zealand’s leading performing arts, commercial entertainment and convention facilities, recently purchased a Soundcraft Si3 console to accommodate its three separate venues. Located in Auckland, The Edge is home to the Aotea Centre’s ASB Theatre and Conventions Wing, The Civic and Auckland Town Hall performance venues. With the variety of events in each venue and different requirements for each sound system, The Edge needed a console that was easy to use with a short learning curve. … View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalInstallationMixerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Neyrinck V-Mon Version 2.0
    PSW Staff 04/09/10 06:45 AM, 0 Comments
    Neyrinck has announced that V-Mon version 2.0 for Pro Tools is now shipping. The new plug-in increases the surround input sources from six to ten for 5.1 stem monitoring. Version 2.0 also adds support for both Windows and Mac based Pro Tools systems. It also lets the user select between two V-Mon plug-ins, type 1 and type 2. Type 2 features ten 5.1 surround input sources while Type 1 implements the legacy V-Mon system with six 7.1 inputs. The VMC-101… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStageAudio