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  • Wednesday, May 06, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/06/15 12:55 PM,
    Univest Bank recently opened a branch office in Newtown, Pennsylvania and relied on A/V integration firm Communication Systems Incorporated, CSi, of nearby Allentown to design and commission a sound system for digital signage and traditional background music. In turn, CSi relied on an Ashly Audio Pema 8125 eight-channel amplifier with an integrated digital matrix processor, along with Ashly Audio’s WR-5 wall-mounted remote control and its iPad remote control app. “To the electrical contractor, Bergey’s Electric, of Hatfield, Pennsylvania, the bank… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalInstallationLoudspeakerMixerPowerProcessorSound ReinforcementSystem

  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/05/15 11:38 AM,
    At InfoComm 2015, ESP/SurgeX will host Electrical Protection of Digital Signage, AV & IT Equipment (Session MT26), a training course for consultants, integrators, distributors and attendees interested in raising their energy intelligence and learning about the fundamentals of electricity, power protection and ESP/SurgeX smart energy solutions. This training course will be held on Thursday, June 18th from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT at the Orange County Convention Center W306A and is worth 1RU. In the training, SurgeX will provide… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEducationInstallationPower

  • Friday, May 01, 2015
    Bruce Bartlett 05/01/15 02:30 PM,
    You patch in a piece of audio equipment, and there it is: HUM! This annoying sound is a common occurrence in sound systems. Hum is an unwanted 60 Hz tone—50 Hz in Europe—maybe with harmonics. If the harmonics are especially strong, the hum becomes an edgy buzz. Your sound system also might be plagued by RFI (Radio Frequency Interference). It’s heard as buzzing, clicks, radio programs, or “hash” in the audio signal. RFI is caused by CB transmitters, computers, lightning,… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollProductionAudioAnalogDigitalInstallationInterconnectMixerPowerSignalStudioSystem

  • Wednesday, April 29, 2015
    audio power
    Pat Brown 04/29/15 06:03 AM,
      Trying to characterize amplifiers or loudspeakers only by power ratings is akin to trying to completely characterize a person by a photograph. There is always much more than meets the eye. Few subjects generate more confusion in the audio world than power. There is a very good reason for this—it’s a confusing subject, and one that can easily fool our intuition. Most of us are on a power trip—our attitude is that “more is better.” We want bigger amplifiers… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAmplifierAVInterconnectLoudspeakerMeasurementPowerSignal

  • Friday, April 24, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/24/15 07:51 AM,
    The Life Center at East Valley Church, located in Orangevale, CA just outside Sacramento, hosts two services each Sunday, serving a Christian congregation of roughly 1,000 members. Many of the diverse weekly events were hosted in a temporary building on the church grounds that ended up flooding. Rather than shrinking into despair, the congregation rallied and created a new ‘Life Center’ — which includes an A/V system built around the Powersoft X8 amplifier.  As both a member of the church,… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundDigitalEthernetInstallationLoudspeakerPowerProcessorRemoteSignalSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, April 20, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/20/15 08:30 AM,
    d&b Audiotechnik introduces its newest four channel, two rack unit (2RU) amplifier: the D20. The new amplifier features a user interfaces and offers remote control and monitoring via Ethernet through the Open Control Architecture (OCA) protocol. The D20 amplifier has four independent 1600 Watt channels, each with two 16-band equalizers which feature parametric, notch, shelving and asymmetric filters and up to 10 seconds of delay. The digital signal processing (DSP) power of the D20 means that external system processors are… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundAmplifierAVDigitalEthernetNetworkingPowerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, April 17, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/17/15 09:07 AM,
    Radial Engineering announces the Headload Prodigy - a combination load box and DI that enables one to drive a guitar amp at a higher output in order to maximize the tone, yet produce a lower stage volume when needed. Like the original Headload, the Prodigy employs cement-encrusted resister coils to covert the excessive power from the amplifier to heat and is able to withstand up to 100 watts RMS. The Prodigy may be used in three different ways, depending on… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundManufacturerPowerStage

  • Thursday, April 16, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/16/15 11:12 AM,
    Harman’s dbx today announced the introduction of the PowerRack8 power supply for its new 500 Series processors. The PowerRack8 is an 8-slot, 19-inch rack-mount power source designed to hold up to eight 500 Series processors in a vertical configuration. 

“Our new PowerRack8 provides a convenient, easy way to house, power, connect and configure the dbx 500 Series modules,” said Jason Kunz, market manager, portable PA and recording & broadcast. “It’s the perfect add-on for integrating our 500 Series processors into… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingAVDigitalInterconnectPowerSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/16/15 07:59 AM,
    Solid State Logic, manufacturer of tools for audio professionals, is proud to announce the release of a power increase and new V3 software that introduces over 40 new software and hardware features and updates for its SSL Live console range.  The L500 becomes the L500 Plus to mark this new release. The power of the L500 rises from 192 mix paths to 256 with a doubling of Effects processing power (depending on the effects selected). The L300 also receives a… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundAVConsolesDigitalMixerPowerProcessorSignalSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, April 10, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/10/15 12:30 PM,
    Powersoft is celebrating its 20th anniversary at the upcoming Prolight + Sound 2015 in Frankfurt, highlighting two decades of technological development as well as the Ottocanali DSP+D and X Series platforms. The company is also hosting a party on the opening night of the show at APT-Apartment nightclub featuring the Toa Mata Band, the world’s first robotic LEGO band, doing a live set with various TouchAble synthesizers, drum machines and acoustic percussions. At its booth (Hall 8, E46), Powersoft will… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAmplifierAVBusinessDigitalInterconnectNetworkingPowerProcessorSound Reinforcement

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