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  • Wednesday, January 19, 2011
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    Bruce Bartlett 01/19/11 02:30 PM, 0 Comments
    This article is provided by Bartlett Microphones.   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.… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollAnalogDigitalInstallationInterconnectMixerPowerSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/19/11 08:00 AM, 0 Comments
    Powersoft has announced that the M Series line of power amplifiers is now shipping to distributors. The M Series consists of five new models that include two 4-channel and three 2-channel versions. The M Series amplifiers come in a one-rack-unit chassis, 358mm/14.1-inch in depth and weighing just over 7kg/16lbs. Thanks to Powersoft’s legendary combination of switch mode power supply and PWM output stages, all M Series models are masterpieces of efficiency. “We are very pleased that the M Series, our… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAmplifierBusinessPowerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Tuesday, January 18, 2011
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    PSW Staff 01/18/11 12:55 PM, 0 Comments
    Wohler Technologies has announced two key additions to its U.S. sales organization: Larry Enroth as western regional sales manager and Keith Andoos as eastern regional sales manager. Each will be responsible for driving sales growth and strengthening reseller relationships in his respective region, as Wohler continues to expand its presence in the North American market for audio/video/data monitoring and captioning solutions. Enroth and Andoos will report directly to Kim Templeman-Holmes, Wohler’s executive vice president of worldwide sales. Larry Enroth brings… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsPollAVBusinessDigitalManufacturerPowerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Friday, January 14, 2011
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    PSW Staff 01/14/11 08:58 AM, 0 Comments
    In a series of appointments to improve its organization and its end-product, Crown Audio has announced steps to reinforce its senior management team.  New leaders have been added as the company implements continual improvement initiatives in fundamental disciplines including sales, operations and general management.  John Fitzgerald, Vice President of Program Management at Harman Professional, will take the additional position of General Manager for Harman’s Elkhart, IN based Amplifier Business Unit and will be responsible for all aspects of Crown Audio’s… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollProductAmplifierAVBusinessDigitalPowerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Thursday, January 13, 2011
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    PSW Staff 01/13/11 01:56 PM, 0 Comments
    Neutrik USA has announced the U.S. debut of its powerCON TRUE1 AC power connector at Winter NAMM 2011. The lockable, extremely robust system of single-phase connectors is among the first of its kind to feature IEC 60320 breaking capacity, designed for 16 A, 250 V, making it ideal for concerts and similarly staged productions where the electrical equipment is often confined to a small area, making safety a top priority. A complete system, including inlet and outlet couplers for easy… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductInterconnectPowerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Tuesday, January 11, 2011
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    PSW Staff 01/11/11 11:59 AM, 0 Comments
    Panamax / Furman has announced that Dave Keller, the company’s senior vice president of sales and marketing, has been named as chairman of the Manufacturer’s Group (MG) of the Independent Professional Representatives Organization (IPRO), a non-profit professional sales representative organization. As chairman, Mr. Keller will lead IPRO-MG toward its goal of enhancing the independent representative and manufacturer relationship. “The IPRO firmly believes that the future of selling upper-end goods through the CEDIA and InfoComm channels is strong, and the success… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVBusinessDigitalInstallationInterconnectPowerSignalStudioAudio

  • Friday, January 07, 2011
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    PSW Staff 01/07/11 01:21 PM, 0 Comments
    Mackie has introduced an ultra-compact new addition to its Thump Series of portable, powered loudspeakers, the Thump TH-12A, and it will be on display in the Mackie demo room (209A/B) at the 2011 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim. The TH-12A’s efficient Class-D Fast Recovery amplification provides 400 watts of total system power, tuned to match the custom-designed 12-inch high-precision woofer and 1-inch compression driver. An integrated 3-band EQ on the back panel allows the user to dial in the TH-12A’s… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductLoudspeakerPowerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, January 06, 2011
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    PSW Staff 01/06/11 08:46 AM, 0 Comments
    Manley Baptist Church in Morristown, Tennessee faced a situation not uncommon to churches with older facilities. Its large recreation room – the scene of basketball games and indoor soccer, as well as periodic dinner theater and shows – and its surrounding running track, classrooms, and lounge room received pages and music through a sound system that was never intended for such purposes when it was installed over thirty years ago. They called on All Pro Sound to retrofit their recreation… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsPollDigitalInstallationPowerSignalStageSystemAudio

  • Tuesday, January 04, 2011
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    PSW Staff 01/04/11 01:00 PM,
    Finding ways to streamline the different aspects of designing, transporting and setting up complex audio systems is a constant challenge for sound companies. ATK Audiotek, a sound company that has handled high-profile events such as the Super Bowl, national political conventions, the Grammy Awards and the Academy Awards, to name a few, recently instituted a new system design approach revolving around a single type of power amplifier to drive all types and brands of speakers. To bring this design strategy… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductionAudioStagingAmplifierDigitalPowerSignalSound ReinforcementSystem

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    PSW Staff 01/04/11 12:20 PM, 0 Comments
    Extron Electronics has announced that the new PS 1230, an energy-efficient replacement power supply, is now shipping. This newest member of the PS Series of Desktop Power Supplies has three12 Volt 2-pole captive screw ports and offers a total of 3.0 amps across all outputs with no per-port current limitations. The PS 1230 is designed to conserve energy and reduce costs. The power supply snaps into the included ZipClip 200 mounting bracket for secure mounting to rack rails, tables, or… View this post
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