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  • Monday, January 31, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/31/11 07:35 AM, 0 Comments
    Located at the outskirts of Columbus, Ohio, Cypress Wesleyan Church (CWC) is an anchor of the community. Its congregation, which now stands in excess of 2,000 members, appreciates a spirited service, with an accomplished contemporary orchestra and thirty-voice choir. However, for years the church limped along with an imperfectly implemented DIY sound system in a room that was far from ideal, in any respect. With capital funds raised, CWC recently constructed a new 1,200-seat sanctuary adjacent to its existing facilities.… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsPollInstallationInterconnectLoudspeakerPowerSignalSound ReinforcementSubwooferSystemAudio

  • Friday, January 28, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/28/11 07:48 AM, 0 Comments
    Lab X Technologies has issued a solution integration license of its AVB Audio IP Platform to Avid for development of an IEEE 802.1 Audio Video Bridging (AVB)-based technology. After a successful integration of Lab X MADI IP into its arsenal, Avid is positioned for future growth in its AVB portfolio throughout multiple industries, including professional sound. Showcasing their AVB proof of concept at Integrated Systems Europe at the AVnu Alliance Pavilion (#6H136), Avid and Lab X will preview the possibilities… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollDigitalInterconnectPowerSignalSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/26/11 07:15 AM, 0 Comments
    VidaBox LLC has announced that the company is shipping the iPCX charger extender kit for its on-wall iPad mounting solutions. The iPCX allows for the integration of iPads into any home environment for complete system control. In addition to being compatible with VidaBox-branded iPad mounts, the kit works with other iPad mounts on the market and provides reliable charging over long distances of up to 100 feet via a single CAT5 cable. Consisting of a specially engineered USB cable and… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsPollProductAVDigitalInterconnectPowerSignalSystemAudio

  • Thursday, January 20, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/20/11 01:41 PM, 0 Comments
    Carver Professional has announced the release of its new amplifier and speaker lineup at NAMM 2011. The newest addition to the Carver line is the Xr Series power amplifiers and a line of powered speakers. Carver’s new Xr Series is specifically designed for high power sound reinforcement applications. They provide accurate, high quality audio reproduction from a Class AB layout and design. Xi Series Features: • 2ohm stable operation • Ultra-quiet variable speed fan cooling • 7 LED level display,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductAmplifierPowerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    The Tell-All Tech 01/20/11 09:35 AM, 1 Comment
    Some would say we’re taken for granted. Others might say we’re misunderstood. Still others occasionally say “thank you.” Who are we? Your humble servants, equipment service technicians – or “service techs” for short. Is it true that we stick pins in power amp dolls while dancing naked under the full moon with bones through our noses in order to get your gear repaired to working order? Or how about the rumor that we collect large bags of cash for a… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollAnalogBusinessEducationInstallationInterconnectPowerSignalSystemTechnicianAudio

  • Wednesday, January 19, 2011
    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
    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
    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
    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