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  • Thursday, December 22, 2011
    PSW Staff 12/22/11 01:07 PM, 0 Comments
    In order to upgrade the Parkview Christian Church in Orland Park, IL, with a digital sound system, TC Furlong of Lake Forest, IL, recently supplied the church with a Soundcraft Vi6 digital console. Jeff Cech, general manager at TC Furlong, assisted the church in the research process and believed the Vi6 would provide an easy transition to a digital console. “The learning curve is easy, and one of the best options for the budget,” he says. Barry Luchene, director of… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalInstallationSound Reinforcement

  • alesis
    PSW Staff 12/22/11 12:45 PM, 0 Comments
    Alesis has announced that the iO4 USB audio interface for Mac, PC, and iOS devices, is now shipping. The iO4 enables users to record and monitor up to eight channels of audio (four in, four out) at 16-bit resolution, or four channels (two in, two out) at 24-bit. It is compact enough to comfortably fit into laptop bag or backpack. The iO4 has four input channels, each with an XLR microphone input, a 1/4-inch TRS insert for external effects units,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductDigitalInterconnectSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

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    Rick Kreifeldt 12/22/11 12:41 PM,
    Go ahead and see how much you really know or don’t know about Compression. This mini-test gets progressively more difficult and is a good indicator of where you stand in this area of pro audio science. Rick Kreifeldt, Harman Professional SDIG Vice President, has graciously guest authored a dynamics processing inspired Twenty Questions. There is one correct answer for each question. Good luck!   1.) What does a Compression Ratio of 4:1 mean? A.) Once past the threshold, the input… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollStudy HallEducationSignalSound ReinforcementStudioSystemAudio

  • roland
    PSW Staff 12/22/11 12:31 PM, 1 Comment
    The new Roland R-26 portable recorder, a handheld device that provides up to six simultaneous channels of pro-quality audio recording to SD/SDHC media, is now shipping. With two types of built-in stereo mics, XLR/TRS combo inputs, USB audio interface functionality, and much more, the compact R-26 is well-suited for applications such as solo and ensemble music recording, environmental sound capture, broadcasting, and audio/video production. Two stereo mic types are omnidirectional and X/Y, and they’re both integrated into the R-26 chassis.… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVDigitalRemoteStudioAudio

  • meyer sound
    PSW Staff 12/22/11 09:59 AM, 0 Comments
    Meyer Sound has added Mac Johnson and Ana Lorente to the Constellation team. Johnson has been named Constellation project manager, transferring from his prior position as education programs coordinator for the company. Lorente, formerly with the projects department of Meyer Sound Spain, will now serve as Constellation project designer. “Both Mac and Ana already have extensive experience with Constellation,” states John McMahon, Meyer Sound executive director, digital products. “The success of the projects they worked on is a major factor… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessDigitalManufacturerProcessorAudio

  • Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Bobby Owsinski 12/21/11 10:09 AM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   It’s that time of year again when it’s time to buy some gifts. It you’re in a quandary about what to buy for that musician or recording engineer in your life, you’re in luck. I have a list of recommendations that covers a variety of items and price ranges. Most of these products I use regularly. 1. Etymotic Reaserach ER 20 Hear Protection Ear Plugs I personally never go into a loud… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogPollDigital Audio WorkstationsStudioAudio

  • consoles
    PSW Staff 12/21/11 09:25 AM, 0 Comments
    Audient has introduced the ASP4816, a compact, cost-effective console that maintains the key benefits of the company’s flagship ASP8024 recording console, without the larger dimensions. Due to ship in February 2012, the ASP4816 takes many design cues from the ASP8024, with the same input and monitor design in a smaller frame size. Characterized by Audient’s analog circuitry designed by David Dearden, the ASP4816 is well-suited for production studios and educational facilities. The main input channels offer Audient’s Class A preamp… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductConsolesStudio

  • Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    church sound
    PSW Staff 12/20/11 01:56 PM,
    The HOW-TO ASSIST Tour (Academy of Sound System Integration, Setup & Troubleshooting) is a training tour designed to provide sound and electrical contractors and sound system installers with the best possible training on how to setup, integrate and troubleshoot live sound systems of any size. Installing a sound system in a modern facility is not as simple as just running a few wires anymore. Customers expect perfect room coverage, no hums or buzzes and volume levels that may approach concert… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureNewsPollEducationEngineerSound ReinforcementTechnician

  • microphones
    Bruce Bartlett 12/20/11 11:07 AM,
    This article is provided by Bartlett Microphones.   Condenser microphones need phantom power to operate their internal circuitry. Phantom power is supplied to the mic through its 2-conductor shielded cable. The power can be supplied either from a stand-alone device or from a mixing console (at each mic connector). The microphone receives power from, and sends audio to, the mixer along the same cable conductors. It’s called “phantom” because the power does not need a separate cable; it’s “hiding” in… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollProductMicrophone

  • image
    PSW Staff 12/20/11 10:42 AM, 0 Comments
    Giveon Electronics Ltd. is celebrating 75 years as a distributor of Shure products. Based in Tel Aviv, Israel, Giveon has marketed quality audio products in Israel since 1934, and began its affiliation with Shure Incorporated just two years after being founded. Ahinoam Giveon, managing director and son of company founder Joseph Giveon, says the relationship began when his father sent Shure a postcard in response to enjoying a Shure catalog. He was impressed by Shure’s quick response, and the relationship… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneAudio