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  • Friday, October 12, 2012
    audio system power
    Dennis Ver Mulm 10/12/12 04:44 PM,
    Most electronic equipment is designed to operate at voltage levels of 120 volts in North America or 230 volts in Europe. Occasionally some very current hungry equipment might be powered from 208 volts in North America. Regardless of the power line voltage, power supplies inside the electronic equipment convert this AC voltage into much smaller DC voltages that power the integrated circuits and transistors which in turn do the work inside the preamp, mixing console, graphic equalizer or amplifier. Voltage… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAVPowerSignalAudio

  • audio-technica
    PSW Staff 10/12/12 03:53 PM,
    Audio-Technica microphones were utilized for both candidates as well as the moderator at the 2012 Vice Presidential debate on October 11 at Centre College in Danville, KY. Products used included A-T’s Engineered Sound ES935ML6 MicroLine condenser gooseneck microphones on vice president Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan. Two AT898cW Subminiature cardioid condenser lavalier microphones with 5000 Series wireless were used for moderator Martha Raddatz, while BP4071 Line + Gradient condenser mics were used to capture room… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsMicrophoneWireless

  • powersoft
    PSW Staff 10/12/12 03:45 PM,
    For the first-ever concert by Jennifer Lopez in Poland, Gigantsound Letus provided a system driven by Powersoft K Series amplifiers that served an audience of 25,000 at the PGE Arena Stadium in Gdańsk. “We faced a great acoustic challenge because of the clamshell-shaped stadium,” says Yurek Taborowski, owner of Gigantsound Letus, a leading Polish sound company. “We decided to use 60 Powersoft K10 amps for 110 (JBL) VT4888 cabinets (low, mid, high) and 20 Powersoft K20 amps for 80 (EAW)… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertPowerSound Reinforcement

  • dpa microphones
    PSW Staff 10/12/12 03:34 PM,
    The iconic Golden Gate Bridge turned 75 this year, and DPA Microphones is supporting local San Francisco artist Bill Fontana in honoring the landmark’s anniversary. With a video camera and seven DPA Reference Standard 4006A omnidirectional microphones fixed to the bridge, Fontana is streaming and capturing six months’ worth of sound and footage for a live video and sound portrait titled Acoustical Visions of the Golden Gate. He also relies on a Sound Devices 788T multi-track digital audio recorder to… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsDigital Audio WorkstationsMicrophone

  • recording
    Jon Tidey 10/12/12 03:12 PM,
    This article is provided by Audio Geek Zine.   Apple computers are almost studio ready right out of the box. There is very little required from the user in terms of optimization. —Enable secondary click in Mouse Preferences —Disable Natural scrolling direction in Mouse Preferences —Set scrolling to without inertia in Universal Access>Mouse>Mouse Options —Change show spotlight from CMD+Space to Option+Space in Keyboard>Keyboard Shortcuts —Disable Put the hard disk(s) to sleep when possible in Energy Saver preferences These are just… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallDigital Audio WorkstationsInterconnectStudio

  • worship audio
    Chris Huff 10/12/12 02:11 PM,
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   You might be suffering from all three of these audio feedback problem areas.  I’ve been emailing a sound tech overseas who has had feedback problems.  In my initial email, I said it could be caused by one of a few things.  As it turned out, he had all three conditions that were causing feedback.  Let’s get to work… Feedback is caused when a particular frequency becomes excited and is thus astronomically… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesMicrophoneMixerProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementStage

  • image
    PSW Staff 10/12/12 10:57 AM,
    In early September, ABC Family Television (in conjunction with Evolution Media) aired Beverly Hills Nannies: Nannies Tell All, a reunion of the popular reality show that focuses on a group of young nannies working for the higher-class wealthy in the world’s most unreal neighborhood. Keeping up with the action meant having a substantial number of wireless microphone systems that offered the sound quality, flexibility, and dropout free performance necessary to capture it all. That’s precisely why LA-based Production Sound Mixer… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollMicrophoneSignalTechnicianWirelessAudio

  • prism sound
    PSW Staff 10/12/12 10:40 AM,
    Prism Sound is introducing Lyra, a new family of audio interfaces, at the upcoming 133rd AES Convention in San Francisco. “Lyra connects seamlessly with both Macs and PCs via a simple USB interface,” says Graham Boswell, sales and marketing director for Prism Sound. “For recording professionals who don’t need eight channels of analog I/O, Lyra is the perfect interface because it allows them to access Prism Sound quality in a convenient package and at an affordable price.” Prism Sound, which… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductAnalogDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsInterconnectSound ReinforcementStudio

  • allen & heath
    PSW Staff 10/12/12 07:39 AM,
    Popular rock artists Neon Trees recently requested a dual front of house/monitor Allen & Heath iLive digital system for a recent performance at a private function in central London hosted by Universal Music. The show also featured a set by British performer Ellie Goulding. Formerly a grand hotel, the venue, called 8 Northumberland Avenue, is now a conference and functions facility, with the actual performance held in the facility’s Billiard Room, and also featured a set by British performer Ellie… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalMixerSoftware

  • auralex
    PSW Staff 10/12/12 06:50 AM,
    Auralex Acoustics has introduced the new ProFusor II fabric wrapped sound diffusor, designed to address flutter echo without removing acoustic energy in the room or greatly changing the frequency content of the sound. Implementing ProFusor II diffusors can help can make a small space seem large and a large space seem even larger while also allow users to enhance the accuracy of critical listening environments and create a larger “sweet spot.” Ideal for use in residential theaters, listening rooms, concert… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVMeasurementSignalSound Reinforcement