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  • Friday, March 01, 2013
    PSW Staff 03/01/13 06:55 AM,
    Encore is a new, high-spirited nightclub located in the Crosswoods neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio. Its strategy for success is to show patrons such a fantastic time that they quickly return to enjoy an encore. Tasteful bar food, a wide range of drinks, and elegant décor and lighting provide the perfect frame for Encore’s daily upscale party. But the heart of the party resides in an articulate, high-SPL, bass-rich sound system designed and installed by local A/V integrator Demmer Audio Video… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAmplifierAVInstallationProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, February 28, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/28/13 02:50 PM,
    The University of Utah’s Libby Gardner Hall is large enough to comfortably accommodate a 200-member choir, an 80-piece orchestra, and nearly 700 audience members. It is acoustically and aesthetically stunning, with a warm, rich reverb conveyed by wood panel walls arranged in a spectacular geometry. For years, the school struggled to provide the hall with sound reinforcement for spoken word, solos, and non-classical musical forms that matched the splendor of unamplified instruments. That struggle ended with the purchase of a… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsDigitalProcessorSignal

  • radial engineering
    PSW Staff 02/28/13 10:14 AM,
    Radial Engineering has announced the StageBug SB-5 Sidewinder Laptop direct box, a DI designed for quick deployment on busy stages and for the fast-paced environment of the AV system tech. According to Radial president Peter Janis, “With so many productions now using computers, we felt that the time had come to bring out an additional solution to our range. The StageBug SB-5 Sidewinder is unique in that it has an integral cable and storage cleat which makes it easy to… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAVInterconnectProcessor

  • Wednesday, February 27, 2013
    audiofile engineering
    PSW Staff 02/27/13 08:17 AM,
    Audiofile Engineering, creators of professional audio software for Mac OS X and iOS, announces Vio, the first app for iPhone and iPad released under the new Square B brand. Vio is designed for anyone who wants to transform their voice. In the hands of an experienced musician or producer, it is a creative tool to design new vocal sounds. The audio engine behind Vio goes beyond existing voice effects to create novel, futuristic vocal styles. Vio’s sound spaces vary in… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductProcessorSignalSoftwareStudio

  • Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    John Eargle & Chris Foreman 02/26/13 04:12 PM,
    Audio signals are, of course, speech and music, and in this article we will examine the nature of those signals in terms of their requirements in bandwidth, dynamic range and normal operating levels. The nature of peak and average levels of music and speech will be discussed. In addition, we’ll look at the standard methods of dealing with signal peaks and required shifts in signal operating levels. AUDIO SPECTRA The data of Figure 1 shows the approximate limits of bandwidth… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAVLoudspeakerMeasurementProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, February 21, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/21/13 03:17 PM,
    Spend a few minutes chatting with globe-trotting Italian producer/engineer Pietro Foresti, and it’s easy to see that he’s passionate about his work. It’s a joy that’s contagious; his love of music is equaled by his excitement about the artists he works with and the technology he uses to create and record it. A true musical chameleon, Foresti’s diverse discography ranges from the metal-tinged punch of Tracii Guns (L.A. Guns, Guns & Roses) and power punk of Scott Russo (Unwritten Law)… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalProcessorStudio

  • image
    PSW Staff 02/21/13 02:43 PM,
    Allen & Heath  has introduced a brand new product to its range, the ICE-16, a 16 In/16 Out audio interface allowing performers and audio engineers to easily capture high quality multi-track recordings direct to a USB drive or interface to a computer. Fitted into a compact 1U rack design, ICE-16 is capable of studio quality interfacing, converting and bi-directional streaming of 16 channels over high-speed USB or FireWire at 24 bit, 96kHz resolution. Alternatively, 16 channels can be simultaneously recorded… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductManufacturerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, February 15, 2013
    radial engineering
    PSW Staff 02/15/13 02:39 PM,
    Radial Engineering has announced the Voco-Loco, a combination microphone preamp and effects loop insert that enables vocalists to add guitar effects like delay, reverb or distortion to the voice using a simple footswitch. The design begins with a high-performance preamp section that delivers over 60 dB of gain, more than enough to adapt to virtually any microphone via standard XLR input. And with a built-in 48V phantom power generator, condenser mics can also be used. Radial’s unique Accustate level control… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductMixerProcessorSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Thursday, February 14, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/14/13 12:38 PM,
    QSC Audio has just launched the new “Obsessed” contest. The contest provides customers and devotees with the opportunity to demonstrate their affinity for their QSC products, and tell the story of their “Obsession” with QSC for a chance to win $5,000 in free gear. Entries can include written testimony, videos and photographs whereby contestants can show that they are the most “Obsessed” with QSC. To enter the contest, visit the QSC “Obsessed” contest page here or the company’s Facebook page… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAmplifierAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerNetworkingProcessor

  • Wednesday, February 13, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/13/13 12:23 PM,
    QSC Audio has announced Q-Sys Designer version 3.1, the latest upgrade to the design and control software for the company’s Q-Sys integrated platform. Q-Sys Designer v3.1 adds Voice-over-IP capabilities and interfacing support for IP PBXs and analog telephone systems via third-party FXO gateways. With the update installed, telephone calls may now be routed into Q-Sys, or Q-Sys audio may be connected to external phone lines, further enhancing the existing fully-featured conferencing capabilities of the Q-Sys platform. “Q-Sys was born of… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVEthernetNetworkingProcessorSoftware