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  • Thursday, December 02, 2010
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    PSW Staff 12/02/10 08:05 AM, 0 Comments
    Stefan Happe has joined HARMAN to run the Studer Customer Service team based in Regensdorf, near Zurich, Switzerland. With experience in recording and broadcast (he started his audio life as a recording and mastering engineer) and live sound (running a PA rental company which included Soundcraft consoles in its inventory), he spent several years with, Mackie based in Germany as product manager in the boadcast market and more recently in the UK to head up European Service and Support. Happe… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductConsolesMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 12/02/10 07:58 AM, 0 Comments
    Wohler Technologies has announced the launch of the AMP1-E8-MDA-3G, the company’s first 1RU, eight-channel audio monitor to support 3G transmissions as well as a comprehensive array of Dolby audio sources. The AMP1-E8-MDA-3G is the latest in Wohler’s highly popular E8 series of multiformat, eight-channel monitors, bringing together a powerful array of features for multichannel digital and analog audio monitoring in a compact 1RU chassis. “Our 2RU AMP2-E8-MDA is a real legend in broadcast audio — it’s truly the benchmark for… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsMonitoringSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, December 01, 2010
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    PSW Staff 12/01/10 03:40 PM, 0 Comments
    Florida vocalist Jason Derulo has built his reputation as a prolific soul and rap songwriter. This past year, Derulo has been riding high with three smash hit singles, “Whatcha Say,” “In My Head,” and “Ridin’ Solo,” off his self-titled debut album. Completing his first leg of his North American tour in mid-November, Derulo, needing a monitor engineer/audio crew chief for the tour, enlisted the assistance of Billy Flores, ME to pop stars such as Eminem, Black Eyed Peas, Erykah Badu,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystem

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    Monty Ross 12/01/10 03:07 PM, 0 Comments
    Limiters are in the protection business, limiting audio systems to safe levels. These limits protect loudspeakers, protect the audio signal from clipping, protect the neighbors, and protect ears. A limiter continuously monitors the audio signal, looking for levels exceeding its adjustable threshold. A limiter normally operates at unity gain and has no effect on the signal. If excessive levels are detected, the Voltage Controlled Attenuator (VCA) automatically reduces the gain. If the level never exceeds the threshold, the signal remains… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollStudy HallEducationProcessorSignalSoftwareSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 12/01/10 01:20 PM, 0 Comments
    OBEDIA has moved its headquarters to Nashville, having established a solid base within the music and post-audio industry over the past 6 years in Los Angeles. Moving with the company is newly named CEO Jayce Murphy, who will be tasked with further developing support services as well as overseeing third party integration of OBEDIA’s enterprise management system. “OBEDIA was born out of the need for a more effective way to service complex technology and has evolved into an educational and… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsMixerSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 12/01/10 12:45 PM, 0 Comments
    Martin Audio has announced its first Scandinavian customer for the Multi-cellular Loudspeaker Array. The Norwegian rental company Rubicon AS purchased an MLA rig consisting of 20 MLA top boxes, 12 MLX subs, and four MLD Downfill enclosures, from their local distributor, em nordic AS. The move follows several major system purchases by launch customers Complete Audio of Germany and North Carolina-based Special Event Services (SES)—who last month added a second system to their existing MLA arsenal.  By purchasing 36 enclosures,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollLine ArrayLoudspeakerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Tuesday, November 30, 2010
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    PSW Staff 11/30/10 01:51 PM, 0 Comments
    Blue Microphones has announced the second generation Mikey, portable recorder for iPod and iPod touch. Building upon the audio technology developed for the original Mikey, the second generation portable mic is designed for iPod and iPod touch, featuring improved circuitry for superior recording and enhanced new features. “The second generation Mikey is a natural next step for Blue as we continue to expand our consumer audio line to include enhanced portable recording,” said John Maier, CEO of Blue Microphones. “Blue… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductBusinessConcertMicrophoneSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 11/30/10 10:37 AM, 0 Comments
    London’s Southbank Centre has adopted a more flexible approach to digital sound mixing through its three flagship venues, the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room through the acquisition of several Soundcraft Vi1 digital consoles from Richard Nowell Sound Services (RNSS). With the London Jazz Festival approiaching, technical director, Eddy Smith, decided that a more flexible platform was needed for incoming sound engineers than was offered by their existing digital desks. “We didn’t feel the sound of the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystem

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    PSW Staff 11/30/10 09:04 AM, 0 Comments
    For more than three decades, the Meadowlands has been a part of life for New York area football fans. When plans were begun to replace the aging arena, some fans were surprised to learn that, rather than a modern domed structure, the new stadium would be built in much the same traditional open-bowl style as the old one. But while the aerial view of the New Meadowlands Stadium is reminiscent of the original Meadowlands, the similarities stop there. The new… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVLoudspeakerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 11/30/10 08:35 AM, 0 Comments
    Aphex has announced the appointment of Techrep Marketing as the company’s sales representatives for the territories of Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and West Virginia. With offices in 13 eastern states, Techrep is one of the pro audio industry’s largest independent marketing firms, representing many of the leading companies in professional recording, live sound, systems contracting, retail and manufacturing. Founded by Jeff Mac and Ted Bahas, the company has received multiple awards for sales, service and training. “We’re truly excited… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductBusinessDigitalProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio