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  • Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/26/16 07:47 AM,
    Grammy-winning artist Beyoncé’s Formation Tour requires 56 semi-trucks to transport elements such as a 60-foot-tall rotating LED “Monolith” that represents each chapter of the show, a treadmill runway and a secondary stage that stores and pours 2,000 gallons of water. When the show recently moved onto its European leg, it required five Boeing 747 aircraft to transport it, including a main arrays of 96 loudspeakers and three DiGiCo SD7 audio consoles provided by Eighth Day Sound. One is used at… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerNetworkingSound ReinforcementStage

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    Chris Huff 07/26/16 06:08 AM,
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   Imagine you walk into church one day and are told, “your job just got easier because we aren’t using praise bands any more…we’re going back to the pastor leading hymns.” Last night, while reading a church magazine, I noticed the variety of advertisements. Interested in improving your church? How about: • Softer chairs • Different colored pews • Software to monitor giving, attendance, birthdays, and the member’s favorite tv show •… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogEngineerSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, July 25, 2016
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    Hadi Sumoro & Xian Yu 07/25/16 04:31 PM,
    This article is provided by HX Audio Lab   Several common questions are often asked related to loudspeaker sound reproduction, such as: 1. Why does a loudspeaker sound different when moved to another room? 2. Why does my new bookshelf loudspeaker sound terrible at home? They were great in the showroom! 3. Why does the loudspeaker sound muddy/bassy inside a room? It was great when I listened to it outside. There are other questions, but readers can get the point… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureStudy HallAVEducationEngineerInstallationLoudspeakerMeasurementSoftwareSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 07/25/16 02:57 PM,
    Yamaha has announced the dates and locations of the current nationwide Mixing Essentials Tour to present training on live sound techniques. Yamaha specialists will cover the basics of getting the most from your sound system and give an overview of a sound system, with lots of time for questions and interaction. They’ll also give tips and practices that you can use right away to improve your sound system, and help avoid common mistakes. This seminar covers topics that both beginners… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConsolesDigitalEducationEngineerManufacturerMixerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 07/25/16 10:21 AM,
    With 2,472 delegates attending the 2016 Republican National Convention at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland this week, the event represents not only a highly vocal platform for the G.O.P.s (Grand Old Party) conservative-based political principles, but also marks the official close of the primary election season and the start of the U.S. general election for the office of the President. ATK Audiotek, which has been handling convention audio for more than two decades, selected Powersoft amplifiers to support this… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierAVLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 07/25/16 10:00 AM,
    Arts Brookfield, the cultural arm of global real estate corporation Brookfield, has chosen Martin Audio MLA Compact arrays to reinforce an eclectic mix of concerts, festivals, symphonies and other artistic events presented for the community throughout the year in the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place, a 10-story glass vaulted atrium in Lower Manhattan. Originally constructed in 1988, the Winter Garden, at the then known World Financial Center, was severely damaged during the September 11th attacks and substantially rebuilt in 2002.… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 07/25/16 07:14 AM,
    Based in the Norwegian coastal city of Molde, family-owned manufacturer Brunvoll produces thrusters for advanced sea-faring vessels. After almost 104 years in business, the company has completed a new $30 million, 10,000m2 headquarters after its previous home was split in two by Route E39. A suspended walkway was added to bridge administration and production facilities, along with an acoustically challenging new multi-purpose auditorium, outfitted with Renkus-Heinz. “The challenge is, as always, to get direct sound from the loudspeakers to the… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, July 22, 2016
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    Pat Brown 07/22/16 02:24 PM,
      With the wealth of knowledge about power available here on ProSoundWeb it’s a good idea to constantly evaluate our knowledge of power, or actually, your knowledge about power. Rather than submit you to the typical “right or wrong” questions with exact numerical answers, I’ve elected to provide a different means of self-evaluation. The test is “open book”, based upon the information shared in the article series and other resources, and I can tell you up front that the answer… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureStudy HallProductionAudioAmplifierAVInstallationInterconnectPowerSound ReinforcementSystem

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    PSW Staff 07/22/16 08:52 AM,
    When the top eight Esports Championship Series 1 league teams lined up for the finals at SSE Arena, Wembley, in front of enthusiastic crowds of gamers, it presented audio production company Nitelites with one of their most unusual and demanding challenges ever. Fortunately they had recently purchased RCF’s TTL55-A active line array, further boosting their inventory of the Italian manufacturer’s systems. And after flexing its muscles on various stages at the recent We Are FSTVL event they were ready to… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 07/22/16 07:15 AM,
    The Maid of the Mist sightseeing adventure that brings people to the bottom of Niagara Falls has been amazing passengers since 1846. Recently One Systems direct weather loudspeakers were installed in both of the Maid of the Mist boats to ensure that passengers not only experience the seventh natural wonder of the world, but hear all about it as well.  The two-deck Maid of the Mist boats are roughly 80 feet long by 30 feet wide with a capacity of… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement



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