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  • Thursday, December 01, 2016
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    PSW Staff 12/01/16 09:41 AM,
    Telefunken microphones are on Justin Bieber’s “Purpose World Tour” in support of his fourth studio album “Purpose.” “We’re using Telefunken microphones on all of the live instruments,” explains Bieber’s front of house engineer Ken “Pooch” Van Druten. “We have two different drum kits, one that Justin plays, and we use Telefunken dynamic M82’s for the kick drums, and M80’s on all snares top and bottom, and there are three snare drums in the main drum kit. We use Telefunken condenser… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 12/01/16 09:28 AM,
    When the Knoxville Urban League needed a corporate event house to support its annual gala this year, they turned to Mike Brown, president of M&M Productions, for a turnkey event. Brown knew he needed a versatile system that would provide clarity and intelligibility for the many spoken presentations during the popular social event – while still being dynamic enough to support the powerhouse band, Tower of Power, for the concert portion of the evening. He turned to FBT for his… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 12/01/16 09:15 AM,
    Taiga Beirut recently opened its doors in Sodeco, Beirut at the end of Summer 2016. Known for its unique blend of Arabic and English pop music, live solo performances and a lineup of DJs, the nightclub is set to entertain the crowds who have followed its success since its opening its first location in Batroun in 2000. Taiga Beirut approached Prolites for the supply of its light, audio and video systems. They turned to K-array and used the Italian manufacturer’s… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    Craig Leerman 12/01/16 08:05 AM,
    In its most basic form, a DI – also known as a direct box and short for “direct injection” and/or “direct insert” – takes an unbalanced high-impedance signal (i.e., from an electric guitar or keyboard) and converts it to a balanced low-impedance signal. This process is needed when running high-impedance signal at long distances, such as down a snake to a front of house console. Unconverted, the unbalanced signal can pick up noise; also, sending high-impedance signal at longer distances… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureProductAVInterconnectSignalSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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    PSW Staff 11/30/16 03:40 PM,
    The G20 Summit is one of the most important events in world political and economic calendar. Its latest edition, in September 2016, was held in Hangzhou, China, and was only the second G20 convention to be held in an Asian country. The Summit took place in the newly-built Hangzhou International Conference and Exhibition Centre, with the external area around the building freely accessible during the days of the Summit and hosting audio-visual projections supported by P Series loudspeakers from RCF.… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 11/30/16 01:28 PM,
    3G Productions recently provided five DiGiCo consoles to support RiseUp AS ONE, a live concert event held on the US-Mexico border in San Diego on Saturday, October 15. The event, produced jointly by the Fusion and Univision networks, and broadcast and streamed worldwide in both English and Spanish, featured Latino and Latina artists such as Alejandro Sanz, Miguel Bosé, Julieta Venegas, Los Tigres del Norte, Lupillo Rivera, Carlos Vives and Natalia Lafourcade, as well as appearances from Gael Garcia Bernal,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerMonitoringSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 11/30/16 12:56 PM,
    Radio Active Designs (RAD) announces the availability of the TX-8/900M wireless antenna combiner for the 900MHz band. The TX-8/900M can be used with any UHF in-ear monitoring (IEM) or IFB systems operating in the 900MHz band, specifically 941-960 MHz – the entire spectrum now available through the FCC.  The unit allows the connection of up to eight UHF transmitters to one antenna. Advanced active-linear design reduces intermodulation products to low levels to minimize interference while providing compatibility with all forms… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 11/30/16 10:19 AM,
    A very large Electro-Voice X-Line Advance system – comprising over 100 loudspeakers – provided sound reinforcement for a show by Irish alternative rock band Walking on Cars in Dublin in early November. The show followed a sold-out tour of Ireland in support of the band’s latest album, “Everything This Way,” which includes the hit single Speeding Cars. The band is also preparing for tours of the UK, Europe, and the U.S. Pro audio company Murt Whelan Sound flew two main… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 11/30/16 09:19 AM,
    Rascals, a unique combination of steakhouse and live music venue, which began construction last year in Albany, New York’s Crossgates Mall, is finally open for business. After many revisions, to provide the best dining and entertainment venue, Rascals Steakhouse has opened with support of a complete sound system from ISP Technologies.  Philip Lama, along with his wife Linda and partners Chris and Melissa O’Reilly, are excited to bring the $4 million dollar investment into fruition. Lama, who has been in… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerMonitoringProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSubwooferSystem

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    PSW Staff 11/30/16 08:51 AM,
    The City of Pittsburgh recently completed a major renovation of the government access broadcast infrastructure in its 100-year-old Pittsburgh City-County Building, including the installation of a Dante-networked Engineered Sound conference microphone system from Audio-Technica, for use in the City Council chambers. The city engaged RPC Video of Verona, Pennsylvania, to design, supply and integrate the new in-house broadcast, streaming and archiving production systems and infrastructure for City Channel Pittsburgh, which is available live via Comcast and Verizon and the city’s… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalEthernetInstallationMicrophoneSound Reinforcement



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