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  • Monday, February 24, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/24/14 01:56 PM,
    As the industry increasingly moves in a digital direction depending more on touch screens than faders and on menus and layers instead of every function being at one’s fingertips, mix engineers like Rob Mailman—who need to move fast and are accustomed to the dedicated control of analog—are searching for digital consoles that offer ease-of-navigation as well as outstanding sound quality. Like Mailman, who has now officially made the move to a DiGiCo SD5, those engineers are increasingly turning to DiGiCo… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 02/24/14 01:41 PM,
    The Sony Pictures Television produced series The Sing-Off is hitting the road for its first live tour and Roland Systems Group is pleased to announce their support with an M-480 V-Mixing System for Monitor Position as well as the Roland R-1000 for multi-channel recording and virtual sound check. The popular a cappella TV show tour consists of season 4 front-runners Filharmonic, VoicePlay, and the winners, Home Free. Bryan Farina, production manager and FOH Engineer for the tour, explains, “I have… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/24/14 07:55 AM,
    Grundorf Corporation has announced the addition of three new models to the ABS Series professional amp rack line. The three models—ABS-R0416CB, ABS-R0616CB, and ABS-R0816CB—build upon many features of the ABS line, such as anti-flex construction for additional strength, collapsible pull-out handles, and two sets of recessed dual wheels. However, the new cases also incorporate built-in bottom support that eliminates stress on the rack rail from the weight of the equipment. They also offer a new built-in metal filler panel to… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAVInterconnectProcessorSound ReinforcementStudio

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    Al Keltz 02/24/14 07:51 AM,
    While they’ve become one of the most popular and recognized multipin connectors in pro audio, the back-story of how MASS connectors came to have such impact shouldn’t be overlooked. Interestingly, MASS connectors weren’t even intended for audio applications; rather, they were originally developed for use in oil exploration. Oil company engineers connected seismographs with miles of cable in areas suspected of containing oil deposits. Explosive charges were then buried along the lines and detonated. The resulting echo “signatures” were captured… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogProductStudy HallAnalogConcertInterconnectSignalSound ReinforcementSystem

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    PSW Staff 02/24/14 07:20 AM,
    Built in the early 1960s as part of the city’s convention center, the Long Beach Arena is a cornerstone of entertainment in Southern California, hosting sporting events such as the 1984 Olympic volleyball tournaments to live performances as diverse as Cirque Du Soleil, Iron Maiden, Run-DMC and Disney on Ice.  The arena’s Pacific Ballroom, along with the rest of the convention center, has recently reopened after a series of renovations that includes new audio, lighting, and curtaining system (the largest… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerNetworkingProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Saturday, February 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/22/14 12:46 PM,
    Escondido, CA-based Sound Image, a leader in sound reinforcement and AV integration, has named Jesse Adamson as its new director of business development, where he is focused on strategic development and expansion in both the touring and installation markets. Adamson’s career began in the late 1990s, building recording studios before joining Canadian loudspeaker manufacturer Adamson Systems Engineering, holding the roles of director of marketing and sales and vice president over the past 13 years.  During his tenure at Adamson, the… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessInstallationSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, February 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/21/14 04:47 PM,
    For the 17th straight year, ATK Audiotek provided audio services for the National Football League’s championship game, Super Bowl XLVIII, the first ever in an outdoor cold-weather stadium. ATK Audiotek deployed its custom-designed, cart-based audio system for the game’s prestigious halftime show, held at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Once again, ATK Audiotek outfitted their system with Harman’sJBL VerTec line array loudspeakers.  In a battle between the league’s top-ranked offense and defense, Super Bowl XLVIII, broadcast via FOX,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 02/21/14 01:19 PM,
    Based in the Netherlands, Suitsupply is a high-end men’s fashion brand with stores throughout the world, including six locations in the United States and five more that are currently under construction. To ensure that the sonic environment that clients experience when they enter a Suitsupply store also supports the brand, the company hired Tau Audio Solutions of Groningen, Netherlands to design professional music playback systems that would be reliable, high performance, and easy to use. Tau Audio Solutions in turn… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAmplifierAVBusinessInstallationProcessorSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/21/14 01:12 PM,
    The Yamaha CL Series Digital Mixing Consoles has been awarded an IF Product Design Award at the iF Design Awards 2014 held in Germany it was announced today by Yamaha Corporation Japan. Since 1953, the prestigious, international IF Design Awards have been hosted by the IF Industries Forum Design e.V. in Hannover, Germany and celebrate outstanding industrial product design. The awards are comprised of four categories: product design, communications design, material design, and packaging design. The IF Product Design Award… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConsolesDigitalManufacturerSound Reinforcement

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    Brian Gowing 02/21/14 09:29 AM,
    This article is provided by Gowing Associates.   When I’m training technical teams at the churches I work with, one of the first questions I ask is, “Do any of you play a musical instrument?” I usually get one or two people who say that they play some type of instrument. But it’s a trick question, because the next question I ask usually results in silence while they take it in: “Do you realize that the sound board is every… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesEngineerMixerSound ReinforcementTechnician



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