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  • Friday, April 24, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/24/15 07:40 AM,
    RCF is set to launch its first digital wi-fi mixer. Designed as a practical fader-free portable self- contained enclosure the TM18 features an on-board WiFi access-point with integrated internal antenna, enabling all the functions to be controlled wirelessly. The new tablet mixer also sports a full suite of plug-in algorithms and effects, including several equalizer types and classic emulations of guitar and bass amplifiers, as developed by the well-known plug-in developer Overloud. This product is a tool for musicians and… View this post
    Filed in: AVDigitalManufacturerMixerProcessorRemoteSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, April 23, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/23/15 10:07 AM,
    Harman’s Soundcraft announced that the first installation purchaser of the company’s new Vi7000 digital mixing console is the Melkweg music and arts center in Amsterdam. Already the owner of a Vi4 and Vi6 in its 700 capacity Oude Zaal (Old Room), Melkweg added a pair of Vi7000 consoles as its front of house and monitor consoles for its 1,500-person capacity Max hall. The consoles were purchased through Audio XL, Soundcraft’s distributor in The Netherlands. Launched on April 15 at Prolight… View this post
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    PSW Staff 04/23/15 08:05 AM,
    Noted keyboardist Lee Sebel is utilizing a Mackie DLM12 compact loudspeaker to help stand out in what can be a crowded mix in live performances. “One of the most challenging issues on most gigs is keeping up with guitar players,” he explains. “Particularly in a setting where I’m playing with two or more guitarists, things can get pretty loud onstage. I discovered the DLM12 at a trade show a couple of years ago. When I heard it had 2000 watts… View this post
    Filed in: AVAVConcertLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 04/23/15 07:27 AM,
    The 2015 Ultra Music Festival in Miami during Spring Break featured an artist lineup that included EDM artists Krewella, Bassnectar, Porter Robinson, Die Antwoord, Big Gigantic, Chromeo and Gorgon City performing onstage through an L-Acoustics K2 line array sound system. Ultra Music Festival 2015, drew thousands of music fans to Bayfront Park in downtown Miami, which has hosted the event since 2012. The festival debuted in 1999 “We’ve been doing the Ultra festival for a long time and have become… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/22/15 11:08 AM,
    Sound designer, Alan Chang recently described his first experience using Point Source Audio’s SERIES8 earset microphones. Chang was retained as live sound engineer for the world-premiere of “SEVEN” a one-time-only theatrical reading staged in recognition of International Women’s Month in February, sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women Sacramento Section at the Congregation B’nai Israel. SEVEN tells the true stories of remarkable women and their extraordinary achievements. The occasion featured playwrights telling inspirational stories through the words of the… View this post
    Filed in: AVAVEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 04/22/15 08:08 AM,
    Audio-Technica provided wireless solutions for the 50th Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards, broadcast live on the CBS Television Network from the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, April 19, 2015. Three Audio-Technica endorsers – Male Vocalist of the Year winner Jason Aldean, New Artist of the Year winner Cole Swindell, New Artist of the Year nominee Thomas Rhett, - each performed using Audio-Technica’s Artist Elite 5000 Series UHF Wireless System with the AEW-T6100a Hypercardioid Dynamic Handheld Transmitter during the… View this post
    Filed in: AVAVConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/21/15 11:13 AM,
    Blue Microphones announces the availability of Hummingbird, a versatile Class A small-diaphragm microphone. With a diaphragm based on Blue’s B1 capsule, Hummingbird delivers extended frequency response for drum overheads, acoustic guitar, strings, harp, or any other instrument with fast transients and rich overtones. Hummingbird features an adjustable pivoting head that allows for 180 degrees of rotation so users can set the mic at any angle. Featuring a pressure gradient cardioid capsule based on Blue’s “B1” capsule—from the “interchangeable” Bottle Caps… View this post
    Filed in: AVAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/21/15 10:40 AM,
    AKG by Harman is announcing the new D5 C dynamic directional microphone, designed for live sound environments. “Since its launch, the D5 has gained a well-deserved reputation as a highly durable and high-performance dynamic vocal microphone for live staging applications of all sizes,” said Erich Gaertner, product line manager, AKG. “The D5 C lives up to this reputation and offers live vocalists an expanded lineup of industry-leading microphone options to choose from.” Thanks to its cardioid polar pattern, the D5… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 04/21/15 08:02 AM,
    d&b Audiotechnik introduced the new MAX2 stage monitor at Prolight +Sound 2015 in Frankfurt. The passive unit can be pole mounted on a d&b subwoofer and used as a small full range system or perform stage monitoring duties as originally intended. The MAX2 provides a frequency response extending from 55 Hz to 18 kHz with a conical dispersion of 75°. In a marine plywood enclosure and protected by a metal grill, the 15” neodymium LF driver and the coaxially mounted… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 04/21/15 07:32 AM,
    Studiomaster presented its new VISION series compact analogue mixers – in both powered and passive variants – for the first time in Europe at Prolight + Sound.  Vision is positioned immediately beneath the top of the range Horizon series, offering its larger sibling’s design and construction, operational and audio performance, in an even more compact, price competitive form. VISION is available in unpowered (VISION 8) and 2x500W powered (VISION 1008) and 2x1000W (VISION 2008) variants, featuring lightweight Class-D amplification. All… View this post
    Filed in: AVAnalogAVInstallationMixerSound ReinforcementStage