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  • Tuesday, October 01, 2013
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    PSW Staff 10/01/13 12:34 PM,
    MF Audio, founded in 1998 and based in the North of Paris, is a full service live event production company providing sound, lighting, and staging solutions. The principle, Sebastian (Seb) Fleury has made a point to surround himself with accomplished production professionals, which has led to the success of the live event production company. One of the other secrets to it’s success has been to ensure that all products in their inventory meet their four qualifications – quality, reliability, usability… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, September 26, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/26/13 06:26 AM,
    As part of a complete renovation, more than 40 LED Chauvet fixtures replaced the outdated, conventional lighting system at the Hollywood Improv. To give the 2,200-square-foot venue a new look, Rutherford Designs installed new audio equipment, electric video screens and an efficient LED lighting system. Richard Rutherford, vice president of Rutherford Designs, specified the installation of 26 CHAUVET DJ SlimPAR Pro RGBA and 10 CHAUVET DJ SlimPAR Pro VW wash lights, 3 CHAUVET DJ COLORband PiX pixel-mapping fixtures and 4… View this post
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingConcertStage

  • Wednesday, September 25, 2013
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    Bruce Main 09/25/13 05:07 PM,
    In the days when digital signal processing (DSP) first stalked the arena, it was the guys at front of house that had all the fun. They would ignore their comm light for long periods of time while staring intently at asymmetrical crossovers on their laptop displays. But now that DSP is ubquitous, the guys at the other end of the snake are beginning to experience the joys of audio in the digital domain.  The real beauty of DSP in monitorland… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallLoudspeakerMeasurementMonitoringProcessorSoftwareStage

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    PSW Staff 09/25/13 09:34 AM,
    D.A.S. Audio has announced that the company manufactured the 10,000th unit of its successful Aero 12A powered line array systems in July. The powerful D.A.S. Aero Series 2 range of line array systems is the result of the company’s continuous effort and work developing successive generations of Aero Series line array systems over the past 10 years. The versatility of the D.A.S. Aero 12A systems has led to their use in a range of concerts staged by major stars, including… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsConcertInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 09/25/13 09:18 AM,
    Masque Sound  continues its Broadway run by providing a custom audio equipment package for the groundbreaking new production of Tennessee Williams’ masterpiece, The Glass Menagerie. For sound designer Clive Goodwin, there were two main goals: To make the play sound as natural as possible and to ensure that the whole audience, even members seated in the very back of the mezzanine, could clearly hear Nico Muhly’s beautiful composition. “Nico’s music sets the theme for the show,” says Goodwin. “The Glass… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 09/25/13 09:02 AM,
    Hosa Technology is pleased to announce the new Mogan Elite ICE Omni Earset Microphone. As the newest addition to the Mogan Microphones brand of subminiature microphones, the new Mogan Elite ICE builds upon the strengths of the original Mogan Elite Earset Microphone while taking fit and appearance to an entirely new level. Designed to deliver full-frequency vocal reproduction for the most discerning presenter or performer, the new Mogan Elite ICE Earset Microphone is a terrific choice for broadcasters, theatrical performers,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsProductMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

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    Mike Sessler 09/25/13 08:55 AM,
    This article is provided by ChurchTechArts.   A few weeks ago I was having a discussion about the sound quality of our monitors with our sax player. He’s a very discriminating guy who really knows sound. If he says he needs 185 cut 3 dB, he needs 185 cut 3 dB. As we listened to his wedge, it was clear that the sound he was putting out of his horn was not being faithfully reproduced by the wedge. I knew… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogConsolesLoudspeakerMixerMonitoringProcessorStage

  • Tuesday, September 24, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/24/13 01:49 PM,
    The San Diego Opera is expanding its production communication coverage area with the help of Clear-Com’s wireless intercom system. As part of a system upgrade, the opera has installed six Tempest®2400 Digital Wireless Intercoms with the new Seamless Roaming capability. The four-channel wireless systems not only support more wireless BeltStation users and deliver the most intercom options, but they also provide the crew and management department with interference-free communications across multiple productions spaces. One of the leading opera companies in… View this post
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionConcertStage

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    PSW Staff 09/24/13 12:51 PM,
    Having used GLP’s impression X4 LED heads in the design of Fleetwood Mac’s current touring set, production designer Paul ‘Arlo’ Guthrie has turned to 16 of the small impression X4S for the current theatre (and festival) shows by veteran rock singer, Chris Isaak. These are mounted on five vertical pipes — four on the center bar and three each on the others. With economy at the forefront of his thinking, Guthrie sensed that the new X4S fixtures could not only… View this post
    Filed in: ProductionNewsConcertStage

  • Friday, September 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/20/13 02:25 PM,
    For the band’s first-ever performances in China, heavy metal legends Metallica delivered two packed shows at Shanghai’s Mercedes-Benz Arena. A Meyer Sound Sound LEO linear large-scale sound reinforcement system was deployed by Ling Hua ProSLV. “I was immediately struck by the linearity of the LEO system, even when it was pushed to very high levels,” says Freddy Kot, chief engineer for Ling Hua ProSLV. “Even with sustained readings of over 112 dB at FOH, there was no distortion. And of… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer