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  • Thursday, April 18, 2013
    PSW Staff 04/18/13 07:02 AM,
    Avlex is pleased to introduce two low profile new earset microphones: the HS-48 Single Ear Headworn Microphone and the HSP-49 Single Ear Premium Headworn Microphone. Providing exceptional audio performance with comfort, durability, and the ability to interface with a wide range of wireless systems, these new microphones are well suited for use by worship leaders, educators, business presenters, theatrical and live music performers, plus broadcast professionals. HS-48 Single Ear Low Profile Headworn Microphone: The HS-48 Single Ear Headworn Microphone employs… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Wednesday, April 17, 2013
    PSW Staff 04/17/13 01:54 PM,
    DPA Microphones’ new d:facto II Vocal Microphone has made internationally acclaimed jazz singer Claire Martin OBE very happy indeed. Since switching to the new microphone, Claire says she has never heard so much clarity in her voice and the difference is so noticeable that all the sound engineers she works with are making positive comments. “This is definitely the right microphone for me,” she says. “It picks up all the colours in my voice and I can hear every breath,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, April 16, 2013
    PSW Staff 04/16/13 05:00 PM,
    MPM, the largest carrier of Adamson Systems products in France, recently announced the addition of 32 E15s modules to their existing inventory. With a total of 78 boxes – amplified by Lab.gruppen PLM-2000Q and networked through Dante – they are prepared to handle all requests in the region. This most recent purchase was brokered by Adamson’s long-time French Distributor DV2. When Director General Marc Morosini was first introduced to the Energia line he was impressed.  “This system offers more power… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 04/16/13 12:50 PM,
    Multi award-winning lighting designer, Tim Routledge, chose to specify Clay Paky 800W Alpha Spot QWO 800 luminaires to deliver an intense sparkle to British singer Gary Barlow’s glittering UK tour. Routledge, known for his work with Madonna, Katherine Jenkins and Stereophonics, specified 26 powerful Alpha Spot QWO 800s, supplied by Neg Earth, praising them as ‘superb optic spots, perfect for cutting through LED’. “I specifically picked the QWO800s having used them on the Queen’s Jubilee Concert,” says Routledge. “For the… View this post
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingConcertStage

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    PSW Staff 04/16/13 11:40 AM,
    Built originally as a private high school located in a residential neighborhood of Montreal, the school has transitioned to College Regina Assumpta, recently designing a 705-seat concert hall as part of the revitalization of the college. “An interesting feature of this project is that the concert hall is found inside a courtyard,” states Guy Desmarteaux, main designer and consultant, GO multimedia inc. “This offers the advantage of having the sound of city noise insulated. Specialized in music and dance education,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, April 11, 2013
    PSW Staff 04/11/13 04:03 PM,
    Clear-Com is unveiling version 1.1 of the HelixNet partyline intercom system at Prolight + Sound 2013 (Hall 8.0, Stand L51). Included in this new product release is a system-linking capability, allowing users to cost-effectively and efficiently extend their digital partyline intercom communications over a network to multiple production spaces. HelixNet combines the simplicity of a traditional analog partyline intercom with the advanced network management capabilities of a matrix intercom. Because it uses a single-pair shielded cable for supporting all audio… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVEthernetInterconnectNetworkingSignalSoftwareStageSystem

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    James L. Moody 04/11/13 11:43 AM,
    An excerpt from Concert Lighting Techniques, Art and Business, 3rd Edition, published by Focal Press. While doing the layout and color chart, you must be thinking ahead to how the cues will work with your plan. Does the layout give you the degree of flexibility you want? Does the color chart work as a palette in harmony with the music? A separate design skill now enters the picture. The designer must take the raw data from the light plot and… View this post
    Filed in: ProductionFeatureBlogStudy HallProductionLightingBusinessConcertStage

  • Wednesday, April 10, 2013
    PSW Staff 04/10/13 07:28 AM,
    Cosmic Truss has introduced the F34 Baby Tower, a compact sectional truss that allows for an unobtrusive ground support system to be used, making it well-suited for any applications where locations are difficult to access and where normal ground support is too big and heavy. In addition to providing low-profile visibility, the system also reduces transportation volume by up to 80 percent compared to traditional systems. The new F34 Baby Tower employs a smaller size leg with a larger size… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundProductionNewsProductProductionCurtains, Pipe & DrapeRiggingStagingStage

  • Tuesday, April 09, 2013
    PSW Staff 04/09/13 12:38 PM,
    Clay-Paky has announced the availability of the Sharpy Wash 330, an extraordinarily compact, lightweight 330 W washlight, with the luminous efficiency, graphic and optical performance of a 1000W fixture. It is extremely silent and quick, and fitted with a complete CMY color system, special colors, 6.5°-48° zoom, mechanical dimmer, beam shaping filter and motorized top-hat. It is an eco-friendly light, allowing considerable running and consumption cost savings. Features include: New 330W Lamp (8,000 K 1,500 h) Equalling the light output… View this post
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductProductionLightingConcertStage

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    PSW Staff 04/09/13 12:06 PM,
    Martin Professional has announced several product launches, contests and special events for this year’s ProLight + Sound exhibition in Frankfurt. Held April 10-13 at Messe Frankfurt, Martin invites all lighting professionals to Stand A93, Hall 9 where Martin will be showcasing new products across its entire product range. Martin Professional has chosen the leading international trade fair for event technology for the world premiere of its MAC Viper Family luminaires, as well as a completely new product range - RUSH.… View this post
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductProductionLightingVideoConcertStage