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  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/23/14 10:18 AM,
    As the first company to introduce FPGA technology to the audio production business, Fairlight has announced the launch of its second generation Crystal Core (CC-2) technology at the upcoming AES Convention (booth #1304) in Los Angeles. CC-2 incorporates an impressive 1000 playback channels, 100+ output buses and 100 live inputs. When teamed with Fairlight’s new V5 operating software, it offers the ultimate professional solution for the demanding delivery requirements of today’s broadcast industry. In keeping with Fairlight’s long tradition of… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/23/14 07:42 AM,
    Universal Audio has announced the new line of UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt DSP Accelerators, shipping in early October. UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt DSP Accelerators present a way for Thunderbolt-equipped Mac users to “supercharge” their systems and run larger mixes filled with DSP-intensive plug-ins. The desktop-friendly units provide full access to UAD Powered plug-ins, including exclusive plug-ins from Studer, Ampex, Lexicon, Neve, Manley, SSL, and more. Available in QUAD or OCTO models with a choice of four or eight SHARC processors, UAD-2 Satellite… View this post
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  • Monday, September 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/22/14 01:34 PM,
    Recording tracks remotely has long since ceased to be a novelty, with the old studio quip about someone “phoning in their part” now a commonplace reality. In today’s connected digital world, the importance of a great sounding front end recording chain has become more important than ever before. Manley Labs’ CORE has been created for just that purpose. Recently, a stellar group of musicians came together remotely to illustrate that point. Documented on video, drummer Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp, Elton… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalManufacturerRemoteSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/22/14 12:13 PM,
    At the upcoming AES convention in Los Angeles, Crane Song (booth 1013) is introducing the new Avocet II discrete class A monitor controller as well as the new INSIGNA tube equalizer. The Avocet II, functionally and operationally identical to its predecessor, is a stereo monitor controller capable of operating in surround configurations up to 7.1, supporting three digital inputs, three analog inputs and a headphone system. It utilizes the latest generation 32-bit component from microprocessor manufacturer AKM in the digital-to-analog… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductInterconnectMonitoringProcessorSignalStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/22/14 09:37 AM,
    At the upcoming AES convention in Los Angeles, Yamaha Commercial Audio (booth 1401) is launching the RMio64-D, a remote rack for Yamaha CL and QL Series digital consoles as well as NUAGE DAW systems that use Dante networking. It’s the fifth in a series of Remote I/O (Rio) racks. The new RMio64-D enables audio from a CL or QL console to be converted to MADI and fed to an OB vehicle, for example, or a MADI based console can be… View this post
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  • Friday, September 19, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/19/14 10:52 AM,
    Neumann is expanding the successful KH line with its first midfield monitor – the KH 420. The active 3-way system (10-inch + 3-inch + 1-inch) is ideal for larger 5.1 and 7.1 configurations and listening distances of up to 11 meters. With a corner frequency of 52 Hz, the KH 120 nearfield monitor set new standards in its class for low frequency performance. Neumann engineers have succeeded in raising the bar with the KH 420 too. Its 26 Hz corner… View this post
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  • Thursday, September 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/18/14 01:44 PM,
    Larry Fishman, the founder and president of Fishman, was recently invited to address designers, engineers and product managers at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, CA. Fishman delivered a presentation entitled “Inspiring Tools for Musicians: A Confluence of Engineering and Art” to a standing-room only audience. Many in attendance raised their hands when he asked, “How many of you are engineers?” The follow-up question, “How many of you are musicians?” produced an equal response. “At that point I knew I was among… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/18/14 01:04 PM,
    With sound quality a top priority, mix and mastering engineer Gonzalo González E. wanted to expand his studio offerings, while maintaining the high quality of recording for which his clients are accustomed. With the needs of his growing studio in mind, González was advised by 57 Pro Audio, API’s Chilean distributor, to add a standard 1608 console. The 1608 is a perfect match for the size of CHT Estudios, as well as both the independent and bigger international label clients… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/18/14 12:39 PM,
    The new DR-22WL from Tascam is the first portable recorder to include WiFi for transport control, file transfer, and audio streaming to your smartphone or PC. Other innovations like the new Scene Dial make it easier than ever to capture great-sounding recordings and share them online. The DR-22WL includes a set of stereo condenser microphones, arranged in true XY pattern for ideal stereo imaging. The eight-position Scene Dial selects recording settings for typical situations, or can be set to full… View this post
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  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/17/14 08:19 AM,
    Rob Macomber, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning chief engineer of the Music Studios at Jazz at Lincoln Center for SiriusXM Satellite Radio, regularly utilizes Sanken CUW-180 stereo microphones in his work. The CUW-180 is comprised of two cardioid condenser mics combined in one compact body. Each of the two 180-degree capsules is independently adjustable with 15-degree detent, providing a versatile mic for a variety of stereo and surround recording applications. “The CUW-180s perform wonderfully anywhere and everywhere,” says Macomber. “On a… View this post
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