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  • Friday, January 27, 2012
    microphones
    PSW Staff 01/27/12 09:01 AM,
    Mojave Audio has introduced the MA-301fet, a solid-state, large-diaphragm condenser microphone with a hand-selected, 3-micron thick, 1-inch (diameter) gold sputtered capsule. Based upon the MA-201fet designed by company founder David Royer, the MA-301fet’s multi-pattern capabilities - cardioid, omnidiectional, and figure-eight (bi-directional) - makes it well suited for numerous applications, including vocals, voice over and broadcast, electric guitar, piano, acoustic instruments, both drum overheads and room mics (drum ambience), and high SPL sources such as kick drums and bass guitar amps.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollMicrophoneSoftware

  • Thursday, January 26, 2012
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    PSW Staff 01/26/12 08:18 AM,
    Rich Trombitas of Cardone Solomon & Associates and Vic Palmer from Quest Marketing were presented with “Outstanding Service” awards at the annual Powersoft rep meeting held at the 2012 NAMM show. “Rich and Vic have gone above and beyond for our customers during 2011,” explains Ken Blecher, EVP of Powersoft Advanced Technologies Corp. “It was only appropriate that we acknowledge their efforts and our appreciation with the Outstanding Service awards.” During the meeting Blecher also announced the addition of Jonathan… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAmplifierManufacturerPowerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • namm 2012
    PSW Staff 01/26/12 05:55 AM,
    Welcome to ProSoundWeb’s ongoing coverage for the NAMM 2012 Show. Held January 19-22 at the Anaheim Convention Center, the show drew more than 95,000 attendees from the world of professional audio and music, coming from more than 100 countries. The show floor hosted exhibits from 1,400-plus manufacturers, with hundreds of new products expected to make their debut. NAMM also provides an ever-growing slate of educational courses and programs. In addition, the show offered well over 100 live performances and events… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollBusinessEducationSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • akg
    PSW Staff 01/26/12 05:40 AM,
    At the NAMM 2012 Show, AKG launched the new IVM4500 IEM in-ear monitoring system, including high-end radio electronic and a manual radio signal attenuator for more RF dynamic, enhanced frequency setup to show the number of free channels and supported TV channels, and quick frequency change functions to support monitors. Battery life for the IVM receivers has been tested up to 10 hours. “AKG’s IVM 4500 IEM in-ear monitoring hardware raises the bar for audio quality, as the user becomes… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductMonitoringWireless

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    Bruce Swedien 01/26/12 05:32 AM,
    This excerpt is the first in a series from Bruce Swedien’s book Make Mine Music by Hal Leonard Microphone Design Technology And Microphone Technique Along with this development of a more live sound and hi-fi in the popular recorded music of the early 1950’s, a great deal of experimentation and improvement in microphone placement and technique was going on at the same time. Much energy and effort were put into the development of innovative microphone design. American microphone design technology… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureAnalogEducationMicrophoneStudioAudio

  • lectrosonics
    PSW Staff 01/26/12 05:09 AM,
    Prospect Theater Company in New York frequently re-interprets classic plays and musicals when creating new works, and such is the case of The Iron Curtain, a new musical comedy set in New York City, Moscow, and Berlin in 1954 about two struggling songwriters kidnapped by the KGB to fix a clunker propaganda musical. Performances of The Iron Curtain late last year took place in The Rose Nagelberg Theatre at the Baruch College Performing Arts Center, with Andy Leviss, a New… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollConcertMicrophoneWireless

  • presonus
    PSW Staff 01/26/12 04:58 AM,
    PreSonus has begun incorporating Rational Acoustics Smaart Measurement Technology directly into the software used to control its StudioLive digital mixers. PreSonus Virtual StudioLive (VSL) remote-control/editor/librarian software will now incorporate Smaart Spectra and Smaart Locator, powerful tools for sound-system analysis and optimization, as part of PreSonus Universal Control 1.6, expected to be available later this spring. Smaart is not a single technology but an evolved collection of audio measurement tools and techniques. Using Smaart technology, users can tap into the power… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductConsolesMeasurementSoftware

  • Wednesday, January 25, 2012
    yamaha
    PSW Staff 01/25/12 03:57 PM,
    GJM Sound and Lighting of Placerville, CA recently installed a sound and lighting system for the Jackson (California) Rancheria Casino ballroom that is used as its indoor concert hall, and it is also designed for use with the casino’s outdoor event center. Owned and operated by the Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwok Indians, the ballroom concert venue seats approximately 600, while the outdoor venue seats 1,000. Both venues offer a variety of entertainment for their guests from rock and blues… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalInstallationSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 01/25/12 02:32 PM,
    At the NAMM 2012 Show, Alto Professional unveiled two new powered, wireless loudspeakers, the TRUESONIC Wireless TS112W and TS115W. Both models provide clean, transparent sound from wired or wireless sources. . The TS112W and TS115W are two-way, 12-inch and 15-inch models, respectively. They are outfitted with 800 watts of Class D power and are specified to provide SPL of 125 dB for the TS112W and 126 dB for the TS115W. The TRUESONIC Wireless line simplifies the connection to multiple devices… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

  • pivitec
    PSW Staff 01/25/12 02:09 PM,
    Introduced at the NAMM 2012 Show, the new Pivitec e32 personal mixer is a 32-channel Ethernet AVB “listener” endpoint that can be used to build a stereo mix up to 32 channels of network audio sources that can then be controlled wirelessly from iPhone, iPod touch or iPad using Pivitec’s V2Mix app for iOS. The e32 features a high-output headphone amp loud enough to work in loud stage environments as well as stereo line outputs for driving other devices, such… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductEthernetInterconnectMixerMonitoringNetworking