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  • Monday, December 05, 2011
    software
    PSW Staff 12/05/11 11:05 AM, 0 Comments
    Audiofile Engineering, creators of professional audio software for Mac OS X and iOS, has announced the release of Quiztones for Mac as well as an update to the iOS version for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Quiztones is an ear training application designed to help audio professionals and musicians accomplish better mixing, recording and live sound. Quiztones uses quizzes to engage users in training exercises from frequency tones to EQ boosts/cuts on pink noise, instrument loops, and songs in a… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductSoftwareSound ReinforcementStudio

  • aviom
    PSW Staff 12/05/11 10:50 AM, 0 Comments
    Aviom has announced that Pro64 firmware version 4.35 and Pro64 Network Manager version 2.1 are now available for download, providing additional flexibility to Aviom’s m-control mic preamp control protocol for Yamaha digital consoles, as well as the ability to seamlessly extend Pro64 networks while the network is running. The new m-control feature allows users to select from two methods of mapping mic preamp gain settings from the Yamaha console to the gain and pad settings of Aviom’s Pro64 Series mic… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductMonitoringNetworkingSoftware

  • image
    PSW Staff 12/05/11 10:37 AM, 1 Comment
    Sennheiser has launched a new online Recording Sound Academy (RSA), designed to help aspiring producers and engineers achieve their dreams and create a great sounding mix. Through a partnership with audio software and hardware manufacturer Steinberg, Sennheiser is providing recording enthusiasts with the opportunity to have their mixes reviewed and evaluated by accomplished, award winning engineers including Grammy winners David Thoener (Aerosmith, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie), Karl Richardson (Eric Clapton, Bee Gees, Barbra Streisand), Al Schmitt (Steely Dan, Ray Charles)… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollEducationManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

  • Friday, December 02, 2011
    digital consoles
    PSW Staff 12/02/11 12:50 PM, 0 Comments
    Soundcraft Studer will be hosting an open house on Monday, December 5 in Knoxville, Tennessee. The session will take place in Harman’s 73-foot-long Soundcraft Studer truck at the offices of M&L Sound, with support from Vision2 Marketing, Harman’s regional rep. The open house session will feature hands-on sessions with Soundcraft and Studer digital audio consoles. Specific products include the Soundcraft Vi1 and Si Compact and Studer Vista 9 and Vista 5 M2-22 consoles, covering applications ranging from live sound in… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVConsolesEducationManufacturerAudio

  • ac power
    James Cadwallader 12/02/11 12:47 PM,
    There’s no better feeling than when you’ve setup your system and turned it on to find it lacking any noise. This is no major feat when you have control of the electrical distribution, but when you don’t, things can be a bit more dicey. The classic scenario when the system powers up with a hum is for the operator to declare “ground loop!” followed by muttering and cursing while digging in the accessories box to locate the power cord cheaters. … View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollStudy HallInstallationInterconnectPowerAudio

  • church sound
    Bill Thrasher, Sr. 12/02/11 12:20 PM,
    When it comes to the upkeep of sound and A/V systems, I suspect that we often confuse or misuse the terms maintenance, service, repair, replacement and other related words. My definitions: Maintenance – General care and cleaning done at regular intervals that helps equipment and systems last longer and continue performing at their best. Service – More comprehensive than maintenance, this is usually performed by a trained professional with the purpose of addressing minor performance issues before they become worse.… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollEducationSystemTechnician

  • listen
    PSW Staff 12/02/11 08:49 AM, 1 Comment
    Listen Technologies has announced a simple-to-use mobile program for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Assistive Listening Standards. The ADA Compliance Assistive Listening Calculator is a complete tool-set for understanding and calculating facility requirements to meet the 2010 ADA Standards For Accessible Design. Complete with an easy-to-use calculator, e-mail capability, helpful ADA information links, product assistance and quote request button. This application will take out the guess work for ADA requirements. The mobile app is based on Table 219.3 Receivers… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVMeasurementSoftware

  • extron
    PSW Staff 12/02/11 08:36 AM, 1 Comment
    Extron Electronics has announced the immediate availability of the MVC 121 Plus, a compact, three-input stereo audio mixer featuring a digital signal processing platform for audio signal mixing and control. The MVC 121 Plus features a stereo line level input and two mic/line level inputs with 48 volt phantom power for condenser microphones, plus fixed and variable stereo line level outputs. It offers gain, filter, tone processing, and parametric EQ. Quick and intuitive configuration using the DSP Configurator Software allows… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVDigitalInstallationMixerProcessorSoftware

  • Thursday, December 01, 2011
    image
    PSW Staff 12/01/11 02:40 PM, 0 Comments
    SLS has just become the second company in France to invest in Adamson Systems Engineering’s Project Energia as a beta partner.  The sound company, which has 15 full-time personnel and some 140 free-lancers, has an entire loudspeaker inventory made up exclusively of Adamson products, including Metrix, SpekTrix, Y10, Y18, SX 18, Point Series and M Series monitors, housed in a 36,000-square-foot building in Ales, with a second location in Montpellier. Though the company is focused mainly on festivals and corporate… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVLoudspeaker

  • nsca
    PSW Staff 12/01/11 11:31 AM, 0 Comments
    The sessions and keynote speakers featured at the upcoming NSCA 2012 Business & Leadership Conference, March 1-3, 2012, in Dallas, TX, will provide integrators with solutions to a wide range of challenging business issues. The conference will offer sessions selected by systems integrators who understand today’s most important industry topics, ranging from industry trends and business tactics to human resources and management skills. The agenda for the 14th annual event includes:  • Leadership at 100 mph: Keynote speaker, Cameron Herrold,… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVBusinessEducationAudio