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  • Sunday, January 08, 2012
    renkus-heinz
    PSW Staff 01/08/12 12:40 PM, 0 Comments
    The National Club is one of the Toronto’s most prestigious landmarks, a non-political members-only organization serves as private retreat for its clientele, including many of Canada’s current and future leaders. Since its founding in 1874, The National Club has hosted a “who’s who” of important Canadian and foreign dignitaries, and today, it serves as an esteemed venue for private meetings and dinners, weddings, presentations and club-hosted events. The brick-and-plaster building has undergone several renovations since being constructed in 1906. Most… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • loudspeakers
    Craig Leerman 01/08/12 11:26 AM,
    When it comes to loudspeakers for professional audio applications, line arrays get the glory and much of the press, but traditional 2-way boxes are still the real workhorses of the business. They remain invaluable for a range of very good reasons, with versatility that translates to “great bang for the buck” topping the list. A quick check of manufacturer websites bear this out as well. Again, the latest line array might be the “next big thing” touted on the home… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollSlideshowLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Friday, January 06, 2012
    full compass
    PSW Staff 01/06/12 04:30 PM, 0 Comments
    Full Compass Systems has announced that its latest Quiet Speed Production PC is now available for sale. This new version includes the option of solid state hard drives, significantly increasing performance over the previous model. The standard Full Compass Production PC boasts an Intel Core i7 3.20 GHz quad-core processor, 6GB DDR3 1333 MHz RAM, 650-watt power-supply and a Lightscribe DVD-RW drive.  The solid state hard drive option gives the machine a 25 percent performance boost and a boot up… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductDigital Audio WorkstationsEthernetInterconnectNetworkingProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • recording
    Joe Gilder 01/06/12 04:18 PM,
    This article is provided by Home Studio Corner.   As you may already know, I’m in the process of doing a few upgrades in my studio. Whenever I’m looking to buy a new piece of equipment or upgrade an existing piece of equipment, I try to ask one simple question: What will help me make better recordings? My goal isn’t to marginally improve the recordings. I’m looking for holes in my system. I’m looking for weak links. For example, I… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollAnalogMicrophoneProcessorStudio

  • jbl
    PSW Staff 01/06/12 03:52 PM, 0 Comments
    The 39th annual American Music Awards broadcast featured a star-studded lineup of artists, nominees and presenters including Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj, Enrique Iglesias, will.i.am, David Hasselhoff, Christina Aguilera, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson and a host of others. Held at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in late November, the American Music Awards (AMA) featured more than a dozen live performances, all served by sound reinforcement system headed by JBL Professional VERTEC line arrays. ATK Audiotek of Valencia,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • eaw
    PSW Staff 01/06/12 03:39 PM, 0 Comments
    The Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College is a historic landmark in the heart of Boston’s theatre district. Built as an opera house in 1903, this intimate venue serves student, community and professional theatrical productions. In 1999, AV systems integrator Boston Light & Sound was brought in to design and install a PA system utilizing a pair of EAW MQ1364 MF/HF array loudspeakers on either side of an MQTD412 LF array loudspeaker with a single MQ1394 below and JF290z’s for… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeaker

  • middle atlantic
    PSW Staff 01/06/12 02:39 PM, 0 Comments
    Middle Atlantic Products has expanded its product offering to include Wiremold solutions from Legrand, a huge selection of end-to-end wire and cable management and pathway products.  With an emphasis on increasing value to its integrator partners, Middle Atlantic’s goal is to help streamline the specifying, ordering and shipment of electronics system support products. Building on its commitment to ship quickly from its warehouse locations throughout the US and Canada, Middle Atlantic will now stock Wiremold product families ideal for AV… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVBusinessInterconnectAudio

  • compare microphones
    Ty Ford 01/06/12 01:04 PM,
    If you’re just starting the trek from dynamic to condenser microphones, beware of the four steps of disillusionment. Step 1. Wow, this new cheap condenser mic sounds great! Listen to all of the high frequencies! I’m going to use it on everything! Step 2. Hey, is it me, or is this new cheap condenser mic a little edgy on some things? Step 3. Hey this new cheap condenser mic is noisier than some of my dynamic mics, especially on really… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureProductMicrophone

  • loudspeakers
    PSW Staff 01/06/12 12:55 PM, 0 Comments
    D.A.S. Audio has announced the introduction of the new Action Series of loudspeakers, which will be on display at the upcoming NAMM 2012 Show at booth 7101. The new D.A.S. Action Series loudspeaker line includes six models, including a dedicated 12-inch floor monitor (the Action M12 and powered Action M12A) as well as the Action 12 and powered Action 12A.  These 2-way, compact models are comprised of a 12-inch LF transducer and a 1-inch HF driver. The Action 12A and… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVLoudspeakerSubwooferAudio

  • mic preamp
    PSW Staff 01/06/12 12:09 PM, 0 Comments
    British Audio Engineering (BAE) will introduce the new Matt Sorum 312B microphone pre-amplifier at the upcoming Winter NAMM show, booth 1769. The new 312B, based on the popular 312A model, carries the same dynamic range, frequency response and noise performance the BAE 312 Series is known for The 312B also features a modified gain structure that utilizes an alternative Jensen input transformer designed to complement louder sources before needing the pad. “l’ve always loved the 312A, but in certain situations… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollMicrophoneProcessorStudioAudio