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  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    PSW Staff 02/11/14 02:24 PM,
    Crestron announced that it has licensed Audinate’s Dante media networking solution. The Dante solution is the market leader for digital media networking. The association between Crestron and Audinate enables Crestron to integrate Dante into any of its products. Crestron design and manufactures control and automation systems for corporate, industrial, educational and residential markets. Crestron provides the tools for centrally and globally controlling, managing and presenting information on a single, integrated network. Dante allows digital audio and control to be distributed… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEthernetInstallationNetworking

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    PSW Staff 02/11/14 02:12 PM,
    The Music Production and Engineering Department (MPED) at Boston’s prestigious Berklee College of Music will add a fourth 32-channel analog API Legacy Plus console to its Studio A in early summer of 2014. At that time, a John Storyk-led renovation will overhaul the space to create a fourth facility with nearly identical equipment to three existing facilities for the instruction of foundational tracking and mixing courses. Because the MPED recognizes the importance of giving students abundant hands-on experience with definitive… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesEducationStudio

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    PSW Staff 02/11/14 01:58 PM,
    ATK Audiotek of Valencia, CA, production sound provider for the annual Grammy Awards telecast for the past 14 years, augmented its audience PA system for this year’s ceremony with prototype subwoofer cabinets utilizing Powersoft’s innovative M-Force transducer technology. The proprietary sub bass system, designed and developed by ATK in collaboration with consultant Mario Di Cola of Audio Labs Systems in Italy, offers a package that significantly outperforms conventional subwoofers and produces a natural and controlled sound with negligible power compression… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierBusinessConcertManufacturerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 02/11/14 01:51 PM,
    Danley Sound Labs has introduced the new Danley SBH-10 “Skinny Big Horn,” which uses Danley’s patented Paraline technologies to deliver the aesthetic benefits of a column speaker but with much greater fidelity and pattern control with no requirement for complicated signal processing. Weighing it at one-hundred pounds with dimensions of 60 x 9 x 9 inches, the SBH-10 is composed of eight 5-inch coaxial drivers and acts as a single large Synergy Horn with the directivity of a 25-foot horn.… View this post
    Filed in: AVChurch SoundNewsProductAVBusinessInstallationLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • community
    PSW Staff 02/11/14 01:43 PM,
    After a major revitalization project, the city of Eau Claire, WI, reopened Barstow Street last fall. It’s the site of numerous retail stores and restaurants, as well as a theater, churches and the Eau Claire Children’s Museum. Joining the new brick-lined sidewalks, attractive street lighting, trees and other greenery is a new distributed sound system with Community Professional Distributed Design Series loudspeakers to provide music and announcements for the city’s frequent parades, fairs and holiday celebrations. Designed and installed by… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/11/14 11:22 AM,
    L-com, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has released a brand new line of 45° angled D-Sub cable assemblies. These 45° D-Sub cables are designed for use in enclosures, cabinets or other confined applications where straight or 90° D-Sub connectors will not fit. With the increasing popularity of its 45° angled USB and HDMI cables, L-com now offers a D-Sub version for those customers whose application may require it. These rugged… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInstallationSystem

  • jbl professional
    PSW Staff 02/11/14 06:16 AM,
    JBL Professional has announced a cost-effective addition to its popular Precision Directivity Series product line with the new PD6000 Series, designed for midsize to large venues requiring effective pattern control, high output capability, and the ability to be configured either individually or in array applications. PD6000 models complement the larger PD700 mid-high systems with more compact size and greater affordability, while the PD6000’s higher SPL capability and larger waveguides supplement the midsize and compact AE Series systems. The PD6000 Series… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Monday, February 10, 2014
    mix techniques
    Chris Huff 02/10/14 05:53 PM,
    I was ready to chuck the mixer out the window. Why did the acoustic guitar sound so bad? I checked and re-checked my EQ settings, but it wasn’t until talking with the guitarist that I discovered the problem. That’s when I wanted to chuck the guitar out the window, rather than the mixer. Common acoustic guitar mixing problems fall into three categories: volume, EQ, and OOMC, short for “Out Of My Control” and the source of my difficulties. So before… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesEngineerMixerSignalSound Reinforcement

  • eaw
    Nathan Butler 02/10/14 05:46 PM,
    Anya is not simply a loudspeaker system. It is the embodiment of a new concept: Adaptive Performance. Engineered to be capable of generating virtually any three-dimensional wavefront surface, each Anya module packs 22 transducers that are independently driven by 22 amplifier channels and 22 channels of DSP. Although complex, using Anya is straightforward. Anya columns hang straight, allowing out fill arrays to hang adjacent to the mains. Resolution software generates DSP parameters to simultaneously adapt the wavefront surface and optimize… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogProductAmplifierLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • meyer sound
    PSW Staff 02/10/14 05:07 PM,
    TobyMac’s “Hits Deep” tour is playing to audiences in arenas across 32 American cities, using a Meyer Sound LEO linear large-scale sound reinforcement system. Supplied by White House, TN-based Blackhawk Audio, the LEO system is proving to be the right vehicle for TobyMac’s blend of contemporary Christian music influenced by rap, hip-hop, hard rock, and reggae. Ryan Lampa, FOH engineer for the artist over the past nine years, first experienced LEO during TobyMac’s performance at a benefit concert in 2013.… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertLine ArrayProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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