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  • Thursday, October 02, 2014
    PSW Staff 10/02/14 10:48 AM,
    Shure has unveiled a new addition to its widely-used line of PSM personal monitor systems, the PSM 300 Stereo Personal Monitor System. The PSM 300 introduces the clarity and precision of stereo, 24-bit digital audio to personal monitoring while bringing the custom mix control for which Shure PSM is known. PSM 300 has two offerings, one easy-to-use system designed for entry-level users (P3TR112GR), and a professional system (P3TRA215CL) with advanced features and performance. The P3TR112GR system delivers detailed digital audio… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductConcertManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014
    PSW Staff 09/23/14 01:06 PM,
    Students at California Baptist University’s (CBU) Collinsworth School of Music are not only taught the art of making music, but the best possible way to enhance the performance aspect of their instrument or voice. That’s why their professors and mentors turn to DPA Microphones for on-stage amplification, which ensures that students gain first-hand experience with world-renowned professional equipment. With an audio locker that features a combination of the company’s d:vote 4099 Instrument Mics, d:fine Directional Headset Mics and a stereo… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014
    PSW Staff 09/16/14 09:47 AM,
    Each year, Pryor High School in northeast Oklahoma presents a major musical performance in the Herchel Avra Performing Arts Center, utilizing Countryman microphones to help ensure top-quality audio quality. Specifically, Jim Bryant, Jr, manager of the Avra Performing Arts Center, Bryant routinely relies on a dozen Countryman E6 Earset microphones of both omnidirectional and directional varieties for performances that include Singing in the Rain, Phantom of the Opera, Music Man, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, and this year, Oklahoma. “For… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, September 15, 2014
    PSW Staff 09/15/14 12:40 PM,
    Point Source Audio (PSA) announced that its SERIES8 miniature microphones have been adopted by the three campuses of Chase Oaks Church of Plano, Texas. SERIES8 headset mics are well-suited to the church community, particularly those with large congregations and physical dimensions to match. Chase Oaks’ expansive campuses made servicing their microphones a growing challenge and expense.  “Our old headsets were continually snapping.  It was very frustrating,” recounts Chase Oak’s Audio Engineer Kevin Sanchez before discovering Point Source Audio’s SERIES8 and… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • sennheiser
    PSW Staff 09/15/14 08:50 AM,
    Sennheiser is launching a Dante card for the EM 9046 receiver, enabling its top-of-the-range Digital 9000 microphone system to be integrated into Dante audio-over-IP networks. Users can route the system’s high-definition audio data via Audinate’s Dante Controller. The EM 9046 DAN extension card is simply inserted into the expansion slot of the EM 9046 8-channel receiver. Internally, the card has 16 audio inputs to send digital audio and command signals over the Dante network. Connection is via two Gbit RJ45… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVDigitalEthernetInterconnectMicrophoneNetworkingSoftwareWireless

  • Thursday, September 11, 2014
    Joe Gilder 09/11/14 05:04 PM,
    Article provided by Home Studio Corner.   Do you ever revel in someone else’s mistakes? Ever learn something from them? Yeah, me too. Here’s a list of some of my “best” mistakes I’ve made when it comes to using mics. ’Tis both enjoyable (and educational): 1. I almost blew up a $1,600 ribbon mic because I plugged it into a preamp with phantom power already on. (Turns out that’s a bit of a myth, but I freaked for a while.)… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogEngineerMicrophoneStudioTechnicianWireless

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    Pat Brown 09/11/14 12:08 PM,
      Both analog and digital mixing consoles have an input gain control ahead of the channel fader. The gain control’s job is to scale the input signal to an appropriate level. It’s setting is source-dependent, which means that proper setting requires a sound check that includes the vocalist and their respective microphone. There are three variables in play: 1. Talker level 2. Microphone sensitivity 3. Talker-to-microphone distance It’s not always possible to set the input gain in advance, but there… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAmplifierAVInterconnectLoudspeakerMeasurementMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Monday, September 08, 2014
    PSW Staff 09/08/14 02:32 PM,
    Taking advantage of new opportunities in the music industry, alternative rock band Squint recently transitioned from touring to recording an album funded through Kickstarter. Despite the shift in priorities, the band continues to utilize Harman’s AKG microphones and headphones to produce the sound they’re aiming for. Squint used to perform over 200 nights per year, building a considerable following in the process. Hoping to keep up with its audience in the digital era, the band turned to studio recording projects… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioWireless

  • revolabs
    PSW Staff 09/08/14 07:35 AM,
    XMOS and Revolabs have announced that Revolabs Executive Elite 4- and 8-channel wireless microphone systems now offer Audio-Video-Bridging (AVB) functionality powered by the xCORE multicore microcontroller from XMOS. The Executive Elite system comprises a range of microphones and supporting units, and is designed for easy installation and set up while delivering quality audio. The provision of AVB functionality using XMOS’ xCORE technology allows the Executive Elite interoperability with AVB-equipped third-party products, ensuring a future-proof and flexible system based on open… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVEthernetInterconnectMicrophoneNetworkingProcessorWireless

  • Friday, September 05, 2014
    PSW Staff 09/05/14 02:02 PM,
    The Glendale Community College vocal jazz ensemble—featuring up to 16 vocalists, a rhythm section, and student sound engineers—has long faced obstacles using wired microphones. Bryon Delto, associate professor of music at the California college, wanted the freedom of wireless without any complexities. With advice from systems and services company Hollywood Sound Systems, Delto found the answer with Shure ULX-D digital wireless systems. Brett Grossman, project manager at Hollywood Sound Systems, recommended the systems. “In analyzing Delto and his ensemble’s requirements—high… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsDigitalMicrophoneSound ReinforcementSystemWireless