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  • Monday, August 04, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/04/14 02:11 PM,
    Revolabs has launched a newly redesigned Revolabs Academy Training Program — a free, interactive online learning portal that provides users with a better understanding of audio fundamentals, measurement and performance, and proper use and installation of Revolabs products. Available now, the online curriculum complements the company’s upcoming training and certification tour, which will bring live instruction with Revolabs’ product portfolio to 20 cities across the U.S. The nationwide training and certification tour is scheduled for August to October, 2014. The… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsTrainingAVBusinessEducationMicrophoneMonitoringNetworkingProcessorSoftwareSound ReinforcementWireless

  • microphones
    Bruce Bartlett 08/04/14 01:34 PM,
    Getting a little bored with the same old “tried-and-true” microphones and techniques? Let’s have some fun with fresh approaches that are off the beaten path. Vocals To create a differential (noise-canceling) mic, tape two identical omni mics together, one over the other, separated by a block of wood (Figure 1). Mix both mics at equal levels but with one mic switched in opposite polarity. Have the performer sing close to the top mic. Many years ago, the Grateful Dead used… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Wednesday, July 30, 2014
    shure
    PSW Staff 07/30/14 02:14 PM,
    East Kentucky Power Cooperative (EKPC), responsible for powering more than 520,000 homes and businesses in 87 Kentucky counties, is owned by 16 electric distribution co-ops located in central and eastern Kentucky. Each of the 16 parties is involved in monthly decision-making meetings, comprised of 45 or more participants. Hosted in an EKPC multipurpose boardroom, the meeting facility became a growing concern, as it quickly proved to be inefficient due to an A/V configuration that included just six microphones suspended from… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInstallationInterconnectMicrophoneNetworkingSignalSoftwareWireless

  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/29/14 02:08 PM,
    On CBS’ TV show Lucky Dog, animal trainer and behaviorist Brandon McMillan, visits his local shelter to rescue hard-to-love, out-of control, untrained, and unadoptable dogs. He then takes the dog back to his ranch for training before finding each one a home. Unfortunately, filming with out-of-control pups isn’t always walk in the (dog) park. As a result, Digital Hybrid Wireless technology from Lectrosonics played a vital role in capturing the show’s audio. Danny Hammer is the location sound mixer for… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalManufacturerMicrophoneWireless

  • Friday, July 25, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/25/14 10:39 AM,
    DPA Microphones have turned up in some unusual places, but inside Scarlett Johansson’s t-shirt has to be one of the brand’s more exotic locations. Three of the company’s d:screet 4060 miniature microphones were used to capture Johansson’s performance during the making of Lucy, a new film directed by Luc Besson that was just released on July 25. According to French sound engineer Stéphane Bucher, the d:screet 4060s were absolutely perfect for this role because they offered exceptional audio quality. As… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStageWireless

  • Thursday, July 24, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/24/14 02:48 PM,
    When the world’s biggest Spanish-speaking celebrities gathered in Miami for the 10th annual Premios Juventud awards show at the BankUnited Center, Professional Wireless Systems (PWS)  was once again backstage with a custom RF entertainment and intercom package to manage frequency coordination for the festivities. Presented by Univision, Premios Juventud (Youth Awards) is an awards show that nominates Spanish-speaking celebrities to celebrate their artistic achievements in 27 unique categories within the areas of film, music, sports, fashion and pop culture. In… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 07/24/14 02:34 PM,
    Audio-Technica has recognized Los Alamitos, California-based Alliance Audio Visual Group as its Rep of the Year for the 2013/2014 fiscal year. The award was presented to Alliance’s Matthew Jensen, General Manager and Account Executive. Alliance represents Audio-Technica in the region of Southern California and Nevada.  Audio-Technica held the awards ceremony to honor its dedicated force of manufacturer’s representatives during the InfoComm Expo on June 18, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The A-T Rep of the Year recipient was congratulated for… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/22/14 02:04 PM,
    GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter and producer Bruno Mars recently performed at the Wireless Festival in Finsbury Park in London using an Audio-Technica Artist Elite 5000 Series wireless system with an AEW-T6100a hypercardioid dynamic handheld microphone/transmitter throughout his performance. The event was part of Mars’ Moonshine Jungle Tour 2014, the ongoing second concert tour by Mars in support of his second studio album, Unorthodox Jukebox.The tour began on June 22, 2013 and will continue through September 6, 2014. Audio-Technica View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertManufacturerMicrophoneStageWireless

  • Friday, July 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/18/14 11:43 AM,
    When Spanish tenor and conductor Plácido Domingo took to the stage for the concert in Rio, honoring the close of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, television audiences received a crystal clear sound thanks to DPA Microphones’ d:dicate recording microphones. Performing at the HSBC Arena Stage in Rio de Janeiro, Domingo was accompanied by Puerto Rican soprano Ana María Martínez, Chinese pianist Lang Lang and the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra. With the entire world watching, Grammy Award-winner Jesse Lewis, audio producer for… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Thursday, July 17, 2014
    lectrosonics
    PSW Staff 07/17/14 03:43 PM,
    “Friday Night Tykes” on Esquire—an NBCUniversal network—is a TV show that focuses on the competitive Rookies division in the San Antonio region of the Texas Youth Football Association. The series follows five different teams, both on and off the football field. There’s a lot of action, and Digital Hybrid Wireless technology from Lectrosonics helps capture it. Austin, TX-based location sound engineer John McKallip is one of two lead sound mixers on the show, working with Allen Green from San Antonio.… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVEngineerMicrophoneRemoteTechnicianWireless