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  • Monday, June 11, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/11/12 01:29 PM,
    Enjoy this video just released by Lectrosonics, with Karl Winkler demonstrating the durability of the company’s new SMV wireless transmitter in a rather unusual manner. Fire in the hole!...:>) Lectrosonics View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsVideoProductAVManufacturerWireless

  • Friday, June 08, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/08/12 08:29 AM,
    With more than 4.000 colorfully dressed attendees at the 20th annual Life Ball, Europe’s biggest AIDS awareness charity event and fashion show, representatives from around the globe gathered to help raise awareness and charitable donations to fight the disease.  The “Fight The Flames of Ignorance”-themed event’s performances and speakers were brought to life through premium wireless microphones and in ear monitoring systems by Vienna-based AKG. For seven consecutive years, AKG has provided the PA equipment to the Life Ball, which… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/08/12 07:24 AM,
    New World Symphony’s Director of Audio Services Roberto Toledo relies on DPA Microphones’ 4023 compact cardioid microphones and 4028 compact wide cardioid microphones for all performances at the New World Center, including the recent Juanes MTV “Unplugged” concert. New World Center in Miami is home to the New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy. This Frank Gehry-designed building and the music presented through the leadership of Artistic Director and renowned conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, reflect the height of musical and architectural… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

  • Tuesday, June 05, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/05/12 10:12 AM,
    Holding dear its mission to supply the world’s performers, engineers, producers and fans of music the most trusted and reliable sound, Harman’s AKG proudly celebrates its 65th company anniversary in June, 2012.  Founded in 1947 by two Viennese, physicist Dr. Rudolf Görike and engineer Ernst Pless, Akustische und Kino-Geräte Gesellschaft mbH, shortened to AKG in 1965, is among the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality headphones, microphones and wireless systems for professional users.  Since 1993, AKG has been a part of… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/05/12 09:05 AM,
    It’s no secret that water and electronics aren’t a ‘match made in Heaven,’ and yet location sound professionals frequently find themselves having to contend with wet surroundings. Compound those water-logged environments with saltwater, heavy surf, wind, and ice and the prospect of acquiring production level sound becomes all that much more daunting. For Doug Stanley, 7-year producer and director of photography for Discovery Channel’s popular show Deadliest Catch, this sort of production issue might very well be viewed as just… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollAVMicrophoneSystemWirelessAudio

  • Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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    Volker Schmitt & Joe Ciaudelli 05/29/12 08:27 AM,
    The position of the antenna and the correct use of its related components—such as the radio frequency (RF) cable, antenna boosters, antenna attenuators, and antenna distribution systems—are key to trouble-free wireless microphone transmission. The antennas act as the “eyes” of the receiver, so the best results can be achieved by forming a direct line of sight between the transmitter antenna and receiver antenna of the system. A large variety of antennas are available for wireless microphone systems. The signal distribution… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureStudy HallAVMicrophoneSignalWireless

  • Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/23/12 01:44 PM,
    Faced with audio issues ranging from sound quality to interference, Central Seventh Day Adventist Church in Albuquerque decided to switch from conventional wireless microphones to Line 6 XD-V digital wireless. As Pastor Don Gibson recalls, “Our systems were pretty old, and we started having issues, especially after the FCC rules changed. Then the Line 6 systems solved all our problems.” Tony McKenzie, a member of the congregation and an AV professional, helped research the change. “Having been an audio-visual technician… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

  • Monday, May 21, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/21/12 10:10 AM,
    Introduced at InfoComm 2012, the new UHF WX100 Wireless Series from CAD Audio/Astatic provides the A/V installer with simple and intuitive form factors, ultra-reliable high performance wireless connectivity and exceptional audio bandwidth. The WX100 was designed using the newest wireless technologies and industry-leading diversity performance to ensure the highest standards in connectivity, even in the most congested RF environments. In addition to superior connectivity, the WX100 features a familiar and intuitive control scheme that allows easy, problem-free operation by casual… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollInstallationMicrophoneWirelessAudio

  • Friday, May 18, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/18/12 11:38 AM,
    Tradeshows are a great place to discover the latest, greatest products. While many manufacturers use models or product specialists to present their wares, others want something a bit more unique—and that’s where tradeshow magician Scott Tokar comes in. Outfitted with his trusty Countryman E6 Omni Earset Microphone, he consistently puts a fresh spin on tradeshow presentations. Tokar is not only a magician; he is the founder of Corporate-Fx, a firm dedicated to maximizing a company’s tradeshow visibility by attracting prospective… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollBusinessMicrophoneWirelessAudio

  • Wednesday, May 16, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/16/12 09:24 AM,
    Editor’s Note: This article provides straightforward explanations of the primary issues that account for a full 80 to 90 percent of all wireless microphone system problems, while also presenting solutions that will do the trick in most cases. However, keep in mind that the best solution is avoiding these problems from the outset. Certainly this won’t guarantee completely trouble-free operation, but the odds dramatically improve. This compilation of wireless system knowledge is provided by several highly qualified professionals, with Gary… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollSlideshowStudy HallEducationMicrophoneMonitoringSound ReinforcementSystemWireless