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  • 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

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/15/12 03:58 PM,
    Professional Wireless Systems (PWS) has been providing wireless solutions and gear onsite at the Billboard Latin Music Awards for the past 13 years. This year the PWS team, including Brooks Schroeder and James Stoffo, created a custom wireless communications package for the show, with the company’s frequency coordination team working backstage to ensure all wireless operations went off without a hitch. “This year’s package included all of the wireless microphones, in-ear monitors and IFBs for the technical production and musical… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementTechnicianWirelessAudio

  • Friday, May 11, 2012
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    Volker Schmitt & Joe Ciaudelli 05/11/12 03:16 PM,
    Digital is a buzzword that many presume solves all the technical issues we face today. More and more digital equipment, such as mixing consoles, audio signal processors, and the like, are used for several applications, as a digital audio signal chain offers many advantages. A digital signal on a wire (i.e., fiber optic cable) is easier to handle than on a copper wire because 48, 64, or more audio channels can be transported on one thin fiber optic cable. If… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureStudy HallAVSignalWirelessAudio

  • Tuesday, May 01, 2012
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    Volker Schmitt & Joe Ciaudelli 05/01/12 03:26 PM,
    Using radio frequency (RF) wireless microphone transmitters with the right amount of RF output power is important to ensure total system reliability. There is a common misconception that higher power is better. However, in many applications high power can aggravate intermodulation (IM) distortion, resulting in audible noises. First, the applied RF output power must fall within the limit allowed by each country’s legislation. In the U.S., the maximum RF output power for wireless microphones is limited to 250 mW. In… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeaturePollStudy HallAVMicrophoneWireless

  • Thursday, April 26, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/26/12 04:17 PM,
    Kimbra is quickly becoming somebody that you ought to know. With a slew of SXSW showcase gigs, nationwide tours in support of Gotyé and Foster The People, tens of millions of views on YouTube, and a cover of the hit Gotyé song she lends her powerful vocals to, “Somebody That I Used to Know,” performed on Fox’s hit show Glee, Kimbra is bringing her music to the masses, one powerful performance at a time. And Earthworks is there to capture… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsVideoMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/17/12 02:20 PM,
    Sennheiser is extending its evolution wireless ew 300 G3 series with the addition of the SKP 300 G3 plug-on transmitter. Whether it is for a speaker’s podium or for fast mobile use in video productions, the SKP 300 G3 converts any conventional cabled microphone quickly and easily into a wireless version. The phantom power required by condenser microphones is also supplied by the rugged transmitter – a highly versatile device that enables cabled microphones to become wireless with ease. “With… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

  • Friday, April 13, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/13/12 04:17 PM,
    Honoring the best of Canada’s music industry, the 2012 JUNO Awards in early April at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa utilized numerous Shure microphones, wireless systems and IEM systems for live performances, as well as host William Shatner and other applications. Transmission Squelch was charged with the operation of dozens of wireless systems utilized on the broadcast w. The wireless needs for this year’s show included 42 microphones, 28 in-ear monitoring systems, and 28 intercom systems, including 8 channels of Shure… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollMicrophoneMonitoringSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 04/13/12 12:50 PM,
    Sennheiser USA has just announced a mail-in rebate on evolution wireless G3 portable and ENG systems, with customers offered the opportunity to get an ME 2 lavalier ($139.95 value) or HD 429 headphones ($79.95 value) free by mail with the purchase of an ew 112-p G3, ew 122-p G3, ew 135-p G3 or ew 100 ENG G3 system. To qualify, products must be purchased from an authorized U.S. Sennheiser dealer between April 15, 2012 and May 30, 2012. Each evolution… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneWirelessAudio

  • Thursday, April 12, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/12/12 06:28 PM,
    Audio-Technica has introduced new System 8 VHF wireless systems, available in handheld, headworn, guitar, lavalier and bodypack configurations. The single-channel, fixed-frequency systems are available in three traveling VHF frequencies (169.505, 170.245 and 171.905). Features include an advanced dipole antenna system for extended operating range; Power, RF and AF Peak indicators; volume control, 1/4-inch output jack and user-adjustable squelch; rugged unidirectional dynamic element on handheld microphone/transmitter; variable microphone trim control and multi-color battery/power indicator (with AA operation on transmitters); and professional… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductMicrophoneSystemWireless