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  • Tuesday, August 07, 2012
    lectrosonics
    PSW Staff 08/07/12 06:12 AM,
    Multi-platinum band Foreigner has been touring extensively this year, utilizing Lectrosonics systems outfitted with Digital Hybrid Wireless technology on both vocals and instruments. Albuquerque, NM-based Lorenzo Banda is Foreigner’s monitor engineer, and in addition to handling all aspects of the band’s monitor system—including mixing—he is also responsible for the wireless microphone equipment used during performances. This includes overseeing lead vocalist Kelly Hansen’s use of the Lectrosonics HH handheld transmitter (equipped with an Earthworks mic capsule), keyboard player Michael Bluestein’s use… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Friday, August 03, 2012
    shure
    PSW Staff 08/03/12 04:20 PM,
    With a large, loyal fan base and a long history of spectacular performances, country icon Kenny Chesney is on the road again, teaming with Tim McGraw on one of the biggest draws of the 2012 touring season. Audio for the tour is being handled by Nashville-based Morris Light & Sound, with VP of Audio John Mills hitting the road as systems engineer/audio crew chief. “For a stadium tour like this, there are literally millions of dollars on the line every… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Wednesday, August 01, 2012
    sacom
    PSW Staff 08/01/12 10:37 AM,
    SACOM is now shipping the new DS8400/8800, a full conference or stage microphone digital wireless system with 24-bit digital transmission providing the ability to tailor wireless audio devices to specific application environments. The 1RU receiver chassis holds up to eight receiver modules. The system has a built-in antenna distribution amp so up to eight chassis (or 64-channels) can be daisy-chained together and operate with a single pair of extension antennas. The antenna run can be up to 75 feet with… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVDigitalMicrophoneWireless

  • Monday, July 30, 2012
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    PSW Staff 07/30/12 07:00 AM,
    CAD Audio is now shipping its installation-grade UHF WX100 Wireless Series system. The UHF WX100 offers simple and intuitive operation along with exceptionally reliable wireless connectivity in the most congested RF environments and exceptional audio bandwidth. In addition to enhanced connectivity, the WX100 features a familiar control scheme that facilitates problem-free operation by non-professional users. The transmitters are designed with straightforward form factors that make it easy to identify various features, operate on/off switches, change and recharge batteries. These designs… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVMicrophoneWirelessAudio

  • audio-technica
    PSW Staff 07/30/12 04:50 AM,
    Alternative rock act Neon Trees (Tyler Glenn, Elaine Bradley, Branden Campbell and Chris Allen) has endorsed Audio-Technica microphones and wireless systems, and is utilizing numerous A-T models on its current tour, which kicked off in early July. The band’s A-T roster includes the Artist Elite 5000 Series UHF wireless system with AEW-T6100a transmitter, used for lead vocals, as well as the following hardwired models: AE6100 hypercardioid dynamic handheld microphone, ATM250 hypercardioid dynamic instrument microphone, AE4100 cardioid dynamic handheld microphone, ATM450… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertMicrophoneStageWireless

  • Thursday, July 26, 2012
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    PSW Staff 07/26/12 12:28 PM,
    After 14 months of development, the Earthworks WL40V wireless vocal microphone capsule is now shipping. The WL40V is a wireless microphone capsule head suitable for use in a variety of live sound applications. The capsule head has a 3-ring bulls-eye connector and is interchangeable with any of the screw-on-type handheld transmitters that receive a 31.3 mm / pitch 1.0 mm. The WL40V delivers a detailed and realistic vocal sound that requires little to no EQ. Its hypercardioid polar pattern and… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductMicrophoneWireless

  • Wednesday, July 25, 2012
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    PSW Staff 07/25/12 10:35 AM,
    Blumenthal Performing Arts’ venues are home to premier Broadway touring attractions as well as the Charlotte Symphony, Community School of the Arts, North Carolina Dance Theatre, On Q Productions, Opera Carolina, Queen City Theatre Company, and The Light Factory Contemporary Museum of Photography and Film. As the cultural hub of the greater Charlotte area, there are high expectations for every type of event that takes place here. That’s precisely why—when it comes to wireless microphone performance—the organization relies on its… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertInstallationMicrophoneWirelessAudio

  • Friday, July 20, 2012
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    Karl Winkler 07/20/12 09:21 AM,
    A fair portion of the grumbling among the “more seasoned” generations of sound professionals can simply be chalked up to our inner curmudgeon. Every generation thinks the next wave of “kids” is largely comprised of know-nothing, spoiled brats who “have no idea how tough this job used to be, and by the way, their music is a bunch of noisy dreck.” That said, there are some emerging issues that really do keep me up at night worrying about the future.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureOpinionPollBusinessConcertDigitalEducationEngineerMicrophoneMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemWirelessAudio

  • Wednesday, July 11, 2012
    lectrosonics
    PSW Staff 07/11/12 04:21 AM,
    Held each summer on the Tanglewood estate, the Tanglewood Music Festival consists of a series of concerts, including symphonic music, chamber music, choral music, musical theater, contemporary music, jazz, and pop music. The first concert of the season—held on June 22 and again on June 24—featured the Silk Road Ensemble, which unites distinguished performers and composers from more than 20 countries in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Under the artistic direction of renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, the Silk Road Ensemble… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, July 09, 2012
    kaltman creations
    PSW Staff 07/09/12 01:07 PM,
    Kaltman Creations has announced the introduction of two new products under the Invisible Waves product banner that aid in identifying wireless devices’ frequencies. Both units, RF-id SOLO and RF-id STATION, key in on wireless transmissions as near-field frequency counters, one as a handheld device and the other in a self-contained case for multiple wireless devices. The RF-id STATION is primarily for professional audio wireless users, while the RF-id SOLO is aimed at anyone involved with pro audio wireless applications, including… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollMeasurementSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio