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  • Friday, February 05, 2016
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    PSW Staff 02/05/16 05:13 PM,
    An open control and monitoring standard for professional audio and AV media network devices has been officially standardized by the Audio Engineering Society Standards Committee (AESSC) in the newly published AES70-2015 standard for audio applications of networks – Open Control Architecture. With the ratification of OCA as AES70, it is now an official public open standard. Originally proposed as a field-tested specification by the OCA Alliance – a not-for-profit association of leading professional audio and AV industry manufacturers invested in… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsAVDigitalEthernetInterconnectNetworkingSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 02/05/16 03:00 PM,
    Sound reinforcements systems from Bay Area audio innovator Meyer Sound are playing a supporting role in Super Bowl 50 festivities, the biggest Super Bowl week ever celebrated and one that the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee calls “uniquely Bay Area.” In their quest to make the game-day sound for this Super Bowl the best ever, NFL production leaders tapped Meyer Sound to help enhance the February 7 experience between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos. Meyer Sound’s technical team… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    Andy Coules 02/05/16 02:28 PM,
    Over the last few years I’ve been fortunate enough to use some of the best sound systems currently available from many of the leading manufacturers, and one of the things that struck me is how far we’ve come in terms of delivering the bottom end of the mix. Subwoofer technology and placement techniques have developed to the point where we have a lot more control over how this important band of frequencies is deployed. So I thought it would be… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallLoudspeakerProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 02/05/16 01:56 PM,
    Prestonwood Baptist Church, with two campuses in Texas, recently selected the Roland M-48 live personal mixers for its Plano home base campus, installed by Clair Solutions. With a large number of musicians every Sunday, not to mention an expanded orchestra performing throughout the holiday season, serving the different monitoring needs and preferences of so many musicians has been challenging to say the least. “Some players just want to adjust volume, and others want to adjust the EQ and add reverb… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsAVDigitalMonitoringNetworkingSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 02/05/16 11:42 AM,
    Brandon Darner has only one rule when producing: the music must speak to him, regardless of the genre. He also chooses API for that “conversation.” “I travel a lot for my work, but I also have a lot of materials sent to me—so I wanted to have a great console for when my partner and I are doing mixes.” One of the mixes Darner is referring to was Imagine Dragons’ first album Night Visions. “The 1608 was a fantastic solution… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesEngineerStudio

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    PSW Staff 02/05/16 11:15 AM,
    Loudspeaker manufacturer RCF has named Cower Marketing’s manufacturer representative John Fedorko as the 2015 Rep of the Year during an awards presentation at the company’s annual rep breakfast at the 2016 NAMM Show. Fedorko handles the northern Texas and Oklahoma region for Cowser Marketing. “John goes above and beyond in not only sales, but his skills and knowledge of our products, always finding the opportunities to insert our products into projects, providing solutions for his RCF partners in the territory,”… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturer

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    Al Keltz 02/05/16 10:55 AM,
    Election cycles are getting longer and longer, and more campaigns are on the road for extended periods of time while cable and Internet news outlets hunger for content to fill their 24-hour news formats. This has resulted in an increased demand to sound companies and AV rental houses for providing press conference feeds. If you don’t have at least one press mult in inventory and available, you may be missing out on increased revenue opportunities. A Menu For Feeding The… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallAVInterconnectMixerSignalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/05/16 10:24 AM,
    Richie Hawtin and British product developer Andy Rigby-Jones have spoken about their upcoming technology collaboration and revealed more details about the project, “PLAYdifferently.” After 25 years of working at Allen & Heath and being an integral part of their Xone DJ division, Andy Rigby-Jones left the company in 2014 and partnered with Richie Hawtin to combine their expertise and unique vision to create new instruments for the DJ and electronic music market. Over the past two years, the pair have… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVManufacturerStage

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    PSW Staff 02/05/16 09:51 AM,
    At this year’s annual NAMM Show, the “TEC Tracks” sessions made their debut, featuring more than 70 sessions including music technology master classes, live interviews and panel discussions with a variety of musicians, producers, designers and industry professionals. Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless Technology was on hand to meet the challenges in this environment, including LMa Transmitters, HH Handheld Microphones and Venue Receivers. Taking place throughout each day for four continuous days in three different rooms with sessions happening concurrently, the… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 02/05/16 08:10 AM,
    Synthax has debuted the new Ferrofish A32 Audio Format Converter. The new Ferrofish A32 employs a 400 MHz Sharc processor to handle all digital format conversion with support for 32 audio channels on both input and output and versatile options for handling digital audio. The new Ferrofish A32 was designed for MADI (optical and coaxial), supporting as many as 64 channels using a pair of fiber or coaxial cables for a distance of up to 1.2 miles. With its MIDI… View this post
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