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  • Thursday, October 27, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/27/16 11:22 AM,
    Described as a “sexy and modern take on a classic Italian-American supper club,” Sophia’s offers hearty but upscale Italian cuisine with a stylish décor and a sophisticated sound system that includes Martin Audio CDD10 loudspeakers and CSX112 subwoofers. The 3,700 square-foot restaurant is named for Sophia Loren and a part of Chicago’s BDG Hospitality Group who also owns Parliament and The Kensington Roof Garden & Lounge. A testimonial to the modern Italian esthetic, it inhabits the space formerly occupied by… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 10/27/16 11:06 AM,
    For better or for worse, cinematic representations of roadies tend to fall short of reality, and that seems to be the consensus of critics and actual roadies of Showtime’s comedy-drama Roadies, which debuted earlier this year. However, the show is getting high marks on its efforts for the authenticity of the environment they work in, and a DiGiCo SD9 console played a major role in that achievement. Marking a return to music-themed scripts by creator Cameron Crowe, whose 2000 film… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConsolesDigitalEngineerSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 10/27/16 09:21 AM,
    Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, located in Atlanta, Georgia, recently added new EAW Redline loudspeakers to the sanctuary. The church leaders, who are planning a complete sanctuary renovation in the next few years, were looking for an audio solution that would meet their immediate needs and could be re-purposed in the future. With that goal in mind, they contacted AEE Productions, also located in Atlanta, to assess the situation. “A high-quality, powerful, portable system like Redline provides powerful sound that doesn’t… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 10/27/16 08:04 AM,
    Sonnet Technologies announces the Presto 10GbE SFP+ Dual-Port 10 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express 2.0 card and the Presto 10GbE 10GBASE-T Dual-Port 10 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express 3.0 card. The new cards offer cost-effective solutions for adding fast 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) network connectivity to Mac Pro towers, Windows PCs, Linux servers, and computers with Thunderbolt ports via Thunderbolt-to-PCIe expansion systems. These Sonnet adapter cards make it easy for users to connect their computers via optical or copper cables to high-speed… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalEthernetSystem

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    PSW Staff 10/27/16 07:47 AM,
    Stage Tec, the Berlin manufacturer of professional audio mixing consoles and routers, has appointed long term employee Dirk Berar as head of Software and Systems Development. In his new role, the senior system architect will coordinate and moderate software development. Dr. Helmut Jahne, managing director of Stage Tec, is well acquainted with Berar’s skills: “This position requires somebody with expertise, somebody who is able to motivate a team and is highly customer-oriented.” Berar was apprenticed as an electronics technician specializing… View this post
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    PSW Staff 10/27/16 07:12 AM,
    United Recording has launched its new mastering division, it was announced by Robin Goodchild, studio manager. United was founded in 1957 by recording engineer, studio designer and electronics inventor Bill Putnam and mastering is a key element of the studio’s heritage. “Mastering was always a key aspect of Bill’s predominance in the recording studio world,” comments Goodchild. “We are simply bringing it back as a convenience to our clients, but also as a re-imagined service operating in today’s Internet world… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessEngineerStudio

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    PSW Staff 10/27/16 06:59 AM,
    Chicago-area live sound rental and sales company, TC Furlong, will host its 6th Digital Console Expo on Tuesday, November 29 between 3:00 pm – 8:30 pm. Manufacturers include Allen & Heath, Ashley Audio, Avid, DigiCo, Mackie, Midas, PreSonus, QSC, Roland, SSL Live, Soundcraft, Yamaha Professional Audio, and several more. The companies will exhibit their latest digital consoles, and manufacturer staff will be on hand to answer questions. Featured consoles include the new Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 along with CL, QL and… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessConsolesDigitalManufacturerMixer

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    PSW Staff 10/27/16 06:34 AM,
    Kangnam Joongang Baptist Church in Seoul recently celebrated its 40th anniversary, and marked the occasion with an upgrade to its mixing system, selecting Allen & Heath’s dLive and ME digital systems to manage front of house and monitors. The church’s dLive system comprises a S5000 control surface at front of house with a DM48 MixRack installed on stage. “The S5000’s user interface is superb - I can reach every function in just one or two touches, and I can reach… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsConsolesDigitalInstallationMixerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Wednesday, October 26, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/26/16 02:25 PM,
    QSC hosted its first Q-SYS Platform Level ONE Classroom Training in Kuwait on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, in cooperation with UAE-based representative firm VIVID Audiovisual Media. QSC Systems application engineer Ercin Ural trained more than 25 engineers from 10 established system integrators from around the UAE. The attendees left well equipped to complete the required Q-SYS Level ONE final exam and receive full certification. Chris Hellmuth, managing director of VIVID Audiovisual Media and local sales representative of QSC Systems states,… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessDigitalEducationEngineerSoftwareSystemTechnician

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    PSW Staff 10/26/16 01:51 PM,
    Radial Engineering announces the addition of Kevin Knoll to the Vancouver, BC based engineering team. In his role as senior design engineer, Knoll has been specifically tasked with designing the commercial line of Hafler brand amplifiers. (Radial Engineering acquired Hafler in 2014.) Knoll will also be assisting the engineering team on various projects for all of the Radial group of companies. Knoll brings decades of technical,  design and manufacturing experience to his new role. As founder and president of Knoll… View this post
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