AoIP Everywhere at InfoComm
With increased interoperability of IP-based distribution of audio, video and lighting technologies, professionals from a wide range of content creation and distribution fields arrived in Las Vegas for InfoComm in mid-June and were greeted with a cornucopia of new...
Review: Denon DN-700R Recorder
The DN-700R ($599 street) is a flexible, professional, multi-format digital recorder with comprehensive I/O, useful for a wide range of applications in theaters and houses-of-worship, educational facilities, production and broadcast studios, and live performance.
Pro Audio Vet Glen Heffner Passes
A producer, engineer, artist, musician, distributor/dealer and of course as a sales professional with three decades in the pro audio business, Glen Franklin Heffner passed away unexpectedly Monday, August 8, 2016, at his home in Lenoir, North Carolina. Over...
The Future Is Now at Schoonover Center
Preparing audio engineers and multimedia content creators for the future at Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication, the faculty and facilities of the School of Media Arts & Studies (MDIA) demonstrate a great deal of forward thinking, attests Kyle...
Networks, AoIP Flourish in Festival Audio
The proliferation of digitally-networked audio rigs and an increased acceptance of the latest AoIP (audio over internet protocol) pro audio technologies in live sound have made the modern music festival setting more comprehensively digital than ever before.
InfoComm Live Events Experience Excites
Throughout InfoComm 2016 at the Lighting and Staging Pavilion in Central Hall, the Live Events Experience has been an interactive opportunity for attendees to receive guided, hands-on experience in live sound, lighting and rigging. Official Sponsors include Lawo, Mega-Lite/Mega...
Punching Through with Microphones
Choosing a vocal microphone and wireless system for touring and festival work is largely dependent on musical style, audio system technical logistics and the individual needs and comfort of the artist at hand. Here, eight touring professionals detail their...
Eventide Bows SpaceTime for H9 Harmonizer
Eventide’s new SpaceTime algorithm for its H9 Harmonizer—the company’s delay, modulation, pitch and reverb effects pedal—features twin delays with controls for level and feedback, modulation with controls for amount and rate, reverb with controls for decay, level and color,...
At NAMM: Unity Audio Boulder Active Bass Extender
Unity Audio unveiled its Boulder Active Bass Extender (B.A.B.E) at Winter NAMM. The speaker is designed to transform the Unity Audio Boulder MKII from a 3-way near/mid-field monitor into a 4-way system midfield/main monitor, making it appropriate for use...
New Hosa Cables Tout Neutrik powerCON
New York, NY (January 15, 2016)—Hosa Technology, Inc. has introduced two new series of power cords featuring Neutrik powerCON connectors. The PWN-200 Series Power Cords are designed to carry power from a normal wall outlet to a powerCON-equipped device....
Review: Bose Professional F1 Flexible Array Loudspeaker system
Earlier this year, I visited Bose HQ to experience the company’s entrée into what I consider pro-grade portable PA (PPA) territory—their new F1 Flexible Array Loudspeaker System.
Review: Audio-Technica BP40 Large Diaphragm Dynamic (LDD) Broadcast Microphone
Designed for use as a broadcast vocal microphone, the BP40 is actually quite superb in a broad range of applications where a large diaphragm dynamic (LDD) transducer with a hypercardioid polar pattern can be useful
Review: Mackie Reach All-In-One Portable PA System
Having recently evaluated Mackie’s unique FreePlay Personal PA, the subsequent arrival of a Reach portable PA (PPA) system for review made a lot of chronological sense.
Antelope Audio Orion32+ and Orion Studio: Thunderbolt Ready
These 32 channel I/Os are now Thunderbolt compatible and shipping.