Microphones – Wireless Converters
Tackling RF for the Super Bowl
By Julie Clark. Months before two teams ascend to play the Super Bowl, Professional Wireless Systems and ATK Audiotek are laying the groundwork for how they’ll handle RF duties for the big game.
Regional and Local
DPA Helps Audience Connect
A selection of DPA microphones helped the sound team overcome the challenges of presenting Agatha Christie’s classic play Witness for the Prosecution in the debating chamber of London’s County Hall.
Regional and Local
Sennheiser Supports the CMAs
Sennheiser microphones and wireless systems were present throughout the three-hour broadcast of the 51st Annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which turned out to be ABC’s most highly viewed Wednesday night program in three years, attracting 14.3 million viewers.
Post and Broadcast
Sportcast Kicks Off with Lawo
DFL subsidiary Sportcast, which produces Germany’s Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 soccer matches, has launched a new audio production system that combines technology from Lawo and ChyronHego.
IK Ships iRig Mic HD 2
IK Multimedia has announced worldwide availability of the iRig Mic HD 2 ($129), reportedly the “only handheld digital microphone featuring high definition audio quality up to 24-bit/96 kHz, a low noise preamp, a gold-sputtered electret condenser capsule and onboard...
At AES: The Road Ahead For IP Networking
By Steve Harvey. There are few areas of the pro audio world now untouched by IP networking, and the program and exhibits at this year's Convention reflect that. Meanwhile, behind the scenes, standards committees are working hard to ensure...
Lectrosonics Offers 600 MHz Trade-Ins
Lectrosonics has announced a 600 MHz Trade-in Special Program, enabling North American customers to trade in older and non-compliant wireless transmitters, receivers and IFB units and systems while purchasing new Lectrosonics products from an authorized U.S. or Canadian dealer
Post and Broadcast
Car Guys Customize with Lectrosonics
Mad Paris, a car fanatic, producer, director, videographer and long-time location sound mixer, used his Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless kit on the first episode of his new web series, “Gars de Chars” (“Car Guys”).
Review: Hooke Audio Verse
Everyone is a content creator these days. But while we can capture HD video on our smart devices, says Anthony Mattana, “When it comes to audio on our phones, we throw a Hail Mary and say, ‘the mic’s open.’...
Opera (R)evolves Around Lectrosonics
Massachusetts-based classical music recording and production company Soundmirror recently recorded Santa Fe Opera’s world premiere production of Mason Bates and Mark Campbell’s “The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs” using Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless technology.
Pitbull Grabs Digital 9000 Wireless
When multi-platinum artist Pitbull recently acquired a Sennheiser Digital 9000 wireless system, the first thing he did was put it to the test in one of the most RF-congested spots on the planet—Las Vegas—as he played an eight-show residency...
Digigram Bows Audioway Bridge
By Strother Bullins, Technology Editor. Digigram has introduced the first product for its new Audioway range of IP studio solutions. Audioway Bridge is intended to be a gateway between legacy and IP-based audio equipment in the studio.
FCC Issues 600 MHz Consumer Disclosure
By Steve Harvey. The Federal Communications Commission has issued an Order that provides the specific language for the Consumer Disclosure notice to be displayed on wireless mic products operating in the 600 MHz service band.
AKG Adds 600 MHz Trade-In Program
In the wake of the recent U.S. frequency auction that saw portions of the 600MHz band gret reallocated to mobile broadband systems, AKG has kicked off a 600MHz wireless trade-in program that will allow customers to trade in qualifying...
Three Acts, Three Genres, Two Capsules
Genre-wise, country star Keith Urban, reggaeton artist J Balvin and soul belter Avery Sunshine might not have a lot in common, but they all have started using Heil Sound RC22 and RC35 wireless capsules on their vocal mics.
DPA Announces World Tour
DPA Microphones has announced the launch of its 25-event DPA Get Closer World Tour, beginning June 29 in New York City, in celebration of its 25th anniversary.
Lectrosonics Captures Star Guitar
Sound mixer Paul Toohey used a Lectrosonics SSM transmitter to capture the sounds of the iconic six-string guitar at the center of feature film La Barracuda, which premiered recently at the South By Southwest festival in Austin.
Firehouse, Shure Take On iHeartCountry Fest
The annual iHeartCountry Festival recently took over Austin’s Frank Erwin Center to bring fans a dozen top names in country music, including Little Big Town, Dierks Bentley, Rascal Flatts and Kelsea Ballerini. Providing audio for the occasion was Firehouse...