EAW On The Big Stage 

Jan 1, 2014, By Tom Kenny

Introducing an all-new P.A. system—not just an upgrade or a new box—is no small feat, even for a sound reinforcement company with as storied a lineage as EAW. After years of R&D, the system has to be heard by customers in real-world situations. Trade shows are good for marketing and sales, but you can’t just fly a line array, and expect critical evaluation, anywhere you like....

Portable P.A. Products 

Jul 1, 2012

Portable P.A. Systems 

Jul 1, 2012, By Steve La Cerra

It used to be that you needed a degree in rocket science to set up a P.A. system. Mixers, compressors, reverbs, delays, crossovers, power amps and loudspeakers all required careful matching and a fair amount of technical background to ensure proper operation. As technology has progressed, becoming more efficient and miniaturized, many of these components have been simplified and/or integrated....

Technology Spotlight: Roland RSS V-Mixing System 

Oct 1, 2007, By Sarah Jones

These days in live sound, making the jump to a 48-channel digital mixing system has been well outside the financial reach of many regional sound companies,...

Field Test: Yamaha EMX5016CF Portable Powered Mixer 

Aug 1, 2007, By Steve La Cerra

One of the obstacles facing many engineers working small live sound events is having to drag the P.A. from venue to venue and constantly changing the...

New Developments in Digital Snakes 

Aug 1, 2007, By George Petersen

Cable snakes and system interfacing are hardly the stuff that generates huge headlines in the audio press. And 20 years ago, this article would have never...

Field Test: Hear Technologies Mix Back System 

Jan 1, 2007, By Steve La Cerra

Having trickled down from the rich and famous to the working musician, the continued popularity of in-ear monitors has created a need for high-quality,...

The Big Boards 

Jan 1, 2007, By George Petersen

Ten years ago, this article would have been very different. The concept of digital consoles for sound reinforcement was in its infancy, with a single...

Wireless Wonders 

Nov 1, 2006, By Matt Gallagher

Despite anxiety over the wireless frequency crunch that's slated for February 2009 the date that the FCC has chosen for analog transmission to cease the...

Field Test: Studer Vista 8 Digital Mixing System 

Apr 1, 2006, By Steve La Cerra

No engineer can deny that digital mixing consoles make life easier. Recall of every parameter, built-in dynamics and comprehensive automation are functions...

Soundcraft Unveils Large Format Digital Live Console 

Mar 23, 2006, By George Petersen

Field Test: Phonic PAA3 Portable Audio Analyzer 

Jan 1, 2006, By Steve La Cerra

At some point, every engineer needs to measure audio. Audio test instruments have traditionally been cumbersome and expensive, but progressing technology...

Networked Amplifiers For Live Sound 

Jan 1, 2006, By Steve La Cerra

These days, just about everything from your DVD player to your coffee machine can be remote-controlled, so why not your power amplifiers? Networked communication...

Technology Spotlight: Shure UHF-R Wireless System 

Oct 1, 2005, By George Petersen

When you consider wireless technology, these are the good old days. Unlike other segments of audio, where the word is spoken with reverence, new wireless...

Field Test: Sennheiser Evolution 900 Series 

Sep 1, 2005, By Barry Rudolph

The Sennheiser Evolution 900 Series microphones are like a new palette of colors for an engineer 10 exquisitely designed tools to enable vivid live sound...

Manage That Live Mix 

Sep 1, 2005, By Steve LaCerra

It wasn't too long ago when snapshot recall on a live console meant that you took a Polaroid photo of the desk after the soundcheck was over. Today, snapshot...

All You Need Is In-Ears 

Jul 1, 2005, By George Petersen

A quarter-century ago, Marty Garcia had a vision of a different way of stage monitoring, where artists would wear earpieces carrying a personal monitor...

Road-Ready Vocal Mics 

Jul 1, 2005, By Steve LaCerra

If there's one thing you'll find on just about every stage this summer, it's a handheld vocal microphone. Wired handhelds are the of the live sound industry:...

Technology Breakthroughs In Concert Sound 

May 1, 2005, By Mark Frink

Many of today's high-tech products have complicated our lives and have made decisions regarding inventory an endless nightmare of guesswork, yet it's...

Field Test: NTI AL1 Acoustilyzer 

Mar 1, 2005, By Eddie Ciletti

NTI's Acoustilyzer is a remarkably powerful acoustic measurement tool in the company's handheld package. Not only is it a stand-alone unit, but current...

Line Arrays 

Jan 1, 2005, By Roger Maycock

In recent years, line array systems have garnered considerable attention as a means of addressing sound reinforcement requirements for medium- to large-size...

Dedicated Speaker Processors 

Jan 1, 2005, By Strother Bullins

Improving the sound of your live rig has never been easier. Today's digital signal processing systems for loudspeaker control offer recallable input/output...

Technology Spotlight: Aviom A-Net Pro 

Dec 1, 2004, By George Petersen

Whether moving audio files around in a studio complex or offering shared access to stage feeds for front-of-house/monitors/recording/broadcast duties...

Remote Microphone Preamps 

Jul 1, 2004, By Strother Bullins

Among the multitude of cringe-worthy phrases heard by those working in pro audio is the venerable war-horse, Make it sound good. We've all heard someone...

Field Test: Neutrik Test Instruments Minilyzer ML1 

Jun 1, 2004, By Eddie Ciletti

After reviewing NTI's Minilyzer ML1 (Mix, January 2001), I knew it was a welcome addition to my bench and control room. This handheld package has a feature...

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