Fulcrum Acoustic Releases New Coverage Pattern for AH Series of High Output Coaxial Horns

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Fulcrum Acoustic has released a new coverage pattern for their AH series of High Output Coaxial Horns. The AH66 is a bi-amplified two-way, high sensitivity, arrayable coaxial horn loudspeaker that provides a precise 60° x 60° pattern with control to below 400 hertz, low frequency extension to 75 Hz, and extremely high output with modest […]

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Roland Announces Its First Stand-Alone HDMI-to-USB Video Conversion Device

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Roland announced the UVC-01 USB Video Capture, Roland’s first stand-alone HDMI-to-USB video conversion device. Now available as part of exclusive Roland Livestreaming Bundles in North America, the new UVC-01 seamlessly pairs with the most popular products in the Roland V-series lineup, including the V-02HD Multi-Format Video Mixer and the V-1HD, V-1HD+, V-8HD and V-60HD video […]

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Three Reasons Free Isn’t the Answer

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Unfortunately, we’ve hit the second wave of COVID-19. Here’s wishing you, your families and your colleagues are safe and healthy. I like the clarity that comes with hindsight. Now’s a great time to look back at some of the business strategies we either initiated (or considered initiating) way back at the beginning of the pandemic. […]

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Extron Intros New ENERGY STAR Qualified Subwoofer Amplifier

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Extron just introduced the NetPA U 8001 SUB, an ENERGY STAR qualified subwoofer amplifier that outputs 800 watts in a plenum rated enclosure that mounts directly to the Extron SF 10C SUB in‑ceiling subwoofer. Dante Domain Manager and AES67 support ensure wide compatibility with enterprise configurations and other network audio devices. With its integrated DSP […]

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MXL Microphones Releases REVELATION MINI FET Mic

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MXL Microphones released the REVELATION MINI FET. Based on the REVELATION and REVELATION II tube microphones, MXL set out to create a microphone with the “warmth” of a tube mic but using the FET circuit with a smaller footprint. MXL’s REVELATION MINI FET utilizes a 32-millimeter center terminating, gold-sputtered capsule combined with a low noise […]

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Is There Passion in AV?

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Like many people who work in AV, my journey to the industry came about through music. I’m a lifelong, passionate multi-instrumentalist musician, and both a studio and live sound engineer. I’m even lucky enough to have been in a band that had a Billboard chart-topping #1 single some years back. On the business side of […]

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Videotel Digital Adds Infrared Buttons to Its Touchless Interactive Products

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Videotel Digital has now added Infrared “Touchless” Buttons to its full array of touchless interactive products. Because today’s consumers are now reluctant to interact with public-facing surfaces, Videotel Digital offers a choice of touchless alternatives that allow customers to continue to interact with no fear of contamination. Videotel’s MOVE, SENSE, WAVE, TAP and QR give […]

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Matrox Video Announces Matrox VERO Signal Generator

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Matrox Video today announced Matrox VERO, an ST 2110 signal generator and diagnostic appliance for SMPTE ST 2110-networked environments. Combining an adjustable signal generator, a PCAP recorder, and signal diagnostics integrating EBU LIST into a single appliance, VERO allows broadcasters, system integrators and manufacturers of ST 2110 devices and environments to validate ST 2110 devices […]

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The Nicest Guy in AV, Dan Dugan, Just Won an Emmy!

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Dan Dugan, the inventor of the automatic microphone mixer, will be awarded an Emmy at the upcoming 72nd Engineering Emmy Awards. His award, for “Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development”, honors his invention of gain sharing automixing technology and will be presented in a live-streamed ceremony on Thursday, October 29. In a press release issued earlier […]

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DPA Microphones’ 6000 Series Now Has Two Accessories

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DPA Microphones’ 6000 Series of subminiature lavaliers now provides even more versatility with the addition of two new accessories ― an eight-way double clip and a paintable cap. Utilizing the “CORE by DPA” technology in a three-millimeter (0.12 inches) capsule, sound professionals around the world have taken notice of the big sound that comes from […]

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Alcons Extends Studio, Residential Lines — Releases SRHV/9040 System

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Alcons extended its Studio and Residential lines with the new SRHV/9040 system. The CRMS-SRHV/9040 is based on the Alcons pro-ribbon driver with a patented transducer technology. The two-way passive-filtering crosses a vented mid-bass driver with the RBN401 pro-ribbon driver. With a lowest-usable LF response of 58 hertz, the CRMS-SRHV can be used as stand-alone monitor, […]

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BrightSign and NEC Display Solutions Partner for Large-Format Displays With Digital Signage Capability

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BrightSign and NEC Display Solutions have collaborated to deliver a family of large-format displays with integrated digital signage capabilities. The full range of NEC MultiSync V Series large format displays are now available with the BrightSign OPS digital signage media player included. The new NEC/BrightSign combination makes it possible to deliver relevant, targeted digital content […]

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ClearOne Updates CONVERGENCE AV Network Manager Software

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ClearOne announced the latest update of the CONVERGENCE AV Network Manager software. The new update now has an organizational portal for multiple user accounts with support for up to 2,048 combined devices and users. It also includes LDAP support and two levels of access — a secure administrator level for full access and a viewer […]

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Presets for Fulcrum Acoustics Loudspeakers Now Available for Use With Dynacord Electronics

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Fulcrum Acoustic announced that manufacturer presets for the complete portfolio of Fulcrum Acoustic loudspeakers are now available for use with Dynacord electronics via SONICUE sound system software. This adds flexibility for consultants and integrators designing multibrand systems to align with specific application or budget requirements. A Fulcrum loudspeaker installation can now run on a single […]

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Extron Now Shipping Two-Input Twisted Pair Transmitter

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Extron is shipping its DTP2 T 212, a two-input twisted pair transmitter for sending HDMI, audio and control to a DTP-enabled product. It provides two HDMI inputs, one DTP2 output, and one HDMI output to support a local monitor. The HDCP 2.3-compliant transmitter accommodates data rates up to 18 Gbps and supports video resolutions up […]

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Atlona Adds New HDBaseT Transmitter to Omega Series

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Atlona just intro’d a new HDBaseT transmitter in its Omega Series of switching, extension and video processing solutions. A wall plate extender for USB-C AV and data, the AT-OME-EX-TX-WPC transmitter enables remote USB-C and USB 2.0 connectivity for soft codec conferencing and applications with interactive displays. The OME-EX-TX-WPC transports video, embedded audio, RS-232 control signals […]

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Screen Innovations Adds Manual Box Shade Cassettes to Nano Lineup

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Screen Innovations (SI) widened its Nano product category with the addition of Nano Manual Box shade cassettes. Designed to match the cosmetics of the motorized version of Nano, Nano Manual Box offers integrators and end users the ability to use a combination of less expensive manual shades on smaller ancillary windows like those in a […]

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Dynacord Updates SONICUE Software for Setup of Sound Systems

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SONICUE sound system software addresses the entire sound system and encapsulates Dynacord’s core design philosophies of simplicity, clarity and transparency. Its design provides a comprehensive system overview, making it quicker to set up, tune and operate sound systems with minimal effort. Dynacord significantly expands the scope of SONICUE with the version 1.2 update. The new […]

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Optoma Announces New Direct View LED Display

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Optoma today announced its new QUADZilla FHDQ163 Direct View LED display to the U.S. market. Improving upon the FHDQ130 QUAD LED display, the QUADZilla delivers 600 nits and 163-inch imagery with a three-step assembly process that reduces installation time from days to hours. The all-in-one LED display comes precalibrated out of the box, removing the […]

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L-Acoustics Adds to K Series With Small Full-Range Enclosure

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L-Acoustics added to its K Series with the introduction of K3, the manufacturer’s smallest full-range enclosure, designed to deliver big sound for midsize events with audiences ranging from 1,000 to 10,000. K3 provides full-range bandwidth, without the need for a flown companion subwoofer. Its highly efficient design reduces amplification needs. Providing the full-range L-Acoustics contour […]

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BOSS Releases New Multi-Effects Pedal Based on GT-1000 Processor

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BOSS just introduced the GT-1000CORE, a new multi-effects pedal based on the flagship GT-1000 Guitar Effects Processor. GT-1000CORE houses the complete internal sound processing of the GT-1000 in a single stompbox and a range of premium BOSS amp and effects. Designed for both guitar and bass, GT-1000CORE fits into any pedalboard setup and works well […]

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Magnum Power Security Adds Thermal Screening Integration Ability to Deva-Branded Camera/Speaker/Sensor

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Magnum Power Security has announced it has added the ability to integrate with third-party thermal screening software into the Deva-branded all-in-one speaker, camera and sensor product. So, any location with a Deva product can be upgraded or used to screen employees (and visitors) entering a space and provide an audio warning, or even latch and unlatch […]

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Bogen Communications Intros Platinum Series Public Address Amplifier

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Bogen Communications has introduced the Platinum Series Public Address Amplifier line. Said to be implementing new engineering and design technology, Bogen has reduced the power demands of the amplifiers and is now offering a greener solution with less power consumption, using a Class D amplifier design (that its specs show weigh less and outputs less […]

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Powersoft Updates ArmoníaPlus Software for Fixed Install Projects

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Powersoft just updated its ArmoníaPlus software for fixed install (FI) projects through a new dedicated Install Skin. Although Live Sound projects in ArmoníaPlus will maintain the same structure from the original version, Install System projects now reflect system integrators’ needs for sources and zones management, allowing the creation of fully customizable user interfaces and controls […]

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Extron Launches New Interface to Convert USB-C Signals to HDMI

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Extron just launched the USB‑C HD 101 interface that converts USB‑C signals to HDMI, providing an easy way to integrate USB‑C sources into an existing AV system. The interface provides up to 60 watts of power to charge a connected USB‑C source device and it supports USB‑C Alt Mode video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz for […]

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Waves Audio Now Shipping HY Slot Card for Yamaha RIVAGE PM Series Consoles

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Waves Audio is now shipping the WSG-HY128 Card for Yamaha RIVAGE PM Series Consoles. The Waves WSG-HY128 is a card for HY slots that makes it possible to run Waves plug-ins on Yamaha RIVAGE PM series consoles at ultra-low latency, using Waves SoundGrid technology. Together with a SoundGrid DSP server, a Mac or PC, and […]

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Epiphan Video Adds New Encoder to Pearl Family

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Epiphan Video’s Pearl family just added the Pearl Nano, a single-channel encoder. Users can also add Pearl Nano onto an existing video production setup to leverage the device’s streaming and recording capabilities. Nano’s broad streaming protocol support includes modern protocols like Secure Reliable Transport (SRT), Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH), and HTTP Live Streaming […]

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Beyerdynamic Adds Two Microphones to Touring Gear Series

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Beyerdynamic has just added two new microphones to its Touring Gear (TG) series. The dynamic kick-drum microphone TG D70 and the instrument microphone TG I51 use die-cast zinc housing and have a compact design and features that enable them to be used in both the studio and on stage. The second generation of the TG […]

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Extron’s New High-Performance 4K@60Hz Audio Embedder Now Available

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Extron has announced availability of the HAI 100 4K Plus, a high performance 4K@60Hz audio embedder. The HAI 100 4K Plus embeds either two-channel analog audio, or S/PDIF digital audio in two-channel or multichannel formats onto the HDMI output signal. It includes an HDMI input, analog stereo audio and S/PDIF audio inputs that support two-channel […]

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Lumens Drops VC-A71PN — a 4K NDI|HX PTZ Camera for UCC Applications

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Lumens Digital Optics announced the VC-A71PN Ultra HD PTZ camera that transmits 4K 60-frames-per-second video directly to NDI. The camera is designed for livestreaming, broadcasting and houses of worship applications. The new VC-A71PN includes native NDI|HX allowing the camera to deliver and receive high video quality with ultra-low latency, which utilizes NDI-based video production workflows […]

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Atomos Launches Connect — A Bridge for 4K Video Capture and UVC Streaming Over USB

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Atomos just launched Connect, an affordable bridge between professional 4K video capture and UVC streaming over USB (up to 1080p@60Hz). Connect works with any HDMI device, including the entire Atomos range. It has universal support from popular streaming platforms. At only $79 USD, it’s a way for gamers, vloggers and education facilities to up their […]

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Roland Announces New Wireless MIDI Adaptor and Dongle

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Roland announced the WM-1 Wireless MIDI Adaptor and WM-1D Wireless MIDI Dongle, two new products that bring wireless MIDI’s convenience to modern music creators. Easy to set up and use, the WM-1 and WM-1D provide wireless MIDI communication between multiple devices, including keyboards, drum machines and other MIDI hardware, Mac and Windows computers, and iOS […]

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