DPA Takes Aim at Live Events Market with DPA 2028 Vocal Mic

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DPA Microphones added to its live events microphone lineup with the 2028 vocal microphone. The 2028 is designed for live stage performances, broadcast and pro AV applications. The 2028 needs no (or very little) EQ to sound just like you are standing next to the singer listening to their performance. This allows the artist to […]

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Peavey Unveils SP 2P Powered Speaker System

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Peavey just announced the SP 2P Powered Speaker System. Expanding on the SP Series for live audio performance, the SP 2P is comprised of two switching power amplifiers that are capable of up to 130 dB peak SPL for sound reinforcement, public address, side fill system, karaoke and musical playback. The dual power amplifiers in […]

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PreSonus Announces StudioLive Series III Update and Free Plug-ins

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PreSonus has released version 1.9 firmware for its StudioLive Series III digital consoles and rack mixers. The update includes enhanced support for PreSonus AVB networked products, including the EarMix 16M and NSB-series stage boxes, as well as improving mixer performance. PreSonus also announced that for a limited time, users of StudioLive Series III consoles and […]

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VUE Unveils New hm-115 High Definition Stage Monitoring System​​

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VUE Audiotechnik has added the hm-115 into its hm-Class of high definition stage monitoring systems. Slotting between the hm-112 and hm-212 in both output and physical size, the new hm-115 is designed for a more compact design but want additional low-frequency extension. Using beryllium-infused HF transducers, the hm-115 is a fully integrated, electro-acoustic monitoring system. […]

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PreSonus Ships StudioLive 24 Series III Digital Console/Recorder

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PreSonus’ new StudioLive 24 digital console/recorders are now shipping. Like all Series III consoles, StudioLive 24 features touch-sensitive, motorized faders, recallable XMAX Class A preamps, and the full 32-channel mix DSP under the hood. With the StudioLive Series III mixers you can now do complete multitrack recording without a computer. PreSonus Capture multitrack recording software with virtual soundcheck is installed directly into the […]

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The Sound of Sound

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In a world of steadily increasing digitization, robotization and electronic origination of everything from voicemail prompts to virtual customer support, the musical world has not been left out of the progression to artificial sources. Of course there remains the world of orchestral, operatic and some styles of folk/country music performances, which are as unrepentantly “live” […]

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Waves Audio Ships Waves X-FDBK Feedback Eliminator Plugin

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Waves Audio is now shipping the Waves X-FDBK feedback eliminator plugin. The Waves X-FDBK claims to be the first plugin to provide an automatic feedback elimination solution. Whether you’re an FOH engineer mixing for thousands or a singer performing with your own compact PA system, Waves claims that you can now get a loud, clear […]

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Sound Devices Adds Features to CL-12 Linear Fader Controller

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Sound Devices has expanded support for its CL-12 Linear Fader Controller with the release of Firmware Version 2.11, which offers compatibility to both the 664 and 633 Field Production Mixers. Initially introduced only for the 688 mixer/recorder, the CL-12 is an optional accessory that features smooth-gliding 100 millimeter linear faders and is ideal for live […]

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Waves Audio Now Shipping the eMotion LV1 Live Mixer

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Waves Audio is now shipping the Waves eMotion LV1 mixer, a live digital mixing console that provides real-time audio mixing for front-of-house, monitor and broadcast engineers. Based on Waves SoundGrid technology, this software mixer delivers the superior sound quality for which Waves is renowned, as well as the convenience and speed needed in demanding live environments. eMotion LV1 gives live engineers […]

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Genelec Debuts 1236 Smart Active Monitoring Main Monitor System

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Genelec recently debuted the new 1236 Smart Active Monitoring (SAM) Main Monitor System and its individually calibrated 3U-high Remote Amplifier Module (RAM-XL) in a large format, flush-mounted main monitoring system. The new design is based on the high-efficiency proprietary double-18-inch bass driver design of Genelec’s 1036. The 1236’s frequency response extends from 17 Hz to […]

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Waves Audio Offers MultiRack with 7.1 Sound

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Waves Audio announces that MultiRack SoundGrid now supports 5.1 and 7.1 surround plugins. MultiRack is a software host that lets FOH and monitor engineers run multiple instances of Waves’ award-winning plugins on virtually any console. The world’s best-sounding reverbs, equalizers, compressors, limiters and delays, used in recording studios and mixing rooms the world over, are […]

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L-Acoustics X Series Makes North American Debut at InfoComm 2015

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L-Acoustics announced that its new X Series, first unveiled in April at Prolight + Sound in Germany, will make its official North American debut at InfoComm. A new line of coaxial speakers for the installation and rental markets, the three new enclosures in the X Series family — X8, X12 and X15 — represent the […]

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PreSonus Ships AVB Networking for StudioLive Active Integration Mixers

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PreSonus is now shipping its SL-AVB-MIX Audio Video Bridging (AVB) audio networking option card for StudioLive AI-series console and StudioLive RM-series rack-mount Active Integration mixers. These options allow you to create a complete, networked live-sound solution, using CAT5e or CAT6 cables instead of a snake—and that’s just the beginning. AVB enables precisely synchronized, real-time, low-latency, […]

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Meyer Sound Announces New LEOPARD and 900-LFC Line Array System

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Meyer Sound introduced two new line array systems in the form of the LEOPARD and the 900-LFC as part of their LEO Family; these two are its smallest and most versatile members. Boasting what Meyer claims as tremendous power-to-size ratio with ultra-low distortion, the patent-pending LEOPARD line array loudspeaker and the 900-LFC low-frequency control element­ […]

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New Master Fader v3.0 for Mackie DL Series Mixers

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Mackie has announced the availability of Master Fader v3.0. Built specifically for commercial applications, Master Fader v3.0 works with their new DL32R as well as the DL1608 or DL806 (but some features are specific to the 32-channel DL32R). Master Fader v3.0 is now available for free download from the App Store. New features include the […]

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Brick & Bullet Wants to Bring Affordable AVB Audio to the Connected Home

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A Kickstarter campaign has been launched by AVB.io, a company founded by CE veteran John Gildred, formerly of Pioneer, in order to bring to market the Brick & Bullet — what the company describes as a “low-cost Ethernet AVB switch and 24/96 live audio adapter.” The company’s goal is to bring affordable, high resolution audio, […]

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