We have launched our new site! The Wire backend has moved to www.svconline.com. Your can log on now with your e xisting credentials. For your reference, posting instructions have been sent to your email. Note: postings made to the old backend will be redirected through Thursday Feb 19th. Please make the switch to www.svconline.com as soon as possible.


If you have questions please email thewire@svconline.com.


Looking forward to seeing you on the new site!

A virtual press conference from Sound & Video Contractor

Archive of the Microphones Category

Legendary Country Music Duo Brooks & Dunn Top The Charts With AKG Wireless Microphone Systems

Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn are two of country music’s most successful artists and together, Brooks & Dunn have recorded 23 # 1 hits, sold over 30 million records and have won more than 80 major industry awards. Brooks & Dunn are currently on tour celebrating their 10th studio album titled, “Cowboy Town? and their monitor engineer, Kurt Springer, has selected a complete AKG wireless system that encompasses over 30 AKG products for the tour. more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: Microphones, New Products, News, Video |

Hip-Hop Artist Jay-Z Delivers The Right Beat To Fans With The AKG WMS4500 Wireless Microphone System

World-renowned hip-hop artist Jay-Z brings new flavor to his current tour by deploying the AKG WMS4500 wireless microphone system and the AKG C5900 vocal microphone for reliable and accurate audio transmission on stage. Production Manager/FOH Engineer Bryon Tate selected the AKG wireless system for its ability to capture and accurately deliver Jay-Z’s lyrics on stage.

The WMS4500 provides a wide-range of versatility in many areas such as frequency selection and diversity, efficient set-up and delivers outstanding sonic quality. “I find that my show day setups are easily adjusted inside any venue size and complexity, from the small house of blues show to heavily populated frequency areas such as large scale television events,? Tate said.

The wireless microphone system offers improved audio capabilities versatile enough to handle multiple users and multi-channel applications simultaneously. The WMS4500 is available in two new frequency bands: Band 7 and Band 8, providing more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: Microphones, News |

HOLOPHONE® UPGRADES BEST-SELLING H2-PRO SURROUND MICROPHONE WITH SENNHEISER MIC CAPSULES

ONTARIO, CANADA, SEPTEMBER 24, 2009 — Holophone®, the leading manufacturer of surround microphones, has unveiled a new version of its popular H2-PRO Microphone. The ground-breaking H2-PRO, capable of recording up to 7.1 channels of discrete surround sound with enhanced low frequency effects (LFE), is now exclusively equipped with Sennheiser’s MKE series microphone capsules. more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: Microphones, News |

LECTROSONICS INTRODUCES NEW MASTER CATALOG

lectro_catalog_hi.jpg

Rio Rancho, NM – September 2009… Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, is pleased to announce the company’s new 2009/2010 master catalog is now available. In addition to covering all currently available products and accessories, the new catalog offers a reference section for available transmitter, portable, and studio receiver frequency blocks for both domestic and export use, a brief history of the company, plus glimpses of the people and organizations that use Lectrosonics products. more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: Microphones, New Products, News |

The Next Sound You Hear: Laser-Accurate ® Technology — The Next Evolutionary Leap In Microphone Technology

smoke-mic-011.jpg

Laser-Accurate technology revolutionizes the very concept of the microphone, trading mechanical parts movement for the patented and incredibly precise measurement by a laser of the movement of particulates suspended in air Proof-of-concept will be demonstrated by Laser-Accurate inventor and digital audio pioneer David Schwartz at the Schwartz Engineering & Design booth on the AES show floor

New York, New York (September 21, 2009) –- There have been several key milestones in the evolution of the microphone, from the development of the basic transducer in the 19th century, to the introduction of the condenser microphone in the 1920s, followed by FET microphones in the 1960s and the more recent multichannel microphones used for surround audio applications. The next step in this evolutionary procession will be introduced at the 127th Audio Engineering Society Show, Oct. 9-12, 2009 more

AKG Wireless Microphones Become An Integral Part Of The Ellen And Ronald Caplan Center For The Performing Arts

In an installation that advances the curriculum for one of the nation’s best performing arts schools, AKG’s wireless microphones were selected for their flexibility and dependability at the University of the Arts. A/V and Acoustics consulting firm Metropolitan Acoustics incorporated the latest in audio equipment from AKG into the system design for Terra Hall’s Ellen and Ronald Caplan Center for the Performing Arts. The system will become the focus of two side-by-side theaters that cater to students learning everything from performance arts to multimedia presentations. more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: Microphones, News |

LECTROSONICS ANNOUNCES HM172 EARSET MICROPHONE

lectro_hm172_hi.jpg

Rio Rancho, NM – September 2009… Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, announces the introduction of the HM172 Earset Microphone. Featuring a comfortable, bendable silicone frame that mounts securely to the user’s ear, the new HM172 provides excellent vocal quality in a nearly invisible package—making this microphone an excellent choice for use in a myriad of sound reinforcement applications, including houses of worship, stage productions, live events, and corporate rentals. more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: Houses of Worship, Microphones, News, Video |

AKG Delivers Revolutionary Performance With The New Versatile C 414 Microphone Series

AKG showcases its industry leading versatility with the release of the C 414 XLS and the C 414 XL II, one of the most famous recording, live sound and broadcasting microphones since 1971. The legendary C 414 needs no introduction – it is a tool found in most recording studios and has been used on thousands of hit records; it’s been on stage with artists of every musical genre and is also used by leading broadcast facilities the world over.

The new C 414 XLS and the C 414 XLII offer nine pickup patterns that enable it to choose the perfect setting for every application. For live-sound applications and fixed installations, all controls can be disabled easily for trouble-free use, and the peak hold LED displays even the shortest overload peaks. Both mics have three switchable bass cut filters as well as three pre-attenuation levels that allow lead more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: Microphones, New Products |

AKG Introduces the new Perception Live Series

In an introduction that takes the industry leading sound quality of the Perception series microphone one step further, AKG is releasing the new Perception Live series microphones at the PLASA show this September. The Perception mics are already one of the best studio mics worldwide, and with the release of the Perception Live series, AKG reaffirms itself as the leader in live performance miking applications.

The Perception Live series consists of various vocal and instrument microphones. The two P3 and P5 vocal microphones, with cardioid and super-cardiod characteristics, provide the perfect sound for vocalists onstage; and the new P4 is an instrument mic designed for optimal use with drums, amps, and wind instruments. The new P2 rounds out the series, offering an integrated hum bucking coil for an effective elimination of interfering noises (P2 and P4).

“The new Perception Live series is the most comprehensive and well more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: Microphones, New Products, News |

AKG’s New Perception 120 USB Microphone Brings Studio Quality Performance To The Desktop

In an introduction that couples AKG’s studio mic performance with desktop convenience and versatility, AKG presents the Perception 120 USB Microphone at PLASA this September. The Perception 120 USB is the very first USB-equipped microphone from AKG, offering studio-quality sound performance without requiring any installation or drivers.

The Perception 120 USB is a real plug-and-play device that allows users to do podcasts, voiceovers, and studio-quality rehearsal-recordings quickly and easily. It is capable of working with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Mac OS X but also the new Windows 7. And for the price, it is one of the only USB microphones with an integrated high-quality Analogue-to-Digital Converter (24-bit, 128x oversampling) for convincing sound quality and low noise.

“The new USB-equipped Perception 120 USB microphones will extend AKG’s successful Perception range,? said Thomas Stubics, AKG’s Product Marketing Manager for Recording and Broadcast. “With the widespread USB standard and more

About

Stay up to date on the latest technology news. Select press representatives post company news several times a day. Check back often to get the latest news on product releases, mergers and acquisitions, and product applications. To be included in this virtual press conference, please contact The Wire.

Calendar

March 2015
M T W T F S S
« Feb    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  

Your Account

Subscribe

Subscribe to RSS Feed

Subscribe to MyYahoo News Feed

Subscribe to Bloglines

Google Syndication