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Size Matters: Inside the Royal Albert Hall’s record-breaking speaker install

AMI finds out more about the colossal loudspeaker install at the Royal Albert Hall, which features an immersive d&b audiotechnik Soundscape system… — Over the past two years, London’s Royal Albert Hall has spent over £2 million on the biggest change to its audio system since Jimi Hendrix and Pink …

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Q&A: ZEN Broadcast on using Universal Audio systems

Despite being a small facility located in rural Hampshire, ZEN Broadcast had been doing an awful lot of post production recently. Dubbing mixer Kevin Duff, who makes up one half of the company along with his fellow sound supervisor Andy Deacon, has been nominated for and won several BAFTA Craft …

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Broadcast Profile: 120Db on using Solid State Logic’s System T

AMI speaks to Michał “Mikers” Mika of Polish broadcast audio specialist 120Db, who have been getting to grips with SSL’s System T… — What services do you offer and what kind of clients do you work with? Michał: 120dB Sound Engineering has been around since 2012. I first started working …

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Tech Talk: Comparing analogue and digital wireless systems

Audio-Technica’s Marketing Director and former long-serving EMEA Product Manager, Alex Lepges, weighs up the pros and cons of analogue and digital wireless systems… — There is somewhat of a misperception between physics and products in the market at the moment. While it’s always been more efficient to use analogue if …

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BishopSound makes Glastonbury debut

BishopSound, the young UK PA company, is making its debut at the Glastonbury Festival 2019, Wed 26-Sun 30 June. BishopSound speakers are to be used exclusively on a new stage being run by the long-established Glastonbury suppliers, Bristol-based A1 Entertainments. For the brand new stage, which will be used to …

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Danley goes compact with new Go2-8CX loudspeaker

Danley Sound Labs has announced the launch of its Go2-6CX small-format loudspeaker. The Go2-6CX uses a six-inch co-axial driver fit snugly into an extremely compact Baltic birch cabinet. Despite its small size, the Go2-6CX is capable of delivering 109dB continuous and 115dB peak with Danley’s characteristic phase coherence and smooth …

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Review: Pioneer Pro Audio XPRS

Simon Allen puts these high-powered active speakers to the test… — I’d heard the Pro Audio division of Pioneer had started venturing back into loudspeaker design and manufacturing via some colleagues of mine. Developments started a few years ago with their XY series; a passive solution aimed at high-end club …

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The Young Gods choose Waves eMotion LV1 for 2019 Tour

FOH engineer Bertrand Siffert and monitor engineer Frederic Flori, aka Urbain, chose a number of tools from Waves Audio — including the eMotion LV1 Live Mixer for both FOH and monitors, SoundGrid servers, and an arsenal of Waves plugins — for the 2019 tour of the Switzerland-based industrial rock band …

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InfoComm 2019: NEXO debuts first 12” point source cabinet

NEXO unveiled its new P12 loudspeaker at Infocomm in Orlando, FL this week. The P12 – NEXO’s first 12” enclosure – is an all-purpose point-source cabinet designed to deliver at front-of-house, on stage, and as part of a distributed system. Inside the curvilinear enclosure of custom birch and poplar plywood, …

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InfoComm 2019: Clair Bros adds C-Series horizontal line array

Clair Brothers unveiled its new line array, C10-TrueFit, at InfoComm 2019 in Orlando this week. The C10-TrueFit represents the latest double 10-inch format midsize line array with unique horizontal waveguides. The company’s TrueFit systems are designed to reduce energy wasted on walls and effectively extends the stereo image over a …

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