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MIDAS PRO 2 Training FOH Setup

The ground breaking Midas PRO2 features 64 simultaneous input channels with 8 award-winning MIDAS Microphone Preamplifi ers and 27 time-aligned and phase-coherent mix buses. Like all PRO Series consoles, the PRO2 features managed latency and 40 bit floating point processing precision. Designed for use in high-profile live sound applications, the PRO2 sets a new standard…
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How to convert any file to any format

By David NieldUpdated: February 13, 2020 Organize your work your way. A file’s format—the way that it’s saved and encoded—determines what you can do with it and which programs will open it. (You can check its format by looking at the file name’s extension.) Think of each format like a different language, with some only understood by…
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Mixing Evolution: Key Steps In The Journey To The Digital

Console Platform February 18, 2020 Andy Coules Andy Coules Considering the current capabilities of digital consoles, how we got here, and what the future of mixing may hold.  Recently I was asked to mix a live show on a console that could only be controlled via a tablet, and I found myself arguing quite strongly…
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THE IMPORTANCE OF EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS

COMPLETE CREWING One of my favorite things to do in an interview is to ask candidates to describe a time that they exceeded the expectations of a client or co-worker.  No matter what role they play in the labor and production services, their answer always gives great insight into how they view their roles in…
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EV At 90: Powering The Passion Of Performance For Nine Decades (And Counting)

PSW Staff writer 2017 A look at the history of one of the most storied brands in professional audio, as well as where the company is going today and what’s planned for the future.  The year was 1927, and the global professional audio industry didn’t exist. But things were about to change. It was the…
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PSW Signal To Noise Podcast

Welcome to the Signal To Noise podcast series on ProSoundWeb, sponsored by Shure Signal To Noise Podcast For more Podcasts in this series use this link

All Wrapped Up: A Treasure Trove Of Advice About Cable & Interconnect

PSW Staff Veteran engineers and techs offer hard-earned tips, nuggets, and tidbits regarding cable care, use, storage, and more that they’ve cultivated over the years. Here’s a example of what can happen when best cabling practices aren’t followed. Thanks to Carl Stewart for the image! We’ve featured numerous articles over the years looking at both…
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Is Immersive Sound Tech The Biggest Thing In Sound In 2020?

1/22/2020 By: Gideon Gottfried The Polygon Live stage At Wonderfruit Festival in Thailand Polygon Live and L-Acoustics are promising a revolution in live sound, by taking the surround sound that people are used to experiencing in cinemas, adding a vertical dimension, and delivering it onto the dance floor. L-Acoustics founder and president Dr. Christian Heil…
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The Invention Of The Phonograph: From Early Recordings To Modern Time

May 18, 2017  By Tom Lubin The storied history of a device that has significantly shaped modern culture For the purposes of introduction, the gramophone and the phonograph have been considered a single invention since the former evolved out of the latter to eventually replace it. Both were inscribing, groove based systems. The gramophone/phonograph was…
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The Best Power Strips and Surge Protectors to Keep You Going

By Don Melanson And Bradley Ford Protect your cherished devices and multiply your outlets with these well-reviewed options. JORG GREUELGETTY IMAGES The 1980s brought us the computer age and also ushered in the power strip. Most people had a desktop computer and monitor, and maybe a printer—but add to those external drives, scanners, wireless routers, and other peripheral…
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