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Introducing the Q-SYS™ NV Series (NV-32-H) network video endpoint for the Q-SYS Ecosystem

Introducing the Q-SYS™ NV Series (NV-32-H) network video endpoint for the Q-SYS Ecosystem. This native, multi-stream, software-defined HDMI encoder/decoder enables network-based video distribution, optimized specifically for the meeting room. It features the new QSC Shift™ video compression codec, which provides low latency video streaming with resolutions up to 4K60 4:4:4 over a standard gigabit network by dynamically adjusting network bandwidth consumption based on video content. This provides [...]

May 14, 2019|

Shure Introduces TwinPlex™: Pristine Performance for Any Stage

Premium Subminiature Omnidirectional Lavalier and Headset Microphones Feature Unbeatable Audio Clarity and Best-In-Class Durability Montreal, Quebec, April 9, 2019—Shure unveiled TwinPlex™, the Company’s new line of premium subminiature (5 mm) omnidirectional lavalier and headset microphones at the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Designed to stand up to the toughest conditions, TwinPlex provides natural audio at both high and low frequency when professional vocal performance is a must. [...]

April 10, 2019|

QSC Introduces CX-Q Series Network Amplifiers for the Q-SYS Ecosystem

Trusted legacy amplifier design leadership combined with the native Q-SYS integration.QSC has recently announced new network power amplifiers for the Q-SYS Ecosystem. The CX-Q Series amplifiers feature four- and eight-channel models that combine the QSC legacy of high-performance and reliable amplifier design with the native network transport, control and monitoring capabilities of the Q-SYS Ecosystem.As a native peripheral of the Q-SYS Ecosystem, The CX-Q Series network amplifiers can take advantage [...]

March 27, 2019|

Touring season is right around the corner. Get your cabling ready!

It’s March, which means meanwhile some are celebrating Saint Patrick and his banishment of snakes from Ireland, we’re starting to get our snakes ready for touring season! March is the ideal time to start getting your cabling ready so that you’re all set and ready for April / May. If you’re ever feeling a little lost about how to go about your cabling needs for this upcoming season, we’ve [...]

March 6, 2019|

Industry Deep-Dive with Dave Gunness, Vice-President of Fulcrum Acoustic

If you’ve been in the live sound industry for any amount of time, then you’ve probably heard of Dave Gunness. Dave Gunness is the Co-Founder and Vice President of Fulcrum Acoustic and knows more about speaker design and implementation than most. The company employs Dave’s research, which has landed them a spot as an industry-leading professional loudspeaker manufacturer with a unique approach to loudspeaker design that overcomes common loudspeaker performance [...]

February 21, 2019|

Digiflex shows you why all guitar cables are not created equal

Maybe it's because of the huge range of cables on the market. Maybe it's because so many players think if you've seen one cable, you've seen 'em all. If you're a guitarist, or you've spent any time around one, there's a good chance that you've noticed a common trend. Players spend countless hours obsessing over the most minute details of every piece of gear they use, and the settings [...]

February 15, 2019|

Genelec S360 and 7382 chosen for Rush ‘Hemispheres’ listening event

In 1978, Rush first released their iconic album “Hemispheres”, which has since remained on the global short list of legendary masterpieces. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Hemispheres and Rush’s storied career as rock icons, famed mix engineer and producer, Richard Chycki, remastered history in Blu-ray 5.1 surround sound for a new box set. “Hemispheres was one of our most challenging and demanding records to make,” says Alex Lifeson, [...]

February 15, 2019|

Genelec highlights the latest addition to their Smart Active Monitoring range, the SAM S360, at NAMM 2019

SFM visited Genelec’s winter NAMM booth to learn more about their showcased product: the SAM S360 studio monitor. The high-SPL two-way active loudspeaker is perfect for applications that require main monitor performance in a compact package. It is the ideal choice for demanding film, post and music production, and in combination with a subwoofer, the S360 satisfies the demands of EDM playback or Dolby film mixing even in rooms [...]

February 15, 2019|

Neutrik powerCON TRUE1 and NE8MC end of life & replacement notice

powerCON TRUE1 and etherCON NE8MC*(-B) February 2019 – In conjunction with the recent release of the True Outdoor Protection (TOP) Series as well as upgrades in its manufacturing processes and tooling, Neutrik has announced the discontinuation of the powerCON TRUE1 line and its replacement with the powerCON TRUE1 TOP versions. This new series features revamped versions of the popular powerCON TRUE1, etherCON and XLR connector lines which provide highly [...]

February 15, 2019|

QSC Introduces Native Video Distribution within the Q-SYS Ecosystem

QSC recently announced the Q-SYS™ NV Series (NV-32-H) network video endpoint for the Q-SYS Ecosystem. This native, multi-stream, software-defined HDMI encoder/decoder enables network-based video distribution, optimized specifically for the meeting room. It features the new QSC Shift™ video compression codec, which provides low latency video streaming with resolutions up to 4K60 4:4:4 over a standard gigabit network by dynamically adjusting network bandwidth consumption based on video content. This provides flexible [...]

February 15, 2019|