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Whirlwind PW-1 Personal Wedge
Whirlwind PW-1 Personal Wedge

Whirlwind PW-1 Personal Wedge

FOH Staff
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This stereo headphone driver is designed to provide hardwired onstage in-ear monitoring to earbuds and headphones from 16 to 600 ohms. The rugged beltpack unit features left/right line-level XLR inputs; a protective brickwall peak limiter with adjustable threshold; a stereo/mono switch that can sum the left/right XLR inputs and an additional 3.5mm stereo input. Drive power is 300mW into 30 ohms; response is 20 Hz to 20k Hz (±1.7 dB). The belt clip can be replaced with an optional clamp for attaching to mic stands, drum hardware, etc. Price is $150/street.

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FMLR series with LED ring.

Earthworks Debuts FMLR Mics with LED Ring

Debi Moen
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Earthworks expands its FlexMic series of podium microphones to include the FMLR models, which feature a single color LED light ring at the top of the microphone to indicate on/off status. The LED light ring - available in green or red - can be programmed using an external media control system. The mics will ship in the third quarter of 2016.

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BassBoss LA88

BassBoss LA88 Line Array

Debi Moen
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The BassBoss LA88 is a small-format line array offering extensive output with a compact chassis. It's suited for clubs, festivals and a wide range of indoor/outdoor applications with its plug-and-play setup. Indoor installation versions are available in white or black with matching or contrasting flyware. A waterproof fiberglass finish is available for permanent outdoor installations. These weatherized versions also feature waterproof passive input wiring and rack-mount amplifiers.

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Pioneer Pro Audio XPRS

Pioneer Pro Audio XPRS Series Speakers

Debi Moen
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Pioneer Professional Audio's new active XPRS speaker range, with its energy efficient Powersoft amps, is described as a "perfect plug and play system" that is at home in a variety of applications. The XPRS speaker range comprises the XPRS-15 and XPRS-12 two-way full range speakers and the XPRS-215s dual 15-inch Quasi-bandbass subwoofer. The full range active speakers with their four EQ pre-sets allow for a multitude of applications, from PA clear of voice to mobile DJ’ing with full range of high to low frequencies.

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EAW Radius series.

EAW Radius Series

Debi Moen
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Eastern Acoustic Works' Radius series is designed for portable and permanent installations. The series is a comprehensive family that includes point source, line source, stage monitor and subwoofer loudspeakers. At the heart of the entire Radius family lies the EAWmosaic iOS-based application, which provides for prediction, control and monitoring at any location in the venue wirelessly. The complete range consists of 8-inch and 12-inch 2-way point source loudspeakers that are available in two horn patterns, a double 8-inch articulated line array, single 12-inch and 18-inch subwoofer models – and will soon add a 12-inch co-axial stage monitor.

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MXWNCS2

Shure Two-Channel Microflex Wireless System

Debi Moen
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Shure's two-channel version of its Microflex Wireless System (MXW) is intended to accommodate smaller spaces such as higher education classrooms, small conference rooms and videoconferencing applications. The hardware is also suitable for environments where fewer microphones are required, including university lecture halls and corporate training facilities.

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al-12 without the grille

VUE Audiotechnik al-12

Debi Moen
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VUE Audiotechnik's al-12 is the newest and largest addition to the company’s al-Class of Scalable Line Array Systems. Designed for large-scale applications, the al-12 is designed for higher efficiency, increased power handling and reduced power compression. The al-12 expands VUE’s sonic quality to larger applications in the global touring and permanent installation markets. It will also attract companies looking to expand their business or upgrade their aging and lower-performing 12- or 15-inch Line Array systems.

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Shure headset in its environment.

Shure IH6500 Interpreter Headset

Debi Moen
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Shure's new dual-sided headset provides for speech intelligibility and comfort for use in multilanguage meetings. During meetings and events, the new IH6500 enables interpreters to move around or lean back in their chair while maintaining a consistent audio level and quality. The cardioid microphone is positioned close to the mouth to reduce pickup of adjacent voices and minimize background noise. It is compatible with Shure DCS 6000-series Interpreter Sets, including the IS 6132 P.

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Gator Cases Tote Series.

Gator Cases Speaker Tote Bags

Debi Moen
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Gator Cases has released a new series of lightweight speaker tote bags aimed for rental house, event DJ or back-line and front stage use. Four models are available to fit 8", 10", 12" and 15” speaker cabinets such as the QSC K Series, Yamaha DXR Series and Turbosound iQ Series. The Speaker Tote Series provides ample storage with a large pocket on the front for cables and accessories.

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DC Power Distribution products.

Middle Atlantic DC Power Distribution

Debi Moen
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Middle Atlantic Products' new DC Power Distribution is a centralized DC power solution that solves the growing complexities integrators often face in AV, security, and residential applications. The unit eliminates messy, space-consuming wall warts and other power clutter with a universal power solution for DC-powered devices. With flexible mounting options for all size models, DC Power Distribution products are available as 45W DC compact and 125W DC 1RU systems, allowing the system to fit anywhere, including typical rack units, small enclosures and wall boxes.

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