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Behind-the-scenes of eTown Hall and Recording Studio, Part 2 
With Bennett Liles
In Boulder, Colo., live music every week from one of the most green performance venues in the country. eTown plays host to some of the biggest name musical artists and it was SIA Acoustics that handled the room treatment, sound system and recording studio....

Power Amplifiers 
By Bennett Liles
Crammed with sophisticated features including DSP, multichannel signal routing, and networked control, power amplifiers have become much more complex and challenge their designers to keep operation as simple as possible. ...

Audio at the Musical Instrument Museum, Part 1 
With Bennett Liles
The Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix has a theater where the acoustics are superb, but hiding the main house speakers caused a problem with front fill. ...

Behind-the-scenes of eTown Hall and Recording Studio, Part 1  
With Bennett Liles
The eTown Hall and recording studio was set up by SIA Acoustics and Sam Berkow is here to give us a behind the scenes look at this fantastic place. ...

Chicago Field Museum of Natural History’s James Simpson Theater, Part 2 
With Bennett Liles
The grand and beautiful James Simpson Theater at Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History got a new 3D cinema system, and they needed a new sound setup to go with it. ...

Audio for High-energy Restaurant, Part 2 
With Bennett Liles
At the Game Seven Grill in Phoenix, the Arizona Diamondbacks had to have a sound system that could compete with that intensity level both inside the bar and outside in the plaza....

Ceiling Speakers 
By Bennett Liles
The models included in this survey demonstrate all of the features of current ceiling speaker technology and they provide a glimpse into what is likely to come along in the near future as present capabilities are further developed....

Chicago Field Museum of Natural History’s James Simpson Theater, Part 1 
With Bennett Liles | Posted by Jessaca Gutierrez
When Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History decided to upgrade the sound system at its James Simpson Theater. Clearwing Productions was called in to install an L-Acoustics system. Megan Henninger described the challenging project in an old and historic building. ...

Audio for High-energy Restaurant, Part 1 
With Bennett Liles | Posted by Jessaca Gutierrez
The Game Seven Grill in Phoenix is a loud and raucous place when there’s an Arizona Diamondbacks game going on, and it had to have a sound system that could hide above the crowd and cut through all the noise. ...

Worship Install From the Ground Up, Part 2 
With Bennett Liles | Posted by Jessaca Gutierrez
South Ridge Church in Fairmont, W.V., did its homework for a big sound, video, and lighting installation. Acoustic treatment and a solid plan made a good foundation and audio team leader Kevin Kuhn has the rest of the story. ...

Sound in the Glass Thorncrown Chapel, Part 2 
With Bennett Liles | Posted by Jessaca Gutierrez
Thorncrown Chapel is a huge glass building out in the Arkansas Ozarks and they haven’t had very good luck with their sound reinforcement. That all changed when they called in FBP Systems with a Bose Panaray MA12EX system. ...

PTZ Cameras 
By Bennett Liles | Posted by Web Editor Jessaca Gutierrez
There have been substantial advances in camera imaging and having this technology coupled to networked and wireless control provides not only an incredibly useful tool for video production, security, and videoconferencing, it also gives us a line of AV gadgets that are incredibly fun to operate....

Worship Install From the Ground Up, Part 1 
With Bennett Liles
In Fairmont, W. Va., the South Ridge Church was ready to install sound, video, and lighting systems in the new sanctuary and they wanted to do it just right from the ground up. ...

Sound in the Glass Thorncrown Chapel, Part 1 
With Bennett Liles
Installing a sound system in a big glass house. That’s what FBP Systems was called in to do. ...

Maximizing the Worship Space, Part 2 
With Bennett Liles
The First Free Church in Rockford, Ill., did a complete revamp on their sound, lighting, and projection system and they called Brent Hayes with SVL Productions. ...

Yamaha MGP24X Review 
Reviewer: John McJunkin
The MGP is a hybrid console, with an analog channel path but with plenty of digital features, as well, including DSP and USB connectivity. ...

A PEG TV Setup, Part 2 
With Bennett Liles
PEG stations are taking TV broadcasting super local. Public access, education and government all have a window to the community at Portland Community Media....

Maximizing the Worship Space, Part 1 
With Bennett Liles
The First Free Church in Rockford, Ill., had to have a sound system that could handle both traditional services and those with live, high-energy bands. ...

A PEG TV Setup, Part 1 
With Bennett Liles
They’re PEG stations—public access, education, and government programming that’s all local all the time. ...

Digital Signage Systems 
By Bennett Liles
Digital signage systems and components have been getting simpler to operate while becoming more sophisticated in their options. ...

Fiber-optic Technology: Where is it Heading, Part 2 
With Bennett Liles
It’s all going to fiber and the Fiber Optic Association is paving the way by educating the fiber work force in installation and testing. ...

Behind the National Quartet Convention Feed, Part 2 
With Bennett Liles
TNDV in Nashville is on the road the year-round with some of the biggest remote broadcasts in the business....

Fiber-optic Technology: Where is it Heading, Part 1 
With Bennett Liles
Fiber-optic technology is advancing every day, but how is the fiber workforce coming along?...

Behind the National Quartet Convention Feed, Part 1 
With Bennett Liles
The National Quartet Convention in Louisville, Kentucky is a huge event with dozens of the best gospel music acts in the country, and bringing all of that to television is TNDV in Nashville. ...

Videoconferencing Systems and Cameras 
By Bennett Liles
It wasn’t all that long ago that a videoconference was the visual equivalent of a 1960s Transatlantic phone call. How times have changed. Special high-speed data lines and teams of technicians have morphed into a tabletop box or a wall-mounted flatpanel display with an integrated camera, taking its place among the framed photographs or paintings in the room....

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