When the Central Campus of Montgomery County Community College (MCCC), located near Philadelphia, wanted to add another control room to the three studios that constitute its Sound Recording and Music Technology Program, the college chose Genelec monitors.
As audio facilities move away from professionally built studios to homes, offices and other locations, the precise matching of listening components becomes more tricky. Many of these makeshift studios use budget monitors with no software for matching with the acoustic environment. This can result in audio sounding different from place
Sonarworks, a Latvian audio software developer, has established a new digital sound standard to be included with the latest update of the company’s Reference 4 sound calibration software available this month.
Amphion Loudspeakers, a Finnish manufacturer of audio monitors, announced FlexBase25, a subwoofer system that is a stereo bass extension and management system with a separate LFE-channel input, which is equally suited for stereo and multichannel applications.
The motor in a loudspeaker drive unit is a critical element in obtaining high performance. The moving coil principle is a century old and it has survived this long because it has certain advantages which no other technology has yet improved upon. For low frequency reproduction where significant travel is
Netgem, a French provider of video distribution technology, has launched an integrated soundbar incorporating streaming and set top box functionality, kicking off with the UK consumer market via the Amazon web site.
Craig Hunter, co-owner and mixer at RH Factor, a Burbank, California-based sound production facility, has been a long-time Genelec user and credits them as part of his workflow/business model that keeps his business on the cutting edge.
Loudspeakers began as simple wooden boxes. Today, they have evolved into a wide variety of shapes, sizes, colours, materials and technology. Yet, the physics of audio acoustics and the human auditory system has not changed. John Watkinson looks at the state of loudspeaker design and how the industry continues to
Andrew Roth does sound design across all categories and genres, and the Genelec 8341A and 8331A monitors and 7360A subwoofer provide him with a soundfield and perfect imaging for television, film, games and online media.
When setting up new audio monitors in a studio, their placement is an important choice in the successful operation of the monitoring system. Since no two rooms sound the same, here are a few tips to make the installation easier.