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PCB Piezotronics, Inc. Launches New IP68-Rated Connector and Cables Fully submersible for use in wet environments

April 15, 2019 Depew, NY – PCB Piezotronics, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), has released the new Connector Model RB and the Cable Model Series of 034Wxx and 078Wxx. These new four-conductor, shielded cables are suited for Automotive, Test & Measurement and Aerospace & Defense applications where water, moisture and dust …

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NTi Audio cordially invites you to a free live webinar on Thursday 25th April 2019.

Webinar: Acoustic Performance of Classrooms The acoustic performance directly affects the speech intelligibility within a classroom, which in turn has a big impact on the learning success of the students. The webinar therefore explains how to evaluate the acoustic performance, introduces typical target specifications, and introduces potential measures to improve a deficient classroom. See full …

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PCB Piezotronics, Inc. Launches Ground Isolated Miniature Triaxial ICP Accelerometers with TEDS

April 9, 2019 DEPEW, NY – PCB Piezotronics, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), has released its smallest, 0.47 inch (11.8 mm), ground isolated, miniature triaxial cube accelerometers with TEDS (Transducer Electronic Data Sheet).  Models J356A43 / 44 / 45 join the family of miniature triaxial ICP accelerometers with TEDS that are ideal …

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Stetron Introduces 36mm Water Resistant Speaker

Buffalo, NY, Friday April 2, 2019:  Stetron has developed a new  36mm Water Resistant Speaker designed for personal navigation  devices, two‐way radios, bluetooth devices, telematics  applications and more.      Key features of this Water Resistant Speaker include: very low  profile, low THD, high output SPL, water resistant, high power  handling capability and low Fo.    To learn more about this water resistant speaker and to review  the specifications, please visit:  https://www.stetron.com/products/u0036004nm22ar/  See the full press release here

Listen Releases SoundCheck 17: New Features for Multichannel and Voice-Controlled Testing

PRESS RELEASE: SoundCheck 17, the latest release of Listen, Inc.’s popular audio analysis software is now available. This new release, available for both Windows and Mac, offers many features to simplify multi-channel and voice controlled testing, as well as usability and data management improvements. For voice-activated measurements on devices with no analog input, such as smart …

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Listen Offers ETSI Standard Background Noise Generation System

2-25-2019. Listen, Inc. has launched the ETSI standard background noise generation module, a SoundCheck test sequence which calibrates a 4.1 speaker array to conform with the ETSI ES 202 396-1 Standard. This provides an equalized, calibrated playback solution to stress devices in a standardized and repeatable way. The sequence includes a library of real-world binaural …

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Simulate room reverberation with 3PASS reverb

HEAD acoustics launches world´s first acoustic environment for realistic measurements Users of mobile phones, voice-operated smart home devices or hands-free terminals have to deal with different background noises and room reverberation that impair their user experience. Therefore, realistic performance tests of communication devices do not only need to consider background noise but also reverberation. HEAD …

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Celestion TECHNEWS January 2019

CELESTION CDX14-3040 NEODYMIUM MAGNET COMPRESSION DRIVER Celestion’s new CDX14-3040 neodymium magnet compression driver is a perfect example of our commitment to continual refinement. It stands on the shoulders of industry giants; based on a traditional design approach to deliver a high quality HF response with a familiar sonic character. It offers several performance advantages over …

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ALMA International Press Release

Press Release January 16, 2019 Maricopa, Arizona USA ALMA International (Association of Loudspeaker Manufacturing and Acoustics), owner of AISE (ALMA International Symposium & Expo), has entered into a co-location agreement with AVIXA (the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association), owner of InfoComm. The two organizations offer content for the audio industry, but in complimentary ways that …

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Join the 2019 KLIPPEL Lecture! Sound Quality of Audio Systems Modeling, Measurement & Control From 11th to 13th March 2019 Prof. Wolfgang Klippel will be presenting his annual lecture of “Sound Quality of Audio Systems” at the Technical University in Dresden, Germany! Join other engineers from around the globe and learn about the latest insights on the measurement and …

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Listen, Inc.’s West Coast Training Extravaganza! Feb 4th- 8th,2019

Listen is excited to announce its biggest ever training event on the West Coast the week of Feb 4th– 8th (Chinese New Year week) with 5 full days of training events. Monday: Electroacoustics training with Chris Struck. This one-day course covers the fundamentals of electroacoustics and is ideal for anyone new to the industry or who wants …

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PCB Piezotronics, Inc. Launches Subminiature ICP Pressure Sensor Dynamic pressure measurement for the smallest spaces December 18, 2018 DEPEW, NY –  PCB Piezotronics, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), has released its smallest ICP piezoelectric, pressure sensor with integral lead wires. The Model 105C pressure sensor is as robust as PCB’s larger …

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News from NTI

Smart Measurements for Smart Devices     Smart devices is a booming market and the number of devices available is growing rapidly. The market is wide open, and competition is fierce. As a manufacturer of smart devices, one way to stay ahead of the game is to run tests to ensure the quality of the acoustic …

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HQS-Audio: Testing loudspeakers, headphones and audio systems in vehicles comprehensively and in a targeted manner

Database for the analysis system ACQUA provides whole set of electroacoustic measurements HEAD acoustics, one of the world’s leading companies in the field of voice and audio quality optimization, introduces HQS-Audio onto the market. The new database for the analysis system ACQUA helps to comprehensively test the quality of audio devices. Whether loudspeakers, headphones or …

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Workshop: Optimizing Performance / Cost Ratio of Audio Devices through Efficient End‐of‐Line Testing

KLIPPEL ANALYZER SYSTEM – Focus on QC Application November 12th – 13th, 2018 (Dresden, Germany)   For the preparation of this Workshop, we contacted multiple manufacturers of audio systems (e.g. car manufacturers) and supplier of transducers. We got valuable feedback and would like to share those discussions with the audience during the seminar. See the full …

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Tariff Troubles

By Barry Vogel- Executive Director ALMA International The economy is humming and many in the United States are feeling encouraged by lower unemployment rates and wages finally climbing. The overall economy is growing at a stable rate. All is well…. Right? In an effort to end what is by many accounts an unbalanced and restrictive …

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How to Listen 101: Q&A with HARMAN’s Audio Guru, Dr. Sean Olive

October 03, 2018 AKG Corporate Lifestyle Audio Professional SolutionsBranded Audio Studies show that listening to music can elevate your mood, reduce stress, ease pain, fend off depression, and even improve post-surgery outcomes. So if you are looking for a simple way to uplift your mood on any given day – just sit back, listen and cue the music. As a company with an umbrella of …

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SoundCheck 16.1 Released – New Frequency Trigger for Open Loop Testing

October 4, 2018. Listen is excited to announce the release of SoundCheck 16.1. This minor release, which contains some exciting new features, is available free of charge to all registered users of SoundCheck 16.0 Most significant is the inclusion of a new frequency trigger. This allows frequency-based triggering of acquisition from an external source using a …

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How Do You Measure Audio When Clocks Differ? And How is “Open-Loop” Testing Done with APx?

These questions, and more, to be answered via Audio Precision papers, presentations and demos during AES New York BEAVERTON, OREGON, September 10, 2018: Audio Precision previewed today its planned contributions to the 145th International AES Convention happening next month in New York. AP’s participation in this key industry event includes both the technical program and the exhibition. …

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PCB Piezotronics Inc. Launches Very High Temperature, Intrinsically Safe Triaxial Charge Accelerometer

Designed for Automotive, Energy and Aerospace & Defense High-Temperature Environments September 5, 2018 DEPEW, NY – -PCB Piezotronics, Inc. announces the release of a triaxial charge accelerometer designed for use in environments with ambient temperatures up to 900 °F/482 °C. Model EX356A73 is certified as intrinsically safe through the ATEX, CSA and IECEx programs. It is ideal for use …

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HEAD acoustics at the Mobile World Congress, Los Angeles

PRESS RELEASE From September 12th to 14th, 2018 the mobile communication community will once again meet in Los Angeles for this year´s Mobile World Congress Americas. HEAD acoustics, one of the world´s leading companies in the production of powerful software and hardware for optimizing voice and audio quality is also on-site. At the HEAD acoustics …

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Loudspeaker Analysis with COMSOL® in 18 Minutes Webinar

Join us for this webinar to learn the basics of loudspeaker analysis in the COMSOL Multiphysics® software. In this presentation, we will discuss how to set up boundary conditions; calculate the near field and far field; and postprocess the results of a loudspeaker simulation with dedicated tools, such as with a Directivity plot. We will …

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PCB Piezotronics Inc. Launches USB Digital Accelerometer

Designed to Provide High-Quality Vibration Measurements Directly from a PC, Smartphone or Tablet July 27, 2018 DEPEW, NY – PCB Piezotronics, Inc. announces the release of a USB digital accelerometer designed for use in predictive maintenance and condition monitoring applications. Model 633A01 is a high-resolution, broad-frequency piezoelectric accelerometer with integrated internal digital data processing for USB plug-and-play capability as well as …

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