Yamaha MIPA & Steinberg

Yamaha MIPA & Steinberg

Pippin Technical Service is pleased to announce that we are now an official Yamaha Canada Music: MIPA (Musical Instruments and Professional Audio) & Steinberg Hardware/ Software Dealer.  That's quite a lot of letters and words to say one thing.  We now officially sell Yamaha and Steinberg.  In a roundabout way, we always HAVE when requested...this formalizes the relationship and results in a more direct relationship and cost savings to the end user.  It also solidifies Yamaha's official House of Worship discount for our live sound clients in that category.    Yamaha and Steinberg both bring a number of solutions to…
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Omnia 6 trade-in program announced

Omnia 6 trade-in program announced

We know you love your Omnia.6 audio processor, but NOW is the time to upgrade! Telos Alliance has announced a limited-time opportunity to swap your currently loved Omnia.6 units for Omnia.11s, offering the latest and greatest Omnia technology for better sound at a reduced price. A functioning Omnia.6 is worth thousands towards the purchase of an Omnia.11 FM, and even more towards the purchase of an Omnia.11 FM-HD! Contact our Solutions Team today at Pippin Technical for complete program details. This trade-in program expires August 31, 2020.
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Update:  Omnia.11 v3.7 released

Update: Omnia.11 v3.7 released

Introducing an update for the Omnia.11 that includes a number of features and fresh presets that'll rock your airwaves!  You can find the update instructions and release notes on the Omnia.11 v3.7 Page. Key Features With this release, Omnia has implemented a major upgrade to the Omnia.11's internal Livewire engine. The Omnia.11 now supports standard Livewire streams, in addition to live streams, increasing its compatibility with other Livewire gear.  New options in the Livewire dropdown menu allow you to choose between stream types. Also added: new Presets to take full advantage of the Pepino 2 clipper's extended capabilities. These latest gems…
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BW V3 Transmitter Firmware Update

BW V3 Transmitter Firmware Update

Be advised, BW Broadcast has released a new firmware update for the V3 range of FM transmitters. The version number is 3.2 and is available for free download from the BW website HERE Please be sure to download the correct firmware for the correct model. This version addresses a number of issues: Web remote and/or network interface could spontaneously fail in some situations When using dynamic RDS (DRDS), changing DHCP setting could cause front panel to freeze Some serial interface issues with Dynamic RDS And other bug-fixes. To update your V3 transmitter, please carry out the following procedure: Download the…
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Case Study:  Virtual NewsMixer

Case Study: Virtual NewsMixer

The Challenge Replace an older physical newsroom mixer with a virtual option, utilizing as much existing equipment on hand.    The Gear With an Axia Audio network present in the facility (Master Control houses an AXIA Element with StudioEngine), an open port on the AoIP network available and a Mixed Signal xNode that could be assigned to the relatively light local i/o requirements of the NewsBooth, on the surface this was a very cut and dried application for Axia's IP-Tablet product.  Licensing the IP-Tablet Core software and then unlocking control of the xNode would allow us to build a customized…
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Telos Infinity v1.6 software now available

Telos Infinity v1.6 software now available

Telos Alliance has launched Infinity software v1.6 on the Telos Infinity Web Portal. This update includes Telos Infinity Dashboard Advanced, as well as the embedded software for Panels and Beltpacks. There are several key feature updates in this release which users have been clamouring for, including:  Scenes / Snapshots – System Memories Dashboard Advanced users now can save instant ‘Snapshots’ of their system configurations, edit them offline, and then push them to the ‘Live’ Infinity network. Scenes can be used to create and store different setups for specific shows and events or to save personal preferences. When used with the…
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ARC v1.2 software now available

ARC v1.2 software now available

The Linear Acoustic® ARC (Automatic Realtime Control) television loudness processor was created for customers who want Linear Acoustic quality but don't need the ability to handle 5.1-channel or coded audio, including sub-channels in the U.S. and many global markets.  Linear Acoustic has just released software update v1.2 for ARC.  It is now available for download, along with release notes and an updated brochure, on the Linear Acoustic ARC Product Page. The product page also contains an updated Manual and Quick Start Guide.  Right Features, Right Price ARC features Linear Acoustic's APTO® loudness adaptation algorithm for viewer-pleasing audio that remains compliant…
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Z/IP Server Maintenance June 1

Z/IP Server Maintenance June 1

Telos Alliance has released an important notification to share with you about upcoming Z/IP Directory Server Maintenance this Monday, June 1, 2020.  What's happening?  At 12:00 pm Eastern Daylight Savings Time on June 1, 2020, Telos Alliance will be performing maintenance to the directory servers that assist with TSCP calls made by Z/IP units. They are currently deploying new, more powerful servers and will be decommissioning the old ones This improvement will make the system more reliable There will be no difference in how calls are placed There should be no interruptions in service or calls that are currently connected.…
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Telos Alliance 2020 Virtual Showcase

Telos Alliance 2020 Virtual Showcase

With this year's NAB 2020 delayed and then cancelled, Telos Alliance has taken to the internet for a discussion, status update and reveal of their various product lines.  From audio processing to intercom, AoIP consoles to the latest in NextGen TV audio, it's all covered.  If you missed the online sessions, we have collated each of the presentation replays for you here in one convenient place.  Speaking of one convenient place...as always, if you have any questions or would like to arrange for a demo and deeper dive into any of the products mentioned, Pippin Technical is the only integrator…
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CBC Saskatchewan “Podcast Meetup” goes Virtual

CBC Saskatchewan “Podcast Meetup” goes Virtual

Pippin Technical Service is pleased to support this educational and community building event being conducted by CBC Saskatchewan.  Our local CBC branch has started doing Podcast Meetups bringing the local Podcast Community together to discuss tips, tricks, best practices and help foster networking opportunities.  In these times of social distancing, their upcoming Meetup is going virtual.  It's absolutely free to attend with advanced registration required.  Here's the event details:Meetup with Saskatchewan Weekend host Peters Mills, Lisa Bryn Rundle host and producer of CBC podcast Uncover, Season 6 "Satanic Panic"  along with local podcasters, Eric Anderson of YXE Underground and Matthew Barton of the Rebellion Brewing Podcast to learn storytelling advice, gear…
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