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2014-05-15 23:10:17

Subtle changes make substantial difference to new drum set. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The redesigned Yamaha Stage Custom Birch drum set is now shipping. Already considered to be pound-for-pound among the best drum sets in its class, the new generation Stage Custom Birch has received several significant upgrades. Many of the changes are subtle, yet substantial. Yamaha upgraded the shells with the same thicker ply concept used on Live Custom and rounded the bearing edges for more...

2014-05-15 23:01:59

AmpliTube Custom Shop for Mac/PC grows with new guitar & bass software: Pinnacle Deluxe and Nirvana Chorus stomps from Wampler Pedals. Sunrise, FL (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 IK Multimedia, the global leader in digital modeling technology, announced today in cooperation with boutique stompbox effects manufacturer Wampler Pedals, the release of their top models in AmpliTube Custom Shop for Mac and PC. These new models give guitar players new high-end power tools to perfectly sculpt their...

2014-05-14 23:11:03

Line of Solid Mixers Revamped With New Features Buena Park, Calif. (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 The new small-format MG Mixers from Yamaha are now shipping. The redesigned MG Series provides compact, cost-effective and great sounding solutions for install, recording or live settings. Ten models, which continue the tradition of design and performance excellence that made the MG mixer line so popular, incorporate technologies originally developed for high-end professional mixers, including...

2014-05-13 23:09:32

Versatile Drum Set Allows Players in Any Style to Shine BUENA PARK, Calif. (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Yamaha Absolute Hybrid Maple drum sets, which won the 2014 MusikMesse International Press Award for Best Drum Set, are now shipping. Yamaha pioneered the construction of hybrid acoustic drum shells when it introduced its flagship PHX Series. As the name implies, the Absolute Hybrid Maple drum set combines a core ply of harder Wenge wood with outer plies of North American Maple. This unique...

2014-05-09 23:06:23

Practice System Gains International Recognition for Form and Function Buena Park, Calif. (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The Yamaha SILENT Brass™ practice systems for trombone, trumpet, flugelhorn and French horn, introduced at the 2014 NAMM Show, have won three prestigious design awards, including the Red Dot Design Award for Product Design, the iF Product Design Award and the Good Design Gold Award. The Red Dot Design Award for Product Design is bestowed by Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen and...

2014-05-08 08:42:02

Certified Decoder Supports Multiple DTS Audio Formats with High-Quality Audio Streaming for Internet-Connected Products MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: -- New DTS-HD audio decoder optimized to minimize processor bandwidth and memory size requirements on ARC single- and dual-core audio processors -- DTS-HD decoder provides a single package for decoding all DTS 5.1 channel audio formats -- DTS certification ensures compliance to all...

2014-05-08 04:22:55

TOKYO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - SoulNote celebrates 40 years of history in audio equipment design and manufacturing SoulNote is pleased to announce the launch of its Wireless Home Audio Amplifier with USB 384 kHz files, DSD, and a high resolution wireless option. The SA300 amplifier is equipped with RIAA for vinyl lovers; Bluetooth 4.0 for mobile audio fans; and 384kHz DAC for serious high-fidelity music listeners with DSD or USB. The SA300...

2014-05-07 23:09:58

Yamaha Portable Grand Function and Built-In Yamaha Education Suite Enables Students to Teach Themselves Piano on a Portable Instrument That Sounds like a Full-Size Grand Piano Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Yamaha announces today that the PSR-E443 portable keyboard, which offers comprehensive tools for beginners as well as those ready to take to the stage, is now shipping. The model’s learning features include the Yamaha Portable Grand function and the built-in Yamaha Education...

2014-04-30 23:15:22

Independent third party testing shows Finnleo’s Low EMR/Low EF infrared saunas surpass the most stringent Swedish standards for acceptable levels of Electromagnetic Radiation and Electric Field radiation. Cokato, MN (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Finnleo, the leader in the sauna and steam industry, has once again set a standard by which others should be measured. Independent third party testing shows Finnleo’s Low EMR/Low EF infrared saunas surpass the most stringent Swedish standards for...

2014-04-30 23:09:56

Fifteen years since the inception of Acoustiblok Soundproofing material, the company that bears the brand’s namesake, Tampa-based Acoustiblok, Inc., is expanding its facility in South Tampa near MacDill Air Force Base. Tampa, FLA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 A Quiet Revolution has been Growing for Years Fifteen years since the inception of Acoustiblok Soundproofing material, the company that bears the brand’s namesake, Tampa-based Acoustiblok, Inc., is expanding its facility in South Tampa...


Latest Waves Reference Libraries

Seismology
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Seismology is the scientific study of earthquakes and the spread of elastic waves through the Earth or through other planet-like bodies. The field includes studies of earthquake effects, such as tsunamis in addition to diverse seismic sources such as tectonic, volcanic, oceanic, atmospheric, and artificial processes. A related field that utilizes geology to infer information regarding past earthquakes is paleoseismology. A recording of earth motion as a function of time is a seismogram. A...

Basic Ocean Terms
2013-02-05 12:52:11

Image Credit: Meteorologist Joshua Kelly When meteorologists are forecasting for ocean-going vessels, there are a few terms that we need to understand. The first term is wavelength. Wavelength is defined as the distance between two crests or between two troughs as seen in the image above. The example above highlights the crest to crest concept of wavelength. The next term that we use is wave height, and to determine this, we first must look at the wave when it passes our station. When...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Radiation -- Electromagnetic radiation is a combination of oscillating electric and magnetic fields propagating through space and carrying energy from one place to another. Light is a form of electromagnetic radiation. The theoretical study of electromagnetic radiation is called electrodynamics, a subfield of electromagnetism. When any wire (or other conducting object such as an antenna) conducts alternating current, electromagnetic radiation is propagated at the same...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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