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Audio Engineering Society Welcomes New President Dr. Sean Olive

November 13th, 2013 | Posted in News, newsletter

— Noted audio researcher, educator and recording engineer/producer assumes role of President, taking over from Frank Wells —

— Olive’s expertise and experience will help frame and strengthen the direction of AES leading into the 137th Convention in Los Angeles and beyond —

Following closely on the heels of the 135th Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention, held Thursday, October 17, through Sunday, October 20, 2013, at the Javits Center in New York City, which was hailed as one of the AES’s biggest successes in recent memory, the AES welcomes Dr. Sean Olive as its new President, taking over from outgoing President Frank Wells. Currently serving as Director, Acoustic Research, HARMAN International, Olive is based in Northridge, California, placing him in an ideal location to guide the AES into the 137th Convention, which will take place in Los Angeles in the fall of 2014. More »

DPA Microphones Takes its Final Leap into the d:ep End

November 13th, 2013 | Posted in News, newsletter

DPA Microphones is delighted to announce that its 4060, 4080 and 4090 Miniature and 5100, 5006A, 5006-11A and 5015A Surround Microphones will be joining the ‘d:’ family of names. Building off the success of the company’s new “d:” branding, the current 4060, 4080 and 4090 Miniature Mics now fall into the d:screet™ Miniature Microphones group and the Five-channel surround solutions are henceforth known as the d:mension™ Surround Microphones. More »

Genelec Offers M Series Active Monitors

November 13th, 2013 | Posted in News, newsletter

Genelec offers its M Series Bi-amplified Active Monitors. The energy-efficient M Series takes a new approach to monitor design as part of Genelec’s larger ongoing sustainable initiatives known as GES (Genelec Embedded Sustainability). The primary focus in developing the new M Series was to proceed with a sustainable mindset without sacrificing the accuracy and reliability for which Genelec has been known for the past 35 years – while also offering something new and innovative for project studio customers. More »

Mogami Features Gold Instrument Silent Series

November 13th, 2013 | Posted in News, newsletter

Mogami Cable’s Gold Instrument Silent Series Cable is offered with either straight or 90-degree angle Neutrik Silent Plugs.

The Neutrik Silent Plug allows hot-swapping guitars without the earsplitting pop or risk of blown speakers. Previously, the silent plugs were available only on Mogami Platinum level instrument cables. Now Gold Instrument Cable users can enjoy the convenience of “silent swapping” on stage or in studio.

The Neutrik Silent Plugs have an internal switch that automatically silences the cable until it is connected. Combined with Mogami’s signature noise-free cable, Silent Plugs ensure that the only sound coming from the cables is made by the instruments.

Sound Devices Introduces Improved Featured For 664 Production Mixer

November 13th, 2013 | Posted in News, newsletter

Sound Devices, experts in portable audio and video products for field production, presents expanded recording capabilities, along with greater flexibility and ease-of-use outdoors for the company’s flagship 664 Production Mixer. Sound Devices showcases the benefits of the 664’s latest firmware update, Version 1.05.

Sound Devices 664 features six ultra-low-noise, high-dynamic-range preamps that accept mic- or line-level signals and include analog peak limiters, high-pass filters, input trim control and direct outputs per channel. Featuring full analog audio paths for high-performance audio and superb power efficiency, the 664 also has numerous digital capabilities. Inputs 1 and 6 can be selected as AES3 or AES42 inputs for digital microphones, each with its own SRC for simplicity in system clocking. The 664’s analog output compliment includes four output buses. The L and R buses are on balanced XLR, 10-Pin and TA-3M connectors and on unbalanced TA-3M or 3.5mm connectors. Secondary output buses X1 and X2 are available on balanced TA-3M connectors. Users can route inputs and buses to four AES3 connections for eight digital outputs on the XLR and 10-pin connectors. More »

SSL Features New LMS-16 Multi-Channel Loudness And True Peak Monitoring System

November 13th, 2013 | Posted in News, newsletter

Solid State Logic, the world’s leading manufacturer of advanced tools for audio professionals, featured the new ‘LMS-16’ multi-channel Loudness and True Peak metering system for use with the company’s Digital Broadcast Consoles, or as a stand-alone product, at the 135th International AES Convention. Created through a strategic partnership with NUGEN Audio, a creator of award winning professional audio plugins and metering software for the creative music producer, sound designer or broadcast engineer, the LMS-16 offers NUGEN Audio’s new ‘MultiMonitor’ software as part of a turnkey system that can augment any production situation where loudness compliance for broadcast is essential. The software is pre-installed and configured on a dedicated industrial strength 1RU PC, fitted with SSL’s ‘MadiXtreme 128’ audio interface with metering information displayed on virtually any connected flat screen video monitor. An optional monitor arm will also be available to facilitate convenient side mounting of a screen on C100 HDS or C10 HD consoles. More »

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