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From Mix Magazine | A PRIMEDIA Property    April 5, 2005  
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Table Of Contents
INTEL PRESENTS THE MIX NAB 2005 DAILY BLOG
GEMINI PS-03 3-CHANNEL STEREO FX MIXER
MASQUE MAKES MOVE TO MILO
TURBOSOUND KEY TO VIRGINIA PARTNERS' UPGRADE
ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM MIX
INTEL PRESENTS THE MIX NAB 2005 DAILY BLOG
Find out the scoop from NAB as it happens with the daily Mix NAB Blog, sponsored by Intel®. Trends in hi-def audio, new product announcements and special guest bloggers each day from NAB 2005. And to get a head start on the product introductions, visit www.mixonline.com beginning April 4 for an exclusive Intel-sponsored Audio Products Guide. Intel's 64-bit Xeon® and Pentium® 4 processor-based workstations for digital audio professionals provide leading-edge technologies and performance that are ideal for today's demanding digital audio applications. Check them out at booths all over NAB!

NOW CALLING: SUBMISSIONS FOR CLASS OF 2005
Mix is gathering materials for Class of 2005, our annual photo spread showcasing the best of the best of this year's expertly designed North American recording facilities. Facilities newly opened or substantially redesigned since March 2004 qualify; equipment installs and rewiring projects don't. Gather up your best photos, and click here to submit your materials.

10th Annual Mix L.A. Open
The Mix L.A. Open is the Mix Foundation's charity golf tournament held in Malibu, Calif., each June. For sponsor and entry information, go to www.mixfoundation.org/LAopen/LAopen.html or call Karen Dunn at 925/939-6149.

Audio Production Seminars on Demand!
Currently Live: Taylor Guitars' Rupert Neve Expression System and K4 Preamp and Mix Presents Drum Miking Techniques. Find the Seminars On Demand at www.mixonline.com/sod, www.emusician.com/sod or www.remixmag.com/sod.

NEW! MIXGUIDES
Ever wish you could find everything Mix has published on microphones? Monitors? Consoles? Well, now you can avoid the scroll bar and the pages of search results by visiting the all-new MixGuides.
For microphones, click HERE
For monitors, click HERE

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Sabine is shipping the latest version of the Graphi-Q, the ultimate tool for monitors or installed sound. The Graphi-Q2 combines 8 DSP functions in one unit. For system equalization choose from graphic, high or low pass, parametric, or automatic parametric (FBX Feedback Exterminator) filtering. For speaker control use the full-featured crossover and delay. For gain management use the compressor or limiter. Choose from four different models, with or without front panel control. www.sabine.com


NEW SOUND REINFORCEMENT PRODUCTS
GEMINI PS-03 3-CHANNEL STEREO FX MIXER
Scheduled for release this month, the new Gemini PS-03 3-channel filter mixer features a black and silver faceplate and two-color LEDs. In addition to lowpass, bandpass and highpass filters (all of which can be combined), the PS-03 also features full control over resonance and Q-factor, allowing DJs to vary the intensity and effect of the filters. MORE

Yamaha Stagepas 300
Yamaha announces its new Stagepas 300 portable P.A. system. Combining a built-in powered mixer and P.A. speakers, it's easy to use, compact and portable. MORE

Digitech GNX2000 Guitar Workstation
DigiTech recently debuted the GNX2000 Guitar Workstation, a full-featured, multi-modeling digital effects processor for recording on the road. MORE

Dynacord Xa-2 System
Dynacord introduced the new Xa-2(tm) System, a modular, high-performance audio system designed for multiple applications, from jazz clubs to indoor/outdoor high-power applications, including rock concerts, club and mobile DJ events. MORE

Peavey VSX Loudspeaker-Management Systems
Peavey recently introduced the VSX 26 and VSX 48 loudspeaker-management systems. In addition to being crossovers, these new VSX models feature Peavey processing technology and Web-based internal software for use in single or multi-zone applications. MORE

Phonic ZX2, ZX4 Zone Mixers
Phonic announced that it will release two-zone and four-zone mixers for use in medium to large-scale installations. MORE

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Intel® 64-bit Xeon® and Pentium® processor-based workstations for digital audio professionals provide leading edge technologies & performance that are ideal for today's demanding digital audio applications. Check them out at booths all over NAB!




NEWS YOU CAN USE
MASQUE MAKES MOVE TO MILO
According to Masque Sound VP Geoff Shearing, the 70-year-old East Rutherford, N.J.-based sound reinforcement company's decision to add 16 MILO high-power curvilinear array loudspeakers to its rental inventory resulted from "clients asking for it," as Shearing reports. MORE

Touring Company LD Systems Adds New Amp, Cabinet to Inventory
Touring company LD Systems (Houston) recently added 60 Electro-Voice P3000 RL(tm) amps and 58 X-Line(tm) Xvls(tm) cabinets to its inventory of Electro-Voice X-Line, XLC(tm) and X-Array(tm) loudspeaker systems. LD systems director of production services Robert Ausmus reports, "The principal reason for the system expansion was to add to LD's touring capabilities, as well as serving existing customers for large-format events like the Houston Livestock Show Rodeo. The rodeo is held at Reliant Stadium-the venue for the 2004 Super Bowl. MORE

TC Electronic XO24 Controller Now Shipping
TC Electronic XO24, a digital speaker-management controller with flexible routing and state-of-the-art AD/DA converters designed for P.A. systems and fixed installations, is now shipping. In addition to two inputs and four outputs, XO24 offers a routing engine that sends any input to any output. Each signal path includes crossover filters, 4-band parametric EQ, delay, limiting and an additional 4-band speaker-tuning parametric EQ. All functions of the XO24 are directly accessible via a simple one-click user interface on the front panel, and the unit features 20 factory and 100 user presets. MORE

Sound Physics Labs Obtains Third-Party Certification
Critical performance data for several of SPL's signature loudspeakers are now validated by a respected independent testing company. SPL has had three of its speakers, including the C3 Contractor Cube, Trik-Trap and Runt, performance tested by Electro-acoustic Testing Company (ETC Inc.), a new third-party loudspeaker testing organization created by Syn-Aud-Con (Synergetic Audio Concepts Inc.). MORE

Gerhofer Brings Meyer to German Locales
Rental company Gerhofer (Munich) increased its order for Meyer Sound gear, adding more M1D ultracompact curvilinear array loudspeakers to make a total of 24. MORE

INSTALLATIONS
TURBOSOUND KEY TO VIRGINIA PARTNERS' UPGRADE
Owner of Virginia-based audio company Soundworks, Steve Payne, and Mike Southard, the owner of Southard Audio (Mt. Crawford, Va.) have collaborated for more than 20 years while serving the regional live sound market. As part of a conscious effort to overlap, they use similar equipment when possible. Both considered improving their sound systems, but were unsure what piece of gear would be turn key for an updated sound. MORE

Allen & Heath Installs ML5000 in Siemens Arena, Vilnius
Allen & Heath mixers have been installed in the 12,0000-capacity Siemens Arena in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius. Allen & Heath's distributor, UAB Music Express, selected a ML5000 VCA live sound console, GL2200 dual-function mixer and an iDR DSP system for the venue, which is the biggest and most advanced music and sports stadium in the Baltic States. MORE

JBL Pro, JC Productions Make Sonic Impact on Summit Christian Church
JBL Professional announced that it supplied JC Productions (Sparks, Nev.) with PD Series loudspeakers for a design/build project at local Summit Christian Church. MORE

MC2 Audio Ltd. Gets Clubs Hopping
Two new dance clubs now use MC2 Audio Ltd.'s E45 switchmode amplifier, including South Beach, Fla.'s Nocturnal and Dayton, Ohio's Masque. MORE

EAW's DSA Series Speakers Brings Song to Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma's First United Methodist Church has a history of serious sound reinforcement challenges that have plagued the church since its dedication in 1928. Hard surfaces and cavernous ceilings allow sound to ricochet all over the building, garbling speech throughout the 1,100-seat space. During the years, church leaders consulted many audio engineers, but they were thought to have been impossible to solve without using acoustical treatments and distracting from the church's aesthetics. MORE

Historic Fort Peck Theater Gets Hearing Aid From Meyer
Eastern Montana's Fort Peck Theater was originally built in 1934 as a silent movie house by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During the construction of the Fort Peck Dam, movies were shown around the clock to accommodate the work schedules of the nearly 40,000 area residents. Thanks in part to a Meyer Sound system designed and installed for the theater by DECK Productions, the theater's sound has been rejuvenated. MORE

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