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From Mix Magazine | A Prism Business Media Publication    February 19, 2006  
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Sabine's Smart Spectrum wireless systems offer 70 channels and operate in the license-free 2.4 GHz band - they are immune to interference from all TV signals and easily coexist with all UHF and VHF products. Built-in recallable processing provides features usually associated only with digital mixers. And cell phone-style battery charging makes these the only systems that can pay for themselves. Get the whole story at www.Sabine.com.


Table Of Contents
Mix's NAB Audio Products Guide
Aviom 6416Y2
Anderson Records Davis With Korg
DeGraw Miked With A-T
ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM MIX
Mix's NAB Audio Products Guide
This year, from April 24-27, more than 1,500 exhibitors and 90,000 attendees from all over the world will descend on Las Vegas. The Mix NAB Audio Products Guide, produced in the same format as the popular Mix AES New Products Guide, will help showgoers focus on all things audio. All basic manufacturer product listings are FREE and bound into show copies. Plus, this year we've added a unique NAB 2005 Audio Products Guide Website to reach those professionals who can't make it to Las Vegas. Click here to submit your products.

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The Venue Receiver is designed to operate with Digital Hybrid Wireless™ transmitters, and a variety of analog transmitters. If your staging requirements demand superior sound, count on Lectrosonics and raise your wireless standards. To find out more, call Location Sound (www.locationsound.com), an authorized dealer at (818) 980-9891 or visit www.lectrosonics.com


NEW PRODUCTS
Aviom 6416Y2
Aviom's 6416Y2 digital I/O card brings the power of Aviom's A-Net Pro64 audio networking to Yamaha's line of digital mixing consoles. The card allows the user to stream up to 16 channels of digital inputs and outputs simultaneously, and works with all Yamaha consoles that use MY-format expansion cards. MORE

Behringer EuroLive Additions
Behringer has added the EuroLive B215 (pictured), B212 and B412DSP to its EuroLive Series. With the ultra-compact and lightweight EuroLive B215 and B212, powerful long-excursion drivers are combined with 1.75-inch compression horn drivers to provide sound with deep bass and acoustic power. These flexible loudspeakers are fit to be set up on high stands or on the floor as monitors. MORE

Crown XLS Series, XTi Series
Crown has launched its new XLS Series amplifiers, which comprise four models ranging in power from 300 to 800 watts per channel. The Series provides users with a few key features requested by the company's customers. The Bridge/Mono switch allows users to quickly and easily set the amplifier for Bridge Mono mode. Also, the signal indicators greatly increase monitoring capabilities for the user. MORE

Korg D888
The lightweight, portable D888 recorder/mixer can be used as both a rugged 8-channel mixer with built-in effects and as a digital recorder. The D888 enables users to record multichannel live performances in a variety of venues and settings. Native .WAV recording and high-speed USB 2 data transfer allows the recordings to be easily shared with computer-based systems for full editing and final mastering. MORE

Sensaphonics 3D Active Ambient IEM System
Sensaphonics' 3D Active Ambient is an IEM system that adds full-range, natural ambient sound to the mix. By embedding a highly sensitive, precision-equalized microphone within each custom-molded, soft-gel silicone earpiece, Sensaphonics engineers have added the actual ambient soundfield-at unity gain and with accurate directional cues-into the monitor mix. MORE

Sony Electronics MB-X6
The MB-X6 tuner base is a multichannel wireless system management option for bands, live theater, corporate A/V, schools and houses of worship. This single-rackspace tuner frame provides slots for up to six plug-in tuner units (WRU-806B or URX-M1). MORE

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NEWS YOU CAN USE
Anderson Records Davis With Korg
Grammy Award-winning producer/guitarist Pete Anderson recently returned from a tour of the Northwest with Little Dog Recording artist Moot Davis. While out on tour, Anderson recorded a series of performances with Davis on Korg's D32XD for an upcoming live album. MORE

Lab.gruppen Amps Taking Hold in North America
Tour and production audio companies are acquiring and implementing more Lab.gruppen fP Series amplifiers throughout the U.S. and Canada. MORE

Yamaha Distributes AuviTran Card
Yamaha Corporation of America, Commercial Audio Systems Division, has been named exclusive U.S. distributor of the AVY16-ES from AuviTran, designers and manufacturers of audio and video networking and computer-based products. AuviTran manufactures a series of EtherSound-compatible expansion cards, including the NEXO-compatible AVY16-ES. MORE

Peavey PR Series Loses Weight
Peavey has made its PR Series enclosures lighter and more efficient by upgrading to neodymium magnets. The PR Series now ranges from 47 pounds on the powered PR 15P ($499.99, pictured) to 20 pounds on the PR 10 ($189.99). MORE

Meyer Sound Theatre Named for Don Pearson
Meyer Sound's on-site, state-of-the-art, 57-plus-seat theater has been named "The Pearson Theatre" in memory of the late Don Pearson, sound reinforcement pioneer and co-founder of touring sound company Ultra Sound. Pearson, who passed away on January 9, 2006, spent the last year and a half of his life at Meyer Sound as a staff technical seminar instructor after being a major Meyer Sound customer and collaborator with John and Helen Meyer since the company's founding in 1979. MORE

Berlin's TSE AG Invests In E-V, Midas
Berlin sound reinforcement and events company TSE AG has just added an Electro-Voice XLD system to its inventory. For years now, the company has been using an Electro-Voice X-Line system for large venues; the XLD will be used at smaller- and medium-sized ones. MORE

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TOURING NEWS
DeGraw Miked With A-T
Erick "Otto" Celeiro, front-of-house mixer for singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw, is miking the vocalist with an Audio-Technica AEW-T5400. "This vocal mic sounds better than any wired vocal mic I have ever used," says Celeiro. "Simply crystal-clear and full of energy. The sound always starts with a brilliant microphone, and the AEW-T5400 is definitely that." MORE

Meyer Amplifies Ricky Martin
Ricky Martin recently stopped at the Arena Monterrey in Mexico's Nuevo Leon region, a 17,500-seat arena that plays host to more than 150 sporting and cultural events annually. The venue is known for high-quality sound, courtesy of its Meyer Sound system, which is built around MILO high-power curvilinear array loudspeakers Additional audio gear and assistance was provided by three of the country's leading rental companies: Musica Moderna, Audio Concepto and Azprotek. MORE

Blenders Out With XTA
A cappella vocal group The Blenders are carrying in their racks two XTA DP324 SiDD dynamic processors. "The SiDDs are just fantastic," says Dave Farber (pictured), owner of Farber Sound, the Minneapolis-area touring sound and installation contractor that provides the sound system for this tour. Farber also acts as the group's FOH mix engineer. MORE

Sennheiser/Neumann Combo Debuts on Imbruglia Tour
The latest incarnation of the Neumann KK capsule for use with Sennheiser's SKM 5000-N has made its debut on Natalie Imbruglia's Counting Down the Days tour. For mid-October rehearsals, the SKM 5000-N and KK 104 combination was made available to Mark Ballard, Imbruglia's front-of-house engineer and a long-term Sennheiser UK associate. MORE

LAGQ Take Out Neumanns
Winner of the 2005 Grammy Award for Best Classical Crossover Album, the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ) group is out on tour with Neumann KM 184 microphones. MORE

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