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December 4, 2002

Table of Contents
2002 APRS Handbook Released
Dunlavy Loudspeakers Closes
Dolby Surround Tools Support Pro Tools|HD
Steinberg Intros VST System Link Audio Card
GoGirlsMusicFest "Get Hip To Hep C"
Inside Mix This Month

Check out the Hot Deals, web specials and new products at www.otari.com.
Get up to date information and support for RADAR II, ND-20,
FS-96 and all of Otari's current product line.

News You Can Use
2002 APRS Handbook Released
Members can obtain a free copy by e-mailing info@aprs.co.uk.

Dunlavy Loudspeakers Closes
As of November, Dunlavy has ceased operations; no mention of service or support was made on their site, www.dunlavyaudio.com/.

mSoft, Soundminer Partner Up
Digital music and SFX offerings from mSoft's ServerSound are now available through Soundminer at www.soundminer.com.

Grace Design Lowers 801R Price
The price for the 801R remote-controlled 8-channel mic preamp system has been reduced to MSRP $4,995.

Hi-Speed CD Duplicators
The EZDiscopy™ is the latest in high speed CD, stand alone duplication technology. Our line of duplicators can copy one master CD to 1, 3, 5, or 7 blank CDs at speeds of 24X or 40X. At $1,990, our 1:7, 40X CD Duplicator is priced right.
Easy, online ordering available at www.ezdiscopy.com.

Product Updates
Dolby Surround Tools Support Pro Tools|HD
Digidesign released Dolby Surround Tools, the latest cross-platform version that supports Pro Tools|HD's 96kHz sample rate capability. Users who are registered for both Dolby Surround Tools and Pro Tools|HD will be mailed the update kit. Pro Tools|MIX users who are registered for Dolby Surround Tools can upgrade for $95. MORE

Steinberg Intros VST System Link Audio Card
Steinberg's VSL 2020 digital audio card allows operation with Cubase SX/SL and Nuendo systems within a VST network; it's bundled with the company's new V-STACK software, which turns any PC into a virtual instrument station that can process up to 16 VST Instruments. MORE

Yamaha Announces New Speakers
Yamaha has released its MSP10 Studio, a bi-amped, two-way bass-reflex powered speaker for MSRP $999/each. MORE

Lynx Ships Expansion Cards
Lynx Studio's two LStream expansion cards for its LynxTWO and L22 (the LS-AES and LS-ADAT) are now shipping. MORE

CD Architect 5.0 Available
Sonic Foundry's pro CD mastering and burning app can now be used stand-alone to create Red Book CD premasters utilizing disk-at-once burning technology. Available as a download or boxed version from www.sonicfoundry.com.

Access Publishes Synth Tutorial
Maker of Virus, Access released a free 130-page synth-programming tutorial written by Howard Scarr that focuses on programming a virtual analog synthesizer. MORE


There's a lot more to TransAmerica Audio Group than gear.
We are a group of those misfit rebel types who are foolish enough to believe that our business is not about money, but really helping you. If we earn your respect and friendship, you will come back to us again for years to come. We are a Distributor of professional audio to the American market. We are a wholesale business to the "trade" (stores). We represent the following group of companies:
AEA , APC, Brauner, Drawmer, GML, FMR Audio, Sequerra, Soundelux, SoundField , ZSYS

Feature Events
GoGirlsMusicFest "Get Hip To Hep C"
GoGirlsMusic.com, Onstage magazine and The American Liver Foundation present the GoGirlsMusicFest "Get Hip To Hep C," a series of concerts across the country to raise awareness of Hepatitis C. The event is set for October 3 to December 8 and will take place in at least 20 cities from Los Angeles to New York.

This Month
SPARS will be in New York City on December 5 at Gallagher's Restaurant for a presentation on DSD and SACD, hosted by SADiE.

The Euphonix Max Air U.S. Broadcast tour is on the road. Visit the specially commissioned truck -- outfitted with a 96-channel Max Air mixing system to re-create a realistic state-of-the-art digital broadcast environment--in a city near you.

Replication Expo 2002, December 4-5, in Washington, D.C.

Surround Pro 2002 will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel (Beverly Hills, Calif.), December 13-14.

Looking Ahead
Pro Production 2003, "The Live Event Marketplace," will take place January 10-12, 2003 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego.

The first New York Audio Production Show will take place January 30-February 1, 2003, at the Hotel Pennsylvania. The expo will be held on the same dates but will take place at Madison Square Garden Expo Center.

Digital Content Delivery (DCD) Expo (Replitech's Expanded Marketplace), February 4-6, 2003, at the San Jose Convention Center.

Sony DMX-R100 Digital Audio Mixer Operations Training: March 4, 2003 (Oradell, N.J.), July 29, 2003 (San Jose, Calif.), and November 11, 2003 (Oradell, N.J.) Each one-day training session costs $400 per person. Call 408/955-4231 or e-mail training@am.sony.com.

Sony DMX-R100 Advanced Operations Training: March 5, 2003 (Oradell, N.J.), July 30, 2003 (San Jose, Calif.), and November 12, 2003 (Oradell, N.J.). Each one-day training session costs $475 per person. Call 408/955-4231 or e-mail training@am.sony.com.

Media-Tech Expo 2003 returns to Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, May 13-15, 2003.

Now available from Focal Press: The Art of Recording by William Moylan
* Recognize and explore the unique qualities of recorded sound as compared to live sound
* Realize the full potential of sound quality in the production of music recordings
* Discover your own creative voice in shaping music recordings
For more information visit http://www.bh.com/focalbooks/.

Attn. Manufacturers! NAMM 2003 (January 16-19, 2003, in Anaheim, Calif.) deadlines: Free badge pre-registration deadline is December 6. After the deadline, the cost of each badge is $25. After you have finished registering, check out namm.com for discount airfare/rental car codes.

Online registration is now open for the third annual FMC (Future of Music) Policy Summit, January 5-7, 2003, at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Artists, academics, lawyers, business leaders technologists and policymakers will be on hand to discuss issues pertaining to music, law, policy and technology.

Inside Mix This Month
Now that many studios can afford a DVD drive/software bundle and duplicator ("Burn This!"), classic albums are back out on the market. From early Rolling Stones classics on hybrid SACD/CD ("Satisfaction") to Elvis ("Still Number One"), Mix reports on the restoration and mastering processes. We also take you behind the scenes of Gangs of New York and backstage at this year's TEC Awards. MORE

Mackie and Mix Magazine have teamed up to bring a fantastic holiday offer your way.
Purchase a Mackie VLZ Pro Compact Mixer from a participating dealer between November 15 and December 31, 2002, and get a free three-month subscription to Mix Magazine along with the opportunity to win one of five $1000 shopping sprees in the store where the winning mixer was purchased!
Click here for more details: www.mackie.com/holiday.

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