Yamaha has a new and free upgrade that is shipping
with all new DM2000 consoles,
now monikered the DM2000VCM. It includes a suite of five plug-ins that
processors and more.
DPA New Grid
DPA unveiled a new grid for its 4003, 4006,
4051, 4052 and 4053 mics. The attachment alters frequency response,
making the mics more versatile than ever.
Digital Audio Denmark AX24 DXD
Digital Audio Denmark has
upped the bar on sample rates by releasing its AX24 DXD AD/DA box. The
unit is scalable with a mic pre option and a few different I/O options.
Everything is sampled at 5.6 Megahertz/5-bit and then downsampled to
44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192, 384, DSD and DXD (24-bit/352.8
Red Type A
Red showed its Type A tube mic that allows the
user to attach a variety of Red capsules along with compatible capsules
Chameleon Labs TS-2
This tube mic with power supply will
alter the voltage to the capsule, giving you the ability to tweak the
sonic characteristics of the mic. The company also revealed its
small-capsule tube mic, TS-1, that will accept AKG 451 E capsules and
Noted studio designer Chris Pelonis demoed
some absolutely amazing sounding custom studio monitors he's about to
bring to market. Based on customized 10-inch Tannoy Dual Concentric
coaxial drivers, the speakers have one of the most serious passive
crossover designs we've seen -- or heard. An optional subwoofer is also
available, but unless you have a huge room or do a lot of high-SPL hip
hop mixing, you won't need the sub.
Telefunken USA Ela M250
The Ela M250 is a 2-pattern
(cardioid and omni) version of the Telefunken Ela M251, priced at either
$6,995 or $4,995, depending on the power supplies, accessories and
warranty provided. In other Telefunken USA news, the company is also
developing a new line of precision ribbon microphones.
Mercury Grand Pre
Available in 1- and 2-channel versions,
these preamps feature: 0 to 60dB input gain control in 12dB steps, a
±8dB fine-gain control and a newly designed FET direct input. I/Os
are balanced using the original Sowter transformers. The internal power
supply uses a toroidal transformer and is regulated for super-low noise
and stable performance.
Elysia Alpha Compressor
Elysia's all-discrete Class-A Alpha
compressor offers unique features such as an integrated M/S matrix,
onboard parallel compression, sidechain and audio filters, and
additional soft-clip limiters.
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