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From Mix Magazine | A Prism Business Media Publication    February 21, 2007  
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Sabine's Phantom Mic Rider is like having an audio engineer inside every microphone -- at a price everyone can afford. Plug the Phantom into your handheld, gooseneck or podium mic and listen as traditional problems like feedback, poor intelligibility, inconsistent gain, and "popping" sounds disappear. It even turns the mic off and on automatically! Get the whole story at

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Crest Audio CV-20
Get Ready for GDC!
Grammy Awards Features ATK Audiotek, TC Electronic & Sennheiser
Les Paul Selects New Monitoring Systems for Live Shows

Having built our reputation in professional amplifiers, our line of HPR powered speakers had to exceed expectations. Like exceptional sound quality. Legendary reliability. And clear, dazzling sound even when driven to their limits. Sound that can only come from powered speakers built with QSC professional amps. Now, turn that speaker around. And turn up the volume.

Crest Audio CV-20
Crest Audio introduces the CV-20 live-sound mixing console, a VCA audio solution designed for applications such as front-of-house, monitors and monitors from front-of-house. MORE

Genex & Tonelux Stage Box
Genex Audio and Tonelux Designs have teamed up to offer a mic-pre A/D converter package. The basic unit houses 48 mic preamps, 48 A/D converters and front-panel indication, all in a 4U rack box. MORE

APB-DynaSonics Spectra Ci, Spectra Ti
APB-DynaSonics, designer and manufacturer of analog consoles for commercial and live sound applications, will be introducing the Spectra Ci and Ti consoles. MORE

AKG Acoustics has revealed the IVM 4 UHF wireless in-ear monitoring system with integrated dbx digital signal processing. MORE

QSC 122i
Designed for vocal, DJ, P.A. and stage-monitor applications, QSC's new HPR122i powered loudspeaker can be pole-mounted using a stand socket or flown with the aid of nine integral M10 suspension points. MORE


Get Ready for GDC!
Want a piece of the $13 billion game industry? Network with the talent behind today's hottest titles and technology at the Game Developers Conference 2007 (, taking place in San Francisco March 5-9. GDC is the world's largest game creation event, and Mix will be on the scene, reporting up-to-the-minute news from the show! In addition to the special Game Audio supplement in our March issue, we'll bring you extended online coverage, including daily blogs, podcasts and a special show survival guide, with convention tips and editors' favorite San Francisco highlights. Coming soon to

St. Croix Studio Gear -- Finally Back on eBay!
The personal studio gear of late, great Mix magazine columnist Stephen St. Croix is back on sale on eBay! Serious buyers and window shoppers alike will want to visit the site often, as additional pieces of St. Croix's private collection are continually being added. Go to To preview an extensive list of items that will be sold, go to

2007 TEC Awards Dates Announced
The Mix Foundation for Excellence in Audio will present its fourth annual TECnology Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City on Friday, October 5, 2007, the first night of the 123rd AES Convention. The 23rd Annual Technical Excellence and Creativity (TEC) Awards will be held on Saturday, October 6 at the New York Marriott Marquis. Entries for projects or products to be considered for nominations for Creative and Technical Achievement will be accepted through Wednesday, February 28, 2007. For more information on submission procedures, visit 2007 TEC Awards Call for Entries.

Come Together -- New From Mixbooks!
Mick Garvey's Come Together: The Official John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Guide to Music and Video re-creates the experience of music and video creation aboard the mobile nonprofit recording and multimedia studio. With a foreword by Yoko Ono, Come Together includes songwriting tips; hardware and software production techniques; and interviews with artists such as Will.I.Am, John Legend, Bob Weir and others. The book features and accompanying DVD-ROM and is available now at

Junkie XL, BT and Others to Appear at RHMIA 2007!
The fifth annual Remix Hotel Miami, presented by Microsoft and Beatport, is just six weeks away -- have you registered yet? Premier Technology Partner Apple will host A-list VIPs such as King Britt, Junkie XL, BT, and others. For a full list of Apple special guests and info on this year's Technology Partners, surf over to the Miami Blog -- check back often for schedule updates, party info and more.


Grammy Awards Features ATK Audiotek, TC Electronic & Sennheiser
The 49th annual Grammy Awards were held Feb. 11, 2007, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and featured contributions from ATK Audiotek, TC Electronic and Sennheiser. MORE

Shure Tackles Super Bowl XLI
Behind-the-scenes at Dolphin Stadium, Professional Wireless Systems founder James Stoffo returned for his 11th Super Bowl to choreograph an infallible RF blueprint using 14 channels of Shure UHF-R wireless as well as a supporting cast of PSM 700 in-ear monitoring systems. MORE

Harman, Yamaha and Fits & Starts Offer Training Sessions at NSCA Expo
Those attending this year's NSCA Expo at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., will have several opportunities for hands-on product training. MORE

Sennheiser Celebrates 50 Years of Wireless Technology
The first Sennheiser transmitter (pictured), created in 1957, had a short life span because it required a tube and far too many batteries. MORE

Adamson Basks in the Caribbean Sun
Dynamic Guys Audio in Kingston, on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent, has taken delivery of eight Adamson T21 subs as well as another eight Y18s, bringing the outfit's Y18 inventory to 16 boxes. MORE

Les Paul Selects New Monitoring Systems for Live Shows
Legendary guitar player Les Paul has selected Future Sonics Ear Monitors custom personal monitors, Sennheiser microphones and Hear Technologies systems for his live concert performances. MORE

Shakira Chooses D.A.S. Powered Line Arrays
Recently on tour throughout South America, Colombian singer/songwriter Shakira performed two sold-out shows at the Velez Sarsfield stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina. D.A.S. Aero powered line array systems were used to provide sound reinforcement for the more than 80,000 fans that filled the stadium. MORE

Focusrite Liquid Channels Augment DJ Shadow World Tour
At the core of DJ Shadow's recent world tour was a bank of Focusrite Liquid Channels, all controlled by master of live sound Suneil Pusari. MORE

EAW Surrounds BT and Thomas Dolby
A recent concert tour by BT and Thomas Dolby featured live performances presented in 5.1 surround sound via a system headed by EAW NT Series two-way powered (biamplified), DSP-controlled loudspeakers. MORE

George Michael Tours With a Trio of DiGiCo Consoles
Celebrating his 25-year musical career, George Michael's 25 Live tour featured three DiGiCo consoles: a D5 Live for FOH, another for the singer's monitors and a D5T for band monitors. MORE

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