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September 16, 2003 Volume 2, Number 18

Table of Contents
Announcements From Mix
Digidesign HD Accel PCI Card
TAPCO S-5 Active Studio Monitor
Fits & Starts Expanded Surround Schedule
Don't Miss NAB Satellite Uplink Training


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The SoundShuttle Plugin is here!
SoundShuttle is the world's first internet based library of loops and sound effects available directly into your sequencer as a software plugin. Now you can listen to sounds within your arrangement before you buy them! Loop, search, buy, download and drag n drop right into your production!
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ANNOUNCEMENT FROM MIX

Mix magazine is proud to revitalize our forums with extended topics to create a dialog among readers. We know how helpful advice and information from fellow audiophiles can be, so we've decided to re-energize our forums page to better serve you. MORE

Get Listed in the Education Directory
Mix magazine is soliciting information for our annual Directory of Audio Education Programs. There is no fee to participate; to submit online, click here. http://content.primediabusiness.com/nab/audioeducation.htm. Extended Deadline: September 19, 2003.

Mix Technology Innovations
As the annual TEC Awards approaches, Mix looks back on the winning products and technologies that have shaped the pro audio industry during the past 20 years. MORE

The Entertainment Technology Show-LDI 2003 will be held November 21-23, 2003, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Over its 16-year history, the show has evolved from a lighting technologies show, formerly known as Lighting Dimensions International, to an all-encompassing entertainment technologies show. Features include a full week of intensive workshops, hands-on training sessions and backstage tours; presentations by working professionals; and in-depth discussions on ESTA technical standards. For a detailed description of this year's conference program, go to www.ets-ldi.com.




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Mackie Control Universal features all of the software support of the original Mackie Control, along with full implementation of Logic Control and Pro Tools control (via HUI), making it the most comprehensive control surface available. This nine-fader MIDI controller provides in-depth mixing, editing, automation, and navigational control for any supported digital audio workstation.

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PRODUCTS

Digidesign HD Accel PCI Card
HD Accel is a new PCI card for Pro Tools|HD systems that delivers nearly twice the DSP power of first-generation Pro Tools|HD cards; Pro Tools 6.2 TDM software now included with all Pro Tools|HD systems to support the Pro Tools|HD Accel cards; and the latest HDpack plug-in bundles for free. MORE


TAPCO S-5 Active Studio Monitor
The newly introduced TAPCO Mackie brand offers the TAPCO S-5 Active Studio Monitor, a compact, bi-amplified monitor that features dual high-precision internal amplifiers providing a total of 120 watts RMS (60 watts for the woofer and 60 watts for the tweeter). MORE

Moog MusicVX-351 CV Expander
The VX-351 Voyager CV (Control Voltage) Expander adds modular synthesis capability to the Minimoog Voyager and provides outputs for the analog synthesizer's control voltages and gate signals, as well as allows the Voyager to interface with other CV gear. MORE

PVDJ Rotomix Modular Mixer
PVDJ, a division of Peavey Electronics Corporation, introduced the new Rotomix professional modular mixer designed for remix DJs and installation in clubs and restaurants. MORE

Akai MPC1000
A smaller version of the MPC60, the MPC1000 portable music production center features 16 velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads and the intuitive transport and locate controls. MORE

Native Instruments FM7 Update
Native Instruments is offering a platform/interface update for the FM7 that makes it compatible with Mac OS X and RTAS; RTAS is also included for Windows XP. MORE

Now Shipping: TC Electronic Spark XL 2.8.1
Spark XL 2.8.1 is a free update that adds support for burning multiple CDs from a single playlist, Audio Units plug-in support for the batch converter and automatic plug-in delay compensation for the playback cursor. MORE

Studio Projects C4
The C4 is a small-diaphragm FET condenser microphone featuring interchangeable capsules, switchable ---10dB pad/highpass filter, and a linear low-noise, solid-state amplifier body. MORE




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NEWS YOU CAN USE

Fits & Starts Expanded Surround Schedule
In its fifth season of nationwide audio seminars demonstrating multichannel techniques and equipment, six regional tours of the Surround Seminar tour are planned, covering 36 cities. MORE


Don't Miss NAB Satellite Uplink Training
The NAB 15th Satellite Uplink Operators Training Seminar will be held at NAB headquarters (Washington, D.C.) from October 14-17, 2003, covering uplink operational practices, which minimize the risk of satellite transmission interference. MORE

Attn. Designers: Theater Architecture Awards
Applications are now available for the 11th Annual United States Institute for Theatre Technology's Architecture Awards program, which honors innovations in both new construction and adaptive reuse of buildings for performance spaces. The deadline is November 3, 2003. MORE

Ledbelly Sound Studio Special
Book a session in September or October, wear a Harley Davidson T-shirt and get two hours free (based on a minimum of five hours of booked and paid time) at Atlanta-based Ledbelly Sound. This offer expires on October 31, 2003. For more, contact 770/345-0908 or visit www.ledbellysound.com.

Roland MC-909 Drop-a-Beat Competition
Send your original MC-909 composition to Roland for a chance to win prizes such as an Edirol PCR-50 Controller Keyboard. The competition is scheduled to run from September 1, 2003, to October 31, 2003. MORE

Westlake Audio Artist-Development Program
Hollywood-based Westlake Audio's new artist-development program is intended as an opportunity for indie artists and bands to record and mix their music at the Westlake studios. MORE

Free TC Helicon Voice Tour
Guitarist Marc Cooper will be on hand to demonstrate TC Helicon's VoiceWorks and Quintet. MORE



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