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June 21, 2004

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ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM MIX
The Mix Foundation for Excellence in Audio announced that the 20th Annual Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2004, at the Marriott Hotel in San Francisco. The TEC Awards honors outstanding achievement in professional audio production and product design. For more information, visit mixfoundation.org.

Check in and Check Out the Remix Hotel NYC!
Returning to the SAE Institute of Technology on June 25-27, 2004, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily, the Remix Hotel NYC features technology partners Digidesign, M-Audio, Propellerhead, Ableton, Blue Sky, Cakewalk, Denon, Emagic, Event Electronics, IK Multimedia, Ilio, Mackie, Pioneer DJ, Planet X, Rane, Serato, Sirius, Steinberg, Turntable Lab, Music Marketing, Promo Only and more signing on every day! Special events, artist appearances and shows will be annunced online at nyc.remixhotel.com. SAE is located at 1293 Broadway, 9th Floor of the Staples/Daffy's building at 6th Ave. at W. 34th. Register online today at nyc.remixhotel.com!



NEW SOUND REINFORCEMENT PRODUCTS
Alcons Audio LR16Bass
Adding to its L Series, Alcons' LR16Bass is a high-output bass system for permanent and portable applications and is designed as low-frequency extension to the LR16 line array speaker module in flown and stacked configuration. MORE

Allen & Heath iDR Software Manager Version 3.4
Allen & Heath has launched the latest version of its Windows-based iDR Software Manager that configures hardware components into an integrated audio distribution system. Version 3.4 offers increased flexibility, enabling communication with more third-party equipment and allowing control across linked systems, reducing the need for wiring and increasing system capacity with more available connections. MORE

Altec Lansing A7 Legacy
Altec Lansing celebrates its A7 heritage by reintroducing the A7 "Voice of the Theatre" loudspeaker system, using the same materials, specs and production drawings as the original. MORE

Lake Technology Lake Mesa Quad EQ
The Lake Mesa Quad EQ™, a new 4x4 digital matrix processor designed for stand-alone or networked concert sound, recording, mastering and broadcast applications, incorporates the same advanced DSP-based equalization, delay and dynamics processing tools found in the Lake Contour digital speaker processor, including the asymmetrical Mesa Filter function. The Lake Mesa Quad EQ is also supported by the Lake Controller software Version 3.0. MORE

Ramtech PM1D Composite Cable
The new PM1D Composite Cable for use with Yamaha's PM1D board, features 10 audio lines, four co-ax lines and a high-quality 34-pair Universal SCSI line. MORE

Studer Vista 8
The new Studer Vista 8 digital live production console builds on the company's Vista 6 and 7 by incorporating the Vistonics™ user interface, extends the dynamic automation of the Vista 7, offers a new control bay design with more faders in a smaller footprint, and has a comprehensive snapshot system and dedicated mute groups. MORE

TC-Helicon VoiceLive
TC-Helicon's VoiceLive is a floor processor that includes EQ, compression, delay and reverb algorithms (from TC Electronic) and harmony, correction and doubling algorithms from TC-Helicon's rackmount vocal processor, VoiceWorks. MORE



NEWS
Allen & Heath Launches Website, Training Program for iDR Products
Allen & Heath has launched a dedicated Website (www.idrseries.com) for its iDR DSP Series and accompanying PL range of wall plates and remote controllers. The new site offers user guides, applications notes with configuration files, case studies, drawing files of products and applications, FAQs and help documentation. The latest version of the iDR Software Manager is also available for free trial download. MORE

New Distributors Announced for Numerous SR Companies
Visit mixonline.com/mixline_live/distributors-sr-companies to find out new distribution agreements from sound reinforcement companies such as Trantec Wireless, TransAmerica Audio, A Designs, TerraSonde and many others. MORE

Xlc Compact Line Array Demo Tour Announced
The Electro-Voice Xlc compact, full-bandwidth line array loudspeaker system has already hit the road with the Rolling Stones, the Foo Fighters, Rod Stewart and ZZ Top; it's also part of the inventory at production companies like dB Sound and Britannia Row. MORE

Site Launched to Simplify Tech Rider Process
Log on to TechRiderPro.com to access a secure, online working tool that provides up-to-date tech information for presenters, promoters, tour managers, production managers, venue managers and their staffs. MORE

Lake Technology Licenses Convolution Technique to Allen Organ Company
Lake Technology Ltd. has licensed its patented low-latency convolution technique to the Allen Organ Company, a producer of church and theater organs and co-developer of the digital organ. The manufacturer recently introduced Quantum technology, incorporating the Lake Convolution technique, for its Renaissance Organs. MORE



ON THE ROAD
Latin Music Awards Brings in Audio-Technica
The 2004 Billboard Latin Music Awards, held at the Miami Arena on April 29, 2004, employed numerous Audio-Technica microphones, specified by Michael Abbott, audio coordinator for the awards show, who has used the mics on broadcast events including the Grammy Awards and the MTV Latin America Video Music Awards. MORE

Coldcut Scratch on Allen & Heath Xone
Audio/video samplers Coldcut used the new Allen & Heath Xone:92 mixer on their recent tour of Japan. The duo (Matt Black and Jon More) needed a mixer with a MIDI output facility to control and synchronize audio and visual material. MORE

Delicate Productions Helps Honor Magic Johnson
The All-Star NBA tribute at L.A.'s Shrine Auditorium for former Laker Magic Johnson -- which featured teammates from his era and current players such as Shaquille O'Neal, along with Earth, Wind & Fire, OutKast, Jessica Simpson, dancer Savion Glover, musical director David Foster and others -- presented special audio challenges for audio supervisor Graham Thornton and his crew from Delicate Productions (Camarillo, Calif.): "The unusual thing about the Shrine is that the balcony is bigger than the main floor, and because of that, the back of the main floor is in the shadow of the balcony, so a single cluster doesn't work because of the overhang and dead spots created by the balcony. MORE

Irish Tenor Requests Neumann KM 184
Dr. Ronan Tynan, a member of the Irish Tenors, recently performed at the Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School, (Brooklyn, N.Y.), in which he requested three Neumann KM 184 microphones, provided by Danny Giorlando of Audio Authority. MORE



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