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A-Designs (adesignsaudio.com) debuted the Hammer 2 dual-channel 3-band tube EQ,
(price TBA), review coming soon, and the dual-mono REDDI V2 tube DI ($1195).
ADK Microphones (www.adkmic.com) premiered the Zeus tube microphone (price TBA),
which offers a wide range of tonal voicings and patterns via onboard switching.
AKG (akg.com), in addition to its affordable headphones mentioned last month, also
released the over-ear K67 DJ and over-ear K167 DJ headphones and the K182 folding
monitor headphones.
Allen & Heath (allen-heath.com, dist. by American Music & Sound, americanmusic
andsound.com) has added two new mixer/interface models to the ZEDi range: the ZEDi-10
($279) and ZEDi-10FX ($349). Both models combine mixers with four mono channels with
optional Hi-Z DI inputs, one stereo line channel, and one stereo input for reverb return/playback, with 4-in/4-out USB audio interfacing. The ZEDi-10FX also includes built-in multieffects.
Amphion (amphion.fi) was on hand with its line of
passive monitors and power amps. Look for reviews of
the One15 and One12 monitors later this year.
Antelope Audio (antelopeaudio.com) released the new
Isochrone OCX HD ($1495), a 1U rackmountable studio
master clock with tight jitter control that can handle up to
768 kHz sample rates and output up to five different
sample rates at a time. Antelope also announced a new
DSP partnership with Overloud to create new guitar
effects for the Orion32+/Orion Studio platform.
Apogee (apogeedigital.com) announced the new
Symphony I/O mkII audio interfaces (price varies by
configuration). Featuring the newest A/D and D/A converters, modular I/O cards that can support up to 32
channels of I/O, and connectivity to Thunderbolt, Pro
Tools | HD, or Waves SoundGrid, the new interfaces feature color touchscreen displays and come in four different base I/O configurations that are easily expandable.

ADK's classy new Zeus mic
Allen & Heath ZEDi-10 and ZEDi-10FX

By Mike Metlay and Paul Vnuk Jr.
with Allen Goodman

The Anaheim Convention Center was
packed to the rafters with cool new gear at
this January's Winter NAMM Show. The
Convention Center has broken ground on a
new exhibit hall scheduled to open sometime in 2017, and if this year's NAMM was
any indication, it will need the extra space!
The economy continues to improve, and that
accelerating sense of confidence was evident in the large number of new firms at the
show and the even larger number of new
products being premiered.
Please see last month's Fast Forward for
announcements of speaker and headphone
releases from ADAM Audio, AKG, AudioTechnica, Avantone, Direct Sound, EVE Audio,
Fostex, HEDD, Klawitter Designs, PMC,
Sennheiser, Subwoofer Pros, and Unity Audio.
In this report, we're mixing product writeups and photos provided by manufacturers
with photos taken during the show and
delivered in real time on our Twitter feed
(@RecordingMag). Many of these pictures
are available on our Facebook page as well.
Arturia (arturia.com) garnered a lot of attention with the gigantic MatrixBrute analog synthesizer ($2199), but for small studios, the big
news was the KeyStep ($149), a very portable
keyboard controller with built-in step sequencer
and arpeggiator, offering USB, DIN Sync, and
CV/Gate connections.
Aston Microphones (astonmics.com) followed
the debut of the Origin, reviewed in this issue,
with the multipattern Spirit mic ($399) and the
new Halo ($299), a molded-composite microphone isolation product.

Antelope OCX HD clock
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http://www.adesignsaudio.com http://www.adkmic.com http://www.akg.com http://www.allen-heath.com http://www.andsound.com http://www.amphion.fi http://www.antelopeaudio.com http://www.apogeedigital.com http://www.arturia.com http://www.astonmics.com

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