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Audio-Technica (audio-technica.com) introduced two new instrument
mics: the ATM230 ($139), a hypercardioid dynamic mic with high
SPL handling, and the AE2300 ($269), a cardioid mic with very neutral off-axis coloration and switchable lowpass filter. Also new: the ESeries in-ear monitors (see last month's Fast Forward for details).
Audix (audixusa.com) showed the
Performance Series wireless systems (price varies
by configuration), with handheld, lavalier, instrument, and headworn options. The new system is
designed to demystify wireless setup in an easy
"scan-sync-play" process.
Audio-Technica AE2300 and ATM230
Auralex (auralex.com) displayed the innovatively-shaped MudGuard v2 mic isolator, which
Boz Digital Labs (bozdigitallabs.com) prereduces unwanted reflections. Also new:
miered the Manic Compressor ($149), a new
ProPanel fabric-wrapped acoustic absorption
compressor plug-in.
panels in a variety of room and cloud kits, the
Burl Audio (burlaudio.com) announced the
Studio6 bass trap, and GeoFusor diffusor panels.
BMB4 (price TBA), a new motherboard option
Avedis Audio Electronics (avedisaudio.com)
for the M80 Mothership DSP chassis that conhas partnered with PSP Audioware to create
nects it to Waves SoundGrid networks.
the PSP E27 ($149), a multistage EQ plug-in
CAD Audio (cadaudio.com) celebrated its
based on the E27 hardware EQ. Look for a
85th birthday with a reissue of its very first mic-
review of the plug-in, side by side with the
the Astatic A77 dynamic mic from 1959, now
hardware, in a forthcoming issue.
updated with new magnets and diaphragm.
Aston Microphones' Spirit mic
Avid (avid.com) announced a forthcoming techCakewalk (cakewalk.com) was showcasing
inside the Halo isolator
nology partnership with Focusrite, and also
the Gibson Bass Collection for Rapture Pro and
debuted Cloud Collaboration in Pro Tools 12.5, making it easy and seamRapture Session in SONAR. Including three classic Gibson basses, the
less for collaborators to share and revise musical projects at long distances.
pack offers a wide variety of pickup selections and tonalities.
BAE Audio (baeaudio.com) released two new 500 Series modules,
Cathedral Pipes (cathedralpipes.com) was showing a prototype of a
the 1066DL and 1023L ($2100 and $2400). These double-width modnew tube mic preamp... we're looking forward to bringing you a
ules mimic the handwired circuitry of their rackmount versions, the
review when it's ready.
1066D and 1023 preamp/EQ units based on classic Neve designs.
Celemony (celemony.com) has released Melodyne 4 studio ($299),
Barefoot Sound (barefootsound.com) was on hand with the
with new features such as overtone access, Direct Note Access on mulMicroMain26 ($12,495/pair) first shown at AES, and the secondtiple tracks, and high-precision tempo detection.
generation MicroMain35 3-way ($8275/pair), now featuring
Dave Smith Instruments (davesmithinstruments.com) showed the new
Barefoot's MEME speaker emulation software.
OB-6 ($2999), a 6-voice polyphonic analog synthesizer designed in
Best Service (bestservice.de) attended its first NAMM show and
cooperation with Tom Oberheim to recreate the classic sound of the
demonstrated the Alpine Volksmusik library ($199), dedicated to tradiOberheim SEM, with new features like programmability, onboard
tional Austrian/Bavarian folk music.
effects, an arpeggiator, and a polyphonic step sequencer.
beyerdynamic (beyerdynamic.com) showcased a new line of wireless
dbx (dbxpro.com) showed five new 500 Series modules: the 540
transmitters, as well as the DT 1770 PRO headphones reviewed in our
tube preamplifier/optical compressor ($399.95), 565 dual-channel
March 2016 issue.
optical compressor ($499.99), 555 5-band parametric EQ ($499.95),
Black Lion Audio (blacklionaudio.com) released the updated Auteur
570 High-Z input/preamp ($299.95), and the 590 phase manipulator
MkII preamps (dual-channel half-rack $649, single-channel 500 Series
($299.95). Also new: two 3-slot module enclosures, the tabletop
$399), with a new gain stage for lower noise and distortion with higher
gain and extended frequency response. Also new: the B12A MkII ($599),
a 500 Series update to the B12A mic preamp. Reviews forthcoming.
Bome Software (bome.com) showed its first hardware product, the
new BomeBox (price TBA)-a standalone MIDI processor that allows
seamless communication between MIDI devices via standard DIN
cables, USB, Ethernet, and Wi-Fi, all without a computer.

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