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GEERT BEVIN ENJOYS METRIC HALO’S LIVE AND STUDIO PERFORMANCE

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MANAGE, BELGIUM – JANUARY 2011: Geert Bevin has been coding computers and making music since he was twelve years old. Now a few decades later, Bevin splits his time between Eigenlabs, where he is a senior developer on the EigenD system in support of the revolutionary Eigenharp electronic instrument, and his indie-pop-rock band Flytecase. Both passions fully utilize his technical expertise and his cultured aesthetic sensibilities. Bevin relies on Metric Halo FireWire interfaces – one 2882, one ULN-2, and one ULN-8 – as well as Metric Halo’s DSP capabilities to deliver exacting recordings in the studio and sophisticated setups on stage.

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Bevin typically uses the Metric Halo 2882 on one MacBook Pro and the Metric Halo ULN-2 and ULN-8 on a second MacBook Pro. The Metric Halo +DSP licenses allow him to not only take advantage of the interfaces’ superior mic preamps, DIs, and converter technology, but also their more

Neutrik® USA Introduces Water-Resistant, Versatile Multimedia Connector Series at Winter NAMM 2011

New line of USB, FireWire and HDMI data solutions meet industry’s growing demand for flexible audio accessories

ANAHEIM, CA, JANUARY 14, 2011 — In an effort to meet the burgeoning demand for USB, FireWire and HDMI connector solutions from the professional audio industry, Neutrik® USA, the leading manufacturer of professional audio, video, data and industrial connectors, is introducing a rugged new line of Multimedia Data Connectors at this year’s Winter NAMM 2011 (Booth 6320, Hall A). The connectors offer a versatile and flexible solution for the transmission of any digital TV and PC video format including high-definition video (HDTV). more

The RapcoHorizon Company and Taylor Guitars Turn Up the Volume with the VCable at Winter NAMM 2011

Industry’s Best Instrument Cable Including a Built-in Volume Control

ANAHEIM, CA, JANUARY 13, 2011 ― The RapcoHorizon Company, a leading manufacturer of audio/video interfacing and cable equipment, together with Taylor Guitars, proudly present the new VCable, a volume control instrument cable, at Winter NAMM 2011 (Booth 4568, Hall C). Ideal for any performer, the high-quality VCable is the best solution in the industry for offering a built-in volume control right on the cable. more

AVIOM TO FEATURE THE ALLFRAME MULTI-MODULAR I/O SYSTEM AT THE 2011 NAMM SHOW

ANAHEIM, CA, JANUARY 14, 2011 — Aviom, the exclusive developer of the world’s most powerful audio transport protocol, A-Net®, is pleased to announce its presence this week at NAMM 2011 (Booth 7119, Arena)—showcasing the AllFrame Multi-Modular I/O System. more

LECTROSONICS DEBUTS QUADRA DIGITAL WIRELESS MONITOR

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Rio Rancho, NM – WNAMM booth # 6329, Hall A… Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, is pleased to introduce the Quadra digital wireless monitor (IEM) system at Winter NAMM. Consisting of the M4R belt-pack diversity receiver and the M4T half-rack transmitter, the new Quadra system features digital RF modulation, two or four channels of 24-bit/48 kHz digital audio, analog or digital inputs, and a unique mixing interface for users. The Quadra system operates in the license-free ISM (industrial, scientific, and medical) band between 902-928 MHz and has a throughput latency of 1 ms for the analog inputs and <0.5 ms for the digital inputs. more

Hardwire® By DigiTech Expands Lineup With HT-6 Polyphonic Tuner

HardWire®, a leading manufacturer of guitar pedals, is introducing the new HT-6 Polyphonic Tuner at the 2011 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, California. The HT-6 is a tuner for guitarists and bassists that can be used to tune all 6 strings of an instrument simultaneously. Based on technology from 3dB Research, the HT-6 makes tuning instruments faster and easier easy by simply strumming all strings and viewing the ‘string’ display readout as to which string is in or out of tune.

The HT-6 Polyphonic Tuner pedal interface is similar to chromatic tuning pedals but features standard effects pedal. 6-rows of LED lights, one for each string. LED display matrix that represents the six strings of a guitar or bass. Two buttons on the HT-6 Tuner’s top display panel are used for selecting display modes (Mode) and tuning references (Tuning).

The HT-6 also features individual guitar and bass more

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DigiTech® Now Offers Free Switching System Kit With the Purchase of An RP1000 Multi-Effects Switching System

DigiTech today announced that effective immediately, purchasers of an RP1000
Multi-Effects Switching System will receive a free Switching System Kit. The kit includes cables to connect the RP1000’s dedicated amp loop, cables to create a stompbox loop and an easy-to-follow Quick Start Guide.

The DigiTech RP1000 is a versatile guitar multi-effects processor that offers more than 160 popular effects, amp and cabinet models, including overdrive, distortion, delay, flanger, chorus and many others. Its built-in expression pedal provides complete control of volume, wah and other parameters, and the RP1000 provides 100 factory and 100 user presets. The RP1000 offers a wealth of additional features including USB computer connectivity, Cubase LE4 music production software, a phrase looper, a built-in chromatic tuner and much more. The RP1000 is built to last, with all-metal construction designed to stand up to the rigors of the road.

The Switching System Kit adds even more

Vocalist® by DigiTech Introduces Live 5 Vocal Harmony and Effects Processor

DigiTech®, a leading manufacturer of vocal processors, and a Harman International company (NYSE-HAR), has introduced the newest addition to the Vocalist® product line, the Live 5 processor. The Live 5 is designed to provide guitarists with the most intuitive, user-friendly, vocal effects and harmony processor available. The pedal will give artists the ability to effortlessly create full, natural sounding 5 part vocal harmonies.

The Live 5 combines studio-quality audio performance, state-of-the-art vocal processing, and an easy-to-use control interface to add up to four independent voices of harmony to a lead vocal to create a full five-part harmony.. The Live 5 has Gender Control that gives each harmonizing voice a masculine or feminine sound. Users can customize the natural sound of the harmonizing voices from loose to tight by adjusting the Humanize setting.

The new Vocalist Live 5 makes it easier than ever to set up and personalize more

Powersoft M Series Power Amplifiers Shipping

Five New Models Offer Flexibility for Wide Range of Applications

FLORENCE, ITALY, January 13, 2011 – Powersoft, the world-leading manufacturer of innovative, green design power amplifiers, is pleased to announce at Winter NAMM 2011 that the M Series line of power amplifiers is now shipping to distributors. The M Series consists of five new models that include two 4-channel and three 2-channel versions. As expected from a Powersoft amplifier, M Series amplifiers come in a one-rack-unit chassis, 358mm/14.1-inch in depth and weighing just over 7kg/16lbs. Thanks to Powersoft’s legendary combination of switch mode power supply and PWM output stages, all M Series models are masterpieces of efficiency. more

Music Legend Quincy Jones Partners With HARMAN, Unveils Signature Line Of AKG Headphones

HARMAN International Industries Incorporated (NYSE: HAR), today announced the arrival of the Quincy Jones Signature Line by AKG. The premium headphone collection represents a momentous partnership between AKG and one of the most accomplished musicians of the 20th century – Quincy Jones.

Musician, artist, humanitarian – Quincy Jones is an American icon. His productions, which include the best-selling album (Thriller) and single (“We Are the World?) of all time, have garnered him an unprecedented 79 GRAMMY® nominations and 27 GRAMMY awards, more than any other living artist. His list of notable achievements is unrivaled in the music industry. The list of legendary and contemporary artists with whom he has worked includes Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige, Ray Charles, Duke Ellington, Michael Jackson, Ludacris, Paul McCartney, Frank Sinatra and Usher, among many others.

“Music is so much more than notes on a sheet of paper,? Jones said. “When it’s more

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