Tech: New Products, June 2010

May 21, 2010 5:20 PM

Polls


Mix Regional

The Mix Regional section for Mix's September 2014 issue focuses on Miami. Send us your studio news: updates, sessions, new rooms, plus club performances and installations. Let the Mix audience know what is going on! Send photos and descriptions to mixeditorial@nbmedia.com.

RME Babyface Portable Interface
Sporting an incredible amount of features in a small package, the bus-powered RME Babyface ($750) features 192kHz AD/DA converters, two phantom-powered preamps, 10 inputs, 12 outputs and onboard processing. The Babyface has an RME optimized USB 2 high-speed bus (Mac/PC) that uses RME’s SteadyClock to ensure reference-quality conversion. The optical I/O is usable as ADAT with SMUX support or S/PDIF. The headphone output is driven from an extra D/A converter available on the unit or breakout cable. Other features include a DI input, TotalMix DSP mixing software and FPGA-based three-band parametric equalizer, reverb and echo.

Audix TM1 Measurement Microphone
Designed to capture acoustic measurements for room analysis software, RTAs and other sound control devices, the Audix TM1 ($299 MSRP) has a uniform Omnidirectional pattern and a flat 20 to 20k Hz frequency response. This 6mm capsule condenser mic features a nickel-plated brass body, shock absorbent “O” rings and snap-to-fit mic clip. Options include an acoustic foam screw-on windscreen and shock-mount adapter.


Blue Sky EXO 2 2.1 Monitor System
Evolving from Blue Sky’s EXO stereo monitoring system, the $499 EXO 2 package comprises a powered 110-watt subwoofer, two 35W satellites and a controller. Like the original, the EXO2 combines true full-range monitoring with the convenience of a desktop remote control hub. However, so that the subwoofer can more easily integrate into smaller spaces, the EXO sub has been greatly reduced in size (10x9x11 inches). Each 3-pound (7.2x4.8x5-inch) satellite features a 3-inch cast-frame woofer, neodymium motor structure and a 1-inch fabric-dome neodymium tweeter.

Audio Precision APX515 Audio Analyzer
AP has released its latest and most affordable audio analyzer: the APx515 ($6,200). The unit features two-in/two-out operation at up to 192 kHz, an intuitive GUI with one-click measurements, control via a footswitch or barcode scanner and the ability to create custom reports using MS Word and the APx UI. The APx515 promises tests within three seconds and offers three options including SW-HST, which adds high-speed multi-tone and continuous sweep measurements; SW-AML, which adds IMD, MOL, dynamic range and FFTs; and SW-ACR, which adds acoustic response measurements. 






Acceptable Use Policy
blog comments powered by Disqus

Mix Books

Modern Recording and Mixing

This 2-DVD set will show you how the best in the music industry set up a studio to make world-class records. Regardless of what gear you are using, the information you'll find here will allow you to take advantage of decades of expert knowledge. Order now $39.95

Mastering Cubase 4

Electronic Musician magazine and Thomson Course Technology PTR have joined forces again to create the second volume in their Personal Studio Series, Mastering Steinberg's Cubase(tm). Edited and produced by the staff of Electronic Musician, this special issue is not only a must-read for users of Cubase(tm) software, but it also delivers essential information for anyone recording/producing music in a personal-studio. Order now $12.95

Newsletters

MixLine

Delivered straight to your inbox every other week, MixLine takes you straight into the studio, with new product announcements, industry news, upcoming events, recent recording/post projects and much more. Click here to read the latest edition; sign up here.

MixLine Live

Delivered straight to your inbox every other week, MixLine Live takes you on the road with today's hottest tours, new sound reinforcement professional products, recent installs, industry news and much more. Click here to read the latest edition; sign up here.

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

The Wire, a virtual press conference offering postings of the latest gear and music news, direct from the source. Visit the The Wire for the latest press postings.