Top Canadian Casino Hosts Midas XL8 Demo

Mar 26, 2007 2:41 PM

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Twenty-four audio professionals from southern Ontario, Canada recently attended a demo session for the new Midas XL8 digital live performance system at the Fallsview Casino Resort in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Fallsview is a state-of-the-art venue that hosts nightly shows by stars such as Dolly Parton and Michael Bolton, and was well suited for demonstrating the XL8's audio performance, ergonomics and processing power.

“The Fallsview demo session showed the XL8 in its element,” says John McArthur of Lebanna Solutions Inc., the company that hosted the event. “Our guests heard for themselves what the XL8 can do in the most demanding of production environments. We also wanted to emphasize that the hands-on appeal of a classic analog Midas console is intact in this seriously capable digital system.”

Demo attendees came from all corners of the industry, including casinos, audio-visual houses, regional production companies and performing arts centers.

“Our breakout groups were nice and small," McArthur added. "Everybody got some time on the desk mixing multitrack playback and hearing these amazing preamps and EQs in action under their fingers. Midas tech support were on hand to answer any questions and help our guests navigate the XL8, but all the attendees literally got a feel for the board right away.

“The general consensus was that, though the XL8 is a formidable piece of technology, it’s very easy to use and really intuitive for a digital system,” McArthur concludes. “Judging by the uniformly positive response we got from our guests, Midas has definitely established itself as a force to be reckoned with in the digital realm.”

For more information, visit www.midasconsoles.com/xl8.html, www.lebannasolutions.com and www.fallsviewcasinoresort.com.






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