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The Lawo mc²96 console, available in frame sizes with 24 to 200 faders with the same legendary quality known from Lawo’s mc²90 series, is designed as Lawo’s most visual broadcast console ever.
The Lawo mc²96 console, available in frame sizes with 24 to 200 faders with the same legendary quality known from Lawo’s mc²90 series, is designed as Lawo’s most visual broadcast console ever.

Lawo mc2 96 Production Console

Debi Moen
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Designed for advanced live audio production or broadcast applications, Lawo's new mc2 96 Grand Audio Production Console is available in frame sizes with 24 to 200 faders and offers native support of all relevant standards — SMPTE 2110, AES67, Ravenna and Dante. The mc2 96 has 21.5" full-HD touch screens as well as multiple TFTs in channel strips and touch-sensitive color-coded encoders, providing fast, user-friendly operation. In addition to standard channel labeling via channel numbers, individual text labels and static pictures or icons, the mc2 96 can display real-time video thumbnails right at the fader’s mini TFTs. Also standard is plug-and-play interfacing to Lawo DALLIS modular stageboxes, A-line interfaces and NOVA central routers. The mc2 96 surface includes local I/Os with 16 Lawo-grade mic/line inputs, 16 line outs, 8 AES-3 inputs/outputs, 8 GPIOs and a local MADI port.

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Neutrik’s opticalCON MTP24 connectors.
Neutrik’s opticalCON MTP24 connectors.

Neutruk Announces OpticalCON MTP24 Fiber Optic Solutions

Debi Moen
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LAS VEGAS - Neutrik USA announces opticalCON 
MTP24 Fiber Optic Solutions, optimized for pro AV and broadcast applications and ideal for long cable runs and point-to-point wiring where high fiber counts are required. The new 24-channel fiber optic connection system will be available 
in both opticalCON Advanced and opticalCON Lite versions in the second quarter of 2017. Neutrik will display the products at NAB April 22-27 in Las Vegas.

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The Duet Digital Wireless Monitor System with Dante Inputs.
The Duet Digital Wireless Monitor System with Dante Inputs.

Lectrosonics Duet Digital IEM System with Dante

Debi Moen
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Available Q3 2017, Lectrosonics’ new Duet digital wireless IEM system consists of the M2T dual-stereo half-rack transmitter and M2R diversity belt pack receiver in the 470-608 MHz UHF range. The M2T houses two independent stereo transmitters, for up to four stereo or dual-mono transmissions in a single rack space. Audio inputs can be individually configured to be analog or Dante compatible. Dual RJ-45 ports accept Dante audio inputs and can cascade the digital stream to additional units via Cat-6 cables. An additional RJ-45 jack provides an Ethernet connection for programming and control via Wireless Designer software. The M2R bodypack receiver employs advanced antenna diversity switching during digital packet headers for seamless audio.

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The K.2 Series is comprised of the 8-inch K8.2, 10-inch K10.2 and 12-inch K12.2 full-range loudspeakers.
The K.2 Series is comprised of the 8-inch K8.2, 10-inch K10.2 and 12-inch K12.2 full-range loudspeakers.

QSC K.2 Speakers

Debi Moen
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The next-gen of QSC's K Family powered speakers, the new K.2 Series is comprised of the 8-inch K8.2, 10-inch K10.2 and 12-inch K12.2 fullrange models, and the KS212C — a compact 2,600-watt, dual-12 cardioid subwoofer. Each fullrange K.2 model features: onboard 2,000-watt powering and DMT (Directivity-Matched Transition) for smooth coverage. Built-in DSP offers Intrinsic Correction voicing, selectable presets and advanced system management. All three models can be used as for P.A. or floor monitoring and can be flown, wall/truss-mounted or placed on a speaker pole — either straight-firing or with a -7.5-degree down-tilt. K.2 Series availability begins in mid-May, with the KS212C cardioid sub slated for late summer 2017.

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Shure debuted its Axient Digital Wireless System at the 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas.
Shure debuted its Axient Digital Wireless System at the 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas.

Shure Introduces Axient Digital Wireless System

Debi Moen
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LAS VEGAS—Shure debuted its Axient Digital Wireless System at the 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas. According to Product Manager Michael Johns, the system includes unique designs such as a frequency diversity handheld microphone (ADX2FD), and a micro-bodypack with a self-tuning internal antenna (ADX1M). The AD Series will be available in late summer 2017, and the ADX Series will be available in early 2018.

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Riedel Bolero
Riedel Bolero

Riedel Bolero Wireless Intercom

Frank Hammel
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Making its North American debut at the 2017 NAB Show, Riedel is touting its new Bolero product as a game-changing new wireless intercom solution. An expandable, full-roaming, DECT-based intercom system in the license-free 1.9GHz frequency range, Bolero is fully integrated into Riedel's Artist digital matrix intercom platform. Add a comment

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Whirlwind podMIXai Active Mixing Device
Whirlwind podMIXai Active Mixing Device

Whirlwind podMIXai Active Mixing Device

Frank Hammel
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Whirlwind’s podMIXai, introduced earlier this year, is an active mixing device that combines a dynamic microphone with an unbalanced stereo audio source for connection to a single line level input of a sound system. It can be used with CD and MP3 players, mobile phones, computer sound cards and more, along with a microphone for announcements over background music. The output is mono-balanced line-level. The podMIXai, with its compact, rugged enclosure, is designed for ease of use. A wall adapter power supply is included which provides 12VAC at 1-Amp.

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Firmware version 6.4 adds the ability to sum input signals onto four available summing busses, which can be configured with the routing matrix of the Andiamo Remote control software.
Firmware version 6.4 adds the ability to sum input signals onto four available summing busses, which can be configured with the routing matrix of the Andiamo Remote control software.

DirectOut Adds Summing Feature to Andiamo Series

Debi Moen
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DirectOut has introduced a firmware update for its Andiamo series of audio converters. The firmware version 6.4 summing feature enables communication signals to be gathered from a larger number of devices (e.g. remote/mobile cameras), and to be distributed as a bundle throughout a production site.

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