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PreSonus next-gen Studiolive 32
PreSonus next-gen Studiolive 32

PreSonus’ New StudioLive 32

George Petersen
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PreSonus announces its next-generation StudioLive 32 digital console/recorder, which is fully recallable, with 33 touch-sensitive, motorized faders and 33 recallable XMAX preamps and compressors. It also adds built-in AVB networking, onboard multitrack Capture™ recording to SD Card and a complete suite of software, for integrated multitrack recording and virtual sound checking. The new Fat Channel implements a plug-in- style workflow that features vintage-style EQ and compression options on every channel, from classic tube limiters to passive EQs. And in addition to channel processing, the StudioLive 32 offers 6-band, fully parametric EQ on all mix outputs. The system can be controlled via multiple iPads and – optionally – a computer. Also standard are 16 FlexMixes (auxes, subgroups or matrix mixes), four dedicated subgroups and 55x55 AVB interface.

For more info, visit www.presonus.com

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Mackie Master Fader v4.5
Mackie Master Fader v4.5

Mackie Master Fader v4.5

Debi Moen
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Mackie announces the immediate availability of Master Fader v4.5, the control app for its popular DL32R, DL1608 and DL806 digital mixers. Now supporting the new Mackie AXIS Digital Mixing System, Master Fader v4.5 is packed with features and enhancements, including all-new reverbs and a new advanced control section. Other feature additions include new factory presets for all EQ, dynamics and FX, offering a starting point for users of any level. New metering ballistics choices include the ability to choose how long the meter holds an RTA peak level.

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QSC TouchMix-30 Pro
QSC TouchMix-30 Pro

QSC Launches TouchMix-30 Pro Digital Mixer

Debi Moen
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QSC introduces the TouchMix-30 Pro, 32-channel digital mixer to customers worldwide, with immediate availability in select markets. Targeted for production professionals, musicians and bands as well as live performance venues, TouchMix-30 Pro offers features and functionality to satisfy the most demanding professional, while also providing an intuitive workflow that delivers great results, quickly and easily, to users at every level of experience.

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Dante Via transforms audio networking, connecting all computer-based audio, including USB, Thunderbolt and PCIe devices as well as audio applications, to any Dante audio network.
Dante Via transforms audio networking, connecting all computer-based audio, including USB, Thunderbolt and PCIe devices as well as audio applications, to any Dante audio network.

Audinate Updates Dante Via to v1.1

Debi Moen
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Audinate, creator of the audio networking technology Dante, has announced the immediate worldwide availability of Dante Via version 1.1, a major update to the popular audio networking software. The update increases application support to 16x16 channels, and adds ASIO device support, adjustable source mixes and new Device Lock protection. 

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Signal flow chart for Waves’ new SoundGrid Connect.
Signal flow chart for Waves’ new SoundGrid Connect.

Waves SoundGrid Connect

Debi Moen
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SoundGrid Connect is a new feature of the SoundGrid driver, allowing users to connect any ASIO/Core Audio-compatible audio interface to SoundGrid technology and dramatically boost the capacity of their system. By offloading plug-in processing to the server, users can smoothly run hundreds of plug-ins. freeing their computer’s CPU for other tasks. Users who already have a SoundGrid I/O can also use SoundGrid Connect to expand their SoundGrid network and add to it any ASIO/Core Audio interface. SoundGrid Connect is available free of charge to any owner of at least one Waves software product.

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The EAWmosaic app enables users to predict, control and monitor the entire system from an iPad from anywhere in the venue.
The EAWmosaic app enables users to predict, control and monitor the entire system from an iPad from anywhere in the venue.

EAWmosaic Radius Control App

Debi Moen
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Eastern Acoustic Works announces its EAWmosaic iOS app for the iPad. The free app lets users predict, control and monitor an entire EAW Radius system from an iPad from anywhere in the venue. Further, a single cable can also provide multichannel audio from any Dante-enabled source (i.e., a FOH mixing console such as the Mackie DL32R). End users can create system design proposals, complete with acoustical predictions, in minutes while standing in the design space.

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