Sound Devices Offers Inside Look Into New Pix Line

Industry to Get Preview of the New Portable Video Recorders at 2011 NAB Show

LAS VEGAS, APRIL 11, 2011 — Sound Devices, experts in portable hard-disk recording for audio, will offer customers an exclusive first look at their newest line of products at the 2011 NAB Show (Booth C2946). For the first time in company history, Sound Devices will soon bring its recording technology to video with the introduction of the PIX recorders, consisting of two products — PIX 220 and PIX 240.
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“Continuing Sound Devices’ heritage in field production, we’ve taken the next step and introduced high-performance video along with high performance audio with our new PIX recorders,â€? said Matt Anderson, Director of Engineering for Sound Devices. “While our existing products have become the audio recorder of choice for countless productions worldwide, their superior design, reliability and support is now extended into video with the introduction of the PIX 220 and PIX 240. Camera and sound operators alike will soon be able to count on these new high-performance recorders.â€? more…

Harris Supports ACC Tests at Alaska Public Broadcasting

Harris announces that it is supporting Alaska Public Broadcasting tests for improving AM transmitter efficiency through Adaptive Carrier Control, a technique used to reduce power consumption. The company has also engaged with the FCC to open the possibility that more U.S. broadcasters can evaluate this green technology moving forward.

The Harris Adaptive Carrier Control (ACC) system is capable of several power reduction algorithm operations. These include Dynamic Carrier Control (DCC), which employs many power saving curves; and Amplitude Modulation Companding (AMC), which also yields energy savings. Together, DCC and AMC efficiencies within the Harris ACC system can potentially reduce operating costs by up to 35 percent. more…

Sound Devices Introduces MixPre-D Portable Mixer at the 2011 NAB Show

Offers Impressive Audio, Compact Design for Industry Professionals

LAS VEGAS, APRIL 7, 2011—Sound Devices is setting a new standard for compact, high-performance portable audio mixers with the introduction of its newest MixPre-D at this year’s 2011 NAB Show (Booth C2946). Ideal for documentary-style, sports, news magazine, and corporate-industrial productions, MixPre-D is designed for any production application where capturing great sound is important, but size and weight are a concern. more…

EASTWEST Celebrates MIPA Award with Buy 1 Get 1 Free Offer

Offer includes 2011 MIPA Award winner The Dark Side and price reduced flagship product Hollywood Strings

Hollywood, CA (April 7, 2010) – EASTWEST, the industry leader in virtual instruments, has been recognized by more than 100 magazines from all over the world in winning a 2011 MIPA – Musikmesse International Press Award for The Dark Side virtual instrument and sound library. To celebrate, EASTWEST is offering customers who purchase any qualifying product by April 30, 2011 a second product of equal or lesser value free of charge. Qualifying products include The Dark Side and the company’s award-winning flagship product, Hollywood Strings that was also reduced in price effective today.

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Auralex Makes Its Debut at the 2011 NAB Show with Full Line of Acoustical Products

Company will Showcase a Range of Products including its Studiofoam®, Studiofoam®Pro and ProPanel™ Lines

LAS VEGAS, APRIL 7, 2011 – Auralex® Acoustics, Inc., the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, is making its debut into the broadcast market at the 2011 NAB Show (Booth SL8810) with a full line of acoustical products catered to a range of broadcast spaces such as production facilities, control rooms and voiceover booths. Auralex will showcase its best-selling lines of Studiofoam®, Studiofoam®Pro and ProPanelâ„¢ product lines, which were previously marketed to the pro audio and music industry markets. more…

Blackstar Amplification to Hold “Blackstar Blitz” at Daddy’s Junky Music in Boston, MA

*** TIP SHEET FOR APRIL 7, 2011 ***

BLACKSTAR AMPLIFICATION TO HOLD “BLACKSTAR BLITZ� EVENT AT DADDY’S JUNKY MUSIC IN BOSTON, MA

— Event to feature rocking product demos, free Blackstar merchandise
and door prizes, including an autographed amp by Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Gus G. —

WHO: British guitar amp manufacturer Blackstar, along with Blackstar product experts.

WHAT: Blackstar Blitz event – part of a national, all-ages tour – open to the public– attendees will have the chance to hear these popular British guitar amps and effects pedals in all their glory. The Blackstar Blitz gear crew will be on hand at each event to perform demos and help attendees create their own signature sound. Attendees can also register to win a Tube Overdrive Pedal and an amp signed and personalized by Gus G. (Ozzy Osbourne, Firewind). Other free Blackstar merch will be given away on site. more…

Korg To Hold “All-Access Party” at Sam Ash in New York City

*** TIP SHEET FOR APRIL 7, 2011 ***

KORG TO HOLD “KRONOS ALL-ACCESS PARTY� AT SAM ASH IN NEW YORK CITY

— Event to feature exclusive Kronos demos and Korg giveaways —

WHO: Legendary keyboard manufacturer Korg, along with Korg product experts.

WHAT: Kronos All-Access Party event, offering attendees the opportunity to experience the Kronos, Korg’s new flagship Music Workstation, first-hand. This exclusive one-day-only event will include musical performances and open discussions. Korg’s Kronos crew will be on hand to provide live demos and answer questions. Best of all, attendees will be able to try Kronos for themselves. more…

Korg To Hold “Kronos All-Access” Party at Washington Music in Wheaton, MD

— Event to feature exclusive Kronos demos and Korg giveaways —

WHO: Legendary keyboard manufacturer Korg, along with Korg product experts.

WHAT: Kronos All-Access Party event, offering attendees the opportunity to experience the Kronos, Korg’s new flagship Music Workstation, first-hand. This exclusive one-day-only event will include musical performances and open discussions. Korg’s Kronos crew will be on hand to provide live demos and answer questions. Best of all, attendees will be able to try Kronos for themselves.

Additionally, everyone attending will be eligible to win free Korg gear: the first 20 guests to arrive at the event will receive a free Kronos t-shirt. There will also be a drawing for a Korg Sound on Sound (SOS) unlimited track hand-held recorder, plus other special one-night-only offers. more…

Hal Leonard Announces Pro Tools Shortcuts

A complete guide to saving time and making great music with Pro Tools

Montclair, NJ – Hal Leonard Books, the musician’s best source of books on the music business, audio technology, instrument history, and more, has published The Complete Pro Tools Shortcuts ($29.99) by Jose “Chilitos� Valenzuela. This second edition is newly revised and expanded with over 400 shortcuts for the latest versions of Pro Tools HD and LE.

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Carolina Mudcats add TuneIn Radio app to Lineup Card

TuneIn Radio (formerly RadioTime) and the Carolina Mudcats Baseball Club, the Southern League (AA) affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, today announced the team will stream its live game day radio broadcasts to a dedicated station on TuneIn Radio, enabling fans to listen on their connected home and mobile devices. The Mudcats are the first professional baseball team to create an Internet radio stream exclusively for TuneIn Radio to complement its terrestrial radio broadcast.

“Fans who couldn’t attend the games relied on portable and car radios to hear the action, and today millions of Americans are carrying a much better radio in their pocket or purse at all times – their smart phones,” said Joe Bourdow, Chairman, Play-by-Play Sports Properties, the broadcast partner of the Carolina Mudcats. “The decision to make our radio broadcasts available on a mobile app was an obvious one, and so was partnering with TuneIn Radio because of the large user base and the fact that the app is available across such a wide variety of devices.” more…

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