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HOLOPHONE® H2-5.1 SURROUND MICROPHONE NOW SHIPPING

Affordable 5.1 Version of the H2-PRO Now Available

Holophone_H2-5.1NEW YORK, NY — Holophone®, the leading manufacturer of surround microphones, is now shipping its H2-5.1 surround microphone, exclusively equipped with Sennheiser’s MKE series microphone capsules. The H2-5.1 offers users the same power and audio quality of the H2-PRO in an affordable 5.1 package. Ideal for productions solely requiring a superior discrete 5.1 surround recording, Holophone’s H2-5.1 will be available immediately.

Based on the company’s flagship model, the H2-PRO, the H2-5.1 features six Sennheiser microphone capsules arranged to correspond with the typical 5.1 speaker setup found in a studio or home theater. This configuration allows the H2-5.1 to easily and effortlessly capture, from a single point, an extremely accurate 5.1 surround recording with no signal manipulation required. The mic’s six channels of audio are output to six separate XLR connectors. With the H2-5.1 retailing more

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LAWO INTRODUCES SECOND GENERATION mc²66 PRODUCTION CONSOLE

new_mc66_hi.jpgToronto, Ontario, Canada – October 7, 2009… Lawo, recognized globally as a leading manufacturer of digital audio networking and console systems for production, post production, broadcast, and related applications, is pleased to announce the North American premiere of the second generation mc²66 production console. Offering advanced redundancy for failsafe operation, mc² bay server technology, a new control system on the MKII router, real-time DSP data transfer within the HD core, and extended frame modularity among a long list of new features, the second generation mc²66 is designed to provide mix engineers with the most state-of-the-art and secure mixing system for demanding projects. Lawo will showcase the console during the upcoming AES show in New York – AES Booth #637. 

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Peter Erskine pairs up with Auralex to provide HoverDecks for USC Thornton School of Music

Photograph provided by Mark Berndt/University of Southern California About Auralex Acoustics, Inc.Los Angeles, CA – Recently the USC Thornton School of Music was faced with sound transmission issues, and Auralex Acoustics was happy to help.  Adjunct Professor of Jazz Studies and renowned jazz drummer, Peter Erskine, knows the issues of sound transmission well. As an expert drummer, Mr. Erskine has a good handle on how to control sound as well as the sound isolation issues caused by drums and drumming.  This band of students at USC Thornton School of Music posed a new issue for him, though; a classroom of students simultaneously drumming on electronic kits with rubber kick pedal pads still would seemingly be a perfect solution for controlling the preserved noise level for the rest of the building.  The more

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HOUSE OF BLUES CONTINUES SOLID STATE LOGIC TRADITION WITH MATRIX CONSOLE AND X-RACK

 Matrix Drives Newly Upgraded Studio C

BERRY HILL, TN – House of Blues, Nashville, a premiere, four studio recording facility formerly known as East Iris Studios, recently installed a Solid State Logic Matrix console to act as the centerpiece of the newly renovated Studio C. House of Blues has worked with everyone from Miley Cyrus, Indigo Girls and Kid Rock to Faith Hill, Amy Grant and Dolly Parton. The studio complex is split between two buildings with the main Studio A and Studio B reserved for larger tracking and mixing projects and with Studio C designed to attract smaller budget projects that will benefit from Matrix.ssl-matrix_house-of-blues_mike-paragone.jpg

Matrix was chosen for Studio C because of its routing capabilities, control of the resident Pro Tools® system, deft interfacing with existing high-end outboard gear and X-Rack, and for the sterling sound quality. As the focus more

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SONNOX TO INTRODUCE INNOVATIVE RESTORATION PLUG-INS AT AES

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Square Brussels Gets Hip To Studer Consoles

Square Brussels, a new event space in the Belgian capital, recently purchased Studer Vista 5 and Vista 5 SR consoles as part of the sound reinforcement system for its auditorium. Belgium-based company Play, based in Nazareth, installed the consoles, which were purchased through Studer’s Belgian representative HeynenNV.

Square Brussels offers 13,500 square meters of meeting rooms, exhibition space and a state-of-the-art auditorium. The venue is in the heart of Brussels, offering breathtaking views of the city skyline and is located only 300 meters from the Royal Palace and next to the Museum of Arts and the Royal Library. Square Brussels is very sleek in its design and is perfectly integrated in the surrounding park with its plane trees. Old wall paintings from world masters have been restored and adorn the walls, while cutting-edge lighting, interior design, and top-class audio/video equipment more

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