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AES Amsterdam Newsletter

Amsterdam In The Springtime Attracts AES Conventioneers
Amsterdam (May 14, 2008) -- Now just days away, the European AES Convention will kick off on Saturday May 17 at the Amsterdam RAI Center. A centrally located, popular European destination, Amsterdam is an ideal convention town, with the RAI just a quick public transport away from both Schiphol Airport and Central Station. After exhibition hours, Amsterdam provides an amazing venue for business meetings and dinners, and--of course--cavorting with your industry comrades.

Emerick To Return With "Sgt. Pepper's" Event In Amsterdam
Amsterdam (May 14, 2008) -- Famed Beatles engineer Geoff Emerick will take the stage at AES Amsterdam on Sunday, May 18, for a discussion on the re-recording of The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, a unique project commissioned by the BBC last year to mark the 40th Anniversary of the original record release. This encore special event, which played to a packed house last October at AES New York, will surely be a highlight of AES Amsterdam.

New Microphones From DPA and AEA At AES Amsterdam
Amsterdam (May 14, 2008) -- No doubt, many new microphones will be on display at the upcoming AES Convention in Amsterdam, including new mics from DPA and AEA. At Stand 1314, DPA will be exhibiting its new 4017, a short and lightweight shotgun microphone offering a highly directional pickup pattern while maintaining DPA's characteristic clarity.

Brainstorm Intros DCD-8 Version 2.1
Amsterdam (May 14, 2008) -- At AES Amsterdam this weekend, Brainstorm will introduce the new version 2.1 of its DCD-8 Word Clock Distripalyzer with low jitter VSG-4 Video Sync Generator. With this new version and new drivers, a Mac or a PC can be referenced to the DCD-8 via the 1394 connector, and Fire Wire audio can be routed through the DCD-8 providing 2-way audio conversion with AES/EBU, S/PDIF or ADAT.

Lavry Brings The New LavryBlack MP10 To Amsterdam
Amsterdam (May 14, 2008) -- Lavry Engineering will be represented at AES Amsterdam, showing its new LavryBlack MP10 stereo microphone preamplifier at AES Amsterdam at Stand 2524. With features like wide range digitally controlled analog gain circuitry, impedance switch, and balanced or unbalanced inputs and outputs, the MP10 offers flexibility and ease of integration into both home and studio recording environments.