129th AES Convention Exhibitors
(As of July 18, 2011)
Our motto, QUALITY WITHOUT COMPROMISE, expresses our commitment to the highest standards, augmented with creativity and the promise of friendly professional service, (from real people!). A Designs Audio is fast becoming a studio necessity with innovative new products like the Hammer EQ and the Nail Compressor. All the products in the line are intensely beta tested by working engineers to make the designs correct and useful to those who use them.
See the SLARMNET™ family of Community Noise Monitor Systems w/Ethernet, SLARMic™, SLARMlink™ and accessories in operation. ACOtron™ Phantom and ICP-IEPE products; WSXX-80T precision outdoor windscreens, Type 1/1.5™ measurement microphones, ACOustical Interface™ and Simple Intensity™ Systems, Extremely Random™ White/Pink noise generators will also be featured. ACOustics Begins With ACO™
Specializing in variable acoustic banners for theaters, concert halls, schools, broadcast studios, churches, and atriums. The acouStac® and acouRoll are tools for design professionals to address spaces with conflicting acoustic requirements. Built to your design specification in Bronx, NY USA. Independently lab tested according to ASTM standards.
Offering a complete line of sound control and noise reduction products for use in all type of applications including: recording studios, broadcast facilities, architectural acoustics, houses of worship, theaters, auditoriums, gymnasiums, home theater, residential, teleconferencing and videoconferencing environments, as well as all types of industrial noise control.
ADAM Audio USA will be exhibiting the company's new AX Series monitoring systems that offers exceptional performance at realistic prices. Also on display, the premier SX Series currently in leading facilities around the world.
New: KU-4, AEA's first unidirectional ribbon microphone. The KU4 is a medium sized ribbon with a field-tech replaceable ribbon assembly. AEA and Sound on Sound are concurrently celebrating their 25th anniversaries with an AEA Silver Anniversary R84 SLE give-away.
The best RS-422 synchronizer team in the world: Colin Broad from CB Electronics in England, Daniel Golléty from RS-422 in France and Jun Yamazaki of TAC System in Japan.
The Audio Engineering Society is the only professional society devoted exclusively to audio technology. Founded in the United States in 1948, the AES has grown to become an international organization that unites audio engineers, creative artists, scientists and students worldwide by promoting advances in audio and disseminating new knowledge and research.
Come learn about the local San Francisco section of the Audio Engineering Society. Join us!
AKG microphones and headsets have been synonymous with sonic excellence for decades. AKG recently received a prestigious technical Grammy® award from the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS). Today AKG is one of the leading manufacturers of high-quality microphones, headphones and wireless equipment. Come and see the new C414 XLS/XLII, DMS700 Digital wireless and IVM4 in- ear monitors, Perception Recording mics, Ultra Linear and Blue Line modular shotgun mics, and the NEW PR4500 camera mount wireless.
Established for 40 years, Allen & Heath designs and manufactures professional audio mixing consoles for an international clientele in the live sound, installed systems and nightclub markets.
ALSO constructs Hi Quality analog audio gear. Launched in 2006, DYNAX "Dynamic sound Shapper" is a stereo compressor/limiter and dynamic sound designer. New DYNAX2 version ( released may 2010) can be tested during the show. Presented last year at NY AES, Hellax, a versatile mono compressor and all the 500 series modules will be shown.
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American Music & Sound (AM&S) is a leading independent US distributor of Pro Audio and Music Creation Products from the world's finest manufacturers including Allen & Heath, beyerdynamic, Fostex, Kurzweil Music Systems, NetCIRA, Nord Keyboards, Studiologic Keyboards, Turbosound, Vestax, and Wharfedale Pro.
AMI designed and manufactures the TAB Funkenwerk line of tube mic pre-amplifiers and compressors, the Lucas CS-1 and CS-4 microphones, and Oahu guitar amplifiers. Our products use transformers that we manufacture at our own US facility and we offer historically accurate and modern transformers for both OEM and DIY customers.
Analoguetube manufacturers the AT-101 -all tube- stereo limiter, it is a versatile and natural sounding studio limiter / compressor, that share’s the original standard wiring techniques of the day. The development of this equipment represents state of the art passive designs using tried and tested 1950’s tube and transformer technology; this includes the development of the 6386LGP dual triode used in the gain reduction stage. It is hand crafted analogue technology for a digital age. The unique features of this gain crushing stereo compressor allow all types of instruments and sound to sit up front sounding fatter and bigger in the mix bringing it forward to add depth, dimension and clarity, gluing the image together, making this a natural sounding compressor an indispensable tool for you’re fat world of audio. The AT-101 is a superior product using all original tubes and transformers with long-lasting, close tolerance, non inductive modern components for a modern world. You can see and hear this thoroughly engineered audio limiter / compressor at this years 129th AES at booth 1140 www.analoguetube.com – original audio technology that sounds great!
AnaMod will be demonstrating the new XF Tube 500 series processor. The XF Tube is a model based analog processor which emulates a two-stage tube and transformer amplifier. The XF Tube was created using the AnaMod Process™, which uses precise mathematical models to synthesize analog hardware, in this case, a tube amplifier. Unlike digital plug-ins or processor-based outboard gear, there is no latency, and no A/D or D/A conversions to compromise the sound. AnaMod will also demo the previously released AM670 and AM660 Limiters, recreations of the classic Fairchild limiters, and the ATS-1 Analog Tape Simulator, which models the behavior of specific tape machines and tape formulations using analog hardware. Also on display is the Realios A9033 Mic Preamp, which derives its gain strictly from transformers, and the A9031 Mic Preamp (both distributed by AnaMod), an exact copy of the vintage Dick Swettenham Helios design as modified and used by Lenny Kravitz and Henry Hirsch.
Antelope Audio is the world's premier master clock company. Antelope currently makes five different clocking products, featuring an atomic clock. Antelope's Isochrone clock line is used in Recording, Mixing, Mastering, Film Score and Post-Production. New for 2010 is the Integrity line of D/A converters featuring the Zodiac, Zodiac Plus and Zodiac Gold. The Zodiacs are for use either in the home or in the studio.
ABD-DynaSonics will be showing its newest desktop mixer, the ProDesk-8 along with a new series of Sound Contracting products, the ProSpec Series of 1and 2 rack space products. These include the first Automatic Microphone Mixer from APB as well as more conventional mixing product for live performance in both portable and fixed install applications.
API (booth #720) will display a 64 channel Vision Surround Production console, a 32 channel 1608 Console, as well as API’s full range of signal processing modules. Debuting at the show will be the new API CHANNEL STRIP, a full-featured single rack space processing channel. The unit features a 512C mic/line/instrument input, a 527 compressor/limiter, a 550A equalizer and level adjustable 325 channel fader/amplifier output buffer with soft mute. All these sections have back panel input and output insert points. The Channel Strip puts a single channel of API console processing in a cost effective package.
Apogee Electronics is a leading manufacturer of digital audio hardware systems for audio professionals and musicians around the world. With products such as ONE, GiO, Duet, Ensemble and the new flagship Symphony I/O, Apogee has been at the forefront of digital audio delivering incredible quality, innovative design and amazing affordability.
Once again the APRS (Association of Professional Recording Services), the UK trade association representing the pro-audio industry, is here in force highlighting the UK 's most innovative manufacturers, as well as its best studios, post production facilities and audio technicians. Sporting a hospitality and networking booth, offering refreshment to the tired and emotional, the APRS carry a large assortment of brochures and catalogues from UK pro-audio businesses who couldn't drag themselves away so close to the Christmas party season. Be sure to visit the APRS booth.
ARTURIA specializes in the development of innovative musical instruments such as the Moog Modular V, the Jupiter-8V or BRASS. For the AES 2010, Arturia is showing Origin Keyboard. This 61-key innovative synthesizer keeps the outstanding modular system of Origin Desktop, putting it on a panel that closes on a high quality keyboard controller. The intuitive interface is kept in place, along with all of the modules from the most famous synthesizers (Moog Modular, ARP 2600, CS-80, Jupiter-8, Minimoog and Prophet 5 and Prophet VS) and organs (B3 Tonewheel, Rotary). The integration of the ribbon control is a blast, the keyboard duoaftertouch possibilities open a world of expressivity, while the playing modes are tuned to the expectations of any demanding performer. In addition, Arturia debuts at the show Analog Experience THE LABORATORY. This straightforward and innovative hybrid solution combines a native software application with a dedicated 49-key MIDI controller-keyboard. .
With a strong pedigree stretching back to 1997, Audient continues to develop exciting and innovative products for the audio recording market. The hallmark of quality begins with the first steps of design, developing into solidly built products with world class sound and features. A philosophy of affordable, accessible technology can be seen in the flagship ASP8024 studio console through to the cutting edge Zen and ASP2802 desks. Audient has an efficient network of dealers and distributors across the world, with a knowledgeable support service that puts the user in direct contact with the designers. This has seen the company attract a growing number of creative users in the professional and home-studio environments alike”
Audio Media Worldwide, headquartered in Cambridge, England, is essential reading for the audio professional. Top industry writers and field specialists from around the world provide our editorial. Our unique global access gives us the latest in breaking technology and product exclusives. Audio Media is geared toward high-end applications.
Audio Precision is always best in class. Visit our booth to see the 2700 Series with the lowest THD+N in the world, the APx525 with the world’s only 1MHz bandwidth, 24-bit resolution, 1M point FFTs, and new from AP, the world’s fastest production test audio analyzer, the low-cost APx515.
Audio StudioShare.org™ helps you find, book and rent resources nationwide. You can make money by renting out your own idle equipment and space or book members resources and save money. Audio StudioShare.org™ also offers advanced search technology, by managing your booking requests, scheduling, invoicing, payment processing, bookkeeping, project management, and more.
ATI celebrates its 31 year history with a display of its best known legacy products and new digital tools for the years ahead. From the flexible System 10K Audio Distribution Rack to our new Series 3 Analog & Digital Audio DAs, you’ll find a solution for every audio problem.
At AES, Audio-Technica is featuring its critically acclaimed AT4080 & AT4081 bidirectional active ribbon microphones, 40 Series studio microphones, SpectraPulse® UWB wireless microphone system, 5000 Series frequency-agile true diversity UHF wireless systems, and Artist Elite vocal and instrument microphones. Audio-Technica product introductions at AES include the new BP893 MicroEarSet headworn omnidirectional condenser microphone featuring a 1-inch boom for discreet over-the-ear placement; the low-profile AT2021 cardioid condenser microphone, ideal for home studio and live use; the ATH-M10 professional monitor headphones offering a clear, natural response for mixing and monitoring; and the latest SpectraPulse® innovation, the new mtu301 body-pack transmitter, which allows speakers the flexibility to transmit audio as they move throughout the SpectraPulse coverage area.
Need resistive, capacitive & inductive loads for amplifier measurements? The answer is the world leading Active LoadBox from AudioGraph. The Active LoadBox works seamlessly with Audio Precision APx. AudioGraph manufactures high-end measurement tools for the audio industry since 1990, including the world leading Active LoadBox, and the PowerCube system which provides all the filtering and triggering you need to measure your latest amplifier, analog or Class D.
Audiomatica presents and demonstrates the new hardware and software CLIO 10 system. CLIO 10 adds new exciting functionality: - New stereo graphical user interface - Displacement, velocity and acceleration measurements - Simultaneous stereo measurements (frequency response and impedance together) - Displacement laser measurements for non-invasive Thiele/Small parameters evaluation - 3-D “balloons” directivity analysis with complete data export - QC with Fast-TrackTM Rub&Buzz detection routine - Loudness rating calculator with integration under QC - QC testing of USB audio devices (Mic, Speakers, Headphones etc.)
AudioScience manufacture's professional audio cards and network products for the Broadcast Industry and Pro Audio markets. AudioScience also provides custom OEM products and design capability for both hardware and software.
Auralex Acoustics is the industry leader in acoustical treatment products, including acoustical absorbers, diffusors, sound barriers, construction materials, isolation platforms and complete room treatment systems. Let the experts at Auralex help you achieve world-class acoustics in any room with our FREE Personalized Room Analysis! New Product Announcement: StudiofoamPro? is the first melamine-free, Class A fire-rated acoustical foam. These 1.5” thick panels provide superior performance to a standard 1” thick fiberglass panel with a Noise Reduction Coefficient (NRC) rating of 0.90. StudiofoamPro? is offered in charcoal in two sizes 2’x2’x1.5” and 2’x4’x1.5” in the elegant SonoFlat style. New Product Announcement: Auralex is pleased to introduce the Sustain? Diffusor Series. This eco-friendly line is the first acoustical diffusor series manufactured from bamboo, the fastest growing grass in the world. Check out the amazing appearance and sound quality of these LEED eligible products!
Aurora Audio design and manufacture classic discrete transistor, Class A, products, hand assembled in Hollywood, USA. Products include the GTQ2 (stereo mic pre/eq), GTQC (channel strip), GTC2 (dual channel compressor), GT4-2 (stereo 4 band EQ), and the GTM822 - 2GN (rack mounted console), heart of the Ivar Street console system. Watch out for new products for 2011!
Avalon Design will be presenting our classic AD2000 series of Pure Class A, Microphone and Instrument Preamplifiers, Equalizers, Compressors and Mastering products along with the VT series of Vacuum Tube Channel Strips and Stereo Compressor-equalizers. New products will be announced at the show.
From the most prestigious, award-winning productions, to music and movies made at home, Avid creates the technology that people use to make the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world. Our innovative digital audio and video solutions continue to revolutionize the art of creative storytelling.
AVnu Alliance is an industry forum dedicated to the advancement of professional-quality audio video by promoting the adoption of the IEEE 802.1 Audio Video Bridging (AVB), and the related IEEE 1722 and IEEE 1733, standards over various networking link-layers. The organization will create compliance test procedures and processes that ensure AVB interoperability of networked A/V devices, helping to provide the highest quality streaming A/V experience. The Alliance will promote awareness of the benefits of AVB technologies and intends to collaborate with other organizations and entities to make use of this work in their respective efforts to provide a better end-user A/V experience. The Alliance is focused on applications of these technologies in the Automotive, Professional, and Consumer Electronics markets.
BAE are manufactures of high end microphone preamp/equalizers faithful to vintage designs of the seventies and before. With a penchant for high quality transformers like Carnhill (St Ives) and Jensen, everything is as close to the vintage philosophy as possible. Not only that but we insist everything is hand-wired/soldered using discreet electronics and not economized on a circuit board. baeaudio.com
Bag End Loudspeaker Systems now offers its Infra processor as a built-in option to all of its 22 self-powered subwoofer systems that incorporate the Minima-One amplifier. The built-in Infra processor option is available at a retail price of $520.
Barefoot Sound builds groundbreaking studio monitors that are in a class all their own. Quickly becoming the premier choice for top mixing and mastering engineers around the world, our speakers (MicroMain27, MicroMain35 and MicroSub) address the demands of modern recording by breaking down the barriers between nearfield, mastering and main monitors.
As the worlds most widely read bass magazine Bass Player informs and inspires all types of bassists, helping them become better musicians by offering diverse gear, artist, and instructional coverage.
BeesNeez Microphones are an all Australian microphone manufacturer. We build all components of our Producer Series microphones including capsules, diphragming, head grills, body's and power supplies. We also supply made to order parts for other microphone manufacturers. Come and feel the quality of our microphones at the show. See you there!
Belden, the supplier of choice for digital and analog signal transmission, introduces several new cables for the audio market: our new world’s strongest microphone cable; the new miniature 1800F - the highest performing analog/digital audio cable, now available for Bantam and TT connectors; and our new low-profile stereo microphone cable.
Benchmark’s digital audio converters have been at the forefront of technology for more than 15 years. Likewise, Benchmark’s analog microphone preamplifiers are widely recognized for their sonic purity, and often selected for some of the most sensitive recording projects. All Benchmark products are designed and built in Syracuse, NY, USA.
BIAS, Inc. is an established leader in cutting-edge audio software technology, incorporated in 1996, BIAS is dedicated to crafting powerful, innovative tools for audio, video, and film professionals, as well as musicians, composers, multimedia developers, and Internet authors.
beyerdynamic has been an industry leader in the design and manufacture of premium-grade microphones, headphones and wireless microphone systems since 1924. With its commitment to continuous research and innovative developments for the audio industry, beyerdynamic features a continuing wide range of the latest technologies and high quality standard products including microphones, headphones, wireless systems, conference systems, sound reinforcement components and accessories.
BMCI manufactures thermoset molding compounds that are molded into todays high quality speaker components. Speaker applications such as horns, phase plugs, and cabinets are great examples that are supplied to todays sound industry. In conjunction with Globe Plastics, BMCI can assist with prototype components, tooling, molding, and very experienced technical support with our composite components.
Bock Audio manufactures some of the finest studio condenser microphones in the world. From the affordable 195 FET microphone that is fast becoming a studio staple, to the astounding new and innovative 507 elliptical capsule tube condenser microphone, come see some of the best mics made today.
Bourns, Inc. has supplied components used in the design and assembly of professional audio equipment for many years. With a commitment to excellence and technology, Bourns has established a reputation in the professional audio industry for bringing quality, reliability and value to an established customer base that includes some of the industry's leading manufacturers and suppliers of audio equipment.
Brainstorm Electronics is the specialist in SMPTE time-code and audio/video clock solutions presents its complete product line, including the DCD-8 dual clock generator/distributor, which offers a truly professional solution at an affordable price. System formats include word-clock, AES/EBU, NTSC, PAL, HD tri level, S/PDIF, ADAT Light Pipe, Firewire 1394 and GPS. The optional video sync generator VSG-4 provides independent SD and HD outputs while the CX-4 adds four additional word-clock outputs to the DCD-8.
Bricasti Design is an American manufacturer of state of the art hand made audio products.
Since 1979, Broadcasters General Store has supplied equipment to the broadcast industry ranging from legendary stations to the smallest facilities. Whether it’s a complete studio rebuild or a handful of connectors BGS takes care of everything. Family owned since its inception the business is now being run by the second generation of the Shute family. Broadcasters General Store knows how to get things done by coordinating the ordering from over 400 manufacturer's products and arranging delivery and staging of projects through reputable installers to deliver complete systems.
Bruel & Kjaer will show the Type 2270 Sound Level Meter, DIRAC room acoustics software, multifield microphone, and couplers for headset measurements including our Head and Torso Simulator. The PULSE Reflex analysis and post processing suite will be exhibited. B&K also distributes Listen’s Soundcheck software, exhibited at the adjoining booth.
Brush Wellman, the world’s supplier of Truextent® brand pure beryllium components to the acoustic industry for more than 10 years, is showcasing the SSX™ family of compression driver diaphragm assemblies. The SSX line is a complete, ready-to-install assembly that includes a pure beryllium dome for true clarity of sound, a polymer surround for extended lifespan without sound degradation and an edgewound aluminum voicecoil to minimize the overall mass. Be sure to stop by and pick up a copy of the white paper being presented, “An Improved Beryllium Dome Diaphragm Assembly For Large Format Compression Drivers.”
Cascade Microphones’ goal has been to offer a high-quality product at an exceptional value. Cascade Microphones are hand-built and are represented by a line of high quality professional studio-grade condenser, vacuum tube, and ribbon microphones that rival the best of the best. The Cascade model line-up features the C77, GOMEZ, ELROY, X-15, M20u, M39, FAT HEAD, FAT HEAD II, VICTOR, VIN-JET, V57, and 731R microphones.
Colin Broad will be on the stand showing the New RM-8 Synchronizer, 8 serial Ports, USB, Ethernet with the new SmartStart sync routine. New for this show is the CBServer2 software that runs on MAC, Windows and Linux. Other products on display will include the P2MMC-USB, QTPlayer, PD-1. For more information visit our blog "Keep in Sync" www.colinbroad.blogspot.com.
CEDAR will be showing the latest developments in noise suppression, audio restoration and speech enhancement for post, broadcast, mastering, archives and security. Demonstrations will include the award-winning DNS One dialogue noise suppressor, the flagship CEDAR Cambridge system, the DNS1500 and DNS3000, plus plug-ins for the popular editing and post-production platforms.
Chameleon brings to the market high quality products at an affordable price. Based on classic designs, the 7602 MKII Preamp/EQ, 7802 and 7720 compressors, and new 500 series 7681 make great sound available to even the smallest studios.
Chandler Limited entered the 500 race furiously with its Little Devil Equalizer and Little Devil Compressor. These units are fully transformer balanced and have the American hand-made quality you expect from Chandler gear. Both Little Devils use all discrete circuits that combine Chandler's best designs with the hottest designs from the past. The Equalizer is an English-style console EQ similar to vintage 1081 and 33115 units. The Compressor is FET controlled using concepts from both the Chandler Germanium Compressor and the vintage 2264. The Little Devils are compatible with third-party 500 racks.
Celebrating 5 Years manufacturing high quality microphone and signal processors that rival many higher priced products in the industry. CharterOak is not recreating the old classics, rather Creating the Classics of Tomorrow ® with a distinctive sound that comes with personalized customer service and a Lifetime Warranty. See the PEQ1 Stereo Equalizer or totally unique and transparent, award nominated, SCL1 Discrete Compressor Limiter that everyone's talking about.
Clear-Com® is the global leader in mission-critical communication systems for professional productions. Since 1968, Clear-Com has developed a comprehensive range of analog, digital and IP-based wired and wireless intercom technologies. Production teams around the world have come to depend on Clear-Com for reliable and scalable communication solutions. Visit www.clearcom.com for more information.
The JRS-34-P Passive Ribbon Microphone, named in memory of Jon R. Sank (1934-1998), was designed by his son, Stephen Sank. Steve’s father, Jon R. Sank, was Harry Olson’s successor at RCA’s* microphone division from the late 50’s through the early 70’s. Jon was instrumental in the design and production of RCA’s BK-11 and other world-class ribbon microphones. When RCA closed its microphone division in 1974, Jon left with a lifetime of tools and knowledge which he passed on to his son, Steve. Today, Steve and his wife Cynthia continue the family tradition of developing quality hand crafted ribbon microphones.
Coleman Audio QS8 Control Room Monitor The monitor path is passive, 2 stereo inputs, a stepped attenuator & 2 speaker outputs. Cue Mix A cue input has a level control & Aux #3 has a level control mix & form the stereo cue. The cue master level control feeds your headphone amp. Splitting the mic pre-amp output & sending 1 to the DAW & the other to the Aux#3 eliminates any latency issue in the headphone mix. Communication The talkback mic has a level control & switch. There is a jack on the back panel for a remote talkback switch. Engineer headphone The engineer’s headphone has a level control and a switch to select the stereo cue mix or the summing mix output. Analogue Summing Box The control room monitor signal has 3 audio sources Aux #1, Aux #2, or the Mix. The Mix position turns the QS8 into a analogue summing box. All four stereo inputs Aux #1, #2, #3 & the cue input are summed together & sent to the control room monitors & to the Mix Output XLR's to record a mix track.
Preview information for the 129th AES in San Francisco CA 11/4 – 11/7/2010 Coles / STC 4038: The Beatles’ studio ribbon microphone; Yesterday, Today and Forever Blumlein Stereo 4038 accessories using AEA’s SMT-2 Shock Mount/Stereo Microphone Template AEA: Supporting vintage Coles and RCA ribbon mics for over 30 years with service, parts, and accessories.
Featured in high profile venues worldwide from Olympic stadia to F1 racetracks, Community Professional Loudspeakers offer accurate coverage, outstanding voice intelligibility, entertainment-quality sound and all-weather reliability for all types of applications. Community is launching its new Distributed Design Series of ceiling loudspeakers; designed for exceptionally high quality sound with very wide, uniform coverage. The series debuts Community’s innovative Drop-Stop™ and Twist-Assist™ features, to make the installation process easier, faster and safer. Each of the seven models, ranging from a low profile 4.5-inch system to a 10-inch subwoofer, can be purchased as a complete system or as a separate face plate and back can. The new Distributed Design Series also features Community’s patented Carbon Ring Cone Technology. Also on display are Community's new weather-resistant iBOX models, and the ENTASYS high performance column array loudspeaker.
Designing Audio Power Amplifiers, by Bob Cordell, is a comprehensive book on amplifier design just published by McGraw-Hill. With over 600 pages, it covers virtually every aspect of amplifier design. The book is a comfortable read for newcomers while experienced designers will find everything they need with broad and deep coverage.
Manufacturer of high end musically pleasing audio equipment including converters a/d and d/a, compressors, equalizer, studio controller, mike pre 2 channel, mike pre 8 channel a/d w/ summing mixer, 8 channel d/a summing mixer and more including the Phoenix plug-in for TDM.
Creative Edge is an online collection of videos and books filled with the most current and thorough information available about graphic design, web design, photography, and more. Designers, photographers and other creative professionals use Creative Edge as their primary resource for research, problem solving, learning and certification training. Creative enthusiasts use the service to expand their knowledge on a variety of topics or to learn new skills.
Founded in 1999, CSR is a leading provider of wireless connectivity and audio devices. Core to our business is improving the end-user experience with high-quality audio applications that include: HiFi, Headphones, TV, Gaming, Media players, Navigation Devices and Mobile Handsets. To further heighten the end user experience for high quality audio, CSR can now provide the apt-X codec for multiple applications and platforms. The apt-X range of audio codecs have been synonymous with audio integrity and used extensively within the Professional audio and Broadcast market. Our family of BlueCore devices integrate audio codecs and powerful DSP processors that provide a flexible platform for consumer audio applications. Our suite of audio processing algorithms can enable highly optimized speech and music enhancements without compromising battery life, cost, and form factor. Key to our speech processing capability is our Clear Voice Capture (CVC) suite of enhancement algorithms. For the best in wireless music streaming the apt-X suite of audio codecs provide the highest quality across all use cases.
D.W. Fearn will be showing the VT-1 and VT-2 vacuum tube microphone preamplifiers, VT-4 and VT-5 equalizers, and VT-7 Stereo Compressor, and NEW this year, the VT-12 Vacuum Tube 70dB Microphone Preamplifier, designed for use with ribbon mics.
A favorite preamp of top engineers for many years, Daking is offerring more and more affordable product without compromise. Check out the new 500 series mic preamp, the newest from Daking!
Dan Dugan, the inventor of the automatic microphone mixer, will demonstrate his seamless automatic mixing technology. Dugan automatic mixing controllers are designed for use in applications with multiple live microphones; they free operators to focus on balance and sound quality instead of having to pay constant attention to faders.
Dangerous Music will demonstrate their complete line of DAW hardware accessories that form the definitive modular core system for recording, mixing, mastering, and post-production facilities. Featured will be the new Bax EQ mastering shelving EQ, TEC Award-nominated Dangerous Monitor ST/SR modular monitor controller system, the Dangerous Master, and the popular 2-Bus and 2-Bus LT analog summing busses. The TEC Award-winning Dangerous D-Box will also be running Pro Tools with a Digi 003 setup.
Extreme Isolation Headphones for the recording industry and live performance. Passive isolation headphones that will not bleed prerecorded music or click tracks while recording. For front of house use, microphone placement, drums, guitars. No hyped frequencies. No added pressure from the headband. Completely field repairable with No tools, No soldering.
DirectOut is a german company developing and manufacturing professional audio products for the recording and broadcast market under the brand D.O.TEC®. Focused on the MADI standard DirectOut offers solutions like a MADI samplerate converter, MADI splitter / signal converter and a production unit that allows tunneling of communication signals like talkback, red light and telephone through the MADI stream.
Dorrough Electronics manufactures Audio Loudness Meters featuring Peak and Average indications on the same scale for accurate monitoring of audio signals. The Dorrough ballistics are featured on a full line of models for both analog and digital applications.
DPA Microphones introduces the new Modular Studio Series. We manufacture the finest microphones in the world, and our focus is to provide the highest possible level of sonic quality in every product we produce, with nothing in the output that does not belong to the original source. We have achieved this through our legacy of superior design, materials and quality manufacturing and continue to maintain this focus on every new product introduced. Our products are reliable, stable, predictable in operation and superbly specified. Products include Large Diaphragm, Standard, Shotgun, Compact, Miniature, Head-worn, Measurement, Instrument, and Surround microphones and a wide range of accessories that complement each product line.
Dramastic Audio researches, designs, develops, and manufactures professional audio equipment for studio and live applications. Products include the Obsidian Stereo Compressor rackmount, Obsidian 500 Stereo Compressor for the API 500 format, Obsidian Dual Mono Expansion for the API 500 format and the SSL to XGA converter which allows you to display the Total Recall from SSL 4000, 6000 and 8000 consoles on any plasma or LCD monitor. The Obsidian Stereo Compressors are hand crafted in the USA using the finest components available.
See the new Drawmer HQ DA Converter and Monitor Preamp, the latest in the high quality digital line from Drawmer.
Worldwide provider of custom-fit hearing protection and in-the-ear music monitoring systems for the audio engineers, stage professionals and music enthusiasts. Products include flat and variable response filtered earplugs, multiple driver music monitors and a variety of sound/communication systems. New Products: E.A.R. Sound Checker, Custom-Fit HearPlugz-DF.
Earthworks introduces it’s new RFI Freedom circuitry. This new circuitry was designed to provide complete freedom from radio frequency interference under normal operating conditions. In today's tough wireless environment, cell phones and other GSM devices are no match for Earthworks new RFI Freedom circuitry. The new RFI Freedom circuitry is being used in the FlexWand series and the FM, FMR and FMLR series podium and conference room microphones.
State of the art acoustic test facilities, anechoic chambers, reverberation rooms, 2 pi chambers for speaker testing, recording booths, broadcast studios and narration rooms. For over 50 years, Eckel has been at the forefront of the design, engineering, and construction of acoustic chambers, enclosures and architectural noise control panel systems.
Electroswitch offers a complete, vertically integrated, US based, manufacturing and assembly facility dedicated to producing rotary switches, rotary encoders, as well as toggle, rocker and pushbutton switches. Our factory assembly cells enable faster throughput, shorter lead times, and improved quality. Our plant features complete in-house machine tooling equipment, including CNC screw machines, metal stamping and plastic molding.
elysia will showcase the xpressor 500, a stereo compressor available in API's 500 series format. Its discrete audio path running in constant class-A mode provides a superior audio quality that combines a clear and open sound with a lot of punch. With its many unique features taken from elysia's flagship products, the xpressor 500 shines in many different applications: stereo buss compression, processing single signals, approaching dynamics in creative ways and many more. And of course elysia's other hardware and software products will be shown, too.
Lead designer/engineer Dave Derr is proud to be celebrating the 15th Anniversary of Empirical Labs at this year's AES Convention. He will be demonstrating the entire range of ELI products, including the Mike-e mic pre-amp, the Lil FrEQ EQ, the FASTO Jr compressor/tape simulator, the Distressor compressor and the DerrEsser module for the API 500 series. Dave will also present the FATSO Jr. plug-in for the Universal Audio UAD-2 platform
CLASP: the worlds first Pro Audio Hardware that lets you record on real Analog Tape with digital speed. CLASP provides sample accurate tape synchronization with zero latency analog monitoring while delivering a true Analog front end recording solution for Pro Tools. Already being used by top artists, producers and engineers world-wide, CLASP is re-inventing Analog for the digital age.
For nearly 20 years, EQ has been a key resource for recording aficionados – from musicians to full-fledged audio pros. EQ is unique in its mission to truly deliver real-world recording solutions that serve to educate and inspire a wide audience of recording enthusiasts.
MusicCord AC Power Components address sound quality issues commonly thought to be in the signal chain, but are actually caused by ac power distortions. Patented power cable technology eliminates dynamic compression, harshness, listening fatigue and background noises for significantly improved sound quality. Hospital grade build quality. Made in USA.
Eventide effects enhance the creativity of the world’s leading musicians, engineers, and sound designers. Featuring TimeFactor, ModFactor, and PitchFactor; H8000FW; H7600; Eclipse V4; DSP4000B+, and Reverb 2016 rack processors. Also featured will be the Anthology II bundle; Reverb 2016 bundle; and the Space Station TDM plug-ins.
The Evol Fucifier Distortion Synthesizer provides an ample palette with which to manipulate and color your sounds. The signal chain includes a discrete Mic Pre, Vintage Germanium Preamp, Analog Filter and inductors in the Equalizer and output transformer, all designed to be overdriven, saturated, overloaded or distorted.
Extreme Isolation Headphones for the recording industry and live performance. Passive isolation headphones that will not bleed prerecorded music or click tracks while recording. For front of house use, microphone placement, drums, guitars. No hyped frequencies. No added pressure from the headband. Completely field repairable with No tools, No soldering.
Fink Analog Audio is a manufacturer of classic vacuum tube signal processors, equalizers, limiters and preamps. We are showing our CS2-FA dual channels strip, the PA4-LC quad mic preamp, and the LM4-FA quad tube/FET limiter. Our products are made in the USA (we outsource to New Jersey) and are designed by veteran U.R.E.I. and Universal Audio engineer Dennis Fink.
Focal Press has been a leading publisher of Media Technology books for 70 years. We provide essential resources for professionals and students in many areas including: film and digital video production, photography, digital imaging, graphics, animation and new media, broadcast and media distribution technologies, music recording and production, mass communications, and theatre technology. We are committed to publishing high quality books filled with practical hands-on information, dealing with cutting-edge and converging technologies from the experts in the field. You will find practical solutions to problems, examples you can apply to your work, and valuable insights that will help you keep up-to-date in these highly competitive fields. We deliver to you the techniques that have proved successful for professionals, and inspire you to go further with your craft. Our books demystify ever-changing technologies and help you gain success. Focal Press - learn, master, create
Focal Professional is launching an entirely new line of monitors at the occasion of the AES 2010 convention. 3 years in the making, this new monitor is the culmination of Focal's 30-years know-how in speaker design and manufacturing.
For over 25 years Focusrite has earned a reputation for bringing high quality microphone pre amps and channel strips to an array of audio professionals. Drawing on this heritage, the Saffire range of USB and FireWire audio interfaces provide superb audio quality and engineering excellence to the consumer market.
Fostex Founded in 1973, Fostex is an acclaimed manufacturer of location sound, multi-track recording, and speaker products. With a long history of ground breaking products, Fostex continues to provide innovative solutions for musicians and sound engineers.
Fraunhofer IIS has been working in audio technology for more than 20 years and remains a leading innovator of technologies for cutting-edge multimedia systems. Fraunhofer IIS is universally credited with the development of mp3 and co-development of AAC, and has licensed its software to at least 1,000 companies worldwide. At AES, the institute presents audio and multimedia components for next generation broadcasting, communication and entertainment applications. This includes highly optimized audio codecs such as HE-AAC and MPEG Surround for mobile music services, and SX Pro, which provides a flexible stereo to multi-channel upmix solution. Binaural technologies that render 5.1 content for playback over conventional stereo headphones can be experienced. Also on display is the new MPEG standard Spatial Audio Object Coding that allows users to enjoy individual music-listening experiences and has relevance to teleconferencing applications.
The G.R.A.S. products include a broad range of standard measurement microphones and preamplifiers (designed and manufactured in accordance with international standards) and a wide range of specialized transducers and accessories for specific applications such as sound intensity microphones, artificial ears, ear and mouth simulators, telephone-testing equipment, HATS, pistonphones and calibrators.
Audio professionals around the world turn to Gefen for the KVM accessories and connectivity solutions that enhance computer and audio/video systems of all shapes and sizes. From simple extenders and converters to more complex scalers and matrix systems, Gefen offers solutions supporting the most popular A/V formats of today.
General Cable (NYSE: BGC) is influencing the world. With 44 manufacturing facilities throughout 22 countries, the Company is a leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, specialty and communications markets. Visit us at www.generalcable.com.
GML makes the most transparent recording equipment you can find on the market by focusing on high quality components and workmanship. Discrete-transistor designs provide more headroom, less noise (i.e. more dynamic range), wider bandwidth, increased stability, resistance to high-frequency oscillation and the influence effects of out-of-band signals on audio. Highly stable DC servos correct DC offsets to sub-millivolt levels are used throughout. No audio-in-line electrolytic capacitors to age.
Gepco International and General Cable are committed to the development and manufacture of cable and connectivity products for the broadcast and professional A/V markets. Gepco offers unique, innovative interconnect and cabling solutions. Come see what's brewing at Gepco’s Booth #1313. Gepco & General Cable...Providing the Perfect Product Blend.
Globe has been a molder of composites for the aerospace industry since the 1956. In the last fifteen years we have been molding for the sound industry also. We are currently molding horns, baffles, cabinets, and phase plugs for many of the industry leaders in sound. We currently have capabilites in both the US and China to fill whatever demand is needed for our customers. In addition, we offer engineering support and mold making to help keep cost down.
STI Speech Intelligibility meters plus New Software for TEF Analysis. See a demonstration of Remote Testing via the internet. You can now test Loudspeakers or microphones from your own office. Audio Test Equipment, including RTA's ,Audio Tests Sets, Impedance Meters, Noise Generators and Measurement Microphones.
The Gordon single-channel Model 4 and dual-channel Model 5 mic preamps combine a wide usable dynamic range with high resolution and low coloration. Both models use variable-gain, open-loop amplifiers (no attenuators) in a discrete, FET topology with a two megohm input impedance, output load compensation and remote control, plus onboard controls in the Model 4.
Grace Design was established in 1994 and is a leading manufacturer of world-class hardware for the professional audio industry. Grace Design’s mission is to provide audio professionals with exceptionally engineered and built products coupled with best-in-class customer service. The product line currently consists of the m801, m802, m802RCU, m201, m101, m501, m103, Lunatec V3 microphone preamplifiers, the m902 reference headphone amplifier, the m904, m904B and m906 reference monitoring systems, and the Spacebar precision microphone positioners. The company’s customers include audio professionals in the music, film, television, live sound, education and corporate markets.
Grimm Audio manufactures high-end products for the recording and mastering market such as AD converters, low-jitter house sync units and environmentally hardened cable. New are the MP1 replacement and upgrade supply unit for tube microphones, a software product LevelOne that offers EBU R128 compliant level normalizing and the LS1, the first loudspeaker to prove that true accuracy must imply musicality.
The only magazine committed to the most experienced and serious players in the industry. Coverage includes the industries finest lessons and master classes, interviews, recording tips, and product reviews.
Backstage Magazine is a monthly publication about music production (sound, music and lighting). Its circulation covers the whole Brazil. It’s sold in bunkers of newspapers, bookstores and signatures. For 18 years we are the publication with the majority of participation in Brazilian market. www.backstage.com.br
H.E.A.R. is a nonprofit organization since 1988 dedicated to the prevention of hearing loss through education and grassroots advocacy. Stop by the HEAR booth for hearing help, earplugs and custom ear mold impressions for Musicians Earplugs and in ear monitor earphones.
Hal Leonard Corporation is the world’s largest print-music publisher and a leading publisher of instructional resources for the music and recording markets. Featuring our Music Pro Guides series and other quality books and DVDs, HLC’s offerings include products from authors and artists such as Quincy Jones, Bill Gibson, Bobby Owsinski, and Mixerman.
Harman Professional Division (HPro) is the world’s largest professional audio company. HPro companies include AKG Acoustics, BSS Audio, Crown International, dbx Professional, JBL Professional, Lexicon Pro, Soundcraft, and Studer. These companies design, manufacture and market leading professional audio products for recording and broadcast, musicians, cinema, touring sound, commercial sound and contracting applications.
Helios consoles recorded many hit records in the 60s and 70s. After Helios Electronics Ltd. closed in 1979, Tony Arnold, who had been servicing the consoles, bought the company and started reissuing what's considered the best sounding of the four different Helios modules, the Type 69 micpre/EQ (also available in "500 Series" format).
Founded in 1976, HHB Communications is Europe’s leading supplier of professional audio technology, and a world leader in the development and production of digital recording products and recording media. HHB products are distributed exclusively in the United States, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean by Sennheiser Electronic Corporation, located in Old Lyme, Connecticut. HHB joins a list of distinguished audio brands distributed by Sennheiser, including Neumann microphones and Klein + Hummel studio systems.
As a technology pioneer, HME developed the first wireless intercom system for pro audio in 1979, and has continued for more than three decades to introduce exciting, cutting-edge wireless intercoms for virtually any application. Our comprehensive line of wireless intercoms provides quality systems for the best possible performance.
Hosa Technology, Inc. is a leading supplier of analog and digital connectivity solutions to the musical instrument and pro audio industries. In recent years, the company has moved beyond its core brand offerings to include a comprehensive line of audio, video, and data products for live music, theatrical performance, the recording studio, broadcast, and commercial AV applications. Today, Hosa Technology operates two separate divisions—Goby Labs and Zaolla Silverline—and distributes products and accessories from CAIG Laboratories, Duracell, Neutrik, and Da-Cappo Micro Microphones. The Goby Labs product group includes musical instrument care products like polishes, conditioners, and sanitizers. Zaolla Silverline is the leading innovator of cable technologies for music and audio professionals. CAIG Laboratories’ environmentally-safe contact cleaners and connector treatments, Neutrik connectors, Procell batteries, and Da-Cappo headworn microphones round out Hosa’s current offerings.
The non-profit House Ear Institute presents its Sound Partners hearing health outreach program, dedicated to serving audio industry professionals for more than 14 years. Today's Sound Partners program has expanded its services to help audio professionals address current hearing loss issues and related auditory and balance disorders that can impact careers in sound, as well as offering its renowned hearing loss prevention education and free screening services.
Hypex first made fame with their UcD power amplifier modules, which set new audio quality standards. Apart from ever improving class D amplifiers and switch-mode power supplies, the company now offers a complete range of standard and custom DSP controlled multiway power modules aimed at live sound and studio monitors.
Independent Audio, Inc. is the exclusive US distributor for 11 cutting-edge, European manufactured, professional audio product lines including CEDAR Audio restoration processes, Audio Developments location sound mixers, Audessence levelers, DACS audio products, Sonifex analog and digital solution boxes, Coles 4104b, 4040 and 4050 ribbon microphones, EAR tube processes, Pearl Microphones from Sweden, Merging Technologies DAW, Signex patchbays, and OKM Soundman binaural microphones from Germany.
Inward Connections offers the renowned Vac Rac TSL-3 Tube Limiter, the Mix690 Summing Rack Mixer and a selection of 500 Series modules such as the EQP2 Two Band Parametric Equalizer, OPT1A Opto Limiter, VC500 VCA-type Compressor, StepEQ Equalizer and the MPD500 Mic Preamp – all using the legendary SPA690 Discrete Amp Blocks.
iZotope is a research-driven audio technology company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Its products and audio technology are used by millions of people in over 50 countries, from independent musicians to major broadcast and recording studios and GRAMMY Award winners. iZotope focuses on developing innovative audio technology for professional and consumer applications. This core technology is presented to customers in its award-winning product line and through its extensive licensing program.
J-Lab Studio Electronics is the brainchild of inventor and electronics engineer Jeff Laber. An audio engineer and music lover Jeff has designed and built several custom compressors, mic pre's and equalizers. And now after 3 years of design and testing, J-Lab offers their first commercial product, the JLA3 optical compressor/limiter. At J-Lab Studio Electronics our passion and dedication to audio excellence is apparent in every product we build.
JBL Professional is the world’s leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of professional loudspeakers for recording and broadcast, musician, cinema, touring sound, commercial sound and contracting applications. Hear the award-winning LSR Series Studio Monitors including JBL RMC™ Room Mode Correction technology. JBL will also feature the VerTec®, VP Series and EON® products for tour/rental, portable sound and performance venues.
JCF Audio carries an unmatched reputation for providing high end audio equipment to the professional. Our products are designed with the belief that users should be able to harness the convenient nature of digital workstations while not the sacrificing the high quality sound that analog equipment and techniques have provided for years. The Latte, DA8-V, and Levr devices have been highly praised as beacons of glimmering analog light in a sea of digital blackness. This year we debut our new eight channel analog to digital converter, the AD8, which introduces a revolutionary new advance in digital signal processing.
JDK Audio (booth #720) will be displaying its line of signal processing modules including the R20 Dual Mic Pre, R22 Dual Compressor, R24 Dual Equalizer and the V14 500 series equalizer. JDK Audio is quickly becoming a leader in offering high-quality signal processing representing tremendous value, utilizing the design and engineering team at API.
JoeCo will be showing its innovative BLACKBOX RECORDER designed for capturing live multi-track performance. 24 channels of 96k 24bit captured as standard BWAV files to an external USB2 drive in 1U rack space . The BLACKBOX RECORDER series includes both analog and digital variants. JoeCo will also be showing the new BLACKBOX PLAYER for the first time in the USA. Based on the proven technology of its sister product the BLACKBOX PLAYER is a 24 channel playback device designed specifically for Live shows
The John Hardy Company will be displaying the M-1, M-2 and Jensen Twin Servo® 990 Mic Preamps, the new Jensen Twin Servo® 500 Mic Preamp Card for the 500-series frames, the MPC-600 and MPC-3000 Mic Preamp Cards and the 990C Discrete Op-Amp.
New from Josephson, the C716 features a large dual-diaphragm capsule using the same components from the company’s flagship C700 microphones, optimized for the cardioid pattern. Like the acclaimed C720 and C715 mics, the grille of the C716 is made of a new material, hard open-cell metal alloy foam, made in one piece to have uniform acoustic characteristics in all directions.
The incredibly thin and lightweight K-array loudspeakers are manufactured in Italy and distributed in the U.S. and Canada exclusively by Sennheiser. Despite their small size, K-array speakers deliver impressive power and sound quality for small, medium and large-scale applications, including touring, special events, installed sound and broadcast. For more information, please visit www.k-array.com.
Dedicated to music technology for the recording and performing keyboard player, Keyboard provides coverage of instruments, recording gear, master classes, instructional columns and interviews with pros and rising stars.
Multiplexer Family for Speakers, Microphones and Audio Signals: KLIPPEL presents a family of 8 channel multiplexers coming as a four-wire SPEAKON version for switching passive loudspeaker systems up to 2 kW or as BNC version with power supply for ICP microphone or XLR version for any audio signals. Various switching modes (1x8, 2x4, 1x4+1x4) can be operated automatically via USB, digital I/O interface or manually from the rear and back side. These handy tools are crucial for comprehensive testing of active and passive multi-channel audio systems giving access to all low and high power signals. The combination with cost-effective microphones simplifies the realization of microphone arrays used for directivity measurements and for air leak detection in loudspeaker systems. In addition to those objective measurements, the multiplexers are also a convenient basis for realizing subjective listening tests using A/B comparisons.
Designer/engineer UBK (Gregory Scott) will be on hand to demonstrate the Kush Audio Clariphonic Parallel EQualizer as well as the UBK Fatso compressor.
Home of the WORLD'S BEST boom stands under $1,000! Latch Lake produces the highest quality products from guitar slides to microphone stands. This year Latch Lake will be releasing its entire micKing® stand line in their new heat treated black finish. The finish is one of a kind, a must see for AES 2010!
Manufacturer of high accuracy 24 bit/96k AD and DA Converters and Microphone Preamps. Ultra-stable internal and external clocking, and proprietary de-jitter circuitry make Lavry converters out perform the completion in "real-world" systems. Lavry converters are used by top Mastering, Recording, and Post studios worldwide. Come see our new product!
Lawrence P. Swist Designs, a full-service acoustical design and consulting firm, has created a wide range of environmental solutions for facilities requiring critical listening areas. Its designs have gained wide recognition within the industry as innovative, aesthetically pleasing and highly ergonomic in function.
Linear Audio publishes a high-quality printed audio bookzine. 170 pages of tech articles on solid state and tube amps, low noise preamps, active speakers, stereo reproduction, test equipment. Authors include Nelson Pass, Douglas Self, Bob Cordell and Siegfried Linkwitz. Get it at linearaudio.net or take home from booth 1814 at a discount!
Listen will be demonstrating its new CLEAR(TM) algorithm for perceptual Rub & Buzz analysis of loudspeakers and headphones. This new algorithm offers true perceptual measurement and better correlation to the human ear than other production line test systems. Also on display will be SoundCheck ONE(TM), Listen’s new low cost production test system.
Since 1988 Little Labs has created audio tools for use in the pro audio industry, to aid the audio engineer in his quest for sonic pleasure for himself and his clients. Little Labs products specialize in addressing previously un-addressed audio applications, empowering the audio engineer with new tools, allowing new techniques to explore deeper into the control of sound.
Lundahl Transformers, Sweden, manufactures audio transformers for high-end professional audio and audiophile applications. We will display our wide range of microphone and line transformers as well as problem solvers and tube amplifier products.
Lynx Studio Technology Inc. will be showing their complete line of high end professional sound cards (both Mac and PC compatible) as well as their flagship Aurora A/D/A converters, used by renowned artists and studios worldwide. New at this year's show is the LT--USB, which provides USB connectivity for Aurora converters via Mac and PC USB-2 connections.
For over 20 years, Manley Labs has been hand-crafting some of the finest analog recording gear money can buy. From compressors to mics, preamps to EQs, everything is proudly built in Chino, CA. We believe that good music and those who create it deserve the best. The choice is yours. This year, come see the new Manley MicMAID! This revolutionary gizmo makes it super easy to compare and pick the best mic and micpreamp for your session. Swing by and Chris and EveAnna will show it to you - feel free to come take pics, shoot videos, and chat with us!
For nearly a century, McGraw-Hill has provided the engineering community with the authoritative and up-to-date references the practice demands. Stop by to see our full line of books for audio engineers, including Cordell/Designing Audio Power Amplifiers, Pohlmann/Principles of Digital Audio 6e, and Everest & Pohlmann/Master Handbook of Acoustics 5e.
Merging will exhibit Pyramix's latest V7.0 version featuring MassCore support for Windows 7 and radical workflow enhancements for improved convenience and efficiency all the way from recording to mastering through mixing, library management and sync-to-picture. AES San Francisco will also see the first North American introduction of Ravenna, an Open Audio-over-IP protocol. Many more products will also be doing their first North American appearance such as Final Check, a universal Loudness Meter supporting all the latest EBU R128 and ATSC A/85 recommendations as well as VoiCode, a professional Mono to Stereo upmix VST plug-in, designed to get rid of the frequency-related spatial instabilities that were plaguing such Upmix processes until now.
Microtech Gefell GmbH presents condenser studio and measurement microphones with accessories for professional use. New: -large diaphragm condenser microphone M1030 P48V, large diaphragm dual-capsule microphone switchable UM 930; UM 930 twin - weatherproof surround microphone set INA 5 R - micon studio condenser microphone series - rebuilding of PM860 - measuring modular system P48V
Forget bringing your lunch because you'll need room in your lunch box for some new modules: The HV-35 mic pre and the AD-596 8 channel A-to-D, AES format, converter. Come see the first Millennia products designed for the API-standard rack. See the full line of Millennia products - HV-3 series mic preamps, HV-3R remote controllable 8 channel mic pre. STT-1 and TD-1 channel strips NSEQ-2 parametric EQ and TCL-2 opto comp/limiter. AD series of analog-to digital converters, AD-596, AD-D96 and AD-R96.
MixSensei.com is a revolutionary form of online video tutorials developed for both starters and professionals in the music and audio industry, initially presented by 3x Grammy Winning engineer/producer Dave Isaac . Dave has worked in the music industry for many years with the likes of Eric Clapton, Marcus Miller, Prince, Wayne Shorter, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Anita Baker and many more. A combination of engineering skills, musical knowledge and practical knowledge of studio equipment are integrated in an interactive form of learning and are enriched by the involvement of many high profile award winning musicians, producers and engineers. This combination makes www.mixsensei.com a unique platform for education with a highly practical and entertaining background.
There’s a reason why Mogami is called “The Cable of the Pros.” Virtually every major recording facility is wired with Mogami, which means that just about any music you listen to has passed through Mogami somewhere in the recording chain. Mogami is unmatched for accuracy, extremely low noise, ease of installation, flexibility, and superior quality. Visit our newly designed website: www.mogamicable.com
The new MA-101fet - small diaphragm fet condenser is an ideal choice for recording acoustic instruments such as guitar, piano, and wind instruments, as well percussion and drum overheads. With an abundance of headroom, this new microphone is also a great choice for miking loud instruments such as guitar amps, snare drums, toms, and sound effects such as gunshots, dragsters, and explosions. Interchangeable cardioid and omni capsules, 15dB pad.
Monster was founded by Head Monster Noel Lee with a commitment to creating products under the Monster Cable® brand to literally "make music sound better." Today, Monster has grown and diversified to become the world's leading manufacturer of connectivity solutions for high-performance audio, video, car audio, computer, console and computer gaming, as well as a leading innovator in the field of iPod® and iPhone™ accessories and professional audio and sound reinforcement. As part of its commitment to improving the music listening experience, Monster worked with Dr. Dre and Interscope Geffen A&M Chairman Jimmy Iovine to create the Beats™ by Dr. Dre™ headphone line, including the Heartbeats by Lady Gaga headphones and DiddyBeats designed with Sean "Diddy" Combs. Explore the world of Monster at www.monstercable.com
Muse Research and Development will show the RECEPTOR 2 hardware plug-in player, the pro solution for performing with virtual instruments and effects used by touring musicians worldwide. In addition, demonstrations of Muse Research’s new MuseBox super portable, ultra-versatile musical instrument and effects box will be performed daily.
Music Maker Publications publishes RECORDING, The Magazine for the Recording Musician, MÚSICO PRO, a monthly Spanish-language magazine focusing on all aspects of music production (www.musicopro.com), and the PLAYBACK PLATINUM Series of instructional books with audio/software multimedia CD’s. RECORDING, along with its web component www.Recordingmag.com, is a monthly publication covering recording techniques and technologies for recording musicians and engineers.
Music Marketing is a leading distributor of music technology, pro-audio and musical instruments in North America. At AES we will showcase Celemony Melodyne audio editing software which has revolutionized the way we think of, handle and treat audio. Audio material is now transformable in a musical paradigm using an easy to use graphic interface. Also on display will be Tube-based audio consoles and processors from legendary British makers TL Audio. These product bring the legendary warm British sound to musicians on a home-studio budget.
For 40 years musicians have been served the most current product information, artist features, lessons, and applications tools to become better players. Properties include Guitar Player, Bass Player, Keyboard, EQ, Guitar Player’s Guitar Superstar competition, Bass Player LIVE! and related websites, and e-newsletters.
MXL is a leading manufacturer of high performance microphones for professionals and enthusiasts around the world. MXL offers an incredible selection of high quality, affordable microphones, from award-winning tube models to our new live series mics that continue to amaze artists and engineers from all walks of life. www.mxlmics.com
MyOnlineDrummer.com is a great place for musicians, composers, and producers to add great drum tracks to any project. MyOnlineDrummer.com provides the highest quality, professional drum tracks, without the hassle and expense of traditional studios.
NAC, a global distribution company, is featuring the latest Semelab electronic components. Their new ALFETs family of lateral MOSFET transistors optimized for high power linear audio amplifier applications offer thermal stability and unprecedented power density. Semelab’s bipolar power transistors offer the highest power ratings, ultra-low distortion, and unrivalled reliability.
BIG NEWS*** The Nagra VI becomes 8. The Nagra LB is a compact, high quality stereo, easy-to-use portable digital recorder (Mono/compressed) with editor and communication capabilities.
The mission of the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) is to prevent hearing loss from noise and other environmental factors in all sectors of society. NHCA, in concert with the AES Technical Committee on Hearing and Hearing Loss Prevention is offering hearing tests at the 129th AES Convention. This service is made possible by the generous support of Shure, Inc. AES attendees are urged to take 15 minutes out of their day to have their hearing tested. Afterward, an audiologist will be available to review your test results and discuss options, including technical solutions, to minimize your risk for hearing loss while still performing optimally.
Georg Neumann GmbH, with its headquarters in Berlin, Germany, is well-known as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of microphones. From 2010, Neumann offers its expertise in electro-acoustic transducer technologies to the studio monitoring market, and will provide optimum solutions to its customers in the areas of TV and radio broadcasting, recording, and audio productions. Neumann is now the perfect partner for both the input and the output of the audio signal path. Georg Neumann GmbH is a Sennheiser Group company.
NEUTRIK, Inc. offers a complete line of high quality products for the broadcast industry. Including the opticalCON fiber optic system in DUO and QUAD versions, powerMONITOR, XLR cable connectors & receptacles; 75 Ohm BNC rearTWIST connectors and bulkhead jacks, easyPATCH patch panels; adapters; powerCON, etherCON ruggedized RJ45 CAT5e and CAT6 connectors.
For more than 40 years Neve has represented the pinnacle of professional audio design and engineering. Handcrafted and completely hand-wired by Neve's dedicated professionals in Burnley, England, the Classic Series 1073, 1084, 1081 MicPre/EQ's and 33609 J/D Compressor are produced to the exact specifications of the originals to ensure the sound remains true.
NewBay reaches over three million readers in print and one million online and in person -- around the world in over 100 countries. NewBay Media is a trusted source to millions of readers and valued partners including advertisers and associations around the world.
"File based work flows made easy" is how Paul Neyrinck's fans describe this powerful range of surround-sound software tools. Paul will personally demonstrate his cost-effective solutions for monitoring, LE 5.1 panning, Dolby E, AC3, Lt Rt, DTS and more here at the AES.
NKK Switches is one of the premier manufacturers of electromechanical and programmable switches providing complete solutions for the audio broadcast industry. NKK's award-winning OLED SmartSwitch pushbuttons are now available with extended OLED life and lower power consumption. NKK provides the most comprehensive line of high quality LCD and OLED programmable products including pushbuttons, displays and rockers. NKK offers a comprehensive line of switches including toggle, rocker, pushbutton, slide, rotary, keylock, tactile, touch screen and more. Additionally, NKK’s KP Series of illuminated pushbutton switches offers a complete switch solution for audio/video control panels. KP pushbuttons are available in bicolor red/green LEDs or with RGB LED illumination providing a full color spectrum to create unlimited color combinations. Choose from short or long travel, tactile or nontactile and a vast selection of cap types and sizes.
Noren Products manufactures the finest noise reduction and heat removal cabinets in the world for computer equipment. Whether it be for the office, pro-audio, video post, video conferencing, home entertainment or just a critical listening environment, the AcoustiLock works like a dream and can hold most kinds of equipment from rack mounted servers to RAIDS. A machine room on wheels- versitle easy to use.
Novation specializes in designing analogue modeling synthesizers and high quality MIDI keyboards and controllers, including the 'Launchpad' Ableton Live controller. The product range continues to receive critical acclaim from the music press and win numerous awards for outstanding technology and usability. Novation have become the choice of professional and aspiring musicians alike.
NTI adds new functions including fractional octave RT60, enhanced saving and loading of both test parameters & results, and many other new features for the XL2 handheld Audio and Acoustics Analyzer, together with the associated M2010 Class 1 and M4260 Class II measurement microphones. Also featured will be the MR-PRO analog audio generator and DR2 digital audio generator, together with the full line of NTi-Audio test & measurement products.
Optocore has lead the market providing fibre optic devices for the transport of up to 512 channels of high quality audio, data and video over synchronous, scalable ring networks. Perfect for complex broadcast, mobile and fixed installs as it can interface with almost every brand of console. With the NEW X6R AD/DA converters, SANE, Synchronous Audio Network plus Ethernet allows all the benefits of Optocore on smaller, redundant CAT5 networks capable of 64 channels of audio, control and ethernet.
PAFEC VibroAcoustics is an established audio industry simulation tool, based on FEA/BEM. Application areas include cone breakup, cavity modes, diaphragm radiation, diffraction, speaker placement, panel radiation, suspension nonlinearity, compression drivers and waveguides. PafLS is an easy-to-use, menu-driven program for common designs. PACSYS sells software and provides related consultancy services.
Pendulum is celebrating its 23rd year in Pro Audio! We will be exhibiting our entire line of award-winning Class A vacuum tube and solid-state signal processors. Featured products include the Quartet II and Quartet Tube Recording Channels, MDP-1 Mic/DI Preamp, OCL-2 Tube Opto-Compressor, ES-8 Remote Cutoff Tube Limiter, and the PL-2 Brickwall Analog Peak Limiter. Also on display will be the new OCL-500 compressor, and our award-winning SPS-1 Stereo Acoustic Instrument Preamp, which is in its 18th year of production!
Penton Media publishes Mix and Electronic Musician magazines, the two leading audio technology media brands covering professional studio and home recording, live sound, sound for picture and the application of new audio products and technologies.
Performer Magazine, a nationally distributed musician’s trade publication, focuses on independent musicians, recording technology and techniques, and success in a DIY environment. We’re dedicated to promoting lesser-known talent and being the first to introduce our readers to artists they should know about. Performer receives several hundred self-released and DIY records each month for review consideration, and covers recording topics in print ranging from studio tips/techniques, live sound engineering, stage mixing/monitoring, home recording, mastering, musical gear and equipment, as well as the hardware/software used to record music in both digital and analog settings.
Phoenix Audio LLC is a US southern California based company originally from the UK that manufactures professional audio equipment. Our heritage comes from our designers who used to work for the original Rupert Neve company, including David Rees the designer of the 2254, however all our products are unique incarnations focusing on the best of vintage & current design techniques available. We currently manufacture 9 products including, mono and dual mono mic pre amps, mono & dual mono mic pre amps with a 4 band EQ, DI boxes and our famous Nicerizer summing mixers available in 8 channel and 16 channel versions. We will also be showing at the exhibition our brand new 8 channels mic pre amp/DI, sonically this unit will be identical to our previous models but will offer 8 channels of high quality mic pre amps in a 2U chassis with an additional monitoring section for on board mono monitoring and the ability to send all channels to a console.
Plitron Manufacturing Inc, an ISO 9001:2008 company, was established in 1983. Plitron specializes in research, design, development and manufacturing of toroidal power products, including toroidal transformers for OEM applications, and the Torus Power line of audio-video power conditioners. Plitron toroidal transformers are widely specified and preferred for demanding applications in audio, medical, broadcast, telecommunications, computer, power conditioning, UPS, energy, and other industrial sectors. TORUS Audio/Video Power Conditioners provide isolation, series-mode surge suppression, noise reduction. Torus AVR models provide automatic voltage regulation. Torus units are available in power ratings up to 100Amp, in a variety of configurations - rack mount systems, wall-mount panels, as well as attractive consumer models. Single phase, and balanced 2 x 120V input models available to suit every application.
plus24 is a national and international distributor of pro audio and video products who works closely with major manufacturers to develop new products for an industry in constant evolution. plus24 provides strategic guidelines for features, functions, system interface, market positioning, pricing, packaging, distribution, advertising and industry awareness. From concept to delivery, plus24 leads the way to success.
UK Monitor manufacturer PMC will have again an enhanced presence at the AES, providing their own surround seminar room in addition to exhibiting. The new IB2S-XBD-A will have it’s US debut in the “Masters of Audio” room, where famous engineers,producers and composers will also give presentations throughout the show.
PMI Audio are manufactures and distributors of industry leading pro audio companies, Trident Audio Developments, Tonelux, Joemeek, Studio Projects, Valley Audio, and Toft Audio Designs.
Primera Technology, Inc. is the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of automated CD, DVD and Blu-Ray Disc duplication and printing equipment. Primera recently introduced its new BravoPro Xi-Series Disc Publishers with over 300% faster robotics. Instead of copying and labeling discs one at a time, Bravo-Series Disc Publishers are designed for hands-free, automated production. A robotic arm first records the disc and then inkjet prints full-color, photo-quality images and text direct-to-disc.
Prism Sound premieres the US launch of SADiE 6, a native and hardware version of the DAW famous for it's fast editing and ease of use. It is found everywhere from live & remote recording, mixing and radio to red book mastering. Also on display will be Prism Sound’s well known AD/DA converters, Orpheus and Maselec analog equipment plus the dScope III Audio Test System, its new analog only variants and optional interfaces for automation and connectivity
Pro Audio Review is the industry’s only publication dedicated to gear and software testing by audio professionals for audio professionals. This monthly magazine evaluates products for all major pro niches, including studio, live, contracting/installation, broadcast production post production and project studio. Visit ProAudioReview.com to sign up for our e-Reviewsletter.
Pro Sound News is the monthly news and information journal for the audio professional. Each issue covers the latest developments in Live Sound, Recording and Music Production, Post Production, Broadcast, and Audio Technology and Audio Hardware and Software Retail. Visit ProSoundNews.com to sign up for our e-Newsletter.
The ProAc Studio 100 is a perfectly natural sounding passive near field monitor with excellent translation characteristics and neutrality. Uncolored reproduction, remarkable transparency, and exceptional bass dynamics make it the reference for compact monitors available today.
Professional Audio Design offers a unique resource for the recording professional. By combining equipment sales, design and technical services under one roof, our clients enjoy the advantage of having the team bring to life each vision, from the drawing board to opening day. We offer knowledgeable and experienced sales consultants, technicians, designers and client support staff who care about your project's success. We approach each project individually, bringing the right creative people together to deliver a complete solution for the studio. This allows the client a greater level of control and confidence.
Pulse Techniques, LLC faithfully recreates the original Pultec designs of Pulse Techniques, Inc., including the EQP-1A3 program equalizer. We manufacture our Pultec EQs using the same techniques as the original units and to the same exacting specifications. That explains why some of the top recording engineers and producers in the world have been stunned to discover that our products actually sound exactly like the vintage units they have been using for most of their careers. Please come by our booth and hear for yourself and discover how you can own a pair of Pultec EQs, complete with warranty, for what you might otherwise spend on a single vintage unit. Made in USA.
The Qualis Audio Sentinel measures loudness to ATSC a85 specifications as required by the CALM Act and logs measurements for compliance verification. It will generate alarms using a variety of user selectable methods including audible, contact closure or email. Graphs of loudness vs time are generated and user selected section(s) of program are analyzed for loudness distribution, range, and many other characteristics. It also measures and logs numerous other audio parameters including quantitative assessments of downmix compatibility, channel balance, hum, channel failure and all types of metadata. All measurements, not just errors, are logged and available for later review, analysis and comparison. The user interface is network based and accessible from anywhere in the world, on any platform, using only a standard browser.
QUANTEC shows the range of new Room Simulators: the YARDSTICK's. All 249x-series Yardsticks, the analog and digital and surround versions feature remote control from a standard web browser. No more than an Ethernet connection to your network is needed to use this feature. First and foremost, no software installation is required. After entering a Yardstick's IP address into the address field of your browser, the home page of that Yardstick will show up. As all Yardsticks can be attached to the facility's ethernet infrastructure, the units can be controlled, and all their presets managed, from any workstation.
R&D-Team (www.randteam.de) displays its software tools for acoustic and electro-acoustic research and development. ABEC allows now parallel processing and full coupling to lumped element analysis. The latter allows the simulation of multiple drivers in complex enclosures and waveguides. ABEC is also useful in predicting the sound-field of small rooms. The whole package uses BEM for acoustics and lumped element analysis for the electro-mechanical part.
Radial Engineering is a manufacturer and distributor of professional audio equipment, building tools for the working musician, audio and audio-video professional under the "Radial"™ brand. Radial - the world's finest direct boxes, splitters and audio interfacing for studio, live and broadcast. "Primacoustic"™ is our acoustic materials division for audio, video, broadcast, and commercial installation markets. In addition, we manufacture Tonbebone effects and switchers for guitar / bass players.
Retro Instruments is an R&D Laboratory that develops vacuum tube-based audio processing with enhanced features for the recording studio. RETRO produces the Model 176 tube limiting amplifier, the STA-LEVEL tube compression amplifier as well as the new Model 2A3 dual channel tube equalizer.
RME is a young German team of developers with a robust vision of creating innovative, user friendly, and high-quality digital audio solutions for less money. Founded in 1996, RME quickly earned their stripes as a premiere industry provider, expanding rapidly into mainstream international markets. Each developer on the RME team is either a musician or sound engineer - besides being a specialist in hardware and software development.
Rohde & Schwarz is an independent group of companies specializing in electronics and leading supplier of solutions in test and measurement, broadcasting, radio monitoring, radio location, and secure communications. It has approximately 7500 employees and achieved net revenue of $ 1.5 billion in fiscal year 2008/2009.
Design and manufacture of innovative professional analog audio electronics bridging the gap between the ideals of the traditional studio and the realities of the modern recording world. Products include the influential RMS216 Folcrom passive summing device, acclaimed RMS755 Super Stereo compressor, and remarkable new RMS5A7 Tubule vacuum tube microphone preamplifier module.
Premier manufacturer of professional studio ribbon microphones. Royer Labs pioneered the development of the modern ribbon microphone with a number of firsts. First offset ribbon (patented) for high SPL's. First commercially available active (phantom powered) ribbon microphone and vacuum tube ribbon microphones. Hand-crafted in Burbank, California.
Founded by Rupert and Evelyn Neve, Rupert Neve Designs is built on passion, experience and a desire to create products embodying the highest musical quality. In continuing his legacy as a pioneer in audio circuit design, Mr. Rupert Neve is currently focusing his talents on creating innovative solutions to the issues facing the modern recording engineer. The current product line includes the 5088 discrete analogue mixer, the Portico II Channel, the sE RNR1 Active Ribbon Microphone, and the Portico Series of modules. For further information on Rupert Neve Designs please visit www.rupertneve.com
Sanken is known as the world’s most innovative maker of microphones for studio, broadcast and field recording applications. The complete line of Sanken microphones will be on display. Featured will be the NEW CU-44X MKII phantom powered transformerless dual capsule microphone, the COS-11D lavalier microphone, the CO-100K Omni-directional condenser microphone--the world's first 100kHz mic designed for professional recording--and the WMS-5 surround shotgun microphone.
The name Schoeps is recognized throughout the world for microphone products of the highest quality. Schoeps specializes in the manufacture of premium condenser microphones and a staggering array of supporting accessories. Schoeps is most known for the famous, ever-expanding Colette Modular Microphone System. Schoeps newest addition is the SuperCMIT 2U digital shotgun microphone with an unparalleled, super directional response. The SuperCMIT 2U uses two capsules with unique DSP processing to achieve amazing super-directivity combined with Schoeps sound quality.
Established in 1945 in Wedemark, Germany, Sennheiser is a world-leading manufacturer of microphones, headphones and wireless transmission systems. Join the award-winning audio pioneer at AES to learn about its new ear-worn microphones, the latest additions to its high-end professional wireless line, and new premium gear from its family of brands.
Purveyor of Fine American-made hand-crafted recording equipment. Our Mastering Compressor is an essential tool for mixing and mastering, offering unprecedented capability, control and inspiration. Our Microphone Preamplifiers are “no expense spared” designs, featuring our switchable transformer technology, discrete attenuators and custom amplifiers, to provide unveiled depth and fidelity.
SHINYBOX 2010 AES PRESS RELEASE COPY ShinyBox Studio Electronics (Booth 514) will be at AES for their 5th year showing their line of custom ribbon microphones , with options of either Cinemag or Lundahl transformer upgrades. New in the ShinyBox booth this year are three new high-end outboard products. The first is a High/Low Pass filter called the Guillotine, a digitally controlled analog filter, with 32 selectable frequencies in both High and Low bands. A unique “cascading LED” readout determines cutoff on both sides. Guillotine arrives in a 500 series form factor. The ShinyBox Si4 and Si 500 series transformerless microphone preamps, designed and built by ShinyBox at their Seattle, WA area headquarters. Both pre’s feature 72dB of gain, multi-segment metering, and lightpipe push buttons. A peek inside the chassis reveals THAT® Semiconductors, Wima® Caps, and other “price-is-no-object” internal components found on radically more expensive preamps. Both preamps are being hailed in both the US and Euro press as contenders for highest bang-for-the buck for true “A-list” studio grade preamps.
Founded in 1925, Shure Incorporated (www.shure.com) is widely acknowledged as the world's leading manufacturer of microphones and audio electronics. Over the years, the Company has designed and produced many high-quality professional and consumer audio products that have become legendary for performance, reliability, and value. Shure’s diverse product line includes world-class wired and wireless microphones, headphones and personal monitor systems, for performers, recordists and presenters; award-winning earphones and headsets for use with MP3 players and smart phones; and top-rated phonograph cartridges for professional DJs. Today, Shure products are the first choice whenever audio performance is a top priority. Shure Incorporated corporate headquarters is located in Niles, Illinois, in the United States. The Company has additional manufacturing facilities and regional sales offices in China, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, The United Kingdom, and the United States.
Established in 1991, SKP Pro Audio is now one of the fastest growing Pro Audio manufacturers in the world. The high quality products are designed in the Americas and assembled in state of the art manufacturing plants spread through the Americas and Asia, under strictly supervision of the local SKP Q&A team. The product line covers a wide spectrum of Pro Audio and DJ solutions from dynamic microphones to Solid State Media Players and from Ceiling Speakers to Line Array Systems
Yellow Matter Ent. LLC is the Manufacturer/ Distributor of Steven Slate Drums and Slate Pro Audio. Products include the "Dragon" Compressor and "Steven Slate Drums" professional replacement samples. Slate Digital is the Manufacturer/Distributor of the FG-X, Trigger, and Virtual Console Collection. Revolutionary products for mixing and mastering in the digital recording world.
Solid State Logic is the world’s leading manufacturer of analogue and digital audio consoles and provider of creative tools for music, broadcast and post production professionals. SSL’s product range include hybrid Digital & Analogue Consoles with integral DAW control, outboard processors & I/O devices, DSP powered Plug-ins and software products.
Sonic Studio, a name synonymous with mastering and restoration since the dawn of desktop digital recording. The SonicStudio audio workstation has driven the professional production and delivery of commercial Compact Discs. The original “Sonic System” pioneered the desktop delivery of Red Book masters on recordable CD and DDP. To this day, two of every three commercially released CD titles are mastered on a SonicStudio workstation and are archived via SonicStudio applications. Today, Sonic Studio, LLC continues to lead the industry in fidelity, value and ease of use. Our product lines address the needs of the world’s most discriminating audio professionals with powerful PCM and DSD origination, editing and processing capabilities, and integrated premastering for both CD, SACD and rich media distribution. The Sonic Studio range remains the standard for professional audio production. That’s why top engineers and record labels continue to trust the transparency. Products include soundBlade™, PreMaster CD™, NoNOISE™ and the consumer-targeted Amarra™ computer music player.
Sonnox Plugins receive great acclaim by professionals who value sonic quality and intuitive GUIs. The family includes EQ, Dynamics, Inflator, TransMod, Reverb, Limiter, SuprEsser and Restore Suite. ProTools TDM/LE, PowerCore, AudioUnits, VST; Windows 7/XP and MacOSX. 15 day demos available from www.sonnoxplugins.com.
In addition to the industry standard MDR7506 Sony headphones, Sony Professional Audio and Shoreview Distribution will be showing the brand new Sony Digital Wireless system along with the award winning line of Sony hand held audio recorders.
Sound Devices is presenting its line of portable audio mixers, digital audio recorders, and computer audio interfaces at AES 2010. New for AES is the USBPre 2, a portable, high-performance audio interface for computer audio. The USBPre 2 has microphone preamplifiers with 114 dB of dynamic range, 192 kHz sampling rate, precision LED metering, and limiters. It is a class-compliant, USB-powered device perfect for reference audio or test and measurement applications. On display is the TEC Award nominated 552 field mixer with integrated recorder. Also on display is the 788T with its CL-9 Linear Fader Controller. The CL-9 turns the compact 8-input, 12-track 788T recorder into a full-feature mixer/recorder for production sound applications. Products like the 552 production mixer and 788T multi-track digital recorder have become standards in the industry for high-performance sound-for-picture applications.
Featuring: The Sound Ideas Ultimate SFX Collection on Hard Drive; Trailer Trax, dramatic over the top music plus more than 1,000 feature film-styled SFX; Classic TV Sound Effects Library with SFX by Robert L. Mott; and the new Digiffects Hard Drive, including 19 distinct collections and 23,000+ royalty free SFX.
In its 25th year of publication, Sound On Sound continues to dominate the music-recording magazine market in all English-speaking territories around the world. SOS editorial offers credibility and accountability unmatched by rival titles or websites. The recent addition of video product coverage and technique features has expanded Sound On Sound into an all-round A/V content-creation title, without compromising the depth and detail for which it is world-renowned.
Positioned as the digital mixing solution for all sizes of sound company or user, the new Soundcraft Si Compact Series is a power-packed range of digital consoles that brings all the experience of Soundcraft's digital mixing platforms to a very affordable price level for tour sound, corporate event, house of worship and theatre applications, amongst others. Drawing on the heritage of Soundcraft's acclaimed Si Series digital live sound mixers, the Si Compact packs powerful digital mixing facilities along with stunning Lexicon® effects into a small footprint console, and just because Si Compact this does not mean compromise or a 'compact' feature set.
Come check out the latest in "Surround" microphone technology. See why Soundfield microphones are used by the leading digital broadcasters in stadiums and concert halls across Europe
Studio Windows and Sliding Glass Doors. STC 60 and above! We offer windows that are vertical, slanted, and/or operable. Our sliding glass door has all panels removable - allowing even grand piano width passage. All products have STC values STARTING at 60. Windows and doors as good as your walls!
Source Elements enables audio connections between digital audio systems anywhere in the world, allowing direct-to-the-timeline recording with real-time, broadcast-quality audio using only T1, Cable, or DSL internet connections. Our line of software products doesn’t require expensive ISDN lines, hardware, subscription fees, or minute-by-minute line charges, so your professional, home, or portable studio can affordably access any studio and any talent - anywhere in the world. Our flagship product Source-Connect enables audio connections between digital audio systems anywhere in the world, allowing direct-to-the-timeline recording with real-time, broadcast-quality audio using only broadband internet connections. With features such as Remote Transport Sync and built-in Auto-Restore and Auto-Replace you have automated, easy-to-use file management tools to ensure every recording is perfect, every time. We support Windows and Mac and all DAWs including Pro Tools, Logic and Nuendo.
SPARS is the 31 year old non profit association representing professionals in the Recording Industry. The organization is dedicated to providing networking, education and community to its members and the industry as a whole.
Speck Electronics has been producing quality audio mixers, equalizers, and preamps for all segments of professional audio recording and touring for over 35 years. For this years San Francisco AES show, Speck Electronics will be showing three of their line mixers: the LiLo high-definition desktop analog line mixer, the Xtramix 4U compact 8-bus mixer, and their X.Sum line/summing mixer. Also on display will be Speck’s equalizers and microphone preamp. Vince Poulos, the company’s president and designer will be available at Booth 508 all 3 show days to demonstrate and answer questions about Speck products.
Stagetec USA is the US arm of the German Salzbrenner Stagetec Mediagroup who specialize in audio systems primarily for the Live Theatre and Broadcast markets. The US operation is responsible for the import, sales and service of Stage Tec (Emmy award winning NEXUS router and digital consoles), DELEC (Intercom and Commentary) and Vivace Room Acoustic systems.
SRS will be showing our SR1 Audio Analyzer and related products at AES San Francisco. Our latest update includes a complete set of impulse response measurements including impulse response, quasi-anechoic frequency response and energy-time curve. New waveforms include MLS and log-swept sine signals. We have also added Jitter Chirp which lets you characterise PLL responses in under a second.
StreamOn provides an end-to-end, easy to use, streaming audio solution. Getting started is as simple as plugging in. StreamOn streams are reliable, sound fantastic and play with one simple click. Broadcasters can generate revenue through our ad substitution and monetization tools. Full service solution with full listener analytics and Sound Exchange reporting.
THE NEW STUDER VISTA 9 CONSOLE - Building on the acclaimed and proven Vista digital mixing platform, the Vista 9 combines advanced ergonomic design with complete system flexibility, pristine audio quality and groundbreaking new features to create a console fit for a new age of broadcast and live production.
Studio Economik is the place of choice for pro-audio equipment in Canada. We are the exclusive Canadian dealer for world-renowned products such as: API Consoles, AMS-Neve, Tube-Tech, Shadow Hills, Barefoot Sound, Maselec, Elysia, Forsell Technologies, Helios, and many others. We have been helping audio professionals and hobbyists alike for over 20 years, and have become a major player in the Canadian pro-audio industry. Offering sales and rentals of the most sought after modern and vintage gear, Studio Economik is Canada’s number one choice when you need the right gear for your studio.
MADI . Made by RME. Innovative Made-in-Germany-technologies for the Pro Audio Industry multichannel audio standard. The Complete System . RME provides a unique and complete High-End MADI product range of interface solutions for Windows and Mac computers, preamps for analog or digital microphones, multichannel converters for analog, AES/EBU and ADAT.
Tac System, Inc is the developer of audio plug-in software and hardware for professional audio market. We exhibit three kind of plug-ins as, V-Mon Monitoring Control plug-in for Pro Tools. NML RevCon-RR Reverb Reduction plug-in NML RevCon-RS Humanizing Surround up-mix plug-in Humanizing Surround up-mix plug-in is brand new plug-in to reproduce ambience surround sound using only contained reverberation element in mono or stereo source sound!
A bi-monthly magazine about creative music recording, Tape Op has the second largest circulation of a mag in this field in the world. Since 1996 articles have covered producers, engineers and musicians with gear reviews and more. Tape Op’s focus has been on creativity and inspiration, rather than simple discussions of recording equipment. Issues have been re-printed in several volumes as books, with more to come. The Tape Op Message Board is an active online resource, with over 2 million visitors per year. Free subscriptions are available via our US and UK publishers, with paid subs in other countries. www.tapeop.com
TASCAM is the professional audio division of TEAC Corporation and produces the most comprehensive line of audio recorders, mixers and related equipment in the pro audio industry. TASCAM has been a pioneer in home recording and post-production whose products are relied upon by home users and professionals around the world.
TC Electronic was founded in 1976 with the objective of developing, manufacturing and marketing first class audio products that provide lasting user value for audio professionals and musicians. Based in Risskov, Denmark, our users include some of the most demanding customers in pro audio, including world class recording studios, TV and radio stations, the most prominent theatres, operas and other installations and public address companies.
ELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik produces the world's finest microphones, from meticulously manufactured historic reproductions of classic vintage microphones handcrafted in the USA, to the R-F-T series of microphones that take advantage of the globalization of technology. TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik has developed a revolutionary new diaphragm material called Alloy 2213™ for our CK-13™ capsule and an exceptional dynamic microphone for live and studio vocal performance. TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik offers a wide range of accessories and restoration parts, including a vacuum tube replacement for the original TELEFUNKEN VF14. The TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik TEC Award winning line includes the ELA M251, U47, U48, C12, AK47, AR-51, M-1c, ELA M260, ELA M270, ELA M250, and M80 dynamic mic, as well as cables, large diaphragm and small diaphragm mics, and vintage microphones. TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik microphones are built to a standard, not to a price.
Today’s consumers demand the best performance in their audio products. They want crystal-clear sound wherever they are – in whatever format they want to use. Texas Instruments provides the technology to enhance a listener’s audio experience. Offering high performance, unparalleled integration and design flexibility, TI’s programmable components help you build audio systems with true, life-like sound and broad functionality. Our portfolio features all-digital audio components as well as digital and analog audio solutions. From industry-leading DSPs and high-performance analog to an extended portfolio of application software, TI delivers the most reliable, scalable and power-efficient solutions for simple and complex audio systems alike.
THAT Corporation will exhibit their high performance digitally programmable microphone preamplifier chipset for pro audio equipment. The chipset comprises the THAT1570 low-noise differential audio preamplifier, and the THAT5171 digitally programmable gain controller with patent-pending zipper noise reduction techniques. Both ICs operate on +/-17V supplies, and are available now.
The audio production programs at The New England Institute of Art prepare men and women for exciting careers in this ever changing field. Through rigorous study of theoretical concepts, industry practices, hands-on techniques, and internships, students develop the skills and sensibilities needed to become professional audio engineers, technicians, producers and business people. At The New England Institute of Art in Boston, you can earn a degree to help you enter the field of audio production and the recording arts. Visit www.neia.artinstitutes.edu for more about our associate and bachelor degrees.
The Recording Academy is a not for profit organization made up of over 22,000 members representing a multitude of musical genres and disciplines. Best known for the GRAMMY Awards, The Recording Academy is also responsible for numerous education, professional development, health and human services, and advocacy programs on behalf of the entire recording community. In addition, The Academy houses the Producers & Engineers Wing, an organized voice for the creative and technical recording community that addresses issues that affect the craft of recorded music, while ensuring its role in the development of new technologies, recording and mastering recommendations, and archiving and preservation initiatives. This technical arm of the GRAMMYs regularly hosts workshops, forums, panel discussions, and other recording technology-related events locally and nationally throughout the year.
The Recording Studio Insurance Program is the only insurance program dedicated solely to the recording industry. Visit us at booth 1326 and find out why we are the leader in insuring recording studios from the biggest to the smallest and why more studio owners trust us with their gear.
TransAudio Group is the high end source for audio equipment. We are the exclusive U.S. Distributor for A Designs Audio, ATC Monitors, Bock Audio, Chameleon Labs, Daking Audio, Drawmer, George Massenburg Labs, Lehman Audio, Sabra Som, Soundfield, True Systems, and Tube-Tech.
TRUE Systems is an internationally acclaimed brand of premium professional recording and sound reinforcement products designed and manufactured by Sunrise Engineering and Design Inc. (Tucson, Arizona). TRUE Systems products are used in every segment of professional audio production including recording and broadcast studios, concert halls, remote recording and live sound. The primary goal of the TRUE Systems brand is to provide a state-of-the-art solution for every application, at an affordable price point, without compromise to the sonic integrity or feature set of the products. TRUE Systems products are distributed in the U.S. via Sennheiser Electronic Corporation.
Tube-Tech is celebrating 25 Years of producing the highest quality all tube designs. Everything for your studio including the classic PE1C and CL1B, and the new RM2 modular rack. Come Celebrate with us!
OROSYS is involved on designing guitar and bass recording tools under the brand Two Notes Audio Engineering. The Torpedo VB-101, the first loadbox for guitar and bass amplifiers including a convolution miking simulation, was presented at AES NY. This time Two Notes will present the Torpedo VM-202, a dual-proc unit including the miking technology from the VB-101 plus a tube output stage simulator, on 2 channel simultaneously. Plug your guitar/bass preamp or even a keyboard, and try the World's most advanced speakersim on the market !
Based near Munich, Germany, Ultrasone AG has been manufacturing headphones for the audio market for over 17 years, during which time the company has developed and applied for more than 60 patents for its innovative technology. The company's unique, patented S-Logic™ technology creates natural surround sound without the use of additional electronic devices. Ultrasone headphones represent a safer listening experience by reducing sound pressure on the ear drum by up to 40% and also by offering shielding from EMF radiation up to 98% through the use of patented ULE (ultra low emission) technology. For more information about Ultrasone headphones, go to www.ultrasone.com.
We will be unveiling an extraordinary addition to the legacy of analog mixing consoles. A pure Class-A design input to output, the console picks up where designs of the early 70's left off. We are confident It will prove to be one of the most flexible and musical consoles ever built.
Unity Audio Ltd will be showing the range of Thermionic Culture valve outboard including the classic Phoenix compressors and Culture Vulture distortion, the Fat Bustard summing mixer and Rooster, Earlybird pre-amps. New for the AES show will be the Earlybird 4, a 4 channel no compromise valve pre-amp and the Freebird 3 channel EQ. Also, Unity Audio's own professional active studio monitor The Rock. A two way closed cabinet design with 7.5" woofer and 50kHz folded ribbon tweeter and amplifier designed by Tim de Paravicini's Esoteric Audio Research company.
Vintage King Audio provides a comfortable place to outfit your studio with the finest high-end new and vintage pro audio recording equipment imaginable. Product lines range from vintage classics to new boutique gear, including exclusive products from Inward Connections, Neve, Barefoot Sound, Helios, Shadow Hills, Tonelux and ProAc. Shopping for studio equipment can be overwhelming. With 100+ years of engineering experience on staff, Vintage King narrows your choices and stands by your side until you’re 100% satisfied. The in-house tech crew refurbishes all used and vintage gear to meet the highest standards, with a full warranty and guarantee that, no matter the scope of your project, their staff and selection will be a goldmine of resources. Vintage King has been serving the industry for over 20 years, including clients like Butch Vig, Bruce Springsteen, NIN, Hans Zimmer, Alicia Keys, Doug McBride’s Gravity Studios, Blackbird Studio, Prime Studio in Austria and countless others.
VocalBooth.com™, is an industry-leading innovator and manufacturer specializing in state-of-the-art portable sound rooms, studios, and isolation enclosures. Vocalbooth.com, Inc, founded in 1997 in Bend, Oregon, provides products and services for professional and project applications world wide including recording, voice over, broadcast, studio control, audio post production, drum isolation, rehearsal, audiology, scientific testing and industrial sound dampening. VocalBooth.com . . . Hear the Difference
Developed and engineered in Switzerland, our highly specialized cables represent the most innovative audio design found today. Using only the purest raw materials, VOVOX® sound conductors ensure a flawless flow of sound information - from the musician’s instrument in the studio or on stage to the loudspeaker at home.
Wave Distro is proud to be hosting the latest products from Empirical Labs, Kush Audio, Elysia GmbH and Cloud Microphones. ELI's Dave Derr, Kush's Gregory Scott (UBK), Elysia's Ruben Tilgner and Dominik Klassen and Cloud's Rodger Cloud will be on hand to demo their product offerings.
Webster University, home of the Central Region Student Summit, celebrates twenty years of producing diverse audio professionals. Visit our booth, we’ll talk about the Summit, different career options in audio, our faculty’s experience in the audio profession and our collaborations with film, video and interactive media.
Weiss Engineering exhibits its full line of digital audio products, i.e. A/D and D/A Converters, Parametric Equalizer, Dynamics Processor, Denoiser / Declicker / Ambience Processor, Sampling Rate Converters, Firewire Interfaces, Custom Convolution Engine, metering.
WhisperRoom™, Inc., the leader in sound isolation technology, manufactures portable/modular sound isolation enclosures for various industries: recording, broadcasting, voice over, audio mixing, rehearsal, audiology, product and medical testing, to name a few. WhisperRoom™ offers 20 sizes and two levels of sound isolation. Reducing Sound to a Whisper Since 1990!
First & #1 in A/V Cabling First and #1 Manufacturer of Professional Audio & Video Cabling Systems. Featuring AV2000 Simple MultiMedia Cabling: combines audio, video, data & control cables in one single connector. Eliminates miss-plugging, increases reliability and reduces connection time by 95%. New LumaVUE Custom Plates & Panels can be back lit for increased visibility in low light areas. Choice of colors and finishes.
Women's Audio Mission is a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of women in the recording arts. In a field where women are chronically under-represented, WAM is "changing the face of sound" by providing hands-on training, experience, career counseling and job placement to women and girls in audio technology.
XQP is a new company building unique studio tools in the 500-series format. We will be showing the 531 Optical De-esser, the 545 Optical Disrupter, and possibly two brand new models fresh off the bench. XQP. Nice guys. Yes we are.
Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. provides a full line of professional audio products offering system solutions for the broadcast, SR/installed sound, touring, commercial recording, and post-production markets. With the purchase of NEXO loudspeakers by Yamaha Corporation Japan, the company remains the official U.S. and Canadian distributor for all NEXO models.
Zaxcom designs and manufactures professional audio equipment for the television and film industries. On display will be our TRX series digital wireless microphones with built-in backup recording, Deva hard disk location audio recorder / mixers, Fusion solid state location audio record / mixers and Mix-8 & Mix-12 control surfaces.