Meeting Review, May 5, 2005
Owner and President Gordon Kapes discussed how he became interested in audio as a teenager and how he first came in contact with company founder and AES Fellow Jim Cunningham. Several years later, after obtaining an Electrical Engineering degree and working in telecommunications, Gordon Kapes joined up with Jim Cunningham who had started Studio Technologies in the late 1970’s.
then discussed his involvement with plate reverb devices. After installing
several EMT units in 1968 for a
Once affordable digital reverb took over, Jim Cunningham retired from manufacturing and handed the operation over to Gordon Kapes, who had been working in telecommunications equipment. Starting with a stereo simulator that Mr. Cunningham had designed, more and more products were slowly added to the line.
Staff Engineer Randy Kelso helped to demonstrate how Studio Technologies’ products integrate with broadcast and recording applications. Also on hand was John Tatooles of Sound Devices, who assisted by recording the presentation and then later demonstrated their products.