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31900/31960: RTW has completely overhauled its Surround Control family, an eight-channel system that controls, monitors and analyzes surround sound utilizing RTW's Surround Sound Analyzer. The analyzer is the house-shaped display featuring an easy-to-read, visual manifestation of overall sound, including loudness and sound pressure level, phase correlation and level differences among channels. The Surround Control 31900 is designed for studios and fits in a 1RU case, while the Surround Control 31960 is sized as a half 19" 3RU module.
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Handheld condenser mic
CL5: The CL5 features a 12.7mm gold sputtered capsule with a 3-micron tensioned diagram working in concert with advanced head amp electronics to faithfully reproduce any sound source. The CL5 is a studio condenser in a handheld package. It handles a high SPL of up to 141dB. The CL5 is a pressure gradient, true condenser with cardioid pick-up pattern and extended linear frequency response that operates on 48V phantom power and comes with a dual stage windscreen and comes in a durable carry case. The CL5 is available in both a nickel and black finish.
BXX-CR, HTXP: The BXX-CR accessory kit consists of a black XX boot without the standard XXR coding ring and a clear ring XXCR instead. This saves assemblers time and money, as they do not have to replace the standard ring before assembling the clear ring. Neutrik's HTXP hand tool for its XX and PX series is the newest addition to the wide range of assembly tools now offered by the company. The HTXP can either tighten the XX boot or the bushing for the new PX plug series.
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DR-1: The DR-1 portable digital recorder is a compact unit that captures hours of music using built-in mics to its 1GB SD card. A pair of high-quality stereo condenser microphones is mounted on a variable angle mechanism, which allows the recorder to record from almost anywhere. It features 48 or 44.1kHz/24-bit recording resolution. The DR-1 includes auto gain control and analog limiting for easy setup and a low-frequency cutoff to eliminate handling or wind noise.
2G pocket recorder
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Pocketrak: The Pocketrak 2G is a light and compact pocket recorder featuring 2GB of built-in memory, long battery life and easy USB file transfer. It includes a copy of Steinberg Cubase AI DAW software. It features two tracks of CD-quality recording in PCM, MP3 and WMA formats. The Pocketrak 2G includes a rechargeable battery capable 19 hours of MP3 recording. Plugging its sliding USB connector into a powered USB bus simultaneously recharges the battery and transfers files to a PC or Mac. The Pocketrak 2G includes an on-board speaker in addition to a headphone jack.
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Aggregated Streaming Services: Stream Guys offers a variety of streaming media solutions and tools enabling quality delivery and monetization of digital media, across all sectors of Internet broadcasting. The Stream Guys Aggregated Service Platform includes various hardware and software to support a mix and match of audio and video streaming formats, with advanced services for server clustering, load balancing and performance monitoring.
Program loudness meter
MSD100C Loudness: This loudness meter is a stand-alone unit that incorporates ITU Recommendations BS.1770 and BS.1771, which specify the algorithms that should be used to measure audio program loudness. It is able to display the loudness of the individual audio channels, as well as the sum of the left and right signals, and can be used as a health check during production or prior to transmission. The actual unit provides accurate loudness matching of audio from a number of different sources and offers a selection of working modes, including fast mode for real-time viewing of loudness, integrated mode for measuring the loudness of a recorded section or the complete recording and gated mode for viewing loudness of audio material with long pauses.
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New workflow tools
Vadis upgrades: A variety of new Vadis workflow tools will be unveiled at the convention. Vadis Shared Control Management module manages the use of sharing resources through a LAN infrastructure, such as central play out systems, freely assignable announcer booths, remotely controlled mic preamps, pools of telephone hybrids and codecs, central devices and devices in other studios or areas. It provides access to all device specific parameters, functions and attributes to allow a quick operation. Vadis Remote Source Assignment module allows the studio console selection of remote router sources in the same manner as local sources. It provides the communication between a mixing console and a central router. Router sources are assigned to the console on a need to use basis.
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