The graphic user interface for the Waves Primary Source Expander (PSE) plugin.
The graphic user interface for the Waves Primary Source Expander (PSE) plugin.

Waves Audio Now Shipping the Waves Primary Source Expander Plugin

Michael Eddy

Waves Audio is now shipping the Waves Primary Source Expander (PSE) plugin. PSE lets users reduce stage bleed and sensitivity to feedback when a mic is idle by automatically lowering mic levels between musical phrases. It's designed for live sound and for mixing live recordings.

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The PreSonus ULT10 Long-Throw Loudspeaker
The PreSonus ULT10 Long-Throw Loudspeaker

PreSonus Introduces the ULT10 Long-Throw Loudspeaker

Michael Eddy

PreSonus is now shipping the ULT10, the newest model in the company’s ULT line of active loudspeakers. ULT full-range loudspeakers are designed with a wide horizontal dispersion and with a focused vertical dispersion for a long-throw. The design is to provide even coverage throughout the space, enabling the audience to hear clearly wherever they are. Designed for both rental applications as well as permanent installations, the ULT10 joins the ULT12 and ULT15 full-range systems and the ULT18 subwoofer in the line.

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AV Stumpfl’s Wings Engine RAW Media Server
AV Stumpfl’s Wings Engine RAW Media Server

AV Stumpfl Unveils 8K Media Server

Michael Eddy

AV Stumpfl has launched, the Wings Engine RAW media server, which is designed to play four simultaneous streams of uncompressed 4K content at 60fps. RAW servers can also display video content using a full 12-bit color space. The render engine allows for the use of high frame rate footage of up to 120fps and allows for the creation of seamless 8K softedge blending panoramas. Also, native image sequences like TGA or TIFF can be used without any need for converting them into an intermediate codec format.

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DiGiCo's New SD12 Audio Console
DiGiCo's New SD12 Audio Console

DiGiCo Launches the New SD12 Console at NAMM 2017

Michael Eddy

DiGiCo unveiled its new SD12 console, the newest member of the SD Series range of consoles at NAMM 2107. The SD12 features 72 input channels with full processing, 36 aux/group busses with full processing, a 12 x 8 matrix with full processing, LR/LCR buss with full processing, 12 stereo FX units, 16 Graphic EQs, 119 Dynamic EQs, 119 multiband compressors and 119 DiGi-TuBes, 12 Control Groups (VCA) and SD Series Stealth Core 2 software, making it compatible with all other SD Series sessions.

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 Lab Gruppen’s new D Series Slimline Amplifiers
Lab Gruppen’s new D Series Slimline Amplifiers

Lab Gruppen D Series Slimline Amplifier Models

Michael Eddy

Lab Gruppen has expanded its D Series of amplifiers with the new slimline D 40:4L, D 20:4L and D 10:4L models. The D Series from Lab Gruppen now consists of six power levels including the new slimline range of amplifiers. This offers the integrator genuine open inter-operability and provides seamless integration with a wide range of digital audio and control protocols.The new slimline, four channel, small format 1U rack space power amplifiers (4,000W, 2,000W and 1,000W total power output) offer high power density, but in a scalable form factor.

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Pliant Technologies’ CrewCom Wireless Intercom System
Pliant Technologies’ CrewCom Wireless Intercom System

Pliant Technologies CrewCom Wireless Intercom System

Kathy Eddy

Pliant Technologies, the professional products division of CoachComm, has introduced its first wireless intercom product, CrewCom. It is based on a new technology platform that offers high user density, range, and scalability. CrewCom features a small, fully-featured professional full-duplex wireless radio packs, multiple simultaneous frequency bands, as well as a host of user features.

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Elation Platinum 1200 Wash
Elation Platinum 1200 Wash

Elation Platinum 1200 Wash

Kathy Eddy

Elation Professional launched the Platinum 1200 Wash, an LED color wash moving head luminaire with (19) 65W multi-chip RGBW LEDs. According to Elation the Platinum 1200 Wash produces color washes on par with 1,500W discharge fixtures and features include a 5° to 50° motorized zoom; a selection of linear color temperature presets from 2,700 - 8,000K; a variety of effects using the fixture’s pixel and pixel ring control with a range of macros included when programming time is limited; linear dimming with selectable dimming curves; and high-speed electronic strobe.

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Compact dLive C Class Digital Mixers introduced by Allen & Heath
Compact dLive C Class Digital Mixers introduced by Allen & Heath

Allen & Heath Introduces Compact dLive C Class Digital Mixers

Michael Eddy

Allen & Heath is introducing the dLive C Class, a new compact range of Surfaces and MixRacks at the NAMM 2017 show, January 19-22 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. The dLive C Class is founded on XCVI, the same 96kHz FPGA core which drives Allen & Heath’s flagship dLive S Class mixers, and also shares its DEEP processing architecture, allowing class-leading compressors and processing emulations to be embedded directly within the inputs and mix channels.

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