Russound Architectural Loudspeakers Now Part of the AudioControl Sound Partners Program

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AudioControl has announced that Russound has been added to its Sound Partners Program (SPP). The AudioControl SPP was established as a cooperative initiative with industry-leading architectural speaker manufacturers in order to implement optimized performance profiles as defined by each brand’s engineers. These profiles, when stored in the DSP onboard the AudioControl Director and CM-Series high-performance […]

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Attero Tech Ships UCC Mixer/Amp

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Attero Tech is now shipping the Axon A4FLEX networked AVC interface. Combining four studio-grade microphone preamps, logic I/O, a USB audio interface and a two-channel power amplifier in a 1/3U form factor, the A4FLEX is designed for huddle rooms and small conference rooms in UCC spaces. When paired with an enterprise DSP, the A4FLEX can […]

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New DMP 64 Plus Series of Digital Matrix Processors Launches from Extron

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Extron just debuted the DMP 64 Plus series of compact Digital Matrix Processors, featuring six DSP input channels with AEC, which take up only a half rack space. With a mix matrix, a USB audio interface and 6×4 analog connectivity, the DMP 64 Plus provides the ability to easily connect and route signals to accommodate […]

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Biamp AVB-Based TesiraCONNECT to Connect and Power All Biamp Devices Debuts

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Biamp is introducing something called TesiraCONNECT, a five-port AVB connection box that provides power and media over a single cable between Biamp AVB DSPs, USB extenders, PoE+ amplifiers and microphones. TesiraCONNECT is the central connection point for all Biamp devices in the conference room and offers the following features: Five RJ-45 Ports: TesiraCONNECT comes with […]

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Bose Professional Shows New Power Amplifiers

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Bose Professional exhibited at InfoComm an expanded portfolio of amplifiers, including the new PowerSpace line of power amplifiers, which offer the right power levels and DSP options for premium commercial applications. The new line includes two models featuring an integrated DSP and three models with Bose AmpLink connectivity. PowerSpace products join Bose Professional’s expanding PowerMatch, […]

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FM+ Dante Assistive Listening System from Williams AV Broadcasts to FM and Wi-Fi

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Williams Sound is showing its FM+ Dante, an assistive listening system able to broadcast both FM and Wi-Fi audio from a single device, at InfoComm 2019. Williams also says it’s the first with a Dante audio input. Often, the integrator’s most difficult choice when designing an assistive listening system is deciding between an FM or […]

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Bose Pro Details InfoComm 2019 Plans

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Bose Professional has significantly expanded its portfolio of loudspeakers, amplifiers, DSPs, controllers and software products. With more than 50 new products specifically produced for a wide range of applications. Bose Professional audio systems also elevate the experience for system designers, installers and end users with products designed for easier installation and simplified operation. The complete […]

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AVPhenom Introduces New Workplace Software at InfoComm19

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5/30/2019 Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Every year, Phenomenal Industries introduces at least one new GAMECHANGING product before InfoComm, AV’s premier commercial trade show.  Last year, there was an explosion of activity around ShareChair, the revolutionary huddle room collaboration product that blurred the lines between technology and furniture to change the way we share information. It […]

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PreSonus Ships FLEX DSP-Powered StudioLive 64S and Series III S Mixers

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PreSonus is now shipping its new StudioLive 64S, with 76 mixing channels, 43 buses and 526 simultaneous effects. Thirty-two individually configurable FlexMixes allow you to create your preferred combination of aux mixes, matrix mixes and subgroups for your application. StudioLive 64S mixers feature an independent main mono/center bus; each channel has a dedicated level control and a center divergence control […]

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ClearOne Ships New Ceiling Tile Beamforming Mic Array

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ClearOne today announced that it has begun global shipments of its recently debuted and patented Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile (BMA CT) to systems integrators. The BMA CT is designed so that multi-array setups can utilize a single, low-channel count DSP mixer, including acoustic echo cancellation, noise cancellation and beam selection. Further simplification comes from […]

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New TASCAM MX-8A Matrix Mixer Is Aimed at MultiZone Installs

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With eight mic/line inputs, eight line outputs, integrated DSP for audio optimization and a built-in, 2×2 audio interface, TASCAM’s new MX-8A matrix mixer is excellent choice for small to medium-sized installs in applications such as stores, restaurants and banquet rooms. Combine up to ten sources (eight mic/line input channels and two USB audio interface returns) […]

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Kramer Unveils the Industry’s First Audio Matrix with DSP and Interchangeable I/Os

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Kramer Electronics has unveiled the industry first 20-port audio matrix with DSP and interchangeable inputs and outputs at ISE 2019. AFM‑20DSP provides configuration flexibility and eliminates I/O limitations with its 20 interchangeable analog audio ports, letting AV professionals get more functionality for less real estate. AFM-20DSP also packs eight AEC channels, auto feedback suppression, Dante […]

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Bose Professional Introduces New Business Music Systems

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Bose Professional just expanded its Business Music Systems portfolio with redesigned loudspeakers, amplifiers, DSPs, controllers and software products. Calling it a “modernized” line comes together to build a range of cohesive systems that raise the bar in meeting the expectations of system integrators, consultants and their customers in terms of aesthetics, function, quality and budget. […]

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IPX Series Amplifiers Ship with New IRIS-Net Software Release

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Dynacord’s IPX multi-channel DSP amplifiers, integrated with Dante and OCA (AES70) audio networking technology, are now shipping. The amplifiers are accompanied by the 4.0 release of IRIS-Net software for system configuration, remote control and management. The IPX Series comprises three four-channel and one eight-channel amplifier model, spec’d at 5 kilowatts, 10 kilowatts and even 20 […]

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Symetrix Announces Release of SymVue for Control Server

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Symetrix has announced the release of its SymVue software for their Control Server hardware. SymVue is a server-based application designed to control Symetrix DSPs. SymVue enables custom GUIs authored using Symetrix Composer running on the Symetrix Control Server hardware. Application-specific control screens can be designed and tested in minutes, without writing any code. With SymVue […]

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Symetrix Introduces Composer 7.0

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Symetrix has released the latest version of its Composer programming software for Edge, Radius, Prism and Solus NX DSPs. With Composer 7.0 integrators can program a complete end-to-end DSP signal path using just one application. Composer 7.0 integrates support for the next generation of Symetrix hardware, Radius NX, as well as full integration with SymVue […]

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Bose Professional Expands DSP Offerings

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Bose Professional broadens its ControlSpace sound processor line with six new DSP models and three attractive digital wall controllers. The new ControlSpace CSP-1248 and CSP-428 commercial sound processors offer right-sized I/O and simplified configuration for small-to-medium-scale projects. They are designed to serve as standalone DSPs in commercial applications such as retail stores and restaurants or […]

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Why AVaaS is not just a Glorified Lease

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I was participating in a social media chat the other day when the subject of AV as a Service (AVaaS) came up.  For those not familiar with the subject, I’ve written a little about it in the past, and if you’d like a little background feel free to click here or here.  During the chat, someone […]

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RCF Expands NX Series with Active Two-Way Cabinets

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Specifically designed to be the everyday tool for professional musicians, rental and production companies, RCF is bringing to market new NX Series active two-way sound reinforcement cabinets. Conceived as a complement to the RCF high powered systems as the HDL System or the NXL arrays, the new NX cabinets feature much of the power and accessories of the […]

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Kramer Debuts Kramer Network 2.0 at ISE

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Kramer Electronics Ltd. just announced Kramer Network 2.0 – an enterprise management platform for IT/AV professionals to configure and manage their entire Kramer product range, Dante devices and third-party devices from anywhere in the world. Kramer Network 2.0 has all the features and capabilities for managing any AV deployment. Configuration time is reduced due to automated device […]

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Bryston Unveils Flagship Active Loudspeaker Systems

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Bryston has announced the introduction of its Active Loudspeaker lineup, featuring three speaker models of different sizes (Model T Active, Middle T Active and Mini T Active) mated to a DSP-enabled active crossover (BAX-1) and Cubed Series Bryston amplifiers. Two new amplifier models, the three-channel 21B3 and six-channel 24B3 have been created especially for the Bryston Active systems. The Bryston […]

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Symetrix Composer 6.0 Adds Dante Enhancements

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Symetrix has released the latest version of its Composer programming software for Edge, Radius, Prism and Solus NX DSPs. In addition to DSP design, Composer v6.0 for Windows natively configures the setup and routing of Symetrix Dante I/O expanders, along with select third-party Dante devices. With Composer, integrators can program a complete end-to-end DSP signal path using just one application. Composer 6.0 […]

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WyreStorm to Launch Modular H2XC Series HDBaseT 4K HDR at ISE

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WyreStorm is announcing at ISE 2018 the H2XC Series modular HDBaseT 5Play 4K with integrated audio DSP matrix switchers, featuring a selection of customizable multi-format, multi-platform transmission cards. An evolution of the H2X Series, the H2XC was developed to offer even more pro AV and large high-end residential options for the distribution of multi-source 4K UHD with […]

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Meridian Audio Launches 271 Theater Controller

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Meridian Audio has just launched the 271 Digital Theatre Controller. The 271 is designed to integrate any analog or digital AV processor on the market with Meridian’s DSP (Digital Signal Processing) loudspeakers. Features include: 16 channels of analog audio on any combination of single-ended or balanced input connections (RCA or 2×8 channel DB25 connectors). 16 + four digital audio outputs […]

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Kramer Claims Industry’s First Digital Sound Processor (DSP) over IP at InfoComm

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Kramer just announced the KN-DSP100 Kramer Sound Server, claiming to be the industry’s first ever digital sound processor (DSP) over IP networks. KN-DSP100 enables simultaneous processing of 64 input channels and distribution of over 1000 outputs. The product is compatible with any Dante audio signal and provides auto-detection of all Kramer devices and their functionality. This new single-box, plug-and-play […]

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Too Many Captain Kirks, Not Enough Scottys

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For well more than a century, the audio world was warm, straightforward and essentially analog at its core. It was a copper-based universe of wire, resistors, capacitors, transformers, vacuum tubes, transistors and electronic parts you could touch, feel, see and identify easily. And then, as things are wont to do, it all changed. Individual circuit […]

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ClearOne Launches Mobile Dialer Apps for CONVERGE Pro 2 DSP Platform

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ClearOne is releasing mobile applications to dial and control its CONVERGE Pro 2 line of DSP mixers. Compatible with both Android and iOS mobile phones and tablets, the Apps come on the heels of the already-released software Dialer-Controller applications for Windows and MAC OS platforms. These new mobile applications extend choices of devices and interfaces for users, while also providing the […]

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Dante Compatibility Added to Amate Audio’s DSP608

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A new version of Amate Audio’s DSP608 digital loudspeaker management system has debuted — and it now features on-board support for Dante AoIP (audio over IP) multi-channel streaming signals. The six-in / eight-out, 1U 19” rackmount unit now additionally features a two-channel Dante input, via its RJ45 Ethernet port. Dante enables streaming of multiple channels […]

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Crestron Ships Avia Multichannel Amplifiers

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Crestron is now shipping Avia multi-channel amplifiers. The new AMP-8075 and AMP-8150 are designed to work natively with Crestron Avia DSPs and have eight channels of audio power in a single rack space, with a choice of 75 or 150 Watts per channel. Each channel is individually configurable for either low-Z (4/8 ohm) or high-Z […]

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MC2 Audio Debuts Delta Series Amplifiers

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MC2 Audio has launched six models in a new Delta Series of networkable audio processing power amplifiers. Incorporating XTA’s 96kHz DSP, MC2 Audio says the line are DSP-enabled and have three input options: analog, AES3 and Audinate’s Dante networked audio. The units have four inputs and eight outputs and four of the outputs driving the […]

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AMX Debuts N7142 AV-Over-IP Presentation Switcher

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HARMAN Pro today unveiled the AMX N7142 Presentation Switcher, an all-in-one presentation switcher that incorporates low-latency Networked AV video distribution. It’s aimed at classrooms and conference rooms. The N7142 Presentation Switcher distributes up to 4K UHD (3840×2160) content from 4K sources (4K @60Hz 4:2:0) HDMI 2.0 and two VGA inputs that can be independently switched […]

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Powersoft Launches New Quattrocanali Series at ISE

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Powersoft has again chosen ISE to launch its new four-channel Quattrocanali Series, with three different models: the Quattrocanali 4804 is 1,200 watts per channel @ 8 ohm, 1,500 watts per channel @ 2 ohm, 3,000 watts bridged @ 4 ohms; the Quattrocanali 2404 is 600 watts per channel @ 8 ohm, 800 watts per channel […]

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