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E-mu (www.emu.com) announces the E-mu PC, an integrated computer, sampler, sequencer, editor and publishing system, including computer. The system includes

E-mu (www.emu.com) announces the E-mu PC, an integrated computer, sampler, sequencer, editor and publishing system, including computer. The system includes extra RAM, disk storage, CD-RW drive, modem, MIDI interface, multichannel I/O and VST software. It sells for $2,495 ($2,695 with 17-inch monitor). In other E-mu news, the new Xtreme Lead XL ($895) is a 64-note polyphonic MIDI sound module designed for dance music with 32 MB of ROM, with 12th-order filters, programmable arpeggiators and more...The Sonic Timeworks CompressorX effect is now available for Soundscape Red and SSHDR1-Plus systems and the Mixtreme card. Apogee MasterTools with UV-22 is also available for Soundscape. Visit www.soundscape-digital.com for details...Emagic (www.emagic.de) announces Logic Audio Version 4.2 for Mac and Windows 98. Features include sample-accurate sync, Roland VS support and enhancements to the Score Editor, sequencer and audio engine...Official Software LLC (www.officialsoftware.com) releases version 1.5 of Official Copyright Software, designed to simplify copyright filings with the U.S. Copyright Office. Features include new and updated copyright forms and fee information, contacts and publications and the ability to register works and Web sites online...Syntrillium's MP3 plug-in ($29) for Cool Edit Pro enables CEP users to read and write files directly. Visit www.syntrillium.com...Check out Onadime's "see the music" interactive Mac application that blends audio and video synthesis technologies to generate images from audio. (The software was a light-show feature at the California Music Awards.) A free player is at www.onadime. com...The BIAS biasDECK software is Apple OS9- compatible. See www.bias-inc.com for more information...mSoft (www.msoftinc.com) has a software module for its ServerSound media retrieval system. Pro/Spotter-TV Version is automated effect spotting software, based on ServerSound's Pro/Spotter-Film Version. Also new, Pro/Master automates the process of digitizing audio from CD or DAT, splitting it into track and index and linking it to a database ...Metric Halo's (www.channelstrip.com) ChannelStrip processing software is now available for MOTU's MAS and Digidesign's RTAS and AudioSuite platforms ...Gefen (www.gefen.com) offers ex*tend*it mini PC/Mac cross-platform KVM Switch, which enables the switching between two CPUs without swapping monitor, keyboard or mouse...Canford debuts a new MIDI mains switcher and a MIDI distribution amp. Get details at www.canford.co.uk...ASACA (www.asaca.com) introduces new TeraCart libraries, which offer 3.9 and 7.5 TB of storage and are SAN-ready.

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