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Sony DMX-R100 Surpasses 2,000-Unit Mark

Sony Electronics announced that its DMX-R100 digital mixing console has surpassed the 2,000-units sold worldwide mark since its introduction in October 2000. 8/15/2003 8:00 AM Eastern

Sony Electronics announced that its DMX-R100 digital mixing consolehas surpassed the 2,000-units sold worldwide mark since itsintroduction in October 2000.

"The DMX-R100 has opened a whole new world of sound andflexibility," said Peter Moshay, owner of A-Pawling Studio, locatedjust outside of New York City. The Grammy-nominated producer, mixer andengineer has worked on more than 60 projects with the digital mixer,including numerous Gold, Platinum and multi-Platinum albums for suchrecording artists as Hall & Oates, Mariah Carey, Fishbone and GregBrown. Moshay says that the Sony digital mixer allows him to achieve anincredible intimacy with his client's material. "The functionality is astand-out, but the sound is what really sold me," Moshay said. "It is apleasure to work with this console on a daily basis."

Broadcasters are also adopting the DMX-R100 as a productionplatform; more than 75 units shipped this spring. For example, theSinclair Broadcast Group recently decided to standardize with theDMX-R100 for its NewsCentral corporate news production initiative. "TheNewsCentral project is an aggressive, crucial, high-profileinitiative," said Norman Stein, Sinclair's director of operations. "TheDMX-R100 was selected because of its ease of operation and simplicityof integration in the news production environment." Ten units will soonbe in service in the initial NewsCentral build-out, distributedthroughout the company's 62 stations in 39 markets, according toStein.

"Our DMX-R100 digital mixer has enjoyed critical success from thestart because of its full range of features and superb sonicperformance," said Paul Foschino, senior national marketing manager forprofessional audio at Sony Electronics. "The proof of its excellence isthe way it is being embraced across the board. Combined with ourongoing development based on feedback from the field, we've surpassedour goal of creating an essential tool for achieving excellence inalmost any production application." Recent additions to the DMX-R100include the MADI option board, the SIU-100 System Interface Unit andthe release of Version 2.22 software.

For more, visit Sony Pro Audio online at www.sony.com/proaudio.