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AKG Acoustics has cut prices on its large-diaphragm microphones and now ships them with the H 100 universal spider suspension. At your dealer now, or

AKG Acoustics has cut prices on its large-diaphragm microphones and now ships them with the H 100 universal spider suspension. At your dealer now, or call 615/360-0499; visit www.akgacoustics.com...TC Electronic's ADA 24/96 is a new 24-bit 96kHz ADA I/O card for the M5000. The 24/96 converters run at double sample rate (64/88.2/96), and a powerful 100MHz DSP processor allows for selection among filter types. Call 805/373-1828 or visit www.tcelectronic.com...Neumann/USA will distribute the True Audio Precision 8 mic preamp in the U.S. Designed by Sunrise Engineering, the Precision 8 provides eight channels of transformerless mic preamplification (two inputs can be used as DIs). The Precision 8 is $2,495. Call 860/ 434-5220 or visit www.neumannusa.com...New upgrades for the Weiss Engineering EQ1 make it 96kHz-capable and add EQ parameters. Windows software allows for automated control of the EQ1 or the EQ1-MK2. Read more at www.weiss.ch/gambit/eq1...Gold Line's TEF Division now distributes Acoustic-X's acoustical modeling software in the States. Developed by Pilchner & Schoustal, the Windows-based Acoustic-X software provides powerful analysis functions. Call 203/938-2588 or visit www.gold-line. com...PMI Audio Group announces price cuts on the JOEMEEK SC2.2 stereo compressor and the VC1 Studio Channel. Both are now priced at $999.99. Call 877/563-6335 or visit www.pmiaudio.com...Music 2 Hues has released three new collections of production music. The four-CD "Broadcast Series" includes over 250 tracks and three hours of music. The two-CD "MultiMedia Series" has 200-plus tracks of production music in .WAV format. New additions to the Royalty Free Music Collection are Swing Big Band and Power Corporate CDs. Visit www.music2hues. com...ARX North America debuts the PhantomPlus[superscript](tm) 4-channel phantom power supply for mics and DIs. I/Os are balanced XLR. Call 818/225-1809 or visit www. arx.com.au...VideoHelper's "Noise Generator" is a four-CD set of sound design elements. More than 2,000 edgier, new sounds are listed in a 24-page booklet. Titles of the four discs are Hits, Whoosh/Transitional Elements, Noises and Drones/Beds. The set is $795. Call 212/633-7009 or visit www.videohelper. com...Switchcraft's AAA Series of QuikTwist Q-G(r) connectors features only two pieces and simple twist-on strain relief. Available in black or nickel finish and with gold contacts, the connectors can be ordered with three (XLR) to seven contact pins. Call 773/792-2700 or check out www. switchcraft.com...The two-CD Themescapes royalty-free music collection from Loud Neighbors Music is divided into 12 "construction kits," each with a primary theme and several alternate versions. The 48-track/95-minute set can be auditioned at www.loud- neighbors.com, or call 888/400-2149 for a free demo CD...Sweetwater Sound's new 1999 Equipment Directory is available. Call 800/222-4700 for your free copy.

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