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38th Annual TEC Award Winners Announced

Winners were announced for the 38th Annual TEC Awards, taking place at the 2023 NAMM Show.

TEC Award nominations

Anaheim, CA (April 17, 2023)—Winners were announced for the 38th Annual TEC Awards, taking place at the TEC Experience, a reception at the 2023 NAMM Show. This year, 21 Technical Achievement categories and a Studio Design Project category were honored.

Presented annually during The NAMM Show, the TEC Awards recognize the individuals, companies, and technical innovations behind the sound of recordings, live performances, films, television, video games, and multimedia.

And the winners were…



Amplification Hardware / Studio & Sound Reinforcement

L-Acoustics LA7.16i Amplified Controller


Audio Apps & Hardware / Peripherals for Smartphones & Tablets

Universal Audio Volt 2 USB Audio Interface


Audio Education Technology

Mix with the Masters


Computer Audio Hardware

Universal Audio Volt 276 USB Audio Interface


Console Technology

Solid State Logic ORIGIN


DJ Production Technology (Hardware / Software)

Roland SP-404MKII Creative Sampler and Effector


Headphone / Earpiece Technology


NDH 30 Open-Back Studio Headphone


Microphone Preamplifiers

Rupert Neve Designs 5025 Dual Shelford Mic Pre


Microphones – Recording

Mojave Audio MA-37


Microphones – Sound Reinforcement

DPA Microphones 4055 Kick Drum Microphone


Musical Instrument Amplification & Effects

Universal Audio UAFX Dream ’65 Reverb Amplifier


Musical Instrument Hardware

NORD Piano 5 88


Musical Instrument Software

Universal Audio Opal Morphing Synthesizer


Production Essentials

Genelec GLM V4.2 GRADE Report


Signal Processing Hardware

Solid State Logic THE BUS+


Signal Processing Software (Dynamics / EQ / Utilities)

Eventide SplitEQ


Signal Processing Software (Effects)

FabFilter Volcano 3


Sound Reinforcement Loudspeakers

Meyer Sound PANTHER Large-Format Line Array


Studio Monitors

Genelec 6040R Smart Active Loudspeaker


Wireless Technology

Sennheiser XS Wireless IEM


Workstation Technology / Recording Devices

Universal Audio LUNA v1.2.5



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