Coleman Audio M3PH DAW Monitor
The M3PH adds full control room monitoring ability to your DAW system, with four balanced stereo inputs and two balanced alternate-speaker outputs. Stepped attenuator for control room level tracks to 0.05 dB. Talkback mic and level control switch activated. Stereo cue level control. Engineer headphone selectable for main signal or cue mix. Price: $1,150.
Coleman Audio TB4 DAW Talkback Monitor Module
The TB4 adds a full control room monitoring section with talkback functions to your DAW system, with four stereo inputs and two alternate stereo outputs. Stepped attenuator for control room level tracks to 0 .05 dB. Mic and level-control switch activated. Stereo cue level control. Engineer headphone selectable for main signal or cue mix.
81 Pilgrim Lane Westbury, NY 11590
C-Mexx Software MAP
A stand-alone unit with a Mac or PC editor, MAP is an Intelligent MIDI network node, mapping unit and LAN-based MIDI interface. MAP is a 4-in/4-out PC/Mac MIDI interface with a 10Mbit RJ45 LAN connection to distribute MIDI over long distances via Ethernet. Any standard Ethernet switches, W-LAN systems, hubs, access points, etc., can be used. MAP is a MIDI router—any connected unit can have its dedicated MIDI stream right out of the MAP network. MAP can convert or filter any given MIDI command into any other (including Sysex) in real time. Via Ethernet, MAP is easily connected/disconnected. It's great for notebooks and fully scalable/expandable for any number of MIDI I/Os.
Dist. by X-Vision Audio
241 Federal Plaza West, Suite 406
Youngstown, OH 44503
330/747-3862; fax 330/747-3865
Crown IQ System with TCP/IQ
Crown debuts the next generation of its IQ System for computer control and monitoring of professional audio equipment. Instead of utilizing a proprietary two-wire bus, communication now travels via 10/100 Ethernet between components employing Crown's new TCP/IQ protocol. This provides a significant increase in speed and the ability to add more components to an IQ system. Furthermore, TCP/IQ has been integrated with the CobraNet network to offer a single connection for digital audio and control.
1718 W. Mishawaka Rd.
Elkhart, IN 46517
574/294-8200; fax 574/294-8329
JLCooper USB Media Command Station Interface Card
The MCS-3000 Series USB Interface Card ($299.95) allows connection to computers via USB. The USB interface and software adapt the MCS-3000 controllers to work efficiently with virtually any application. Software keysets are included for popular audio, video and animation programs. JLC's smart USB driver knows which application is running in the foreground and switches keysets automatically, for seamless control of key commands, mouse clicks and macros. This innovative application is the first to provide all of this combined with programmable MIDI fader control over a single simple USB connection. Win 98/2000/NT/ME/XP and MAC OS 9, OS X-compatible.
142 Arena St.
El Segundo, CA 90245
310/322-9990; fax 310/335-0110
Logitek Audio Engine
Logitek's new, redesigned Audio Engine is a full digital audio router that can perform crosspoint routing, mixing and summing of signals. The unit accepts analog or digital inputs and can output signals in either format. The product is configurable from 8-in/8-out to 64-in/64-out; multiple Audio Engines can be linked for larger applications. Control is accomplished via physical or software router controllers. Prices start around $6,000.
5622 Edgemoor Houston, TX 77081
713/664-4470; fax 713/664-4479
Martinsound MultiMAX EXR
Martinsound's new MultiMAX EXR Surround Monitor Controller/Remote Control package retains all of the functionality of the industry-standard MultiMAX EX at a new, competitive price point, by locating all system operation on the remote control itself. The MultiMAX EXR allows engineers to replace a console's monitor section or add proper surround monitoring to a DAW, facilitating surround sound production on existing equipment with confidence that mixes will survive downmixing.
1151 West Valley Blvd.
Alhambra, CA 91803
800/582-3555; fax 616/284-3092
ROPD INC. SP-02
ROPD Inc.—a studio design firm headed by multi-Platinum/Gold engineer Richard Oliver—offers a speaker-switching box that outperforms all others. Pure gold in nitrogen, it's the only speaker switcher compatible with large-diameter cables, such as Monster and other ultrahigh-quality systems. It switches multiple amplifier outputs, as well as amplifier and powered speaker inputs. Pricing begins at $1,499.95. E-mail email@example.com for quote on configuration.
417 West 46th Street, FL.3
New York, NY 10036
212/757-1425; fax 212/757-1425
Tascam DS-M7.1 Surround Monitor Controller
The DS-M7.1 is a surround monitor controller adding multispeaker monitoring control to digital consoles with only eight output buses. By duplicating the output buses, the DS-M7.1 can route a signal to both stem recorders and multiple amp/speaker combinations. The DS-M7.1 operates at 44.1/48/88.2/96kHz sampling rates, features pull-up/down operation, eight channels of TDIF, AES/EBU and ADAT I/O, and supports surround formats from LCRS up to 7.1.
7733 Telegraph Rd.
Montebello, CA 90640
323/726-0303; fax 323/727-7635