ANALOG DEVICES SHARC DSP
The SHARC family of digital signal processors are ICs designed for audio applications requiring the highest possible performance. SHARC processors are ideal for professional mixing consoles, effects processors, automotive and home theater systems, digital musical instruments and more. The SHARC Processors ADSP-2136x are priced from $17.97, in quantities of 10,000 pieces. AES booth: #936.
ANALOG DEVICES BLACKFIN EMBEDDED PROCESSOR
The Blackfin family (ADSP-53x) of embedded processors combines high-performance signal processing (DSP) and control processing (RISC for portable audio applications, networked media players, effects processors and more). Blackfin Processors are priced in the $5 to $40 per-unit range in 10,000-unit quantities. AES booth: #936.
ARGOSY MIRAGE DC-2
Mirage transforms your D-Command controller into a powerful presence within the control room. Inspired by the collective input of engineers, artists and producers around the world, the Mirage provides a brilliant new silhouette, balancing transitive minimalism with ergonomic necessity for today’s control room environment. The Mirage extends the proven functionality and creature comforts of the Argosy 90 Series’ flagship design to better address both the unique opportunities and needs of the latest generation of digital controllers. Price: $4,995.
COLEMAN AUDIO SM5.1
The SM5.1 is a versatile multichannel metering system. Balanced bridging inputs allow the VU meter to monitor the level without affecting the signal path. Thru jacks allow the SM5.1 to be connected at most any point in an audio system. Designed with surround systems in mind, it can easily adapt to any multichannel scenario, such as the inputs to an external summing box or the mix bus and group outputs of a console.
DANGEROUS MONITOR ST AND SR
Dangerous Music releases its new stereo and 5.1 monitor controllers: the Monitor ST and Monitor SR. The new system is a 4-input/3-output source and speaker switcher, featuring a 100-percent analog signal path controlled via a programmable remote. The ST provides stereo functionality and can easily be expanded to 5.1 by the addition of the SR unit. The system also has extensive headphone cue and talkback systems, subwoofer management and more features crucial to DAW workflow. Prices: ST, $1,899; and SR, $1,299. AES booth: #868.
DOREMI NUGGETPRO HD VIDEO PLAYER
The NuggetPro stand-alone SD and HD video player for audio post provides perfect sync with the audio workstation timeline via its frame-accurate, Sony 9-pin Chase mode. NuggetPro also features variable-speed playback and the ability to scrub in perfect sync within the DAW session.
STUDIO TECHNOLOGIES STUDIOCOM FOR SURROUND UNIT
The Model 74/75 StudioCom for Surround Unit incorporates a talkback-to-headphones system for multichannel monitoring. AES booth: #551.