ACO PACIFIC SLARM
The SLARM™ (Sound Level Alarm and Monitor) provides monitoring and alarms for annoying or dangerous sound levels. Applications are virtually unlimited. Community and industrial applications include hospitals, classrooms, offices, clubs, rehearsal halls, auditoriums, churches, health clubs, amphitheaters, assembly lines, warehouses, marshalling yards, construction sites and local law enforcement. Featuring wired and wireless monitoring, real time and history displays, and SlarmNet™, the SLARM™ protects hearing, educates, enforces and benefits the community. Price: from $2,000.
ALLEGRO MULTIMEDIA PIANO WIZARD
Piano Wizard is a revolutionary videogame that uses a proprietary computer game engine with a color-coded piano keyboard (bundled with the software) to allow kids to simply and quickly hit the correct note at the correct time. The Piano Wizard software lets the user play actual songs and through game play, musical logic, theory and notation are subconsciously learned. Price: $150. NAMM booth: #6324.
AUDIO-TECHNICA IMPORT SERIES HEADPHONES
Audio-Technica’s new Import Series offers an exciting selection of audiophile, DJ and portable headphones previously available only in Japan. The series includes full-size circumaural headphones for the audio purist; models designed for the working DJ; incredibly comfortable clip-on headphones for active listeners; great-sounding ear buds especially popular for use with portable players; and an innovative fold-up design that can be tucked away in a pocket for use on the go. Price: $119 to $329. NAMM booth: #6740.
BRIGHT STAR AUDIO ISONODE/ISOROCK
Award-winning vibration control products from Bright Star provide the major improvements at a low cost. IsoNode and IsoRock control destructive vibration to enhance the performance of musical instruments and studio/live gear. IsoRock completes the ultimate isolation system. Price: 19.99
CME BITSTREAM 3X MIDI CONTROLLER
A totally unique programmable MIDI controller with 35 knobs, eight sliders, 16 buttons, a joystick, crossfader and an infrared controller, the Bitstream 3X is the only three-axis (X, Y and Z) controller. With an 8-track motion sampler, 13,000 presets (including Reason and Cubase) and 100 snapshot scenes, you’ll have total hands-on control of your DAW software and MIDI hardware. Price: $399. NAMM booth: #6524.
DRAUGHON BROTHERS CNC-BUILT FLIGHT CASES
Prodigal Cases, a division of Draughon Brothers Inc., introduces our line of CNC-built flight cases. With the addition of our computer-assisted cutting, the precision and repeatability of our cases is excellent.
EQUATION AUDIO RP-21/RP-22X HEADPHONES
Equation Audio has enhanced its popular EarTools headphones. The RP-20s have acoustical and mechanical improvements, as well as upgraded cosmetics. The XB-1s had the same enhancements, and both models now feature removable/replaceable cables, making user replacement easier and offering a choice of cable selections. These changes were significant enough to warrant new model numbers, now being RP-21 and RP-22X, respectively.
Dist. by Trans Dominion Corp.
INTUNE GROUP DIGITAL MEDIA VENDING MACHINE
The Intune Group announces the world’s first MP3 vending machine. See our Website for more details. Price: $10,000.
LIFEGUARD MUSIC ON TRACK PROFESSIONAL
A comprehensive contact manager designed for the audio/production professional. Find any info fast! A must have for the production pro. Price: $49.99.
This versatile bracket enables the addition of a Littlite task lamp to any standard rack without giving up rackspace. The Rackit spans three rackspaces and piggybacks any Littlite lampset on the rack rails. The Littlite can be permanently bolted into place or—using our Snap Mount—can be detached for storage and transport. NAMM booth: #7200.
LIVID INSTRUMENTS TACTIC M2
Introducing the next-generation video instrument. The Tactic m2 is a comprehensive, all-in-one solution for professional, real-time video performance and composition. Tactic’s hybrid solution generates high-quality, real-time video performances by combining video triggering, scratching, source mixing and live camera manipulation to give you total control over hundreds of effects. Price: $899.
LUCID GENX192 MASTER CLOCK
From Symetrix comes the Lucid GENx192, which provides a low-jitter master clock reference in a variety of digital audio formats at up to 192 kHz. In Distribution mode, an external AES or word clock sync source fed into the device appears at each of the GENx192’s 14 sync outputs. In Internal mode, it generates an ultra-low-jitter sync reference—the 14 outputs are split into two groups of seven, each capable of generating an independent multiple of the base frequency. NAMM booth: #6699.
Clamp-on work light with LEDs and 12-inch extension arm with on/off switch. Price: $75.
MACKIE CONTROL C4 COMMANDER
Mackie C4 Commander is a software companion product for the Mackie Control C4 plug-in and virtual instrument controller that allows users to control hardware MIDI devices such as keyboards, sound modules, guitar PODs and effect processors via the Mackie Control C4. Using a simple drag-and-drop method, C4 Commander allows users to select and assign functions from a list of pre-loaded hardware profiles to the 32 available V-Pots on the Mackie Control C4. NAMM booth: #6690.
MIDDLE ATLANTIC POP FILTER
Middle Atlantic now offers a new brand of music and studio accessories, including the Split Screen Pop Filter. The device uses two independent screens separated by an airspace. Vocalist sounds are initially diffused by the first screen, dispersed by the open space between the two screens and diffused once again by the second screen, effectively removing plosives. To avoid creating resonant frequencies between the two screens, the unit is engineered with no parallel surfaces within the pop filter hoop. Price: $45.
Omnirax announces a full-size Synergy with rack bays on both sides designed to house Digidesign’s D-Command controller. Price: $2,885.
With the proliferation of digital equipment, it’s difficult to keep everything synchronized and locked. Carrying the tradition of the Brainstorm Distripalyzser, The DCD-8—with 10 inputs and 17 outputs—is the perfect solution! Offering exceptional stability and flexibility, the DCD-8 is ideal for a small sound studio or a large post-production facility that uses NTSC, PAL or HD systems. Clock-generating, distributing, clean up, analyzing and format converting—all at an affordable $1,295. NAMM booth: #6329.
PRICOM DESIGN DREAM PLAYER
Super-high-quality solid-state audio player for playing and looping audio content. Used for announcements, trade show booths, kiosks, etc. Four trigger inputs, four control outputs, use sensors or buttons to trigger and play audio. Full CD audio quality (44.1kHz/16-bit stereo)—not MP3—stored on a removable SD Flash Card. Price: $79.
PRICOM DESIGN LITTLE LEVEL
Volume controller and A/B/C switch for monitoring 6-channel surround mixes. Also allows A/B comparisons to DVD-A or SACD. Price: $1,500.
Q LIGHTING THE MAESTRO PLUS
With the Maestro LED music stand light, you had no cord, no bulb and no heat—just soft light covering both pages of music, powered by three AAA batteries. The Maestro Plus now offers double the life at up to 40 hours on three AA batteries, plus the ability to have a swappable battery pack and the option of a wall transformer when needed. Ideal for studio or live performance, The Maestro Plus offers beautiful light and the options you’ve asked for.
TDL TECHNOLOGY AUDIO CONTROL CENTER
The Model 457 can serve as a master volume control and perform real-time comparisons between other audio components. Six switch -selected stereo inputs and three switch-selected stereo outputs. Channel selection by front panel rotary switch or remote control. Price: $466.
TESTDISC.COM AUDIO QUICKTEST 2.01
Designed for pro engineers and tech musicians, AQT is a “must-have” audio setup software. Its comprehensive signal selections are engineered to run smoothly on any compatible Windows laptop or desktop PC. With a full array of tests and setups, including calibrated sine wave tones from 5 Hz to 20 kHz, phase testing, channel testing, pink noise, white noise, sweeps and more, this software offers a perfect Windows-based signal set for critical audio testing and calibration. AQT easily installs on any compatible laptop or desktop PC running on Windows 98, 2000 or XP. Price: $39.98.
TESTDISC.COM SURROUND TEST CD
Like the famous Lasertrak CD2000, but for surround sound, Lasertrak CD2500 is a no-nonsense surround sound testing CD designed specifically for testing 5.1 surround systems, as well as testing 7.1 surround. Price: $39.98.
Ultrasone has incorporated its patented S-Logic™ technology into its first-ever consumer headphone displaying the unique combination of natural surround technology and reduced SPLs. The iCans reduce sound pressure to the eardrums by an astonishing 40 percent, directly addressing recent reports of hearing damage from ear buds and other lower-end headphones. Moreover, the headphones address the issue of reducing electromagnetic field radiation, commonly associated with cell phone use, by up to 98 percent. Price: $119. NAMM booth: #6799.
WESTONE IN-EAR SOUND DESIGN
Experience an in-ear mix you never thought possible. Spatially accurate ear-level ambient microphones re-connect you to your sonic environment. Programmable 20-bit DSP lets you personalize your mix with 6-band parametric EQ and multiband compression for both monitor and ambient signals, then save your settings. Highly flexible: Use as a stand-alone, hard-wired pack or with a wireless pack. Fully compatible with most IEMs, so there’s no need to replace your existing custom earpieces. Price: $899.99. NAMM booth: #6993.
WHIRLWIND CONNECT STANDS
Whirlwind introduces its Connect Series of microphone and guitar stands. These are built to Whirlwind’s exacting standards to provide the quality expected at all levels of audio production, but at extremely attractive price points. Price: $12.95 and up. NAMM booth: #6932.