AMEK MEDIA 51Now shipping, the Media 51 from Amek (www.amekusa.com) is an in-line analog multitrack console suitable for music, broadcast and film/video post-production. Media 51's mono input modules incorporate a new Rupert Neve-designed mic preamp and EQ section. Four-band EQ can be split between the channel and mix paths, and highpass and sweepable lowpass filters are switchable into the dynamics sidechain. The Media 51 can mix to any 4- to 8-channel-wide surround sound format; standard equipment includes Supertrue[TM] fader, switch, and event automation with SMPTE and MIDI sync. A Cue List function can trigger internal and external events against timecode with quarter-frame accuracy, and input channel parameters can be stored and recalled, along with Amek Virtual Dynamics[TM] data. Media 51 is available with 28 or 44 inputs; prices start at $49,995.