Burbank, CA â€¦ Royer Labs, recognized globally for its high quality ribbon microphones used by leading studio professionals, is pleased to announce that the companyâ€™s Live Series microphones won the coveted TEC Award in the Microphone Technology/Sound Reinforcement category during the recent 2008 TEC (Technical Excellence & Creativity) Awards show. The awards program, hosted each fall during the AES (Audio Engineering Society) trade show, honors outstanding achievement in a variety of categories that encompasses both creative and technical areas.
Hosted by the Mix Foundation for Excellence in Audio on Friday, October 3rd, 2008 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco, this yearâ€™s awards ceremony marked the 24th year for the TEC Awards. The show occurred on the first night of the 125th AES Convention, which this year, was held at San Franciscoâ€™s Moscone Center. The Royer Live Series won the TEC Award in the category of Microphone Technology/Sound Reinforcement. John Jennings, Royer VP of Sales and Marketing accepted the award for the company.
â€œAll of us at Royer Labs are happy and extremely proud to see that our Live Series microphones have made their way into the live sound market and have been received with the same level of enthusiasm as our studio mics have,â€? said Jennings to thunderous applause by a large group of enthusiastic supporters. â€œThe fact that ribbon mics continue to gain momentum amidst an extremely competitive product category is tremendously gratifying. I would also like to say thank you to all the FOH and monitor engineers who have offered their advice and suggestions and have helped us develop the line with the capabilities necessary in the high SPL environment of live sound.â€?
About The SF-24 Live Phantom Powered Stereo Ribbon Microphone
Designed as a premium instrument for stereo and distance miking applications, the SF-24 Live represents a significant improvement for many ambient and critical applications due to the inclusion of Royerâ€™s exclusive active electronics system for ribbon microphones. The SF-24 Live consists of two matched ribbon microphones placed one above the other, each aimed 45 degrees from center in the classic Blumlein configuration.
About the Royer Labs R-121 Live Ribbon Microphone
The R-121 Live ribbon microphone is designed for today’s live performance spaces. It exhibits a flat frequency response and a well-balanced, panoramic soundfield with the ability to withstand 135 dB SPLâ€”making it an ideal tool for drum and guitar amp miking, as well as a variety of acoustic instruments.
About the R-122 Live Active Ribbon Microphone
The Royer R-122 Live is the worldâ€™s first phantom powered, active ribbon microphone designed for live sound applications. It exhibits a flat frequency response and a well-balanced, panoramic soundfield with the ability to withstand 135 dB SPLâ€”making it an ideal tool for drum and guitar amp miking, as well as vocals and a variety of quieter instruments.
About Royer Labs
Located in Burbank, California, Royer Labsâ€™ microphones are a staple of leading recording and broadcast facilities. Additional information on the Live Series and all Royer microphones can be found at www.royerlabs.com.