AKG Voted Best Microphone and Headphones At SOS Awards During NAMM

Underscoring a commitment to provide the most reliable and highest performing products to the professional audio industry, AKG earned two 2011 SOS Awards during Winter NAMM.  Voted Best Microphone and Best Headphones by Sound on Sound readers, the AKG C414XLS and AKG K240, represent the continued versatility, quality and leading technology AKG offers professionals around

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Soundcraft Extends Digital Console Range with Si Compact 16 at NAMM

Positioned as the digital mixing solution for all sizes of sound company or user, the new Soundcraft Si Compact Series is a power-packed range of digital consoles that brings all the experience of Soundcraft’s digital mixing platforms to a very affordable price level for tour sound, corporate event, house of worship and theatre applications, amongst

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Crown Audio Bolsters Senior Management Team With New Leadership For Sales, Operations, General Management

In a series of appointments to improve its organization and its end-product, Crown Audio today announced decisive steps to reinforce its senior management team.  New leaders have been added as the company implements continual improvement initiatives in fundamental disciplines including sales, operations and general management.  John Fitzgerald, Vice President of Program Management at Harman Professional,

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Hardwire® By DigiTech Expands Lineup With HT-6 Polyphonic Tuner

HardWire®, a leading manufacturer of guitar pedals, is introducing the new HT-6 Polyphonic Tuner at the 2011 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, California. The HT-6 is a tuner for guitarists and bassists that can be used to tune all 6 strings of an instrument simultaneously.  Based on technology from 3dB Research, the HT-6 makes tuning

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Hardwire® Introduces the SP-7 Stereo Phaser Effects Pedal for Guitarists

HardWire®, a leading manufacturer of guitar pedals, today introduced the SP-7 Stereo Phaser Effects Pedal.  The SP-7 is an advanced Phaser effects pedal offering seven Phaser types based on popular new and vintage effects pedals including 2 stage, 4 stage, modern, boutique, 10 stage, envelope, and dynamic. Leveraging DSP originally developed for the DigiTech RP

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DigiTech® Now Offers Free Switching System Kit With the Purchase of An RP1000 Multi-Effects Switching System

DigiTech today announced that effective immediately, purchasers of an RP1000 Multi-Effects Switching System will receive a free Switching System Kit. The kit includes cables to connect the RP1000’s dedicated amp loop, cables to create a stompbox loop and an easy-to-follow Quick Start Guide. The DigiTech RP1000 is a versatile guitar multi-effects processor that offers more

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Vocalist® by DigiTech Introduces Live 5 Vocal Harmony and Effects Processor

DigiTech®, a leading manufacturer of vocal processors, and a Harman International company (NYSE-HAR), has introduced the newest addition to the Vocalist® product line, the Live 5 processor. The Live 5 is designed to provide guitarists with the most intuitive, user-friendly, vocal effects and harmony processor available. The pedal will give artists the ability to effortlessly

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Music Legend Quincy Jones Partners With HARMAN, Unveils Signature Line Of AKG Headphones

HARMAN International Industries Incorporated (NYSE: HAR), today announced the arrival of the Quincy Jones Signature Line by AKG. The premium headphone collection represents a momentous partnership between AKG and one of the most accomplished musicians of the 20th century – Quincy Jones. Musician, artist, humanitarian – Quincy Jones is an American icon. His productions, which

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JBL Professional Debuts VERTEC Subcompact Suspension Accessories At Winter NAMM

At Winter NAMM, JBL Professional is introducing the latest suspension hardware accessories for its VERTEC® subcompact line arrays.  The VERTEC hardware enables quick assembly of variable curvature vertical or modular constant-curvature horizontal line arrays. In addition to the standard VT4886-AF array frame for suspending up to 24 boxes, along with the VT4886-UB and –UB1 for

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Crown Audio Enhances Class-Leading Value and Performance, With XTi 2 Series Amplifiers For Portable PA

Resetting the standards for portable sound amplification, Crown Audio today introduced the XTi 2 Series of amplifiers. Offering increased control, an enhanced feature set and a sleeker design, the XTi 2 Series amplifiers bring together features and performance never before available in an amplifier designed for portable PA applications. Providing a complete suite of integrated

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AKG’s Perception iPad App Opens Product Line To Intricate, Interactive And Informative Demonstrations

Building on the success of AKG’s highly acclaimed Perception series, the Vienna, Austria-based company is introducing its first application exclusively for the Apple iPad, at Winter NAMM.  The AKG Perception iPad App is the ultimate guide for all musicians, producers and engineers interested in the technical prowess that is AKG Perception, which includes a full

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DigiTech Introduces Limited Edition Eternal Descent Lyra Multi-Effects Pedal

— DigiTech and the Creators of the Popular Comic Book/Music Series Team Up to Bring the Sounds of Eternal Descent Main Character Lyra to Life — Eternal Descent is a comic book and music series unlike any other – and so is the new Eternal Descent Lyra, a limited edition multi-effects pedal that brings the

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HardWire® Adds To Lineup With New TR-7 Tremolo/Rotary Extreme Performance Pedal

HardWire®, a leading manufacturer of guitar pedals, is introducing the new TR-7 Tremolo/Rotary Pedal at the 2011 Winter NAMM® Show in Anaheim, California. The TR-7 is a true stereo tremolo, rotary, and vibrato pedal, which offers effects ranging from traditional tremolo to a highly detailed rotary cabinet simulator. It also features true stereo I/O, allowing

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Lexicon® Showcases LXP Bundle That Combines Four Legendary Reverbs

Lexicon®, a Harman International Company (NYSE-HAR), has again rocked the foundations of the audio industry with the LXP Native Reverb Plug-In Bundle. This powerful reverb bundle is a collection of Lexicon’s four most popular reverbs that are now available as efficient, multi-platform native software plug-ins. The LXP Bundle was specifically developed for project and professional

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Crown Redefines Category Performance and Price With Groundbreaking XLS Series Amplifiers

Redefining the category of affordable and high-quality power amplifiers, Crown is showcasing the next generation line of XLS Series amplifiers, The line – consisting of four models and offering an unprecedented level of performance and configuration flexibility ushers in a new era of power amplification at the entry level. The XLS series amplifiers implement a

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JBL Professional Introduces Its Best EON Loudspeaker Ever At NAMM 2011: The New EON515XT

JBL Professional today introduced its EON515XT active loudspeaker. As the flagship of the iconic JBL powered portable speaker collection, the EON515XT was engineered for durability, high performance and ease of use. JBL has extended the reach of the current EON technology by improving input sensitivity, lowering the noise floor, adding user selectable EQ control and

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AKG Couples Convenience, Performance And Value With Drumset GROOVE PACK

Combining the dynamic sound quality of the popular P2 and P4 Microphones with a rugged P 17 Condenser microphone, three mounting clamps and two stand adapters, AKG’s comprehensive Drumset GROOVE PACK offers drummers and percussionists an all-inclusive solution for live and recorded sound. The Drumset GROOVE PACK comes in an all-metal carrying case with six

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DigiTech Introduces Its First-Ever Guitar and Bass Amplifiers at NAMM 2011

Expanding into an entirely new product category, DigiTech today announced the introduction of its first-ever guitar and bass amplifiers at NAMM 2011. Combining renowned DigiTech sound quality and tonal flexibility with outstanding value, the new DigiTech amplifier lineup includes five combo guitar amps, a combo bass amp and a 150-Watt tube head with 4 x

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Lexicon® PCM Hardware Now Supported In Harman HiQnet™ System Architect™ Version 2.3

Lexicon Pro today announced that its PCM Hardware processors are now supported in Harman HiQnet™ System Architect™ 2.3.  The new version optimizes Lexicon’s hardware and provides more enhanced control and functionality to live sound and studio users. The new version of System Architect allows for more seamless control through real-time input and output meters, control

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JBL Professional Introduces Its EON210P Complete Portable PA System at NAMM 2011

JBL Professional today announced the introduction of its EON210P Portable PA system, a complete powered system that is compact, lightweight and simple to use. “Our new EON210P makes it easy to enjoy great sound almost anywhere. It’s ideal for live music, schools, churches, presentations, parties or anywhere you need clear, powerful sound,” noted Richard Ruse,

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