January 29th, 2019 Newsletter

January 29, 2019

JBL

Room Upgrade. Sound Upgrade.

The JBL Pro SoundBar PSB-1 ($199) is a cost-effective, commercial-grade active soundbar designed specifically for use in applications such as hospitality and professional installations where off-the-shelf models just won't cut it.

With an optimized feature set that fits these unique requirements, the Pro SoundBar reduces the cost and complexity found in consumer-grade soundbars while providing excellent sound quality, security, and reliability.

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Bose

Bose F1 Model 812 Active: Now $899!

Bose just lowered their powerful F1 Model 812 active loudspeaker system to a $899! Now you can save $300 and take advantage of F1's unique adjustable pattern performance.

The Bose® F1 Model 812 is the first powered portable loudspeaker that lets you control its vertical coverage pattern. Simply push or pull the array into position to create “Straight,” “C,” “J” or “Reverse J” coverage patterns. And once set, the system automatically changes the EQ to maintain optimum tonal balance for each coverage pattern. So whether you’re playing at floor level, on a stage, or facing raked seats or bleachers, you can now adapt your PA to match the room.

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RODE

The Complete Podcasting Solution.

The RØDECaster™ Pro ($599) is the world’s first fully integrated podcast or webcast production studio. Whether you are just starting out, or are a seasoned broadcast professional, the RØDECaster Pro Podcast Production Studio is all you will ever need.

Among RODECaster's pro-level features, are high-quality mic inputs with phantom power, jingle/SFX playback pads, TRRS phone in for taking live callers, Aphex processing, and onboard recording of your episodes to flash media (you can also stream to a computer via USB for live webcasting).

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Zaxcom

ZMT3-Flex: Transforming Audio.

A tough transmitter designed for tough demands. Deliver pristine audio quality with the Zaxcom ZMT3-Flex ($2495), a bendable wireless transmitter designed to capture the on-field experience of professional sports. Also well suited for tough environments like reality TV, ZMT3-Flex comes loaded with some of Zaxcom's unique innovations, such as ZHD, NeverClip, onboard recording, stereo/redundant output, and more!

Weighing only 3 oz (85 g), the ZMT3-Flex is constructed from a soft yet durable silicon rubber that allows the transmitter to bend and flex, providing an elevated level of safety for the wearer.

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RFVenue

RF Frequency Setup Made Easy.

The RF Explorer Pro Audio Edition is an all-new portable RF spectrum analyzer designed specifically for use with wireless microphones and in-ear monitor systems, at an incredible price point of only $499.

The RF Explorer Pro Audio Edition’s easy-to-use interface takes the complexity out of RF spectrum analysis for audio, empowering audio engineers and wireless audio system managers to better monitor, manage, and configure their systems in today's ever-changing RF spectrum landscape.

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Studio Technologies

Get On The Air with Model 381!

The latest addition to Studio Technologies' line of beltpacks is the Model 381 ($725), which offers a unique combination of audio resources to directly support a complete broadcast "stand-up" on-air position using Dante audio-over-Ethernet technology.

Optimized for broadcast sports and live entertainment events, eSports, news-gathering, and streaming broadcast applications, the Model 381 allows incredibly simple operation while maintaining "pro" audio quality and intuitive user experience. With just a Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) connection, a dynamic or phantom-powered microphone, and a pair of headphones or an earpiece, the unit will be ready for "on-air" deployment.

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Winter NAMM 2019 Roundup

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Each year, professionals and enthusiasts in the music-making and professional audio fields from all over the globe converge in sunny Anaheim for the Winter NAMM show. With over 115,000 attendees and thousands of brands in the house, there sure was a lot to see, and Dale's Eric Eldredge and Joel Guilbert were on hand to find the latest and greatest.

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December 21st, 2018 Newsletter

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SVG Summit coverage, Audio-Technica, Zoom, Linear Acoustic, Antelope Audio, and Avid end-of-year sale.

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Dale Awarded by Sennheiser for 20 Years of Evolution Microphones

December 14, 2018

Celebrating a two-decade run of success with their Evolution series of microphones, our friends at Sennheiser dropped by and graced us with an award for excellence. The award was presented during a fantastic breakfast event for the company staff, fully catered by Sennheiser's representatives.

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