New Products

April 1, 2008


NTI

Digital audio signal generator

NTI

Digirator DR2: A reference-grade digital audio signal generator with transformer balanced AES3, S/PDIF and ADAT outputs, this unit produces a comprehensive set of audio test signals. The DR2 also supports surround sound test sequences for verification and adjustment of professional Dolby Digital, Dolby E and DTS installations. The internal low jitter clock generator can be synchronized to AES3, DARS, word clock and video signals. Measurement of channel transparency, channel propagation delay and sample frequency is supported.
503-684-7050
www.nti-audio.com
info@ntiam.com


Mayah Communication

IP audio codec

Mayah Communications

Ganymed 1102: This codec is based on the Centauri product family. The focus is to cover applications in the field of audio-via-IP. The Ganymed 1102 is an IP audio codec encoding and decoding high quality audio signals into various coding formats and streaming towards other Mayah Ganymed, Centauri or audio player tools, such as Windows Media, Real Player, Winamp and others.
+49 811 55 16 0
www.mayah.com
info@mayah.com


Falcon Electric

UPS

Falcon Electric

SSG series: The SSG Series industrial-grade UPS Plus is available in models from 1.5 to 3kVA. This regenerative on-line UPS is an advanced, robust and rugged system that provides a higher level of power protection. The SSG Series is capable of withstanding elevated temperatures of up to 131 degrees Fahrenheit. It also provides an improved level of battery monitoring and replacement notification, as well as user-friendly, hot-swappable battery packs. Slide-out battery packs are easily replaced through the UPS front panel, without having to remove the UPS from the equipment rack, eliminating the handling of individual batteries and the associated wiring hassles. The SSG Series also gives users the ability to program two independent output load segments. This feature is designed to extend the battery runtime for a specified pair of receptacles for a particular connected device - such as a controller - while cutting off the power to the remaining receptacles after a utility loss or low battery condition.
800-842-6940
www.falconups.com
Info@FalconUPS.com


Sonifex

Sample rate converter

Sonifex

RB-SC2: This 1RU device produces AES/EBU, S/PDIF and Toslink optical level digital audio outputs. The sample rate of the outputs can be set by an internal clock or from various external synchronizer sources. The unit also supports higher sample frequency rates up to and including 176.4kHz and 192kHz. It has two independent sample rate converter circuits and two optional video synchronizing boards that set the output sample rate to 48kHz. A special X-Lock mode allows the unit to function as a full bi-directional sample rate converter with the output of sample rate converter one syncing the input of sample rate converter two and vice versa. A serial RS-232 port is included so that the RB-SC2 settings can be controlled remotely. The front-panel LED indicators alter automatically when using RS-232 commands.
207-773-2424
www.independentaudio.com
info@independentaudio.com


Audix

Microphone holder

Audix

Cab Grabber: The Cab Grabber enables sound engineers to place a microphone on a guitar amplifier or cabinet without the use of a mic stand. Constructed of durable aluminum tubing, the Cab Grabber is lightweight but very capable of holding microphones, including large diaphragm condenser mics weighing up to 16oz. Designed to operate with most guitar combo amps and cabinets on the market, the Cab Grabber will accommodate cabinets ranging from 8 to 14" in depth. Held on to the cabinet by a tension fit design, it will work equally well on cabinets with a flat surface or a recessed edge. The tubular arm, which is threaded to hold any standard microphone clip, will rotate 180 degrees and can be locked into position with a thumb screw. This, plus the ability to place the Cab Grabber at any location on either the side of the cabinet or the top of the cabinet, will allow the user to place the microphone in the exact location they desire.
800-966-8261
www.audixusa.com
info@audixusa.com




Samson Technologies

Secure digital flash recorder

Samson Technologies

Zoom H2: This portable recorder has four mic capsules onboard for 360-degree recording. With four mic capsules in a W-X/Y configuration, the audio is decoded instantly, bringing these four signals together for stereo imaging. For maximum flexibility, users can record from the front of the H2 in a 90-degree pickup pattern or the rear of the H2 in a 120-degree pickup pattern at up to 96kHz/24-bit resolution as a WAV file, or as an MP3 file at bitrates up to 320kb/s. Additionally, a 360-degree pickup pattern can be recorded at up to 48kHz/24-bit resolution to convert recordings to 5.1 surround.
631-784-2200
www.samsontech.com
info@samsontech.com

Kaltman Creations

2.4GHz signal generator

Kaltman Creations

Air Horn: Working independently or in conjunction with Air Sleuth Pro is the Air Horn. Air Horn is a stable 2.4GHz ISM band signal generator that can be selectively set to generate RF signals for any number of the 11 Wi-fi channels. It has three transmission modes: Single Channel, Traverse all Channels and Peak. Air Horn can be used to assist in antenna placement, RF shield effectiveness, wireless network stress testing, etc. Air Horn is also sold as a software-based application.
678-714-2000
www.kaltmancreationsllc.com
sales@kaltmancreationsllc.com

Allen and Heath

Portable mixer

Allen & Heath

Zed-14: This stereo mixer provides 13 independent sources to the mix, 10 independent outputs, two pre-fade and two post-fade aux sends, a USB send and return for PC or Mac recording, playback and effects, a unique dual stereo input capability, and advanced monitoring facilities. It has six mono channels with a responsive three-band, swept mid-channel EQ, and four stereo channels with a two-band EQ, in 100mm faders. In addition to the twin TRS jack inputs, flexible dual input options include stereo return on RCA, 2TRK on RCA, and USB interface. Larger versions of the console are available.
800-431-2609
www.allen-heath.com/US

Tugicom RF Design

250W FM transmitter

Tugicom RF Design

EXC250: The new case, heavy-duty fans and heatsink are specially designed for 24/7 operation even at severe conditions. The unit features a large LCD display, switching power supply for 110V/220V operation, soft start, digital temperature sensor, current sensor, backup protection for SWR, nine-pole low pass filter to meet FCC spectral rules, RF monitor and 45dB stereo separation.
+972-9-8615533
www.tugicom.com
info@tugicom.com

DM Engineering

Status reminder

DM Engineering

Don't Forget: This unit monitors tasks such as switching the local-remote switch or shutting the door on the aux transmitter, and reminds the user if the action is forgotten before he leaves the site. Don't Forget features six jumper selectable inputs for either N.O. or N.C. conditions, three opto-probe LED and visible light sensor inputs, LEDs for each monitored input. One opto-probe may be used to monitor a selected LED or light source for applications such as local-remote switches, over-modulation LEDs or any other light source desired. Don't Forget can also be used as a fault-alerting system and is easily interfaced with a remote control.
800-249-0487
www.dmengineering.com
info@dmengineering.com


Network audio decoder

Barix Technology

Extreamer 1000: The Extreamer 1000 combines Instreamer and Exstreamer technology into a single device, adding several new features including a host of inputs and outputs. Eight contact closures allow broadcasters to transport data information with the audio to trigger and control local announcements, such as station identification, an EAS signal or even local studio cut-ins to a national feed.
866-815-0866
www.barix.com
info@barix.com




Audio monitoring software

Fifty Thousand Watt Software

Fifty Thousand Watt Software

Listen4me: This software program can listen for ads, music, jingles promos or any other recordings. The program can listen to audio from any source. Listen4me is extremely simple to use. Give it a sound file sample of any recording it should listen for. Listen4me listens to the sample recording to learn what it sounds like, and then listens to the audio stream to detect plays of the recording. Listen4me can keep a log of all occurrences of detected recordings, including recording name, date and time. The log file can be imported into a spreadsheet. Listen4me can also save a sound file copy of the detected recording, for later review and verification. In addition, it can keep a snippet of the preceding sound, so the user can determine what was playing right before the detected recording. Listen4me can listen for up to 20 recordings at once.
763-390-4046
www.50kws.com
sales@50kws.com


Loopmasters

Music library

Loopmasters

Scratch Loops 1: The latest download collection features more than 150 fresh scratch loops from New York's DJ Shiftee, the youngest ever DMC Mix champion at the age of 17. Throughout this diverse range of scratches is a range of samples of musical loops, bass lines, vocals and some rhythmic combinations. The Scratch Loops 1 Pack includes 158 samples in Acidized WAV and Rex2 formats that have been organized so they will work easily with Stylus RMX, too.
+44 845 094 1460
www.loopmasters.com
info@loopmasters.com

Broadcast Tools

Serial remote control

Broadcast Tools

SRC-16: Connecting through an RS-232, RS-422 or RS-485 serial port with baud rates up to 38400, the SRC-16 can notify a PC software program that any of 16 optically isolated inputs has been opened or closed and allows the software to control sixteen SPDT, 1A relays. The user is supplied with three pre-programmed format selections. The “PIP” GPI format is used on most of the company's audio switchers, and the AT-1616 format is used on one of the company's serial GPIO interfaces and the short ASCII format. Also, two units can be operated in a standalone mode (master/slave mode) to form a relay extension cord, with sixteen channels of control in each direction. The SRC-16 may be expanded to 64 inputs by 64 relays. Optional external Ethernet and USB capabilities may be added. The SRC-16 is supplied with LED indicators to display input and relay status. Three front-panel LEDs display power, serial transmit and receive data.
877-250-5575
www.broadcasttools.com
bti@broadcasttools.com

Behringer

Headphone amplifier

Behringer

Powerplay Pro-XL HA4700: This headphone amp offers four high-power amplifiers that can drive loads down to 8ohms and offers improved sound performance and new signal routing and mixing functions. The Powerplay Pro HA4700 houses four independent amplifier sections for up to four stereo mixes with individual balancing, mono/stereo and left/right mute switches, balance and volume controls, plus numerous master features, in a single rack space. The unit features three headphone output connectors for each of the four channels with one on the front and two on the rear panel, thus offering connections for up to 12 headphone sets. Each input/aux section can be separately set for individual sound adjustment. Paralleled main outputs allow cascading of several headphone amplifiers, while an accurate eight-digit LED output meters for each channel enables precise level control. An adjustable direct in on the front panel provides connection of any additional stereo signal source.
877-672-0816
www.behringer.com
support@behringer.de

Power conditioner, voltage regulator

Furman Sound

IT-Reference 16Ei, SPR-16Ei: The IT-Reference 16Ei offers discrete symmetrical power to cancel hum-inducing noise from audio and video, power factor technology to provide extra current on-demand for power-starved amplifiers and four discrete dual-screen power banks to eliminate inter-component interference and noise. The SPR-16Ei power voltage regulator provides an ultra-stable 230Vac supply from excessively low or high ac voltage sources. It is also outfitted with Furman's proprietary Series Multi-Stage Protection Plus (SMP+) technology, which combines three filtering and protection circuits: Linear Filtering Technology (LIFT), Series Multi-Stage Protection (SMP), and Extreme Voltage Shutdown (EVS).
707-763-1010
www.furmansound.com
info@furmansound.com



Farlight

LED steady burning obstruction light

Farlight

L-810: This omni-directional, red, steady burning obstruction light is designed for marking tall structures. Its light source is from three Luxeon Star LEDs, it consumes 4W, uses 120/240Vac or 12Vac/dc, weighs 4lbs (single), 7.5lbs (dual) and has an estimated lifetime of 70,000+ hours.
310-830-0181
www.farlight.com
moreinfo@farlight.com


Tapco

Audio interface

Tapco

Link.Firewire 4×6: The bus-powered Link.FireWire 4×6 audio interface is a portable recording interface for musicians, composers and producers. It features a four-input/six-output format, low-latency 24-bit/96kHz operation, dual Mackie mic preamps and includes Mackie Tracktion Music Production Software.
425-487-4333
www.tapcoworld.com
sales@tapcoworld.com

Micro router

Harris

16x2: For use with the Netwave console, the Micro Router comes with a Netwave Dual Selector Upgrade Kit. This kit transforms the standard dual fader module into an integrated Micro Router controller. Two 10-character alphanumeric displays provide the means to display a pair of source selection legends. This Micro Router Package provides up to 16 remote sources to any Dual fader module, allowing individual selection for each fader. It even allows the selection of the local Netwave analog input, for a total of 17 possible selections on each fader.
800-622-0022
www.broadcast.harris.com
broadcast@harris.com

Olympus

Linear PCM Recorder

Olympus

LS-10: The LS-10 Linear PCM Recorder features 24-bit/96kHz PCM recording; WAV, MP3 and WMA recording and playback; 2GB built-in memory; an SD removable media card slot; built-in speakers; a remote jack; a recording battery life of 10 hours; and an aluminum body.
888-553-4448
www.olympusamerica.com

USB drive security

Corsair

Flash Padlock: This allows users to have a hardware-secured lock to protect their data on a USB drive. This prevents any unauthorized access. Users can program in a PIN, much like they do for an ATM, to lock/unlock their data. An easy-to-use keypad in conjunction with lock/unlock indicator lights makes the Flash Padlock intuitive to use. Lastly, it is fully plug-and-play, and requires no software or drivers to work properly.
888-222-4346
www.corsair.com
info@corsairmemory.com


Cleaning wipes

Caig Laboratories

Deoxit: Deoxit Wipes are solvent and VOC free, RoHS compliant, come pre-saturated, individually packaged and are available in quantities of 25, 50 or 1,000. Deoxit Gold Wipes are available as well for use on gold or other precious metal plated connections. Deoxit is a unique fast-acting deoxidizing solution that cleans, enhances, lubricates and protects electrical conductivity on all metal connectors and contacts. Deoxit also acts as a lubricant and assists with difficult or tight connections. The entire Deoxit line of products is safe to use on plastic parts. Deoxit provides a long lasting protective coating that seals out oxygen and protects connections so they remain as good as new and significantly prolongs the life of the product being treated.
858-486-8388
www.caig.com
info@caig.com

Upgrades and Updates

Lawo has released a version 2.8 upgrade for the company's Zirkon on-air radio console. The upgrade features a number of enhancements to the system control and configuration software. (www.lawo.de)…OMT Technologies has unveiled the fifth generation release of Imediatouch, which includes 20 new features and user interface enhancements for touchscreen and drag ‘n drop functionality. (www.omt.net)…Prism Sound will show new software for its Dscope Series III audio analyzer at the NAB Show. Version 2.1 software upgrades functionality of the Dscope Series III, including generation and analysis using Windows sound devices, including multi-channel device support and 192kHz sample rate support on AES3 and S/PDIF digital audio interfaces. (www.prismsound.com)


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