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March 27th, 2013 | CALM Act, NWI, Denon, Ward-Beck, BSS, RME, Sonnox, Rolls, RODE

Dale Pro Audio and Dolby Labs Bring The CALM!

Loudness and CALM Act Workshop Dale Pro Audio and Dolby Labs proudly hosted an afternoon workshop Wednesday March 13th, 2013 at the Dolby New York City Offices on how the requirements, standards, and issues associated with the CALM Act are best being addressed.In the audience were facility owners, broadcast and post-production engineers, mixers, sound designers, and other professionals looking for insights and answers into Loudness and how to comply with the CALM Act.

Jim Starzynski of NBC Universal, one of the original authors of the ATSC’s recommended practices presented a terrific overview on the issues and thoughts behind A/85 and his experience on the best ways to address loudness measurement and correction.

The workshop also featured talks from experts from some oJeff Joe Timf the leading manufacturers of products designed to help meet the loudness requirements of the CALM act. Representatives from Junger, RTW, Linear Acoustic, TC Electronic, Minnetonka as well as Dolby presented their solutions in a highly informative and technical manner. Following the presentations the manufacturers representatives were available for individual questions.

Many thanks to Jeff Nelson and Ellis Reid of Dolby, as well as Joe Prout for organizing the event (pictured from left to right is Jeff Nelson of Dolby, and Joe Prout and Tim Finnegan of Dale Pro Audio).

And of course, thanks to Jim Starzynski for a terrific overview of the history of Loudness and CALM Act, as well as all of the vendors and their representatives that made the event so informative.

For more information on CALM Act solutions, please contact us at info@daleproaudio.com or call 888.462.7828.

Northeast Worship Institute 2013 Conference

NWI 2013 ConferenceEvery year thousands of people attend the Northeast Worship Institute Conference in Fairless Hill, PA to learn new ways to enhance House of Worship services. This year's conference include the workshops "A Biblical Pattern for Good Sound", and "The Technician's Role in the Church Body"

Representatives from Audio-Technica, Yamaha, Aviom, Presonus, and Nexo will be on hand and Dale Pro Audio is proud to participate in this year's event. Luis Rivera from Dale's Live Sound and Contracting Department will be on hand to assist with workshops and answer questions.

The 2013 Northeast Worship Conference takes place in Fairless Hills, PA April 18th to 20th. For registration information visit www.calvaryevents.org, or email Luis Rivera at luis@daleproaudio.com

Denon DN-700C Network Media Player

Denon LogoDenon Professional's rackmount CD players are staples for contractors putting together systems for broadcast, nightclub, bar, restaurant, commercial and house of worship applications. The newest model, the DN-700C, builds on Denon's tradition of quality and value.

Denon DN700CThe DN-700C ($899) is a fully functional Broadcast / Professional Installation quality network CD and media player. Housed in a 1RU rack-mountable chassis, the DN-700C Network Media / CD Player's core features are focused on true audio source versatility and immediate access to pro performance and high-quality audio at the touch of a button. Complete with a front USB port for mass storage devices and iPod® playback, the DN-700C offers connectivity to the latest sources of music files including .wav, .mp3, .wma, .aiff, .m4a & .aac, as well as a slot-loading CD mechanism for playback of mp3 CDs and CD-DA (.cda).

For more information on the DN-700C, please contact us at info@daleproaudio.com or call 888.462.7828.

Ward-Beck's Pre-NAB openGear Price Reduction!

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Ward-Beck is running a special pre-NAB Show deal on openGear broadcast audio combo packs! Select modules have prices reduced by 25% until March 31st.

D6203A+RMThe D6203A+RM (normally $489 reduced to $366.75) is an analog to AES/EBU digital audio converter designed for broadcast use. It provides analog to digital audio conversion along with AES/EBU signal distribution. The D6203A supports audio sampling frequencies from 30kHz to 192 kHz. It converts the incoming stereo analog audio signal to a AES/EBU digital audio signal using 24 bit conversion technology. By selecting the appropriate rear module the D6203A can be used to distribute either 75 ohm or 110 ohm AES/EBU signals. The D6203A is housed in the openGear™ DFR8300 series frames and includes the T6302A terminal module.

D6204A+RMThe D6204A+RM (normally $479 reduced to $359.25) is an AES/EBU digital to analog audio converter designed for broadcast use. It provides digital to analog audio conversion along with AES/EBU signal distribution. When the D6204A is used in combination with T6302A it provides 4 copies of the AES/EBU input, along with 2 copies of converted analog output. The D6204A supports audio sampling frequencies from 30kHz to 192 kHz. It converts the incoming AES/EBU digital audio signal to a stereo analog audio signal using 24 bit conversion technology. Cable equalization and reclocking techniques enable the D6204A to recover the incoming digital audio signal reliably. The D6204A is housed in the openGear™ DFR8300 series frames and includes the T6302A terminal module.

For more information on Ward-Beck, please contact us at info@daleproaudio.com or call 888.462.7828.

BSS Soundweb London Training May 7 - 10

BSS LogoBSS Audio is world renowned for outstanding sound quality and reliable equipment that satisfies the real demands of professional musicians and high-profile installations. Products from BSS Audio are used on major tours, in recording and broadcast studios, churches, casinos, arenas, and nightclubs the world over.

By special invitation, BSS Audio is hosting Level 1 and 2 Soundweb™ London training courses at Dale Pro Audio's New York City location. Class size is limited so please RSVP right away and make travel arrangements for what promises to be a terrific training opportunity. All-day training sessions will be held May 7th - 10th. Lunch will be served each day, and Kevin Brown, BSS Product Specialist, will be teaching all sessions.

Level 1 is on May 7th and 8th only. The Level 2 course is offered May 9th and 10th only.  If you are planning to attend the Level 1 class it is recommended that you complete the 23 self-paced training modules found at www.soundwebtraining.com prior to attending the class. Those planning on attending the Level 2 class should already have a firm understanding of the hardware and the layout of the software. As a refresher it is recommended to complete the self-paced training mentioned above.

Seating is limited, so register soon. To register, contact Staci Bash at: 801-568-7555 | staci.bash@harman.com

For more information on BSS Audio, please contact us at info@daleproaudio.com or call 888.462.7828.

RME Offers More MADI Options with the ADI-6432R BNC!

RME LogoRME was created by a German team of developers with a robust vision of creating innovative, user friendly, and high-quality digital audio solutions for less money. Founded in 1996, RME quickly earned their stripes as a premiere industry provider, and expanded rapidly into mainstream markets around the world.

RME ADI 6432R BNCThe ADI-6432R BNC ($5799) provides 64 channels of format conversion from MADI to AES-3id and vice versa. Based on RME's highly successful bidirectional MADI-AES/AES-MADI converter ADI-6432, the newly developed ADI-6432R BNC offers broadcasters ease of integration and fail-safe operation through the utilization of industry standard BNC connectors and dual redundant power supplies, while offering 64 channels of I/O capability.

The BNC version targets broadcast and professional users who require AES-3id connections - coaxial 75 Ohm cables with up to 300m length. Typical applications include two ADI-6432R used as digital multicore, or one unit used as AES-3id frontend for the HDSPe MADI card. Up to 192 kHz at 24 bits is supported. Built in 2 height units the ADI-6432R BNC provides enough space for all connectors and control elements.

For more information on RME, please contact us at info@daleproaudio.com or call 888.462.7828.

Save 40% on Oxford Dynamics from Sonnox!

Sonnox LogoNo computer-based broadcast or audio/video post facility is complete without the Oxford Dynamics plug-in from Sonnox. Its flexiblity, ease of use, and immediate results on your signals make it ideal to get right back to other tasks at hand. Now through March 31st you can save 40% off Oxford Dynamics for Native and TDM/AAX DSP!

Oxford DynamicsThe Oxford Dynamics plug-in ($192 for Native and $336 for TDM/AAX DSP) offers separate Compress, Limit, Expand, Gate and side chain EQ functions, with full independent control of all parameters. Features such as selectable time constant curves and variable soft compress functions allow the user to confidently tackle all common uses of compression, from subtle unobtrusive level control and mastering functions to the production of great artistic effects.

For more information on Sonnox, please contact us at info@daleproaudio.com or call 888.462.7828.

Rolls RM 424 Zone Mixer for Commercial Install Applications

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The RM424 Four Zone Mixer($271) from Rolls combines two paging microphones with two line level source inputs. Each input is switch selected to output to any combination of four zone outputs. The outputs are all balanced XLR connectors, and Remote Volume provides each zone with the means for external volume control. The Microphone inputs feature selectable ducking for paging. Front panel speaker makes pre assignment monitoring for each channel possible with individual switchinRM424g for each channel.

The RM424 is easy for anyone to use from the front, but from the rear it is just complex enough it will fill even the most demanding four zone installation requirements. With the included external power supply the RM424 has just about every approval known to man so you can spec it in almost any installation. The RM424 is the ideal solution for restaurants, offices, night clubs, etc.

For more information on Rolls, please contact us at info@daleproaudio.com or call 888.462.7828.

New RODE Lavalier Made Just for your Smartphone!

RODE's new line of innovative products for 2013 includes an all new simple way to get audio for presentations, business, and ENG/Broadcast into your smartphone!

RODE smartLavThe smartLav ($60) is a professional-grade wearable microphone designed for use in a wide range of film, television and broadcast scenarios, or wherever professional quality audio is required in a discreet, portable format without the complication and expense of additional wireless equipment. With the smartLav the user simply mounts the microphone on the talent, connects it to a smartphone or tablet headset jack and records via the RODE Rec app for iOS, or any other audio app of their choice.

By employing a high quality omni-directional condenser capsule the smartLav picks up sound equally from all around the microphone, allowing for versatility when mounting and ensuring a high degree of user-friendly operation.
A foam pop shield is supplied to minimise wind noise and vocal plosives (hard 'b', 't' and 'p' sounds), as well as a durable mounting clip with in-built cable management. Dale is currently accepting preorders for smartLav, and we expect to begin shipping orders May 1st.

For more information on RODE, please contact us at info@daleproaudio.com or call 888.462.7828.

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