The Schertler Magnetico AG6 features active multi-coil technology, with six separated coils and magnets with one preamp each. Low impedance electronics with no integrated circuits make this a pure class A preamp. Conducting its signal over a musical waveform’s entire cycle, the AG6 is designed to offer smooth, continuous, perfectly analog sound. The AG6 design simply produces a more natural sound with a very flat frequency response; from 0 to 40Khz with 0dB fluctuation.
Audio-Technica’s BP894 MicroSet® Subminiature Cardioid Condenser Headworn Microphone. features a rotating capsule housing with talk-side indicator for use on either ear and perfect polar pattern placement. The MicroSet BP894 allows the cardioid capsule to be aimed directly at the sound source (i.e. the microphone faces the mouth). The uniform pickup pattern provides rejection of outside noise, with gain-before-feedback when used with live sound systems and stage monitors.
Musician’s Friend, Inc (MF), a division of Guitar Center, has promoted Randy Pratt to director of merchandising, drums and percussion, Musician’s Friend Division. The announcement was made by Gene Joly, president, Musician’s Friend Division, and represents MF’s continued emphasis on the drum and percussion market. Pratt is widely known in the industry as one of the most savvy and experienced drum merchants in all of eCommerce and is deeply respected in the drum and percussion vendor community.
Manufactured from lightweight, high-grade aluminum for easy transport and setup, the Trusst truss arcs are crafted by SLV-certified welders and available in three sizes: three-meter with a 90-degree arc (CT290-430CIR-90), 2-meter with a 90-degree arc (CT290-420CIR-90) and 1.5 meter with a 180-degree arc (CT290-415CIR-180). Each arc includes connecting hardware and is compatible with many TRUSST accessories for impressive, custom presentations and increased design options.
LOUD Technologies, Inc (“LOUD”) hasannounced Mark Altekruse as western regional sales manager for the Ampeg and Mackie brands. Mark will utilize his background in pro audio sales and marketing to manage and collaborate with LOUD’s independent rep force to support the two brands’ dealer network in the western half of the U.S. Altekruse reports to Ernie Lansford, LOUD Director of North American Sales, and will be based out his home office in San Jose, California.
SSL’s new Matrix2 version of its Matrix console features many upgrades, including softwared controlled patching of analogue channel inserts. Hardware device inserts can now be loaded directly from the console hardware controls with an intuitive new interface that facilitates loading individual processors, A/B comparison of different processors, and building processor chains. The Matrix remote browser software has also been re-designed to provide a new ‘drag and drop’ style interface for loading processors and building chains.
Westone, the leader in high performance audio and in-ear monitoring technology, announces the launch of the latest update of their Elite Series of high performance earphones designed by musicians specifically for music professionals and audiophiles. The E-Series 10, 20, 30 and 50 will provide the most discerning professionals and enthusiasts with the ultimate sound experience. Westone's legendary custom True-Fit technology provides the user with earpieces that are cast, sculpted and polished by hand from actual impressions of the individual's ears, providing the world's best and most comfortable fit and acoustic seal possible. The end result is the best audio performance of any in-ear monitor on the market.
Guitars in the Classroom announced that Kala Brand Music Company has donated more than 1,200 ukuleles to its PK-8 classroom programs in Massachusetts, Michigan, South Carolina, Virginia, and California.
Vanetta and her sister, Tana Jane Stahn, took over the management of Chesbro Music after the death of their mother Joan Chesbro Thomas, in 1999. Chesbro Music was founded in Seattle in 1911 by Horace Chesbro, who moved the operation that same year to St. Anthony then to Idaho Falls in 1921.