New 2-channel mic preamp version based on SPL’s flagship Crescendo
SPL of Germany has announced the new ‘Crescendo duo’ mic pre that extends SPL’s 120V technology microphone preamplifier portfolio with a two-channel version of the SPL Crescendo. The new product is set to ship worldwide April 14, 2020, and is distributed by Focal-Naim America in the US and Canada, it retails for $2,499 USD.
Crescendo duo excels with the same outstanding sonic and technical features as the flagship of the product line – Crescendo, an 8-channel mic pre, released in September 2018. It is nearly impossible to overdrive this preamplifier. It excels with absolute signal fidelity and clarity and lets microphones appear in a whole new light – they have never been amplified like this before.Read More »
Vicoustic turned 250 tons of plastic waste into acoustic solutions since it started using VicPET Wool as raw material, the equivalent to over 22 Million 500ml PET bottles
With VicPET Wool as the new primary raw material, Vicoustic is becoming a game-changer in the acoustic panels market. Consisting of mainly recycled plastic waste (65%), VicPET Wool is specifically designed to optimize acoustic performance while not adding glue, fabric or chemical fire retardant. Focal-Naim America is the distributor for Vicoustic products in the USA and Canada.
Since Vicoustic started production with this new raw material, the company has manufactured state-of-the-art acoustic panels using more than 250 tons of plastic waste, equivalent to roughly 22 Million standard PET bottles (500ml) being recycled.Read More »
SPL of Germany is now shipping their new “Mercury” Mastering DA Converter. Mercury is a stereo digital to analog converter that fulfills the highest demands both technologically and tonally. It is the first Mastering DA converter designed in 120V rail technology. The new SPL DAC is distributed by Focal-Naim America in the US and Canada, is available now, and retails for $2,999.00 USD.Read More »
CEntrance announced that their professional field recording solution, the MixerFace R4B, is now shipping. The acclaimed mobile recording interface comes with a pair of XY stereo microphones, PivotMics PM1, and a built-in 24-bit SD card recorder, creating a completely stand-alone, high-end recording device. The new MixerFace R4B retains all the features of parent MixerFace models, including a rechargeable battery, sturdy metal housing, pristine broadcast-quality audio, and a tactile user interface, all of which combine to create the perfect mobile solution for remote broadcasting or news gathering, podcasting, and interviews.Read More »
Focal’s 40th Anniversary celebration continues: For its special anniversary, Focal reveals Solo6 Be 40th powered studio monitors
Focal, the French high fidelity manufacturing expert, celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2019. To commemorate 40 years of passion and innovation dedicated to music, Focal has developed some exceptional products across its various collections. After ‘Home and Car Audio’ universes, professional audio is now honored: the brand presents Solo6 Be 40th, its iconic studio monitor. Solo6 Be has been dressed up with a new black finish and stamped as a special edition.Read More »