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Author: Bill Evans

RELEASED: PreSonus Enhances StudioLive Mixers, More with Universal Control 1.5.2

PRESS RELEASE Baton Rouge, Louisiana — September 26, 2011 —  PreSonus is now shipping Universal Control 1.5.2, a free, major update to its driver and control software, which also includes important firmware updates for its StudioLive 16.4.2 and 16.0.2 digital mixers. We thank all who participated in the public beta testing for version 1.5.2; the beta version is replaced by this release. With this update, current StudioLive 16.4.2 mixer owners can now take advantage of six 31-band graphic EQs that are dedicated to the aux buses, variable (2 to 500 ms) output delays on each subgroup, and Aux Flip...

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Goodbye To a Friend I Never Met

 I never got to meet Steve Jobs. But he changed my life more than once.   The stuff Apple makes has become central in my professional and personal life. But that has been happening since the mid-1980s. I was on the staff of my college newspaper which was still using typewriters and brought in my first computer–a Commodore 64–to use instead of the typewriters. That led to the faculty advisors making the move to al all Mac newsroom. Bought my own first Mac in I think ’88. Had to decide between a 10MB and 20MB HARD DRIVE. And the...

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Midas Intro's Pro 2 and Pro 2C at PLASA

Midas has announced the latest additions to its PRO Series of digital consoles: the Midas PRO2 and PRO2C live audio systems. That’s how the press release starts and the whole thing is printed below. The “executive summary” is there are a couple of new Midas digital consoles with a frame size that will fit in a bus bay and a price tag that–while no one is really going on record yet–is rumored to be under $20K. Don’t hold us to that. More info as we get it… The big new thing here is something called Master Control Associations which...

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