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  • CEDAR DNS 2 wins 2017 Cinema Audio Society Award

    February 27, 2017
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    CEDAR DNS 2 wins 2017 Cinema Audio Society Award: 21 February 2017: CEDAR Audio is delighted to announce that the CEDAR DNS 2 dialogue noise suppressor has been honoured by the Cinema Audio Society as the Outstanding Product for Production in 2017. CEDAR’s Managing Director, Gordon Reid says, “We are very proud that a CEDAR [more]

  • Video: CEDAR DNS 2 Dialog Noise Suppressor at WWE

    February 9, 2017
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    On a recent trip behind the scenes at the WWE on the road, The WWE audio staff sung the praises of the CEDAR DNS 2 Dialog Noise Suppressor. At every event the team need to produce the clearest audio possible for both the audience at the venue and the tv broadcast. The DNS 2 has [more]

  • The CEDAR DNS 2 On Location for Live Broadcast, Documentaries, News and Interviews

    February 9, 2017
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    8 February 2017 Watch the video: the DNS 2 on location We’ve been asked many times – by live broadcasters, documentary film makers, news reporters and other interviewers – to explain how they can use the CEDAR DNS 2 dialogue noise suppressor on location. There are many answers to this, but we felt that we [more]

  • New From Coneq: APEQ Hardware Monitor Analyzers

    September 20, 2016
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    Coneq presents the APEQ Hardware Monitor Analyzers. These three models (the Pro2, Pro2 Dio and 8pro Dio) employ a unique technology for measurement and equalization of Acoustic Power Frequency Response (APFR) of loudspeakers. After applying the CONEQ correction filter to the audio signal, the reproduced sound is extremely close to that of the source material, as if [more]

  • Review of Thermionic Culture The Swift EQ

    July 18, 2016
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    MusicTech Magazine has published a glowing review of Thermionic Culture The Swift EQ: “The Swift is excellent at shaping the sound of final mixes.” Thermionic Culture has combined the best classic e.q. ideas from the USA and the UK plus its own special features developing The Swift – an all valve 2 Channel Stereo Equalizer (named after Britain’s [more]

  • New Product Video: CEDAR DNS 2 Hardware Dialogue Noise Suppressor

    May 31, 2016
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    In this video taken at the recent NAB show in Las Vegas, Independent Audio president Fraser Jones introduces and demonstrates the new CEDAR DNS 2. The CEDAR DNS 2 is a small, light and portable 2-channel hardware dialogue noise supressor that can be used on location as well as in the studio or edit suite. [more]

  • New From Thermionic Culture: The Swift Stereo EQ

    March 2, 2016
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    PORTLAND, ME – January 22, 2016 – Fraser Jones, president of Independent Audio, exclusive U.S. distributor of the Thermionic Culture product range, announced the launch of the Thermionic Culture Swift Stereo EQ. Jones said, “TC has combined the best classic e.q. ideas from the USA and the UK plus its own special features developing ‘The [more]

  • DACS Ltd to demo new Audio Test Lab at 139th AES Convention

    October 22, 2015
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    DACS Ltd, the UK specialists in sound installation and studio design, will be introducing their intriguing new portable DACS Audio Test Lab at the AES in October. The Test Lab is a professional tool which provides swift but rigorous common fault investigation for studio, installation and live sound engineers. Dr Douglas Doherty, Managing Director of [more]

  • Video: Coles Ribbon Microphone Shootout

    June 30, 2014
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    Coles Electroacoustics has manufactured the superb BBC-designed ribbon microphones in the UK for over 45 years. Originally designed for radio and television broadcast, Coles Ribbon Mics have become one of the primary tools of choice throughout the sound recording industry. Coles has a versatile lineup of ribbon microphones. In this video we examine the tonal [more]

  • Video: Cedar DNS Dialog Noise Supressors

    March 31, 2014
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    CEDAR Audio’s Clive Osborn demonstrates their line of Dialog Noise Supressors. CEDAR Audio is the world’s only company dedicated solely to audio restoration and speech enhancement for film, post, TV and radio broadcast, CD and DVD mastering, libraries and archives, and for audio forensic investigation. CEDAR’s customers include the world’s leading film companies, and in [more]

  • Pearl Labs Launches new “Priority” Microphone at NAB2013

    April 8, 2013
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    Portland, Maine – April 2, 2013 – Fraser Jones, president of Independent Audio, exclusive U.S. distributor of Pearl Lab microphones, announced that the new Pearl PRIORITY condenser microphone will be launched at NAB2013 in Las Vegas, Booth C3139, April 8, 2013.” Jones stated “The Pearl Priority is a large membrane condenser microphone with a fixed cardioid pick-up pattern. [more]

  • Merging Technologies Ovation Media Server get’s a head of steam

    April 3, 2013
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    Portland Maine April 1st: The Merging Technologies Ovation Media Server and Sequencer has found a home in many diverse locations but this is one of the more unexpected to date. A narrow gauge railway in Portland, Maine would usually celebrate technology of the past but in this case, Ovation helps to illustrate the history of the areas [more]

  • New Products from Thermionic Culture Ltd

    April 11, 2012
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    Independent Audio is very excited to announce its choice as the new, exclusive US Distributor for award-winning UK manufacturer Thermionic Culture. Thermionics reputation for its valve “tube” based studio processors is world-renowned. Independent Audio feels that the extensive range of processors – the Culture Vulture 2 channel distortion/enhancer, the Rooster 2 channel mic pre with [more]

  • Introducing Merging Technologies Horus 24-Channel A/D/A Converter

    January 13, 2012
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    The Merging Technologies Horus might be one of the worlds most sonically transparent Mic Pre’s. Horus might also be one of the most phenomenal AD/DA boxes on the market. Horus could very well be the ultimate answer to anyone wanting Analogue/AES/MADI interconnectivity in the room they work in. It is a revolution in “bang for [more]

  • Video: Audio Developments AD071 Location/DSLR Mixer

    November 20, 2011
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    Live from the floor of AES 2011 in NYC, Independent Audio President Fraser Jones Introduces the Audio Developments AD071 Location/DSLR Mixer. The AD071 provides flexible, high quality sound for DSLR users. The AD071 has been designed for a variety of applications. However, its small size (13.5×9.5×4.0cm) and low weight (400gm), lends itself to being mounted [more]

  • Video: Merging Technologies Horus 24-Channel A/D/A Converter

    November 20, 2011
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    Live from AES 2011, Dennis Gaines from Merging Technologies introduces the Merging Technologies Horus: a new 24 channel AD/DA converter. Horus connects to Pyramix workstations over Ravenna, an IP-based audio transport. Horus might be one of the worlds most sonically transparent Mic Pre’s. Horus might also be one of the most phenomenal AD/DA boxes on [more]

  • Video: Bob Ludwig Talks Pyramix

    September 9, 2011
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    In a recent interview, Mastering guru Bob Ludwig talks about the Merging Technologies Pyramix digital audio workstation and how it fits in the workflow at Gateway Mastering in Portland ME. A new era now begins for PyramixTM with our latest technological breakthrough called MassCoreTM. MassCoreTM is a new and incredibly powerful real-time engine for Pyramix [more]