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Yamaha Puts Audio’s Unsung Heroes In The Spotlight
Yamaha Music Europe has debuted a new YouTube video channel which informally profiles the unsung heroes of sound, including mix engineers, sound designers, technicians and other audio professionals, allowing them to share their stories and professional experience. Titled In The Spotlight, the first video features the legendary Terry ‘TJ’ Jackson (Earth Wind & Fire / Michael Jackson) who discusses how he became a leading mix engineer and imparts invaluable advice.
Yamaha CL5 Is The Right Ticket For Festival Hall Baden-Baden
20 years ago the former central railway station in the German spa town of Baden-Baden was repurposed as the ticket office and foyer for a brand new venue, Festival Hall Baden-Baden, the country’s largest venue for opera, ballet and live classical music. Thanks to its state-of-the-art acoustics, Festival Hall Baden-Baden is renowned for its excellent sound. It also stages presentations, jazz, rock and other amplified events. For these, a new Yamaha CL5 digital mixing console is helping to keep the venue’s commitment to the highest quality audio on the right track.
RIVAGE PM Series Firmware Version 2.5 - Enhanced Support for Theatre Applications
The RIVAGE PM digital mixing system has been updated regularly since its initial release, and now takes another step forward with firmware update V2.5. The Version 2.5 update adds a new Theatre Mode that offers significant advantages for plays, musicals, and other theatrical productions.
MTX/MRX series signal processors and XMV series power amplifiers updated to version 3.3
"MRX/MTX series" signal processor and "XMV series" power amplifier, which allow flexible and simple construction of sound systems requiring complex signal control and large numbers of inputs and outputs, have now been updated to version 3.3, further improving connectivity, expandability, and ease of use for these units. This update allows the head amps of the MRX7-D and MTX5-D to be controlled from a CL/QL series unit and the functions have been added to expand the functional potential of the MTX/MRX/XMV series, enhance system operability, and shorten design and installation time.
Four Yamaha Designs Selected in the Good Design Awards 2018―VOCALOID™ Keyboard "VKB-100" Has Been Selected for the Good Design Best 100
Yamaha Corporation announces that four of its designs received Good Design Awards 2018, which is sponsored by Japan Institute of Design Promotion: namely VOCALOID keyboard "VKB-100", digital piano "P-121" and "P-125", digital piano "P-515", and Hybrid piano system "TransAcoustic™ TA2". Among them, "VKB-100" has been selected for the Good Design Best 100, that is awarded for excellent in design and is the candidate for the grand prix and special prizes. This year, these prizes will be announced on October 31.