New Alesis Releases For 2008 Announced
Here's all the new products recently announced by Alesis at the Summer NAMM conference.
Industrial Strength Mixing & iPod Playback For The Modern Digital Studio.The iMultiMix 9R is a one-of-a-kind, rack-mounted tool for mixing and playback directly from an iPod. Video output equips the iMultMix 9R for use in nearly any venue as the perfect audio and video playback device.
The joins the popular Multimix range from Alesis
MultiMix 8-Channel Line Mixer
Flexible, Expandable Rack Mi xer For Installs, Stage, And Studio. Multimix 8 Line is an ideal mixer for the stage, studio, boardrooms, conference rooms, health clubs, restaurants, houses of worship, and more. MultiMix 8 Line is also a great fit for any band’s live rig, especially for keyboard players and multi-instrumentalists who need to mix or sub-mix multiple sources.
MultiMix 8 Line features eight stereo channels with a mic/ line input on channel one and stereo effects send and return. When a mono signal is present on any input or stereo send, the Left signal is automatically summed to mono for mono or stereo compatibility. Connect two MultiMix 8 Line mixers with inexpensive, common TRS cables, and they share the same mix bus for 16 stereo input channels. There is also an effects bus so you can even share the same reverb, compressor, or other effects chain between two linked mixers.
Keep an eye your mix with simple, intuitive signal clip and overload LEDs for each input and a five-stage LED level indicator at the main output. This generously featured 1RU line mixer is at home or on stage as it is in a machine room, and it’s half the price of the competition. Whether you’re a professional musician, an audio contractor, or an A/V consultant, MultiMix 8 Line is the tool to get the job done at the right price.
The Alesis MultiPort delivers proquality recording directly to your iPod, or computer. Musicians, DJs, houses of worship, and corporations can make quick, easy use of MultiPort’s built-in level meters, headphone monitoring and integrated iPod controls.
No matter what you need to record to your iPod, MultiPort makes it happen without a tangled mess of wires and confusing software. MultiPort also has industrial-grade, 1/4 in. balanced inputs, mic input, phantom power and 1/4 in. stereo outputs.
All of these features packed into a compact, functional form-factor make the Alesis Multi Port the perfect iPod companion from the control room to the boardroom.
Handheld Stereo Digital Recorder for iPod. Record stereo direct-to-iPod with ProTrack. Capture live audio anywhere and anytime with the convenience of your iPod (Classic and 5th generation) and iPod nano (2nd or 3rd generation). Just slide your iPod into the integrated sled and you're ready to roll.
You can record without additional equipment using the built-in pair of condenser microphones fixed in XY configuration. ProTrack also gives you a pair of combo XLR - 1/4-inch inputs so you can connect any professional sound source including external microphones. When running on plug-in power using the included AC adapter, ProTrack supplies 48V phantom power.
Its exterior contains a Universal Dock for iPod, LED signal indicators, and controls for 48V phantom power, limiter, and volume. ProTrack gives you four to five hours of operation on four AAA batteries, or it can run on AC power using the included adapter. A threaded mount allows you mount it on a tripod for tabletop use.
ProTrack is the easiest way to capture sound effects, recitals, jam sessions, speeches, interviews, rehearsals, performances, meetings, lectures, notes-to-self, and anything else you can thing of... directly to your iPod!
MasterControl is the perfect solution for studio projects that demand a high–quality, all–in–one audio interface and control surface. Providing up to 8 channels of 44.1–192kHz audio directly to your computer via ultra–fast, low–latency FireWire connectivity, the audio interface features 2 mic (XLR) inputs with phantom power and channel inserts, and 6 line (TRS) inputs. An additional 18 inputs of digital audio are are possible with the MasterControl's S/PDIF and dual S/MUX ADAT Lightpipe options, for forward-thinking expansion. For monitoring your recordings and sessions, the MasterControl features 6 analog outputs, configurable as discrete, 5.1 Surround or Stereo x 3.
In addition, the MasterControl functions as a fully-featured, programmable control surface with full MIDI I/O, providing hands-on, dedicated control over your HUI-compatible DAWs and external MIDI devices. Equipped with motorized faders, dedicated transport control, multifunctional jog wheel, assignable buttons and knobs, the MasterControl gives you flawless, convenient control over the parameters of your DAW.
The MasterControl is bundled with award-winning Cubase LE software, to suit all of your recording and editing needs, and is compatible with most popular DAW software products on the market today.