AES New York 2015 – 139th AES Convention Highlights

AES 2015 Highlights

Recently, AES 2015 event from New York ended. Here are some of the products presented this year that caught our attention:

New Pro Tools 12.3 by AVID

New Pro Tools 12.3 by AVID

AVID announced a new Pro Tools 12.3 update for their popular music software that brings some powerful new workflow and editing enhancements. New Features: Commit Track, Drag And Drop MIDI Commit, Track Commit Mix Delivery, Clip Transparency And Fade Improvements, Batch Fades and more.

Pro Tools 12.3 will be available in early November.

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New Pro Tools Dock by AVID

AES 2015 New Pro Tools Dock by AVID

Besides the new Pro Tools software update, AVID has also announced the new Pro Tools Dock, a new portable and affordable surface that work hand-in-hand with an iPad running the free Pro Tools Control app. Pro Tools Dock is based on the advanced touchscreen/hardware control workflows of the Pro Tools S6 and Avid Artist Control surface.

The Pro Tools Dock will be available in the first quarter of 2016 priced at $1199.

More details coming soon.

New Audio Plugins Announced by Waves

Waves Sub Align Plugin

Waves announced this year at AES 2015 three new useful audio plugins: Waves Sub Align Plugin, Greg Wells VoiceCentric Vocal Plugin, and Element 2.0 Virtual Analog Synth Plugin.

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New AudioFuse Audio Interface by Arturia

AudioFuse Audio Interface

AudioFuse by Arturia is a next-generation professional audio interface with a compact, well-constructed chassis featuring 2 DiscretePRO microphone preamps, 2 RIAA phono preamps, 4 analog inputs (2x Mic/Instrument/Line and 2x Phono/Line), 4 analog outputs (1/4″ TRS), 2 analog inserts (1/4″ TRS), ADAT in/out, S/PDIF in/out, 24-bit next-generation A-D/D-A converters at up to 192kHz sampling rate and more.

AudioFuse audio interface is available to buy in three colors, at your choice: silver, gray and black, priced at €549 EUR/$599 USD.

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New Orion Studio by Antelope Audio

Orion Studio by Antelope Audio

Antelope Audio brings at AES 2015 the new Orion Studio, a new addition to its Orion recording interfaces collection, being able to simultaneously process 32 I/O of 192 kHz audio at dizzying speeds of 100uS round trip delay.

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New MicroMain26 by Barefoot Sound

MicroMain26 Audio Monitor

Barefoot Sound appears at the 139th AES Convention in New York City with its new MicroMain26 (MM26) audio monitor, based on the manufacturer’s MicroMain27 Gen2 platform.

The MicroMain26 is a 4-way active system with 6 drive units housed in sealed enclosures spanning 30Hz to 45kHz with vanishingly low distortion, breathtaking dynamic range and ultra-fast transient response.

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New MA-1000 & MA-50 Microphones by Mojave Audio

Mojave Audio AES 2015
Mojave Audio intros at AES 2015 two new large-diaphragm condenser microphones: the MA-1000 and the more economical MA-50 mic. This is their first models from the new Signature Series line of products. The MA-1000 features an original new-old-stock 5840 tube, a 251-style capsule, and a custom-designed transformer built by Coast Magnetics and designed by Technical Grammy award winning microphone designer David Royer.

The MA-1000 and MA-50 will be available in Q4, 2015.

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We hope to see some of these products soon in our studio to test and review them. If you have anything to add to our list or have any question please use the comments section below.

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