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Automated Processes Inc., (API) introduces itself to ME markets US-based Automated Processes Inc., a leading provider of recording and mixing solutions took to PALME ME 2012 as its first step to introduce itself to the Middle East markets. The company showcased its famous 1608 console. “We have gained interesting insights into the market dynamics here, although we don’t have an office here,” said Gordon Smart, the company MD. “It’s our first time here, and we are happy with the results.” The 1608 brings a slew of modern features indispensable for today’s musical professionals. It comes with 16 input channels each with mic pre and equalizer; 8 main and 8 auxiliary buses, besides one stereo bus; analogue metering; and 5.1 centre section monitoring. It also accepts API 500 Series equalizers which makes the system more flexible. Gordon Smart (right), API’s managing director, showing rackmounts & consoles

AVL Electronics showcases beyerdynamic’s Quinta system Dubai-based Pro Audio and AV solutions provider AVL Electronics LLC presented, among other things, the Quinta wireless conferencing system from beyerdynamic. A fifth generation wireless conferencing system, Quinta meets all requirements of operational safety, reliability and transmission security. According to Gerard Hermann, beyerdynamic’s Sales Manager-EMEA, solid housing of the system, combined with robust and scratch-resistant paint makes it a high-quality product. Meanwhile back-lit keys for working in dark environments and inscription in braille make it a more attractive and reliable wireless conferencing system. “PALME this year appears to be very promising,” AVL Electronic’s Sales Manager Syed Riaz said. “We had some very interesting business queries. We hope to make them good.”

beyerdynamic’s Gerard Hermann explains about the Quinta system

Sennheiser reinforces the new XS wireless series German audio giant Sennheiser displayed a whole range of wired and wireless microphones. The highlight was the recently launched XS Series wireless microphones. An entry-level wireless microphone, these robust units are simple to operate and feature transmitters that have a battery life of up to 10 hours. A switching bandwidth of up to 24 MHz allows for flexibility in the choice of frequencies. The series is comprised of two vocal sets, an instrument set and presentation sets with a lavalier microphone or a headmic. Ryan Burr, Technical Sales Manager-Middle East, said, “PALME is an important platform that gets valued customers, old and new. Moreover, it’s getting better with quality visitors.” Sennheiser’s Ryan Burr demonstrates the new XS series wireless microphone

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