DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics and Sound Devices to Host Regional Sound Summit Event in Atlanta

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ATLANTA, AUGUST 21, 2015 —Sound Summit Atlanta is taking place on Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 479 Headquarters in Atlanta. A collaborative presentation from DPA Microphones, Lectrosonicsand Sound Devices, LLC, this is the third in a series of regional events throughout the U.S.

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All Sound Summit events serve as an informal industry thought leadership and mixing discussion featuring best practices for the audio community. With the help of local sound mixers Whit Norris and Chris Durfy, Sound Summit Atlanta will include a combination of short informative presentations, networking and Q&A opportunities.

DPA’s Global Sales Manager Bo Brinck will discuss polar patterns, frequency response and optimum placement for lavalier and shotgun microphones. Brinck will use his company’s d:screet™ 4061 and 4071 Miniature Microphones and d:dicate™ 4017B Shotgun Microphone to highlight these topics. “I am looking forward to meeting the area’s sound mixers and other audio professionals who are eager to learn about all of the brands’ new technologies and updated methods with which to improve their sound,” says Brinck. “With the event taking place right at the IATSE, we’re sure to have a very productive and interesting event.”

Karl Winkler, Lectrosonics’ Vice President of Sales/Service, will use his brand’s L Series units, SSM “Super Slight” micro transmitter and SR Series receivers with Sound Devices’ SuperSlot™ compatibility to explain gain structure, antenna optimization and RF frequency coordination. “We’re extremely excited to continue the Sound Summit series with our latest event in Atlanta,” says Winkler. “It will be great to be able to share ideas with professionals in the local community while also learning from them. We anticipate the Atlanta event to be very valuable and look forward to hosting future events in other large metropolitan areas in the coming year.”

Jon Tatooles, Co-Founder and Chief Business Development Officer of Sound Devices, LLC, will be on hand to discuss multi-track audio recording, timecode synchronization and file management for today’s location sound mixer. He will demo Sound Devices’ 688 Field Production Mixer with SL-6 SuperSlot™ accessory, as well as the rackmount 970 64-Track Dante and MADI Audio Recorder for his presentation. “The Sound Summits have proven very successful in reaching audio professionals in each city,” says Tatooles. “I look forward to visiting the team at the local IATSE and speaking with Atlanta’s sound mixers regarding the unique needs associated with working in the region. It’s certain to be both fun and informative for everyone.”

The IATSE Local 479 is located at 4220 International Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30354. To sign up for this free event, please register at http://www.thesoundsummit.org/atlanta/.

About DPA Microphones

DPA Microphones is the leading Danish Professional Audio manufacturer of high-quality condenser microphone solutions for professional applications. DPA’s ultimate goal is to always provide its customers with the absolute finest possible microphone solutions for all its markets, which include live sound, installation, recording, theatre and broadcast. When it comes to the design process, DPA takes no shortcuts. Nor does the company compromise on its manufacturing process, which is done at the DPA factory in Denmark. As a result, DPA’s products are globally praised for their exceptional clarity and transparency, unparalleled specifications, supreme reliability and, above all, pure, uncolored and undistorted sound. For more information on DPA Microphones, please visit www.dpamicrophones.com.

About Lectrosonics

Well respected within the film, broadcast, and theatre technical communities since 1971, Lectrosonics wireless microphone systems and audio processing products are used daily in mission-critical applications by audio engineers familiar with the company's dedication to quality, customer service, and innovation. Lectrosonics is a US manufacturer based in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Visit the company online at www.lectrosonics.com.

About Sound Devices

Sound Devices, LLC designs and manufactures portable audio mixers, digital audio recorders and related equipment for feature film, episodic television, documentary, news-gathering, live event and acoustical test and measurement applications. Video Devices is a brand of Sound Devices for their digital video recorders and related products that address a range of multiple-source video productions, including fast-paced studio applications, live sports, live events, and mobile production.

Founded in 1998, the company designs both brands at their Reedsburg, Wisconsin headquarters and has additional offices in Madison, Wisconsin. For more information, visit the Sound Devices and Video Devices websites: www.sounddevices.com and www.videodevices.com.

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