DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics and Sound Devices to Host Sound Summit Event in New York

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NEW YORK, OCTOBER 6, 2015 — Sound Summit New York will take place just prior to the AES Show on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 3 to 8 p.m. at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. A collaborative presentation from DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics and Sound Devices, LLC, this is the fourth in a series of regional events throughout the U.S.

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Sound Summit events serve as a unique and informal industry thought leadership and mixing discussion featuring best practices for the audio community. Sound Summit New York will include a combination of short informative presentations, networking and Q&A opportunities.

Gabriel Antonini, Business Development Manager of DPA Microphones Inc., will discuss polar patterns, frequency response, off axis linearity and optimum placement for lavalier and shotgun microphones. Antonini will be using the company’s d:screet™ Miniature Microphones and d:dicate™ 4017B Shotgun Microphone to emphasize these topics. “I am looking forward to presenting to the wide range of sound mixers and audio professionals who will be in attendance,” says Antonini. “At DPA, we strive to provide a no-shortcut field acquisition tool that is top quality, in order to minimize the post production time spent fixing poorly recorded material due to poor microphone choices. We encourage audio professionals to attend the event and learn about our existing proven elements, as well as a new addition to our family of film microphones. With Sound Summit happening right in energetic New York City, I am anticipating a dynamic and engaging 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 successful Sound Summit series with our latest event in New York,” says Winkler. “We are looking forward to sharing ideas with and learning from professionals in the New York community.”

Jon Tatooles, Co-Founder and Chief Business Development Officer of Sound Devices, LLC, will discuss Sound Devices’ innovative MixAssist™ technology, which is now incorporated into its latest 688 mixer/recorder. In addition, Tatooles will explain the workflow benefits and control capabilities of the 688 recorder/mixer combined with the optional SuperSlot-compatible SL-6 powering and wireless system. The newly announced CL-12 Linear Fader Controller, which also couples with the 688 for cart applications, will also be featured at the event making its second U.S. public appearance. “We are looking forward to meeting with the New York production community at the next Sound Summit,” says Tatooles. “Sound Summit has proven to be a great avenue to speak directly with our customers in the region. We value the feedback we receive at these events.”

New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts is located at 721 Broadway (9th floor lobby), New York, NY 10003. To sign up for this free event, please register at www.thesoundsummit.org/newyork/.

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

Founded in 1998, Sound Devices, LLC designs both Sound Devices audio products and Video Devices video products. Sound Devices offers portable audio mixers, digital audio recorders and related equipment for feature film, episodic television, documentary, newsgathering, live-event, and acoustical test and measurement applications. Video Devices offers digital video monitors, recorders and related products, which address a range of video productions, including fast-paced studio applications, live sports and events, as well as mobile, TV, film and documentary productions.

The Sound Devices, LLC, headquarters is located in Reedsburg, Wisconsin. Additional offices are located in Madison, Wisconsin, Chicago, and Berlin. For more information, visit the Sound Devices and/or Video Devices websites: www.sounddevices.com and www.videodevices.com.

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