Vanguard V1S + Lolli Review – “A Real Winner”

Posted in: News, Uncategorized- Feb 27, 2020 No Comments

Photo: Neil Rodgers With no fewer than eight capsules and a full complement of accessories, this stereo mic kit from Californian newcomers Vanguard offers versatility, quality and affordability in abundance. Vanguard Audio Labs are a small company based in Upland, California, and their first microphone was released as recently as 2016. Their output until now […]

Such Sweet Thunder UK – “We Needed the Best”

Posted in: News- Feb 27, 2020 No Comments

Award-winning sound mixers Pete Cobbin and Kirsty Whalley explain how the latest AoIP technology is allowing them to combine analogue and digital in entirely new ways. “Our only security is our ability to change.” This quote from the American scientist and philosopher John C. Lilly may not be familiar to music mixers Peter Cobbin and Kirsty […]

PSI Audio reveal A23-M at NAMM 2019

Posted in: News, Uncategorized- Jan 18, 2019 No Comments

PSI Audio presents the New A23-M three-way speaker at NAMM 2019 (Booth 15102)   At NAMM 2019 in Anaheim, USA, PSI Audio launch the new A23-M three-way monitor . Positioned between the two-way A21-M and the larger three-way speaker A25-M, the A23-M is perfect for nearfield and midfield applications. It uses established PSI Audio technologies […]

Mastering Engineer Bob Katz sweetens his room acoustics with PSI Audio AVAA C20

Posted in: News, Uncategorized- Feb 06, 2018 No Comments

Bob Katz, ?: Mary Kent  Bob Katz, mastering engineer, uses the active bass traps AVAA C20 by PSI Audio to perfect his mastering room acoustics.   With the introduction of the active bass trap AVAA C20, Swiss manufacturer PSI Audio revolutionized professional room acoustics. Producers and engineers all over the world integrated the AVAA system into their […]

James Ivey, Pro Tools Expert, puts the Vanguard V44S through its paces

Posted in: News, Uncategorized- Nov 29, 2017 No Comments

James Ivey, Pro Tools Expert, reviews the new Vanguard Audio Labs: V44S Stereo Microphone   James puts the V44S through its paces, recording a live quartet and drum session, presenting the quality of the Vanguard microphone. James states that “This microphone sounds absolutely awesome” and that “It looks stunning”. The Vanguard V44S is a stereo, […]

National Film & Television School puts trust in PSI Audio

Posted in: News, Uncategorized- Aug 16, 2017 No Comments

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) has installed a large number of PSI Audio speakers as part of a £20m development, which includes two new buildings, a second cinema and a 4K digital content training studio.

The World’s Best Analog Section and Converters… Full Stop.

Posted in: News- Mar 21, 2016 No Comments

Pro Tools Expert take a first look at Merging Technologies Horus & HAPI.      In this video Paul from Emerging introduces us to the Merging Technologies Horus and Hapi audio interfaces that can be made ready for Pro Tools Standard and HD via and HDX interface card or over the AES67 Audio Over IP […]

BBC Keep Things Strictly Pyramix

Posted in: News- Nov 27, 2015 No Comments

‘Strictly Come Dancing’ was first aired in 2004 from BBC Television Centre and Merging’s Pyramix was used for those early productions and on the successive series. The current series is transmitted from the George Lucas studio used by BBC Studios and Post Production. The demands of complex entertainment shows suggested that merely updating the Mykerinos based Pyramix was not going to be sufficient. It made sense to replace it completely with a new Pyramix MassCore 256 Music Pack with new hardware, including a Horus Networked Audio Interface. With the need to post-produce some of the shows, a VCube Essentials pack was also part of the package.

Pro Tools Expert get the D-Mon treatment

Posted in: News- Nov 23, 2015 No Comments

Paul Mortimer from Emerging pays another visit to the guys at Pro Tools Expert to demo the updated D-Mon Series of Trinnov Audio’s Room Optimization System.

Horus converters part of the mix iZotope Studios

Posted in: News- Nov 17, 2015 No Comments

Horus converters part of the mix at iZotope Award winning plug-in manufacturers place Horus at the heart of their setup The inclusion of the Horus units brings RAVENNA/AES67 connectivity tothe studio and provides for the easy integration of networked audio products as required. This perfectly fits with the need to adapt the rooms for a […]

Quality Matters at StarMount Studio

Posted in: News- Mar 20, 2015 Comments Off on Quality Matters at StarMount Studio

“We are truly pleased with the amount of headroom available. The audio fidelity from the Horus converters is truly amazing as well. The audio engine of Pyramix is the most powerful yet versatile DAW we have come across so far. I feel this is the best purchase to date for our studio.”

HAPI-ness in Mexico

Posted in: News- Dec 16, 2014 Comments Off on HAPI-ness in Mexico

“I did not expect Hapi to be such a dramatic change but it suits all my latest projects and I am itching to return to any hall as soon as possible. I have now sixteen extraordinary microphone preamplifiers plus the same amount of AD conversion and the possibility to easily integrate my other beloved preamps.”

Audiences love the Sound of DXD

Posted in: News- Dec 09, 2014 Comments Off on Audiences love the Sound of DXD

Gino Paoli is one of Italy’s legendary singer-songwriters who has been delighting audiences since the 1950s. Still performing now, he teamed up with the celebrated jazz pianist, Danilo Rea to perform at the wonderful Piazza del Duomo di San Miniato, near Pisa on July 27th 2014.

Ovation adds Realism to First World War

Posted in: News- Nov 13, 2014 Comments Off on Ovation adds Realism to First World War

London’s famous Imperial War Museum opened its new First World War Gallery in July. The vision was to give the visitor a more realistic representation of what life in a trench was like. A soundscape was clearly going to be vital and the noises should come from many different parts of the display. The mission was on to find a proven playback system that would respond to cues from a Medialon Show Controller and interface with video servers from 7th Sense and Dataton. The clear choice was the Merging Technologies Ovation.

2g Audio Visual is HAPI to win.

Posted in: News- Nov 11, 2014 Comments Off on 2g Audio Visual is HAPI to win.

The Merging Hapi Networked Audio Interface was won by Rich Griffiths from 2g Audio Visual in the UK. It seemed that Rich was involved in the right business and would find Hapi of use.

Merging Does Dallas

Posted in: News- Oct 22, 2014 Comments Off on Merging Does Dallas

“I still cannot believe the sound quality improvement in the audio control room, all due to the fine microphone preamps and converters in Hapi/Horus. These are the highest quality I’ve experienced”

Merging Technologies Announce 3D Panner Development

Posted in: News- Oct 10, 2014 Comments Off on Merging Technologies Announce 3D Panner Development

Merging Technologies announces that its future 3D panning and mixing engine, to be incorporated in the next release of software for Pyramix and Ovation, will work seamlessly with Auro-3D® creative tools. This new partnership with Auro Technologies means that this panning and mixing engine will allow direct import of Pyramix files to the Auro-3D® encoder, and that the plug-in decoder can be used with Pyramix to monitor the Auro-encoded stream.

Horus & Pro Tools is a Winner!

Posted in: News- Sep 30, 2014 Comments Off on Horus & Pro Tools is a Winner!

The search for the perfect converter to use on the road had taken some time as the requirement was to find a converter that was easily portable, had sufficient inputs and had “no-compromise” audio performance.
“Amazing sound; natural and dynamically perfect. Incredible and impossible to go back. Horus will be my main recording system far into the future.”

Babelsberg upgrades to DAD AX32

Posted in: News- Sep 25, 2014 No Comments

“Florian Strucken of AVS-Medientechnik GmbH worked with us as a technical consultant and integrator. He invited Jan Lykke of NTP over to our studios with a demonstration system and we conducted some very successful listening tests. The results were breathtaking, both in terms of acoustic transparency and operational versatility. “The analog to digital and digital to analog conversion quality is highly impressive across many types of music.”


Posted in: News- Sep 23, 2014 Comments Off on NHK INVESTS IN HAPI AND HORUS

Japan’s national broadcaster to use Merging Technologies converters with Avid Pro Tools Audio Workstations