New Digital Console (and some announcements)

if you email me directly (dmclain@ccisolutions.com), I can send you the PDF's of the announcements, including preliminary pricing. - David


Meet the newest member of the VENUE live sound family — the VENUE SC48 console.

SC48 is the definitive, all-in-one live sound solution, combining all I/O, digital signal processing, and tactile control into one compact console, making it the most affordable and portable VENUE system yet. SC48 features the hallmarks for which VENUE is known, including amazing sound quality, performance, and reliability, offers a built-in Pro Tools LE® interface, and introduces several new workflow innovations, making it the perfect console for small to medium-size clubs, houses of worship, theatres, and corporate events.

Please note: new price books, sales materials and user guides on the new VENUE SC48 will be available to you after the official product launch, which is scheduled for May 6, 2009. We will contact you about these shortly. You will also be able to find new materials on the customer facing website http://www.digidesign.com/ starting May 6, 2009.

PLUS:

New VENUE D-Show 2.8.1 Software Upgrade

VENUE customers can now gain even more flexibility and ease of use with the new VENUE D-Show® 2.8.1 software. This latest version introduces several new workflow innovations, adds popular user-requested features, and offers many enhancements to increase workflow and mixing efficiency for all VENUE system users—especially for monitor mix and theater engineers. Please review attached channel announcement for details. D-Show 2.8.1 will be available June 1, 2009.

PLUS:

VENUE Live Sound Line Gets Rebranded

In an effort to streamline the VENUE live sound offerings and make it easier for our customers to understand how all of the components relate, Avid has rebranded the names of all VENUE components and systems as listed in the chart below.

Please be sure to refer to VENUE systems and individual components by these new names when speaking with your customers. “VENUE” is the brand name for the entire live sound product line — all part numbers, configurations, and prices remain the same.

Old Name

New Name

Description

VENUE Components

D-Show®

VENUE D-Show®

New name refers to the expandable console component as a whole; individual components include:

· VENUE D-Show Main unit

· VENUE D-Show Sidecar

D-Show Profile™

VENUE Profile™

Compact console component

FOH Rack

VENUE FOH Rack

DSP and local I/O component

Stage Rack

VENUE Stage Rack

Remote I/O component

Mix Rack

VENUE Mix Rack

Integrated remote/local I/O and DSP component

D-Show® software

VENUE D-Show® software

Common software platform across all VENUE systems

VENUE Systems

D-Show® Main and Sidecar System

VENUE D-Show® System

Includes the following components:

· VENUE D-Show Main unit

· VENUE D-Show Sidecar

· VENUE FOH Rack

· VENUE Stage Rack

· VENUE D-Show software

D-Show Profile™ System

VENUE Profile™ System

Includes the following components:

· VENUE Profile

· VENUE FOH Rack

· VENUE Stage Rack

· VENUE D-Show software

D-Show Profile™ Mix Rack System

VENUE Mix Rack System

Includes the following components:

· VENUE Profile

· VENUE Mix Rack

· VENUE D-Show software

n/a

VENUE SC48

New all-in-one system combines all I/O, DSP, and tactile control into one compact console. Includes D-Show software.




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