2006 April 21
Free Notion (music composition and performance software) demo version by VirtuosoWorks
VirtuosoWorks ( founded by Dr. Jack M. Jarrett, Lori Jarrett, and Rahm Sethuraman in 1998) , announces the availability of a free demo version of Notion , its music composition and performance software. Notion is designed for professional composers, music students, and live productions for composition, learning, practice, and performance. It combines a full-featured music notation system with algorithms linked to a proprietary playback engine that offers samples of thousands of individual notes and articulations played by the London Symphony Orchestra and recorded at Abbey Road Studios.
Order the Free Trial Version - Notion online technical support -
VirtuosoWorks, Inc. - 201 S. Elm St. Suite 300 - Greensboro, North Carolina 27401 - tel 336.275.2994
Tascam GigStudio 3.0 and Rain Recording software
Rain Recording computer systems have been tested and certified by Tascam for use with GigaStudio 3.0 software. In addition, all Rain computer systems, including the Element workstation and LiveBook laptop, are now shipping with Tascam GigaStudio Solo. Rain Recording customers will now receive GigaStudio Solo with every new system purchase and get a chance to experience this software at no additional cost.
Teac . - Via C. Cantu 11, 20092 - Cinisello Balsamo, Milano, Italy
Tel. 02-66010500 , fax.(++30) 0266010484 , email
Teac UK - 5 Marlin house - The Croxley Centre - Watford - Herts - WD18 8TE - UK
Tel 01923 438880 - Fax 01923 236290 , email
Violet Design announces a new microphone : The Black Hole
This microphone model is planned for manufacture in 2007. The Black Hole will be premiered to the public at 120th AES convention in Paris (20-23 may 2006).
Black Hole features: handy and compact, unique visual design,
Two opposite placed large, true electrostatic capsules inside the compact head
New special capsule with single tap diaphragm and adjustable backplate
Patented variable sputtering of diaphragm, using specially mixed alloy for coating
New original shockmount / stand holder system
3 switchable polar patterns (Omni, Cardioid and Figure of 8)
Phantom powered class-A fully discrete transformerless electronics
First measurements surprising high technical parameters - SPL exceeding 136 dB, very low overall THD and superb symmetry of polar patterns.
Violet Design Ltd. - P.O.Box 3393, Tallinn, 10506, Estonia
Phone: (+372) 6455007 , Fax: (+372) 6466054 , eMail
Universal Drivers for Intel-based Mac by M-Audio
M-Audio brings support for Apple's new Intel-based Mac computers to the M-Audio complete line of FireWire and USB compatible peripherals.
The official drivers are available for Fast Track USB, Fast Track Pro, MobilePre USB, JamLab, Transit USB, Audiophile USB, FireWire Solo, FireWire Audiophile, FireWire 410, FireWire 1814, ProjectMix I/O, Ozonic, M-Audio Ozone, Oxygen 8, Midisport 2x2, Midisport 1x1, Midisport 4x4, Midisport 2x4 and Midisport 8x8/s.
M-Audio has also converted the Enigma Librarian/Editor over to the Universal binary format.
M-Audio software partner Ableton has recently released Live 5.2 software, which delivers immediate native Intel-based Mac computer support to Live users. M-Audio expects that the rest of its developed and distributed software will be operable on Intel-based Mac computers in the near future. ---- Download Universal drivers for your M-Audio product.
M-Audio International - 5795 Martin Rd. - Irwindale, California 91706
Tel: (949) 766-7589 , fax: (949) 766-7590 , International distributors
Italy - Midi Music - Torino - Tel (I): +39 011 3185602 , Fax (I): +39 011 3186959 , e-mail
Holophone e H3-D , 3-D surround microphone
Holophonewill introduce the H3-D Microphone at the NAB Convention (2006 April 24-27). Based on the Holophone's H2-PRO, H3-D is a portable and economical 5.1 multi-channel professional surround sound microphone. It's a solution for broadcast, recording, and studio applications.
Custom-designed to support 5.1 surround-sound recording devices, the H3-D provides leading-edge Price: Us dollars 1,695 circa.
Holophone - A Division of Rising Sun Productions Ltd.
258 Adelaide Street East, Suite 200 Toronto, ON, Canada M5A 1N1 ,Tel 416-362-7790, eMail
Italy: Funky Junk Italy srl - Paolo Orizio - Via Pollaiuolo 15 - 20159 Milano
Tel + 39 02 69016229 - Tel + 39 02 69660528
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