Midas announced a major software update at the 2014 NAMM 2014 for PRO Series consoles, as well as many new features in the Mixtender 2 App for iPad.
The PRO Series software upgrade includes four new internal signal processor effects and six in-channel dynamics processing functions. The addition of Variable Phase, Gate-Mode Cycling, Tape Saturation, a Spectrum Analyser and Transient Accent Control, among others, reduces the need for additional outboard processing gear.
The Mixtender 2 App for iPad has been completely re-imagined with input from the sound engineers who work closely with Midas consoles. Support for multiple simultaneous iPads allows FOH and monitor engineers to work collaboratively from any location in the venue.
Mixtender 2’s new features include full-screen EQ editing that allows accurate tweaks of individual channel signals. With the new VCA and POP group unfolding and member editing function, managing these unique console functions becomes easier. Plus, using the quick navigation page with comprehensive level metering, engineers can track all signals while away from the console.
“The new software and Mixtender 2 App provide tremendous functionality, but they will also improve the performance and existing features of your PRO Series console,” says product manager Al Walker. “They’re both just a free and easy download away – and were engineered for absolute best-in-class performance.”
Designed and developed by Midas, the Mixtender 2 App is compatible with PRO1, PRO2, PRO2C, PRO3, PRO6, PRO9 and XL8 consoles. It’s available for download at the Midas website.