Comprehensive Coverage Of The 2013 NAMM Show

It was a packed house, as usual, at the annual Winter NAMM Show at the Anaheim Convention Center in late January, where attendees were treated to a wave of new product introductions and a wide range of live performances.

The 2013 edition of the show, which attracted almost 94,000 attendees, included an increased presence of professional sound, lighting and staging manufacturers showing their wares.

The show floor hosted exhibits from 1,400-plus companies, with hundreds of new products making their debut. NAMM also provides an ever-growing slate of educational courses and programs.

In addition, the show offered well over 100 live performances and events both on-site and in venues proximate to the convention center.

A couple of interesting notes:
—This was the 111th NAMM Show, making it one of the longest running trade shows in the U.S.
—The show annually generates more than $70 million in revenue to the Orange County economy (Source: calculated using Trade Show Week formula of economic impact)

– Take Our Slideshow Gallery Tour Of The 2013 NAMM Show –

NAMM 2013 Show News
New NAMM Board Members Elected At The 2013 NAMM Show
Waves Audio And DiGiCo Announce New Partnership: DiGiGrid
New Grand Plaza Stage At NAMM 2013 Equipped With Harman Pro Live System
Scott Leslie Named New President Of Renkus-Heinz
Marshank Sales Wins Martin Audio Rep Of The Year Award
Patrick Selmer Receives NAMM Lifetime Achievement Award
Bruce MacPherson Named U.S. Sales Director For DPA Microphones
PreSonus Licenses Audinate Dante Networking Technology
TC-Helicon & Sennheiser Collaborating On Vocal Effects Microphones
Meet The Winners Of The Fourth Annual PSW Readers Choice Awards

New Loudspeakers
D.A.S. Audio Aero 40A Line Array
PreSonus StudioLive AI-series Active Integration Loudspeakers
VUE Audiotechnik al-4 Subcompact Line Array
QSC Audio AcousticPerformance Line Of Loudspeakers
Turbosound Milan Series Powered Loudspeakers
Alto Professional Black Series Active Loudspeakers With Wireless Control
PreSonus Eris-Series Studio Monitors
Line 6 StageSource L2m & L2t Loudspeakers
JBL Professional M2 Master Reference Monitor
PreSonus Sceptre CoActual-series Coaxial Studio Monitors
Gemini PLAY2GO Portable PA System
Celestion 18-Inch Cast-Frame LF Drivers

New Microphones & Wireless Systems
Shure GLX-D Digital Wireless System
DPA d:facto II Vocal Microphone
Audio-Technica System 10 Digital Wireless System
Aphex “Microphone X” USB Microphone With Analog Processing
Apogee Electronics Revamped ONE USB Audio Interface & Microphone
Holophone Big O Omnidirectional And C+ Cardioid Microphones
Audio-Technica AT5040 Vocal Microphone Launches New 50 Series
TELEFUNKEN M82 Dynamic Cardioid Microphone
Updated AKG C1000 S Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
Shure BLX Series Wireless Systems
Audio-Technica AT2020USB+ Cardioid Condenser Microphone
PreSonus PRM1 Precision Reference Microphone

New Consoles & Mixers
PreSonus StudioLive 32.4.2AI Mixing System With Active Integration
Roland Systems Group M-200i 32-Channel iPad Controlled V-Mixer
Four Digital Mixer Models Join Behringer X32 Line
Soundcraft Si Expression Compact Digital Consoles
Allen & Heath ME Personal Mixing System
Aviom A360 Next-Generation Personal Mixer
Mackie DL806 8-Channel Digital Mixer With iPad Control
New Stagebox Options For Soundcraft Digital Consoles
Behringer iX16 Compact Digital Mixer For iPad

New Plug-Ins, Apps & Software
Allen & Heath iPad App For GLD Mixing System
Waves Audio eMotion Mixer For SoundGrid
PreSonus Capture 2.0 Live Recording Software
Mackie My Fader Control App For DL Series Mixers
Universal Audio Teletronix LA-2A Leveler Plug-In Collection For UAD Platform
Waves Audio IR-Live Convolution Reverb For Live Sound
Behringer XiControl Version 2.0 iPad App For X32 Console
Universal Audio API 500 Series EQ Plug-In Collection For UAD
Waves Audio GEQ Graphic Equalizer Plug-In

New Networking & Processing
BSS Soundweb London With BLU-805 & BLU-325 Processors With AVB
dbx TR1616 BLU Link I/O “On/Off Ramp” Module

New Audio Tools
Radial Engineering Stage Bug SB-1 Compact Direct Box
Earthworks 500 Series Preamp
Behringer U-PHORIA USB Audio Interfaces With Midas Preamps
Apogee Electronics Revamped ONE USB Audio Interface & Microphone
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD Limited-Edition Red Headphones
Radial Engineering StageBug SB-4 Piezo Direct Box
Behringer iSTUDIO & iSTUDIO THUNDER Docks For All iPad Versions
Radial Engineering StageDirect Muting Direct Box
Aphex USB 500 Configurable Rack
Sonnet Echo Express Pro Tools|HDX-Compatible Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis
Radial Engineering Cherry Picker Preamp Selector
Drawmer DS101 500 Series Noise Gate From TransAudio Group
Radial Engineering Voco-Loco Vocal Preamp & Effects Loop
Two New 500 Series Modules From Rupert Neve Designs
Apogee Duet With iPad & Mac Compatibility, MIDI I/O, Maestro Control App
Radial PreComp 500 Series Combination Preamp & Compressor

New Power Amplifiers
Crown USBX Wireless Connectivity Of Amplifiers
Behringer 12,000-Watt iNUKE Power Amplifiers

—Take Our Slideshow Gallery Tour Of The 2013 NAMM Show—

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