By PSW Staff • April 15, 2009 David Cooper of Midas accepts the MIPA awarded for the PRO6 The Midas PRO6 live audio system picked up the MIPA (Musikmesse International Press Award) for Live Mixing Desk at Prolight + Sound 2009. MIPAs are presented to the best products released during the previous year as voted for by more than 100 international audio and music magazines. The award was accepted by Midas and Klark Teknik international sales and marketing director David Cooper at a ceremony. The Digidesign D-Show Profile Mix Rack and Digico SD8 digital consoles were also finalists for the award. (Click here to see all MIPA nominees.) The award reflects the success enjoyed by the PRO6 since its launch last August. Almost 200 have been sold worldwide, with systems used on acts including AC/DC, Metallica, Van Morrison, Jan Smit, the Pogues, Marillion, Snow Patrol, Benabar, Il Divo, Kasabian and Eddi Reader. The Midas PRO6 (click to enlarge) A total of six PRO6s were in attendance at Prolight + Sound 2009: on the EVI Germany and Mega Audio booths as well as handling daily live music programs on the outdoor Pro Stage and in the Agora tent. . “We’re delighted that the international audio press has recognized the Midas PRO6 as the leading product in its category,” says Cooper. “This is consistent with the countless engineers who won’t settle for anything else, having used Midas digital.” Midas Website Comments Have something to say about this PSW content? Leave a comment! Cancel reply Scroll past the ”Post Comment” button below to view any existing comments. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Tagged with: Audio Avid Consoles DiGiCo Digital Director Engineer International Live Manufacturer Marketing Midas Mix Mixing Music · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Subscribe to Live Sound International magazine. Stay up-to-date, get the latest pro audio news, products and resources each month with Live Sound.