We saw it at NAMM in January, and now we get hands-on with the new X32 digital mixer. It's an impressive amount of power in a small package, and of course it is very, very affordable (MSRP of $2799!). It features 32 channels, Midas preamps, 16 busses and an upcoming iPad app. And, it has moving faders. Though we haven't heard it yet, it sure looks pretty nice.
Announced just a few months ago, we get our first look at the new SD5. Slotting in between the SD7 and the SD10, it offers 124 channels, 56 assignable busses, a 24x24 matrix and a whole lot more. Plus it has 3 big and bright touch screens making it faster than ever for get to the function you need.
Studio Six Digital has brought SMAART to iOS, and now offer a very flexible interface for getting a calibrated test mic connected to your iPhone or iPad. They have also started shipping a small test mic with a 30-pin connector for taking quick but accurate measurements with your iOS device. For smaller system optimization tasks, leave the laptop at home and bring your iPad and a Studio Six interface.
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Sometimes the coolest finds at InfoComm are not decorated with flashing LEDs. FSR recently introduced a very handy iPad wall-mount solution that includes a clever POE power supply for keeping the iPad charged. They also make a clever ceiling-mounted pull down rack for keeping gear safe from unauthorized use.