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ln the mix – Interview with Cenzo Townshend by Dan Gumble

Mixer and audio engineer, Cenzo Townshend, speaks to Dan Gumble about gear, working with some of the biggest names in music and the importance of a healthy MI retail environment. Few mixers can boast a client list to rival that of Cenzo Townshend. Over the past two decades, he has mixed some of the most successful

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Hello 100 – impressions from the Musikmesse and prolight + sound 2015

The Musikmesse and prolight + sound is one of the main international trade fairs for music, installations, events and productions. It took place from 15–18 April2015 in Frankfurt, where the music world came together to discover new products and highlights from many different suppliers. Adam Hall presented more than 100 new products and innovations at

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The Black Keys – On tour with Palmer DI’s

“The Black Keys” – an American Bluesrock Duo and multiple Grammy award winner – rely 9 times out of 10 on Palmer DI’s for their live performances, confessed Jason Tarulli (FOH engineer for the Black Keys) in an interview with Mix. When Tarulli started working as an FOH engineer for the Black Keys, Auerbach and

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Press: Built for eternity – the Palmer 8-channel DI Box PAN 16

When many signal sources with unbalanced output, such as elaborate keyboard rigs, are to be connected to a mixer, multi-channel DI boxes are the practical alternative. With the passive PAN 16, Palmer now presents a new helper for stage and studio operation, which is much more cost-effective than individual DI boxes. As a special feature,

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Palmer PAN 08 – active, four-channel DI box in 19" design- a review by Production Partner

The Palmer PAN 08 stands out in our test series of DI boxes, since it is an active four-channel model in 19″ format. With a passage gain of 0 dB or if necessary by +6/12/18 dB, the PAN 08 can also be used as a secondary amplifier or for the galvanic separation of long cables.

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Palmer PAN 01 pro – Deluxe version of the PAN 01 – Product Review by Production Partner

PAN 01 pro is, as the name implies, a slightly improved version of the proven PAN 01, that we already tested in our 3/2013 issue. The passive DI-box is equipped with a higher quality and shielded transformer, resulting in reduced distortion especially at low frequencies. Compared to the standard version, the housing is of even

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History of a small knob – Product review by audiofanzine.fr

It is possible to enjoy the comfort of a monitor controller without having to raid the piggy bank: the Palmer Monicon is living proof. A common problem with studio monitors is the lack of volume controller on the front. And even if it is present, it is often impossible to regulate the sound of two

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Palmer Monicon, and the volume is right!

The wonderful people at Adam Hall knew that they had come up with a real gem… They were so convinced of that fact that they let me use this extraordinary piece of engineering for a test. An absolutely straight axis of rotation, no clearance, made of metal and a remarkable weight. I feel almost humbled

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Palmer Monicon – everything is under control – a short test report from recmag.de

Setting the listening volume is far from a spectacular process, isn’t it? So, why not outsource this process in the software ? Quite simply: The experience shows that you can work much faster and more conveniently if you have direct access to a (preferably generously dimensioned) hardware volume controller. A monitor controller has become relatively

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Palmer Monicon PMC 1 – Test Report from Beat

Analog monitor controllers are becoming increasingly popular. It’s no wonder, because with such a device, not only can you always have direct access to the volume of your monitor, but you can also use the full resolution of its audio interface. However, inexpensive devices sometimes distort the sound quite strongly, some even add noise as

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