TV-BAY December 2012
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Array of audio and video production solutions S ound Devices has recently showcased the recently upgraded PIX 240i and PIX 260i Audio/Video Recorders, as well as the 664 Production Mixer.   Sound Devices PIX 240i Audio/Video Recorder features a five-inch, IPS-based LCD panel with accurate colour rendition and consistent off-axis viewing response. The upgraded display is essential in the field, providing users with immediate confirmation of framing, exposure, focus, audio-metering and setup menu selections. It also offers higher contrast and better off-axis viewing. PIX 240i users can monitor an images exposure with Exposure Assist, a feature that depicts either false-colour or multilevel zebra stripes. It comes equipped with Focus Assist, which includes a peaking filter and 1:1 pixel zoom. Monitor brightness, contrast and chroma adjustments are also now available. PIX 240i provides standard definition recording (NTSC and PAL) and support for using simultaneous analog and SDI/HDMI audio inputs.  www.sounddevices.com. You can watch more from Sound Devices at the recent BVE North by scanning here: Shure introduces Centraverse™ Microphones Shure Incorporated have announced its line of Centraverse™ Installed Sound Microphones, an economical complement to its existing Microflex® series for the sound contracting market. Available in gooseneck, boundary, and overhead form factors, Centraverse microphones provide quality, reliable audio and a streamlined feature set for users in price-sensitive environments. The microphones are simple to purchase, set up, and install. They meet the key needs of installed audio users by offering “plug and play” solutions for applications at corporate facilities, houses of worship, government institutions, and more. “Budget-conscious customers requiring installed and portable applications for basic sound reinforcement, such as vocal amplification, will immediately benefit from our Centraverse line, as the product line combines best-in-class performance with simplicity and affordability,” said Chad Wiggins, Category Director for Wired Microphones at Shure. “To ensure the mics are well- suited for their intended environments, we also focused on the aesthetics, designing the products with a modern and industrial style that still offers Shure’s sound quality, reliability, and functionality.” The Centraverse CVG12 and CVG18 Gooseneck Condenser Microphones are professional gooseneck electret condenser microphones that are ideally suited for use in general installed sound reinforcement applications. Designed with dual gooseneck sections for full articulation and positioning options, the CVG12/18 provide scalable, best-in-class performance in a wide variety of locations, including podiums and desktops. www.shuredistribution.co.uk 14 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE TV-BAY072DEC12.indd 14 07/12/2012 15:13