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WK154

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Re: NAMM 2014 Countdown
« Reply #30 on: January 22, 2014, 05:18:37 AM »
Mackie booth 209A. Too bad they spent their money to get embarrassed.
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Re: NAMM 2014 Countdown
« Reply #31 on: January 22, 2014, 12:33:06 PM »
I really wonder why Mackie has not brought up Namm anywhere. Almost all of their competition has Namm mentioned on their web sites and Facebook pages.

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Re: NAMM 2014 Countdown
« Reply #32 on: January 22, 2014, 05:55:58 PM »
Well you can always call Mackie and ask for Callie Carmean "Trade-show Mistress" and ask what's up. Or tomorrow will tell. On second thought she may be in Anaheim already.
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Re: NAMM 2014 Countdown
« Reply #33 on: January 23, 2014, 07:20:06 AM »
well, there's this, which looks like an ipad-sized touchscreen mixer interface from QSC:

http://qscmarketing.com/january2014
Well QSC is about to do some damage to Mackie with an 8 and 16 + version including the screen (iPad mini size) along with a WiFi dongle and carrying case and a lot more features. Pricing at $899 and $1299 respectfully.
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Re: NAMM 2014 Countdown
« Reply #34 on: January 23, 2014, 07:38:21 AM »
Well QSC is about to do some damage to Mackie with an 8 and 16 + version including the screen (iPad mini size) along with a WiFi dongle and carrying case and a lot more features. Pricing at $899 and $1299 respectfully.

No recallable preamps. Fail.
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Re: NAMM 2014 Countdown
« Reply #35 on: January 23, 2014, 08:30:34 AM »
Well QSC is about to do some damage to Mackie with an 8 and 16 + version including the screen (iPad mini size) along with a WiFi dongle and carrying case and a lot more features. Pricing at $899 and $1299 respectfully.

No recallable preamps. Fail.
I hear you. Well today will tell. $200 may make a difference to some folks. Reputation and Warranties may also be a factor along with the extras.
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Re: NAMM 2014 Countdown
« Reply #36 on: January 23, 2014, 08:40:17 AM »
Not to mention probably 6 months before it ships....

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Re: NAMM 2014 Countdown
« Reply #37 on: January 23, 2014, 08:47:00 AM »
Not to mention probably 6 months before it ships....
That's done intentionally so you can save your pennies and buy one. :)
For those interested in the specs.
 http://qsc.com/products/Mixers/Touchmix_Series/TouchMix-16/
« Last Edit: January 23, 2014, 08:50:26 AM by WK154 »
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Re: NAMM 2014 Countdown
« Reply #38 on: January 23, 2014, 09:00:11 AM »
I'm already going down the X32 path. It's now a defacto standard, is accepted on riders (for club/pub gigs), has a large user base and offers the most flexible set of variations of any digital mixer family.

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Re: NAMM 2014 Countdown
« Reply #39 on: January 23, 2014, 09:03:19 AM »
I'm already going down the X32 path. It's now a defacto standard, is accepted on riders (for club/pub gigs), has a large user base and offers the most flexible set of variations of any digital mixer family.
As an X32 owner I can't argue that nor do I want to. There are some pricing issues with the line that do need to be fixed. Core is too pricey and S16 could be less expensive.
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Re: NAMM 2014 Countdown
« Reply #40 on: January 23, 2014, 09:25:56 AM »
Maybe so, but money is just one of multiple factors. I dont mind paying extra for products that are flexible, already proven and accepted in the marketplace.

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Re: NAMM 2014 Countdown
« Reply #41 on: January 24, 2014, 10:01:53 AM »
Not to get too far of subject I found a 2008 YouTube demo of Bob Lentini's SawStudio for those into recording. RMLlabs actually were at NAMM at one time.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7PunhXdH5U
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Re: NAMM 2014 Countdown
« Reply #42 on: January 27, 2014, 11:55:11 PM »
Well it's all over but the shouting or in this case the delivery. It will be an interesting year for gear. I'm looking forward to seeing and hearing some. Stay tuned.
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