Digidesign ICON

Becka, Kevin
April 2004
Mix;Apr2004, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p104
The article discusses technology updates. The new sleek D-Control audio worksurface and the XMON monitor system has replaced the old fashioned Pro Tools software mix engine. The borrowed is the concept of the digital console being not one big box like its analog brother, but an integrated system of supporting parts. This system usually includes a control surface, remote microphone preamps and I/O, DSP, and most importantly, the ability to seamlessly plug anything from the analog or digital world into it. INSET: Pro Tools 6.4: Enhanced for ICON.


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