The company has developed two new tools for iPad, MixPad and OneMix, that optimize the management and monitoring of this console. In addition, it has released a firmware update to improve the functionality and capabilities of the system processing, and has incorporated a series of expansions for S Class series.

Allen & Heath It has launched two iPad applications to improve the experience of digital mixing system dLive: DLive MixPad, offering full remote control of the mix live, and dLive OneMix, which focuses on personal monitoring.

"MixPad offers dLive users the freedom to control on the fly, levels, mixing, equalization, dynamics and delays, as it is the site of an event or an installation. Also has a wireless controller for a series of operations such as the configuration of the mixing stage monitors, PA settings sound and fixed installations of rack checking", says Rob Clark, director of research and development of Allen & Heath.

The first application has a large capacity for control over the processing of channels, including filters, doors, graphic and parametric EQ, compressors and delays of the inputs and outputs. At the same time, it offers instant access to all faders and mutes available at the table, including the faders and mutes DCA, panoramas, aux sends and assignments as well as control of the microphone Preamplifiers and signal level indicators.

Other features that adds the application to the configuration of the system are: an Analyzer in real-time (RTA) to facilitate the Equalization in monitors and PA, the ease for naming and coloring the different channels, custom layers with the Configuring drag and drop of canal and the PFL monitoring channels for monitoring.

DLive OneMix is a version of MixPad dLive which ensures control to a single auxiliary mixture of monitors, to give the musician an individualized personal monitor domain without affecting other or main mix the FOH. A user can configure multiple iPads to each of the artists can have a custom set of controls.

It is also possible to connect multiple MixPads work together with a control surface dLive or Director software and provide a simultaneous control, including separate PAFL buses. This function allows an engineer to use the control surface for the FOH mixing and other an iPad for mixing stage monitors.

Firmware 1.4 and improvements for the S Class

On the other hand, and coinciding with the presentation of the new series of digital tables dLive C Class, Allen & Heath, whose products distributed Audio-Technica Iberia, has released a firmware update for all dLive mixers, improving functionality and processing capabilities of the system, as well as a series of enlargements and improvements in services for the clients of the series dLive S Class.

New version 1.4 features include dynamic processing advanced with the plugin Dyn8, which provides 4 bands of dynamic EQ and multiband compression 4; quick access to channels DCA DCA function spills; quick mode Virtual Soundcheck and the Dimension Chorus Rack FX effects unit.

Also new additions have joined the matrix of integrated plugins DEEP, which comprise the Peak Compressor/Limiter 76, an emulation plug-in a classic compressor, as well as the Multi-Stage Ducking processor. Another novelty in version 1.4 is the option to display a third independent in an external monitor window.

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By • 22 Feb, 2017
• Section: Audio, Control