CANBERRA, Australia –
audiovisual company One Vision decided it was time to replace its Yamaha
digital mixers, there was only one alternative—HARMAN’s Soundcraft Si Compact.
Soundcraft's Si Compact Series consoles are designed to offer digital power and
versatility combined with an operator-friendly “analogue feel.” The consoles
were purchased through Jands, Soundcraft’s Australian distributor.
“We wanted a
console that would be more hands on than the Yamaha consoles as far as the
crossover between digital and analogue,” commented Frank Meany, managing
director of One Vision. “Basically, we wanted a console with knobs on it as
opposed to a console with buttons and scrolling pages of menus, it’s more
his team have found their Soundcraft Si Compact consoles to be very powerful
and they are particularly impressed by the console’s sound, with Meany
remarking that it sounds more like an analogue console than other digital
purchased a digital multicore for them which makes a huge difference being able
to patch things around and also having the soft patch on it,” Meany added. “I
am however a bit sad that the Soundcraft Si Performers were not available at
the time we bought them—a simple lighting console built into the desk would
have been great! Maybe next time.”
commented on how easy his team has found the Soundcraft Si Compact to learn,
describing it as a straightforward live sound mixer.
range, small footprint and portability also helped seal the decision to
purchase,” he said.
In the few
months since acquiring the Soundcraft Si Compact, One Vision has had it hard at
work mainly on corporate events and Meany reports that it has been totally
reliable and a great asset to the company.
designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment
solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets – supported by
15 leading brands, including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®
and Mark Levinson®. The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple
generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where
they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped
with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of 14,600
people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.5 billion
for the last twelve months ended September 30, 2013.