New York, NY (November 10, 2008)–SAE Institute has upgraded the surround mixing room of its New York campus with the addition of a 32-fader Digidesign ICON D-Control ES with surround panel. The room also features a Pro Tools|HD system and a Blue Sky 5.1 surround speaker system.
At the heart of the campus’s surround mixing room is the ICON D-Control ES. The Blue Sky 5.1 Sky System One surround speaker system consists of five SAT 6.5 speakers for the L-C-R and rear arrays and a SUB 12 subwoofer. In related news, SAE NY has also installed a Yamaha 02R96 Digital Mixing Console in an additional mixing suite.
SAE’s New York campus studio and instruction complex houses 33 studios/technology labs/personal workstations, offering students hands-on time and providing an array of studio setups and situations. The school’s audio curriculum covers areas from surround sound and DVD authoring to large-format console studio and mix sessions.
“We are constantly looking to provide our students access to the latest equipment that they will be working on when they graduate SAE,” stated Udo Hoppenworth, Senior Vice President of SAE Institute Group, Inc. “The Digidesign ICON D-Control ES with surround capabilities gives them exactly that, and we are dedicated to providing our students with state-of-the-art tools and instruction.”