Los Angeles, CA (September 24, 2014)—DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics and Sound Devices will host The Sound Summit LA, an event focusing on location sound, just prior to the start of the 137th International AES Convention.
The Sound Summit LA is being held on Wednesday, October 8 at The Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City, CA. The three manufacturers represent the location audio capture side of professional audio, with products used in the field, including DPA’s d:screet miniature microphones and d:dicate 4017B shotgun microphone, Lectrosonics’ new L Series and DSW wireless microphone systems, and the Sound Devices 664 field mixer and rack-mounted 970 64-track Dante and MADI audio recorder.
The event will take place from 3 to 9 p.m., with short technology presentations from the manufacturers at 4 and 7 p.m. Breakout sessions presented by location sound practitioners will take place at 5 and 8 p.m. Additionally, leaders from all three companies—Eric Mayer, president of DPA Microphones, Inc.; Karl Winkler, director of business development for Lectrosonics; and Jon Tatooles, co-founder and chief business development officer for Sound Devices, LLC—will be available during the event to discuss the best practices for utilizing all three brands during a production.
“I have known both Karl and Jon since the mid-90s,” says Mayer. “By joining forces, we hope to bring together a large audience that wishes to meet and see our respective products, and to hear the latest and greatest from each of us.”
Fernando Delgado and his team from Stickman Sound will be in attendance and will demonstrate their unique audio solutions for a variety of shows, including UFC’s The Ultimate Fighter and Top Chef. In addition, Daniel McCoy, C.A.S. with ToneMesa, Inc. will be on hand to discuss his equipment and techniques on shows such as Shark Tank, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Tosh.O and Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge.
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