New York, NY (October 23, 2017)—Allen & Heath has added multiple new features to its dLive mixing system with the release of Fistral V1.6 firmware, its largest release to date.
The update includes Automatic Mic Mixer (AMM) features, Multi-Surface capability, support for a range of new installation hardware, and new Deep processing models.
The new AMM can handle up to 64 microphones, and is able to assign mics to four different configurations when running multiple conference rooms or panel discussions. The system offers two modes—classic gain sharing and a Number of Open Mics (NOM) algorithm.
Multi-Surface capability with gain tracking allows up to four independent dLive surfaces to control a single MixRack, paving the way for uses like FOH/monitor splits, sidecar mixing and surface redundancy. V1.6 also adds support for the recently launched range of dLive hardware for installed sound, including the DM0 MixRack, GPIO interface, IP1 wallplate controller and new DX expanders, hubs and modules for I/O distribution. The new firmware also enables Internet access to dLive systems for remote control and diagnostics.
Allen & Heath’s Deep suite of embedded plugins has been bolstered with the addition of a Tube Stage preamp offering different valve topologies on one dial, and a new ‘Mighty’ compressor emulation.
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