Midas brand development manager Richard Ferriday with a pair of Pro1s at Tuesday’s Pro1 launch event.
Las Vegas, NV (June 14, 2012)—Midas has launched the Pro1 compact digital console, its first stand-alone digital desk, at InfoComm.
The Pro1 is compatible with the complete range of Midas Digital consoles, allowing existing show files to be loaded and worked on straight away. Other features include a lightweight, all-alloy frame; 24 mic/line inputs with Midas mic preamps; 48 simultaneous input processing channels; 24 analog outputs, including two stereo local monitor outputs; 3 AES3 outputs; 2 AES3 inputs; 27 sample-synchronous, phase-coherent mix busses; 6 multi-channel FX engines; up to 28 Klark Teknik DN370 31-band Graphic EQs; full-color 15” daylight-viewable display screen; 8 VCA (Variable Control Association) groups; 6 POPulation groups; 96 kHz 40-bit floating-point processing throughout; and 3 AES50 ports for connection to external AES50 devices.
MIDAS Brand Development Manager Richard Ferriday said, “The Pro1 opens new territory for MIDAS on a number of different levels. New manufacturing materials and techniques, the first stand-alone MIDAS digital console, with comprehensive I/O on the back, and a previously undreamt-of price point. The Pro1 will be accessible to freelance engineers, small music venues, anyone who actually cares about audio quality, reliability and portability.”