BUFFALO, New York – Professional audio engineer David Perry recently purchased a HARMAN Soundcraft Si Expression 3 mixing console for use on a variety of regional events. A member of Buffalo, New York-based systems integration firm Ronco Specialized Systems and freelance broadcast engineer, Perry has already put the Si Expression 3 to the test this summer, using it for a variety of functions, including music festivals, corporate events and “Taste of Buffalo,” the second-largest food festival in the United States.
In addition to his position as Shop Manager with Ronco, Perry works as a freelance broadcast engineer for CBS Sports and NBC Sports, handling a lot of golf and football telecasts. “I’ve been doing sound since I was 13 years old and I still love working on all kinds of projects,” he said.
In May 2012, Perry purchased a Soundcraft Vi1 console, and his positive experience with the Vi1 compelled him to purchase the Si Expression 3. “I was predominantly an analog guy until I bought the Vi1,” Perry said. “I bought MADI cards for the Vi1 and added a mini CAT5 snake as well. I really loved the quality and ease of use of the Vi1.”
To date, Perry’s experience with the Si Expression 3 has been equally positive. “Out of the box, using the Si Expression was a snap,” he said. “I plan on adding a mini stagebox to the console as well to give me even more flexibility.”
“You really can’t beat the Si Expression: the footprint is small and it’s equally ideal for use at front-of-house and for monitors,” Perry concluded.
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HARMAN (www.HARMAN.com) designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of infotainment and audio solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional markets. It is a recognized world leader across its customer segments with premium brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, and Mark Levinson® and leading-edge connectivity, safety and audio technologies. 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 about 14,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.3 billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.