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M3 Purchases third 5.1 Genelec 8200 Active DSP Monitor System

M3’s Jay Vicari and Joel Singer with their Genelec DSP system

Genelec , the world’s longstanding pioneer in active monitoring, announced that M3 (Music Mix Mobile), a New Jersey/California-based remote facilities company combining the talents of award-winning production professionals and state-of-the-art audio solutions, has purchased its third 5.1 Genelec 8200 Series Active DSP Monitoring System. Consisting of 8250A Bi-Amplified Active DSP Monitors and 8240A Bi-Amplified Active DSP Monitors, along with the 7260A Active DSP Subwoofer, the new system is being used in M3’s new mid-sized truck, Voyager, which went online in late 2010, recording the Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Rally to Restore Sanity/March to Keep Fear Alive events and the Latin GRAMMY® Awards.

As part of newly expanded operations, Voyager joins M3’s East Coast-based Eclipse and West Coast-based Horizon mobile recording trucks and features a Digidesign D-Command work surface, Mac® computers, Avid DSP, Avid MADI IO’s, a full complement of Waves signal processing, and, like the other M3 trucks, a mirror-image Genelec 8200 Series Active DSP Monitoring System.

“Our new facility (Voyager) is a high-track count, music/television broadcast audio mobile recording facility, but in a smaller-format vehicle,” stated Joel Singer, M3 Chief Engineer. “A bulk of our work is in Manhattan, where space is a consideration, yet we still needed to have a world-class, consistent monitoring environment, not only for our lead mixers John Harris and Jay Vicari to reference during recording/broadcast, but for the artists, producers and managers that come into our M3 trucks for playback. This is why we have standardized operations and have Genelecs in all three trucks. With Genelecs, ear fatigue is non-existent, and they deliver uncolored, accurate sound, providing us with the security of knowing exactly what we’re hearing on the night of the broadcast.”

With newly expanded operations, the most advanced remote recording facilities for music and live broadcast markets once again rely on Genelec Active DSP Monitors

The Genelec 8200 Series Bi-Amplified Active Monitors employ the company’s proprietary DSP (Digital Signal Processing), GLM™ (Genelec Loudspeaker Manager software) and AutoCal™ (Automated Calibration software) technologies, which together create a self-calibrating monitoring solution that both guarantees accurate audio and ensures a steady-paced workflow. This, combined with Music Mix Mobile’s long-time use of Genelec active monitors, made the Genelec DSP monitors an easy decision.


About Genelec

Genelec, the pioneer in Active Monitoring technology, is celebrating over 30 years of designing and manufacturing active loudspeakers for true and accurate sound reproduction. Genelec is credited with promoting the concept of active transducer technology, which many manufacturers are just now incorporating into their products. Since its inception in 1978, Genelec has concentrated its efforts and resources into creating active monitors with unparalleled sonic integrity. The result is an active speaker system that has earned global acclaim for its accurate imaging, extremely high acoustic output from small enclosures, true high-fidelity with low distortion, and deep, rich bass.