News & Events
Smart New PoE/Dante speaker for Conferencing Solutions
June 7, 2018. Shizuoka, Japan. – Yamaha Corporation has announced the launching of VXL1-16P PoE/Dante speaker and SWR2311P-10G Intelligent L2 PoE switch at InfoComm2018, to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, from June 2, 2018.
Two New Audio Interface Cards for the RIVAGE PM Series
June 7, 2018. Shizuoka, Japan. – Yamaha announces two new professional audio interface cards for the RIVAGE PM digital mixing system: the HY144-D-SRC and HY128-MD. Both interface cards feature onboard sample rate conversion (SRC), allowing devices running at different sampling rates to be connected to RIVAGE PM systems.
Expanded Dante Device Support from the Next CL/QL Series Update
June 7, 2018. Shizuoka, Japan. – Regular updates have significantly enhanced the convenience and performance of CL and QL series mixers ever since their initial release. As of the next firmware update Yamaha will begin expanding the number of supported Dante devices.
UDX Conference and UDX Gallery, Tokyo
Akihabara UDX opened in Tokyo’s high-tech Akihabara district in 2006, with restaurants, shops, conference rooms, an event space, theater, clinic, parking, and more. Its all-embracing array of functions and spaces has made it a new Akihabara symbol. In May 2017, 11 years after the complex’s initial opening, the UDX Conference rental meeting rooms on the 6th floor and the UDX Gallery event space on the 4th floor were renovated and updated with the installation of five Yamaha TF1 digital mixing consoles and two Yamaha MRX7-D signal processors. To learn about the system and the process that led to adopting Yamaha equipment for the installation, we spoke to Mr. Takuya Akasaka of INFIELD Inc., the company that operates the facility, and Mr. Eiji Kawashima of ESPATECHNO,Co.,Ltd. the company responsible for the audio/video system.
Battisti’s Brilliance Commemorated With Yamaha RIVAGE PM7
2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Lucio Battisti, one of Italy’s best-loved singer/songwriters. His legacy is kept alive by singer Gianmarco Carroccia who, in late April, marked the anniversary with a live performance of 30 of Battisti’s best-known songs. A Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 digital mixing system mixed the show.
Yamaha PM7: Antidote For Poison Tour
Front of house engineer Mark Woodcock has used the Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Console on several tours, and now, the current Poison “Nothing But A Good Time” tour is his second gig using the new RIVAGE PM7 Digital Audio Console. “I had the PM7 out earlier in the year on a Bush run,” states Woodcock. “Initially, CLAIR GLOBAL asked if I wanted to try it, and I did about 20 dates with Bush and just loved it. That was the first time mixing a full band going through it, and it was awesome. Now, out with Poison, I asked CLAIR to hold the setup I had on Bush to use for the Poison tour.”
Popular Dutch Broadcaster Upgrades With Yamaha
Broadcasting pop and rock music throughout the Netherlands, an important part of radio station NPO 3FM’s output is live performances, which take place at its studios in Hilversum. The station has recently installed a QL5 digital console, continuing its long-term use of Yamaha mixing solutions.
Yamaha System Brings Scripture To The Monks Of Saint Panteleimon
Saint Panteleimon Monastery is a Russian Orthodox monastery built on the southwest side of the peninsula of Mount Athos in Macedonia, Northern Greece. Currently home to around 70 resident monks and many pilgrims every year, a Yamaha audio system has recently been installed to help scripture reading be clearly heard.
Casual Wind Instrument Venova™ Receives Good Design Grand Award
Yamaha's casual musical instrument Venova, which has a unique shape, won the Good Design Grand Award in the "Good Design Award 2017" competition.