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ddrum NIO Electronic Percuss ion Pad ddrum has introduced the NIO Electronic Percussion Pad , which has the capabilities of a fullyfunctioning electronic drum kit . Featuring a broad surface of responsive pads , a wide range of percussive options , and ample connectivity , the company says the NIO works well for acoustic or electronic kits in various settings , from at-home practice to live performance and studio sessions .
SSL BiG SiX SuperAnalogue Desktop Console

ddrum NIO Electronic Percuss ion Pad ddrum has introduced the NIO Electronic Percussion Pad , which has the capabilities of a fullyfunctioning electronic drum kit . Featuring a broad surface of responsive pads , a wide range of percussive options , and ample connectivity , the company says the NIO works well for acoustic or electronic kits in various settings , from at-home practice to live performance and studio sessions .

The NIO is designed with simple and streamlined controls and nine isolated rubber pads . It comes preloaded with 30 preset kits , including five ddrum series kits , 20 user kits , and hundreds of built-in sounds . Additionally , players can utilize 512 MB of storage for loading their own sample drum kits , sounds , or loops . Further broadening creative possibilities , the NIO has two built-in trigger inputs that enable the player to utilize external drum triggers or pads . Footswitch inputs allow the NIO to become a fully-functional electronic kit , providing a practice option in limited spaces or on the road .
For more information , contact Intellimix Corp .: 514- 457-9663 , salesinfo @ intellimix . com , www . intellimix . com .

SSL BiG SiX SuperAnalogue Desktop Console

Solid State Logic ( SSL ) has launched its latest desktop mixing console , the BiG SiX SuperAnalogue mixer with USB interface , featuring comprehensive AD / DA conversion , advanced monitoring and routing , enhanced SSL EQ , and more .
Based on the SSL SiX desktop mixer and incorporating feedback from artists , producers , and engineers to create the next step in SSL hybrid production , the BiG SiX is a 16-channel studiograde mixing console that combines features and technologies from famed large-format SSL consoles with full USB integration , additional processing , and advanced routing capabilities .
The console ’ s SuperAnalogue design delivers the punch , clarity , and ultra-low distortion of the company ’ s 9000 Series consoles , along with a new 16-channel AD / DA USB interface . Also included is an ‘ Essential Version ’ of the SSL G-Comp Bus Compressor , now with the ‘ Auto ’ release feature , channel dynamics processing , and a three-band EQ based on the SSL 4000E console . Producers and mix engineers will appreciate BiG SiX ’ s comprehensive monitoring section featuring full source matrix feeding two independent headphone outputs , along with its 18-channel analog summing at mixdown capability .
For more information , contact SSL : 212-315-1111 , nysales @ solidstatelogic . com , www . solidstatelogic . com .
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