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TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles

TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles
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29 April 2016: By Adam Savage

Round-up includes articles on the Iron Maiden tour's use of Meyer Sound LEO loudspeakers and a new DSLR camera mic from Sennheiser.

Our Top Ten round-up this week includes articles on the Iron Maiden tour's use of Meyer Sound LEO loudspeakers (pictured) and a new DSLR camera mic from Sennheiser.

Topping the list this time is a story on Midas' M8000 A/D converter, which the manufacturer is certainly confident about.

Check out the rest of our news summary...

1. Midas M8000 promises 'unprecedented performance'

The firm spent over three years and close to $1 million developing what it believes is now 'the world’s best sounding A/D converter.'

2. Producer retrieves stolen Telefunken C12

Jeff Gitelman regained possession of his prized microphone after the thief called the manufacturer to purchase a power supply.

3. Meyer Sound LEO supports Iron Maiden on world tour

FOH engineer Martin Walker chose the system to ensure 'maximum power and clarity' after using it to mix Judas Priest.

4. Radial begins shipping BT-Pro

DI box is designed to capture a wireless Bluetooth transmission and convert the signal to a balanced line for use in a PA system.

5. NAB 2016: Sennheiser unveils MKE 440 stereo DSLR mic

Company is calling it 'the most compact stereo shotgun microphone on the market', with the ability to record sound from within the camera angle.

6. Jory Prum

Audio engineer known for his work on more than 100 video games and films has died at the age of 41.

7. Merging announces distribution deal with Delta AV Solutions

Partnership originally began with the audio supplier's UK operation and quickly spread to the company’s offices in the Middle East.

8. Moog gathering field recordings for Global Synthesizer Project

Synth maker teams up with sound artist Yuri Suzuki for an electronic installation featuring audio contributions from around the world.

9. Using Microphones for Outside Broadcasts

Robert Edwards of Video Sound Services (VSS) offers some practical tips on deploying mics in challenging outdoor environments.

10. Saratoga Jazz Festival relies on Renkus-Heinz

How a VL3 line array system has been satisfying "totally unforgiving" audiences at a "difficult" venue for front-of-house mixing.