MACKIE RECEIVES TWO TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS AT AES CONVENTION IN NEW YORK
Woodinville, WA – Ocotber 24, 2005 – Mackie, a LOUD Technologies Inc. brand, was honored with two Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards (TEC Awards) at a ceremony held during the Audio Engineering Society convention in New York earlier this month. The Mackie Big Knob was named winner in the category of Ancillary Equipment and the Mackie Onyx 1640 was named winner in the category Small Format Console Technology.
The TEC Awards are one of the professional audio industry’s highest honors. Presented annually by the Mix Foundation for Excellence in Audio, the TEC Awards recognize outstanding achievement in the field of professional recording, recording technology and sound production for music, films, TV shows and live performances.
This year, Mackie received more nominations that any other brand and was the only brand to receive more than one TEC Award. In addition, Eastern Acoustic Works, another LOUD Technologies brand, received a nomination in the category of Sound Reinforcement Loudspeaker Technology; making a total of five nominations for the LOUD Technologies family.
In addition to the two winning products, the Mackie TT24 Digital Live Console was a finalist in the category of Sound Reinforcement Console Technology, and the Mackie Digital X Bus Digital Production Console was nominated in the category of Small Format Console Technology; a category it shared with the Mackie Onyx 1640.
To be eligible for a TEC Award, nominated products must have been released from March 2004 through February 2005. A panel of 150 members of the professional audio industry selects the finalists in each category. A voters guide and ballot are then distributed to more than 40,000 readers of Mix magazine, who selected the winners.
Proceeds from the TEC Awards ceremony go to hearing conservation programs at the House Ear Institute as well as numerous audio scholarship programs.
Mackie, a LOUD Technologies Inc. brand, is known worldwide as a leading developer and marketer of high-quality, affordable professional audio systems. Mackie products can be found in professional and project recording studios, video and broadcast suites, post production facilities, sound reinforcement applications including churches and nightclubs, retail locations and on major musical tours. For more information visit: www.mackie.com.
Mackie is a registered trademark of LOUD Technologies Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
For more information please contact: Mackie · 16220 Wood–Red Road N.E. · Woodinville, WA 98072 · Phone: (425) 487–4333 · Fax: (425) 487–4337 ·Internet:www.loudtechinc.com.