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ION Audio was created in 2004 out of the desire to bridge the gap between the classic and the cutting-edge, between the timeless and the revolutionary. The USB turntable, invented by ION, gives vinyl enthusiasts everywhere the power to bring their music forward even as the music brings them back. Its huge success paved the way for ION’s entire family of conversion products that convert cassettes, VHS tapes, film negatives, CD’s, prints and slides into digital media, ready for archiving and playback on today’s digital technology.
Numark has produced dozens of products that changed the landscape of the DJ world. Numark's innovations include the world's highest-torque turntable motor, the first 100% digital 10" scratch mixer, and the first CD players that provide simultaneous control of multiple effects. Today, Numark is at the forefront of professional digital tools that leverage the power of Apple's iPod®, with the DJ in mind. Numark continues their tradition of innovation by producing breakthrough video products for the ever-growing number of VJs and digital DJs.
Alesis was founded on innovative semi-conductor chip technology and award winning industrial designs that allowed entry level musicians and recording artists to afford professional studio recording products that were never affordable before. With high “bang for the buck” value, Alesis introduced the world’s first professional 16 bit effects processor under $1000, the Midiverb. Following on the heels of the Midiverb, Alesis progressed into studio quality drum machines (HR-16 and SR-16) as well as synthesizers, studio monitors and mixing consoles.
Akai Pro products have become a fixture of modern music both in studio and on stage. The refinement of our digital sampling technology has become the building block of today's most popular music. The uniqueness of our MPC sequencing samplers has forever changed the way modern music is created by enabling digital samples to become the basis for composition. Akai Pro stands at the forefront of digital technology and remains one of the most influential manufacturers of musical equipment in the last 20 years.
▲lto Professional was founded in 2000 by a passionate team of audio engineers striving to produce products that delivered superior performance at affordable price points for use in live performance settings . Through the use of modern manufacturing techniques, cutting edge DSP technology, and sophisticated design, Alto has succeeded in producing a range of products that provide both exceptional performance and exceptional value for the performing musician and live sound engineer.
SONiVOX (from Sonic Network, Inc.) designs, develops and markets music software technologies, products and applications for desktop and mobile consumer devices. Founded in 1993 by industry veteran Jennifer Hruska, SONiVOX has delivered superior music creation and entertainment experiences on hundreds of millions of consumer devices, including Mac and PC computers, music synthesizers, cell phones, games, toys and more.
M-Audio (formerly Midiman) is a leading provider of digital audio and MIDI solutions for today's electronic musicians and audio professionals.