As usual the main display was centered in the main hall at the Connaught Rooms and visitors started their tour of the exhibition here.
Naturally, International Musician
was out in force at the exhibition and Production Manager, Barny Pia, welcomed people to the stand.
Seen here is Peter Eardley of AKG and his pet Bunny.
Alice (Stancoil) Ltd. displayed their broadcast equipment, the well-known Alice mixers and the first of the Alice instrument range.
On the Altec/Theatre Projects stand in the balcony of the main hall, Ben Hogan, the evergreen comedian, kept visitors reeling while Mike Ingrams did all the business.
Hans Freytag - jovial sales director of ATC - was proudly displaying the cut-out model of ATC's 12" driver on the Midas-Martin stand.
A.V. Distributors market Stellavox portable tape machines in the U.K. The tiny machines have the ultimate technical specification whilst remaining ultra compact and light.
F.W.O. Bauch are one of the best known distributors of professional recording equipment. All their lines are well known, but Studer is probably the best known.
Brenell produce high quality multi-track recorders at competitive prices and of particular interest was the portable eight track machine.
Calrec's surprise of the show was a reduction of up to 35 per cent on the prices of popular microphones.
Visitors to the show included the crew from Central Sound Studio. The three gentlemen on the left are Bryan Hewson, Freddie Packham and award winning engineer, Simaen Skofield.
Cetec Audio attracted a lot of attention with their display of Gauss drivers.
The full range of Revox machines was on show at the C.E. Hammond stand.
Jacques Levy is the president of APRS. Commenting on this year's exhibition he said: "I'm pleased to say that there have been far more 'serious' visitors to the show this year.
Lockwood were displaying their exceptionally well-known range of monitor systems under the direction of that tireless boss, Stanley Timms.
Macinnes Laboratories are U.K. agents for some very respected products. Lines on their stand included Amcron.
Midas desks are finding great popularity among professional bands - Argent have recently taken delivery - and they work in close association with Martin enclosures.
Rupert Neve & Co. were, as usual, extremely busy throughout the show. Most of their desks on show had power, and our picture shows the Melbourn desk which is intended for broadcasting applications.
Amity-Shroeder announce a a startlingly original approach to multi-track recording at the exhibition. The company has produced a multi-track machine which can be built from a kit by engineers.
Shure Electronics displayed a new P.A. system that caused considerable interest. It will be marketed alongside the well-established Vocal Master and is a high quality professional P.A.
Soundcraft mixers have become very popular with professional artists for stage work. The mixers are extremely robust and the studio versions provide great flexibility in a compact package.
Trident Audio were showing their Triad range of desks as usual. A part of their impressive display included photos of desks they have supplied in their locations.
Turner P.A. systems and mixers are aimed almost solely at the professional band and are manufactured to withstand the stresses of life on the road.