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Automatic Pilot

Review | Recording Musician, Sep 1992
CM MX816 Console Automation

A cost-effective VCA mix automation system that can be used with any console.

CM Automation

Review | Music Technology, Nov 1992

New fast automatic knob twiddling

JL Cooper MidiMation

Review | Music Technology, Oct 1987

This hardware/software system attempts to bring the sophistication of automated mixing to your existing recording setup. Chris Many put his feet up and lets the machines do the work.

MIDI Mixing Made Easy

Review | Sound On Sound, Jul 1991
MIDIMation VCA Automation System

Even if your music is fully MIDI-controlled, when it comes to mixing you're probably still relying on fingers and thumbs. But mix automation is coming within reach of the home recordist — MIDIMation offers 16 channels of VCA based level and mute automation for under £1,000. Simon Sanders investigates this new box of mix tricks.

Roland CPE-800 Compu-Editor

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Nov 1981

Twister

Review | Music Technology, Jun 1988
Programmable Automation Computer

A powerful and expensive automated MIDI mixing system attracts the attention of Chris Many. But how much should you have to pay for automation, and what should it do for you?

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MIDI Automation Systems - Part 2

Feature | Topic: MIDI, Mixing | Sound On Sound, Mar 1988

Last month we explained the development and requirements of VCA-based mixer automation systems. This month, Graham Hinton scrutinises three retrofittable automation systems - the Twister PAC, MegaMix, and J.L. Cooper MidiMation - and asks 'How good are they?'

Twister

Feature | Sound On Sound, Aug 1987
Programmable Automation Computer

New writer Roger Jackson reveals how this mid-priced programmable automation computer can be used to automate mixes on any manufacturer's mixing desk.

 

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