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MIDI Automation Systems - Part 1
Feature | Topic: MIDI, Mixing | Sound On Sound, Feb 1988
How Good Are They?
Over the next two issues Graham Hinton tests five mixer automation systems which all provide control of audio signal level by means of Voltage Controlled Amplifiers (VCAs) and are accessible to some degree by MIDI. This month it's the turn of the Akai MPX820 and Simmons SPM8:2.
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?'