|Shure Incorporated unveiled the AuxPander, an auxiliary send
expander for mixing consoles, at Winter NAMM 2001. Designed for touring
musicians and sound engineers, the device is a flexible, cost-effective
solution for when more aux mixes are needed. AuxPander is a compliment
for standard mixing consoles increasing the console's output capabilities.
The new product allows users to turn any mixer into an 8-bus console.
The AuxPander is capable of mixing eight input signals and distributing them to any of the eight available outputs in any combination and at any volume level. Interfaced via a host console's insert points, AuxPander is expandable both vertically and horizontally to meet future sound system needs. For example, connecting two AuxPanders creates an 8x16 or a 16x8 matrix.
AuxPander is anticipated to be available from May 2001.
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