dbx® PMC Personal Monitor Controller Wins ProSoundNetwork InfoComm Best of Show Award

June 26, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – HARMAN’s dbx today announced it has won a ProSoundNetwork InfoComm Best of Show Award for its PMC Personal Monitor Controller. The PMC Personal Monitor Controller is a remote control designed to give performers the ability to set up and control their own personal mixes of up to 16 channels of audio quickly and easily with one-hand operation. Each channel can be tweaked with panning, stereo width control and built-in Lexicon® reverbs.

During each of the major conventions and trade shows, the editors of Pro Audio Review and Pro Sound News, with assistance from sister publications Audio Media and Mix, scour the exhibit halls for new and noteworthy products. Gear and software that show particular merit are singled out for the ProSoundNetwork Best of Show Awards. All products debuting at a given event are eligible. ProSoundNetwork.com is the joint web presence for both the PAR and PSN titles.

We are honored to receive a prestigious ProSoundNetwork Best In Show award for the dbx PMC Personal Monitor Controller,” said Noel Larson, Market Manager for Portable PA, Tour and Recording. “We created the PMC to be a useful performance tool for on-stage musicians, who now have the means to easily dial in their own mix exactly the way they want to hear it.

The dbx Personal Monitor Controller uses a standard Harman Blu-link audio bus, for example from the dbx TR1616 Networked Audio Module or any BSS® Soundweb™ London networked digital processing system, to control up to 16 channels of digital audio (of any of the up to 256 channels available on Blu-Link). The PMC can be configured to operate with either 48kHz or 96kHz D/A conversion. It can be used with traditional on-stage monitor systems, powered personal monitors, in-ear monitors, digital snakes and headphones and dbx’s Wizard system allows for quick setup and control.

The dbx PMC Personal Monitor Controller will be available October 2012 at an estimated street price of $499


HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets — supported by 15 leading brands, including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® and Mark Levinson®. The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 13,000 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported net sales of $4.3 billion for the twelve months ended March 31, 2012.

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