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Dan Dugan Sound Design Releases Free iPad App for Automixer Control

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San Francisco, CA – Dan Dugan Sound Design, the originator of automatic microphone mixing, has released version 2.0 of the Dugan Control Panel for iPad. This new app, now free from the Apple iTunes store, provides the same control functions as the Dugan Control Panel for Java which is supplied with networkable Dugan automixers. The Dugan Control Panel for iPad works on any size iPad and controls any combination of the Dugan Models E, E-1, E-1A, E-2, E-3, M, N, Dugan-VN16 and Dugan-MY16. It can be paired with the Model K Control Surface. As with the supplied Dugan Control Panel for Java, the iPad app allows users to set up channels, name units and channels, assign groups, set weights, mute channels, and manually override the automix. If no Dugan units are on the network when the app is started, the app offers a demo mode that illustrates the controls available for different models. About Dan Dugan Sound Design, Inc.: Dan Dugan is the inventor of the automatic microphone mixer. Dan Dugan Sound Design, now in its 48th year, has been designing automatic microphone mixing technology since the late 1960s. Dugan technologies provide the best possible mix of live microphones, providing fast, transparent cross-fades without upcutting, choppy sound or shifts in background noise. Transitions between talkers are smooth and consistent no matter how many mics are open. Dugan products are used in broadcast news panels, sports commentary, talk shows, corporate meetings, political debates, distance learning, live theater and other applications. The products are not mixers in themselves; rather, they are accessories to sound mixing consoles. The “Dugans” patch into the input insert points of a mixing console, giving the board operator all of the features of the board such as EQ and sends along with automatic mixing. In addition to manufacturing his own products and plug-in cards for other consoles, Dan Dugan licenses his technology to other manufacturers to build in to their products, including Protech Audio, Sound Devices, Waves and Yamaha. www.dandugan.com

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