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AFMG Software Newsletter
   - Issue 2, September 2008

Welcome to a new issue of the AFMG Software Newsletter. With this newsletter we like to inform you about new products, software updates and interesting downloads related to our software. This newsletter also provides information about upcoming classes and AFMG appearances at conventions and trade shows.

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Thank you,
the Team at AFMG.

EASE 4.3 goes Beta

September 5th the first Beta of EASE 4.3 was provided to the Beta group. It includes a set of major additions, such as:

If you would like to join the Beta, you need to:

Jack Sui to head AFMG's efforts in China

HongKong-based company EASE (China) Acoustic Design And Consulting Limited has contracted with AFMG and Renkus-Heinz to assist in marketing, support and training for AFMG's software products.

EASERA SysTune Jack (Xing) Sui, president of EASE (China), speaks Chinese, English and French fluently. Mr. Sui holds an MBA degree from the Laval University, Canada. Jack Sui was named AFMG's official distributor for China starting September 1st.

The first EASE training is anticipated for late November.




Contact details:

EASE (CHINA) ACOUSTIC DESIGN AND CONSULTING LIMITED

Flat E, 7/F, Tower 10, Park Central, Tseung Kwan O, N.T. HongKong

Tel: 00852 - 68989605

E-mail: ease.china[AT]live.com

The new distributed system design software EASE Address - a full success

EASE Address The simulation software for ceiling loudspeaker systems is already licensed by Bouyer (France), QSC (USA) and Tannoy (UK).

The free download and more information are located here:

»  EASE Address Website

Please note: The introductory discount for loudspeaker manufacturers will expire October 31st.

EASERA SysTune v1.1 to support DSP control platforms

EASERA SysTuneThe upcoming upgrade for EASERA SysTune, AFMG's live sound measurement software, now supports DSP plug-ins.

For the first time, users are able to load the equalizer or crossover control window directly into the graphic user interface of SysTune. An additional "virtual filter" function facilitates optimizing the system's performance without having the DSP directly connected.

First implementations have been successfully finished:

General information about the software can be found here:

»  EASERA SysTune Website

EASE 4.2.3 released

A free upgrade for all EASE 4.x users, the new version provides minor additions as well as several bug fixes. More details are available here:

»  EASE Website

To download the software update directly, please use the AFMG Download Portal.

EASE Focus Database expands

EASE FocusWith more than 40 licensed manufacturers EASE Focus has turned into the software standard for aiming and optimizing line arrays before the setup.

Recently the database was updated and several manufacturers like Alcons Audio, FZ Audio, Novacoustics (Craaft Audio) and VTC Pro Audio announced their support for EASE Focus.

The free download and more information are located here:

»  EASE Focus Website

Where to meet us

Meet us at 125th AES San Francisco (2nd-5th of October)

Meet us at Palme India 2008 Mumbay (3rd-5th of October)

Upcoming classes

Renkus-Heinz - EASERA & SysTune Workshop, instructors R. Coffeen, B.C. Olson and J. Mobley, October 24th-25th, University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas
»  Details

Renkus-Heinz - EASE 4.2 & EASE JR 4.2 Level 1 Training Seminar, November 17th-19th, Foothill Ranch, California
»  Details

ADA - 3-day EASE seminar, November 24th-26th, Berlin, Germany
»  Details

Loudspeaker Data in EASE, EASE Focus, EASE SpeakerLab and EASE Address

We often receive questions about how to generate loudspeaker data for EASE or EASE Focus. Please see the following links for more details on this and DLL / GLL data formats as well:

»  Line Array Modeling in EASE 4

»  GLL White Paper, GLL Viewer and additional documents