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Yamaha revving up in Milan

test 18 August 2009

ITALY: Three of Yamaha’s disciplines – motorcycles, musical instruments and pro-audio – are represented at the Red Point Caf_, reports David Davies. Established to celebrate Yamaha motorcycles, Red Point Caf_ in Milan features a comprehensive specification of Yamaha speakers, amplifiers and instruments.

Installed by Stefano Papetti of Cavenago-based Audio Progetti, the Red Point Caf_ set-up includes Installation Series loudspeakers, XP5000 and XP7000 power amplifiers, a CDC697BR CD player, a TX497BR AM/FM tuner, five Tenori-On instruments, an RGX-A2 electric guitar, an SVC110 Silent Cello, a TSX-130 desktop audio system, a F11 digital piano and two wireless microphones.

All audio sources are mixed with the new Installation Series IMX644 rackmount mixer, of which Papetti observes: "The IMX644 was the ideal mixer for this installation because of its technical flexibility. I was able to use the unit’s internal presets to manage all of the loudspeakers, meaning that there was no need for a separate crossover unit."

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