Digital consoles: plus ça change? - PSNEurope

Digital consoles: plus ça change?

A year ago we were faced with a flood of compact models at Prolight + Sound, prompting PSNE to ask just how small 'small footprint' digital consoles could get. This spring, on the other hand, we were faced with a flood of compact models proving French writer Jean-Baptiste 'plus ça change' Karr exactly right.
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A year ago we were faced with a flood of compact models at Prolight + Sound, writes Phil Ward, prompting PSNE to ask just how small 'small footprint' digital consoles could get. This spring, on the other hand, we were faced with a flood of compact models at Prolight + Sound, proving French writer Jean-Baptiste 'plus ça change' Karr exactly right.

OK, there have been some changes – and something of a counter-reformation may be brewing in the hands of the ancien régime. Because while every single market segment may get its own ready-configured compact digi-desk eventually, there are still guys out there mixing big-name rock bands at FOH.

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