CADAC unveils it’s new flagship digital live production console, the CDC Eight. Specified for high end sound touring and fixed installation applications, the console boasts a unique ‘high agility’ user interface, accessed via two 24 inch 16:10 high definition LCD touch screens; a further centre located 6 inch LCD touch screen accesses the system control and automation. Combined with a far less menu dependent operating system than other digital consoles, the CDC Eight is exceptionally smart, nimble and intuitive in operation The CDC Eight features a high I/O count for a desk at this price point, offering 128 channels expandable to 256 inputs, and a standard 48 outputs.......... Read more
Spain - Cadac Holdings Ltd., Luton, Beds. UK. CADAC recently appointed Soinua Pro as its new distributor for Spain and Portugal. The appointment sees CADAC switch its distribution to the Basque based sound touring and installation specialist, headquartered precisely between Bilbao and San Sebastián. Commenting on the decision to switch distribution to Soinua, CADAC Brand Development Manager Richard Ferriday says, “It was a strategic decision in order to more effectively focus our distribution on the live production sector. This is where Soinua ......... Read more
Greece - Cadac Holdings Ltd., Luton, Beds. UK. The leading AV turnkey installation and theatre sound specialist in Greece, Telmaco S.A., has installed the last ever CADAC R-type console in the landmark Thessaloniki Concert Hall. The R-type was installed by the Athens based company in the main 500 seat Amphitheatron Hall, in the Thessaloniki Concert Hall’s new M2 building, as part of a major turnkey project that included sound reinforcement, projection, conference and interpretation, video and audio relay, intercom and stage ......... Read more
France - Cadac Holdings Ltd., Luton, Beds. UK. CADAC held a second European live sound industry presentation this month, in association with its French distributor Audio2. The event was hosted by leading sound, lighting, video and rigging events rental specialist Dushow at its Nice HQ, and was held in conjunction with DPA microphones and Meyer Sound. The one day event was attended by numerous hire companies, sound designers and engineers from across France and Spain; where Dushow has operational centres in ......... Read more
UK - Cadac Holdings Ltd., Luton, Beds. UK. CADAC has signed a license agreement with Audinate to license its DANTE digital audio networking protocol and develop integration solutions for the two companies’ products. The agreement will enable the two companies to develop an interface solution between CADAC’s advanced proprietary MegaCOMMS networking technology and the DANTE digital audio networking protocol. “The development is part of an ongoing programme to allow CADAC users all the advantages of MegaCOMMS – higher bit rate, lower latency, ......... Read more
Australia - Cadac Holdings Ltd., Luton, Beds. UK. In the continuing expansion of its international distributor network, CADAC has appointed newly formed Australian distributor, Entertainment Technology Australia (ETA), for the region. Founded in July this year by leading industry figure David Croxton, ETA has offices and warehousing in Sydney and Melbourne. ETA adds the legendary console brand to a specialist portfolio that notably includes KV2 Audio, a brand with which Croxton has a long association: “I have been working globally for ......... Read more
UK - Cadac Holdings Ltd., Luton, Beds. CADAC has signed an agreement with Waves Audio to license Waves SoundGrid technology in order to provide integration solutions of the two companies’ products. The agreement will enable the two companies to develop an interface solution between CADAC’s advanced proprietary MegaCOMMS networking technology and Waves’ SoundGrid and plugin products. “The intention is to integrate Waves MultiRack SoundGrid with our MegaCOMMS networking technology,” says Richard Ferriday, CADAC Brand Development Manager. “This will give CADAC users ......... Read more
If you are attending the Prolight + Sound exhibition at the Frankfurt Messe between March 12-15, make sure you drop by the Cadac booth L76 in Hall 8.0 and be the first to see the latest exciting new products and major software upgrades for our digital console range.
The CADAC CDC four in action at Pacha London. It successfully delivered a little Ibiza club glamour to the capital over the first weekend in February.
Cadac are at CUE 2014 the installation and entertainment technology show held at Ahoy Rotterdam, Netherlands between the 13-15 January. We are on The Audio Specialists Germany stand, number 512, so if you are attending the show please stop by and say hello.
The CDC four on in Spain with rock band Lin Ton Taun. The console was chosen, according to our Spanish distributor Soinua, because of its best feature - "the spectacular sound".
Richard Ferriday spent a couple of busy days last week in Switzerland giving a talk to members of the Audio Engineering Society on CADAC’s console automation. Terry Nelson, from our Swiss distributor Studio Equipment, also laid on demonstrations of the CDC four to members of the society.
RSH Audio Ltd use a CDC four to help bring a little Christmas cheer to the switching on of the festive lights on Carnaby Street, London. With engineer Joe Haycocks having a very unusal FoH position in a nearby office building!
A busy time with VIP Cadac training with the CDC eight at DuShow in Nice, France.
We had a busy time with our Japanese distributor Graphica at InterBEE 2013, Tokyo, Japan.
RSH Audio with a CDC four which they described as a "brilliant sounding digital desk" at Breakin Science, London.
Released: CDC four Software V1.29: This allows the mapping of inputs and outputs on the CDC I/O 3216 stage box. This is the first of a series of releases allowing both CDC four and eight to use either the I/O 3216 or I/O 6448 units.