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Welcome to CMI's Audio Home Page

At CMI Music & Audio we represent and distribute world-leading brands in Australia and New Zealand and - in collaboration with our international partners - provide a full audio system design service that is second-to-none.

With system installation and service support through our vast national dealer network, we are able to take your audio system concept through design, supply and installation; and provide ongoing service throughout the region.

We strongly value our customer base and strive everyday to make their experience with CMI Music & Audio an ongoing success.

More info about CMI's services and international audio partners here.

 

LATEST NEWS

17 October 2014: Mackie DL32R Full Presentation

The DL32R delivers 32-channels of powerful digital mixing that’s completely controlled wirelessly from your iPad, freeing you to get in the mix like never before. It’s got convenient direct-to-drive multi-track recording/playback and an ultra-compact 3U rackmount design that lets you ditch the snake once and for all. Read and see more!


 

16 October 2014: New products from Tascam

Tascam has unleashed some great new recording products. Read all about them:

DP-32SD
DR-05MK2
US-2x2  & US-4x4
US-16X08
DR-44WL
DR-22WL



 

16 October 2014: Using TASCAM Interfaces with Mac OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks and 10.10 Yosemite

According to Apple, OS X 10.9.5 includes heightened security measures that will also be part of OS X 10.10. These security measures will affect some TASCAM audio interfaces, so users are advised to be aware, and hold off on updating until further information is available. Read more



 

 



 

24 September 2014: Fed Square Selects Adamson Metrix for Edge

CMI Music & Audio and Corporate Vision Australia have recently delivered an Adamson Metrix-i front-of-house system to be installed Federation Square’s renowned Edge theatre.

The Edge theatre, which has been sponsored over the years by... Read more



 

9 September 2014: DC Productions chooses Adamson to assist growth

An Adamson SpekTrix line array has become the latest addition to the rental stock of DC Productions, a fast-growing hire company based in the Perth suburb of Welshpool. Supplied by CMI Music and Audio Pty Ltd, the system is intended to help the company cater for larger events and was reportedly chosen following a period of evaluation. Read more

 

4 September 2014: Control Everything from Anywhere - Mackie DL32R

Here's a teaser abou the exciting new Mackie DL32R! Stay tuned for more details!


 

CMI Will be at Integrate 2014

We will be based on Stand B26 hosting a range of the latest professional audio and installation products. Featuring a range of the biggest brands in the industry including Mackie, Adamson, HK Audio, Tascam, One Systems, Command Fusion, MC2 and XTA.

More info here



 

25 August 2014: One Systems Inc. Announces New Mobile Product App

One Systems has announced the availability of the One Systems mobile app available on iTunes and GooglePlay.

The new app software for Android, iPad, iPhone and iPod devices simplifies the process of... read more



 

19 August 2014: Rutledge AV & Soundcorp Hit The Road For A Good Cause

Team Rutledge/Soundcorp rolled out of Melbourne recently as part of the Victorian Variety Bash.

Their 1979 VB Commodore was festooned with the logos of sponsors. CMI Music & Audio with Mackie decided to become a major sponsor and support this great Variety Children’s Charity fundraising event. read more



 

19 August 2014: CommandFusion to Demonstrate New LAN Product Range at Integrate Expo 2014

CommandFusion will be demonstrating two of their upcoming products in their new hardware range, the “LAN” series at the Integrate Expo in Sydney August 26th - 28th 2014. CommandFusion will be attending the show and displaying the new products as well as the CFLink bus powered “Pro” range at their Australian Distributor, CMI’s stand B26. Read more


 

15 August 2014: Adamson Behind The Curtain episode - Jon Lemon

Recently Adamson had the pleasure of connecting with Jon Lemon, a noted, seasoned mix engineer who has handled front-of-house mix duties for numerous top artists, among them ... read more


 

31 July: Mackie Cashback - only one month to go!

That's right! Be quick if you want to take advantage of this great offer!

Full details here




 

31 July 2014: HS-2 and HS-2000 New upgraded version 1.20 of Firmware Released

The Professional Solid State Recorder HS-2 and HS-2000 has released the latest version 1.20 for its firmware. Read more



 

30 July 2014: Seattle’s Iconic Comet Tavern is Reborn with Mackie DLM Series Sound

Since 1935, the Comet Tavern has been a fixture of Seattle’s storied Pike/Pine corridor. The well-worn wood bar of this venerable Capitol Hill pub has bent the elbows of generations of locals and visitors, and its stage has played host to multiple decades of Seattle music and culture. Read more


 

18 July 2014: Adamson Systems Launches New & Improved Website

Adamson has announced a new, revamped website with an updated look and feel as well as easy-to-navigate product information, technical support and company news. Read more



 

17 July 2014: NEW XTA APA Series four-channel Class D amplifiers

The APA Series – Adaptive Processing Amplification – are four channel Class D amplifiers with extensive processing, connectivity and control capabilities. The new power and DSP platforms have been designed to interact intelligently and adapt to prevailing conditions, protecting drivers, and significantly enhancing performance from all speaker systems.

Read more

Check out the video on the APA below:

 


 

24 March 2014: HK Audio Announce LUCAS NANO 600

At the recent Musikmesse show in Frankfurt Germany, HK revealed the Lucas Nano 600. Featuring a powerful 10” sub and two 4.5” satellite speakers the Lucas Nano will produce 460 watts and a massive 130 dB max SPL.

Read more


 

24 March 2014: Mackie Announce New range of Thump and SRM

At the recent Musikmesse show in Frankfurt Germany, Mackie made some exciting announcements regarding their legendary SRM series and the economically priced Thump series speakers.

Read more


 

24 March 2014: Tascam announce three brand new clock generators

Tascam have announced 3 brand new clock generators. Each has been specifically designed for particular market segments: Each unit is equipped with a high-precision internal clock OCXO(Oven Controlled Xtal Oscillator).

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7 March 2014: HK and Dream Catcha at Japan Festival

Dream Catcha Productions was using HK Elements at the recent Japan Festival, held outdoors in the city centre of Perth (known as Forrest Place) on Saturday 22nd Feb 2014. Read more

 

6 March 2014: Luther College adopts Adamson & One Systems

Luther College in Croydon VIC recently undertook a major audio upgrade of their school chapel, appointing Factory Sound to install an Adamson & One Systems based loudspeaker system, powered by MC2 amps and XTA processors. Read more

 

17 February 2014: Adamson Scoops 3 honors in the ProSoundWeb Readers Choice Product awards.

The Fifth Annual ProSoundWeb Readers Choice Product Awards announced at NAMM had some great news for Adamson. Three of their products won in a poll of both industry manufacturers and end users. With the final tally reaching over 24,000 votes there was some stiff competition for Adamson but they won out in three categories...

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17 February 2014: Mackie Adds New Professional Output Processing Features for DL Series with Master Fader™ v2.1

Mackie are pleased to announce the release of Master fader 2.1. This update provides additional features that pro users will appreciate, adding new, powerful output processing that replaces expensive outboard system processors. Master Fader feature the following...

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January 2014: HK Shines on New Years eve

This year saw HK Audio bring in the New Year at two of Australia’s most notable locations. First being down at St Kilda beach in Melbourne with the Riva Party where everyone danced... Read more


 

7 January 2014: DLM Series voted one of the Most Innovative Products of 2013 by Sound & Video Contractor Magazine

CMI are Proud to announce that the Mackie DLM Series Powered Loudspeakers have been named one of the Most Innovative Products of 2013 by Sound & Video Contractor (SVC) magazine! Read more


 

6 January 2014: Bernie's Bar goes Mackie

It’s not often that an audio professional will purchase gear without ever having heard it, particularly for an entire stage setup blasting high profile hard rock and punk bands like Dope, The Misfits and Soil. Read more


 

13 December 2013: Fusion Entertainment Choose New SRMs

Fusion entertainment have chosen the new Mackie SRM550 as the latest box in their production line up. Fusion are a boutique technical production company specialising in theatrical and event lighting, event audio, and visual design, management and supply for special, live and large events.  Read more


 

25 November 2013: DL Series iPad Compatibility Chart

Use this matrix as a one-stop guide to determine which DL Series Mixer and iPad devices are compatible, along with which tray inserts and PadLocks are necessary. Have an iPad already and want to know which DL Mixer to purchase? Simply find your iPad on the left side of the table and follow the chart. Already have a DL Mixer and need to determine which iPad to get? Start on the right side of the table and choose your path. Whatever you have, we’ve got you covered!

Download it here (318kb)


 

19 November 2013: Adamson Hawthorn Town Hall Installation

As part of the redevelopment of the new Hawthorn Arts Centre Project, an Adamson Metrix line source system was selected as the P.A system of choice for both the Main Hall and Chandelier Rooms at Hawthorn Town Hall. Read more


 

13 November 2013: Teaser: New Mackie VLZ4 Mixer put to the test

Check out this teaser as the Mackie MixBusters pit the Mackie VLZ4 compact mixer against the competition in a no-holds-barred orgy of mixer-destruction. Can the competition hold up against the VLZ4? Watch to find out.

 

13 November 2013: Mackie Master Fader 2.0 Now Available

Mackie have released the hotly anticipated Master Fader 2.0 and My Fader 2.0 apps for the DL1608 and DL806. The new app features a host of new tools for live sound production as well as making it easier to navigate. Read more


 

13 November 2013: New Tascam Products

Two great new products from Tascam in the form of the CD-200BT Cd player with Bluetooth and the DA-3000 2CH recorder/ADDA converter... Read more


 

13 November: Duran Audio Digital Directivity Analysis Update

Big News from Duran Audio at Infocomm 2013 Duran Audio have announced a major update to their DDA (Digital Directivity Analysis) Acoustic Prediction Software which now includes support for the popular cLF loudspeaker format. Read more


 

13 November 2013: HK Audio Linear 5 Packages

Fully Powered, All-in-One Systems for Discerning Musicians, Bands, DJs and Hire Companies. Featuring the new Linear 5 series active components, Linear 5 systems offer a professional and versatile package. Available in four configurations these all-in-one powered systems are ready to go right out of the box. Read more


 

1 November 2013: Mackie DL1608 and DL806 - now with lightning capability

By popular demand, new versions of Mackie’s DL1608 and DL806, featuring the Apple Lightning connector, are now available. This ensures new customers can now dock their iPad (4th generation) without an adapter and use it for playback and recording. Read more


 

10 October 2013: Mackie Extends SRM™ Line with Addition of Pro-Grade, 1600W High-Definition Loudspeakers - COMING SOON!

August saw Mackie announce a huge extension to its popular SRM powered loudspeaker line, introducing three 1600W models featuring professional-grade all-wood designs and a host of powerful, but simple tools perfect for modern applications. Read more


 

10 October 2013: New Mackie VLZ4 Series Mixers Now Include Proven Performance of Onyx™ Preamps

Mackie has released the all-new VLZ4 line of analog compact mixers, which now include Mackie’s acclaimed Onyx preamps and deliver the ultimate in high-headroom, low-noise analog mixer design... Read more


 

10 October 2013: Mackie Launches New MRmk3 Studio Monitors

Mackie has released a complete redesign of its bestselling line of ultra-affordable powered studio monitors – the MRmk3 Powered Studio Monitors. A product of Mackie’s intensive music-centric voicing process, MRmk3 monitors are acoustically optimized at all stages to enhance the mixing, monitoring and multimedia experience in any home or project studio... Read more


 

6 May 2013: New HK LUCAS Nano 300 advertisement unveiled at Messe Show.

View it below! 

 


 

April 2013: CommandFusion Announces CMI Music & Audio as Exclusive Distributor in Australia

CMI Music & Audio has been appointed as the exclusive distributor of CommandFusion automation and control hardware in Australia. This distributorship will further strengthen CommandFusion’s presence in the Australian automation and control marketplace. This partnership will allow CommandFusion and CMI Music & Audio to work together to educate integrators and DIYers on the benefits of their powerful hardware range. Read more


 

LOUD and CMI Music & Audio Announce Exclusive Mackie Brand Distribution Agreement

LOUD Technologies Inc. (‘LOUD’) and CMI Music & Audio (‘CMI’) are proud to announce a distribution agreement whereby CMI will serve as the exclusive Australian distributor for the LOUD’s Mackie professional audio brand, along with the Ampeg bass and guitar amplification brand. Read more


 

HK Nano reviewed by CX TV

CX Magazine's online video portal - CX TV - has featured the groundbreaking new HK Audio LUCAS Nano for review. View it below!


 

HK Audio continues to grow in corporate Australia

In Australia, HK Audio continues to be the audio system of choice for corporate AV companies. One such company is CMS Australasia who are the latest to join the HK Audio Partners network. CMS joins the likes of AV24/7, Be Productions, Microhire, Vast AV, Dream Catcha Productions, Bright Black AV and AV Partners (who recently tripled their Contour Monitor System) just to name a few. Read more


 

HK Contour, MC2 and XTA running by The Clock

A 5.1 surround system consisting of HK Contour CT-115 and CT-108 mid/high cabinets, CT-118 subwoofers, MC2 amps and XTA processing was recently installed by SOS Communications into Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art for Christian Marclay’s groundbreaking 24-hour video work, The Clock. Read more



 

HK Audio CADIS, MC2 and XTA impresses at St Phillip’s

St Phillip’s Christian College Newcastle has recently completed work on a brand new 400-seat auditorium at their Waratah campus.
Scott Travis of Castle Acoustic Productions was engaged by the school to design the venue’s audio systems... Read more


 

DR-07MKII reviewed by CX

TASCAM’s DR-07mkII improves on one of the best-selling portable recorders ever with adjustable microphones, clear sound quality and a great new design. The stereo recorder features a pair of adjustable condenser microphones. The built-in cardioid pattern mics can be moved from an XY position, for tight imaging, to an AB position, for a wider ambient sound. Choose the best sound depending on the source and environment. Check out the review as a pdf here.


 

CX & CMI’s Return on Investment Seminar

On 22 November, CMI–in conjunction with CX Magazine–hosted a show called ‘Maximise Your Audio Investment’. Chris Kennedy from Norwest Productions was the key note speaker, discussing his past and present purchases and sharing what he has learned along the way. Also featured was a panel group led by CX publisher, Julius Grafton... read more



 


HK Audio, MC2 & XTA at Port Life Church

Portlife Church is situated between the Port River and Semaphore in Adelaide, South Australia. 
With a very strong focus on young adults within the fellowship, a huge love of music has led to the need to upgrade the PA system within their main auditorium. Read more


 


Norwest & Energia

Early last year, Adamson Systems Engineering embarked on a project that they felt could possibly change the face of concert touring. The project was named Energia. Read more

 


DR-07MKII Handheld recorder.

One of the latest in Tascam's range of handheld recorders. This video showcases some of the great features.


HK Soundcaddy is here

HK Audio’s latest portable sound system has arrived in the form of the Soundcaddy One. No other PA sets up and is ready to go in such a short time. Read more



Biloela Sporting Complex now with OneSystems

Biloela is a rural town in Central Queensland that is situated 120 kilometres inland from the port city of Gladstone at the junction of the Burnett and Dawson highways.* Recently the town has been treated to a new sporting complex. Read more



Duran Audio & AXYS partners with CMI

CMI Music & Audio is delighted to have been appointed by Duran Audio as their sole distribution partner for Australia and New Zealand. Duran Audio are the creators of the highly esteemed AXYS line of products which represents the pinnacle of audio reproduction technology. The AXYS line includes Intellivox steerable arrays for difficult acoustic environments, Target concert P.A. systems for precise, even coverage of large audience areas, Intellidisc two-dimensional ‘spotlight’ arrays, Scope, Source & Flex point-source solutions and steerable subwoofers as well as a plethora of other innovative products aimed squarely at solving intelligibility problems in difficult environments.

Duran Audio have notched up a long and distinguished record of successful installations over the past three decades, having provided solutions for The Louvre, JFK Airport, Grand Mosque Abu Dhabi, Westminster Abbey as well as countless other Airports, Train Stations, Theatres, Houses of Worship and Road Tunnels.



Adamson chosen for Hillsong Church upgrade

Hillsong Church is among the largest and best recognised churches in the world with branches in London, Stockholm, Paris, Moscow and New York City, though Australia’s Baulkham Hills Campus remains the organisation’s flagship. Its audio system has to cope with a wide variety of content, ranging from quietly spoken program material right through to full-blown... Read more



The Commodore Hotel: One Systems & HK Audio in audio upgrade

Situated in Blues Point Rd North Sydney, The Commodore Hotel is indeed one of the town’s finest and most beautiful places to enjoy a beverage and a bite. Having recently undergone extensive renovations, the time was right to upgrade their audio systems using HK and One Systems. Read more



 

12 May 2014: Mackie Monitor Upgrade Competition Now Finished. And the winner is...

CMI are pleased to announce the competition is now over. We extend a huge thank-you to everyone who entered and we offer our congratulations to... Read more

 

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