“Many applications call for cost effective but professional quality recordings of live performances with a high channel count.” states Mr. Kim Nunney, President of Roland Systems Group U.S. “This exciting new REAC Recording Technology, introduced by Cakewalk, enables high channel count recording without additional audio input interfaces and provides an all-digital recording path directly from the S-4000s” high quality XR-1 microphone preamps to Cakewalk SONAR.”
“We are very excited to be partnering with Roland in developing the SONAR REAC Recording Technology,” commented Greg Hendershott, Founder and CEO of Cakewalk. “SONAR has been enabling composers and engineers in studios to produce professional quality recordings for years. With this new technology, Cakewalk is extending the same capabilities to engineers using the Digital Snake System,” added Hendershott.
REAC is the audio transport protocol developed by Roland to meet the Pro-Audio market’s need for a point-to-point 24-bit/ 96 kHz, low latency digital audio transport for live sound use and commercial applications. The REAC protocol is capable of transmitting 40 channels of 24-bit / 96 kHz audio over inexpensive Cat5e cable and can be easily split using standard gigabit switches or the RSS S-4000-SP making it easy and very cost effective to have lossless all-digital splits of the stage audio for FOH, monitor, broadcast, and recording locations.
The beta version of REAC Recording Technology for SONAR being made available to program participants is part of a complete REAC recording solution from Cakewalk to be introduced in the second quarter of 2007. Those interested in participating in the beta program should visit the following URL on the Roland Systems Group U.S. web site to apply: www.rolandsystemsgroup.com/REACbeta.