Eventide has announced the formation of a strategic partnership with Yamaha to develop signature effects for a future update to its recently announced flagship live sound console, the RIVAGE PM10. The Eventide H3000 Live plug-in will include some of the most widely used signature Eventide effects used in the live sound industry.
"We have the utmost respect for Yamaha's deep roots in the music equipment industry. It is an honor to work with the company who is the largest manufacturer of musical instruments in the world. Their pioneering work developing some of the earliest digital consoles continues to be refined, incorporating the evolving demands for integrated workflow necessary for today's demanding live sound productions," noted Ray Maxwell, Eventide vice president of sales and marketing. "The marriage of classic Eventide effects with the state-of-the-art Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 console is a match made in heaven."
"Our new flagship RIVAGE PM10 system culminates more than forty years of PM series history while heralding a new era of extraordinary sound, operation, and reliability." commented Chihaya "Chick" Hirai, PA department manager of Yamaha Corporation. "Processing quality has always been a major strength of Yamaha digital consoles. We are excited about the new collaboration with Eventide, world renown for their legendary harmonizer effects processors."
About Yamaha Pro Audio
Yamaha Pro Audio is known around the globe as a provider of innovative, top-quality solutions for the sound industry. The Yamaha lineup includes a number of world-standard mixing consoles, signal processors incorporating industry-leading DSP technology, power amplifiers based on energy-efficient drive technology, and an extensive range of speakers suitable for everything from live sound to commercial installations.
Eventide was founded in 1971 in New York City. Eventide is a leading developer and manufacturer of digital audio processing products for recording, broadcast, and live performance. Headquartered in Little Ferry, NJ, Eventide invented the H910, the first Harmonizer effects processor in 1975, followed in 1977 by the H949, the first de-glitched Harmonizer with additional delay.