If there's one thing that seems to be even more prevalent at the Pro Light and Sound part of the Messe experience, its audio networking, and by far the most widely adopted format appears to be DANTE, little "Dante Spoken Here" badges all over. And to bbe honest, who wouldn't want to not have to lug masses of mult-icore around with you. With Dante compatible with the Focusrite Rednet range of networked devices, the installation market is also booming. With a Gigabit Ethernet network on CAT5e or Cat 6 you can expect to shift around 1000 channels of digital audio, over long distances.
The Rednet X2P offers two channels of Red Class Mic preamps:
Price around 400 Euros