MakeProAudio, the “you make audio gear company” announces the “you make audio gear system” for makers: tinkerers, inventors, DIYers, hobbyists, hackers, audio anarchists andbuild your own audio gear platform empowers anybody to build professional quality audio gear with never seen before control capabilities.
“Makers have so much talent and many have an avid interest in audio applications. We want to provide Makers with a huge new playground and enable them to build pro audio solutions that are a real alternative to off-the-shelf product.” said Frank Hund serial entrepreneur, Founder/CEO of MakeProAudio. “Think of the MPA Platform as the LEGO® system for building pro audio gear, where anybody with the interest is empowered to build gear that’s unique to them and only limited by their imagination,” he added.
The MPA Platform presents a new paradigm for making, connecting and controlling audio gear that puts you in the center of the design and how audio gear functions.
How it works
You choose from a wide offering of pre-constructed components (electronics and mechanical) Tile modules, that you assemble into Blocks to provide the desired function or solution you are looking to solve. Everything you need comes in a “Makekit.” Including, instructions on installing a Raspberry Pi that runs GLUE and ties everything together providing the essential network connection. GLUE is the IoT-age control software running over the World’s first truly agile Network Distributed Software Framework for All-Things-Audio.
Play! New exciting workflows and control with the network at your fingertips presenting never seen before creative collaborative and performance possibilities. All fueled in agile ways.
The first individual Maker boards and MakeKits are to ship June 2019. Exact pricing to be announced soon although, “all-in box-MakeKits” will be available for less than 200 EUR. Additional Audio, Control and Connect tile modules for use in building larger scale projects and other audio solutions, will be available later this year.
More information can be found at www.makeproaudio.com
* LEGO®is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse MPA or their products.
MakeProAudio GmbH is the ‘you make audio gear’ company. We are a committed group of technologists, musicians and makers founded by Frank Hund, serial entrepreneur and inventor of the pioneering tripleDAT native audio recording system, Pulsar and SCOPE DSP platforms; and developed over a decade: TAN – the network distributed software framework that is the backbone of the MPA platform and other award winning state-of-the-art audio systems.
The company works strictly on the basis of social-ecological values and is based near Cologne, Germany, with an R&D center in Bangalore, India, and distributed-team members throughout the world.