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    Built on the technology, concept and features of the ADI-2 Pro, the DAC concentrates on DA conversion in top high-end quality, along with two exceptional outputs for headphones and IEMs, and a remote control.
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    Red range offers the ultimate in digital conversion, remote-controlled mic pres and built-in monitor controls coupled with very low latency Pro Tools | HD™, Thunderbolt™ and Dante interface technology
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    Reason is easy to get started with, yet as deep as you want it to be. Create, compose, mix and finish your music–Reason will help you along the journey, from inspiration to mixdown
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    RedNet X2P is a compact, portable and robust 2x2 Dante™ audio interface featuring two Red Evolution mic pres, stereo line out and a stereo headphone amplifier
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    The BomeBox is the solution for connecting and mapping devices via MIDI, Ethernet, WiFi, and USB (without the need of a computer)
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    Discovering the perfect sample is the start of the process. Then twist it, mess around with it and rebuild it into something uniquely yours. The Octatrack MKII sets new standards for sampling as an art form

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Focusrite

Red 16Line is a 64-in/64-out Pro Tools | HD and dual Thunderbolt 3 audio interface with ultra-low latency A-D/D-A conversion, Red Evolution mic preamps, up to 121dB dynamic range, ultra-low round trip latency, and expansion over Ethernet for networked audio. Since Red 16Line provides both DigiLink™ connectors and Thunderbolt connections, it's now easier than ever to switch from Pro Tools | HD to a second DAW, without the need to reconfigure option cards in the interface. Simply change the host mode either in the remote control software, or on the device front panel and change DAWs in seconds

Since Red 16Line provides both DigiLink™ connectors and Thunderbolt™ connections, it's now easier than ever to switch from Pro Tools | HD™ to a second DAW, without the need to reconfigure option cards in the interface. Simply change the host mode either in the remote control software, or on the device front panel and change DAWs in seconds.

High-performance audio conversion with over 118dB dynamic range A-D and 121dB dynamic range D-A (A-weighted).

These converters have been expertly selected and calibrated to provide the best balance of sound quality, dynamic range and conversion latency in our best-quality audio interface.

Red's ultra-low round trip latency completely transforms your workflow. If you're used to having to build two different mixes – one using input monitoring to overdub, the other using the DAW for playback – the good news is that now, one is enough.

Build your mix on the DAW and use it whether you're overdubbing (monitoring the input you're recording with the Focusrite Control software mixer) or playing back, with all your plug-ins in place, all the time.

Red 16Line features 16 line inputs on D-sub, coupled with 16 line outputs and two main monitor outputs

The two digitally-controlled Red Evolution mic preamps provide up to 63dB of ultra-clean gain along with stereo linking, individual phantom power, high-pass filter, phase reverse and Air mode: the name we give to the sonic signature of the classic transformer ISA preamp.

With dual-port Dante™ connectivity, you will be able to expand your studio over Ethernet for more channels at higher sample rates, anywhere in your network, at lower latency and lower cost.

Focusrite Control is our software mixer designed primarily for ease of use in quickly setting up both simple and complex monitoring and routing configurations, together with the ability to control your preamps remotely.

Every Red interface comes with our Red 2 and Red 3 EQ and compression plug-ins. AAX/AU/VST-compatible, these plug-ins faithfully reproduce the sonic qualities of the original hardware, allowing you to take advantage of the classic Red sound – the sound of professional recording studios all over the world – across your entire mix

  • Connect to Pro Tools | HD, Thunderbolt computers and Dante simultaneously without option cards

  • High-performance audio conversion with over 118dB dynamic range A/D and 121dB dynamic range D/A (A-weighted)

  • Ultra-low round trip latency to track through plug-ins and record virtual instruments in real time

  • 16 line inputs on D-sub, coupled with 16 line outputs and two main monitor outputs

  • Two digitally-controlled Red Evolution mic preamps with up to 63dB of ultra-clean gain, stereo linking, individual phantom power, high-pass filter and phase reverse

  • Air mode on the preamps, giving recordings the clarity of a transformer-based ISA

  • Two Thunderbolt 3 ports as standard to connect additional Thunderbolt products

  • Dual-port Dante card for more channels at higher sample rates

  • Three LCD displays for highly accurate level metering

  • Focusrite Control software mixer for setting up monitoring and routing configurations, with remote control of preamps

  • Two discrete high-fidelity headphone outputs

  • Connect multiple digital sources using word clock I/O and loop-sync I/O

  • Two instrument inputs on the front panel

  • AAX/AU/VST-compatible Red 2 and Red 3 EQ and compression plug-ins

RME ADI-2 DAC

In 2016 RME released the ADI-2 Pro. With a lot of fresh ideas, innovative features and numerous useful functions it rolled up the AD/DA converter scene and quickly became a reference for both AD- and DA conversion. Equipped with two Extreme Power headphone outputs it also found its way into HiFi and home use, getting countless rave reviews for its sound, flexibility and technical prowess.

To address the home and HiFi users, RME exchanged some of the Pro's studio features with typical home and HiFi ones. With an adapted feature set and much simplified operation RME proudly presents the ADI-2 DAC. Built on the technology, concept and features of the ADI-2 Pro, the DAC concentrates on DA conversion in top high-end quality, along with two exceptional outputs for headphones and IEMs, and - a remote control.

Packed into the compact half 19” format factor, this little gem is filled with the finest high-end electronics, offering a reference class conversion from SPDIF coaxial, SPDIF optical (ADAT compatible) and USB to RCA, XLR, TRS and mini-TRS.

As the most versatile DAC available, the ADI-2 DAC offers balanced/unbalanced analog outputs, an Extreme Power headphone output, a super low noise IEM output, SteadyClock FS, 4-stage hardware output level control, DSP-based signal processing, external power supply operation, Class Compliant USB compatibility and sample rates up to 768 kHz as well as DSD and Direct DSD playback. The SPDIF input signal can even be recorded via USB - as one would expect from RME the DAC is a true 2 channel Full Duplex audio interface.

With the DAC RME engineers took the opportunity to slightly enhance the DAC's analog output stage to be even more perfect as it already was. More relays, a different double symmetrical attenuator circuit and one additional buffer OP amp succeed in less noise and less THD. As the DAC-chip is the limiting factor here this is hard to measure, but nevertheless an important improvement, especially at lower hardware output levels typical for Cinch/RCA usage. The new hardware reference levels of +13 dBu, +7 dBu, +1 dBu and -5 dBu also add to this.

The headphone revolution not only brought headphones but also IEMs (in ear monitors) back into the attention of audiophiles and music lovers. Modern IEMs have a reference sound that easily competes with bulky over-ear headphones, making them not only a mobile alternative, but also an interesting solution in home.

Modern IEMs are extremely sensitive and operate on very low voltages. As a side effect they uncover the noise floor of the player, DAC or headphone amp. When RME developed its Extreme Power headphone stage the basic noise floor was taken care to be as low as possible. Which was then confirmed in many reviews (most black background…). Even when used with IEMs.

Still RME wanted to make sure that even the most sensitive IEM combined with the most sensitive listener receive the full dynamic range on playback. Also capable outputs like the Extreme Power ones are not fully safe against operating errors and might blow up ears or IEMs.

RME's solution: adding the most advanced IEM output imaginable as second phones connection to the front of the ADI-2 DAC. Its ground noise floor is an astounding 10 dB lower than the one of the Extreme Power output (black hole background…), output impedance is near zero Ohms, THD reaches new record lows, click-free on/off is included as well as volume ramp-up, and the sound quality with any IEM is just amazing. We're sure you will love it!

 

A studio converter with all lights off? Defective. But on a DAC it was one of the most often requested features from our ADI-2 Pro HiFi customers. Here we go: display, function keys, volume knob, even the standby button - they all go off after 10 seconds of no user operation when AutoDark is activated in the unit's menu. Touching any button or control will turn on all lights for 10 seconds. Using the remote AutoDark can also be switched off / on, and using any button on the remote turns lights on for 3 seconds. Once again: we're sure you will love it!

 

The ADI-2 DAC comes with a remote that is not the usual cheap add-on. This nicely designed remote control has clearly labeled buttons, readable even in low light conditions without reading glasses, a nicely laid out button arrangement that is easy to remember, and perfect button ergonomics. Plus: It won't interfere with your ATV or other devices.

The DAC remote offers buttons for Standby On/Off, Volume, input selection (Optical, Coaxial, USB) and Mute. Four programmable buttons are added that can be assigned with 20 different functions and commands for total flexibility. There is no other DAC or similar unit with such a sophisticated, easy to use and versatile remote functionality!

 

The ADI-2 DAC is the first device in RME's range with SteadyClock FS. There is not much to improve with SteadyClock, it has earned its accolades over years of flawless operation in numerous RME devices, guaranteeing that using the internal clock will produce exactly the same sound as when using an external one. SteadyClock highly rejects jitter and handles all digital interface formats in an exemplary way. That's why SteadyClock's design and behavior didn't change in the DAC.

With SteadyClock FS the focus was put on reducing the self jitter of SteadyClock to new lows, by improving its second, analog PLL circuit, and referencing both Direct Digital Synthesis and PLL to a low phase noise quartz crystal. The self jitter measured through DA conversion now reaches levels that usually are only available in master quartz clock mode, while SteadyClock still always runs in PLL mode - no matter if internal or external clock, sound is exactly the same (again). The low phase noise oscillator driving the updated circuit reaches jitter specs lower than a picosecond (ps), an area called FemtoSecond. Hence SteadyClock FS.

 

The ADI-2 DAC includes an improved SteadyClock, a fine-tuned to perfection analog circuitry, remote control, Extreme Power headphone output and a very special IEM output. It has all the bells and whistles that made the ADI-2 Pro famous, including its perfectly transparent sound signature and full DSP processing with Bass, Treble, Loudness, 5 Band Parametric EQ, Crossfeed and much more. With its simplified operation and stunning design it is the ideal center piece from home listening up to studio reference playback.

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Propellorhead Reason 10

Reason is easy to get started with, yet as deep as you want it to be. Create, compose, mix and

finish your music–Reason will help you along the journey, from inspiration to mixdown. See for

yourself how it’s done in five short steps:

Nailing your first idea is easy in Reason. Click and drag the sounds and instruments you want to the rack and

just play. Everything is set up for you automatically.

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Electron Octatrack MK11

 

Discovering the perfect sample is the start of the process. Then twist it, mess around with it and rebuild it into something uniquely yours.

The Octatrack MKII sets new standards for sampling as an art form

What does the MKII version bring?

Octatrack MKII is improved, enhanced and modified. A better version of itself, built to mangle samples in demanding environments.

Ensured by: high quality buttons and hi-res encoders, a crisp OLED screen with fantastic viewing angles, a professional contactless

crossfader and an increased count of dedicated buttons.

Octatrack MKII features several upgrades compared to the MKI version:

  • Crisp OLED screen providing optimal feedback in dimly lit environments
  • Ultra durable back-lit buttons. Rated for 50 million presses
  • Contactless silky smooth performance crossfader
  • Precise, hi-res encoders
  • Increased amount of dedicated buttons enabling quicker workflow
  • Balanced audio inputs with plenty of headroom

The Octatrack MKII brings enormous sample processing ability into a machine designed for live performance.

It redefines how you transform your sounds, as well as how you interact and play with them. It lets you do things that were previously impossible with a

single instrument.

Record samples in real time. Add live time-stretching and pitch-shifting. Use the sequencer to control both internal sounds and external MIDI gear.

The Octatrack MKII can also be treated as a small mixing desk for your whole setup. The immediate control makes all the difference.

The crossfader adds immense depth to your sound. First, choose how you want it to affect your samples.

Then nudge the crossfader gently for the most subtle and natural-sounding changes – or knock it back and forth like you’re scratching for rapid and

extreme enhancements.

 

REDNET X2P

RedNet X2P is a compact, portable and robust 2x2 Dante™ audio interface featuring two Red Evolution mic pres, stereo line out and a stereo headphone amplifier. RedNet X2P allows you to effortless add a high quality Dante audio interface by integrating power, audio, clock and remote control over a single Ethernet cable – simply use a power over Ethernet switch or PoE injector. A local input mixer allows 'more me' monitoring control, while a control lockout mode ensures settings can not be changed when used remotely.

Rear panel XLR outputs offer level-controlled analogue outputs of up to 24dBu, while a front panel 1/4" connector provides a high-powered headphone output capable of driving both high and low impedance headphones. A pair of combination XLR/1/4" inputs allow the connection of mic, line or instrument level signals to the mic pres, which include Focusrite's acclaimed Air mode which emulates the sound of our classic input transformers. The top panel features an array of controls: output level for headphone and line outputs, mic pre controls of gain, high-pass filter, Air, phase invert, phantom power and stereo linking; as well as the crossfader for controlling the balance of mic pre inputs and network receiver channels which to be sent to the headphone or line outputs.

  • Stereo 2x2 audio interface for Dante Audio-over-IP networks

  • Two Red Evolution mic preamps for mic, line or instrument level inputs

  • Power-over-Ethernet supplied: IEEE 802.3af compliant

  • Local input mix to allow ‘more-me’ style monitoring for easy foldback control

  • Powerful headphone output even with high-impedance headphones

  • Local control lockout of mic pre settings, output settings or both

  • Integrated network switch allowing daisy-chaining of network devices

  • Independent level control of headphone and line outputs

  • Up to 24dBu line output levels

  • Mute switch for line output

  • Mic stand mount

  • Kensington security slot

     

Drummer from Another Mother

Moog is now available from Innovative Music

DFAM Semi-Modular Analog Percussion Synthesizer

Drummer From Another Mother (DFAM) is a highly-interactive, Semi-Modular Analog Percussion Synthesizer and a vibrant deviation from the traditional drum machine. Handcrafted in Asheville, NC by the employee-owners at the Moog Factory, DFAM is the first addition to the Mother-32 family of synthesizers and presents an expressive hands-on approach to percussive pattern creation. It requires no patching, and absolutely no experience is needed for human-beings of any age to quickly begin synthesizing new and unique rhythmic compositions.

Activated by an easy-to-use analog sequencer, DFAM’s emotive sound begins with a white noise generator and two wide-range analog oscillators. Oscillator hard sync and FM cross-modulation invite effortless transitions between rhythmic pulsations, resounding bass and resonant bells in an instant. DFAM’s distinctive voice is then shaped by a versatile Moog Ladder filter with two selectable modes: Low Pass mode imparts impact and dimension to each sound it touches, while High Pass mode opens the door to naturally expressive strikes, spikes and clangorous accentuations.

DFAM behaves much like a living organism, reacting in different ways to different individuals. This is due to 3 dedicated analog envelopes working dynamically with the sequencer to ensure that tribal toms breathe, industrial impacts evolve, and cacophonous chaos can be spawned or subdued at the turn of a knob.

Each DFAM ships with a package of Moog patch cables that unlock access to the 24-point modular patchbay. Use it to create new sounds or bizarre behaviors, synchronize an unlimited number of DFAM and Mother-32 units together, or fully integrate your analog instrument into a modular Eurorack production environment.

Through exploration and experimentation, the vast potential of this expressive analog instrument is realized.

SEMI-MODULAR: No patching required. Anyone can create unique and impactful analog rhythms.
100% ANALOG: Unbridled sonic flexibility for a lifetime of percussive inspiration.
2 OSCILLATORS: Ultra-wide range sound generation - craft everything from subtly pulsing cadences to clangorous cacophony and floor-splitting bass.
SELECTABLE ANALOG FILTERS: Dynamically sculpt your sound with a Low Pass or High Pass Ladder filter.
3 ENVELOPES: Interact dynamically with velocity to impart “human” variation to your sound.
8-STEP ANALOG SEQUENCER WITH VELOCITY: Vibrantly continuous control over each note.
24 PATCH POINTS: Explore modular patching or connect to a Mother-32 to create a 3-oscillator leviathan.
LINK MULTIPLE UNITS: Rack up multiple DFAM and Mother-32 units for evocative analog compositions.
EXTERNAL AUDIO INPUT: Process other sounds through DFAM’s analog circuitry

EURORACK COMPATIBLE: Easily remove DFAM from its case and mount it into a Eurorack system. (Requires a 10 to 16 PIN Eurorack cable)

SPECS
SOUND ENGINE: Analog
ANALOG SEQUENCER: 8-Steps With Pitch and Velocity Per-Step
SEQUENCER PANEL CONTROLS: Tempo, Run/Stop, Trigger, Advance
SOUND SOURCES: 2 Oscillators With Square and Triangle Waveforms, 1 White Noise Generator, 1 External Audio Input
FREQUENCY CONTROL: +/- 5 Octaves (10 Octave Range)
MIXER: Level controls for Oscillator 1, Oscillator 2 and White Noise/External Audio Input
FILTER: 20Hz-20KHz Switchable Low Pass / High Pass 4-Pole Transistor Ladder Filter
ENVELOPES: VCO EG w/ Voltage Controlled Decay and Bipolar Amount Control, VCF EG w/ Voltage Controlled Decay and Bipolar Amount Control, VCA EG w/ Voltage Controlled Decay and Selectable Fast/Slow Attack Time
PATCHBAY: 24x 3.5mm Jacks
PATCHBAY INPUTS: Trigger, VCA CV, Velocity, VCA Decay, External Audio, VCF Decay, Noise Level, VCO Decay, VCF Mod, VCO 1 CV, 1→2 FM Amount, VCO 2 CV, Tempo, Run/Stop, Advance/Clock.
PATCHBAY OUTPUTS: VCA, VCA EG, VCF EG, VCO EG, VCO 1, VCO 2, Trigger, Velocity, Pitch.
AUDIO OUTPUT: ¼” TS Line / ¼” TRS Headphones (Shared Output Jack)
INCLUDED POWER SUPPLY: 100-240VAC; 50-60Hz, +12VDC 1200mA
POWER CONSUMPTION: 3.0W
EURORACK CURRENT DRAW: 230mA (+12V – from 10-pin header)
EURORACK MOUNTING DIMENSIONS: 60HP (1”/26mm Module Depth)
WEIGHT: 3.5lbs
DIMENSIONS: 12.57”W x 4.21“H (with knobs) x 5.24“D

 

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MXL Partners with HDV Mixer and Broadcast Supply Worldwide (BSW) to Launch MXL Visual Radio Station (VRS) Bundles for Video Podcasters

The MXL VRS Bundles include a broadcast mic, POV camera, USB Hub, audio interface, and HDV Mixer Software to give you everything you need to make high-quality live video podcasts right from your home computer or laptop.

ANAHEIM, CA – MXL Microphones is launching a new series of kits available exclusively through Broadcast Supply Worldwide, designed specifically for podcasters who want to add video to their live broadcasts. The MXL Visual Radio Station (VRS) Bundles include variations on the following product combinations:

  • MXL BCD-1 Live Broadcast Microphone with stand
  • MXL Mic Mate XLR-to-USB Adapter
  • MXL USB Hub
  • Marshall CV502-U3, a USB 3.0-powered POV Camera
  • 20-foot Sound Runner Mic Cable
  • HDV Mixer Software

At launch, the VRS Bundle series will offer three tiers:
1. VRS Solo: Includes the products listed above and is designed for solo broadcasters.
2. VRS Duo: Two MXL BCD-1 mics plus stands, and two Marshall CV502-U3 cameras for interview-style broadcasting.
3. VRS Trio Lite: Designed for field recording, includes four MXL MM-160 Lavalier Mics plus the MXL MM-4000 portable audio mixer and interface, as well as three CV502-U3s.

MXL to Debut New AC-360-Z Boundary Conferencing Microphone at NAMM 2018

Designed for web conferencing and other corporate communication uses, the MXL AC-360-Z is a USB-powered boundary microphone with 12 internal capsules that capture crystal clear audio in a full 360° circle within a 25-foot radius.

ANAHEIM, CA – MXL Microphones will introduce a new USB-powered web conferencing boundary microphone at the upcoming NAMM 2018 Show, January 25th-28th in Anaheim, CA.

The new MXL AC-360-Z is a low-profile, sturdy conferencing microphone that captures crystal clear audio in a full 360° within a 25-foot radius, and uses a single USB 2.0 cable for both power and signal.
The design of the AC-360-Z builds upon the MXL AC-404, a three-capsule boundary microphone and one of MXL’s most successful products. The AC-360-Z expands upon the AC-404’s 180° sound arc, with a full 360° pickup, so that if placed at the center of a large conference table, everyone speaking around it will be clearly audible.

MXL to Debut New POP LSM-9 Dynamic Stage Microphone at NAMM 2018

The MXL POP LSM-9 is a Premium Dynamic Vocal Microphone designed for live performance with built-in vibration cancellation, low handling-noise, and availability in four bright, fun colors.

ANAHEIM, CA – MXL Microphones will introduce a new dynamic vocal microphone at the upcoming NAMM 2018, January 25th-28th in Anaheim, CA.

The new MXL POP LSM-9 is a brightly-colored dynamic vocal mic, designed to give on-stage performers an eye-catching handheld microphone that cancels vibrations and minimizes handling noise for a clean, clear performance. At launch, the POP LSM-9 will be offered in four bright colors: blue, green, magenta, and yellow.

The MXL POP LSM-9 features a super cardioid polar pattern to deliver a strong vocal presence while also negating feedback, and its low handling-noise makes it great for high-energy stage performers. Durable, all-metal construction ensures that the POP LSM-9 will withstand the rigors of nightly use.

MXL International Sales Manager Scott Krueckeberg says of the new MXL POP LSM-9, “The new POP mic gives the artist a powerful tool on stage, because not only does it have a fun, eye-catching design, but it also produces a really fantastic sound that helps singers blend in naturally with the rest of the musical mix, whether it’s a live band or a professional karaoke system.”

Studiologic Numa 2X

 


The Numa Compact 2x brings to the extreme the power of the Compact family. Packed in the same compact size
cabinet there are now 3 sound engines. A tone wheel organ model derived from Numa Organ, the Sledge sound
synthesis and 1GB of samples memory.
The new USB port allows to transmit and receive digital audio. Save more space using the Numa Compact 2x
speakers to amplify the sounds of your computer or tablet.

Tone wheel organ
A true tone wheel organ model derived from the acclaimed Numa Organ is implemented in the sound engine.
The user interface gains 9 programmable sliders which can be used as Drawbars to control the organ sounds and
as linear controls to send Midi CC as well.

Virtual synth machine
The Sledge engine is optimized to fit in the Numa Compact 2x where it’s possible to create any synthetic sound
starting from a basic waves library. Using the 9 sliders section it is possible to control 9 synthesis parameters.

Audio Over USB
The USB port now allows to send and receive audio in digital quality. Simply record the sound of the NC2x from
the Computer or use the NC2x as an audio board amplifying the digital audio coming from the computer or tablet,
thru the built-in speakers, in endless combinations.

Key Features

88 notes semi-weighted keyboard, with Aftertouch
2 programmable sticks
Built-in 2x10w amplifier + elliptical back reflection Speakers
128x64 graphic Oled display – direct control UI
1 GB of flash memory, 88 Factory sounds organized in 8 Sound Banks
Factory & User Sounds updatable thru Hi-Speed USB device
Tone wheel Organ Model section, with 9 Drawbars, Percussion, Chorus and Vibrato controls
Synth section, with 9 Sliders to control synthesis parameters in real time
2 Zones Midi Module with full programmable controls and 9 assignable faders
Concert Piano sound with release-staccato samples and String Resonance
2 double effects processors Fx1/Fx2 + Stereo Reverb
Bass, Treble, Mastering (3D+Compressor) post processor controls
Connections: USB (hi speed), MIDI In/Out, Audio L/R, Headphones, Ped1-Ped2
Ped 2 compatible with triple pedal SLP3-D (Soft-Sostenuto-Damper with half-pedaling)
USB-Audio feature, to send and receive digital Audio to/from computers and tablets

Dimensions
127 x 23 x 10 cm | 50” x 9” x 4”
7,1 Kg | 15,6 lbs

 

Small and Compact. Everything you need in just 7Kg.
Take it anywhere.

 

 

 

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