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Lexicon® Ships PCM92 Stereo Reverb/Effects Processor for Live Sound And the Recording Studio

December 14, 2009

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Lexicon®, a Harman International Company (NYSE-HAR), today began shipping the new PCM92 Stereo Reverb/Effects Processor. The PCM92 utilizes the latest DSP technology and the finest collection of classic Lexicon algorithms to offer the ultimate processor for live sound and studio applications.  Delivering 28 mono and stereo reverbs, delays, and modulation effects, flexible routing configurations, and a comprehensive library of over 1,200 factory presets, the PCM92 represents the most advanced audio processor in its class.

“We are confident that our customers will be excited to find that the PCM92 follows in the tradition of the highly acclaimed PCM-Series processors.  Whether it’s located at Front of House or in the recording suite, the PCM92 offers our legendary Lexicon reverbs along with a host of new capabilities that will enhance their ability to produce the most exciting and highest quality sound possible,” stated Randy Garrett, Marketing Director for Lexicon.

The PCM92 features the highly acclaimed Hall, Concert Hall and Random Hall reverb algorithms that have regularly been used by live sound and recording engineers because of their exceptional ability to reproduce the musical ambience of large, wide, panoramically wonderful spaces.

Designed as a single rack space processor with two channels of balanced XLR or ¼” analog I/O and two channels of XLR AES/EBU digital I/O, along with MIDI, Word Clock, and Ethernet, the PCM92 complements any large-scale mixing console or integrates easily in your studio and features 24-bit A/D-D/A conversion and 44.1 to 96 kHz sample rates. 

The easy-to-use front panel keeps the most important parameters within reach on the high-resolution display for quick adjustment and fine-tuning.  To supplement front panel navigation for live applications, the PCM92 can be configured and fully controlled remotely through Harman HiQnet System Architect™ and the foot switch and foot controller inputs offer additional flexibility for the live performer.

The PCM92 has a suggested retail price of US $2,699.00 and is now available at authorized Lexicon dealers.

The Lexicon PCM92 Stereo Reverb/Effects feature set includes: 

  • 28 Lexicon® studio-standard reverbs, delays, and modulation effects
  • Comprehensive collection of over 1,200 finely crafted factory presets, including recognizable classics from Lexicon’s immense library of sounds
  • Lexicon’s flexible Room algorithm used to generate a vast array of room-related effects for music and post
  • Multi-voice pitch shift to enhance vocals
  • Mono and stereo versions of all algorithms
  • Full system configuration and control with HiQnet System Architect™
  • 44.1 to 96 kHz sample rate, 32-bit floating point processing
  • Two channels balanced analog I/O (XLR and 1/4")
  • Two channels XLR digital AES/EBU I/O
  • External BNC Word Clock
  • MIDI in, out and thru
  • Ethernet connectivity
  • Foot controller inputs make it easy to change presets and adjust parameters during live performances
  • High-resolution OLED display is easy to read in all light conditions

Harman HiQnet™ is the world's first connectivity and control protocol that integrates all product categories in the signal chain for professional audio systems of all types, size, and applications. Harman HiQnet no longer requires the user to manage multiple disparate operating systems or be responsible for programming individual signal processors, speaker controllers, wireless microphone systems, and mixing consoles. HiQnet was developed by engineers from across the Harman Pro Group and is coordinated by the System Development and Integration Group (SDIG), a team of dedicated systems specialists based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Lexicon is a unit of Harman International Industries, Incorporated (www.harman.com).  Harman International designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment products for the automotive, consumer and professional markets, and maintains a strong presence in the Americas, Europe and Asia, employing more than 11,000 people worldwide. The Harman International family of brands includes AKG®, Audioaccess®, Becker®, BSS®, Crown®, dbx®, DigiTech®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson®, Revel®, QNX®, Soundcraft® and Studer®. Harman International’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “NYSE: HAR.”

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