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Neumann Sound Engineering Contest 2003

Discussion in 'Microphones' started by Kurt Foster, May 31, 2003.

  1. Kurt Foster

    Kurt Foster Distinguished Member

    Is any one here going to participate in this contest? I spent most of my day yesterday answering the questions. I thought it was very interesting. I especially enjoyed the audio samples questions.. Kurt
     
  2. Kurt Foster

    Kurt Foster Distinguished Member

    It goes bump in the pm... Is any one here besides me, going to participate in this contest? First prize is a matched pair of Solution D or M149 Tube in the chrome plated special edition!!! (I want the tubes) 2nd prize is a matched set of U87Ais and 3rd is and set of TLM 103s.

    I spent most of my day yesterday answering the questions. I thought it was very interesting. I especially enjoyed the audio samples questions and hated the crossword puzzle questions. .... After I finished all the questions (all 6 sections) I noticed that you only have to submit 3 sections. DOH!!! Kurt
     
  3. HiString

    HiString Guest

    Never even heard of it..................then again that's to be expected, I'm half way round the world and nobody tell me anything :D
     
  4. Pez

    Pez Active Member

    I received the CD in the mail but have been too busy to check it out. I'll have to take a gander at it.
     
  5. sginn

    sginn Guest

    How do we find out about it?
     
  6. Kurt Foster

    Kurt Foster Distinguished Member

    Mine came with the latest issue of Mix Magazine. It is a CD Rom that you run on your computer. there are questions, crossword puzzles, sound sample questions ... Judging from the responses, it is only available through Mix to pros. Kurt
     
  7. Sen

    Sen Guest

    Do those mics look sexy with that chrome finish or what?? Not that I'd have any chance in answering many questions correctly, but I might have a go :) ...For those interested in this contest, that are in Aussie land, details can be found in the last issue of "Audio technology"...
    You can call Syntec International on 1800 648 628 for a copy of CD rom (or from Neumann dealer)......entries close 11th of August...
    I'll have a go anyway... :)

    cheers
     
  8. Kurt Foster

    Kurt Foster Distinguished Member

    Here is a link where you can download the contest!

    Neumann 2003 contest
    http://www.Neumann.com/infopool/general/Neumann_specials.php

    Good luck everyone! Kurt
     
  9. David French

    David French Well-Known Member

    Here's a thought: Since the number of correct answers submitted is irrelevant, why don't we turn this contest into an educational experience by answering the questions together?
     
  10. Chris Thom

    Chris Thom Guest

    I started looking at it the other day and let me tell you what... this is some hard stuff.

    I personally loved the "Identify the LP by the groove pattern" and "Name that guitar/amp combination" - OY!!!
     
  11. MisterBlue

    MisterBlue Guest

    As the deadline approaches (or should I say passes :D ) I thought I'd bring this up again.
    If nothing else, what an amazing piece of software this is - only for a little bit of advertising ... ;) . I am blown away.

    There are a lot of tough questions in there, no kidding. I think I have about one of the 6 categories in the > 80 % correct range.

    How are you guys doing ?

    MisterBlue.
     
  12. tptman

    tptman Guest

    Well, I got mine done, but the one thing I couldn't actually finish was the "record labels" crossword. That's some hard stuff!
     
  13. RecorderMan

    RecorderMan Distinguished Member

    put a fork in it :c: :w:
     

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