Manley Labs, creators of highly acclaimed professional audio tools, is proud to announce the induction of their legendary VOXBOX into the NAMM TECnology Hall of Fame Class of 2016.
The VOXBOX joins such classics as the Neumann KM84 and Shure SM58 microphones, Auratone Sound Cubes, Eventide H3000 UltraHarmonizer, Lexicon PCM41, and Roland RE-201 Space Echo, all part of this year’s inductees.
The TECnology Hall of Fame was established in 2004 to honor and pay recognition to audio products and innovations that have made a significant contribution to the advancement of audio technology. Since 2015, the TEC Hall of Fame Awards have been presented by the NAMM Museum of Making Music, as part of the annual Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards. Inductees are selected by a panel of more than 50 recognized audio experts, including authors, educators, engineers, and other professionals. Products must be at least ten years old for consideration.
Introduced in 1998, the Manley VOXBOX combines Manley’s legendary all-tube preamp design with the smooth, effortless ELOP compressor, an extended Mid-Pultec-inspired EQ, and a second dynamic controller set up as a de-esser and ELOP limiter. The VOXBOX was designed from the onset to be the world’s premium high end channel strip.
“The VOXBOX endures decade after decade as the unrivalled ultimate vocal channel,” observes Manley Labs President and Co-Founder EveAnna Manley, “although bass players always tell me it’s the greatest bass preamplifier too. We’re intensely proud to see the VOXBOX be inducted into the TEC Hall of Fame, and I couldn’t be more honored for myself and everyone at Manley Labs.”
The TECnology Hall of Fame induction ceremonies will take place just before the 31st annual TEC Awards, at 4:00 PM on Saturday, January 23, 2016 in Room 202A at the Anaheim Convention Center.