has been designing and manufacturing audio console
since the early 1970s.Later on it became part of the Telex group
. When, in January 2006, Telex Communications was acquired by the Bosch group
, Midas consoles
became part of the business unit "Bosch Communications Systems". Midas parted company with Bosch in February 2010 and are now part of "The Music Group".
Midas consoles are currently being used around the world by audio engineers
largely in the live sound realm. Applications for these boards include Front of House
(FOH) and monitor console positions. Common consoles include the Heritage 1000, 2000, 3000 and 4000, the venerable XL4, XL3 and XL200 & 250 large frame professional touring consoles and a variety of less expensive versions aimed at the club and regional sound market. These consoles include the Verona, Legend, Siena and extremely popular Venice.
The first digital console from Midas, the XL8
, was launched at the Frankfurt Music Messe in 2006, becoming the top of the range Midas console. Notable features include three pre-amps per channel to enable Front of House, Monitor and broadcast control surfaces to be fed from the same input rack, dual redundant master control processors, and integration with the Klark Teknik Helix EQ system via the Rapide
remote. In September 2008 at the annual PLASA
tradeshow, Midas introduced the PRO6 Live Audio System, the second networked digital audio system from Midas. Employing technologies developed from... Read More