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Feb 25

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REEDSBURG, WI — Learning on the same equipment used by professionals gives students a clear advantage and a competitive edge for the future. That’s why Sound Devices is providing U.S. students with hands-on experience on its portable audio mixers, digital recorders and related audio equipment through its new U.S. Educational Dollars Program.

“Sound Devices’ field production equipment can be summed up as portable, durable, valuable, and affordable,” says Jamie Companeschi, Film Production Services Manager at Boston University who is currently using Sound Devices gear as part of her classes’ curriculum. “Having the company’s gear available to our student filmmakers is invaluable and perfect for our academic environment. The size, versatility, and easy-to-use Sound Devices 702T and 302 mixers deliver high quality and manageability in location sound recording.”

Sound Devices’ U.S. Educational Dollars Program offers special pricing on select models, to qualified, accredited educational institutions within the U.S. and is available through participating Sound Devices Authorized Resellers. With Sound Devices’ gear being used by professionals around the world for capturing audio for major motion pictures, elite sporting events, television news, episodic TV, documentaries, sound effects and music, it is an ideal addition to any school’s production equipment list.

According to Jim Koomar, director of sales, Sound Devices, “Offering this educational program enables us to make a positive impact and contribute to student advancement. We strive to not only manufacture high-quality products, but to support the ongoing education of tomorrow’s production professionals.”

To inquire about the Sound Devices’ U.S. Educational Dollars Program, visit www.sounddevices.com/education/ and fill out the online entry form or call a Sound Devices sales manager at (608) 524-0625.

Sound Devices, LLC designs and manufactures portable audio mixers, digital recorders and related audio equipment for feature film, episodic television, documentary, news-gathering, and acoustical test and measurement applications. The ten-year old company designs and manufactures from their Reedsburg, Wisconsin headquarters with additional offices in Madison, WI and Highland Park, IL. For more information, visit the Sound Devices website, www.sounddevices.com.

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