Johannesburg, South Africa – February 2023. British headquartered, manufacturer of live sound solutions, Studiomaster has appointed StageOne (formerly TV Audio) as its distribution partner for its range of sound mixing consoles, loudspeakers, amplification and accessories in South Africa. The exclusive distribution partnership kicked off in January.
The first Studiomaster shipment, which arrived in South Africa in early January consisted of a hand-picked range of digital and analogue audio mixing consoles including the Studiomaster Digilive 4C, Digilive 8C, Digilive 16, Digilive 16RS, Digilive16P-600, Digitrack18, C6XS-12, C6XS-16, Sessionmix 822, Sessionmix 1222, Sessionmix 1622 consoles and AC48II processors.
‘I am particularly excited about taking on the Studiomaster brand as I believe that it’s a great product at a price point suitable for the South African market’. stated Peter Berry, owner of StageOne. ‘The mixing consoles in particular are the perfect fit for our existing range of FBT speakers which we also distribute in South Africa. FBT UK has also recently started the sub-distribution of Studiomaster analogue and digital consoles along with amplification products which speaks volumes for the Studiomaster brand’. Adds Berry.
Studiomaster’s Director of Global Sales, Mike Bufton, comments: “With StageOne having more than 40 year’s trading experience, and a perfect portfolio fit, the partnership is a very obvious choice for the Studiomaster brand in all sectors from Musical Instruments, Install to Pro-Audio. As StageOne are a highly respected distributor, Studiomaster is delighted to be partners with Peter Berry and we look forward to working alongside his StageOne experienced team over the coming years”.
StageOne, formerly known as TV Audio, is a South African-based professional audio, lighting, staging and audio visual importer and distributor. StageOne is the official distributor for South Africa for FBT, beamZ, AluStage, Athletic, av:link, Adastra, Chord, Citronic, Filo Pro, Magic FX, Mercury, Power Dynamics, PD Connex, QTX, Roxtone, Sweet Light, Fenton, Vonyx and Max.
For more information visit www.stage-one.co.za
Studiomaster is among the most famous brand names in professional audio – the British company credited with pioneering the development of modern, affordable PA systems, throughout the 1980s and 90s, making the first high-powered, pro audio power amps and practical live mixing desks, and going on to effectively create two more highly successful product classes, with the first home recording mixers and portable powered mixers. Today the company’s catalogue of loudspeaker systems, analogue and digital audio mixers, and accessories is extensive, covering everything from portable PA systems and self-powered, DSP-controlled sound reinforcement, to both compact and large-scale audio installation loudspeaker series, for all manner of music venues and commercial AV applications.
For more information visit www.studiomaster.com