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Digidesign Brings Back Popular Hardware Exchange Programs

ExchangePack Plug-in offer and special pricing on ProControl to ICON D-Control exchanges extended (April 13, 2006)

Digidesign is bringing back its popular ExchangePack plug-in offer one last time, allowing customers to exchange legacy Pro Tools hardware for Pro Tools|HD systems at the lowest prices ever, while getting up to $14,600 in free plug-ins. This special offer is available through May 22 and will not be extended. Digidesign is also announcing an exchange program for ProControl owners interested in moving up to an ICON D-Control worksurface. Customers can take advantage of up to $19,000 in trade-in value if they act before June 16.

HD Exchange Program?ExchangePack Plug-in Offer Extended
When customers exchange their Digidesign Pro Tools|24 MIX system or another legacy Pro Tools system up to a Pro Tools|HD 2 Accel or Pro Tools|HD 3 Accel system before May 22, they will receive the lowest exchange prices and be able to select additional ExchangePack plug-ins valued at up to $14,600?for free. Pro Tools customers who didnt have the opportunity to take advantage of the ExchangePack plug-in promotion before it ended in March now have one last chance.

Customers who exchange up to Pro Tools|HD 3 Accel can choose up to 10 ExchangePack plug-ins from a large selection; those who make the switch to Pro Tools|HD 2 Accel can pick up to 5 ExchangePack plug-ins. In addition to the ExchangePack plug-ins, customers are also entitled to Pro Tools HD 7 software, HDpack plug-ins, and Pro Tools Ignition Pack collection of creative tools, all of which are included with every new Pro Tools|HD system. This astounding collection of plug-ins, valued at $14,600, is available when customers exchange up to a Pro Tools|HD 3 Accel system.

Hardware Exchange prices have never been lower, and they will increase on May 23. Customers who exchange their systems now can still save $2,500 by exchanging up to a Pro Tools|HD 2 Accel or Pro Tools|HD 3 Accel system for PCI or PCIe. They can save $2,000 by exchanging up to Pro Tools|HD 1. This offer will not be extended.

For more information and a complete list of ExchangePack plug-ins, visit To participate in the exchange, customers can contact a local authorized Digidesign dealer or Digidesign Telesales at 888.636.3444. An iLok USB Smart Key (included with the HDpack that ships with all Pro Tools|HD systems) and an email address is required for plug-in authorization of ExchangePack plug-ins.

ProControl to ICON D-Control Exchange
Trade-in values for ProControl and its expansion options have never been higher. Customers who act before June 16 will get up to $19,000 in trade-in value for their ProControl setup when they exchange it for an ICON D-Control configuration.

Digidesign is also introducing several new exchange options so customers can maximize their initial investment in Digidesign equipment when making the move from ProControl to an ICON system. Several D-Control exchange options now include a Surround Panner, providing an easy way to integrate hands-on control of surround panning or manipulation of plug-in parameters from the joysticks or touch screen.

Visit for information about this and other exchange programs. To exchange up to D-Control, customers should contact their local Digidesign ICON representative. Visit to find an ICON representative.

About Digidesign
Digidesign, a division of Avid Technology, Inc., is the worlds leading manufacturer of digital audio production systems and the winner of the 2001 Technical Grammy® Award and 2003 Academy Award® of Merit (Oscar® statuette) for the design, development, and implementation of the Pro Tools digital audio workstation. Digidesign provides the professional music, film, video, multimedia, and radio broadcast industries with tools for digital recording, MIDI sequencing, editing, signal processing, and surround mixing. Digidesign products are marketed in more than 40 countries worldwide through a distribution network of value-added dealers, distributors, and OEM relationships. M-Audio, a leading provider of digital audio and MIDI solutions for electronic musicians and audio professionals, is a business unit of Digidesign.

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