Omnia Releases Toolvox Digital Mic Processor

“All-in-one” Microphone Processing Solution Now Shipping

19 February 2000, Paris, France

Omnia ToolVox, the highly anticipated all-in-one digital microphone processor from Cutting Edge, is now shipping to dealers worldwide, say company spokespeople.

“We think people will be amazed when they find out just how much this one little unit can really do,” says Cutting Edge president Frank Foti. “Many radio stations use three or more boxes on a single microphone just to get the sound they want. ToolVox does away with that by integrating all of the essential mic processing functions in a single device… and adding a few more goodies besides!”

Omnia ToolVox is the first digital microphone processor that unleashes the full power of DSP (digital signal processing) by combining the most-used microphone processing tools into a single, integrated unit. Compression, limiting, parametric EQ, shelf and bandpass filters are joined with essential tools such as TrueVerb reverb from Waves, multi-level phase rotation, and a revolutionary new de-esser which uses FFT (Fast Fourier Transform) technology to remove unwanted sibilance. Also included are a high-performance mic preamp with up to 70dB of gain, and built-in phantom power.

Designed to allow each voice talent to have his or her own user setting, ToolVox allows front panel access to up to 100 stored presets. Security features prevent tampering with processing functions, which are adjusted remotely via the built-in Ethernet or RS-232 ports. This LAN/WAN accessibility also permits presets to be shared by networked ToolVox units, so that talent can use their personal setting anywhere in the broadcast facility – or take it with them to other facilities.

To find out more about Omnia ToolVox, visit Cutting Edge in booth #M132 at the 108th AES Show in Paris, France, February 19-22, 2000.


Cutting Edge, a Telos company, is world-renowned for its innovative digital audio signal processing expertise. Its Omnia family of digital audio processors for FM, AM, TV, DAB, Internet, and broadcast audio production are setting new standards for audio quality in the broadcast and Internet industries worldwide. To find out more about Cutting Edge, call +1 (216) 241-3343, or browse

Telos Systems is a leading manufacturer of ISDN, digital network and telephone interface products for talk-show programming, call-in radio segments, teleconferencing, audio production, remote broadcasts, and internet applications. Telos is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, with satellite operations throughout the US as well as Canada and Europe. To find out more about Telos Systems, call +1 (216) 241-7225.

Trademark Acknowledgements: Telos Systems and Omnia are registered trademarks of TLS Corporation, d.b.a. Telos Systems and Cutting Edge. ToolVox is a trademark of TLS Corporation. All other trademarks are property of their respective holders.

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