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ASC (Canada) Ltd.
1545 The Queensway,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M8Z 1T8

Phone (local): 416-251-5409
Toll Free: 1-877-251-5140
Fax: 416-251-7438

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  • We are now a Cinela dealer. Their full range of suspensions and windshields are available to browse here. They incorporate technical solutions which allow an optimal compromise between handling noise and firmness of the microphone at the end of the boom.

  • New expendables available! LMC Sound's COS-11 vampire clips, small rubber mounts and other accessories are now available. See the full scope of what is available here. We've also carry Moleskin and now Sole Mates heel protectors (check them out here).

  • The Rycote Super-Softie® (see it here) retains the excellent wind noise reduction of a conventional cavity windshield but incorporates a novel aerodynamic shape and surface structure, and to a new material - 3D-Tex™ - which combines excellent acoustic transparency with superb attenuation of wind noise. It has no rigid internal structure, so causes virtually no polar pattern distortion and is extremely robust in challenging environments such as news-gathering. If it becomes rain-soaked it can be squeezed out and shaken dry very quickly; if it becomes coated with dust it can be rinsed quickly without affecting its performance. The shape & structure of the Super Softie® allow it to reduce wind noise at extreme LF and infrasonic frequencies - where the greatest wind energy lies - more efficiently than previous designs.

  • Meet the new Baby TX (here)! The latest MICRON is the all-new TX700S Small Transmitter aimed at concealed use in dance and drama. It has been made as slim as is practical using AAA batteries, only 13mm, with well-rounded corners for user comfort. Battery life can be up to 10 Hours on two AAA Lithium cells, or 5 hours on normal Alkaline. The user can program channel sets and transmitter power with a Web app. via the Mic. socket. Gain and Channel setting can be adjusted easily at point of use with simple rotary controls. It is compatible with the MICRON 700 and Explorer 100 Series.

  • New firmware available now for your Sound Devices 633 (here) and 644 (here) mixers.

  • New Sound Devices Mixer: 633 They've done it again. See Sound Devices category-defining new mixer at their website, here. Available on its own, or as a kit with bag, batteries, cables, and cards! Call for pricing and availability.

  • Lectrosonics have announced updates to two products in their antenna category. The AMJ series of jointed, swiveling antennas has a new, robust design. The SNA600 has been outfitted with DC bypass capacitors to alleviate a shorting condition when used with antenna amplifiers and recievers that output DC bias voltage. Retrofit kits for existing antennas are also available.

  • New Ambient Clockit firmware: Ambient Recording have released an important update for the current Clockit (ACL204, download here ) and Tiny Lockit (ACN-TL, download here) time code devices. They've also produced a short video to guide you through the update process, available here.

  • Sound Devices PIX220/240/i firmware 3.02 is now available. Sound Devices PIX220/240/i firmware update v3.02 will be available here. For those of you that haven't made the jump to the Aurora firmware (v3.0+) - you're missing out! Apple ProRes 4444, 4:4:4 3G-SDI output, timecode overlay output and 500ms of audio delay are just some of the new features. v3.02 provides performance improvements and stability upgrades, including a change from UDF formatting to exFAT.

  • They're here! Lupo's amazing new LED spots are in stock (though probably not for long...) See them here , and call to arrange a demonstration.

  • Ambient Recording GmbH has announced their new premium boom pole, the QS Boom . Shipping beginning mid-May, the QS is their masterpiece; their aim was to create a boom so stiff, lightweight and well balanced that the boom op can control his microphone like a surgeon controls his scalpel (but from an 18 feet away! Pre-order now!

  • We're celebrating the release of Nagra's new series of handheld recorders. From March 1, 2013, we'll be celebrating the release of Nagra's PICO and LINO recorders by putting them and the NAGRA SD on sale! Have a look at them here.

  • Deals! Deals! Deals! We're clearing out some of our old inventory to make way for new stock! Come into the shop today for amazing deals on discontinued Portabrace and Lightwave items, handy problem solvers, used and new mixers and wireless, expendables, and more! You can find some of the items listed here but there's more (so much more!) in store.

  • Lupo's new Lupoled 1120 DMX Controlable Dual Colour LED light is now available in store. Call to arrange a demonstration.

  • The new portable 3 section Cartoni Jibo is designed to be one of the most versatile and cost effective lightweight Jibs, carrying up to 20 kg (44 lbs) and fits into a practical lightweight sturdy waterproof portable HPRC case on wheels.

  • At Audio Services Corporation, we stand behind what we sell. Thats why manufacturers like IDX, Blueshape, Cartoni, Audio Engineering, Nagra, Audio Limited, and many more rely on us to be their regional service center. If you want service, you've come to the right place!

  • Did you know that Audio Services Corporation rents flourescent fixtures and HMI spots? You do now! Call for details.

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About Audio Services Corporation

Audio Services Corporation (Canada) Ltd. - ASC for short - was started over 25 years ago by Alex Bernardi with just a few radio mics rented from a film camera shop. From Alex and ASC's humble beginnings working from that camera shop, Audio Services Corporation has grown to become Canada's first and foremost supplier of location sound equipment.

With 60+ years of collective industry experience under their belts, the employees of Audio Services Corporation have the tools and the knowledge to help your productions run as smoothly as possible.

We'd love to hear from you, whether it be a product inquiry, rental quote, service question or request for advice. In the Toronto area, please phone 416-251-5409. Outside of the Greater Toronto Area, please feel free to use our toll free number: 1-877-251-5140 (toll free in the Continental U.S. and Canada).

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