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NAMM Day 1 Round-Up: What did you miss?

Jory Mackay
NAMM Day 1 Round-Up: What did you miss?

While it's just getting started over in sunny Anaheim, we've already seen a number of big releases from guitars to DJ controllers and more.

We've been receiving news all day long and will continue to cover everything as it happens at the Anaheim Convention Centre.

Once again, if you're visiting the show, be sure to swing by the New Bay Media stand in Hall B, booth 5761 to pick up a special NAMM edition of MI Pro.

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For those who weren't able to make it States-side, here's a list of our top stories from the day:

Guitar & Bass:

Guild returns to the electric guitar market with a number of classic models. Read it here.

Jackson announces 20 new models including Artist Signature models for Chris Broderick of Megadeth and Corey Beaulieu of Trivium. Read it here.

Washburn and Nuno Bettencourt team up for a signature acoustic model. Read it here.

Hagstrom announces Pat Smear signature guitar. Read it here.

Seymour Duncan announces Steve Harris signature bass pickup. Read it here.

Hagstrom announces the all-new Metropolis Series. Read it here.

Ampeg adds the B-15N to its Heritage line. Read it here.

Ampeg adds the PF-800 to it's Portaflex line. Read it here.

Pro Audio & Recording:

AKG releases updated version of C1000s small-diaphragm condenser microphone. Read it here.

Apogee announces newly-updated versions of One, Duet and Quartet, all with iPad compatibility. Read it here.

Mackie introduces the DL806 mixer and DLM model speakers. Read it here.

Fender announces the Passport mini. Read it here.


Numark releases handheld wireless DJ controller called Orbit. Read it here.


Be sure to check back daily for all NAMM releases as well as live coverage from the show.

If you missed any of our pre-show announcements including huge releases from Roland, Fender, PRS and Orange, check out our dedicated NAMM 2013 news feed here, or follow us on Twitter (@MIProfessional) and Facebook.

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