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Genelec 6010A & 5040A System wins TEC Award 2009!

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Genelec is very proud to receive this year’s prestigious TEC Award for outstanding technical achievement in professional audio product design in the category 'Studio Monitor Technology' for its 6010A and 5040A Desktop Audio System. The 6010A Bi-Amplified Active Monitor and 5040A Active Subwoofer TEC award honors Genelec with its 10th TEC Award.

The award is given by the Mix Foundation and is a result of a voting process involving over tens of thousands of audio industry professionals. Award ceremonies were held on Saturday October 10 at the Javits Center in New York City.

Founded in 1985, the Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards is the foremost program recognizing the achievements of audio professionals. Presented annually by the Mix Foundation for Excellence in Audio, the TEC Awards honor the individuals, companies and technical innovations behind the sound of recordings, films, TV shows and live performances. TEC Awards nominations are made by a panel of industry professionals and voted upon by members of various professional organizations and audio-industry websites.

The Genelec 6010A is a very compact two-way active loudspeaker optimized for computer sound systems and other close proximity listening applications. Its small size, amazing sound quality and rugged construction make the 6010A an ideal sound system for the traveling professional user and a constant source of listening enjoyment. Designed as an active loudspeaker, the 6010A contains its own power amplifiers, active crossover filters and automatic protection circuitry. RCA line level audio connectors provide direct connection to a computer sound card, portable MP3 player or preamplifier. No external amplifiers are needed.

The Genelec 5040A active subwoofer is designed to complement up to five 6010A's with accurate and dynamic bass response reaching down to 35 Hz. The subwoofer conveniently features a remote volume control allowing adjustment of the entire sound system as well as versatile acoustic controls for perfect room integration.

The 6010A and 5040A bring Genelec's renowned audio expertise into a new size category, ready for a multitude of modern life applications, with professional performance and outstanding quality.

Happy Genelec team receiving the 2009 TEC Award. From left to right: Will Eggleston, Veikko Hyvönen, Garo Bekiarian and Scott Esterson.

Many thanks to everyone who voted and supported us and to the readers of Mix Magazine.