Sensational Six as 8260A Wins mipa Award!

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The multi-award winning Genelec 8260A3-way DSP loudspeaker system has added to its list of accolades with the recent addition of a MIPA (Musikmesse International Press Award) Award. The 8260A won through in the Studio Monitor (nearfield category) beating off tough opposition in a highly competitive field. The mipa award is the sixth major prize the 8260A has been awarded since its launch. 
Voted for by over 100 magazines from the worldwide music press, the mipa awards were presented at a special ceremony and party held during the Musikmesse/Prolight + Sound 2011. The mipa awards recognize the best musical instruments and audio equipment of 2010/2011, across forty separate categories. 
“We knew we had a winner when we launched the 8260A but we had no idea how many people would agree with us!” says Terho Savolainen, Marketing Manager, Genelec. “The 8260A has swept the board across the awards and its reputation keeps growing. We are grateful that our industry peers agree with our customers who have come to see the 8260A as the leading monitor on the market.”

More than 300 international representatives of manufacturers and distributors of musical instruments and audio equipment got together for the 12th mipa awards show, including guests from the USA, Canada, Japan, Brazil, South Africa, Russia, Poland, Great Britain, Italy, France, Greece, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland and Germany.

The full 8260A awards Roll of Honour: 

• mipa Award 2011
• TEC Award 2010
• Resolution Award 2010
• Audio Media Gear of The Year 2010
• Mix Certified Hit 2009
• PAR Excellence Award 2009