The winner of the Award 2016

Best innovative product (Musical Instruments)

  • Line 6 Helix
  • Roland EL Cajon
  • Roli Seaboard

Bass

Bass Amplification

  • Ampeg Portaflex PF-20T
  • Mesa Subway D-800
  • Warwick LWA 500

Electric Bass

  • Fender Jaguar Bass
  • Ibanez SRFF805
  • Sandberg Forty Eight

Acoustic Bass

  • Breedlove Solo Bass FL
  • Kala Bass
  • Riversong Graduated Long Scale Bass

Drums

Acoustic Drums

  • DW Collector's Pure Oak Drums
  • Pearl Decade Maple Drums
  • Yamaha New Recording Custom Drums

Cymbals

  • Istanbul Agop Xist
  • Meinl Vintage Pure Light Ride Cymbals
  • Zildjian A Avedis Collection

Drum Accessories

  • Evans 56 Drumheads
  • Remo Silent Stroke Practice Pad
  • Tama New Iron Cobra 900 Bassdrum-Pedals

Electronic Drums

  • Alesis Strike Pro Kit
  • ATV aD5 Electronic Drum Module
  • Roland EL Cajon

Percussion Instrument

  • LP RAW Instruments
  • Remo Rhythm Pal
  • Roland EL Cajon

Guitar

Electric Guitar

  • Fender American Elite Stratocaster
  • Framus Devin Townshend Signature
  • Yamaha Revstar Series

Acoustic Guitar

  • Fender Paramount Series
  • Gibson J-45 Progressive
  • Taylor 562ce 12-Fret 12-String

Guitar Amp

  • Marshall Astoria Series
  • Roland Blues Cube Hot
  • Yamaha THR100H Dual

Guitar Effects

  • DigiTech Trio+
  • Electro-Harmonix Key9
  • Strymon Deco

Guitar Accessories

  • D´Addario NYXL Strings
  • Ernie Ball Never Rust Strings
  • Fishman Fluence Pickups

Acoustic Guitar Amp

  • AER Domino 3
  • Fender Acoustic Pro
  • Rivera Amplification Sedona Lite

Keyboards / Software

Synthesizer (Hardware/Software/Workstations)

  • Arturia MatrixBrute
  • Korg Minilogue
  • Yamaha Montage

Arranger Workstation

  • Ketron SD7
  • Korg Pa4X
  • Yamaha Montage

Software Instruments/Libraries

  • Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2.0
  • Spitfire Audio Albion One
  • Waldorf Nave

Stage Keyboards (Organ, Pianos etc.)

  • Kurzweil Forte
  • Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88
  • Nord Piano 3

DJ / Mobile

DJ Controller

  • Hercules P32 DJ
  • NI Traktor Kontrol S5
  • Pioneer DDJ-SZ

Mobile Music App

  • Arturia iSpark
  • GarageBand
  • Korg Gadget

DJ/Producing Tool

  • Ableton Push 2
  • Arturia Beatstep Pro
  • Native Instruments Maschine

Recording

Recording Software/Hardware

  • Ableton Live
  • Presonus Studio One 3
  • Steinberg Cubase 8.5

Mixing Desk (Project Studio)

  • Allen & Heath QU-32
  • Mackie Axis Digital Mixing System
  • Soundcraft Ui16

Field Recorder

  • Tascam DR-701D
  • ZOOM F8
  • Zoom H6

DAW Controller

  • Ableton Push 2
  • Avid S3
  • Native Instruments Maschine

Audio Processor (Software/Hardware)

  • Eiosis Air EQ
  • FabFilter Pro-C 2
  • iZotope RX 5

Pro Audio

Portable Sound

  • Bose F1
  • HK Audio Lucas Nano 608i
  • JBL EON208P

Concert Sound

  • Electro-Voice X-Line
  • Meyer Sound Leopard
  • Nexo STM

Live Microphone / IEM

  • dpa d:facto II
  • Sennheiser Evolution Wireless D1
  • Shure KSM8

Mixing System (Live)

  • Allen&Heath dLive
  • Avid S6L
  • Yamaha PM10

Mixing System (Studio/Broadcast)

  • Lawo mc² 36
  • SSL XL
  • Studer Vista 1

Studio Microphone

  • Lewitt LCT 640
  • Mojave MA-50
  • Royer Labs 122 MK II

Studio Monitor

  • Adam A77X
  • Eve Audio - SC203
  • Gibson - Les Paul 6 Reference Monitor

Lights/Video

Controlling Lights

  • Avolites Arena
  • MA Lighting dot2
  • Zero88 FLX

Lights

  • Clay Paky Scenius
  • Martin Atomic 3000 LED
  • Robe BMFL Wash Beam

Stage Technology

  • eventCON
  • fiRSTstage TH-30
  • Hazebase low pro

Video / Projection Devices

  • Barco HDX 4k20
  • Canon XEED 4K500ST
  • Christie HS-Serie

Controlling Video / Projection

  • AV Stumpfl Wings Engine RAW
  • Coolux Pandoras Box Version 5.9
  • Dataton Wachtout Version 6