1 Aug 2014

Rane says Is Don, is Good

Don McConnell’s Audio Brands Australia is very pleased to announce its appointment as the distributor for Rane.

Rane is a quiet achiever, prominent in the audio contractor market and has had just two other distributors over the past thirty years. Most recently Hills were the distributor, and Rane is possibly the first rationalisation of their brand offerings since they acquired Audio Products Group last month.

The Rane product line-up is split into two categories, Contracting and DJ. Audio Brands is the newly appointed distributor for the contracting range which includes the revolutionary HAL DSP platform, along with an extensive range of commercial audio processors, zone mixers and accessories.


Don McConnell, Director of Audio Brands Australia, commented: “The Rane brand has always been associated with quality US made products matched with the best support in the industry. Rane has never been a me-too company, instead developing innovative solutions to suit installations of any size. A classic example of this is the HAL family of DSP products. Far more than just another drag-and-drop system, HAL is a whole host of products from wall controls, i/o plates, paging consoles and DSP processors for both small stand-alone applications through to large-scale networked projects. New additions to HAL such as Acoustic Echo Cancellation, the recently announced Dante expander, and a very competitive touchscreen further broaden the appeal of the range. We look forward to showcasing the line-up at Integrate later this month.”

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Dean Standing, Director of Sales for Rane, added: “Working with Audio Brands is a good fit for Rane. They echo Rane’s commitment to customer service and are dedicated to providing solid solutions. We know that we can count on them to represent Rane in Australia.”

Don concluded: “We’ve very excited to be working with Dean and the team at Rane and look forward to a long and successful relationship.”


For more information, please contact Audio Brands Australia at, or visit their website at

Pictured: The Don with loyal sidekick Jeff Shoesmith (left)



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