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TonMeister app available on the iTunes Store

Waiting time is the hardest part, but it’s finally over!! Location Sound Mixers around the world erupt with joy as our Tonmeister App is available in iTunes Store now. https://itunes.apple.com/de/app/tonmeister/id931110535?l=de&ls=1&mt=8

In addition to the handy input-tool for the sound report, the app stands out as remote control for the 788T by Sound Devices. It can be seen as the consistent continuation of the former CL-Wifi App. We made this function possible via Bluetooth LE: so you need an iPad generation 3 or older combined with the new Bluetooth Dongle ACN-BT – tenderly referred to as “Beetle” – attached to the 788T.

On top of this the new Tonmeister App will also serve as remote control for the MasterLockit, which is to go on sale soon as well. As soon as it is available you will be able to see all your Lockits and TinyLockits on set, you will be able to adjust it and to keep an eye on the battery.

But for now go online and download the app – it’s for free!  Please give us some feedback, so we can cater for your needs in the following versions and match you expectations even better.

More features of the Tonmeister App:

  • Generates PDF sound reports, immediately viewable for review prior to delivery
  • Upload sound reports to LockitSCRIPT.com*, Dropbox folder, or send via mail.
  • Manage various projects, film or episodic styles
  • Reference imported pdf scripts and call sheets
  • Actor/characternames and freely editable track names assignable to tracks
  • Freely create and quickly apply note shortcuts (e.g. „plane“, boom in shot“)
  • Scene, Slate, and Take notes editable at any time during the workflow
  • Remotely control, sync metadata and files with the Sound Devices 788T recorder**
  • Record screen with selectable track naming, script, or live video display***
  • Clip synchronisation with LockitSCRIPT app for assigning recordings to takes by script supervisor****
  • Edit time code, enable jam sync and monitor all ACN enabled Lockit devices on the set****
  • Record optional audio track via onboard iPad microphone for refrence check


* Ambient LockitSCRIPT is a cloud-based production service. Account and project management is free-of-charge. Additional services are available at affordable rates.
Go to www.ambient.de/products/lockitscript for more details.
** requires the optional Ambient ACN-BT “Beetle” hardware on supported recorders along with iPad gen.3 or later with BT 4.0 LE.
Go to http://www.ambient.de/en/products/ambient-recording/lockit-timecode/acn-bt.html for details and list of currently supported recorders. Supported features may vary significantly by model.
The ACN-BT is not compatible with the Sound Devices CL-WIFI software app.
*** requires Wifi connection to Teradek CUBE
**** requires WiFi connection to Ambient ACN-ML Master Lockit