The MA-50 is large-diaphragm, transformer- less, f...
Dante-enabled products are becoming more and more common with each passing day. Manufacturer support of the AoIP network is a key component in the successful integration of Dante into installed systems, live sound applications, studio setups and other large-scale systems that rely on stable communication and consistent control between devices. I chose to dive into several various system set-ups using a combination of different Dante-enabled products to discover as much as I could about connecting, routing, controlling and monitoring audio through a Dante network....… Continue Reading
The MA-50 is large-diaphragm, transformer- less, fixed cardioid condenser microphone with a full 20 Hz-20 kHz frequency response. It incorporates the same one-inch diameter, gold sputtered, three-micron capsule found in Mojave’s MA-200 and MA-201fet microphones. This remarkably low noise microphone can handle sound pressure levels up to 125 dB and peaks up to 140 dB. ...… Continue Reading
Anyone desiring a truly significant interface upgrade should give Symphony I/O Mk II top consideration. ...… Continue Reading
I like when you take something out of the box and it just feels right. That’s the case with the new Focusrite Red4Pre 58-in/64 Out Thunderbolt and Pro Tools HD DAW interface. Well known in the industry, the Focusrite Red range has had a certain panache for many years. Their new Red4Pre has that same feel but is the first in this line to move into the digital domain. ...… Continue Reading
Manley Labs have joined forces with Universal Audio for a new release—the Manley VOXBOX. Based on the classic 1997 3U-thick hardware monster, it’s a full software recreation of the original with full Unison support....… Continue Reading
Grace Design’s m108 eight-channel microphone preamp ($2,845 street) is a high-performance eight-channel preamp/8 X 2 USB interface featuring an array of input and output options. Geared towards today’s streamlined DAW setups, it’s packaged elegantly in a single rack space with an attractive black finish—a unique hue for a Grace Design product. A direct descendant of the company’s m802, it is centered around eight transformerless mic preamps (-6 to 69 dB) with state-of-the-art 192kHz A/D conversion and flexible connectivity to workstations or computers. ...… Continue Reading
TASCAM’s latest incarnation of their DR-100 Linear PCM Recorder—the mkIII handheld—is a rugged and uniquely-equipped location recorder that is notably featured in its versatility, I/O options and intuitiveness, not to mention its fail-proof power supply redundancy scheme....… Continue Reading
BAE’s 1073/1066 re-creations are still the fattest and most authentic of all modern choices I’ve tried, bar none....… Continue Reading
A three-model in-ear monitor range, Audio-Technica’s E-Series offer professional grade monitoring devices at attractive, arguably-bargain price points, suitable for a wide range of applications. From the house-of-worship (HOW) assisted listener to the wireless-monitoring musician to the meticulous mixer/audio content producer, there’s something for every type of end user within the E-Series.
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Black Lion Audio is now a contender in pro audio manufacturing—not just hot rodding. With a nicely improved product line (including its much-heralded word clock), sonic variety and market-leading prices, it appears to be a front-runner in the “vintage gear reimagined with modern features and greater value” sweepstakes....… Continue Reading
Steinberg introduces Cubase Pro 9
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Power Pod PA Media Package by AmpliVox Sound Systems. Model: SWB245
MC-700 Mobile Monitor/Whiteboard Wall by Exact Furniture. Model: MC-700
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