In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, presents several audio products for iOS devices that make great holiday gifts. Rives explores the Novation series of miniature controllers, mobile microphones, and iOS audio interfaces, including the RØDE XY and smartlav microphones, IK multimedia iRig Pro interface, and the full-featured Focusrite iTrack solo.
The iPad has about as many uses as there are apps available for it in the Apple App Store, so whether you're a small business owner preparing your store for the rush of holiday traffic, practicing the piano for a holiday recital, preparing to travel home to visit family, or you're getting ready to entertain guests for the holidays, chances are good that an iPad may be involved.
Kanex offers many Apple and iOS connectivity solutions, and their latest addition is the Multi-Sync Keyboard, which is designed primarily for Apple users but is compatible with many devices. In addition to Bluetooth-enabled Mac computers and iPad/iPhone, the keyboard works with Windows and Android devices, Apple TV, XBOX (via USB only), and PlayStation 3.
Canon has announced two new wireless photo inkjet all-in-one printers as part of their PIXMA MG line. The PIXMA MG7120 is a versatile, high-performance color inkjet printer with a maximum color print resolution of 9600 x 2400 dpi and scan resolution of 2400 x 4800 dpi. It’s able to produce sharp, borderless photo prints and documents up to 8.5 x 11”.
Bose® has long been known as an industry leader for their full-sized noise-cancelling headphones and they now bring their first pair of in-ear noise-cancelling headphones to market. The new QuietComfort 20™ and QuietComfot 20i™ offer Bose’s trademark Acoustic Noise-Cancelling technology in a compact in-ear design.
Physical wedding albums are an important keepsake for most couples. However, today’s newlyweds are increasingly using tablet computers and other digital media to keep an electronic photo album of their big day, and likewise, most wedding photographers have incorporated digital services into their offerings.
Australian manufacturer RØDE recently announced the smartLav, a unique lavalier microphone for Apple and Android portable devices. It's specially designed to bring high quality, discreet audio-recording capabilities to videographers, journalists, lecturers and others—without the need for expensive and complicated equipment.
Jawbone's Big Jambox offers a vast improvement over the built-in speakers of portable devices. It features modern design elements that enhance any environment, and can easily pair with any Bluetooth devices or connect to any device with a standard 3.5mm output.
In this video we take a look at the new Røde iXY Stereo Recording Microphone for iPhone and iPad. Used in conjunction with the Røde Rec app available on iTunes, the iXY is the first mic to deliver stereo recordings for iOS devices at resolutions of up to 24-bit/96 kHz. A foam windshield and protective zip case are included, making it easy to turn your iPhone or iPad into a portable audio recorder at a moment’s notice.
In the past year, Mackie has given the process of live sound mixing a very futuristic twist. Combining their expertise in analog mixers with excellent digital audio conversion and iPad-driven operation, the DL Series mixers would have been right at home on Hanna-Barbera's animated TV series, The Jetsons. The latest model in this series, the DL806, is premiering this week at NAMM 2013.
This week at NAMM, PreSonus is rolling out some new live sound gear for the New Year. They’ve gone for the gold, creating an entire sound system: a digital mixer, powered full-range mains and a powered sub.
If you decide to take up horseback riding, a few key accessories will be required when you arrive home with your newly acquired thoroughbred. Besides a saddle, you’ll also need horseshoes, a stable, bales of hay and a trough from which your new horse can drink.
It would be best if people willingly turned off and put away their personal electronic devices when they got into a car, but most folks routinely ride in vehicles with their handheld gadgets in hand, hurriedly multitasking as they barrel down the highway. Thankfully, there are numerous accessories available at B&H that succeed in getting these devices out of people’s hands.
Mobility and versatility are the leading reasons to choose a tablet. With a size and weight factor between computer and smartphone and the ability to deliver entertainment and information with equal dexterity, today’s tablets are windowed panels on the world that millions of people now carry.
Docking speakers are great if the connector on your smart phone or tablet fits, but if you have the newest iPhone or iPad or a non-Apple device, compatibility is more likely to come through a wireless protocol called Bluetooth (BT). Many source players including notebook computers, phones and tablets have a BT transmitter built in.