Audio

Hands-on Review
In the following video, Rob Rives gets his hands on the Sony PCM-D100 High Resolution Audio Portable Recorder and demonstrates the sound quality it is capable of capturing with its built-in stereo microphones. Rives explores the functions and features of the PCM-D100, including its multiple... READ MORE

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Features
In TV, film, and news production, the Sennheiser MKH-416 shotgun microphone is a good example of a product that has become so popular, that the name of the manufacturer was... READ MORE
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The RØDE Blimp Windshield has earned its way into the rigs of many audio professionals, and has a reputation for being a reliable solution to wind and handling noise for shotgun mics. RØDE has just announced an update that adds some attractive new features to the product. With this update, RØDE is clearly not looking to reinvent the wheel, but to simply make it more efficient at doing its job... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review
In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, demonstrates Sony’s new line of UWP-D digital wireless systems. Rives explores the UWP-D11 bodypack lavalier system, the UWP-D12 handheld transmitter systems, and the UWP-D16 bodypack lavalier, handheld, and plug-on transmitter systems. Rives highlights the key features of the... READ MORE

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Hands-on Review
A few weeks ago, I started using Bitwig Studio, a new music-production software from a team of developers based in Berlin, Germany. In this article, I will provide you with an overview of the program, highlight some of the features that make Bitwig special,... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review
Zoom sent shock waves through the pro audio world last year with the introduction of its flagship H6 recorder and its breakthrough modular microphone system. Although still very young, the H6 has already become an industry standard and a go-to piece for professional and enthusiast videographers, journalists, engineers, and musicians alike. Now, just a year later, Zoom brings yet another creation... READ MORE

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We discussed the history and recent resurgence of analog music synthesizers in Part One of this series, and briefly touched on some currently manufactured gear that offers basic facilities for pitch, parameter, and clocking control via control voltage. In this installment, we’ll... READ MORE
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Tips and Solutions
You don't need to have a deep understanding of computing in order to record, edit, mix, and master music on your computer. However, knowing some basics is definitely necessary. Often overlooked, but of high importance, is the role hard drives play in the process. Knowing what to choose for your specific applications, and the importance of backing up your work (which can never be over-stressed)... READ MORE
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Keith Emerson (right) looks on as Moog veteran Herb Deutsch (left) and the lead engineer unveil the new Emerson Moog Modular System. What does the most revered name in analog synthesizers do to commemorate half a century of innovation? If the name is Moog Music, it sets out to recreate one of the most iconic instruments of the 1970s progressive rock era: Keith Emerson’s Moog Modular System, the... READ MORE
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Zoom’s H4n and H2n Handy recorders have become a mainstay of professionals and amateurs alike, thanks to their versatility and reliability, and now they’ll continue to do so for less cash. Starting May 1, both models will experience a price drop, making their feature sets more affordable for use... READ MORE
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Tips and Solutions
With the ever-increasing mobility of music production equipment, the subject of mixing and mastering on headphones becomes increasingly relevant. While there is no real substitute for mixing and mastering on tuned near- or mid-field monitors in an acoustically treated room, headphones certainly have a role to play in production. Whether for convenience, portability, noise considerations, or... READ MORE
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Bose® has announced some new additions to its over-ear and on-ear headphone lineup. The SoundTrue® headphones are designed with the the style-conscious in mind, and are available in a number of colors, including Mint, Purple and Mint, Black and Mint, and Classic Black or White. Built with comfort in mind, the... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review
DPA Microphones introduces an omni-pattern Necklace Microphone at NAB 2014 - no need for awkwardly clipping a lav onto clothing. Another new omni-pattern DPA mic is the Heavy Duty, for applications that need a more durable lavalier mic. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other ... READ MORE

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Hands-on Review
At NAB 2014, RME debuts the Fireface 802 audio interface, the successor the the popular Fireface 800. The 802 model includes both FireWire connectivity as well as USB 2.0. The 802 takes some of the functions of the Fireface UCX & UFX and puts them in a ruggedized chassis.
  • 8 line inputs
  • 4 line level mic instrument inputs
  • 192 kHz
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Hands-on Review
Assimilate Scratch digital intermediate software received some significant updates for NAB 2014, including the ability to encode ProRes files on Windows systems. Also new for Assimilate: real-time GPU de-bayering for RED, a 4K turnkey workstation based on HP hardware for the previous price of... READ MORE

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