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Dave Smith is a pioneering circuit designer and founder of Dave Smith Instruments. Responsible for developing the first polyphonic and microprocessor-controlled synthesizer, the Prophet 5, he has once again delighted synthesizer enthusiasts around the world with the... READ MORE
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I can hear you saying it. “Seriously? How do you reinvent something as utilitarian as a mic stand? It only needs to be sturdy and hold your mic in place. Why fix what’s not broken?” True―the mic stand, while incredibly important in the studio, on stage, and at rehearsals, is usually far from exciting. Even the most reliable stands found in world-class recording studios and on tour with platinum-... READ MORE
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It is always exciting whenever a new company adds its product line to B&H’s expansive catalog. It is especially exciting whenever a company is able to offer a customer professional tools at lower prices than were previously obtainable, so that the technology may be enjoyed by more end users worldwide. Not long ago, MADI―the Audio Engineering Society standard that stands for Multichannel... READ MORE
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In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, presents an overview of the new Bitwig Studio Music Creation System. Rives explores some of the software’s key features, including the dual side-by-side arrangement and clip launcher views, VST sandboxing, Hybrid... READ MORE

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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8 months ago
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Nagra's new Seven is a two-channel recorder that is built on a modular design. It allows you to get the features you need, such as timecode. If you are a documentary filmmaker or if you are working in broadcast and need features like compression or ISDN, simply connect additional circuit boards to the unit.... READ MORE

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At NAB 2014, K-Tek introduced their new line of audio bags, which includes Stingray (for Sound Devices 633 and Zaxcom MAXX) as well as the brand-new Stingray2 (for Sound Devices 644) and an audio harness, which is designed around minimizing fatigue. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other ... READ MORE

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At NAB 2014, Lectrosonics introduced two new L Series wireless audio transmitters, the LMB and the LT, and the LR receiver as well. Instead of companding, the systems use a predictive algorithm before sending audio over the air. The L series offers three frequency blocks for a wide 75MHz tuning range. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other... READ MORE

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The Tascam UH-7000 is a 2-channel microphone preamp that can operate without a computer, as well as a four-input, four-output USB audio interface. Inside are high-quality HDIA mic pres, and there are onboard effects. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of... READ MORE

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