Eric Calvi

Eric is an audio and technology enthusiast who, after leaving France for New York City and graduating from the Institute of Audio Research, embarked on a 28-year-long career in the recording industry, where he worked as a studio technician, an audio engineer, a musician, and eventually, an A&R executive at Universal Records. Calvi was fortunate to join B&H in 2009 and currently writes for the Web Content Department. He remains involved in audio engineering, occasionally recording music with independent artists and advising musicians on products and technology for their home studios. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his children, watching classic movies, cooking, and taking a lot of photos.

Latest Articles

2 months ago
Building upon the success of the company’s SSL 2 and SSL 2+, Solid State Logic has announced the SSL 12, a 12-in/8-out USB bus-powered audio interface capable of being a studio centerpiece and a portable production hub to take on the road. Compact and competitively priced,…
2 months ago
The holiday season is off to a great start for content creators, with the introduction of Zoom’s latest innovation in portable recording, the MicTrak line of microphones/recorders for filmmaking, run-and-gun video, livestreaming, and podcasting. Three recorders/mics are available: Borrowing from the ultimate, take-anywhere Handy H1n recorder, the…
2 months ago
Updating its lineup of USB microphones, RØDE has recently announced the new iteration of the company’s popular NT-USB, the NT-USB+ desktop USB-C microphone with next-generation features for recording exceptional audio directly to a computer, smartphone, or tablet.…
2 months ago
Deity Microphones has announced the V-Mic D4, a hybrid analog/USB camera-mount shotgun microphone for content creators, run-and-gun videographers, livestreamers, and podcasters. The mic improves on the original V-Mic D3 with significant upgrades to the sound quality, shockmount,…
3 months ago
Solid State Logic, the company with 50 years of experience defining the sound of the world’s top music artists, film, and TV audio, has introduced SSL CONNEX, a high-quality, portable USB microphone for use with laptops and tablets.…
3 months ago
RØDE is launching its new line of RØDE X microphones, which feature built-in DSP and are primarily aimed at streamers, podcasters, and gamers. The first releases are the XDM-100 dynamic USB microphone and the…
10 months ago
Dedicated to developing hardware that removes the barriers to creativity for artists and music producers, Novation has introduced its newest range of MIDI keyboard controllers. Say hello to FLkey Mini and…
10 months ago
Hollyland introduces the Solidcom C1, the company’s first true-wireless, full-duplex digital intercom system with self-contained headsets for hands-free communication. With no beltpack required and no base station needed (for use with up to 6 headsets), this all-in-one system offers a highly portable solution for media-production crews or any team looking to remain in constant full-duplex voice…
1 year ago
For more than 50 years, Rycote has leveraged its audio expertise to design and manufacture industry-leading windshield kits, shockmounts, and other accessories. The one thing the company hasn’t done was design and create its very own high-quality professional broadcast microphones—until now.…
1 year ago
JBL’s newly announced EON700 Series portable PA loudspeakers and subwoofer with Bluetooth represent a major step forward in innovation and technology for the popular EON range. By upgrading drivers and amplifiers, refining waveguides, supercharging the effects package, and incorporating the most up-to-date Bluetooth protocol and universal app control, the JBL engineers have delivered a pro-grade…
1 year ago
Audio-Technica has introduced a new line of durable, subminiature BP899 omnidirectional and BP898 cardioid condenser lavalier…
1 year ago
Adding to its growing ecosystem of professional wireless mics, Deity Microphones has released the Pocket Wireless, an ultracompact, clip-on digital wireless microphone system capable of working with your DSLR/mirrorless camera one day and livestreaming on your smartphone or laptop the next. It is available in…
1 year ago
Xvive introduces the new U5 dual-channel, digital wireless lavalier microphone systems for DSLR cameras and other audio devices. Meticulously designed in the USA by the company’s team of legendary audio engineers, they offer a versatile, wireless audio solution for video production and speech-recording applications, including interviews, podcasts, weddings, on-stage speaking, webinars, lectures,…
1 year ago
Look! It’s a digital wireless lavalier transmitter, it’s a single-channel receiver, it’s a pocket recorder, it’s the Deity BP-TRX! Oh, and it’s also an IEM/camera hop, a timecode generator, and a USB audio interface packaged into a compact, all-in-one unit that is small…
1 year ago
Sony Electronics today announced two new microphones with the launch of the ECM-W2BT camera-mount Bluetooth digital wireless microphone and ECM-LV1 compact stereo lavalier…