Robert Rives

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1 week ago
Antelope is ensuring your late summer remains toasty with two hot product releases aimed at musicians, producers, and engineers looking for portable and budget-friendly ways to maximize their creative potential. The Edge Note is a small-diaphragm condenser mic capable of modeling 13 classic…
2 weeks ago
Content creators looking for an easy-to-use and cost-effective wireless microphone system would do well to consider the new U6 from Xvive. This digital system operates in the in the 2.4 GHz range, provides high-quality 24-bit / 48 kHz audio, and…
4 weeks ago
Vloggers, YouTubers, and TikTok personalities searching for a cost-effective, camera-mountable shotgun mic are going to be thrilled to discover the new ECM-G1 Vlogger Shotgun Microphone from Sony. Not only is it the smallest and lightest model in the ECM on-camera shotgun series, the G1…
1 month ago
Sennheiser is expanding its popular Evolution Wireless Digital series of wireless microphones with the addition of a new line of EW-DX components designed to simplify your workflow and make professional-quality, reliable wireless audio for conferences, meetings, and live performances…
1 month ago
Sony photographers looking for a camera-mountable shotgun are going to be very excited about the new ECM-B10 Digital Shotgun Microphone, which takes full advantage of the digital interface in the company’s MI shoe and offers three switchable pick-up patterns, beamforming technology, and…
2 months ago
Serious content creators know that timecode boxes are a big help on multi-camera shoots, allowing you to sync your cameras and recording devices so that sound and picture from every source falls right into place in post. Having the takes automatically sync up in your editing software, rather than wasting time lining up waveforms, saves time and money and helps get your deliverables out the door…
2 months ago
Musicians, performers, and system integrators looking for a wireless in-ear monitoring solution that delivers accurate sound and reliable performance are going to be very excited to hear about the new 3000 Series Wireless IEM System from Audio-Technica. This powerful yet…
3 months ago
Focusrite is expanding its Clarett+ lineup with a new 8-channel mic preamp and A-D/D-A converter, the Clarett+ OctoPre. This 1-RU model brings 8 ultra-low-noise, Air-enabled preamps with outstanding dynamic range and individual channel inserts to home, production, and…
3 months ago
At some point, every producer/engineer wonders the same thing: is it possible to get an accurate mix on headphones? And if so, what is the magic pair of headphones that makes this possible? Neumann’s new open-back headphone offering, the NDH-30, is designed specifically to be the…
3 months ago
It's clear there’s a growing segment of musicians and performers working on smaller stages who are considering switching to wireless in-ear monitoring, but concerns about expensive, complicated, and/or unreliable systems have kept them from making the move. If this sounds familiar, then you’re going to want to check out Sennheiser’s new…
3 months ago
Lectrosonics is making spring a little brighter for mobile video production teams with the announcement of three new digital slot receiver models created to provide professional, broadcast-quality audio and unrivaled RF reliability in the field: the DSR and…
3 months ago
If you're a musician, engineer, producer, or creator actively working these days, you've probably had some experience with Zoom's wide range of reliable and innovative audio equipment. Zoom is well known for providing competitively priced gear that delivers dependable, high-quality sonic results, so the announcement of its new…
4 months ago
Once again, Sony has updated its popular 4th generation UWP-D wireless microphone series, this time with the announcement of its new URX-P41D dual-channel receiver. Not only is this new receiver substantially smaller, lighter, and more rugged than Sony's previous URX-P03D two-channel model, it also takes full advantage of Sony's SMAD-5 MI shoe adapter, which provides a digital-to-digital…
5 months ago
If you’ve been thinking about updating your multitrack field recorder to a unit with 32-bit float recording, then Zoom’s new F8n Pro needs to be on your shortlist. This Pro model updates and replaces the popular F8n recorder and now offers two separate analog-to-digital converters, one…
5 months ago
Musicians, producers, studio owners, and recording engineers looking for a powerful workhorse interface that provides eight high-quality mic preamps, top-tier professional clocking and conversion, and powerful effects processing will want to take a serious look at the new Discrete 8 Pro Synergy Core…