May 2008 Gadgets & Problem Solvers
The iGTR is an inexpensive miniature portable amp and effects modeling device for guitar players, a sort of pocket-sized, battery-operated Marshall stack. The unit is great for headphone practicing or quick, to-the point direct recording, and is equipped with a generous allocation of control knobs and selector switches, along with inputs for both a guitar and an MP3 or CD player.
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The E6 Earclip is a simple accessory for Countryman's E6 and E6i EarSet microphones. The clip simply mounts to the end of an E6 microphone and provides comfortable two-ear support. Ideal for stage and broadcast applications, the E6 EarClip is available in right or left ear versions, and in black or tan (to suit different hair tones), and tolerates sweat and makeup, while virtually disappearing on stage.
The MicPort Pro from CEntrance is a professional USB microphone preamp with true plug-and-play functionality. This compact device plugs into any XLR microphone and is compatible with any computer audio software running under Windows XP/Vista or Mac OSX. The preamp supports the use of condenser microphones with the inclusion of 48V phantom power.
The In Vision product range from Rycote rewrites the book on how microphone suspension is accomplished. Utilizing leading edge plastics technology, these new shockmounts eliminate the elastics used in traditional style mounts. In their place is a nearly indestructible plastic that suspends the microphone. These mounts are inexpensive and designed to securely hold everything from miniature Scheops to medium length shot gun microphones. Unlike elastic systems, the InVision is impervious to weather conditions. Designed for installations and studio uses, but not when used with a windshield or a softie.
The Monitor Station takes care of all your studio monitoring and communications needs in one feature packed box. The speaker
output section allows you to switch between three sets of speakers so you can take the guessing out of how your mixes will sound on
different types of speakers for real-world translation. Any of the three stereo inputs can be routed to the main or cue signal path as well as
to each of the four headphone amplifiers for total working flexibility.
The HB-A2 Audio Superstrap has a Memory Foam fill, that conforms to the contours of your shoulder for unmatched comfort. Special attachment loops, "D" rings and cinches help you to organize headphones, microphones, cables and boompoles and its zippered pocket is large enough to hold your iPod, wireless transmitter, 9V and AA batteries, or cell phone.
Rx is a cross-platform stand-alone audio restoration tool designed to be used in a wide variety of production and archiving applications. The program features 5 different types of noise removal functions, an advanced spectrogram that visually represents the audio at a very high time and frequency resolution, and a streamlined user interface.
The Remote Audio RainMan is an adjustable cover designed to protect a windshield and boom microphone from moisture and to diffuse the sound created by rainfall. It easily slides onto the Rycote Windshield Kit 4 (without the Windjammer) and connects with sturdy hook and loop fabric connectors. The RainMan's water-resistant exterior is made of a stitched net material and the lightweight interior batting does not absorb water or matt up when wet. Rycote has a similar product called The Duck, which is compatible with Windjammers.
The Korg KAOSSILATOR is a pocket-sized synthesizer and phrase generator equipped with a dynamic touchpad controller. The device is loaded with 100
programs combining a variety of sounds culled from Korg's modeling synth lineage, with note/pitch control and cutoff, feedback or mod control from the touchpad's horizontal and vertical axis. The KAOSSLILATOR is an innovative and inexpensive alternative to keyboard performance for musicians and DJ's.
Skyline LP panels provide a low profile way to diffuse interfering rear wall reflections and give you an appropriate sound field in your monitoring area. These 24x24x5" pieces come two per package and effectively scatter incident sound uniformly so that acoustic glare in all directions is minimized.
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Whether you're outfitting a studio, post-production facility, or a location sound rig, you can never have enough audio adapters. The Audio Adapter Kit Lite provides every common adapter you might need in a compact storage case. The sturdy case is made of clear plastic and includes separate compartments for easy access to the adapter you need. Don't get caught at your next audio job without this handy kit. This is a "lite" version of the larger and very popular COAAK.
# COAAKLS Audio Adapter Kit Lite with Speaker Adapter and Storage Case
Pro-Convert is an audio project translator and file conversion program for Windows. It is designed to allow seamless project movement between Digital Audio Workstations from different manufacturers and supports over 40 applications. Pro Convert allows musicians, composers and producers to work in their DAW of choice and easily export or import their music to and from other audio programs for tracking, mixing or mastering purposes.
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