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Review: Zoom F6

Alistair McGhee tests out the Zoom F6, the first professional field recorder to feature both 32-bit float recording and dual AD converters for superior dynamic range… — As a middle aged man I have many hats. And this week I have taken most of them off to Zoom, having spent …

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Review: Quested V2104

Alistair McGhee gets his hands on the latest model in Quested’s V-Series range of active powered monitors… — The Quested V2104 monitor is the result of a builder’s cock up. It seems that the builder delivering a multi room complex mis-measured and the resulting monitor space was too small for …

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Review: SSL SiX

Stephen Bennett works out the kinks with this versatile new desktop mixer for use in the studio, post-production, on stage, and for podcasting… — Anyone who’s been even remotely involved in audio production will have come across Solid State Logic (SSL). Famous for their large format, digitally controlled analogue mixers, …

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Review: IsoAcoustics Iso-Puck Mini

Jerry Ibbotson gives us his verdict on this handy little studio tool… — It’s amazing how, even after spending vast sums of money on a studio build, there are always things that can be improved. I can remember on more than one occasion, walking into a real smart studio to …

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Review: Amadeus HOLOPHONIX

French speaker/studio monitor manufacturer Amadeus presented HOLOPHONIX – an audiophile quality sound spatialisation processor – back in 2018, and today there are several large venues equipped with the system. Franck Ernould visited the Chaillot National Theatre in Paris to learn more… — The HOLOPHONIX system was an ambitious project for …

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Review: Stealth Sonics C9 IEMs

Andy Coules is impressed by these powerful in-ear monitors from Singapore-based manufacturer Stealth Sonics… — Stealth Sonics is a company founded by a group of audiologists, engineers and musicians almost 10 years ago in Singapore and has been serving the audio needs of musicians, audio professionals, audiophiles and patients in …

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Review: Pro Tools 2019

Stephen Bennett rounds up all the latest and greatest features from the industry standard Digital Audio Workstation… — A few months ago, I resurrected a 1989 Digidesign Sound Tools system. This piece of audio technology history consisted of a piece of audio hardware coupled to the Sound Designer II software, …

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Review: Rodecaster Pro and RØDE PodMic

Jerry Ibbotson tests out this dedicated podcasting combo from Australian manufacturer RØDE… — It’s a sad life I lead but occasionally I like to play a game where I list as many bits of hardware or software that were once cutting-edge but are now defunct. Remember the Netscape browser? Or …

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Review: WARM Audio WA-251 and WA-84

Stephen Bennett takes a look at WARM Audio’s recreation of a classic, along with the company’s latest small diaphragm condenser… — WARM have built an enviable reputation with emulations of classic outboard gear. Rather than re-box Chinese-made technology, WARM has produced a range of products at reasonable prices that stand …

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Review: Neumann NDH 20

Alistair McGhee gets his hands on the legendary microphone manufacturer’s first foray into the headphone market… — If you’re going to drop a name, drop a big one as Mick Jagger once said to me. In audio technology Neumann is one of the greatest and biggest names, with a microphone …

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