Audio Accessories

by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 04/27/2021
Expanding on the long-standing success of its Oxygen keyboard controllers, M-Audio has released the updated and enhanced Oxygen MKV series, available in a compact 25-key model, a midsize 49-key version, and a larger 61-
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted 04/26/2021
Warm Audio used to be known solely for its high-quality, low-priced clones of famous vintage outboard gear. Proving itself again and again in this arena, the company moved on to other pursuits bolstered by one principle: You don’t have to spend a ton of money for dependable, top-notch gear. With a new line of Professional and Premier series cables, Warm Audio aims to bring this philosophy into the tangled world of cables. Now, you’d think something as ubiquitous as an audio cable wouldn’t generate much controversy, but in the pro-audio world
by Jason T ·Posted 11/10/2020
When I set out to redesign my home studio from scratch, I knew I wanted to build something completely different than my old-school Black Lion Audio Mod Digidesign 002 based setup. My music production workflow had changed quite a bit from when I bought the 002, having evolved from a more hardware-based process to one that’s largely software based, with a bit of live instrumentation and outboard gear in the mix. Taking that into consideration, I also wanted this
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Sennheiser, the company famous for its stellar line of industry-standard shotgun microphones, is releasing the MKE 200 ultracompact, on-camera mic for run-and-gun videographers, podcasters, and mobile journalists. Sennheiser MKE 200 Ultracompact Camera-
by Eric Calvi ·Posted 07/21/2020
It has been 25 years since PreSonus first released the AudioBox, a widely popular USB audio interface prized by mobile musicians, producers, and podcasters. The company is celebrating this anniversary with the release of the AudioBox USB 96 25th Anniversary Edition along with the AudioBox 96 Studio 25th
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted 07/07/2020
PreSonus Studio One has quite the reputation in the world of digital audio workstations (DAWs); being the only DAW that can take a producer from inception to dissemination of DDP master files has its appeal for self-starters, especially in the electric genres. Now PreSonus is releasing Studio One Version 5, and it’s jam-packing this software with everything but the kitchen sink. From writing musical notation to performing, from creating vibey mixes to sending off error-free masters,
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 07/01/2020
When it comes to studio recording, there’s something about the sound of classic British consoles that musicians, singers, engineers, and producers just can’t resist. Aiming to give people more of what they want, Heritage Audio—already well known for its analog outboard gear—has released two new pieces of studio equipment, the HA-81A hybrid channel strip and the
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted 06/11/2020
Hercules has already made some powerful DJ controllers for beginners, but now this company is upping its game with the Inpulse 500, a two-deck USB controller that doubles as an audio interface as well as an input mixer to handle audio sources. Whether you're connected to Serato DJ Lite or inputting audio from your smartphone, the Inpulse 500 has all the connections and built-in tools you need to get the party started.
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted 06/08/2020
In this article, we’re going to cover how to set up an audio stream for your house of worship, so that you might reach people in their time of need. We will start by providing you options that let your congregation gather in the safety of their own vehicles in your parking lot—specifically, short-throw FM transmitters and networked solutions. Finally, we’ll cover ways to stream your service across the Internet as a whole, so you can reach your parishioners in their own homes. Localized Broadcasting Solutions Our first option involves FM
by Eric Calvi ·Posted 05/19/2020
If you are an up-and-coming or even an established broadcaster, podcaster, or engineer, upgrading to a premium boom arm will enhance the sound of your voice, provide a more comfortable experience for you and your guests, and streamline the look of your studio. O.C. White, the company who has set the industry standard in microphone support arms since its work with RCA in the 1950s, is now offering the ProBoom Ultima Gen2 line of ultralow-profile and scalable broadcast boom arms. The ProBoom Ultima Gen2 represents the cutting edge of boom arm
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 05/12/2020
HDR monitor-recorders from Atomos transform the latest mirrorless and compact cinema cameras into state-of-the-art Apple ProRes and ProRes RAW shooting powerhouses—demonstrating why the company is a world leader in external recording and monitoring. Atomos Ninja V Offers Stunning 12-bit Apple ProRes RAW Recording for the Z CAM E2, Panasonic LUMIX S1H and Nikon Z6 For NAB Express, Atomos has announced that it is adding the
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 05/08/2020
Sennheiser is shaping the future of audio—a vision built on a 70-year history of innovation and a continued drive for excellence that is woven into our company’s DNA and culture. Around the world, our employees share this passion in the pursuit of the perfect sound, creating products that exceed expectations and set new benchmarks in audio. Sennheiser has an impressive series of products available at B&H. There is also plenty to learn—some of the best
by Staff Writer ·Posted 08/12/2019
Astell&Kern is no stranger to the audiophile-on-the-go scene; indeed, it has made pocket players offering DSD, as well as headphone amplifiers and other accessories for years. Now, the company has released the third player in the A&ultima series, the SP2000. These players are offered in either stainless steel or
1,859 Views ·Posted 06/24/2019
In Part 4 of our multi-part Audio for Video series, AB walks you through the pros and cons of recording audio to your camera versus using an external audio recorder. Learn about when direct-to-camera recording may be ideal, and when you’ll need to start thinking about additional devices, such as mixer adapters and external multi-track recorders. As usual, AB breaks down many important considerations and helpful tips that you need to know for high-quality audio capture in the field. If you would like to continue reading about the Audio for
1,665 Views ·Posted 05/27/2019
Welcome to the first video in our multi-part Audio for Video series. In this introductory episode, AB kicks things off with a quick overview of topics that will be covered in this series. After that, he dives into the basics of audio for video, covering everything from environment prep to situational mic use. If you’re looking for a solid intro to audio for video gear, tips, and techniques, this is a great place to start. If you would like to continue reading about the Audio for Video series, be sure to check out all of our related content