Pro Audio Accessories

by Robert Rives ·Posted 05/19/2022
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 tout de suite. With this in mind, the industry veterans at Deity Microphones have engineered their new
by Robert Rives ·Posted 05/05/2022
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 professional studios looking to expand their input capabilities.
by Julius Richmond ·Posted 05/04/2022
A bunch of my peers scoffed when the YouTube videos for Waves Clarity Vx dropped, and so did I. There was no way this simple-looking noise-reduction plug-in could compete with iZotope RX, right? Then I downloaded the plug-in to see what it was all about, and I
by Robert Rives ·Posted 04/26/2022
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 XSW Wireless IEM systems, engineered to provide clear sound you can count on, while being easy
by Robert Rives ·Posted 04/25/2022
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 DSR5P are 2-channel models, while the
by Eric Calvi ·Posted 04/05/2022
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 FLkey 37, the first MIDI keyboard
by Robert Rives ·Posted 03/02/2022
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 that handles the high gain settings, and the other taking over for low gain settings. In the real world, this kind of high-resolution recording means
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 01/20/2022
Treat your online friends and fans to quality audio sweetened by effects with the black or white Mackie M•Caster Live, a portable and space-saving livestreaming mixer that’s purpose-built for getting a good sound in no time, whether you shoot in the kitchen with a DSLR, vlog outdoors on a smartphone, or build intricate
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 01/21/2022
Forget about clipping, forget about gain, and forget about hassle; just power-on the Zoom F3 portable 2-track field recorder and press Record to capture clear, distortion-free sound from your external XLR mics in an instant for your next video shoot, interview, or sound design excursion. With two premium mic preamps and 32-bit float technology, the F3 handles the softest and loudest sounds you can throw at it while avoiding distortion,
by Andrew Eisele ·Posted 01/18/2022
With the Zen Q Synergy Core, Antelope brings you almost everything you’d want in a desktop USB Type-C audio interface, including console-grade analog preamps, cutting-edge analog emulation software, essential I/O for recording and mixing, expandability to accommodate room to grow, and the precision clocking for which Antelope is famous. Start with this USB interface, and you’ll muscle your way into a formidable, professional
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 12/03/2021
No matter what audio or video equipment you lug from gig to gig, you’re likely to find an SKB iSeries hard shell case that’s perfect for your particular needs. With over 60 sizes and numerous interior options available, the iSeries line covers all sorts of storage needs, from memory cards and small personal items to decked-out cameras, expensive sound recorders, and heavy-duty stands. Plus, all iSeries cases are made in the USA to a high
by Eric Calvi ·Posted 11/23/2021
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. The Rycote HC-15 and HC-22 Shotgun Microphones have an interference tube that provides a high-performing, all-purpose solution
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 11/04/2021
Swiftly record two-person interviews, podcasts, and vlogs straight to your smartphone, tablet, or computer with your trusty 3.5mm-equipped microphones and the AI-Micro, RØDE’s latest ultracompact audio interface. Pocket friendly and bus powered, the AI-Micro is perfect for keeping your setup small and simple while maintaining quality and enjoying convenient optimization and expanded functionality through RØDE’s suite of popular apps
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted 10/05/2021
Warm Audio—a company famous for its high-quality, price-conscious recreations of famous gear—has done it again, this time tackling one of the most sought-after microphones on the modern market: If you’ve ever wanted an 800G-style mic but couldn’t decide between the original or ten months of rent, the Warm Audio WA-8000 is perfect for you. This mic gives you all of the crispness, all of the sweetness, and all of that tube-
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 10/06/2021
Expanding Novation's line of popular and portable Circuit Series music-making machines is Circuit Rhythm, a potent stand-alone sampler and drum machine purpose-built for beatmakers and electronic music artists in the studio, on stage, or anywhere creativity flows. With its eight sample tracks, 32 RGB pads, screen-free workflow, and powering via USB or the internal rechargeable four-hour battery, Circuit Rhythm is a highly capable