Robert Rives

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5 days 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…
1 week 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…
2 weeks 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 weeks 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…
4 weeks 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…
4 weeks 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…
1 month 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…
1 month 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…
2 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…
2 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…
3 months ago
Quality audio for meetings and conferences just got a lot easier with the ATND1061 Beamforming Ceiling Array Microphone from Audio-Technica. Designed to be easy to use and versatile enough for a wide variety of spaces, the microphone array uses beamforming technology…
4 months ago
Battle-style DJs looking to make the move into the digital realm will be spinning in virtual circles with the announcement of this new pair of two-channel controller decks from Pioneer DJ, both with scratch-ready, battle-mount arrangements of the faders, wheels, and pads. The DDJ-REV7 for…
4 months ago
Well, content creators, it looks like our Australian friends at RØDE have leveraged their head start on the new year to ready an exciting new tool for run-and-gun productions in 2022: the VideoMic GO II, an updated version of the incredibly popular on-camera directional shotgun microphone…
5 months ago
With home recordings from artists like Billie Eilish, Walker Hayes, and Lil Nas X regularly climbing to the top of the charts, Zoom’s new R20 Portable Multitrack Recorder is arriving at the perfect time to help aspiring artists record, edit, and mix their music on the go. With a powerful…
6 months ago
Today, our Australian friends at RØDE have added a little more cheer to the holiday season with the announcement of their new Lavalier II Microphone, a premium lav aimed at content creators and offering a distinctly different appearance than their…