Probably everyone has suffered from ground-loop hum problems at one time or another — transformer isolators like the ART DTI can help eliminate these problems.
If you want to connect your USB keyboard to your MIDI gear without a computer, this little box might fit the bill...
A decent DI box is a must-have in everyone's recording toolkit, and Hugh Robjohns weighs up this offering from Raindirk.
Schertler’s Unico portable acoustic amplifier is something of a stand-alone PA in disguise.
Paul White puts these guitar pickups from Kinman through their paces.
Hugh Robjohns checks out this new speaker stand from Zaor.
Graph Tech show us that MIDI pickups and guitar synthesis needn’t be solely the preserve of the electric guitarist.
Ardán Audio have filed no fewer than 28 patent claims on the design of their unique and highly engineered EVP M1 monitor stands. We find out whether the appliance of science has paid off...
Paul White looks at this simple valve amp which comes with one 12AXL dual-triode preamp and an EL84 providing the output stage.
Paul White investigates this passive, eight-point balanced patchbay.
Hugh Robjohns checks out a wooden-faced master clock made by Dutch engineers Grimm Audio.
At last, the quest to recreate the classic single-coil tone — but without the noise — appears to be over.
Hugh Robjohns gets to grips with a cable tester from Studiospares that offers great value for money.
Do these closed‑back cans from German company Ultrasone have what it takes to compete with established studio models?
DI boxes may have a simple function to perform — transforming impedance and changing or matching levels — but there are...
Rycote's resilient plastic lyre suspension system quickly established itself as a 'better mousetrap' microphone...
Hugh Robjohns checks out a mic kit from Rycote designed to accompany the USM (reviewed in SOS in March 2010) and USM-L microphones.
James Dunkley gets a shiver down his spine whilst testing the Radial Tonebone 'Bones' London Distortion Pedal.
Paul White checks out a new addition for your Fender Strat.
Stacked humbucker pickups designed to replace standard single-coil pickups are nothing new, but most simply strive to deliver a single-coil tone while offering the noise-suppression ability of a humbucker.
Dave Lockwood delights in changing colours as he tests out this multi-port adaptable power supply from T-Rex.
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