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    Boss ES-5

    Guitar Pedal Switching System

    Boss’s well-conceived switching system brings the convenience of a multi-effects unit to your collection of individual pedals.

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    Penn Elcomm LED Rack Lighting

    Many companies have offered rack-lighting products over the years, but this elegant British-made light employs super-bright LED strips rather than conventional bulbs.

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    Apple iPhone 7

    Smart Phone

    A numerical increase in a new iPhone’s name is usually representative of a significant change in the device’s physical design. The iPhone 7, however, breaks with this tradition and looks remarkably like the 6 and 6s models of the past two years. So what has changed?

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    Tegeler Audio Manufaktur Konnektor

    Plug-in Controlled Mastering Router

    The Konnektor promises mastering engineers the drag-and-drop simplicity and recall of plug-in remote control.

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    Soundbrenner Pulse

    Multi-sensory Metronome & App Suite

    The world’s first wearable metronome for musicians offers an armoury of tempo-related features to help improve your timing and really get your groove on.

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    Fishman Fluence Greg Koch Gristel-Tone

    Noise-cancelling Electric Guitar Pickups

    Boasting a novel construction method using traces printed on stacked circuit boards in place of traditionally wound coils, Fluence offers active circuitry, hum cancellation, a choice of two distinct voices and — most surprising of all — convincingly traditional sounds. We explore their newest addition.

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    J Rockett Audio Designs SOS Buffer

    Guitar Buffer Pedal

    Where you have lots of passive bypass pedals coupled with long cables, treble loss and compromised ‘feel’ can become a real problem...

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    Audiofile Myriad 4

    Batch Audio File Processor [Mac OS]

    Audiofile Engineering’s powerful batch processor can really speed up those repetitive tasks for Mac users.

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    MartiAudio In-line Preamp Booster

    For Passive Dynamic & Ribbon Mics

    For those with respectable but not stellar microphone preamplifiers in either recorders, interfaces or mixers, high-gain...

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    Pedalpunk

    Balanced Line To Guitar Effects Interface

    Pedalpunk offers a well thought-out means of incorporating your unbalanced guitar pedals directly into a recording system, where balanced line-level signals are the norm.

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    Roland VC1 V-Card

    D50 RAM Card For Roland V-Synth & VariOS

    Roland's innovative V-Synth can now be reprogrammed with a RAM card, effectively turning it into another instrument. The VC1 card turns the clock back to 1987, perfectly recreating the S&S tones of the Roland D50.

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    Gizmotron 2.0

    Electro-mechanical Guitar Bow

    The curious Gizmo polyphonic guitar sustainer is reborn. Can this new version succeed where the original failed?

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    Pop Audio Pop Filter Studio Edition

    Pop Filter

    The pop filter is one of those humble yet essential devices that you normally don’t pay too much attention to — which seems strange, really, when you consider that it’s the first thing in your vocal recording chain.

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    Sensorcom Soundcheck

    Sound Level Indicator

    Tinnitus and other permanent hearing damage are apparently reaching near-epidemic levels. To help warn people when their hearing is at risk, the hearing-protection specialists Sensorcom have produced the Soundcheck key fob.

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    Mojotone Quiet Coil

    Noiseless Guitar Pickups

    Unlike the majority of noiseless single-coil designs, Quet Coil utilises side-by-side coils, rather than the commonly favoured stacked-coil configuration.

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    Triad-Orbit

    Mic-stand System

    This beautifully engineered system reaches the parts other mic stands can’t...

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    ART Cleanbox II

    Hum Eliminator

    ART Cleanbox II Hum Eliminator • Book Review: The Guide To MIDI Orchestration.

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    BSP Cubase Keyboard

    QWERTY Keyboard

    We test another customised keyboard aimed at Cubase users.

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    Enhanced Audio M600

    Universal Microphone Mount

    A range of impressive sonic claims are made for this unusual clamp design, but the physics behind it remains unclear (to me, at least).

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    IK Multimedia iRig Acoustic

    Acoustic Guitar Mobile Microphone/Interface

    In a box in the attic, I have a big acoustic-guitar pickup that never gets used. Apart from sounding a bit brittle, it blocks most of the sound hole when installed, thereby compromising the acoustic properties of my guitars. iRig Acoustic does the same job, but takes a very different approach...

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    DACS Test Lab

    Cable Tester

    A decent cable tester is an essential tool for every studio and roadie tech, and the clever people at DACS recently launched...

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