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    Alto Bluetooth Total

    XLR Bluetooth Receiver

    Quite a few audio companies build separate Bluetooth receivers, but this Alto offering is a little unusual...

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    Mission Engineering 529

    USB Pedal Power Supply

    Mission Engineering’s 529 is designed to convert the 5V of direct current available from any USB power source into the 9V DC used by most of the world’s guitar effects pedals.

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    Rycote Stereo Cyclone

    Microphone Wind Shield

    Rycote's innovative Cyclone wind shielding device has been joined by a range of Stereo Cyclones. We test the MS4 kit with a Mid‑Sides stereo array of Sennheiser MKH30/40 microphones.

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    Pianomount Mirizio Microphone Mount

    Mic-mount System For Grand Piano

    For anyone regularly needing to mic a grand piano, the Mirizio Microphone Mount is a very elegant and cost-effective solution.

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    Samson QH4

    Headphone Amplifier

    The QH4 is a simple, four-output headphone amplifier and each output has its own volume control...

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    Leviathan Instruments Submarine

    Two-string Pickup for Guitar

    This neat gadget opens up a host of possibilities for electric and acoustic guitar.

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    Towner Vibrato Mounting Kits

    Screwless Bigsby Tailpiece Installation Kits

    The Towner system fits many guitars that have a separate bridge and stop tailpiece. It mainly works with Bigsby B3 and Bigsby B6 vibrato units, enabling them to be secured using a single two-inch strap-button screw.

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    Gig Gear Gig Gloves

    Protective Clothing

    Designed for stage hands, road crew and those of us who have to lug our own gear to gigs, Gig Gloves aim to provide hand protection combined with flexibility and the ability to grip well.

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    IsoAcoustics Iso-Puck

    Loudspeaker Decoupler

    All loudspeakers, whether active monitors or guitar/bass amps, tend to exhibit cabinet vibrations. We test this new stand-alone isolating ‘puck’, designed to minimise unwanted colorations from structure-borne vibrations.

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    Apple iPhone 8

    Smartphone

    Powered by Apple’s latest A11, so-called ‘Bionic’ SoC (System on a Chip) that includes (for the first time) a custom Apple-designed GPU, this is the snappiest iPhone performance you will have ever experienced...

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    Lawing Zexcoil

    Noiseless Strat Pickups

    Lawing Musical Products have been building their own take on noiseless replacement pickups for Stratocasters for some years...

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    Cloud Microphones Cloudlifter Zi

    Variable-impedance Instrument DI & Mic Activator

    We’ve reviewed a number of ‘blue box’ Cloudlifter ‘mic activators’ before, and we’ve...

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    StompLight DMX Pro

    Lighting Pedal

    The StompLight takes the leg-work out of stage lighting — by putting the controls at your feet!

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    RTSixty iDrumTune Pro

    Drum Tuning App For iOS

    Almost four years ago I reviewed a drum-tuning app for iOS from RTSixty Ltd. Essentially a ‘guitar tuner’ for...

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    ART SPLITMix4

    Four-channel Passive Splitter/Mixer

    This neat little unit can serve either as a four-into-one passive stereo line mixer, or as a one-into-four stereo line splitter, just by using the appropriate input and output connectors. However, it goes rather further than that...

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    Miktek DI1 & DI2

    Active DI Boxes

    DI boxes are a mainstay of both studio and live sound, acting as ‘go betweens’ when matching various signal...

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    Mastering The Mix Levels

    Formats: Mac & PC AAX & VST; Mac AU

    Levels from Mastering The Mix is a refreshing alternative, presenting the metering tools that are needed in today’s loudness-normalised world in an affordable, easy-to-use package.

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    MeterPlugs Dynameter

    Dynamic Range Metering Plug-in

    What matters in today’s music business is not how loud your mixes are, but how dynamic. This clever new plug-in helps you get them into the zone.

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    Polyend Perc Pro

    MIDI-controlled Drum Beater

    Can Polyend’s MIDI-powered mechanical drummer replace the real thing?

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    Blackstar Tone:Link

    Stereo Bluetooth Audio Receiver

    The idea behind Blackstar’s Tone:Link is that it will allow any device with an external line input to receive audio streamed by Bluetooth...

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    BluGuitar BluBox

    DI Box & Convolution Speaker Emulator

    This little box puts the sound of 16 miked cabinets at your feet and, unlike convolution software, can sit between an amp and cab.

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