The XP‑Relay combines CB Electronics’ sophisticated patchbay control system with the purest possible signal path.
Flock Audio's latest digitally controlled patchbay is equipped with 64 inputs and 64 outputs, and provides some handy features derived from the flagship Patch XT.
Many affordable patchbays come half‑normalled by default, and to change that you must flip the cards inside. It’s easy enough, but there’s a knack...
Tiptop announce their ART Modular Polyphonic Communication Standard
I have a 500‑series setup which includes some mic preamps that I’d like to wire up to a jack patchbay, is it possible to block phantom power?
Are you forever having to untangle your mic leads? Sandwich bags might just be the answer...
Despite being over 30 years old, ADAT Lightpipe remains the number one way to add more inputs and outputs to your DAW.
I want to run a stereo pair of mics down a single cable to minimise the visual clutter on a tall mic stand, is star-quad cable a viable solution?
The latest software update for the XPatch analogue routing matrix allows users to control their device's configuration using an Elgato Stream Deck.
These gadgets might not be the most glamorous devices, but at some point in your recording adventures you’ll probably find you need each and every one.
myVolts are currently running a Kickstarter campaign to fund Candycord Halo, a range of illuminated patch cables that provide modular synth users with visual feedback on the status of their CV connections.
Cat cabling is cheap and readily available — and there’s no reason you can’t use it to run balanced analogue audio signals all over the place!
CopperSound DIY offers some unique breadboarding tools for prototyping audio circuits.
The WIDIFLEX and WIDIFLEX USB from Nektar offer wireless MIDI solutions for almost any MIDI device.
Could you please explain why audio gear uses balanced signals and how they work?
With software control, silent switching and a choice of input cards, this clever box is way more than a patchbay substitute.
Never has working with a hybrid analogue/in‑the‑box setup been so easy.
When I’m recording an old Roland Juno 106 synth and I connect it to a UA Apollo soundcard, it sounds fine. However, I’ve also tried running it into some other preamps and got some strange results...
I’m hoping to buy some bulk cable to make my own microphone and guitar leads. If I go to an electronics supplier, what should I...
I enjoyed Hugh Robjohns’ excellent article ‘Patchbays In The Modern Studio’ [SOS December 2020] but one point he made left me confused...
I cannot be the only person connecting two rooms with Dante, so is there a smarter way to use Dante Via for this? Or is there a smarter, better way to connect these two rooms?
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