The Sontronics range of phantom‑powered ribbon mics have just been given a major overhaul. We put them to work in a real-world recording session.
The DrumPack features Sontronics' DM1B, DM1S and DM1T mics, while the DrumPack Plus adds a pair of STC10s.
The new mic, a large-diaphragm condenser, harks back to the classic (and long-discontinued) MK219.
An experienced team continues to produce high-quality, handmade tech in Vienna, starting with two new mics...
I couldn't use the Neumann TLM103 as my 'kicksnare' mic, as it couldn't handle the sound level produced by the drummer. Even with zero gain at the preamp this mic produced a distorted signal. What was I doing wrong?
Luke Audio's new valve microphone provides three classic capsule options at a highly affordable price. Is it too good to miss, or too good to be true?
Our engineer records a rock trio while trying also to offer sufficient options to create a drum sample library!
The intriguing RM1-B large-format ribbon mic nears widespread commercial release at last.
Aston's capacitor mics are fast becoming popular in the studio, and with its four voicing options and built-in preamp, their first ever dynamic model looks set to follow suit!
DPA have been leaders in the tiny-microphone market for years, but their new 6000 Series takes 'miniature' to a new level.
More details on the bus-powered Edge Go modelling mic and updates to the Orion32 Thunderbolt/USB & HDX interfaces, all of which are due in the Spring.
Warm Audio's latest models are recreations of the classic Telefunken ELA M 251E and the Neumann KM84.
Introducing Lewitt Audio's new small-diaphragm condenser mics, the LCT 040 Match and the LCT 140 Air.
Digital wireless systems are all the rage these days, but good old UHF still has some unique advantages.
My Sterling Audio ST66 tube condenser mic has a mains AC power supply. Am I right in thinking therefore that I shouldn't use the 48V phantom power from my Audient iD4?
At NAMM, AKG launched two new affordable wireless mic systems for performing musicians (amongst other markets).
The SR314 offers a consistent pickup pattern, extended frequency response & excellent off-axis rejection. Updated with a video filmed by SOS at the show.
Chandler release the TG Microphone, which includes modified NAB and IEC tape EQ setting (from the EMI...
Introducing Vanguard's V7: a premium FET, multi-pattern, multi-capsule mic, designed and made in California. Now includes an SOS video shot at NAMM.
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