I've been wondering whether my Soundcraft Signature MTK 12 was a defective unit, because it has the aux outputs polarity inverted with respect to the main output section. What is the purpose of such a design choice?
We follow the journey of one plucky British analogue mixing console, from its birth in a shed to the heart of a museum exhibition and a place in the history books.
I have a very nice domestic CD player with line outs on unbalanced phono connectors, and I want to connect it to the balanced line input of a mixer...
Now boasting Mackie's highly regarded Onyx preamps, the newest mixers in the ProFX range offer much to tempt musicians on a budget.
Can Cranborne convert you to the 500 series?
Splitting out your stereo signals into separate Mid and Sides tracks can open up a world of creative options in your mix.
SSL's new Origin looks back to the company's roots while keeping an eye on the requirements of 21st-century DAW users.
However much studio trickery is considered 'normal' in a genre, the unwanted side-effects of processing can rob your mixes of impact. But it doesn't have to be that way
Propellerhead are dead... long live Reason Studios! And Reason 11 will be launched shortly...
This most hybrid of devices does far more than just put A‑D/D‑A conversion into a 500-series chassis. In fact, it could even make you reconsider how you use your studio...
iZotope's AI-based plug-in suite grows ever more intelligent with the addition of an automated mix-balancing tool.
Getting vocals to 'sit right' can require a lot more than setting the fader and applying EQ. We asked a number of engineers how they do it.
A whole suite of Fat Channel plug-ins is now available free to owners of PreSonus’s StudioLive Series III S digital consoles and Series III rack mixers.
Acustica's latest Cola plug-in is the first to feature the results of the company's exploration of AI technology.
Tiptop are back again with one of those unglamorous modules you're going to end up using in every patch, a 10HP utility...
By changing their manufacturing approach, Trident aim to offer their big-console sound and facilities at a much lower price.
Technology has moved on in the 10 years since the original D Box was released — but the concept seems stronger than ever.
Radial's newest problem-solver could prove indispensible to gigging keyboardists.
Engineer Matt Wiggins has worked with everyone who's anyone — and knows that he needs to be prepared for anything!
How should I pan my drum recordings in the mix? For instance, should the hi-hat be on the left or on the right?
It may be the smallest mixer they've ever made, but the SiX shares more than just heritage with SSL's legendary large-format consoles.