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This latest addition to the affordable Evolution range brings Sennheiser's renowned K-series technology within reach of the project studio.
Many home and project studio owners are interested in mastering as a way to add that professional sheen to their recordings. The newest way to do this is with iZotope's DirectX mastering tool for PC.
Complete boxed sets of drum mics at incredibly low prices. Is it too good to be true?
Novation seem to be on a roll. Scarcely had the monotimbral A-Station made the cover of our December 2001 issue, when news broke of a £500 keyboard version. We look at one of the first UK production models.
The DB8000S from CLM Dynamics provides eight channels of high-quality mic preamplification, with limiting, M&S matrixing and no less than three separate outputs per channel.
These Sennheiser headphones combine high sound quality with comfortable design.
This active nearfield monitor offers stunning audio performance from its extremely compact cabinet dimensions.
If you're on a very tight budget then you might be willing to live with a CD recorder with unbalanced analogue phono connectors, consumer S/PDIF digital interfacing and no-frills operation. However, if you want more professional features, then the CDRW2000 is well worth checking out.
The Oberheim/Viscount OB•12 was already a well-specified virtual analogue synth when it was launched in 2000, but it failed to gain much of a following. Now, after an OS upgrade and a cut in price, it's seriously good value for money...
DK Audio have revised several of their audio metering products since we last looked at them...
A Channel One without the valve for little over half the price? Seeing (and hearing) is believing.
Users of Emagic's Logic sequencer have been itching to get their hands on the latest version 5 and Logic Control, the company's dedicated moving-fader control system. Has it been worth the wait?
Can a digital console at such a low price really deliver on features and audio quality?
TL Audio's heavyweight valve recording channel not only provides you with gating, de-essing, compression, equalisation and limiting, but also lets you experiment with the sounds of different types of circuitry.
The latest dual effects processors from LEM sound better than their price might lead you to expect.
Midex 3 is a one-in, three-out USB MIDI interface employing their Linear Time Base technology, first used in the larger Midex 8.
Emu's synths may have broken no new ground since the 1999 launch of the Proteus 2000, but the new 2500 plays to their strengths, offering the best of their sound library, plus excellent sequencing and real-time control capabilities, at a very attractive price.