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Power Ratings: Know What’s Watt

by Pablo Bellinghausen – With so many small venues and bands buying their own public address systems nowadays (PA systems for short), loudspeakers and the power amplifiers required to drive them are one of the more common products sold in pro audio. However, power ratings are also one of the
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Start Your Studio For Under £500

  Recording at home has never been easier than it is today, and with prices of pro audio gear now within reach of the consumer market – it has never been cheaper. Setting up your studio is not going to break your bank as much as you may think. To get the
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Summer Essentials

With summer now over the horizon, it’s the time of year where we will all look to travel the world, explore the great outdoors, and gather for amazing moments with friends and family. For all of us in the office, music has proven to be a great tool for happiness, so we
Audio Masterclass,

Audio Interfaces: Mixers

by Pablo Bellinghausen – When both beginners and professionals alike picture a high-end studio, one of the first things that will come to mind is likely to be an imposing analogue mixer in the middle of the room. This, alongside their ubiquity in live PA systems, will very often lead
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Aston Origin & Spirit In-Depth Review

by Pablo Bellinghausen – Faced with an onslaught of low-cost, derivative products in the last couple of decades, more reputable microphone companies have sought to remain competitive whilst avoiding a decline in quality in many ways; Shure has a plant in northern Mexico they keep under close scrutiny, Sennheiser spent a small
Audio Masterclass,

Audio Interfaces: Connectivity

by Pablo Bellinghausen – In our previous instalment we saw the basics of what constitutes an audio interface, or sound card, as well as the kind of audio connectivity they can offer. This time we will look more at the digital side of these devices, to see how they interact