Category Archives: Digital Audio

Understanding Analogue & Digital in Terms of Audio

Analog? Digital? Both? In professional audio, many choices exist, but there’s not enough time to make the wrong ones. We regularly hear claims floating about, often skewed by particular opinions and interests that tend to color underlying simple truths… [Full … Continue reading

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Plugging In: The Ever-Growing Processing Stable

The other day during load-in for a production, I used something I’d not touched in more than a year: outboard gear. We were adding a small analog console as a sub-mixer for the installed system when I decided to place … Continue reading

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A video preview of the new Yamaha TF Series Digital Mixing Consoles

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Andy Coules takes a look at the new SSL Live L300 Digital Live Sound Console.

It may be a compact alternative to the L500, but has downsizing taken away any of the original’s appeal? Andy Coules investigates… [Full Article]

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An object lesson in how NOT to record a live album.

Whenever we record music there are certain “golden rules” that aid us in getting the end results we require. These rules are based on years of experience and have been handed down from engineer to engineer as a useful guide … Continue reading

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Andy Coules takes a look at the new Zoom H5 hand-held digital recorder.

Promising power and flexibility, the Zoom H5 claims to have set a new standard in portable recording, but does Andy Coules agree? [Full Article]

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Understanding Analog & Digital In Terms Of Audio

Analog? Digital? Both? In professional audio, many choices exist, but there’s not enough time to make the wrong ones. We regularly hear claims floating about, often skewed by particular opinions and interests that tend to color underlying simple truths… [Full … Continue reading

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A look at the use of digital consoles for monitor mixing.

Monitors for touring and at festivals present a unique set of conditions and challenges, with digital console technology helping engineers rise to the occasion. It’s also interesting to see the ways that networking is serving to more closely ally house … Continue reading

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Sound Technology offers series of free monthly Vi series console training days in 2015

Soundcraft Vi Series Console TrainingSound Technology Ltd offers a free one-day training course on Soundcraft’s Vi Series consoles. This runs monthly and is open to engineers, venues, hire, installation and production companies… [Details Here]

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Yamaha’s new PM10 console claims to be “the birth of a new era in live sound mixing”

Company is calling its latest flagship desk “one of the most powerful and flexible digital mixing systems ever developed.” [Full Article]

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A demo of the DiGiCo SD5 – Not a new console but worth checking out.

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Simple Capture: Console Capabilities For Basic Live Recording

Recording a live event is pretty much the norm today, particularly with the emergence of digital technology making it a relatively simple endeavor… [Full Article]

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