Hardware Reviews & News

Hardware Reviews & News
Legacy Plus console at MacEwan University

MacEwan University in Canada invests in API Legacy Plus Console

The lucky students studying audio engineering at MacEwan University now have a very nice new console on which to learn their trade.  The university has...
Aston Origin Capacitor Microphone

Aston Mics prove their mettle

What happens when you give British punk band IDLES some of your microphones to test, knowing they're armed with cricket bats and guitars? Check out...
Teenage Engineering Pocket Operator Review

Teenage Engineering Pocket Operator Review

PO-12 / PO-14 / PO-20 (rrp £55) Buy in the UK | Buy in the USA My first introduction to the world of Teenage Engineering was...
Arturia MiniLab MK 2

Review: Arturia MiniLab Mk II MIDI controller keyboard

Arturia’s continuing advance into the hardware market knows no bounds and their new, portable controller definitely punches above its weight. Seemingly packed with everything...
Bastl DUDE

Bastl announce 5 channel mixer – DUDE

These days there's a whole lot of musicians using what years ago may have been unkindly called 'lo-fi' synths.  The raging popularity of the Korg...
Egosys' MI/ODI/O - candidate for the worst name in the history of digital audio - has an optical input on the backplane while the MIDI and S/PDIF connections run into one connector cable.

Egosys Waveterminal 192L digital audio cards

Is a high-quality, low cost digital audio card a possibility? We fight it out with our Ego... Information Products: Waveterminal 192L and MI/ODI/O Manufacturer: Egosys Prices: 192L  $269 ...
sE Electronics

sE Electronics goes wireless with new V7 MC1 capsule

sE Electronics has announced a wireless version of their V7 dynamic microphone, intended for use with compatible Shure® handheld transmitters. Featuring the same custom-built...
Studiospares S300 review

Review: Studiospares S300 Ribbon Microphone

From: studiospares.com RRP: £87.00 Cost (at time of writing): £59.00 (inc VAT) What are Ribbon Microphones? Originally designed for the film industry at the dawn of the ‘talkies’,...
Aston Origin Capacitor Microphone

Review: Aston Origin Capacitor Microphone

Available from Aston Microphones Cost: £250 (approx. at time of writing)   Following on from the review of the Halo Microphone Screen a few weeks ago, I...
Arturia KeyLab Essentials

Arturia launches range of low-cost MIDI controller keyboards

Arturia Keylab Essential keyboards to provide everything you need to start creating and recording music in one neat package French hardware and software creators Arturia have...