We are living in the new era of makeshift audio studios. Fewer and fewer major commercial studios exist today and the ones that do are expensive. Most professional and non-professional audio production is now being done in small scale studios in rooms originally built for other purposes.
The dbx 286s is a full featured channel strip that includes a studio quality microphone/instrument preamplifier and four processors that can be used independently or in any combination. For less than $200, it has become the faithful friend of thousands of voiceover artists throughout the world.
Axia Audio, part of The Telos Alliance, has unveiled a new Audio over IP (AoIP) mixing console, a surface and mix engine in one chassis, called iQx that simplifies setup while providing virtually endless connectivity options.
Fréquence, a pro AV rental and service company based near Paris, France, has expanded its live audio mixing inventory by adding a new System T Broadcast audio production console from Solid State Logic. The company has been a long-time supporter of major live broadcast telecasts, such as the annual
Many wireless carriers and VoIP providers now offer improved voice quality using what is commonly referred to as HD Voice, or Wide-Band Speech technology. How do you harness this improved audio signal for news field reports and interviews?
Stagetec has added parallel (aka, New York) compression to its Aurus platinum console for recording and TV post production projects. Parallel compression will be available with software release 4.7 and will then also be available in the company’s Crescendo platinum console as well.
Floating Earth, a UK-based location recording and production company, operates a well-equipped OB truck alongside its in-house postproduction suites and mobile facilities. The company recently upgraded the production unit’s audio capabilities with a mc²56 mixing console with five mxDSP Cards and a Nova73 Compact router from Lawo.
Pro TV, a regional TV station in Romania, has upgraded its existing Calrec Audio live mixing desks to two new Artemis Light audio consoles for use in daytime show productions as well as for live sporting events. The new consoles are an upgrade from Calrec’s Sigma and Omega legacy d