The future of long-standing microphone brand AKG has been confirmed by its parent group but it will face competition from a new company founded by former key engineering personnel. Austrian Audio was announced following the closure of AKG’s headquarters in Vienna, which was done as part of Harman International’
Sony gave sound engineers and recordists a preview of the latest additions to its Hi-Resolution range of microphones at the AES show in New York. Prototypes of three new models for studio work were displayed, including a high-end vocal mic and two instruments mics.
Few devices in professional audio evoke as much emotional attachment as microphones. Many of us grow up (and older) with favorite mics and refuse to give them up — even after they are past their useful lives. So the question is often asked, can a microphone’s magic be revived with a m
The microphone is an ever-present staple of any trade show and one that is unlikely to fire visitors up with enthusiasm in the same way as digital. IP-connected mixing consoles or 4k/HDR cameras and displays. But the latest batch of new products at IBC illustrated that although the basic