Sonarworks has introduced True-Fi, a new app that knows the acoustic properties of 280 different models of headphones and applies corrections designed to improve their audio quality.
Neumann, known for its studio microphones and audio monitors, has announced the Neumann NDH 20 closed-back studio headphones, its first headphone product.
Sennheiser has introduced the latest members of its family of professional in-ear monitors, the IE 400 PRO and IE 500 PRO. They offer natural, high-resolution sound, a secure fit that comes close to custom-molded in-ears and a break-proof, patent-pending cable connection.
Sennheiser and Neumann continue to tease visitors to this year’s NAMM show as to what will be on display. More details have emerged since the companies’ inital announcement, with new wireless microphone and in-ear monitoring (IEM) equipment due from Sennheiser and Neumann’s first foray into studio headphones. There will also be a focus on AMBEO VR mic for immersive music recording and podcasting.
When mixing any audio program, it is no doubt that a good set of studio monitors in a well-treated acoustic space is the best way to go. But there are times, like at live concerts or sporting events, when the mix has to be done on headphones. Here are some tips of how to overcome issues with headphones on a live mix.
In a very short time, large studio monitor headphones have given way to a new generation of compact monitor earphones. The reason is the sound quality of these in-ear plugs has vastly improved and the tiny devices are far more portable than their larger brethren. But are they as reliable?
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