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Tannoy Precision 8D

October 5, 2005 | 0 Comments

Brad Watts avails himself of some Precision engineering… and 16 DIP switches. I’ll confess to being a fan of Tannoy’s ‘dual-concentricity’ since acquiring a traditional vintage set a while back. As most of you would...

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Mackie Onyx 80 Series

October 5, 2005 | 0 Comments

The new live mixers from Mackie are built like a rock, but not so heavy on the pocket. Henry Brister backs up his van. The new Mackie 3280 live console is certainly no lightweight. I...

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Digidesign Mbox 2

October 5, 2005 | 0 Comments

Digidesign has souped-up its entry-level ‘studio in a box’ with more I/O and a bit more besides. Brad Watts tucks in. Digidesign has certainly had more than its fair share of loyal customers over the...

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Quested S Series

September 10, 2005 | 0 Comments

Roger Quested is known for throwing everything and the kitchen sink into his designs. Brad Watts has no qualms giving these new nearfields a ‘plug’. Roger Quested’s nearfield monitor designs have carved out an extremely...

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Digidesign D-Command

September 9, 2005 | 0 Comments

New-generation or old school… either way, the new control surface from Digidesign seems set to take command. Simon Leadley loses his mouse. Whenever the latest DAW controller thuds onto the AT test bench the poignant...

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Powersoft K Series

September 8, 2005 | 0 Comments

The K Series shows us exactly what ‘digital’ amplification is capable of. AT looks at the power and the passion. I suppose it was only a matter of time before power amps made it into the...

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DPA Windpac

September 8, 2005 | 0 Comments

Greg Simmons hires a driver and sticks his head through the sunroof to capture nothing but the wind itself. Mention the word ‘windshield’ to any location recordist and you’ll conjure up images of Rycote’s zeppelin-shaped...

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Korg OASYS

September 8, 2005 | 0 Comments

Is the OASYS monster workstation the ultimate ‘desert island’ synth? Brad Watts maroons himself in his studio to find out. It’s not everyday you get your hands on an instrument that sells for more than...

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Soundcraft GB8

September 8, 2005 | 0 Comments

Luke Kungl gives this new mid-sized eight-bus console the once-over. Nowadays even the most well respected console manufacturers would admit that, to sell live audio consoles, outstanding performance is not enough. A 24-channel live board...

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L-Acoustics KUDO

September 8, 2005 | 0 Comments

An L-ACOUSTICS line source array anyone can buy? Christopher Holder takes a number and gets in line. There’s no point trying to second-guess what L-Acoustics will do next. Back in 1993 the French innovators turned...

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