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Recording  choirs
Recording choirs
Recording choir music is always a challenge, even though it might not seem to be at first.
Recording Wind Instruments
Recording Wind Instruments
Unfor­tu­nately, choosing a simple dynamic mic is just the beginning.
Large Diaphragm Microphones
Large Diaphragm Microphones
They pick up any sound! In this guide, we have tracked down the most popular condenser microphones for you.
Stage Vocal Mics
Stage Vocal Mics
There are many vocal microphones that are suitable for stage use, from the cheapest dynamic to the most expensive condenser.
Drum Mics
Drum Mics
Miking up and recording a drum kit is a fairly complicated procedure, and this can apply equally to choosing the right mics for the job.
Radio Mics
Radio Mics
Radio Mics are designed to give the musician the freedom to move about the stage unhindered.
Dynamic Microphones
Dynamic Microphones
Dynamic microphones are the basic tools of live sound and play an important role in every recording studio.
Small Diaphragm Mics
Small Diaphragm Mics
Read on and learn all you should know about small diaphragm mics
Recording E-Guitars
Recording E-Guitars
Our aim is to explain the basic process of recording the electric guitar!
Recording Acoustic Guitars
Recording Acoustic Guitars
The acoustic guitar is one of the most frequently recorded instruments in the studio, but it is often recorded poorly.
Cello
Cello
Learning to play an instrument is a long, but immensely rewarding journey, and this guide has been designed to help at the start of that journey.
Reporter Mics
Reporter Mics
There are many types of reporting, interviewing and other broadcasts. Each bring their own audio challenges, and each have their own solutions.
Double Basses
Double Basses
This guide aims to help complete beginners and existing double bass students (and their parents).
Violas
Violas
Learning to play an Viola is a long, but rewarding journey, and this guide has been designed to help at the start.
Harmonicas
Harmonicas
Welcome to our Online Advisor for Harmonicas.
Ribbon Microphones
Ribbon Microphones
Ribbon microphones sound full, rich, and smooth. Seasoned engineers love their unique sound.
Headphones
Headphones
Headphones are basics for any studio or DJ. But not all headphones are created equal.
 
 
 
 
 

Test Reports

Samson G-Track Pro
Samson G-Track Pro
Rank #124 in Large-diaphragm Microphones
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M-Audio Uber
M-Audio Uber
Rank #103 in Large-diaphragm Microphones
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Apogee MiC Plus
Apogee MiC Plus
Rank #94 in Large-diaphragm Microphones
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AKG C636
AKG C636
Rank #38 in Condenser Microphones
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AKG C636
AKG C636
Rank #38 in Condenser Microphones
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test results:
Native Instruments Traktor S4 MK3 Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A49 Dreadbox Erebus V3 Nux B3 microphone wireless system Zoom H3-VR M-Audio M-Track 8x4M BluGuitar Amp1 Mercury Edition Headrush Gigboard Behringer MX882 V2 the t.racks DSP 206 XVive U3 Microphone Wireless System Morley Mini Michael Amott Wah
(2)
Recommended
Native Instruments Traktor S4 MK3

4-Channel DJ controller and audio interface HAPTIC DRIVE: motorised jog wheels with haptic feedback for a new way of mixing, RGB LED ring around each jogwheel for visual feedback, High-resolution colour displays, Deck FX & Mixer FX, Pro mixer...

to the product
888 €
(3)
Recommended
Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A49

Compact Controller Keyboard Newly developed semi-weighted keyboard with 49 keys, OLED display, 8 Touch-sensitive dials, Pitch and Mod Wheels, 4D push encoders, Smart play, Machine integration, Control of Logic ProX, Ableton Live, Garage Band, Cubase and Nuendo, Power supply...

to the product
189 €
Recommended
Dreadbox Erebus V3

Analogue Desktop Synthesizer Fully analogue, two-part paraphone synth, 3 Oscillators, 2 Oscillators with individual glide, 12 dB Resonance multimode filter (LP and HP), 2 envelopes (1xADSR and 1xADSR for AMP), Lo-Fi echo, White noise noise generator, LFO, Clock generator,...

to the product
499 €
(1)
Recommended
Nux B3 microphone wireless system

Wireless Transmission System 2.4 GHz plug-on system for dynamic microphones, Ready-to-use set of transmitter and receiver, 2.4 GHz band suitable for worldwide license-free operation, 32-Bit / 48 kHz high-resolution audio quality, 6 Channels, Range: Up to 30 m, Latency...

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179 €
Recommended
Zoom H3-VR

Multi-Channel Mobile Recorder Allows easy creation of spatial audio recordings, Recording and processing of 360 ° audio material for VR, AR and mixed reality content, 4 Integrated microphones in Ambisonics arrangement, 3 Recording modes: Ambisonics, Stereo Binaural or Standard...

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369 €
Recommended
M-Audio M-Track 8x4M

USB Audio Interface High-quality converters with 24-bit / 192 kHz resolution, Hi-Speed ​​USB-C connection, Direct monitoring, Central large volume control, +48V Phantom power for channels 1-4, 4x Microphone / line input (XLR / TRS combo socket), 2x Instrument input...

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321 €
(1)
Recommended
BluGuitar Amp1 Mercury Edition

BluGuitar Amp1 Mercury Edition; hybrid amplifier head for electric guitar; versatile, fully analogue amplifier in a pedal format, adjustable boost, reverb, three integrated footswitches, speaker simulation for recording applications, new Nanotube valve power amplifier, PowerSoak Attenuator; 4 channel; power: 100...

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699 €
(3)
Recommended
Headrush Gigboard

Multi-Effects Processor for GuitarBass board with a range from classic and warm vintage amp sound with natural tube distortion, and all the way to ambient stereo delay textures with infinite feedback or heavy DJ sounds. Compact design,...

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599 €
Recommended
Behringer MX882 V2

Behringer MX882 V2, 8-channel splitter / mixer, 8 in / 2 out line mixer and 2 in / 8 out line splitter, each channel can operate independently in mixer or splitter mode, usable as 6 in / 6 out level...

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80 €
Recommended
the t.racks DSP 206

Digital Speaker Management System 2x XLR Inputs, 6x XLR Outputs, 96 kHz Sampling rate, 32-bit DSP, 24-bit AD/DA converter, USB and RS232/485 interface, Ethernet-interface, Design: 19" / 1 RU

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295 €
(5)
Recommended
XVive U3 Microphone Wireless System

Digital Wireless Microphone Transceiver System Works without battery or mains power, For use with dynamic microphones, Integrated rechargeable lithium battery, Range up to 20 m / 70 ft (without obstacles), Frequency bandwidth: 20 Hz - 20 kHz, Latency: <5...

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199 €
Recommended
Morley Mini Michael Amott Wah

Effects Pedal Michael Amott (Arch Enemy) Signature Model, Mini wah wah, Limited edition - 500 copies worldwide, Electro-optical circuit, Suitable for guitar, bass or keyboards, Switchless design, Michael's High Gain Wah Tone and Sweep, Custom MQ2 inductor coil, Automatic...

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317 €
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