Developers Bartosz Kowalski & Joseph Chehade have announced UAMP – a tiny amplifier that’s designed to deliver high-quality amplification in a mobile package. It’s being produced via a Kickstarter project, which is already fully funded. Here’s the official intro video:
At the 2015 NAMM Show, Korg and Noritake introduced the Nutube, a new miniaturized, high performance ‘vacuum tube on a chip’. Korg says that the NuTube generates the musical harmonics of traditional vacuum tubes, but offers three key benefits: Low power Consumption – less than 2% of the power required by conventional vacuum tubes; Compact – less than 30% of the volume of a conventional… Read More Your Questions Answered About The Korg + Noritake Nutube ‘Vacuum Tube On A Chip’
Line 6 today introduced the new AmpliFi TT guitar tone processor, a new system that lets you use any speaker system as a guitar amp and Bluetooth streaming system.
Amazon has introduced a new type of ‘smart device’ – the Echo – that’s a reimagining of the home stereo as a always-connected, voice activated speaker. It’s got some impressive features – combining Siri-style voice recognition, with search, music and news service. You can tell it to play some music by Boards of Canada, tell it to wake you… Read More Amazon Echo: Super Cool or Super Creepy? You Make The Call!
PreSonus has announced the Temblor T8, an active subwoofer monitor speaker. Designed for critical listening in the studio or at home, the PreSonus Temblor T8 active subwoofer is designed to complement any full-range monitoring system, making it ideal for personal studios, gaming, audiophiles, and home theaters. The Temblor T8 includes a continuously variable lowpass filter (50… Read More PreSonus Intros Temblor T8 Subwoofer
Porter & Davies let us know about their Tactile Monitoring Systems, which use bone conduction to deliver sound through your backside. In-ear monitors sound great, but don’t deliver the physical sensation of big monitors. The P&D silent monitoring systems address that gap, using bone conduction to deliver accurate, intense reproduction. According to the company, their P&D… Read More Tactile Monitoring System Uses Bone Conduction To Deliver Intense Bottom End
This is a little off topic, until you consider running a bass synth through it, but the Large European Acoustic Facility is a sound system so loud that, if you ever heard it, it would kill you. You might think that the LEAF was invented to get back at dudes that drive at three in the… Read More Absurdly Loud Sound System Would Kill You If You Heard It
At the 2014 NAMM Show, M-Audio introduced the BX Carbon Series of Studio Monitors The BX Carbon Series monitors offer flatter response than their predecessors. “The tweeter’s waveguide has also been enhanced for superior imaging and has been tailored to the new, superior frequency response curve,” said JC Sutherland, M-Audio Product Manager. “That translates into… Read More M-Audio Intros BX Carbon Series Studio Monitors