Zoom has released an intro video for their new H6 Handy Recorder, which will be available in July
Zoom describes the H6 Handy Recorder as “The world’s first six-track portable recorder, featuring a revolutionary system of interchangeable input capsules.” Continue reading
Native Instruments is now offering a ‘pro’ solution for iPad DJs, Traktor Kontrol Z1 – a new controller and audio interface intended for both Traktor DJ for iPhone or iPad and Traktor Pro 2. They call it ‘the world’s smallest professional mixer and audio interface”.
When used with Traktor DJ, the Z1 adds headphone cue, dedicated faders, filter and effects controls, and 3-band EQ for each channel. The integrated audio interface boosts audio output to club-ready levels.
According to NI, Traktor Kontrol Z1 is also the smallest professional mixer for Traktor Pro 2. It can be combined with Traktor Kontrol X1 and F1 controllers, to create a setup with full control of Traktor’s Remix Decks and transport functionality. Continue reading
At Musikmesse 2013, Universal Audio has announced the Apollo 16 Audio Interface.
Apollo 16 is Universal Audio?s flagship 24-bit/192 kHz audio interface, delivering 16 x 16 analog I/O – twice the analog connectivity of the original Apollo model. This uncompromising FireWire/Thunderbolt-ready* interface combines superior sound and flexible routing with powerful onboard UAD-2 QUAD processing. So you can track audio in real time through the full range of classic UAD analog emulation plug-ins – from Neve, Studer, Manley, Lexicon and more** – on both Mac and Windows 7.*
Here’s a video intro for the new Apollo 16 Audio Interface: Continue reading
On the latest Apple computers, FireWire 400 and 800 ports have been superseded by Thunderbolt ? a new, high-speed serial interface developed by Intel and Apple.
Focusrite has announced that their Saffire FireWire interfaces can be connected to a Thunderbolt-equipped computer using a FireWire 400-800 cable (included with all Saffire interfaces later this year) and the Thunderbolt to FireWire 800 adapter, available inexpensively from Apple and third parties. Saffire interfaces are 100% compatible with Thunderbolt using this adaptor. Continue reading
Reader Joel Carlo (aymat) – a digital media developer based out of Barcelona, Spain – shared his detailed review of Steinberg’s new UR22 USB Audio Interface.
The Steinberg UR22 is a 2-in/2-out, bus-powered audio and MIDI interface aimed at the home studio and mobile markets. Continue reading
At the 2013 NAMM Show, Behringer introduced four new USB audio interfaces.
U-PHORIA models include UM2, built around BEHRINGER?s XENYX mic preamps and the high-end UM22, UMC202 and UMC204 that feature their MIDAS mic pres. Continue reading