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USB 4.0 could solve having to keep up with USB and Thunderbolt standards

USB 4.0 has been announced, and it will support the same specs as Thunderbolt 3 -- which could solve a lot of the confusion that comes with today's ports.

Sound Devices launches the MixPre-3 and MixPre-6 audio interfaces, starting at $649

Sound Devices has taken the wraps off of two new audio interfaces -- the MixPre-3, with three inputs, and MixPre-6, wth six inputs.

NAMM 2013: Aphex Microphone X

Well, here’s an interesting one…a microphone that has analog signal processors BUILT INTO IT. This immediately caught my attention. The Aphex Microphone X is a USB cardioid condensor microphone with a compressor and exciter built into it. On top of that it also has a headphone amp built right in, so you can plug your headphones directly into the microphone. Now, as someone who likes to...[Read More]

NAMM 2013: Behringer iX16

Yes, it’s true, I am not a Behringer fan. Most of their gear seems a little flimsy and frankly not very appealing, with a few exceptions. However their newest release did catch my eye. It seems that the iPad is becoming more and more a part of the digital audio world today with the release of the iX16, an iPad controlled mixer which also doubles as an 18 channel USB interface. Here’s t...[Read More]