I have just posted an article on our Partner Deals page that Avid are running a promotion on their Eleven Rack interface with Eleven Rack software and a 12 month Pro Tools subscription with the line “While supplies last”. This got me thinking, is this Avid selling off their stock of the last interface they have for Pro Tools Vanilla. Are they finally getting out of the Non HD interface market and leaving it to 3rd party manufacturers?
Whether you work in music production or audio post-production you can now have a versatile interface that delivers the respected DAD sound quality with complete Pro Tools integration. In this article we walk through the features in the MTRX that will help you future proof your Pro Tools HD system and talk to a user about why he chose to buy a Pro Tools MTRX.
In this article we list six used Pro Tools Bargains that you can buy second-hand today for a fraction of what they would have cost you new. The article gives you information on support and compatibility with Pro Tools, technical faults to watch out for when buying one of these units used along with ballpark values based on units what they are currently listed for on eBay.
Following on from our article, Avid Quietly Discontinue Their Pro Tools HD Native PCI-e Cards and studying the Avid End Of Life article, we noticed that a number of Avid products pass their End Of Support Dates during 2018 including the Mbox Mini and all the black-faced D-Control And D-Command control surfaces. What should you do? We offer some help and advice.
We saw a rumour on social media that Avid has discontinued their HD Native PCI-e cards and so we have done some research and we can confirm that Avid has chosen to stop selling their HD Native PCI-e cards. But what about the Thunderbolt HD Native unit and the HDX range?
Are you in the market for a low-cost audio interface for your Pro Tools studio? These days we are spoilt for choice when it comes to audio interfaces, especially in the lower price brackets. In this article we’ve put together a list of great audio interfaces that cost less than £250.
Just before Christmas, we published a shootout between 2 recordings of a Steinway piano recorded through a PreSonus Quantum and a Merging Technologies Hapi and we asked you to take a listen and let us know which one you prefer. We can now announce the results of the shootout and which interface was which.
Synthax has let us know that at NAMM 2018 RME has just announced the latest update to their comprehensive monitoring and routing software TotalMix FX. This new update combines with a new app called TotalMix Remote, which allows control over TotalMix FX via a network, over WiFi, or even remotely from anywhere in the world.
Universal Audio, has announced the Thunderbolt 3 Option Card for Apollo rackmount interfaces at NAMM 2018. The card is compatible with Intel’s new Thunderbolt 3 technology on the latest Mac and Windows computers and is designed to deliver high bandwidth, low latency connectivity for Apollos to Thunderbolt 3-equipped Mac and Windows systems.
Lynx Studio Technology has announced the first Lynx interface to have mic preamps. The Aurora PRE 1608 features an 8 channel line I/O plus an additional 8 channels of Microphone/Line/Hi-Z inputs for a total of 16 inputs and 8 outputs.
Apogee Electronics has announced a new 2x6 Special Edition AD/DA module for their Symphony I/O Mk II series. It has been designed specifically for mastering engineers, whose critical work demands very high sonic performance, and Apogee claim that the Symphony I/O Mk II 2x6 SE offers the highest quality AD/DA conversion of any Apogee converter ever.
In this article, Dan Cooper shares a handful of fundamental digital audio recording topics that he taught to his wife which helped her to learn how to track with an audio interface into Pro Tools. This article has been written to be as simple as possible without getting into heavy technical details.
Our friends at DAD have released a promotional video for their AX32, which featured heavily in an educational event presented by the METAlliance (Music Engineering and Technical Alliance) just after the AES show in New York. It's very much a video aimed at product promotion but it does feature some testimony from some of the most respected industry veterans including Al Schmitt, George Massenburg, Ed Cherney, Elliot Scheiner, Frank Fillipetti and Chuck Ainlay and lots of footage of this historic studio.
In this video for Production Expert, Pro Tools Expert Technical Editor James Ivey talks to Tom Waterman from Universal Audio about the new Arrow Thunderbolt - 3 Audio interface.
Our friends at Focusrite are very pleased to announce new USB-C versions of the highly successful Clarett range of audio interfaces.
We get a lot of people asking us what we think is going to be happening in the world of recording during any given year. First, we look back at our predictions for 2017 before offering our 5 audio recording industry predictions for 2018.
This month you can enter the Pro Tools Expert 2017 Christmas Competition and be in with the chance of winning an Audio Technica AT2035 Studio bundle worth $397. The AT2035 package is just one of 31 great prizes on offer in this competition with a prize fund of over $16,000.