In this video review for Production Expert, Pro Tools Expert Technical Editor James Ivey takes a look at the new Neve 1073DPX two-channel mic preamp with EQ.
In this Production Expert video review, we take a look at the VTRC Vari Tube Recording Channel by Tegeler Audio Manufaktur.
In this video review for Production Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey takes a look at the new Chroma 500 series mic pre/line preamp. The Chroma offers the same A & N modes of mojo mic pre circuit found on its big brother the Silver Bullet but adds the ability to add your own flavour of tone shaping with a "Colour" module.
There is nothing quite like the excitement that comes when you know the "postman" is going to be delivering some new toys for me to try-out in the studio. This week the moments of delight came in the form of the new Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre and OctoPre Dynamic.
In this video review, Pro Tools Expert Deputy Editor Dan Cooper takes a look at the Universal Audio 6176 Channel Strip. The 6176 features a single 610 tube preamp section and 1176N limiting amplifier that can either be used as two separate units or joined together with the output of the 610 tube preamp feeding into the input of the 1176 Limiter.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey takes a look at the stunning DirectOut Technologies Andiamo MC, a 32 channel mic and line pre with A/D D/A conversion to MADI.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey takes a look at the new WA-412 quad mic pre from Warm Audio. Warm are on fire at the moment with their recreations of classic gear and the WA-412 is no exception.
In this video review, Pro Tools Expert Technical Editor, James Ivey takes a look at the Gain, 2 channel microphone pre-amp by Italian company Teknosign.
In this video you join Pro Tools Expert Technical Editor James Ivey for day 3 of his sessions on the Audient ASP8024 Heritage Edition console. In the final part of this series James and Audient's Bryn Wildish look at mixing the track "Sticks & Stones", which they have recorded over the previous days.
In this video Pro Tools Expert Technical Editor James Ivey continues his exploration of the new Audient ASP8024 Heritage Editor console. In this instalment which covers the end of day 2 and the start of day 3 James finishes tracking the song with the lead electric guitar, all important shaker and lead vocal.
In this, the second part in a new series of videos for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor, James Ivey gets the one on one tour of the new Audient ASP 8024 HE console. James spends 3 days in the company of Audient's Bryn Wildish and the new Heritage Edition version of the classic in-line 8024 at the brand new ACM in Clapham, London.
In this review for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey takes a look at the Neve 4081 Quad Mic Pre. This box offers 4 remote-controllable Neve 1081 mic pres in a 2U half rack unit. If it's classic Neve 1081 tone you are after with a modern twist this could well be the unit for you.
In this, the first part in a new series of videos for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor, James Ivey gets the one on one tour of the new Audient ASP 8024 HE console.
In this video (part 3 of 3) James Ivey from Pro Tools Expert takes a final look at the Focusrite Red 4Pre as a Dante interface. James shows how he configured the Dante Virtual Soundcard, RedNet Control, Dante Controller and Focusrite Control to route audio around his Mac Pro system.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, James Ivey takes another look at the new Red 4 Pre by Focusrite.
In this James takes a look at the new Audient ASP800, an 8 channel mic pre-amp with A/D. But what makes the ASP800 special is the 2 "Retro Channels " which allow you to roll in either the new HMX Mosfet Drive to add simulated valve warmth to the signal or the Iron Magnetic Drive which processes the signal through a custom designed transformer. Or add both HMX and Iron to the signal to colour the tone just how you want it. James uses the ASP800 on a drum tracking session and demonstrates on kick and snare drums how HMX and Iron shape the tone.