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    Shure GLXD24/SM86 - WOW!

    by oldrags on 04-17-2014 05:08 PM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=189822" alt="" title="Shure GLXD24/SM86 - WOW!" /></p>I could borrow this Shure GLXD24/SM86 (condenser, about US$ 650.-) along with a Sennheiser XSw 35 (dynamic, about US$450) for about a week and check them out. I thought it was going to be hard to decide between the two, but I was wrong. This wireless SM86 just blew my mind. SOUND The sound is just incredible. You get the definition of a good live condensor microphone (I personnally like and use the EV Cardinal). I tought that in a loud environment, the dynamic XSw might do just as well, but I was wrong. When rehearsing with our fusion band (www.soundcloud.com/soark), everyone found that at similar volumes, my voice could be heard clearly with the Shure, but not so much with the Sennheiser. The Shure makes me feel comfortable, because I know I can sing into it high or low, soft or yell all I've got and it will sound wonderful. This may be subjective, but singing the same loud song felt tiring with the Sennheiser and relaxing with the Shure. Wow... FEEDBACK RESISTANCE To my surprise, in our 3x4m rehearsal room, monitors cranked way up, the Shure didn't seem to generate more feedback problems than the Sennheiser. WIRELESS The digital wireless works great. There is no fuzz at all and I had to go outside the building (10m, one brick and one concrete walls in between) to get the sound to break down. You can't change the antennas on the receiver, but I doubt my wireless needs will surpass the original ones in the next few years. My only uncertainty: I wonder how solid the link is gonna be on stages with many 2.4Ghz devices around. HARDWARE The battery system is very cool. You get many hours out of it before the light turns red and when that happens, you can still go on for at least an hour (haven't tried to go further). To charge the battery, you can pop it right into the receiver unit, or you can even plug the mic directly into a USB port to charge the battery (micro USB). The mic and receiver are made of plastic, which is light and looks solid enough for my needs.

    Novation Launchpad S - Very satisfying!

    by RedPen on 04-17-2014 08:08 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=179674" alt="" title="Novation Launchpad S - Very satisfying!" /></p>I used the S Launchpad for 4 months, I later sold to purchase a home AKAI APC 40. I had not tried to Launchpad or other products from Novation. It is very easy to use, it includes its configuration instantly ... it's Live at your fingertips! We launch clips, scenes, we can handle the volume of tracks, Sends, thanks to the panoramic MIXER mode which is very convenient.The USER mode is very effective: It has the ability to play drums for example, and save-the-fly live. In addition, the S version which lit pads have a more vivid color, and the feel is very nice. Launchpad even comes with skins for FL Studio (I do not use) which is designed for users of this software. What I like most about this product is its ease of transportation, use, and quality workmanship. The USER mode is awesome and the interface is very well thought out! Indeed, Novation had the good idea to set slip pad under the controller. I bought it with cover for storage, it was perfect. What I like least is the lack of faders or knobs. Obviously, the S Launchpad does not claim to be an "all in one". For a more complete controller that manages more features, better to turn to an Akai APC 40 or at home Livid Instruments CNTRL; however, this is not the same budget. Managing the volume could be a little more specific in the MIXER section: the volume is managed by leaps 6DB and nothing else. In conclusion, the S Launchpad is a handy controller, well thought out, versatile and well built, the price is attractive! PS: The Launchpad S is essentially dedicated to Ableton Live, although skins for FL are provided, it is with Ableton Live controller that can express all its qualities background! With hindsight, I would definitely do it again the same choice, Novation has pulled it off! Jibé RedPen alias.

    API Audio 5500 Dual Equalizer - A good cleaner

    by joulsscali on 04-17-2014 06:06 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=65546" alt="" title="API Audio 5500 Dual Equalizer - A good cleaner" /></p>EQ dual mono, two independent channels (no link), setting the frequency and boost / cut, while it notched. Output transformers. No adjustment of Q, the latter becoming increasingly close with the boost or cut. Shelf option on the bass and treble. Range practice setting (0.25, 0.5 and 1) that divides by 4 or 2 gain values. Of course if one is 1, the boost / cut will be the value indicated on the knob. It allows for a versatile EQ for both large corrections to the mix for minor alterations to mastering.

    dbx 1046 - Well

    by axet82 on 04-17-2014 04:55 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=3721" alt="" title="dbx 1046 - Well" /></p>4 dbx compressor limiter pro series not very reliable analog sms

    Contest SWEET CABLE - Good product

    by lightandsound56 on 04-17-2014 04:41 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=82579" alt="" title="Contest SWEET CABLE - Good product" /></p>This is a good value for money for those that want to try their hand with a light controller. the software is very sleek and easy to use. The only flaw is that the controller is compatible with windows and windows 8 yet

    Lehle Dual - A perfect ABY Box

    by drapeau_rouge on 04-17-2014 04:00 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=88668" alt="" title="Lehle Dual - A perfect ABY Box" /></p>Dual is a ABY box that allows you to split the signal to play on 2 amps at the same time and even to a tuner. Each of the two outputs (except tuner) has its independent volume control, which adjusts the intensity of the signal sent to one or other of the outputs. It's simple, the Lehle Dual job done perfectly, without noise and without loops. I play 2 amps in concert, sometimes alternating, often in unison and Dual is impeccable. It's been almost 7 years that I use and I've never had the beginning of a problem. The quality gear at a price ... certainly significant, but it is the price of peace.

    Hotone Audio Blues - So small but so good!

    by futee.lechatminouchou on 04-17-2014 03:01 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=191018" alt="" title="Hotone Audio Blues - So small but so good!" /></p>Effect stupid, level tone and gain. A small switch for added bass. The pedal is really small but beefy enough and seems damn good. In addition I find it quite nice and original compared to the rest of the offer of the genre.

    Hotone Audio British Invasion - So much in such a small box!

    by futee.lechatminouchou on 04-17-2014 02:40 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=203772" alt="" title="Hotone Audio British Invasion - So much in such a small box!" /></p>Small transistor amp the size of a smartphone. A connection to the hair: headphone jack and loop in addition to classic. Usual 5 knobs: bass, mid, treble, gain level. The effects loop is really a plus at this price to incorporate spatial effects.

    Elokance 800C - Good quality / price ratio

    by ponfri on 04-17-2014 01:28 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=160481" alt="" title="Elokance 800C - Good quality / price ratio" /></p>I use it for almost two years, it is my speakers lounge and evenings ... What made me choose this model is the price compared to other systems of the same power. Outside, I was pleasantly surprised by its power. Small flat on the lack of medium because it can quickly become loud in treble. But with a console (as I used) it corrects. The carpet finish is not the most beautiful effect but at this price it is just secondary. The price / quality ratio is excellent. Recommended for tight budgets.

    Red Witch Violet Delay - disappointing

    by delayedbis on 04-17-2014 12:34 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=145821" alt="" title="Red Witch Violet Delay - disappointing" /></p>a digital delay line medium quality mono small pedal, small capacity

    Epiphone FT-570BL - Good guitar

    by R@ph.net on 04-17-2014 12:05 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=211182" alt="" title="Epiphone FT-570BL - Good guitar" /></p>Made in Japan from 1970 to 1976 memory. End varnish, wood very good, simple but accurate mechanical ... 20 frets with 14 off body Spruce / Maple back and sides flamed with net Handle three parts Maple stuck. Bridge and likely key rosewood inlaid. Both saddles are made of bone.

    Starway MODE B (Beam 2R) - very good lyre beam

    by malabre on 04-17-2014 12:05 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=209370" alt="" title="Starway MODE B (Beam 2R) - very good lyre beam" /></p>I use it for less than 1 month I try to starway 5R the particularity of 2r from a port faster lighter 5r is the bulb lasts longer 2r 5r 6000h 2000h super products. Delivered in flight case starway ModeB 350 euros for 4 lyres the least; nothings in time to see the reliability of the machine is the lamp. attention to rooms that illuminates very too must dimmer intensity. very good for the outdoors. I judge the quality / price very well and I do it again this choice.

    Muron Military Radio Plant aelita - Awesome

    by faybiens on 04-16-2014 10:01 PM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=177489" alt="" title="Muron Military Radio Plant aelita - Awesome" /></p>Analog synthesizer keyboard with 5 octaves. This is without a polyphonic effects, based on a particular wave generation. This is the octave divider at the base It offers two modes, unison mode with four lengths (2 ', 4', 8 ', 16') and a standard mode with 3 osc offering three waveforms, we really switch between two configurations, as if there were two in a different synths. The unison mode consists of 4 long way organ, each length is spaced an octave and is composed of 3 oscillators each square after generation of octave division, used 4 lengths back to have 12 oscillators operating c is really big, each oscillator can be detuned independently, really huge, with vibrato, tremelo and resonance over there with the game on the cuttoff is huge Standard mode offers a standard config with 3 osc selection and lengths of 32 '2' by push button (not active in unison mode), it's classic. The sawtooth is an assembly of several square signals, it is clearly visible and identifiable to the ear, is there a special harmonic supperposition that make this single tooth finally saw the other two rectangular signals are classics. We found a sound especially with the moog filter. The envelopes are very fast, I could do very, very convincing 808 kicks, with a very significant impact. The filter is Moog 4 pole, very fine, it is sef resonant and you can play with the sinus created with the key follower, very friendly and heavenly

    Novation DrumStation

    by entropie on 04-16-2014 09:55 PM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=1063" alt="" title="Novation DrumStation" /></p>sounds of 808 and 909 rpm rather successful. thirties with the presets.

    ENGL E635 Fireball 100 Head - Cut for all metalheads!

    by Slav_e on 04-16-2014 09:23 PM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=88516" alt="" title="ENGL E635 Fireball 100 Head - Cut for all metalheads!" /></p>It dissects the monster! - All 100w lamps (4x ECC83 and 4x 6L6GC) - 2 channels (Clean and Gain) - 2 gain controls (one per channel), 2 Master volume lead separate EQ 3 shared by 2 channels channel strips, 1 control presence. - Integrated Gate - Effects loop with control "level" - Upcoming baffle 4.8 or 16 ohms - Mid boost, bright switch and bottom switch A separate EQ for each channel was pe welcome. But it does not pose a lot of problems here. Gate of very good quality and very effective.

    Mackie Onyx Satellite

    by drummer on 04-16-2014 07:09 PM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=61687" alt="" title="Mackie Onyx Satellite" /></p>MAC / PC and firewire port compatibility. Onyx preamps quality and mobility.

    AKG K712 Pro - Excellent studio headphones ...

    by mudevilo on 04-16-2014 07:05 PM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=182017" alt="" title="AKG K712 Pro - Excellent studio headphones ..." /></p>I only use it for 2 months, but really convinced by its sound qualities. a bit expensive anyway ... especially for a 702 K with a little more serious ...

    Harley Benton British Truetone - Very good surprise!

    by Psygnosis on 04-16-2014 04:33 PM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=118886" alt="" title="Harley Benton British Truetone - Very good surprise!" /></p>Analog overdrive pedal HiGain. std 9V power supply, an input and an output jack.

    D16 Group SilverLine Collection - well

    by cybertool on 04-16-2014 03:09 PM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=manufacturer&amp;manufacturer_id=3381" alt="" title="D16 Group SilverLine Collection - well" /></p>no prob plug ins everything easier

    Kawai ES100 - Black - Almost perfect

    by laurent1407 on 04-16-2014 02:25 PM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=200841" alt="" title="Kawai ES100 - Black - Almost perfect" /></p>Digital piano with 19 sounds with acoustic pianos 8 I only use the other piano sounds are correct a hundred rhythms (I do not use either) to work correctly without Great touch saw the price range. Amplification too low for my taste (2x7W) Audio output only headphone jacks (x2) 2 taken Midi socket for pedal Editing is done "blind" without screen as older models is not very practical but once the settings made can recall easily with 4 possibilities of "registration". The sounds are editable in part (reverb pedal touch resonance noise temperament) We see pretty quickly that we are on the low end because everything is the bare minimum but what fun when you have to move to have only 15kg moving.

    Sennheiser HD8 DJ - a killer bomb

    by stonehearts on 04-16-2014 08:12 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=201807" alt="" title="Sennheiser HD8 DJ - a killer bomb" /></p>For a few days I use it I am fully satisfied so I counsel those who want a quality headset I tried several before model: Sony MDR V700 DJ shit the cable to my Laché Buddhist 10 months and then I took care pioneer hdj 1000 headphones good but very fragile after xone xd-53 and XD2-53 (for the headphone cable is detachable spiral) bomb listening level for the mix but also to the studio or it hurts is that large size then 2 headphones technics rp-dh 1200 that the cable is detachable the sound is good moin on precise treble and a little on the mediums and the rp-dj 1200 good headphone as a whole and to finish 2 headphones Sennheiser HD 25-C II headphones very good but for me a little screamer on acute and ie 80 but it is an intra but with his mentally ill but is less accurate than the dj hd8. So finally I would say that quality is taken over all good purchased for 295 Euros on sonovente was beefier than a simple bag and bags prenium transport with 2 cables (spiral and right) 2 are 3 meters long and 1 pair of fabric oreilletes spare I say more when we see other brands not to mention selling some headphones at the same level packaging made but it is not zero even a cable replacement are of atria and bags and even less so I counsel all those who want to make a good investment and I will conclude by saying congratulations SENNHEISER I remake that choice eyes closed.

    Boss RC-2 Loop Station - Good notepad

    by nina-chemko on 04-16-2014 08:06 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=59851" alt="" title="Boss RC-2 Loop Station - Good notepad" /></p>No effects loop just 11 memories with 16 minutes max memory ... 33 drum loops and some time signatures 1 guitar input 1 footswich 1 to

    Jackson Stealth

    by kadiro51 on 04-16-2014 07:49 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=211074" alt="" title="Jackson Stealth" /></p>Japanese guitar Bridge Schaller Germany. Tileul body, maple neck, ebony fingerboard. 22 Frets, HSS configuration, original Jackson pickups, mine is equipped with microphones Dimarzio Tone Zone and 2 Fast Track. 1 Vol, 1 Tone 5-way switch. I give 9 because I would have liked a splitt for micro bridge.

    Boss SD-2 DUAL OverDrive - A success.

    by Messbel on 04-16-2014 05:44 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=10210" alt="" title="Boss SD-2 DUAL OverDrive - A success." /></p>Fully analog overdrive pedal that offers two modes crunch and lead.

    Norton KP 200

    by onzoctaves on 04-16-2014 04:35 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=2265" alt="" title="Norton KP 200" /></p>Being the smallest of the series Kp he exited hardly big boomers, especially into 4 ohms But for the midrange & treble that is where it excels: very dry and very present. Very well equipped for pregnant HPs mediums wrong, a typed his "sound" (... some sound) Adjust your EQ frequency with moderation, the (775mV) input signals 0dB quickly clipped and, in this case, the sound of square waves, suddenly really too dry ... beyond 1V (+2.2 dB) tweeters show signs of saturation. Given its rated power and audio features is its almost unique destiny: amp satellites in this case it is desirable that the amp "SUB" partner goes up the octave included 2 (~ 280/300Hz) I use this amp for the beach "mid-high" and "acute" multi-amplification system. However, I have not given this range to him alone, he completed this part of the spectrum of my system, giving me more flexibility Focus sonically. This is not my preferred list of gear, but no complaints Norton brand, I was rather disappointed by the trader who introduced me as a 2x200W rms supposedly ideal for my midrange speakers there ( 70 - 500Hz) without demonstration possible. I do not stay in this shop. Suggestion box for the manufacturer: a more complete record, IN a line asymmetrical RCA (keeping the symmetrical XLR of course) a more robust interuptor "power" type rocker (I had to replace it quickly) a quieter ventilation, or which would be increased to a certain threshold temperature, less sensitive to vibration and transportation internal connectors (I had to verroullier using nylon collars). SUPPLEMENT TO THE SPECIFICATIONS: rms power 8 ohms: 2 x 100 W rms power 4 ohms: 2 x 125 W bridjé power 8 ohms: 1 x 200 W bandwidth: not indicated distortion: not indicated signal / noise ratio: 100 dB line input: ohms - V - symmetric? (dB?) power block (per channel) 2SA1943 (P) - 2SC5200 (N) internally mounted radiator Ventilation: forced, permanent Weight: 7 kg

    BOO Instruments O/D - I love it!

    by macleuf1 on 04-16-2014 03:53 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=manufacturer&amp;manufacturer_id=10036" alt="" title="BOO Instruments O/D - I love it!" /></p>ranges from almost hot vintage clean tones of saturated fat.

    Pedaltrain Pedaltrain 3 w/ Hard Case - Ultra Pro!

    by drapeau_rouge on 04-16-2014 03:48 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=143731" alt="" title="Pedaltrain Pedaltrain 3 w/ Hard Case - Ultra Pro!" /></p>The Pedaltrain 3 Hard Case comes down to a few things that will change you life to use but also carry safely and practice your pedalboard. There is therefore: - Grid black aluminum to fix the pedals on through a system of male / female velcro provided, - Flight case with chrome accents and gray panels, - Supports for attachment metal on the power supply to the place below the grid, - Screw the metal bracket for power It must be admitted, Pedaltrain pedalboard delivers a very flexible in the arrangement of pedals, ultra-sound and well thought out. I was very impressed by the strength and quality of manufacture. Side of the coin, the unit is quite bulky and rather heavy as weighs about 20 pounds when everything is installed, including flight. I owned the Pedaltrain 2 Hard Case for 8 years (it was the first version without the holes for the power supply) and I made the choice to guide me on a Pedaltrain 3 for more space and able to fix my diet below (Voodoo Lab Mondo). I could keep my Pedaltrain 2 but I had trouble getting used to the idea of ​​cutting cheerfully to fix my diet ... changes were irreversible. I do not regret my choice. The Pedaltrain 2 Hard Case was already very strong, here the flight case is still a bit above despite similar design. Adding wheels and 2 extra handles on the sides a little easier transport of this ultra-pro pedalboard. For the choice of facing hard case soft case, I again hesitated between. And then I saw on the internet (forums and commercial sites) many users disappointed with the soft version box with a carrying case (cover torn piecemeal handle cover, problems with zip ...). While the price is not the same between the two versions, but considering the total value of my pedals, I preferred to take the hard version of the box to ensure maximum protection and I do not regret. The price / quality ratio is not so bad because a flight like this is very expensive. This pedalboard is an investment in the long term, but it will make you great service.

    Behringer Xenyx 802 - Beginner

    by Zanyman on 04-16-2014 03:16 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=50191" alt="" title="Behringer Xenyx 802 - Beginner" /></p>has all kinds of RCA connector, Jack, XLR ... Big weakest point is not rackable but for the price it's hard to find better than this table.

    Takamine FGP136S - Takamine fgp 136 S flamenco

    by sergioko on 04-16-2014 02:56 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=75647" alt="" title="Takamine FGP136S - Takamine fgp 136 S flamenco" /></p>Japanese manufacture so very seriously. Hirade series are also manufactured. Their reputation is second to none. Handle 50mm. 12 frets non-cash. Acuracoustic Takamine preamp (ok but nothing more). This is what makes me put a 9/10.

    Peavey Vypyr 15 - A jewelry for beginners!

    by Gibjohn on 04-16-2014 01:08 AM <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/image.php?lang=en&amp;identifier=id&amp;size=thumb1&amp;module=product&amp;product_id=33397" alt="" title="Peavey Vypyr 15 - A jewelry for beginners!" /></p>For specifications is rather short: - Lil monster 15W modeling - Bowl 8 "Custom Voice - Built-in effects (chorus, digital reverb, delay ...) - Aux 3.5mm - Record output / headphones 3.5mm - ... At the manufacturing quality is unable box 13 ply birch but it is relatively strong, the evidence he has already fallen by about 50cm high and not a glitch
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