Category Archives: Product Reviews

New Review/Article – Understanding Digital Multimeters (DMMs) and a Short Review of Three Inexpensive DMMs

In an upcoming article as part of my occasional Trust But Verify series in  Recording Magazine, (guessing around the February or March 2018 issue) I described how a digital multimeter (DMM) could be used for measuring some parameters of audio … Continue reading

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TASCAM DR-44WL Hand Held Recorder Review Posted

I was excited when I saw this recorder at the AES show last Fall. My favorite feature was something that I’ve wished for in a mini recorder – a really useful remote controller. Install their app on any Android or … Continue reading

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Prism Sound Lyra 1 Review Posted

As an individual reviewer (as opposed to a magazine or big web site) I rarely get the opportunity to get my hands on a really top tier product. Having had some experience with Prism’s high quality A/D converters, I’ve been … Continue reading

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Focusrite 18i8 USB Audio Interface Review Posted

4 mic inputs, up to 8 analog line inputs, 2 instrument DIs, ADAT optical input expansion, two independent headphone outputs. Typical Focusrite excellent sound quality and build. 24-bit up to 96 kHz sample rate, a fine unit for the recording … Continue reading

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Cymatic LR-16 Review Posted

The Cymatic LR-16’s primary purpose is as a 16-track recorder for capturing live performances. It plugs into a mixer’s Insert jacks and records sixteen WAV files, one per mixer channel, to an external USB drive. No need to fool with … Continue reading

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Focusrite Forte USB Audio Interface Posted

The Forte is a high performance USB 2.0 audio interface that features excellent mic preamps and a pretty darn intuitive user interface for a device with a single knob to control everything (there’s a computer application, too). It’s a gorgeous … Continue reading

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Not Quite Stocking Stuffers – Two New Reviews Added

I’ve been working on these for a while now and it’s time to let them go.  See the Product Reviews page or just gobble them up right here. TASCAM DR-40 Hand Held Recorder – Good sound, lots of flexibility, real … Continue reading

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