Better recording hardware only makes you a more marketable VO talent to a point of diminishing returns.

I know this.

And yet, I fall prey in my geek-heart to every new bauble that comes along.

Some are more worthy of consideration than others…and the Centrance MixerFace R4 is worthy.

Kudos for VO royalty Beau Weaver (also a geek) for revealing this gem.  He has a nice write up in the FB VO Pros group that I administer with Terry Daniel.  So you can check on his post  – complete with audio comparison there, or by clicking the link below for a nice review.

I note in that FB thread that the Zoom H6n runs very close to the functionality of the R4, and in some respects supersedes it, but I don’t believe the H6n interfaces with iOS devices…at least I’ve never tried.  So there’s that.  Plus, the H6n is a bit more of an investment.

Check it out if you have an extra ~$400 sitting around.

Review of the Centrance MixerFace R4

Drool away!




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