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Newest Portable Audio Recorder from $ony

Newest Portable Audio Recorder from $ony

They just keep on coming down the pike, and I am intrigued by all of 'em.  How much can they pack into a hand-held digital recorder?Tascam and Zoom seem to dominate this field, but others players like Olympus and Roland have some entries.Now, Sony is back with its PCMD 100 Portable High Resolution...

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Zoom Q8

Zoom Q8

Finally, a decent HD video camera with excellent audio inputs!You've seen me review other Zoom products on the pages of this blog.  The Zoom H4, Zoom H4n, and Zoom H6n are all part of a parade of Zoom devices I've proudly owned.But remember how I've preached about video, video, video?  As further...

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Zoom IQ6

Zoom IQ6

Everybody's got an idea of what makes (for them) the perfect recording solution for "on the road".  Funny, it's that way for home studios too! In either case, you've got to find what works for you and go for it.  What works for me when I'm away from my home studio is the Zoom H6n.  I love it's...

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The All-in-One Smartphone A/V Studio

The All-in-One Smartphone A/V Studio

Maybe all this Consumer Electronics Show stuff is going to my head.  CES is in Las Vegas this week.  Then again... I've never been short on gusto when it comes to playing with the latest devices.  Regardless, let me share with you what I think is a winning combination of 3rd-party (aftermarket)...

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WiFi-Enabled Portable Recorder

WiFi-Enabled Portable Recorder

Do I have to state the obvious?  WiFi-enabled portable recorders include smartphone and tablet devices.  Auditions on iOS and Android devices using apps now available are landing gigs, and satisfying customers who can't tell the difference. Not only are they Wi-Fi enabled, but they're...

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Product Review: VocalBoothToGo

Product Review: VocalBoothToGo

Entrepreneurship is a big part of the energy sustaining this world.  God bless each and every person who has the guts to go forward with a great idea. Adil Aliev is that kinda guy.  You can hear his story in his own words below in the interview I did with him.  The bottom line is that he stumbled...

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Complete Zoom H6n Review

Complete Zoom H6n Review

Back at the end of the last decade, my initial search for a quality mobile recording device resulted in my purchase of the Zoom H4.  I loved that thing.  I'm sure many still use it.  It had some mic emulation modules that I thought were pretty cool. Of course, that was before Android, and iPhone,...

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Centrance iOS & Android Entrance

Centrance iOS & Android Entrance

You know Centrance.  Though they've developed a host of products for musicians and audio production folks, most voice actors recognize them as people who developed the MicPortPro...the wildly popular device that translates your XLR mic into a USB output. After their lead into this realm, other...

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Most Amazing Pop-Screen Attachment Evar

Most Amazing Pop-Screen Attachment Evar

Those pop-filters with the goose-neck arm are sure handy for bending to just about any configuration in your studio.  But why is it that they seem to be just an inch-or-two short of where you need it to be for the perfect placement?.  It always seems to not...quite...reach.  Does this happen to...

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New Toys For Christmas

New Toys For Christmas

Notice I did NOT say "gifts that will be easy on the budget"...that's why we call them WISH lists. First up:  The new Zoom H6.   OMG, this thing has hi-tech written all over it! In my mind, the Zoom family of portable hi-fidelity recorders has always led the pack and pushed the envelope for a...

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