Field Report: ATI DM500 

In this review, Doug Irwin rates the DM500 as very useful around the radio station facility.

Field Report: Broadcast Bionics Phonebox Solo 

The Solo product is a smaller version of the company's Phonebox 2 product, a software-based call handling and caller information system.

Field Report: Allen & Heath Zed-14 

When a critical mix is necessary, especially if auxiliary sends and recordings are needed, the Zed-14 is an invaluable tool at a simple or extensive remote event.

Field Report: Primera Technology Bravo SE 

The Bravo SE automated CD ripper from Primera Technology can be rented from the company's website.

Field Report: Rode Procaster 

The Procaster is Rode's answer to a new mic for radio's on-air studio. Most radio stations still use a non-condenser mic for on-air purposes. This is the new version of that mic

Field Report: Ultrasone Pro 750 

Wearing headphones every day as a radio disc jockey and recording musician, there are a few things I require in a good pair: great sound, comfort, durability and serviceability. The Ultrasone Pro 750 headphones measure up to all my requirements.

Field Report: Vorsis AP-2000 

The Vorsis AP-2000 is a five-band AGC/compressor and 31-band limiter with specialized algorithms for bass and voice band processing. Its output feeds will accommodate just about any flavor of FM/HD Radio operation.

Field Report: P.I. Engineering X-keys Desktop 

The X-keys Desktop is a practical and fun device that makes lengthy, repetitive and routine keystrokes as simple as a push of a button.

Field Report: Armstrong X-1000B 

While he was at first reluctant to consider Armstrong because he was not familiar with the company's products, Terry Suggs' extensive search showed that Armstrong offered the best in pricing and packaging. The transmitter was shipped within a week and installation was seamless.

Field Report: Zoom H2 

While the Zoom Handy Recorder H2 is a musician-friendly device, radio stations that need top-quality audio recordings quickly and efficiently will find the Zoom H2 a valuable tool.

Field Report: ATI ADAC-2 

ATI worked with Day Sequerra's engineering department to develop the ADAC-2, a two-channel, 24-bit, 192kHz analog-to-digital, digital-to-analog and sample-rate converter.

Field Report: Centrance Micport Pro 

Capturing audio material is sometimes best done using a laptop or desktop computer, and sound equipment is sometimes hard to lug around or unavailable. The Micport Pro tags along easily in a computer carrying case. Just snap on your favorite microphone and hit record.

Field Report: KLZ Innovations Audiofile 

One of the best features of the logger is that the software runs on a computer in my rack room, and the sever runs as a service, which make it difficult to be accidentally disabled or shut down.

Field Report: Audio Compass 1.0 

A new software application called Audio Compass makes remote radio broadcasts easy. Now we can produce shows wherever there’s high-speed connectivity and a PC. Audio Compass is a simple software application that turns a PC into an audio codec.

Field Report: Olympus LS-10 

What sets the LS-10 apart from the other recorders can be seen the moment you take it out of the box. The outer case of the Olympus LS-10 is constructed from aluminum and fits nicely in the palm of your hand. Extremely lightweight, it weighs less than 6 ounces and is comfortable to use

Field Report: Axia Element and Livewire 

Our system has been very reliable and versatile. It is easy to troubleshoot and quick to reconfigure for special needs. Upon launching the first station to air, we noticed an immediate extension in frequency response on both low and high end as well as an improvement in depth and clarity, with the same audio chain we had been using before

Field Report: JK Audio Remote Mix 4 

With the Remote Mix 4, JK Audio has introduced 21st century cell phone and Bluetooth technology to the remote broadcast clique. In this age of wireless-ness, it’s a timely introduction

Field Report: Sony PCM-D50 

We chose the Sony PCM-D50, which is capable of recording WAV files and MP3 playback. The device itself has two built-in microphones; an external handheld microphone can also be used, and there are connections to attach a line-level device

Field Report: Day Sequerra M2.2R 

Day Sequerra has updated its M2.0 HD modulation monitor, adding some nice and very useful features. I first reviewed the original M2.0 in Radio magazine in May 2006, and the new M2.2R model is an attractive piece of test equipment that will likely go in your facility where it can be seen by you and others.

Field Report: Kowa PX-10 

Some devices have a front panel that demands attention. Such is the Kowa PX-10 flash memory audio player. This box simply belongs in the studio; but is the PX-10 more than just eye candy for the control room?

Field Report: Adobe Audition 3.0 

Obviously, Audition 3 is far from lacking when it comes to creating top-quality audio. Whether a musician, voice-over artist or radio producer, Audition 3 is pushing the envelope by expanding creative possibilities, making affordable features efficient and available.

Field Report: Denon DN-C640 

The Denon DN-C640 is a true professional CD player and the network functionality adds to the experience. The response on playback is tremendous. It took less than a half-hour to have the unit up and running on the network and most configurations were done without using the manual. Intuitive design and user functionality make this CD player a useful tool in any broadcast facility.

Field Report: Burk Watchband 

Watchband more than exceeded the expectations of Nasau Vermont: Not only can all 14 stations be monitored from one location, but the group can also monitor all the stations plus its competition from any location that has network access.

Field Report: Mackie 642-VLZ3 

The big differences with the 1642-VLZ3 are the mic preamps and the EQ sections on the console. Mackie totally redesigned the mic preamps for this line.

Field Report: Ikey-Audio Ikey Plus 

Portable recorders are abundant now, and the various models have a range of features and options to suit any need. So what's different about the Ikey Plus? The first difference is that it's priced much lower than any recorder capable of recording high-quality audio files. The low price comes with some sacrifices in features, but it still could find a suitable use in your facility.

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