While it takes several elements to make a production studio an effective workspace, the centerpiece of most studios is the digital audio workstation.
At closer inspection, the Profiler could replace the dreaded open-reel logger. Mike Kernen shares his review.
An early effort at creating a digital audio cassette format; the 1960 Democratic National Convention; and radio station acquisitions of 2003.
Recording audio outside the studio presents several challenges to the radio station. The ability to make a high-quality recording is not so difficult, given the broad range of portable choices to capture recorded sound.
Do you remember? In 1981 Applied Technology offered two audio processors with digital control capabilities. The Maximod digital peak limiter used a digital
The Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) remains the most common optical media format used in audio/radio production environments. Ever since the CD-R became
Audio self-expression can be found in Adobe's multi-track editing program.
Remembering an EBS incident.
Dead air is a program director's worst nightmare, and while no station is immune from it, this is easy insurance.
A 44-year old console, a cassette deck with hopes of greatness and a look at consumer music spending habits.
What's old is new again with a series of Pro Tools effects plug-ins.
A look back at the Studio A820, DAB progress in 1994 and a continued increase in Internet media usage.
Digital audio workstations have proven to be a valuable part of any station's production equipment list.
Paying for Internet content, digital cart machines and the start of satellite radio.
The recorders are smaller than ever, but convenience and quality are at their peak.
Remembering the Fostex D-10, a look back at the Ottawa DAB tests of 1994 and trends in radio listening.
The PR&E ADX, IBOC at NAB1994 and radio listening habits.
A look back at the Philips DCC, an increase in high-speed Internet access, and 10 Years of Radio looks back at the IBOC tests of 1994.
Why buy new when the existing equipment still works fine? Keep some of that vintage equipment running right.
A flexible and user-friendly waveform editor and multi-track arranger.
Make the archives useful while preserving their longevity.
Let creativity thrive by providing the proper tools and a comfortable work space for the idea factory of the station.
Kirk Chestnut reviews the portable, solid-state-media recorder.
IMediaLogger is a software-based audio logger with an HTML user interface. Learn more about it in this review.
If you have a storage room full of old cart machines, portable cassette decks and reel-to-reel machines collecting dust, you are not alone. Seasoned broadcasters may find it difficult to let go of the past, but welcome the new choices of the digital recording machines on the market today, which have replaced their old analog counterparts.