Category: Testing

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Testing The iSK RF 5R Vocal Booth

Vocal Booths on stands, do they work? Do they reduce room reflections? Do they alter the audio tonality of the microphone? Well, the answer is in my video. I bypass personal opinion and provide you with more measurable results. Watch…

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The Best Budget USB Interface Mixer Under $100?

Here is a great USB Interface Mixer for a budget home studio setup for under AU$100. I unbox, evaluate and review the SWAMP Industries SM-11, a 3-channel, Mic, Guitar & Line Level input USB Interface Mixer.

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Presonus Eris E8 Studio Monitor Acoustic Response Test

Apart from having a good audio source and knowing how to process it, the end of the audio chain is the final outcome, the speakers. Just as important as the first two, is having a well balanced and transparent studio…

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Room Acoustic Equalization/Correction with Behringer Ultra-Curve Pro DEQ2496

Apart from having great sounding studio monitor speakers, to achieve a well balanced mix, it is important to have balanced acoustics in a room as well. Even the best speakers will sound different when placed in a different size and…

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Testing the Behringer UCA222 Audio Specifications

The Behringer UCA222 USB audio interface is a great, affordable and straightforward way to connect non-USB audio mixers to a PC, to record live, in home studio, podcast or any musical performance. But does the budget price sacrifice on quality?…

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Mackie Onyx 400F Firewire Audio Interface – A Quick Demo running on Windows 7

A quick demo of my old Mackie Onyx 400F firewire audio interface, running again on my laptop with Windows 7 (64bit). This is the start of my experiments to join 2 firewire audio interfaces as one, under ASIO4ALL driver.

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Testing Behringer C-1 Mic with Xenyx Q502USB Mixer with External 48V Phantom Power

I have had so many comments and emails asking about the audio output quality of the Behringer C-1 Condenser XLR Microphone. In this video, I run a test with Behringer Xenyx Q502USB Mixer with and without an external Phantom Power…

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Comparing PreSonus AudioBox 1818VSL Vs Behringer Firepower FCA1616

I have been asked several times for a comparison between my two audio interfaces. So here is an in-depth comparison between two audio interfaces, the PreSonus AudioBox 1818VSL and the Behringer Firepower FCA1616. I check noise floor levels, input responses…

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Understanding One Knob Compressors on Mixing desks

Have you ever wondered how the One Knob Compression on mixing desks works? I did some experiments and here are my results.