Zoom F4 Recorder Review

Zoom set a tiger among the pro location pigeons when they released the F8 recorder. Eight mic inputs, iso recording of all 8 inputs and a mix (up to 96Khz) and time code, and all this location goodness for less than a grand ex vat.  Following in the F8’s footsteps Zoom have released a control surface and the F4, baby …

624 and M64 – MOTU AVB TSN Interfaces – Review

In these trying times of austerity value for money has become not just important but almost all important in our purchasing decisions. So how might we judge two of the latest offerings from MOTU – the 624 and the M64 –  against the vfm yardstick? I suggest that there are two main factors in our choice of computer audio interfaces …

Marian Seraph AD2 PCIe Audio Card Review – Angels dancing in my ears?

Marian have released the official Windows 10 drivers for their Seraph and Trace ranges. Check out marian.de ——————————————————————————————————————————— Strange the things that promote a review. I’ve been meaning to write something about the Marian Seraph AD2 for sometime now but this afternoon I finally put fingers to keyboard. The impetus? The Stranglers epic Hanging Around from Rattus Norvegicus released in …

Resident Audio T4 and T2 Thunderbolt audio interfaces – review

Where are the audio interfaces of yesterday? The Zefiro ZA2 – doyen of the ISA bus, went down with the ship. The Marian Marc 2, one of the greatest two channel cards in it’s day died a driver death with XP along with the Terratec 6fire. The Gadget lab disappeared with the company and the the Mackie firewire – I …

Antelope Audio – Zen Studio Review

Antelope Audio have a significant reputation in the worlds of clocking and conversion. In their Zen Studio they are attempting to combine some of their existing expertise into the well worn area of USB 2 audio interface design. Now  USB 2 audio devices have been around for ages and how could we possibly get excited about a new one? Well …

Aphex 500 USB review

Sam and Dave, Morecombe and Wise, corned beef and cabbage. There are some combinations that just work. And others, Donnie and Marie, Little and Large, lager and lime, that make your heart sink. So now that Aphex have released their 500 USB rack combining 500 module flexibility with USB connectivity, the questions on everyone’s lips is, “Lennon and McCartney or …

Allen and Heath ICE USB Multitrack recorder review

What if? The question digital never tires of answering. What if my usb audio interface could be detached from my computer and become a stand alone recorder? What if, my stand alone USB recorder could be attached to my computer to serve as an audio interface. Well, Mr. Allen and Ms. Heath must have been wondering the same thing, for …