Posts Categorized: news

September 26
jay at front counter-thumb

jay at front counter-thumbOn Thursday morning last week, we received a phone call that wasn’t easy to hear, and must have been even harder to make. Jehan wasn’t coming in to work. His Dad delivered the terrible news. For anyone who visited our store when Jay was working, you will of course remember his… Read More »

October 24
dead-wireless

dead-wirelessBoth Telstra and Optus have been granted ‘tech trial’ licences to enable testing (supposedly in mild bursts… during business hours) of the 700 MHz spectrum. Oddly enough, this has coincided with the recent release of a new and already heavily subscribed model of smartphone. What’s the latest, and how will you be affected… Read More »

September 13
canare-cable-comparison-roll

canare-cable-comparison-rollIt has come to our attention that there’s some spurious Cannare rip-offs floating around out there…so beware! We haven’t seen any imitation Canare come into Factory Sound, and we’re not sure if there’s any actually in Australia yet – but from all reports, Canare is close to releasing their own Emoji with steam coming out of the ears, such is the level of rage at someone ripping off some their finest… Read More »

March 14

The StudioLive story keeps getting better and better. When Universal Control 1.5.2 was released, it was like Christmas had come early. Not only did this release mean that all new StudioLive 16.4.2 console would have a separate 31-band graphic EQ on every aux, but it also meant that existing StudioLive 16.4.2 owners were able to grab a free download to add those SIX additional 31-band GEQ to their already hard-working consoles. Anyway, that’s old news… Read More »

October 8

shure pgx DIGITALLook at what we stumbled upon during the recent AMAC exhibition in Melbourne. Brand new from Shure, this is DIGITAL Wireless. Obviously we’re across the impending doom of digital whitespace, but this PGXDigital is something completely above and beyond. Anyway, it’s so new that info is hard to come by: PGXD is not even live on Shure’s website… Read More »

December 9

behringer klark midasRegular readers of this blog and viewers of Factory Sound TV will already know that our friend Uli Behringer is never one to sit back and relax for too long. So although this news may come as a surprise, it doesn’t really amaze us. Just in case you don’t already know, Behringer purchased both Midas and Klark Teknik yesterday. Rather than using his spare cash to buy a garage of slick cars (see what he drives in our video interview) and miniature horses, Uli has reinvested in his biggest passion, professional audio, by injecting some well-needed cash into the UK companies Klark & Midas. This means that two of our favourite brands… Read More »