News, Reviews & Resources

Welcome to Factory Sound News & Resources. With a mixture of deep-dive product reviews, a series of “how-to” articles and news blogs, you’ll find that it’s informative, and sometimes unscripted.

When our camera is rolling, we’ll also try to find out who is doing what for our entertainment industry.

Latest from our blog

Product Specials
9th Mar

Product Special: XSW1-835DUAL

Simplicity is the key with XSW1-835DUAL, and for March it’s priced better than ever.

Product Special: XSW1-835DUAL

Simplicity is the key with XSW1-835DUAL, and for March it’s priced better than ever.

Store Information
4th Mar

Closed for Labour day, Monday 8th March

Our showroom will be closed on Monday 8th March, for the annual LABOUR DAY public holiday

Closed for Labour day, Monday 8th March

Our showroom will be closed on Monday 8th March, for the annual LABOUR DAY public holiday

Covid-19
18th Feb

COVID-19 Update: Feb 18th 2021
COVID-19 Update: Feb 18th 2021

Covid-19
12th Feb

COVID-19 Update: Circuit Breaker
COVID-19 Update: Circuit Breaker

Free
1st Feb

Special: RCF HD10A & HD12A – free bag

Don’t leave Dean holding the bag

Special: RCF HD10A & HD12A – free bag

Don’t leave Dean holding the bag

Store Information
22nd Jan

Closed Tuesday 26th January (Public Holiday)

A quick note to let you know our Factory Sound showroom will be closed on Tuesday 26th January, for the public holiday.

Closed Tuesday 26th January (Public Holiday)

A quick note to let you know our Factory Sound showroom will be closed on Tuesday 26th January, for the public holiday.

Free
22nd Dec

BOSE Portable PA – Summer Promotion

BOSE is here to brighten our Summer. Until 31/01/2021, purchase any of the Portable PA products listed..

BOSE Portable PA – Summer Promotion

BOSE is here to brighten our Summer. Until 31/01/2021, purchase any of the Portable PA products listed..

Store Information
7th Aug

COVID-19 Update: Stage 4 in Melbourne

Here’s a quick note to let you know what’s going on inside Factory Sound at the moment. If you’re ‘tuned in’, you’ll already be aware that from 6pm on Sunday 2nd August, Stage 4 COVID-19 restrictions apply to Melbourne – which include a curfew between 8pm and 5am, a 5km radius to make your ‘one […]

COVID-19 Update: Stage 4 in Melbourne

Here’s a quick note to let you know what’s going on inside Factory Sound at the moment. If you’re ‘tuned in’, you’ll already be aware that from 6pm on Sunday 2nd August, Stage 4 COVID-19 restrictions apply to Melbourne – which include a curfew between 8pm and 5am, a 5km radius to make your ‘one […]

Store Information
26th Mar

COVID-19 Update: Showroom Closed for Saturdays

The Factory Sound showroom will be closed on Saturdays until further notice. We are open through the week, for colleciton of orders.

COVID-19 Update: Showroom Closed for Saturdays

The Factory Sound showroom will be closed on Saturdays until further notice. We are open through the week, for colleciton of orders.

Store Information
20th Mar

COVID-19 update 20th March

We are open for normal hours, unless we are told to stop. But let’s be safe about this…

COVID-19 update 20th March

We are open for normal hours, unless we are told to stop. But let’s be safe about this…

Latest reviews

Product Review
10th Feb

Focus on: Shure SLX-D wireless systems
Focus on: Shure SLX-D wireless systems

Product Review
29th Dec

Inside Rode VLOGGER Kits
Inside Rode VLOGGER Kits

Product Review
26th Aug

RODE DCS1 brings the team together
RODE DCS1 brings the team together

Product Review
2nd Jan

Allen & Heath AVANTIS: Video Review
Allen & Heath AVANTIS: Video Review

Product Review
17th Dec

RODECaster Pro – first impressions
RODECaster Pro – first impressions

Latest tips and help

Wireless
12th Jan

Batteries for Wireless – Rechargeable vs Single Use
Batteries for Wireless – Rechargeable vs Single Use

Theatre
7th Jul

Keeping Microphones Hidden
Keeping Microphones Hidden

Theatre
5th May

Advanced Wireless Tips: Antennas
Advanced Wireless Tips: Antennas

Theatre
10th Mar

Simple Wireless Tips
Simple Wireless Tips