Product Reviews

Part unboxing, part deep-dive, these product reviews are where we take a closer look at something interesting. More information and ‘feel’ than what you’ll find on a product page in our webstore, this is where we roll up our sleeves and get better acquainted with something special.

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Product Review
7th Sep

ART9 series

Usually this section is reserved for a product review.. but since the newly released RCF ART9 Series won’t hit us until middle of September, we’ll run with a PREview instead. RCF ART9 Series – a long time in the making There’s plenty of history – and innovation – built into this latest, flagship ART 9 […]

ART9 series

Usually this section is reserved for a product review.. but since the newly released RCF ART9 Series won’t hit us until middle of September, we’ll run with a PREview instead. RCF ART9 Series – a long time in the making There’s plenty of history – and innovation – built into this latest, flagship ART 9 […]

Product Review
29th Jul

Videos: Capsule comparison with EW-D wireless

It feels like a while since we’ve had a good old microphone capsule shoot-out, so we recently gathered up some goodies for a play. If you want some back-story to the capsule swapping exercise, this test was inspired by our recent article “build your dream handheld” – but save that for later reading… and grab […]

Videos: Capsule comparison with EW-D wireless

It feels like a while since we’ve had a good old microphone capsule shoot-out, so we recently gathered up some goodies for a play. If you want some back-story to the capsule swapping exercise, this test was inspired by our recent article “build your dream handheld” – but save that for later reading… and grab […]

Product Review
1st Jun

Focus on: Mic capsules for Sennheiser wireless

Build your dream handheld With the introduction of Sennheiser EW-D series – specifically the SKM Baseset (handheld system, without a capsule) – singers and production providers have the chance to easily mix-and-match to create the perfect handheld vocal mic to suit any situation. A capsule to suit any singing style Of course, we are believers […]

Focus on: Mic capsules for Sennheiser wireless

Build your dream handheld With the introduction of Sennheiser EW-D series – specifically the SKM Baseset (handheld system, without a capsule) – singers and production providers have the chance to easily mix-and-match to create the perfect handheld vocal mic to suit any situation. A capsule to suit any singing style Of course, we are believers […]

Product Review
10th Feb

Focus on: Shure SLX-D wireless systems

Digital Wireless with Shure SLX-D There’s a lot more to Shure SLX-D wireless systems than ‘just’ being both the Prince of Presentation and King of Karaoke. To prove that good things did happen in 2020, Shure SLX-D range of digital wireless systems and components was launched. SLX-D will be here for a long time to […]

Focus on: Shure SLX-D wireless systems

Digital Wireless with Shure SLX-D There’s a lot more to Shure SLX-D wireless systems than ‘just’ being both the Prince of Presentation and King of Karaoke. To prove that good things did happen in 2020, Shure SLX-D range of digital wireless systems and components was launched. SLX-D will be here for a long time to […]

Product Review
29th Dec

Inside Rode VLOGGER Kits

Oh Rode. You’ve done well here! These VLOGGER kits are ready to ‘up’ your standard of mobile filmmaking – all you need to do is add a smart phone into one of the three available kits, and you are primed for a new look and sound for your documentary, journalism, vlog or even your FaceTime […]

Inside Rode VLOGGER Kits

Oh Rode. You’ve done well here! These VLOGGER kits are ready to ‘up’ your standard of mobile filmmaking – all you need to do is add a smart phone into one of the three available kits, and you are primed for a new look and sound for your documentary, journalism, vlog or even your FaceTime […]

Product Review
26th Aug

RODE DCS1 brings the team together

Rode are frequently dipping their long arm into the well of creativity and coming up with a big handful of happiness. Today’s announcement of FOUR new accessories has provided an easy way to raise your sound standards, without the need for too much extra space. First, let’s check the 38 sec video: DCS-1 dual cold […]

RODE DCS1 brings the team together

Rode are frequently dipping their long arm into the well of creativity and coming up with a big handful of happiness. Today’s announcement of FOUR new accessories has provided an easy way to raise your sound standards, without the need for too much extra space. First, let’s check the 38 sec video: DCS-1 dual cold […]

Product Review
2nd Jan

Allen & Heath AVANTIS: Video Review

Whilst we filmed this ‘way back’ in December 2019, it seems that Allen & Heath AVANTIS is (at the time of writing) just about to ship to Factory Sound. Like they say… “it’s a small step, to a giant leap”. Andrew Crawford from TAG takes us on a journey through some of the key features […]

Allen & Heath AVANTIS: Video Review

Whilst we filmed this ‘way back’ in December 2019, it seems that Allen & Heath AVANTIS is (at the time of writing) just about to ship to Factory Sound. Like they say… “it’s a small step, to a giant leap”. Andrew Crawford from TAG takes us on a journey through some of the key features […]

Product Review
17th Dec

RODECaster Pro – first impressions

We took delivery of our first batch of RODECaster Pro today, and with all the hype building lately, we just had to plug it in straight away. Here’s the lowdown. The first thing you’ll notice as you unbox, is the ‘life-sized’ quick start guide… The 3x double-sided cards contain all the info you need, including what each […]

RODECaster Pro – first impressions

We took delivery of our first batch of RODECaster Pro today, and with all the hype building lately, we just had to plug it in straight away. Here’s the lowdown. The first thing you’ll notice as you unbox, is the ‘life-sized’ quick start guide… The 3x double-sided cards contain all the info you need, including what each […]