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Road Test: The New Yamaha DXS15mkII

The new DXS15mkII is a portable, powered subwoofer with a 15-inch cone driver housed in a plywood cabinet that includes a class D amplifier stated to supply up to 1,020 watts of audio power (peak) and 800 watts continuous. Maximum… Read More

Road Test: QSC KS212C Subwoofer In Review

The new KS212C from QSC is a cardioid subwoofer that utilizes dual 12-inch cone transducers powered by a pair of class D amplifiers (each rated at 1,800 watts peak). It’s a 6th-order bandpass design, with ported chambers on either… Read More

Road Test: Linea Research 44M20 DSP Amplifier In Review

UK-based Linea Research, for years a designer and manufacturer of OEM power amplifiers with sophisticated digital signal processing for several top pro audio companies, has now launched products under its own name. The Linea line includes 8- and 4-channel… Read More

Road Test: Audix Performance Series Wireless In Review

The new Performance Series of UHF wireless microphone systems from Audix includes two series, the R40 as well as the R60 that’s utilized in this evaluation. The receivers in both series are available in single-channel/half-rack and dual-channel/full-rack versions, accompanied… Read More

Road Test: QSC TouchMix-30 Pro Digital Mixer

I love the QSC TouchMix-30 Pro’s big desk features and sound. Years ago I worked for Tony Bennett and regularly used a 48-channel desk for his 12 inputs, and would get asked, “Why not just use a small desk?” The… Read More

Road Test: Audio-Technica ATM350a

Audio-Technica ATM350a systems include a compact instrument microphone with a range of proprietary UniMount components that facilitate mounting to almost anything. The mic measures just 1.5 inches long and .5 inch wide, with the attached cable that’s a little over… Read More

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