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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

Road Test: Turbosound iNSPIRE iP2000

The Turbosound iNSPIRE iP2000 is a loudspeaker system comprised of modular, full-range column arrays and a companion 12-inch subwoofer. Each column array is comprised of 16 cone drivers plus a horn-loaded super-tweeter that can be easily mounted on the… Read More


Cables are the bane of our existence as sound technicians. Can’t live with ‘em, and can’t live without ‘em. On many gigs I can have upwards of 100 XLR cables, which get used for everything from stage microphones and… Read More

Road Test: iSEMic 725TR From iSEMcon

As an audio technician, my ears have the final say in how a system is tuned, but with the passing of time, they’re not quite as reliable as they used to be. As a result, I’m increasingly relying on… Read More

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