Sound Devices MixPre-3, MixPre-6, MixPre-10T recorders now in stock
The wait is over so the Sound Devices MixPre-3, MixPre-6 and MixPre-10T recorders can now be bought online in New Zealand with full support from the authorised distributor.
June 2017 e-news now online. What we saw at NAB
Here's the June e-news from Sound Techniques. Plenty to read on these long midwinter's night The year moves along and we've been busy hence the long time between newlsetters. Many of the developments seen at NAB have yet to come on stream through the year or, in the case of the Sound Devices MixPre-3 and MixPre-6, are in short supply. Herewith is a belated NAB 2017 report and a few other snippets of news.
10% discount on ADAM Audio monitors for tertiary students
ADAM Audio launches tertiary student discount scheme 10% discount off F5, F7, A3X, A5X, A7X, A8X, A77X, Sub7, Sub8, Sub10 MkII monitors for tertiary students of music, film or related media studies. Contact Sound Techniques for information.
Rules for carrying Lithium batteries with Air New Zealand
Air New Zealand has compiled a set of rules for passengers traveling with lithium batteries on its flights.
Sound Devices launches CL-12 fader panel for 6 series
11/9/15 At IBC Sound Devices has announced the CL-12 faderpanel for 6 series mixers. Immediately compatible with 688, other models to follow
Cyclone warning - Large, Medium and Small in store
Batten down the hatches. The Rycote Cyclone is the result of more than a decade of continuous development. It's all-new windshield system from the ground up. The Cyclone, the world’s most advanced microphone windshield and shock-mount system.
Rycote new products
Rycote new Super Softie and Super Shield set a new standard for microphone wind protection
Sound Devices 633 mixer/recorder now with automixing
It's the most popular product we've stocked in our twenty odd years of business.
Finding a good frequency - a refresher course
Are you having trouble finding clear spectrum for your radio microphones? Here's a simple guide adapted from Lectrosonics manuals.
Hints for lapel microphone users
Countryman Inc has lots of good advice on where to place and hide its microphones
RSM decides on new Licence Requirements for UHF radio microphones
Radio Spectrum Management has released its decisions on the use of radio microphones in the UHF spectrum.
PIX i series recorders are here
See how the Sound Devices' PIXi recorders can simplify your production. Now with Aurora firmware and 4:4:4 capability. Register your interest now.
Elegant low profile mount for Sennheiser 8050
Are you looking for a mount and wind protection for your Sennheiser MKH8050? Read on...
Denecke's GR2 timecode generator/reader
Denecke GR-2 timecode generator/reader - portable timecode.
MOTU computer interfaces in store
Would you like a professional way of getting audio to your computer? We stock and support MOTU interfaces
Lectrosonics' new handheld microphone
Lectrosonics has developed a new handheld microphone the HH. Lectrosonics provides the transmitter, you choose your favourite capsule.
Sound Devices introduces 2-channel MixPre-D
The MixPre-D sets a new standard for compact, high-performance portable audio mixers. Designed specifically for audio professionals needing the most flexible connectivity, the MixPre-D is ideal for any production application where capturing great sound is important, but size and weight are a concern.
CL-9 fader enhancement for 788T recorder
Sound Devices has incorporated feature enhancements to the CL-9 Linear Fader Controller. Trim encoder acceleration has changed with the introduction of firmware rev 2.14. Additionally, faders with dust covers are now used along with revised fader knobs.
ADAM Audio: Hear the new AX series now.
ADAM Audio has upgraded its A-series speakers to include 2 new models, the A3X and A8X, all featuring the X series ribbon tweeter. ADAM Audio is solely represented in New Zealand by Sound Techniques.
Handy freeware
Here’s some handy freeware for use in audio applications. Please respect the developers' licences and look at their other software.
New Lectrosonics transmitters with variable output power
The fanatics at Lectrosonics have been at it again. Now they have developed two transmitters with variable output power
Lectrosonics SRB dual channel receiver setup hints
Hints for channel selection with SRB receiver. SRB with battery sled is illustrated

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