In this article we are going to look at the different options that will be available in the new cheese-grater style Mac Pro, which options would be most appropriate for a Mac Pro 7,1 Pro Tools computer and how much a new Mac Pro optimised for Pro Tools is likely to cost based on the information we have at this point.
Following the release of Apple Thunderbolt 3 computers like the Mac Mini 2018 and the iMac Pro, we have seen some confusion about which thunderbolt expansion chassis you can use with a Thunderbolt equipped Apple computer and so we thought it would be helpful to put together a guide especially as the transition to Thunderbolt 3 has muddied the waters in this area.
In this article we list six used Pro Tools Bargains that you can buy second-hand today for a fraction of what they would have cost you new. The article gives you information on support and compatibility with Pro Tools, technical faults to watch out for when buying one of these units used along with ballpark values based on units what they are currently listed for on eBay.
In this article, we are going to try and demystify why as a Pro Tools user you might need Pro Tools HD Native or HDX hardware and because there is also some confusion about what features are hardware related and what are software related features, we are also going to look at Pro Tools Ultimate software, which used to be known as Pro Tools HD software.
Whilst I have been on vacation Apple went and released the new MacBook Pro machines and then Russ highlighted why he probably would not be buying one. My situation, on the other hand, is somewhat different as I have a 2012 MacBook Pro, which after 6 years is starting to misbehave, so I am looking at the new MacBook Pro as a replacement. Will the new 2018 MacBook Pro, tick all my boxes? Read on to find out…
There's a rumour that Apple is about to release a new line of MacBook Pro laptops. Pro Tools users it might be what you've been waiting for.
In this premium video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert Technical Editor, James Ivey shows you three tips for recording and mixing with Pro Tools using a large format analogue console.
Pro Tools Expert Deputy Editor Dan Cooper gives you a quick tour of his new recording studio showing you the gear he uses to produce music with.
If you are in the market for an outboard DSP multi-effects processor and you can't quite afford $5000 for an Eventide H9000R then you are in luck because there is a much more affordable product by Eventide that you should check out - The Eventide H9.
Pro Tools Expert Deputy Editor Dan Cooper takes you on a tour of his Pro Tools Session Template that he uses with songwriters. Dan recently updated this Pro Tools Session to incorporate a new Tegeler Audio Manufaktur studio outboard preamp called the VTRC.
In this article, we are going to take a look at monitor controllers that support 7.1 and above. As there aren't a huge number we are not going to get into the debate about what constitutes a monitor controller as there is a school of thought that says that to be a monitor controller a system needs to handle EQ, delay as well as multiple sources. For the purposes of this roundup, we are going to look at units that can at least control the level and route different sources to a 7.1 speaker system or higher.
UK Audio, A subsidiary of BAE Audio, announce six new products at NAMM 2018. Two 1176 style compressors and a series of 1176 style mic preamps, all expected to be more affordable than BAE's line of hardware.
You might not have heard of TK Audio but they are a Swedish boutique manufacturer offering a wide range of analog hardware in both 19 inch and 500 series formats, including preamps, compressors, equalizers and other utilities. Today they have announced the immediate availability of the dual microphone preamp DP-2. The DP-2 has a number of user-selectable circuit options, designed to make the DP-2 a 'cost-effective' way of covering a wide range of preamp characteristics.
Apogee Electronics has announced a new 2x6 Special Edition AD/DA module for their Symphony I/O Mk II series. It has been designed specifically for mastering engineers, whose critical work demands very high sonic performance, and Apogee claim that the Symphony I/O Mk II 2x6 SE offers the highest quality AD/DA conversion of any Apogee converter ever.
In this video for Production Expert, Pro Tools Expert Technical Editor James Ivey talks to Tom Waterman from Universal Audio about the new Arrow Thunderbolt - 3 Audio interface.