Portable Production - 2009 Product Source

September 2, 2009

Products that simplify production from the field

Blue Microphones Mikey

Portable recorder for Ipod
Blue Microphones
Mikey: Mikey is a recording device for the Ipod that makes recording lectures, voice notes, live music, and interviews easy on the ubiquitous music and video player. Mikey features a Blue stereo condenser capsule, three-position user-selectable gain settings, built-in speaker for playback and unique user-positioned head. Mikey works with Ipod 4G, 5G, 6G, Ipod Nano 2G, 3G and Ipod Classic and is compatible with most protective cases.

Cakewalk V-Studio 100

Portable music production studio
V-Studio 100: Sonar V-Studio 100 integrates a USB 2.0 audio interface, DAW controller, digital mixer, SD recorder, and VS production pack for Mac and Windows. Use SONAR V-Studio 100 with or without a computer. Customers can take control of their music productions by using the VS-100 as a 24-bit/96kHz high speed USB 2.0 audio, MIDI interface and universal DAW controller. The VS Production Pack, a powerful suite of high quality instruments and effects has been designed to enhance productions on both Mac and Windows in conjunction with popular DAW software including Sonar, Cubase, Logic, Ableton Live, and others.

Dixon Systems Pro USB

Codec interface
Dixon Systems
Pro USB: Dixon Systems' Pro USB codec interface device employs Texas Instrument's PCM stereo audio codec with a USB in place of a computer's sound card and works with virtually any audio recording or editing software. A USB 1.1 (or higher) connection to the PC is protocol and the controller requires no software. Pro USB is a high performance, desktop, professional USB audio PCM-2900E, single USB-compliant full-speed protocol controller.

Motion DSP V Reveal

Video enhancement software
Motion DSP
V Reveal: V Reveal fixes common video problems and offers enhancement features including increased resolution, reduced noise and stabilization. It runs on CPU-only systems, automatically locates all the videos on your PC and presents them in a single gallery, plays video files, features simple editing and sharing capabilities. It can import AVI, MPG, ASF and WMV files. With Quick Time installed, it can also play MOV, MPEG4 and 3GP files. Minimum requirements include Windows XP or Vista, Intel or AMD 1.6GHz CPU, 1GB RAM and 50MB hard drive space.

Audio editor for Windows CE devices
NCH Software
Wavepad: This sound editing software is a full-featured professional audio editor for Windows, Mac OS X or Pocket PC. It lets you record, make and edit music, voice and other audio recordings. When editing audio files you can cut, copy, and paste parts of recordings and, if required, add effects like echo, amplification and noise reduction. Wavepad works as a WAV or MP3 editor but it also supports a number of other file formats including VOX, GSM, real audio, AU, AIF, FLAC, OGG and more. This program is free, but an upgrade called Master's Edition is available with additional effects and features.

Products that simplify production from the field

Audio recorder
LS-11: The LS-11 has an expanded internal memory capacity of 8GB, an intuitive interface that enables users to add index marks and edit files within the recorder, and records in uncompressed 24-bit/96kHz Linear PCM format for digital stereo recordings. For podcasters and other traveling audiophiles who want to keep files small and record basic audio, the LS-11 is optimized for mono-recording as well.

Converter unit
X6R: The X6R is an eight-in-one, 16-channel, analog-AES/EBU converter in a 1RU enclosure. Its flexibility emerges from the two card slots on the rear that can be equipped with five different card types. No matter whether conversion of analog signals (16 inputs, 16 outputs, 8 inputs and 8 outputs, dual microphone inputs with two independent adjustable gains) to AES/EBU, or a sample rate converter for AES3 input signals is required, the X6R is the customized device to provide the interfaces in the Optocore and sample rates up to 192kHz.

Tascam DR-07

Portable recorder
DR-07: Based on Tascam's DR-1, the DR-07 records to SD or SDHC card media, and a 2GB SD card is included with the unit. A stereo pair of electret condenser microphones captures performances as 24-bit WAV or MP3 files. The DR-07 is powered by AA batteries and files can be transferred to computer using a high-speed USB 2.0 connector.

Yellowtec PUC2

Modular USB-powered sound card
PUC2: PUC2 is a professional USB-powered soundcard with digital and analog audio interfaces. It combines failsafe installation with a new modular design. It still features PUC'n'Play technology while improving audio quality to deliver up to 24-bit/192kHz. AES-3 is the standard interface of every PUC2 soundcard. The modular design enables delivery of varying interfaces for the back. The analog line input/output module provides professional levels +15/+18dBu full scale. The microphone input module with 48V phantom power and up to 60dB gain dissolves the need for additional mic preamp equipment.
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