Product Reviews

Part unboxing, part deep-dive, these product reviews are where we take a closer look at something interesting. More information and ‘feel’ than what you’ll find on a product page in our webstore, this is where we roll up our sleeves and get better acquainted with something special.

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Product Review
3rd Mar

Shure MV7 review: and a tiny shootout

Shure MV7 is foremost a USB microphone designed for voice, and it does a great job. Let’s take a look at why it’s so often recommended for content creation, gaming, podcasts, voice overs and more. USB for now, XLR for later Yes, MV7 has all the classic features of a USB microphone – including a […]

Shure MV7 review: and a tiny shootout

Shure MV7 is foremost a USB microphone designed for voice, and it does a great job. Let’s take a look at why it’s so often recommended for content creation, gaming, podcasts, voice overs and more. USB for now, XLR for later Yes, MV7 has all the classic features of a USB microphone – including a […]

Product Review
10th Feb

Product test: HK Audio Move 8

There are a few choices for battery-operated, portable PA speakers out there, so what makes HK Audio MOVE 8 stand out from the crowd? Hint: It’s the sound level – there is lots of it. Before we get to the really nice features – like the multiple input on-board mixer with effects, iOS or Android […]

Product test: HK Audio Move 8

There are a few choices for battery-operated, portable PA speakers out there, so what makes HK Audio MOVE 8 stand out from the crowd? Hint: It’s the sound level – there is lots of it. Before we get to the really nice features – like the multiple input on-board mixer with effects, iOS or Android […]

Product Review
16th Dec

Sennheiser e906: way more than a guitar cab mic

Plenty of us play with microphones when we’re not ‘on the clock’ at Factory Sound. On a recent drum recording session, we tried out Sennheiser e906 on a tom tom (rack 1), right next to the old faithful MD421-II on rack tom 2. The results were quite eye opening, and ear pleasing! MD421-II is well […]

Sennheiser e906: way more than a guitar cab mic

Plenty of us play with microphones when we’re not ‘on the clock’ at Factory Sound. On a recent drum recording session, we tried out Sennheiser e906 on a tom tom (rack 1), right next to the old faithful MD421-II on rack tom 2. The results were quite eye opening, and ear pleasing! MD421-II is well […]

Product Review
12th Nov

Trolley full of new Rode

In recent months, there has been a veritable slew of new products released by RØDE. Because we love a good list, here’s our attempt to rank the recent additions – by the level of staff excitement for each product. #1 – AI Micro A clear “number 1”, the tiny AI-Micro has taken function and flexibility […]

Trolley full of new Rode

In recent months, there has been a veritable slew of new products released by RØDE. Because we love a good list, here’s our attempt to rank the recent additions – by the level of staff excitement for each product. #1 – AI Micro A clear “number 1”, the tiny AI-Micro has taken function and flexibility […]

Product Review
21st Oct

Beyerdynamic PRO X headphones vs DT Classic

NEW in October 2021 – the PRO X series from Beyerdynamic has a few differences between the classic DT700-PRO and DT990-PRO. DT700 PRO X and DT 900 PRO X are now in stock, so let’s unpack! The Look, The Feel Of course, the headphone sound is paramount, but let’s firstly describe what you’ll see and […]

Beyerdynamic PRO X headphones vs DT Classic

NEW in October 2021 – the PRO X series from Beyerdynamic has a few differences between the classic DT700-PRO and DT990-PRO. DT700 PRO X and DT 900 PRO X are now in stock, so let’s unpack! The Look, The Feel Of course, the headphone sound is paramount, but let’s firstly describe what you’ll see and […]

Product Review
7th Sep

ART9 series

Usually this section is reserved for a product review.. but since the newly released RCF ART9 Series won’t hit us until middle of September, we’ll run with a PREview instead. RCF ART9 Series – a long time in the making There’s plenty of history – and innovation – built into this latest, flagship ART 9 […]

ART9 series

Usually this section is reserved for a product review.. but since the newly released RCF ART9 Series won’t hit us until middle of September, we’ll run with a PREview instead. RCF ART9 Series – a long time in the making There’s plenty of history – and innovation – built into this latest, flagship ART 9 […]

Product Review
29th Jul

Videos: Capsule comparison with EW-D wireless

It feels like a while since we’ve had a good old microphone capsule shoot-out, so we recently gathered up some goodies for a play. If you want some back-story to the capsule swapping exercise, this test was inspired by our recent article “build your dream handheld” – but save that for later reading… and grab […]

Videos: Capsule comparison with EW-D wireless

It feels like a while since we’ve had a good old microphone capsule shoot-out, so we recently gathered up some goodies for a play. If you want some back-story to the capsule swapping exercise, this test was inspired by our recent article “build your dream handheld” – but save that for later reading… and grab […]

Product Review
1st Jun

Focus on: Mic capsules for Sennheiser wireless

Build your dream handheld With the introduction of Sennheiser EW-D series – specifically the SKM Baseset (handheld system, without a capsule) – singers and production providers have the chance to easily mix-and-match to create the perfect handheld vocal mic to suit any situation. A capsule to suit any singing style Of course, we are believers […]

Focus on: Mic capsules for Sennheiser wireless

Build your dream handheld With the introduction of Sennheiser EW-D series – specifically the SKM Baseset (handheld system, without a capsule) – singers and production providers have the chance to easily mix-and-match to create the perfect handheld vocal mic to suit any situation. A capsule to suit any singing style Of course, we are believers […]

Product Review
10th Feb

Focus on: Shure SLX-D wireless systems

Digital Wireless with Shure SLX-D There’s a lot more to Shure SLX-D wireless systems than ‘just’ being both the Prince of Presentation and King of Karaoke. To prove that good things did happen in 2020, Shure SLX-D range of digital wireless systems and components was launched. SLX-D will be here for a long time to […]

Focus on: Shure SLX-D wireless systems

Digital Wireless with Shure SLX-D There’s a lot more to Shure SLX-D wireless systems than ‘just’ being both the Prince of Presentation and King of Karaoke. To prove that good things did happen in 2020, Shure SLX-D range of digital wireless systems and components was launched. SLX-D will be here for a long time to […]