Robert Rives

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6 days ago
Earbuds can provide a uniquely immersive listening experience but often at the expense of situational awareness. If you’re tired of being startled back into reality while listening to music or you don’t want to stop the playback for a brief chat, Bose®’s new Ultra Open™ Earbuds…
4 weeks ago
Zoom’s original H Series revolutionized the portable audio recording landscape by providing users with an on-the-go solution featuring high-quality stereo mic arrays and easy-to-use recording functions. Not content to rest on its laurels, the company has added three new models to the lineup: the…
4 weeks ago
The bountiful harvest of audio gear that is NAMM 2024 continues with the fine folks at Steven Slate Audio unveiling the new RAVEN MTi MAX multitouch DAW controller. The unit provides virtual long-throw faders, high-precision controls, and a gorgeous new interface to deliver…
1 month ago
Musicians, engineers, and producers have been singing the praises of Heritage Audio’s carefully crafted recreations of the Neve 1073 preamp since they were first introduced in 2011. Now, Heritage Audio has expanded the lineup to include three USB-C audio interfaces, the
1 month ago
Mackie has a stellar reputation for supplying musicians, producers, and performers with streamlined, easy-to-use mixers that sport comprehensive feature sets and deliver professional-level sound quality without breaking the bank. Recently the brand has expanded its lineup with some new streaming mixers, including the…
1 month ago
Musicians, engineers, and producers looking to expand their microphone lockers will want to look at two new large-diaphragm options from sE Electronics, the sE4100 and the…
3 months ago
One of the keys to greatness, I’ve been told, is the ability to refine and improve your performance continually, even when it seems you’re already at the top of your game. No doubt this is the spirt in which RØDE is introducing the NT1 Signature Series…
4 months ago
The Bose® QuietComfort™ series of wireless headphones and earbuds have proven immensely popular with music enthusiasts all over the world. Here at B&H, we’re very happy to learn that Bose is releasing new QuietComfort Ultra™ versions of its previous models. The QuietComfort Ultra™ lineup sports comprehensive feature sets and exciting improvements, including breakthrough spatialized audio,…
5 months ago
The B&H 50th anniversary party continues with yet another esteemed company celebrating with us. This time, our good friends at Neumann are announcing a special limited-edition anniversary issue of the venerable U 87 Ai large-diaphragm condenser microphone. With three…
5 months ago
Shure continues bringing technical excellence and dependable performance to its popular lineup of headphones and earphones with two exciting updates, a new AONIC 50 Gen 2 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphone and a new pair of the venerable…
5 months ago
Never content to rest on its laurels, Focusrite is updating its popular Scarlett lineup of USB-C 24-bit / 192 kHz audio interfaces with new 4th-generation models offering updated features with today’s musicians and content creators in mind. Improvements in this generation include new microphone preamps with up to 69 dB of gain, better A/D converters with a wider dynamic range up to 120 dB, and…
6 months ago
If you’ve been looking for a quick and easy way to use your favorite XLR microphone for streaming or podcasting duties, then you’ll be very interested in Shure’s new MVX2U. It is an XLR-to-USB interface that provides up to 60 dB of gain and optional 48V phantom power to condenser microphones…
6 months ago
Need to add a second ultracompact clip-on microphone/transmitter to your RØDE Series IV wireless mic system? Then you’ll be delighted to know that your favorite Australian audio company is releasing two new transmitter options: the Wireless GO II TX and the…
6 months ago
Sound Devices is expanding its Astral line up of wireless microphone components with two new offerings aimed squarely at filmmakers, professional videographers, and serious content creators who demand outstanding sound quality and mission-critical reliability: the A20-Nexus Go Receiver and A20-TX transmitter. A20-Nexus Go Receiver If you’ve been considering stepping up to an A20-Nexus but don’t…
7 months ago
TASCAM has announced the DR-10L Pro, an updated version of its popular lavalier microphone and miniature recorder combo. The DR-10L Pro expands the original version's feature set by adding increased microSDXC capacity, extended battery life, optional Bluetooth capabilities,…