Live Sound Equipment

Inside the Development of the PreSonus StudioLive AI Series Mixers

An Interview with Wesley Smith, Product Manager at PreSonus Editor’s Note: Recently PreSonus sent us one of their new 16-channel (badass) StudioLive AI Series mixers. We tried reviewing it, and ultimately couldn’t. Not because there weren’t good things to say about it, but because there was far too much to try to jam into a […]Read More »

Electro-Voice ETX-10P Powered Loudspeaker Review

PROS: Flexible, expandable, great adjustability physically & sonically CONS: Slightly pricey. PRICE:$1099/each EV’s ETX system is a professional level series, which is simple enough to keep “roadies” away, and still sound fantastic. The Electro-Voice ETX-10P Powered Loudspeaker sports a 10” woofer and a 1.25” high frequency driver. The enclosure’s design enables it to be used in a monitor […]Read More »

TOUR TEST: Pretty & Nice Goes Wireless with Audio-Technica's System 10 Stompbox

Editor’s Note: A few months back, our friends at Audio-Technica hipped us to their System 10 Wireless gear. Awesome, I thought. Who doesn’t love wireless? Then they hit us at NAMM with a unit I’ve been waiting for since I first played on stage, a stompbox enclosure that houses a digital wireless setup – no […]Read More »

Shure GLX-D16 Digital Wireless System Review

PROS: Great design, durable construction, sounds fantastic. CONS: Battery design, super long cable on transmitter. PRICE: $449 MAP $219 (street) In the ’80s almost every guitarist had a wireless system in their rack. Pedalboards rule the stage now, and integrating a wireless system can be tricky. Shure’s been able to bring a wireless unit to the […]Read More »

MACKIE 1604 VLZ4 Mixer Review

PROS: Well built, great sounding EQ, useful in several formats. CONS: Might be overkill for small bands. PRICE: $899 Not too long ago, the quality-to-price factor in compact mixers was pretty sad. When Mackie came on the scene, they were able to make a high quality mixer for a fair price, and the pro audio […]Read More »

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