Live Sound Equipment

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 »

Yamaha STAGEPAS 400i Portable PA Review

PROS: Compact, good sound, nice reverb options. CONS: Limited EQ options. PRICE: $699 Back in the day, even small PAs were big enough to fill up a tour van or station wagon. Those days are thankfully behind us and Yamaha has a PA system that can fit into a Fiat. The STAGEPAS 400i system contains […]Read More »

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