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Anatek Pocket Sync

Review | Music Technology, Mar 1991

As integration of musical and studio technology grows, the need for units like Anatek's new sync box grows. Synchronisation made easy with Vic Lennard.

Audio Kinetics Pacer Synchroniser

Review | Sound On Sound, Oct 1986

The big boys of the synchronising world have sat back and observed the appearance of budget systems from Fostex and SMPL over the past six months. Now Audio Kinetics dip their not in considerable toe in the water with the launch of their own low-cost chase synchroniser system, the Pacer. David Mellor checks it out.

Bokse SM-9

Review | Home & Studio Recording, May 1987
SMPTE Events Controller

The increasing popularity of SMPTE has meant a corresponding growth in sync units. We take a look at this one from Bokse.

C-Lab Creator

Review | Micro Music, Jun/Jul 1989

One of the most popular professional sequencing packages for the ST gets the once over from John Renwick

C-Lab Human Touch

Review | Sound On Sound, Nov 1989

Dave Lockwood reviews this aptly named add-on audio triggering unit for C-Lab's highly popular Creator/Notator sequencing system.

C-Lab Unitor

Review | Sound On Sound, Feb 1989
SMPTE/EBU Synchroniser

David Mellor reviews this SMPTE/EBU timecode unit dedicated to C-Lab's Creator and Notator sequencing and scorewriting software for the Atari.

C-Lab Unitor 2

Review | Music Technology, Mar 1992
Atari ST SMPTE Synchroniser/MIDI Interface

Synchronisation made easy - for Creator/Notator users, at least. Tim Goodyer locks into C-Lab's integrated SMPTE synchroniser and MIDI expander for the Atari ST.

Doctor Click

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Nov 1983
Rhythm Controller

Fostex MTC1

Review | Music Technology, Sep 1990
MIDI Time Code Controller

With sequencing and tape recording becoming equally important to many musicians, any means of integrating the two is likely to be a welcome development. Vic Lennard looks at a unit that allows Fostex' R8 to be operated from within Steinberg's Cubase.

Friend Chip TCR1 Timecode Refresher

Review | Music Technology, Feb 1992

When The Stranglers had timecode trouble and the big studios couldn't help, the Time Code Refresher could - they liked it so much they bought one. Vic Lennard feels refreshed.

Friendchip SRC/AT

Review | Music Technology, Nov 1988
MIDI Synchroniser

It's not the cheapest synchroniser money can buy, but it's sophisticated and flexible enough to become one of the most popular. Vic Leonard gets in sync.

In Triplet Time

Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Jan 1985
Korg Drums

Prolonging the percussive theme, a look at three very interesting products from Korg: Their value-for-money digital Super Percussion and Super Drums rhythm machines, plus the KMS-30 MIDI Synchronizer.

J.L. Cooper PPS100

Review | Sound On Sound, Jun 1989
MIDI-SMPTE Synchroniser

David Mellor, reviewer of the original J.L Cooper PPS1 'Poor Person's SMPTE' unit, looks at the new rackmount PPS100 - the Professional Person's SMPTE unit.

JL Cooper PPS1

Review | Music Technology, Dec 1987
Tape-to-MIDI Synchroniser

An American cost-effective alternative to SMPTE synchronisation; Rick Davies clocks an innocent-looking box designed with the budget studio in mind.

Korg KMS30

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1985
MIDI Synchroniser

And on a less spectacular scale, Korg introduce a synchroniser that won't break the bank, though it'll still crack a lot of problems, as Trish McGrath finds out.

MPC Sync Track

Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Jul 1984

Yazoo for forty quid

Musicsoft Syncman

Review | Music Technology, Aug 1989
SMPTE/FSK Synchroniser

You want to sync your sequencer to tape but the budget's tight and you don't know if FSK code's smart enough or SMPTE code's cheap enough - let Vic Lennard introduce a budget synchroniser that handles both.

Musicsoft Syncman & MIDIman

Review | Sound On Sound, Oct 1989
MIDI-to-tape interfaces

Do you want to synchronise your sequencer to your multitrack? Or record MIDI data directly onto tape? David Mellor looks at two compact and versatile units from Musicsoft that allow you to do both.

Nomad SMC

Review | Music Technology, Aug 1987
MIDI-SMPTE Converter

As the price of SMPTE synchronising devices continues to fall, more and more home studios will be availed of their sophistication. Simon Trask checks out the latest breakthrough to find out it's not only cheap but British.

Nomad SMC 1.0 SMPTE/MIDI controller

Review | Sound On Sound, May 1987

Nomad's first product is a low cost SMPTE reader/generator that allows MIDI drum machines, synths and sequencers to sync to tape easily. David Mellor puts it to the test.

Poor Person's SMPTE

Review | Sound On Sound, Nov 1987
J.L. Cooper PPS-1

Looking for an alternative means of syncing MIDI instruments to tape? David Mellor tries out a low-cost solution from J.L. Cooper Electronics - the PPS-1.

Roland SBX80 Sync Box

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1985

If you've got a serious syncing problem, chances are the new Sync Box will be your best bet for a solution, as Paul White explains.

Roland SBX80 Sync Box

Review | Home & Studio Recording, Mar 1985

Sansui

Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1990
10-Track Recording Package

Combine two 6-track cassette recorders, one synchroniser and a 12:6:2 mixer, and what have you got? A rather appealing multitrack demo studio from Sansui. David Lockwood reports.

Steinberg MIDEX+

Review | Music Technology, Dec 1990
Key Expander/SMPTE Synchroniser

Integration is the name of the game with Steinberg's Midex - a single unit combining a software key expander and a SMPTE synchroniser for the Atari ST. Nigel Lord even likes the colour.

 

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