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Soundcraft Series 200B

Review | Sound On Sound, Nov 1985

Even though it had no serious competitor quality-wise, Soundcraft's original Series 200 mixer was somewhat lacking in the 'useful features' department. The newly-improved 200B puts all that to rights as Dave Lockwood discovers.

Tascam DA88

Review | Recording Musician, Mar 1993
8-Track Digital Tape Recorder

Tascam's digital 8-track recorder is designed to meet the needs of professionals, yet is costed to appeal to the home studio market.

Sounding Off

Opinion | Sound On Sound, Dec 1989
MIDI Guitars: Who needs them?

Despite the variety of MIDI guitar systems around, nobody has got it right yet. Dove Lockwood offers his views on where manufacturers are going wrong.

Allen & Heath Spectrum

Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1991

With on-board midi mute automation, six auxiliaries, 16 inputs and 16 monitors, Allen & Heath's new pint-sized Saber looks set to emulate the success of its larger brethren. Dave Lockwood checks it out.

Keep It Simple

Review | Sound On Sound, Feb 1992
Sessionmaster Direct Recording Pre-Amp

The Sessionmaster spurns unnecessary extras best left to other effects units and concentrates on producing a quality DI guitar sound. Dave Lockwood approves.

Ghost In The Machine

Review | Sound On Sound, Dec 1992
Soundcraft Spirit Automated Mixer

Tascam Studio 8

Review | Sound On Sound, Jan 1986

Continuing the tradition that began with their 144 Portastudio, Tascam have created a combined package of mixer and 8-track recorder - the 388 Studio 8 - whose compact dimensions belie its true versatility. Dave Lockwood assesses its performance.

Lexicon Of Love

Review | Recording Musician, May 1993
Lexicon Alex Digital Effects

How much did you say that new Lexicon will set me back? Unprecedented low price for a most excellent name!


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.

C-Lab Notator V3.0 - Part 1

Review | Sound On Sound, Apr 1991

C-Lab's outstanding Notator and Creator sequencers have now been updated to version 3.0. Dave Lockwood checks out the new features.

Back On Top?

Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1992
C-Lab Notator/Creator V3.1

The latest update to C-Lab's Creator/Notator adds graphic arranging, support for tape recorder transport control, and a host of other assorted new or improved features. If you still haven't upgraded from a pre-3.0 version, now's the time to do it, says Dave Lockwood.

Art Class

Review | Sound On Sound, Dec 1992
ART Multiverb Alpha 2.0 & DRX 2100

Take Two: Alesis XTc

Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1986

Dave Lockwood tastes the aural delights of the MIDIVERB's upmarket stablemate - the XTc.

Recording with the Soundcraft Series 200

User Report | Home & Studio Recording, Jun 1984

Shure Beta Microphones

Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1990

Shure’s SM58 and SM57 microphones are recognised industry standards. Although many rival manufacturers have tried to improve on these classics, all have seemingly failed. Now Shure themselves are attempting to go one better with their recently introduced Beta models. Dave Lockwood sees how they fare in comparison.

Free The Spirit!

Review | Sound On Sound, May 1991
Soundcraft Spirit Studio

Soundcraft's new Spirit Studio is the company's first serious move into the domestic end of the studio market, a compact fully-featured mixer for the generation of affordable multitracks. Dave Lockwood checks it out.

Smaller, Neater, Cheaper...

Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1992
Fostex X18 Cassette Multitracker

Following in the footsteps of Fostex's X15, their new X18 offers the cheapest and simplest entry to 4-track recording. Dave Lockwood puts it to the test.

This article has no OCR bodytext.Night Of The Demo

Music Review | Sound On Sound, Dec 1992

Soundtracs MR Mixer

Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1986

Multiple output devices like drum machines and sequencers are placing new demands on mixer manufacturers to come up with increased input channel desks. One of the first to respond are Soundtracs with a new range of recording consoles. Dave Lockwood tries out the 24/8/2/model.

AKG D202E1 & D224E Microphones

Review | Home & Studio Recording, Jun 1984

Start of the ART

Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1990
Multiverb II Multiverb EXT

Dave Lockwood casts his eye over this brace of MIDI controllable multi-effects processors from ART.

C-Lab Notator 3.0 - Part 2

Review | Sound On Sound, May 1991

Part 2. Dave Lockwood completes his assessment of the new features to be found in the latest version of this popular sequencing and scorewriting program for the Atari ST.

You Get More From A Mackie

Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1992
Mackie 1202 Compact Mixer

Mackie Designs' 1202 mixer offers supreme flexibility, and the same standard of design and construction that distinguished the 1604. Dave Lockwood finds proof that the best things come in small packages.

This article has no OCR bodytext.Night Of The Demo

Music Review | Sound On Sound, Jan 1993

Realistic PZM

Review | Home & Studio Recording, Mar 1984



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