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MA-300 large-diaphragm tube mic

by Mojave Audio  |  reviewed by Craig Schumacher

Mojave mics have quickly become a favorite of many studio owners and engineers. They are well designed and affordable, and they sound really good. The MA-200 (Tape Op #55) has been out for three years...

Symphony I/O

by Apogee Electronics  |  reviewed by John Baccigaluppi

I have to confess that when I saw the early ads marketing Symphony I/O with its sleek Scandinavian hi-fi aesthetic and big rubber feet, it looked to me like something built for audiophiles or home...

731R dual short-ribbon mic

by Cascade Microphones  |  reviewed by Alex Maiolo

Olympia, Washington's Cascade is probably best known for bringing affordable ribbon mics to the masses. Sure, they offer condensers too, but a quick scan of their website quickly reveals their niche....

Pegasus tube mic

by Ronin Applied Sciences  |  reviewed by Andy Hong

As I mentioned in the previous issue's "Gear Geeking" (Tape Op #86), the Pegasus was one the most exciting products to be unveiled at the AES Convention. Unlike most tube mics on the market...

CMS 40 compact powered monitor

by Focal Professional  |  reviewed by Andy Hong

The first time I ran music through a pair of these tiny speakers, I had to double check to make sure I wasn’t listening to my larger ADAM P11A monitors (Tape Op #33). Bass extension in...

Space multi-effects stompbox

by Eventide  |  reviewed by Eli Crews

I admit to having been quite skeptical when Eventide’s most recent stompbox, Space, arrived at my doorstep. In the first place, I’m the kind of guy whose favorite pedals have a maximum of...


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