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George Petersen, audio industry expert for over 30 years reviews the brand new R-26. George says that the R-26 is solidly built, has a well thought out interface and battery life impressive.
John McJunkin, contributing writer for Church Production Magazine reviews the M-480 Digital Mixing Console. John does most of the console reviews for the magazine and says, " The M-480's user interface is as navigable and user-friendly as any I've ever seen."
AV Technology magazines writes a brief summary review of the benefits of the VR-5 for Corporate AV web streaming applications.
Kris Rinas is director of video systems for Grace Community Church reviews the VR-5 for Web Streaming applications.
Jay Delp, writer for TFWM magazine reviews the VR-5 for live to Internet production in HOW environments.
Pat McGillen, Director of Video Services at CPR MultiMedia Solutions writes about his experiences using the V-1600HD for Live Production and Corporate AV work in the Washington D.C. area.
Brett Grant-Grierson, Cinema Audio Society member reviews the S-0808 digital snake for location sound work.
Ben Williams is owner/engineer for Essential Audio, a Nashville-based live sound reinforcement, systems design, and integration firm reviews the M-48 Live Personal Mixer for Pro Audio Review Magazine.
Holland Davis, a published songwriter, worship leader and conference speaker, reviews the M-48 Personal Mixing for Technologies for Worship Magazine.
Kevin Becka, Technical Editor for Mix Magazine Reviews the M-48 Personal Mixers for studio & live applications. He writes, “Instead of settling for a mix from monitor land, the musicians could get exactly what they wanted in their wedges or in-ears.
John McJunkin of Church Production Magazine reviews the M-48 Personal Mixing System. He writes, “Roland Systems Group should be applauded. This is a high value, feature-rich product that should get the notice of its competitors.
Regent University is an academic center for Christian thought and action, with a multitude of on-campus and online programs available worldwide. The Media Services team here at Regent University oversees the audio/visual equipment design, installation and maintenance in the university’s classrooms.
Since the introduction of the REAC protocol in 2005, Roland Systems Group has developed a number of products around this technology, including the S-4000 and S-1608 digital snake systems, and the M-400 V-Mixer Console, to name a few.
Chuck Mitchell has been and audio engineer, producer, and composer for over 30 years. He serves as a consultant to several feature film companies and churches. Read his review on the V-Mixing System in Technology for Worship’s May 2008 issue.
Ben Williams of Pro Sound News takes the V-Mixing System on gigs to test the ruggedness and durability. Read about his findings in the review published in August 2008 of Pro Sound News.
John McJunkin reviews the V-Mixing System for a portable church application. Read his review on why the V-Mixing System is perfect for environments where setup is a weekly occurrence.
Two years ago, Roland first entered into the live sound market with the RSS Digital Snake. Since then, the company has been quietly developing a small-format digital console using some of the RSS' technology. The RSS V-Mixing System includes the M-400 V-Mixer console, whose simple looks and small footprint belie the fact that much lies beneath the surface.
The whole audio world has gone digital. First, it was signal processing, then it was recording devices, and then consoles, and now it's the venerable snake. In the past, how many huge, heavy snakes have you reeled up and carted out, cussing and snarling about weight and unwieldiness? Moving an increasing number of signals over ever-shrinking cable has always been one of the promises digital has made to industry professionals, but that promise has never been truly fulfilled due to the final stumbling block — latency.
As a drummer in the ‘70s, Tom Stephenson spent 15 years touring the college concert circuit and playing a lot of contemporary classical music and some free jazz on the side. As the climate and audience began to change, he found himself becoming more involved on the studio end.
As we near the sunset of the analog video era, we are seeing more and more tools for recording HD video and compatible audio on media other than videotape.
There’s little doubt anymore that high-definition video has arrived, nor about whether it will be around for many years to come. Consumers are increasingly watching HD content on HD-capable flat screens, and HD production equipment is essentially now the norm when purchasing new equipment.