Born in Connecticut, United States, Allan Tépper is an award-winning broadcaster & podcaster, bilingual consultant, multi-title author, tech journalist, translator, and language activist who has been working with professional video since the eighties. Since 1994, Tépper has been consulting both end-users and manufacturers through his Florida company. Via TecnoTur, Tépper has been giving video tech seminars in several South Florida’s universities and training centers, and in a half dozen Latin American countries, in their native language. Tépper has been a frequent radio/TV guest on several South Florida, Guatemalan, and Venezuelan radio and TV stations. As a certified ATA (American Translators Association) translator, Tépper has translated and localized dozens of advertisements, catalogs, software, and technical manuals for the Spanish and Latin American markets. He has also written many contracted white papers for tech manufacturers. Over the past 18 years, Tépper’s articles have been published or quoted in more than a dozen magazines, newspapers, and electronic media in Latin America. Since 2008, Allan Tépper’s articles have been published frequently –in English– in ProVideo Coalition magazine. See his radio activity at radio.AllanTepper.com and his books at books.AllanTepper.com.

RØDE NTG5 short shotgun mic: 5 ways it dethrones the MKH-416

RØDE NTG5 short shotgun mic: 5 ways it dethrones the MKH-416

Since before the NTG5’s review sample arrived from Australia, I was already thinking about different ways to measure and test it, both by itself and against the industry standard…

RØDE launches new VideoMic NTG hybrid shotgun microphone

RØDE launches new VideoMic NTG hybrid shotgun microphone

Today, RØDE announced the new VideoMic NTG shotgun microphone. It’s the first hybrid shotgun I’ve ever seen to hit the market, with several attractive features and technology…

Speed test & review: Plugable NVMe Thunderbolt3 SSD external SSD

Speed test & review: Plugable NVMe Thunderbolt3 SSD external SSD

After the first look I published last week of the Plugable NVMe Thunderbolt3 external SSD, now I have my full review and speed tests. I tested three ways: in exFAT…

Apple MacBook Pro 16″ supports non-integer framerates!

Apple MacBook Pro 16″ supports non-integer framerates!

In February 2013, I published an open letter to Apple called: Why does the Mac still deal with connected HDTV monitors haphazardly? Today, nearly 7 years later, Apple has partially…

Plugable launches external NVMe SSDs with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity & speed

Plugable launches external NVMe SSDs with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity & speed

Today, Plugable announced its new NVMe external SSDs with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity and speed. It will be available in a 1 TB for US$299 and a 2 TB for…

NewTek TriCaster Mini (2019) video mixer goes NDI-only

NewTek TriCaster Mini (2019) video mixer goes NDI-only

Imagine a video mixer (“switcher”) without any traditional camera inputs: no inboard HDMI or SDI inputs at all. That’s what the new TriCaster Mini (2019) has done, which instead…

RØDECaster honors iconic RE20 mic with a preset

RØDECaster honors iconic RE20 mic with a preset

Some may ask: “Has hell frozen over?” when they hear that the worldwide known mic manufacturer from Australia (RØDE) has just announced that it has added a dedicated equalization…

Anker adapter could let RØDE SC6-L audio interface work with USB-C devices like Android, Mac and more

Anker adapter could let RØDE SC6-L audio interface work with USB-C devices like Android, Mac and more

As I have covered in prior articles, the RØDE SC6-L is a powerful yet misunderstood and unappreciated dual-channel audio interface, with bi-directional 48 kHz 24-bit…

RØDE unveils NTG5 short shotgun microphone

RØDE unveils NTG5 short shotgun microphone

NOW UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Under strict embargo until now, RØDE has just unveiled its new NTG5 short shotgun microphone. The Australian manufacturer states that the NTG5 sets a new…

Review: Samson DE50x head microphone with micro-miniature capsule

Review: Samson DE50x head microphone with micro-miniature capsule

Here is my review of the ≈US$170 Samson DE50x head microphone with micro-miniature capsule. The DE50x includes 4 windscreens, a collar clip, and a very practical carrying case…