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Review: Antlion Audio XLR Power Converter vs VXLR+

Review: Antlion Audio XLR Power Converter vs VXLR+

Antlion Audio recently introduced its new US$24.95 XLR Power Converter which now directly competes with RØDE’s US$25 VXLR+ which I reviewed in 2017. The two…

Review: RØDE VXLR+ phantom power to plugin power converter

Review: RØDE VXLR+ phantom power to plugin power converter

Since the dawn of microphones, there have been two greatly different types of signals: balanced and unbalanced. Since the dawn of powered electret condenser microphones, there have been two very…

Balanced audio: benefits and varieties

Balanced audio: benefits and varieties

Balanced audio is often combined with a 3-pin XLR plug, although it can also use a TRS or Tip/Ring/Sleeve plug (mono balanced), screw terminals or other terminations…

Review: iKlip A/V mount/grip/pre-preamp for smartphones & small cameras

Review: iKlip A/V mount/grip/pre-preamp for smartphones & small cameras

After my recent “first look”, here is the review of IK Multimedia’s iKlip A/V preamp/mount/grip for smartphones & small cameras. This article review includes an audio…