Test: Plugable Thunderbolt 3 cable & USB-C to SATA adapter

Plugable is well-known for its inexpensive — if not cheap — products of well above average quality. After a few nasty experiences with Thunderbolt 3 cables and a USB 3.2 Gen. 2 C-type to SATA adapter by a company who charges a hefty premium for its products, I decided to see if Plugable’s products are any better.… Read More Test: Plugable Thunderbolt 3 cable & USB-C to SATA adapter

Document scanning with the Doxie Q

Document scanners are usually bulky, heavy and pricey and if they’re mobile, they often under-perform and/or are easily broken. Doxie is a scanner company whose objective is to deliver portable scanners that are inexpensive, as robust as possible and feature-rich. The top model is the Doxie Q. It has multi-page capabilities and scans without a computer or the cloud. It scans letters, receipts, ID-cards, photos and anything else that you can put through its automatic document feeder or specialty paper slot.… Read More Document scanning with the Doxie Q

Need a high-quality solution for interviews or documentaries? Check out DPA’s 4097 CORE Interview Kit

DPA Microphones had the brilliant idea to create the 4097 CORE Interview Kit that is a perfect fit for boom pole operators in the COVID-19 era. The 4097 CORE microphone is a Micro Shotgun Microphone with a super cardioid polar plot ending in a MicroDot cable of 1.8m and is blessed with a highly directional pick-up pattern.… Read More Need a high-quality solution for interviews or documentaries? Check out DPA’s 4097 CORE Interview Kit

Fast is the word: ProGrade Digital’s newest CFexpress, SDXC, microSDXC cards, Thunderbolt 3 reader

ProGrade Digital updated its range of fast memory cards. The microSD cards were upgraded to faster speeds of up to 250MB/sec, support ProGrade Digital’s Refresh Pro software and are available in 256GB capacity. The new CFexpress Type-B Cobalt class memory cards leverage PCIe, Gen 3 interconnects with NVMe host controller interfaces for use in future mirrorless, dSLR and high-definition video cameras. It offers read speeds of up to 1600MB/sec.… Read More Fast is the word: ProGrade Digital’s newest CFexpress, SDXC, microSDXC cards, Thunderbolt 3 reader

Percussionists, music makers, Vimeo & Youtube creators love PercX Pro

Auddict, the developer of the innovative Hexeract synthesiser, has a percussion sequencer and it’s equally innovative and convincing. PercX takes an entirely different approach from BreakTweaker to name but one example and, as a result, sounds more natural and more usable as part of a soundtrack or soundscape.… Read More Percussionists, music makers, Vimeo & Youtube creators love PercX Pro