DEAL on Sennheiser XSW-D Vocal Set: Make any mic Wireless on a Budget!

Sennheiser XSW-D Vocal Mic SetThe Sennheiser XSW-D Vocal Set means you can kiss goodbye to cables and enjoy wireless freedom. Including a plug-on transmitter and receiver as well as a high-quality vocal microphone, it looks a bargain setup.

Sennheiser XSW-D

Sennheiser’s XSW-D wireless range is ideal if you’re looking for your first wireless system. Today we’re looking at the XSW-D vocal set, a “plug-on” system for quick and easy wireless vocals. Included in the set is a plug-on transmitter, a plug-in receiver and additionally a high-quality vocal microphone. It certainly seems as though you’re getting a lot of “bang for your buck” with this setup, and we can think of more than a few example uses!

Obviously, this is a great setup if you want an all-in-one budget wireless vocal mic setup. A 75-meter range from the 2.4GHz based digital transmitter will be sufficient for pub and small club shows as well as rehearsal rooms. The dynamic cardioid XS-1 mic which is included should provide adequate feedback rejection along with a frequency response tailored for voice.

The world of live shows isn’t the only application for the XSW-D vocal set though! Furthermore, we think this setup will be an ideal choice for YouTubers and other video projects. Lightweight, simple and easy to use, it’s ideal for location recording with a small video crew. Additionally, if you want to use a specialist microphone like a shotgun microphone, simply plug on the transmitter and go!

Quick, Easy and Convenient

In short, then, the XSW-D Vocal Set is a great choice anywhere you need a hassle-free, plug and play wireless microphone solution. Each Digital transmitter and receiver boasts one-button operation: press to power up and link, click once to mute, and hold to power down. Easy! Powered by internal rechargeable batteries, you need only a USB power source to charge the transmitter and receiver.

The XSW-D vocal set has just had a significant price reduction, down from €299 to €198; we really can’t think of an easier or more accessible way to get into wireless mic technology!

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SC-808: a free TR-808 drum machine built on code and running on SuperCollider

4H SC-808Developer Yoshinosuke Horiuchi came up with this modelling of the classic TR-808 Rhythm Composer during lockdown and is offering it for free. It can take you inside the coded heart of 808 sound design.

SC-808

It’s a bit complicated to get running but then it is free so you can’t complain too much. It runs on the SuperCollider audio coding platform which you have to download first. It’s an extremely powerful platform where you can design synthesis and processing. Thankfully you don’t have to worry about it too much because Yoshinosuke has created a lovely user interface for the front end. But if you did want to dig down and change the way the SC-808 works or sounds then all the coding is freely modifiable.

Once installed you’ll have to download some form of virtual MIDI driver in order to get it and your DAW to send and receive MIDI. You’ve then got to run the SC-808 as a piece of code – full instructions are included.

The SC-808 sounds and looks great but perhaps the charm of this piece of software is how configurable it is. If you ever wanted to get into the nitty-gritty of 808 emulation then this is definitely for you. For more casual users it feels like an alarming amount of work to get it all to function.

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  • Download SC-808 from here.

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Quiet Music Release FREE Serenity Ambient VST Plugin

Serenity by Quiet Music

Quiet Music has released Serenity, a freeware virtual instrument for playing relaxing pads and soothing audio textures. The instrument is available in VST, VST3, and AU plugin formats for compatible DAWs on PC and Mac. When I was a kid, I used to have a CD of dolphin sounds. I don’t know what sort of […]

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Reflex Pro X: a delay powerhouse unlike anything we’ve seen!

Reflex Pro X delay plug-inSaid to be a decade in the making, Reflex Pro X is a very deep delay/multi-fx plug-in. A single glance at the specs reveals four stereo delay channels with three FX slots each (plus master FX), four delay modes, a 4×4 feedback matrix, 21 customizable effects, and ten modulation sources – among everything else on offer.

STW Audio Reflex Pro X

Each of the 4 delay lines has variations of input, effect, delay mode, feedback routing and individual slot settings. Forward, backward, grain and tap delay modes are provided for easy switching between stereo, ping-pong, and multi feedback delays. The Tap delay modes has individual Time, Level, and Pan controls for all 16 tap delay pairs. Two FX parameters can be modulated within each and a total of 64 tap delay patterns are possible.

Modulation is possible via a pair of envelope followers, 4 LFOs and 4 Trance Gate modules – assignable to most effects, slot, and delay parameters. One can chain and alter these sources for extensive interaction between the modulation signals. Same goes for the Feedback Matrix where delay outputs can be interconnected between the channels. Finally, there’s the Master section with delay time, feedback, modulation amount, a limiter/booster, send/insert modes, and other broad controls.

All in all, Reflex Pro X is a powerful delay engine capable of very intricate effects. To some it may be overkill, but it’s the good kind of overkill!

Price and availability

Reflex Pro X is available at an introductory price of EUR 69, down from EUR 89. The offer is good until August 21. A free demo is available where audio input is muted for a few seconds every minute and preset saving is disabled.

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Quiet Music Release FREE Serenity Ambient VST Plugin

Serenity by Quiet Music

Quiet Music has released Serenity, a freeware virtual instrument for playing relaxing pads and soothing audio textures. The instrument is available in VST, VST3, and AU plugin formats for compatible DAWs on PC and Mac. When I was a kid, I used to have a CD of dolphin sounds. I don’t know what sort of […]

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