This month Black Lion Audio released revisions to two of their renowned microphone preamp models, announcing the B173 Mk II and B12A Mk III. The new designs feature a new classic black finish more inline with the rest of the Black Lion range, improved build quality, an additional Cinemag transformer, and - rather unexpectedly - an even more competitive price point.

After the announcement of SPL’s Series One range earlier this month and the successful launch of two headphone amplifiers – Phonitor One and Phonitor One d – SPL have released a two additions to the line, arriving in the UK within the next two weeks. SPL’s philosophy when creating the Series One was to capture the pristine sound and performance of their flagship pro audio tools, scaled down to a desktop-friendly design and with an affordable price tag to appeal to their ambitious followers.

SCV are delighted to announce the fast approaching arrival of Avantone’s innovative and highly versatile Planar headphone featuring planar magnetic drivers and an assembly that allows for elongated listening sessions without a hint of fatigue. The use of Planar magnetic drivers in headphones has numerous advantages over the more traditional moving coil drivers.

This month SPL have proudly announced the introduction of the brand new product range. The philosophy behind the new line is that sound should always be featured in the foreground, and that good sound invokes more/better listening. To achieve this, SPL recognise the need for both experience and technical finesse, and have strived to weave as much of each into Series One as technologically possible.

Ash Hall is a professional drummer, producer and composer whose career portfolio includes work with prominent bands such as Secret Cameras, Brit Pop band echobelly and My Preserver. SCV were lucky enough to catch up with Hall in 2019 during the construction of his personal mixing facility.

First announced at Winter NAMM 2020, the HV-316 – designed by California-based boutique outboard manufacturer Millennia Media – is the HV series' most technically advanced and versatile microphone preamp to date.

United Studio Technologies first launched at the New York AES 2019 with a presenting a FET47 condenser designed to emulate the revered and highly sought-after sonic qualities of the vintage U47 microphone.

Following its success across thousands of home and commercial studios worldwide,  Sonarworks is now breaking new ground in the music education sector. As a teaching tool in schools, universities and further education institutions, Reference 4 can demonstrate the role played by frequency response and room interference during the mix and mastering stages of music production.

Today SCV are extremely excited to announce a brand new partnership with Sound Performance Lab, more commonly known as SPL. SCV will take on distribution of all professional audio products across SPL’s studio and mastering product portfolio, for both UK and Ireland territories.

The hardy Fostex 6301 has enjoyed 35 years as an industry standard in installation monitoring. The versatile speaker has been a staple across multiple audio industries including music production, music education, audio for commercial premises and even art installations.

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