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Are iMacs Cost Effective?

Are iMacs Cost Effective?

Buying new computing hardware is a big purchasing decision for any department. Modern computers all come with a significant price tag, and every organisation is looking to minimise costs
by Arijit Chowdhuryon September 15, 2020
iPad & Tablet Charging for Schools

iPad & Tablet Charging for Schools

iPad charging units offer a secure way to store, and recharge, all of your iPads at once. There are two core types - trolleys fitted with castors that can easily be moved throughout your building,
by We Are Counterpointon August 28, 2020
Product Review: Zoom H1n portable recorder

Product Review: Zoom H1n portable recorder

Features The Zoom H1n is loaded with features accessible to...
by We Are Counterpointon August 14, 2020
Product Review: Audio Technica ATH-M40X

Product Review: Audio Technica ATH-M40X

The Steinberg UR44 comes with 6 inputs, 4 on the front (2 hi-z and 2 line), and 2 on the back (line). The front inputs are controlled by gain knobs, and the 2 rear inputs can be set to +4dBV or -10dBV in dspMixFX software. Such a wide range of inputs should suit someone
by We Are Counterpointon August 14, 2020
Technology Grants and Funding for Schools UK

Technology Grants and Funding for Schools UK

Technology in the classroom has a profound impact on learning, with many teachers and parents keen to utilise and maximise the benefits. Technology offers a responsive and resilient approach to teaching, and allows schools to adapt to new teaching approaches and pupils’
by We Are Counterpointon August 14, 2020
Product Review: Focusrite 2i2 3rd Gen Audio Interface

Product Review: Focusrite 2i2 3rd Gen Audio Interface

Look at a list of top-selling audio interfaces, and you’re guaranteed to find a range of Focusrite products in the top spots. The Focusrite 2i2 is the slightly bigger brother to the popular Scarlett Solo, offering an additional input in a similar
by We Are Counterpointon August 11, 2020
Product Review: M-Audio SP-2 Sustain Pedal

Product Review: M-Audio SP-2 Sustain Pedal

The M-Audio SP-2 is an extremely affordable, lightweight sustain pedal built for use with MIDI controllers or electronic keyboards. It comes with a generous cable length of 6ft and connects to a wide range of devices with its ¼” jack cable.
by We Are Counterpointon August 11, 2020
Product Review: Shure SM58 Dynamic Cardioid Microphone

Product Review: Shure SM58 Dynamic Cardioid Microphone

Used by artists as diverse as The Sex Pistols, Bono, Buddy Guy, and more, the Shure SM58 is a legend in its field. A uni-directional cardioid mic, it offers a tailored frequency response, as well as a pneumatic shock-mount system to minimize
by Arijit Chowdhuryon August 11, 2020
iRig Mic Cast 2

iRig Mic Cast 2

IK Multimedia’s iRig Mic Cast 2 offers a slim feature set, focusing instead on simplicity and portability. For a budget microphone to extend your phone with, it does have some clever additions, and an app that allows easy export to Dropbox, OneDrive etc.
by We Are Counterpointon July 18, 2020
Review iRig Stomp i/o Pedalboard Controller

Review iRig Stomp i/o Pedalboard Controller

IK Multimedia’s iRig Mic Cast 2 offers a slim feature set, focusing instead on simplicity and portability. For a budget microphone to extend your phone with, it does have some clever additions, and an app that allows easy export to Dropbox, OneDrive etc.
by We Are Counterpointon July 13, 2020
Product Review

Product Review

As a novice keyboard player, I found the Casio CTK-240 an extremely easy instrument to get to grips with. Being a Casio, I knew that I would get great build and sound quality,
by We Are Counterpointon July 13, 2020
Affinity Photo Editing Software Review

Affinity Photo Editing Software Review

Affinity Photo comes feature-packed and ready to compete with industry standard top-dog, Adobe Photoshop. Affinity Photo’s rich array of tools will satisfy the majority of users, from HDR Merge with mapping controls, to focus stacking, batch processing, and a wide array of brush tools.
by We Are Counterpointon July 13, 2020
Is the Q49 Keyboard best for beginners?

Is the Q49 Keyboard best for beginners?

The Q49 is a bare-bones MIDI keyboard, choosing not to include multiple pads, faders or knobs. This may be an issue for someone looking for more customisation, compared to the similarly-priced Alesis V49 - which comes with 8 pads and buttons, and 4 control knobs.
by We Are Counterpointon June 16, 2020
Are these the best Audio Technica headphones?

Are these the best Audio Technica headphones?

Putting the M40X through their paces on lossless audio streaming, they respond with a wide frequency response and excellent sound quality. For music playback, I found the sound to be crisp and detailed,
by We Are Counterpointon June 12, 2020
Tips and Rules for using iPads in the Classroom

Tips and Rules for using iPads in the Classroom

The use of iPad technology provides some fantastic benefits to those in the Classroom - for both teachers and students alike. Using iPads in education is an exciting trend which we’re keen to see more schools.
by We Are Counterpointon June 10, 2020
Music Technology: Impact in the classroom

Music Technology: Impact in the classroom

As an Academy school, based in Corringham, Gable Hall consistently uses their music technology suite and recording studio to produce some of the UK’s most talented young musicians.
by We Are Counterpointon June 10, 2020

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