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Scan Pro Audio have been winning awards for over a decade for our DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATIONS (DAW), based on the ethos of our highly acclaimed 3XS Systems, where every effort is made to bring the highest specification and service levels, we have some of the most experienced audio PC builders in Europe. Over the years, we have accumulated the knowledge needed to coax every ounce of power and subtlety out of your DAW. These tweaks to the BIOS and system itself as well as the software, are the secret of a truly powerful music PC.
But we don’t just stop with audio PCs, our Pro Audio team is made up of music professionals from all over the country, including top producers, composers, DJs, instrumentalists and engineers. Over the years, their breadth of knowledge and experience has allowed us to work in partnership with some of the Pro Audio world’s finest manufacturers. Working closely with our partners ensures that we have everything available for your studio from keyboards and guitars through to DJ kit and PA equipment, so that no matter what you need to achieve, whatever kind of music you’re making, the chances are, we’ve been there, and we understand what you need to make your music the best it can be.
Pro Audio Videos, News & Articles
A second look at Intel’s 2400 series, overclocked and ready for action? In a prior article, we took an initial look over the Intel 2400 series of CPUs running on the new Intel W790 mainboard range. I came away having seen the potential of the chips, although feeling that the performance on offer was underwhelming.Read more
Intel’s 2400 series benchmarking – How does the new HEDT solution handle in the studio? Typically featuring increased memory support, numerous storage connectivity options, and a healthy increase in PCIe lane support, these would often prove to be the systems of choice for those wanting to handle larger projects be that for audio or video workloads.Read more
Bootable Backups, Get zero downtime and probably a free upgrade. Most of us will have had a drive die at some point and whilst hopefully most of us have been schooled for long enough to have our project data backed up (hopefully onto a silent SSD or a NAS out of the studio to keep the noise down), perhaps its time to spare a thought for your system disk.Read more
Help! My Shure SM7B is too quiet A customer emailed in to say that their Shure SM7B was too quiet and we realised that we hadn't actually yet done a written guide for getting the best results with one of the finest end address microphones.Read more
Audio Technica ATH-M50xSTS - Best Ever USB Headset Mic? This is exactly what it looks like, its a set of ATH-M50x with a boom mic.... (spoiler) the mic is a mini wonder! It comes with a brand new set of breathable ear pads for long sessions and the plosive rejection is unbelievably good and in all honesty, the clarity for a headset mic is unheard of, especially under £200!Watch Video
Ollo S5X Headphones Review, S4X comparison + EQ Profile Ollo's S5X are designed as a headphone for mixing immersive formats, but appear to be rather excellent for a 'work on anything' headphone for stereo too.Watch Video