Sound Devices 664 Mixer Recorder Review

Sound Devices 664 Mixer Recorder Review

State of the art field mixer

The Sound Devices 664 is a mixer than can do it all and so much more. One of our regular sound guys just updated his rig to the 664. He's been up and running for about six months and we…

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Samsung 1TB 840 EVO SSD Review

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Original Pancake House Apple Pancake Recipe

you want this...so good

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clean up your mix man!

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NVIDIA Quadro K4000 Review

Perfect midrange pro GPU

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