Astra Blog

INTRO

  • Kick start
    Hello again and welcome to our weekly look at Astra’s microphone list.  I think its fair to say that after…
  • Condensed reading
    Since we started these posts we have only featured dynamic mics. This week is the turn of our first condenser…
  • A hidden gem
    Welcome everyone to another Friday and a delve into the Astra mic collection.  This week, a mic that we should…
  • Hearing and listening. You’re doing it wrong.
    Whats your favourite song? Lets face it, everyone has either asked or been asked this question. For some the answer…
  • Here’s a little clip!
    After telling you that last week the Sennheiser 421 is the “go to” mic for toms in the studio, perhaps…
  • Quality comes in 400’s
    This week on “what mics has Astra got” we come to two more special mics; the Sennheiser 441 and 421. …
  • So you think you’re a guitarist?
    Hopefully you are all now fully aware of how this works. Each week we will be featuring another of the…
  • Beta content?
    Next on our list of microphones follows on nicely from our previous post and are the Sure Beta58 and Sure…
  • New Year, New Content!
    2021 is upon us and as part of the new year, we at Astra will be outputting some new, original…
  • Social Media
    It was inevitable but Astra Sound now has some social media accounts! Due to stubbornness and our own lack of interest…
  • Quarterly Review!
    Since the start of the year, Astra Sound has been involved in a number of events. Here is a review…
  • The humble parabolic aluminised reflector light
    The humble parabolic aluminised reflector light. PARcan I think it’s fair to say that when anyone thinks about stage lighting,…
  • Pulsar Chromabank MK 1 batten
    The next lights in Astra Sound’s stock are the Pulsar Chromabank MK1 battens. Again, like the pixelline110 these LED battens are…
  • Astra highlights the Pixelline 110
    Rather than give you a detailed specification of the Pixelline 110 there is a link to its PDF document here…
  • Astra moves into the light
    Over the next few weeks Astra will introducing you to some of the new equipment we have recently acquired. As…
  • We can supply: lighting and effect systems and personnel
    This includes lighting and effect systems and personnel, including a roster of lighting designers and operators with proven track records….
  • Did you know
    We can provide AC generators and power distribution installed to latest electrical safety standards by qualified personnel.
  • Primarily a sound rental firm we are able
    Although primarily a sound rental firm we are able, through our sister companies, to supply all the technical requirements for…

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