RØDECaster Pro—48 kHz Alliance-Memo Sauceda-Rafael Pereira


12: Allan Tépper is joined in the studio by Emmy-award winning actor and voiceover talent Memo Sauceda and audio engineer Rafael Pereira. They take a bird’s eye view tour of the RØDECaster Pro and then announce the new 48 kHz ALLIANCE, including 18 podcatchers and players Allan Tépper personally tested for perfect 48 kHz playback. See the related article in ProVideo Coalition magazine here, including the related images and graphics.

Some equipment used in today’s episode:



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Hindenburg Journalist Pro

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Hindenburg Journalist Pro is Allan Tépper’s current favorite multitrack editing software for macOS. It is also available for Windows.








Hindenburg Journalist Pro has won a Gold rating from 48 kHz Alliance.


Disclosure: Hindenburg has sent review units to Allan Tépper. Full disclosure information is available here. Allan Tépper’s opinions are his own.

Sound Devices MixPre-3

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The MixPre-3 from Sound Devices is both an audio mixer, interface and recorder. See Allan Tépper’s review on it here.







The MixPre-3 has won a silver award from 48 kHz Alliance.

Disclosure: Sound Devices has sent review units to Allan Tépper. Full disclosure information is here. Allan Tépper’s opinions are his own.

iRig Pre HD

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The iRig Pre HD from IK Multimedia supports native 48 kHz sampling rate with 24-bit resolution and works with Android (with an optional cable or adapter), Chromebook, Mac and Windows. See Allan Tépper’s full review here.


Note: Although this device from IK Multimedia supports 48 kHz, most software from IK Multimedia does not. So we recommend the IK Multimedia hardware, not not necessarily the IK Multimedia software for Android or iOS.


Disclosure: iK Multimedia has sent review units to Allan Tépper. Full disclosure information is available here. Allan Tépper’s opinions are his own.

Tascam US–2X2

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The Tascam US–2X2 is an audio interface with built-in preamplifiers, A-to-D and D-to-A converters. See Allan Tépper’s review here.








It has also won a Gold rating from 48 kHz Alliance.


Disclosure: Tascam has sent review units to Allan Tépper. Full disclosure information is here. Allan Tépper’s opinions are his own.

Podcast Engineering School

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Hosted by the renowned audio engineer Chris Curran (who has a background where he mastered many popular albums where hi is credited),








Podcast Engineering School has recently won a platinum rating from 48 kHz Alliance, in part because the show is produced and distributed at 48 kHz, and in part because of its excellent content and audio quality.


Disclosure: Allan Tépper has been a guest on Podcast Engineering School, Chris Curran has been a guest on BeyondPodcasting and has also contracted services from Allan Tépper. There is also a mutual referral relationship between the two companies. See full disclosure here. Allan Tépper’s opinions are his own.

Above-the-fold podcast subscription links on our podcast website


11: Apple recommends above-the-fold subscription links on our websites, and CapicúaFM wins best Society & Culture show from Latin Podcast Awards. Allan Tépper covers 3 methods to achieve above-the-fold subscription links on mobile devices with WordPress: 1 free and 2 paid solutions. The free solution is the PowerPress Subscribe Sidebar Widget from Blubrry (illustrated to the left) and its creator, Angelo Mandato, accompanies Allan Tépper to discuss it and related podcasting topics. The two paid solutions are: Social Subscribe & Follow Icons from Daniel J. Lewis and Sonaar Podcastr from Maxime Jutras.

Read the related article on this topic by Allan Tépper in ProVideo Coalition magazine.
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AAC test bonus: Does this your device play this file?

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Many people are afraid that AAC may not be playable on all current players. Many people mistakenly believe that that letter A in AAC stands for Apple. That is incorrect. The AAC acronym stands for Advanced Audio Códec, without any mention of Apple in the name. Apple did not create it. Apple just likes it. AAC has been standardized by ISO and IEC, as part of the MPEG–2 and MPEG–4 specifications. AAC was released in 1997, 21 years ago as I write this. It’s worth it to take some time to test it and see the results. All Android versions from 2.3 and later support AAC. My Pixel XL phone has Android version 9, aka Android Pie. Are there any Android devices still in use that are older than version 2.3? If you know of any device that cannot play this file, please write to me via contact@BeyondPodcasting.com , including the device model and operating system.

By the way, this AAC file has 48 kHz audio sampling, as do all of my recent MP3 show episodes from BeyondPodcasting, CapicúaFM, Tu salud secreta and Tu radio global. See my article All audio production & distribution should go 48 kHz in ProVideo Coalition magazine.

Let’s see what we can discover together. See you at BeyondPodasting.com.

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4 automatic audio mixers ≤US$1000 cure bleed/spill/crosstalk

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Automatic audio mixer conversation between Allan Tépper and Curtis Judd of Learn, Light and Sound. They discuss the Zoom F8n (≈US$999 AmazonB&H), Audio-Technica ATDM–0604 (≈US$899 AmazonB&H), Audio Technica AT-MX351a (US$829 AmazonB&H, previously reviewed by Allan Tépper), the Behringer X AIR XR12 (≈US$250 AmazonB&H) and Auphonic’s multitrack crossgating process (reviewed by Allan Tépper). Also, listen to Chris Curran’s interview with Dan Dugan on Podcast Engineering School. Dan Dugan was the original inventor of automix, although his patent has since expired.

BeyondPodcasting is hosted, produced and edited by Allan Tépper and resides at BeyondPodcasting.com.