Posts Tagged ‘ podcasting microphone ’

Samson Go Mic USB Microphone

Sep 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

Sonic Labs’ Nick Batt takes a look at the Samson Go Mic USB Microphone – an inexpensive, but good quality USB-powered microphone that could be a good option for podcasters. Features of the Samson Go Mic: Plug & play MAC and PC compatibility USB interface for high-resolution, digital audio streaming Custom design clips to a […]

NAMM: Samson Q2U Mic Combines Digital, Analog

Jan 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

Another new Samson microphone at the 2009 NAMM Show that seemed like it might of interest to podcasters and other media creators was their Q2U mic. Already commercially available, the Q2U can be used as both a digital and an analog mic, depending on the needs of the particular situation. For instance, live sound (like […]

NAMM Report: HHB Microphone Has A Built-In Digital Recorder

Jan 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware, Video

Podcasting News has been covering new digital media product launches at the NAMM Show for several years. This year, though, we’ve invited veteran podcaster and new media strategist Ron Ploof to give us his impressions of the show. Here, Ron talks with Dave Dysart of HHB Communications. HHB has an interesting microphone, the DRM H85, that […]

NAMM: Blue Mikey iPod Microphone

Jan 18th, 2009 | By | Category: iPod Accessories, iPods & Portable Media Players, Mobile Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

Perhaps it is fitting that when the economic climate is stormy, people take pleasure in small, modestly-priced amusing things. Or maybe we’re just on a “cute little gear” kick. Whatever the case, the Mikey iPod microphone from Blue was one of the newer pieces of podcasting hardware that caught our eye at the 2009 NAMM […]

Microphone Tortured For A Year….And Still Works

Dec 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware, Strange

Shure SM58 & SM57 mics have a reputation for being reliable to the point of being indestructible.  They’re popular with musicians, because they’re cheap and you can store them in the back of a van without worrying about breaking them. The SM58 is popular with podcasters, too, because it’s fairly cheap and delivers great sound for the price.  Mats […]

Rode Introduces New Procaster Microphone

Aug 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware

Rode has introduced a new microphone – the Rode Procaster – a professional dynamic microphone, specifically designed for voice applications in broadcast environments. Featuring a tight polar pattern and frequency response tailored for voice, the Procaster targets applications where a rugged microphone with superior ambient noise rejection is needed. The Procaster is compatible with the […]

MXL Intros Studio 1 USB Desktop Recording Kit

Jul 24th, 2008 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware

MXL has announced the MXL Studio 1 portable USB condenser microphone, designed to be a low-cost mic for music training, field recording, and professional spoken word recordings. According to MXL, it’s “excellent for podcasting and multimedia voiceover”. The MXL® Studio 1 does not require any special drivers and is completely “Plug & Play” for instant […]