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Blue Designs Compass microphone boom arm review

One of the golden rules of audio is to put the microphone where the sound is. For recording purposes, this means placing the microphone close to your mouth, but not in an obtrusive way. Blue Designs, the makers of the popular USB Yeti Microphone, introduces a sleek adjustable boom arm with good looks to boot. …

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A recording microphone and a shouting caterpillar – two great things that go great together!

I know nothing about recording microphones and I have often wondered, “What would I use a microphone for?”, until I read about a screaming caterpillar on Curiosity. The above video was obtained from Science News. Okay, so it’s not really shouting or screaming as we know it, but apparently, the Nessus sphinx hawkmoth caterpillar makes a …

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The Rode NT1-A Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone is music to the ears

Although I am very much into photography, I am also a videographer, and I spend just as much time and effort seeking out good audio and video equipment. I have had more than one opportunity to film musicians performing in-studio, and good microphones are a critical part of a shoot if it is going to …

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The Shure Super 55 Deluxe Vocal Microphone is super in every way!

Early last year, I got a great opportunity to work with a few “underground” musicians, and one in particular was so original and had such a great bluesy sound, that I decided to film a music presentation with her and a bass player. When I considered the visual effect that I wanted along with the …

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IK Multimedia iRig Mic HD 2 review

If you want to record audio on the iPhone, you always have the built-in microphone. But if you want to step up your recording game, connecting an external microphone can be a little daunting.  The IK Multimedia iRig Mic HD 2 is a quality, affordable condenser microphone that will do the trick.

Blue announces studio-quality Raspberry microphone for iOS and USB

Blue’s new Raspberry microphone is a professional studio-quality microphone for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and PC that features patented microphone technology and new patent-pending internal acoustics that make it perfect for podcasts, on-location interviews, live streams, voice-overs, audio for YouTube, music recording and more in a small, portable format that allows for easy recording on the …

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IK Multimedia iKlip A/V Smartphone broadcast mount review

As the many people, kids and adults alike, continue to use their smartphones and iPhones as a main source for a video camera, the HD quality resolution that the phones record is nothing less than stellar. So it is no surprise that outlets such as news stations, filmmakers, content creators and TV production houses have …

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IK Multimedia iRig Mic Lav microphone review

If I’ve said once, I’ve said it a hundred times:  One of the first rules in audio is to put the sound where the people are.  The same goes for microphone placement.  Sometimes, the microphone built in to your smartphone just won’t cut it.  The iRig Mic Lav microphone kit allows daisy-chaining two lavaliere microphones …

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Samson Go Mic Connect microphone review

  The Samson Go Mic Connect USB microphone is a portable, easy to use microphone that can be used with your Windows or Mac computer, or your IOS device (with the Apple Camera Connection Kit).  Samson’s Go Mic Connect Portable Stereo USB Microphone is the next step in advanced audio solutions for digital communication, including …

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Add a microphone to your laptop with Samson’s new Go Mic Connect

Samson has announced an addition to their line of mobile friendly microphones with their new Go Mic Connect. The Go Mic Connect features a clip that adjusts to allow for easy mounting to the top of your laptop’s display or monitor. It has a cutout on the bottom edge of the clip that prevents it from …

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Samson Go Mic Direct microphone review

If you’re using your computer for any sort of sound input, you’ve probably already decided the built-in microphone is useless after more than the occasional snippet. If you’re doing voiceover for video or Skyping/FaceTiming for any kind of podcast or hangout, you need a better mic. Samson Electronics makes a full range of audio products, …

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