Podcasting Hardware

Alesis TwoTrack Audio Recorder Does High-Quality Stereo Recording For $79

Jul 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

Alesis has introduced the TwoTrack portable audio recorder, which runs on two AA batteries and captures 16-bit 44.1 stereo audio. Alesis TwoTrack Features: High-quality stereo recording for any application Two condenser microphones in XY configuration for optimal spatial imaging Small, portable, and ergonomic design fits in virtually any bag Simple controls and backlit LCD for use […]



Zoom Intros H2N Handy Recorder

Jul 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware

Samson has introduced the Zoom H2N portable audio recorder, an updated version of the H2, which has proven to be popular with podcasters because of its combination of features and compact size. The Zoom H2N offers improved mics, Auto-Gain, a compressor/limiter, time stamping, new volume control, better battery life and more. The H2N is expected […]



New Audio Interface For iPhone 4 (Sneak Preview)

May 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

Fostex has announced the AR-4i – an audio interface for iPhone 4 dock connector. The device offers stereo microphone inputs with AD converter that improve the audio quality of iPhone 4′s video recording, video streaming and audio recordings. Features: 3 microphone inputs with plug-in power for vertical or horizontal use. 2 x cardioid plug-in microphones […]



Samson Meteor Mic First Look

Apr 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware

Retailer UniqueSquared.com put together this first look at the new Samson Meteor Mic – a USB mic that was introduced at the 2011 NAMM Show. While it’s not really an impartial review, it does a good job of demonstrating the features of the Meteor – which could be a good match for podcasters. The Meteor […]



Apogee Electronics Intros Duet 2 Audio Interface

Mar 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware

Apogee Electronics has introduced the Duet 2 – the next generation of their Duet recording interface. Duet 2 features balanced outputs, independent speaker and headphone outputs, configurable touch pads and improved sound quality. Duet 2 can record from sampling rates of 44.1 to 192kHz. Highlights: Completely redesigned mic preamps and converters 4 outputs, Independent speaker […]



Apogee Mike – New USB Microphone For iPad, iPhone & Mac

Mar 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Mobile Podcasting, Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

Apogee Electronics has introduced Mike, described as “the most compact studio quality USB microphone available for iPad, iPhone and Mac”. Here’s what Apogee has to say about Mike: Mike by Apogee is an extremely portable, easy-to-use and powerful microphone for use with GarageBand on your favourite iOS devices. Finally, you can capture your best take with […]



Tascam Updates DR-07 Digital Audio Recorder

Mar 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware

Tascam has introduced the DR-07mkII digital audio recorder, an updated version of its popular DR-07 recorder. The stereo recorder features a pair of adjustable condenser microphones that can be moved from an XY position, for tight imaging, to an AB position, for a wider ambient sound. Other features include: separate analog & digital circuit boards […]



iPad 2 + iMovie = A $500 HD Video Studio

Mar 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Apple iPad, Digital Video Recorder, Podcasting Hardware, Video Software

Apple today announced the iPad 2 and iMovie, a $500 mobile HD video studio combination. iPad 2 features a new design that is 33 percent thinner and up to 15 percent lighter than the original iPad, offers Apple’s dual-core A5 processor and includes two cameras, a front-facing VGA camera for FaceTime and Photo Booth, and […]



Apple’s GarageBand For iPad – A $5 Mobile Digital Audio Workstation

Mar 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Apple iPad, Audio Podcasting, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcasting Hardware

Apple today introduced GarageBand for the iPad – a version of the company’s entry-level digital audio workstation, optimized for multi-touch mobile music making. GarageBand for the iPad could be a great new option for mobile audio podcasting – turning your tablet into a mobile recording studio for $5. Features: Musical instruments designed for Multi-Touch. 70 […]



TASCAM DR-05, A $99 Handheld Portable Audio Recorder

Feb 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

Tascam has introduced the DR-05, a $99 portable stereo recorder with high-resolution audio. Features: The stereo recorder features a pair of condenser microphones with sensitivity up to 125dB SPL and low noise. The design of the DR-05 is optimized for sound quality, from the dedicated power supply for the codec to bring out the full […]