Posts Tagged ‘ USB microphone ’

Acoustic Treatment For Podcasting

May 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

USB Mic TestbySomeAudioGuy SomeAudioGuy did a couple before & after tests comparing the results that he could get from a typical USB computer mic setup and a low-budget treated recording space. The example above was recorded using a Zoom H4n, connected as a USB mic, in front of a computer. The following example was recorded […]

Podcasting Microphones Under $100

Apr 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting

Patrick Norton and Veronica Belmont take a look at some of the best podcasting microphones under $100. Veronica’s picks include the Alesis USB Mic Podcasting Kit, the Marshall Electronics MXL Studio 1 USB and the Blue Microphones Snowball USB. These are all popular choices for podcasting mics and you’ll get good results if you record […]

Samson Intros Q2U XLR + USB Microphone Recording Pack

Dec 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware

Samson Technologies has introduced the Q2U Microphone Recording Pack, an $89 starter set that includes a XLR + USB microphone, HP20 headphones, software and more. A dynamic handheld microphone, the Q2U features both an XLR output and a USB I/O allowing it to be plugged directly into a live sound console or any computer with […]

THX-Certified Blue Yeti Microphone The “Ultimate USB Microphone”

Nov 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware

Blue Microphones has introduced Yeti, the first THX Certified microphone and, according to the company, the “ultimate USB microphone for professional recording.” Yeti Features: The first USB mic to offer Blue’s condenser capsules in a  triple capsule array for the highest quality, most versatile audio recording capability Four patterns (Omni, Cardioid, Stereo, Bidirectional) for  versatility […]

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: Cute Little ‘GO’ Mic From Samson

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

At the NAMM Show this weekend, we’ve been looking at a range of music, audio and video gear that might be useful to podcasters and other media creators. One of the things that caught my eye was a prototype of the upcoming Samson “Go” microphone. The Go Mic is a neat little USB condenser microphone […]

New Mic For Podcasting

May 24th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, Podcasting Hardware

Blue Microphones has introduced a new microphone designed for mobile use, the Snowflake.

Blue calls it “the first professional portable USB mic, and recommends it for mobile podcasting, VoIP software (such as Skype and Vonage), field recording, lecture recording and music recording.

It retails for $79.