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 [...]
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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 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 [...]
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 aÂ triple capsule array for the highest quality, most versatile audio recording capability Four patterns (Omni, Cardioid, Stereo, Bidirectional) forÂ versatility [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Blue snowflakes sound like something that might fall in an Elvis song, right before those blue memories start callin’. But the portable Snowflake Microphone is the latest USB mic from Blue Microphones. Blue’s Snowball USB Microphone has been popular with podcasters since its introduction. The company describes the new Snowflake model as the first professional [...]