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Blue Microphones Debuts Sexy ‘Reactor’ Mic

January 25th, 2011

From the 2011 NAMM Show: Blue Microphones has given a sneak peek at its new Reactor mic, which is coming to market this spring. A multi-pattern, large diaphragm condenser microphone, the Reactor “pushes the envelope” of microphone design in its functional versatility, sound and aesthetics. Reactor combines Blue’s large-format capsule technology with an innovative approach […]

Blue Microphones Intros Yeti Pro USB Microphone

January 6th, 2011

Blue Microphones has introduced the Yeti Pro, the first USB microphone combining 24 bit/192 kHz recording resolution with analog XLR output. Features: Yeti Pro is designed to provide the highest performance possible in a digital microphone, with recording resolution of 24bit/192kHz, Yeti Pro features an analog-digital converter chip that allows a range of recording resolutions, from […]

Blue Microphones Mikey iPhone Mic Now Available

December 1st, 2010

Blue Microphones has announced that the second generation Mikey iPhone microphone is now available. The Mikey is a prosumer mic that turns your iPhone or iPod into a portable media recorder. Here are the details on the second-generation Mikey iPhone Microphone: CD-quality audio recording direct to iPod Includes free Blue FiRe recording app Unique compact […]

Blue Microphones Mikey G2 Pro iPod, iPhone Microphone Designed For Mobile Recording

May 20th, 2010

Blue Microphones has introduced the Mikey G2 Pro iPod, iPhone Microphone, designed for mobile recording with your iPhone or iPod touch. The Mikey G2 Pro microphone features two custom-tuned Blue capsules for stereo recording, a line-input, USB pass through and an updated 230-degree rotating design. Mikey’s three gain settings allow for recording everything from a […]

Podcasting Microphones Under $100

April 17th, 2010

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 […]

The Best Podcasting Microphones

January 27th, 2010

Chris from Jupiter Broadcasting offers his take on the best podcasting microphones, including the Rode Mic, the Blue Snowball, the MXL 990 & the Heil PR-40 along the way. Unfortunately, there’s really no “best podcasting microphone”. The best podcasting mic will depend on your budget, your requirements and your preferences. If you can, try out […]

Blue Microphones Intros Free iPhone Field Recording App

November 13th, 2009

Blue Microphones has introduced Blue FiRe, a free, high-fidelity field recording app for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Blue FiRe is optimized for use with Blue Microphone’s Mikey microphone, which attaches to the iPhone and iPod touch.

All About Microphones

April 7th, 2008, the site of Professor S.O. Coutant, features a wide rang eof information about the types of microphones used in broadcasting and recording studios. It’s very comprehensive, with detailed information on the most commonly used mics in broadcasting, bios of communication pioneers and information on celebrities and the mics they used. The site doesn’t give […]

Audio-Technica Intros Stereo Shotgun Microphones

April 28th, 2007

Audio-Technica has introduced a couple of stereo shotgun microphones aimed at the high-end broadcast and production environment. The new BP4027 and BP4029 Stereo Shotgun models are based on models that A-T originally developed for the Sydney Olympics in 2000. Designed for broadcasters, sound recordists and videographers, these phantom-powered models feature independent line-cardioid and figure-of-eight elements […]

Audio For Video

November 12th, 2012

The most noticeable difference between professional and amateur videos often isn’t the quality of the video, but the quality of the audio. This video series, by Sennheiser, takes a look at recording audio for video. It covers microphones for video recording, wireless mics, handheld mics and more.