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9/04/14

DPA show new Necklace Microphone at NAB 2014

Ideal solution for reality TV launched

DPA Microphones are introducing their latest headset and miniature microphone products at the 2014 NAB Show. These are the new...

Thumbnail for article: Aratech announce AR app for monitoring mic directivity

5/03/14

Aratech announce AR app for monitoring mic directivity

Arapolarmic uses augmented reality to show you mic polar patterns

Spanish audio company Aratech have announced their first product: Arapolarmic. Arapolarmic is a software...

Thumbnail for article: NAMM 2014: Cathedral Pipes Microphones

12/02/14

NAMM 2014: Cathedral Pipes Microphones

Hand-made mics from Orange County

We caught up with founder of Cathedral Pipes Microphones and all-round good guy Chuck Dickinson, who tells us the story of how he started making microphones and sheds some light on his range of mics.

Thumbnail for article: NAMM 2014: Cathedral Pipes Microphones

10/02/14

NAMM 2014: Cathedral Pipes Microphones

Hand-made microphones from Orange County, CA

During the Winter NAMM show, Hall E of the Anaheim Conference Centre plays host to a range of newcomers. This year, we caught up with founder of Cathedral Pipes Microphones and all-round good guy, Chuck Dickinson. 

Chuck tells us the story of how he started making microphones and sheds some light on his range of mics.

Thumbnail for article: NAMM 2014: SE Electronics SE5

2/02/14

NAMM 2014: SE Electronics SE5

Small diaphragm microphone

The SE5 from SE Electronics is the successor to the hugely popular SE4 small diaphragm condenser and does away with the interchangeable capsule in favour of a fixed cardioid pattern capsule.

Thumbnail for article: NAMM 2014: Lewitt DGT650 (Video)

27/01/14

NAMM 2014: Lewitt DGT650 (Video)

USB microphone and digital multi-tool

The DGT650 from Lewitt is a stereo USB microphone and audio interface that supports ASIO on Windows, OS X Core Audio, and is also easily combined with mobile devices. 

Thumbnail for article: NAMM 2014: Slate Digital Virtual Microphone System (Video)

26/01/14

NAMM 2014: Slate Digital Virtual Microphone System (Video)

Microphone and preamp modeling system

The latest announcement from Slate Digital has the pro audio community divided. Can it possibly live up to the claim of being able to recreate classic mics. We catch up with Steven Slate at NAMM to get an intro to his new Virtual Microphone System.

Thumbnail for article: NAMM 2014: sE Electronics SE X1 USB

24/01/14

NAMM 2014: sE Electronics SE X1 USB

USB condenser microphone

sE Electronics is pleased to introduce the new edition to the sE X1 Series, the sE X1 USB Condenser USB Microphone, which has been announced today at this year’s NAMM show in Los Angeles.

Thumbnail for article: Virtual Microphone System from Slate Digital

20/01/14

Virtual Microphone System from Slate Digital

Does Steven Slate's new system call time on the mic locker?

The Virtual Microphone System allegedly recreates the colour and character of some of the most beloved classic mics and mic preamps in recording industry by using a hybrid system of hardware and software.

Thumbnail for article: Lightning Strikes!

20/12/13

Lightning Strikes!

Blue Microphones now shipping Spark Digital with Lightning Cable

Blue Microphones are now offering a Lightning connection for Spark Digital (www.bluemic.com/sparkdigital), the company's studio microphone for iPad, iPhone and Mac/PC. Spark Digital is the digital version of Blue’s Spark microphone, which we reviewed in April 2011 (http://sosm.ag/apr11-spark), and Blue claim it records professional-quality audio to any iOS device or any computer, laptop or tablet with USB input.

Thumbnail for article: Røde announce M5 pencil mics

11/11/13

Røde announce M5 pencil mics

New small-diaphragm condensers ship as matched pair

Thumbnail for article: AES 2013: Neumann TLM107

24/10/13

AES 2013: Neumann TLM107

First multi-pattern Neumman mic under $2000

Thumbnail for article: AES 2013: Kaotica Eyeball

24/10/13

AES 2013: Kaotica Eyeball

Microphone isolator

Thumbnail for article: AES 2013: AEA N22

19/10/13

AES 2013: AEA N22

Nuvo series phantom-powered ribbon microphone

Thumbnail for article: AES 2013: Schoeps V4U vocal microphone (Video)

18/10/13

AES 2013: Schoeps V4U vocal microphone (Video)

German mic makers employ unique capsule design

Thumbnail for article: SNAMM 2013: MXL CR-89 (Video)

23/07/13

SNAMM 2013: MXL CR-89 (Video)

Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

Thumbnail for article: SNAMM 2013: Miktek C1 Cardioid Condenser Mic (Video)

23/07/13

SNAMM 2013: Miktek C1 Cardioid Condenser Mic (Video)

Fixed Cardioid version of Miktek's multipattern C7

Thumbnail for article: SNAMM 2013: Miktek CV3 (Video)

23/07/13

SNAMM 2013: Miktek CV3 (Video)

9 Pattern Valve Microphone

Thumbnail for article: SNAMM 2013: MikTek ProCast SST (Video)

22/07/13

SNAMM 2013: MikTek ProCast SST (Video)

USB Microphone with Broadcast Mixer

Thumbnail for article: SNAMM 2013: MXL Revelation Solo (Video)

22/07/13

SNAMM 2013: MXL Revelation Solo (Video)

Fixed Cardioid Pattern Tube Microphone


 

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