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Thumbnail for article: AES 2014: Telefunken M60 FET (Video)

13/10/14

AES 2014: Telefunken M60 FET (Video)

Small-diaphragm condenser mics with interchangeable capsules

Press Release: With over a year and half of development and beta testing with top recording engineers, the...

Thumbnail for article: AES 2014: Neumann U47 FET Collectors Edition (Video)

13/10/14

AES 2014: Neumann U47 FET Collectors Edition (Video)

Legendary studio mic back in production

We brought you news only a few days ago that the U47 FET was to be produced...

Thumbnail for article: Neumann reissue U47 FET

10/10/14

Neumann reissue U47 FET

Legendary mic goes back into production

Neumann has resumed production of this classic mic, according to the original production documents and schematics.

Thumbnail for article: Audio-Technica debut AT5045 condenser at AES 2014

10/10/14

Audio-Technica debut AT5045 condenser at AES 2014

Hand-built rectangular diaphragm mic revealed at show

Audio-Technica will be unveilling the latest addition to its flagship 50 Series studio microphone range at the...

Thumbnail for article: AEA phantom-powered N8 ribbon mic launched

10/10/14

AEA phantom-powered N8 ribbon mic launched

New mic uses same ribbon as flagship R44

AEA are announcing the launch of the N8 phantom-powered ribbon microphone at this year’s AES Convention....

Thumbnail for article: Editors Keys launch SL600 MK2 USB condenser mic

29/09/14

Editors Keys launch SL600 MK2 USB condenser mic

Striking condenser adds headphone output

Editors Keys have launched the SL600 MK2 USB condenser microphone, the latest release in the company's...

Thumbnail for article: Summer NAMM 2014: Mesanovic Microphones Model 2

18/07/14

Summer NAMM 2014: Mesanovic Microphones Model 2

Hand-made ribbon microphone

Thumbnail for article: DPA show new Necklace Microphone at NAB 2014

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


 

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