PreSonus Drops New PX-1 and PM-2 Mics

September 19, 2019

PreSonus is now shipping two new microphones designed specifically for recording applications. The new PreSonus PX-1 large-diaphragm cardioid condenser mic is designed for recording vocals, guitar, podcasts and more. A large-diaphragm, side-address condenser microphone, the PX-1 features a 1-inch (25 millimeter), gold-sputtered capsule designed to provide exceptional clarity throughout its frequency response range. The PM-2 […]

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MicroSet Microphones Are Already Shipping from Audio-Technica

July 23, 2019

Audio-Technica is now shipping the BP892x, BP893x and BP894x MicroSet headworn microphones — updated versions of its BP892, BP893 and BP894 models. Primary improvements include detachable cables and more secure ear loops for comfort and fit. All models will be available with a variety of terminations for wired, Audio-Technica and third-party wireless systems and in […]

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DPA Microphones Will Launch What It Says Are World’s Smallest High-End Pro Audio Mic Capsule

May 1, 2019

DPA Microphones will debut what it’s saying is the industry’s smallest-ever, high-end pro audio microphone capsule at InfoComm 2019 (Booth 6861). Incorporated into the d:screet CORE 6060 and 6061 Subminiature Microphones and d:fine CORE 6066 Subminiature Headset Microphone, DPA’s new subminiature microphone capsules measure in at just three millimeters (0.12 inches) in diameter. These new […]

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Sterling Audio SL230MP Mic Pair Is for Stereo Recording

March 11, 2019

Sterling Audio announces the SL230MP medium-diaphragm condenser microphones. Offered as a matched pair, the SL230MP mics are designed for capturing stereo recordings. Each SL230 mic employs a real gold-sputtered condenser capsule with a six-micron membrane, allowing for very high sensitivity to even the subtlest dynamic nuances in the source material. The mics’ cardioid pickup pattern […]

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Listen to What Is Being Said (If You Can)

January 6, 2019

We recently had a email thread at my institution discussing whether people should use microphones as a standard at all meetings. The discussion started as a result of people having a hard time hearing during faculty meetings. Interestingly, this discussion took a different direction that previous ones had. It was focused on accessibility and how […]

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Audio-Technica Adds Handheld Transmitter to 6000 Series Line

April 9, 2018

Audio-Technica is now offering the ATW-T6002x Handheld Transmitter for the 6000 Series High Density Wireless System — a spectrum-efficient solution that allows 31 channels in 4 MHz of bandwidth. The ATW-T6002x handheld transmitter offers low handling noise and features a metal construction body, high-visibility OLED screen, soft-touch controls and switchable RF power (2 mW/10 mW/50 mW). Its industry-standard thread mount […]

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Apogee MiC+ Debuts

November 14, 2017

Apogee just introduced their new MiC Plus, professional quality USB microphone for iPad, iPhone, Mac and PC. Designed for music production, voice recording, YouTube or live streaming, MiC Plus is a significant upgrade to the Apogee MiC product family first introduced in 2011, MiC plus features an entirely new design with improved sound quality, dynamic range and built-in headphone output for latency-free […]

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TASCAM Unveils New TM-90BM and TM-90GN Mics and Stands

October 26, 2017

TASCAM has introduced three new TM-series condenser microphones and the new TM-AM-series microphone stands and booms. The new products have multiple applications but are ideal for podcasters and videographers. Primarily intended for personal podcasting and other talk shows but also useful for recording group interviews and corporate meetings, the new TM-90BM boundary condenser microphone is […]

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Audio-Technica Ships U841R Boundary Microphone

October 25, 2017

Audio-Technica is now shipping its new U841R Omnidirectional Condenser Boundary Microphone. A new addition to Audio-Technica’s UniPoint line of microphones, the U841R is an update to and replacement of A-T’s U841A microphone. While retaining the feature set that has made the U841A such a successful tool, the new U841R microphone is enhanced with the addition of internal electronics that do […]

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DPA Microphones Introduces New Amplifier Technology Called CORE

October 18, 2017

DPA has just launched CORE, a new amplifier technology that lives within its line of miniature lavalier and headset microphones. Looking to minimize distortion as well as increase the dynamic range, or workable area, of its d:screet and d:fine lines of microphones, DPA developed this new amplifier to create an even clearer sound from the highest of the highs […]

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Audio-Technica Ships AT5047 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

October 18, 2017

Audio-Technica is now shipping its new AT5047 Cardioid Condenser Microphone. The most recent addition to Audio-Technica’s acclaimed 50 Series (which also includes the AT5040 vocal microphone and AT5045 instrument mic), the AT5047 is a studio microphone that features the same capsule as the AT5040 but with a transformer-coupled output and optimized electronics. It is equally at home capturing instruments and […]

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Point Source Audio Now Shipping New Microphones with Built-in Backup

August 17, 2017

Point Source Audio (PSA) has announced it is now shipping the dual element microphones with built-in backup. The CO2-8WL Dual Lavalier Microphone and the EO-8WR Dual Earmount Microphone are patent pending and claim to be the world’s first fully redundant microphones with dual factory-matched elements. The dual microphones incorporate matched frequency and sensitivity elements in a single housing to ensure consistent audio quality from either source. Two […]

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Audio-Technica Ships New AT5047 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

July 31, 2017

Audio-Technica is now shipping its new AT5047 Cardioid Condenser Microphone. An addition to the company’s 50 Series (which also includes the AT5040 vocal microphone and AT5045 instrument mic), the AT5047 is a studio microphone that features the same capsule as the AT5040 but with a transformer-coupled output and optimized electronics. It’s equipped with a transformer-coupled output, so the microphone maintains a […]

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AKG Debuts New AKG HC644 and LC617 Hands-Free Microphones

February 6, 2017

HARMAN Professional Solutions today introduced the AKG HC644 head-worn and LC617 lavalier microphones for presentation and speech applications. The new microphones are directly compatible with all AKG body-pack wireless transmitters and are adaptable to most popular wireless systems, making them ideal for presentations in classrooms, lecture halls and multiuse event facilities of any size. AKG […]

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ClearOne Shows New DIALOG 20 Two-Channel Wireless Microphone System

February 1, 2017

ClearOne has a new tiny mic called the DIALOG 20. The two-channel DIALOG 20 wireless microphone product line by empowering smaller venues on smaller budgets needing smaller numbers of mics — such as training rooms, presentation venues, and offices. Leveraging ClearOne’s “spread” spectrum technology within the 2.4 GHz unlicensed spectrum, DIALOG 20 has some advantages […]

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Sennheiser AMBEO VR Mic, a Compact Microphone for Creating VR/AR Content

September 15, 2016

High-quality 3D audio that eliminates the boundaries between playback and reality – this is the promise of the AMBEO VR MIC that was launched by Sennheiser today. Up until now, VR productions had to record immersive audio with quite complicated microphone set-ups. The AMBEO VR Mic puts everything into a compact and easy-to-use handheld – […]

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Apogee Intros MiC 96K USB Microphone

August 12, 2016

Apogee Electronics has announced the MiC 96k for Windows and Mac. MiC 96k is a professional 96kHz, 24-bit USB microphone that’s designed to capture vocals, voice overs, podcasts and acoustic musical instruments on a Windows or Mac computer. With MiC 96k and your laptop you can make studio-quality recordings anywhere. Features: Cardioid condenser microphone Up […]

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beyerdynamic Adds New Quinta TB Wireless Boundary Microphone

July 8, 2016

The beyerdynamic Quinta TB wireless boundary microphones act as a multi-channel receiver, in which case a maximum of four Quinta TBs (depending on the size of the room and the number of participants) can be operated simultaneously. In this mode, the software can be used to connect up to 9 central control units. In conference […]

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Audio-Technica Offers New ES931 Six-Inch Condenser Gooseneck Microphone

June 29, 2016

Audio-Technica has introduced its new ES931 Six-Inch Condenser Gooseneck Microphone, available in multiple configurations to meet the varied needs of system integrators and their end users. Broadly, there are three classifications under the ES931 umbrella: the ES931PM gooseneck microphone with standard AT8534 wall/ceiling plate power module; ATND931 Dante model with ATND8734 Dante wall/ceiling plate power […]

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The Burn Is Real

June 27, 2016

This weekend I wrote a blog entitled Millennial Damage? and posted it on LinkedIn. Then I did something I’ve only done a handful of times concerning any one of my blogs – I deleted it. Not for fear of backlash or anything related, that I can always take although I don’t normally write to provoke, […]

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Audio-Technica Expands Dante Product Offerings with Ceiling-Mount Microphone Solutions

June 22, 2016

Audio-Technica has introducing two new Dante-enabled ceiling-mount microphone solutions: the ATND931 Dante six-inch gooseneck microphone and ATND933 Dante hanging microphone – both available in a number of configurations, including black and white color options and a selection of three polar patterns (cardioid, hypercardioid and MicroLine). All configurations come standard with the new ATND8734 Microphone Ceiling […]

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Sennheiser Launches New Frequency Variant for Evolution Wireless

June 17, 2016

With the forthcoming changes in spectrum allocation in the USA and Canada, audio specialist Sennheiser is anticipating future customer needs with the release of a new frequency variant of its popular evolution wireless ew 100 G3 and ew 300 IEM G3 series. From July, the wireless microphone and monitoring systems will be available in an […]

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beyerdynamic Intros the Classis GM 315 RC and RM 31 RC Remote Control Gooseneck and Revoluto Vertical-Array Microphones

June 7, 2016

beyerdynamic, a world leading manufacturer of headphones, microphones and conference systems, is introducing the GM 315 RC and RM 31 RC: unique, versatile gooseneck and vertical-array microphones with remote control functions. The microphones are designed for flexible installation in boardrooms, educational facilities, podiums and houses of worship. Through this technology, users are able to select […]

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ClearOne Adds New Two-Channel Wireless Microphone System

June 3, 2016

ClearOne is introducing the new compact two-channel DIALOG 20 mic system at InfoComm. Using adaptive frequency-hopping spread spectrum technology within the 2.4 GHz unlicensed spectrum, DIALOG 20 has some advantages over fixed frequency transmission. First, DIALOG 20 is resistant to narrowband interference because it switches frequency using a pseudo-random sequence. Second, this sequencing makes the […]

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DPA Microphones’ New D:Facto Handheld Microphone Makes North American Debut

April 18, 2016

DPA Microphones is debuting its new linear version of the d:facto Handheld Microphone range this week. The new mic is dubbed the d:facto Linear Vocal Microphone. DPA will also be highlighting the GM1600 Gooseneck – a new mount for its d:screet Omnidirectional Miniature Microphones. Featuring a new capsule with an isolation-optimized supercardioid polar pattern that […]

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Sennheiser MKE 440 Camera Microphone Employs Technique to Match Sound and Picture

April 18, 2016

Sennheiser is unveiling the MKE 440, a stereo camera microphone that solves a typical challenge encountered by DSLR users — capturing focused stereo sound from the filmed object. DSLR filmmakers have always had a hard time getting good sound from their camera-mounted stereo microphone. The new MKE 440 achieves this task: Thanks to two mini-shotgun […]

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Electro-Voice Intros ND Series Microphones

April 12, 2016

Electro-Voice just launched the new ND Series of wired vocal and instrument microphones. The successor to the N/Dym Series, the new ND Series expands the previous product offering with four vocal and four instrument models for live performance and studio applications. Each ND Series model is equipped with features that are unique to both its […]

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Audio-Technica Intros ATM230 Hypercardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone

February 5, 2016

Audio-Technica introduces the ATM230 Hypercardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone. The ATM230 brings a model ideal for capturing drums and percussion to Audio-Technica’s popular Artist Series line. The mic’s proprietary capsule is designed to excel in high SPL applications, delivering full, well-rounded audio with an exceptional low-end. The hypercardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the […]

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Audio-Technica Intros New Desk Stand and Boundary Transmitters for System 10 Digital Wireless

February 2, 2016

Audio-Technica  introduces two new desk stand and boundary microphones compatible with System 10 PRO Rack-Mount Digital Wireless Systems and Stack-mount Digital Wireless Systems: the ATW-T1007 System 10 Microphone Desk Stand Transmitter and the ATW-T1006 System 10 Boundary Microphone/Transmitter. Designed to work with phantom-powered, condenser gooseneck microphones with a three-pin XLRM-type output, the ATW-T1007 System 10 […]

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Revolabs Intros New Mics Into Its Elite Wired Line

February 1, 2016

Revolabs today announced it has added new products to its Elite Wired family of conferencing microphones. The new Elite Wired Microphones with Local and External Control come in a variety of formats and colors and add enhanced mute functionality to the company’s wired microphone offering. New to the Elite Wired line is a five-wire microphone […]

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ARTHUR HOLM Launches Horizontally Retracting Mic System

February 1, 2016

ARTHUR HOLM announces the launch of a unique horizontally retracting system for “gooseneck type” microphones during Integrated Systems Europe 2016. This innovative retracting system can be very easily veneered and it provides a minimum depth, being therefore ideal for furniture integration. It allows the microphone to be bent and automatically takes it back to its […]

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Mojave Audio Debuts MA-50 Large-Diaphragm Transformerless Condenser Microphone

January 6, 2016

Mojave Audio announced the new MA-50 Large-Diaphragm Transformerless Condenser Microphone. Mojave Audio’s new MA-50 uses the identical capsule as found in the company’s MA-200 and MA-201fet models and handles transients — all the way up to 140dB. The microphone’s transient response and its ability to handle high SPLs make the MA-50 an extremely versatile model: one that […]

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