Tagged: condenser

Sony C-100 Microphone is a Low Cost, Hi-Res, Dual-Element Condenser

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSStepping up your game in recording, podcasting, or whatever you do can be easy if you have this microphone in your bag. This large Diaphragm condenser mic has a lot of features that can help you mic up any instrument – from Tuba to Piccolo. All with a price that doesn’t bring down the house. About the C-100 Condenser Microphone This is an alternative to the Sony C-800G microphone. Inside the cage is a dual-capsule that can cover the spectrum. The 25mm capsule covers 20 Hz to 25 kHz, while the 17mm capsule covers 25-50 kHz ranges. You can select it to be a cardiod, omnidirectional, or figure-8 polar pattern. A low-cut filter and -10db pad are also available options. Other microphones in the High-Resolution series include The EMC-100N (Omni-Directional) and the EMC-100U (Cardioid). The Sony C-100 starts at $1399 and...

Large Diaphragm Microphones: Monoprice 600801 vs iRig Mic Studio

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you are planning to do some podcasting or music recording, you might be in the market for a USB microphone. Large Diaphragm microphones are great for capturing a full sound of a vocal or instrument. They can also be placed to capture an area rather than right at your mouth. We’re looking at two Large Diaphragm USB microphones – The Monoprice 600801 and the IK Multimedia iRig Mic Studio. I am recording straight from these microphones with no post-processing. Levels will be different but you should be able to hear the results each microphone gives. BTW – I did get product from both Monoprice and IK Multimedia but opinions are my own. Monoprice 600801 USB Mic We’ll start with the Monoprice 600801 USB mic. This is a 6-micron sputtered diaphragm with a 22 mm capsule. The microphone records 16-bit 44.1...

Blue Microphones: Tiki, Mikey Digital, Spark Digital – CES 2012

Blue Microphones: Tiki, Mikey Digital, Spark Digital – CES 2012

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSJon Maier, CEO of Blue Microphones joins Todd and Don on the TPN CES live coverage. He showed off three new microphones at Blue. The Mikey Digital is an improved microphone you can attach to iPhone and iPad. Being digital, you can do things inside the mic, like a 3-position switch. You can get a low gain, high gain, or an automatic mode. There is an input to the Mikey, where you can now use it as a lav mic input or a line input. The Tiki is a USB plug-in device to enhance the microphone. The Tiki contains intelligent signal processing so that strange noises, such as typing on a keyboard, is ignored. Noise cancelling, EQ, and intelligent mute to understand this is not a voice and mutes it. It’s a great device for note-taking USB. Get Blue Microphones at Amazon Finally,...

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