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10 Best Microphones for Podcasting in 2019

According to information released by Apple at the WWDC in June 2018, there are more than 550,000 podcasts out there for people to listen to and it continues to grow. The growth of podcasts has given anybody a medium to tell their stories, build a community and connect with other people with similar interests in ways that traditional radio never could. If you have an interest in starting a podcast or even a YouTube channel, you are obviously going to need some equipment to get started. The first ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Design, Youtube, Miscellaneous, US, Best, Gear, Podcasting, Microphones, Skype, Audio Technica, YouTube Channel, Samson, Blue Microphones, Heil


Turn Your Favorite Headphones Into Your Favorite Headset With Antlion's Wireless ModMic

When you drop $120 on an add-on microphone, you should expect a lot. You should expect near perfection. You should expect Antlion’s ModMic Wireless.
Tags: Lifehacks, Microphones, Headsets, Modmic Wireless


How to set up speech-to-text in Windows 10

Looking for the dictation, speech-to-text, and voice control options in Windows 10? Here's how to set up Speech Recognition in Windows 10 and use it to go hands-free in a variety of different tasks and applications within Windows. The post How to set up speech-to-text in Windows 10 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, How-to, Computing, Windows 10, Speech, Microphones, Alexa


Shure’s new MV88+ Video Kit turns your phone into a mobile video studio

Shure has announced their new MV88+ Video Kit for smartphone video shooters. The kit builds on the success of Shure’s previous MV88 iPhone microphone. This time, though, it’s compatible with Android, too, via Type-C USB and it comes with a Manfrotto Pixi tripod, phone clamp, and shoe mount microphone clip. The new MV88+ version of […] The post Shure’s new MV88+ Video Kit turns your phone into a mobile video studio appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Microphones, Mobile Video, Microphone, Shure, Gear Announcement, Smartphone Video, Type C USB, Shure Microphones


Get Shure’s quality microphones & bundles at great prices this week

Shure make some of the best affordable microphones around whether you’re looking for microphones for the studio or to take on to the stage. With some great deals on their mics this week we’ve collected the best ones just for you. Shure SM58-LC Cardioid Vocal Microphone – $89 (10% off) The legendary Shure SM58 vocal microphone is designed for professional vocal use in live performance, sound reinforcement, and studio recording. Its tailored vocal response for sound is a world standard...
Tags: Deals, Cyber Monday, Black Friday, Music, Sales, Sale, Tech, Equipment, Wireless, Singing, Microphones, Discount, Offer, Vocal, Shure, Mics


Get singing this Cyber Deals Week with the best microphone discounts

Amazon are keeping the discounts coming all through the week with Cyber Monday Deals Week. Whether you’re looking for performance microphones to take to the stage, a quality microphone for your home studio, or a professional vocal microphone for podcasting/vlogging – We’ve found their best deals on microphones for you to snatch up and get recording with. Electro-Voice ND76 Dynamic Cardioid Vocal Microphone – $79 (39% off) The ND76 is a robust, high-performance, large-diaphragm dynamic ...
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Cyber Monday, Music, Sales, Sale, Tech, Equipment, Stand, Offers, Boom, Instruments, Microphones, Mic, Discount, Week


Start recording with 33% off Steinberg USB interface for instruments

Nab yourself Steinberg’s 2 channel USB interface this Cyber Monday for a great discount and start recording your instruments and microphones, the perfect introduction to your own home recording studio. With Steinberg’s line of USB 2.0 connectivity interfaces, you’ve got it all covered: the UR range comprises a 19” rack-mounted studio solution, a desktop production interface, an ultra-compact mobile unit and an advanced portable production studio — all engineered and crafted to meet the most ...
Tags: Music, Tech, Computer, Usb, Record, Instruments, Microphones, Recording, Interface, Daw, Yamaha, Steinberg, Mixer, Home Studio, Steinberg USB, Yamaha Corporation D PRE Mic Preamps


Roland’s miniature 9 input mixer makes mixing on the go truly possible

Roland have just launched a mixer just for smartphones that offers diverse and quality mixing from a device that can slide into your pockets. The Roland GO:MIXER PRO could revolutionise the travelling musician or the podcaster on the go. The device slots into smartphones like they were carved from the same stone and offers high quality recording and mixing with 9 whole audio inputs packed into a square barely bigger than your phone itself. The GO:MIXER PRO’s size wouldn’t suggest it’s capabi...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Podcast, Music, Equipment, Phone, Smartphone, Mixing, Record, Microphones, Recording, Portable, Go, Pro, Roland, Multi


Learn how to easily set up speech-to-text in Windows 10

Looking for the dictation, speech-to-text, and voice control options in Windows 10? Here's how to set up speech-to-text in Windows 10 and use it to go hands-free in a variety of different tasks and applications within Windows. The post Learn how to easily set up speech-to-text in Windows 10 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, How-to, Computing, Windows 10, Speech, Microphones, Alexa


GoPro changed how we watch. Now Jabra wants to change how we listen

Jabra and Red Bull spent two years developing the perfect action microphone, aiming to capture the sounds of athletes without wind or background noise. Here’s how the game-changing tech works, and where you’ll hear it in the future. The post GoPro changed how we watch. Now Jabra wants to change how we listen appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Features, Home Theater, Red Bull, Microphones, Jabra


Mics that record in “3D” and ambisonics are the next big thing

Call it the virtual reality microphone … or just think of it as an evolution of microphones that capture sounds more as you hear them. But mics purporting to give you 3D recording are arriving in waves – and they could change both immersive sound and how we record music. Let’s back up from the hype a little bit here. Once we’re talking virtual reality or you’re imagining people in goggles, Lawnmower Man style, we’re skipping ahead to the application of these mic solutions, beyond the mics them...
Tags: Mobile, Music, Hardware, Electronics, US, Trends, Tech, Gear, Stories, Poland, 3D, Siemens, Microphones, Zoom, Sennheiser, Music Tech


Mics that record in “3D” ambisonics are the next big thing

Call it the virtual reality microphone … or just think of it as an evolution of microphones that capture sounds more as you hear them. But mics purporting to give you 3D recording are arriving in waves – and they could change both immersive sound and how we record music. Let’s back up from the hype a little bit here. Once we’re talking virtual reality or you’re imagining people in goggles, Lawnmower Man style, we’re skipping ahead to the application of these mic solutions, beyond the mics them...
Tags: Mobile, Music, Hardware, Electronics, US, Trends, Tech, Gear, Stories, Poland, 3D, Siemens, Microphones, Zoom, Music Tech, Dolby Atmos


Head to Head to Head with Three Add-On Headphone Mics

Weary of constantly swapping out my favorite headphones with a gaming headset for multiplayer games, I took a look at three great add-on mics. Depending on your setup and preferences, one of these premium mics will have you serving and receiving salt without sacrificing sweet audio quality or comfort.Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Audio, Headphones, Gear, Headset, Microphones, Add On Mics


Vesper Mics Up With $23M From Amazon, American Family, Baidu, Bose

Vesper Technologies, a high-tech microphone startup trying to ride the wave of voice-controlled devices, has summoned a $23 million investment from a group of well-known tech companies, venture capitalists, and an insurance firm. The Series B funding round was led by American Family Ventures, the venture arm of Madison, WI-based American Family Insurance. Other investors in the round included Amazon’s Alexa Fund; Baidu, the Chinese tech giant; Bose Ventures, the venture arm of headphone a...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Internet Of Things, Hardware, Audio, Boston, Connected Devices, Trends, Insurance, Tech, Vc, Software, Iot, Baidu, Microphones, Bose


How to use speech to text in Windows 10

Looking for the dictation, speech-to-text, and voice control options in Windows 10? Here's how to set up speech-to-text in Windows 10 and use it to go hands-free in a variety of different tasks and applications within Windows. The post How to use speech to text in Windows 10 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, How-to, Computing, Windows 10, Speech, Microphones, Alexa


Make your own DIY microphone shock mount “blimp” using cheap flexible gear ties

Shock mounts are the best friend you can have for a boom mic. They eliminate all kinds of vibration and handling noise from your audio recording. Some microphones come with one, but you’ll often have to buy your own separately. Or, you can do like DIYCameraGuy, Michael Lohrum, and make your own using flexible gear ties. […] The post Make your own DIY microphone shock mount “blimp” using cheap flexible gear ties appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Diy, Microphones, Audio Recording, Sound Recording, DIYCameraGuy, Michael Lohrum


Inspired by insect ears, Soundskrit wants to make microphones magically directional

 Voice control is everywhere these days, but to hear people effectively from every direction, devices like the Echo need to have a whole collection of microphones in them — but they take up space, require extra processing power, and restrict industrial design. Soundskrit aims to replace those many mics with a single one that can clearly hear and separate sound from multiple sources and… Read More
Tags: Startups, TC, Gadgets, Science, Research, Ces, Microphones, Sound, CES 2018, Soundskrit


How to understand microphone specs to get the best sound for your project

With more and more people shooting video and creating content for YouTube, microphones are more ubiquitous than they used to be. But when you want to go for one that’s a little more serious, they come with all kinds of tech data. The question most of us want to know the answer to, though, is […] The post How to understand microphone specs to get the best sound for your project appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Audio, Gear, Microphones, Sound, Microphone, Audio Recording, Voice Over, Sound Recording, Podcastage


Tour the goodies in Universal Audio 9.4 – including an Empirical Distressor

Universal Audio are here with their winter lineup – the latest processing tools for their hardware platform – now including a sought-after compressor. I know we’ve got some pretty hard-core UAD fans in our readership. For those of you just joining us, the idea is, you buy plug-ins that operate on dedicated hardware – DSP chips in various rack-mount and portable gear. Most popular among producers I know are the Apollo line, particularly the Twin models small enough to fit in a rucksack, which c...
Tags: Music, Germany, US, Tech, History, Software, Modeling, Stories, Retro, Microphones, Vintage, Amps, Apple Computer, DSP, Plug-ins, Music Tech


Spider silk could be the secret ingredient behind next-gen hearing aids

It may sound like a Spider-Man gadget, but researchers at Binghamton University have found that spider silk can help improve the quality of microphones for hearing aids and other devices. The post Spider silk could be the secret ingredient behind next-gen hearing aids appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Microphones, Spider Silk, Emerging Tech, Binghamton University, Binghampton


Your Favorite Headphones (And More) Are Discounted Thanks To This Audio-Technica Gold Box

When it comes to full-sized headphones, wired options still reign supreme, and Audio-Technica took the throw for the second time your favorites. Now you an get both models for less during this one-day sale. The sale has the ATH-M50X and M40X at their lowest prices, plus condenser mics and turntables. But these prices…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Gold Box, Tech, Technica, Headphones, Microphones, Audio Technica


A Breakthrough in Flexible Electronics Could Turn Your T-Shirts Into Amazing Speakers

2017 might go down in history as the year those boxy speakers your dad still uses finally started to go extinct. Following the development of a heat-powered graphene chip that could replace the speaker in your phone, scientists at Michigan State University have developed a paper-thin, flexible electronic panel that…Read more...
Tags: Science, Audio, Speakers, Research, Microphones, Michigan State University, Feng, Biocompatible Ferroelectret Nanogenerator


How to get better audio in your video edits by using the environment

Whether you’re editing for a cinematic short, a promotional video, interview or even a vlog, good audio is vital. Or at least, consistent audio. One of the things many people forget with recording sound, though, is ambient noise. No matter where you are, there’s always something going on in the background. It might be birds […] The post How to get better audio in your video edits by using the environment appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Audio, Tutorials, Microphones, Sound, Ray Ortega


Five shotgun microphones shoot it out in this side-by-side comparison

Once you graduate from on-camera mics such as the Rode VideoMic Pro the next step is usually a real shotgun mic. Shotgun mics are popular due to their very directional nature. You can point them directly toward a subject to pick out their voice from the background noise. Or, they can be used in a […] The post Five shotgun microphones shoot it out in this side-by-side comparison appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Microphones, Boom Mic, Shotgun Mic, Curtis Judd, Microphone Comparison


6 essential tips to get the best sound and comfort out of a boom pole microphone

If you shoot video for long enough, and you’re interested in getting quality sound (you should be), then at some point you’re going to use a boomed shotgun mic. They’re not as easy to work with as you might first think, though. Bad technique can lead to the microphone picking up vibration and handling noise. […] The post 6 essential tips to get the best sound and comfort out of a boom pole microphone appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Tutorials, Microphones, Aputure, Microphone Technique, Boom Mic, Shotgun Mic, Ted Sim


RØDE’s new VideoMic Soundfield lets you record full 360° 3D audio on-camera

Nikon aren’t the only one celebrating a milestone birthday this year. Rode microphones is also entering its 50th year in business in 2017. In their time, they’ve built an unparalleled reputation amongst many audio professionals. Whether it’s musicians, filmmakers or vloggers, their products have worked their way into our lives. They’re usually the first name […] The post RØDE’s new VideoMic Soundfield lets you record full 360° 3D audio on-camera appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Audio, Gear, Nikon, Microphones, Microphone, Rodé, RØDE


Buy a Blue Yeti Microphone For $89, Get a Copy of Watch Dogs 2 Free

Blue Yeti Blackout + Watch Dogs 2, $89 We’ve seen a handful of $89 deals on the reader-favorite Blue Yeti USB microphone over the last several weeks, but today, that same price will also get you a PC download of Watch Dogs 2. This bundle was on sale for $99 earlier in the month, but maybe the extra $10 in savings will be enough to push you over the edge.Read more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Audio, Tech, Microphones, Blue, Blue Yeti USB


From my Twitter feed: Christmas spirit

Ryan Woods  @KD8ATF You know you’re in the Christmas spirit when……… # hamradio # hamr # amsat EDN.com @EDNcom Microphones are a sound technology choice for communication and control: ubm.io/2h8NMSV # MEMS # HotTech Donna Benjamin  @kattekrab Fix the little stuff. It adds up. It drags you down. Fix one little thing whenever you can. This is good advice for life in general, not just amateur radio…Dan The post From my Twitter feed: Christ...
Tags: Repair, Radio, Satellites, Microphones, Dan, Ryan Woods, Donna Benjamin, Everything Else


Vesper’s Waterproof Microphones Draw Interest from Amazon, Others

As we move toward a world where many (if not most) devices can be controlled by our voices, the ability to reliably capture those sounds becomes paramount. That spells opportunity for Vesper, a Boston-based startup that makes advanced microphone technology that could be used in smartphones, voice-controlled speakers, connected cars, and more. Investors like what they hear from Vesper. Today the company announced a $15 million Series A round led by Accomplice, along with contributions from...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Internet Of Things, Boston, Connected Devices, Trends, Tech, Devices, Vc, Software, Iot, Microphones, Alexa, Vesper, University Of Michigan, Matt Crowley


Public speaking tips that go beyond great content & delivery style

I‘m often asked for tips and tricks from other public speakers, or those who aspire to be public speakers on what I do differently to ensure a great event from both the organiser and the audience perspective.I provide them with the same simple tips I have shared below, because I believe there are some things any speaker can do that will take you from being a good speaker to a great  public speaker, and this doesn’t have anything to do with your speaking delivery or style, it comes down to how yo...
Tags: New York, Technology, London, Mac, Youtube, Seo, Sony, Logitech, Vimeo, Microphones, Richard, Public Speaking, Hdmi, Photographer, Ustream, Speaking