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Blue Mikey Digital Microphone Review. The Mikey Digital from Blue Microphones is a simple, yet powerful little device.

Blue Mikey Digital Microphone Review

Everyone, except, of course, the tech “pundiots” (pundit idiots) of the world, knows that iPads and iPhones and even the lowly iPod Touch can be used for more than just playing music or games. There are hundreds of thousands of apps out there, as well as cases, speakers, holders, lens attachments, and tripod mounts for these devices like no other consumer electronic device on earth. I have owned every iPhone except the 3GS, and every iPad except the iPad2, plus more iPods than I can remember. I have no idea how many chargers, cables, and adapters I have for these tools.

So, when the opportunity came to Team Gadgeteer to review Blue Microphone‘s new Mikey Digital microphone, which is specifically made for these devices, I jumped at the chance. The Mikey D(igital) attached to an iPhone 4s. The mic itself is a rounded rectangle of pierced black metal with chrome trim. In use, the MikeyD is dead simple. Samson Meteor Mic USB Studio Microphone Review. Most computers and mobile devices have built-in microphones now, and they are fine for phone calls and video calls.

They fall short when you need a higher-quality audio for podcasting or recording music. There are a variety of microphones on the market, from cheap stalk microphones to studio-quality mics costing hundreds (or thousands) of dollars. The Meteor Mic USB Studio Microphone from Samson promises to be a “professional, large diaphragm, studio condenser USB microphone” at a reasonable price. How does it stack up? Blue Microphones outs iOS Spark Digital and Mikey Digital mics, plus intelligent Tiki. Blue Microphones Announces Radius Shockmount for Yeti, Yeti Pro.

Zoom H2n portable recorder touts five internal mics, adjustable recording range. Zoom H2n Handy Recorder.

Zoom H2n portable recorder touts five internal mics, adjustable recording range

Enjoy the new standard. First and only portable recorder with five studio-quality microphones onboard Hauppauge, NY – (July 12, 2011) – Representing a new generation of portable recording, the H2n is Zoom's most innovative handheld recorder to date. We've packed groundbreaking features into an ultra-portable device that allows you to record pristine audio anywhere you go. The H2n features our best microphones yet and is the only portable recorder with five studio-quality microphones onboard. This design enables the H2n to offer four unique recording modes: Mid-Side (MS) stereo, a technique used for many years in film and broadcast, 90° X/Y stereo, 2-channel and 4-channel surround sound. "A lot of people are going to be knocked-out when they use this device, but we're really interested in seeing the response from the film and broadcast industries," says Scott Goodman, President of Samson. USB Microphones for Better Podcasting.

If you want to create your own "live, radio style talk show", you are most likely in need of a quality mic for your recording sessions.

USB Microphones for Better Podcasting

Whatever model you choose for your podcast, whether it be for waxing poetic about politics or jazz music, the improvement to your audio recordings will be worth the investment... Yeti Pro This is the world's first USB microphone combining 24 bit/192 kHz digital recording resolution with analog XLR output. Meaning that with the use of three custom condenser capsules and four different pattern settings, the Yeti Pro can capture digital audio with up to four times the clarity found on CDs. ZOOM. Zoom takes the turbocharged design of the R24 and scales it down for an ultra-portable music production solution.


Like its predecessor, the R8 combines four production tools in one versatile device. In addition to being an 8-track recorder that utilizes SD memory, the R8 is an audio interface, a DAW control surface and a sampler complete with drum pads and a rhythm machine. R8 Operation Confirmed SD/SDHC cards Simultaneous recording of 2 tracks and playback of 8 tracks The R8 is the perfect tool for capturing audio on-the-go. Audio interface supports 2 inputs and 2 outputs When combined with your computer, the R8 becomes a powerful audio interface. Control surface functions for most DAW software The R8 can be used as a control surface for DAW transport functions (play, record, stop) and mixing operations. 8-voice sampler with 8 pads The built-in sampler functions allow you to loop audio data on any track. 500 MB of drum loops inside Create your own beats with the powerful rhythm machine.

Tascam outs new DR-07 Mark II audio recorder, touts adjustable mics. Icicle - A Stylish XLR to URL Converter and Preamp. SM58 Vocal Microphone. Sennheiser Worldwide - e 815 S-C. Yeti - The Ultimate Professional USB Microphone. From professional podcasting to music recording, gaming, and even audio for video,Yeti can carry your projects to studio-quality heights.

Yeti - The Ultimate Professional USB Microphone

Watch Video Podcast Vocal and Acoustic Guitar Interview and Speech Dialogue and Voice Over Blue Microphones' proprietary tri-capsule technology gives youfour distinct pattern modes to choose from: Uses both the left and right channels to capture a wide, realistic sound image—perfect for recording acoustic guitar or choir. Well-suited to podcasts, vocal performances, voice-overs and instruments. Cardioid mode records sound sources that are directly in front of the microphone, delivering rich, full-bodied sound. Picks up sound equally from all around the mic. Records from both the front and the rear of the microphone—ideal for recording a duet or a two-person interview.

Yeti features studio controls for headphone volume, pattern selection, instant mute and microphone gain—putting you in charge of every level of the recording process. 16bit/48kHz 24bit/192kHz. H2 Handy Recorder.