Revered manufacturer Sennheiser is bringing its years of audio expertise to streamers and podcasters with the new Profile USB Microphone, a versatile and easy-to-use USB-C mic that’s ready for a wide variety of content creation, streaming, gaming, and educational applications when paired with your computer or mobile device.
Few RØDE products are as iconic or well known as the NT1 large-diaphragm condenser microphone, and now RØDE is proud to introduce its latest update to that popular line of large-diaphragm mics, the NT1 5th Generation. Available in black or silver varieties, this next-generation
IK Multimedia is known for providing practical, cost-effective solutions to real-world audio problems, and its new USB microphone/audio interface addition applies that expertise to podcasting and streaming applications. The iRig Stream Mic Pro combines a condenser microphone and 24-bit / 96 kHz audio interface in one convenient package that’s ready to plug in to your computer for instant streaming
Join Gabriel Richards as he demonstrates shows the features of the RØDE X XCM-50 and XDM-100, two USB-C microphones that are perfect for podcasters, streamers, and gamers! Using these microphones with RØDE's UNIFY software allows for an all-in-one solution for your audio needs. Compare their sound reproduction in this video, and let us know what you think, in the Comments section. Which works best for your setup?
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1:04 - Highlighted Specs for Both
Updating its lineup of USB microphones, RØDE has recently announced the new iteration of the company’s popular NT-USB, the NT-USB+ desktop USB-C microphone with next-generation features for recording exceptional audio directly to a computer, smartphone, or tablet.
NT-USB+ Desktop USB-C Microphone
Aimed at musicians and content creators
Deity Microphones has announced the V-Mic D4, a hybrid analog/USB camera-mount shotgun microphone for content creators, run-and-gun videographers, livestreamers, and podcasters. The mic improves on the original V-Mic D3 with significant upgrades to the sound quality, shockmount, gain knob, wind protection, cable, and with the very cool addition of a USB-C port, all offered at a surprisingly affordable price.
Audio-Technica bills its AT2020USB-X as “the best microphone for streaming, podcasting, recording music, gaming, and video recording.” This is a pretty lofty claim, but if anyone can live up to it, it’s Audio-Technica. The company has a stellar reputation in pro audio circles for sonics, reliability, and relatively low prices; one can get a lush studio sound with Audio-Technica mics at a fraction of the cost of, say
Solid State Logic, the company with 50 years of experience defining the sound of the world’s top music artists, film, and TV audio, has introduced SSL CONNEX, a high-quality, portable USB microphone for use with laptops and tablets.
A technology powerhouse in a sleek, portable form factor
Focusrite is expanding its Vocaster lineup of products aimed at podcasters, gamers, and streamers with a new dynamic microphone, the DM14v. The microphone is available with just an XLR cable or with an XLR cable and a pair of HP60v headphones as part of its Vocaster Broadcast Kit.
RØDE is launching its new line of RØDE X microphones, which feature built-in DSP and are primarily aimed at streamers, podcasters, and gamers. The first releases are the XDM-100 dynamic USB microphone and the XCM-50 condenser USB microphone, along with the companion UNIFY virtual audio-mixing software, offering a complete audio
Audio-Technica continues to refine the venerable AT2020, a microphone well known for delivering excellent audio recordings that rival, and even exceed, far more expensive mics. Improving on the most recent iteration, the AT2020USB+, this new AT2020USB-X model brings a USB Type-C connection, Mute button, Mix Control, and 24-bit/96 kHz audio capabilities to this proven
In a world nearly overrun by USB microphones, I set out to see what sets the AKG ARA apart from the masses. Since there’s no shortage of USB condenser mics available, even with the current supply chain issues, people can still be picky and not resort to settling for a less-than-ideal solution. So, considering the demands of present-day content creators, livestreamers, podcasters, vloggers, and musically gifted online
Start turning out podcasts, new livestreams, and fresh content in no time with the Zoom ZUM-2 Podcast Mic Pack, a complete bundle featuring a broadcast-style USB condenser mic with a custom windscreen, closed-back headphones, a tabletop tripod stand, and a USB cable. Since all components in this mic pack boast Zoom’s high-grade build quality, you can go anywhere with confidence, knowing that they’ll stand up to the trials of traveling here
Supercharged with versatile mic-modeling technology that puts an entire vintage mic locker at your disposal and onboard DSP/FPGA chips that power the included plug-in bundle without taxing your computer, the Antelope Axino Synergy Core serves as a premium all-in-one USB microphone and audio interface that’s perfect for artists and producers who want professional studio quality in a single, compact package. Not only is it loaded with features
Podcasting with multiple people and a single computer just became supremely easy, thanks to the release of RØDE Connect, a free Mac/Windows software application that supports connection of up to four NT-USB Mini microphones. Yes, that’s right: up to four of those fantastic little USB mics to one computer without any complicated routing or fancy finagling.