Robert Rives

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1 week ago
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…
1 month ago
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
1 month ago
Videographers, podcasters, and content creators looking for a powerful and portable audio-recording solution will find a lot to like in TASCAM’s Portacapture X6, a streamlined version of its popular X8 model, but scaled back for smaller productions requiring fewer inputs and tracks. The…
2 months ago
As a proven producer of drones and stabilized cameras, it was really no surprise when DJI’s first wireless microphone offering, the DJI Mic 2-Person system, turned out to be a big hit with mobile journalists, on-camera personalities, and content creators looking to raise their audio production values. But if you’re consistently only shooting a single on-camera talent, you may have been reluctant…
2 months ago
Serious online gamers know that audio is a critical factor, and Roland’s new BRIDGE CAST is an easy-to-use, all-in-one audio interface and mixer that helps ensure your audience is getting a truly professional-sounding experience. With plenty of connectivity options, a high-quality microphone preamp,…
3 months ago
Synthesizer designs in the 21st century have returned to hands-on control knobs for immediate, tactile sound sculpting, but when you switch between stored patches, the knobs don't accurately reflect the settings. This mismatch can lead to sudden, abrupt changes in the sound—like that time your dramatic live filter sweep accidentally began with the frequency knob maxed out. Well, all that is set…
4 months ago
JOBY’s popular lineup of audio/video products just got even more expansive, with the announcement of several new additions: the Wavo PLUS on-camera microphone, the Wavo Boom Arm, the…
4 months ago
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…
5 months ago
Avid is shaking up the personal and project studio market with the release of its new MBOX Studio Desktop, a 21 x 22 USB-C interface offering a wealth of flexible input and output options, seamless integration with the included Pro Tools Studio software subscription, and a powerful plug-in package…
5 months ago
Shure is expanding its lineup of subminiature Plex microphones with a new cardioid lavalier model, the UniPlex UL4, featuring durable, interference-resistant Shure Plex cabling and a directional pick-up pattern that’s well suited to broadcast and presentation applications…
5 months ago
Saramonic has been bringing smart, cost-effective wireless microphone solutions to content creators of all stripes for a while, and the latest iteration of the company’s popular Blink 500 series, the Blink 500 ProX, serves up some notable improvements including better audio quality, less latency, longer battery life, and improved OLED screens on the components. Two configurations are available:…
5 months ago
Shooters looking to mount a favorite shotgun mic directly on the camera are going to be very pleased with Tascam’s CA-XLR2d series of camera-mount XLR microphone adapters. TASCAM offers three options: the CA-XLR2d-C is designed for use with select Canon cameras, the…
5 months ago
Expanding its impressive lineup of audio solutions for business and educational applications, Audio-Technica is announcing an improved version of the ATDM-0604 Digital SmartMixer; the ATDM-0604a. Designed to handle a wide variety of online or live meetings easily, this new…
6 months ago
Serious creators looking for the right microphone for their broadcasting and podcasting needs are definitely going to want to check out the recently announced Blue Sona from Logitech, a supercardioid active dynamic microphone with ClearAmp technology for exceptional sound quality…
7 months ago
Neumann has announced the KH 150 Studio Monitor, an exciting new addition to its KH series of powered monitors featuring DSP electronics to ensure accurate mixing. With its 6.5" woofer and 1" tweeter providing a frequency response from 39 Hz to 21 kHz,…