Transaudio Group Now Shipping Daking Mic-Pre One 

The mic preamp is essentially a single channel of the Daking Mic-Pre IV.

Audio-Technica AT8022 Stereo Mic 

The AT8022 places two cardiod elements back to back in a single housing for a simpler point-and-record setup. It also weighs less than 9oz, so the mic tree won't be so top heavy.

Lectrosonics Updates Service Policy for 700 MHz Products 

With the FCC ruling to eliminate wireless mic usage in the 700MHz band, some existing equipment has to be retuned or replaced.

Field Report: Rode Procaster 

The Procaster is Rode's answer to a new mic for radio's on-air studio. Most radio stations still use a non-condenser mic for on-air purposes. This is the new version of that mic

Field Report: Centrance Micport Pro 

Capturing audio material is sometimes best done using a laptop or desktop computer, and sound equipment is sometimes hard to lug around or unavailable. The Micport Pro tags along easily in a computer carrying case. Just snap on your favorite microphone and hit record.

Audio-Technica AT2020 USB 

USB cardioid condenser microphone

Blue Microphones Snowflake 

Portable USB microphone

Field Report: Yellowtec Mika 

Searching the Internet turned up a radical new design: Mika by Yellowtec in Germany. This is exactly what Gary Wachter had been searching for and more.

Sign Off 

Do you remember? The first Continental Electronics 317C 50kW AM transmitter was installed in 1965. The transmitter was mostly solid-state and featured

Mic processing & On-air processing 

Audio processing is one province of the field of broadcasting that remains solidly in the hands of the engineer at a radio station.

Field Report: Soundtech Lightsnake 

This cable is an easy answer to a common cable question: What if you only need to provide a single mic input?

Sign Off 

Do you spend less time with other media because you're always online?

Audio-Technica Launches 40 Series Online Demo 

The 40 Series: Unmasked section is divided into several subsections

AKG Perception 200 

At KJR Sports Radio (950) in Seattle the AKG Perception 200 makes a significant contribution to the overall sound of the station.

New and nifty, or tried and true? 

What's the one item in the facility that every on-air and production staff member will have an opinion about? The mic. Some newer offerings are challenging conventional thought and offering new choices for radio.

Field Report: HHB Flash Mic DRM85 

With 1GB of fixed internal memory, the Flash Mic offers six available 16-bit linear PCM or MPEG recording formats ranging from uncompressed 48kHz WAV, to compressed 32kHz MP2.

Big, but not so easy 

Following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans would seem to be the last place to originate a coast-to-coast broadcast for New Year's Eve. The city of New Orleans and NPR felt differently, and the pressure was on to prepare for the event.

Step Up To the Mic 

Listeners are more familiar with the sound of the human voice than anything else, and with a little effort and the right mic, an announcer can sound like he is right there. Tried and true mics work, but there are plenty of new possibilities.

Field Report: Neumann BCM 705 

The BCM 705 is a dynamic microphone -- the first ever built with the Neumann name. How does it perform for on-air use?

Field Report: Great River Electronics MEQ-1NV 

A high-quality mic sound is important, and the use of a separate preamp is common in most installations, but the mic preamp must perform its function without unwanted coloration or distortion. We put the Great River MEQ-1NV to the test.

Field Report: Heil Sound PR-30 and PR-40 

In case you haven't heard of the new kid on the block, Heil Sound has been making microphones and accessories for the communications and amateur radio market for a number of years.

Field Report: Audio-Technica AT2020 

The AT2020 is a good choice for remote broadcasts where quality sound is required and you don't want to risk a more expensive microphone.

Field Report: Neumann BCM-104 

Vermont Public Radio has increased its demand on condenser mics, as outlined in this review.

Mic processors and preamps 

The microphone is the first element in the broadcast chain.

Find the Mic Sweepstakes Winners 

Find out who won our annual Find the Mic Sweepstakes.

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