Select a mic for its overall sound and suitability, and avoid the tendency to settle for an old standard.
It looks unusual, but the Blue Mouse is a real performer.
The AT3060 is a large-diaphragm, phantom-powered tube microphone, with shock-mounted, hand selected, tested and aged tubes.
After several years of common ownership before Cumulus Broadcasting acquired the group, these stations have finally completed their facility upgrade.
Mic processing and EQ are commonplace at radio stations, but the right mic makes all the difference.
Let creativity thrive by providing the proper tools and a comfortable work space for the idea factory of the station.
It's time for The Mighty Wurlitzer Radio Hour program to originate live on WCLV-AM and FM from the home of the John Milton Williams Museum of Radio Broadcasting History.
Whether it's sports, news or general talk, all that jabber presents some interesting challenges to the engineer responsible for maintaining a good and intelligible sound.
Neumann's recent addition to the stage microphone category has provided the broadcaster with a new and effective tool.
When I started in radio, at a small AM/FM in Iowa, microphones were simple and cheap. There was always an abundance of hand-held stick-mics and inexpensive stand-mounted microphones. These ancient necessities of the business were neither powered nor processed. Did they sound good? Not really.
Radio discovers the joys of condenser microphones.
Condensors are popular, but dynamic mics are still a viablle choice.
Condenser microphones require a power source to operate. Sometimes, this power can be provided internally with a battery, but an external supply is more common.
Two-channel microphone preamplifier
AKG C 4500B-BC: A condenser microphone with transformerless output, the AKG C 4500B-BC is immune to electro-magnetic fields. Its all-metal housing and
Audix USA A CX-211: With a frequency response of 20Hz to 20kHz, the CX-211 features a brass housing, steel mesh grill screen, and a black satin finish.