At CES 2017, Sennheiser introduced the AMBEO Smart Surround VR microphone – binaural mics that you wear earbud-style. The system is designed to let you record and listen to binaural audio recordings with your smartphone. The Smart Surround is Sennheiser’s first consumer VR mic product. The company says that the system creates immersive, binaural audio that complements the high-quality video… Read More Sennheiser Intros Ambeo Earbud-Style Binaural Microphones
Chris Randall (Analog Industries) shared this video that looks at how to use a contact mic for sound design. “I think I struck a happy medium here between showing the basic techniques and showing some stuff that more advanced users might find interesting,” notes Randall. “I’ll let you be the judge. Let me know in the comments.”
Can’t afford a vintage Neumann U67 microphone? IK Multimedia has introduced Mic Room – a microphone-modeling app that lets you ‘re-mic’ recordings, giving you a virtual mic collection. They’ve modeled the frequency response and characteristics of a variety of microphones, letting you record with an $100 Shure SM-58 mic and, according to IK, turn it into a recording that… Read More IK Multimedia Intros Mic Room, Turns Your SM-58 Into A Neumann U67
This series of Basic Recording Techniques videos, created by Audio Technica, looks at how to mic just about anything.
LOM has introduced the Elektrosluch 3 – a device designed to let you listen to the electromagnetic fields that constantly surround you. Here’s what’s new on the Elektrosluch 3: fully enclosed and more ergonomic design; simple single potentiometer operation; higher gain; audiophile-grade WIMA capacitors; and highly increased protection of the sensors. Here’s the official video intro:
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, DynaMount introduced their Robotic Mic Mount – a new WiFi-controlled system that promises to bring robotics to the recording studio.
TASCAM has introduced the TM-80 condenser microphone – a new mic that they say is designed and priced for home studios. The condenser mic features an 18mm aluminum diaphragm with a cardioid pickup pattern that they sounds great on anything from vocals to acoustic instruments.
IK Multimedia has announced that it’s now shipping the iRig Mic Field, a “pocketable” and adjustable stereo digital microphone for audio and video field recording with Lightning-compatible iOS devices. iRig Mic Field Features: Digital stereo field-recording mic which connects to iOS devices via the Lightning port Lightweight and “pocketable” design Rotates 90° for optimal audio/video… Read More IK Multimedia iRig Mic Field Now Shipping