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Samson Stage PXD1 Presentation Kit – A Podcasting Review

The Samson Stage PXD1 Presentation kit is made up of a lavalier mic (the Samson LM5), a beltpack transmitter, and a USB receiver. Lavalier microphones or ‘lav mics’ (also referred to as collar, body, or lapel mics) are most commonly associated with TV and film work. They’re really small microphones which pin to the speaker’s

MXL 990 Microphone Review for Podcasting: Top Value Condenser Mic

MXL 990 Microphone Review for Podcasting: Top Value Condenser Mic

Quite a few years ago, I bought an MXL 990 for use as my main podcasting microphone.  I had read some great feedback on the mic itself, and it occupies that price niche between entry level microphones and ridiculously expensive pro kit. The thing is, the MXL is actually on the lower end of that

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Samson Meteor USB Mic | A Podcasting Review

The Samson Meteor is a USB ‘plug and play’ condenser mic. I’m a big fan of Samson’s dynamic Q2U mic, which is probably the piece of kit I find myself recommending the most. With that in mind, I was interested to get a look at the Meteor, Samson’s higher-end vocal condenser mic. So what’s the

Samson Meteorite USB Microphone - A Podcasting Review

Samson Meteorite USB Microphone | A Podcasting Review

The Samson Meteorite could be described as the little brother to the Samson Meteor. These two USB mics have a lot in common. With their retro chrome grille appearance, they are pretty unique – neither would look out of place in the Fallout video game universe. So, what’s the difference between the Meteor and the

Turn Your Favourite Headphones Into a Quality Headset Mic - The Antlion ModMic 5

Turn Your Favourite Headphones Into a Quality Headset Mic | The Antlion ModMic 5

Headset microphones are popular and useful devices. Like any other piece of audio equipment, the quality varies depending on how much you’re willing to pay. The most common complaints about headset mics are to do with sound quality and comfort. Again, this will depend on the make and model you’re using. But it may have been

The iRig Portable Microphone - A Podcasting Review

The iRig Portable Microphone | A Podcasting Review

You might not be keen on spending hundreds on a portable, digital recorder. “Can’t I just plug a mic straight into my smartphone?” Yes, you can! The iRig Mic is a hand-held condenser microphone compatible with most devices, i.e. iPhones and Android mobiles. Realtime Monitoring The iRig Mic dual mini-jack connector allows you to monitor your

What’s the Best Looking Microphone on the Market?

Though the aesthetic design of microphones has varied throughout the years, most have usually had one thing in common – they actually look like microphones. Traditionally, mics were always analogue in their build, and marketed towards niche groups, such as musicians. Nowadays though, the digital (USB) mic is every bit as popular as its analogue