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Rode Podcaster USB Broadcast Microphone

Rode Podcaster Studio Kit

Rode Podcaster Studio Kit

B&H # ROPODCASTERK (B&H Kit)
Rode Podcaster Studio Kit

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Rode Podcaster USB Broadcast Microphone Rode PSM1 Shock Mount for Rode Podcaster Microphone Auray BA-2EU Two-Section Broadcast Arm with Integrated USB Cable Sony Sound Forge Audio Studio 10 - Audio Editing/Production Software (Box with Download Code) Rode Podcaster Studio Kit

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  • USB Connection
  • Includes Boom Arm and Shock Mount

Price: $347.00

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Overview
  • 1Description

The Podcaster Studio is a B&H Kit providing a professional microphone solution for the podcaster. The kit includes an "end-address" microphone, along with a shockmount and spring-loaded, studio boom arm.

The microphone does not require a preamp and additionally can be plugged straight into a computer via a USB connection. A built-in headphone input and amplifier with volume control further simplifies the process of recording material destined for future podcasting.

  • Rode Podcaster USB Broadcast Microphone

    The Podcaster from Rode is a broadcast microphone with a USB output for direct integration with computers. The Podcaster provides a simple and efficient system for podcasting and voice over applications. A built in headphone amplifier allows users to plug headphones directly into the microphone, completely eliminating the need for external mixing consoles, headphone amplifiers, etc.

    USB Output
    Built in USB output connector provides direct connection to PCs without any additional hardware.
    Headphone Amplifier
    The Podcaster features a built-in headphone input and amplifier with volume control.
    Cardioid Polar Pattern
    The dynamic element provides a cardioid polar pattern, minimizing off-axis noise and feedback.
    UPC: 698813000920
  • Rode PSM1 Shock Mount for Rode Podcaster Microphone

    The Rode PSM1 Shockmount is designed for the Rode Podcaster Microphone. The shockmount provides adequate protection against noise caused by movement, vibration, noise, etc.

    UPC: 698813000975
  • Auray BA-2EU Two-Section Broadcast Arm with Integrated USB Cable

    The Auray BA-2EU Two-Section Broadcast Arm with Integrated USB Cable is designed to help keep your workspace clean, eliminating the clutter of microphone stands and cables. It is ideal for on-air broadcast and voiceover applications as well as for home studios and podcasters.

    Its flexible two section balanced spring design allows for quick and easy positioning and re-positioning of the arm and microphone around your desk. It also allows you to conveniently move the arm behind your desk without having to remove the microphone, freeing up space while not in use. When you want to use the mic again, just pull the arm to the desired position and you are ready to go without any additional setup.

    Auray also offers a three section arm for longer reach over your monitors.

    Back to Front Movement
    Unique flexible arm design allows for 100° free movement without parts blocking. It offers 45° more movement than conventional designs
    Minimal Handling Noise
    Quiet springs ensure minimum handling noise
    Microphone Leveled Position
    The microphone will always stay at the set angle positioned, even when arm is moved
    Reach
    Extends up to 40 inches for maximum comfort and flexibility
    Balanced Springs with Tension Control Knob
    Balanced springs with tension control knobs designed for maximum tension to hold your microphone in a balanced position
    Two Mounting Options
    Includes 2.5 inch C-clamp which allows you to mount the arm to almost any desk without the use of any tools. Also includes surface mount for permanently installing arm to your desktop
    Integrated Cable
    Includes 10' integrated USB cable for connecting your USB microphone without the clutter of additional cabling
    UPC: 847628565951
  • Sony Sound Forge Audio Studio 10 - Audio Editing/Production Software (Box with Download Code)

    Sound Forge Audio Studio 10 from Sony Creative Software provides everything needed to edit and master professional-quality audio on your home computer. Record live instruments and vocals, edit and restore audio, apply studio-quality effects, and convert files with lightning speed. You can even create your own karaoke tracks with the Vocal Eraser tool, easily removing vocals from most recordings or isolating the vocals. The plug-in contains presets for various recording and vocal types. This is a boxed version that contains a download product code inside. No installation disc is included, but rather download instructions and a product code are included.

    To record live audio, simply plug a microphone or instrument into your computer's sound card and click Record. You can also import audio from your own CDs and MP3s, or use the Vinyl Recording and Restoration tool to record audio from LPs and cassettes. The software allows you to simply drag and drop files to expertly balance sound levels, trim unwanted sections, and synchronize audio with video. You can also use the software to create your own music loops and samples for use in ACID Music Studio software.

    Sound Forge Audio Studio makes it easy to synchronize audio with video for video scoring. Import popular video formats including Windows Media, QuickTime, and more. Customize your audio with more than 30 built-in audio effects such as EQ, delay, chorus and reverb, as well as the included 1,001 Sound Effects. DirectX and VST support expands the number of effects you can apply and increases your mastering flexibility.

    CD burning is fully integrated into Sound Forge Audio Studio software so you can easily create professional-sounding CDs. Burn one track at a time or choose disc-at-once (DAO) to burn a disc with full control over the pauses between tracks. Quickly convert audio files to MP3, WMA, and other formats. Develop podcasts, export audio to MP3 players including the PSP, iPod and iPhone, or upload songs to the Web. Built-in tutorials help guide you through the various processes.

    Recording, Editing and Sharing

    Powerful Recording Tools
    • Just plug in your microphone, instrument, or playback device and let the software do the rest
    • Import music from your own CDs and MP3s, record live performances, capture audio from vinyl, cassettes, and more

    24-bit/32-bit Float/192 kHz Support (New)
    • Supports high-resolution 24-bit, 192 kHz files and sound cards for the ultimate in audio fidelity
    • With this feature, you can capture the subtle overtones and nuances of instruments, vocals, and effect changes for better-sounding mixes

    Easy Drag-and-Drop Editing
    • Edit like the professionals do
    • Software lets you cut, copy, and paste audio in real-time so you can hear the results immediately
    • Expertly balance sound levels, remove noise, trim unwanted sections, and synchronize audio with video
    • Create your own music loops and samples to use with ACID Music Studio software
    • Includes more than 30 built-in effects and processes to enhance your audio projects

    Customizable Window Layouts (New)
    • Organize and save the editing environments to fit the way you work
    • Create, save, and recall multiple interface layouts for various editing tasks including audio editing and restoration, CD burning, and more
    • You can also dock floating windows together and browse open data windows using tabs for more flexibility

    AAC Support (New)
    • Share your songs with others
    • Export and input stereo AAC files for use in iTunes and on an iPod

    ASIO Driver Support
    • ASIO driver support provides users with low-latency playback and recording capabilities, plus access to additional sound cards and audio devices

    Integrated CD Layout and Burning
    • CD burning is built into the software so you can easily create professional-sounding CDs
    • Burn one track at a time or choose disc-at-once (DAO) to burn a disc with full control over the pauses between tracks

    Export Audio to Portable Devices
    • Extract songs from your own CDs or MP3s, and save and share them on portable devices like PSP, iPod, iPhone, and more

    Extract Audio from CDs and MP3s
    • Extract songs from your own CDs and MP3s for immediate mixing and editing

    Create Podcasts and Audio for Webinars
    • Whether you're narrating, reporting, or creating an audio blog, the software has everything you need to make your podcast more enjoyable for your listeners
    • Edit audio, remove dead air, fix problematic audio, normalize volume levels, and more.
    • Enhance your podcast with built-in audio effects or the included 1,001 sound effects

    Publishing to the Web
    • ACIDplanet is the premier Internet site for musicians and content developers - join ACIDplanet to upload and share compositions, remix songs from major-label artists, and collaborate with other members on a wide range of music and video projects
    Audio Restoration, Effects and Processes

    Enhanced Vinyl Recording and Restoration Tools (New)
    • Convert records, cassettes, and other analog sources into digital format easily
    • The enhanced Vinyl Recording and Restoration tool steps you through the recording process and even creates new tracks when it detects pauses
    • You can adjust the start and end times of tracks, and perform fine-tuning and adjustments prior to burning to CD or converting to MP3s

    Over 30 Built-In Audio Effects
    • Customize your audio with over 30 built-in effects and processes including EQ, reverb, delay, chorus and more
    • Time stretch and pitch shift audio to fit the length of videos or create effects
    • Normalize, resample, and reverse audio with ease

    DirectX and VST Support
    • Software natively supports DirectX and VST audio plug-ins, expanding the number of available effects you can apply to your audio

    Resonant Filter Plug-In (New)
    • Create dramatic resonant fades, sweeps and effects with the included Resonant Filter

    Vocal Eraser Plug-In
    • Includes the Vocal Eraser plug-in so you can easily remove vocals from most recordings
    • You can also use this plug-in to extract vocals from songs for remixing and to create custom karaoke tracks

    Exclusive Sound Effects
    • Includes Sony's exclusive 1,001 Sound Effects collection, loaded with audio samples to provide you with unending creative content
    Other Features
    • Global Media cache
    • Tabbed data window browsing
    • Custom selection gridlines
    • Real-time non-destructive editing
    • Multi-task background rendering
    • Media Explorer with automatic file previewing
    • Automatic left and right mono-to-stereo merge
    • Fully customizable toolbars
    • Mix, paste, and crossfade
    • Automatic file mixing and conversion
    • Unlimited Undo/Redo
    • System and user-defined function presets
    • Enhanced Preset Manager
    • Crash recovery
    • Mark-in, mark-out, drop markers in real-time
    • Embed URL flips within audio and video stream
    • Mono and stereo sound files
    • Real-time play and record meters
    • Full support for 4GB and larger files
    • Standard keyboard commands, mouse shortcuts, and toolbars
    • Compress sound files for 8-bit distribution
    • Sustaining Loop, Release Loop Recording
    • Real-time record meters
    • Remote record function
    Processes
    • Bit depth converter (to 8-bit, 16-bit, 24-bit)
    • DC offset
    • 10-band EQ
    • Fade In/Out
    • Graphic fade
    • Multiple fade curve types
    • Insert silence
    • Invert/Flip
    • Mute
    • Normalize
    • Pan
    • Resample
    • Reverse
    • Smooth/Enhance
    • Swap channels
    • Time compress
    • Volume
    Timing Basis
    • Time Display window
    • Absolute Frames
    • Measures and Beats
    • Samples, Time, Seconds
    • SMPTE Drop/Non-Drop
    • SMPTE EBU/Film Sync
    • Time and Frames
    Audio and Video Support and Encoding
    • AAC support
    • Save files to popular multimedia and Internet file formats
    • Windows Media 9 import and export, RealMedia 9 export
    • QuickTime 6 import
    • Adjustable video frame rate and frame size
    • Video frame display above waveform
    • Edit AVI files with multiple audio streams
    • Maintain perfect sync while working with full NTSC and PAL video
    • Audio and video synchronization with sub-frame accuracy
    • Various video and audio compression options
    • Support for 24 fps native DV video files
    • Video Preview window
    Supported Formats
    Import:
    • AAC
    • AA3
    • AIFF
    • AU
    • AVI
    • DIG
    • FLAC
    • SD
    • IVC
    • MP3
    • OGG
    • OMA
    • PCA
    • QuickTime
    • RAW
    • SND
    • SFA
    • VOX
    • W64
    • WAV
    • WMA
    • WMV

    Export:
    • AAC
    • AA3
    • AIFF
    • AU
    • AVI
    • DIG
    • FLAC
    • IVC
    • MP3
    • OGG
    • RealAudio
    • PCA
    • RAW
    • RealVideo
    • QuickTime
    • VOX
    • W64
    • WAV
    • WMA
    • WMV

    UPC: 855309673246
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Specifications
  • Rode Podcaster USB Broadcast Microphone
    Bit Depth 18-bit
    Sample Rate 48 kHz
    Transducer Dynamic
    Polar Pattern Cardioid
    Frequency Range 40 Hz to 14 kHz
    Maximum SPL 115 dB SPL
    Sensitivity -51 dB, re: 1 V/Pa
    Power Requirements Plug-in Power
    Output Connectors USB
    General
    Length 8.46" (215 mm)
    Diameter 2.05" (52 mm)
    Weight 1.44 lb (655 g)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.3 x 5.3 x 2.5"
  • Rode PSM1 Shock Mount for Rode Podcaster Microphone
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.7 x 4.9 x 4.4"
  • Auray BA-2EU Two-Section Broadcast Arm with Integrated USB Cable
    Thread Size 5/8"-27 thread for microphone mounts
    Clamping Range 2.25" (5.72 cm)
    Length 40" (101.60 cm)
    Cable Type USB type A to type B
    Mount Heavy duty C-clamp and surface mount
    Weight Capacity 3.60 lb (1.64 kg)
    Weight 3.45 lb (1.57 kg) (with C-clamp and surface mount)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.9 x 7.1 x 3.1"
  • Sony Sound Forge Audio Studio 10 - Audio Editing/Production Software (Box with Download Code)
    System Requirements 1 GHz processor
    Windows XP SP3 or later, Vista SP2 or later, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1, 10
    512 MB RAM
    350 MB hard-disk space for program installation
    Windows-compatible sound card
    Supported CD-recordable drive for CD burning
    Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or later
    Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 (included on application disc)
    Internet Connection for Gracenote MusicID Service
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.2 x 5.0 x 0.01"
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