In this video, our in-house audio expert, Rob Rives, demonstrates two condenser shotgun microphones from RØDE: the NTG4 and NTG4+. Featuring a supercardioid polar pattern and the ability to withstand up to 135 dB SPL, these mics offer an ideal solution for ENG, filmmaking, field recording, sound design, and broadcast applications....
RØDE Microphones has announced the release of the RØDELink Filmmaker Kit that promises film and video production professionals premium performance at an accessible price. The system utilizes a Series 2, 2.4 GHz 128-bit encrypted digital transmission signal that constantly monitors...
RØDE, the Australian-based manufacturer of microphones for studio, stage, ENG, and broadcast applications, is revealing two new directional shotgun condenser microphones at NAMM 2015: the NTG4 and the...
In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, presents several audio products for iOS devices that make great holiday gifts. Rives explores the Novation series of miniature controllers, mobile microphones, and iOS audio interfaces, including the RØDE XY and smartlav microphones, IK multimedia iRig Pro interface, and the full-featured Focusrite iTrack solo.
Okay. You’re out shooting an event or an interview. You have your HDSLR camera and your fast zoom or prime lenses, and your footage is looking great. When you get home, you import the footage into your editing software and, to your dismay, you discover that the sound quality is significantly lacking. Sound familiar? No matter how good your footage looks, bad sound can ruin a project.
RØDE has recently announced a new offering to their line of large diaphragm condenser microphones, the NT1. This microphone features a 1” gold-sputtered HF6 pressure gradient condenser capsule with a cardioid polar pickup pattern.
If you’re experienced working in film, video, or electronic news-gathering, then you already know how devastating the wind can be to your audio recordings. Without the proper protection, a microphone will interpret wind, vocal pops, and drafts from air-conditioning units as disturbances in air pressure around the microphone element. digital recorders.
Hot on the heels of the iXY microphone, RØDE now introduces the smartLav lavalier microphone—for smartphones. Not only is it compatible with Apple iOS products, the smartLav also works with many Android devices as well.
A few years ago, HDSLRs revitalized the wedding video industry. Today, the second generation of HDSLRs offers a variety of great new features for shooting HD video. The most serious decision you can make as a wedding videographer, which will have an effect on both your workflow and style of shooting, will be your choice of camera.
Australian manufacturer RØDE recently announced the smartLav, a unique lavalier microphone for Apple and Android portable devices. It's specially designed to bring high quality, discreet audio-recording capabilities to videographers, journalists, lecturers and others—without the need for expensive and complicated equipment.
Wedding videography, like event videography in general, is an art form in full bloom. Relatively recent advances in video technology have arguably raised the wedding video's potential to equal that of still photography. To be fair, perhaps the burgeoning popularity of Internet videos is equally responsible for the medium's newfound stature.
In this video we take a look at the new Røde iXY Stereo Recording Microphone for iPhone and iPad. Used in conjunction with the Røde Rec app available on iTunes, the iXY is the first mic to deliver stereo recordings for iOS devices at resolutions of up to 24-bit/96 kHz. A foam windshield and protective zip case are included, making it easy to turn your iPhone or iPad into a portable audio recorder at a moment’s notice.
The original Rode VideoMic has been one of the most popular on-camera microphones in video production for several years. It greatly improves the sound-quality of a camera, making it one of the best options for video shooters who need to upgrade their sound on a budget.
At the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, it’s not uncommon for the old and the new to cross paths. For more than a century, NAMM has been the place to showcase the latest innovations in music-related products. In 2013, we witnessed the rebirth of a synthesizer that was originally released in the late 1970s, and we were also introduced to a new kind of interface.