Introducing the Zoom iQ6 iOS Microphone: H4n Sound Quality for iPhone + iPad

The Zoom iQ6 iOS Microphone for Lightning-equipped iOS devices, with X/Y configuration, will track your audio in up to 16-bit/48kHz resolution.


Zoom Introduces the H5 Handy Recorder

Zoom turned the pro audio world upside down last year with their acclaimed H6 portable recorder, and now they complete the “one-two punch” with the introduction of their new, smaller H5 Handy Recorder. Following in its big brother’s footsteps, the H5 features an interchangeable microphone system and is compatible with the existing line of H6 mic modules.

Zoom iQ5 Stereo Microphone for iOS Devices with Lightning Connector

In the following video, Rob Rives gets his hands on the Zoom iQ5 Stereo Microphone for iOS Devices, and discusses how it can be used for mid-side recordings with adjustable stereo fields and orientations. Rives demonstrates the controls and functionality of the iQ5, including how to adjust the mic’s orientation when in landscape or portrait modes on your iOS device.

Unveiled: The Zoom Lineup of Audio Solutions

Zoom is showcasing a trio of audio solutions at this year’s NAMM festivities. These new items illustrate the company’s continued commitment to high-quality mobile audio—even as they branch out into the world of video recorder and desktop audio interfaces.


Video Gadgets and Tools that are not Toys

As far as shooting goes, there may be nothing more satisfying than getting the shot you want, or getting that image or camera move exactly the way you see it in your mind. Conversely, there may be nothing as disappointing as coming close to your shot, but just not nailing it. This could be caused by any number of factors, but in the end it feels like expecting ice cream, only to bite into shaving cream instead.

Portable Digital Recorders

One of the easiest ways to improve your production, be it podcast, radio, film, or music, is to take a look at the type of device into which you are recording your audio. Most pros know (and will tell you), not all audio is captured equally.

Hands-On Review: Zoom H6 Handy Handheld Recorder

Every so often, a piece of audio gear is released that quickly builds a loyal base of users to the point that it becomes almost ubiquitous, just an obvious choice for a given application because it works so well. The rise in popularity of the Zoom H4n is such an example.

What Works for You? A Guide to DSLR Audio

If you gather ten sound engineers in a room and ask them what’s the best way to record something, don’t be surprised when you get ten different answers. One thing that makes sound engineering such a fun field is that all ten answers will probably be right.

Auray Windscreens

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.

Audio for DSLR, Part 3: Dual Systems

In the third and final episode in our series dedicated to helping DSLR shooters improve the audio quality of their video productions, we take a look at some dual-system solutions. “Dual systems” means we use an entirely separate device to record our audio.


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