Small Diaphragm Condensers

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 2: XLR Mics

In Part 2 of our series of videos about audio for DSLR video, we take a look at how various XLR microphones (handheld dynamics, lavaliers, shotguns and small-diaphragm condensers) can be used to improve the audio quality of your DSLR video productions.

Recording with the Mid-Side Microphone Configuration

When most people record audio in stereo, they usually go to the most common mic configurations, such as a matched pair of microphones arranged in an X/Y pattern, or possibly those same matched mics in an ORTF pattern for a wider stereo field. 

Classic-Style Microphones and Outboard Gear from Golden Age Projects

Sometimes the design of production equipment is perfected early on, and even several decades’ worth of advancements in technology does little to improve its overall quality. 

The Rebirth of the Famed 5-Inch Cube Speaker and More Products from Avantone

Avantone is an audio-equipment manufacturer that, in its own words, “bring(s) to market the things we see as missing in the industry. This can be as simple as a certain price point we feel should be met to give excellent quality for reasonable pricing..." 

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