Quick Look: the RØDE NTG4 and NTG4+

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. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other instructional and informative videos at


NAMM 2015: Introducing the RØDE NTG4 and NTG4+ Shotgun Microphones

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 NTG4+.

NAMM 2015: RØDE Goes Wireless with the Camera-Friendly RØDELink Filmmaker Kit

RØDE iXY Stereo Microphone (Lightning Connector)


Audio for iOS

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.


The New RODE NT1 Condenser Microphone

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.

Shotgun Microphones for HDSLR Cameras

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.

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.

Hands-On Review: the RØDE Smartlav Lavalier Condenser Mic for Smartphones

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.



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