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Blue Microphones Nessie USB Microphone Review

I spent one week podcasting from the Blue Microphones Nessie USB microphone to get a true feel of how this microphone can work in a podcaster’s or videocaster’s rig. Of course I have always been a big fan of Blue Microphones – USB and XLR versions. So I wasn’t expecting the Nessie to let me down. And it didn’t. Blue Microphones Nessie Out of the Box This microphone is truely a plug and play device. I took it right out of the box, grabbed the USB cable, plugged it into the computer, and started recording. The best part – a...

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Podcast Microphone Smackdown: Audio Technica ATR2100 vs. ATR2500

Over on Geekazine, I brought in a comparison of the ATR2100 and ATR2500 microphones from Audio-Technica. These are sub-$100 microphones you can use on your podcast. They both connect to a PC or iPad for use with Bossjock, Garageband or another podcasting app. The full video review is below. Which microphone do you use? Will you switch? Let me know! Get the Audio-Technica ATR2100 at B&H Get the Audio-Technica ATR2500 at B&H Like what you read? Support me! Get great deals on Podcast items! Tip Me via PayPal

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Switch to 24 bit Audio in Windows [How To]

In podcasting, most people just plug in a microphone and start recording. While the end result is good with you, others might notice differences. “Audiophiles” are people with a finely-tuned ears. They can hear imperfections you might not be able to. The biggest complaint of audiophiles is the sound of the audio after it gets compressed even to 128 kbps. Recording a show in the highest quality helps when you finalize your podcast. We’re going to look at how you can record your RAW files at high quality so you can make the best sounding show possible. The Difference Between...

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Use Multiple USB Microphones to Record [How to]

When I consult podcasters that want to use 2 or mor microphones for podcasting, I recommend a mixer like the Alesis MultiMix 8. Sometimes the podcaster doesn’t want to deal with anything more than what a USB mic has to offer. So they ask if you can connect more than one USB mic to your computer to record. The answer is you can  with a little bit of work at the beginning How USB Microphones Work Normally by plugging in a USB microphone you are turning that sound device into the primary. The secondary or tertiary sound source is not...

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Can These Expensive Microphones Give You the Best Quality?

So you want to take your podcast to the next level. You plan a budget to get only the best gear – mixer, cables, and of course, the microphone. However, some of these microphone prices can cost more than the rest of the rig. It can become very confusing – should you get something expensive, or a lower-cost alternative? I am going to show you a few microphones that could break the bank. I’ll explain why it’s so pricey, and ultimately, should you buy for podcasting. USB Microphone: MXL UR-1 $499.99 Let’s start with one of the most expensive USB Microphones out there....