Category: Gear

  • Marantz PMD620 – Wave or Mp3

    Want MP3 Podcasts without much work, then why not try using the Marantz PMD-620, which records straight to MP3, no conversions necessary. this has been a common problem with podcasts, wav files are too large yet are the easiest ones to edit for they contain very detailed sound information. Mp3’s however are easier to transport […]

  • noise-less recording with a digital stand-alone recorder

    The last post I made was on how to reduce background noise when recording. It is interesting to note that the PC itself can cause significant background noise that can creep into your podcast. That’s why, one great workaround to a cleaner, background noise-free recording would be to totally eliminate the PC from the recording […]

  • A few Podcast microphones

    Here’s a few USB powered microphones and kits made for podcasting or the like. When USB microphones first came into this world they got a bad rep among professionals. Since then it seems like things have change, at least a bit. I have no idea about how good these particular microphones are though, so you’ll […]

  • FlashMics Freeing your Wired Podcast

    HHB, a professional audio equipment manufacturer from the UK has shipped 10,000 of these wonderful mics, and with good reason, it’s portable, easy to use with no wires and has a built in flash memory that allows you to record on the go. This is a very nifty feature for podcasters who often do their […]

  • Distance – Keep It

    One more of the fundamental tips is to keep your distance from the mic which most people forget for with proper distance (which by the way you get only with experience with your setup) from the mic for whatever cost you may have spent on a mic use it wrong and you get trash. Mic […]