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NAMM 2015: Blue Microphones Hummingbird

The new microphone from Blue is a Cardioid condenser capsule based on the heralded Blue Bottle B1 capsule with a 180 degree rotating head to make repositioning it a breeze. Here's our video from NAMM.

Black Lion Audio Releases B12A MKII

The latest release from Black Lion Audio is a single-channel microphone preamp in the style of an API 312A for under $550 USD with "more gain" and "lower noise". Curious? We are too!

Review: Zoom iQ6 iOS Mic

Looking for a highly portable microphone to chuck on to your iPhone and transform it into an excellent field recorder? Zoom's iQ6 could be just what you're looking for. Matt Vanacoro gets recording.

Review: sE Electronics RNR1 Rupert Neve Ribbon Microphone

Finally, a ribbon microphone with a frequency response that extends to an unprecedented 20 kHz. But is that extra range all you get for your money? Matt Loel T Hepworth finds out.

Review: Samson MTR201 Microphone

A microphone that doesn't break the bank and is as useful for the professional as it is for the beginner? Too good to be true? G. W. Childs puts the MTR201 to the test.

Blue Microphones Announces Mikey Digital Premium Microphone for iPhone, iPad

Mikey Digital from Blue Microphones is an ultra-compact stereo microphone that connects directly to iPhone or iPad to capture CD-quality audio for video, voice or music. Check out the video below.

Review: Tascam UH-7000

Being a regular audio interface is only half of what Tascam's UH-7000 offers. It's also a high-quality dual mic preamp, with Phantom Power. Joe Albano discovers how well it performs on both counts.

Meris Releases the 440 Microphone Preamplifier for 500 Series

Meris have released its new 440 Mic preamplifier specifically for the 500 modular series format. Find out more about its "warmth and classic American tone" in the video.

Ear Trumpet Labs Introduces Mabel, Their First Multi-Pattern Studio Microphone

Are you in the market for a handcrafted microphone with modern electronics and a vintage look? Ear Trumpet Labs' Mabel - multi-pattern studio mic - looks like it'll make the grade.

Microphones, Part 1: A Guide to Dynamic Mics

In part 1/2 in this guide to microphones, Matt Loel T Hepworth examines the ins and outs of dynamic microphones and what recording tasks they are best suited for.

RØDE Delivers On-Camera Audio With New VideoMic GO

It's unusual to find good quality mics built into point and shoot cameras. RØDE have a solution with their latest VideoMic GO which promises the convenience of portability with good sound quality.

Review: Blue Microphones Spark Digital USB and iPad

USB microphones have matured over the past few years, and Blue Microphone's Spark Digital is proof that you don't need to compromise when it comes to looks and audio quality.