The microphone is an ever-present staple of any trade show and one that is unlikely to fire visitors up with enthusiasm in the same way as digital. IP-connected mixing consoles or 4k/HDR cameras and displays. But the latest batch of new products at IBC illustrated that although the basic concept of the mic has not changed substantially over the years, it is keeping up with the needs of modern production, including smartphone-based reporting, camcorder shooting, digital connectivity and spatial sound for virtual reality.
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Shure has released of a limited quantity of the Super 55-BLK Deluxe Vocal Microphone Pitch Black Edition.
As it has for previous projects, Dome Productions, based in Canada, has selected audio monitoring solutions from Wohler Technologies to complete an end-to-end 4K UHD workflow on board its latest mobile production truck
Zoom announced that its F8 and F4 MultiTrack Field Recorders and Sennheiser’s AMBEO VR Microphone have been made compatible so that they can be used to record 360-degree audio for video.
At IBC, Sennheiser previewed the FocusMic Digital, a rugged mini-shotgun microphone, targeted at high-quality videography applications where users rely on Apple’s iPhone.
For 50 years, Neumann’s U87 microphone has been setting standards in audio recording. Now, the company is celebrating the 50th anniversary with the U87 Rhodium Edition.
Sennheiser debuted the MMD 42-1 dynamic microphone head — an omni-directional capsule from the MD 42 reporter’s microphone and as a component of the AVX Combo Set.
Royer, a manufacturer of high-end ribbon microphones for more than 20 years, has introduced the R-10 passive mono ribbon microphone for $499.00.