M-Audio Vocal Studio Pro Package
The M-Audio company has just released a nice new and affordable recording package that will allow aspiring performers, producers, or speakers to easily start laying down professional vocal tracks for a project. The M-Audio Vocal Studio Pro Recording Package comes bundled with an M-Track USB Interface, a large-diaphragm condenser microphone, studio headphones, and Ableton Live Lite for only $199.
[Video] V-Moda Crossfade M-100 Accessories
My favorite DJ headphones of all time just keep getting better and better. V-Moda has unveiled the new BoomPro Hi-Fi detachable professional microphone, the new CoilPro Performance DJ cable that extends the reach of the headphones up to 12 feet, and new XL Memory Cushion earpads for even more comfort and better sound isolation. These accessories are now available at V-Moda or at Amazon and they make perfect companions for the V-Moda M-100 headphones that we recently reviewed or for many other compatible DJ headphones. We have all three accessories in the Lab and we have a cool new product feature video to breakdown every accessory in-depth.
[Production Gear] Free ATH-M50 Headphones with AT 40-Series Mic Purchase
From July 1 through December 31, 2013, anyone who purchases a qualifying Audio-Technica 40 Series high-quality studio microphone will have the chance to redeem an offer for a free pair of ATH-M50 professional studio monitor headphones. With this bundle, anyone will have the tools needed for a truly professional studio microphone and headphone setup.
[Video] Audio-Technica Wireless 10 System Demo
In a recent YouTube clip, Audio-Technica's Gary Boss (Marketing Director) performs an "unboxing" of Audio-Technica's System 10 wireless handheld system, going through the package component-by-component while explaining the setup and the technologies incorporated in the system's design. This setup looks like it's great for both performers and DJ's who need a reliable wireless setup to get the show off the ground. Watch the video demo after the jump.
NAMM 2013: DPA d:facto II Microphone
The NAMM 2013 show is upon us later this month and the DJ product news is starting to heat up. DPA is set to Unveil its new d:facto™ II Vocal Mic at the 2013 NAMM Show later this month. These new d:facto II Microphones can work in a wired configuration, or the user can purchase the wireless adapter (pictured) that will turn the d:facto II into a wireless microphone. The wireless microphone adapter allows the d:facto II to work with many premium wireless Microphones already on the market including Sony, Shure, Audio-Technica, and many more. Check out the Press release inside.
Holophone: Professional Customizable Microphones
Microphones have been pretty much the same in terms of looks and styling for years and years. Usually you have a black and/or silver combination of colors to make up your everyday run-of-the-mill microphone. Even though some are possibly made out of better electronics and materials than others, they still all look just about the same. In steps the new Holophone Customizable and Professional Microphones that allows performers and DJ's the option to customize each mic's Casing, Windscreen, and grille on the fly. Check out the press release and more details inside.
Audio-Technica System 10 Wireless Mics
Audio-Technica has been leading the industry with it's wireless and wired microphone systems that exude excellent sound quality and longevity to match. We recently reviewed one of their wireless microphone systems, but now Audio-Technica has introduced the new System 10 receivers and transmitters that operate in the clear 2.4gHz range. These sets work well for any Mobile DJ setup. Check out the press release and pricing inside.
Audio-Technica 2000-Series Wireless UHF Microphone Unboxing Video
Audio-Technica has been supplying the Grammy Awards ceremony with excellent microphones for performances for the last fifteen years! If the performing professionals can put their trust in AT microphone quality, then so can DJ's! Audio-Technica has sent us a new 2000-Series Handheld Wireless UHF Microphone System along with a battery recharge station in order to put it through the tests and let other DJ's know how this setup works in real-world situations. I will have the Full HD-Video review complete right after we use the microphone system on the road at my June 9th gig. For now you can peep the quick teaser/unboxing video inside.
AT: Get your Own Mic #2
A few weeks back, we brought you a funny (but disgustingly true) quick video by Audio Technica showing performers exactly why they should get their own microphone when performing out on stage. Don't rely on the "house" mic and you can watch video #2 to see exactly why! Audio Technica is one of the most trusted Microphone manufacturers in the business has been supplying the Grammy's Awards show with Microphones for their stage performances for the last 15 years, so they must be doing something right...Check out the video inside.
Audio Technica System 8 Wireless Mics
Audio Technica has been a market leader in Professional audio equipment for decades now. They are even the premier Microphone supply company for the Grammy Awards show for the past fifteen years strong. They have now announced their latest and greatest System 8 VHF Wireless Microphone setups that are due out this month. The System 8 VHF systems will come in many different configurations and promise to deliver crisp and accurate sound at nice affordable prices. These are good wireless microphones for DJ's and performers alike starting at only $150. Check out the press release and links inside.
Audio Technica Microphones At The Grammy's
Little did I know... Audio Technica has been the premier microphone company for the Grammy's Award show for 15 years straight. That's definitely saying a lot when the number one Music Awards show puts all of its trust in it's world-renown live performances with the Audio Technica Microphone suite. So in short, if it's good enough for the Grammy's, it's definitely good enough for everybody else. Audio Technica supplied over 250 microphones including the ARtist Elite 5000 UHF Wireless System. Check out the details and press release inside.
Audio Technica: "Get Your Own Mic" Video
This is a straight-up hilarious video released by Audio Technica explaining to everyone exactly why they should "Get your own mic". While the video is funny, there is also a lot of truth to what you will see here. Just make sure that when you go to the club to perform or DJ, make sure you get your own mic and Audio Technica can hook you up with some great prices. Click the buy links to see some Audio Technica Microphones at great prices from American Musical. Check out the video inside.
NAMM 2012: Samson Stage 266 Dual Wireless Microphones
Samson has just released a few new products for the NAMM 2012 show, but my favorite of the bunch is the Stage 266 Dual Wireless Microphone system. This dual VHF transmitter has a volume knob for each microphone and each handheld microphone runs on a 9-Volt battery that is good for a 10-hour run time. They are advertised as having the best clarity amongst most wireless microphone systems. Perhaps we will get a set in the lab for a full video review. Check out the press release inside.
Audio Technica Wireless Microphone Rebates
Audio Technica have been providing performers with high quality microphones for quite some time and now they are giving out some nice rebates on their new popular wireless microphone systems. From now until December 31st, anyone who purchases a 2000, 3000, or 4000 series wireless Audio Technica Microphone will receive a mail-in rebate ranging between $20-$40 depending on the series of purchase. The price of the Audio Technica wireless microphones is already very competitive, so any rebate would send them over the top. Check inside for details and purchase links.
Gemini Wireless Microphone Systems
Gemini DJ Division has just introduced the new UHF-5000 series of wireless microphone systems which is their new flagship collection at very affordable prices. These microphones are available in handheld and hands-free configurations to suite all DJ and performance needs. The UHF-5000 series has high quality UHF receivers with a range of 250 feet!. They are offered in Single and Dual configurations so you have a choice of one microphone or two microphones in a closed system. With prices starting at only $250, these wireless microphones are sure to make a nice-affordable solution to all types of users. This may very well be our first Wireless Microphone review on DJbooth.net so stay tuned for more information. Check inside for the full press release, pics, and price list.
Zoom H2n Portable Recorder
I don't know exactly what it is about them, but I really like the new portable recorders that have recently hit the market. This may very well be the best one I've seen so far. Introducing the new Zoom H2n portable recorder which is the only portable recorder with a total of 5 studio-quality microphones. The unit also can record in Mid-side stereo, 2-channel surround, or in 4-channel surround. The H2n also boasts a 1.8-inch LCD display, USB 2.0 interface, and 20 hours of continuous use with only the stnadard AA alkaline batteries. Check inside for pricing and details.
Production Gear: Audio Technica Microphone Rebates
For all the producers and music-makers out there, Audio Technica is providing nice cash-back rebates on its popular 20-series Microphones. These are the high quality condenser Microphones that are used in studios and performances, so for those of you who were waiting for a good deal to come around before getting your hands on a good Microphone, wait no more. From now until August 31st you will be able to get a Rebate for any Audio Technica 20-series Microphone ranging from $10 to $50 cash-back. More details and rebate link inside. Offer only valid in the good-ole U-S-of-A.
Turntablist Video Friday: A Visit to Audio Technica
For this week's Turntablism Video Friday, we thought we would do something a little different. This Week we are bringing you a quick tour video of the offices and facility of the Pro-Audio Manufacturer Audio Technica. They have been creating great headphones and microphones for a very long time now and their quality has always been on-point. Get to know the "people" of Audio-Technica USA. For those who have never visited A-T's U.S. headquarters in Stow, Ohio, A-T has put together a video tour of their facility, giving an interesting inside look at a typical A-T day...
New Beyerdynamic Microphones
Beyerdynamic has been bringing out high quality sound products for years now and they have just recently announced a new Touring Gear Microphone Series consisting of over 25 different microphones for live performance. Each microphone in the Touring Gear series will come with new "Sound Channeling" Technology to ensure optimal control of the sound waves creating the best possible sound quality. These Microphones come in all different prices, shapes, sizes, and models to be sure to fit any DJ or performers needs. Check out the Press Release inside.