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Rode SVMX

Video Review: Rode Stereo Videomic X

Rode’s Stereo Videomic X is unusual in their “Videomic” line up in that it’s not cheap. Whereas prior models like the Videomic Pro and Videomic GO have been entry level, the X is firmly in the professional – at least enthusiastic amateur – category, retailing...

Aputure V-Mic D2

Video Review: Aputure V-Mic D2 shotgun microphone

The Aputure V-Mic D2 is the successor to – you guessed it – the Aputure V-Mic D1. It’s a compact, lightweight, mono shotgun mic for use on top of a camera or camcorder in place of an internal mic. It comes supplied with a furry...

Rode SVMX on an FS700

Unbox & First Test: Rode Stereo VideoMic X (SVMX)

Rode’s VideoMic series has always been a very popular and low-cost option for film-makers but here’s their latest release in the line, the Stereo VideoMic X and it’s not cheap! In fact, it retails for around £600 inc VAT. So why would you want one...

Rode SVMX from the back

New stereo on-cam mic from Rode

They may be labelling it “a new standard in immersive audio” (what??) but let’s not get carried away with marketing blurb – Rode’s new on-camera microphone is essentially a stereo mic albeit one with some very interesting features which should definitely make it worth a look....

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Video Review: Rode NT-USB microphone

You get what you pay for in broadcasting, perhaps never more so than with audio gear. Cheap microphones sound like tat – all muffled, indistinct, nasty and horrid. Or at least, that’s the theory. Rode Microphones have been trying for years to disprove this assumption,...

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New USB mic from Rode

*** Update: we have now reviewed this excellent mic; read, watch and hear about it at www.tubeshooter.co.uk/2014/08/15/review-rode-nt-usb-microphone/ plus you can buy the mic via our Amazon link at http://amzn.to/1wkNg9m *** Most people would go away and stop being busy in the summer. Down Under of course, it’s...

Rode iXY on iPhone

New mic for iPhone 5

The tiny iXY microphone for iPhones has been updated to work with all flavours of the iPhone 5. The stereo mic promises up to 24-bit / 96kHz recording capabilities and follows on from the original iXY launched a year ago which manufacturers Rode say was...

Rode Blimp

Video Review: Rode Blimp (redesigned for 2014)

The wind. It’s a particular bugbear of ours when filming and presumably yours too else you wouldn’t be reading this review. As brilliant as microphones are these days, the sensitive little things can’t help but be upset by even a breath of air across their...