Review: dual “vlogger” microphone

The Deity V-Mic D4 Duo is, at time of writing, a unique proposition that combines two ultra-short mono shotgun mics into a "back to back"...

Video: Sony ZV-1 vlogging camera

I’ve had a Sony ZV-1 “vlogging” camera for a few weeks now and have tested it at home and out on a trip in my...

“New” Sony 4K camcorder

Sony has unveiled a cut-down version of its top consumer-grade camcorder (the AX53) called the AX43. Essentially an AX53 minus a controllable lens ring and...

New vlog cam from Sony

Sony has unveiled a compact camera designed at the video blogging (“vlogging”) market. The ZV-1 is not a camcorder in the traditional sense but more...

Video Review: low cost mics

This is a look at and test of two compact cardioid microphones from Chinese brand MCOplus. One is designed for camcorders / phones. The obvious...

Atem Mini goes Pro

In an update that will be welcomed excitedly by low-cost live streamers the world over, BlackMagic Design have listened to feedback from users of its...

Rode shrink the NT-USB mic

I’m a big fan of Rode’s NT-USB tabletop voiceover mic; it sounds good and plugs straight into any USB computer for immediate recording with no...

New tiny camcorder from Panasonic

Hang on – a what? A new camcorder? I thought those had gone totally out of fashion or something but apparently not. Panasonic is releasing...