From Set to Screen: Exploring the Boom Microphone’s Impact 

In the realm of film and television production, capturing crystal-clear audio is paramount to creating an immersive and professional viewing experience.  Enter the boom microphone, an unsung hero behind the scenes that ensures impeccable sound quality without compromising the visual aesthetics.  What is a boom mic? A boom microphone is a type of microphone that … Read more

USB Microphones 101: A Comprehensive Overview

USB Microphones Blue Yeti Shure MV7 computer in background

Microphones are an essential component of many audio recording and production setups. They allow us to capture sound and convert it into an electrical signal that can be processed, amplified, and recorded. One popular type of microphone is the USB microphone.  They are convenient to use because they do not require any additional equipment or … Read more

What Does a Mic Pop Filter Do? Do I Need a Pop Filter?

Pop Screen / Pop Filter

Whether you’re a musician, audio actor, or podcaster, microphones aren’t always the perfect standalone device to protect your final product from unwanted noise. Sometimes, microphones need specific tools or devices to regulate unwanted noises or sounds.  You’ve probably seen a microphone pop filter before in photos, videos, a studio, maybe even a live event, but … Read more

What’s The Difference Between Dynamic And Condenser Microphones?

Various Microphones

A microphone transforms sound waves like those created by a human voice singing or an acoustic guitar into an analog AC signal. In the world of microphones, there are two main categories: dynamic and condenser. So, what’s the difference between dynamic and condenser microphones? A dynamic microphone converts sound into an electrical signal using an … Read more