NEWS FROM RØDE …
RØDE’s ‘Golden Ears’ Challenge and Audio for Film 101
RØDE VideoMics are an industry standard, delivering reliable, high quality audio for a broad range of professional video applications, from film-making to vlogging. If you are new to film making, or simply want to grow your confidence in capturing audio of a professional standard, check out the collection of videos and articles on the Rode Audio for Film site. Learn some of the fundamentals for using different microphones, some of the important terminology and the differences between the microphone types. Feel like you know what you are doing? Why not take the RØDE’s ‘Golden Ears’ Challenge!?
RØDE Launch Lavalier GO and RØDELink Lavalier
Lavalier GO is RØDE’s new a high-quality, professional-grade lavalier microphone designed to pair with the Wireless GO as well as most recording devices with a 3.5mm TRS microphone input.
Lavalier Key Features:
- Broadcast-grade lavalier microphone with 3.5mm TRS jack (RØDELink Lavalier is a locking connector)
- High-quality omni-directional condenser capsule, designed in RØDE’s state-of-the-art facility in Sydney, Australia
- Durable, hard-wearing Kevlar® reinforced cable
- Optimised for use with the RØDE Wireless GO, but works flawlessly with almost any device with 3.5mm TRS mic input
- Includes pop shield, mounting clip, and carry pouch
Also launched is the RØDELink Lavalier – a lapel mic with a locking connector that was previously only available with the Filmmaker Kit – as a standalone product.
As well as the Filmmaker Kit, the RØDELink Lav is compatible with the most wireless receivers or recording devices with a 3.5mm TRS input. The key difference between the Lavalier GO and RØDELink Lav is the locking connector.
Important Update To The SC6-L and VideoMic Me-L Firmware
There has been some feedback from customers that the most recent iOS updates (12.3 on wards) have caused some issues with their SC6-L and VideoMic Me-L, so we made some updates to their firmware to fix the issue.
RØDE Microphones Launches Revolutionary RØDECaster Pro – the world’s first fully integrated podcast production studio!
Key features include:
- 4 microphone channels
- Separate inputs for 3.5mm TRRS (phone or device), Bluetooth (phone or device), USB (for music/audio or app calls)
- Pristine audio quality phone and app calls – with no echo (mix-minus)
- Programmable sound effects pads programmable in the RØDECaster Pro or from your computer via the software
- APHEX® Exciter™ and Big Bottom™ patented processing includes multistage dynamics: compression, limiting and noise-gating
- A full colour, high-resolution touch-screen allows easy control of all settings
- Four high-power headphone outputs and stereo speaker out, each with independent volume controls
- Records direct to microSD Card for completely self-contained operation, or to your preferred computer and software via USB
- Live streaming capability
RØDE announce the New SoundField by RØDE Plug-in!
The SoundField by RØDE Plug-in is a bespoke companion plug-in available for FREE download on both Windows and Apple Mac, designed to offer the most accurate spatialisation and sound reproduction when used with the SoundField by RØDE NT-SF1 Ambisonic Microphone.
The new SoundField by RØDE plugin offers a revolutionary new approach to ambisonic processing, coupled with an intuitive new user interface. This offers the most accurate ambisonic rendering available in the world, all with legendary RØDE accessibility and ease-of-use.
The RØDE SC6-L Mobile Interview Kit
The RØDE SC6-L Mobile Interview Kit, including one SC6-L and two smartLav+ lavalier microphones, is the perfect solution for effortless dual audio recording on the go, using your iPhone® or iPad®. Designed with run-and-gun interviews in mind, the all-in-one package ensures a quick and easy setup, and flexible recording options for crystal clear audio.
The Interview Kit comes with the SC6-L, two LAV-CLIPS, two WS-LAV windshields, a storage pouch, and two SMARTLAV+ microphones, RØDE’s professional grade lavaliers. The smartLav+ is a discreet and portable 4.5mm miniature mic made with omni-directional condenser capsules and Kevlar® reinforced cables, making them suitable for a wide range of film, television and broadcast applications. (Learn More)
Introducing the SoundField By RØDE Microphones for NAB Show 2018
Just in time for NAB, Australian pro audio powerhouse, RØDE Microphones, is proud to announce its first broadcast-grade, 360-degree surround sound capture microphone and flagship product of a new brand in the RODE family. The first product for the SoundField By RODE family is a marriage of SoundField’s pristine ambisonic recording technology, and RØDE’s commitment to audio excellence accessible by all creators. Completely designed and made in Australia at RODE’s Sydney campus, the NT-SF1 is a triumph of innovation and manufacturing quality. Featuring four of RODE’s all-new, ultra-quiet ½-inch TF45C capsules in tetrahedral array, the NT-SF1 produces natural, transparent four channel A-format recordings which can be transformed and manipulated in B-Format, courtesy of the soon-to-be-released SoundField by RODE plugin.
05/12/2017: The new RØDE AI-1 – Complete Studio Kit with Audio Interface
The perfect first step into home recording: RØDE’s AI-1 Audio Interface is stacked with incredible technology to ensure recording on your computer is easy, versatile and sounds superb. The Complete Studio Kit comes with the AI-1, RØDE’s peerless NT1 large diaphragm condenser microphone, a shock mount and all cables. Let’s get started – LEARN MORE
About RØDE Microphones…
Across music recording and performance, broadcast, film-making, news-gathering and wireless, RØDE has become the go-to microphone and, along the way, a global powerhouse in pro audio.
Over the years RØDE has been recognised as an industry leader in design and business, earning numerous Red Dot awards, Australian International Design awards and the Australian Manufacturing Exporter of the year for 2013.
In 2016, Founder & Chairman Peter Freedman was awarded the Order of Australia for services to export and philanthropy in the arts.
In February 2017, the Prime Minister of Australia, The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, visited the Silverwater campus and paid homage to RØDE’s success and anniversary, saying, “RØDE Microphones are legend… they are the best in the world. It’s an extraordinary story.”
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