Category Archives: New Products

MXL Tempo USB microphone

Why Are USB Microphones Widely Used For Mobile Recording?

To put it simply, because of convenience. With built-in preamps, internal analog to digital converters, and simple “plug-and-play” connectivity, USB mics have become an invaluable tool for professionals on the go. Here’s how they’re raising the bar for mobile sound quality.

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Systems Contractor News Audio Issue

Connected Classroom: Integrating the Best Audio Solutions for Advanced Classroom Installations

As published in Systems Contractor News and on AVnetwork.com, March 24, 2015

Imagine this all-too-familiar scenario: Your child comes home from school. You ask him “How was your day?” You get the usual answer: “Ok.” You ask him what he did, and get the usual answer: “Nothin. We learned stuff.” With that, he buries his head in his iPhone, and off he goes to his room.

Now, imagine the same opening question, but with this answer: “It was awesome. We had a conference call with The President of the United States, The Prime Minister of England, The Dalai Lama, The Pope, and another fifth grade class from Perth, Australia. And I got to ask the Pope a question.”

See the difference? In the second scenario, we have an engaged, interested student. That’s what the connected classroom will do for education. This is not a futuristic dream from a science fiction magazine; we have the technology to do this today. In ten years from now, almost every classroom in the U.S. will be connected.

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MM160 Mobile Media Lavalier Microphone

 

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The MXL Mobile Media MM160 Lavalier Microphone is shipping now! Record yourself or someone else using a discreet lapel mic plugged into a mobile phone or tablet. Like all Mobile Media products, the 6 ft. cable has a built-in headphone jack for audio monitoring or playback.

The MM160 is the perfect way to record audio for video, a speech or a presentation. For audio-only recording, put the phone in your pocket for hands-free recording. If recording video, the little lav mic is a great way to capture one voice in a crowd, without all the background noise.