Visual Podcast Station (VPS) Bundles Win NewBay’s Best of Show Award at NAB 2018

Presented by Radio World, the leading news source for radio owners, managers, and engineers, the VPS Bundles are praised as an ideal solution for audio broadcasters (both young and old) who are looking to capitalize on the rapidly growing podcasting and video live-streaming markets. 

The Visual Podcast Station (VPS) Bundles, brought to you by MXL Microphones and Marshall Electronics, are the recipient of NewBay Media’s Best of Show Award, presented at the 2018 NAB show by Radio World.

NewBay’s Best of Show Awards are evaluated by a panel of engineers and industry experts, and are selected based on innovation, feature set, cost efficiency, and performance in serving the industry. Winners receive an award to display and will be featured in Radio World, the news source for radio owners, managers, and engineers.

All nominated products are featured in the special Best of Show Awards Program Guide, to be distributed in digital edition form to more than 100,000 readers of Radio World, TV Technology, Digital Video, Video Edge, Government Video, Radio Magazine, Pro Sound News, and Sound & Video Contractor after the convention.

The VPS Bundles give you everything you need to instantly start making high-quality video podcasts right from your home computer. The VPS Bundles are offered in two versions — VPS Solo and VPS Duo — for solo broadcasting, interview-style broadcasting, and broadcasting from the field, and are configured with combinations of the following products:


MXL BCD-1 Live Broadcast Microphone

MXL BCD-Stand with Articulated Swivel Arm Mount

MXL Mic Mate Pro XLR-to-USB Adapter


Marshall CV502-U3 USB-powered POV Camera with stock 2.3mm lens

Marshall CV-4706 6mm Interchangeable Lens

The Marshall CV502-U3 Miniature Camera included in the bundles delivers full-HD video and power over a single USB 3.0 cable and comes with a stock 2.3mm 126-degree angle-of-view lens. MXL’s BCD-1 Live Broadcast Dynamic Microphone is a standout broadcasting mic, with special hinged mic stand for easy handling, and built-in shock mount to negate vibrations and unwanted noise.

“The NewBay Best of Show Awards at NAB are now in their fifth year,” said Paul McLane, Radio World editor in chief and NewBay managing director, content. “The program seeks to shine a spotlight on relevant innovations in technology as seen around the million-square-foot exhibit floor of the industry’s top trade show. The list of 2018 winners and nominees gives real insight into where and how rapidly our media tech businesses are evolving.”

Check out our latest video showing the VPS Bundles in action below:

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