New Farm Podcaster Tool – PodTrac P4

Chuck Zimmerman

There really hasn’t been much in the way of exciting new gadgets for the podcaster lately. Of course there are always new microphones, especially ones that connect to a mobile device, but we’re talking about good portability/features/quality. This one looks promising. Click through to see the full specs. THE ULTIMATE RECORDER FOR PODCASTING Compact, affordable, and loaded with features, the …

Podcasts

Zoom Farm Podcaster Tool

Chuck Zimmerman

Hey Farm Podcasters. Here’s a new item that might make your production process more simple. It has been a while since I’ve written about some new technology that will improve the production and communication value of podcasting. I just haven’t seen much to impress me. However, this caught my eye. THE BOARD FOR CREATORS – LIVETRAK L-8 Podcasting, Music and …

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Farm Podcaster Tool

Chuck Zimmerman

I don’t have one but think I’ll get one. I like Samson USB mics and travel with a Go Mic. This looks like a nice desktop/travel mic to add to the bag though. Might even replace my Blue Microphones Yeti. I’ll test it out and let you know what I think. Samson’s Meteorite is the universal solution for capturing high-quality …

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New Farm Podcaster Tools

Chuck Zimmerman

Okay farm podcasters. Here’s some news you can use. Zoom just announced a new audio recorder. From B&H Photo: Zoom turned the pro audio world upside down last year with their acclaimed H6 portable recorder, and now they complete the “one-two punch” with the introduction of their new, smaller H5 Handy Recorder. Following in its big brother’s footsteps, the H5 …

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Farm Podcaster Tool

Chuck Zimmerman

Cindy and I have worn out our Flip and Kodak camcorders so I’ve been looking for a good replacement. My requirements are small, full HD quality, ideally external rechargeable battery and ability to connect external microphone/audio source. What I have found is this one. It’s a Sony Handycam, Model HDR-CX260V/W. It’s got plenty of good features including zoom lens, image …

Equipment, Media

Farm Podcaster Tool

Chuck Zimmerman

Hey farm podcasters. Looking for a low cost (as in free) audio editing option? The Audacity developers just released Audacity 2.0. I have helped many people with their Audacity download and setup so for those of you using it, it’s time to upgrade. Here are some features of the new version: Many effects significantly improved, especially Equalization, Noise Removal and …

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Farm Podcaster Tool – TASCAM PCM Recorder

Chuck Zimmerman

If TASCAM ever releases their iM2 Microphone for the iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch you’ll be able to use it with their new PCM Recorder app. I just added it to my iPhone but haven’t used it yet. PCM Recorder is a free app from TASCAM that turns your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad into a portable stereo recorder. Use it with the …

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New Farm Podcaster Tool

Chuck Zimmerman

Here’s another potential tool for the farm podcaster. They just keep coming and notice how many are geared to the iPhone? Just saying. TASCAM’s iM2 turns the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch into a high-quality stereo recorder. A pair of condenser microphones – the same high quality as TASCAM’s best-selling DR-series recorders – plugs into the dock connector of your …

Equipment, Podcasts

New Farm Podcaster Tool

Chuck Zimmerman

Farm podcasters just got another gadget to add to their bag of tools. The freedomMIC from Scosche looks promising. It’s a wireless lav style mic which solves some issues that come with recording video of something you can’t get close to. It’s currently out of stock but hopefully that will change soon. freedomMIC allows you to record with flawless audio …

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Farm Podcaster Tool

Chuck Zimmerman

Hey farm podcasters. Here’s a tool for your iPhone 4 (I’m assuming compatibility w/iPhone 4S). Fostex has introduced the AR-4i. It’s an audio interface that includes a small handgrip for support in holding the device and phone. It also has tripod threaded mounts too. So it’s a great little device to help you shoot better video or have a more …

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