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Rode PodCaster USB Condenser Microphone

Rode PodCaster
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Rode PodCaster Large-diaphragm USB Condenser Microphone

Rode PodCaster Large-diaphragm USB Condenser Microphone

Rode PodCaster Large-diaphragm USB Condenser Microphone Details

The RODE Podcaster is a dynamic, end-address USB microphone that combines broadcast quality audio with the simplicity of USB connectivity, allowing recording direct to a computer without the need for an additional digital interface.

Including an audiophile quality 18-bit resolution, 48kHz sampling A/D converter, the Podcaster processes all of the analogue to digital conversion internally, bypassing the computer's lower quality on-board sound controller altogether.

A headphone output on the microphone body provides zero latency monitoring, so the user can hear exactly what is being recorded, free of delay or echo.

The Podcaster features an internal pop filter, designed to minimise plosives sounds that can overload the microphone capsule and distort the audio output.

It is fully compatible with Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Mac OS X computers, as well as several Linux distributions. The microphone is bus powered and features a status LED to indicate operation.

The Podcaster is ideal for podcasting, vodcasting, YouTube videos, voice recognition software, corporate videos and any production application that requires a simple yet professional voice over microphone. It is also a convenient demo microphone for musicians and songwriters that prefer the convenience of a USB microphone but don't want to compromise sound quality.

It can also be used as an iPad microphone for the Apple iPad (in conjunction with the iPad Camera Connection Kit and a powered USB hub) to provide high quality recording to various iPad audio applications such as Garageband.

The Podcaster includes a sturdy RM2 microphone ring mount. For professional applications the optional PSM1 shock mount and PSA1 boom arm are highly recommended.

The R?DE Podcaster dynamic USB microphone is covered by R?DE Microphones' industry leading 10 year warranty.

Rode PodCaster Large-diaphragm USB Condenser Microphone Features

  • Broadcast Sound Quality
  • 28mm dynamic capsule
  • 18-bit resolution, 8-48kHz sampling
  • Windows and Mac compatible
  • Powered by USB bus
  • Internal capsule shock mounting
  • 3.5mm stereo headphone output with volume control built-in to body

Rode PodCaster Large-diaphragm USB Condenser Microphone Specifications

  • Acoustic Principle: Dynamic
  • Active Electronics: Analogue signal conditioning + A/D and USB interface
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Resolution: 18-bit
  • Sampling Rate: 8-48kHz
  • Address Type: End
  • Frequency Range: 40Hz - 14kHz
  • Output Impedance:
  • Maximum SPL: 115dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load)
  • Sensitivity: -51.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (2.80mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz
  • Power Options: USB bus powered
  • Weight: 610.00gm
  • Dimensions: 215.00mmH x 56.00mmW x 52.00mmD
  • Output: USB Output

Rode PodCaster Large-diaphragm USB Condenser Microphone

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Awesome microphone ideal for home recordings October 20, 2010
Reviewer: Redshifters Outlet from Sunnyvale, CA United States  
I write product reviews regularly and did one that covered the top five studio quality  microphones at affordable prices. Rode Podcaster is among the top five and is one of the premier line of microphones with a large diaphragm condenser that captures sounds and renders them with sharpness, crispness and richness that are par excellence. I hope you will find the review here very helpful :

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