USB to DC, 5V to 12V Converter Cable

Written By: Jimmy Hepworth This simple cable can give you another powering option for your recorder. At only 6 bucks I had to give it a try. It works just as advertised, converting a small USB power bank into 12V for my Zoom F4. Something I didn’t realize is that these little cell phone chargers…

ISK Little Gem Indoor Boom Mic

Here is the ISK Little Gem. It’s from a U.S. based company but is clearly a Chinese microphone similar to the half dozen other small diaphragm condenser microphones. This appears to have an all brass body painted black. It comes with three interchangeable capsules: cardioid, hypercardioid, and omnidirectional. My interest in this mic was to…

Simple room tone tips

As an amateaur/enthusiest recordist and sound engineer, a lot of the information I get is from occasional hands on experience. I don’t often get a chance to work with other more experienced recordists and learn from them so blogs like this one are a wealth of information for me. With that being said, here are…