New Podcast-Ready PodMic from RODE Microphones

Just weeks after introducing the RodeCaster Pro podcast production studio, popular pro audio gear maker RØDE Microphones just introduced the much needed companion accessory to the RodeCaster Pro – the all-new PodMic.

The Rode PodMic is an XLR-connected, end-address dynamic microphone specifically designed for speech and broadcast. Created with podcasters in mind, and specifically those intending to use the RØDECaster Pro Podcast Production Studio and PSA1 studio arm.

The PodMic sports a stylish construction and is easy to manoeuvre; making it super suitable for the world of podcasting.

The Rode Microphones PodMic has a built-in pop filter, and features a dynamic capsule design with a cardioid pattern for accurate speech capture. The PodMic can be used with any XLR interface, but is optimised for use with the new RØDECaster Pro.

Rode Microphones PodMic Features

  • Optimized Design for Podcasting & Broadcasting
  • Front-Address, Broadcast-Style, XLR Mic
  • Dynamic Capsule Tailored for Speech & Broadcast
  • Cardioid Pattern for Tight Audio Capture
  • Internal Pop Filter Reduces Plosives
  • Integrated Shock mount Reduces Vibrations
  • Rugged All-Metal Construction

The PodMic also features a robust all-metal construction that has been built to last. The robust swing-arm mounting matches perfectly to the RØDE PSA1 boom arm for ultimate flexibility and convenience.

The end-fire dynamic capsule is protected by a stainless steel mesh grille and a integrated pop shield, allowing you to get up close to the microphone for that intimate ‘radio’ sound.

Rode PodMic Technical Specifications

Sound Field Mono
Transducer Dynamic
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Range 50 Hz to 13 kHz
Impedance 32 Ohms
Sensitivity Cardioid: -57 dB at 1 kHz
Output Connectors 1 x 3-Pin XLR
Length 6.77″ / 172 mm
Diameter 4.29″ / 109 mm
Weight 2.06 lb / 937 g

Even though it can work with any XLR enabled interface, the PodMic has been optimised for use with the new RØDECaster Pro integrated podcast production console.

Users can simply select ‘PodMic’ as their microphone type using the touch screen on the RØDECaster Pro and the console will automatically apply the right settings to deliver the best possible results from the PodMic.

RØDE CEO Damien Wilson said, “This is the best end-address dynamic microphone in the world at this price and one of the best at any price. Peerless quality and price accessibility have been the cornerstones of our success and continue to ensure RØDE is the choice of today’s creative generation – the PodMic is a perfect example of that ethos. Together with the RØDECaster Pro, the PodMic will revolutionise podcasting.”

Pricing is expected to be very affordable and it is likely that you may see the PodMic in a store near you as early as January 2019. For more info hit up Rode Microphones’ website here.

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