The USB Soundcard http://www.theusbsoundcard.com Exploring the world of USB audio hardware and electronic sound Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:12:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 Portable Voice Dictation with Speechware’s USB TravelMikehttp://www.theusbsoundcard.com/portable-voice-dictation-speechwares-usb-travelmike/ http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/portable-voice-dictation-speechwares-usb-travelmike/#comments Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:30:41 +0000 http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/?p=4504 The SpeechMatic USB Multi Adapter / USB TravelMike is a USB audio interface with microphone designed for improved speech dictation, VoIP (internet telephony) and voice recording.  TableMike makes portable voice dictation not only possible, but practical.

Incorporating innovative noise cancellation, together with AGC (Automatic Gain Control) and Speech Equalization technologies TravelMike is capable of enhanced [...]

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8 USB boundary microphoneshttp://www.theusbsoundcard.com/8-usb-boundary-microphones/ http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/8-usb-boundary-microphones/#comments Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:47:01 +0000 http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/?p=3934 Boundary layer microphones with XLR and Standard Jack connections have been around for years. But now there’s a number of USB boundary microphones available adding the convenience of a USB connection, allowing you to plug directly into your laptop computer for high quality, mobile sound recording.

Because boundary microphones generally have a 360 degree omni-directional [...]

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Snowball Mic Gets New Limited Edition Colourshttp://www.theusbsoundcard.com/snowball-mic-new-limited-edition-colours/ http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/snowball-mic-new-limited-edition-colours/#comments Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:00:46 +0000 http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/?p=4421 For a limited time Blue Microphones are making their classic Snowball USB microphone available in five hot new limited edition colours.

Available exclusively at Amazon’s US store, the range of available colours has now been extended to include: Bright Orange, Electric Blue, [...]

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Apogee USB audio interfaces compatible with iOS 7 and OS X Maverickshttp://www.theusbsoundcard.com/apogee-usb-audio-interfaces-compatible-with-ios-7-and-os-x-mavericks/ http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/apogee-usb-audio-interfaces-compatible-with-ios-7-and-os-x-mavericks/#comments Tue, 05 Nov 2013 11:02:06 +0000 http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/?p=4383 Apogee Electronics, US based pro audio electronics designer and manufacture have now confirmed their range of USB audio interfaces compatible with iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks (the latest Mac OS X update, available for free!).

Evolving hardware and software

They’ve also been introducing tweaks and improvements across their product range, adding [...]

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High quality audio playback for iOS by Onkyohttp://www.theusbsoundcard.com/high-quality-audio-playback-for-ios/ http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/high-quality-audio-playback-for-ios/#comments Fri, 25 Oct 2013 16:12:14 +0000 http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/?p=4359 Onkyo, has recently released HF Player, and iPhone App which provides high quality audio playback for iOS devices.

Free functionality includes a 16,000-band FIR equaliser, with the ability to create and save your own presets to truly customise your music playback experience.

There’s also collection of built in EQ presets optimized by musicians for [...]

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Yet another interesting and innovative USB microphone from Blue Microphoneshttp://www.theusbsoundcard.com/interesting-and-innovative-usb-microphone-by-blue-microphones/ http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/interesting-and-innovative-usb-microphone-by-blue-microphones/#comments Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:25:52 +0000 http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/?p=4155 Blue microphones just don’t seem to stop coming up with innovative and interesting USB microphone design ideas.

Nessie, an adaptive USB cardioid microphone is just another in a line of great mic ideas from Blue Microphones.

Designed for ‘Fearless recording’ of vocals, instruments and voice overs. Nessie has a host of features to make [...]

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5 USB Turntables For The Style Conscioushttp://www.theusbsoundcard.com/5-usb-turntables-style-conscious/ http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/5-usb-turntables-style-conscious/#comments Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:32:22 +0000 http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/?p=4262 If you’re looking for belt driven USB turntables with style then we’ve rounded up a selection for you to have a look at.

More than just a plastic platter to play your records on, these belt driven USB decks offer the convenience of USB audio connection, whilst exuding their own brand of style.

Who said [...]

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Cymatic LR16 USB multitrack recorder and audio interfacehttp://www.theusbsoundcard.com/cymatic-lr16-usb-multitrack-recorder-audio-interface/ http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/cymatic-lr16-usb-multitrack-recorder-audio-interface/#comments Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:21:58 +0000 http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/?p=4157

The Cymatic Audio LR16 USB multitrack recorder and audio interface is a convenient stand alone multitrack recording solution that also doubles a USB audio interface.

Nominated for ‘Best Hardware Recorder of the Year’ in Sound on Sound’s 2013 SOS Awards, the LR16 offers an interesting and flexible solution for recording live audio.

Boasting [...]

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Sonible Provides ‘Missing Link’ for Live USB Audio Playbackhttp://www.theusbsoundcard.com/sonibles-missing-link-for-live-usb-audio-playback/ http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/sonibles-missing-link-for-live-usb-audio-playback/#comments Fri, 20 Sep 2013 10:03:30 +0000 http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/?p=4027 The ml:1 or Missing Link 1 is a USB audio playback device tailored for live and mobile applications.

Have you ever been at a conference or done a presentation and needed to plug your laptop into a PA/sound system so your audience could hear what was going on?

If you have, you probably know this [...]

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Line 6′s Sonic Port iOS guitar interfacehttp://www.theusbsoundcard.com/line-6-sonic-port-ios-guitar-interface/ http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/line-6-sonic-port-ios-guitar-interface/#comments Wed, 24 Jul 2013 13:14:35 +0000 http://www.theusbsoundcard.com/?p=3788 Unlike many existing iOS guitar interfaces that get audio into your iOS device via its analogue headphone jack, the new Line6 Sonic Port injects audio directly into your iOS device via the included Lightening or 30-pin iOS connector cables, making it available to any core audio compatible iOS app.

It [...]

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