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Rode Podcaster USB Dynamic Microphone

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Product Description

The Rode Podcaster is the easiest way to record high quality vocals or audio on your computer and upload them to the world.Seamless integration was the idea, and it was obtained by creating a studio dynamic microphone with unparalleled A/D converters, so that the microphone can be plugged into any computer with no in/out boxes, no expensive computer pre-amps, just a USB cable.

The Podcaster offers an end-address configuration, the clarity of RØDE's tailored-for-voice frequency response, an ON L.E.D, a direct headphone amp, and of course very low self noise.

The Podcaster opens up possibilities for anyone who records audio - from podcasters, journalists and students to business people adding audio files to websites and multimedia presentations.

RODE Podcaster Features

  • Broadcast sound quality
  • 28mm dynamic capsule
  • 18-Bit Resolution, 8 - 48 kHz sampling
  • Windows and Mac compatible
  • Tight Cardioid pattern for superior off axis sound rejection
  • Powered from USB Bus
  • Internal capsule shock mounting
  • 3.5mm stereo headphone output with volume control built into the body
  • Includes a 10 foot USB cable and stand mount

Product Specifications

RODE Podcaster Specifications

  • Acoustic Principle: Dynamic (neodymium) 28 mm
  • Active Electronics: Analog signal conditioning + A/D and USB interface.
  • Pickup Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 40 Hz ~ 14 kHz
  • Sensitivity: -51 dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (2.8 mV @ 94dB SPL) +/- 3 dB
  • Maximum SPL: 115 dB
  • Signal/Noise: > 78 dB
  • Analog Output I/F:
    • Headphone audio output for monitoring.
    • Drives150mW into 32Ù. Output level adjust.
  • Digital Output Interface: USB
  • Resolution: 18 bits
  • Audio Control I/F: AC97
  • Power Requirements: Power supplied from USB port.
  • Weight: 21.5 oz (610g)
  • Packed Weight: 36 oz (1025g)
  • Dimensions:
    • Length: 8 inches (215mm)
    • Height: 2 inches (56mm)
    • Width: 2 inches (52mm)

Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  562-364-7400 Warranty:  10 Years! Lifetime Warranty on M1 Model!
Jorge Otero from Vineland, New Jersey, United States,
Overall Rating
Ease of Use
Excellent Microphone - Pod Cast Heaven
Would you consider this product to be made well? How dependable?
This thing is built like a tank. Rode made sure to put in some durability into this mic.
What do you consider to be the best features of this product? What features would you add to this product if you could?
This mic has some great features, USB being the top feature which is great when you just need to plug in and start working on your recordings right away. The headphone output with a volume control is just great for monitoring right from the mic.
Ease of Use
How easy is this product to use? How easy is the product to use with other products? Did it take long for you to learn to use this product? Was the manual helpful? How playable do you consider this product to be?
Absolutely the easiest mic I have ever used. Just plug in the mic via the supplied USB cable and windows recognizes the mic.
How is the tone?
The sound is just super! I really don't have to use much in the way processing to get a great sound. I use it with the Rode shock mount and It just sound really good and clean. I sometimes use a pop filter because I tend to pronounce my plosives and sibilants heavily. But keep in mind that I use the mic strait on axis and at 2 inches of distance. I have experimented with an angled technique and no pop filter and it sounds great also. I sometimes use it a couple of inches away to get more of the room ambiance. No matter how I use it it sounds amazing.
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