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Old December 27th, 2010, 05:20 PM   #1
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Mic Review: Superstar Microphone "Amazing Voice Magnifier"

Finally there actually is a "one mic fits all" solution for both audio engineers and videographers. The Amazing Voice Magnifier eliminates the need for cables, amps, and outboard effects. It's a perfect solution for DSLR audio, as well as live performance and cooperate video. This mic is as comfortable in the studio as it is at the end of a boom pole or mounted on your Red One camera (Scarlet too). Stop buying shotguns and hypercardioid mics! Sell them and pick up the one mic that does it all equally: The Superstar Microphone Amazing Voice Magnifier.

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Old December 27th, 2010, 06:48 PM   #2
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Thanks Chad, could you recommend a shock mount & windscreen?
I'll be posting all my clunky shotguns and such on eBay tomorrow. That should give me enough $$ for one hell of a Superbowl party.
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Old December 27th, 2010, 06:56 PM   #3
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That's the thing Rick, you don't need to protect against "shock". It's that good. I do need to find suitable mounting solutions though.
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Old December 27th, 2010, 07:49 PM   #4
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Without actually trying it out, I would think Duct taping it to a ceiling or a suitable 'hat rig' would work. It looks fairly light too, so expensive gaffer tape is unneeded. More savings! And I can sell that expensive boom pole too. The mic's attractive colors are sure to draw attention and get the proud owner more work.
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Old December 27th, 2010, 08:10 PM   #5
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Perfect!
I've been looking for a good solution to go with my Barbie camera! (I got the brunette. The blonde's DOF is just too narrow for my taste)
I may have a solution for mounting the mic to the camera too. (or should I say camera to the mic?)
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Old December 27th, 2010, 08:11 PM   #6
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Right on Rick! And with all the money you save from buying mics and wireless kits you can afford a couple hos for yourself. But seriously, I'm just looking for the most bang for the buck. No thanks necessary.
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Old December 27th, 2010, 08:15 PM   #7
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Great review, Chad. Is it possible to hack the spring to be compatible with my Mercury Playback Engine? I'm looking for a mic that will decrease rendering times. Sony has one, but it's expensive.
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Old December 27th, 2010, 08:28 PM   #8
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That's the thing John, the mic plays itself back so it's compatible with any playback engine.
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Old December 27th, 2010, 09:16 PM   #9
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Cool! Could you recommend a case?
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Old December 27th, 2010, 09:48 PM   #10
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The Kata "One Man Band" 75 has served me well. It has the room for your camera and, I guess just this one mic from now on. Dang I'll need a smaller bag.

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Old December 27th, 2010, 11:02 PM   #11
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That mic should be particularly handy for rap videos.

It's phat for rap with those new "electro bling" colours.

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Old December 28th, 2010, 04:49 PM   #12
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This'll go perfectly with the new digital recorder I got for Christmas:

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Old December 28th, 2010, 05:53 PM   #13
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Hey that's a great device for second system sound for DSLR enthusiasts!
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Old December 28th, 2010, 08:11 PM   #14
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Do you know if they are gong to be releasing a titanium upgrade for the spring? I'm kind of concerned about moisture? Thanks much!


P.S. And is the spring replaceable and available in different levels of resistance? Thanks again!!
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Old December 28th, 2010, 08:25 PM   #15
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This tool also cures option-itus too. There are no options other than what you see. No more spending, or worrying about how to mod out your mic. It's just awesome as is.
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