Sometimes it seems like everyone has started a podcast—and you can bet that pro audio manufacturers hope that’s true, because each one of them needs a podcast microphone! There’s been no end to the stream of new podcast mics, joining the already swelled ranks of both classic and new offerings that were already available. Here’s an alphabetical rundown of every new podcast mic we covered this year (you can click the links to go through to our original story on each mic):
New AKG products include K361-BT and K371-BT headphones and a Podcaster Essentials bundle.
Audio-Technica has introduced two new limited-edition AT2020 mics with reflective silver finish, available now.
Earthworks Audio has introduced its ICON USB and ICON PRO XLR microphones.
Electro-Voice’s classic broadcast microphone gets a new look with the RE20-BLACK.
JLab’s entry-level USB microphone line aims to reach podcasters, livestreamers, home recordists and others.
The burgeoning Mackie EleMent Series podcast microphone line gets three new mics aimed at content creators.
PreSonus has launched its new PD-70 Dynamic Broadcast Microphone, intended for podcasters, radio broadcasters, YouTubers and live streaming.
PreSonus has introduced its new Revelator USB microphone, intended primarily for home studio use as well as podcasting and voice overs.
Further cementing its presence in entry-level podcasting, Røde is aiming the NT-USB Mini Mic at podcasters, streamers and others.
The new Samson Q9U microphone, due out in Q2, is intended for broadcasting, podcasting and streaming.
While the SM7B remains Shure’s flagship podcast microphone, VO and broadcast use, the new MV7 aims to entice content creators.
The presence of podcasting at NAMM was felt with a rush of podcasting-oriented recording gear, much of it affordably priced for those entering the field.