Top 100: The most desirable cars of all time

Shure announce PG27USB/PG42USB condenser microphones and X2u XLR-to-USB adapter

By

January 7, 2009

The PG27USB and PG42USB USB condenser microphones

The PG27USB and PG42USB USB condenser microphones

Image Gallery (4 images)

January 6, 2009 With the democratization of digital music recording and production in full flight thanks to applications like GarageBand, Shure have released three new USB-based products to cater for the ever increasing market of users who need to record audio to their computers, but don't have access to professional pre-amplifiers - the PG27USB and PG42USB USB condenser microphones, and the X2u XLR-to-USB adapter which turns any existing XLR microphone into a plug-and-play USB microphone.

The PG27USB features a flat frequency response for use with instruments, while the PG42USB features a larger diaphragm designed to capture the subtleties of vocal performances and a low-cut filter to eliminate vocal pops.

All three devices feature plug-and-play connectivity with Windows and OS X, integrated pre-amp with gain control, hassle-free zero-latency monitoring through a 1/8" headphone jack, and a mix control dial for blending signal from the microphone with audio played back from the computer.

The PG27USB (US$199), PG42USB ($249) and X2u ($129) will be available in Spring 2009.

About the Author
Tim Hanlon Tim originally came to Gizmag as a developer, much to the dismay of anyone who had to maintain, build on, or rewrite his code. After wearing every other hat that didn't have a head for it, he became CEO in 2010. Outside Gizmag, he trains Muay Thai and plays too much Destiny.   All articles by Tim Hanlon
Tags
Post a Comment

Login with your gizmag account:

Or Login with Facebook:


Related Articles
Looking for something? Search our 29,886 articles
Recent popular articles in Music
Product Comparisons