Field Recorder

The Tascam DR-10L Pro is an unclippable 32-bit float personal audio recorder

Sep 23, 2023
John Aldred

Tascam has announced an update to its popular DR-10L (buy here) personal field recorder. The new DR-10L Pro (buy here) is largely identical in features…

The best field recorders to buy in 2023

Aug 7, 2023
John Aldred

Having a good audio recorder in the field is invaluable for any filmmaker. (a.k.a. a field recorder or a portable recorder). Audio makes up half…

The new Zoom H8 records up to 12 audio tracks and once and kind of looks like a spider

Jul 3, 2020
John Aldred

    Zoom has announced the new Zoom H8 Handy Recorder, their newest field recorder which can record up to 12 tracks simultaneously using 8…

Reclouder is a $199 “hybrid” field recorder that backs up your audio to the cloud

Sep 6, 2019
John Aldred

This is an interesting little product. Reclouder is a “personal hybrid audio recorder” that saves audio to an SD card but also automatically uploads it…

Sennheiser’s new wireless smartphone “Memory Mic” is now available to buy

Aug 3, 2018
John Aldred

Sennheiser’s new Memory Mic is a wireless microphone designed for smartphones. We saw it teased at NAB earlier in the year, and it does look…

Sennheiser “Memory Mic” adds wireless audio recording to your phone with automatic sync

Apr 12, 2018
John Aldred

I use my phone to grab quick video clips regularly. But it’s not ideal, especially when it comes to audio. Smartphone microphones just aren’t that…

How to DIY a $15 tactical bag into a custom audio kit bag

Sep 14, 2017
John Aldred

When you start to get more serious about video and recording your audio separately, the gear can be a pain. Sure, you start off with…

The best interview rig ever (for us)

Dec 19, 2016
Udi Tirosh

DIYP has seen its share of interviews, aside our regular work we’ve been to over 10 shows including the latest Photokina. We need a rig…

Zoom solves the issue of bad audio in your videos by building a camera into a microphone

Nov 10, 2016
John Aldred

Bad audio is something that’s plagued action cameras since their inception. Some of them don’t do too terrible, and a few even let you plug…

Tascam are changing the way we record lavalier microphones with their new DR-10L belt recorder

Oct 4, 2016
John Aldred

Wireless lavalier microphones have been a standard in the film & tv industries for years. They’re great for picking up sound while staying hidden from…