Production

RØDECaster honors iconic RE20 mic with a preset

Some may ask: “Has hell frozen over?” when they hear this announcement from RØDE Microphones

Some may ask: “Has hell frozen over?” when they hear that the worldwide known mic manufacturer from Australia (RØDE) has just announced that it has added a dedicated equalization preset for the iconic RE20 dynamic microphone from Electro-Voice (from the United States) to the multifaceted RØDECaster Pro mixer/recorder. In fact, RØDE indicates that they made the preset in in collaboration with the Electro-Voice team. Ahead is the full press release and a video statement from Peter Freedman, chairman and founder of RØDE Microphones.

The original RE20 is the personal favorite of my friend Chris Curran of Podcast Engineering School who has been a guest on my BeyondPodcasting show several times, as I have been on his.

Link to my many articles on the RØDECaster Pro

Here is a link to my many articles on the RØDECaster Pro (B&H link).

Full press release, with authentic Australian spellings

RØDE Microphones today announces a very special addition to the RØDECaster Pro Podcast Production Studio ­– a brand new preset tailored specifically to the iconic broadcast microphone, the Electro-Voice RE20. As part of the ongoing enhancement of the RØDECaster Pro’s firmware (which has already seen the addition of multitrack recording and many other powerful features since its release in 2018), the new preset further cements the console as the ultimate production tool for podcasters. Electro-Voice is a legendary company with a lauded history creating microphones for broadcast and studio use, and we are proud to have them on-board.

First introduced in 1968, the RE20 is a classic dynamic mic that has been used in countless broadcasts and studio recordings. Its smooth tone and immunity to the bass-boosting proximity effect has made it a favourite amongst radio hosts, podcasters, and other broadcasters.

A long-time fan of Electro-Voice, RØDE Founder and Chairman Peter Freedman AM is thrilled to announce the partnership:

“Electro-Voice is a company that I have known and respected since I started in the audio game, and the RE20 is certainly an iconic microphone,” he says. “I’ve been an avid collector of microphones for many years, so you can imagine our excitement when some of the engineers at Electro-Voice recently approached us and asked if we’d be interested in putting a preset for the RE20 on the RØDECaster console.”

Developed in collaboration with the Electro-Voice team, the preset was designed to make the RE20 shine in vocal applications on the console and interact seamlessly with the RØDECaster’s audio processing. It can be found in the RØDECaster Pro’s audio settings alongside presets for RØDE mics (the PodMic, Procaster, Broadcaster, NT1, and NT1-A), as well as the universal presets for dynamic and condenser microphones.

The preset is available in firmware version 2.0.4, which can be downloaded from the RØDECaster downloads page. Keep your ears peeled for more RØDECaster Pro firmware updates in the future!

(Re-)Subscribe for upcoming articles, reviews, radio shows, books and seminars/webinars

Stand by for upcoming articles, reviews, books and courses. Sign up to my free mailing list by clicking here. If you previously subscribed to my bulletins and no longer receive them, you must re-subscribe due to new compliance to GDPR. Most of my current books are at books.AllanTepper.com, and my personal website is AllanTepper.com. Also visit radio.AllanTepper.com.

Si deseas suscribirte (o volver a suscribirte) a mi lista en castellano, visita aquí. Si prefieres, puedes suscribirte a ambas listas (castellano e inglés).

Suscribe to his BeyondPodcasting show at BeyondPodasting.com.

Subscribe to his To boldly split infinitives show at Toboldlysplitinfinitives.com.

Subscribe to his award-winning CapicúaFM show at CapicúaFM.com.

FTC disclosure

No manufacturer is specifically paying Allan Tépper or TecnoTur LLC to write this article or the mentioned books. Some of the other manufacturers listed above have contracted Tépper and/or TecnoTur LLC to carry out consulting and/or translations/localizations/transcreations. Many of the manufacturers listed above have sent Allan Tépper review units. So far, none of the manufacturers listed above is/are sponsors of the TecnoTur , BeyondPodcasting CapicúaFM or TuRadioGlobal programs, although they are welcome to do so, and some are, may be (or may have been) sponsors of ProVideo Coalition magazine. Some links to third parties listed in this article and/or on this web page may indirectly benefit TecnoTur LLC via affiliate programs. Allan Tépper’s opinions are his own. Allan Tépper is not liable for misuse or misunderstanding of information he shares.

Copyright and use of this article

The articles contained in the TecnoTur channel in ProVideo Coalitionmagazine are copyright Allan Tépper/TecnoTur LLC, except where otherwise attributed. Unauthorized use is prohibited without prior approval, except for short quotes which link back to this page, which are encouraged!


Support ProVideo Coalition
Shop with Filmtools Logo

Share Our Article

Born in Connecticut, United States, Allan Tépper is an award-winning broadcaster & podcaster, bilingual consultant, multi-title author, tech journalist, translator, and language activist who has been working with professional video since the eighties. Since 1994,…

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of