All-in-one recording microphone continues the concepts of the HHB FlashMic... Read more
IBC 2009, HHB Stand 8.E54: The 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics took place in Berlin in August and saw competitors from the home nation enjoying particular success. As a consequence, sports journalists from the local Berlin radio station ‘105.5 SPREERADIO’ were particularly busy recording interviews with winning athletes at the Champions Club, a venue in which competitors came together with representatives of top German and international sports, along with sponsors and guests from the fields of business, politics and the media.... Read more
With Red Nose Day just over a week away, HHB reports that the Comic Relief media team is using FlashMic Digital Recording Microphones to gather interviews from participating celebrities, members of the public, and from those whose lives are transformed by the work of Comic Relief.... Read more
For three months this summer, Icelandic journalist Guòmundur Gunnarsson interviewed more than 300 of his fellow countryman with a FlashMic for his radio program ‘Flækingur’.... Read more
HHB has shipped its 10,000th FlashMic. First launched at IBC three years ago, the innovative Digital Recording Microphone quickly caught the imagination of major broadcasters and news organisations around the world and is now the interview recorder of choice for journalists working in all areas of the media.... Read more
In an unsurpassed demonstration of its sound quality and ease of use, the HHB FlashMic has been used to compile an urban London soundtrack for an arts project executed by members of the public.... Read more
The Mark Twain Elementary School in Wheeling, Ohio is using the FlashMic to record lessons and projects for uploading to the Internet... Read more
Actor Jamie Foxx surprised everyone when he pulled out his FlashMic on Jay Leno’s Tonight Show and proceeded to tell the audience all about it.... Read more
The prestigious Syngenta ABSW Science Writers’ Awards took place at The Royal Society in London and saw New Voice category winner Anna Lacey delighted to receive her prize of a FlashMic Digital Recording Microphone from Mohit Bakaya, Commissioning Editor, BBC Radio 4.... Read more
Classic FM Magazine journalist Sarah Kirkup used the FlashMic to capture interviews with the stars of the classical music world at the Classical Brit Awards.... Read more
Building on a successful project at NAB earlier this year, UK-based media production company Eye-i is again using the FlashMic Digital Recording Microphone from HHB Communications to record podcasts at IBC.... Read more
Writer and director Scott Evans packed his HHB FlashMic when heading for The Shoot Out Boulder 24-Hour Filmmaking Festival, which pits participants against the clock to create a film, from story conception to final Foley, within 24 hours.... Read more
iXm - The alternative to FlashMic
The HHB FlashMic has now been discontinued.
The Yellowtec iXm Digital Recording Microphone is a suitable alternative.
iXm Digital Recording Microphone.
Designed as an all-in-one handheld recorder, the iXm features an SD card slot that accepts standard SD or SDHC memory cards and stores files as WAV, BWF or MP2. Ideal for reporters in the field, iXm provides perfect auto levelling for consistent input volume while recording and is available with various interchangeable mic capsules with a choice of omnidirectional, cardioid and supercardioid pick up patterns.
A unique dual power concept offers a total operation time of up to 16 hrs. It comes with a built in, rechargeable li-on battery and features a redundant battery compartment for three standard AA cells. Its port panel holds a USB 2.0 port for downloading recordings or recharging the internal battery. Three intuitive indicators are featured on the mic's dashboard: Record Ready - Recording, battery status and memory status. A new iPad application provides sophisticated audio editing features for iXm users. iXm's capsules have been designed for high speech intelligibility and low handling noise sensitivity.
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