First Look

Video Oral History in 360°: The Ricoh Theta S Video Camera

First, to experience this post to the fullest extent, switch your browser to Chrome (for now), or watch the YouTube clip below on your smartphone using the YouTube mobile app.  Trust me, it is cool. We talk [...]

Digital Audio Recorders: Zoom H5

I love the Zoom H5.  In full disclosure, I have never been much of a Zoom type of guy.  It started with the guitar effects pedals in the ’90s…They were designed (and priced) for the low [...]

Digital Audio Recorders: Tascam DR-100 MKII

The Tascam DR-100 MK II is a new and improved version of Tascam’s DR-100.  Although not perfect, I loved the DR-100.  Like its predecessor, the DR-100 MKII is a professional level, two-channel audio recorder that records [...]

Digital Audio Recorders: Tascam DR-100

Quick Summary: Memory: SD Sample rate /Bitdepth: up to 24/96 Microphone Input type: External: XLR Internal: Omni and Uni Directional Phantom Power: yes Interface: USB 2 Cost: $ 300   One of the many recorders [...]

Digital Audio Recorders: Zoom H2

The Zoom H2 was a popular entry level recorder for conducting oral history.  While not the best recording quality, it is incredibly easy to use.  Although it has been replaced by the Zoom H2n, this is [...]