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Pro Tips, Part 2

Pro Tips, Part 2

With the Modmic 5 recently being released, we thought it was time for another Pro-Tips article!  Omni vs Uni when to flip that switch It is pretty awesome that the ModMic 5 has both Unidirectional and Omnidirectional microphone capsules and that you can switch between the two with a flip of a switch, but what does that really mean? Well, first let's talk a little bit about what Omnidirectional and Unidirectional mean. Omnidirectional means the mic will capture sound 360° around the capsule head. Whereas Unidirectional means the mic will only pick up sound in essentially a single direction (refer...

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Setting Up Your First Twitch Stream, Part 1

Setting Up Your First Twitch Stream, Part 1

The following post is co-written by our friends over at Streamplay, who make awesome Twitch overlays. Check them out! How To Setup Your Twitch Stream, Part 1: The Basics If you’re new to the streaming world on Twitch, you’re certainly going to have your work cut out for you. Professional streamers may make it look like they’re raking in the cash just by streaming their favorite video games, but what you don’t see is everything that goes on behind the scenes. If you’ve made it to this guide, you likely already know exactly what we’re talking about, as you plan...

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Pro Tips - Get the Most out of your ModMic, Part 1

Pro Tips - Get the Most out of your ModMic, Part 1

Part One of this multi-part series if how to resolve common issues we see our customers facing. Some of these you may have and not even know it! So let's jump in and solve some issues! Low audio / White Noise: The Problem: Hit record on any program you want, but say nothing. Then hit play. Hear anything? A hum, buzz, or hiss? This is white noise. Don't hear anything? Crank the volume to max and hit play again. Nearly every system has a little bit of this, but the important part is to minimize it as much as possible.  The...

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