I’ve always daydreamed about being a professional musician. Sure, having fame and wealth would be nice, but what really drives me is the chance to spend some quality time with some high-end audio equipment.
Our review unit today isn’t high-end by any stretch of the imagination, but it does look pretty legitimate. It’s the Aukey GD-G1 Condenser Microphone. In one box, you get a golden microphone (!), a pop filter, a shock mount and a boom arm — not bad for less than thirty quid on Amazon.
Let’s see whether it’ll / feed my audiophile fantasy / or be a rough return to reality / in our rapid fire review.Aukey GC-G1 Contents [...]
The Snappy Smart Webcam is a budget offering from Speedlink, providing a portable webcam capable of capturing images, videos and audio. It’s only a few quid so I don’t expect the world, but does it cover the basics well enough?
Read on to see how the Speedlink Snappy Smart Webcam fares.Features: USB webcam high VGA resolution of 640×480 pixels take photos at up to 8 megapixels (interpolated) integrated microphone 4× digital zoom face tracking record videos at up to 30fps desk stand and fold-out monitor mount practical snapshot button rotates 360 degrees manual focus from 30mm to infinity 1.2m cable
Sharkoon, similar to Speedlink, are a German peripherals company who produce a number of different bits of hardware, both internal and external. Today, we are looking at a multi-purpose gaming headset, which is compatible with the PC, PS3 and XBox 360: the Sharkoon X-Tatic SP.
Read on to find out how ‘X-Tatic’ I am about it. Get it?Features: Gaming stereo headset for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Cable length: 370 cm +/- 10 cm Two high quality 40 mm speakers Simple connection via analog interface (RCA) Flexible, detachable microphone Microphone connected via USB (USB to PS3) Microphone connected to Xbox 360 controller (2.5 mm plug) In-line amplifier [...]