RØDE has made its biggest product announcement ever at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, introducing seven new products and product updates, which will be launched over the coming weeks.
This includes new firmware updates for the industry-leading Wireless GO II and RØDECaster Pro II, groundbreaking new products like the Streamer X, RØDECaster Duo and PodMic USB, and much-anticipated accessories.
Briefly the new products are as follows:
Wireless Go II Firmware Update
A new firmware update is coming for theWireless GO II, which will unlock even more features and includes the ability to save on-board recordings as WAV files for easy transfer to a computer on-the-go and start/stop on-board recordings using the transmitter and receiver power buttons as well as new camera models added to the camera preset feature, which was introduced in the most recent firmware update, and a number of system enhancements and workflow improvements.
RØDECaster Pro II WIRELESS MICROPHONE CONNECTIVITY
A new firmware update will also soon be released for the RØDECaster Pro II, which unlocks a hidden feature, wireless microphone connectivity.
This feature was built in to the RØDECaster Pro II, but has remained locked while further development has been undertaken.
With this new update, users will also be able to connect any RØDE Series IV wireless transmitter, including the Wireless GO II and WirelessME.
The RØDECaster Duo offers the same feature set and versatility as the revolutionary RØDECasterPro II, with the same high-power quad-core audio engine, Revolution Preamps™, APHEX® audio processing and endless customisability, bug now in an even more compact and portable form factor.
The PodMic USB is an ultra-versatile, broadcast-grade dynamic microphone for podcasting, streaming and content creation and has anew feature up its sleeve, XLR and USB connectivity.
The Backpack is a custom-designed carry bag for the RØDECaster series, including the RØDECaster Pro, RØDECaster Pro II, and RØDECaster Duo.
Wireless GO II Charging Case
The Charge Case is a handy charging case for the Wireless GO II. It accommodates both transmitters and the receiver and features an integrated battery that facilitates three full recharges for up to 30 hours of continuous use.
radioinfo’s Wayne Stamm got a detailed look at the new products, and a chance to test some with RØDE Product Director, Ryan Burke (pictured) at the NABShow.
The interview was recorded using RØDE’s WirelessME microphones which connected seamlessly to the iPhone.
Ryan also showed off RØDECapture, an app for smartphones that allows users to capture Front and Rear footage at once with Dual Camera Mode. The app is free to download from the app store.