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|Ben from, Kentucky -
Omnidirectioanl Mono Microphone
just tested the mono mic you sent me on the computer. You might want to
add to your page that the mono mics make EXCELLENT PC mics, especially
for Internet / telephone applications such as www.dialpad.com. I just
called my mom in NY using dialpad talking through your mono mic and the
mic pickup my voice with great clarity. It is way
better than the Creative Labs mic I got with my Sound Blaster Live that
I had. Definitely mention that the mono mic works great for Internet /
|Monte - Mono Cardioid
| I purchase a mono cardioid
microphone for internet usage and it works great.
It is lightweight and unobtrusive. Recommend it to everyone that
quality and best of all made in USA.
a PodCaster - Omni
A few months ago I received the Omni Stereo Mic that I ordered
from you and it's the main microphone for my podcast, Bad Metaphor. I
had read about your microphones and decided to try out the Omni Stereo
because I need to record my son and myself for the podcast. I thought
that I could use my miniDisc recorder and record in stereo with one
on my and one on my cohost. Then I wouldn't treat the recording as
but as a two-channel recording and I could position each person when I
edited the show. It worked perfectly and it's the main microphone that
we use for the podcast. Thanks for your craftsmanship and attention to
detail. You've made it so much easier to do the podcast.
Producer / Cohost - Bad Metaphor
a Wedding Videographer from Colchester, Connecticut - Iriver Mono mic
Been using your GiantSquids in my wedding vid business for
the last year and a half and they've survived the abuse of drunk
best men, priests and JPs...they've also outlasted my Azden lav...oh
they sound great, too! Just received another two in the mail
today...thanks for making a quality mic for an excellent price.
I'll be back!
a Wedding Videographer - Iriver Mono mic
I wanted to personally let you know how happy we are with our recent
purhase of 3 Iriver Omni Mono Microphones. We used them for the
first time with a wedding we we booked through a recommendation from a
producer of the TLC Show "A Wedding Story", so needless to say there
quite a bit of pressure to pull off a flawless shoot. One thing
we did not worry about for a second was the audio. When I got
I rushed to my computer and loaded the audio from my iRiver mics, and
blown away by the quality I was hearing. It sounded great, and
helped to keep our reputation in tact for this wedding and many to come.
Again, thank you so much for a fantastic product, and we're so glad we
found you!! We wish you nothing but the best for the future and
we can't wait to use our mics again!!
Co-Owner, Fairytale Productions
from Lincoln Park, MI - Iriver Mono mic
The mics arrived today and work perfectly. I'm very
happy with the quality of your work and product. I'm sure they will
add quite a bit to the audio quality of our wedding videos. Hope you
can get more of the right angle plugs, because I'm sure you will sell
many more of the mics with those plugs. They really make the Irivers
a sleek package and fit nicely in the grooms pocket without fear of
bending or breaking a straight plug. Thanks again for your extra work
and staying up late to get the job done for us.
Heres hoping your businees continues to grow,
lead guitarist for Erin Harkes and the Rebound, Albany, NY - Stereo
|Darren, got the mic today - thank you so
much - Jeez Louise!!! - it far exceeds my expectations - you're design
is brilliant and light years ahead of all other stereo recording mic's
I looked at and ALL of them cost MUCH more and can't compare
spec-wise....I will spread the word far and wide, especially to all my
musician friends, that there is no better mic for live remote
recording, period, end of story. Stop looking people - Darren has the
I am using it with my Boss microbr recorder which supports plugin
power - astounding clarity and stereo separation and full frequency
- I checked for phasing problems, etc. by collapsing tracks to mono but
everything is rock solid.
Darren, consider me an evangelist and feel free to quote me on your
Blaze, lead guitarist for Erin Harkes and the Rebound, Albany, NY
Thank you thank you thank you!!!!
from San Francisco, CA - Oak Mini Stereo Microphone
Just wanted to let you know that I got the microphone and this thing
totally ROCKS! I am running it into a Sony MD Walkman (minidisk
recorder). I used it on Thursday to record a lecture for school and
last night I slipped the rig into my jacket pocket and secretly
recorded a band in a local
The sound was truly amazing in both cases, totally usable (and the best
part was not having to deal with a cord, like with my ECM-909A - a
great mic but clumsy to use on the road due to the cord and batteries,
Thanks again! I will be recommending your microphone to my
Darren, an Iriver user
I don't usually do this, but I wanted to praise you a little bit for a
great product! I haven't yet had the chance to record a live
band, but I work for an airline as an avionics tech and did
some testing at my place of work. I got some great audio of an
L1011 taxiing up to the hangar. I input it into an mp3 encoder/
player made by Samsung, and wanted to see how well it did with very
sound. It sounds like being there (only no earplugs
Thanks, and well wishes.
|BIG John, a professional
radio reporter in Phoenix, AZ - Stereo Omnidirectional Microphone
want to let you know that I'm using the stereo powered microphones I
purchased from you with a Sharp MD recorder.
In the few times I have done interviews on the air (an FM station),
they have performed above expectations. In fact, these little guys
sound as good and clean as the
Shure SM7 we actually use in the studio.
A very good product for working in the field. They have wonderful gain
|Mark from the US -
Cardioid Stereo Microphone
have had great success using these GSA Cardioids.
I and others have been truly amazed at the sound quality these tiny
wonders provide. I have recorded some Derek Trucks Band shows
using the Line-In on my new Sharp DR7.
Thank you for the great customer service
and the excellent quality products. I have recommended
your line several times since purchasing these last November
2003. Thanks again.
|Andy P., UK - Giant Squid
Omnidirectional Powered Stereo Microphone
item at a very reasonable price, a very good quality recording without
having to pay hundreds of dollars. I am very pleased and advise
others to order.
| Pete, Cleveland, Ohio -
Cardioid Omnidirectional Powered Stereo Microphone
news. This was my first time using my new Squid battery powered
stereo mics for a high profile concert, and the hour's worth of
performance I captured sounds phenomenal.
I don't think anyone could have scored a
better quality recording of it, and even anything straight
off their board might have a shitty mix.
I set the squids into the line in of my Sony MZ-R700 MD recorder with
auto record level. I figured Simon and Garfunkel aren't exactly
as loud as, say Rush, so it
was a guess. It paid off, because everything is crystal
clear, no overpowering low end bass, and only trace peripheral noise
(claps, etc) between numbers.
I can't use enough superlative language to describe my pleasure
with the mics. Just great. If I were wealthier, I'd stock
up for future band practices and
concert night outs.
Here's a quote you can use: Anyone
who records and swaps concerts should invest in a pair of
Giant Squids. If you're going to chance bringing gear
past a security checkpoint, you owe it to yourself and the artist
to make sure what you're recording sounds good, amateur job or not.
Get some of these mics. There's nothing amateur about the
sound if you aim 'em right. I damn near shit when I heard what
I'd captured. Thanks again.
|Irving, Chicago, IL
- Omnidirectional Stereo Powered Microphone
bought mics and a battery box from you over ebay a year and a half ago.
I use them with my MD recorder to record live shows at bars and small
clubs in Chicago. I've been very happy with the recordings. They sound
great, and I remain pleasantly surprised at the sound quality I get
with the set up.
I think the bass roll off really helps a
lot. I'm also really happy with the build quality. The clips remain
strong, the connections are tight, and they've survived being sweat on
in a bar for hours on end, not to mention the near constant rattling
around. Thanks for a really good product.
from Lincoln Park, MI - Iriver Mono mic
The mics arrived today and work perfectly. I'm very happy with
the quality of your work and product. I'm sure they will add quite a
bit to the audio quality of our wedding videos. Hope you can get more
of the right angle plugs, because I'm sure you will sell many more of
the mics with those plugs. They really make the Irivers a
sleek package and fit nicely in the grooms pocket without fear of
or breaking a straight plug. Thanks again for your extra work and
up late to get the job done for us.
Heres hoping your businees continues to grow,
|Rodney C., Toronto, Canada
- Omnidirectional Mono Microphone
|HOLY CRAP! Haha. I just
got the mic today in the mail. It was packaged just great, kept the mic
in perfect condition. When I took it out, it looked great and then I
tried it and it was wonderful!!
I can only say WOW! This was the best money I have spent so far on the
net I think besides my MD player!!
I wanted to test out the mic with a challenge right
away. I have two guinea pigs in my basement and turned on
my mic from upstairs. It could actually pick up their squealing!! My
goodness, couldn't believe it totally, brought it into
class picked up everything just wonderfully. I even picked
up a little bit of a conversation outside around the water
Wow, thanks so very much for the m ic, you don't know how much energy
this will save me for listening in class
I just want to say thanks so much again, keep up the good work and of
course take the best of care :)
|Jon, - Omnidirectional
Stereo Powered Microphone
|Those are some pretty awesome
mics. The recording came out great, especially of the jazz
concert in Boston.
I was amazed with the clarity and the wide range that the mics
Thanks a lot and I'm sure I will recommend you if I ever here that
someone needs some awesome mics.
It worked well in the line in also since the concert was pretty loud
and we were up pretty close. I think even on the lowest setting
on the Mic In and it could have clipped a few times (but did
not). I'm just in the process of transfering the show into my
|Bill - Omnidirectional Mono
for the mike itself, IT IS GREAT! I tried it today, connecting it
up to a Dictaphone digital recorder. I love the sound quality.
|Daniel, Austrailia - Stereo
for the quick response and advice. I got the Stereo Microphone from you
as I was a bit disappointed from the crap $20 I previously had.
Basically, I used the mike for a
few concerts here and there but most for recording when I
go sightseeing or take a tour (I'm an Aussie heading back
home soon after 18 months abroad). I'm very impressed with the quality
of the mike you sold me :)
|David - Powered
Omnidirectional Stereo Microphone
I had purchased your powered stereo
mics. I just wanted to quickly commend you on an excellent
I used them to record a show, and it was my first attempt to ever do
something like that, and the mics made me look good!!
Not only did they produce an incredible sound, but the durability was
were tugging me and pushing me, but the mics never came unclipped and
the wires never pulled from the unit!
The sleekness of the unit is very convenient as well. My friends
were amazed when I showed myself "wired up" but 100% concealed and
mics also produce crazy good acoustic home recordings!!
Thank you very much for the product. The price for such an
excellent mic is awesome. I've
recommended your product to many people, whom were all just
as amazed as I was at the quality.
Dave / Gillign
|Brent S., a drummer from
Tennessee - Stereo Omnidirectional Microphones
Just wanted to let you know I received the Omnidirectional Stereo
Microphones the other day. These are great!
I've been recording my drum practices on
my Mini Disc recorder and the fidelity is nothing short of
amazing. I was blown away by the clarity and definition that
the Binaural Stereo Microphones are able to capture.
I truly appreciate your providing a high
quality, low expense means for capturing live sound exceptionally well.
|Jon, North Carolina -
Custom Made Cables
man I just wanted to let you know I got the cable fine and I built my
contact microphones onto it. Works great! I covered the discs with a
rubber coat once soldered on to protect them.
This is now a really perfect field recording device for what I do. I
recorded the sounds coming from
machinery around campus and some of it's really beautiful.
All of it's clean sounding as hell, it's really refreshing as
I am used to hiss!
Thanks for helping me out.
I want to get a binaural mic so I can go out and record sounds in
air rather than from surfaces...
Omnidirectional Stereo Microphone
my God. Darren I just got the mic set. It's "the bomb" and worth the
wait. Much better than the Audio Technica stereo mic is bought a few
months ago. Did you design it?
Expect positive feedback.
|Bo, a Sharp MD user - Gold
Plated Mini Microphone
Just wanted to let you know that
I've received the gold plated mono mic and am VERY pleased
with the results!
I'm using it in conjunction with a Sharp MD-MS722 portable Mini Disc
recorder (which runs virtually silent - WAY better than those things
that Sony is cranking out!) and have only experienced such clean
recordings when using pro audio gear worth thousands!
Thanks for a great product. I may have to get more of your
|John - Cardioid Battery
just writing to say thanks for selling such awesome mics. I have
been recording my band, and even with just the 2 mics it sounds
I have even gotten compliments from professional recorders. They are
very surprised when I tell them my mic was just $80, obviously. thanks
a lot, im very very impressed with your work.
|Andrea from Italy
on the Omnidirectional Stereo Mic
I have a Omnidirectional Stereo Microphone that I used with a creative
jb3 to rec a concert in a palasport.
The audio in this place is very bad, but with this microphone the sound
of my registration has been very good.
I have even gotten compliments from professional recorders. Not
more $ for this mic but big satisfaction!
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the owner of Giant Squid, Darren