Point Source Audio (PSA) announced a new addition to its collection of miniature microphones that make it easy for mic wranglers and A2s to custom fit ear mounted microphones at a fraction of the time and expense of traditional methods. The all-new EMBRACE Microphone replaces the laborious and sometimes dangerous task…
New EMBRACE Microphones can be customized in 3 steps and wearable in under 10 seconds
Point Source Audio (PSA) today announced a new addition to its collection of miniature microphones that make it easy for mic wranglers and A2s to custom fit ear mounted microphones at a fraction of the time and expense of traditional methods.
The all-new EMBRACE Microphone replaces the laborious and sometimes dangerous task of constructing makeshift ear rigs that can take anywhere from 20 to 40 minutes per mic. The patent-pending EMBRACE Earmount is paired with the company's award-winning microphone technology to allow anyone to master the art of mic'ing actors when there are stringent requirements for concealing the microphonesuch as in musical theatre and broadcast.
After trying the EMBRACE microphones, Ziggy Tomcich, assistant head of department of the San Francisco Opera Sound/Media Department shared his enthusiasm: "Finally, microphone ear-loops that stay on, are super comfortable, and fast to deploy." He explained further saying "Dressing ear-loop microphone cables used to take us hours involving expensive sharp tools that always bloody the fingers. Now with the Point Source ear-loops, it takes mere seconds."
The new EMBRACE Microphones completely obliterate the painstaking and unsafe task of using sharp tools to assemble homemade microphone ear rigsor ear-loops or ear hangers as they are sometimes called.
The pliable EMBRACE ear mounts can be trimmed and shaped so each microphone can be uniquely fittedand refitted to actors' ears in no time. There is no need for expensive tools and plastic sleeves or trips to the arts and crafts store. Each EMBRACE Microphone utilizes the company's award-winning SERIES8 microphone technology and comes complete with a left and right ear mount in a choice of beige, brown or black color for matching hair and skin tone. For extreme camouflaging, EMBRACE microphones also accept theatrical color markers of almost any color.
"Audio engineers and sound designers around the world have used Point Source Audio microphones to create amazing musical productions from Sweeney Todd at the San Francisco Opera to Chicago now touring throughout the UK," said James Lamb, Point Source Audio president. "We developed EMBRACE to complement our line of performance mics and bring practical solutions to the theatre and broadcast markets."
Point Source Audio’s EMBRACE Microphones will be shipping March 18, 2016. More information about Point Source Audio’s various audio solutions can be found by visiting www.point-sourceaudio.com.