In just a few short weeks we will be traveling to our first NAB-NY convention in New York City (October 19-20). We will be displaying our full line of products in booth #1247. Stop by and say hello. AES and the NAB New York show will be co-located in one hall so...
Your 4 Options for Capturing Long Range Audio
Shotgun Microphones It’s a standard microphone element (or diaphragm) at the end of a long, hollow tube (called an interference tube). This interference tube focuses the sound so it only hears what it in front of it. It provides no mechanical/natural amplification, so...
How to Capture Great Basketball Audio During a Pandemic
Videographers are often known for their creativity. Their unique shots can make or break the movie or documentary they’re trying to make. But what happens when you can no longer mic or boom athletes because of an international pandemic? How do you capture the audio...
The KLOVER MiK Makes It To the Little League World Series
The Sports Video Group recently ran an article on how ESPN was trying to emulate a big-league game in their broadcast of the Little League World Series. (Little League World Series 2021: ESPN Aims for Major-League Audio) As part of that process, ESPN’s audio team used...
KLOVER MiK Parabolic Microphones Solve Unique Interactive Theatre / Classroom Challenge
KLOVER MiK® Parabolic Microphones solve unique interactive theatre challengeFinal approved Version 7-7-21Steven B. CohenIndustry Principal, M&E North AmericaHCL America When I began work as an audio and film technician in Hollywood 40 years ago, 70mm film was an...
Television reporters, social distancing & parabolic mics
Reporters are faced with a dilemma in the current environment of social distancing. How can they capture clear audio during an interview while maintaining a safe separation?
Capturing Audio for Classroom Streaming with Parabolic Mics
Presenting classes online is becoming more common every year. Streaming video of the instructor is quite easy, and using a wireless mic provides great audio from the instructor. In addition, it is rather straight forward to add a second camera to capture video of...
Parabolic Microphone Used Effectively for Press Conferences
The Philadelphia Eagles are using our Klover MiK 16 parabolic mic to capture reporter questions during press conferences.
Wireless Lapel Mic vs. Small Parabolic Mic
Why would you use a small parabolic mic instead of a wireless lapel mic?
When faced with the task of recording an interview, most people will turn to a lapel (lavaliere) microphone for capturing the audio. The small microphones are seen every day on television, and they are often used without our seeing them.
Shotgun Mic vs. Small Parabolic Mic
Why would you use a small parabolic mic instead of a shotgun mic?
Klover Products To Compete in “Project Pitch It”
Klover Products will be featured in an upcoming episode of “Project Pitch It”. Project Pitch It is a pitch competition for Wisconsin entrepreneurs similar to the popular Shark Tank television show.
Patent Received For Small Parabolic Microphone
Klover Products recently received a patent on the design of the smallest of Klover Products’ parabolic microphones (collectors).
Klover Products Receives Second Patent For Parabolic Microphones
Klover Products (the parent company of Sound Shark Audio) recently received its second patent from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. This patent covers the design of the smallest of Klover Products' parabolic microphones (collectors). A separate patent was...
Ty Ford Reviews the KLOVER MiK Parabolic Microphones
Well known writer Ty Ford recently posted a very thorough review of the KLOVER MiK parabolic microphones.
Parabolic mics seen in episode of “The Black List”
If you watched the April 25th episode of The Black List you saw very brief glimpses of two our parabolic microphones.