PreSonus has introduced Revelator, a new bus-powered, USB-C-compatible microphone outfitted with presets, loopback audio, and selectable polar patterns.
Revelator is equipped with the same EQ and compression algorithms found in company’s StudioLive Series III mixers. Eight additional user presets are provided to customize sound using the StudioLive Fat Channel controls available in Universal Control. Up to four presets can be stored, quickly selectable via the Preset button.
The mic also provides two stereo streams for loopback audio for applications such as conferencing in Zoom calls, recording gameplay, and showcasing the audio in a YouTube video while adding commentary. Two streams for loopback audio mean that users can mix and record the audio from two different applications on a computer, along with their voice, at the same time using the interface in Universal Control. Built-in monitoring and an onboard headphone amplifier foster listening and to a performance and mix in real-time.
Revelator has an integrated desktop stand with built-in cable management. Three selectrable pickup patterns include cardioid for voiceovers and performances where only one voice should be captured. Change to the figure 8 pattern and place the centrally between two people speaking to capture both voices. And, sound all the way around the mic can be captured with the omnidirectional pattern.
The mic is designed to connect easily with Windows and macOS computers as well as Android and iOS tablets. It comes with PreSonus Studio One Artist recording and production software and the Studio Magic Software Suite. and elegant aesthetic keeps your broadcast space clean.
Revelator is available now for a U.S. street price of $179.95. Go here for more specifics.