Double Up your UE BOOM speakers – Wirelessly Expand the Sound

Double Up your UE BOOM speakers – Wirelessly Expand the SoundUPDATED ON MAY 25, 2014 BY TUAN DONot long ago, I reviewed the UE BOOM speaker and it is still my favorite wireless speaker so far. It is water and stain resistant, it has a portable design that you can bring anywhere, its battery life is almost the longest one and its sound quality is better than all wireless speakers at the price range.In the review, I mentioned an interesting feature that I didn’t have a chance to try. That is the Double Up feature which allows wirelessly connecting two BOOM units to double the sound.Basically, you will need two BOOM speakers to try the feature. I connected the first speaker via Bluetooth and it acts as a master speaker. Then I installed the UE BOOM app which can be found on Google Play or App Store. The app is very clean and easy to use, you can also use this app to change Equalizer settings and set alarm. Here we will just use the Double Up feature. The app will require you to connect to the second speaker by pressing twice on its Bluetooth button. That’s the whole setup process. You just need to set up once, it will remember each other and automatically double up your sound next time. You can check out the video below for more details.The app offers 2 modes in the Double Up feature, which are Double and Stereo. In the Double mode, two speakers will play the same sound, so it will be suitable for large environments like party or outdoor use. The Stereo mode is where you can enjoy stereo sound as two speakers will act as left and right channels. I really love the Stereo mode as it really unleashes power of the wireless speaker. It makes the bass more powerful and the sound stage becomes much wider.

Source: Double Up your UE BOOM speakers – Wirelessly Expand the Sound Customer Reviews: MXL AC404 USB Conference Microphone

MXL AC404 USB Conference Microphone ElectronicsI use this mic to capture the voices from meetings in a conference room. I run Camtasia to capture the video portion of a slide or other computer/projected presentation and the audio portion from the mic and then encode it and store the movie on our corporate file server for future viewing. The conference table is 30′ long. Since the mic has 180 degree coverage, I place the mic close to one end of the table pointing towards the other end. It is very sensitive and has good frequency response. I adjust the record level using the computer audio mixer controls or the audio level control in Camtasia. Due to the wide frequency response range of this mic, it will also pick up AC noise, but I use the filters build into Camtasia to get rid of that frequency range. You could also use any other goood audio editing program such as Audacity no costto do this. Highly recommended.

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