The Blind Podmaker
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1 year ago

Episode 28 – RODECaster Pro II walkthrough and accessibility_issues session

Since its release, Rode's RODECaster Pro has been a run-away success in the podcasting community. We covered the accessibility of the device in a previous episode. Now, Rode is back with the next generation in the series, the RODECaster Pro II.

Rode says,

The RØDECaster Pro II is the ultimate audio production solution for content creators, including streamers, podcasters and musicians. Combining revolutionary features with superior sound quality, endless customisability and unmatched ease of use, the RØDECaster Pro II is all you will ever need to record incredible audio for your content. Key Features: Fully integrated audio production studio for streamers, podcasters, musicians and content creators Ultra-low-noise, high-gain Revolution Preamps™ (-131.5dBV EIN, 76dB gain) Four high-quality Neutrik® combo inputs for connecting microphones, instruments and line-level devices Nine individually assignable channels with six broadcast-quality physical faders and three virtual faders High-performance quad-core audio engine Studio-grade APHEX® audio processing and on-board effects Eight fully programmable SMART pads with bank switching Dual USB-C interfaces for connecting two computers or mobile devices Advanced Bluetooth® connectivity for high-quality phone call integration Multitrack or stereo recording to a microSD™ card, USB storage device or computer Four high-power headphone outputs and balanced ¼-inch line outputs 5.5-inch high-definition touchscreen with haptic feedback and rotary encoder for easy navigation and control New features and enhancements via regular firmware updates Designed and made in RØDE’s state-of-the-art facilities in Sydney, Australia.

And of course we say, "yeah but how accessible is it"?

Can Kirca and Neal Ewers have been advocating to Rode for accessibility improvements in the device. Have they delivered in RODECaster Pro II?

Join Neal and Can as they take you on a tour of the device from a blindness perspective.