Brett Morris, on 14 February 2013 - 04:14 PM, said:
This. Also the video setup requires us to record things louder and with a different signal chain, which throws off our normal system a bit. Fully adapting it beforehand to sound consistent with the rest of the podcasts is very difficult.
But yes the headsets sounded a lot worse and had a big noise problem when they got bumped at all, but they looked better on screen probably. Not sure what we're doing going forward.
It has pros and cons, I mean, the freedom of movement is probably good for an improv show. Also, you don't have to worry about guests getting off mic. Some people just never learn how to stay on mic.
I think Heil makes tabletop mic stands. Some even have integrated cough buttons. But that's $$$.