Month: March 2011

The Icicle


You’re going to see one of two pictures of this thing if you search for it on the internet.  There’s this version (and its variants):

Don't I look robust and sturdy?

And then there’s this version and (its variants):

I wish that the Icicle felt as solid and sturdy as that first photo.  I mean, damn, look at that thing.  The chassis is brushed metal with rubber along certain edges for protection.  There’s even a bit of ribbed rubber where the USB cord meets the main housing to keep the wire from kinking.  Unfortunately, the second, plastic Icicle is the true Icicle.  Plastic except for the XLR contacts.   If you were to (more…)