Whether you are looking for a great podcasting, vlogging, vocal/instrumental, interview or voiceover microphone, you’re in the right place. For a home studio, nothing beats the ease of using a USB mic that can connect to your computer. Since all your post production happens there anyway, this is a logical shortcut to take. And you’ll be happy to know that many of the mics listed here are in fact used by professionals to create compelling audio. Have you used any of the mics listed here? Leave us a comment to let us know how it worked for you.
I love the Blue Yeti. I’ve listed it first for a reason: it’s the microphone I use for DailyTekk projects. With 3 distinct miss inside, capturing great audio is a snap. There are 4 recording modes, a gain adjustment knob, a mute button, a volume knob (for monitoring audio via headphones), a headphone jack and, of course, a USB jack. I can’t say I love this microphone enough. Buy it.
The Rode NT-USB is made by Rode. That’s about all you need to know. But since you probably want to know more, there’s on-board monitoring and a pop shield and desktop stand come INCLUDED. It’s also iOS (iPhone/iPad) compatible.
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