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Microphone for Podcasting [message #87207] Wed, 07 February 2018 20:33 Go to next message
Reinhardt is currently offline  Reinhardt
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I'm currently looking for a high-quality microphone that I can use for recording my podcast. I need a USB microphone that is compatible with my MacBook Pro. There are a lot of options out there, so I would be appreciative of any suggestions or advice you all have.
Re: Microphone for Podcasting [message #87246 is a reply to message #87207] Sat, 17 February 2018 23:45 Go to previous messageGo to next message
monster is currently offline  monster
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There are a lot of options out there. Everyone has their own opinions about which one is best. I personally use the Samson Meteor USB microphone and I absolutely love it. It's not expensive either. What kind of mic are you using now?
Re: Microphone for Podcasting [message #87282 is a reply to message #87207] Mon, 26 February 2018 09:13 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Reinhardt is currently offline  Reinhardt
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Of course, everyone has their own opinions and needs when it comes to microphones. I'm currently using the Fifine Plug & Play Condenser Microphone. Looking at its reviews, it looks like I'm one of the few who has issues with it picking up a lot of background noise. It just doesn't work in my environment, I guess. I'll have to check out the Samson. The reviews certainly look promising. Thank you!
Re: Microphone for Podcasting [message #87525 is a reply to message #87207] Fri, 23 March 2018 20:12 Go to previous messageGo to next message
EParkes is currently offline  EParkes
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That's odd, Reinhardt. I have the Fifine microphone as well and I haven't noticed any issues with background noise. What about your environment do you think is causing it? You might need to fix that rather than switch out your microphone.
Re: Microphone for Podcasting [message #87671 is a reply to message #87207] Tue, 03 April 2018 13:29 Go to previous message
Quest01 is currently offline  Quest01
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I don't know if you're still looking for a microphone or not, but I wanted to throw one more suggestion your way. My buddy uses the Blue Yeti USB mic and he has never had any issues with it. It's a little bit more expensive than others mentioned here, but it's really not too bad if you have Amazon Prime and are serious about podcasting. That's my opinion at least.
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