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Good USB Microphone
« on: December 05, 2010, 05:19:59 PM »
What is a good USB Microphone I could buy for under $200? (My budget may be able to stretch a little over $200 if needed, but I would prefer it to be under $200.)

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Re: Good USB Microphone
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2010, 05:53:19 PM »


make your own

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Re: Good USB Microphone
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2010, 07:59:31 PM »
Don't forget to wrap it in a sock to avoid wind noise and pops.

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Re: Good USB Microphone
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2010, 08:16:14 PM »
don't they use a USB microphone inside of microwave ovens, to make that beep noise? i'm pretty sure thats how they work.. you just need to open up your microwave oven, and unplug the mic from the keypad inside the microwave..

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Re: Good USB Microphone
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2010, 02:50:16 PM »
These are all very good suggestions. I'm not sure what I would have done without you guys. Thanks.


But seriously, I decided I'm going to get an AT2020 Condenser Mic, so I don't need help anymore.

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Re: Good USB Microphone
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2010, 10:30:28 PM »
An AT2020 Condenser Mic killed my family, you insensitive clod.
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Re: Good USB Microphone
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2010, 08:40:50 AM »
The AT2020 is only $68, so these forums helped you save $132.  I expect you to PayPal me that amount and I will distribute it between everyone who helped you.

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Re: Good USB Microphone
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2010, 11:35:57 AM »
An AT2020 Condenser Mic killed my family, you insensitive clod.

Condolences.

The AT2020 is only $68, so these forums helped you save $132.  I expect you to PayPal me that amount and I will distribute it between everyone who helped you.

Hehe, I'll get right on that.  ;)

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Re: Good USB Microphone
« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2011, 09:28:18 AM »
Cheapest good USB mic is a Logitech USB mic for Playstation/XBOX RockBand.  Put a foam pop/noise filter over the mic and get a good studio desk stand from Radio Shack with a shock mount kit for under $30.  I use mine for Podcasting on www.totemsoup.com