Best Mics for Streaming in 2018 - Microphone Buying Guide

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"USB" is NOT a Type of Microphone: A Guide for Podcasting and Home Recording

Support this channel on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/SomeGadgetGuy There's no such thing as a one-size-fits-all "nice microphone". There are different types of mics for different types of recording jobs. If you're looking at podcasting, spoken word, interviews, or voice over recording, here's a quick primer on some of the microphones you might want to consider! Save 10% on a Loot Crate by using promo code "SGLOOT" at checkout! http://LootCrate.com/GadgetGuy Shop for electronics using the following link on Amazon to support our site and reviews at no additional cost to you: http://goo.gl/aK495 -------------------------------------- #SGGQA Podcast RSS: http://goo.gl/oSUjvi #SGGQA Podcast iTunes: https://goo.gl/YUcyS7 Official site: http://SomeGadgetGuy.com Examiner Profile: http://www.examiner.com/user-jcbagnell Juan Carlos Bagnell on Google Plus - http://bit.ly/SomeAudioGuy_on_GPlus Juan Carlos Bagnell on Twitter - http://Twitter.com/SomeGadgetGuy Juan on Instagram - http://instagram.com/someaudioguy Support SomeGadgetGuy Production: http://amzn.com/w/34V1TR2551P6M http://about.me/jcbagnell

Snowball vs Yeti: Battle of the Budget Blues

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Samson G-Track Pro - Professional USB Microphone with Audio Interface

http://theanalogblog.com One Mic... From Start To Finish. Professional sounding recordings shouldn't require an advanced degree in engineering. In your home studio or recording on the road, G-Track Pro allows you to focus on your recording and less on the process. G-Track Pro is a USB microphone with an instrument input and mixer for recording two independent audio channels at one time. With the ability to capture your audio at 24-bit/96kHz, your recordings will deliver extremely detailed, high-resolution results. With plug-and-play connectivity and a straightforward design, G-Track Pro is the right choice for musicians, podcasters or streamers. All-in-one professional USB microphone with audio interface Ideal for podcasting, gaming/streaming and recording music Dual 1" (25mm) condenser capsules Cardioid (unidirectional), bidirectional and omnidirectional pickup patterns Smooth, flat frequency response of 50Hz–20kHz 24-bit, 96kHz resolution USB output for connecting to any Mac or PC device 1/4" instrument input for connecting guitars or line level devices Record Mic and Instrument input simultaneously 1/8" stereo headphone output with level control for zero-latency monitoring 3-color Power/Clip/Mute LED Plug-and-play, no driver installation required Compatible with most computer-based digital audio workstation software Die-cast zinc construction with heavy gauge mesh grille Integrated desktop base Specifications Polar Pattern: Cardioid (unidirectional), bidirectional, omnidirectional Capsule: Dual back electret condenser Diaphragm Width/Thickness: 25mm/3 microns Frequency Response: 50Hz–20kHz Sensitivity: +6dB FS/PA (all polar patterns) Max. SPL: 120dB SPL Bit Depth: 16 or 24-bit Sample Rate: Up to 96kHz Digital Output: USB Headphone Output: 1/8" (3.5mm) Headphone Impedance: 16Ω Headphone Power Output: 85mW @ 32Ω Instrument Input: 1/4" Instrument Input Impedance: 1MΩ Controls: Mute, Mic/Instrument/Headphone Volume, Monitor On/Off, Mono/2 Track Product Dimensions: 4.5" (116mm) x 10.5" (268.5mm) diameter Product Weight: 3.52lb (1.6kg)

Best Microphones for Video ($0-$500)

Links to recommended mics for YouTube & Vlogging: * Rode Videomic Pro on Amazon http://help.tc/VMPro * Rode SmartLav+ on Amazon http://help.tc/SmartLav * Zoom H1 on Amazon http://help.tc/H1 * Rode SmartLav+ SC3 on Amazon http://help.tc/SC3 * Sennheiser EW100-G2 on Amazon http://help.tc/g2 * Sennheiser EW100-G3 on Amazon http://help.tc/g3 * Sennheiser ME-2 on Amazon http://help.tc/me2 * Blue Yeti on Amazon http://help.tc/yeti * Rode Broadcaster on Amazon http://help.tc/rode * Shock mount on Amazon http://help.tc/shock * Acoustic Foam on Amazon http://help.tc/foam * M40x headphones on Amazon http://help.tc/M40x * M50x headphones on Amazon http://help.tc/M50x SUBSCRIBE and like http://fb.com/NorthrupPhotography Buy the #1 book with 14+ HOURS of video on Amazon: http://help.tc/s Worldwide use 10% off coupon 'YouTube': http://sdp.io/sdpbook Lightroom video book $10 on Amazon: http://help.tc/l Photoshop video book $10 on Amazon: http://help.tc/p Photography Buying Guide on Amazon: http://help.tc/b Worldwide use 10% off coupon 'YouTube': http://sdp.io/buybg STARTER CAMERAS: Basic Starter Camera ($280 used at Amazon): Canon T3 http://help.tc/t3 Better Starter Camera ($500 at Amazon): Nikon D5300 http://help.tc/d5300 Better Travel Camera ($500 at Amazon): Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II http://help.tc/em10ii LANDSCAPE CAMERAS: Good ($550 at Amazon): Sony a6000 http://help.tc/a6000 Better ($1,400) at Amazon: Nikon D5500 http://help.tc/D5500 & Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 http://help.tc/s35 Best ($3,150) at Amazon: Pentax K-1 http://help.tc/K1 & Pentax 24-70 f/2.8 http://help.tc/p24 PORTRAIT CAMERAS: Beginner ($950 at Amazon): Canon T6i http://help.tc/t6i & Canon 50mm f/1.8 http://help.tc/c50 Better ($3,000 at Amazon): Nikon D610 http://help.tc/d610 & Tamron 70-200 f/2.8 http://help.tc/t200 Best ($5,300) at Amazon: Nikon D810 http://help.tc/d810 & Nikon 70-200 f/2.8E http://help.tc/n200e WILDLIFE CAMERAS: Starter ($1,100 at Amazon): Canon 7D http://help.tc/7D & Canon 400mm f/5.6 http://help.tc/c400 Great ($3,200 at Amazon): Nikon D500 http://help.tc/d500 & Nikon 200-500 f/5.6 http://help.tc/n500 VIDEO CAMERAS: Beginner ($500 at Amazon): Panasonic G7 http://help.tc/g7 & Panasonic 14-42mm http://help.tc/p42 Better ($1,400 at Amazon): Panasonic GH4 http://amzn.to/2p5dAmD & Panasonic 14-140 f/3.5-5.6 http://help.tc/p140 Best ($4,300 at Amazon): Panasonic GH5 http://help.tc/gh5 & Metabones Speed Booster XL http://help.tc/mbxl & Sigma 18-35 f/1.8 http://help.tc/s35 & Sigma 50-100 f/1.8 http://help.tc/s100 DRONES: Beginner ($400 at Amazon): DJI Phantom 3 http://help.tc/p3 Travel ($1,000 at Amazon): DJI Mavic Pro http://help.tc/Mavic Better Image Quality ($1,500 at Amazon): DJI Phantom 4 Pro http://help.tc/p4p

AmazonBasics Desktop Mini Condenser Microphone Review / Test

Today we’re looking at a new budget USB microphone from Amazon. That’s right. AMAZON! They’re making mics now. This thing has a bit depth of 16-bit, sample rate of up to 48kHz, and decent enough noise floor, and a surprisingly good sound. If you’re in the market for a good budget microphone option, this may be the one for you. Buy the AmazonBasics Desktop Mini Condenser Microphone US: https://amzn.to/2utsY1f UK: https://amzn.to/2zL1r0o CA: https://amzn.to/2zH3baQ DE: https://amzn.to/2zUmIVJ 00:00 - Intro 00:31 - Disclaimers / Price / Setup 00:50 - What’s in the Box 01:09 - Build Quality 01:52 - Specifications 02:16 - Polar Pattern Test (Cardioid) 02:36 - Background Noise Test 02:45 - Distance Test / Proximity Effect Test 02:56 - Plosive Test 03:09 - Windows 10 Test 03:23 - Preamp Gain Noise Test 04:09 - Music Test 04:43 - Pros & Cons 05:46 - Overall thoughts 06:41 - Conclusion / Recommendation 07:27 - Outro My YouTube Kit: https://kit.com/podcastage/my-youtube-kit My Favorite XLR Mics: https://kit.com/podcastage/my-favorite-xlr-mics My Favorite USB Mics: https://kit.com/podcastage/my-favorite-usb-mics NOTE (FULL DISCLOSURE): If you purchase an item using my amazon link, it provides me a small referral fee. For more info check my FAQ page links below. Check the FAQ to see if your question was already answered: http://www.geeksrising.com/faq Vote For The Mics You Want Reviewed: http://www.geeksrising.com/podcastage Check us out, Follow us, & Like us over at: Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/podcastage-store Discord: https://discord.gg/dXQUc7v Website: http://www.geeksrising.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/podcastage Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/podcastage Personal Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bandrewsays

► The microphones we mentioned in this video:

► 5. Blue Yeti - https://amzn.to/2MeFk4A
► 4. Razer Seiren X - https://amzn.to/2JKyNAj
► 3. Samson G-Track Pro - https://amzn.to/2JHJweH
► 2. Rode NT-USB - https://amzn.to/2MfIBR9
► 1. Audio-Technica AT2020 USB - https://amzn.to/2MbGHku

In this video, i listed the top 5 best mics for streaming in the market for this year. I made this list based on my personal opinion and thousands of user reviews, so i really hope you will like it.

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