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 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! Shop for electronics using the following link on Amazon to support our site and reviews at no additional cost to you: -------------------------------------- #SGGQA Podcast RSS: #SGGQA Podcast iTunes: Official site: Examiner Profile: Juan Carlos Bagnell on Google Plus - Juan Carlos Bagnell on Twitter - Juan on Instagram - Support SomeGadgetGuy Production:

Snowball vs Yeti: Battle of the Budget Blues

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Samson G-Track Pro - Professional USB Microphone with Audio Interface 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 * Rode SmartLav+ on Amazon * Zoom H1 on Amazon * Rode SmartLav+ SC3 on Amazon * Sennheiser EW100-G2 on Amazon * Sennheiser EW100-G3 on Amazon * Sennheiser ME-2 on Amazon * Blue Yeti on Amazon * Rode Broadcaster on Amazon * Shock mount on Amazon * Acoustic Foam on Amazon * M40x headphones on Amazon * M50x headphones on Amazon SUBSCRIBE and like Buy the #1 book with 14+ HOURS of video on Amazon: Worldwide use 10% off coupon 'YouTube': Lightroom video book $10 on Amazon: Photoshop video book $10 on Amazon: Photography Buying Guide on Amazon: Worldwide use 10% off coupon 'YouTube': STARTER CAMERAS: Basic Starter Camera ($280 used at Amazon): Canon T3 Better Starter Camera ($500 at Amazon): Nikon D5300 Better Travel Camera ($500 at Amazon): Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II LANDSCAPE CAMERAS: Good ($550 at Amazon): Sony a6000 Better ($1,400) at Amazon: Nikon D5500 & Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 Best ($3,150) at Amazon: Pentax K-1 & Pentax 24-70 f/2.8 PORTRAIT CAMERAS: Beginner ($950 at Amazon): Canon T6i & Canon 50mm f/1.8 Better ($3,000 at Amazon): Nikon D610 & Tamron 70-200 f/2.8 Best ($5,300) at Amazon: Nikon D810 & Nikon 70-200 f/2.8E WILDLIFE CAMERAS: Starter ($1,100 at Amazon): Canon 7D & Canon 400mm f/5.6 Great ($3,200 at Amazon): Nikon D500 & Nikon 200-500 f/5.6 VIDEO CAMERAS: Beginner ($500 at Amazon): Panasonic G7 & Panasonic 14-42mm Better ($1,400 at Amazon): Panasonic GH4 & Panasonic 14-140 f/3.5-5.6 Best ($4,300 at Amazon): Panasonic GH5 & Metabones Speed Booster XL & Sigma 18-35 f/1.8 & Sigma 50-100 f/1.8 DRONES: Beginner ($400 at Amazon): DJI Phantom 3 Travel ($1,000 at Amazon): DJI Mavic Pro Better Image Quality ($1,500 at Amazon): DJI Phantom 4 Pro

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: UK: CA: DE: 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: My Favorite XLR Mics: 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: Vote For The Mics You Want Reviewed: Check us out, Follow us, & Like us over at: Merch: Discord: Website: Facebook: Twitter: Personal Twitter:

► The microphones we mentioned in this video:

► 5. Blue Yeti -
► 4. Razer Seiren X -
► 3. Samson G-Track Pro -
► 2. Rode NT-USB -
► 1. Audio-Technica AT2020 USB -

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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