Amazon now offers its Amazon Basics Professional USB Condenser Microphone with OLED display for $54.88 shipped. This one spent most of the last year at $125 before declining in price over the last 3 months from around $101 to $65 in February. Today’s offer is a new all-time low from Amazon and the best price we can find. There are definitely some solid USB mic choices out there for less, like the now $40 HyperX SoloCast (full review here) or the similarly priced Blue Snowball, but Amazon has taken it up a notch with this model. It features four recording pattern options, metal construction, and a small, built-in “easy-to-read” OLED display of parameter selections. It is compatible with Windows and macOS machines right out of the box. More details below.
As we mentioned above, you can save money with the reliable and popular Blue Snowball USB Microphone. This one features a less traditional rounded form factor, but it’s a notable and popular option in the price category. You’re stuck on a single mic pattern on this model, although it’s the ideal one for solo voiceover, podcasting and vocals (mostly), and it’s a more basic solution, but it’ll just work good for most applications and save money on Amazon’s model above.
If you’re looking to dig deeper, we spotted some solid bundle deals on Shure’s best podcasting mics yesterday on Amazon. You can now land the USB or XLR models with what is essentially a free set of $99 or more headphones. All the details are waiting for you here.
Learn more about the Amazon Basics Pro USB Condenser Microphone:
Professional USB condenser microphone with 3 condenser capsules for 4 different recording patterns: cardioid, bidirectional, omnidirectional and stereo…Durable metal construction (mesh grille, housing and stand); silver color; OLED display for easy readability of displayed information…Built-in headphone amplifier enables latency-free monitoring, with pattern selection, gain and volume control and a microphone mute button…Compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8 (including 8.1), Windows 7, and Mac OS X
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