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Blue Yeti Microphone

Blue Yeti USB Microphone

New York Times review:

“Time and again, audio experts have rated the Blue Yeti mic as the best sounding for most voices and rooms. It’s also easy to set up and relatively affordable.”

Featured in New York Times’ 2017 Gift Guide.

Aggregated customer review rating:

4.4 out of 5.0

Ranked 93rd in Gifts

Ranked 12th in Craft & Hobbies

Ranked 19th in Gadgets

$ 129

The Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone is a high-quality microphone that creates unparalleled recordings in any computer. The microphone has Blue’s proprietary tri-capsule technology and generates studio-quality, pristine recordings with utmost ease.

The Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone has four different pattern settings providing great flexibility for easy recordings of audio, podcasts, music, vocals, for interviews, videos, and even cryptology.

The box consists of a microphone, USB cable, adjustable stand, and instructions. It has both a pressure gradient and condenser capsules.

The Yeti USB microphone has four pattern modes – Cardioid Mode that is perfect for instruments, voice-overs, vocal performances, game streaming, and podcasts. Cardioid mode records sound sources that are in front of the microphone and give a full-bodied and rich sound. Stereo mode utilizes both the right and left channels and is great for taking a general and realistic sound image. Bidirectional mode records from both the front and back of the microphone and are perfect for recording an interview between two people or picks up the subtle sounds of a musical instrument. Omnidirectional mode captures sound from all directions equally and is ideal for situations for picking up the ambient sounds such as the live recording of a musician.

The Blue Microphone’s Yeti USB Microphone can be run on Macintosh with a configuration of Mac OSX (10.4.11 or above), USB 1.1/2.0, and a minimum RAM of 64 MB. For PC, it requires a configuration of Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista, XP Professional or XP Home Edition, USB 1.1/2.0 and a minimum RAM of 64 MB.

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