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Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone Platinum Edition Review

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The Yeti microphone is a product of Blue Microphones which has earned praise from numbers of media producers. Many people claimed that the microphone is great for gaming audio recording, YouTube video podcasts, audio recording, conference calls, instruments recording, voice over, and overall general recording. The microphone allows you to make a good-quality audio recording in the affordable and fast way. Plus, it comes in three different colors: the blackout edition, classic silver, and platinum. But, we are going to talk about Blue Microphones Yeti USB platinum edition review.

Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone Platinum Edition Review

Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone Platinum Edition Review:

The key point feature of the Yeti microphone is the sensitiveness of any sounds. Some people may say it has a zero-latency headphone. The overall design is purposely made to make it easy to use but produce great quality of the recording. The microphone requires no complicated sound cards and the use of USB make it even easier to use. It is literary plug and plays microphones. Besides USB output, the Yeti microphone also uses XLR output which you can switch the pattern on the back side. Plus, there is also gain controls and mute button that you can use when you need to clear your throat. The Yeti microphone is literary a mini recording studio.

Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone Platinum Edition Review
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The pros

  • Highly versatile
  • Sturdy and solid design
  • Good quality sound recording
  • Four different recording patterns
  • Affordable
  • Easy installation

The cons

  • large and heavy, literary
  • sensible to pops and shocks

Audio quality

The audio quality of this microphone is undoubtedly good. The quality of the audio will significantly improve when you use it in combination with recommended accessories such as pop filter and windscreen. This means that you have great control over this microphone. Making a crisp and clear audio recording is very easy without dwelling in the complicated setting. One important note when making a good audio quality audio is the position of the microphone. Make sure to find your sweet spot using this Yeti microphone.

The design

The Yeti microphone is well-built with its desktop stand which allows you to swivel back and forth. On the back side, there are two knobs which are pattern knob and gain sound knob. On the bottom of the microphone, there is mini USB port and 3.55mm audio jack for headphones. The front side, you will have volume button and mute button which I found it very handy when you accidentally have to sneeze.

The only consideration of this Yeti microphone is the size and weight. Yes, for all the features that you get from this microphone, there is also a price that you have to pay: the actual price and the size. The microphone weights almost 1, 5 kg and heights 29.5 cm tall; even though it is not that heavy but it is definitely not something that you will carry around. No wonder the name of the microphone is Yeti because it is huge, literary.

Conclusion

If you consider Yeti microphone from the price, it is surely not for the hobbyist. But if you want something that value for money and high in quality, this huge microphone is certainly the one for you.

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