Conclusion: Whether you want to record vocals or acoustic instruments for music, voice for podcasts, or you just want to sound better for Skype or Face Time, you can’t go wrong with the Meteor Mic.
Pros: Much higher-quality recordings than built-in mic on MBP or iPad, Doesn't require external power source, Small enough to take with you, Works with standard microphone mounts, May be shallow to say, but it's beautiful!
Cons: Short, so you may need to find a way to elevate it or you'll have to hunch over it for voice recordings
Excerpt: Whether you’ve got aspirations of becoming the next Conan or just want more clarity over Skype, the Meteor Mic ($99) offers chrome-swathed old school mic looks with modern-day connectivity and features.
Excerpt: One of the iPad’s great strengths is its ability to be used as a recording device – but it’s not just for musicians who use it for instruments and vocals. Among its many other uses are recording podcasts, presentations, interviews and voice memos, and chatting via FaceTime and Skype.
Pros: Inexpensive; amazing audio and build quality for the price