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Blue Microphones Snowball Plug & Play USB Microphone
9.2 out of 10

Blue Microphones Snowball Plug & Play USB Microphone

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Blue Microphones Snowball Review

product-reviews.net
31 January 2012
  • Excerpt: The microphone market is vast, with pretty much every make and model protesting that theirs is a ‘professional’ piece of kit, even the ones you can find for £9.99 in Argos. For those without specialist knowledge it can be a daunting arena to enter for the first time, things get even more confusing...
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Not the Thing You Throw at Your Neighbor's Dog

Gear Patrol
5 May 2011
  • Excerpt: Blue Microphones has a short, but strong history of designing and engineering microphones for every sort of recording function. While some of their models are in the $1,000+ price range and cater to the needs of professional studios, the Snowball serves the casual recording and podcasting crowd.
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Overall 6
6.0

Review: Blue Microphones Snowball

Wired
18 December 2008
  • Excerpt: The Snowball’s Death Star-meets-Mac aesthetic surrounds two switch-selectable capsules: one that captures only what’s in front of it and another that listens in all directions. But while the orb sounded surprisingly good in record-the-whole-room mode, its directional capsule left us with a harsh,...
  • Pros: Friendly manual and easy installation make getting started a breeze. Low-sensitivity setting is perfect for recording loud sounds (also works great with drunken cohosts).
  • Cons: Bulbous: Forget cramming this 4-inch globe into the messenger bag with your laptop. Jokey endorsement from North Platte Star Trek Fan Club president on page one of manual is highly illogical.
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Overall 8
8.0

Review: The Snowball, by Blue Microphones

geekstech.co.uk
22 July 2011
  • Excerpt: The Snowball is a USB mic that’s not only easy to use, but sounds as good on your desktop as it does in a professional recording studio. The Snowball is the world’s first professional USB mic and is a direct plug n&...
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Overall 8
8.3

Blue Microphones Snowball is well suited to home recording

PC Authority
21 December 2010
  • Summary: Blue's new USB microphone is the definition of simplicity. And it could be the perfect tool for home audio recording.
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Overall 8
8.3
Value for money 7
6.7
Features 8
8.3
Performance 8
8.3

Blue Microphones Snowball

PC Pro
11 March 2010
  • Conclusion: A classy USB microphone with the sound quality to match, although it doesn't come cheap
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Test: Blue Microphones Snowball

Datormagazin
11 March 2010
  • Excerpt: Publicerad 2010-03-11 14:50 Det är klart att du också vill spela in poddsändningar med en USB-snöboll. Men är Snowball verkligen värd en tusenlapp? Den vita snöbollsmikrofonen från tillverkaren Blue är supersmidig att använda.
  • Pros: Enkel att installera och använda, förhållandevis bra
  • Cons: Relativt dyr.
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