Reviews and Problems with Blue Microphones Snowball Plug & Play USB Microphone
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Blue Snowball USB Microphone
The Mac Observer
1 July 2015
Conclusion: Blueis Snowball is a great choice for recording spoken word and music, and makes a great addition to any recording studio - professional or home. Although it offers accurate audio reproduction, be sure to install the high gain firmware update if you plan to use it primarily for voice recording.
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...
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.
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&...
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