Summary: After reading countless reviews of the Blue Snowball, I purchased it. The sound volume was horrible. Even after setting both the microphone volume and the playback volume at maximum, the volume was still way too low. So, I returned it.
Volume Issue, No response from BLUE customer support... :(
Lennard B., Newegg
8 July 2012
Summary: I like the look of the mic and the feel. The volume cannot be used I do podcasts and live streams professionally. I'm much more disappointed that a big name like BLUE doesn't reply to customer issues. This is not the first review like this.
Pros: Looks great. Heavy and sturdy. Blue Brand name (First Blue Mic)
Cons: Unfortunately this is a big issue if you search the internet, not all of the microphones have proper gain. Some require a firmware update and some just have low volume. It's hit or miss. Just do a search and you will see. I didn't realize there was an issue until I googled to see if I could fix t...
Summary: This mic is a major disappointment. It is a great idea and *when it works* it honestly sounds very good (at least within this price bracket and as a USB mic). Unfortunately, that's where the praise stops.
I've had this for almost two years, used it off and on and it's had constant problems.
Summary: Ce micro pourrait être très bien, mais malheureusement, il présente un gros problème au niveau de la connectique. La fiche sortant de la boule est mal ajustée avec celle du cable, ce qui provoque des problèmes de reconnaissance récurrent.