Excerpt: While at CES this year I had the opportunity to spend some time at the Blue Microphones booth. One of the products which really “wowed” me during demo time was their “Yeti” microphone. The Yeti is being touted as the world’s first THX certified Microphone.
Excerpt: As its name suggests, the Yeti is big, imposing, and has near mythical abilities. But unlike its Himalayan counterpart, Blue Microphones’ newest USB podcasting mike is most definitely real.
Pros: Sharp, clear recording in all four settings. Stereo setting yields dizzingly dynamic results for podcasting. Bidirectional setting yields audio more intimate than an afternoon in Victoria’s Secret.
Cons: Gain, headphone volume, and pattern-select switches on the mike’s body are awkwardly placed — makes them hard to get at when the mike’s in its stand. Using hefty mike for field work probably not a wise idea.
Excerpt: The Yeti is one of the most advanced and versatile multi-pattern USB microphones available anywhere. Combining three capsules and four different pattern settings (Stereo, Cardioid, Omnidirectional & Bidirectional) the Yeti ...