Gaming Mic

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  1. terroristone

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    Hey guys, looking to purchase a mic for gaming (bfv and COD) i want some recommendations please...and why you recommend it. I dont use a headset often so would have to be stand alone mic.

    Regards Andrew - T1
     
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    just get a studio level mic like the AT 2020.
     
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    It really depends on your budget. I used a Blue snowball for years and it was pretty spot on, It's USB and the stand for it is pretty stable.

    You a really don't need to go overkill for voice chat in games.
     
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    They are really good microphones but do take up a fair amount of space.
    I remember in the 90s when i got a package deal PC from Gateway 2000 or whatever cow pattern company it was and the microphone i got was a space saving slimline thing that was awesome! Wish i kept it.

    Edit: AHA this one https://www.ebay.com/c/1838248125
    and https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Gateway...183442?hash=item3d9d8bb392:g:-DoAAOSwFwNeEmt-
     
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    Been using a Samson Gomic for years, recording quality is crystal clear.

    The compact/portable design with the offset clamp might not be for everyone, I mounted mine above my monitor with a VESA mounting plate designed for a NUC :lol:
     
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    A Blue Yeti. You can put it wherever you want, doesn't need to be anywhere near you comparatively.
     
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    i went full streamer and got an AT2020 hehe
     
  8. Madengineer

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    Honestly dude, you'd be better off getting a decent headphone/mic combo. Much less space, easier to use, and cheaper.
     
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    I got a NT-1 and a Rode boom arm. Complete overkill.

    Outstanding.
     
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    Alternatively, if you're also interested in recording audio in just about any other scenario away from your desk, the excellent zoom h1 handy audio recorder, can also be used as a usb desk mic (i love stuff to pull double, triple duty etc). User hadonis is selling a 2nd hand one in our trade forums atm.

    Note about standalone mics like the ones from blue - many of them pick up thumps and clacks from the keyboard and general desk noise - this can be annoying as fk to listen to over long sessions :lol: def go the boom arm route - even a cheap amazon basics one will be better at noise isolation than an on desk stand.
     
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    some of these prices are ridiculous, just for a gaming mic, casual use. I'm by no means wanting to make videos or anything or think im some big shot you-tuber with the best equipment and do fuck all with it...As per the title, just a simple good gaming mic, not a studio mic that will not get used to it fullest potential.
     
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    you know you want to be a streamer now LUL
     
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    ahhaahahahah
     
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    start a twitch channel and i'll chuck a follow :)
     
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    i went through some of my old pc stuff in boxes and found a Logitech premium USB 350 headset, mic works on it so good enough for now.
     

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