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Blue Microphones Snowball Omnidirectional/Cardioid USB Microphone - Black

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Gloss Black
  • Transducer Type: Condenser, Pressure Gradient w/USB Digital Output
  • Polar Patterns: Omnidirectional or Cardioid
  • Frequency Responce: Position 1-3: 40-18 kHz
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Product Information

Colour Name: Gloss Black
Technical Details
Item Weight907 g
Product Dimensions12.4 x 20 x 25.4 cm
Item model numberSNOWBALL-GB
ColourGloss Black
  
Additional Information
ASINB002OO18NS
Best Sellers Rank 335 in Musical Instruments (See top 100)
Shipping Weight1 Kg
Date First Available1 Nov 2009
  
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Product Description

Colour Name: Gloss Black

Manufacturer's Description

Create studio-quality recordings with Blue Microphone's Snowball, a USB microphone with exceptional sound-capture capabilities. Using Blue Microphone's award-winning dual-capsule and circuit design, the Snowball produces crisp, clean recordings that are free of feedback and distortion. A unique pattern switch allows you to toggle between three different settings, giving you the flexibility to record vocals, instrumental music, podcasts, interviews, and more. With a plug-and-play design that is both Mac and PC compatible, the Snowball requires no additional drivers and is ready to record straight out of the box.

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Sleek, modern design and adjustable tripod let you record in style
Blue Microphone Snowball
Three Different Recording Pattern Modes for Versatile Recording

Using Blue Microphone's proprietary dual-capsule technology, the Snowball can record a wide range of situations. Its multiple pattern capability makes it an ideal choice for recording music, podcasts, Skype conversations, and live chat. Depending on what kind of sound you are recording, you can choose from three distinct pattern modes:

  • Cardioid mode: Well-suited to podcasts, sung vocals, and other voice work, cardioid mode records sound sources that are directly in front of the microphone. It delivers a rich, full-bodied sound.
  • Cardioid mode with -10 dB PAD: The same as cardioid mode, except with a -10 dB attenuation that helps you capture louder sounds with higher fidelity.
  • Omnidirectional mode: Omnidirectional mode picks up sound equally from all directions. It is best used in situations when you want to capture the ambience of "being there"--like a live recording of a band's performance.

Innovative Design Makes Recording Easy

With a visual design inspired by classic recording equipment, the Snowball's stylish, retro aesthetic will complement any computer system. Its metal grille and frame recall the look of old-timey microphones.

The Snowball comes with an adjustable tripod that lets you position the microphone in relation to the sound source, improving sound quality. It also features an LED indicator, which glows red when the microphone is powered.

Hassle-Free Setup

The Snowball requires no complicated drivers to operate; simply plug it into your computer's USB port with the included USB cable, calibrate the microphone with your operating system, and you're ready to record.

The microphone is compatible with Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP (Home and Professional), and Mac OS X (10.4.11 or higher), and requires a minimum of 64 MB of RAM.


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Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

17 of 18 people found the following review helpful By Dan Gleeballs on 4 Jan 2012
Colour Name: Aluminum Verified Purchase
This mic really is great quality, the fact that it connects via USB eliminates the static that is sometimes picked up in mics that connect via the microphone jack (which I had problems with)

But no there is no static and my recordings are great quality.

Quick Tip: always look at the black snowball mic, the white one, and the aluminium one as sometimes they have sales on one, but not the others, they all sound the same and you get to save some money :)
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Reena on 27 Sep 2010
Colour Name: White
I would recommend the snowball microphone. The perfect gadget. It worked well doing recordings for e-learning and using the software Adobe Captivate.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Stewart Heddle on 20 May 2014
Colour Name: White Verified Purchase
I will keep this as short as possible.

This Mic is great for recording your voice and creating Lets Play style videos for YouTube. The quality of the recording and the Mic itself is amazing. Blue Microphones are known for being a great brand and that is 100% the case here. Comes with a tripod and works via USB. I don't think it comes with its own voice editing software BUT there are plenty of free and cheap ones around the net. The only reason I haven't given it 5 Stars is because of the price. Its slightly too expensive for me to recommend it to everyone as some people simply don't have the funds or means to afford items of this quality. If Blue could get the price down a little bit I would be inclined to give it 5 Stars easily. If you need a Mic and can afford this one, go for it. If not then I believe Blue do have a few slightly less expensive models available but of course they will be of lesser quality as you get what you pay for in this world.
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130 of 144 people found the following review helpful By Mette Bloch on 10 May 2011
Colour Name: Aluminum
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A short statement on the snowball microphone...
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Jordan Mclean on 19 Jun 2010
Colour Name: White
The blue snowball is an amazing microphone for the money.
the fact that it is also USB Connected makes it even better. At the back it also has 3 settings for different sound control.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By P D Richardson on 9 July 2013
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This will pick up my voice up to 2m away with fantastic clarity; and it was so easy to set up. Looks cool too. Only potential downside is that it's quite large and conspicuous when I'm not using it.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By gmac on 26 Sep 2011
Colour Name: Gloss Black
I received the microphone in the time specified and set it up on my mac. The vocal recording was of high quality and good volume, in fact I had to reduce the recording level to stop distortion. A good buy.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Zak Stewart on 24 Feb 2014
Colour Name: White Verified Purchase
For the price this microphone is awesome. It's extremely loud and NOT quiet like you'll find with other microphones. It's awesome for skype, recording with fraps, video making and so much more. 100% recommend!
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