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Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone - Silver Edition

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Yeti Silver
  • Power Required/Consumption: 5V 500mA (USB) 4V DC (Analogue)
  • Polar Patterns: Cardioid, Bidirectional, Omnidirectional, Stereo
  • Frequency Responce: 20Hz – 20kHz
  • Weight: (microphone) 1.2 lbs/0.55 kg (stand) 2.2 lbs/1 kg
  • Dimensions: 12 x 12.5 x 29.5 cm (extended in stand)
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Product Information

Style Name: Yeti Silver
Technical Details
Item Weight1.7 Kg
Product Dimensions12.7 x 14 x 25.4 cm
Item model numberYETI
ColourSilver Edition
Hardware InterfaceUSB
Country Produced InUnited Kingdom
Colour ScreenNo
Additional Information
Best Sellers Rank 3 in Musical Instruments (See top 100)
Shipping Weight1.7 Kg
Date First Available1 Nov. 2009
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Product Description

Style Name: Yeti Silver

Product Description

Create unparalleled recordings and send them directly to your computer with Blue Microphone's Yeti USB Microphone. The Yeti uses Blue Microphone's proprietary tri-capsule technology to produce pristine, studio-quality recordings. It features four different pattern settings so you can record vocals, instrumental music, podcasts, or interviews in ways that would normally require multiple microphones. With simple controls for headphone volume, pattern selection, instant mute, and microphone gain, you'll be creating exceptional recordings right out of the box.

Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone
Unique, adjustable design with on-board mute and gain controls for professional-sounding results
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Four Different Pattern Modes for Versatile Recording

Using Blue Microphone's proprietary tri-capsule technology, the Yeti can record sounds that range from the barely audible to the deafeningly loud--all without a loss of fidelity. Depending on what kind of sound you are recording, you can choose from four distinct pattern modes:

  • Stereo mode: The stereo mode uses both the left and right channels, and is ideal for capturing a realistic, general sound image.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bidirectional mode: Bidirectional mode records from both the front and the rear of the microphone. It is ideal for capturing the nuance of a musical instrument, or recording an interview between two people.
Control Your Recording in Real-Time

With its controls for headphone volume, pattern selection, instant mute, and microphone gain, the Yeti puts you in charge of every level of the recording process. If you are experiencing distortion or feedback while recording an especially loud source, simply adjust the microphone's sensitivity with the gain control. Or, if you want to take a break in the middle of a podcast, use the instant mute button.

The microphone comes equipped with a 3.5-millimeter headphone jack and allows you to listen to what you're recording in real-time, without latency delays. You can adjust the volume of your headphones using a control on the front of the microphone.

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A stylish, retro aesthetic that will complement any computer system
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Innovative Design Makes Recording Easy

The Yeti features a visual design inspired by classic recording equipment--a stylish, retro aesthetic that will complement any computer system. Its metal grille and shiny, chrome-toned frame recall the look of old-timey microphones.

Because it's built on a hinge, you can adjust and pivot the microphone in relation to the sound source, improving sound quality. Once you have it at a desired angle, you can use the set screws to secure it in place. The microphone can also be folded down for easy portability, or removed completely from its base for field recordings.

Hassle-Free Setup

The Yeti requires no complicated drivers to operate; simply plug it into your computer's USB port with the included USB cable, calibrate it 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.

The Yeti USB Microphone is backed by a two-year limited warranty.

Box Contains

  • Yeti USB microphone with integrated desktop stand
  • USB cable
  • User guide

  • Customer Questions & Answers

    Customer Reviews

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Most Helpful Customer Reviews

    214 of 217 people found the following review helpful By HALL OF FAMETOP 10 REVIEWER on 16 April 2014
    Style Name: Yeti Silver Verified Purchase
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    As someone who creates video reviews it became clear I needed to do something about the audio quality as my current camcorder didn't support an external microphone and the internal mic was fairly poor.

    After a lot of searching around I settled on the Blue Yeti USB microphone due to good reviews and the interesting design that meant I didn't need to buy an additional stand.

    The Yeti hasn't disappointed, it looks fantastic and has given me the ability to add much better audio to the videos I produce. I'm only using it in one mode, cardioid, but there are 4 modes in total available:

    - Stereo
    - Cardioid
    - Omnidirectional
    - Bidirectional

    Setup was really easy, just plug it into your PC/laptop and depending on your setup you might need to select it as the microphone to use. The Yeti has a headphone socket on the bottom which has introduced me to the world of instant feedback, it's really useful being able to hear what the Yeti is picking up so you can easily tell if it's too noise, or if you're too far away etc. Note that this might also need setting up to ensure sound isn't played out of your speakers instead of your headphones.

    Aside from videos I've also used this as the microphone for Skype and Steam, with the other people commenting that I sounded much better than I had via a webcam mic. Again, setup is very easy, you just need to ensure the Yeti is selected as the microphone in whatever application you're using.

    Very pleased with the microphone so far, I think it's an excellent purchase if you're looking to improve the quality of sounds you record. I'm still getting the hang of how best to use this (e.g. how close to the mic I should be, gain level etc) but you should be able to hear the huge improvement over my camcorder microphone in the video I've done, no hissing background noise for a start!

    Looks great, sounds great, an investment I'm very pleased with and highly recommend.
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    83 of 86 people found the following review helpful By Kevin on 6 Aug. 2010
    Style Name: Yeti Silver
    The microphone worked straight out of the box without the need to install any software. Indeed I was able to connect it to my IPad using the camera connection kit. The sound quality was distinctly superior to anything else I have ever used to record to a computer. In fact the sound quality was really impressive for voice and acoustic guitar. The microphone is well built and easy to use. I thought it represented very good value for money after I had set it up and tested it. Now after a few weeks of using it I am even more impressed.
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    9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Telmo Gonçalves on 30 Dec. 2014
    Style Name: Blue Microphones Yeti Platinum Edition Verified Purchase
    Excellent microphone, nothing negative about it. It looks MUCH more beautiful and Huge in real life. It has a perfect recording sound, people just don't know how to use it, just like a car won't drive itself properly to the place you want (at the present atleast) it will get you amazing vocals at stock but with lots of background noise.

    How to configure it properly for podcasting:
    - Put the Microphone parallel to your mouth at a distance of about 10 cm;
    - Set it to Cardio Mode (butt icon);
    - Set the Gain ALL the way down;
    - Put the volume all the way up;
    - Set windows settings to 48.000hz and experiment with the recording volume untill you get no peaks. (Mine is 85)

    Nice cheap extras you should get:
    - Adobe CS6 Audition or Audacity for Recording and using Noise Removal, Audio Compression and Normalize; (IT'S VERY IMPORTANT to have good recording software)
    - A pop filter and a windscreen;
    - Some clothing material under the microphone so it doens't detect any vibrations ;
    - A curved open box with sponge, any sponge will do really, just dont close it at the top because its going to muffle the sound.
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    59 of 64 people found the following review helpful By Jay on 10 Jun. 2011
    Style Name: Yeti Silver Verified Purchase
    No installation required, just plugged straight in and it worked instantly (on windows 7, but works with Vista and XP also, have tried on both!).

    The quality of this microphone is incredible. I've done a course in music production and used a lot of varying microphones at much higher prices than this, but this easily matches them at a fraction of the cost.

    I do a lot of acoustic recording with this, generally using it on the "Stereo" setting, plugging my headphones straight into the Yeti to monitor the levels.

    Also found out that your computer will register the Yeti as an external speaker, so if you select the Yeti as your default speaker when it's plugged in, you can listen to anything your computer plays (videos, games, music) through the headphones that are plugged into the yeti, and still be able to hear yourself speaking too! Fantastic little feature, was genuinely impressed.

    I cannot rate this microphone highly enough, but 5/5 will have to do.

    Also, purchased on Friday morning, arrived on Saturday morning. How's that for service!?
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    24 of 26 people found the following review helpful By Neil Boyd on 27 Jun. 2010
    Style Name: Yeti Silver Verified Purchase
    It's big and heavy, I've added a photo with my hand to give a sense of scale. Plug in the supplied USB cable, (on a Mac), select the Yeti in Sound Input System Preferences and you are ready to go. There's a Pattern selector knob with some unhelpful icons to represent the four different settings for the mic (stereo, cardioid for single person recording, omnidirectional for round table recording and bidirectional for two people across table recording). There is a Gain knob to increase the input for quiet sounds. If you choose, you can plug in some headphones to listed to the input as a Monitor. There is a front volume knob to control this sound level. This knob has a very spongy feel as if it hasn't been fitted properly. There is a red LED Mute button that blinks when muted or is permanently on when the mic is plugged into the computer.

    I need to place the Yeti and stand on a sponge mat because the Yeti picks up the vibration of my hard drive through my desk. I am pleased with the sound quality. The mic is too big to be comfortably placed on my desktop and record screencasts which is what I bought it for. The build quality and material finish is not as high quality as I had expected. In this I was slightly disappointed but it works.
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