The Best Microphone for Podcasting – Review 2017

+ADw-p+AD4-Podcasts are all about talking and if you can+ACYAIw-8217+ADs-t clearly hear what is been said, then it totally beats the purpose. The secret to a great podcast is not just great content but an equally good microphone that will make your content sound professional.+ADw-/p+AD4 +ADw-h1+AD4APA-span id+AD0AIg-The+AF8-Best+AF8-Three+AF8-Podcast+AF8-Microphones+ACIAPgA8-strong+AD4-The Best Three Podcast Microphones+ADw-/strong+AD4APA-/span+AD4APA-/h1+AD4 +ADw-ol+AD4 +ADw-li+AD4APA-strong+AD4-Blue Yeti USB Microphone +ACYAIw-8211+ADs Blackout Edition+ADw-/strong+AD4APA-/li+AD4 +ADw-li+AD4APA-strong+AD4-Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB+ADw-/strong+AD4APA-/li+AD4 +ADw-li+AD4APA-strong+AD4-Heil PR-40 Dynamic Studio Recording Microphone+ADw-/strong+AD4APA-/li+AD4 +ADw-/ol+AD4 +ADw-p+AD4-With so many different microphone models on the market, all claiming to give you the best podcast experience, finding the right one for your podcast recordings can be quite frustrating. This is why we have done the research for you and hand-picked three of the best microphone for podcasting. We are sure there is one that fits your bill.+ADw-/p+AD4 +ADw-table+AD4 +ADw-tbody+AD4 +ADw-tr+AD4 +ADw-td width+AD0AIg-200+ACIAPgA8-strong+AD4-Feature+ADw-/strong+AD4APA-/td+AD4 +ADw-td width+AD0AIg-200+ACIAPg +ADw-p style+AD0AIg-text-align: center+ADsAIgA+ADw-a title+AD0AIg-Blue Yeti USB Microphone - Blackout Edition+ACI href+AD0AIg-https://www.amazon.com/Blue-Yeti-USB-Microphone-Blackout/dp/B00N1YPXW2+ACU-3Fpsc+ACU-3D1+ACU-26SubscriptionId+ACU-3DAKIAIUL6ASMB26HL3ZQA+ACU-26tag+ACU-3D17mics-20+ACU-26linkCode+ACU-3Dxm2+ACU-26camp+ACU-3D2025+ACU-26creative+ACU-3D165953+ACU-26creativeASIN+ACU-3DB00N1YPXW2+ACI target+AD0AIgBf-blank+ACI rel+AD0AIg-nofollow+ACIAPg-Blue Yeti USB Microphone +ACYAIw-8211+ADs Blackout Edition+ADw-/a+AD4APA-/p+AD4 +ADw-p+AD4APA-a rel+AD0AIg-nofollow+ACI title+AD0AIg-Blue Yeti USB Microphone - Blackout Edition+ACI 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+ADw-td width+AD0AIg-200+ACIAPg-3-pin XLR+ADw-/td+AD4 +ADw-/tr+AD4 +ADw-tr+AD4 +ADw-td width+AD0AIg-200+ACIAPgA8-strong+AD4-Weight+ADw-/strong+AD4APA-/td+AD4 +ADw-td width+AD0AIg-200+ACIAPgA8-/td+AD4 +ADw-td width+AD0AIg-200+ACIAPg-9.5 oz+ADw-/td+AD4 +ADw-td width+AD0AIg-200+ACIAPg-13.5 oz+ADw-/td+AD4 +ADw-/tr+AD4 +ADw-tr+AD4 +ADw-td width+AD0AIg-200+ACIAPgA8-strong+AD4-Dimensions+ADw-/strong+AD4APA-/td+AD4 +ADw-td width+AD0AIg-200+ACIAPg-11.61+ACYAIw-8243+ADs Length+ADw-/td+AD4 +ADw-td width+AD0AIg-200+ACIAPg-7.2+ACYAIw-8243+ADs x 2.01+ACYAIw-8243+ADsAPA-/td+AD4 +ADw-td width+AD0AIg-200+ACIAPg-10.5 x 7.0 x 4.0+ACYAIw-8243+ADsAPA-/td+AD4 +ADw-/tr+AD4 +ADw-/tbody+AD4 +ADw-/table+AD4 +ADw-h1+AD4APA-span id+AD0AIg-How+AF8-to+AF8-choose+AF8-the+AF8-best+AF8-microphone+AF8-for+AF8-podcasting+ACIAPgA8-strong+AD4-How to choose the best microphone for podcasting?+ADw-/strong+AD4APA-/span+AD4APA-/h1+AD4 +ADw-p+AD4-You can simplify the process of selecting the right microphone for your podcasts by looking for these features.+ADw-/p+AD4 +ADw-ol+AD4 +ADw-li+AD4 +ADw-h2+AD4APA-span id+AD0AIg-Cardioid+AF8-pick+AF8-up+AF8-pattern+ACIAPgA8-strong+AD4-Cardioid pick up pattern+ADw-/strong+AD4APA-/span+AD4APA-/h2+AD4 +ADw-/li+AD4 +ADw-/ol+AD4 +ADw-p+AD4-Microphones with a cardioid pick up pattern is best suited for capturing speech as they pick-up sound in a heart-shape focusing on the front and a bit of the sides, rejecting the sounds at the back.+ADw-/p+AD4 +ADw-p+AD4-If you need to have a guest as part of your podcast, an omnidirectional pickup feature can come in handy to capture background sounds.+ADw-/p+AD4 +ADw-ol start+AD0AIg-2+ACIAPg +ADw-li+AD4 +ADw-h2+AD4APA-span id+AD0AIg-USB+AF8-port+ACIAPgA8-strong+AD4-USB port+ADw-/strong+AD4APA-/span+AD4APA-/h2+AD4 +ADw-/li+AD4 +ADw-/ol+AD4 +ADw-p+AD4-A USB microphone is a much better option for your podcasts as it can be directly connected to your computer. An analog microphone on the other hand will require a pre-amp to convert the sound from analog to digital format.+ADw-/p+AD4 +ADw-ol start+AD0AIg-3+ACIAPg +ADw-li+AD4 +ADw-h2+AD4APA-span id+AD0AIg-Pop+AF8-filter+ACIAPgA8-strong+AD4-Pop filter+ADw-/strong+AD4APA-/span+AD4APA-/h2+AD4 +ADw-/li+AD4 +ADw-/ol+AD4 +ADw-p+AD4-Speaking can produce a lot of popping sounds and hence your podcast microphone should either have an internal pop filter or come with an external one.+ADw-/p+AD4 +ADw-ol start+AD0AIg-4+ACIAPg +ADw-li+AD4 +ADw-h2+AD4APA-span id+AD0AIg-Shock+AF8-mount+ACIAPgA8-strong+AD4-Shock mount+ADw-/strong+AD4APA-/span+AD4APA-/h2+AD4 +ADw-/li+AD4 +ADw-/ol+AD4 +ADw-p+AD4-Cut out unwanted sounds arising due to vibrations from your computer and +ADw-a href+AD0AIg-http://microphone-parts.com+ACIAPg-accidental bumps+ADw-/a+AD4. Look for a microphone with a shock mount to avoid external noise in your podcast.+ADw-/p+AD4 +ADw-ol start+AD0AIg-5+ACIAPg +ADw-li+AD4 +ADw-h2+AD4APA-span id+AD0AIg-Stand+ACIAPgA8-strong+AD4-Stand+ADw-/strong+AD4APA-/span+AD4APA-/h2+AD4 +ADw-/li+AD4 +ADw-/ol+AD4 +ADw-p+AD4-In addition to the pop filter and shock mount, you will also need a microphone stand for placing it on your desktop while you record your podcast.+ADw-/p+AD4 +ADw-h2+AD4APA-span id+AD0AIg-Comparison+ACIAPgA8-strong+AD4-Comparison+ADw-/strong+AD4APA-/span+AD4APA-/h2+AD4 +ADw-p+AD4-A side-by-side comparison of specs will let you decide which one of the best 3 microphones will suit your podcasting requirement as individual preference can differ.We go into the features, pros and cons of each of these three microphones to give you an in-depth idea about each of their capabilities.+ADw-/p+AD4 +ADw-hr /+AD4 +ADw-h1+AD4APA-span id+AD0AIg-Blue+AF8-Yeti+AF8-USB+AF8-Microphone+AF8-8211+AF8-Blackout+AF8-Edition+ACIAPgA8-strong+AD4-Blue Yeti USB Microphone +ACYAIw-8211+ADs Blackout Edition+ADw-/strong+AD4APA-/span+AD4APA-/h1+AD4 +ADw-div style+AD0AIg-width: 285px+ACI class+AD0AIg-wp-caption alignleft+ACIAPgA8-a rel+AD0AIg-nofollow+ACI title+AD0AIg-Blue Yeti USB Microphone - 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