Blue Yeti Desk Top USB Condenser Microphone

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About this product

Overview

Product overview

• Condenser mic for live audio transmissions and audio recordings such as Skype chats and podcasts
• Desk top to allow you to place the microphone in a suitable position and forget about it
• Selectable polar pattern to allow you to get the best recording in every situation
• USB connection to allow you to connect easily to a computer or a laptop
• Two metre length cable to allow you to put the microphone in whatever position it needs to be in for your recordings
• A sensitivity of -65dBv that gives you a good response to quieter sounds

Special Features
• The microphone has a tri-capsule array which are three independent inputs to pick up a wide range of audio

What is the advantage of having a condenser microphone?
Condenser microphones are the most common type of microphones for recording audio. They are often used in recording studios as they have a greater ability to reproduce all of the audio of an instrument or voice. Using phantom power, condenser microphones usually have a louder output but can be more sensitive to loud sounds.

What position does the condenser microphone pick up sound from?
This microphone has three condenser capsules inside to record best quality sound. The microphone has several settings to choose from, making it a suitable solution in a variety of situations. The microphone can be setup to detect audio from a single direction, from two directions or from the entire room.

What would I use this microphone with?
This microphone has a range of recording options to allow you to record high quality sound for a variety of purposes such as podcasts, 2 way interviews, meetings, performances, voiceovers and more. The microphone connects directly into your USB and is simple to set up, allowing you to start recording in minutes.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yeti beats Nessie I am far from being an expert in audio but as a novice I purchased the Nessie. I returned the Nessie as I found that you had to be really close to the mic to be heard, I tried changing the settings but to no avail. The only positive is that the Nessie has a built in sound card that works out the best clarity and quality of the sound it hears. Once swapped for a Yeti I was amazed at the difference, the yeti can pick up a full room no matter what posting ion the mic and people are in. It is a no brainer for me, I could crouch over my Nessie or by totally free to move about and still capture great audio. Ten out of ten
Date published: 2014-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a superb microphone great for gaming videos and vlogs and even recording songs. The best usb mic in the market. The Yeti has beaten my expectations and removes background noise very well creating a clear smooth sound.
Date published: 2013-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from George Lucas doesn't THX-approve any old tat, and it is immediately obvious why he (or his brand) approved this - it is simply a very, VERY good quality microphone. Highly recommended
Date published: 2011-09-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from For years I've been looking for a really good mic to use on my PC. This is it! It is big and it is sensitive to handling noise. If that's a problem ditch the supplied stand and use a professional resilient mic stand, the mic has a thread to take it.
Date published: 2011-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Amazing mic, i use it for YouTube videos and making music and it's perfect I'd definitely recommend getting one
Date published: 2016-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing microphone So I bought this microphone as I needed one but this microphone is amazing quality and I love it so much
Date published: 2017-06-12
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Specification

Specifications
Transducer type Tri-capsule array – condenser
Polar pattern cardioid, bidirectional, omnidirectional and stereo
Product type Desk top
Impedance (Ohms) 600 Ohm
Sensitivity -65 dBv
Connection type USB
Cable length 2 m
Detachable cable Yes
On/off switch No
Dimensions 125.5 x 120 x 295.4 mm
Net weight 1600 g
Package contents:
Microphone
USB cable
Instruction manual

Can I record anything without plugging it into my laptop? Or does it need to be connected in order for me to record anything.

Asked by: Connor
This mic requires to be plugged in in order to operate.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-06-13

What is the frequency response?

Asked by: Zedabee
This info as well as other technical data can be found in the back of the user manual provided on the product listing under the downloads tab. https://maplindownloads.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/A35KNUser-Manual-1618.pdf 2nd to last page SPECIFICATIONS Frequency Response : 15 Hz - 22 kHz
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-05-08

Does it come with an xlr cable?

Asked by: Bradders97
No this comes with a usb cable.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-03-11

what headphones would you recommend with these

Asked by: mike
Any 3.5mm jack plug headphones will work fine with this item .
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-02-07

what headphones would you recommend with the blue yeti Thanks

Asked by: mike
Any Head phones with a 3.5mm jack connection will work fine with this item .
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-02-07

Would this Mic make good recordings for guitar and Vocals

Asked by: IANTO R
Yes, I am pleased to advise the item will support this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-12-28

I just want it to use in gaming----teamspeak,will it be good for that?

Asked by: Lupo
From personal experience this mic is perfect for gaming and use with teamspeak.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-08-09

The Yeti mic contains three condenser capsules. Different polar patterns are created by on-board processing of the audio detected by these three capsules. Question: Can I access these three capsules separately via ASIO and multi-channel DSPs? 

Asked by: dghn
Unfortunately we cannot guarantee such functionality as it isn't the intended use. For such advanced control possibilities we would advise checking with Blue as they may have more details on whether this is possible.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-04-02
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