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I use speakers when I play pc games. I don't think I'd want to use headphones or a headset. What kind of mic should I get for a speakers setup?
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Do you have a webcam?
Most webcams have a mic built in. and are most of the time suitable for gaming
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Originally Posted by Kerrdawg View Post
Do you have a webcam?
Most webcams have a mic built in. and are most of the time suitable for gaming
Nope no webcam. What I'm worried about is if I get an omnidirectional mic, won't people hear all my speaker noise over it?
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zalman clip-on
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Originally Posted by willistech View Post
zalman clip-on
Nobody would hear all my speaker noise over one of those?
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ive never had complaints.
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Originally Posted by willistech View Post
zalman clip-on
If you read correctly, he stated that he is using a speaker set up. If I remember correctly, the Zalman clip-on only attaches to wires.

I think a good choice would be a desk microphone, although it might pick up noise. This is what I use and it is very clear, and picks up noise quite easily (1-2feet away from highest setting on Skype). Of course you could turn it down, but you'd want it to face your mouth.
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Originally Posted by willistech View Post
zalman clip-on
Recently got this, works great.
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post #9 of 10
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Originally Posted by iJustin View Post
If you read correctly, he stated that he is using a speaker set up. If I remember correctly, the Zalman clip-on only attaches to wires.

I think a good choice would be a desk microphone, although it might pick up noise. Amazon.com: Logitech Labtec Desktop Microphone 600: Electronics
This is what I use and it is very clear, and picks up noise quite easily (1-2feet away from highest setting on Skype). Of course you could turn it down, but you'd want it to face your mouth.
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I use one of those cheap (~$10) logitech wrap-around-the-ears headsets and just let it hang around my neck. kinda like this, but cheaper. Picked it up at staples years ago and it sounds better than my headset mic...so I've been told.
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