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I am trying to find a good microphone that is not extremely expensive. I need it to be easy to set up and USB so that it can connect to my PC. Right now I have a Samson Go Mic and it seems to have pretty good audio quality but it is lacking in features, such as a pop filter or a shock stand. I am looking for something that will last me for a year or two.

The main purpose of this mic is for voice communication such as Team Speak 3, voice overs, and in game mic chat.

I have come up with one mic with stand and I was wondering if it was something that would fit my needs.

Image® Broadcasting Studio Microphone Arm Stand with Shock Mount

IMAGE® Flexible Studio Microphone Mic Wind Screen Pop Filter

Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB Cardioid Dynamic USB/XLR Microphone
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I am trying to find a good microphone that is not extremely expensive. I need it to be easy to set up and USB so that it can connect to my PC. Right now I have a Samson Go Mic and it seems to have pretty good audio quality but it is lacking in features, such as a pop filter or a shock stand. I am looking for something that will last me for a year or two.

The main purpose of this mic is for voice communication such as Team Speak 3, voice overs, and in game mic chat.

I have come up with one mic with stand and I was wondering if it was something that would fit my needs.

Image® Broadcasting Studio Microphone Arm Stand with Shock Mount

IMAGE® Flexible Studio Microphone Mic Wind Screen Pop Filter

Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB Cardioid Dynamic USB/XLR Microphone

I don't know much about that particular mic, but it looks alright. Did you check out any tests on Youtube, to hear the quality?

In any case I can definitely recommend the Samson G-Track for your needs. It would be more than adequate.

I've had one for 4 years now and I'm going to sell it, but it stayed in perfect condition all these years and served me well. Check it out on Youtube.
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I don't know much about that particular mic, but it looks alright. Did you check out any tests on Youtube, to hear the quality?

In any case I can definitely recommend the Samson G-Track for your needs. It would be more than adequate.

I've had one for 4 years now and I'm going to sell it, but it stayed in perfect condition all these years and served me well. Check it out on Youtube.

-Rich

I went onto toptenreviews and saw that the mic I linked was #1 rated.
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