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Hello everyone

Recently I started to play multiplayer games on PC again and I find myself in need of a mic, I don't want to ditch my headphones and downgrade back to a headset again, I got an AKG k701 paired with an E9/E7 AMP/DAC back in spring '10 and I'm quite happy with them.

I've been looking for a clip on mic but my knowledge about mics is nil, I don't want to spend too much on it since it'll be used only for TS/Vent

I've read about the Zalman Zm-Mic1 but that thing looks like it'll catch a lot of background sound/noise, I've also heard about the modmic but it seems that it's sold out.

What else can I get for 10 ~ 35€?
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post #2 of 6
All clip on mics are omni-directional, modmic is an exception but it's not really clip on...
Samson Go Mic condenser mic is around 40€, but it's not clip on (omni- and cardioid-directional).

Also check the sticky
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post #3 of 6
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Originally Posted by Tiihokatti View Post

All clip on mics are omni-directional, modmic is an exception

Really? Did not know this, that's a let down... I don't want the mic to pick up every sound around me, it would get annoying.

I completely missed the microphone section on the sticky, took a look on some of them but many aren't clip on and/or are onmi-directional, I'd like to use it when I'm using my TV so I would be a couple feet away from it, mics that require a stand or be latched onto something else aren't really an option.
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post #4 of 6
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Anyone can throw me some light here, Is there an alternative to the Antlion Modmic? I'm looking for something like that but I can't find anything...
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post #5 of 6
Nope not really, unless you go DIY like I did: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Edited by Tiihokatti - 9/29/13 at 11:52am
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post #6 of 6
Quote:
Originally Posted by Icarian View Post

Anyone can throw me some light here, Is there an alternative to the Antlion Modmic? I'm looking for something like that but I can't find anything...

V-moda's mic?
http://www.amazon.com/V-MODA-BoomPro-Gaming-Headset-Headphone/dp/B00BJ17WKK
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