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I used a logitech desktop mic for years until I spilt water on it one day and it died, it always served me very well but the desktop mic I have now to replace it is terrible and I'm looking for a better replacement.

My room is carpeted with fairly high ceilings, curtains on 2 large windows and a bed so it shouldn't be too acoustically live, (If I'm remembering the term correctly), however I do use a mechanical keyboard and I am a little afraid of having irritating background noise on skype.

Originally I was looking at the Samson Meteor however it seems to pick up alot of background noise which isn't ideal and I'm not really sure what options exist to reduce that or if it would even be a problem for me.

So any ideas or suggestions are much appreciated as to what any of you use or have heard works well smile.gif

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People tend to like the Zalman clip mic, try looking at that.
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