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I haven't used it as one yet, but I'll try it out and report back. Let's hope the ER has WiFi, just in case.

LOL smile.gif.
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I dunno... pez seems a little too interested in the answer to that...

Heh...heh...
 
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I let my friend try mx blues and he fell in love and bought a quickfire TK over his g19, now all I get to listen to is his clacking over skype 24/7 sozo.gif

Now show him cardioid microphones and make him fall in love with those tongue.gif

That being said, my mic still tends to pick up the sounds of me typing, but it'd be much worse were I not using a cardioid mic.
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Hey man:



Apparently I sounded decent on Game Night. Guitar Hero microphone, foam to minimize vibrations, and stand made out of PVC. Do not talk about poor microphone setups in front of me. tongue.gif

That's what you were using?! Wow, you did sound pretty clear on game night. I'm surprised how low-noise that mic is.

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lol, I just use my stuff from my old band days, I use a kick drum mic stand on my desk with a nice directional mic. I can play games using my external speakers and always have my voice chat open and not have to worry about feed back, mouse/keyboard noise, background noise, or anything else. it also works well when recording video on my cameras. I'm a sticker for audio quality, espc on youtube. great videos are crap if you don't use proper audio recording gear.

Haha, I read that first as if you were using a kick drum mic, not a kick drum mic stand. I was thinking that wouldn't be the best choice ever.
Do you still play drums at all?

My desk is pretty cluttered as it is, so I bought a Rode PSA-1 boom arm for my mic, an AT-2020. I like being able to push it out of the way and move it around to exactly where I want it. That thing is totally worth the money--though it's all for the convenience of it.
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Lower your mic volume to 80% or so. It should virtually kill clicky mechanical keyboard sounds.

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That's what you were using?! Wow, you did sound pretty clear on game night. I'm surprised how low-noise that mic is.

I'm as surprised as you are! It's some generic Logitech mic if the drivers are anything to go by.
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Now show him cardioid microphones and make him fall in love with those tongue.gif

That being said, my mic still tends to pick up the sounds of me typing, but it'd be much worse were I not using a cardioid mic.
He uses siberia v2's and I think his mic is set to auto gain so it picks up everything even the music he plays and at times its just pure static, very annoying. I use a simple mic that I glue to my headsets that worked out much better than the zalman mic, but everyone hates me for saying it because comparing a 6 dollar mic to a 14-20 dollar one isn't fair (coming from people who spend hundreds to thousands on audio products wth.gif)
 
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Lower your mic volume to 80% or so. It should virtually kill clicky mechanical keyboard sounds.

Yeah I was going to say I haven't really messed around with trying to fix it.

I'm rarely if ever on Skype, and when I'm in teamspeak (which I am a lot of the time) I use push to talk, so it's a non-issue 90% of the time.
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He uses siberia v2's and I think his mic is set to auto gain so it picks up everything even the music he plays and at times its just pure static, very annoying. I use a simple mic that I glue to my headsets that worked out much better than the zalman mic, but everyone hates me for saying it because comparing a 6 dollar mic to a 14-20 dollar one isn't fair (coming from people who spend hundreds to thousands on audio products wth.gif)

Oh really?

I had a Steelseries 5HV-2 (I think that's what it was called) and the mic on it was great for not picking up sounds other than my voice.

It wasn't a great mic, but it was good for not picking up other noises. It was also a more expensive headset than the Siberia at the time.
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too much.
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This here:
Just by what I own now:
Realforce, Type Heaven, 2x Filcos, 1X Leopold spent over $700 on the keyboards itself

Then factor in the keycap sets, misc novelty caps and CC, prob over $500 in caps.
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Yeah I was going to say I haven't really messed around with trying to fix it.

I'm rarely if ever on Skype, and when I'm in teamspeak (which I am a lot of the time) I use push to talk, so it's a non-issue 90% of the time.
Oh really?

I had a Steelseries 5HV-2 (I think that's what it was called) and the mic on it was great for not picking up sounds other than my voice.

It wasn't a great mic, but it was good for not picking up other noises. It was also a more expensive headset than the Siberia at the time.
Well his mic does sound good when it isn't spazzing out, but I would say in a 4 hour skype session it makes a rain/static sound 3/4 of the time.
 
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since we've moved onto like mics, i use a simple G930 headset for chatting.
Should i get one of those foam insert things for the mic? Will that cut down on the ambient noise? lol
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not really , a pop filter/wind sock will only cut down on the peaking of certain sounds. ( think sharp p, t, and c sounds )
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