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post #1 of 13
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I'm looking to buy a new desktop or clipon mic. Goal: something that will make a very clear good voice chat for skype & similar platforms.

I'm looking at


But it's USB based, and i already use an X-Fi extreme gamer card, not sure if that's a waste.

Thanks
post #2 of 13
that mic goes for 7$ at walmart and its awesome! i have one. its sounds clean for a cheap mic
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post #3 of 13
same. to be honest a mic is NOT a very complex piece of equipment in comparison to a HAM radio or even a calculator lol. they all do the same thing the same way pretty much
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post #4 of 13

If you use a sound card which has a mic-in jack, you should buy a 3.5mm mic. I use

and it sound fine.
I bought mine for about 25€
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hugo19941994 View Post
If you use a sound card which has a mic-in jack, you should buy a 3.5mm mic. I use the same logitech model, but the 3.5mm version and it sound fine.
I bought mine for about 25€
win!

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Logitech-D...ndingMethod=rr
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post #6 of 13

I got the

. I just lay it on top of my monitor and point it at me. Works perfectly, and it's totally out of the way.
post #7 of 13
I have the logitech mic u linked and the zalman clip on. Both are decent and i think it's all preference on where u want the mic
post #8 of 13
I'll try and save you some money. You can get a lot of better mics out there, but if you're on a budget, I recommend looking at a Neumann Solution D-01 mic.

Hope you like it.

:edit: they even have free shipping!
Edited by Simca - 4/9/11 at 2:19am
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post #9 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Simca View Post
I'll try and save you some money. You can get a lot of better mics out there, but if you're on a budget, I recommend looking at a Neumann Solution D-01 mic.

Hope you like it.

:edit: they even have free shipping!
that surely meets his goals lololol.
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post #10 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by simca View Post
i'll try and save you some money. You can get a lot of better mics out there, but if you're on a budget, i recommend looking at a neumann solution d-01 mic.

Hope you like it.

:edit: They even have free shipping!
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