This is a microphone specially designed for streaming, with a USB connection, configurable lighting and an included pop filter (it also includes the tripod). It has a cardioid pattern condenser microphone with a frequency response of 18-18,000Hz, a signal-to-noise ratio of 130dB, and a 16-bit sample rate at 48KHz, so we can expect a great clarity of voice and great sound. Natural.
The Kaliope’s body is constructed from matte black metal and incorporates controls for volume, gain, mute, and color selection.
Blue Microphones Snowball ICE
Blue Microphones are probably the best known and most recognized manufacturer among non-professional users as they offer a wide range of microphones for all pockets and needs with great versatility. In this case, we are faced with the most basic model in the range, but it is still able to capture your voice with great quality. It has a frequency response of 40 to 18,000 Hz, with a 16-bit bit rate at 44.1 KHz.
In this case, the microphone is designed to be placed on the table and includes a tripod for this, but this can be disassembled and mounted on an articulated arm, a great idea if you intend to broadcast as it gives you greater versatility.
Ozone Rec X50
The Rec X50 was Ozone’s first take on the world of streaming microphones, and the result couldn’t have been more satisfying as they really deliver a very decent product at a more than competitive price. This microphone with USB connection is compatible with all platforms, it has a frequency response of 20 to 20,000 Hz with a bit rate of 16 bits at 48 KHz. A peculiarity that it presents is that the type of capsule is an electrode, so it will be a microphone less sensitive to external noise than the others.
It features a sturdy retractable tripod and in-body controls to mute the mic and change its pattern.
Blue Yeti Microphones
Perhaps one of the best non-professional microphones on the market, and arguably the best-selling of all. The Blue Yeti is an exceptional quality USB broadcast microphone with a frequency response of 20-20,000 Hz, 16-bit at 48 KHz and controls on the microphone that allow you to mute it or change the output volume.
Elgato Wave 3
Finally, the first microphone for streaming from the prestigious Elgato brand (owned by Corsair) is also on sale. It is a condenser microphone with a frequency response of 70 to 20,000 Hz, 120 dB SPL maximum and a USB-C interface. It incorporates an adjustable base, controls on the body itself, and an LED strip for status and function.