Best 5 Microphones for Podcast

The main component of podcasting is the mic and it is the brain of the podcast if your audio is clear and professional your viewers engage

4 months ago   •   3 min read

By Nerd Clump

Podcasting is famous as making a blog in 2000s was, The main component of podcasting is the mic and it is the brain of the podcast if your audio is clear and professional your viewers engage more, This is a Guide on the Best Microphones that you should buy if you are starting a podcast. There are a lot of microphones but some of theme are a lot of better than 90%. Most of the microphones are from $100 to $500

Blue Yeti USB Mic

Blue has been in the microphone world and has been budget friendly and it has a great built quality and their mic have extra functions like you can change how much audio input you want and it has Condenser Capsules it makes your audio clear and don't pickup extra white noise and it has a port by which you can monitor your audio by your headphones and The built quality is amazing it has a adjustable stand and frame is made up of aluminum.

Price: $129

Brand: Blue Microphones

Operating System Compatibility: Windows and MacOS

Ports: USB for Connection with your Computer and Headphone Output

Polar Patterns: MultiPattern

Colors: Silver, Midnight Blue, Blackout, platinum, grey, aztec copper and red


Rode NT-USB USB

Rode NT-USB USB Condenser Microphone is a high quality studio microphone with a USB for connection for your computer. And it has Ultra-low noise pickup and in built mix control on the mic and it also includes tripod stand and pop shield so that your words are heard correctly and shock mount. Rode is also one of the most famous microphone brand and its from Australia and their products are assembled in China

Price: $250

Brand: Rode

Operating System Compatibility: Windows and MacOS

Ports: USB for Connection with your Computer and Headphone Output

Polar Patterns: MultiPattern

Colors: Black


Rode PodMic DYNAMIC PODCASTING MICROPHONE

Rode PodMic is a compact microphone built with all metal and it has internal pop filter and that means you don't have to put a big pop filter and its optimized for podcasting and the main use of this microphone is podcasting it is designed to be used as a podcast hardware. This is the bang for the buck.

Price: $100

Brand: Rode

Operating System Compatibility: Windows and MacOS

Ports: USB for Connection with your Computer and Headphone Output

Polar Patterns: MultiPattern

Colors: Black


SHURE SM7B Cardioid Dynamic Microphone

SHURE SM7B Cardioid Dynamic Microphone is a XLR Microphone that means it uses XLR for connecting to your computer and XLR provides better quality than usb and it is a Cardioid Studio Quality Microphone. If you don't know the original SM7 was used during Michael Jackson’s Thriller music video, and it has been used by a lot of musicians too. You get a A7WS windscreen but you don't get a mount and you can monitor than audio by your computer

Price: $399

Brand: Shure

Operating System Compatibility: Windows and MacOS

Ports: USB for Connection with your Computer and Headphone Output

Polar Patterns: Unidirectional

Colors: Black


Sennheiser MKH 416

Sennheiser is known for being ultra high quality products and expensive too and it is also used in movie productions too, This company produce headphones and microphones and This microphone is one of the best high quality shotgun in the market and this microphone is used by a famous tech Youtuber Marques Brownlee. This microphone offers moisture-resistant, Mix ready sound quality is, ultra low white noise, strong output with ultra clear audio and Super-Cardioid feature.

Price: $1000

Brand: Sennheiser

Operating System Compatibility: Windows and MacOS

Port: 3-pin XLR

Polar Patterns: Super-Cardioid

Colors: Black

Before choosing what you should buy you should watch some review videos so that you can listen the audio how it sounds and watch the video of each microphone and it will help you choose that what to buy. Note: Buy the microphones by a Authorized Seller and that will help you know that the product is legit.

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