Best Podcast Microphones 2017

Podcast Microphone 2017: If you are opting to do a podcast, the key thing to ensure is that, the microphone you select, should be a good one. If you select a mic of bad quality, no matter how well you speak, it will not be interesting to hear. There are lots of talented people out there, who are making some really cool podcasts, but the microphones they are using have not been too great. So given below are few of the best microphones you can use this new year.

Shure has a helpful article on choosing the right Microphone for your Podcasts”

Microphones mentioned by podcasters

Marco Arment recommends the ATR2100 Microphone

Willie Dills uses the Blue Yeti Microphone

The Top Podcast Microphones to buy in 2017 are

Blue Yeti USB Microphone - Silver

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Heil Sound PR 40 Dynamic Cardioid Studio Microphone Bundle with PRSM Shock...

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$ 399.99

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Rode Podcaster USB Dynamic Microphone

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$ 229.00

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CAD U37 USB Studio Condenser Recording Microphone

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$ 34.95

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Samson Meteor Mic USB Studio Microphone (Chrome)

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$ 66.89

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Rode NT-USB USB Condenser Microphone

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$ 169.00

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Samson Go Mic Portable USB Condenser Microphone

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$ 32.30

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Blue Microphones Spark Condenser Microphone, Cardioid

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$ 188.98 199.00

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Rode NT1A Anniversary Vocal Condenser Microphone Package

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$ 229.00

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Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB Cardioid Dynamic USB/XLR Microphone

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The Best Podcast Microphone for Beginners

ATR2100 – This is one of the most common mic used by those who are beginning to podcast. It is easy to use and offers a great quality, it is a combination of both XLR and USB. This is a lot better than a cheap headset microphone or an internal mic.

The Best Podcast Microphone for Professionals 

Rode Procaster – If you are not new in podcasting, and know the technicalities involved, this should  be your pic. This is an XLR mic, that offers dynamic podcast capabilities, this is costly, with all other  attachments, therefore it is advisable to use it, if you know how to use it well. Not ideal for beginners.

Heil PR40 – This one is for professional podcasters, this will offer the best sound, just the one you need. This is a very popular choice among seasoned podcasters, although many consider it to be overpriced, this often results in excellent voice quality.

Although the microphone you use certainly makes a lot of difference, a bad sound quality might also be simply because of an unclear voice.