Blue Microphones Yeti [review]

Posted: June 1, 2010 in Audio Gear, Gadgets, Music, Review
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Imagine a beer can with a bouffant and you have an idea of the size and shape of Blue Microphones’ $150 Yeti USB mic. The thing is enormous and made larger still by a bulky and heavy metal base (you can remove the mic from this base and attach it to a microphone stand thanks to threads on the bottom of the mic). This THX-certified, triple-capsule (recording element) condensor microphone is versatile and offers good-for-the-price—though not outstanding—sound.

Versatility comes in the form of a four-position pattern switch, gain control, headphone port, headphone volume control, and mute switch. The pattern switch is one of the features Blue touts specifically, so it’s worth a closer look.  [read review]


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