New technology means new gear! As more and more of people stray into the realm of home studio recording via DAW software, music tech manufacturers have been keeping up with a slew of computer centric gear that was once strictly in the realm of pure analog. One such device is the microphone. Sure, computer microphones – the kind that hook up through a 1/8 inch aux port much like headphones – have been around since before the days of Windows 95 but those models were simply meant as a means of chatting and definitely lacked the fidelity for even decent quality recordings. But all that’s changed now that we have the USB microphone!
These types of mics have become quite popular recently with more and more manufacturers now offering at least one USB model. Sure, you can always hook up a regular mic through an external audio interface or compatible preamp but for those of us who don’t have or don’t want to connect that extra gear, USB microphones simply plug ...Read More