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You will need to boost some frequencies - Reviews Blue Microphones YETI

The Yeti is a USB microphone (condenser) that has a cardioids, bidirectional, and omnidirectional switchable modes. You can use this microphone with any computer that has a USB 2.0 port which is just about any computer made within the last 10 years. Being that it is a USB microphone the quality is not as good as some other microphones but it is decent for quick and on the go purposes. You can pull this microphone out no matter where you are and start recording, change the polar pattern to suit your needs and you will be set.


It sounds very good with vocals, you will need to do some small boosting and cutting back of certain frequencies though to get the best possible sound. Recording instruments with it didn’t work for, I not like the way it sounded with a trumpet or guitar but that is ok because it is so affordable that you cannot expect to get everything.
The Yeti also has a built in headphone output, it is great for not only recording music but for recording a at home radio show or podcast. I think it sounds better when not singing and just talking. There are no low cut filters on this USB microphone though, but with a solid frequency response range you will have all of the warmth and room in your recordings that you need and then you can EQ it later on.
The Yeti is also very durable, which I did not expect for a microphone in this price range. If you need a microphone that you can just throw in your laptop bag and plug it right into your computer cutting out the interface then this is the way to go. It will save you time, money, and keep your setup pretty light because you don’t need a interface for it to work. It is truly plug and play!