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CAD Large Capsule USB Condenser Microphone For Mac

Shopping for a great sounding, large capsule condenser mic for your Mac audio recording needs? Fo under 50 bucks, CAD's GXL2400 shock-mount USB microphone delivers smooth and sensitive sound capture at a great price!

CAD USB Microphone For MacOS

With Desktop Tripod and Shock Mount

• Microphone features a 1" Aoedein capsule which delivers studio fidelity
• Includes a quality shock mount, desktop tripod stand, and USB cable
• Windows and MacOS compatible - No driver installation required
• Perfect for voiceovers, vocals and music recording, podcasting, Skype
• Full-Range frequency response : 20Hz - 18kHz
• Backed by a full 1 year limited warranty

Low-Cost USB Condenser Microphones For Mac

Shopping for a quality but cheap condenser microphone for your Mac audio recording needs? We're seeing a large number of import microphones hitting the market that are offering quality sound reproduction at prices half that of established major brands.

Fifine USB Condenser Mic With Stand

Onboard Volume And Echo Controls

Above we have Fifine's stylish condenser mic with mini-tripod stand that offers the flexibility of it's native 3-Pin XLR interface for mixing decks, but also comes with a XLR to USB cable for direct recording to your Mac computer. On-board controls allow direct adjustment of volume and another to add digital ambient echo when desired without having to fiddle with settings in your Mac's DAW application. A foam windscreen is also included to minimize 'pop' at close range.

Blue Nessie Tri-Mode USB Condenser Mic Review

The Blue Nessie USB microphone is a versatile and adaptive Mac compatible desktop mic that's ideal for a wide variety of uses: For podcasting, dictation and speech recognition, personal music and vocal recording, and more.

Multi-Mode USB Desktop Mic For Mac

Voice + Music + Raw Recording Modes

Blue Tiki USB Dual-Mode Portable MacBook Mic Review

MacBook users on the go might find the Apple compatible Blue Tiki microphone to be an excellent choice for their music, podcast or voice recording needs on the road. The compact and highly portable Blue Tiki mic delivers far higher audio quality than your Apple laptop's internal microphone can ever hope to achieve.

Blue Tiki MacBook Mic

Portable Dual-Mode Condenser Element

Designed to plug directly into your MacBook Pro or Air's USB port, it's diminutive size makes it easy to take along in your MacBook sleeve or cases pocket while taking up very little space.

Samson Meteorite USB Condenser Mic Review

Looking for a compact, stylish and unobtrusive desktop microphone that's ideal for an Apple Mac mini or Macintosh Pro tower? Samson's golf-ball sized Meteorite USB condenser mic can be a great choice for Apple desktop computers that don't come with a built-in microphone.

Samson Meteorite USB Mic

Ideal For Mac mini or Mac Pro

14mm condenser microphone diaphragm
Pickup pattern: Cardioid
44.1/48kHz, 16-bit resolution
Flat, smooth frequency response of 20Hz-20kHz
USB bus powered - iPad compatible with USB Lightning Adapter
Chrome-plated body : White & Matte Black Editions Available
Removable magnetic base for optimal desktop positioning

Samson Go-Mic Compact USB MacBook Microphone

Looking for a travel-friendly, Mac compatible compact microphone to take on the road with your Apple MacBook laptop? Samson's small and light weight Go Mic portable USB microphone is a great option for Mac users on the go. It features two pickup patterns: Omnidirectional or Cardioid. There's also a 1/8" zero-lag headphone jack for realtime monitoring.

Dual-Pattern Portable MacBook Mic

Samson GoMic USB Travel Microphone

With a clever fold-and-go portable mic design, it folds flat for minimal space requirements when traveling and pivots upward when your ready to record sound on your MacBook. This specially designed protective base can clip atop a laptop's screen or be used on the desktop. The pivoting head can help aim the condenser mic element in an optimal direction for recording music, podcasts, vocals, or instruments without needing a separate microphone stand. A protective case is also included for safe transport in your Apple laptop's sleeve or carry case.

CAD U7 USB Conference Room Mic Review

Looking for a business class conference room microphone that's Mac compatible and offers easy USB plug and play setup? CAD's U7 is a popular choice for small to large business meeting room audio capture.

Stylish Conference Table Mic

360 Degree Pickup Pattern USB Mic

The U7 tabletop mic offers frequency response specifically tailored and optimized for speech. The condenser microphone element delivers high sensitivity and an omnidirectional pick-up pattern for 360 degree coverage. It's long 10-foot USB cable allows for versatile mic placement on your conferencing table. Lastly, a low profile and compact design allows for unobtrusive conference recording.

Mac Compatible USB SpeakerPhones For Conferencing Rooms

With teleconferencing displacing expensive travel for meetings, the demand for video and voice conference peripherals is exploding. If you're in the market for a Mac compatible speakerphone system, there's a good selection of Apple-friendly USB speakerphones that are plug-and-play with MacOS and simple to connect and configure for your business conferencing room setup.

Audio Technica AT2020+ USB Mac Podcasting Mic Review

After combing through other Mac podcasting microphone reviews and recommendations from Pro podcasters in the biz, a few Apple compatible podcaster microphones stood out head and shoulders above the rest. The Audio Technica AT 2020 Plus was one of them held in high esteem in nearly every mic review.

Mac Podcasting Mic

Highly-Rated By Apple Podcast Pros

An onboard headphone jack with volume control allows monitoring of the microphone signal with no delay. A separate Mix dial allows you to blend your external pre-recorded audio source with the microphone signal. The standard shape and styling of the AT 2020+ is also ideal for boom arm and shock mount use. It includes a USB cable and mini tripod mic stand.