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Cheap Dekstop USB Conferencing Microphones For Mac

As with many other Apple friendly computer peripherals, we're seeing highly competitive pricing from overseas putting pressure on the top-tier brand names and their premium priced Mac compatible group video and voice microphone products. Companies like Jabra, iPevo, Plantronics have long dominated the table-top conference microphone for business scene - along with other audio studio brands like MXL, Samson and others.

MXL AC-424 Executive Web Conferencing Microphone

Tri-Capsule Mic Array with LED Mute


For often a third the price of a premium mic like MXL's shown above, OEM manufacturers in the far east are widely selling Mac compatible cheap desktop USB conferencing microphones for MacOS users that contain sensitive, high-quality condenser mic capsules at far cheaper prices. You'll often see the same OEM hardware sold under ever-changing 'no-name' brand names: same components, different branding and packaging.

CMTECK Desktop Cheap Business Conference Microphone

Noise Cancelling Mic with LED Mute Button Indicator


As shown above, we have two fairly comparable USB conferencing mics with plug and play Mac OSX compatibility, similar styling and performance - with one at a far, far cheaper price. This is just one example of the split occurring across the Mac compatible microphone market. Premium mic brands are under tremendous pricing pressure from 2nd-tier knockoffs.