dannyclub09: I think the Blue Yeti is the best, and the snowball and AT2020 come joint second.
Markyroson: The at2020 sounds the best
jack davis: I originally thought that was the problem but it turned out that it wasn't. If i record a sentence at the same noise level when i play back the recording some of the words will sound not nearly as loud as others. I can barely hear these words. Do you have any other suggestions? thanks
AndyTHX1136: snow ball sounds dim
Joshua Cox: Blue yeti sounds cleanest, with the least amount of lows included in the fidelity of the sound recording.
The Snowball obviously is the worst of the three.
The Technica comes VERY close to matching the yeti, but there are some lows in there that muddle the fidelity oh-so-slightly. If you use some simple low pass filters, the Technica can easily replicate the Yeti's sound.
From this video, I recommend the Yeti the most, as it has more features than the other mics.
JP De Villiers: so how good is this for skype? and can i use it when i talk to people on Counter Strike and stuff? lol sorry, im relatively new to video/audio editing, and hopefully will do some videos with it.
tom1998capper: Audio technica sounded better...
The Faustian Man: 2:00 - Blue Yeti THX
2:13 - Blue Snowball
2:25 - Audio-Technica
Nandle Watts: you have the noise gate on. turn it off. it's in garage band somewhere on the right side where the track settings like eq and compression are.
FunnyQuinn123: The Yeti sooo won...
BAbivaJr: Brah... The Audio Technica clearly, CLEARLY sounds better. Yeah it lacks features but damn, the sound from that one is the best. After that, the Yeti. Then the Snowball.
jack davis: Hello i recently bought this mic. When i am recording my voice on garage band my words sometimes get cut off. If i record a sentence i will only be able to hear a few of the words. The other words become silent. The noise completely changes from high to silent. Any ideas what i should do?
Caleb Hernandez: audo technica
Sy Marlon: The AT2020+ picks ups the sound of cicadidae at night when we do recording.. you can check my channel for test audio AT2020+
datarecoil: Yeti sounds more like a Studio highend mic, its deep,soothing volume higher. The AT and Yeti sound better then the others. BUT Yeti cause of features takes the cake! listen you should have a GOOD sound card installed or its curtains from the start no matter what mic you buy... mine is a Asus Xonar Essence STX...nice card...pricey but worth it.
datarecoil: build in headphone AMP?
chris nieves: 666 vids wow...
papo3k: What's ur gain for blue yetti
neothespian: The Audio Technica AT 2035 is an actual professional microphone. USB mics, no matter how pretty or how many features they have, are still amateur. Most only record in 16 bit/44.1k audio and make compromises to be under $150 and have all of the features of a A/D interface AND a microphone in one device.
neothespian: But he did not mention anything about setting gain structure, so this tells you nothing about the mic's performance
neothespian: Also, in the article there was no mention of the frequency response of any of the mics. No white sheets, no actual charts of where their sensitivity was. It was a purely subjective, and therefore, useless review. Also, you neglected to cover one of the most important factors for USB microphones: Driver support. Or, like most Mac users, are you just content with your own system and assume everyone else will be like you?
neothespian: This article is full of technical errors: Polar patterns don't make things "Sound Better". The polar patterns simply offer different points of frequency rejection. Secondly, the Yeti by design is an inferior mic because there is too much circuitry going on too close to the mic's transducer. A headphone preamp, jack and volume control IN the mic? That's just asking for issues. Third, you comment the Snowball is too quiet, but did you actually look to adjust the gain of the mic? Probably not.
Gero kizrets: Yety is ugly but the best
techdecknerdglx .: Just picked up a Snowball on Ebay for only $45 Bucks!
RainSnowHail: "biggest influence on the sound listener will here, will be the speakers they use" - anon
if you used any flat high end speakers you could tell that 2020 was better optimized for vocals (person in the video doesn't know how to use it properly)
both are primarily used for vocals, it makes sense that it would be that way for the 2020
yeti is more for normal ppl who don't know how to use a mic properly
its an all-around mic which isn't as gud as having a ton of mics 4 different things
wright96d: I don't think you're hearing is very good.
whyisthetreepurple: The snowball is really quiet
Stilichos: I prefer the Yeti... Sounds best in my opinion... The low rumbling sound you get when you talk in your vocal base sounds good.
iwanta69rs: I got the at2020 and I love it wouldn't trade it for anything
ludlewGameTV: Yeti wind
Internet Marketing Maps: The AT2020 wins hands down, but here's the conundrum... The end result is going to sound totally different to everyone... Why? ...Because the biggest influence on the sound the end listener will here, will be the speakers they use, which by the way range from crabby tinny sounding to wide band Hi-Fi. Speakers account for a influence than microphones ever will...Having said that, because of the slightly fuller bottom end of the AT2020, it should compensate for the tinny sound of most speakers
MrJoethe5000: at2020 and yeti sound similar in cardioid mode.
dp pg: at2020 im using my bros account and i told him at2020 take it from me ive used all these mics
WireFTW: Im gonna go for the USB one, when i buy one, thanks alot for the response :)
kadigan1979: If it's just for plugging into your computer then definitely get USB. If you're going to use it for analog recording involving a PA or mixer then get the XLR version, but then of course you'd need a USB interface too. *You can't plug a condenser mic into your pc mic input!* 1. It needs power 2. your mic input is probably crap. A good USB interface (e.g. Focusrite or M-Audio) will give you options like input volume control and futureproofing but would be like $100 more upfront.
Jaco Reyneke-Barnard: The Blue Snowball sounds a lot softer
The Oracle: great vid, thanks!
OurThoughtsAreThings: Listening to these tests, my ears like the Blue Yeti :)
NinjaGamingDragon: Witch one should i get guys, the Blue Yeti or Audio Technica 2035???
SkylordAaron: Yeti brings out the bass a little. The at2020 is a little crisper. But people like bass more
Koteika Vector: Audio-Technica winner :)
The115Experiment: Definitely the AT2020 then :)
greatrobby123: im gonna use it for commentating and interviews and podcast
The115Experiment: I only had it about 5 months and if your going to be using a mic for commentating, I would get the AT2020 because it sounds better and hopefully it wont break. I didn't drop the yeti or anything, I just switched it on one day and it was broke. Hope that helped :)
USB Mic Shootout: Review & Audio Comparison - Blue Yeti vs Snowball vs Audio Technica AT20204.9
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