Questions tagged [microphones]

A device used to gather audio input to a device. Use this tag when you are searching for a product that gathers input via spoken input.

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Good, cheap microphone for speech / voice recording?

I'm looking for a good microphone for recording speech (eg. for podcasts, although it might be used for other things too), ideally for under $30. I'm looking for something that: Has minimal hiss ...
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Are there any USB microphones under $10 that will record talking-volume sound 2-3 meters away?

I have several small USB microphones, which work just fine as long as my mouth is within a few inches of the mic's input. However, I am looking for a small and cheap microphone (under $10 from ...
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A Dedicated audio recording device with 3.5mm input and under $30?

I'm looking for a dedicated audio recording device. I'm looking for something under $30 (or a bit more), and which: Has a 3.5mm connector mic socket, which also works with line-level audio. Has good ...
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What's a good USB microphone for recording instruments?

I'm looking for a USB microphone to create recordings of instruments. It must: be compatible with Windows 10 via USB have appropriate frequency range (I want it to include as much of the spectrum as ...
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Hands-free stenomask for speech recognition

I am looking for a hands-free stenomask for speech recognition. The Sylencer SmartMic SM 100 and 200 has a snap-on head-strap option available, but the strap is not comfortable. What are other good ...
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Microphones for acoustic holography

I'm considering building a hobby acoustic holography setup. I would need several (at least 12, I think) microphones to do this, but I have a limited budget. Does anyone have recommendations for ...
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Bluetooth microphone for interviewing people

I run a 'Humans of' Facebook page, which involves me interviewing people on the street and taking photos of them. Till now I've been using a voice recording app on my phone to record the ...
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A good microphone for voice recording / radio presenting

I'm looking for a good microphone for recording speech (eg. for radio presenting), for about 60-70€. I would prefer a USB one but I'll look into all suggestions. Worth mention that I have a desktop ...
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Which USB webcam (with microphone and speakers) works for Raspberry Pi?

I would like to solve three problems with a single (USB) device: Camera Audio-Out Audio-In I believe more and more of those home monitoring solutions have those things combined into one device (e.g. ...
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Long Battery Wireless Headphones With Mic - iPhone

So I have decided that the best course of action is to adopt wireless headphones now that the iPhone's headphone jack is gone(and Pixel). Unfortunately though I need like 10+ battery performance all ...
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Wireless Microphone with USB Receiver that works with Macs

I'm desperetely looking for a products similar to the Behringer ULM100USB but that actually works with Macs... Does any of you know something like that? Don't point me to radio-based stuff... I'm ...
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Dictation tablet with Google Live Transcribe for hearing impaired

I'd like to find a solution for my grandpa who's severely hearing impaired to help him participating in the daily life. More specifically, I thought about an on-the-fly speech to text recognition with ...
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Need Recommendation for Simple Audio Interfacing into Raspberry Pi

I'm currently searching for a way to get 4 channels of audio from mic level (XLR input) into a Raspberry Pi. Either as a single interface device or one channel and use four of them. It only has to be ...
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Looking for a decent small mic for video recording

I have came across this video. The vLogger has a mic in his hand. The same can be seen in his shirt neck in this another video I'm trying to order this from Amazon in India but I cannot find it. I ...
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Want unified audio hub: PC, laptop, tablet, landline, cellphone, headphones, mic, mixer for telework, vlog, gaming

I have a PC/Mac, laptop, tablet, and MP3 player set up on a multi-port desktop mixer box. (Several brands to choose from: Maker Hart, Moukey, Behringer, Mackie Mix, etc.) I choose not to go USB or ...
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Is there any way to get directional data from a OfficeCore M1 Bluetooth Conference Speakerphone?

I have an OfficeCore M1 Bluetooth Conference Speakerphone, one of the features of which is an LED ring that lights up to indicate the direction of the speech input. I wanted to know whether it is ...
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Looking for a simple wireless headset with microphone

After trying multiple headsets, earphones, and any other shape of wireless audio device, with issues each time, I realized I have two choices: To spend another $40,000 dollars in the hope of finding ...
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Single USB Speaker with Built-in Sound Card and Microphone

I'd like to purchase several inexpensive USB-Speaker-Microphone-Combo-Devices for all the computers at our work place. Requirements: Single Speaker - The device should have only one speaker that ...
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USB Headset: 2x circumaural with mic

Okay, so I originally posted this almost two weeks ago and it's gotten exactly zero attention. (got me a tumbleweed badge too) Surely someone knows of something, so I'll edit a bit and see if I can ...
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What makes a good condensor mic?

I am looking at a cheap-o mic and I want to know what to look for. I am wanting to make some youtube videos but can't break the bank yet. For example, an extremely cheap mic I found (USB Studio ...
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Device that allows the use a stenomask without having to hold it with one's hand

I am looking for some device that would allow me to use a stenomask without having to hold it with my hand (i.e., to have a hands-free stenomask). I plan to use the stenomask for speech recognition ...
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Looking for a One-Button device that makes a call

In my company we have a fleet of cars, and we would like to equip them with a simple device that when the driver presses a button, it will communicate him with our company's call center. In a ...
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Sound recorder for Linux

I'm looking for recommendations for a good quality digital sound recorder. Here are some requirements: Small enough to be easily concealed. Preferably large enough to fit in a pocket. Able to run ...