I was able to find a Neewer NW-700 ($27) condenser mic that comes with a shock mount and XLR-to-3.5mm cable. I've read that this will most likely require external power because the 3.5mm connection won't do by itself. However, if you're getting into podcasting, you'll want to look into an audio interface and things like that.
An alternative to this is a ...
I recently bought the Logitech G930 ($100) headset for gaming and music and I can honestly say it's the best headset I've ever used.
Circumaural and fits to ear shape (it isn't circular like most headsets — something that causes a lot of discomfort after an hour or two of wearing it)
Dolby 7.1 surround sound that sounds almost just as good as sitting ...
I'm going to recommend the baby brother of Adam's answer: the Logitech G430.
Regular price is around $75.
It fits over the entire ear (and isn't circular). I can wear it for hours at a time with no discomfort.
7.1 surround sound. It works very well in both games and movies.
Noise canceling microphone. Team mates in games mentioned that the clarity is ...
The Samson Meteorite is pretty good, for its price.
Very limited hiss at all. In fact, at high levels, you're more likely to get the environmental noise recorded than any hiss.
It's a USB mic, so it should work with your laptop with minimal setup (requires driver installation, as do most peripherals)
It's a condenser mic, which is good for voice recordings.
I would recommend the Roccat Syva earbuds. They have flat cable, good sound & bass, reliable (have them for over 2 years). Also as a side node, they look very cool.
There are some things needed to specify about them:
They have a microphone on the cable (which is pretty good, won't tangle, won't break)
They have a TRRS 3.5 mm jack (that means common ...
I have a Logitech G930 headset, which I am quite happy with.
On the plus side:
Good quality speakers
Good quality microphone
Good wireless range
Microphone mute button on the headset
Microphone automatically mutes when folded up
Has a practical base with a long wire for charging with a connector of better quality than most other micro USB chargers.
On the ...
You might consider just adding a microphone to your setup (i.e. "convert" your headphones to a headset), like this lapel microphone from Zalman. That's what I've bought to use with my Sennheiser HD558's to great effect, and it costs around $9.
You could also purchase a USB sound system, like this Creative X-Fi external pre-amp and sound system, which you ...
Although I have chosen to take a look at Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear phones, I couldn't really buy it for a affordable price from my country.
So I've found the Philips SHE7050BK and it covers the requirements:
Good sound quality - Frequency response of 8Hz - 23kHz
Reliability - To be tested
Strong cable - Flat anti-tangle cables
Comfortability - Different ...
I recommend: the Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear phones.
Excellent sound quality
With a frequency response of 15-22k Hz, you'll get the full range of sound. The mids are a little less powerful than in some other headphones, but not by any majorly noticeable amount.
A flat cable, being flat, is less likely to get twisted ...
You should look at Sony's MDRV6. Its very clear, very comfortable, long lasting, and has great sound reproduction. I have used it for years and is very easy on the ears and even people sitting next to you cannot hear the music so I have used it on Airplanes and subways surrounded by others.
It is widely used in sound recording studios and is currently ...
I'd also recommend a Samson company.
If you don't have a problem with buying second-hand items, you can get a Samson Go Mic for less than $30 or buy a brand new one for $38 from amazon.
Portable USB condenser microphone
Plug and Play
Useful clip (you don't have to buy another accessory to keep it in a place)
"Natural" sound (perfect for podcasts) ...
The xiaomi piston 2.0/2.1 (there's a 3.0 model out at the moment) out but I've never used it before.
The cliff's notes version
Price: 20-30 usd depending. Got mine for 20 singapore dollars.
Good sound quality - Good enough. I've tried it on my good gear on a lark and it sounds fine. My phone/whatever google play transcodes it to seems to be the limitation
Each A2DP "service" is Mono-Directional.
A typical device using the A2DP profile for music will not support more than one service (i.e. audio stream), but it's possible. This would need a more complicated chipset so it may not be suitable for the size constraints of "truly wireless" earbuds.
Unfortunately I can't recommend any headphones ...
As suggested in the video link (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJRh43flvQ8) passive speakers could be the solution. They usually come with basic audio wires and you would have to attach these to a 3.5mm audio jack yourself. They may also be called Cabinet or Bookshelf Loudspeaker.
Impedance of these speakers is very important to avoid creating an ...