Headset for Cyber Monday

Discussion in 'Computer Hardware, Devices and Accessories' started by MushGuy, Dec 1, 2014.

  1. MushGuy
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    Hello. So, for this Cyber Monday, is there any over-the-ear headset that you can recommend that is currently between 10-20 dollars, not USB, with a good microphone for voice recording?
     
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    Using a headset for voice recording is probably the worst thing you could do, especially if you're limiting your budget to just $10-$20. Assuming you want to sound good, it'd be much better to grab a standalone mic and use that.

    Regardless, the best I can suggest at this current moment in time is a pair of these: http://www.amazon.com/Creative-HS800-Fatal1ty-Gaming-Headset/dp/B002DS4HTM
    They're a little frail, but you get what you pay for. Most of the people I use them with say I sound fine, so the mic is ok I suppose.
     
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    I have a great headset that records voice very nicely, only problem is it picks up my breathing and stuff so you can hear it in recording. Definitely better to go with a standalone mic.

    I got my friend the mic Tom linked, i'd recommend that for a cheap headset as well. It sounds decent and seems to work good for my friend. Very good for the price it is.
     
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    So, in the microphone case, which one would you recommend me within my budget? It could be less than 10, too. I'm currently looking for one at Newegg.
     
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    What one? Give us a link :)
     
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    The Zhalman mic used to be pretty good and recommended for bottom-price buyers. But it will pick up everything and anything, and needs to be clipped in the right place to work.

    www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA6KX2538846

    I wouldn't look at any of the other ones, personally. They all look like bottom-barrel things.
     
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