Best Microphones for Streaming and Gaming

Saiba Khan

If you look at trends for cheap live streaming hardware, microphones are at the top of that list and people are looking for streaming peripherals that are cheap and cheerful at the same time. All streamers need a high-quality microphone to share their views with the outside world without having to use any third-party software to fine-tune sounds before uploading them on a social media platform.

Other than streaming usage, a headset enables you to chat with your teammates and make a strategy to defeat your common enemy while playing your favorite game. No matter how good your streaming setup is, there is always room for some upgrades, and this time you may need to change your microphone to get the targeted results. Gaming headsets have both microphone and a speaker but to take your streaming experience to a new level, getting a dedicated microphone should be your priority.

5 Best Microphones

Here is the list of the 5 best microphones and all these microphones provide good sound quality and other necessary features at a low price point. There are some cheaper options available in the market but they lack some features or they don’t provide the committed sound quality.

  • Samson G-Track Pro
  • HyperX SoloCast
  • Razer Seiren Mini
  • Blue Yeti Nano
  • JLab Audio Talk GO

Samson G-Track Pro

Samson G-Track Pro is a condenser microphone with the ability to respond at frequencies ranging from 50Hz to 20kHz and it ensures to record the full range of your voice. There are three different polar patterns in this microphone and can switch between all three patterns depending on your needs. There is a plug with each microphone to enable you to connect another audio source to it and use them both at the same time.

HyperX SoloCast

It is a budget microphone but it provides the same voice quality as compared to microphones available at double the price it. HyperX SoloCast features USB connectivity and there is a separate sensor to mute the audio by simply tapping on the microphone. It has a portable design and you can place it anywhere you want to start recording your next podcast or stream.

Razer Seiren Mini

Razer Seiren Mini is the best-looking microphone available at such a low price point and still, if you place it on your computer table, it will look good and do the work for you. It only features Supercardioid polar pattern so it will only record good quality sounds if you place it at the correct angle. It can record sounds of frequencies ranging from 20Hz to 20000Hz. 

Blue Yeti Nano

It is a fully-features-packed microphone that can make recording and streaming for beginners easy as they don’t have to do any pro stuff like mic tunning or things like that before starting their session. After connecting Blue Yeti Nano with your computer using the USB cable, you can record sounds at a bit rate of up to 48kHZ by switching between cardioid and omnidirectional polar patterns.

JLab Audio Talk GO

JLab Audio Talk GO is the best option for budget streamers as they need to save money to buy other streaming hardware and start their channel as soon as possible to get one step closer to their first earning while doing what they love the most to do. There is a Tripod with the microphone to get rid of the stress of where to place it when recording a podcast.

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