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Blue Microphones Snowball Classic Studio-Quality USB Mic

 

THE MOST INTUITIVE USB MICROPHONES FOR ANY APPLICATION

Capture studio-quality audio for vocals, music, multimedia production and gaming with Snowball—the world’s most popular family of USB microphones. Snowball and Snowball iCE feature industry-leading Blue condenser capsule technology to deliver natural sound directly to your desktop. And the simple USB connection and plug-and-play operation means you don’t need any extra gear—just plug right in and start recording and streaming in amazing quality.

 

RECORD STUDIO-QUALITY VOCALS, INSTRUMENTS, PODCASTS AND MORE
Snowball USB microphones bring the same Blue heritage that powers the world’s most elite studios and artists to your home setup, so you can achieve studio-quality sound on your desktop with ease. Snowball iCE sports a single high-quality condenser capsule for vocal reproduction and Snowball utilizes a unique dual capsule design to ensure rich, detailed sound for any project.

IT DOESN’T GET ANY EASIER
Want to get studio-quality audio quickly and easily? Done. The Snowball family’s excellent sound quality and easy operation make them the industry-standard USB microphones for podcasting and desktop recording. And rightly so—with Snowball and Snowball iCE, you can record and stream stunningly detailed audio as soon as you rip open the packaging and plug it into to your Mac or PC. It’s as easy as…well…rolling a snowball, and you don’t have to wear goofy mittens to use it.



FROM VIDEO GAMES TO VOIP
Snowball USB microphones are perfect for streaming live audio in stunning quality. Take your Twitch channel to the professional level with pristine audio. Host VoIP and conference calls without missing a single detail. Every Snowball mic delivers precisely what you need to get the most out of your projects.

CAPTURE A VARIETY OF SOURCES
Snowball is the perfect microphone for computer recording and streaming. It gives you the flexibility and versatility to capture all sorts of projects in stunning sound quality. You get three pickup settings—cardioid, omni, and cardioid with -10dB pad—to accommodate any recording situation.

 

CARDIOID:
This setting picks up sound from the front, ideal for recording single-direction audio like solo instruments and podcasts.

OMNI:
Need to record a group of acoustic instruments or stream a conference call? Switch the Omni setting for lush 360-degree audio.

CARDIOID WITH -10DB PAD:
Dealing with and especially loud sound source? This setting reduces mic sensitivity so even the loudest instruments or vocalists come in crystal clear and distortion free.

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Transducer Type: Condenser, Pressure Gradient With USB digital output
Polar Patterns: Cardioid or Omnidirectional
Frequency Response: Position 1-3: 40 –18 kHz
Sample/word Rate: 44.1 kHz/16 bit
Weight: 460g
Dimensions: 325mm (circumference)

 

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

WINDOWS
Windows 7, 8, 10
USB 1.1/2.0 (or newer)
64MB RAM (or better)

MACINTOSH
Mac OSX (10.4.11 or higher)
USB 1.1/2.0
64 MB RAM (minimum)

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