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Browse the top-ranked list of Best Microphone For Recording below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Insignia™ - Omnidirectional Lapel Microphone - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Very good so far...Good Mic for iPad...Works great for recording with video...I used the voice memo to record audio with this mic and on both devices the audio was very clear and crisp whether or not the lightning to 3.5mm adapter had to be used"

    "Works great for recording with video"

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    Product Description

    Capture crisp, clear vocals with help from this Insignia™ NS-DLMIC10P lapel microphone, which features a high-quality microphone capsule and omnidirectional pickup pattern for optimal performance.
    Your price for this item is $49.99
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    Top comment

    "Very good so far...Good Mic for iPad...Works great for recording with video...I used the voice memo to record audio with this mic and on both devices the audio was very clear and crisp whether or not the lightning to 3.5mm adapter had to be used"

    "Works great for recording with video"

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    Product Description

    Capture crisp, clear vocals with help from this Insignia™ NS-DLMIC10P lapel microphone, which features a high-quality microphone capsule and omnidirectional pickup pattern for optimal performance.
  2. RODE - VideoMic GO On-Camera Shotgun Microphone - Front_Standard
    Top comment

    "Good for big cam...it's a great mic...This product was excellent when recording a interview....It wasn't until I started shooting video that I realized how limited my microphone on my DSLR was, so I purchased the RODE external mic that captures clear sound SO MUCH better and is so much more effective for my video"

    "This product was excellent when recording a interview."

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    Product Description

    Capture crisp audio with this RODE VIDEOMIC-GO on-camera microphone that features a lightweight design for portability and a hot-shoe mount for secure attachment to your camera.
    Your price for this item is $99.99
    Top comment

    "Good for big cam...it's a great mic...This product was excellent when recording a interview....It wasn't until I started shooting video that I realized how limited my microphone on my DSLR was, so I purchased the RODE external mic that captures clear sound SO MUCH better and is so much more effective for my video"

    "This product was excellent when recording a interview."

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    Product Description

    Capture crisp audio with this RODE VIDEOMIC-GO on-camera microphone that features a lightweight design for portability and a hot-shoe mount for secure attachment to your camera.
  3. RODE - VideoMic On-Camera Shotgun Microphone - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "It is a good mic...So good for my son...Great mic for basic recording...During some recent outdoor video recording I found this Mic to be great for my professional recording"

    "Great mic for basic recording"

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    Product Description

    This RODE VideoMic VIDEOMIC-R shotgun microphone is compatible with most consumer video cameras and personal audio recorders and features a Rycote Lyre-based shock-mounting system that helps prevent vibrations and rumbling.
    Your price for this item is $149.99
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    "It is a good mic...So good for my son...Great mic for basic recording...During some recent outdoor video recording I found this Mic to be great for my professional recording"

    "Great mic for basic recording"

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    Product Description

    This RODE VideoMic VIDEOMIC-R shotgun microphone is compatible with most consumer video cameras and personal audio recorders and features a Rycote Lyre-based shock-mounting system that helps prevent vibrations and rumbling.
  4. RODE - VideoMic Pro Supercardioid Shotgun Condenser Microphone - Front_Standard
    Top comment

    "What a great find...Great mic for 3mm...It's very helpful while recording....So I did a lot of research on what on camera microphone is the best to get for shooting video and this has to be it"

    "It's very helpful while recording."

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    Product Description

    With a 0.5" condenser capsule and supercardioid polar pattern, this RODE VideoMic Pro ROD VMPR shotgun microphone allows you to capture clear vocals when recording with your compatible camcorder, DSLR camera or portable audio recorder.
    Your price for this item is $229.99
    Top comment

    "What a great find...Great mic for 3mm...It's very helpful while recording....So I did a lot of research on what on camera microphone is the best to get for shooting video and this has to be it"

    "It's very helpful while recording."

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    Product Description

    With a 0.5" condenser capsule and supercardioid polar pattern, this RODE VideoMic Pro ROD VMPR shotgun microphone allows you to capture clear vocals when recording with your compatible camcorder, DSLR camera or portable audio recorder.
  5. RODE - USB Microphone - Front_Standard
    Model:ROD NTUSB
    SKU:1535163
    Top comment

    "Gives a richer sound...I highly recommend it...this mic works perfectly with his MacBook and other equipment in his in-home recording studio....The sound is out of this world when you mix your music it sounds great not Eazy to find a mic like this one you can't be cheap on what you love to do you will see what I'm saying and why I say what I'm saying"

    "this mic works perfectly with his MacBook and other equipment in his in-home recording studio."

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    Product Description

    Compatible with most mainstream recording apps, this RODE ROD NTUSB USB microphone allows use with most enabled Windows and Mac computers and Apple® iPad® models. The 3.5mm jack lets you privately monitor your sessions.
    Your price for this item is $169.99
    Top comment

    "Gives a richer sound...I highly recommend it...this mic works perfectly with his MacBook and other equipment in his in-home recording studio....The sound is out of this world when you mix your music it sounds great not Eazy to find a mic like this one you can't be cheap on what you love to do you will see what I'm saying and why I say what I'm saying"

    "this mic works perfectly with his MacBook and other equipment in his in-home recording studio."

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    Product Description

    Compatible with most mainstream recording apps, this RODE ROD NTUSB USB microphone allows use with most enabled Windows and Mac computers and Apple® iPad® models. The 3.5mm jack lets you privately monitor your sessions.
  6. RØDE - Electret Condenser Microphone - Front_Zoom
    Model:VIDEOMIC ME-L
    SKU:6290590
    Top comment

    "Works well my IPhone x...Great bang for the buck...Good mic for recording close to the cellphone....Good mic for recording close to the cellphone"

    "Good mic for recording close to the cellphone."

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    Product Description

    Enhance broadcast quality with this RØDE VideoMic microphone. Its directional design reduces surrounding sounds to provide clear audio for your video recording, and the clip offers secure placement options. The Apple iOS compatibility of this RØDE VideoMic microphone makes it a suitable supplement when filming with an iPhone or iPad.
    Your price for this item is $79.99
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    "Works well my IPhone x...Great bang for the buck...Good mic for recording close to the cellphone....Good mic for recording close to the cellphone"

    "Good mic for recording close to the cellphone."

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    Product Description

    Enhance broadcast quality with this RØDE VideoMic microphone. Its directional design reduces surrounding sounds to provide clear audio for your video recording, and the clip offers secure placement options. The Apple iOS compatibility of this RØDE VideoMic microphone makes it a suitable supplement when filming with an iPhone or iPad.
  7. Sony - Stereo Microphone - Front_Standard
    Model:ECMXYST1M
    SKU:8370179
    Top comment

    "Life is much easier...Very simple to attach...Clear recordings and music is sweet!...I do a bit of filming and purchased this Sony mic to use in conjunction with my Sony HD camera for an extra boost of volume"

    "Clear recordings and music is sweet!"

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    Product Description

    Capture high-quality audio when you connect this Sony ECMXYST1M stereo microphone to your Sony Handycam camcorder or Cyber-shot, Alpha or NEX digital camera. The wind screen helps reduce ambient noise for enhanced sound clarity.
    Your price for this item is $159.99
    Top comment

    "Life is much easier...Very simple to attach...Clear recordings and music is sweet!...I do a bit of filming and purchased this Sony mic to use in conjunction with my Sony HD camera for an extra boost of volume"

    "Clear recordings and music is sweet!"

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    Product Description

    Capture high-quality audio when you connect this Sony ECMXYST1M stereo microphone to your Sony Handycam camcorder or Cyber-shot, Alpha or NEX digital camera. The wind screen helps reduce ambient noise for enhanced sound clarity.
  8. TASCAM - 4-Track Audio Recorder for Select DSLR Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "This is the perfect recording solution with DSLR for movie creation"

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    Product Description

    Create professional audio to accompany your DSLR videos with this Tascam four-track recorder. The stereo microphone lets you record crisp vocal or environmental sound without additional equipment, and the compact design makes it easy to hide from view while filming. This Tascam four-track recorder has a preamplifier to ensure clean tracks with minimal distortion.
    Your price for this item is $299.99
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    "This is the perfect recording solution with DSLR for movie creation"

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    Product Description

    Create professional audio to accompany your DSLR videos with this Tascam four-track recorder. The stereo microphone lets you record crisp vocal or environmental sound without additional equipment, and the compact design makes it easy to hide from view while filming. This Tascam four-track recorder has a preamplifier to ensure clean tracks with minimal distortion.
  9. TASCAM - 4-Track Audio Recorder for Select DSLR Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom

    Product Description

    Capture detailed sound with this Tascam portable recorder. It has a built-in digital mixer to regulate panning and records four channels of audio concurrently in up to 24-bit/96 kHz WAV/BWF files for precision editing. The Tascam portable recorder lets you save to SD and SDHC cards, so you can store your audio tracks.
    Your price for this item is $199.99

    Product Description

    Capture detailed sound with this Tascam portable recorder. It has a built-in digital mixer to regulate panning and records four channels of audio concurrently in up to 24-bit/96 kHz WAV/BWF files for precision editing. The Tascam portable recorder lets you save to SD and SDHC cards, so you can store your audio tracks.
  10. Philips - LFH9173 Clip-on microphone - Front_Zoom
    Model:LFH9173
    SKU:3922156
    Top comment

    "Great for recording voices and sounds...reasonable priced for the value of this product-nice...This was a great choice for a second mix when recoding at my AA meetings"

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    Product Description

    Philips LFH9173 Clip-on microphone:The Clip-on microphone is an Omni directional condenser microphone recording where hands-free operation is required. It is compatible with Digital Pocket Memos and Digital Voice Tracers. It features highly efficient electrical specifications and maintains reliability even under adverse shock. Its high pick-up sensitivity provides excellent recording quality. The microphone attaches with a small clip. This miniature microphone includes a small wind shield that that protects your recording from unwanted sounds. The best accessory for maximizing your recording options.
    Your price for this item is $24.99
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    "Great for recording voices and sounds...reasonable priced for the value of this product-nice...This was a great choice for a second mix when recoding at my AA meetings"

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    Product Description

    Philips LFH9173 Clip-on microphone:The Clip-on microphone is an Omni directional condenser microphone recording where hands-free operation is required. It is compatible with Digital Pocket Memos and Digital Voice Tracers. It features highly efficient electrical specifications and maintains reliability even under adverse shock. Its high pick-up sensitivity provides excellent recording quality. The microphone attaches with a small clip. This miniature microphone includes a small wind shield that that protects your recording from unwanted sounds. The best accessory for maximizing your recording options.
  11. Samson - Go Mic Portable USB Microphone with Software - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "It does the trick...Very nice USB Mic...I like it but the sound was not so clear probably because I was so close to the microphone when I was recording my voice other than that it's really good quality...Comes with some included software that is hit or miss but the microphone itself is fantastic for daily normal use like Skype or basic recording"

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    Product Description

    Only at Best Buy Carry a recording studio in your pocket with the Samson Go Mic. Its plug-and-play capability lets you get to work quickly, and it's compatible with Mac or PC for versatile use with your favorite studio software. This Samson Go Mic has a switchable omnidirection or cardioid pattern for custom performance.
    Your price for this item is $39.99
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    "It does the trick...Very nice USB Mic...I like it but the sound was not so clear probably because I was so close to the microphone when I was recording my voice other than that it's really good quality...Comes with some included software that is hit or miss but the microphone itself is fantastic for daily normal use like Skype or basic recording"

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    Only at Best Buy Carry a recording studio in your pocket with the Samson Go Mic. Its plug-and-play capability lets you get to work quickly, and it's compatible with Mac or PC for versatile use with your favorite studio software. This Samson Go Mic has a switchable omnidirection or cardioid pattern for custom performance.
  12. Samson - G-Track Pro USB Microphone - Front_Zoom
    Model:SAGM1UPROHD
    SKU:5893104
    Top comment

    "Great mic and easy...He gives it 5 stars...My intent on this microphone was to better record voices for narration for movies or short videos for my church...Really impressed with the build and recording quality of this microphone.Just plug it into the USB port on your computer, select "external mic" in your settings, and this mic will be live and recording"

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    Only at Best Buy Lay down podcasts or music vocals with this Samson G-Track Pro microphone. It connects to computers or devices via UBS, so you can record directly into software programs, and it has a built-in mixer and interface for immediate audio customization. This Samson G-Track Pro microphone includes a headphone output, so you can listen as you record.
    Your price for this item is $129.99
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    "Great mic and easy...He gives it 5 stars...My intent on this microphone was to better record voices for narration for movies or short videos for my church...Really impressed with the build and recording quality of this microphone.Just plug it into the USB port on your computer, select "external mic" in your settings, and this mic will be live and recording"

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    Only at Best Buy Lay down podcasts or music vocals with this Samson G-Track Pro microphone. It connects to computers or devices via UBS, so you can record directly into software programs, and it has a built-in mixer and interface for immediate audio customization. This Samson G-Track Pro microphone includes a headphone output, so you can listen as you record.
  13. Blue Microphones - Yeti USB Multi-Pattern Electret Condenser Microphone - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "The spider shock mount will definitely remove any electrical 'hum' you might get if you put the mic on the same desk as a PC - although you can always sit the mic on some dampening material or similar but the shock mount is the right way to do it ;) A great microphone and a bargain for the price too...I love this mic it works perfect, but if your buying it from bestbuy you might have issues with the threading at the bottom of the mic for aftermarket stands I had to swap 3 times until I decided to exchange the mic and get a keyboard"

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    Produce professional-quality audio projects with this Blue Yeti USB microphone. Manufactured with Blue's proprietary tri-capsule technology, this mic includes omnidirectional, cardioid, stereo and bidirectional pattern modes. The 3.5mm headphone jack facilitates real-time listening with no confusing sound delay. This Blue Yeti USB microphone comes with variable gain and mute controls for smoother recording sessions.
    Your price for this item is $129.99
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    "The spider shock mount will definitely remove any electrical 'hum' you might get if you put the mic on the same desk as a PC - although you can always sit the mic on some dampening material or similar but the shock mount is the right way to do it ;) A great microphone and a bargain for the price too...I love this mic it works perfect, but if your buying it from bestbuy you might have issues with the threading at the bottom of the mic for aftermarket stands I had to swap 3 times until I decided to exchange the mic and get a keyboard"

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    Product Description

    Produce professional-quality audio projects with this Blue Yeti USB microphone. Manufactured with Blue's proprietary tri-capsule technology, this mic includes omnidirectional, cardioid, stereo and bidirectional pattern modes. The 3.5mm headphone jack facilitates real-time listening with no confusing sound delay. This Blue Yeti USB microphone comes with variable gain and mute controls for smoother recording sessions.
  14. Blue Microphones - Yeti USB Multi-Pattern Electret Condenser Microphone - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "I love this mic it works perfect, but if your buying it from bestbuy you might have issues with the threading at the bottom of the mic for aftermarket stands I had to swap 3 times until I decided to exchange the mic and get a keyboard...The spider shock mount will definitely remove any electrical 'hum' you might get if you put the mic on the same desk as a PC - although you can always sit the mic on some dampening material or similar but the shock mount is the right way to do it ;) A great microphone and a bargain for the price too"

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    Product Description

    Record a song or podcast with this Yeti microphone. Its integrated headphone amp minimizes latency to capture real-time vocals at up to 120dB, and it's adjustable, so you can record from a comfortable position. This Yeti microphone has a 3.5mm headphone jack, letting you listen to your voice as you record.
    Your price for this item is $105.99
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    The previous price was $129.99
    Top comment

    "I love this mic it works perfect, but if your buying it from bestbuy you might have issues with the threading at the bottom of the mic for aftermarket stands I had to swap 3 times until I decided to exchange the mic and get a keyboard...The spider shock mount will definitely remove any electrical 'hum' you might get if you put the mic on the same desk as a PC - although you can always sit the mic on some dampening material or similar but the shock mount is the right way to do it ;) A great microphone and a bargain for the price too"

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    Product Description

    Record a song or podcast with this Yeti microphone. Its integrated headphone amp minimizes latency to capture real-time vocals at up to 120dB, and it's adjustable, so you can record from a comfortable position. This Yeti microphone has a 3.5mm headphone jack, letting you listen to your voice as you record.
  15. Blue Microphones - Snowball iCE USB Microphone - Front_Zoom
    Model:SNOWBALL iCE
    SKU:3242031
    Top comment

    "Very easy to use...Very good USB Mic...Very simple though, so if you are looking for something for professional/work use, I wouldn't recommend this mic, but if you are using it for a personal podcast, music recording, or any basic recording, this mic works great, and is worth the $50...The microphone has decent quality sound, but make sure to turn your volume up to max though for input mic settings and make sure you adjust your distance to the mic as needed, I suppose depends on your surroundings as well"

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    Product Description

    Record vocals, instrument and live music with this microphone that features HD audio. The USB cable allows you to plug right into your PC or Mac.
    Your price for this item is $49.99
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    "Very easy to use...Very good USB Mic...Very simple though, so if you are looking for something for professional/work use, I wouldn't recommend this mic, but if you are using it for a personal podcast, music recording, or any basic recording, this mic works great, and is worth the $50...The microphone has decent quality sound, but make sure to turn your volume up to max though for input mic settings and make sure you adjust your distance to the mic as needed, I suppose depends on your surroundings as well"

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    Record vocals, instrument and live music with this microphone that features HD audio. The USB cable allows you to plug right into your PC or Mac.