Posted on Jan 15, 2009 01:47 pm
Member Since: Jan 15, 2009
I am looking into buying a microphone for around $100. I know nothing about them and that is why I have come to you guys. I am going primarily be using it for rapping and vocals. Thanks! I run on Windows Vista, have .99GB of ram, 110 gb free and I need the mic to be able to hook up to my laptop.
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CptTrippsCzar of Turd PolishMember
Jan 15, 2009 02:13 pm MXL 990 gets good reviews for a $100 mic.
Since: Jun 20, 2006
I'm sure there are other suggestions around that price range.
TadpuiI am not a crook's headMember
Jan 15, 2009 02:30 pm Do you have a preamp and/or an audio interface?
Since: Mar 14, 2003
Jan 15, 2009 05:25 pm nope
Jan 15, 2009 05:31 pm You are going to need a recording interface to get decent recordings. Probably need to add another $100 or so for that. Something like this www.zzounds.com.../item--LINTPUX1 and a Shure SM58 would be where I would start. You could use a free recording app for now.
Since: Feb 07, 2005
Jan 17, 2009 01:35 pm Yea a good interface will help any mic.
I just posted an accoustic rough recording I am doing for a band in a different forum. But I;ll post it here to. I am currently using a MXL V63M condesor mic, and I gotta tell ya... when I bought it I bought for the opening price at $400.00 back in 2003. I was pissed to see now its only $70.00. But it is an amazing piece of gear for the price.
I use a small presonus interface with 2 XLR and 2 1/4 inputs, 1 set of headphone outs and monitor outs. Its firewire powered and its a small unit for smaller projects that only require 1 or 2 track inputs at once. Its the Inspire 1394, Good built in mic pre too.
Here what I did with these 2 pieces of gear on a PC setup using Acid Pro 6 from Sony:
Hope this helped a little...
Jan 17, 2009 03:49 pm Holy crap... Does NO ONE read the "How to get started" section!?
Jan 17, 2009 05:52 pm Hang on now...let's be civil...
Restrung, I'm going to lock the other thread, so let's keep everything in htis thread. Also, take a look at our FAQ section, it might answer a few of your questions:
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