A lot of people just settle with headphones or best microphones for youtube which comes with handset and if you are gaming for while like me, you must be knowing that 95% mic which comes with gaming handset doesn’t stand up.
Do you also want to communicate people while gaming like me and add glamour to your voice ?
If you want that you have to buy gaming microphones and on this page you will read in detail about top ten gaming microphone.
For creating list, I have spent many hours and even days in using these microphones, read user opinion at quora and online sites and also gaming expert opinions.
So, here we go..
If you are looking for cheap gaming microphone, this is for you. In this list this is cheapest microphone.
Zalman Zm-Mic1 High Sensitivity Headphone
This is cheap microphone but that doesn’t mean getting something bad, this is also very good and in less than $10 you can’t expect better than this. It can actually sound remarkable and is unexpectedly competent for its low cost.
This package doesn’t content extra extra stuff but the microphone only.
As name indicates, it’s high sensitive microphone that mean it can record even low sounds being around such as TV sounds of next room or moving fan sound etc.
You can use audio mixing software for processing and remove unwanted extra noise or sounds to feel like $1000 microphone
It’s setup is very easy just connect with your device (Smartphone, PC or portable digital recorder etc.) And it accept almost all.
It’s sound quality isn’t so good for recording your vocals but it’s better than microphone found in DSLR, Laptop and smartphone.
Since this microphone is all plastic, durability can be an issue if you accidentally my dropped it or stepped over it.
Here is some key features :
It has attractive & compact design
Localization – English
High Sensitivity Headphone Mic
3 Mini Clips for Tidy Arrangement
Product Type – Headphone Microphone
Localization – English speaking
If you are looking for better microphone than gaming headset, DSLR mic and your budget is less than 10$ then you can buy it.
Sony ECM-CS10 Tie-Clip-Style
It’s lavalier styling microphone that’s mean — a clip to attach to clothing; permits convenient and hands-free recording.
This is similar like Zalman ZM-MIC 1 but it’s advance and very better than that. That was under $10 microphone and better than DSLR mic but this isn’t like that, it’s quality it’s very better that that.
It’s price is $37 (four times than Zalman ZM-MIC 1) and it’s quality justifies the price.
It’s wire is 3 feet long and weight is 0.2 ounces make it easy to reach up to your pants pocket. It’s small, inconspicuous. It help us to recording process more natural and less obtrusive.
It’s very durable and reliable, does not need batteries which is a huge plus.
It’s widely used for meeting and lecture but lots of gamers also use it and this is also work great while gaming or commenting on YouTube.
Audio-Technica ATR2500-USB Cardioid Condenser
This is Cardioid Condenser USB microphone and It’s recommend for podcasting, home studio, gaming, commentary, YouTubing and voice over use.
This microphone comes under ATR series of Audio Technica, which Audio Technica describes their affordable line of microphone but that’s not mean poor quality when it comes to the audio.
A plug and play condenser microphone, you need install any driver for it. You can achieve studio quality sounding recordings without the hassle of learning technical knowledge.
Its cardioid polar pattern that’s mean it reduces pickup of unwanted sounds from the sides and rear.
In this microphone we get Built-in headphone jack allows you to directly monitor from your microphone and it is compatible with both Windows and Mac.
If you can invest 100$ then i would suggest you to do AT2020 but if your budget is 50$ then you can go with ATR2500, this is also good and best in this price range.
MXL Tempo-KR Cardioid Condenser Microphone
It may be you are hearing MXL brand first time but this is also very big name in when we talk about Microphones. There are many professional grade microphones like MXL 770 and MXL V67i under this brand.
I found best gaming microphone in this brand and this is MXL Tempo-KR, It comes with small tripod and easy setup.
It’s record very professional sound, deeper reverberations of our voice like any professional radio jockey.
This microphone allows users to record vocals and other sounds on-the-go via a USB 1.1 or 2.0 connect.
It’s built by metals and therefore this is so strong, definitely looks sturdy and won’t easily give away under couple of drops.
Whether you are talking live through web chat or recording a vocal track on-the-go, the Tempo offers great flexibility.
It’s great mic if you either want a great gaming microphone or even for record vocals.