Perfect for podcasters, Twitch-streamers, and other people who use their voice in a home studio, the Apogee Electronics HypeMiC USB Cardioid Condenser Microphone Kit has been bundled by B&H for your convenience. It gives you three useful pieces of gear for your home-broadcasting goals.
First is the HypeMiC USB cardioid microphone with its built-in compressor for smoothing out your vocals. It also a has a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Good thing it has a headphone jack, because this kit will also give you a pair of Audio-Technica ATH-M50x closed-back headphones, which are excellent for monitoring your vocals. When you're done with the headphones, store them in the included case.
Apogee Electronics HypeMiC USB Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Built-In Analog Compressor
The Apogee Electronics HypeMiC is a USB cardioid condenser microphone designed to provide easy setup and high-resolution audio for singers, podcasters, video bloggers, and musicians in home recording rooms, project studios, and portable setups. Its cardioid polar pattern attenuates signal from behind the microphone to minimize room reflections in the recording. The condenser capsule is fed to an integrated microphone preamp and then sent to a built-in analog compressor that offers three selectable presets optimized for applications such as music production, live streaming, and broadcast. The internal AD/DA converters support resolutions up to 24-bit / 96 kHz, ensuring high-resolution capture and playback.
No configuration or installation is necessary; just connect the HypeMiC to a compatible computer running Mac OS X or Windows or to an iOS device equipped with a lightning port. The HypeMC handles a high maximum SPL and allows you to easily set your recording level via the gain knob and offers push-button muting. Plug your headphones into the 3.5mm headphone jack and monitor with zero latency. Multicolor LEDs indicate the input level and more.
The HypeMiC ships with a pop filter, tabletop tripod stand, mic-stand adapter, carry case, USB cables, and a Lightning cable.
- No configuration required
- Resolution up to 24-bit / 96 kHz
- Condenser element with cardioid polar pattern
- 3.5mm headphone monitoring jack
- Blend control allows for zero-latency monitoring and personalized mixing of input and playback signals
- Input gain control with up to 46 dB of gain and push-to-mute function
- Built-in analog compressor with shape, squeeze, and smash settings tailored for different amounts of gain reduction
- Multicolor LEDs indicate status, input level, compression, and Blend mode
- High maximum SPL of 130 dB
- Compatible with Mac OS X, Windows, and iOS
- Includes USB Type-A, USB Type-C, and Lightning cables
- Includes pop filter, tabletop tripod stand, mic stand adapter, and carry case
- Made in the USA
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Monitor Headphones (Black)
The black ATH-M50x Monitor Headphones from Audio Technica are designed for use in critical studio mixing and tracking as well as for DJ monitoring applications. They feature 45mm Neodymium drivers with copper-clad aluminum voice coils that provide an extended frequency response from 15Hz to 28kHz. The headphones have a circumaural, around-the-ear design that provides sound isolation in loud environments. The ATH-M50x's ear cups can be swiveled 90-degrees, allowing for single-ear monitoring. The headphones have a detachable single-sided cable system, and a 3-meter coiled cable, a 3-meter straight cable, and a 1.2-meter straight cable are included. When not in use, the ATH-M50x can be folded down and stored in the included carry pouch.
Auray UHC-725 Universal Headphone Case
Molded out of rigid EVA plastic, the UHC-725 Universal Headphone Case from Auray is designed to protect studio headphones from bumps or impacts during transport. The case, which fits most studio headphones, features a soft nylon interior, while its durable nylon covering is resistant to both tears and abrasions. Located inside the case is a removable zippered pocket held in place by touch-tab fasteners, should you need a handy place to store accessories. Comparably lightweight at 10.4 oz, the UHC-725 also sports a carry strap for further ease of transport.