Blue Yeti USB Desktop Tracking Optimizer Kit

Blue Yeti USB Desktop Tracking Optimizer Kit
Key Features
  • Tri-Capsule Microphone Design
  • Cardioid, Omni, Stereo & Bi Patterns
  • Direct USB Plug & Play Connection
  • Includes Desktop Stand
The Blue Yeti USB Desktop Tracking Optimizer Kit from B&H provides you with all the tools to create excellent sounding Podcasts, voice-overs and vocal recordings.
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Blue Yeti USB Desktop Tracking Optimizer Kit

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Blue Yeti Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Blue Yeti USB Microphone (Silver)
  • 3Auray RF-5P-B Reflection Filter (Metal)
  • 4Auray PFMU-12 Universal Wire Mesh Pop Filter with 12" Gooseneck (Matte Black)

The Blue Yeti USB Desktop Tracking Optimizer Kit from B&H provides you with all the tools to create excellent sounding Podcasts, voice-overs and vocal recordings.

The kit includes the Yeti USB mic, Blue's Pop filter and a reflection filter. The video below demonstrates how to integrate the Pop with the Yeti. Then just connect the USB cable, place the Voxguard behind the mic and voilà! You're ready to record.

Blue Yeti USB Microphone (Silver)

Employing a tri-capsule design that provides you with a variety of selectable polar patterns for flexibility in recording, the silver Yeti USB Microphone from Blue is capable of capturing your audio in up to 16-bit/48 kHz resolution. Depending on your sound source, you can select between stereo, cardioid, omnidirectional, or bi-directional polar patterns for optimal results.

The mic has an integrated headphone amp with an independent gain control for latency-free monitoring. Microphone gain control as well as an instant mute function are available right on the device itself, while the included stand allows for pivoting in a variety of angles for ideal placement, with the added functionality of folding the mic down for storage and transport. The Yeti is Mac and Windows compatible, and includes a USB cable.

Recording Control

Yeti features controls for headphone volume, pattern selection, instant mute and microphone gain—putting you in charge of every level of the recording process. If you're experiencing distortion or feedback while recording an especially loud source, simply adjust the microphone's sensitivity with the gain control. Or, if you want to take a break in the middle of a podcast, use the instant mute button.

The microphone comes equipped with a 3.5mm headphone jack and allows you to listen to what you're recording in real-time, without latency delay. That means no more hearing a note 3 seconds after you played it. You can adjust the volume of your headphones using the control on the front of the microphone

Designed for Simplified Recording

Yeti doesn't mind getting pushed around, it lets you adjust and pivot the microphone in relation to the sound source. Once you've achieved the desired angle, simply hand-tighten the set knobs to secure it in place. Yeti is a side-address microphone, so you can capture the best sound by going face-to-face with it. The microphone can also be folded down for portability, or removed completely from its base for mounting directly on a mic stand

Streamlined Setup

Simply plug Yeti into your computer's USB port with the included USB cable, calibrate it with your operating system, and you're ready to record. Yeti offers driver-free operation
Tri-capsule array with 3 condenser elements
Multiple pattern selection: cardioid, bi-directional, omnidirectional & stereo
Gain control, mute button, zero-latency headphone output
Unique, positionable design
UPC: 836213001950

Auray RF-5P-B Reflection Filter (Metal)

The RF-5P-B Reflection Filter from Auray is designed to improve the quality of voice recordings captured in your home studio, rehearsal studio or other untreated acoustic environment by absorbing and isolating the microphone from unwanted ambient reflections. By absorbing and diffusing these reflections, the RF-5P-B creates a closer and dryer sound that allows more control over the vocals. It can also be used for other applications such as recording an acoustic guitar or an electric guitar cabinet.

Five punched metal panels and a pyramidal, acoustic foam lining filter ambient noise and help prevent sound from reflecting back into the microphone. The two outermost panels are adjustable, allowing you to control how dry your recording will be.

Whether it's a home studio or a rehearsal studio, for podcasting or broadcasting, the RF-5P-B Reflection Filter is designed to provide a portable solution for improved acoustic isolation.

Three Different Mounting Options

Threaded socket on the bottom can be mounted to a standard microphone stand, or the clamps on the back can be mounted to the shaft of a microphone stand with a boom arm. Also comes with non-slip feet for tabletop use
UPC: 847628564220

Auray PFMU-12 Universal Wire Mesh Pop Filter with 12" Gooseneck (Matte Black)

The matte black Auray PFMU-12 is a universal wire mesh pop filter offering sonically transparent control of plosives for podcasters, voiceover artists, narrators, and singers in home, project, and commercial recording studios. Its dual-layer wire mesh screen inhibits pops and distortion frequently caused by "p" and "b" sounds, yielding smoother vocal tracks that require less editing and processing in post-production. The screen also serves as a shield, preventing corrosion by keeping mouth-born moisture from collecting on your mic's capsule.

The PFMU-12's rectangular wraparound design imparts a pleasing visual aesthetic, and delivers consistent performance for various microphone styles and source-to-mic angles. The flexible 12" gooseneck ensures accurate placement and quick adjustment, even when swapping out microphones. Attachment and removal of the PFMU-12 is simple and fast via the durable metal C-clamp and convenient thumbscrew. A rubber grommet on the thumbscrew protects your mic stand's finish from scratches.

Three Different Mounting Options

Inhibits Problematic Plosives

In every recording of dialog or vocals, there are bound to be problematic plosives—"p" and "b" sounds that can cause distortion and distracting pops from bursts of air hitting the diaphragm of your microphone's capsule. This dual-layer wire mesh screen acts as a sonically transparent barrier, inhibiting the pops without compromising frequency response.

Effective Wraparound Design

Microphones come in a variety of shapes and styles, and the PFMU-12 is designed to accommodate all sorts. Its wraparound construction provides consistent protection for an array of capsule sizes, as well as reliable performance even if the performer shifts their position off-axis. Additionally, whereas traditional pop filters are round and glossy, the PFMU-12 brings an element of visual interest thanks to its rectangular shape and matte black finish.

Enhanced Voice Recording Quality

Whether you're podcasting, recording voiceovers, or tracking singers, effective control of plosives yields improvements in quality. By preventing plosives, the PFMU-12 allows the performer to get closer to the mic; the added detail and low-frequency presence resulting from this proximity are often beneficial for vocal tonality and impact.

Protects Capsule from Moisture

In addition to preventing plosives, the PFMU-12 shields your microphone's sensitive diaphragm against mouth-born moisture, which can cause corrosion and deteriorate sonic performance.

Simple Attachment & Removal

For efficient and stable positioning, the PFMU-12 features a thumbscrew fastener and a durable metal C-clamp with a maximum clamp width of 0.8 inches—wide enough to fit most mic stands or booms. A rubber grommet is utilized to protect your stand from scratches.
UPC: 847628010468

Blue Yeti USB Microphone (Silver) Specs

Form FactorDesktop / Stand/Boom Mount
Sound FieldMono, Stereo
Diaphragm0.55" / 14 mm
Polar PatternCardioid, Figure-8, Omnidirectional
Pattern SelectionSwitched
High-Pass FilterYes
On-Board ControlsHeadphone Volume
Frequency Range20 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL120 dB SPL
Output Connectors (Digital)1 x USB (Type Unspecified)
Headphone Connector1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm
Wireless ConnectivityNone
Digital Audio
A/D Conversion16-Bit
Sample Rate48 kHz
Digital Signal ProcessingNone
Operating System SupportWindows, macOS/OS X
RAM Requirement64 MB Minimum
Available PortUSB (Interface Unspecified)
Bus PowerUSB
Operating VoltageNot Specified by Manufacturer
Dimensionsø: 4.72 x W: 4.92 x L: 11.61" / ø: 11.99 x W: 12.5 x L: 29.49 cm
Weight2.2 lb / 1 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.745 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)10.5 x 6.3 x 5.2"

Auray RF-5P-B Reflection Filter (Metal) Specs

Filter MaterialFoam, Metal
Dimensions15.8 x 12.6 x 10.2" / 400.0 x 320.0 x 260.0 mm
Weight9.5 lb / 4.3 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight9.85 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)16.5 x 15.5 x 7.1"

Auray PFMU-12 Universal Wire Mesh Pop Filter with 12" Gooseneck (Matte Black) Specs

Construction MaterialScreen: Wire mesh
Clamp: Metal
Grommet: Rubber
Gooseneck Length12" / 30.5 cm
Clamp Opening0.8" / 2 cm (maximum)
DimensionsScreen (H x W): 3.9 x 4.8" / 9.9 x 12.2 cm
Total Length: 17.8" / 45.1 cm
Weight10.7 oz / 303 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.905 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)15.65 x 6.5 x 1.45"
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