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Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone - Silver Edition


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  • Tri-capsule array - 3 condenser capsules can record almost any situation
  • Multiple pattern selection - cardioid, bidirectional, omnidirectional and stereo
  • Gain control, mute button, zero-latency headphone output
  • Perfect for vocals, musical instruments, pocasting, voiceovers, interviews, field recordings, conference calls
  • Plug 'n play - Mac and PC compatible

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Product Information

Color Name: Silver
Technical Details
Item Weight1.7 Kg
Product Dimensions12.7 x 14 x 25.4 cm
Item model numberYETI
Color NameSilver
Color ScreenNo
  
Additional Information
ASINB002VA464S
Best Sellers Rank #5 in Musical Instruments, Stage & Studio (See top 100)
Shipping Weight1.7 Kg
Date First AvailableJune 26 2010
  
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Product Description

Color Name: Silver

Amazon.ca Product Description

Create unparalleled recordings and send them directly to your computer with Blue Microphone's Yeti USB Microphone. The Yeti uses Blue Microphone's proprietary tri-capsule technology to produce pristine, studio-quality recordings. It features four different pattern settings so you can record vocals, instrumental music, podcasts, or interviews in ways that would normally require multiple microphones. With simple controls for headphone volume, pattern selection, instant mute, and microphone gain, you'll be creating exceptional recordings right out of the box.

From the Manufacturer

Create unparalleled recordings and send them directly to your computer with Blue Microphone's Yeti USB Microphone. The Yeti uses Blue Microphone's proprietary tri-capsule technology to produce pristine, studio-quality recordings. It features four different pattern settings so you can record vocals, instrumental music, podcasts, or interviews in ways that would normally require multiple microphones. With simple controls for headphone volume, pattern selection, instant mute, and microphone gain, you'll be creating exceptional recordings right out of the box.

Blue Microphones
Yeti USB Microphone at a Glance:
  • Ideal for recording music, podcasts, interviews, and more


  • Multiple pattern selection for exceptional audio


  • Built-in headphone amp for zero latency monitoring


  • Gain switch and mute button


  • Mac and PC compatible
Blue Microphones
Blue Microphones Yeti USB
Unique, adjustable design and on-board mute and gain controls for professional-sounding results. View larger

Blue Microphones Yeti USB
Control your recording in real-time with a 3.5mm jack that lets you listen as you record.
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Blue Microphones Yeti USB
Easy to install--simply plug the Yeti into a USB port and you're ready to record. View larger
Four Different Pattern Modes for Versatile Recording

Using Blue Microphone's proprietary tri-capsule technology, the Yeti can record sounds that range from the barely audible to the deafeningly loud--all without a loss of fidelity. Depending on what kind of sound you are recording, you can choose from four distinct pattern modes:

  • Stereo mode: The stereo mode uses both the left and right channels, and is ideal for capturing a realistic, general sound image.
  • Cardioid mode: Well-suited to podcasts, sung vocals, and other voice work, cardioid mode records sound sources that are directly in front of the microphone. It delivers a rich, full-bodied sound.
  • Omnidirectional mode: Omnidirectional mode picks up sound equally from all directions. It is best used in situations when you want to capture the ambience of "being there"--like a live recording of a band's performance.
  • Bidirectional mode: Bidirectional mode records from both the front and the rear of the microphone. It is ideal for capturing the nuance of a musical instrument, or recording an interview between two people.
Control Your Recording in Real-Time

With its controls for headphone volume, pattern selection, instant mute, and microphone gain, the Yeti puts you in charge of every level of the recording process. If you are 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 3.5-millimeter headphone jack and allows you to listen to what you're recording in real-time, without latency delays. You can adjust the volume of your headphones using a control on the front of the microphone.

Innovative Design Makes Recording Easy

The Yeti features a visual design inspired by classic recording equipment--a stylish, retro aesthetic that will complement any computer system. Its metal grille and shiny, chrome-toned frame recall the look of old-timey microphones.

Because it's built on a hinge, you can adjust and pivot the microphone in relation to the sound source, improving sound quality. Once you have it at a desired angle, you can use the set screws to secure it in place. The microphone can also be folded down for easy portability, or removed completely from its base for field recordings.

Hassle-Free Setup

The Yeti requires no complicated drivers to operate; simply plug it into your computer's USB port with the included USB cable, calibrate it with your operating system, and you're ready to record.

The microphone is compatible with Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP (Home and Professional), and Mac OS X (10.4.11 or higher), and requires a minimum of 64 MB of RAM.

The Yeti USB Microphone is backed by a two-year limited warranty.

What's in the Box

Microphone, adjustable stand, USB cable, and instructions.

Yeti Features Comparison Yeti
Yeti
Yeti Pro
Yeti Pro
Studio-quality audio via digital USB
Blue's premium condenser capsules in a proprietary triple setting
Four recording patterns (stereo, omni, cardioid, and bi-directional)
Adjustable Microphone gain control for varying volumes
Mute button
Zero-latency headphone output with volume control for direct monitoring
Adjustable angle on its integrated custom-designed desk stand
Driverless installation for both Windows and Mac
Professional recording via analog XLR
Separate analog circuit path
Maximum recording resolution 48 kHz/16-bit 192 kHz/24-bit
Optional Radius shockmount available

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars

Most helpful customer reviews

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Matt on Jan. 13 2014
Color Name: Silver Verified Purchase
Sound is fantastic, and it's a solid built microphone if you don't consider the nobs. They are plastic and cheap, some are very stiff which doesn't make sense to me because I feel almost as if I'm going to break the mic in trying to switch settings. Overall very happy, but there is ONE MAJOR FLAW they don't tell you about. If you plan on using this microphone with any stand/boom other than the one that comes attached, Blue is going to charge you $80 for the one shock mount in existence that works with this mic. I was very displeased at this, seeing as I already invested so much. These two reasons prevent a 5 star rating, but I am still pleased with the sound quality itself, which is what matters in the end.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Lorraine Folkes on Jan. 25 2014
Color Name: Silver Verified Purchase
It surpasses my expectations. Great value for a great price! So easy to install and use. makes for superb sound quality and so diverse.
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Color Name: Blackout Verified Purchase
While I expected this microphone to catch sounds really well, it came to be much above my expectations. It caught much subtler sounds from very far with insane clarity and, because of this, I'd warn anyone who has a friend with one of those and that have great quality headphone because they'll catch many sounds (gladly with no interferences).

Because it has (apparently) an included speaker, it ends up with a large amount of buttons on it, possibly making it a little annoying to move around to play with its configurations.

Finally, it is very well built, very solid (unlike a few others I've seen that were generally made of thicker plastics), very large and fairly heavy (for microphone standards), although I'd not fear it to break anytime soon. Overall, I'm very pleased with my purchase, and feel it has a great price tag, even more so when it has specials put on it (seriously, it's horribly cheap for the quality it offers), and offers little to no problems (horribly easy to setup up as well).
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful By mrcanada1968 on Nov. 3 2010
Color Name: Silver
I love everything about this mic...not a bad thing to say about it...EXCEPT...it seems like the knobs (especially the mic gain and headphone volume knob) were put together after the budget was already spent on the rest of the unit. The knobs move too freely inside the cavity and as you turn them they often touch the sides almost scraping as they rotate. This makes a perfect USB microphone less than perfect in my humble opinion, and thus worthy of only 4 stars instead of 5.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Dustin Keneth Carl Irvine on Jan. 27 2014
Color Name: Silver Verified Purchase
All you can ask of a product; that it promises what it can actually deliver. No issues what so ever.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Ethan Strauss on Dec 29 2013
Color Name: Silver Verified Purchase
A great beginner mic for those looking to get started with recording. The sound is good though I've had some issues with my computer getting confused whether to output the sound to the mic's headphone jack or the computers. But over all it has worked exactly as I assumed.
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By Victor on Jan. 24 2011
Color Name: Silver
I was very happy to get such a wonderful microphone. Firstly, it looks fantastic, so solid, stylish and classy. Besides its look it has all features that a podcaster might need. You can plug in your headphones right into it to eliminate all delays. It has mute button and four different polar modes. So you can record yourself, an interview with your guest or even a huge group of people. Just choose the right mode. I've begun recording tons of podcasts since I got this mic and the quality of sound is awesome. In my view, it is a great choice for those who'd like to try themselves in podcasting.
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Color Name: Silver Verified Purchase
Really good audio quality, was impressed. The multiple functions don't work that great though (setting it to record only in front of it still captures some of the sound coming from behind it) but they can't really do much about it I think, since some of the sound still comes to the front of the mic no matter where it comes from.

For the price you can't ask for a better quality microphone.

I recommend buying a cheap "Mic Wind Screen Pop Filter Mask Shield" to go with it (I bought the one from Neewer) for best sound quality.
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