Today, every laptop comes with a built-in webcam and a microphone which can be used to record audio, video and audio chat, etc. Desktop PCs, on the other hand, do not come with any of this. You have to purchase a dedicated webcam and a headset or a microphone and speakers to do audio and video chat and record audio. In some cases, you might need a dedicated microphone for even your laptop as the audio and video quality of the built-in microphone and camera is usually not that great.
If you are a Youtuber doing reviews or teaching online you need a good microphone for you PC with excellent noise canceling technology as most of the people do not have the luxury to a dedicated sound proof studio. So, if you do not have a good quality computer microphone with excellent noise cancellation tech, it is good chance that your audio or video may be ruined by the noise of kids playing in the background or cars passing by your home or office. Therefore you need a good dedicated microphone with a decent noise cancellation tech.
Below are 5 of the best microphones for PC which we think are worth your money if you are interested in a good Bluetooth microphone for your PC. The list has been ordered ranging from the affordable microphones for your PC to more advanced and pricey Bluetooth microphones. If you are Youtuber, online educator or a podcaster we strongly advise to invest in a decent dedicated microphone for your audio and video recording.
Tonor TN12326 Podcast Studio Microphone ($40 currently on sale for $13 on Amazon)
Tonor TN112326 is a portable condenser microphone for PC that is affordable of all the microphones listed in this article. Despite the affordable price, this Tonor microphone delivers the best audio quality for its price. The retail price of this microphone is $40 but right now you can purchase for just $12 with a huge $27 discount. It comes with 3.5mm audio jack.
Samson Go: Portable USB Microphone for PC ($40)
Samson Go is another affordable portable microphone for PC with USB connectivity. Though it comes with USB connectivity instead of a 3.5mm audio jack, there is no need to install any drivers. Samson Go delivers high quality audio and is ideal for recording vocals, podcasts, Skype calls, or recording Youtube videos.
Shure MV5 Digital Condenser Microphone ($100)
Shure MV5 is a mid range digital condenser microphone that comes in an luxury looking and stylish design. Shure MV5 comes with a max sample rate of 24-bit 48kHz delivering an excellent recording quality. The sound quality is almost on par with the Blue Yeti which is $30 costlier than the Shure MV5.
Blue Yeti USB Microphone for PC ($130)
Blue Yeti is one of the most popular microphones that you can buy right now. For $130, Blue Yeti offers exceptional audio quality. The recorded audio is clear, somewhat near studio quality. we might have exaggerated a bit here but the recording quality is really top notch. Excellent audio quality is not the only trait that makes the Blue Yeti stand from the rest of the microphones in this price range. It offers a lot of flexibility while recording music, podcasts, or interviews.
Razer Seiren Elite USB Microphone ($180)
Razer Seiren Elite is the most costlier of the bunch we have mentioned here. It has been made as a gaming microphone by popular gaming peripheral manufacturer Razer but gaming is not the only medium where it can serve. Razer Seiren is ideal for any kind or recording be it podcasts, music recording, vocal recording, interviews, voice chat etc. It allows you to use four different polar pattern recording configurations. The 24-bit 192kHz high resolution recording makes it top this list of best microphones for PC. It comes with a built-in headphone amplifier and zero latency plus it also minimize noise.
This concludes our list of Best microphones for PC, we plan to add 5 more to this list so stay tuned.