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Broadcast Like a Pro
The Q2U dynamic capsule has a wide frequency response tailored for capturing your voice, delivers the perfect balance of low-end warmth and mid clarity. The microphone is less sensitive to background noise and other distracting sounds, making the Q2U great for recording in untreated rooms while still delivering studio-quality sound.
The Q2U dynamic microphone is designed to capture clear and accurate sound, thanks to its cardioid (unidirectional) polar pattern. This pattern focuses the microphone's pickup on the sound coming from directly in front of the mic, while rejecting noise from the rear and sides. This helps to minimize ambient or room noise, ensuring that your recordings are as clean and distraction-free as possible.
Best of both worlds
Q2U is the ideal microphone choice for any podcaster, especially if you’re frequently on the go or building a podcast studio on a budget. Onboard, high-quality analog-to-digital converters provide excellent audio reproduction when connecting directly to a computer or mobile device via USB. Or plugged directly into a mixer or audio interface with an XLR cable. You can also use both connections simultaneously for recording a live event or performance.
Total Control of Your Sound
1/8” (3.5mm) zero-latency headphone output with level control lets you hear the audio you’re recording and the audio you’re hearing without any delay. and aA microphone mute switch provide complete control during your projects.
The Q2U comes with a desktop tripod stand and mic clip for optimal placement when recording. A windscreen is also provided to minimize wind noise and plosives such as P-Pops. A USB cable and XLR cable complete the Q2U pack, everything you need to get started on your next project.
One Mic for Stage, Studio and on the Go
With the convenience of digital and analog audio capture in one dynamic microphone, and broadcast quality sound, the Q2U is versatile and the first choice for home studio recording, content creators, as well as stage performance.
Made for Streaming
Quality video starts with quality audio. Ensure your viewers catch everything you say clearly. The unidirectional pickup pattern focuses audio pickup to what is in front of the mic.
Features / Specs
- USB/XLR handheld dynamic microphone
- Ideal for podcasting, live sound and music recording applications
- USB output for connecting to any Mac or PC device
- XLR output for connecting to any mixer/PA system
- On/Off switch controls both USB and XLR audio output
- 1/8" stereo headphone output with level control for zero-latency monitoring
- Dual-color Power/Clip LED
- Plug-and-play, no driver installation required
- Compatible with most computer-based digital audio workstation software
- USB bus powered via Mac, PC or iPad
- Solid, die-cast construction with heavy gauge mesh grille
- Includes mic clip, tripod stand, tripod stand extension, foam windscreen, USB cable (2.25m) and XLR cable (3m)
|Max SPL||148dB SPL|
|Bit Depth||Up to 16-bit|
|Digital Ouputs||USB Mini-B|
|Headphone Output||1/8" (3.5mm)|
|Microphone Switch||On/Off (USB and XLR audio output)|
|Product Dimensions||7.5" (190mm) x 2.2" (55mm) diameter|
|Product Weight||0.7lb (0.32kg)|
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|Type||Side Address Condenser||Side Address Condenser||End Address Dynamic||End Address Dynamic||Side Address Condenser||Side Address Condenser||Side Address Condenser||Side Address Condenser|
|Polar Patterns||Cardioid, Omnidirectional||Cardioid, Omnidirectional||Cardioid||Cardioid||Cardioid||Cardioid||Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Bidirectional||Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Bidirectional|
|Zero-Latency Headphone Monitoring||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Headphone Level Control||-||-||✓||-||✓||-||✓||✓|
|Additional Analog Input||-||-||-||-||-||✓|
|Output||USB||USB||USB & XLR||USB & XLR||USB||USB||USB / iOS||USB|
|Mounting Options||Laptop Monitor, Desktop, Mic Stand||Laptop Monitor, Desktop, Mic Stand||Desktop (includes tripod stand and mic clip), Boom Arm, Mic Stand||Boom Arm, Mic Stand||Desktop (fold-back legs), Boom Arm, Mic Stand||Desktop (includes tripod stand), Shockmount, Boom Arm, Mic Stand||Desktop (fold-back legs), Boom Arm, Mic Stand||Desktop (includes desk stand), Shockmount, Boom Arm, Mic Stand|
|Frequency Response||Cardioid: 80Hz–18kHz; Omni: 20Hz–20kHz||Cardioid: 80Hz–18kHz; Omni: 20Hz–20kHz||20Hz–18kHz||50 Hz – 20 kHz||20Hz–20kHz||20Hz–18kHz||20Hz–20kHz||50Hz–20kHz|
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