What microphone do you use for UTAU?

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  1. Kiera Brand

    Kiera Brand Teto's Territory

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    A yoga, it was £35 quid i think.[​IMG]
     
  2. FiftiesYoungin

    FiftiesYoungin I may be 115 but I’m still cute Supporter Defender of Defoko

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    Please use the spoler feature when showing images this large
     
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  3. partial

    partial UTAU English advocate Global Mod Supporter Defender of Defoko

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    To elaborate on Fifties' post, the code for spoilers is
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  4. ayatonic

    ayatonic emo lord Defender of Defoko

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    @partial
    i believe there's two kinds of snowballs?? i have the more expensive one that's just called snowball, i think. my brother has the ice. i'm not sure of the difference in quality between the two kinds, but both of them seem to work for me!
    seems like a lot of people use snowballs for utau stuff, so i recommend it!
     
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  5. azazel

    azazel Multipitch VCV Master Race Defender of Defoko

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    I believe there's also the pro version of the snowball :0
     
  6. IO191

    IO191 Teto's Territory

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    i use a bluesnowball i thinks its the more exprensive one;;
     
  7. melodicake

    melodicake Ruko's Ruffians Defender of Defoko

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    I don't record regular voicebanks but for the record I have a BM-700 that cost me $20 because I was broke when I bought it and I still am broke but oh well. I do instrument UTAU anyway and if I'm recording samples for them it's good enough (either that or I'll use my laptop mic because laziness).
     
  8. na4a4a

    na4a4a Outwardly Opinionated and Harshly Critical Supporter Defender of Defoko

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    Btw, the two snowballs are the sameish.
    The more expensive "standard" snowball is the original which has cardioid and omni.
    The ICE version is slightly cheaper and only jas cardioid.

    That being said...the snowball is kinda cheap and noisy.

    The CAD GXL2400-usb is made of metal and such if that matters. I bought one to test before recommending it and I literally tortured it lol. It's a bit clearer sounding.
     
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  10. na4a4a

    na4a4a Outwardly Opinionated and Harshly Critical Supporter Defender of Defoko

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    Just a heads up, the regular AT2020usb is the same as the AT2020usb+ in terms of sound so you can save your money on that.
     
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  11. partial

    partial UTAU English advocate Global Mod Supporter Defender of Defoko

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    For future readers, this thread definitely isn't the place to look if you're wanting to know what microphones are best for your UTAU. This is just a general "what do you guys use" thread!
     
  12. Alky

    Alky Teto's Territory Defender of Defoko

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    I have heard good things about the AT series(Audio Technica) for crispness and doesn't need phantom power. Sound's like something I would specifically want to save some money for. As a joke, recorded a voicebank on a nintendo ds mic that was surprisingly okay for whisper vocals(Obviously never do this) ...
    Blue Snowball/Yeti are common for those stepping into recording, I heard for budget. However specifically what are the flaws and drawbacks on them in anyone's experience(I am curious). Was it excess noise,clarity, picky
    about volume?
     
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    automatiqueP Mediarahan! Defender of Defoko

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  14. RaccoonButler

    RaccoonButler Founder of The Church of Mawarine Shuu Defender of Defoko

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    I am poor so I have a CADu37, and I picked it because I had a $50 gift card LEL but it actually works pretty well I think, just happens to have been used in a rather noisy environment in my case.

    the soft bank i recorded before turned out like this
     
  15. Alky

    Alky Teto's Territory Defender of Defoko

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    Such a nice voice (Im such a loser for breathy voices -dead-). It does appear condenser mic's ar
    e pretty reliable for "soft" recording.
     
  16. RaccoonButler

    RaccoonButler Founder of The Church of Mawarine Shuu Defender of Defoko

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    Aa thank you ;0;! It's not completely free of background resultant engine noise but I'm pretty happy with it :uhuhu:
     
  17. na4a4a

    na4a4a Outwardly Opinionated and Harshly Critical Supporter Defender of Defoko

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    Actually condensers do fine. Your mic can only perform as well as your room.

    If you have a cow mooing the next room over ofc it'll get in the way.
     
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  18. -ジュリエット-

    -ジュリエット- Take me back to the night we met... Retired User Supporter Defender of Defoko

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    I use a blue yeti, it works pretty good for both normal and soft voices.

    Normal


    Soft
     
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  19. Kiera Brand

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    Now I use the blue snowball Ice.
     
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