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Blue Snowball - Recommended and relevant!

According to the meta ranking published on 2 August 2022, Blue Snowball is currently recommended as a high-quality Microphone. Out of 10 expert opinions queried, Blue Snowball received 1 endorsement, from Just Creative (29 Apr 2022). .

No experts ranked Blue Snowball as 'the best Microphone of August'.

Compared to other most critically acclaimed Microphones, Blue Snowball ranks #30 out of 21 in August 2022, - as can be seen from the table below.

Consumer Score
In comparison:
Blue Snowball ranks #59 out of 174. It is in the top 10%.
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9.1
Great
From Seller:
  • Legendary Blue Broadcast Sound – Two-capsule design gives your voice exceptional presence and detail for professional-level recording and streaming
  • Multiple Pickup Patterns – The cardioid pattern is perfect for recording and streaming, while omni puts you “in the room” for conference calls
  • Stylish, Retro Design – Record or stream in style with a classic design that looks great on your desktop and on camera. Available in three bold colors
  • #1 Premium USB Microphone Brand – Based on independent sales data (April '19 - March '20) of PC Microphones in both units and dollars in the US and Canada
  • -10 dB Pad – Keeps Snowball sounding clean and distortion-free on louder voices and instruments
  • Adjustable Desktop Stand – Allows you to position the microphone in relation to the sound source, improving sound quality
  • Blue Sherpa Companion App – Fine-tune your sound with deep control of Snowball. Manage mic gain and more right from your desktop
  • Plug 'n Play on Mac and PC – Start recording quickly and easily with driver-free operation on Mac and PC
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
Rank Change Price Microphone
Music Grotto
Tom's Guide
PianoDreamers
Just Creative
CBR
Music Radar
IGN
PC Gamer
MusicTech
CNN Underscored
1
- $249
Shure MV7
-
-
-
8
-
5
3
1
4
-
2
- $82
Blue Yeti
-
1
-
19
-
-
-
-
11
1
3
+2 $99
Rode PodMic
-
3
-
-
-
-
5
-
1
-
4
+9 $28
Fifine K669
-
-
-
2
3
-
-
-
-
2
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August 2022 Awards and Mentions Every month we consolidate opinions of key experts for every product category
Blue Snowball did not receive any endorsements this month.
Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [15]

80
Total expert reviews: 15
  • with a score: 8
  • without a score: 7
Highest score by The Streaming Blog
96
Average score based on 15 reviews
80
Lowest score by homebrewaudio.com
60

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
Blue Snowball USB Microphone Review / Test
Review by Podcastage
Very popular! 455K views!
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Blue Snowball Review + Microphone Settings Test
Review by Andy Slye
Very popular! 900K views!
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The Blue Snowball [Review]
Review by Marques Brownlee
Very popular! 293K views!
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How to Make Your Blue Snowball Sound Like a Professional Studio Mic [BEST SETTINGS]
Review by Gaming Careers
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0000541037701, 0001910661183, 0012303053652, 0012303855522, 0014445004851, 0021112254174, 0021113001463, 0041114401154, 0041114922505, 0042111805082, 0044112107820, 0044112108988, 0050500107983, 0071020044497, 0071020447946, 0071020502607, 0071030605077, 0071090163173, 0072091107722, 0080000431592, 0088020596086, 0088037970442, 0088038000223, 0166448534214, 0192632690800, 0211131813661, 0521227121403, 0521227121410, 0523161288563, 0569906050484, 0601000755374, 0601000755381, 0611101208884, 0611230186589, 0611230190999, 0637282924801, 0639428894054, 0654066736023, 0718919965524, 0745449859603, 0745449859610, 0778890688379, 0803982832689, 0815584011102, 0836213001837, 0836213001851, 0836213001912, 0836213001936, 0836213003015, 0836213003039, 0836213003053, 0898029640129, 0956260399739, 0971477723948, 0971477723955, 0999900370323, 0999900370330, 0999900370347, 0999994105467, 4582389584327, 4923123151045, 5052182099384, 5052182099391, 5053959240862, 5053959240879, 5053959240886, 5099206083998, 5099206084001, 5099206085008, 5399998033547, 5399998121602, 5436639791487, 5554442361267, 5554442449323, 6953041018890, 6953041019927, 7044447859398, 7137197211933, 7337331828540, 7426801528537, 7487485914313, 7755774184250, 7887117126587, 7887117126594, 8362130018518, 8362130019126, 8362130030398, 8859094940905
UPC Numbers: 000541037701, 001910661183, 012303053652, 012303855522, 014445004851, 021112254174, 021113001463, 041114401154, 041114922505, 042111805082, 044112107820, 044112108988, 050500107983, 071020044497, 071020447946, 071020502607, 071030605077, 071090163173, 072091107722, 080000431592, 088020596086, 088037970442, 088038000223, 166448534214, 192632690800, 211131813661, 521227121403, 521227121410, 523161288563, 569906050484, 601000755374, 601000755381, 611101208884, 611230186589, 611230190999, 637282924801, 639428894054, 654066736023, 718919965524, 745449859603, 745449859610, 778890688379, 803982832689, 815584011102, 836213001837, 836213001851, 836213001912, 836213001936, 836213003015, 836213003039, 836213003053, 898029640129, 956260399739, 971477723948, 971477723955, 999900370323, 999900370330, 999900370347, 999994105467
Model Numbers: 988-000068, 988-000073, 988-000178, PDMICKT80.5, SNOWBALL/GB
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Blue Snowball is a very popular option in the middle of the microphones price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling microphones and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Elgato Wave 1 or Samson C01 .

Blue Snowball is $18 less expensive than an average microphone ($87.99).

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