TigerDirect has the Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone for only $79.  This microphone is currently selling at the Apple Store for $150 and the next lowest online price is Amazon at $99.

The Yeti is the most advanced and versatile multi-pattern USB microphone available anywhere. Combining three capsules and four different pattern settings, the Yeti is the ultimate tool for creating amazing recordings, directly to your computer. The Yeti can capture anything with a clarity & ease unheard of in a USB microphone.

Specifications

  • Transducer type: condenser, pressure gradient W/usb digitaL output
  • Polar pattern: cardioid, bidirectionaL, omnidirectionaL, stereo
  • Sample/word: 48 kHz/16 bit
  • Frequency response: 20Hz – 20kHz
  • Weight: 3.51 Lbs
  • Dimensions: 4.94”(L) x 4.72”(W) x 11.63”(H)

Features

  • The ultimate USB microphone
  • Tri-capsule array — 3 condesner capsules can record almost any situation
  • Multiple pattern selection — cardioid, bidirectional, omnidirectional & stereo
  • Gain control, mute button, zero-latency headphone output
  • Unique positionable design
  • Plug ‘n play — Mac and PC compatible
  • Perfect for vocals, musical instruments, pocasting, voiceovers, interviews, field recordings, conference calls
  • Includes USB cable

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