Blue Microphones Stories August 3

expiredBlue’s Raspberry Microphone for Mac/iPhone with a $20 GC down to $175 ($220 value)

Newegg offers the Blue Raspberry Premium Mobile USB Microphone with Lightning Cable bundled with a $20 Gift Card for $174.99 shipped. In order to lock in the discount you’ll need to apply code NENBM3 at checkout. Assuming you’ll take advantage of the gift card, that’s good for a $45 discount from the going rate at Best Buy as well as B&H and is the second lowest offer we’ve tracked. Today’s price drop comes within $5 of our previous mention, for comparison. Rated 4.6/5 stars.

Blue Microphones Stories July 16

expiredBlue Yeti USB Microphones (multiple color options) now $89 at Amazon (Reg. $130)

As part of Prime Day 2018, Amazon is offering the Blue Yeti USB Microphone (in Space Gray, Lunar Gray, Aztec Copper, Midnight Blue or Whiteout) for $89 shipped. That’s $40 under the regular price tag at Best Buy. While we have seen them go for less and there are some offers that bundle in games, this is the current lowest prices we can find. It’s not often we see deals with this kind of color selection as well. Rated 4+ stars from over 6,200 Amazon customers.

Blue Microphones Stories July 9

expiredBlue Snowball iCE Mic returns to $40 shipped, just in time for your new podcast

Amazon offers the Blue Snowball iCE Condenser Microphone in Black for $39.99 shipped. Also at Best Buy. That’s a 20% discount from the regular going rate and a match of the lowest we’ve seen at Amazon this year. Blue’s Snowball mics are perfect for entry-level podcasting. Rated 4.3/5 stars by over 3,100 reviewers.

Blue Microphones Stories June 6

expiredBlue’s Raspberry USB Mic w/ Lightning Cable for Mac/iOS now $150 + more from $76

Best Buy’s official eBay store is now offering the Blue Raspberry Premium Mobile USB Microphone with Lightning Cable (Mac, iOS and PC) for $149.59 shipped using code PICKDADSGIFT at checkout. Regularly $200, it currently sells for $187 and today’s price is matching the Amazon all-time low. This deal and well, all of the incredible eBay offers today will be shut down tonight at 10pm EST. Rated 4+ stars at Best Buy.

Blue Microphones Stories June 5

expiredBlue Yeti Microphone in Midnight Blue hits $95 via Amazon (Reg. $129)

Amazon offers the Blue Yeti USB Microphone in Midnight Blue for $94.99 shipped. Also at Best Buy in its Deals of the Day. For comparison, this model has a list price of $129 which it has largely held steady at throughout 2018. This is the best price we’ve tracked at Amazon this year. I recently upgraded to the Blue Yeti USB mic and couldn’t be happier with the quality. Rated 4.4/5 stars by over 6,300 Amazon customers.

Blue Microphones Stories April 8

expiredBlue’s Raspberry Mic includes a Lightning cable for easy iPhone/iPad podcasting: $150

Amazon offers the Blue Microphones Raspberry Mic with Lightning cable for $149.99 shipped. Regularly around $200 at most retailers like B&H, this is a $50 savings and a new Amazon all-time low. It’s a great accessory for recording podcasts on-the-go with your iPhone or iPad. Rated 3.9/5 stars.

Blue Microphones Stories March 20

Blue Microphones is one of the most trusted names in the game with its extensive line of prosumer audio recording devices. From the approachable Snowball iCE up to the Yeti, there’s something for everyone that might be looking to enter the podcasting game.

Turning its attention to more pro-grade setups, Blue has now introduced the new Yeticaster setup. This $200 bundle sports a custom Yeti microphone, the new Compass Broadcast boom arm and a shockmount with vintage styling. While Blue’s existing offerings are great for entry-level recording, this new bundle has everything needed to take your podcast and voiceovers to the next level.

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Blue Microphones Stories February 21

expiredBlue Snowball’s iCE Microphone is perfect for podcasting at $40 shipped

Amazon offers the Blue Snowball iCE Condenser Microphone in Black for $39.99 shipped. Also at Best Buy. Today’s deal is a $20 savings off the original MSRP, down 20% from most online retailers and a match of our previous mention. This microphone is perfect for jumpstarting your podcasting career without breaking the bank. Rated 4.4/5 stars.

Blue Microphones Stories February 5

expiredBlue Blackout Yeti Mic + Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands PC Bundle: $76 (Reg. $140)

Amazon offers the Blue Blackout Yeti Mic and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands PC Streamer Bundle for $75.99 shipped. Originally $140, and still going for that much at Newegg, today’s offer is a match of our previous mention as well as the Amazon all-time low. Rated 4.4/5 stars.

Blue Microphones Stories January 24

expiredBlue Yeti Microphone Ghost Recon Streamer Bundle now $76 (Reg. $100+)

Best Buy offers the Blue Microphones Yeti Ghost Recon Streamer Bundle for $75.99 shipped. Originally $150, the microphone alone goes for $120 at Amazon. This is the lowest offer that we’ve tracked on this bundle at Best Buy. Rated 4.9/5 stars.

Blue Microphones Stories January 22

expiredBlue Snowball iCE gets your podcast career started for $40 shipped (20% off)

Amazon offers the Blue Snowball iCE Condenser Microphone in black for $39.99 shipped. Also at Best Buy. That’s a 20% savings off the regular price, a match of our previous mention and the lowest available. Rated 4.4/5 stars by over 2,900 Amazon reviewers.

Blue Microphones Stories January 2

expiredBlue’s Raspberry Portable Mic for iPhone has an included Lighting Cable: $160 (20% off)

Amazon offers the Blue Raspberry Mobile USB Microphone with Lightning Cable for $159.99 shipped. Also at B&H. That’s a 20% savings off the regular price, a match of the Amazon all-time low and the best available. With an included Lightning cable, this is an easy way to record audio while on-the-go. Rated 4.1/5 stars.

Blue Microphones Stories January 13, 2016

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Headphones + Blue Microphones Snowball Mic $105 shipped ($150 value)

While yesterday’s headphone/amp bundle is still live, Adorama is now offering Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Pro Monitor Headphones in black plus a Blue Microphones Snowball Condenser Mic in black for $105 shipped. Combining the regular price of both the headphones and the mic, you are saving nearly $50. This is the best current value we can find on either item. Head below for more details on each:

The Blue Microphones Snowball Black iCE Condenser Microphone has a 4.4/5 star rating from nearly 1,000 Amazon customers and features:

  • Custom condenser capsule offers crystal clear audio for Skype, Messages and FaceTime
  • Record vocals, create podcasts, and add narration to your home movies
  • Add crystal clear audio to recordings for YouTube
  • Easy plug and play directly to your Mac or PC-no drivers to install
  • Ships with desktop stand and USB cable

The Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones have a 4.6/5 star rating from over 600 Amazon customers. Features:

  • Cutting-edge engineering and robust construction
  • 40 mm drivers with rare earth magnets and copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils
  • Circumaural design contours around the ears for excellent sound isolation in loud environments
  • 90° swiveling earcups for easy, one-ear monitoring
  • Professional-grade earpad and headband material delivers more durability and comfort.
  • Removable cable

Blue Microphones Stories December 20, 2015

expiredBlue’s best selling Yeti USB mic drops to $80 shipped in Platinum (Orig. $150)

Amazon is offering a solid price on Blue’s very highly rated condenser Yeti mic right now. You can grab the Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone in Platinum for $79.99 shipped. That’s nearly 50% below the original listing, the lowest Amazon has offered this mic for in this color and the best we can find. It is within $5 of the lowest we have tracked on the basic silver model.

Guaranteed to increase the quality of your recordings significantly compared to your built-in options, it features tri-capsule array, and multiple pattern selections (cardioid, bidirectional, omnidirectional & stereo), along with onboard controls: mute and zero-latency headphone output. The Yeti USB mics are among the best selling options on Amazon and come with an impressive 4.5/5 star rating from over 3,200 customers.

Blue Microphones Stories December 8, 2015

Adorama has another interesting home recording combo deal today with the Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Monitor Headphones and the Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone for $129.99 shipped. Combining both items, that’s nearly $70 below the current prices and the best we can find. Compared to recent Black Friday deals on both items, you’re still savings more than $10 with today’s bundle.

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Blue Microphones Stories December 6, 2015

You have likely already seen some of our gift guides pop up on 9to5Mac filled with some of the best Mac/iOS accessories and gadgets. While even more of those top picks will be coming your way shortly, for now we will be looking at some great ways to improve your home audio/recording set-up without reaching too deep into your pocket. Down below you’ll find some unique gadgets, connected speakers, Lightning mics, interesting storage options and more: expand full story

Blue Microphones Stories December 2, 2015

expiredHome Recording: M-Audio 61-Key MIDI Keyboard $85 (Reg. $169), M-Audio’s best selling monitors $99 (Reg. $150), more

Woodwind & Brasswind (97% positive over the past 12 months w/ 68,733 total ratings) via Amazon is offering the M-Audio Keystation 61 II 61-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller for $84.99 shipped right now. That’s about half the price it still fetches at Guitar Center/B&H and is the best price we can find.

Perfect for beginner and experienced musicians alike, this is a full-size 61 key MIDI controller with touch sensitivity, pitch bend/modulation wheels and hardware transport to control playback in Logic (or other DAWs). It comes with SONiVOX Eighty-Eight Ensemble (“a world-class virtual piano instrument”). Rated 4.2/5 stars from 150 Amazon customers.

More MIDI Keyboard Controllers:

Also from Woodwind & Brasswind on Amazon, you can grab the M-Audio AV42 Professional Studio Monitor Speakers (Pair) for $99 shipped (price appears in cart). That’s $50 under the average selling price, $30 below the B&H sale price and the best we can find.

As well as being the best selling powered speakers (don’t require an amp) on Amazon, they have 4-inch polypropylene-coated woofers, 1-inch Ferro fluid-cooled silk cone tweeters, RCA inputs and more. They are rated 3.9/5 stars from only 30 Amazon customers, but just about all the M-Audio monitors have 4+ ratings from hundreds.

Head below for the rest of today’s best home recording deals including MK II M-Audio interfaces from $80, more MIDI controllers from $40, Amazon music deals and much more:

Blue Microphones Stories December 1, 2015

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Pro Headphones + FiiO ALPEN Dual DAC Headphone Amp $180 shipped ($258 value)

Adorama is offering the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Pro Monitor Headphones in Black with a FiiO E17K ALPEN 2 USB DAC Headphone Amplifier for $179.99 shipped. Combining the current value of the headphones and the amp, that’s more than $77 off. Even considering the Black Friday/Cyber Monday prices spotted for both items, you are still saving around $30.

On top of being some of the best selling headphones on Amazon, The ATH-M50x have received a 4.7/5 stars from over 2,500 customers. They have 45 mm large-aperture drivers, copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils, sound isolation, 90-degree swiveling earcups and a detachable cable design. The Fiio E17K ALPEN 2 USB DAC Headphone Amplifier also has a 4+ star rating and features digital input, dual-function line in/out port, and standard USB charging.

More Headphones:

Blue Microphones Stories November 29, 2015

expiredBlue Condenser Mics: Spark Digital Lightning from $128 (Reg. $200), more

Amazon is offering the Blue Microphones Spark Digital Lightning/USB Condenser mic for $129.95 shipped (matched at B&H, or $2 less Amazon third party). That’s $70 below the original listing and the best price we can find.

In our full review, we found the Spark to be one of the best USB/Lightning mics for your money. You’ll find a control switch for two different capture patterns, volume control, signal gain, a mute, and a headphone jack on the mic for direct “zero-latency” monitoring. It has received a 4.5/5 star rating from over 26 Amazon customers, but just about all of Blue’s mics get great reviews across the board.

If the Lightning Spark doesn’t interest you, we also still have a fantastic price on Blue’s best selling and very highly rated condenser mic right now at Amazon. You can grab the Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone in Silver for $74.99 shipped. That’s nearly $50 below the original listing and the best we can find.

More Music Production/Home Recording Deals:

Along with its musical instruments/production Black Friday deals, Amazon is offering an extra 20% off a long list of gear including guitars, acoustic guitars, accessories, keyboards and more using code MUSIC20OFF at checkout.

Blue Microphones Stories November 25, 2015

expiredAmazon Gold Box – Blue Microphones over 35% off: Yeti $85, Snowball $34 Prime shipped

Update 11/25 3:10pm: Amazon now offers for today only the Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone Whiteout Bundle with Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones for $159 shipped.

One of the Amazon Gold Box Deals of the Day is a savings of over 35% on select Blue Microphones. The first is the Yeti USB Microphone in white for $84.99 shipped. That’s $45 off the original list price and the lowest it’s been offered at Amazon. It has 3 condenser capsules that can record just about anything and it’s “perfect for vocals, musical instruments, podcasting, voiceovers, interviews, field recordings, conference calls, ect.” The mic is plug and play on Macs or PCs and over 3,000 Amazon shoppers gave it 4.5/5 stars.

Next up, is the Blue Microphones Snowball Black iCE Condenser Microphone for $34.49 Prime shipped. That’s $25 off the original list price and the lowest we can find for it. Features include “crystal clear audio for Skype, Messages and FaceTime”. It’s also plug and play with USB Macs and PCs and it comes with a stand and USB cable. Amazon shoppers gave it 4.4/5 stars and it’s the #1 new release in its category.

Adorama also has the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Headphones (black or white) with the Blue Microphones Yeti USB Condenser Microphone for $169 shipped.

Blue Microphones Stories October 14, 2015

Update (10/20 8:15am): Amazon is now offering the same bundle but with the dark green/brown set of ATH-50x for $199.99 shipped.

Adorama is back with another one its home recording/podcasting bundles, and this time we are getting some very highly rated items. You can grab the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Pro Monitor Headphones in white and a Blue Microphones Yeti Blackout Edition USB Microphone for $199.99 shipped. Combining the value of both items together, that’s $100 under the original prices, $91 below the current best prices for both the mic and headphones on Amazon and the best we can find.

A bundle like this is ideal for podcasters and those looking to get better quality out of their home recordings. The ATH M-series are widely considered to be among the best in the price range with 45mm large-aperture drivers, 90 degree swiveling earcups, professional-grade earpad/headband materials and more. They have a very impressive 4.7/5 star rating from over 2,300 Amazon customers.

The extremely popular Blue USB mics have been one of the most popular USB options for quite some time now and have received fantastic reviews with a 4.5/5 star rating from nearly 3,000 Amazon customers. It has multiple pickup patterns for recording in various situations, built-in gain, mute and monitoring functions and will work with your Mac (or PC) right out of the box.   

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Blue Microphones Stories September 11, 2015

expiredBlue Microphones: Yeti USB (silver or platinum) $85 shipped (Reg. $130), more

Today only, Woot is offering some nice prices on popular Blue Microphones starting with the Yeti USB Mic in silver or platinum for $79.99 plus $5 flat rate shipping on your entire order. That’s $45 under the regular price/Amazon, and the best price we can find.

Perfect for podcasting and home recordings, this is a tri-capsule condenser mic with cardioid, bidirectional, omnidirectional and stereo pattern selections, along with an on-board mute and monitoring output. It is the best selling condenser mic on Amazon and has a 4.5/5 star rating from over 2,800 Amazon customers.

Woot also has the Blue Microphones Snowball USB mic in multiple colors for $49.99 plus $5 flat rate shipping. While we have seen this mic dip down to $40, this is currently the best price we can find from a trusted dealer. This is a dual capsule condenser design and includes a desktop stand and USB cable. Rated 4.5/5 stars from over 2,100 Amazon customers.

Blue Microphones Stories July 21, 2015

expiredBlue Microphones Snowball USB Mic $40 shipped (Reg. up to $60)

Newegg Flash has the Blue Microphones Snowball USB Mic for $39.99 shipped. That’s more than 50% under the original listing, $16 below Amazon and the best price we can find. It still fetches as much as $60+ at some retailers.

This USB mic will certainly offer much better audio quality than your built-in options, making it great for music production, podcasting and more. It will work with your Mac or PC right out of the box and features a dual cap design, -10dB pad, and comes with the desktop stand seen above, and the USB cable.

It has an impressive 4.5/5 stars from over 2,000 Amazon customers.

More from Blue:

The Snowball is a direct plug n’ play mic that connects to either a Mac or PC – no additional software is needed. With its dual capsule design and unique three-pattern switch (cardioids, cardioids with -10dB pad and Omni), the Snowball can handle everything from soft vocals to the loudest garage band – and it’s ideal for podcasting.

Blue Microphones Stories April 12, 2015

Update (4/18 11:00am): @oneniner is our winner – thank you to everyone that entered our contest!

Bluetooth-enabled headphones are making a run for your ears and it seems like every release is improving on a once dysfunctional and disappointing product category. What was previously defined by empty and unpleasing sound is now finding its stride as Bluetooth continues to improve. Much like any technology, its quality is only enhanced by the standard that guides it. Now is the time to begin considering Bluetooth headphones as a potential replacement for the classic 3.5mm standby.

We’ve spent some time with the SOL REPUBLIC’s new Shadow Wireless Bluetooth headphones and today we are ready to deliver a verdict: expand full story

Blue Microphones Stories January 22, 2015

IK Multimedia, one of the leading iOS (and more recently Android) audio production device makers, has announced a series of new products at NAMM 2015. On top of a new power adapter that keeps your iDevice charging while your recording or performing on-the-go and a new Android interface/audio effects processing unit, the company has revealed its new digital mobile/desktop condenser mic…

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